Colombo) REUTERS: Sri Lankan shares extended their losses to a fourth straight session yesterday as foreign investors sold blue-chip stocks such as John Keells Holdings Plc and Hemas Holdings Plc. The Colombo stock index ended 0.14 percent weaker at 6,153.99, its lowest close since July 16.
A Chinese state-owned gold mining giant has expressed interest to set up a US $ 30 million gem and jewellery exchange in Sri Lanka with the support of the Sri Lankan government and a major local gem and jewellery supplier to China.
Pakistanis voted on Wednesday in a knife-edge general election pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, with the prospect of neither winning a clear majority.
US, Daily Mail), 25 July 2018- A secret audio recording of Donald Trump discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy a Playboy model’s story about her alleged affair with him has been revealed.
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam today said he would request the President to grant a remission of sentence for the prisoners who read the highest number of books from the prison library.
An audit conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in the Sri Lanka Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had revealed that Sri Lanka ranked first in civil aviation safety, Civil Aviation and Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said yesterday.
Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara said yesterday his Ministry would submit details to the Indian authorities regarding Sri Lankan underworld criminals currently hiding in India.
The Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya said that unless a system is decided upon by the Parliament, the Provincial Council Elections cannot be held in whatever manner.
National Policies and Economic Affairs State Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva yesterday said the sudden strike by railway employees over the Trace Expert City land issue was unwarranted and that the Tech-City should not be destroyed.