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The resolution on Sri Lanka that gave Sri Lanka the additional two years that the government sought to deliver on commitments made 18 months ago.
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's central bank was a 'mess' after ex-Governor Arjuna Mahendran had de-stabilized the decision-making system for bond sales with unprecedented staff transfers, a commission inquiring into allegations of securities fraud in 2015 ...
Mr. Wickremsinghe, whose visit is also expected to confirm a number of agreements to be announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka next month, May 12-14, will meet with Mr. Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home ...
Apr 25, Colombo: Rising numbers of tourists from abroad and a state-led campaign to expand medical tourism could attract further investment to Sri Lanka's ...
We are not sure whether the MoU will be signed during his visit to India or during the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka in the midst of Wesak celebrations," Muzammil said. We have revealed some important facts so far regarding ...
Reuters. Sri Lanka stocks lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.20%. Investing.com - Sri Lanka stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Land & Property, healthcare and Construction & engineering sectors led shares lower.
Apr 25, Colombo: The American Chamber of Commerce agreed to further expand investment in Sri Lanka due to the country's economic transparency, finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has said.
Apr 25, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society's Colombo Branch in partnership with German Red Cross took steps to distribute non-food relief items to ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Ceylon Chamber of Commerce said it is compiling a directory of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Northern Province which will be published in June.
Dilshan surrenders to court, Former Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Thilakaratne Dilshan, who was under arrest warrant for not appearing in court over a ...
Developing countries came in for a rude shock when US President Donald Trump announced during the run up to the presidential polls that he intends to drast ...
An 18-member high-powered delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Commodore Shahid Sohail, is currently visiting Sri ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Asia capital and Belluna Compnay Ltd of Japan has started building a 54 million US dollar four star hotel in the capital Colombo.
Sri Lanka was certified malaria-free by World Health Organisation in 2016 after having no Indigenous cases for three years.
Mr. Wickremsinghe, whose visit is also expected to confirm a number of agreements to be announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka next month, May 12-14, will meet with Mr. Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home ...
Mahavamsa says how India invaded Sri Lanka and how Sri Lanka fought for freedom during the 2,600 years of history. If Trincomalee Harbour was given to India, Sri Lanka will become another state of that country," PHU General Secretary and MP Udaya ...
solar panels may seem to appear as new devices which will soon be installed in many households in Sri Lanka. Although this concept is not so new to Colombo and its suburbs, effective usage of solar panels would be beneficial for users on the long run.
The best performers of the session on the CSE All-Share were PC PhaRMA PLC (CM:PCPH), which rose 50.00% or 0.1000 points to trade at 0.3000 at the close.
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has urged US businesses to come to Sri Lanka highlighting the country's investment prospects and also the quality of life addressing the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington.
Apr 24, Colombo: Mattel, a multinational toy manufacturer that for decades inspired the wonder of childhood across the globe, has identified Sri Lanka as a key ...
The World Bank estimates that per capita solid waste generation per day in Sri Lanka is 5.10 kg. Given the average household size of 3.8 persons, this amounts to 23,028 tons of solid waste per day for the 1,077,950 households in Sri Lanka that rely on ...
Apr 24, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a new Chairperson to lead Sri Lanka's National child Protection Authority (NCPA) following the ...
Brandix, rated Sri Lanka's top exporter across all sectors, has emerged as the country's most valuable export brand for the third consecutive year, according to the 2017 Brand finance rankings of the country's leading brands.
Sri Lanka has become the gateway to Asia due to its business-friendly policies," Karunanayake was quoted as saying. The United States remains Sri Lanka's largest export market with the latest bilateral trade value between the two countries reaching ...
Apr 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka has been certified by the World Health Organization as Malaria free and the government has taken all possible measures to prevent the return of malaria, Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne says.
It is a familiar cycle. An incident of ragging makes national headlines. Reactions of shock and horror follow: "How could this happen?
Long lines formed at gasoline stations across Sri Lanka on Monday as workers at a state-run petroleum company went on strike to protest a government plan to lease out oil tanks to neighboring India.
Angelo Mathews is back as skipper and Lasith Malinga makes his return after nearly a two-year absence as Sri Lanka release their one-day squad for the Champions Trophy tournament.
We ought not to forget that Muslim Law in Sri Lanka has a long and distinguished history. It is as long as the history of the Muslims in this country, dating back from the eighth century onwards.
In what would certainly come as a rude shock - or an awakening for the government of Sri Lanka - a resolution has been tabled in the EU Parliament against - Sri ...
Apr 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka navy personnel acting on a tip-off has arrested an individual for possession of two kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja).
Surrounded by an army contingent and a police task force to boot, Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wicremesinghe visits the scene of national carnage wearing a medical face mask to ward off the stench of piled up garbage and rotting corpses still to be ...
Apr 22, Colombo: An European Parliamentary group has tabled a resolution in the European Parliament against granting the Generalized System of Preferences plus (GSP+) tariff concession to Sri Lanka saying that Sri Lanka's government's reform efforts ...
Apr 23, Colombo: The Regional Meeting of Young Parliamentarians of the Asia-Pacific will take place on 25 and 26 April 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Meeting is jointly organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the ...
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Sri Lanka-based Continental insurance Lanka Ltd's (CILL) National Insurer Financial Strength Rating and National Long-Term Rating to 'A (lka)' from 'A- (lka)'.
Apr 22, Chennai: A leader of a Hindu outfit in Chennai has opposed the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka next month to participate in the United Nations Vesak Celebrations which will be held in the country for the first time. The ...
In this new emerging global order, Sri Lanka, a nation in transition from the third world to the second with a per capita income of USD 3200 will need to craft its path to be able to become a developed country.
The Australia Under-19s have wrapped up their youth ODI series against Sri Lanka in style with a narrow 23-run victory in the final match in Hobart to earn a 4-1 ...
Apr 22, 2017 (LBO) - Samsung officially launched its flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in Sri Lanka during a unique concert held in Colombo yesterday.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has uncovered a major racket whereby one of its foreign coaches is alleged to have set up a lucrative side business bringing in foreign teams for matches to Sri Lanka without SLC's knowledge. SLC will investigate further to ...
Wickremesinghe will arrive in New Delhi on April 25 on a five-day visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to further expand ties in ...
Making progress in the fight against corruption is good for Sri Lanka, for Sri Lankans and for Sri Lankan businesses, British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka ...
Apr 22, Washington, DC: Following the landmark deal by Hilton Hotels to manage six more hotels in Sri Lanka, senior management of the Hilton met visiting ...
workers and youth from Jaffna, in war-ravaged northern Sri Lanka, have endorsed the International Committee of the Fourth International's campaign to free the ...
Colombo (AFP) - Sri Lanka has outlawed protests over Colombo's garbage crisis following rallies over the city's waste disposal after a landslide at a giant rubbish tip killed 32 people and destroyed 145 homes.
Kelso dairy farmer and dairy adviser Marloes Levelink's background in tropical agriculture proved useful when she was chosen to be part of Fonterra's farmer volunteer scheme.
KONE Elevator India expands operations in Sri Lanka New Delhi: KONE Elevator India has tied up with Scan engineering to enter into the Sri Lanka market. The company will provide elevators, escalators as well as solutions for maintenance and ...
Kuala Lumpur: The High Court here today dismissed an application by the prosecution to transfer the case of three men charged with causing hurt to Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Malaysia Ibrahim Sahib Ansar to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Investing.com - Sri Lanka stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms, chemicals & pharmaceuticals and Beverages & Tobacco sectors led shares higher.


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