As Daniel Craig bursts back onto our screens as 007, he talks to Time Out about staying in shape, Sam Mendes and ‘Spectre’
An aggressive right-handed batsman, Chamara Kapugedera was part of the Sri Lanka squad for the ill-fated tour of Pakistan in 2009. Unearthed by the selectors from Sri Lanka's Under-19 set-up, Kapugadera has so far played eight Test matches for his country but his forte appears to be the shorter format of the game where he has represented his country in 92 ODIs, scoring 1521 runs at a strike rate of 72.56. He has also made useful contributions in the Twenty20 format, where he has played 23 T20Is and scored 374 runs at more than handy strike rate of 125.92
Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Bandarnaike Kumaratunga is in India for her first visit since the surprise defeat of her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa, a man who was once a close associate and now a political enemy whose regime she was instrumental in overturning.
Arjuna Ranatunga, who was captain when Sri Lanka won the 1996 World Cup, is set to retain his ministry - ports and shipping, when the portfolios are made public on Friday.
Former heir apparent to the Rajapaksa dynasty and UPFA Hambantota District Candidate in next Monday’s election, Namal Rajapaksa sat down for a brief chat with the Daily FT on Wednesday during a campaigning pit-stop at his Carlton family home in Tangalle. Sitting in the foyer, below a picture of his youngest brother Rohitha dressed in nilame costume, the younger Rajapaksa said that the only crime the Rajapaksa sons had committed was to be regular boys living normal lives.
Central Bank governor Dr. Arjun Mahendran says the previous regime was keen on keeping many things under control and one part of that process was controlling interest rates.