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2001  In Cricket, Sri Lanka’s Chaminda Vaas took 8 wickets for 19 runs in a one day international against Zimbabwe breaking the record for most wickets in an ODI. Zimbabwe collapsed to the lowest score on record of 38 runs. The game became the shortest one day international in history.
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Sri Lanka's first ever professional management accreditation in tourism and hospitality sector
Dec 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's first ever professional management accreditation for its surging tourism and hospitality sector has been unveiled in Colombo. ...
Sri Lankan President to ink several bilateral MOUs during visit to Malaysia
Dec 08, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena during his upcoming official visit to Malaysia will ink several Memorandums of Understanding in several sectors enhancing the bilateral relations between the two countries. ...
President's proposal to liquidate state-owned security service provider Rakna Araksha Lanka Ltd gets approval
Dec 08, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has moved a proposal to liquidate the state-owned security service provider Rakna Araksha Lanka Ltd, and the Cabinet of Ministers have given their approval. ...
Sri Lankan President asks lawmakers not to create unnecessary fear about Indo-Lanka trade agreement
Dec 08, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena requested the country's lawmakers not to create unnecessary fears among the people about the Indo-Lanka trade agreement. ...
Sri Lanka to mark International Human Rights Day on December 10
Dec 08, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) will commemorate International Human Rights Day - 2016 on 10 December 2016 under the theme "Stand up for Someone's Rights Today". ...
Sri Lanka halts work on world's tallest Christmas tree
Dec 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday said it would halt work on the "World's Tallest Christmas Tree" which was being constructed at the Galle Face Green in the capital. No reason for the halt has been given as yet....
Pakistan Army hockey team visiting Sri Lanka
Dec 08, Colombo: As part of the ongoing Army-to-Army Sports exchange program, a 20-member Pakistan Army Hockey Team arrived in Sri Lanka on 4th December 2016 to participate in four friendly matches with their counterparts in the Sri Lankan Army. ...
World Bank approves $75 Million to strengthen Sri Lanka's social safety net program
Dec 08, Colombo: The World Bank Board has approved a $75 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Sri Lanka's main welfare programs by developing an integrated system to better manage the selection, administration, and payments to beneficiaries of the programs. ...
Norway grants Sri Lanka NOK 39.7 million to fight against fisheries crime
Dec 08, Colombo: Norway will grant Sri Lanka NOK 39.7 million (Rs. 705 million) through the UNODC to support UN efforts to combat fisheries crime, the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. ...
Canada and UNFPA-Sri Lanka join forces to end gender-based violence in the workplace
Dec 08, Colombo: As part of the 16 Days of Activism in Sri Lanka, the Canadian High Commission and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) co-hosted a panel discussion on December 7 on the importance of zero-tolerance for Gender-based Violence (GBV) within the workplace....
Sri Lanka Navy chief advises strengthening maritime security through a proactive strategy
Dec 07, Colombo: Commander of Sri Lanka Navy advises that Sri Lanka should strengthen maritime security through a proactive strategy to counter emerging maritime threats. ...
Sri Lankan government not to accept money from tobacco companies
Dec 06, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says his government is not willing to accept even a cent given by the tobacco companies as the government strives to build a healthy nation. ...
Sri Lanka to hold National Anti-Corruption Summit in Colombo
Dec 06, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government will hold the National Anti-corruption Summit this week in Colombo under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and with the participation of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. ...
Sri Lanka AG withdraws case against Basil Rajapaksa
Dec 06, Colombo: The Attorney General of Sri Lanka, today withdrew the indictments filed against former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Director General of the Divi Neguma Department Kithsiri Ranawaka for misappropriation of state funds. ...
Jayalalithaa did much to establish a strong sense of fellowship between India and Sri Lanka - PM
Dec 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressing his condolences over the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jeyaram Jayalalithaa said the late stateswoman did much to establish and maintain a strong sense of fellowship between India and Sri Lanka. ...
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