Daily archives: February 17th, 2017

Lasith Malinga vs Australia

Sri Lanka clinch Melbourne thriller to welcome back Malinga

Chamara Kapugedera smashed a boundary off the last ball to secure a thrilling five-wicket victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in the first Twenty20 Internationals on Friday.



Rishad Bathiudeen

Rice market pressure easing as imports start arriving at retailers

As imported rice volumes began feeding into domestic retail and wholesale channels, Minister of Industry and Commerce began making surprise visits to learn about the market status first-hand on the eve of 15 February.



Harin Fernando

Google internet balloon plan snagged in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Google’s venture to beam the internet to remote areas of the world via balloon has hit a legal snag in Sri Lanka that could see the project abandoned on the island, a minister said on Thursday.