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Chinese Ambassador in Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang welcomes Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the latter arrives at an event in parliament where the UNP leader received a cheque for US$ 300 mn as an advance payment from China Merchant Group Limited which will now manage and operate the Hambantota Port. Looking on is Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe (Pic by Ranjith Wimalasiri)

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TNA split: EPRLF in new alliance with TULF


The four-party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has split again ahead of the forthcoming local government polls. The Eelam People’s Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) has quit the coalition to form a new alliance with the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF).

In the run-up to 2004 parliamentary polls, the LTTE forced the TULF out of the TNA over TULF Chief V. Anandasangaree’s refusal to toe its line.

Anandasangaree yesterday told The Island that candidates would be fielded under the TULF symbol, Rising Sun.

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Crippling railway strike enters sixth day

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The crippling railway strike entered the sixth day yesterday as workers ignored the declaration of the railways as an essential service and government threats to sack strikers.Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva on Saturday...

Lion-hearted Lakmal ends Sri Lanka’s losing streak

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Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal overcame sickness and a stunning M. S. Dhoni to end Sri Lanka’s frustrating losing streak in ODI cricket this year at the picturesque Dharamsala yesterday. Sri Lanka’s seven-wicket win is their first ODI victor...

Our children, our future!

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If, indeed, children are our future then we need to be aware of the characteristic ideals that they experience in their early development. Intelligence and experience are closely interrelated and the environment of the brain to a large extent determine...

Colombo City Centre powered by SLT's ultra-high speed Fibre connectivity

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Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) recently signed an agreement to provide Fiber To The Home (FTTH) infrastructure network facility, which is the world’s most reliable connectivity option for the Colombo City Centre (CCC) property.This agreement will faci...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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