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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Niroshan Dickwella fined for allegedly violating ICC code

Niroshan-DickwellaSri Lanka wicket keeper Niroshan Dickwella has been sanctioned by the International Cricket Council after an alleged cunning attempt at a stumping during the ODI loss to Zimbabwe in Galle. Dickwella’s sanction is relating to conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game and he was subsequently fined 30% of his match fee, […]

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Adele cancels last two shows after damaging vocal cords

adele-performs-hello-grammys-2017-1bb0b216-e387-4468-a98e-38bbc46852e9Adele has cancelled the final two shows of her world tour, due to take place at London’s Wembley Stadium this weekend, after damaging her vocal cords. The 29-year-old singer apologised after damaged vocal cords meant thousands of fans will miss out on seeing the star perform her last concerts of the year. After 121 shows […]

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India replaces numerous federal and state taxes

GST-LOGO1India has replaced its numerous federal and state taxes with the Goods and Services Tax (GST), designed to unify the country into a single market. The historic overhaul of the existing tax legislation was carried out at a special midnight session of parliament.Under the new system, goods and services will be taxed under four basic […]

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Argentine football star Lionel Messi weds his long-time girlfriend

Argentine-football-star-Lionel-Messi-andArgentine football star Lionel Messi has married his childhood sweetheart in his hometown in what has been called the “wedding of the century”. A civil ceremony for Messi, 30, and Antonela Roccuzzo, 29, was held at a luxury hotel in the city of Rosario. Some of the biggest names in soccer gathered in to see […]

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NATIONAL SECURITY

Prior to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka to participate in celebrations marking the International Day of Vesak, there were calls for...

ONE BELT ONE ROAD

China’s growing global influence was demonstrated in May when leaders from across the world assembled at the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) Summit held...

Hotel Show Colombo 2017

Hotel Show Colombo 2017, one of the leading specialized trade shows for the hotel, restaurant and food service sectors was inaugurated by Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious  Affairs, 

UNFRIENDLY SKIES

BY Angelo Fernando I bet that at some point you’ve flown ‘cattle class’ – that distinguished seating area into which most of us are herded....

Why rent stress is rising in Australian capital cities

There are just four suburbs in Australian capital cities where a single person earning the minimum wage could afford to rent a unit without going into rental stress, new data shows.

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The Gap locals are being given first access to two premium townhouses

LOCALS are being given exclusive access until the end of July to buy into this premium townhouse development.

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