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Half-day holiday for India vs. SL match today

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For the India vs. Sri Lanka One-Day International match in Guwahati, the Assam Government has approved a half-day holiday in the Kamrup-Metro district today (10).

An official announcement stated, “The Governor of Assam is happy to declare a half-day local holiday on January 10, 2023 in the Kamrup (Metro) district in honour of the ODI match between India and Sri Lanka to be held on January 10, 2023, at Barsapara ACA Cricket Stadium, Guwahati.”

The first ODI cricket match between India and Sri Lanka is scheduled to take place at the Barsapara stadium in the state capital of Guwahati.

Captain Rohit Sharma will lead the team while experienced players like Virat Kohli, Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Mohammed Shami who did not participate in the T20 series have been included in the ODI series.

However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced that Jasprit Bumrah, who was previously named in the squad, will not play in the ODI series.

Meanwhile, Jeffrey Vandersay and Nuwanidu Fernando, who did not participate in the T20 series, have joined the Sri Lanka squad for the ODI series.

So far, 162 ODIs have been played between Sri Lanka and India, of which India has won 93 matches and Sri Lanka has won 57.

The Sri Lankan team has played 10 ODIs in India so far and India has won 9 of them.

One tournament ended in a draw.

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Victoria Nuland to visit Sri Lanka next week

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The United States Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka, next week.

During her visit to Sri Lanka, Under Secretary Nuland will mark the 75th anniversary of U.S.-Sri Lanka relations which coincides with Sri Lanka’s 75th anniversary of Independence.

The American Embassy in Sri Lanka says this in a statement.

Full statement is below.

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland Travels to Colombo for Bilateral U.S.-Sri Lanka Talks

United States Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland arrived in Colombo with an interagency delegation for meetings with the Government of Sri Lanka, as well as business and civil society leaders.  Other senior members of the interagency delegation include Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Amanda Dory.

Under Secretary Nuland and Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Gamini Lakshman Peiris will co-chair the 4th U.S.-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue which will address strengthening democratic institutions, human rights, sustainable economic development, mitigating climate change, deepening trade and investment ties, regional security, and educational cooperation.

Under Secretary Nuland, Ambassador Chung, and the U.S. delegation will meet with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to discuss the challenges posed by the global pandemic and ways to strengthen the U.S.-Sri Lankan partnership.

Under Secretary Nuland and the U.S. delegation will also meet with representatives of civil society and the

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Public urged to inform of unauthorized power outages

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General Public and electricity consumers requested to inform the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) in writing of any unauthorized power outages imposed by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).

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Speaker endorses certificate on 2 Bills

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Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena endorsed the certificate recently (24) on the Regulation of Election Expenditure Bill and the Bureau of Rehabilitation Bill which were debated and passed in Parliament recently.

Accordingly, these bills come into force as the Bureau of Rehabilitation Act No. 2 of 2023 and the Regulation of Election Expenditure Act No. 3 of 2023.

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