Brandix in JV to produce synthetic fabric and webbing at new factory

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November 20, 2017 11:20 am

Sri Lanka’s leading exporter Brandix has announced plans to launch a joint venture with the global synthetic materials manufacturer Best Pacific of Hong Kong to produce sy...

New Sri Lankan foreign exchange laws effective today

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November 20, 2017 09:40 am

The long-awaited Foreign Exchange Act, passed by Parliament and replacing Sri Lanka's archaic Exchange Control Act making the transaction of foreign exchange more relax...

SriLankan flies shy of ‘emergency’

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November 19, 2017 10:35 am

SriLankan Airlines has responded to our report last week about the emergency landing of its flight in Kunming: “The flight that was referred to never ‘made’...

Jaliya has no immunity; warrant for arrest

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November 19, 2017 10:34 am

Do Sri Lankan diplomats who have concluded their postings in foreign capitals enjoy diplomatic immunity? The question has come to the fore in the wake of one of them facing...

Shangri-La birthday lunch for Rajapaksa

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November 19, 2017 10:31 am

Hotel Shangri-La which was introduced to Sri Lanka by President Mahinda Rajapaksa by handing it the Sri Lanka Army premises in Colombo’s Galle Face area invited the for...

Petrol crisis: Arjuna’s allegations on audio and video tapes

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November 19, 2017 10:30 am

Three former ministers in charge of the subject of petroleum — Chandima Weerakkody, Susil Premajayantha and Anura Priyadarshana Yapa — took up cudgels with the curre...

Police curfew in Galle

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November 18, 2017 11:32 pm

A 12-hour police curfew is currently in effect till 6.00am tomorrow (19), in several areas within the Galle District. Accordingly the Police curfew will be imposed to Ku...

Most Sri Lankan women travelling in public transport sexually harassed-report

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November 18, 2017 02:25 pm

Ninety per cent of women travelling in public transport are sexually harassed and this appears to be a deterrent for women accepting jobs that involves long distance tra...

New SLFP Organizers appointed

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November 17, 2017 01:10 pm

Three new SLFP organizers received their appointment letters from President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.  Accordingly, Mr. M.H. Manzil was ...

No persons in secret prison; President tells families of missing persons

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November 17, 2017 01:07 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena told a group of family members of the missing persons that no missing person is held in secret custody as various allegations are being made that ...

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Ed Sheeran rocks Mumbai on 'Divide' tour and parties with Bollywood's elite

 'Shape Of You' singer Ed Sheeran recently performed at a concert in Mumbai. According to Indian media r...

Geek Club of Sri Lanka remembers Arthur C. Clarke

  “Now I can rejoice that I knew you, rather than mourn because I lost you.” A line taken ou...

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Uga Escapes’ Rare restaurant, is gearing up for a rare night of gastronomic fanfare with Chef Chris Bonell...

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