SAITM students call on Govt. to provide permanent fix

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Graduates and students of the South Asian Institution of Technology and Management (SAITM) yesterday called on the Government to.... ..

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WATCH: Key speakers at the Best Sri Lankan Brands Awards by Interbrand

Friday, 15 December 2017 11:01 Views - 128

Watch all the key speeches delivered at the inaugural Best Sri Lankan Brands Awards by Interbrand held on 11 December at the Hilton Colombo.

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President gives ear to issues of gem mining industry

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:42 Views - 119

A discussion was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena regarding the issues faced by gem businessmen and the gem...

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Samantha quits AMW

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:39 Views - 1398

Samantha Rajapaksa has quit as the Managing Director of Associated Motorways Ltd. Although he resigned this week, he....

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Jetwing Symphony IPO oversubscribed

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:38 Views - 370

Jetwing Symphony Ltd’s Initial Public Offering worth Rs. 750 million has been oversubscribed, prompting the closure of its official....

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Police, CB sign MoU to cooperate on financial crime investigations

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:44 Views - 290

Sri Lanka Police and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on financial crime....

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Top supermarkets join Govt. to fight CoL

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:41 Views - 439

As the days tick down to the festive season, the Government yesterday announced plans to establish Fair Price Shops and through them to....

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Investors snap up biggest IPO in 4 years by LVL Energy Fund

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:39 Views - 410

Investors have snapped up the biggest Initial Public Offering in four years by LVL Energy Fund Ltd. (LEF), with the Rs. 1.2 billion issue oversubscrib

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S&P upgrades DFCC Bank’s rating outlook from Negative to Stable; ratings affirmed at B/B

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:37 Views - 95

S&P Global Ratings has revised its credit rating outlook for DFCC Bank from negative to stable, while affirming ‘B’ long-term and ‘B’ short-t

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SLPP & SLFP nominations rejected, JVP & UNP in the clear

Friday, 15 December 2017 03:32 Views - 135

Local Government election nominations of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) were rejected....

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SC fixes CB officer’s petition against AG Dept. for 16 Jan.

Friday, 15 December 2017 03:00 Views - 60

The Supreme Court yesterday re-fixed for support on 16 January 2018 the granting of leave to proceed with the fundamental rights petition...

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India expects Sri Lanka to keep security concerns in mind regarding Hambantota

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:58 Views - 85

India says it continues to take up its security concerns with Sri Lanka and expects the Sri Lankan Government to keep New Delhi’s....

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INSSSL launches annual memorial lecture series in honour of Lt. Gen. Denzil Kobbekaduwa

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:53 Views - 55

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) launched an annual memorial lecture series in honour of Lieutenant General Denzil Lakshm

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Better Together: Photographic exhibition celebrates Australia-Sri Lanka Cooperation

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:51 Views - 44

Australian High Commissioner Bryce Hutchesson launched a photographic exhibition at the Hall de Galle on 13 December celebrating 70 years...

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Sagala says UNP committed to ensuring free and fair election

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:31 Views - 71

Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said yesterday that the United National Party would be fully....

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No-confidence motions against Rajitha and Faiszer next year

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:30 Views - 117

Two no-confidence motions against Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne and Provincial Council and Local Government Minister Faiszer Musthapha....

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Contempt charge against Ranjan Ramanayake: SC orders Sirasa TV to provide whole CD

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:29 Views - 48

The Supreme Court yesterday ordered Sirasa TV to provide the complete CD recording of the statement allegedly made by Deputy Minister....

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Namal’s Gowers case trial date extended

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:28 Views - 48

The case filed against Hambantota district Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and five others for their alleged involvement in laundering....

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Australia returns 29 Sri Lankan asylum seekers

Friday, 15 December 2017 02:28 Views - 45

Australia has returned 29 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who attempted to enter the country illegally and they arrived in the island....

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New secretaries appointed to six ministries

Friday, 15 December 2017 01:48 Views - 115

New secretaries have been appointed to six ministries. The new secretaries and their ministries are

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Thoughts on the Budget and what comes next

Friday, 15 December 2017

The recent Budget definitely improves on previous budgets. It is a promising debut for Mangala Samaraweera, the new Finance Minister. He sees...


2017 a decisive year; what’s in store for 2018?

Friday, 15 December 2017

‘Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World’ is be the goal of the World Bank and the IMF in 2018. In the last 12 months the global...


Call to probe Lanka’s trade with Singapore and UAE for black money transactions

Friday, 15 December 2017

Sri Lankan economist Dr. Muttukrishna Sarvananthan has called for a probe into the financing of the substantial trade between Sri Lanka and countries like Singapore and the UAE, to check possible black money transactions


Media freedom – the other side of democratic midnight

Friday, 15 December 2017

Last week I challenged the powers that be to walk the talk on media freedom. Because it had become increasingly obvious that only murder and...


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