Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 07 August 2018

PALLEKELE, Monday: Two years ago when Dhananjaya de Silva made his Test debut against Steve Smith’s Australians and in only his third Test scored his maiden hundred he was spoken highly of as one of the bright sparks of the Sri Lanka team along with team mate Kusal Mendis.

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Economy on path of digital renaissance

The government is working on formulating a strategy for digitizing the economy which will usher a new era in the digital landscape of the country.

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Aban Pestonjee, Chairperson and Founder of the Abans Group of Companies, was adjudged Woman Entrepreneur of the Year at the Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce (WCIC) “Unstoppable – The Future Belongs to Her” Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 awards, which was recently held in Colombo. She also received the Gold award for her ingenious entrepreneurial skills in the extra large business enterprise category.

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The family-held Damro Group opened the mega Marino Mall and Beach Hotel in Colombo 3 last week, a venture involving a staggering Rs. 12.5 billion investment. Accessible from both Galle Road and Marine Drive, Marino Mall consists of 150,000 square feet of shopping, food and entertainment options including Sri Lanka’s first ever 9D cinema. The compound includes a Marino Mall Sea View Food Emporium, comprising 10 outlets marketed as an ideal place to enjoy fine cuisine from different regions of the world, including Sri Lankan, Indian, Chinese, Western and other Asian cuisine.

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No changes in the tax rate

The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media wishes to say that no changes in the tax rate for the calculation of Income Tax or the PAYE tax has been made.

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U.S. President Donald Trump has reimposed economic sanctions against Iran, effective at midnight Monday, assailing Tehran as "a murderous dictatorship that has continued to spread bloodshed, violence, and chaos."

Published in World

The British government has launched a probe into claims officials are failing to scrutinize visa applications from foreign men whose British-born Muslim wives have been forced by their families to marry them overseas.

Published in World
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