Re-elected Uva Chief Minister, Shasheendra Rajapaksa receiving his letter of appointment from President Mahinda Rajapaksa at an oath taking ceremony at the Presidential Secretariat on Tuesday.

Nonis tight-lipped on ‘slap on face’

Social media reported a powerful government MP had slapped Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in UK, Dr. Nonis across the face at a function in New York recently.

by Zacki Jabbar

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the UK Dr. Chris Nonis yesterday declined to comment on strong speculation that he had resigned from his post after being assaulted by a powerful government MP while in the US recently.

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John A to take it up at party leaders’ meet


Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga yesterday said that he would raise the inordinate delay in convening the Committee on Standing Committee at the next party leaders’ meeting. Gampaha District MP Amaratunga was responding to a stateme...

U.S. Trade Show 2014 offers new opportunities


Top American companies from a wide variety of sectors showcased their products, technologies, and services at U.S. Trade Show 2014, on Monday at the Hilton Residences. This year, the U.S. Trade Show focused on expanding the variety of America...

Climate Summit and Sri Lanka’s (no) strategy

The Climate Summit 2014 was held on September 23 at the UN Headquarters in New York at the initiative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon who has invited world leaders from governments, finance, business, and civil society "to galvanize and cataly...

    Gayanthika with personal best, Chandrika qualifies for Asian Games finals


    Gayanthika Thushari Abeyratne and Chandrika Subashini qualified for the finals of the women’s 800m and 400m respectively as they did well in the heats of the Athletics Competition of the Asian Games in Incheon on Tuesday.   Abeyratn...



    What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
    1995 Napier
    1995 Faisalabad
    1998 London Oval
    2011 Durban
    2006 Trent Bridge.
    Total : 12481 Votes. Results


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