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Navy gifts CR victory on a platter despite late rally

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- A gift of a try by Navy SC saw them go down fighting to CR & FC by a narrow 27 points to 24 in a Dialog Rugby League game played at Longdon Place yesterday. With that gifted try... Read More


Kandy brush off Havies

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- Kandy SC maintained their unbeaten run in the Dialog Rugby League when they played another robust game to beat a spirited Havelock SC side by 22 points to 12 points under lights ... Read More


Countdown to Observer-Mobitel School Cricketer 2020 begins

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- The 42nd edition of the most looked forward to by school cricketers, the Observer Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer 2020 contest gets off the mark today in a grand way. This is an eve... Read More


A new approach to student issues

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- We all know what a university students' protest used to look like: hordes of placard-carrying students pushing against road barriers and Riot Police, with Police resorting to the... Read More


Mano: A thespian who defied stereotypes

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- Kala Suri Kala Keerthi Dr Jayalath Manoratne (71), who departed from our midst last week, was an acting colossus who straddled the worlds of drama, television and film. He also h... Read More


Hidden trails: Visiting Hornbill country

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- Listen, hornbills are striking!" shouted my son as a couple of Ceylon Grey Hornbills on the branch of a tree in the distance made a loud bird call in the forest canopy that greet... Read More


Global Warming cited as a major cause : The Fire Down Under

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- In July, I had an opportunity of taking a drive along the legendary Pacific Coast from Sydney to Brisbane, a scenic 920 Km route that takes the better part of 10 hours counting i... Read More


IRD and CAA to nab traders not complying with tax revisions

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) and the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) will conduct raids with immediate effect to nab traders not complying with the tax revisions introduc... Read More


Prime Minister pledges patronage for the Promising

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he wants to make sports economically vibrant so it will help athletes develop and improve to international standards. He made the rema... Read More


Colombo Port City geared to key investments

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- With the opening of the Colombo Port City for investors last December, Sri Lanka is expected to attract billions of U.S. dollars for investments and create over 80,000 jobs, tran... Read More