Rangana Herath, the veteran left-arm spinner, took 7 for 64 as Sri Lanka completed a dominant 163-run win over Australia in the third and final Test on Wednesday (August 17), knocking Steve Smith’s men off the top of the ICC Test rankings chart after a 3-0 clean sweep.
A Coffee Morning was hosted by the Chairperson of the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Samanthi Bulathsinghala for the wife of the visiting Chief of the Air Staff and the President Pakistan Air Force Women's Association (PAFWA), Mrs Talat Sohail at the Officers Mess, Colombo on August 8.
To coincide with the Milad Un Nabi festival the Ministry of Posts, Postal services, and Muslim Affairs has taken steps to renovate the mosques in the Nuwareliya and Badulla districts. Recently at aceremony presided by Minister M.H. Abdul Haleem monies were given to renovate the mosques.
The third consecutive biennial International Conference 2016 themed “Towards a Greener Future”, will be held on 12th and 13th August at the University of Jaffna. Organised by the University of Jaffna it will be attended by internationally reputed experts and Sri Lankan intellectuals.
RIO DE JANEIRO, THURSDAY:The stage is set for the world’s greatest sports extravaganza – the XXX1st edition of summer Olympic Games, which gets underway on Friday night with a spectacular opening ceremony to be staged at the Olympic Stadium.