Jun 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka government announced today that the import taxes on a number of food items have been increased with effect from June 21.
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Feb 20, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has taken steps to auction a land that has recently caught attention due to a massive gem deposit found in it.
Feb 19, Colombo: Tourism industry analysts highlight the decline of tourists to Sri Lanka from the UK following the slaying of a British tourist at a Christmas eve party in a hotel in the Southern Province of the island.
Feb 19, Colombo: Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Eastern Provincial Council Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan says he would support the proposed amendments to the Town and Country Planning Ordinance if the changes proposed
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Feb 17, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has returned to the country a short while ago after completing a successful tour in Singapore, Government Media Unit said.
Feb 17, Colombo: The 2012 Indian Education Fair supported by the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka opened at the BMICH in Colombo today.
Feb 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today that the 1996 Cricket World Cup Trophy together with 30 other champions trophies won by Sri Lanka national cricket team over the years was safe in their respective shelves at SLC headquarters.
Feb 15, Colombo: The Norwegian Postal Authority, Posten Norge, has issued an apology to the Sri Lankan Ambassador in Oslo, Mr. E. Rodney M. Perera, for the recent issuance of LTTE stamps in Norway, the External Affairs Ministry said.
Feb 14, Colombo: he Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has agreed to grant Sri Lanka four billion rupees (approximately US$ 33 million) to improve healthcare services in the country.
Feb 13, Colombo: Private bus operators in Sri Lanka called off their strike Monday after the government agreed to their demand for a fare hike following the increase in fuel prices.
Feb 12, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has returned to the country Sunday after a successful official visit to Pakistan where the President and his
Feb 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka and India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) for cooperation in footwear industry during the 4th International Footwear and Leather Fair 2012 at the BMICH in Colombo from February 10 to 12, 2012.
Feb 11, Colombo: Fuel suppliers in Sri Lanka have raised fuel prices in line with the rising global fuel prices.
President Asif Ali Zardari Friday called for stepping up efforts to fully realize the potential of Free Trade Agreement with Sri Lanka and building a mutually beneficial economic and trade partnership to jack up the bilateral trade from current …
Feb 10, Islamabad: Sri Lanka and Pakistan aim to expand the bilateral trade between the two countries to reach US$ 2 billion from the current US$ 375 million in the next three years.
Feb 08, Colombo: Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Deshapriya has decided to hold the elections for the two local government bodies in war-ravaged Mullativu District on March 24.
Feb 07, Honolulu: Sri Lankan expatriates in Hawaii celebrated the 64th Independence Day of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Consulate in Hawaii on February 04
Feb 06, Colombo: The management of Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has taken steps to appoint a committee to probe the reasons for the frequent break downs of the country’s first coal power plant in Norochcholai.
Feb 05, Colombo: The regulations on the structure of fees levied on vehicles that commute on the Southern Expressway are to be taken up for debate in the Sri Lankan Parliament this week.
Feb 05, Jaffna: Sri Lanka’s Jetwing Group has started a Rs. 700 million project to build star class hotel in the Northern city of Jaffna.
Feb 04,Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP), Ranil Wickremasinghe faced a protest by party members when he visited Beruwala during a visit to the South.
Sri Lanka Central Bank raises policy interest rates to control credit growth and imports expenditure
Feb 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Central Bank today said it has decided to increase both the Repurchase rate and the Reverse Repurchase rate by 50 basis points each to 7.50 percent and 9.00 percent, respectively for the first time since 2007.
Feb 02, Colombo: Secretary of Sri Lanka’s major Muslim party Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Hassan Ali says his party will ask for a separate Muslim administrative unit in the Eastern Province.