Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Digital TV storms Golden Globes, ousting old favorites

By Jill Serjeant NEW YORK (Reuters) – Streaming services stormed the Golden Globe television nominations on Thursday with new shows such as "Narcos" & "Mozart in the Jungle," turning established…

West will remain vulnerable to IS threat: experts

The Islamic State group has brought down a crowded airliner over Egypt, shot up Paris cafes & other soft targets, & inspired attacks like the shooting rampage last week in…

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Narine suspended from bowling in international cricket

NEW DELHI (AP) — The International Cricket Council has suspended West Indian spin bowler Sunil Narine from international cricket after his action was ruled to be illegal. The ICC said…

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India 21-3 at stumps on day 3 of 3rd test vs. Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka seam bowlers Nuwan Pradeep & Dhammika Prasad fought back with three early wickets as India closed day three of the third test at…

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Gunmen open fire at Sri Lanka election rally, one dead

By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) – One person was killed & 12 wounded on Friday in a drive-by shooting at a Sri Lankan election rally attended by the finance minister,…

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Mike Holmes: Buy a home using intelligence, not illusion

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Holmes, famous for calling out offensive plumbing, woodworking & electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take…

Bobby Kristina Brown autopsy sheds little light on bathtub mystery

By Rich McKay ATLANTA (Reuters) – An initial autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown on Monday found no significant injuries & no obvious underlying cause of death for the daughter of…

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Turkey Accused Of Shelling Kurds Fighting IS

Turkey has denied targeting Kurdish fighters in neighbouring Syria after they claimed their poisitons had come under "heavy tank fire". The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), the armed wing of…

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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 165 runs in final ODI

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 165 runs in the fifth & final one-day international at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium. Despite the defeat, Pakistan won the five-match…

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Sri Lanka wins 5th ODI but Pakistan wins series

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Kusal Perera smashed a 109-ball 116 to lead Sri Lanka to a crushing 165-run win over Pakistan in the fifth & final one-day international on…