Sri Lanka’s economic growth in 2017 fell to 16 year-low


Sri Lanka’s economic grew by only 3.

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Hutchison, Etisalat merge mobile operations in Sri Lanka


Hong Kong -based CK Hutchison and UAE-basedEtisalat have agreed to merge their mobile businesses in Sri Lanka, operating under the names Hutch Lanka and Etisalat Lanka.

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Two ministers: Accusations fly over Mirissa tourism fracas


Sri Lanka’s Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga on Thursday raised concerns of interference in the implementation of the law by the relevant authorities in the removal of unauthorised constructions as in the case of the Mirissa Surf Bar.

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Sri Lankan political unrest testing reforms:Fitch


Recent political developments in Sri Lanka have triggered uncertainty over reform momentum and fiscal consolidation while prolonged upheaval could undermine investor confidence ahead of large external debt maturities in 2019-22, Fitch Ratings warned in a report on Thursday.

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National Vesak Week gets underway


The National Vesak Week has been declared from today till  May  2.

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CID arrest ex Navy officer over Avant Garde probe


The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested a former Navy officer over ongoing investigations into the Avant Garde floating armoury, police said.

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India's sacred Sarnath relics to be exhibited in Sri Lanka during Vesak


The most revered Relics from Sarnath, India would be in Sri Lanka for public exposition on the occasion of Vesak, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said.

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All liquor stores, meat shops and casinos closed for Vesak


All liquor shops,slaughter houses,casinos,betting centers and clubs should be closed down on April 29, 30 as both days declared as Vesak days,the Government Information Department said.

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UNP Working Committee approves new appointments to the party


The UNP Working Committee today approved all the names proposed for top slots in the party's new Politburo with objections raised by some senior members.

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Sri Lankan among 10 victims who died in van attack in Toronto: MFA


A Sri Lankan origin Canadian citizen was among the 10 victims who passed away due to the van attack on pedestrians that took place in North Toronto on 23rd April 2018 at 1.

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