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The ICC cricket World Cup 2019 winner will be given USD 4 million

World Cup 2019 winners to earn USD 4 million

May 17 (ANI) - Winner of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 will earn a purse of USD 4 million, the highest prize money to date, along with the trophy that the victorious team will lift at the Lord's on July 16. The total prize pot, which sits at USD 10 million, will see the runners-up assured of USD...

Sri Lanka army probes videos, pics of alleged soldier

Sri Lanka army probes videos, pics of alleged soldier

15 May 2019, Colombo ( - The Sri Lanka Army on Wednesday said that their attention has been drawn to a video clip where a person dressed in a uniform similar to that of the Army was watching while a group of violent saboteurs was in action in the general area of Thunmodara on Monday. The Army on watching this...

President Xi Jinping meets President Maithripala Sirisena

China to assist Sri Lanka to wipe out terrorism

15 May ( - Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to provide all possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its endeavour to strengthen national security by wiping out the scourge of terrorism, the president's media division said in a statement. The Chinese President made this promise during a meeting with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena at Presidential Palace. He said...

Monsoon rain

India’s monsoon to arrive late, deliver less rain than average

May 15, 2019 (Reuters) - India’s monsoon rains will arrive on its southern coast on June 4 and deliver less rain than average this year, a private weather forecaster said on Tuesday, lowering prospects of higher farm and economic growth in the $2.6 trillion economy. Monsoon rains, the lifeblood for India’s farm-dependent economy, arrive on the southern tip of Kerala...

China-built Colombo Port City aims to be South Asia’s hub in five years

Sri Lanka imposes islandwide curfew following anti Muslim clashes

Colombo, May 13 ( - An islandwide curfew was imposed in Sri Lanka on Monday following violent anti-Muslim clashes which erupted in the northwestern province and the Gampaha district, in the outskirts of capital Colombo. Police said the curfew was imposed from 9 pm local time to 4 am on Tuesday. Earlier during the day, the police curfew was re-imposed...

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