International Cricket update

Monday, May 21, 2012


Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka was released from the Welikada prison a short while ago after being granted a Presidential pardon.

The Supreme Court today (May 21) allowed the withdrawal of two pending appeals by Sarath Fonseka’s counsel. Court has granted approval for the withdrawal of the appeal on the ‘white flag’ case and the special appeal challenging the verdict of the second Court Martial.

Large crowd at Nawaloka awaiting for SF

A large crowd, including media personnel and supporters are currently gathered outside the Nawaloka hospital waiting for jailed Sarath Fonseka, who has been discharged earlier today.

It is learnt Fonseka is to be taken to the Welikada Prison directly as vehicles and officers of the Prison department have already arrived to take Fonseka to the Prison. Source by: dailymirror

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Fonseka discharged from hospital

Fonseka discharged from hospital
DNA MP, Tiran Alles stated that Sarath Fonseka was discharged from the hospital a short while ago. Fonseka was receiving treatment at Nawaloka hospital for an illness related to his lungs.

Fonseka had a check up this morning while the doctor told Alles that he would be fit to be discharged today.

Fonseka will be taken back to the Welikada prison from which he is said to be released later today.

SF misled by US-Wimal

Minister Wimal Weerawansa said that the United States was also responsible for misleading former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka.

Sarath Fonseka was enchanted by the US embassy in Colombo and was under an illusion that he was President even before the Presidential election was over.

Mr. Fonseka who sired Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe at first started to call him Ranil. What would have been the situation if he became the President?, a statement issued by the Ministry quoting Minister Weerawansa as saying in Ampara.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Sri Lanka complete historic triumph Sri Lanka took the final three wickets in four balls to complete an historic 208-run win over South Africa on the fourth day of the second Test at Kingsmead on Thursday.

There were wild scenes of celebration on the pitch when Rangana Herath bowled Marchant de Lange in fading light with only nine balls remaining in the day.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Kepler-22b: NASA discovers most 'Earth-like' planet yet (VIDEO)

KeplerA NASA scientists have identified a new planet they believe to have several similarities to Earth.

Kepler-22b, named for the Kepler planet-hunting telescope it was spotted with, is the first planet to be confirmed beyond our solar system in what the Guardian called the "Goldilocks zone:" not too hot, not too cold, and therefore possibly habitable.

Monday, November 28, 2011

First accident on expressway

An accident occurred on the Southern Expressway at 7.10 this morning, at the 8th mile post in Kahatuduwa .The two individuals who were injured were travelling to Colombo. They were admitted to the Horana Hospital and have now been discharged.The police said that the individuals were identified as a foreigner and a local driver and they had been travelling over the speed limit of 100kmph.The expressway was declared open last morning, in a ceremony by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. (Buddika Kumarasiri) Click for images Source By: Daily Mirror


President declares open Southern Expressway ( VIDEO )

VIDEO: President declares open Southern Expressway Sri Lanka’s first Expressway was ceremonially declared open a short while ago by President Mahinda Rajapakse. The President opened the access road to the Expressway from the Pinnaduwa interchange in southern city of Galle.

President Rajapakse who is also the Highways Minister marked the opening of the Southern Expressway by unveiling the commemorative plaque at Welipenna, one of the eight interchanges on the toll road.