Nov 12 (ST) Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia has made a strong pitch to set up a budget carrier in Colombo with a 51% stake for the SL Govt. But Minister Kabir Hashim, in charge of SriLankan Airlines, claimed he was completely bypassed.  MORE

Nov 12 (CT) The TNA, currently the biggest coalition of Tamil political parties mainly representing the Tamil people of the North and East, is yet again facing a tug-of-war, as the EPRLF has waged a war of words with the ITAK.  more