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News Sri Lanka » Southern: Two men killed in road crash in southern Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/22/c_136915381.htm
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

COLOMBO, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Two young men were killed on Monday in a road crash in the town called Walasmulla in southern Sri Lanka, the local police said on Monday. According to the local police, the accident took place when their motorbike collided with ...

News Sri Lanka » Southern: Gone like a shot: Why did Sri Lanka reinstate alcohol ban for women?

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2129652/gone-shot-why-did-sri-lanka-reinstate-alcohol-ban-women
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Late last year, 19 people were arrested as riot police were called in to quell clashes between Buddhists and Muslims near Galle in southern Sri Lanka. Scores of Muslim businesses, homes and vehicles were ransacked. In October, a Buddhist monk and several ...

News Sri Lanka » Southern: Southern Comfort

News channel or source: http://ahmedabadmirror.indiatimes.com/columns/the-informer/southern-comfort/articleshow/62610322.cms
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Mumbai has scored a big one by announcing the first ever establishment in the country of Sri Lanka’s culinary heavyweight, Dharshan Munidasa. Munidasa, credited with introducing fine dining to Sri Lanka, is bringing to Mumbai his crab specialty ...

News Sri Lanka » Southern: China-built railway in southern Sri Lanka starts track-laying

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096345072/Chinabuilt-railway-southern-Sri-Lanka-starts-tracklaying?src=RSS
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) /wp-content/uploads/2018/01/ChkhsmE002003_20180113_HKMFN0A001_11n.jpg">The track-laying commencement of the first phase of the China-built Matara-Kataragama railway extension project has been held in Matara in southern Sri Lanka.

News Sri Lanka » Southern: 63 arrested in Sri Lanka following violent clashes

News channel or source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/01/21/63-arrested-in-sri-lanka-following-violent-clashes/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Sixty-three people were arrested following violent clashes in southern Sri Lanka on Sunday, local police said. The violent clashes erupted between the police and protesters on Sunday afternoon in Kataragama, around 280 km away from capital Colombo ...

News Sri Lanka » Southern: Sri Lanka sweat over Mathews fitness ahead of Bangladesh ODI

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/cricket/bangladesh-tri-series-2018/sri-lanka-sweat-over-mathews-fitness-ahead-of-bangladesh-odi/articleshow/62556799.cms
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

It was Sri Lanka's fourth defeat against the southern African side in the last six matches. The struggling team won only five of their 29 50-over matches in 2017. In a bid to re-build the Sri Lankan team ahead of the 2019 World Cup in England, the ...

News Sri Lanka » Southern: Sri Lanka's flip-flop on women alcohol ban slammed

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/sri-lanka-flip-flop-women-alcohol-ban-assailed-180117122249767.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Sri Lanka's social media landscape is predominantly occupied by ... The president's moves preceded by days an incident where a 14-year-old girl from Tissamaharama, a southern town, died in hospital after she attempted suicide after allegedly being raped ...

News Sri Lanka » Southern: Flight diverted to Chennai as Sri Lanka closes airspace

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/flight-diverted-to-chennai-as-sri-lanka-closes-airspace/article22475997.ece
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

An Ethiopian Airlines flight (ET638), operating on the Addis Ababa-Singapore-Kuala Lumpur sector, was diverted to Chennai on Thursday, after Sri Lanka closed its airspace ... As a result, parts of the southern and the oceanic airspace had been closed.

News Sri Lanka » Southern: Sri Lanka sweat over Angelo Mathews’ fitness ahead of Bangladesh ODI

News channel or source: http://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/sri-lanka-sweat-over-angelo-mathews-fitness-ahead-of-bangladesh-odi/story-3kMCyzkWswTb4xqlAWtYzL.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

It was Sri Lanka’s fourth defeat against the southern African side in the last six matches. The struggling team won only five of their 29 50-over matches in 2017. In a bid to re-build the Sri Lankan team ahead of the 2019 World Cup in England ...