Captains Thisara Perera (Dambulla), Angelo Mathews (Kandy), Suranga Lakmal (Galle) and Dinesh Chandimal (Colombo) pose with the SLC T20 Trophy that will be awarded to the winners of the tournament.
SriLankan Airlines has introduced a series of measures to mitigate inconvenience to its passengers from the closure of Cochin International Airport due to flooding with options to travel from other destinations in South India.
Reuters: Shares extended losses for a sixth straight session on Friday, marking their lowest close in more than seven weeks as foreign investors trimmed equity exposure amid fears that the Government may introduce new taxes on several sectors.
Reuters: The rupee closed weaker and near its all-time low on Friday due to importer dollar demand and foreign outflows from equities and Government securities, dealers said.
The Central Bank yesterday noted that the Banking Act does not prohibit granting loans to directors or their family but such a transaction is required to comply with additional prudential requirements given the potential conflict of interest.
At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials say is the worst flooding in 100 years.