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    Zephyr charts $50-million Sri Lanka plan

    Zephyr charts $50-million Sri Lanka plan

    New York based emerging market private equity firm Zephyr Management is raising a $50-million (. 300 crore) fund focused on Sri Lanka, as investor interest increases in the island nation…

    Cyclone Ita: Queensland wakes up to storm damage

    Cyclone Ita: Queensland wakes up to storm damage

    Residents in northern Queensland are surveying the damage after Cyclone Ita brought winds of up to 230km/h (140mph) to parts of Australia. Tens of thousands of people hunkered down overnight…

    Import of 993 items from Sri Lanka: FBR announces tariff concessions

    Import of 993 items from Sri Lanka: FBR announces tariff concessions

    The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) announces tariff concessions on the import of 993 items from Sri Lanka under Free Trade Agreement (FTA). In this regard, the FBR superseded SRO…

    Navy arrests 06 Persons engaged in Illegal Fishing

    Navy arrests 06 Persons engaged in Illegal Fishing

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Gokanna of the Eastern Naval Command on information received arrested 06 persons and 02 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing on 03rd April 2014. They had been…

    President welcomes WorldT20 Cricket Champions

    President welcomes WorldT20 Cricket Champions

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa welcomed the WorldT20 Cricket Cup winning Sri Lankan national team yesterday at the Temple Trees. The team arrived Tuesday afternoon from Dhaka after their win on Sunday…

    Pakistan’s CJCSC Gen. Rashad Meets Secretary Defence

    Pakistan’s CJCSC Gen. Rashad Meets Secretary Defence

    The Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan, General Geral Rashad Mahamood NI (M) paid a courtesy call on Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr.…

    Indonesians vote in parliamentary polls

    Indonesians vote in parliamentary polls

    Voting has begun in Indonesia to elect representatives in national and local parliaments. Some 19,000 seats are being contested across the nation, including the 560 seats in the national parliament.…

    Over forty countries to attend fisheries confab in Sri Lanka

    Over forty countries to attend fisheries confab in Sri Lanka

    Eighteenth Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will be held in Colombo from 01st to 05th June 2014. This is the…

    Vietnamese Minister of Public Security meets President

    Vietnamese Minister of Public Security meets President

    Vietnamese Minister of Public Security Prof. Gen. Tran Dai Quang called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Tress yesterday (April 7) evening. He was on an official visit to Sri…

    World Twenty20 2014: Sri Lanka beat India to win title

    World Twenty20 2014: Sri Lanka beat India to win title

    Kumar Sangakkara guided Sri Lanka to a six-wicket victory over India to win the World Twenty20 in Mirpur and end a run of four defeats in global finals. Sangakkara, playing…