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Bathiudeen brought to Parliament

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen, who was remanded over misappropriation of public funds, was brought to attend Parliament sittings today. He arrived in Parliament wearing a Pe... Read More


Remanded MP Rishad arrives in Parliament

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen who was currently in remand custody was brought to Parliament a short while ago. He was wearing a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the P... Read More


No need to stop eating fish: Dr Samaraweera

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- With the emergence of the COVID-19 cluster at Peliyagoda Fish Market, people need not fear eating fish, Chief Epidemiologist Dr Sudath Samaraweera said. However, he reminded tha... Read More


13 districts affected by COVID-19, high possibility of spreading into other districts: Dr Samaraweera

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- With the outbreak of the Minuwangoda Brandix COVID-19 cluster that has already spread into 13 districts, there is a high possibility of the virus spreading into the remaining dis... Read More


Foreign Ministry suspends Consular Services

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- The Foreign Ministry has suspended all services offered by the Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry until further notice to restrict the congregation of the general public a... Read More


Hopes fade for 2020 Bradby Shield

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- By Shamzeer Jaleel The chances of playing the 76th Annual Bradby Shield rugby encounter between the traditional rivals Trinity College and Royal College are gradually fading awa... Read More


Black Lions clinch THORA Tennis Challenge Cup

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- Players of both teams with Chief Guest, Pandula Pallekumbura, Matale District Chief Engineer (back row, extreme left) By L. D. Chandrasiri, Matale Sports Corr Black Lions (BL) ... Read More


High demand for dazzling Dharmapala

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- By Harsha Amarasinghe and Sandun Kodithuwakku Former league-winning Kandy Sports Club captain Richard Dharmapala has become a transfer target for a couple of leading clubs, as t... Read More


Are licensed finance companies the missing link in Sri Lanka's financial inclusion quest?

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- Financial Inclusion is essential for continuous and sustainable economic development, according to IFC. This is no exception for Sri Lanka despite showing strong numbers in bank ... Read More


Eight out of 10 SMEs struggling to stay afloat in new normal: Survey

Sri Lanka, Oct. 22 -- By Shabiya Ali Ahlam The ongoing global health crisis continues to present fresh challenges to businesses, particularly the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector, with ... Read More