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Govt. halts imports of spices, small crops and Vesak lanterns

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- Direct re-export and import of spices for re-export after minor processing will be prohibited Agro products cultivators in about nine districts are to benefit from the ban Ste... Read More


Let's find ourselves by serving others

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- One of the world's greatest statesmen, Mahatma Gandhi has said that, "the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.Service which is rendered without ... Read More


Critical appraisal of 'BimSaviya'

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- Sri Lanka's Land Registry will operate electronically with the new law 'BimSaviya' as practised in England and Wales and some other nations which is referred to as Torrens Law in ... Read More


Roads that Gotabaya Rajapaksa can take

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- At his second and last swearing in nine years ago, Mahinda Rajapaksa told the people that he was only a temporary custodian of the nation. After his first and last swearing in fiv... Read More


Accountant gets 367-year RI for financial fraud

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- The Colombo High Court yesterday sentenced an individual, who had worked as an accountant attached to a private company, to 367 years Rigorous Imprisonment for defrauding Rs. 2 mi... Read More


Landmass reclaimed from the sea under Colombo Port City project Committee to streamline drafting of new laws

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- The government will appoint a committee to streamline the process of drafting a new set of laws to govern the affairs of the landmass reclaimed from the sea under the Colombo Port... Read More


Demise of Ranjith Soyza Parliament informs EC to fill vacancy

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- Parliament Secretary General Dhammika Dassanayake has informed the Election Commission about the vacancy left in Parliament from December 4, after the demise of Ratnapura District... Read More


Registration and renewal fees revised: SLBFE

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- After announcing a series of tax concessions by the Government, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) has revised the payment for registration and renewal fees of mig... Read More


Power crisis likely in mid-'20, If no 300 MW-LNG power plant

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- At a meeting chaired by Minister Mahinda Amaraweera and held at the Power and Energy Ministry yesterday it was revealed that a power crisis by April or May next year was inevitabl... Read More


UNP to appoint committee to resolve leadership issues

Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- A committee will be appointed on Monday to look into the United National Party (UNP) leadership matter, MP Harin Fernando said yesterday. He posted this information on his twitt... Read More