Day: September 24, 2018

Dollar appreciation: PM SAYS WILL TIDE OVER CRISIS

The appreciation of the US Dollar has adversely affected both the country’s economy and the home economy and the government has already initiated necessary action to face this crisis successfully, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.



Maldives challenger Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidency

Maldivian presidential challenger Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has beaten incumbent Abdulla Yameen according to provisional results, the country’s Elections Commission says.



Sacked Mathews feels ‘betrayed and let down’

Angelo Mathews feels he has been ‘betrayed and let down’ after he was asked to resign from the captaincy taking full responsibility for the Asia Cup debacle.



Cricket: Sri Lanka sacks skipper Mathews ahead of England tour

Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Sunday sacked skipper Angelo Mathews on Sunday after the country’s humiliating exit from the Asia Cup, replacing him with Dinesh Chandimal for the upcoming England tour.



Sri Lanka ex-president blames government for inflation crisis

Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has accused the current government of mismanaging the country’s finances.