3:05 PM

President Congratulates Murali

President Mahinda Rajapaksa offered his congratulations Muttiah Muralidharan on breaking Shane Warne’s record for the highest number of test wickets.

In his message to Muralitharan, the President said: “Congratulations to you on establishing the new record for the highest number of wickets taken in Test Cricket.

Your achievement makes Sri Lanka proud and brings new glory to Sri Lankan Cricket.

“Your success today is all the more great as it was achieved in the midst of many challenges which you were able to overcome through the years you have been representing Sri Lanka in Cricket. This achievement is a reward for your dedication to the game of Cricket, especially to your immense contributions as a team player and commitment to the spirit of sportsmanship. I wish you continued success in bringing more honour to Sri Lanka.”

2:51 PM

‘Murali’- Highest Wicket Taker in Test Cricket

Sri Lanka’s spin wizard, Muttiah Muralitharan became the highest wicket-taker in test cricket this morning when he bowled Paul Collinwood for 45 on the third day of the first test between Sri Lanka and England at Asgiriya.

Braking Shane Warne’s 708 wicket record. Murali got 709 wickets in his 116th Test while Warne played 145 matches to get his 708.

12:40 PM

Claymore mine near Air Force Commander's

The Airforce has found a claymore mine near Summit Flats close to TNA MP Sivajilingham's house. The Air Force Commander's residence is also in close proximity.

The sources said, that the bomb is an improvised explosive device made out of C-4 high explosives, and also contained large amount of tiny steel balls. The weight of the bomb is about 1.5 Kg, the sources added.

Summit residencies are situated in the High Security Zone, Colombo. The civilians in the area have informed the police with regard to an unattended parcel appeared opposite the TNA parliamentarian's house this morning. The Air Force BD team has defused the bomb which had been made to trigger off by an electrical detonator.

7:44 AM

Ganeshan to complain on arrest of women with children

Convener of the Civil Monitoring Commission on Disappearances and Extra Judicial Killings and Leader of the Western People's Front MP Mano Ganeshan is to complain to the foreign missions in Colombo on what he called indiscriminate arrest of Tamils in the country including women with children, during the cordon and search operations carried out in the last few days.

5:48 AM

Schools Reopen Today

Schools in the Western Province will be reopened for academic activities Today after being closed for two days due to security concerns triggered by the Nugegoda bomb attack last Wednesday. The Education Ministry said that the interrupted year end exams will continue from Today.

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