Day: February 16, 2019

Perera blasts Sri Lanka to victory in first South Africa test

Sri Lanka’s middle-order batsman Kusal Perera scored a brilliant unbeaten century to lead them to a famous one-wicket win over South Africa in a thrilling first test at Kingsmead on Saturday.



EU urges Sri Lanka to maintain moratorium on executions

The European Union (EU) has reiterated its opposition to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances and encouraged Sri Lanka to maintain its moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty.



Reconciliation, the way forward now – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said people now recognise that there is reconciliation in the country and said the nation must now forge ahead together.



Bishops disapprove of death penalty

The Catholic Bishop’s Conference in Sri Lanka has stated that they do not approve of the resumption of the death penalty.