World Grand Prix: Jonny Clayton stays on a collision course with fellow Welshman Gerwyn Price | Darts News

Raz Mirza Interviews, Comment & Analysis @RazMirza Jonny Clayton ends the hopes of Jose de Sousa once again having already beaten him in May’s Premier League final; he stays on course for a showdown with Gerwyn Price on Saturday; the world No 1 headlines the quarter-finals on Thursday night from 7pm on Sky Sports Arena Last Updated: 07/10/21 12:00am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Jonny Clayton powered his way into the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix for the first time with Welshman remaining firmly…

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ComBank partners LankaClear to become first bank to accept digital signatures in Sri Lanka

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced it is now accepting digitally signed documents from business customers using LankaSign operated by LankaClear, the only commercially operating Certification Authority in the country which complies with the Electronic Transactions Act. The Bank recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with LankaClear as the first step towards embracing digital signatures. Commercial Bank is the first entity in Sri Lanka’s financial sector to adopt LankaSign digital signatures for document signing. In the first phase of this development, the Bank will encourage its corporate customers to…

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Egyptian Envoy in Colombo bids farewell

The outgoing Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt Hussein Abdelhamid El Saharty paid a farewell call on Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris at the Foreign Ministry, on 01 October 2021. Acknowledging the contributions of Ambassador Saharty during his tenure, Minister Peiris recalled with a sense of appreciation the role played by Egypt in the Non-Aligned Movement where Sri Lanka was also an active member and acknowledged the relevance of the values of the NAM in today’s world. Taking stock of the bilateral engagements, the…

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Dillian Whyte confirmed as a challenger for winner of Tyson Fury’s third fight against Deontay Wilder | Boxing News

Dillian Whyte has been confirmed as a challenger for the winner of Tyson Fury’s WBC heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder this weekend. Fury defends his WBC belt in a trilogy clash with Wilder in Las Vegas, with Whyte lined up to challenge the victorious champion after the governing body confirmed a long-awaited title shot. The WBC has stated that Fury or Wilder could target an undisputed world title fight, if they emerge with the WBC belt. But Oleksandr Usyk’s expected rematch with Anthony Joshua should mean that Whyte receives…

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Newcastle: Saudi-led takeover could be back on after beIN Sports issue resolved | Football News

The Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United looks to be back on after the Saudi state resolved its issues with beIN Sports over illegal streaming of Premier League football. The deal that would see an end to Mike Ashley’s 14-year ownership of the club still needs Premier League approval, but significant progress has been made following the agreement between beIN and the Saudis on Wednesday. It is believed an agreement between the Saudis and the Premier League could be reached soon, which would finally bring an end to the 18-month saga.…

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Ministerial Consultative Committee on Labour agrees to present Employees’ Provident Fund (Amendment) Bill for second reading

The Ministerial Consultative Committee on Labour agreed to present the Employees’ Provident Fund (Amendment) Bill in Parliament for second reading. The committee also agreed to present an order to Parliament under the Employees Provident Fund Act. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Labour chaired by the Minister of Labour Nimal Siripala de Silva in Parliament on Monday (4). Sri Lankans, especially those employed in India, are required by law to contribute to the Indian Social Security Fund. However, they have to wait until…

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Stephon Gilmore traded to Carolina Panthers by New England Patriots for future sixth rounder | NFL News

The veteran cornerback, who is yet to play this season because of injury, had appeared set to be released by the Patriots before the Panthers stepped in to make a deal before the 4pm ET deadline Last Updated: 06/10/21 7:14pm Stephon Gilmore is heading to the Panthers The Carolina Panthers have acquired former Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Gilmore from the New England Patriots for a sixth-round draft pick in 2023. The veteran cornerback, who is yet to play this season because of injury, had appeared set to be…

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Abu Zubaydah: Top US court to hear test case on state secrecy

During the Supreme Court’s oral arguments in the case on Wednesday, the nine justices pressed Brian Fletcher, the US government’s lawyer, on why this “public knowledge” should still be treated like a secret. The answer, he said, was that the US had given its word to Poland to keep the information confidential.If it had been a domestic US case the calculus might be different, he said, but this involved a diplomatic agreement – and it was in US national security interests to honour its promises. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Report on 16 investigations by COPA tabled in Parliament

The Second Report of the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) for the First Session of the Ninth Parliament was presented to Parliament today (06) by its chairman, (Prof.) Tissa Vitarana.  The report was tabled in Parliament in terms with Standing Order 119 of Parliament. This report contains information on 16 investigations carried out by the Committee, said Member of Parliament (Prof.) Tissa Vitarana, when presenting it. The report also focuses on the current status of the Muthurajawela wetland and Human-Elephant Conflict, which had been a very controversial matter among the…

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Fabio Paratici: Tottenham’s managing director of football planning for long-term | Football News

Fabio Paratici says he is committed to a long-term project at Tottenham and insists all the conditions are in place for something “really, really big”. Tottenham’s managing director of football has been handed the responsibility of guiding Spurs back to the top table of English football where they dined when Mauricio Pochettino was at the club from the mid-2010s. Spurs’ slide since reaching the Champions League final in 2019 has been alarming and Paratici was brought to the club in July after he turned Juventus into one of the European…

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Most accurate decision made on Yudaganavi and LNG: SLPP Secretary (VIDEO)

Ruling Party (SLPP) Secretary MP Sagara Kariyawasam speaking to a press briefing today (06) stated that various decisions have to be taken in fulfilling the promises made to the people in implementing the Vision for Prosperity. He added that one of the biggest protests in recent history targeted the construction of the Norochcholai power plant and that despite the magnification of a false image, the power supply is available 24/7 today due to Norochcholai. The government has taken the most accurate decision on the Trincomalee…

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