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Loud music not allowed in buses from tomorrow: Transport Ministry

Sri Lanka, Dec. 31 -- Sri Lanka's Transport Ministry says that it will not allow loud music in buses from 01 January 2020 and advises passengers to use the hotline 1955 to lodge any complaint regardin... Read More


ICICI Bank & Axis Bank to close down business operations in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Dec. 31 -- Sri Lanka's Central Bank has permitted Axis Bank Ltd and ICICI Bank Ltd to close down their business operations in Sri Lanka, subject to certain conditions, at the request of the... Read More


Plastics & Rubber Institute signs MOU with Institute in Singapore

Sri Lanka, Dec. 31 -- The Plastics and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka has signed an MOU with the Plastics and Rubber Institute of Singapore. This was announced by the President of the PRISL, Kaushal Ra... Read More


K C Vignarajah writes letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka, Dec. 31 -- H. E President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, 31st Dec 2019. President, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Presidential Secretariat, Colombo 1 Dear President, Congratulations, ... Read More


CSE indices comparison for 2019: ASPI up 1.3-pct, S&P SL20 down 6.3-pct

Sri Lanka, Dec. 31 -- Colombo Stock Exchange ended the year 2019 on Tuesday with a positive note, rounding up the gain of All Share Price Index (ASPI) by 1.27 percent to 6,129. The ASPI is the broad ... Read More


CICT ends 2019 with 2.9mn TEUs, 40-pct of Colombo Port's volume

Sri Lanka, Dec. 31 -- Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has announced it handled a total of 2.9 million TEUs in 2019, achieving an 8.6 percent increase in its throughput and accounting ... Read More


Weekly AWPR declines to single-digit levels after April 2016: Central Bank

Sri Lanka, Dec. 30 -- Sri Lanka's Central Bank says that the weekly Average Weighted Prime Lending Rate (AWPR) has declined to single-digit levels by 27 December 2019, the first time since 29 April 20... Read More