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Losing ECT is a loss for SLPA

The JVP has questioned the motives of the Sri Lankan government to release 49% of the East Container Terminal for investments. There will be no dollar influx in Sri Lanka when local investors are...

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Allow Marijuana cultivation:Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka Thero

Marijuana required for indigenous medical practices should be allowed to be cultivated, Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka Thero from the Federation of National Organizations reiterated today. “If Lord Buddha has accepted it why can’t we? Why...

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Banks to be Affected, Sri Lanka

Sovereign’s weakened credit profile will affect Sri Lankan Banks Sluggish economic activity, external and domestic vulnerabilities, muted private credit growth and the sovereign’s weakened credit profile are significant downside risks to the operating environment...

BASL unaware of recruiting lawyers to police service

BASL unaware of recruiting lawyers to police service

The proposal to recruit 150 lawyers to the police service as chief inspectors must be examined carefully, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has said. BASL president Kalinga Indatissa, a President’s Counsel, said...

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Ranjan Loss His MP Seat in Six Months

MP Ranjan Ramanayake, who was sentenced to 04 years of rigorous imprisonment will legally lose his parliamentary seat in another 06 months, said the Chairman of the National Elections Commission Nimal Punchihewa. NEC Chairman...

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Government to avoid loans for massive projects

The government will not obtain loans for large-scale projects involving infrastructure, co-cabinet spokesperson Udaya Gammanpila has said. “We hope to carry out these projects by forming Public-Private Partnerships under the build–operate–transfer model,” Gammanpila told reporters on Tuesday....

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COVID-19 VACCINE TO BE BY FEBRUARY

COVID-19 vaccination in Sri Lanka could be launched by next month, where people could receive the jab by mid or end of February, State Ministry of Primary Health Care, Epidemics, and COVID Disease Control...

Pardoned,Inmates who failed to pay fines

Inmates held for not paying fines will be released under a special State Pardon by the President, considering the COVID-19 pandemic situation in order to minimize the spread of the virus at prisons, the...

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Archbishop reveals of large scale deforestation

Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith today (7th), commented on environmental destruction taking place in the vicinity of wetlands in Muthurajawela. ” According to gazette 947/13 published on the 30th of October...