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Feb 25, 2017 10:47:47 PM- adaderana.lk
Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, said it has signed an agreement with SriLankan Airlines, the country's national carrier, to facilitate ticket payments. .
Feb 25, 2017 10:44:30 PM- onlanka.com
Namal slaps CBK with defamationHambantota District SLFP MP Namal Rajapaksa has sent a letter of demand to former President Chandrika Kumaratunga demanding a sum of Rs 250 million for defamation of character by the latter. The post Namal slaps CBK with defamation appeared first on ONLANKA News :. Sri Lanka Breaking News Updates - Latest Sri Lanka News.
Feb 26, 2017 3:09:19 AM- dailymirror.lk
Tamil Nadu Congress Committee chief Su Thirunavukkarasar yesterday sacked a party functionary from a key post, days after the man was arrested in connection with gold smuggled from Sri Lanka.
Feb 25, 2017 9:45:56 PM- hirunews.lk
The budget terminal of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport was declared safe following a sweep for toxins in the wake of the alleged Kim Jong Nam assassination on the premises. Selangor police Chief Abdul Samah Mat said that the screening process was... Read More
Feb 25, 2017 9:43:31 PM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka Captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the Test series against Bangladesh as the hamstring injury that has ailed him continues to pose problems. Rangana Herath will take over the Captaincy reigns. The first Test starts in Galle on the... Read More
Feb 25, 2017 9:42:49 PM- hirunews.lk
The Joint Opposition says that if they are to work with the SLFP, one condition needs to be fulfilled. Parliamentarian Dallas Alahapperuma expressed these views addressing a meeting in Galle yesterday. Meanwhile, State Minister Dilan Perera stated that... Read More
Feb 25, 2017 9:41:23 PM- hirunews.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena stated that an environment will be created in Universities where students could receive their education freely and happily. The President stated that a programme which will bring together Vice Chancellors, Teachers, Deans... Read More
Feb 25, 2017 4:47:54 PM- srilankaguardian.org
Sri Lanka’s Muslims had been averse to a community-based separate political party. It was the then UNP leaderships’ indifference towards Muslim issues that pushed them to […]
Feb 25, 2017 4:42:00 PM- srilankaguardian.org
by Dr U.Pethiyagoda ( February 26, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The tea industry is continually in “crisis”. This was so even 40 years ago, at […]
Feb 25, 2017 4:33:35 PM- srilankaguardian.org
It is not always that political economy and class interests drive and explain politics. Political outcomes are invariably shaped, or ‘over-determined’, by a host of factors. […]
Feb 25, 2017 2:29:33 PM- thesundayleader.lk
The writ of any government – good or bad – has to be effectively carried out. If these writs issued in the name of our sovereign power – the people – are not implemented, governing a country will not be possible. In this country today we have had a Good Governance government – a Yahapalanaya ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:29:24 PM- thesundayleader.lk
The Finance Ministry has launched a full scale investigation into an Extraordinary Gazette Notification authorizing the issuing of treasury bonds in the past. The Finance Ministry said last night that the Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake is in receipt of Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. 1895/19 dated 01 January 2015 issued by Mahinda Rajapaksaa, who was ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:28:43 PM- thesundayleader.lk
NGOs Put Pressure But Lanka Likely To Win UNHRC Supportby  Easwaran Rutnam  NPC submits written statement calling for international mechanism  Mangala to brief UNHRC chief Several Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) including some leading human rights groups have called for tough action on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) but Sri Lanka is expected to win wide support at the 34th session of ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:27:02 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Attempt To Topple Govt. This Year – Vasudeva Nanayakkaraby Ashanthi Warunasuriya The Joint Opposition will face the next election under a new policy, Joint Opposition member Vasudeva Nanayakkara said. Discussions are being held these days to draft a proper policy framework for the Joint Opposition, said Nanayakkara and added that attempts are being made to topple the government this year. Following are excerpts ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:25:56 PM- thesundayleader.lk
SLFP Invites Rebels For Key Meetingby Ashanthi Warunasuriya  The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has invited SLFP rebels for a key meeting on March 2 but the rebels are to issue an ultimatum to attend the meeting, sources told The Sunday Leader. Sources said that the SLFP will look to unite the party ahead of the next election and prevent the party from a ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:25:31 PM- thesundayleader.lk
The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has been urged to push Sri Lanka for a timetable for implementing the recommendations in resolution 30/1 when a new resolution is submitted at the 34th session which begins in Geneva next week. In a letter to the Permanent Missions in Geneva, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sought support ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:21:40 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Buddhism Is Not  For BanningMany other schools have their own Big Matches which are played with the gusto and rivalry peculiar to their own traditions Misguided youth could be corrected by persuasive teaching of monks than through banning matches History will tell you how most private profitable ventures, which made up the backbone of the economy, were nationalised and ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:20:04 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Separating Fact From Fictionby Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa criticises the appointment of R. Kannan as a High Court judge The TNA is not at all pleased with the appointment of Kannan The appointment of Mohan Peiris as the Chief Justice was highly irregular Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa issued a press release earlier last week criticising ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:20:02 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Devolution With De-merger?by N. Sathiya Moorthy De-merger of the merged North-East Province, too, has come and gone, after the Supreme Court ruled thus in 2006 The Tamils, be it the TULF, the LTTE or the TNA, now, has not bothered about the Muslims, especially of the East, who are also Tamil-speaking If a referendum has to take ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:15:09 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Does West Want To Prise Russia And Iran Apart?Russia Overlord of Syria: The war commenced six years ago when Syrians – particularly youth – staged an Arab Spring in the hope of throwing out Bashar-al-Assad Putin appears to be the overlord of Syria drawing up plans for its future Meanwhile, millions of hapless Syrians freezing in the snows are longing for peace  UN ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:15:50 PM- adaderana.lk
Leader of Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) MP Dinesh Gunawardena says that the next public rally in the series of protests organized by the 'Joint Opposition' against the government, will be held in Galle on March 25.
Feb 25, 2017 2:10:54 PM- thesundayleader.lk
PGIM Disregards Ministry Instructionsby Nirmala Kannangara Despite requests to Director PGIM to expedite the training programme for the Diplomates in CCM, the latter has so far failed to abide by the Ministry instructions  PGIM under severe criticism for preventing  CCM Diplomates sitting the Medical Degree (MD) to qualify as BCCC Specialists According CCM Diploma holders, there are fears ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:10:42 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Corporate CrooksGood Governance Crusader Urges Crackdown On Crony, Corrupt Capitalism by Wiraj Silva One of Sri Lanka’s leading corporate governance activists – K. C. Vignarajah urged the United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG) to immediately ensure that corporate corruption and crony capitalism are eradicated from the private sector in general and public quoted companies in ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:10:12 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Even Exchanges as Another Draw Seems Inevitable54th Battle of the Brothers The 2017 ‘Big Match’ season began today at SSC grounds with the 54th edition of the Thurstan-Isipathana cricket encounter taking place for the Blackham Wijewardena Memorial Trophy. At stumps on day one, Isipathana College were 78 for 3 in reply to Thurstan College’s first innings score of 228. Isipathana won ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:08:40 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Smith, O’Keefe Give Aussies Total Control of TestAustralia vs India First Test – Pune It was a tale of the two Steves as Australia took a vice like grip on the first Test after completely outplaying India on Day 2 of the match. Left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe triggering a collapse by picking up 6 wickets as the visitors bowled India out for ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:08:13 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Debt Payback To Reach Rs 2T Between 2019-22To Peak Touching US$ 3,913M In 2025 by Amila Ekanayake Sri Lanka’s debt repayment is to peak to a staggering US$ 13,795 million or passing the two trillion Rupee mark to reach approximately Rs  2,069,250 million within the four year  window between 2019- 2022. According to FinMin statistics foreign debt servicing schedule shows clustering during ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:06:49 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Kohli, Samuels In Line For Awards – Lankans Absent From ListESPN CRICinfo Awards 2016 Kohli, Chris Jordan, Younis Khan, Marlon Samuels, Stuart Broad and Mehedi Hasan are among the players up for honours in the ESPNcricinfo Awards for 2016, which will be announced starting 9pm Friday night. The awards, which honour the best performances in international cricket’s various formats for the preceding year, are in ...
Feb 25, 2017 2:06:21 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Fairway Gives Rs 550M Boost For Multi FinanceCentral Bank Yet To Strengthen NBFI Sector by Dinesh Isuru One of Sri Lanka’s leading private sector organizations – Fairway Holdings this week  infused Rs 550 million much-needed capital by way of private placement for the troubled registered finance company (RFC) –  Multi Finance PLC, which many believe became distressed along with several other RFCs ...
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