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    Sri Lanka clinch ODI thriller

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:06pm on February 22, 2020

    A late cameo by Wanindu Hasaranga helped Sri Lanka pull off a thrilling chase to edge out West Indies by one wicket in the first...

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    State relief to victims of JVP, LTTE periods

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2020

    ON VALENTINE’S Day, there were two events that took place at Colombo’s iconic Vhara Maha Devi Park. The two events that took place at the...

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    Need for transition that could unify Lanka

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 12, 2020

    THIS year’s Independence Day national event was significant for two reasons. It was the first to be celebrated under the leadership of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa...

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    More compassion for families of missing

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2020

    AFORMER diplomat, who tried to be a bridge between the government and human rights activists during the immediate post-war years with some success, once said...

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    Sri Lanka to probe aircraft deal after Airbus settlement

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:17pm on February 02, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s president ordered a fresh investigation on Sunday into a multi-billion dollar aircraft purchase involving the island’s loss-making national carrier, days after Airbus settled...

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    Lanka’s north requires more attention

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2020

    CONTRARY to expectations the government is treading a cautious path with regard to past commitments on controversial matters made by the previous government. This may...

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    Bangladesh ranks poorly in global talent competitiveness

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    Bangladesh slipped by six positions in a year in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020 and ranked 124 out of 132 countries. In the region...

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    Lanka: sustaining state legitimacy requires ethics

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    PRESIDENT Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s image continues to rise amongst the general public because of the variety of manifestations of his commitment to get things done better...

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    India, Lanka seek closer military ties to counter China

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:30am on January 20, 2020

    Sri Lanka and India vowed to strengthen military ties and widen maritime links with neighbouring countries after security talks, the president’s office said Sunday, to...

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    Matin wants more chances as striker

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on January 19, 2020

    Bashundhara Kings forward Matin Miah asked for more opportunities to play as a striker in the national team after his brace propelled Bangladesh to a...

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