Akila Dananjaya produced one of his most destructive spells of spin bowling taking a career best six wickets for 29 runs to rout South Africa for 121 and give Sri Lanka an overwhelming win by 178 runs in the fifth and final ODI played under lights at the R Premadasa Stadium yesterday.
After taking into consideration the views expressed by various parties over the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed eight month ago, President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday appointed a committee of experts to study and submit a report on it.
The Central Bank has directed all finance companies in the country to consider the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority’s (SLTDA) licence as a pre-requisite for granting loans to any tourism-related business.
Blue chip conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC has reported a drop of 29.3% pre-tax profit from Rs. 678 million to Rs. 480 million, over the previous year.
Sri Lanka’s leading management consulting firm, STAX, recently launched a research report outlining a dual-hub IT strategy for Jaffna. In collaboration with Market Development Facility (MDF), STAX released this report with a view to fostering the region’s substantial potential for IT-related services in line with the national drive to develop a globally-competitive IT industry in Sri Lanka.
Sporadic clashes raged for a third day Sunday for the control of Afghanistan’s southeastern city of Ghanzi amid conflicting claims about whether the government or the Taliban insurgency controlled key installations.
At least 39 people - including 12 children - have been killed in a blast that brought down a building in Syria's mainly rebel-held north-western province of Idlib, reports say.