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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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India’s new plan for TN fishermen could end row with Sri Lanka over fishing

27 May 2017

  India’s new INR 16,210 million ($ 250.9 million) plan to enable Tamil Nadu fishermen to exit fishing in the Palk Bay in three years from this year could end its decades-long row with Sri Lanka over poaching in Sri Lan...


Mayday! Mayhem in the making?

26 May 2017

By the time you read this, you would have perused many pieces, no doubt, on the precarious state of the nation of late. The painful memories of April-May – Meethotamulla pitfall and the proposed appointment of a military panjandrum to curb, ...


Tiny commitments from a thousand homes – mind separating matter!

25 May 2017

     Some may be wondering after Meethotamulla where all the Colombo waste is going. However, I do have a feeling that most had no idea whatsoever where things were disappearing into until the pictures of Meethotamul...


Why do agricultural value chains fail? Part V: Incentives to exploit

24 May 2017

Introduction Farming is better when it is done collectively. Collaboration might happen between farmers, traders and agricultural extension officers. The collaborations can be at different strength levels, for example in some farmer commun...


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