WHIRLWIND 64 NOT OUT KNOCK OF SHERFANE RUTHERFORD TAKES HOST WEST INDIES TO SUPER EIGHT

Rutherford steers West Indies into Super Eight Sherfane Rutherford, Man of the Match plays a drive All rounder Sherfane Rutherford smashed a career-best unbeaten 68 in 39 balls before paceman Alzarri Joseph and left-arm spinner Gudakesh Motie ripped through the New Zealand line-up to steer West Indies into the T20 World Cup’s Super Eight stage…

FOR USD 330 MILLION IMF TRANCHE STATE MINISTER EXPRESSES GRATITUDE TO IMF

IMF tranche : State Minister expresses gratitude to Official Creditor Committee   Following the approval of the International Monetary Fund’s second review for Sri Lanka, State Finance Minister Shehan Semasinghe expressed gratitude to the IMF and the official creditor countries for their support. Taking to ‘X’, the Minister thanked the Official Creditor Committee co-chaired by…

NEW TEACHERS TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED IN NUMBER FOR NATIONAL SCHOOLS BY JULY 3rd

2,500 new teachers for national schools by July 3 : Education Minister   Minister of Education Susil Premjayantha has announced that 2,500 new teacher appointments for national schools are scheduled for July 3, the President’s Media Division said.  Arrangements have been made to recruit 2,100 teachers for subjects including Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Technology, and…

STUDENT VISA APPLICATIONS TO AUSTRALIA TIGHTENED

Australia tightens student visa applications : New measures from July 1st   The Australian government is cracking down on visa hopping by international students and will tighten student visa application rules starting July 1. Certain temporary visa holders, including those on Temporary Graduate, Visitor, and Maritime Crew visas, will no longer be able to apply…

COURT CASE FOR 30 Mn CINNAMON LAKESIDE IN A HOT SOUP

Cinnamon Lakeside in a hot soup: court case for 30Mn   Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, which previously pleaded guilty in the presence of Maligakanda Chief Magistrate Lochani Abeywickrema, to serving a soup seasoned with moldy white pepper, is being slapped with another court case demanding a compensation of Rs. 30 Mn. The case has been filed…

FROM FINANCIAL FRAUD CASE RANJAN ACQUITTED

Ranjan acquitted from financial fraud case A court case filed against popular actor Ranjan Ramanayake, accusing him of promising marriage and committing financial fraud against a teacher in Kandy, ended in his favour yesterday (12 June). The former parliamentarian was acquitted when the case appeared before Kandy Chief Magistrate Chamara Wickramanayake. The case was filed based…

ONLINE APPLICATIONS CALLED BY UGC TO ENTER UNIVERSITIES

University applications open tomorrow   The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that online applications for university admissions for the academic year 2023/2024 will open tomorrow (14 June). Applications will be available from 6 am tomorrow at www.ugc.ac.lk. The application deadline is 5 July 2024.

SRI LANKAN TO BE PRIVATISED AS PART OF IMF PROGRAM

Govt. to privatise SriLankan as part of IMF program – CEO The government, as part of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program, is looking to privatise several state-owned enterprises and one of those is the flag carrier of the island nation, said SriLankan Airline CEO Richard Nuttall. Nuttal added that the airline is also looking…







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ALL FORMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT TO CRIMINALIZE BT CABINET

Cabinet approves criminalizing all forms of sexual harassment   The Cabinet has approved amendments to…

PARLIAMENTARY APPROVAL PENDING ON NEW IMPORT AND EXPORT REGULATIONS

New import and export regulations up for Parliamentary approval     The Cabinet of Ministers…





NEW TEACHERS TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED IN NUMBER FOR NATIONAL SCHOOLS BY JULY 3rd

STUDENT VISA APPLICATIONS TO AUSTRALIA TIGHTENED

Australia tightens student visa applications : New measures from July 1st   The Australian government…

ONLINE APPLICATIONS CALLED BY UGC TO ENTER UNIVERSITIES

University applications open tomorrow   The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that online applications for…

BOI CALLS FOR PROJECT PROPOSALS FOR GANJA CULTIVATION

CBSL ANNOUNCES LATEST EXCHANGE RATES

Today’s CBSL official exchange rates J The Sri Lankan Rupee remains steady against the US…

MAITHRIPALA ISSED NOTICE BY COURT OF APPEAL ON SLFP CRISIS

SLFP crisis : Court of Appeal issues notice to Maithripala   The Court of Appeal…



WHIRLWIND 64 NOT OUT KNOCK OF SHERFANE RUTHERFORD TAKES HOST WEST INDIES TO SUPER EIGHT

Rutherford steers West Indies into Super Eight Sherfane Rutherford, Man of the Match plays a…

FOR USD 330 MILLION IMF TRANCHE STATE MINISTER EXPRESSES GRATITUDE TO IMF

IMF tranche : State Minister expresses gratitude to Official Creditor Committee   Following the approval…

NEW TEACHERS TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED IN NUMBER FOR NATIONAL SCHOOLS BY JULY 3rd

2,500 new teachers for national schools by July 3 : Education Minister   Minister of…

STUDENT VISA APPLICATIONS TO AUSTRALIA TIGHTENED

Australia tightens student visa applications : New measures from July 1st   The Australian government…

COURT CASE FOR 30 Mn CINNAMON LAKESIDE IN A HOT SOUP

Cinnamon Lakeside in a hot soup: court case for 30Mn   Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, which…

FROM FINANCIAL FRAUD CASE RANJAN ACQUITTED

Ranjan acquitted from financial fraud case A court case filed against popular actor Ranjan Ramanayake, accusing…

ONLINE APPLICATIONS CALLED BY UGC TO ENTER UNIVERSITIES

University applications open tomorrow   The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that online applications for…

SRI LANKAN TO BE PRIVATISED AS PART OF IMF PROGRAM

Govt. to privatise SriLankan as part of IMF program – CEO The government, as part…

ACROPOLIS IN ATHENS CLOSED DURING AFTERNOON HOURS OWING TO INTENSE HEAT

Heat forces shut down of Acropolis during afternoon hours   The Acropolis in Athens will be…

G7 SUMMIT OPENS IN ITALY

The G7 Summit begins today Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries are meeting…

MP UDDHIKA SHOOTING POLICE REVEALS ‘SELF – ORCHESTRATED’

Shooting incident ‘targeting’ former MP Uddika was self-orchestrated : Police   Sri Lanka Police says…

FORMIDABLE USA BEATEN BY FAVOURITES INDIA

India’s third win secures Super Eight slot June 13, 2024 1:11 am 0 comment Arshdeep Singh…