Sinopec is to operate 200 filling stations in Sri Lanka, the company said after announcing its official entry into Sri Lanka’s dynamic fuel retail market. Sinopec announced its official entry into Sri Lanka’s dynamic fuel retail market at a felicitation event for local distributors held in Colombo. This momentous occasion also marked the commencement of […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Germany early this morning (27) to participate in the Leaders Dialogue session, the inaugural event of the ‘Berlin Global Dialogue.’ This global high-level forum gathers influential decision-makers and leaders from the realms of politics, business and society, alongside young visionaries. At the Dialogue’s commencement, President Wickremesinghe is slated to ...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission team concluding its visit to Sri Lanka said that despite early signs of stabilization, full economic recovery is not yet assured.The post Despite signs of stabilization, full economic recovery not yet assured – IMF Mission appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
The International Monetary Fund s (IMF) Senior Mission Chief for Sri Lanka, Peter Breuer stated that there is no fixed timeline for the disbursement of the second tranche of the IMF s Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to Sri Lanka and that two important things are needed to be satisfied for the matter to be fulfilled.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission team led by Mr. Peter Breuer and Ms. Katsiaryna Svirydzenka visited Colombo from September 14 to 27, 2023 in order to discuss economic and financial policies to support the approval of the First Review of the program under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement.
Some members on the committee of Sri Lanka s official creditors are pushing to reach a deal to restructure the nation s debt without the participation of China, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter.
A cabinet paper pertaining to the tax-free importation of vehicle parts for one company registered under the Board of Investment (BOI) has reportedly been submitted, the Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka claimed.
A group of Tamil asylum seekers stranded on a tiny British territory in the Indian Ocean have won their fight against being forcibly returned to Sri Lanka after a Government climbdown. The group are on Diego Garcia, part of the Chagos Islands, which the UK calls the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) and over which […]
More than 100 people have been killed and 150 injured in a fire at a wedding party in Hamdaniya district in Iraq’s Nineveh province that left civil defence searching the charred building for survivors into the early hours. Nineveh Deputy Governor Hassan al-Allaq told Reuters that 113 people had been confirmed dead, with state media […]
The Supreme Court today (27) ordered the Ministry of Education to take measures to make the appointments for the Grade III positions in the principal service, in accordance with the agreement reached by the relevant stakeholders.
The officers of the Narcotics Control Unit of Sri Lanka Customs have detained five passengers at the arrival terminal of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle a stock of gold biscuits and jewellery into the country, early this morning (27).
Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Germany this morning (September 27) for a four-day state visit.The post Sri Lankan President leaves for Germany appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
A train derailed on the coastal line between Kollupitiya and Bambalapitiya this morning (September 27), causing a delay in operations on the coastal line, the Railways Department said.The post Trains delayed on coastal line due to derailment near Kollupitiya appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
Nepal’s batters smashed a number of records in the opening match of the Men’s Asian Games against Mongolia in Hangzhou, in a record 273-run win. Here is a quick look at some of the major records broken by them. 0 – Number of times a team had scored 300 in a men’s T20 innings before […]
The Railway Department has announced that train services on the coastal line will be delayed due a derailment between Kollupitiya and Colombo Fort this morning (27). It also said that trains bound to Colombo will be given priority and requested South bound passengers to make use of alternate modes of transportation until the situation is […]
England claimed a 1-0 ODI series win against Ireland in farcical circumstances after the third ODI at Bristol was abandoned 31 overs into the first innings due to rain, with water also getting onto the pitch. England had reached 280 for 4, with Ben Duckett striking a maiden ODI ton to build on a fast […]
A clinical performance from New Zealand, led by Adam Milne’s four-wicket haul and half-centuries from Will Young and Henry Nicholls, helped the visitors seal the series 2-0 in Dhaka on Tuesday (September 26). Opting to bat in the third ODI, Bangladesh could only manage 171 as the New Zealand bowlers kept chipping away at regular […]
Donald Trump “repeatedly” misrepresented his wealth by hundreds of millions of dollars to banks and insurers, a New York judge has ruled. The decision resolves the key claim made by New York’s attorney general in her civil lawsuit against the former president. “The documents here clearly contain fraudulent valuations that defendants used in business,” the […]
At least 100 people have died and 150 others injured after a fire broke out at a wedding in northern Iraq, state media has reported. The bride and the groom are reported to be among the victims, according to local media. The fire happened in the district of Al-Hamdaniya in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province late […]
Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 27 September 2023 by the Department of Meteorology Showery condition in the South-western part of the country is expected to be enhanced up to some extent in today and next few days. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-western provinces and in […]