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Rishad's brother Rifkhan arrested

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Rifkhan Bathiudeen, the brother of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, who was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) was remanded until February 06 by the Colom... Read More


Nazim Mohamed heads WPRFU

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Nazim Mohamed was elected as President of the Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) for another term at their Annual General Meeting held yesterday. Meanwhile, Roshan D... Read More


Norwegian envoy to open SL's first floating solar plant in Kilinochchi

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Trine Joranli Eskedal will open Sri Lanka's first floating solar plant in Kilinochchi, tomorrow. The floating solar plant is a result of the r... Read More


UL mulls resuming services to European destinations with subsidies from tourism authorities

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- SriLankan Airlines is considering a proposal to resume direct fights to Paris, Rome and Frankfurt, within few months, with subsidies from the country's tourism authorities, to at... Read More


CB Governor blames liberalisation agenda for current state of economy

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- The newly-appointed Central Bank (CB) Governor Prof. W.D. Lakshman blames the country's liberalisation policy package for the current state of the economy. "From late 1970s onwar... Read More


Rohan Fernando appointed as SLT Chairman

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- A veteran tea exporter and the founder of the Heladiv Tea brand, Rohan Fernando was appointed as the new Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), on Tuesday. The government was ear... Read More


Income tax bonanza for sin industries

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- The tax changes included in the Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill propose to make major revisions to Sri Lanka's corporate tax structure and interestingly, to substantially reduce ... Read More


New SEC Chair assumes duties

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Viraj Dayaratne, PC assumed duties as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC), yesterday. Dayaratne had his education at S. Thomas' Preparatory Sch... Read More


Exciting LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender available for preorder at Access Motors showroom

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Access Motors is proud to announce the launch of the LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender automotive icon, which was launched alongside the New Defender at the Frankfurt Motor Show r... Read More


Sampath Bank moves Narammala Branch to a New Location

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Sampath Bank relocated its Narammala Branch to a more spacious and easy to access premises located at No. 140, Negombo Road, Narammala recently. The branch is geared to offer Sam... Read More