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Singapore to help Sri Lanka restructure Foreign Ministry … briefing on Singapore's anti-corruption measures on the same day. In addition, Samaraweera delivered a public lecture on “Politics and Development in Sri Lanka” organised by the Institute of South Asian Studies on 12 November 2015. (Colombo Gazette). Full News here – Read more on Colombo Gazette

Colombo Test: West Indies Struggle as Sri Lanka Take 113-Run Lead Colombo: Sri Lanka stretched their lead to 113 over West Indies on Friday as they followed up a clinical bowling performance with a solid start to their second innings in a low-scoring Test in Colombo.(Scorecard). The opener Kaushal Silva was unbeaten … Full News…

Colombo Test: Jomel Warrican Leaves Sri Lanka in a Spin on Day 1 Colombo: West Indies spinner Jomel Warrican took four wickets to bundle Sri Lanka out for 200 on day one of the second Test Thursday, raising hopes of a series-saving victory for the visitors.(Scorecard). The 23-year-old, playing in his first Test … Full…

Sniper arrested in Maldives not from Lanka military 7511__64k5427_news The Ministry of Defence says the sniper arrested in the Maldives recently is not from the Sri Lanka military. The Maldives media had reported that the police had arrested a Sri Lankan sniper from the Maldives days after a sniper … Full News here – Read…

Altair twin-tower ignites investor interest in Lanka Business Forum … part of an iconic structure that will forever alter the Colombo skyline, were among the key elements attracting Japanese interest in Altair. Altair, designed by the architectural genius Moshe Safdie, will bring a new dimension in aesthetics to … Full News here – Read more…

Sri Lanka and China agree to strengthen ties Parliementdelegation Sri Lanka and China have agreed to strengthen communication and cooperation to further enhance the development of bilateral relations. A Sri Lankan young parliamentarian delegation visited Beijing from Oct 27 to 28. The delegation … Full News here – Read more on Colombo Gazette

Commuting in Colombo Sri Lanka to seek bids for 1st urban railway project Traffic congestion has become a serious problem in Colombo, to the point that it is affecting economic growth. In January, at the request of the Sri Lankan government, JICA finished a feasibility study on the introduction of urban railways. This study ……

Sri Lanka to seek bids for 1st urban railway project The plan is for a 30-kilometer commuter railway connecting the center of Colombo with its suburbs. The operation would start by 2019. The government is considering of introducing either monorails or subways, according to Jayasuriya. The government of … Full News here – Read more…