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Former CB Chief says Prime Minister ‘s charges over Rs. 2.7 trillion Bond issues of the past are erroneous Says those were not p...

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The State Minister of Children’s

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:24 Views - 106

The State Minister of Children’s Affairs Rosy Senanayake organised a vigil at Independence Square yesterday for Sivaloganathan Vidya, the gir...

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Customs expects a 10% income growth in 2015: DG

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:22 Views - 70

By Charumini de Silva Sri Lanka’s Customs Department expects a 10% growth in its income with the implementation of the new container scanni...

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Comprehensive national security plan under preparation: President

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:20 Views - 62

The Government plans to devise a comprehensive national security plan covering all aspects of the necessary areas of security in the island nation,...

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Fitch revises Pan Asia Banking’s Outlook to Negative; affirms at ‘BBB’

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:22 Views - 94

Fitch Ratings Lanka has revised Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC’s (PABC) Outlook to Negative from Stable. The agency has affirmed PABC&rsquo...

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New Govt. welcomes Shangri-La, calls for more investments

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:21 Views - 120

Investment Promotion and Highways Minister Kabir Hashim enquires about the Shangri-La’s multibillion rupee integrated development pr...

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UPFA to protest if southern highway is not extended

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:19 Views - 116

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) yesterday warned that it would stage street protests if the Colombo-Matara highway was not extend...

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Police use water cannons to disperse people protesting garbage dump

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:09 Views - 45

Police on Sunday (24) used water cannons to disperse a group of people protesting the presence of a massive garbage dump in their neighborhood in a...

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Sujeewa to represent Sri Lanka at Commonwealth seminar in Canada

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:08 Views - 61

Deputy Minister of Justice Sujeewa Senasinghe will be taking part in the international seminar on ‘Strengthening Democracy and the R...

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BASL strongly condemns attack in Jaffna

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:06 Views - 50

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) in a statement has expressed its strong condemnation and abhorrence of the incident which took place in Jaf...

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Vasu says word he used was unintentional

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:09 Views - 76

Member of Parliament and veteran leftwing politician Vasudeva Nanayakkara said the use of foul language by him in Parliament last week was...

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Chief Justice assures security for Jaffna judges, lawyers

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:07 Views - 52

Chief Justice K. Sripavan accompanied by Inspector General of Police (IGP) N.K. Ilangakoon visited the troubled Tamil dominated Northern Province c...

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Ranil says Mahinda has no chance to return to power

Monday, 25 May 2015 01:06 Views - 133

Prime Minister and United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has no chance of return...

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Succeeding in the Social Age: Lessons for Lankans

25 May 2015

   I came across an interesting and insightful book entitled ‘A World Gone Social’. The authors Ted Coine and Mark Babbit take us through an important journey by discussing how we have transitioned from the industrial...


The issue of continual losses and depleted capital: Central Bank still misses the main point

25 May 2015

A parable from accounting teachers Accounting teachers are used to relating a story to their students when they are introduced to the concept of profit in an organisation. The objective is to show them that ultimate profits of a bu...


P. Leela, ‘forgotten’ singer who sang unforgettable film songs

23 May 2015

Baburaj, Abhayadev and P. Leela in an undated recording session     I was pleasantly surprised this week when a South Indian journal asked me to revise an article I had written earlier about the sin...


Football – moving the goalposts!

23 May 2015

  At long last the Football Federation of Sri Lanka will go into an election to pick its new Executive Committee. This is a result of the 02+02 year limitation of office which precludes the incumbent President and many of the football...


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