Colombo, July 1 (PTI) - The Sri Lankan police on Tuesday said it has questioned former national selection committee chairman Aravinda de Silva over ex-Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage's allegation that the national cricket team's loss to India in the 2011 World Cup final was fixed by "certain parties". Aluthgamage has alleged that his country "sold" the game to India, a...
The matter is under consideration at the highest level, says the Indian High Commission
June 30 (AFP) - Sri Lanka has ordered a criminal probe into allegations the 2011 cricket World Cup final was "sold" to India, officials said Monday. "A criminal investigation has begun," K.D.S. Ruwanchandra, the secretary to the sports ministry, told AFP. "It is handled by the (police) independent Special Investigation Unit on sports-related offences." Former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage claimed...
Questions of sovereignty and notions of strings attached will have to be addressed for the smooth passage of the grant
India however says that its proposal for a video conference on the subject is yet to secure response from Lanka
Expert panel on the US-sponsored Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact seeks amendment of “intrusive” clauses
Colombo, June 29 - The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in the United States announced the death of a female Sri Lankan elephant ‘Shanthi’. “After decades of managing and treating Shanthi’s osteoarthritis, animal care staff recently noted that her physical condition had irreversibly declined. They elected to humanely euthanize her June 26. Shanthi was estimated to be around...
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The panel’s report submitted to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be thrown open to the public for comments