PUCSL to take legal action against CEB

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The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) is set to take legal action against the Ceylon Electricity Board for carrying out scheduled power ..

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Ranil and Dhammika heat up Fireside Chat

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:20 Views - 642

By Uditha Jayasinghe and Charumini de Silva Progressive policy making requires both political will and innovative thinking. Bringing these two aspect

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Ceylon Chamber opens CSE trading to celebrate 180 years

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:14 Views - 213

A special market opening ceremony was held at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) yesterday in recognition of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce cerebrating

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Govt. to implement National Digital Economy Strategy by mid-2019

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:12 Views - 209

Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports Minister Harin Fernando yesterday confirmed that the much-awaited National Digital Economy Strategy w

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Five remanded over bond scam

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:12 Views - 248

Former Central Bank Deputy Governor P. Samarasiri and four members of the Board of Directors of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL), who were arrested

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Polonnaruwa to become Sri Lanka’s first Smart City

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:14 Views - 695

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) Chairman Kuma-rasinghe Sirisena yesterday said Polonnaruwa is earmarked to become Sri Lanka’s first-ever ‘Smart City’, w

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SLTDA promises to issue renewal licenses in one day

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:13 Views - 414

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) is now fully geared to issue renewals for accommodation and service providers in one day, the enti

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Shares extend losses; rupee weakens

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:12 Views - 210

Reuters: Sri Lankan shares ended lower for a sixth straight session on Monday, posting their lowest close in more than six years, dragged down by dive

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Huawei commits to build fully connected intelligent SL

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:11 Views - 192

Leading global information and communications technology solution provider Huawei yesterday launched its cutting-edge cloud services to the Sri Lankan

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Plaintiffs and defendant agree to settle case against Tissa Attanayake

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:18 Views - 65

The Plaintiffs and the Defendant in the case against former UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake, accused of producing a forged document to media, i

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Traffic congestions costs country: Ranawaka

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:18 Views - 171

By Ashwin Hemmathagama – Our Lobby Correspondent The estimated daily loss incurred by traffic congestion in Colombo city exceeds Rs. 1 billion, Mega

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SLPP slams Govt. over power cuts

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:15 Views - 75

Placing the blame regarding power cuts squarely on the Government, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said load shedding was a direct result

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UN High Commissioner ready to continue work with SL on reconciliation

Monday, 25 March 2019 00:00 Views - 105

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet during a meeting with Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana has assured of continued support for Sri

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Indian housing project inaugurated in Helboda

Monday, 25 March 2019 00:00 Views - 175

In a special event at Helboda Estate in Nuwara Eliya, 98 houses built under the Indian Housing Project were handed over to the beneficiaries jointly b

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Russia as a regional security provider

Monday, 25 March 2019 00:00 Views - 140

By Lucy Stronach ‘Russian Interest in the Indian Ocean’ was the overarching theme at the latest roundtable discussion held at the Institute of Nat

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Ambassador Jayatilleka meets Indonesian counterpart

Monday, 25 March 2019 00:00 Views - 48

On 21 March Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation Dr. Dayan Jayatil

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Palestine President awards Lankan envoy with Star of Friendship Gold Medal 

Monday, 25 March 2019 00:00 Views - 148

President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas awarded the Star of Friendship (President Mahmoud Abbas Gold Medal) to Mohammed Fawzan Anver the Amb

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Australia and Sri Lanka to deepen cooperation on Indian Ocean maritime security

Monday, 25 March 2019 00:00 Views - 94

Australia and Sri Lanka’s cooperation on shared maritime security interests in the Indian Ocean is set to rise to a new level with Indo Pacific Ende

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TNA pushes for time-bound implementation of UNHRC resolution

Saturday, 23 March 2019 00:10 Views - 117

By Ashwin Hemmathagama, Our Lobby Correspondent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) lawmaker M. A. Sumanthiran yesterday warned the Government that the par

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FIRESIDE CHAT 2019


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Wednesday, 6 March 2019 17:56 Views - 985

Dissecting Budget 2019

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4-day work week: A solution to many problems?

Tuesday, 26 March 2019
A three-day weekend every week and only four days of work a week. The idea would seem too good to be true for many. But this is an idea that is being


Christchurch massacre and the Australian Labor Party

Tuesday, 26 March 2019
“He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety, and that is why you will never hear me mention his name… He is a terrorist,


Political bait to woo the professionals or a genuine effort to build the economy?

Tuesday, 26 March 2019
It has been a forgone conclusion that Sri Lanka’s current economic woes have been precipitated by the debt burden the country has to serve in the sh


Handagama’s Asandimitta: Not mere psychoanalysis; sociocultural, political and economic analysis too

Monday, 25 March 2019
Sri Lanka’s award winning film director, Asoka Handagama, screened his latest creative work, Asandimitta, before an invited audience in Colombo last


From Vacation to Workation: Lessons for Lankans

Monday, 25 March 2019
Vacation is something we know and look forward to in our lives. What about workation? The relatively newer term comes with a mixed bag of promises and


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