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Reuters Poll : Sri Lanka Central Bank seen holding policy steady to support economy

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September 22, 2017 01:13 pm

Sri Lanka’s central bank is expected to keep its key interest rates steady on Tuesday, a Reuters poll showed, to support a stuttering economy even as inflation accelerates...


New resolution/enforcement Dept. at Central Bank

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September 22, 2017 12:08 pm

    A new department to handle Resolution and Enforcement is to be set up by the Central Bank (CB) early next year, CB sources told the media on F...


Free OPD consultation at Durdans Hospital on Sept 25-27

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September 21, 2017 10:11 am

Sri Lanka's Durdans Hospitals has come up with a ‘stunning’ offer to Sri Lankans seeking OPD consultation: An absolutely free consultation service for th...


All BIA-related cases moved out of Negombo courts, in surprise move

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September 21, 2017 12:14 am

  Negombo - Lawyers are vehemently protesting against moves by the Justice Ministry to transfer all cases filed by the Bandaranaike International Airport Police and...


SLT workers to 'down tools' at midnight (September 20)

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September 20, 2017 03:47 pm

    Workers of telco giant Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) will be launching a sick note campaign from midnight (September 20) and threatens to run till Sun...


Singer Sri Lanka rating unaffected by Hayleys’ takeover- Fitch

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September 20, 2017 10:12 am

Hayleys PLC's acquisition of a controlling stake in Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC is neutral for Singer's rating and doesn’t affect the organization, Fitch Rating...


South Africa tax agency wants parliament to probe KPMG

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September 18, 2017 03:23 pm

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa’s revenue service will ask parliament to investigate global auditor KPMG for its “immoral conduct” in releasing details of a ...


CCC welcomes delayed April 2018 implementation of of IRD Act

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September 18, 2017 10:53 am

    The Sri Lanka Government’s decision to delay the implementation of the new Inland Revenue Act to April 1, 2018 – six months from now...


Indian tourists to Sri Lanka could reach 1 mln in 2020

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September 18, 2017 10:42 am

India tourists are Sri Lanka’s largest source market with almost 400,000 arrivals annually and there is optimism that this figure could reach one million tourists by 2020,...


New plan to demarcate boundaries in Sri Lanka’s electoral process

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September 14, 2017 08:23 pm

LIRNEasia, a Sri Lankan thinktank, has proposed a format pertaining to demarcating boundaries of the electoral process which is laudable, said the Minister of National Co-exi...


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Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab to be established

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Research together with the United Nations Development Programme have come together to establish Sri Lank...

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Mangala signs first Rs. 5000 note as Minister of Finance

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Rauff Hakeem’s mother Hajara Rauff passes away

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US Under Secretary commends Lanka's rebuilding journey

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In Pictures: TEDxColombo 2017 - 'Connecting Dots'

TEDxColomb's 2017 edition titled 'Connecting Dots' drew to a close recently. Captured here are images fro...

Shakespeare drama competition : Semi- Finals draw to a close

The semi-final round of the  44th installment of the Shakespeare Drama competition organised by the Colombo...

Finalists of the Girls category in the inter-school Shakespeare Drama competition announced

The three judges at the 44th Inter – School Shakespeare Drama competition revealed the finalists of the Girls C...

Semi-finals of the Shakespeare Drama Competition get underway

The 44 th annual Shakespeare Drama Competition organized by the Colombo YMCA and the Rotary Club of Colombo Nort...



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