Day: July 12, 2017

Retrieving Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka is the only solution: TN Minister

Reiterating its stand on Katchatheevu, the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday strongly opposed the recent legislation passed by the Sri Lankan government, which restricts certain fishing practices, and asserted that it would retrieve the ceded islet from the neighbouring island nation.

Sri Lankan rupee recovers on dollar selling by foreign bank

The Sri Lankan rupee recovered from early falls to close slightly firmer on Tuesday as dollar selling by a foreign bank and exporters outweighed importer demand for the U.S. currency, dealers said.

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews relinquishes captaincy from all three formats

Following Sri Lanka’s humiliating defeat at the hands of Zimbabwe on Monday, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has put down his papers as the skipper of all three formats of the game.

Sri Lanka apologises to stripped groundsmen

Dozens of groundsmen at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota cricket stadium have complained that they were ordered to give back their uniforms before being paid — even though they were wearing them at the time.