Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Rangana Herath who had played a minor role in Sri Lanka’s win at Galle came roaring back to capture the limelight with a six-wicket haul and subject South Africa to a humiliating 199-run defeat at the SSC grounds yesterday.
The Government yesterday introduced electric three-wheelers in an effort to improve sustainability and lower transportation costs to boost the industry.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera will present a Cabinet paper today that would limit interest rates of microfinance loans to 30% as the latest effort by the Government to reduce indebtedness in the country.
Reuters: Shares ended weaker yesterday, slipping from the last session’s three-week closing high, but foreign buying prevented steeper losses.
Reuters: The Sri Lankan rupee ended firmer yesterday as exporters and some foreign banks sold the dollar, surpassing importer demand for the US currency, traders said.
North Korea appears to have begun dismantling part of a key rocket launch site in the country's north-west.
Italy is to allow migrant rescue ships to dock until the EU reaches a deal to distribute new arrivals.