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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 75 runs in 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka won the second Twenty20 International against Bangladesh at Sylhet by 75 runs and won the series 2-0 on Sunday. Afer batting first and posting 210, the Lankan then bowled out the Tigers for 135 with 8 balls to spare. A tri-series final win, a Test series victory and …

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Car topples into Kotmale reservoir; one body recovered

A car traveling towards Chilaw from Nuwara Eliya has toppled into the Upper Kotmale reservoir at Talawakelle. A body has been recovered while operations are underway to recover the others, Ada Derana reporter said. The accident had occurred at around 4.00pm today (18) when the car traveling at a high …

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Industrial production up 4.3-pct in Dec 2017

Sri Lanka’s industrial production has increased by 4.3 percent in the month of December, 2017 compared to the same month in 2016, latest official data shows.   The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is a key indicator of economic performance in most countries. Index numbers summarize past developments, facilitate forecasting of …

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Brazilian apprehended with cocaine

A Brazilian male, arrived from Sao Polo via Doha Quatar was apprehended by the Customs Narcotic officials at Bandaranaike International Airport yesterday (16) as per intelligence reports. The suspect has arrived in Sri Lanka in flight number QR 664 yesterday at 9.20am. The suspect had reportedly discharged 45 capsules containing …

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Male shot dead

Gunmen shot  at a 51 year old male and his wife  (46 year) at Talawathugoda early this morning. Male died after admission to National Hospital, our news sources said.

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