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Friday, 22 Oct 2021



Indian actress deceived into investing in Colombo casino business

An Indian actress has filed a Police complaint saying she had been duped into investing in a Colombo casino business by

27 minute ago

USAID provides $ 2.5 million in urgent COVID assistance for Sri Lanka

The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced an additional $2.5

29 minute ago

New US envoy calls on America to build relationship with Sri Lanka

President Joe Biden’s nominee as US envoy to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, has called on America to build constructive relatio

29 minute ago

China to invest USD 800 million in renewable energy projects in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will mandate a 70 percent renewable energy share by 2030 forcing state-run Ceylon Electricity Board to prepare

29 minute ago

CB warns users to bear the risks when dealing in cryptocurrencies

Setting the record straight on the rising use of virtual currencies, which are also known as cryptocurrencies, the Centr

32 minute ago

Cuba assists Sri Lanka to develop medicines from ’Murunga’

Cuba has offered to help Sri Lanka with technology to manufacture medicinal items from drumsticks or Murunga (scientific

21 Oct 2021

Sri Lanka‘s tax collection process debilitate by rampant corruption

Sri Lanka‘s tax collection process has been somewhat debilitated by rampant corruption and irregularities, Committee on

21 Oct 2021

CB Governor Nivard Cabraal dispels fears of economic down turn

Sri Lanka Government is now hurriedly easing the lock down in an economic down turn rapidly engulfing the country as a r

21 Oct 2021

COPA proposes to amend the Inland Revenue Act to expedite tax collection

Sri Lanka’s tax revenue collection is to be expedited amidst technical and legal issues and certain obstacles in linking

20 Oct 2021

Sri Lanka’s sugar imports on credit caught up in forex losses

Sri Lanka’s sugar imports are caught in forex losses on stocks bought on credit, which have to be settled in several mon

20 Oct 2021

Passport demand increases with more Sri Lankans seeking greener pastures

More Sri Lankan youths are seeking greener pastures due to a “general collapse of the system, and the absence of hope re

20 Oct 2021

Central Bank intervenes to tackle importers’ despair

Sri Lanka‘s dollar shortage is being handled effectively with the intervention of the Central Bank (CB) using new tools

20 Oct 2021

India’s Kushinagar airport opens with flight from SL on Wednesday

Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh, India will be inaugurated next Wednesday with a flight of a 125-membe

19 Oct 2021


EU helps over 2,370 returnee families in North, East build better lives

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka and its partners successfully concluded a European Union (EU) funded project in the North

12 Aug 2021

Techno Park to be established in the Uva province

A Techno Park is to be established in the Uva province to strengthen the regional ecosystem through technology innovatio

12 Aug 2021

Sri Lanka braces for a global biotechnology boom

Sri Lanka is bracing for a global biotechnology boom as the Government spearheads key initiatives with private sector pa

11 Aug 2021

Team of foreign experts investigate damage to marine environment

The X-Press Pearl ship blaze, the subsequent sea pollution disaster and the damage caused to the marine environment are

18 Jun 2021


Israel Aerospace Industries reactivates Sri LankanAir force Kfir fleet

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) recently signed a contract, worth USD $50 million with Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Defense

20 Jul 2021

Sri Lanka establishes submarine cable protection framework

Sri Lanka has established a submarine cable protection and resilience framework, the Foreign Ministry said.

20 Jul 2021

Current financial situation becomes bristle making IMF only hope

Sri Lanka’s current financial situation was bristling even before the Covid -19 has thrown its third blow on the country

20 Jul 2021

LAUGFS and Litro merger to become public money wasting venture

The Government’s plan to merge LAUGFS Gas and the state-owned Litro Gas Company under one banner will lead towards injec

01 Jun 2021

Sri Lanka popularises Cinnamon in Oman after exploring Vietnam market

Sri Lanka is to popularise Cinnamon in Oman following its successful campaign in Vietnam some times back amidst its stru

29 May 2021

EU provides emergency relief to flood victims in Sri Lanka

Following the devastating floods which struck Sri Lanka in mid-May, the European Commission is providing €80,000 (close

29 May 2021




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11 Apr 2021

Trader’s Daily Digest - 07.04.2021

Trader’s Daily Digest - 07.04.2021

08 Apr 2021


Sri Lanka stock market gains momentum with John Keels trading

Sri Lanka stock market has gained momentum once again as stocks jumped 1.6 percent yesterday to a more than three-week h

25 Mar 2021

CSE further dragged down. Operations dropped twice today

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has met with a major drop-down today (11), indicating a fall in the S&P SL20 index more

17 Feb 2021


Sri Lanka’s Manufacturing and Services improved in June

Manufacturing and Services activities improved in June as per the statistics and data compiled by the Central Bank.

21 Jul 2021

Finance Ministry dispels Moody’s downgrade of Sri Lanka ratings

Sri Lanka has disputed a warning by Moody’s Investors Services that it may further downgrade the island’s sovereign rati

21 Jul 2021

Exchange rates CBSL 03.05.2021

Exchange rates CBSL 03.05.2021

03 May 2021

mCash partners with UnionPay International

SLT-MOBITEL’s revolutionary mobile money platform, mCash, which is transforming the country’s electronic payments landsc

21 Apr 2021