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Letter from the Speaker to the Governor of the Central Bank

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has sent a letter to the Governor of the Central Bank requesting him to submit the forensic audit reports to Parliament including the annexures, immediate... Read More


Request not to refuse loan to entrepreneurs based on CRIB information

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- State Minister of Development Banks and Loan Schemes, Shehan Semasinghe has requested public and private banks not to refuse loans to Small and Medium scale enterprises based on ... Read More


Degree for Farmers

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Agriculture Minister Chamal Rajapaksa stated that they will work towards awarding a degree in collaboration with the University of Colombo to thousand farmers who are undergoing ... Read More


Showers expected in several areas in the afternoon

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- The Meteorology department forecasts thundershowers in several parts of the island this afternoon. Thundershowers will develop at several places in the Sabaragamuwa and Western ... Read More


Shooting incident in Bibile

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- A woman was killed in a shooting incident in the Pitakumbura area in Bibile. The police media unit stated that two others were also injured in the shooting. The shooting had ta... Read More


Sri Lanka thrash Zimbabwe by 10 wickets

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Sri Lanka's bowlers were rewarded for their toil on the final day of the first Test in Harare, bowling Zimbabwe out for 170, which in turn set their batsmen a mere 14 runs to cha... Read More


Asad Saley to undergo voice test as well

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Several government officials have been summoned before the President's commission investigating the Easter Sunday attacks today as well. The President's Investigation Commission... Read More


A close relative of Organized Criminal ' Uru - Juwa ' arrested

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- A close relative of Organized Criminal ' Uru - Juwa ' arrested by STF in Nawagamuwa area with heroin. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Hiru News.... Read More


Cabinet approval to buy one kilo of paddy for Rs 50 for the Maha Season

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Cabinet approval has been granted to purchase one kilo of paddy at Rs. 50 for the Maha season. Addressing a press briefing held at the Government Information Department today, C... Read More


New director for Bribery Commission

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Ampara High Court Judge Kanishka Wijeratne has been appointed as the new Director General of the Bribery Commission by the President. The Commission stated that the appointment w... Read More