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Valiant Sri Lanka beats Hong-Kong to reach the Finals of the Asian Netball Championship

Hong Kong fell short in their bid to qualify for the World Cup in Liverpool next year, going down 55-46 to Sri Lanka at the Asian Netball Championships in Singapore. After being blown away 71-48 by the Sri Lankans on Thursday's group match, Hong Kong, combated Sri Lanka’s 2.08-metre goal shooter Tharjini Sivalingam far better than when the two teams...

Asian Netball Championship: Unbeaten Sri Lanka in Semi-Finals with Hong-Kong

Hong Kong take will be taking on the undefeated Sri Lanka in the semi-finals in Singapore on Saturday for a place in the final, with the top two teams in the tournament booking their ticket to the World cup in Liverpool. Hong Kong face an enormous task in more ways than one as they try to win their way into...

Building in Baybrook street on fire

A building in Baybrook street colombo 02 is currently on fire. The fire brigade is on the premises trying to extinguish the fire. People in the area is advised to avoid the area. More updates to follow.

Hemasiri Fernando appointed as President’s Chief of Staff

People’s Bank Chairman Hemasiri Fernando was appointed as President Maithripala Sirisena’s Chief of Staff today, the President’s Media Division said. The post of the Chief of Staff fell vacant since the arrest of I.H.A. Mahanama, who is currently in remand custody over bribery and corruption charges.

Former Minister Johnston Fernando and two others remanded

Former Minister Johnston Fernando, his private secretary Sakeer Mohamed and former Sathosa Chairman Nalin Fernando were remanded by Kurunegala High Court today in connection with the misappropriation of government funds in 2013. The suspects were remanded by Judge Menaka Wijesundara till the hearing of the case was concluded.

Siyatha TV “Ape Adare” Teledrama Wins the most popular teledrama of the year as Siyatha TV is also crowned as the most popular teledrama channel of the year

Siyatha TV "Ape Adare" Teledrama Wins the most popular teledrama of the year as Siyatha TV is also crowned as the most popular teledrama channel of the year 2018 at the 23rd Sumathi Tele Awards Night which concluded at the Nelum Pokuna Theater a short while ago. Siyatha TV would like to thank all our viewers and fans for making...

Cotton Collection gets acquired by ODEL

The Cotton Collection Private Limited announced today that they have divested their shares to ODEL PLC, a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC from today. “The much sought-after brand was bought by the Softlogic Group as it was the perfect fit for their well-established, diverse retail network and accelerated expansion plan,” a statement said. The full statement: Niloufer Esufally Anverally, the founder...

US – Excited to try out air logistics hub concept utilizing SL’s strategic location

The US is excited to try out the air logistics hub concept which utilizes Sri Lanka’s strategic location in the Indian Ocean to ensure the quick availability of relief supplies, equipment and other material when needed by the US and partner militaries and humanitarian organizations, an official of the US Embassy in Sri Lanka said today. In a statement issued...

Voice of Asia Network annual pirith ceremony to be held tonight

The annual pirith ceremony of the Voice of Asia Network will be held today with the attendance of the venerable maha sanga from the Hunupitiya Gangarama Temple. The live telecast from the Windsor Kariyapperuma studio premises will begin at 10pm on Siyatha TV and continue till tomorrow morning followed by an armsgiving.

Sri Lanka pulls off a stunning T20 victory against South Africa

Sri Lankan bowling attack managed to restrict the South African batsmen to a low score of 98 at the only T20 game in the South Afrian tour of Sri Lanka. The last game of the tournament had a full house at the R.premadasa stadium in colombo which saw Sri Lankans winning the game with 4 overs and 3 wickets to...