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The Monetary Board of the Central Bank has taken measures to increase the policy interest rates commencing today. In a release, the CBSL says the Standing Deposit Facility Rate has Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Kusal Perera To Miss First Two ODIs Against Bangladesh
Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against Bangladesh due to a hamstring strain, team manager Asanka Gurusinha confirmed on Thursday (March 23) Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: AMspt
Rangana Herath Ranked World's Third Best Test Bowler In ICC Rankings
Ravindra Jadeja has overtaken R Ashwin at the top of the ICC Test rankings for bowlers, after taking 9 wickets against Australia in the 3rd Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: AMspt
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Minister of Petroleum Resources Development, Chandima Weerakkody says that functioning of all fuel stations will be computerised and monitored in order to prevent irregularities at fuel stations. The Ministry will Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: NewsLK
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Police have identified Khalid Masood as the man who carried out the Westminster attack, as the death toll rose to five. Masood, 52, was born as Adrian Elms in Kent Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: NewsLK
The wicketkeeper-batsman is likely to rejoin the squad ahead of the third ODI at the SSC on April 1 Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Cricinfo
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President Maithripala Sirisena, the first Sri Lankan leader to visit Russia in forty-three years, met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin today, March 23, in a positive move to develop Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
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News1st has not received an adequate response to a request made under the Right to Information Act on the salary particulars of the CEO of ICTA. The matter was taken Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
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The Dengue Eradication Drive started by the News1st Gammadda medical team got underway for the third consecutive day today, March 23, with varying stakeholders joining the effort to assist those Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
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Who granted permission for the proposed alcohol distillery in Kalkudah along with tax concessions? News1st asked several parties for their views. Our research revealed that the Board of Investment of Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
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Here is a brief look back at the incidents that transpired at the UNHRC in relation to Sri Lanka. * On the 2nd of June 2011, a large of number Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
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The attendance of a meeting dated February 26, 2015, surprised the crowd at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry today, March 23. Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Russian President Vladimir Putin warmly greets President Maithripala Sirisena today (23rd Mar.2017) short awhile ago. Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
More than 700 runs were scored in Bangladesh's tour match against Sri Lanka President's XI in Colombo, where the hosts completed a final-over win Read more..
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: Cricinfo
Inter Command Athletics Championship Held In Trincomalee
The Inter Command Athletics Championship of the Sri Lanka Navy was successfully held at the sport ground of the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee on 17th and 18th of Read more..
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: AMspt
Bangladesh's historic Test victory in Sri Lanka should encourage more teams to find space in their schedules to play the fast-improving minnows, according to the head of the country's cricket Read more..
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: deranaspt
Roger Federer Wins Record-Tying Fifth Indian Wells Title
The incredible comeback continues. Roger Federer won a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open crown on Sunday as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 in an all-Swiss final at the Indian Wells Read more..
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Source: AMspt
Dilruwan Perera and Suranga Lakmal's 80-run partnership helped Sri Lanka set Bangladesh 191 to level the series in Colombo Read more..
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
Source: Cricinfo
Rangana Herath also pinpointed Sri Lanka's catching at the end of day two and their collapse on the fourth afternoon as definitive passages of play that cost them the game Read more..
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
Source: Cricinfo
Bangladesh celebrated their 100th Test match with a memorable win over Sri Lanka on the fifth day of the second Test at the P Sara Oval in Colombo on Sunday. Read more..
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
Source: deranaspt
Bangladesh on Thursday included teenage off-spinner Mehedi Hasan to their one-day international line-up for a three-match series against Sri Lanka, an official said. The 19-year-old was part of the squad Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against Bangladesh, after sustaining a hamstring strain during Wednesday's warm-up match in Colombo, Sri Lanka's cricket manager Asanka Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Ravindra Jadeja has overtaken R Ashwin at the top of the ICC Test rankings for bowlers, after taking nine wickets against Australia in the third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Read more..
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Bangladesh's historic Test victory in Sri Lanka should encourage more teams to find space in their schedules to play the fast-improving minnows, according to the head of the country's cricket Read more..
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
While cricket lovers across India have been following the fortunes of the Virat Kohli-led Indian team against the visiting Australians in the ongoing Ranchi Test, far away in Hyderabad not Read more..
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Bangladesh clinched a historic four-wicket win in their 100th test match, also their first ever test victory against Sri Lanka, to secure a series draw Sunday. Needing 191 to win, Read more..
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Bangladesh ODI and T20I captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza along with three members of ODI squad for the Sri Lanka series left for Colombo from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka today. Read more..
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Kusal Perera and Thisara Perera were recalled to Sri Lanka's ODI squad against Bangladesh, but captain Angelo Mathews continued to remain unavailable due to injury. Other additions in the ODI Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Rain spoils the centenary cricket contest between Trinity College and St. Anthony's College; only 106 overs were bowled over two days at the Pallekele International Stadium last week end. Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
The lads from Campbell Park are taught that working hard and taking responsibility are vital ingredients in the formula for success The rugby team of Wesley College Colombo has given Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Pics by Mushtaq Thasleem, | Sassanda Liyanarachchi, | Eshan Dassanayake The post Rugby moments to remember appeared first on The Nation. Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Upul Tharanga has been reinstated in the opening batsman position to re-strengthen the batting prowess in the Sri Lanka team. He is one of the most experienced players who bear Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Referee Educator Anil Jayasinghe is concerned that there are no Sri Lankans at present in the World Rugby Referees' Panel. The last islander to serve this panel was Arshad Carder, Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Sri Lanka will host India and Bangladesh in a T20 tri-nation championship to commemorate the island's 70th Independence anniversary next year. Tournament dates have not been finalized but it is Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
This year, Hillwood College's Tennis celebrates its 101th year . The parent body of Hillwood College Past Pupils Association led by its president Sirini Dunuwille came forward Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Frenchmen Jan Valskam is a great lover of rugby and promotes the game from a grassroots level. Jan was happy that his favourite club Havelock SC did well in the Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Hameedia, Sri Lanka's leading menswear specialist continues its sponsorship as the Official Clothing Partner for the legendary Battle of the Maroons clash for the second consecutive year. Hameedia recently sponsored Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Two days and 200 teams that zig-zag across a mystery itinerary across Sri Lanka… are you up for the challenge? Register and participate in the first edition of Red Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationSpt