Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Sri Lankan spinners wrought havoc amongst the South African batting ranks dismissing them for their lowest ever T20I total to set up a thrilling three-wicket win in the one-off match played in front of a jam-packed R Premadasa Stadium yesterday.

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Hot on the heels of the Committee on Public Enterprise (COPE) summoning the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to investigate three Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya yesterday defended the decision claiming that the move was the best and cheapest option available.

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Ella to become a tourist zone

A high-powered meeting chaired by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe recently discussed moves to declare Ella as a tourist zone to better regulate related activities.

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The Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018 will feature a special session which stages leaders from the business chambers in Sri Lanka, representing the needs of their members. ‘Shaping the National Agenda: A Joint Chamber Plenary’ will take place from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. on 14 September at the Cinnamon Grand.

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Reuters: The rupee hit a near-record low on Tuesday on weakness in emerging-market currencies including the Indian rupee, and importer dollar demand, dealers said.

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Israel's defence minister has announced it will reopen the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday if the relative calm of recent days continues.

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Italian authorities are looking into what caused a major highway bridge to collapse Tuesday in Genoa, killing at least 26 people.

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