Deshamanya Jayaratna Banda Dissanayake — better known in Sri Lanka as J B Disanayaka — is an Emeritus Professor Linguistics and one of the leading authorities of the Sinhala language (or Sinhalese).
Qatar Tennis Federation president Nasser al-Khelaifi has been voted the Chairman of the Asian Tennis Federation, it has been announced. The election of al-Khelaifi was confirmed at yesterday’s Asian Tennis Federation general assembly in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Qatar Chamber has announced that Economic Zones Company Manateq is sponsoring the ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ exhibition as Economic Zones Partner. The exhibition is slated on December 14 to 17 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Singapore’s stock market is finally getting some love again.
Sri Lanka’s fuel shortage will end on November 9, Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said, as state-run oil retailer Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and Lanka IOC traded blame charges over the shortage.
Asian shares rose yesterday, as investors tracked Wall Street gains after a new Federal Reserve chair was nominated and Apple suppliers benefited from the company’s strong earnings report.
Eurozone stocks swept higher yesterday after the European Central Bank announced it would continue to pump tens of billions of euros in stimulus into the economy each month.