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First Capital Research assigns 80-pct probability for no change in policy rates

Sri Lanka, Jan. 28 -- First Capital Research assigns 80 percent probability for no change in policy rates amidst recently provided tax revisions and other benefits. Considering the recent major fisca... Read More


Sri Lanka vehicle registration in Dec 2019 subdued

Sri Lanka, Jan. 28 -- Sri Lanka's total car registrations recorded 2,057 units in December 2019 marginally up from 2,030 units in November but down from 2,669 units 12 months ago, a new report shows. ... Read More


John Keells Hotels (KHL) reports a quarterly loss of Rs398mn

Sri Lanka, Jan. 28 -- Colombo Stock Exchange listed John Keells Hotels (KHL) reported a loss of Rs389mn in the quarter ended last December. Nine month cumulative losses came in at Rs1.3bn, as the comp... Read More


Ravi Wijeratne slips away from taking over MTD Walkers

Sri Lanka, Jan. 28 -- Sri Lankan businessman, Ravindranath Srilal Wijeratne, alias Ravi Wijeratne has slipped away from taking over MTD Walkers. According to MTD Walkers, the agreed transaction will ... Read More


Former COPE Chief wants President to implement law on forensic audit report

Sri Lanka, Jan. 28 -- Former Chairman of the COPE Committee, JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti has written to the President requesting that the law be implemented based on the forensic audit repor... Read More


Sri Lankan students arriving from Wuhan to be directed to Diyatalawa army camp

Sri Lanka, Jan. 28 -- Sri Lankan students arriving from Wuhan city of Hubei Province in China will be directed to Diyatalawa army camp for two weeks for further examinations, Health Minister Pavithra ... Read More


Sri Lanka suspends On Arrival Visa for Chinese tourists after first patient detected

Sri Lanka, Jan. 28 -- Sri Lanka has suspended issuing on-arrival visas for Chinese tourists after detecting the first patient with coronavirus in the country. During an inspection tour at the Bandara... Read More


National action committee on Coronavirus meets today

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- A committee comprising of 22 highly qualified medical experts appointed by the Health Ministry to prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus in Sri Lanka is due to meet today. Th... Read More


Epidemiology Unit advises public to adhere to standard health measures

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Sri Lanka's Epidemiology Unit advises the public to adhere to standard health measures needed for the prevention and control of respiratory infections including novel coronavirus... Read More


Uber Eats to launch in third Sri Lankan city - Negombo

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Uber Eats, one of the world's leading food delivery networks, will soon launch its operations in its third Sri Lankan city - Negombo. With a global presence in more than 500 citi... Read More