Ceylinco Insurance, Sri Lanka’s biggest insurer, has turned in a post tax profit of Rs 2.1 bln in 2014

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March 16, 2015 03:57 pm

  Sri Lanka’s biggest insurer, Ceylinco Insurance has reported another successful year, recording a post-tax profit of Rs.2.1 billion for the year ended 31st December 201...

Central Bank Governor 'on leave' pending Treasury bond probe

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March 16, 2015 03:47 pm

Under-fire Sri Lankan Central Bank (CB) Governor Arjuna Mahendran on Monday went on leave pending the completion of a probe into allegations of insider trading in a Treasury bond i...

Gamini Senarath questioned by fraud bureau

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March 16, 2015 03:34 pm

Ex-Chief of Staff at the Presidential Office, Gamini Senarath, is being questioned by the Fraud Investigation Bureau, over  alleged financial fraud, local media reported The ...

Merchant Bank gets new board of directors

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March 16, 2015 03:18 pm

  The Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka (MBSL) on Monday announced a new board of directors with R.P.K. Gallage appointed as its chairman. The other new directors, all non exec...

Calls for international war crimes probe 'insulting': CBK

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March 16, 2015 10:05 am

Sri Lanka is united against an international investigation into alleged war crimes during its 26-year-long civil war, according to its former president, Chandrika Kumaratunga. K...

Couple allege that son of Minister Rajitha Seneratne abducted their daughter

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March 16, 2015 07:18 am

A couple on Sunday (March 15) alleged that a son of a minister had abducted their underage daughter, they made these observations at a media briefing in Cololmbo. Gamini Ranasi...

PM to reply on controversial Treasury bond issue

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March 16, 2015 07:09 am

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to make a reply on the controversial Treasury bond issue in Parliament tomorrow, local media reported. JVP leader Anura Kumara D...

Cabinet approval for 19th amendment draft bill

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March 16, 2015 06:59 am

Cabinet approval has been granted for the draft bill on the 19th Amendment and it will be tabled in parliament within next few days, Cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said...

Modi flags off Talaimannar- Medawachchiya train

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March 14, 2015 01:40 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today  inaugurated the Talaimannar 1650 pier railway station and flagged off the Talaimannar- Medawachchiya train. India was involved in the const...

Former Maldives president Nasheed sentenced to 13 years

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March 14, 2015 12:35 pm

AFP Former Maldives president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of a terrorism charge, a ruling likely to fuel fu...

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