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Sri Lanka: Two councils in former LTTE stronghold to go to polls next month

Jan 31, 2015

Sri Lanka: Two councils in former LTTE stronghold to go to polls next month

Two local councils in the former LTTE ruled northern province in Sri Lanka will go to polls on 28 February. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #War #north #Norhern Province #Puthukudyiruppu #Martimepattu
Will return private land in civil war area, says new Sri Lanka govt

Jan 30, 2015

Will return private land in civil war area, says new Sri Lanka govt

Sri Lanka's new government plans to return private land seized by the military in the civil war-ravaged north and release several hundred detainees, a minister said, in an apparent move toward reconciliation with ethnic minority Tamils. #World #United Nations #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Maithripala Sirisena
Record-breaker Sangakkara helps Sri Lanka earn some pride

Jan 29, 2015

Record-breaker Sangakkara helps Sri Lanka earn some pride

Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 113 and then returned to break the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one-day internationals as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 34 runs in the seventh and final match in Wellington. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Adam Gilchrist #Kumar Sangakkara #Tillakaratne Dilshan #New Zealand #SportsTracker #Luke Ronchi
Cricket World Cup: Sanga-Mahela to join hands one last time to banish old ghosts

Jan 27, 2015

Cricket World Cup: Sanga-Mahela to join hands one last time to banish old ghosts

The missing link in the enduring partnership between the two 37-year-olds that started at the turn of the century is the absence of a World Cup triumph despite coming so near. #Sports #World Cup #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Kumar Sangakkara #Mahela Jayawardene #ICC World Cup #CWC 2015 #Sanga-Mahela
Newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Sirisena says there was a plan to deny him presidency

Jan 26, 2015

Newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Sirisena says there was a plan to deny him presidency

Sri Lanka's President Sirisena has said that there was a "plan" to deny him victory by his predecessor even after the results showed that he had won the Presidential election. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #TheySaidIt #Maithripala Sirisena #Sri Lanka Presidential Election

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Stop nursing Yuvraj Singh. Give him a reality check instead

Apr 08, 2014

Stop nursing Yuvraj Singh. Give him a reality check instead

It is this nonsensical nursing of players as arrogant as Yuvraj Singh that makes them believe that it is fine to do what he did. Dont nurse him. Make him play better. #India #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Yuvraj Singh #Nursing #World T20 #ICC World T20 #final #Cricket World Cup T20
Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL We are like this only

Mar 31, 2013

Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL We are like this only

We have no problem with punishing the entire race of Lankans for the actions of their government. And the truth is that we are consistent in this behaviour. #Sri Lanka #JustSaying #Chennai #IPL 6 #IPL6 War Room