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Ceylon Chamber to partner universities for commercial arena

/ Friday, 3 May 2013 02:38

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce plans to conduct a workshop entitled: ‘Forging partnerships with Universities in the Commercial arena’ ...


Pelwatte Sugar delays Rs. 306 m Rights pending Bill

/ Friday, 4 November 2011 14:43

Pelwatte Sugar Industries Plc said today it was delaying the Rs. 306 million Rights Issue until the outcome of the proposed Expropriation Bill/Act. T...


PLC's Rs. 7 b IPO oversubscribed

/ Thursday, 3 November 2011 15:38

  People's Leasing Company's (PLC) Rs. 7 billion Initial Public Offering (IPO) has been oversubscribed today the official opening d...


SEC Director General Malik Cader moving out

/ Wednesday, 2 November 2011 14:31

  The Director General of SEC Malik Cader is moving out to the Finance Ministry to take up a senior advisory role. The move follows pressure fr...


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Steamrolling of Central Bank by Minister of Finance: An unsavoury development?

23 January 2017

An unsavoury rift between the Central Bank and Minister of Finance A growing rift between Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the senior management of the Central Bank is surfacing now, worrying both financial markets and prospective fo...


Sustainability: How that translates to agriculture

23 January 2017

Once cultivated, traditional paddy that is grown organically will establish its own markets based on the consumer demand   For the longest time the word “sustainable agriculture” was a catch phrase only. I...


Yahapalanaya lapses – Is Mahinda the option for Muslims?

21 January 2017

Former Minister, Speaker and Premadasa/Rajapaksa loyalist and National List nominee Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer along with a few other Muslim Mahinda diehards claim that Yahapalanaya under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil W...


First Sinhala talkie ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ was released 70 years ago

21 January 2017

History was made 70 years ago when the film ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ (Broken Promise) premiered at the Kingsley Theatre in Colombo on 21 January 1947. The Chief Guest was D.S. Senanayake, Minister of Agriculture and Lands under the State C...


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