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    Lanka president strengthens Rajapaksa dynasty

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:58am on August 13, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s president Gotabaya Rajapaksa named two more relatives to a new government unveiled Wednesday, further consolidating his family’s grip on power. His brother Mahinda...

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    Tigers, HP team to fly to SL together

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on August 12, 2020

    Cricketers of Bangladesh national team and High Performance unit will travel to Sri Lanka together on September 23 for a training camp before playing their...

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    Domingo hopes to get Shakib in SL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on August 11, 2020

    The probable addition of three Twenty20 matches in the Tigers impending Sri Lanka tour presented a chance for Shakib Al Hasan to make his return...

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    Sri Lanka postpones cricket league over quarantine rules

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 07:08pm on August 11, 2020

    Sri Lanka's cricket board Tuesday indefinitely postponed the new premier league tournament scheduled for later this month as health authorities insisted on a two-week quarantine...

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    BCB plans isolated camp before Sri Lanka tour

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on August 10, 2020

    Bangladesh Cricket Board will arrange an isolated residential camp for the national team cricketers before they tour Sri Lanka in late September, said BCB chief...

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    BIMSTEC foreign secretaries to meet on Sept 2

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:04pm on August 10, 2020

    BIMSTEC is set to hold a virtual meeting of senior officials, including foreign secretaries, of its member countries on September 2. They will discuss BIMSTEC’s...

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    Election triumph gives Rajapaksas a tighter grip on Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:32am on August 08, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s ruling Rajapaksa brothers secured a two-thirds majority in a parliamentary election that will allow them to rewrite the constitution and increase their power,...

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    Rajapaksa brothers seek to consolidate power in Lanka vote

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:15am on August 06, 2020

    Sri Lankan voters cast their ballots Wednesday for a new parliament as the ruling Rajapaksa brothers seek a fresh mandate to cement their grip on...

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    Uncertainty looms over BPL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on August 05, 2020

    While neighbouring countries India and Sri Lanka were on the verge of holding their respective Twenty20 franchise leagues this year despite the global pandemic the...

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    Rajapaksa brothers look to tighten grip in Lanka polls

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:21am on August 05, 2020

    Sri Lankans head to the polls Wednesday with the ruling Rajapaksa brothers looking for a super-majority in parliament to change the constitution and unravel democratic...