Items filtered by date: Saturday, 21 July 2018

Galle boasts of a rich cricket heritage with the first school match played at this same venue (then known as the famous Galle Esplanade) as far back as May 1888 between Richmond College Galle and All Saints College Galle.

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SL’s online trade portal goes live

Completing a major milestone in its WTO Trade Facilitation Plan and kicking off one of the biggest projects in its international trade history, Sri Lanka officially unveiled its Trade Information Portal (TIP) yesterday.

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Recognizing and rewarding DFCC Bank’s success in financing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Sri Lanka, the Global Sustainable Finance Network awarded a Certificate of Merit for ‘Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing’ to DFCC Bank, at the Global Sustainable Finance Awards 2018 held recently at the Karlsruhe City Hall, Germany.

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The Government yesterday said it had set preconditions focused on protecting national security with the Airports Authority of India ahead of considering a proposed business plan for a possible joint venture between the two countries to resurrect the lossmaking Mattala Airport.

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Reuters: Sri Lankan shares rose yesterday to their highest close in three weeks and marked their second weekly gain in nine.

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An autumn summit between President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin would focus on national security, the White House said Friday, and Moscow signaled an openness to a second meeting between the two leaders. Yet criticism of Trump over his first session with his Russian counterpart continued to swirl.

Published in World

Israel has attacked military targets in the Gaza Strip, after its soldiers came under gunfire at the border.

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