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Exchange Rate Forecasted To Touch Rs.205-215 Against US Dollar
The Sri Lankan rupee, which shed its value from Rs.189 to Rs.202 within a span of six months, could further plunge to between Rs.205 to Rs.215 against the US dollar by the year-end, as the country is grappling with an impending external sector crisis with slower dollar inflows, according to the research of a Colombo-based investment bank.
Four Scots In Team For Lions Opener Against Japan
Warren Gatland has included four Scottish players in the British and Irish Lions team to play Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday, the first preparation match for this year’s tour of South Africa.
Taliban Launch Major Offensives In Northern Afghanistan
KABUL (REUTERS), 22 JUNE, 2021 - Taliban insurgents have conducted a wave of offensives in Afghanistan’s north in recent days, moving beyond their southern strongholds as international forces withdraw.
Australia Slams UN
Recommendation to list great barrier reef as ‘in danger’
Methodology Change Showing Decline
In covid cases may not be eal- phis
Merchandise Export Earnings Resilient In May
Despite the pandemic-related travel restrictions, Sri Lanka’s merchandise exports remained resilient in May, as exports recovered by 10.7 percent month-on-month (MoM) to US $ 884.2 million in the month from a five-month low in April, due to the initial shocks from the third COVID-19 wave, according to the Export Development Board (EDB).
Netherlands Beat North Macedonia 3-0 To Complete Clean Sweep In Group C
Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice and Memphis Depay added to his goal haul in a 3-0 Netherlands win over North Macedonia on Monday to keep their 100 percent record at Euro 2020 -- but not before surviving some early scares at the Johan Cruyff Arena.
India Hits Record Number Of Daily Vaccines
Indian states opened mass vaccination sites on Monday at school grounds, auditoriums and other facilities, as the government’s free Covid-19 inoculation drive expanded to anyone over the age of 18.
Swedish PM Ousted By Parliament In No-Confidence Vote
STOCKHOLM (REUTERS), 21, JUNE 2021 – Swedish center-left Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was ousted in a no-confidence vote in parliament on Monday, leaving him to decide whether to call a snap election or resign to hand the speaker the job of finding a new government.
UN Rights Chief Voices Concern Over SL's Counter-terrorism Laws
Expresses concern over appointments to Office of Missing Persons and Office for Reparations
THE $80 MILLION QUESTION
The world spends a huge amount of money on orangutan conservation every year but their numbers are still declining. What’s going on, why isn’t palm oil to blame and what can we do to arrest the downward curve?
¿La OIC perdió el rumbo?
LA DECISIÓN DE GUATEMALA DE SALIR DEL PRINCIPAL ENTE RECTOR RELACIONADO CON LA PRODUCCIÓN Y COMERCIALIZACIÓN DE CAFÉ HA PUESTO EN DISCUSIÓN SI EL FUNCIONAMIENTO DE LA ENTIDAD ES EL IDÓNEO.
Entre amigos, la fiscalización de recursos en la Sedena y la Semar
Con la tolerancia de la Secretaría de la Función Pública de gobiernos anteriores y el del actual, las secretarías de la Defensa Nacional y de Marina realizan una fiscalización de sus recursos que carece de imparcialidad, pues los titulares de sus Órganos Internos de Control no son civiles, como lo mandata la ley. “Los titulares de estas oficinas de vigilancia omiten sus rangos militares cuando firman documentos oficiales, para hacerse pasar por civiles”, denuncia en entrevista el teniente coronel Eduardo Navarrete Montes.
We'll fight virus together, UAE reassures OIC, Arabs
UAE reports 553 new cases, 9 deaths; grant sick leave to COVID-19 cases, UAE employers told; Kuwait imposes 20-day ‘total curfew;’ Russia registers 10,000 new cases.