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Karuna Trust will give 300 new scholarships this year to student in rural Sri Lanka. Students from 10 schools in batches of 30 students from each school will be selected this year. ...more
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
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1829  Ehelapola Maha Adigar (Prime minister) to the last king of Kandy, died at age 57 while exiled in Mauritius. Ehelapola was forced in to exile by the British after obtaining his help to depose king Sri Wickrama Rajasingha.
2007  LTTE staged an air attack on the Palaly airbase in Jaffna. The bombs fell on a nearby army barracks causing casualties.
2008  The Sri Lankan army attempted a march south from Muhamalai and Nagarkovil in the Northern Peninsula, but were beaten back by the LTTE fighters. The army lost over 150 men. LTTE deaths were estimated to be around 80.
2008  The Madhu church complex west of Mannar was liberated from the grip of the LTTE by Sri Lanka Army's 57 Division.
Sri Lanka deports British tourist for her Buddha tattoo
By Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Thursday deported a British tourist for having a t...
UK nurse leaves Sri Lanka after tattoo jail ordeal
A British nurse jailed in Sri Lanka for sporting a Buddha tattoo left the country Thursday after suf...
Sri Lanka to deport UK tourist with Buddha tattoo
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image o...
Sri Lanka expels tourist with Buddha tattoo
British national Naomi Coleman flies to London after being detained since her arrival from India fou...
Malinga named Sri Lanka T20 captain
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Fast bowler Lasith Malinga was made captain of Sri Lanka's Twenty20 te...
Sri Lanka coach Farbrace quits for England post
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka coach Paul Farbrace resigned on Tuesday just three months into h...
Sri Lanka detains British tourist over Buddha tattoo
Sri Lanka has detained a female British tourist for having a Buddha tattoo on her right arm and orde...
UK tourist recounts 'hellish' time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo
A 37-year-old British nurse recounted Tuesday her "hellish" experience in Sri Lanka after ...
10 international universities to open campuses in Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka is opening up its public university system attracting significant...
Sri Lanka axe Chandimal as T20 captain
Sri Lanka's cricket selectors on Wednesday sacked Dinesh Chandimal as Twenty20 captain and repla...
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