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    Black Caps sweep Sri Lanka ODI series

    Agence France-Presse . Nelson | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    Veteran Ross Taylor and rising star Henry Nicholls both smashed centuries as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 115 runs in the third one-day international...

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    Prolonged wait for justice

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    THE failure of public opinion to function in a manner that considers all sections of society equitably can be seen in the matter of journalists...

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    Thisara’s 140 goes in vain

    Agence France-Presse . Mount Maunganui | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    A rollicking maiden century by Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera was ultimately in vain as New Zealand wrapped up the one-day series with a 21-run victory...

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    Lanka president must not lead opposition

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    SPEAKER Karu Jayasuriya’s announcement in the parliament that the new leader of the opposition would be former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been controversial. Following criticisms...

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    Bangladesh most gender equal country in South Asia

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:30am on December 19, 2018

    For the fourth time in a row, Bangladesh held its top most position among the countries of South Asia in ensuring gender equality, achieving 48th...

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    Mendis, Mathews defy NZ with epic stand

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Angelo Mathews celebrated with push-ups on the pitch after joining Kusal Mendis in passing 100 Tuesday as Sri Lanka batted the whole day without losing...

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    Lanka’s national question with president’s support

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    THE social media got a boost like no other during the past seven weeks of political crisis that enveloped the country. On October 26 itself...

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    Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:09pm on December 16, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated Sunday, his party said, ending a 51-day crisis that had paralysed the island nation and pushed...

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    Rajapaksa resigns amid govt shut down fears

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:30am on December 16, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s embattled prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, only a month and a half after taking office and giving the country’s president political...

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    Sri Lanka struggle in New Zealand

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Paceman Tim Southee skittled Sri Lanka’s top order with a five-wicket haul to give New Zealand an edge on the opening day of the first...