CB backs flagging rupee

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The Central Bank yesterday staunchly defended its flexible exchange rate policy despite the recent steep depreciation of the rupee ..

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Hutch and Etisalat agree to merge operations in Sri Lanka

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 322

CK Hutchison Group (CKHH Group) and Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC (Etisalat Group) announced yesterday

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UNP Working Committee approves appointments to party leadership

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 598

The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee yesterday approved the new appointments made to the party hierarchy despite the objections of a few

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PUCSL rules out power crisis

Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:08 Views - 155

Denying any fears of an impending power crisis, Sri Lanka’s power regulator yesterday expressed confidence that power can be supplied through emerge

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PUCSL to regulate more

Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:10 Views - 246

More important utilities and key products are billed to come under the purview of the Public Utilities Commission (PUCSL) which is currently regulatin

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John says only President has the say on illegal structures in coastal belt

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 132

Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga yesterday pointed out it was President Maithripala Sirisena who has the power

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Political unrest tests reform momentum, says Fitch

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 44

Fitch Ratings yesterday said recent political developments in Sri Lanka have created some uncertainty over reform momentum and fiscal consolidation

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Presidential Commission on UL, Mihin to record evidence soon

Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:11 Views - 195

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Presidential Commission appointed to look into the alleged frauds and malpractices in the national carrie

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UNP makes key leadership changes

Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:10 Views - 467

By Skandha Gunasekara The United National Party (UNP) made key changes to its leadership yesterday as part of long awaited reforms. Minister Akila Vi

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Sri Lanka calls for nuclear states to commit to disarmament to secure a world free of nuclear weapon

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 27

Geneva: Sri Lanka called on all state parties with nuclear capability to commit for principle of disarmament to ensure a world free of nuclear weapon

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Sacred Sarnath Relics to Sri Lanka from India

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 28

The High Commission of India has announced that the most revered Relics from Sarnath would be in Sri Lanka for public exposition

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In historic gesture, Army Commander has audience with Pakistan’s Premier

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 40

Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, in what could be regarded as a landmark milestone

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Ex-SAITM CEO grilled by CID over shooting incident

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 32

The former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) Dr Sameera

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New SLFP district & electorate organisers appointed

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 13

Ajith Basnayake has been appointed as the SLFP electorate organiser for the Gampaha Electorate. Chaminda Kumara

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Sri Lanka, Vietnam agree to intensify parliamentary cooperation

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 16

Vietnam and Sri Lanka have agreed to maintain and intensify the exchange of all-level delegations of their legislative bodies

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President concerned by impartiality of OMP commissioners

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 40

President Maithripala Sirisena had expressed doubts regarding some of the commissioners appointed to the Office of Missing Persons

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Avant Garde Operations Manager arrested

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 41

The Criminal Investigations Department of Sri Lanka Police on Thursday arrested a retired Lieutenant of the Sri Lanka Navy

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Arjun, Palisena further remanded until 10 May

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 25

The Colombo Fort Magistrate Court yesterday refused bail for Perpetual Treasuries Limited director Arjun Aloysius and CEO

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Liquor and meat ban, casinos closed for Vesak

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 Views - 52

AFP: Yesterday, Sri Lanka banned the sale of meat and liquor, and ordered casinos to close on the Buddha’s birthday in a move to appease the island

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SLFP restructuring to take place between May and June

Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:06 Views - 54

By Skandha Gunasekara The restructuring and reforms process of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party would be carried out between the months of May and June by

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Learn from local elections to get on with the provincial elections

Friday, 27 April 2018

As Churchill had said, democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried


May Day and the rights/needs of working women

Friday, 27 April 2018

It is still not too late to make a major focus on the ‘rights/needs of working women’ in the coming May Day celebrations


Why governance standards are becoming the No. 1 yardstick for equity investors

Friday, 27 April 2018

To begin, after the financial crisis, regulators and funds came up with a new bunch of new governance structures and rules


Has ‘teamwork’ become the easiest excuse for slackers at the workplace?

Friday, 27 April 2018

All of us have heard the hacked phrase ‘we need more teamwork’, more times than we can count. If you have been


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