BOI to establish effective one-stop shop to expedite FDI 

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November 21, 2017 11:38 am

Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment (BOI) will facilitate Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country effectively by establishing an on-line one-stop shop with World Bank...

6.86 kg of gold smuggled from Sri Lanka seized in India

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November 21, 2017 11:28 am

The Q Branch police of India seized 6.86 kg of gold biscuits smuggled from Sri Lanka by sea and detained a person, even as three of his accomplices escaped, the Hindu reported.&...

153.1 kg Kerala cannabis found in northern seas

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November 21, 2017 11:15 am

Naval personnel in the Northern Naval Command and Sri Lanka Coast Guard had found 153.1 kg of Kerala cannabis floating in the seas north of Point Pedro yesterday, Navy said. ...

Train services disrupted along Main Line and Kelani Valley Line

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November 21, 2017 10:57 am

Trains along the Main ine and the Kelani Valley Line were delayed this morning owing to a collision and a fallen tree.  Train services along the Main Line were disr...

Two watersprouts seen off Hambantota

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November 21, 2017 10:45 am

Fishermen at the Kotawaraya Fisheries Harbour in Hungama, Hambantota reported the unusual sight of two large watersprouts off the harbour last evening (20) following heavy rains...

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe in New Delhi this week

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November 21, 2017 10:32 am

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe will be in New Delhi this week for talks with PM Narendra Modi. Wickremasinghe arrives today and will speak at a key cyber security conferenc...

PM says he instructed Mahendran to follow transparency procedures during bond transactions

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November 20, 2017 05:33 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe told the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) appointed to look into alleged malpractices of issuing treasury bonds that he had instructed former Gove...

Petroleum Resources Ministry urges public not to panic, says no fuel shortage and opens hotline for inquiries

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November 20, 2017 01:14 pm

The Petroleum Resources Ministry has urged the public not to panic and assured consumers that the country is not undergoing a fuel shortage. Further the Ministry said in...

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe before the PCoL

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November 20, 2017 12:07 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Central Bank Bond issue today. The Prime Minister was requested...

SL Tourism Promotion Bureau to be revamped

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November 20, 2017 12:05 pm

The Government is considering revamping the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) in the wake of allegations against delays in getting the tourism industry’s much-...

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