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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:46:26 GMT

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka 2016, 1st Test: Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera help Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 225 runs  -  Ten Sport
Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera took three wickets apiece as Sri Lanka secured a 225-run win over hosts Zimbabwe in the first Test at Harare Sports Club on Wednesday. After declaring on their overnight total of 247 for six to set Zimbabwe 412 for ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:27:08 GMT
Four TN fishermen released by Sri Lanka  -  The Hindu
Four fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy, were on Thursday set free by a court in the island nation, a senior fisheries official said. The fishermen from this island town were arrested on November 1 on charges of fishing in Sri ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:55:15 GMT
Looking at Economic Affairs in Sri Lanka  -  Huffington Post
This could be achieved by Sri Lanka if it can maintain an annual growth rate of 7% or above continuously in the next 3 decades. However, its past performance since independence in 1948 has been highly volatile, recording an average annual growth of ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:18:01 GMT
Sri Lankan rupee falls on importer dollar demand; stocks firm  -  Reuters
Central Bank of Sri Lanka Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said late on Tuesday that he expected the rupee to stabilise once a stake sale in the southern port of Hambantota to a Chinese investor is completed in four to five months. Coomaraswamy said that ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:04:15 GMT

Pandith Amaradewa no more  -  Daily Mirror
A recipient of numerous awards, Amaradeva won the Ramon Magsaysay Award (2001), Indian Padma Sri Award (2002) and Sri Lankan "President's Award of Kala Keerthi" (1986) and the Deshamanya Award (1998). He has represented Sri Lanka in many ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:35:36 GMT

* Sri Lankan Prime Minister arrives in Hong Kong to attend 15th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business  -  Colombo Page
Nov 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe with a seven-member delegation arrived in Hong Kong this morning to participate in the 15th Asia -Pacific Conference of German Business. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe and his ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:31:47 GMT

Sri Lanka force win – Zimbabwe beaten by 225 runs  -  Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Sri Lanka wicket keeper Kusal Janith Perera (center), celebrates Sri Lanka's victory during the fifth day of the Test match between Sri Lanka and hosts Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club in Harare on Nov 2. This match marked Zimbabwe's 100th cricket ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:07:57 GMT
* Pension scheme for Sri Lankan migrant workers from next year  -  Colombo Page
Nov 03, Colombo: The government is taking measures to provide a pension scheme to the Sri Lankan migrant workers serving in the Middle East and the proposed pension will be effective from January 1, next year. The Cabinet of Ministers in 2015 appointed ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:52:11 GMT

* Japanese business delegation explores investment opportunities in Sri Lanka SMEs  -  Colombo Page
Nov 03, Colombo: A large delegation consisting of representatives from the World Business Society of Tokyo Small and Medium Enterprise Consultant Association (WBS), who are currently visiting Sri Lanka to evaluate investment opportunities and ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:06:26 GMT

SL in Zim: Sri Lanka beat spirited Zimbabwe by 225 runs  -  The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka recorded a thrilling, last minute victory of 225 runs against Zimbabwe to win the first Test and take a 1-0 series lead at Harare on Wednesday (2). Chasing an impossible target of 412 runs for victory, Zimbabwe were 74-5 at one stage and kept ...