Runner-up to India in finals:
Sri Lanka finish No. 2 in cricket World Cup
Sri Lanka cricket team finished No. 2 in the
world after losing to India by six wickets in the final of the ICC
World Cup tournament concluded in Mumbai last night. It was so much
near but yet so far for Sri Lanka which emerged runner-up of an ICC
World Cup tournament for the second successive time, after finishing
runner-up to India in the 2007 Final played in Barbados.
Police chiefs from SAARC nations to meet in Colombo
Police chiefs of SAARC nations will meet in
Colombo this week to tackle cross border crimes more effectively and
strengthen cooperation among the law enforcement agencies in the
SAARC region. It will be a prelude to the SAARC Interior Ministers’
conference on border crimes, shortly.
CoL, the main focus:
Three top plantation TUs begin talks tomorrow
Three major plantation trade unions led by the
Ceylon Workers’ Congress (CWC), representing the bulk of the workers
on tea and rubber estates, begin their first round of negotiations
tomorrow, with representatives of the 22 Regional Plantation
Companies (RPCs) on the biennial Collective Agreement on wage
increase for the workers.
Navy investigations to track sailors continue
The Sri Lanka Navy is conducting investigations
and search operations from Wednesday to track down sailors who went
missing while patrolling the Mullaitivu seas, Navy Spokesman
Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya told the Sunday Observer.
Stopping vehicles on zebra crossings taboo
The City Traffic Police have warned motorists to
refrain from stopping vehicles on the Zebra crossings when
pedestrians use them. According to a senior Police spokesman, many
motorists were in the habit of stopping their vehicles on the
crossing line until pedestrians cross the road.