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News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka to hold presidential poll on Nov. 16

News source: http://www.startribune.com/sri-lanka-to-hold-presidential-poll-on-nov-16/560672832/
Publicated on: Wednesday 18 September 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — State media say Sri Lanka will hold its presidential election on Nov. 16. State television Rupavahini announced Wednesday that nominations will be accepted on Oct. 7. Under the ...

News Sri Lanka: Opening of Sri Lanka's tallest tower marred by corruption allegation

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-sri-lanka-tower-idUSKBN1W123I
Publicated on: onday 16 September 2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The grand opening of Sri Lanka’s tallest tower was mired in controversy on Monday when President Maithripala Sirisena said one of the Chinese firms contracted to work on the ...

News Sri Lanka: Pakistan-Sri Lanka series ticket prices announced

News source: https://www.geo.tv/latest/247939-pakistan-sri-lanka-series-ticket-prices-announced
Publicated on: Wednesday 18 September 2019

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday which today announced ticket prices for the upcoming ODI and T20I series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, which will start from September 27. In a ...

News Sri Lanka: Two Indian drug peddlers sentenced to life terms in Sri Lanka

News source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2019/sep/18/two-indian-drug-peddlers-sentenced-to-life-terms-in-sri-lanka-2035551.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 18 September 2019

COLOMBO: Two Indian nationals have been sentenced to life terms in Sri Lanka for drug peddling, police said on Wednesday. The two named Dhanivel Mani and Lebbai Jalaluddin Mohifeen Mohadeem have been ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka seek green signal from defence ministry for Pakistan tour

News source: https://gulfnews.com/sport/cricket/sri-lanka-seek-green-signal-from-defence-ministry-for-pakistan-tour-1.66498465
Publicated on: uesday 17 September 2019

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s cricket board remains hopeful of going ahead with their tour of Pakistan but will await the final all-clear from the defence ministry, an official said on Wednesday.

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka optimistic about saving Pakistan tour

News source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/sports/cricket/180919/sri-lanka-optimistic-about-saving-pakistan-tour.html
Publicated on: uesday 17 September 2019

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said he was satisfied with the security arrangements of their hosts. Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket board remains hopeful of going ahead with its tour of ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Cricket Board wants to save Pakistan tour

News source: https://asianage.com/sports/cricket/180919/sri-lanka-cricket-board-wants-to-save-pakistan-tour.html
Publicated on: uesday 17 September 2019

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said he was satisfied with the security arrangements of their hosts. The six-match tour, due to start on September 27, was put on hold last week after ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka PM faces party challenge in presidential battle

News source: https://news.yahoo.com/sri-lanka-pm-faces-party-challenge-presidential-battle-111057659.html
Publicated on: onday 16 September 2019

Sri Lanka's ruling coalition became embroiled in a power struggle Tuesday as two challengers came forward to oppose Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to be candidate for a looming presidential ...

News Sri Lanka: How Chinese presence in Sri Lanka affects India’s interest

News source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/a-topsy-turvy-world/how-chinese-presence-in-sri-lanka-affects-indias-intrest/
Publicated on: uesday 17 September 2019

The growing presence of Chinese footprints in Sri Lanka has made India a bit of nervous and forced it to further strengthen its ties with Colombo. The Chinese involvement in Sri Lanka ranges from ...

News Sri Lanka: Ticket prices for Pakistan-Sri Lanka series announced

News source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/528427-ticket-prices-for-pakistan-sri-lanka-series-announced
Publicated on: Wednesday 18 September 2019

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the ticket prices for the upcoming ODI and T20I series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, starting on September 27. PCB said that while ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority north shuts down to support rally

News source: https://news.yahoo.com/sri-lankas-tamil-majority-north-112319511.html
Publicated on: onday 16 September 2019

JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Shops were shut in Sri Lanka's ethnic Tamil-majority north on Monday in support of a rally demanding an international probe into alleged atrocities during the nation's civil ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka to hold presidential vote on Nov. 16

News source: https://in.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-election/sri-lanka-to-hold-presidential-vote-on-nov-16-idINKBN1W31U2
Publicated on: Wednesday 18 September 2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka will hold its presidential election on Nov. 16, while nominations for the contest will be closed by Oct. 7, the head of the South Asian island nation’s election ...