Gunaratne inspires Sri Lanka to series victory over Australia

The touring side needed 48 runs off the last three overs to clinch the series and Gunaratne, who smashed five sixes and six fours, led them home. Sri Lanka stumbled early as their top order collapsed, losing five wickets for 41 runs in the first five overs. A spirited 52-run partnership between Gunaratne and Chamara Kapugedera steadied the innings, however, before the 31-year-old Gunaratne took charge to guide his side to an unlikely victory. "That was one hell of an innings," Australia captain Aaron Finch said. "Sri Lanka played very well there.

February 19, 2017 12:22 UTC

Initiative hurdles disenfranchise citizens

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February 19, 2017 12:22 UTC

Peg minimum wages to profitability

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February 19, 2017 12:22 UTC

Master Chorale takes on French composers

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February 19, 2017 12:21 UTC

Calm De Villiers leads South Africa to win over New Zealand

South Africa needed 22 runs from the final two overs and scored 10 from Trent Boult in the penultimate one which included a six from Phehlukwayo, who repeated the feat against Tim Southee in the final over. De Villiers belted Southee for four off the penultimate ball to clinch the victory. New Zealand made 207-7 after heavy rain over the past three days had forced a delay of more than three hours and reduced the match to 34-overs-a-side. "It was really tough out there," De Villiers said. We got ourselves into a good position but credit to South Africa, they adapted really well," said New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, who top-scored for his side with 59.

February 19, 2017 12:18 UTC



Contractor builds temple on land cheated out of Hindu family

A contractor has been accused of seizing land belonging to a Hindu family and constructing a temple on their lands, in Bandarban’s Balaghata area. Local sources said that in 2005, a Nihar Kanti Barua purchased some 1.66 acres of hilly land in Balghata. After Nihar passed away, the land was claimed by a locally influential contractor named Molin Kanti Das as part of another holding. Molin built a temple called Sarbojonin Hari Mandir. After investigation, the two groups concurred that the temple was built to legitimise the illegal land-grabbing and that far from being a Sarbojonin temple, it is in fact a private, family temple.

February 19, 2017 12:11 UTC

Tax credit helps abused children

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February 19, 2017 12:07 UTC

Fight authoritarians and fake news

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February 19, 2017 12:07 UTC

Service station in wrong place

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February 19, 2017 12:07 UTC

Private vouchers cash out on democracy

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February 19, 2017 11:45 UTC

Wage hike hurts employers, workers

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February 19, 2017 11:45 UTC

Lay off the crosswalk buttons

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February 19, 2017 11:45 UTC

Construction work unearths wartime guns and ammo in Bogra

Bogra sadar Additional Superintendent of Police (Media) Sanatan Chakraborty said the hidden weapons cache was recovered on Sunday from a construction site belonging to Ashik Khan. “During the digging for a septic tank, labourers unearthed a clay pot filled with weapons. “We suspect that the arms and ammunition date from the 1971 Liberation War from their looks,” ASP Sanatan added.

February 19, 2017 11:29 UTC

Why did Mark Nelson die?

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February 19, 2017 11:21 UTC

Chairs for Change: Helping girls around the world

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February 19, 2017 11:21 UTC



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