Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 28 August 2018

An open warrant for the arrest of former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States, Jaliya Wickramasuriya was re-issued yesterday (27) for evading Court.

Published in Security

Gayanthika Abeyratne and Indunil Herath have qualified for the Women’s 800m final of the ongoing Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia yesterday. The finals will be worked off today (August 28), starting with the women’s final at 6.00pm (local time) followed by the men’s final at 6.10pm.

Published in Sports

Eastern Merchants PLC has acquired a 100% shareholding of Microcells Ltd., one of the premier rubber products manufacturers in Sri Lanka for Rs. 575 million.

Published in Business

Reuters: The rupee hit an all-time low of 161.10 per dollar on Monday, dragged down by importer dollar demand and less inflows of the greenback, dealers said.

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Reuters: Shares ended weaker on Monday to post their tenth session of declines in 11, as worries over new tax proposals weighed on investor sentiment.

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Rival protests over a murder in the east German city of Chemnitz have ended with several people injured as objects were hurled by both sides, police say.

Published in World

New U.S. sanctions against Russia over a nerve agent attack in Britain come into effect Monday.

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