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Supreme Court Judge Priyasad Dep sworn in as Acting Chief Justice
Sept 27, Colombo: Supreme Court Judge Mr. Priyasad Dep was sworn in as the Acting Chief Justice before President Maithripala Sirisena today (27) at the Presidential Secretariat....
CSE to host a seminar on Current Market Conditions - Live Streaming
Sept 27, Colombo: The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will host a seminar on current market conditions on Wednesday, the 28th of September from 6.00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. The general public will be provided with the opportunity to follow the seminar live, online through the CSE Education Portal. ...
Body of assassinated journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga exhumed
Sept 27, Colombo: The body of slain Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga was exhumed today as part of a fresh investigation into his death. ...
SriLankan Airlines commences services to Lahore from today
Sept 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka's national carrier, SriLankan Airlines will enhance its focus on the Asia and the Middle East region by commencing services between the Pakistani city of Lahore and Colombo from 27th September 2016. ...
Joint Opposition MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage granted bail
Sept 27, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today granted bail to the Joint Opposition MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) on 15 September and remanded subsequently. ...
ADB revises down growth forecast for Sri Lanka in 2016 & 2017
Sept 27, Manilla: Asian Development Bank (ADB) lowered the economic growth forecast for Sri Lanka Tuesday saying growth prospects for Sri Lanka edge lower on weak industrial performance and fiscal consolidation. ...
Commercial Bank of Ceylon commences operations of its subsidiary in Maldives
Sept 27, Colombo: Commercial Bank of Maldives, a subsidiary of Commercial Bank of Ceylon and a joint venture with Tree Top Investments Maldives, began banking operations in the Maldives yesterday with the opening of its head office and the first branch in Male by Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. ...
Treasury approval is mandatory from next year for provincial councilors to travel abroad
Sept 27, Colombo: Following the controversy over the request for Rs. 45 million for 28 members of cash-strapped Central Provincial Council to travel to Russia, the President's Office stressed that the approval of the Treasury is compulsory when members and ministers of provincial councils travel abroad. ...
Finance Minister is not harassed by the IMF - Deputy Minister
Sept 26, Colombo: Local media reports which said that Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has claimed that he gets harassed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), have misinterpreted the Finance Minister's statement, Deputy Minister of Public Enterprise Development Eran Wickramaratne said. ...
Five army personnel remanded over killing of two civilians in Achchuveli
Sept 26, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court Monday ordered to remand five army personnel including a Lieutenant Colonel attached to the Achchuveli Camp over a case filed on the killing of two civilians in 1998, local media reported. ...
Sri Lanka Finance Ministry says the new VAT amendment eliminates hidden payments in existing system
Sept 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Finance Ministry today said the new amendment to the Value Added Tax (VAT) bill, which proposes to increase the VAT to 15% from the current 11%, will eliminate the hidden payments in the existing system and actually will bring down the amount of payment to be made. ...
Lack of drinking water in several districts of Sri Lanka due to drought
Sept 26, Colombo: A severe drought situation has been reported several districts in Sri Lankan causing a water shortage for public use, the Government Information Department said....
Court issues notice to former minister Tissa Attanayake
Sept 26, Colombo: The Colombo High Court today issued notice to former minister and former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake over the release of a forged document to media during the 2015 Presidential Election. ...
Sri Lanka court to decide on international warrant for former diplomat
Sept 26, Colombo: The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court will decide on Friday, September 30 whether to issue an arrest warrant through the Interpol on former Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga. ...
Sri Lanka to host Intex sourcing show for South Asia in November
Sept 26, Colombo: Intex South Asia, an international textile sourcing show of South Asian region will be held on November 16 -18, 2016 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ...
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