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An emotional President yesterday walked out of the Cabinet meeting after voicing disappointment over criticism levelled against him by some United Nat ..

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Bond report to Parliament today

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:10 Views - 430

The report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Central Bank bond scam will only be tabled in Parliament on 23 January

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CB to hold forensic audit in bond sales

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:01 Views - 58

The Central Bank yesterday said it would be premature to make any statement regarding the bond sales of 2008-2014 until a forensic audit commissioned

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Govt. to ink JV with Rojana Industrial Park in Feb.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 608

The Government will sign the joint venture agreement with Thai-based Rojana Industrial Park Public Ltd, which will attract about 200 factories

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The art of sanctimonious humbugging

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 88

Politicians of all hues have mastered the art of ‘humbugging’ and the people of this country are certainly not short of such personalities

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China offers best chance for SL development: CB

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:05 Views - 702

Stronger economic relations with China, underpinned by a pending Free Trade Agreement (FTA), should be given the highest priority

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Sri Lankans spent more on food and apparel this holiday season

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 448

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, yesterday released spend data for the month of December 2017, indicating

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2017 tea crop rises for first time in four years

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 287

Tea production in 2017 was at 307 Mnkg, up only 5% when compared with the previous year’s drought-affected figure of 292 Mnkg, brokers said yesterda

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Central Bank expects manufacturing to pick up in 1Q

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 56

The Manufacturing Sector PMI recorded 59.1 in December, which is a marginal increase of 0.3 index points compared to November 2017,

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The long road ahead

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 09:00 Views - 130

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday undertook an observational tour of the Central Highway, which is under construction. Here he is seen tal

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Court fixes 14 petitions against rejected nominations for 19 Jan.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:10 Views - 18

The Court of Appeal yesterday fixed for 19 January the 14 writ petitions over the rejection of nomination papers.

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Sri Lanka highlights efforts taken to ensure children’s rights at 77th CRC session

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 30

Geneva: Sri Lanka, highlighting the programs the unity government has been pursuing to ensure the rights of the children at the 77th session of the Co

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Pathfinder Foundation, CICIR launch book of essays on Sri Lanka-China relations

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 86

The first copy of ‘The Island of the Lion and the Land of the Dragon - Essays on Sri Lanka-China Relations’, which comprises essays

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Navy detains 16 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 13

The Sri Lanka Navy detained 16 Indian fishermen along with four fishing trawlers for engaging in illegal fishing activities in Sri Lankan territorial

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Two-day dengue prevention program in several districts from today

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 21

The Ministry of Health has decided to launch a special two-day dengue prevention program from Wednesday in several districts of the country to prevent

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Sagala insists LG elections not about changing Government

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 38

The Government insists the upcoming Local Government (LG) elections must not be seen as one which will lead to a change of Government.

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BBC’s highest-paid Sri Lankan born presenter fights cancer again

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 247

Sri-Lanka-born newsreader George Alagiah, the BBC’s highest-paid star from a minority ethnic background, is to undergo further treatment for cancer

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Pakistan Chief of Army Staff meets Lankan counterpart

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 51

Military salutes, including a Guard of Honour and a Guard Turnout formally greeted General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief

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Citizens group protests President’s statement

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 134

A group of concerned citizens yesterday responded to President Maithripala Sirisena’s comments to reverse the recent gazette notification of women b

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High Commissioner Muzammil presents President with commemorative publication

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 43

To mark 60 years of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Malaysia, a commemorative publication was produced by the High Commission of Sri Lanka

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Southern railway track moves beyond Matara again

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 00:00 Views - 310

A railway line beyond Matara, a dream for over a century that has got off the ground on more than one occasion is becoming

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We can’t let the oddities and lapses of this Government distract our goal of Yahapalanaya

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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