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Cracking credit conundrum

Interest rate cut for cash parked at CB’s temporary window along with restrictions Daily auction facility suspended until further notice Monetary Board confident new moves will actively encourage commercial banks to utilise substantial amounts of excess liquidity to enhance flow of bank credit to private sector at more reasonable interest rates   The Central Bank [...]

UNP unshackles ultimately

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Sajith appointed Deputy Leader; Ravi K gets Assistant Leader Eran for UNP Treasurer; Akila Viraj as Deputy General Secretary Ranjith Madummabandara as Senior Vice President; nThalatha as Secretary of Election Affairs   By Dharisha Bastians Gearing up for a major national election in the coming year, the main opposition United National Party made a series [...]

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State Bank of India, Sri Lanka celebrates 150th anniversary

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A proud legacy was celebrated by the State Bank of India, Sri Lanka arm on 12 September at The Kingsbury Hotel Colombo with the attendance and participation of the Managing Director and Group Executive of International Banking for State Bank India A.... 

The long trek from Yogiyana

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By D.C. Ranatunga On 7 March 1957, the editorial in the ‘Ceylon Observer’ commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives for instructing the Government to take down the “monstrosity” in the House premises  (where the Presidential Secretariat stands today) and replace it with a new statue worthy of the man who was depicted – Sri Lanka’s... 


‘The Phantom Awaits Your Pleasure…’

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Wondrous singing rang through the hall as I walked in to a rehearsal of the Workshop Players’ (WSP) Amateur presentation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom... 

Jagath Weerasinghe: Artistic insights

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Trekurious sat down with artist Jagath Weerasinghe to get some insight into the artist who is the host for the first Artist’s Table at the Saskia Fernando... 

‘The Terrorist’s Daughter’

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As a child Thisuri watched her mother write. Malraji Wanniarachchi is the author of several novels and short story collections. It is no surprise that... 

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