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Pakistan and Sri Lanka Aim to Boost Trade Volume to $1 Bln

Pakistan and Sri Lanka Aim to Boost Trade Volume to $1 Bln

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 15:59

Pakistan and Sri Lanka signed eight agreements and MoUs in Colombo on Tuesday with an aim to boost bilateral trade to $1 billion annually, news reported. [caption id="attachment_41492" align="alignright" width="408"] Pakistan and Sri Lanka[/caption]...

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Over 100 Believed Killed in Sri Lanka Landslide

Over 100 Believed Killed in Sri Lanka Landslide

Thursday, October 30, 2014 11:58

A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 100 people on Wednesday as it buried scores of houses, a government minister said, and the toll is likely to rise. [caption id="attachment_39951" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Dilshan Back for Sri Lanka after Missing Asia Cup Win

Dilshan Back for Sri Lanka after Missing Asia Cup Win

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 16:33

Opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan and fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara, who missed the recent Asia Cup due to injuries, have been named in Sri Lanka's 15-man squad for the upcoming five one-day internationals in England. [caption id="attachment_37183" align="alignright" width="360"] ...

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Sri Lankan Suffers Heart Attack After Betting on India

Sri Lankan Suffers Heart Attack After Betting on India

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:15

A Sri Lankan fruit seller suffered a massive heart attack and died after he lost a $300 bet that India would win the cricket World T20 tournament, police said Monday. [caption id="attachment_36470" align="alignnone" width="600"] Sri Lankans[/caption] S. P. Kumara placed ...

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Sri Lankan Forces May have Destroyed Evidence of Mass Killings

Sri Lankan Forces May have Destroyed Evidence of Mass Killings

Friday, February 7, 2014 10:44

Government forces were behind most of the alleged war crimes in the final bloody months of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war and may have systematically destroyed evidence of mass killings, according to a new Australian report. [caption id="attachment_35332" align="alignnone" width="580"]...

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Sri Lanka Bowl Australia all out for 74

Sri Lanka Bowl Australia all out for 74

Friday, January 18, 2013 11:22

Australia were all out for 74 inside 27 overs, one of their lowest ever one-day international scores, after Sri Lanka swung the ball at the Gabba on Friday. Nuwan Kulasekera took five wickets for 22 and Lasith Malinga three for 14. Australia won the toss and opted to ...

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Sri Lanka Scores Dead After Floods Mudslides

Sri Lanka Scores Dead After Floods Mudslides

Thursday, December 20, 2012 9:12

Sri Lanka's government says flash floods and mudslides have killed near 20 people, with scores of others reported missing, in two days of heavy rain in many parts of the country. A Disaster Management Center report on Wednesday said that nearly 10,000 people have been displaced from their ...

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Tsunami Warning Issued to 28 Countries Including Pakistan

Tsunami Warning Issued to 28 Countries Including Pakistan

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 16:33

An 8.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday, sending residents around the region dashing out of their homes and offices in fear. Tsunami Warning...

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Gandhi Statue Vandalised (Sri Lanka)

Gandhi Statue Vandalised (Sri Lanka)

Saturday, April 7, 2012 10:09

Statues of Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi and Britain's Robert Baden-Powell have been vandalised in Sri Lanka amid an anti-Indian and anti-Western campaign on the island, police said Friday....

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PCB Plan to Host Australia in Sri Lanka (Cricket)

PCB Plan to Host Australia in Sri Lanka (Cricket)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 10:13

Pakistan plan to host their one-day series against Australia this August in Sri Lanka, a senior board official said on Tuesday. Pakistan "In principle we have decided to hold ...

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