Malik tells P’ment new deal with India will benefit Lanka

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By Ashwin Hemmathagama  Our Lobby Correspondent Despite concerns from certain sectors, the Government yesterday reiterated in Parliament i...

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Lucky family wins 4 tickets to Orlando from Emirates

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:02 Views - 24

Mahesh Wijewardene and his family receive the grand prize from Emirates Area Manager Sri Lanka and Maldives Chandana De Silva (second right) ...

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Will Sri Lanka cash in on casinos?

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 30

Capital Alliance research says upcoming Integrated Resorts to be a game changer for SL tourism Integrated Resorts to bring in $ 1...

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Biz confidence continues to head south

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 20

January’s LMD-Nielsen Business Confidence Index (BCI) reflects an ongoing erosion of corporate sentiment, the latest edition of leading busin...

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CSE issues RFI for setting up a Central Counter Party

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 24

Marking a significant step in its bid to establish a Central Counter Party (CCP), the Colombo Stock Exchange has issued a Request for Information (...

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Colombo Port handles highest-ever daily volume of 22,422 TEUs

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The Colombo Port has achieved its highest-ever daily handling of 22,422 TEUs on 9 February, surpassing the previous best of 22,186 recorded on 28 A...

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Government says stand on China has completely changed

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 26

The Government says its stand on China has completely changed with more investments expected in the near future. The ouster of President Mahinda ...

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New Attorney General takes oaths

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 17

  Senior Solicitor General President’s Counsel Jayantha Jayasuriya took oaths yesterday as the 29th Attorney General of...

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Private institutes, Ministry of Education planning Rs. 500 m ‘voucher system’ for students

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 19

From left: SLANSHEI Ex-Co member Dr. Sameera Senaratne, SLANSHEI Secretary Prof. Colin N. Peiris, SLANSHEI President Prof. Lalith Gamage, SLANSHEI ...

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Joint opposition rejects allegations of death threats against Speaker

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 17

JVP wants investigation results revealed to Parliament Chief Opposition Whip says Speaker has final decision on parliamentary affairs;...

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Investigations on fraud, corruption are being conducted properly and systematically: PM

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 21

The Government has received a vast amount of information on fraud, corruption and misuse of public funds and resources that took place during the p...

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Yoshitha plus five further remanded

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 24

Lieutenant Yoshitha Rajapaksa and four other CSN officials including Nishantha Ranatunga and Rohan  Weliwita were remanded till 25 February by...

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Unite against possible war crimes probe: MR

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00 Views - 22

  Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa vamped up his familiar nationalist rhetoric yesterday by insisting the military would be...

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Ideas for Western region Megapolis Master Plan

12 February 2016

At present, the public is minimally informed as to what Megapolis development is all about and has many questions regarding the concept of the Megapolis. Therefore, the Megapolis Ministry should further educate the public as to how it will affect ...


Good government requires leaders to put public good above their personal interests

12 February 2016

Lee Kuan Yew, the man behind modern Singapore, died at the age of 91, and while many Singaporeans are still mourning the loss of a respected politician, many people all over the world still continue to join them at many international foru...


Three things Govt. needs to do before signing ETCA

12 February 2016

    So the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) cleverly diverted the public attention on the Economic and Technology Cooperation Framework Agreement (ETCA) formerly known as Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) ...


Pitfalls of contract management

12 February 2016

Today, with the increased business activities, both the public and private sector depend heavily on contracts. In simple terms a contract is a binding legal obligation between two or more parties. Although the purpose of such an agreement can be t...


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