Coastal belt in India’s Ernakulam on high alert for Sri Lankans

The long coastline in the district has been on high alert for the past 72 hours following intelligence input that some Sri Lankan nationals will try to start their voyage to Pakistan from one of the harbours in Ernakulam and Alappuzha. The alert comes days after the police and Intelligence Bureau (IB) carried out a security audit at harbours in the district and identified several vulnerabilities, according to the New Indian Express. It was on Saturday that a specific intelligence alert was issued by the…

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Claressa Shields on Savannah Marshall’s ‘I hit harder’ claim: ‘She knows I punch very hard and I’m way faster’ | Boxing News

Claressa Shields has hit back at the “myth” that her rival Savannah Marshall can punch harder and has promised to “break her down” when they finally fight. The world champions are part of Sky Sports Boxing’s new era with BOXXER and both anticipate what Marshall has called “the biggest fight in women’s boxing history” to happen next year. Their rivalry stems from Marshall’s win over Shields as amateurs – it is the only time that the esteemed American has tasted defeat in a career of incredible achievements. Please use Chrome…

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Live match preview – Arsenal Women vs Chelsea Women 05.09.2021

Chelsea start their Barclays FA Women’s Super League title defence against a new-look Arsenal side in a heavyweight London derby live on Sky Sports on Sunday. Emma Hayes’ formidable Blues claimed their third WSL title in four seasons in 2020/21, this time crowned outright after pipping Manchester City the previous term on a points-per-game tally when the pandemic struck. “To win the league outright silences anyone from the points-per-game from last season,” Hayes said at the time, her side losing just once en route to WSL glory. “This is the…

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Jaffna residents too flout travel restrictions like elsewhere

By Dinasena Ratugamage Residents of Jaffna too had started ignoring travel restrictions imposed by the government, a senior police officer said, adding that until 01 September Jaffna had followed restrictions although those laws were openly flaunted in other parts of the country. “However, since 01 September a number of shops in the town have reopened. A lot of people are now coming into the city to buy them. A number of people are coming into the town to visit patients in hospitals. So now, Jaffna too has a lot of…

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Reach For The Moon set to run in Champagne Stakes | Racing News

Reach For The Moon looks likely to make his next appearance in the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster on Saturday week. Runner-up to Aidan O’Brien’s star juvenile Point Lonsdale in the Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot, John and Thady Gosden’s colt has since carried the colours of the Queen to impressive victories at Newbury and Sandown – most recently dominating in the Solario Stakes. Speaking after Reach For The Moon’s stablemate Saga opened his account at Ascot on Friday, the Queen’s racing manager John Warren reported the son of Sea The…

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Amir Khan’s protégé Tal Singh teams up with American trainer Clarence ‘Bones’ Adams ahead of pro debut | Boxing News

Amir Khan’s new protégé Tal Singh has teamed up with American trainer Clarence ‘Bones’ Adams, who says the exciting prospect will “shock everybody”. Khan is managing the career of Singh, an England amateur champion, who is preparing for his professional debut later this year. But Singh has firstly headed to Las Vegas to work with respected coach Clarence ‘Bones’ Adams, following in the footsteps of Khan, who also sharpened his skills by training in America. ‘Bones’ Adams told Sky Sports: “Amir text me and we talked a little bit. I…

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We are concerned about the further delay in administering the Pfizer vaccine to the children between 12-18

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) said in a media briefing in Colombo that they are concerned about the further delay in administering the Pfizer vaccine, the only vaccine approved for children between the ages of 12 and 18, to children in that age group. Accordingly, at a meeting of the covid Suppression Task Force chaired by the President today, their association submitted a proposal to the President to expedite the vaccination of children and to protect them as well as to make schools open…

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Arsenal Women news: Tobin Heath joins on free transfer after leaving Manchester United | Football News

Arsenal Women have signed two-time World Cup winner Tobin Heath on a free transfer. The USA forward, who is an Arsenal fan, left Manchester United earlier this summer and was a free agent. Sunday 5th September 11:30am Kick off 12:30pm Heath spent one season at United, scoring four goals as they finished one point below the Gunners in the Women’s Super League. “Tobin’s record speaks for itself,” said Arsenal coach Jonas Eidevall. “She’s an incredibly talented player who will bring so much experience to our squad. “This is an exciting…

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Dutch GP: Lewis Hamilton ahead of Max Verstappen in Practice One after Sebastian Vettel stoppage

Lewis Hamilton 0.097s ahead of Max Verstappen after chaotic end to session, with Sebastian Vettel stoppage leading to a delay of more than half an hour; Zandvoort filled with Verstappen fans in first Dutch GP since 1985; Lando Norris was ahead before the red flag By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 03/09/21 11:58am With smoke billowing out of his car, Vettel hops out of the car, finds a fire extinguisher and gets to work! With smoke billowing out of his car, Vettel hops out of the car, finds a fire extinguisher…

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SL ready to accommodate regional head office of China Dev. Bank close to Port City

Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa on Tuesday (31) told the Speaker of the Parliament of the People’s Republic of China, Li Zhanshu, that Sri Lanka was ready to facilitate the establishment of the regional headquarters of the China Development Bank in the vicinity of the Colombo Port City. If your business is set to expand overseas, you should check out this auditorium hire sydney website. Rajapaksa also asked Zhanshu to help facilitate a USD 1.5 billion fiscal transfer between the two Central Banks to overcome the current economic challenge. This transfer…

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WNBA round-up: Sylvia Fowles dominates on return for Minnesota Lynx as they hold off Los Angeles Sparks | NBA News

Sylvia Fowles posted 15 points and 17 rebounds on her return from a shoulder injury as the Minnesota Lynx overcame a sluggish scoring night to win their fourth straight, a 66-57 victory against the Los Angeles Sparks in Minneapolis. Los Angeles Sparks 57 – 66 Minnesota Lynx Minnesota (17-9) shot just 20 of 58 and failed to score more than 18 points in any quarter but a tenacious defensive effort in the second half, holding Los Angeles to just four points in the fourth quarter and 16 for the half,…

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