COLOMBO (Reuters) - A ban on selling alcohol to women will remain in place in Sri Lanka, after the finance minister reversed his earlier decision to lift the ban.
A former governor of Sri Lanka's central bank has been accused of insider trading by a damning presidential report into a high-profile bond scandal that cost the island millions. The long-awaited inquiry recommended the state recover a $4.4 million loss caused by the actions of then bank chief Arjuna Mahendran in 2015. Show More Summary
The Zimbabwe allrounder, who followed an unbeaten 81 with ten tight overs and two vital catches in a 12-run win against Sri Lanka, believes consistency in selection has boosted the team's confidence in their ability
Jan 17 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of match 2 between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe on Wednesday at Mirpur, Bangladesh Zimbabwe win by 12 runs Zimbabwe 1st innings Hamilton Masakadza c (Sub) b Asela Gunaratne 73 Solomon Mire c Kusal Mendis b Thisara Perera 34 Craig Ervine c Angelo Mathews b Suranga Lakmal 2 Brendan Taylor b Thisara Perera 38 Sikandar Raza Not Out 81 Malcolm W
Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza and Tendai Chatara combined to lead Zimbabwe to a 12-run win over Sri Lanka, their first victory against a Full Member at a neutral venue in 15 years
Activists say President Sirisena's decision to reverse decision to lift ban on women buying alcohol is discriminatory.
Senior Sri Lanka official says reinstating the ban is in line with the country's values
A rare rusty-spotted cat filmed in Sri Lanka and featured by BBC is considered the world’s smallest wild cat species. It could also be the cutest and an adorable one, but, surprisingly this smallest feline is incredibly tough. BBC One released a footage of this smallest cat with a documentary series titled, Big Cats, earlier this month. Show More Summary
A senior official says Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold. The decision came … Click to Continue »
The victory was set up by a trio of half-centuries from Ibrahim Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil, and Darwish Rasooli, to set up an imposing total of 284 for 7
Zimbabwe meanwhile have gone with the same line-up that lost to Bangladesh by eight wickets on Monday
Zimbabwe have already lost one game in this series, but they have good memories from their last meeting against Sri Lanka to draw inspiration from
Die erste Reise des Jahres führte mich nach Hongkong und Sri Lanka. Wie ich in der Einleitung erklärt habe, habe ich die Reise teilweise mit Meilen und teilweise mit bezahlten Tickets gebucht. In diesem Beitrag möchte ich das erste Flugsegment...Show More Summary
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Monday destroyed $108 million worth of cocaine in public, seized by authorities in the port of Colombo which is increasingly becoming a transit hub favored by drug smugglers in Asia.
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka reimposed a decades-old law banning the selling of alcohol to women and preventing women from working in liquor stores on Monday - just days after it was lifted.
Sri Lanka's president has re-imposed a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold. President Maithripala Sirisena's order came days after … Click to Continue »
Sri Lanka's president on Sunday reimposed a four-decade-long ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance minister had lifted the restriction. Maithripala Sirisena said he had ordered Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera to revoke his decision last week to overturn the 1979 law prohibiting the sale of any type of alcohol to women. Show More Summary
The law has been in place since 1979.
Bangladesh have five quicks to pick from in their 16-man squad for the forthcoming tri-nation series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe
Dhananjaya Lakshan's 120-ball 101 and captain Kamindu Mendis all-round show took Sri Lanka to a win over Ireland in their opening match