IP to benefit from authentic Sri Lankan traveller experience

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November 13, 2017 05:35 pm

Sri Lanka’s limited awareness of protecting its authenticity through Intellectual Property (IP) rights was discovered during a study by the World Intellectual Property Org...

Cabinet Secretary Sumith appointed acting President’s Secretary

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November 13, 2017 10:24 am

  Cabinet Secretary Sumith Abeysinghe has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to act as Secretary to the President with effect from November 4 until th...

Colombo bourse hails 2018 budget 

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November 10, 2017 11:02 am

Share prices in the Colombo stock market were up in early trades on Friday morning owing to positive sentiment over the 2018 national budget delivered on Thursday by Financ...

2018 budget aims at Blue Green Economy, opportunities for youth

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November 10, 2017 07:56 am

      The government’s 2018 designer budget is aimed at transforming Enterprise Sri Lanka into a Blue Green Economy. A forward ...

Plantation shares collapse post company results

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November 09, 2017 02:40 pm

As predicted by the Business Times in a October 8 report, plantation sector shares saw a bloodbath on Thursday at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) when traders sold these shares...

BUDGET 2018: Shortest Sri Lankan budget speech in history

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November 09, 2017 01:01 pm

Sri Lanka’s budget presentation this afternoon (Thursday) will take just 90 minutes and seen as the shortest presentation in local budget history.  The budget...

India sending emergency petrol shipment to Sri Lanka

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November 09, 2017 07:08 am

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to extend every assistance for Sri Lanka to avert the current fuel crisis in the country, Indian High Commission sources revealed...

Critical Sri Lankan news website blocked by authorities, reports says

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November 08, 2017 08:41 pm

Lankaenews website, a critical Sri Lankan website, has been blocked by the authorities, for the second time since its inception. The website could not be accessed toda...

Yaseen sheds 30% in United Motors to RIL 

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November 08, 2017 03:34 pm

Commercial space owners, RIL Property PLC bought 30 per cent in United Motors PLC on Wednesday morning with officials saying that the latter's potential for property develop...

Sri Lanka’s ‘glowing’ literacy status misleads the world

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November 08, 2017 03:08 pm

A young Sri Lankan university teacher from the Jaffna University specializing in youth development strongly criticized statistical jargon released by state agencies saying th...

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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...

Uga Escapes’ Rare restaurant to host epicurean night with Chef Chris Bonello

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

Craft-Holic an exhibition of handcrafted goods on next month

Craft-Holic organized by Shekel Creations,  is an event for fresh entrepreneurs who are looking for a fresh star...