Lankan business magnate Harry J. suffers rare loss at Sri Lankan hotel subsidiary 


  Shareholders at Browns Beach Hotels PLC, part of the Harry Jayawardena-controlled Aitken Spence Group, on Monday defeated a resolution to issue 53 million new issues to raise over a billion rupees in debt financing.

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Defence Ministry held meeting on land release in N&E


A meeting regarding the ongoing release of land in the North and East occupied by the armed forces was held at the Ministry today, defence Ministry said.

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Six persons held for engaging dynamite fishing


Six local fishermen who were engaging in illegal fishing practices using dynamite in the sea area off Kuchchaveli arrested by Navy personnel yesterday, Navy said.

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Ravi highlights potential for increased Lanka - U.S. bilateral trade


Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake speaking at the U.

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Deputy Minister Harsha De Silva to testify before Bond Commission on April 26


Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Hharsha De Silva is to testify before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the controversial Central Bank bond issue on April 26, Commission sources said.

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PM leaves for India tomorrow


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for India tomorrow for an official visit, Prime Minister office said.

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Lankan housemaid arrested 7 years after robbing sponsor


A Srilankan housemaid landed in court seven years after she had stolen Dh200,000 worth of valuables from her former sponsor, who had cancelled her residency and made her leave Dubai in 2010, Gulf News reported.

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New SLFP district organizers appointed


Seven new District Organizers of SLFP took their letters of appointments from President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence.

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Japanese experts hand over report on Meethotamulla to President Sirisena


The team of Japanese Experts who investigated the Meethotamulla dumpsite has presented their report to President Maithripala Sirisena today  (April 24) at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo.

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