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News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka rupee slips on importer dollar demand

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-forex/sri-lanka-rupee-slips-on-importer-dollar-demand-idUSL4N1PH3U5?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

COLOMBO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee closed slightly weaker on Monday as dollar demand from importers and banks surpassed mild selling of the U.S. currency by exporters, dealers said. The spot rupee ended at 154.00/10 per dollar, compared with ...

News Sri Lanka: Perera halts Sri Lanka slide with win over Zimbabwe

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/perera-halts-sri-lanka-slide-with-win-over-zimbabwe/ar-AAuXFVr
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Thisara Perera starred with bat and ball as Sri Lanka ended their recent dismal run by beating Zimbabwe by five wickets in the tri-nation one-day international tournament in Dhaka on Sunday. Perera claimed four wickets to lead an inspired Sri Lankan ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka beats Zimbabwe tri-nations ODI

News channel or source: https://www.foxsports.com/cricket/story/sri-lanka-beats-zimbabwe-tri-nations-odi-012118
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) Thisara Perera came up with stellar all-round performance as Sri Lanka stayed alive in the tri-nation one-day tournament, securing a five-wicket win against Zimbabwe on Sunday. Perera’s 4-33 wrapped up Zimbabwe innings for 198 ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka, A Paradise For The Kids – An Island Of Fun & Adventure

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/timberlakej64/sri-lanka-a-paradise-for-the-kids-a-an-island-o-35xus
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

If you are heading to Sri Lanka with the kids and wondering if there will be enough to keep them occupied, fear not! This island has a whole lot of fun and excitement in store for the entire family

News Sri Lanka: World Health Day 2018 to be celebrated in Sri Lanka – Dirctor General, WHO

News channel or source: http://www.asiantribune.com/node/91508
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director General (DG) of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in Geneva during the 142nd Session of the Executive Board of the WHO, that the World Health Day 2018 will be celebrated in Sri Lanka. This year’s ...

News Sri Lanka: Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/does-debt-pay-china-and-the-politics-of-investment-in-sri-lanka/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Last month, the Sri Lankan government formally handed over control of the port of Hambantota to Chinese interests on a 99-year lease. The price was over one billion dollars, but this came mostly in the form of a reduction in the enormous debt burden to ...

News Sri Lanka: Singapore firms bullish about Sri Lanka amid news of FTA

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/spore-firms-bullish-about-sri-lanka-amid-news-of-fta
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Singapore businesses said they are bullish about the Sri Lanka market, and expect to benefit considerably from a free trade agreement (FTA) that both countries will sign today. One area they have high hopes for is tariff reduction, as imported goods ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka police lose gun as elephants charge

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/sri-lanka-police-lose-gun-elephants-charge-062139181.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Sri Lankan police who were charged by elephants as they staked out a cannabis farm dropped an automatic rifle as they ran for their lives, sparking a hunt Sunday for the missing weapon. Policemen who had been camping out near the plantation in a bid to ...

News Sri Lanka: U19 World Cup: Sri Lanka born Savin excels for England

News channel or source: http://www.hirunews.lk/sports/181727/u19-world-cup-sri-lanka-born-savin-excels-for-england
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

During the build-up to the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, England’s starlets were scheduled to play a warm-up match against Sri Lanka at Lincoln Green in Canterbury, New Zealand. It was slated to be a useful pre-tournament run-out for both teams. But for ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka replace injured Kusal with Dhananjaya

News channel or source: https://www.sportskeeda.com/cricket/sri-lanka-replace-injured-kusal-with-dhananjaya
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Dhananjaya de Silva has been called up to the Sri Lanka squad after Kusal Perera was ruled out of the remainder of the tri-nation series. Kusal suffered a side strain while batting in Sunday's crucial victory over Zimbabwe in Dhaka and has been told to rest.