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Industrial Production Index up 2.8% in October

Industrial Production Index up 2.8% in October

According to the Department of Census and Statistics, the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has increased by 2.8% in October 2018 in comparison to the same month in 2017. The…

European Union comments Sri Lanka

European Union comments Sri Lanka

The European Union today welcomed the peaceful and democratic resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka. The Delegation of the European Union has issued a statement in agreement with…

India welcomes political resolve in Sri Lanka

India welcomes political resolve in Sri Lanka

day after Mahinda Rajapaksa stepped down as Sri Lanka’s prime minister and Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the new one, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India welcome the…

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as PM

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as PM

Ranil Wickremesinghe  was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat short while ago. This is the fifth time that…

President approves Malinga as Captain for NZ Tour

President approves Malinga as Captain for NZ Tour

Lasith Malinga has been appointed as the Captain of the Sri Lanka ODI and T20I teams for Sri Lanka’s tour in New Zealand, stated Sri Lanka CricketPresident Maithripala Sirisena has…

Parliament cannot be dissolved for four and half years

Parliament cannot be dissolved for four and half years

The Supreme Court seven-judge-Bench headed by Chief Justice Nalin Perera yesterday unanimously ruled that the Gazette notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena to dissolve Parliament prematurely was inconsistent with the…

Jet Airways Flight To Colombo Returns To Mumbai Due To Technical Snag

Jet Airways Flight To Colombo Returns To Mumbai Due To Technical Snag

  A Colombo-bound Jet Airways flight returned to the Mumbai airport due to some technical reasons on Tuesday, the airline said. “The commander of the flight 9W 252, which departed…

Norway partners with UNDP Sri Lanka to support peace & justice

Norway partners with UNDP Sri Lanka to support peace & justice

Norwegian government has entered into a partnership agreement with the UNDP Sri Lanka to extend support to UNDP Sri Lanka’s flagship portfolio on SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) 16: Peace, Justice…

Sri Lanka signs agreement with FAO & China to strengthen fruit value chain

Sri Lanka signs agreement with FAO & China to strengthen fruit value chain

The signing ceremony of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Tripartite Agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), China, and Sri Lanka took place at FAO headquarters…

October tea crop up 15%

October tea crop up 15%

Tea production in October gained by 3.9 million kilos or 15% to 29.6 million though the first 10 months figure was down marginally by 2% to 253 million kilos. Forbes…

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