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PUCSL asks CEB for explanation regarding recent power outages

Sri Lanka, Feb. 7 -- The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity regulator is seeking an investigation report on the recent power outage from Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), ... Read More


Outlook 2020 Forum to feature interactive panel discussion

Sri Lanka, Feb. 7 -- The Chamber Academy will host the Ceylon Chamber's annual Economic Outlook forum for 2020 on 10 February. The event serves as a good opportunity for the private sector to understa... Read More


Sri Lanka official reserves at USD7.5bn by end January

Sri Lanka, Feb. 7 -- Sri Lanka's gross official reserves were 7.5 billion US dollars (USD7,526mn) by the end of January, down from 7.6 billion US dollars in December, the latest Central Bank data show... Read More


MillionSpaces takes centre-stage at SLASSCOM's Innovation Awards 2019

Sri Lanka, Feb. 7 -- MillionSpaces, an online marketplace where users discover and book unique spaces and venues for various events, was bestowed with the 1st Runner-Up for the highly-coveted 'Best Di... Read More


Our message is same for Tajikistan, Pakistan or Sri Lanka: US Ambassador Wells

Sri Lanka, Feb. 7 -- US Ambassador Alice Wells says that on Belt and Road Initiative or on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, their message is the same whether they are engaging with Tajikistan, Pakist... Read More


Tribute: Ladies College girl Viola Welikala turns 100 today

Sri Lanka, Feb. 6 -- Some say only the good die young, however, I can assure you that this is not the case. Today at age 100, one of the unknown greats is still very much alive in mind, body and soul.... Read More


Mobitel & Thuru's reforestation project shortlisted at GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2020

Sri Lanka, Feb. 6 -- Mobitel and Thuru's joint project - 'Reforestation through Technology' - has been shortlisted for the 'Best Mobile Innovation for Climate Action award' at GSMA Global Mobile Award... Read More


Opinion: Post-independence reflections, the gaps in our freedoms

Sri Lanka, Feb. 6 -- By Erandi de Silva Seventy two years ago, Sri Lanka gained independence from the shackles of British rule. This meant the autonomy to govern our people, the freedom to create and... Read More


Hikka Tranz, Plasticcycle and MEPA launch projects to preserve reef

Sri Lanka, Feb. 6 -- Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon (Hikka Tranz) together with the Marine Environmental Protection Authority (MEPA) and Plasticcycle - the Social Entrepreneurship project of John Keells Grou... Read More


Sri Lanka gifts a consignment of Ceylon Black Tea to China

Sri Lanka, Feb. 6 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday gifted a consignment of world-renowned Ceylon Black Tea to the Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan to be sent to those affected by the Corona... Read More