Day: October 23, 2018

Sri Lanka condemn England to heaviest ODI defeat

Sri Lanka’s top-order batsmen put up a solid display and were ably aided by their bowlers to help their side thump England by 219 runs for the touring side’s worst one-day international loss by runs in the rain-shortened fifth and final match on Tuesday.



SRI LANKAN RUPEE DROPS TO NEW LOW

Sri Lankan Rupee has depreciated further against the US Dollar, informed the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).



Sri Lankans now can sell their products on eBay

Sri Lankans now can sell their products to overseas customers through e-commerce platforms such as eBay.



Sri Lanka should amend Counterterrorism Bill – HRW

Sri Lanka’s draft counterterrorism law significantly improves upon the current, abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) but needs further safeguards against rights violations, Human Rights Watch said.



Development has reached the grassroots as never before – PM

This is a period where development has reached the grassroots level as never before, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.



Foreign currency worth over Rs 6.4 million concealed in computer parts

A Sri Lankan passenger has been apprehended at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake while attempting to smuggle out foreign currency notes valued at over Rs 6.4 million.



Sri Lanka is the best travel destination for 2019 – “Lonely Planet”

Sri Lanka claimed the top spot in its list of countries to visit in 2019, with Germany and Zimbabwe just behind, while Italy’s Piedmont, the Catskills in the USA, and northern Peru topped the list of must-see regions.