Hayleys says no wrongdoing in free zone operations

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Sri Lanka’s most diversified and exports-dominant blue chip company Hayleys yesterday categorically denied any wrongdoing by its free zone operation ..

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Govt. will gazette MLA amendments soon: Eran

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 02:02 Views - 454

By Uditha Jayasinghe Despite concerns expressed by President Maithripala Sirisena on the proposed amendments to the Monetary Law Act, State Minister

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Fresh talks with SLFP to support Presidential candidate: SLPP

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 01:50 Views - 582

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday said they will kick off a fresh discussion this week with the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to work

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Parliament SOC to hold inquiry into waste containers

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 01:45 Views - 245

Sectoral Oversight Committee (SOC) on Economic Development has instructed relevant parties linked to the recent import of clinical waste from the UK t

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Sri Lanka looks for more partnerships with UAE

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 01:13 Views - 143

A delegation led by Deputy Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Nalin Bandara comprising officials from both the public and priv

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President extends emergency

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 02:01 Views - 170

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday issued an Extraordinary Gazette extending the State of Emergency by another month. In the Gazette, the Presid

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UNP Parliamentary group heats up over presidential candidate discussions

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 01:48 Views - 3360

United National Party (UNP) Parliamentary group meeting heated up yesterday with some members openly calling for nomination of Sajith Premadasa as the

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Key discussion on tourism on Thursday

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 01:45 Views - 273

The European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (ECCSL) on Thursday will be hosting a breakfast discussion titled ‘Let’s Build Local to Go Global,

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SEC’s dialogue with Public Listed Companies today

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 01:00 Views - 176

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) will engage Public Listed Companies in a dialogue today between 4.30 – 7.30 p.m. at the Gr

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United Nations High Level Forum on Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:52 Views - 237

The High-Level Forum on sustainable development and the High Level Segment of Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) meeting was held from 8 to 19 July

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Discussion on constitutional powers of the President post-19A

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:51 Views - 150

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold an informative discussion on the constitutional powers of the President post the 19th Amendment to the Consti

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Zahira College holds Nelson Mandela Day

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:49 Views - 157

Zahira College Colombo recently organised Nelson Mandela Day at the College Gaffoor Hall. High Commissioner of South Africa in Sri Lanka R.P. Maks was

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Korea-South Asia Inter-Parliamentary Diplomacy Forum launched in Seoul

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:48 Views - 48

The Korea-South Asia Inter-Parliamentary Diplomacy Forum, initiated by Republic of Korea Speaker of the National Assembly Moon Hee Sang, was launched

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Petition filed seeking new laws against importing waste

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:47 Views - 87

By Shanika Sriyananda The Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) yesterday filed a petition before the Court of Appeal to order the Government to dr

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Drug smuggling masterminded from within Welikada prison: President

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:47 Views - 96

Inmates of Welikada Prison have become the main obstacle to law enforcement efforts, President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday, as investigations

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Defense Secy and IGP case moved to October

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:45 Views - 71

The case against suspended IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando in connection with the Easter Sunday terrorist attack

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SLPP calls for tough measure to prevent communal violence

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:44 Views - 221

Marking the 36th Anniversary of Black July, which falls this week, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday called on the Government to take m

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SC fixes Sandya Ekneligoda’s petition on 21 November

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:43 Views - 174

The Supreme Court yesterday re-fixed to support on 21 November the petition for granting of Special Leave to Appeal filed by Sandya Ekneligoda to set

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Dr. Shafi’s FR petition postponed to 6 August

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 00:43 Views - 76

By S.S. Selvanayagam Supreme Court yesterday deferred to 6 August for granting of Leave to Proceed, the Fundamental Rights petition filed on behalf of

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“Sri Lanka’s future lies in producing exportable manufactured goods”: Dr. Howard Nicholas

Monday, 22 July 2019
Drawing lessons from Vietnam’s experiences The Sri Lanka-born economist attached to The Hague based Institute of Social Studies – Dr. Howard Nicho


We should sell our water

Monday, 22 July 2019
When you read the title of this article, you will probably feel disgusted with me as selling our water has been a controversial topic since a long tim


A voice of compassion amid howls of zealotry

Monday, 22 July 2019
The unrestrained freedom extended by the current regime to a bunch of saffron-clad street vendors of Sinhala Buddhist zealotry is pushing Sri Lanka on


Roger Beteille: The man who reinvented the commercial airliner

Monday, 22 July 2019
The visionary engineer, pilot and manager who led Airbus to some its most significant decisions, passed away last month. Beteille, who was the head o


Tea with NM

Saturday, 20 July 2019
One of my most treasured memories is that of NM, better known as Dr. N.M. Perera. It was when I was a student in the UK that I first met him. NM was a


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