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    Winners in postponement of Lanka provincial elections

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    THE relatively smooth manner in which the government succeeded in postponing the forthcoming provincial council elections, in the aftermath of its failure to pass the...

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    Yasir double leaves SL in trouble

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:42am on October 02, 2017

    Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah grabbed the key wicket of Dinesh Chandimal to leave Sri Lanka fighting to avoid defeat after the fourth day of the...

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    Lanka arrests Buddhist monk after protest against Rohingya Muslims

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on October 03, 2017

    A Sri Lankan court remanded a Buddhist monk in custody on Monday after charging him with leading hardline nationalists in a protest against 31 Rohingya...

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    Chandimal ton keeps Sri Lanka on top

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:15am on September 30, 2017

    Captain Dinesh Chandimal made an unbeaten 155 as Sri Lanka put the pressure on Pakistan on the second day of the first Test in Abu...

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    Sri Lanka: the logic of postponing local elections

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2017

    THE passage of the Provincial Council Election Amendment bill indicates that provincial council elections that were due by the end of this year will not...

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    Monk-led mob attacks Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:49am on September 27, 2017

    Radical Buddhist monks stormed a United Nations safe house for Rohingya refugees near Sri Lanka’s capital Tuesday and forced authorities to relocate the group, officials...

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    Best option for Lanka reconciliation is moderation, dialogue

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2017

    THE humanitarian catastrophes taking place in other parts of the world such as in Myanmar, and events that have the potential to become catastrophes, such...

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    More purposeful Lanka govt in making

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on August 30, 2017

    THE resignation of minister Ravi Karunanayake due to a disclosure of conflict of interest in the issue concerning the central bank bon scam appears to...

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    India clinch ODI series against Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on August 28, 2017

    Opener Rohit Sharma's sublime century combined with a maiden five-wicket haul by paceman Jasprit Bumrah powered India to a series-clinching win against Sri Lanka in...

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    Politics is final arbiter of good governance in Lanka

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on August 24, 2017

    THERE was no governmental celebration of its second year anniversary. Government leaders scarcely mentioned it....