Sri Lanka's state television station announced Monday that Tamil Tiger rebel chief Velupillai Prabhakaran has been killed, and the army commander said the last pockets of rebel resistance have been cleared from the north.

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The Hindu
Sri Lankan protests cast shadow on trade, oil deals
The Hindu
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday for official meetings expected to finalise an MoU on developing energy and infrastructure projects in Trincomalee, as well as fast-tracking negotiations for the upgraded Free ...

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Sri Lankan rupee edges down on importer dlr demand
Reuters
Government officials have said authorities would go for an up to $1.5 billion sovereign bond sale "soon". Sri Lanka has seen a surge in foreign inflows into equities and government securities since early this month. Foreign investors bought equities ...

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Free Malaysia Today
PAS' threat over seats in GE14 holds no water, say legal experts
Free Malaysia Today
Sri Ram said party politics was a product of history that originated from England. ?The call by PAS leaders not to disturb their 'seats' may be safely ignored. No purpose is served by empty threats,? he added. Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla said ...

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Yahoo Cricket (blog)
Sri Lankan team announced for ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Yahoo Cricket (blog)
April 25 (CRICKETNMORE) - Sri Lankan cricket board has announced 15-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 on. Angelo Mathews will lead the team. Sri Lanka is slotted in Group B with India, Pakistan and South Africa. It begins its campaign ...

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Sri Lankan government seeks to suppress garbage disaster protests
World Socialist Web Site
Faced with widespread anger over the destruction and deaths caused by the collapse of a massive rubbish dump in Colombo, President Maithripala Sirisena has used his autocratic executive powers to issue an extraordinary gazette declaring waste disposal ...

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Daily Mirror
Dilshan surrenders to court
Daily Mirror
Former Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Thilakaratne Dilshan, who was under arrest warrant for not appearing in court over a maintenance case filed against him, surrendered to court today. Subsequently, Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe Bandara ...

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Sri Lankan rupee edges down on importer dollar demand
Times of India
COLOMBO, April 25 (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee traded weaker on Tuesday due to dollar demand from importers and is expected to trade in a narrow range until the market receives direction including the disbursement of an IMF loan and sovereign ...

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The Star Online
Nestle Q1 FY17 earnings higher at RM230.4m
The Star Online
Nestle Malaysia CEO Alois Hofbauer (left) and chairman Tan Sri Syed Anwar Jamalullail presenting Nestlé's latest products. KUALA LUMPUR: Nestlé (Malaysia) Bhd posted stronger earnings and revenue in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, boosted by ...

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Swarajya
Strike By Sri Lankan Trade Union Derails Strategic Oil Deal With India
Swarajya
Following a written assurance by given by the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, that no deal will be inked on the China Bay Oil Tank Farm in Trincomalee during his Indian trip, the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) Trade Unions ...

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Daily Mirror
SL Navy sailor dies while undergoing training in India
Daily Mirror
A Sri Lankan Navy sailor had died while undergoing diving training at a Naval base in Kochi, India yesterday, Navy Spokesman Lieutenant Commander Chandima Walakuluge said today. He said the 39-year-old Petty Officer (Diving) YPNR Weerasinghe, ...

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