M.S. de Silva, Lanka’s first (successful) journalist/entrepreneur Source:Island The 20th death anniversary of M.S. de Silva, the only Lankan journalist in my memory, who left journalism and carved out a business empire, fell two days ago. His wife, Karuna, asked me to write something about this ever smiling man, always ...

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Nostalgia of “brawl” of late Gamini “D” in conquering Test status by Sunil Thenabadu in Brisbane   When Sri Lanka seized the World Cup from the Australians in the year 1996 they unequivocally proved to the whole World that the Sri Lankans were a power house in the cricketing world. The ...

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VICTOR  MELDER  SRI  LANKA LIBRARY7, Benambra Street, Broadmeadows, Vic 3047, Australia.Telephone + 61 3 9309 4040E-mail < melder.rjvm1935@bigpond.com >Web Site < www.vmsl-library.com > THOSE WISHING TO DONATE BOOKS & OTHER PUBLICATIONS TO THIS LIBRARY, THEY ARE MOST WELCOME. PLEASE CONTACT ME AT ABOVE ADDRESS, BY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE. Thank You. ...

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SRI LANKA CRICKET NEWS(OCTOBER 2021)Compiled by Victor Melder Minod Bhanuka, Ramesh Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Lakshan Sandakan and Ashen Bandara have been added to Sri Lanka’s original squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup – announced mid-September. Lahiru Madhushanka, who was named in the original squad will not travel with the ...

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Source:Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left the island today (October 30) to attend the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in the United Kingdom. The United Nations Climate Change Conference is scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland from tomorrow (October 31) to November 12 to discuss ...

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SRI LANKA NEWS (OCTOBER 2021) Compiled by Victor Melder Sri Lanka has turned to China for more fuel purchases on long-term credit as the country continues to face serious issues in raising funds for oil imports. Sri Lanka was having discussions with China through the Chinese ambassador to purchase fuel ...

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Sri Lankan couple conquers New Zealand’s dairy industry-BY KATHYA DE SILVA SENARATH Source:Sundayobserver Sri Lanka’s dairy industry was a contentious topic for the past few weeks due to the price controls on milk powder. Although consumers faced difficulties, it was no doubt an opportunity for local dairy farmers to step ...

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Photo source: CricketAddictor ( https://cricketaddictor.com/icc-t20-wc-2021/icc-t20-world-cup-2021-sri-lanka-announces-15-member-squad-for-the-tournament/ ) Sri Lanka’s attempt to resurrect its dying image as a force in international cricket hit a vital stumbling block when they squandered a chance to topple South Africa in the T20 World Cup in Sharjah. But all is not lost as a mostly inexperienced outfit showed ...

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