(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Sunday has announced the appointment of former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody as the director of cricket of Sri Lanka. Moody’s appointment will be effective from 01st March 2021."Sri Lanka Cricket appoints Tom Moody as Director of Cricket"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan inaugurated a photo exhibition displaying Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. The exhibition had pictures of original handmade sculptures excavated from Taxila and Takh-i-Bahi (Mardan) areas of Pakistan dating back between period of first century and fifth century."Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The new 20 rupee coin issued to mark the 70th anniversary of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka was presented by the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Prof. W.D. Lakshman to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat Yesterday (24)."Central bank releases a new 20 rupee coin for circulation"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan who concluded a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka on Wednesday has announced a new $50 million credit line facility to Sri Lanka for defense cooperation, a joint communiqué on the visit said."Pakistan offers Sri Lanka $50 million credit line for defense cooperation"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the Cabinet paper submitted by the Acting Minister of Health Prof. Channa Jayasumana for the State Pharmaceutical Corporation of Sri Lanka to purchase 10 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute of India for US $ 52.5 million."Cabinet approval to purchase 10 million Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses from India"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The All Share Price Index (ASPI), the primary index of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) tracking the price movements of all shares listed on the exchange has remained in double digit year-to-date (YTD) returns territory for 25 consecutive market days, over a period of 5 weeks since the 15th of January 2021."CSE ASPI in double-digit YTD returns territory for 25 consecutive market days over 5 weeks"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – It has been confirmed that Lahiru Kumara, a fast bowler of the Sri Lanka Cricket team has been infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus."Lahiru Kumara tested positive for Covid-19, dropped from Windies tour"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka confirmed ten deaths on Sunday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 445, according to health authorities."Sri Lanka reports ten COVID-19 deaths Sunday, toll rises to 445"