Daily archives: May 9th, 2017

Indrajith Coomaraswamy

Sri Lanka does not want rupee to fall ‘too quickly’: CB chief

Sri Lanka’s central bank does not want to allow the rupee currency to fall too quickly and wants to ensure a competitive exchange rate, the island nation’s Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said on Tuesday.



Mobile phone in hand

Every 100 persons in Sri Lanka own 135.7 phones

Telephone ownership in Sri Lanka is 135.7 per 100 persons, according to the 67th Annual Report issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.



Gun shooting

One killed, two injured in Welipenna shooting

One person was killed and two others injured in a shooting incident in Welipenna, Kalutara, police said.



Mahela Jayawardena

Sri Lanka legend Jayawardene to join Lancashire but as non-overseas player

Lancashire have signed Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene for the NatWest T20 Blast campaign.