Items filtered by date: Saturday, 14 July 2018
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Spinners put Sri Lanka in command

GALLE, Friday: South Africa’s technique to survive against spin in the subcontinent was exposed to the hilt when they succumbed to their lowest total against Sri Lanka being bowled out for 126 in their first innings on the second day of the first Test played at the Galle International Stadium yesterday.

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Sri Lanka and Thailand sighed four agreements this week during the two-day official visit to Sri Lanka by Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, aimed at developing economic partnership and technical cooperation between the two countries.

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The Cabinet has given the go ahead for a proposal to sign a loan agreement amounting to Japanese Yen 206,106 million with Japan to fund the Light Rail Projects (LRT) from Colombo Fort to Battaramulla and Malabe, while approving the two feasibility studies carried out.

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SriLankan Airlines awarded advertisement contracts without rigour or diligence, a top official from the national carrier on Thursday told the Presidential Council of Inquiry (PCoI) appointed to probe allegations of fraud and misconduct at SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering and Mihin Lanka Ltd.

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Reuters: Shares rose for a fourth straight session on Friday and posted their highest close in two weeks as investors bought banking and diversified stocks, stockbrokers said.

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A summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow's alleged election meddling, the White House says.

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A massive suicide bombing of an election rally in southwestern Pakistan has killed at least 128 people, including a candidate for a provincial assembly seat, and injured more than 120 others in the lead-up to July 25 national elections.

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