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Dissenting Tamil lawmakers in Sri Lanka form new coalition

A group of dissenting Sri Lankan Tamil lawmakers has formed a new coalition to challenge the Tamil National Alliance.

published on : 7th December 2017

Sri Lanka Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa seeks court intervention against his arrest

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who played a key role defeating the LTTE, filed a writ petition against an attempt to arrest him for allegedly embezzling Rupees 90 million of government funds.

published on : 28th November 2017

Tamil leaders in Sri Lanka celebrate LTTE chief Prabhakaran's 63rd birthday anniversary

Notwithstanding a government ban, the 63rd birth anniversary of the slain LTTE chief Velupillai Prabakaran was celebrated by some leaders of a pro-Tamil party in his home town.

published on : 27th November 2017

Formula One: Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Hamilton second

It was a third career win for Bottas, all of which have come this season after he was signed by Mercedes to replace the retired Nico Rosberg.

published on : 26th November 2017

Abu Dhabi GP: Valtteri Bottas gets pole position ahead of Lewis Hamilton

Bottas secured his second straight pole position following the Brazilian GP two weeks ago and the fourth of his career — all of them since joining Mercedes this season from Williams.

published on : 25th November 2017

Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas ready to fight for future

Bottas said he was ready to fight for his future as a leading F1 driver and expects a tough contest at Abu Dhabi GP.

published on : 24th November 2017

Formula One racer Valtteri Bottas shines on troubled day for Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas allowed himself a roar of delight on Saturday when he claimed pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix.

published on : 12th November 2017

Valtteri Bottas on Formula One Brazil pole as Lewis Hamilton crashes out

Hamilton, who clinched his fourth title in Mexico two weeks ago, lost control and hit the barriers on his first flying lap after only two minutes.

published on : 12th November 2017

Sri Lanka to work towards reconciliation with Tamils, says  no tolerance to torture

A media report claimed that more than 60 Sri Lankans were subjected to physical abuse under the current government.

published on : 9th November 2017

Lewis Hamilton secures pole position for Japanese Grand Prix

Hamilton posted a lap record time of 1 minute, 27.319 seconds to finish .332 ahead of Valtteri Bottas. Sebastian Vettel was third.

published on : 7th October 2017

Valtteri Bottas downbeat after fifth place in Malaysia Grand Prix

Bottas drives for Mercedes, the dominant team in F1. He has won two races and secured 10 podiums overall since joining this year from Williams.

published on : 2nd October 2017

Madras HC quashes detention of Thirumurugan Gandhi, three others under Goondas act

The Madras High Court has quashed the Goondas act slapped upon Tamil activist Thirumurugan Gandhi and three others. 

published on : 19th September 2017

Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018

Mercedes driver Bottas has won two races this year and heads into Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix third in the standings.

published on : 14th September 2017

Valtteri Bottas edges Hamilton at Italian Grand Prix, Ferrari close gap

Valtteri Bottas outshone Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in their slipstream in Friday's second free practice for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix.

published on : 1st September 2017

New strategy to stop poaching by Indians: Sri Lankan Navy chief

Sri Lanka's navy chief Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah said that he would implement new strategies and tactics to prevent Indian fishermen from allegedly poaching.

published on : 23rd August 2017
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