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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by three wickets Cardiff and qualified for the Semi Finals of the ICC Champion Trophy , Sri Lanka scored 236 in 49.2 overs and Pakistan reached the target with in 44.5 overs , our news sources said. Sri Lanka has knocked out from the tournament

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Trump loses travel ban ruling in Appeals Court

A second federal appeals court on Monday ruled against US President Trump’s revised travel ban. The decision, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, was the latest in a string of court rulings rejecting the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly …

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President to meet families of missing persons today

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to visit Jaffna today to attend a special meeting of the Jaffna District Development Committee this morning to review the progress of the development activities in the North and future projects. During the visit the President is expected to hold a special meeting with the …

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Estate Superintendent commits suicide in Marawila?

Body of a 61-year-old Estate Superintendent who is believed to have committed suicide was found from an estate bungalow in Mudukatuwa, Marawila, police said. The police believe that the person had shot himself using his official firearm. The Marawila police have commenced an investigation in connection with the incident. The …

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Use electricity sparingly

Power and Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya yesterday urged the public to use electricity sparingly as adequate rains had not fallen in the catchments of hydro power reservoirs.   Although due to freak weather patterns torrential rains lashed several areas of the country, adequate precipitation was not experienced in the reservoir …

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Intermittent rains expected in five provinces

Intermittent rains are expected today in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and North Western Provinces, according to the Meteorological Department. Coastal regions from Colombo to Hambantota through Galle will experience several spells of rain accompanied by southwesterly winds of between 30 to 40 kph. Strong winds of 60 to 70 kph …

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Provincial Council elections cannot be postponed

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said when the official term of a provincial council ends; the date of election to appoint new members must be announced by the Commission within a week. “A provincial council election could be postponed only in the case of a tragedy like the one which …

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