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Glyphosate committee report heads to Cabinet

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:11

PM already given report, expected to present it for Cabinet discussion this week  Committee seeks stakeholder views from tea and ...


President kicks off Fourth SAARC Public Procurement Conference

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:10

The Fourth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference commenced under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo yesterday (20...


Sri Lanka sets up WTO-backed major national mechanism for export compliance

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:10

DoC brings WTO experts, readies SL exporters on daunting SPS and TBT compliance Setting up SL’s first national me...


Perpetual Treasuries vs. Monetary Board: CA fixes support on 3 March for notice and Interim Order

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:08

By S.S. Selvanayagam The Court of Appeal yesterday (20) fixed for support on 3 March to support for notice and Interim Order in respect of the Wr...


Google says ‘Loon’ internet plan closer to deployment

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:08

AFP: Google parent Alphabet said last week that artificial intelligence-infused navigation software has significantly sped up plans to deploy Proje...


CB Data Library goes live

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:07

The Central Bank yesterday launched a Data Library for the general public via its external website. The Data Library is a comprehensive database ...


400,000 MT of rice discovered in SL retail market

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:05

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (left) addresses the special press briefing on rice held at the Government Information Departme...


Premier optimistic in reviving economy with international assistance

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:05

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe listens to Public Enterprise Development Minister Kabir Hashim at the ceremony on Sunday to hand over new housi...


Army interdicts soldiers arrested over Noyahr’s abduction

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:03

The five soldiers who were arrested over the abduction and assault on journalist Keith Noyahr, have been interdicted by the Army. Two soldiers we...


Workshop on how to use GS1 Standards in managing supply chains

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:02

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce together with GS1 Lanka will hold a workshop under the title ‘Understand Supply Chain through Global Standards...


Ceylon Chamber invites corporate firms to be part of its Business Events Calendar

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:02

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) is inviting corporate firms to be a part of its annual Business Events Calendar for the 2017/2018 period, wher...


‘A Nuthana Kumaraya’ by Charitha

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

‘A Nuthana Kumaraya’ (A Modern Prince), the latest book authored by University of Peradeniya Department of Philosophy and Psychology Se...


Farah bows out indoors with European record

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

Great Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates winning the Men’s 5000m at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix - Action Images via Reuters &nb...


England duo Stokes, Mills earn big in IPL auction

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: Ben Stokes fetched a staggering $2.17 million in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) player auction on Monday, with the Rising Pune Su...


Stock market falls for 3rd session

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: Shares hit a one-week closing low on Monday, as investors sold shares of blue chip firms such as Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc and John Keell...


SLT gets go-ahead to construct Tier 3 internet data centre in Pitipana

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

From left: N-able Managing Director/Chief Executive Peter D’Almeida, Uptime Institute South Asia Senior Director Patrick Chan, Uptime Institu...


Global tobacco regulation: Sri Lanka in the lead

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

By Janaka Amarasekera US President Donald Trump chose Tom Price to direct his Government’s health policy, and just like many other appointm...


BASL elections postponed

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

By T.Farook Thajudeen The election of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka initially scheduled for today to elect a new President for the year 2017/2...


Colombo Fashion Week announces dates for Summer season: 13-18 March 2018

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

14 years since its inception HSBC Colombo Fashion Week introduces its next edition – to be held on 13-18 March 2018. In its 14...


Celebrating hair in Jaela with Sunsilk Hedakari Hair Fair 2017

0 by bandara / Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

Sunsilk the leading hair care brand in the country hosted their ‘Hedakari Hair Fair’ at Ja-ela, K-Zone last Sunday 5 ...


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SAITM and private medical schools: One bad start should not lead to throwing away a good idea

20 February 2017

Opposition to SAITM SAITM, the abbreviation for Sri Lanka's newest private university, South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (avai...


Delightfully imperfect?

18 February 2017

  A foreign national passing through the Colombo Private Bus Terminal on the day of a private bus strike  – Pic by Shehan...


Mother Lanka pregnant for the third time!

18 February 2017

A nattami carrying goods at Manning Market; the National Flag is seen on the wall in the background          &n...


Acting now for a better Sri Lanka

17 February 2017

Soldiers looking for survivors after a massive landslide in Aranayaka last year. The consequences of climate change will create a new pool of confl...


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