A captain’s knock of 92 not out by Nipun Dananjaya off 112 balls with seven fours saw Sri Lanka beat India by five wickets with 26 balls to spare in the second Under 19 ODI and square the five-match series 1-all at the SSC grounds yesterday.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday outlined fresh measures for the microfinance industry that include a new regulatory body for the sector and amendments to the Microfinance Act as part of Government efforts to write off microfinance loans of 75,000 women across 12 districts and reduce levels of indebtedness countrywide.
Nihal Sri Ameresekere has instituted action in the District Court of Colombo against Treasury Secretary Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga and C. Ramachandra, Competent Authority of Hotel Developers (Lanka) Plc, the owning company of the Hilton Colombo Hotel.
Singer Sri Lanka PLC, a subsidiary of business leader Dhammika Perera-controlled Hayleys PLC, has appointed fashion icon and entrepreneur Otara Gunewardene to the Board as a Non-Executive Director.
The White House says President Donald Trump has received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, following up on the two leaders' June summit in Singapore.