Today’s Front Page 07-03-2012

Published : 12:05 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: PRINT PAPER  |  Leave a Comment  |  571 views  |  
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Oil creeps toward top of Asia’s economic worry list

Published : 12:05 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Opinion and Issues  |  Leave a Comment  |  486 views  |  

Reuters: High oil prices are fast replacing Europe as the biggest danger to growth in Asia, threatening to smother consumer demand while taking a knife to exports and reigniting inflation. Brent crude topping $ 128 a barrel is also a headache for central banks as it makes it harder to use easy monetary policy to cushion growth.  Read More →

Pakistan has high hopes for Whatmore

Published : 12:05 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Sports  |  Leave a Comment  |  350 views  |  

New Coach’s stint with Pakistan begins with the Asia Cup later this month Karachi, March  5, 2012 (AFP) – Pakistan hopes new cricket coach, Australia’s Dav Whatmore, can find a Pakistani newly appointed cricket team coach Dav Whatmore and fielding coach Julien Fountain magic formula to transform the country’s talented players into a team that enjoys sustained, match-winning success.  Read More →

Number one McIlroy has found missing link: McDowell

Published : 12:04 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Sports  |  Leave a Comment  |  320 views  |  

REUTERS: Rory McIlroy has found the missing link in his game and is undoubtedly the world’s best golfer, according to his good friend and Ryder Cup partner Graeme McDowell.  Read More →

Bold call for objectivity by Sri Lanka

Published : 12:04 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Opinion and Issues  |  Leave a Comment  |  555 views  |  

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake “In the light of this commitment by Sri Lanka, there is no justification or urgency whatsoever in floating a resolution calling for the implementation of the LLRC’s recommendations and engagement with the High Commissioner, when this has already been effectively undertaken by the Government. What we now need from the international community is objectivity in assessing Sri Lanka’s efforts.”  Read More →

Access Engineering IPO oversubscribed within hours of opening

Published : 12:04 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Front Page  |  1 Comment  |  2,523 views  |  

Access Engineering Ltd. yesterday announced that its Rs. 500 million IPO was oversubscribed within a few hours of opening. As the IPO was oversubscribed, the subscription list closed on 6 March 2012, the official day of opening of the IPO, according to the regulations laid down by the Colombo Stock Exchange.  Read More →

Rishad meets UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva

Published : 12:04 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  374 views  |  

Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce and the leader of ACMC (All Ceylon Makkal Congress Party, or, the All Ceylon People’s Congress party) met Antonio Guterres, the High Commissioner, UNHCR at the UNHCR Office in Geneva on 01 March. Here Minister Bathiudeen being welcomed by Mr. Guterres, prior to start of their discussion.  Read More →

DIMO partners Deyata Kirula and a series of illustrious exhibitions

Published : 12:04 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  824 views  |  

DIMO partnered the Deyata Kirula 2012 Exhibition as the Automobile sponsor, which was held from 4 to 12 February at Oyamaduwa, Anuradhapura. DIMO displayed their world’s best engineered brands at the exhibition in an attractive stall spanning approximately 4000 square feet.  Read More →

South Africa to pay tribute to Kallis on 30 March

Published : 12:04 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Sports  |  Leave a Comment  |  390 views  |  

Cape Town (South Africa),(ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) will pay a special tribute to Jacques Kallis on March 30 during the New Age Cup T20 International match between the Proteas and India at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium.  Read More →

Windies cricketer Runako Morton dies in road accident

Published : 12:04 am  March 7, 2012  |  Category: Sports  |  Leave a Comment  |  443 views  |  

Port of Spain, March 5 (IANS) West Indies cricketer Runako Morton was killed in a car crash here Sunday night. The 33-year-old, one of the few cricketers to emerge from the island of Nevis, lost control of the car he was driving and hit a pole, according to reports. He died on the spot.  Read More →

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