CSE bounces back; manufacturing sector stocks proving attractive for investors

By Hiran H.Senewiratne The CSE bounced back yesterday, following its biggest fall in two months by the market heavyweight Commercial Leasing and Finance (CLC) on the previous day, with a very healthy record- breaking turnover level. The main reason for the stock market to become so attractive, is that many investors believe that it is more profitable to invest in stocks rather than invest in government securities and fixed deposits due to the low interest regime. Further, net foreign outflows amounted to Rs 46.8 billion to date. Another reason for…

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Germany, Croatia and Russia pick up big wins as Georgia beat Sweden – World Cup qualifiers round-up | Football News

Germany crushed Liechtenstein 9-0 in their World Cup qualifier on Thursday as Hansi Flick recorded the best start for a Germany coach with his sixth win from six games in charge. With five players sidelined due to Covid-19 regulations, coach Flick had to make sweeping changes to his line-up. But the already-qualified Germans eased past Liechtenstein, who were down to 10 men after 11 minutes, with two goals each from Thomas Mueller and Leroy Sane to top Group J with 24 points, nine ahead of second-placed North Macedonia. The hosts went ahead…

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England U21 3 – 1 Czech R U21

Anthony Gordon and Folarin Balogun both scored on their first England U21 starts as the Young Lions saw off the Czech Republic U21s 3-1 in Euro 2023 qualifying at Turf Moor. Everton striker Gordon had only received his first U21 call-up last week, but immediately repaid Lee Carsley’s faith for including him in the starting XI, quickly making his mark on his debut. Within five minutes, his strike was helped into the net by Filip Kaloc’s leg (4). While some may have debated whether it was an own goal or…

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Rathana Thero seeks Supreme Court to reclaim MP post

MP Athuraliye Rathana Thero has filed a petition in the Supreme Court reclaiming his parliament membership and party membership. The Thera requests that an order be issued to nullify the decision taken by Ape Jana Bala Party to remove him from the party membership and from the post of MP. The Ape Jana Bala Party (Our People of Power) decided to remove Rathana Thero from the party accusing him of violating party discipline. The Party also informed the National Election Commission and the Secretary General…

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Odell Beckham Jr agrees one-year deal with Los Angeles Rams | NFL News

Cameron Hogwood Interviews, Comment & Analysis @ch_skysports Odell Beckham Jr, who was released by the Cleveland Browns on Monday, had supposedly whittled his options down to the Green Bay Packers and Los Angeles Rams, before choosing the latter Last Updated: 11/11/21 9:30pm Odell Beckham Jr is onto his third team since entering the NFL Odell Beckham Jr’s search for a new home is over, the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver agreeing a one-year deal to sign with the Los Angeles Rams.  The 29-year-old teams up with Sean McVay and Matthew…

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Aminata Diallo: Paris St-Germain midfielder released by police without charge

Diallo (number 20) leaves the pitch alongside team-mate Kheira Hamraoui (number 14) after a Champions League match at Breidablik in Iceland last month Paris St-Germain women’s midfielder Aminata Diallo has been released without charge by French police investigating an attack on her team-mate Kheira Hamraoui. Diallo had been arrested on Wednesday. Diallo, 26, was driving Hamraoui and another unnamed team-mate home after a team meal in Paris on 4 November when they were ambushed by two masked men. The Versailles prosecutor’s office has not issued any further comment on the…

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Lewis Hamilton on ‘incredible’ Valentino Rossi as bike legend ends his career in MotoGP

“He’s just such a legend, one of the greatest to ever do it”; Lewis Hamilton was full of praise for Valentino Rossi, while Fernando Alonso is “sad” that Sunday’s MotoGP race in Valencia will be the final one of the Italian icon’s career By Jack Collins Last Updated: 11/11/21 8:43pm Valentino Rossi rides for the final time in Valencia Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso have been effusive in their praise of Valentino Rossi, who is set to retire following this weekend’s Valencia Grand Prix in MotoGP. Like Hamilton, Rossi is…

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PM tells Parliament draft Constitution will be ready before end of next month

By Saman Indrajith Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday told Parliament that a draft Constitution would be ready by the end of the year. Responding to a question raised by JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the Prime Minister said that the draft was currently in the final stages of being prepared by a committee headed by Romesh de Silva, PC. The Premier said that the committee had recognised the discrepancies and shortcomings of the amendments that had been introduced to the 1978 Constitution and the new constitution would ensure that every…

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Kyle Lowry thriving with sizzling Heat as new Miami star drives pace and inspires team-mates | NBA News

Miami Heat fans are beginning to see exactly what Toronto fans have known for years – Kyle Lowry is a special, special player. Even though it was the acquisition of Kawhi Leonard which tipped the needle to get the Raptors a championship, few fans of the Canadian franchise would argue that their greatest-ever player is anyone other than the 35-year-old now suiting up for the Heat. You know will get 100 per cent effort, great tenacity and fight from Lowry night in, night out. Importantly, he also inspires team-mates and…

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Claressa Shields to fight Ema Kozin on December 11 as part of new multi-fight deal with Sky Sports and BOXXER | Boxing News

Claressa Shields, boxing’s first-ever undisputed world champion of two weight divisions, has signed a multi-fight, seven-figure deal along with her long-time promoter Salita Promotions, with the next generation promoter BOXXER and Sky Sports. Undefeated three-division world champion Shields (11-0-0, 2 KOs) will enter the ring in Cardiff on December 11 against mandatory challenger Ema Kozin in a defence of her WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles, alongside the all-British grudge match between Chris Eubank Jr and Liam Williams. The 26-year-old from Flint, Michigan, defeated the previously unbeaten and then IBF…

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Pressure of vesting unlimited power in government suffered by people: Opposition Leader

The innocent people of this country have to pay the price of vesting unlimited power in the government and its pressure is being suffered by the people, said Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa, speaking to a protest organised by Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Minuwangoda Electoral Organiser Chaminda De Silva against the arbitrary conduct of the government at Minuwangoda town today (11). It was noteworthy that former Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MP Ruwan Ranatunga also endorsed this protest action. The government today does not…

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Sao Paulo GP: Lewis Hamilton on ‘underappreciated’ season and ‘steep’ Max Verstappen title task

“I think people underappreciate just how well we’ve done considering the pace they’ve had since day one,” says Lewis Hamilton, who is 19 points behind Max Verstappen ahead of Round 19 of 22 in Brazil; He says challenge this weekend is “as steep as it can be.” By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 11/11/21 5:13pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Lewis Hamilton feels the Constructor Championship is ‘so important’ for the development of the Mercedes team and needs to work with team-mate Valtteri Bottas to achieve…

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Premier League reveals 2022/23 season dates and Qatar World Cup break | Football News

The Premier League has confirmed the dates for the 2022/23 season, which will fit around the Qatar World Cup. The season will start on August 6 next year, before finishing on 28 May 2023, with all matches in the final round kicking off simultaneously. Live: SNF Saturday 20th November 5:00pm There will be a mid-season break between November 14 and December 26 in order to accommodate the tournament in Qatar – which will conclude with the World Cup final on December 18. The season will contain 34 weekend rounds, three…

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