Unnerving experience for Inter City travellers

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December 31, 2018 10:02 am

Travellers on the Inter City Express to Kandy were in for a rude shock when the train stalled at Balana on Sunday evening. The 3.30 pm train journey normally takes three...

Interest rates unchanged in Sri Lanka after CB meeting

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December 28, 2018 09:31 am

The Central Bank on Friday announced that interest rates will remain at current levels. After the Monetary Board of the Central Bank (CB) met on Thursday, December 27, i...

NITF releases Rs.80 mn for relief work in the North

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December 26, 2018 12:07 pm

Sri Lanka's National Insurance Trust Fund (NITF) has so far released Rs. 80 million to the Ministry of Disaster Management to provide emergency relief to the displaced ...

Sri Lanka's top chamber says political leadership should respect integrity

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December 20, 2018 12:47 pm

Sri Lanka’s top business chamber on Thursday said it “holds the President and the Prime Minister responsible and accountable for the choice of Ministers.” ...

Uber’s safety kit for riders, drivers

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December 20, 2018 09:15 am

Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company which celebrates three years of existence in Sri Lanka, considers the safety of the riders and drivers its greates...

President to work out wage crisis on plantations

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December 18, 2018 06:18 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to hold a meeting tomorrow with the tea industry stakeholders in a bid to overcome the current issue pertaining to the biannual wage i...

Colombo shares close down amidst MP crossovers

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December 18, 2018 04:03 pm

As predicted by certain analysts earlier in the day, Colombo retailers sold midcap stocks at close on Tuesday half-heartedly amidst three Members of Parliament crossing over to ...

Colombo shares mixed on anticipation of new govt.

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December 18, 2018 02:07 pm

Colombo retailers were seen collecting certain midcap stocks at the start on Tuesday, showing a lackadaisical attitude amidst anticipation of a new government by Ranil Wickremes...

UNICEF partners with to offer ‘Inspired Gifts’ this Christmas

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December 11, 2018 12:34 pm

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and leading online retail destination have partnered to launch Sri Lanka’s first line of ‘Inspired Gifts&rsq...

Gihan Cooray appointed Chairman of Nations Trust Bank

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December 11, 2018 12:14 pm

The Nations Trust Bank PLC has announced the appointment of Gihan Cooray as Chairman of the Board of Directors, with effect from December 1. Mr. Cooray takes over as Cha...

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