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Stock market stays firm with 15% YTD return, Rs. 11 b net inflows

The Colombo stock market closed firmly, consolidating its 15% return year-to-date with healthy turnover and continued foreign buying which is now at Rs. 11 billion. Acuity Stockbrokers said the market ended the month on a positive note with both indices recording gains during the day. The ASPI gained 12.06 points to close at 6813.90 while [...]

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Airport and Aviation Chief dismisses BIA’s low productivity report

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Says passenger handling up by 25% since 2013;  up 72.3% between 2009 and 2013 By Malik Gunatilleke Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd. (AASL) yesterday clarified the ratings of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), in the wake of media reports claiming that Sri Lanka’s primary international airport performed poorly amidst other Asian airports according [...]

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Sunsilk’s paints Colombo purple with 24-hour Lockdown Party

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Colombo rocked for 24 hours last weekend, when Sunsilk brought to life its new variant, Perfect Straight, in a 24-hour Lockdown Party, at the Convention Centre in Fort, the most fashionable party of the year which took the city by storm. Over 50 celebrities... 

‘Strange Fruit’

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A mesmerising journey into the heart of darkness that beats deep within paradise It’s been a long wait for fans of award-winning Sri Lankan writer Afdhel Aziz, who just released his debut novel ‘Strange Fruit,’ out this weekend. Following are excerpts of a wide-ranging interview on the novel, how and why he writes and his interests, to inspirations... 


A visit with ‘The Master of Puppets’

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By Rajinda Jayasinghe “Thank you for coming to see me in the ICU,” says Kalabhushana Ganwari Premin, Sri Lanka’s premiere puppeteer, as he ushers... 

Drama in Senkadagala

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By D.C. Ranatunga IN eight months, Sri Lanka marks the completion of 200 years since the capitulation of the Kandyan kingdom and the British taking control... 

CJS sponsors uniquely ‘special’ fashion show

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Empowering the special child on 2 August Colombo Jewellery Stores will be one of the main sponsors for the Kids’ Parade that the Chitra Lane School for... 

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