Financial Assistance to School Cricket Coaches

Sri Lanka Cricket initiated a program to distribute a financial grant to 225 School Cricket Coaches, who were financially burdened due to the Covid–19. Accordingly, during a ceremony held this afternoon (02nd June) at the Ministry of Sports under the patronage of the Minister of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Honorable Dullas Alahapperuma, 132 coaches … Read more Financial Assistance to School Cricket Coaches

Kemar Roach Best Bowling! | Best Wickets vs India, England, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh | Windies

The best of West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach! His best wickets against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, England and India! This is the official channel for the West Indies cricket team, providing all the latest highlights, interviews and features to keep you up to date with all things Windies. Subscribe to the channel here! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2MHTOXktfTK26aDKyQs3cQ?view_as=subscriber Find … Read more Kemar Roach Best Bowling! | Best Wickets vs India, England, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh | Windies

Doctor and nurse who cancelled wedding amid Covid-19 marry in hospital where they work | ITV News

A nurse and doctor who had to cancel their wedding because of the Covid-19 pandemic have tied the knot in the hospital where they both work. Jann Tipping, 34, and Annalan Navaratnam, 30, got married in the Grade 2 listed chapel at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London. The couple originally planned to marry in … Read more Doctor and nurse who cancelled wedding amid Covid-19 marry in hospital where they work | ITV News

Ruth’s Horse Experience Gives Martin Clunes a Shock | This Morning

From an awkward doctor with a fear of blood, to an inquisitive filmmaker meeting manta rays in Sri Lanka. Martin Clunes is a telly favourite, and as his TV series and travel documentary returns – the former man behaving badly tells us what’s next in his career, as well as show us why he’s enjoying … Read more Ruth’s Horse Experience Gives Martin Clunes a Shock | This Morning

Sri Lanka election body mulls delaying polls due to coronavirus

Sri Lanka’s election commission is deciding whether to hold parliamentary polls in June amid fears the coronavirus could spread if movement curbs were lifted further. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa dissolved the opposition-controlled parliament in March and called the poll six months early hoping to win control of the legislature. But even as restrictions are now being … Read more Sri Lanka election body mulls delaying polls due to coronavirus

Will the global tourism industry survive the pandemic? I Inside Story

The global tourism industry has all but ground to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic. Most international flights have stopped and hotel bookings evaporated as countries closed their borders and imposed lockdowns. That’s put a hundred million jobs at risk, according to the UN’s World Tourism Organization. However, countries with falling infection rates are … Read more Will the global tourism industry survive the pandemic? I Inside Story

Alibaba-Owned Daraz Says E-Commerce Demand in South Asia Surging

Apr.22 — Bjarke Mikkelsen, chief executive officer of online retailer Daraz, which is owned by Alibaba Group, discusses the impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on his business. Daraz is active in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Mikkelsen speaks with Rishaad Salamat and Haslinda Amin on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”

Sri Lanka marks a year since devastating Easter Sunday attacks

It has been a year since a series of suicide bombings targeting Christians killed 279 people in Sri Lanka. Families of victims say no court in the world can bring them justice, but they want those responsible punished. Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from the capital Colombo, where she met a father who lost his … Read more Sri Lanka marks a year since devastating Easter Sunday attacks