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URGENT- Defiant Sri Lankan stock regulator chief stays on despite Govt. directive to quit

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January 22, 2015 12:38 pm

  Controversial Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nalaka Godahewa is maintaining a defiant stand, refusing to step down despite an order by the Sri Lankan Government, offi...


SL keen to enhance bilateral cooperation with Pakistan

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January 22, 2015 12:32 pm

The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Major Gen (Retd) Qasim Qureshi called on the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and discussed a range of issues encompas...


TN parties hail Lanka's stand on 13th Amendment

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January 22, 2015 11:23 am

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and several other parties in Tamil Nadu  yesterday welcomed the announcement made by newly-elected Sri Lankan Government that it would implement In...


Bribery Commission orders to seize passports of Cabral and Sajin

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January 22, 2015 10:37 am

The passports of Former Governor of Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabral and Former Monitoring MP of the Ministry of External Affairs Sajin De Vaas Gunawardena were ordered to be seize...


Colombo shares mixed amidst news of Godahewa’s resignation

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January 22, 2015 10:18 am

    The Colombo bourse on Thursday opened on a negative note amidst news that Nalaka Godahewa, the controversial Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairperson's had resi...


Leadership training programmes suspended

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January 22, 2015 09:23 am

The Higher Education Ministry has decided to suspend leadership training programmes offered to new university entrants, State Minister of Higher Education said.Professor Rajeev Wi...


Rajitha Senaratne appointed Cabinet Spokesperson

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January 22, 2015 09:10 am

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has been appointed as the Cabinet Spokesperson. The first Cabinet Press conference chaired by him will be held today (Jan22)  at the Governmen...


Archery: National Junior Championship next weekend

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January 22, 2015 06:00 am

The 4th National Junior Archery Championship will be held on January 31 and February 1 at the Colombo Archery Centre located the CR&FC Sports Complex in Longdon Place Colombo....


Sri Lanka sharply reduces fuel prices

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January 21, 2015 09:25 pm

    The new Sri Lankan Government tonight (Wednesday) reduced the prices of all types of fuel oil, a promise it made during the presidential election last month. Accordingly 9...


Colombo shares down on lack of policy direction issues

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January 21, 2015 07:34 pm

  The Colombo share market was down on Wednesday with panic selling towards its close with retailers as well as institutional and high networth investors cashing in on thei...


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A powerful official of the former Sri Lankan regime is likely to be arrested tomorrow (Wednesday), informed sources said on Tuesday night. The...

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