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President assures full support for self-employed in Kandy

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- The Government will provide loans, knowhow and the technology to generate self-employments, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. The President was addressing a public gathering on... Read More


CBSL to suspend business activities of Swarnamahal Financial Services and ETI

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has decided to suspend the business activities of Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC and ETI Finance Ltd from today (13), , stated the CBSL.. Publi... Read More


State employees will be protected by law under SLPP Govt - PM

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- A newly elected government will constitutionally safeguard public sector employees against political revenge, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said at a meeting held in Maharagam... Read More


PC polls under FPP system?

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (12) said that a new SLPP government will amend the Constitution if it has to and hold the Provincial Council election. The... Read More


BIA re-opening on hold

The re, July 13 -- opening of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is most likely to be postponed due to the prevailing situation in the country and a final decision will be taken after discus... Read More


Take action without delay on poll - Ranil

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- Former Prime Minister and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the government should talk to the Election Commission without any delay regarding the possible postponeme... Read More


No holidays declared - Info DG

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- Government Information Director General Nalaka Kaluwewa yesterday rejected reports appearing in social media that the government has decided to declare the coming three days as h... Read More


Lunawa shooting: Three cops interdicted

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- The three police officers involved in the shooting incident in Lunawa recently which resulted in one person being killed, has been interdicted following investigations, according... Read More


Gampaha Sanasa fraud: Ex DGM, directors remanded

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- Gamapaha District Sanasa Society former Deputy General Manager and five former Directors were arrested in connection with an alleged misappropriation of over Rs.708 million belon... Read More


Police warn rumour mongers

Sri Lanka, July 13 -- The CID will monitor persons who spread false information and rumours over social media platforms and legal action would be initiated against them, Police Media Spokesman SSP Jal... Read More