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Malinga retained by Mumbai Indians

Sri Lanka, Nov. 16 -- Sri Lanka T20I skipper fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been retained by Mumbai Indians ahead of the 2020 IPL auctions scheduled for December 19 in Kolkata. While most franchises ... Read More


Yoga's passing creates 'significant void' in athletics

Sri Lanka, Nov. 16 -- The Athletics Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) says the passing of renowned athletic coach Yogananda Wijesundera will be difficult to fill. "It is with profound sadness that we n... Read More


Well-drilled Police deployment enforcing clean Prez poll

Sri Lanka, Nov. 16 -- The Sri Lanka Police has deployed 60,175 police personnel, 8,080 CSD personnel and STF teams for duties during the Presidential election period, Police Media Spokesman SSP Ruwan ... Read More


Vote to build a modern democracy

Sri Lanka, Nov. 16 -- More than 15 million voters will turn up at over 12,000 polling stations islandwide today to elect their seventh Executive President. This is the eighth Presidential Election sin... Read More


EC receives 84 complaints within 24-hours

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- The Election Commission has received a total of 84 election law violation complaints relating to the Presidential Election - 2019 from November 13, 4.00pm to November 14, 4.00pm.... Read More


Transportation of ballot boxes to commenced

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- The transportation of ballot boxes and officials to the respective polling booths is due to commence, under special security provided by the police force."There will be about 12,... Read More


Earthquake in Indonesia; no threat to Sri Lanka - Met Dept.

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck near Indonesia (Northern Molucca Sea) last night, the Department of Meteorology said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings.Issuing a s... Read More


Police sieze NFF political posters targeting Candidate

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- The National Freedom Front's (Jathika Nidahas Peramuna) was arrested by the Madampe Police this morning for being in possession of a stock of posters targetting a particular cand... Read More


Nearly 16 million to vote for tomorrow's Election

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- Nearly 16 million registered electors will go to the polls tomorrow to elect the eighth Executive President of the country from among a record number of 35 candidates contesting ... Read More


Expressway bus fares reduced

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranathunga said that bus fares on inter-provincial long-distance buses plying on expressways will be reduced from Rs.10 to Rs.20 with... Read More