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196 more COVID-19 patients identified from Kandakadu

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- At least 196 more COVID-19 infected patients were reported from the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre increasing total cases at the Centre to 252, Government Information Department... Read More


US Supreme court rules, Trump must turn over tax returns

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- Donald Trump rage tweeted 'NOT FAIR!' Thursday as the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that he cannot claim immunity to stop his tax returns being obtained by prosecutors. The justices d... Read More


Coronavirus could kill more through hunger than disease itself

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- Daily Mail, 9 July, 2020- The global coronavirus pandemic could lead to more deaths worldwide through hunger than from the disease itself, humanitarian group Oxfam warned on Thur... Read More


Sri Lanka's declining GDP growth rate

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- The Sri Lankan economy is in dire straits owing to the strict lockdown imposed by the government from March 21st to May 9th to counter the Covid-19 pandemic. The curfew was part... Read More


Kandakadu quarantine centre converted into a hospital

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- The quarantine centre in Kandakadu has been converted into a hospital in order to treat Covid-19 infected patients from the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre, Army Co... Read More


We are well equipped to handle present crisis

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- S. Renganathan This is part of the interview series titled 'Mirror Business S&P SL2- Insights' conducted in collaboration with the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). The interview fe... Read More


CB expects economy to rebound in second half

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- From left: CB Governor Prof. W. D. Lakshman and CB Senior Deputy Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe By Nishel Fernando The Central Bank (CB) anticipates a strong economic reboun... Read More


Methamphetamine pills worth Rs. 20mn seized at BIA

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- A 35-year-old suspect was today arrested by Customs Narcotics Control Officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with 5,716 methamphetamine pills worth Rs. 20 milli... Read More


Committee set up to expedite monetary policy transmission as lending rates lag policy rates

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- An internal committee has been set by the Central Bank to expedite the monetary policy transmission through the real economy and to smoothen out any bottlenecks, as some delay is... Read More


Nation Lanka Equities resumes stock broking activities

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- Nation Lanka Equities (Pvt) Ltd. has been re-admitted by the Colombo Stock Exchange as a Trading Member. This Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has also renewed Nation Lan... Read More