Daily archives: August 15th, 2017

Shiranthi Rajapaksa

Shiranthi and Rohitha arrive at CID, FCID

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s wife Shiranthi Rjapaksa and their youngest son Rohitha Rajapaksa arrived at the CID and FCID respectively this morning to give statements over two separate ongoing investigations.



Dinesh Chandimal

Worst ever defeat – Dinesh Chandimal

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal who has been playing for Sri Lanka since 2011 said that this is the worst series defeat ever he has been part of.



Muhunthan Canagey

ICTA CEO and Managing Director steps down

The CEO and Managing Director of Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) Muhunthan Canagey resigned from his position yesterday.



Gboard

Google adds voice recognition for Sinhala and Tamil

Google’s speech-to-text recognition has added another 21 languages including Sinhala and Tamil, the global internet giant announced today.



Mattala Airport

India To Sri Lanka: Forget China, We Want Your Empty Airport

An Indian company has emerged with a bold plan for taking over Sri Lanka’s struggling Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA). The proposal, which would see India pumping $205 million into the airport for a 70% share for 40 years, was approved by Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva and sent on to the country’s cabinet for review.