Items filtered by date: September 2018
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RTI EMPOWERING MEDIA FREEDOM - MINISTER

Sri Lanka was ranked 165th in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index and has since moved to the 131st place in 2018, Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.

Published in Sri Lanka
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PBJ VIOLATED PROCEDURE - FINANCE HEAD

Former Treasury Secretary Dr.P.B. Jayasundera had issued treasury bonds worth Rs.14 billion to SriLankan Airlines in 2012 without following proper procedure, SriLankan Airlines Finance Head Yasantha Dissanayake stated.

Published in Sri Lanka
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BBS blasts Govt

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) said that the Government is continuously failing to attend to the people’s needs and that would ultimately lead to its downfall.

Published in Sri Lanka

When the Minister of Sports Faiszer Mustapha was being grilled in parliament by members of the opposition over the country’s cricketing woes last week, he was seen waxing eloquent on why the country should give every possible chance to a Lankaputhra coach to succeed. He was also seen bandying around statistics to show that Chandika Hathurusingha had a much higher win ratio than the preceding foreign coaches. This is after the ‘Daily News’ had shown that all previous successes that the Sri Lanka team achieved were under foreign coaches who focussed on coaching without getting themselves embroiled in team selections.

Published in Sports

Breakthrough for Lanka Impact Investing Network, Capital Alliance Group and UNDP joint initiative Partnership and business model showcased in New York on sidelines of ongoing UN General Assembly

Published in Business

findmyfare.com, Sri Lanka’s largest and fastest growing online travel company, is flying high with the recent news of their raising series B funding from Ironwood Capital Partners.

Published in Business

Reuters: The rupee hit a record low on Thursday as foreign investors exited government securities after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for a third time this year, while shares fell in thin trade amid foreign outflows.

Published in Business

While most mechanical timepieces come with guarantees of durability, the intricate machinery with which they operate can still be subject to some degree of wear and tear. With regular and expert care however, your luxury wristwatch will keep ticking for years.

Published in Business

Russia and China called Thursday for international sanctions to be eased on North Korea as an incentive for it to denuclearize. The call is seen by the West as jeopardizing the international consensus on pressuring Pyongyang.

Published in World

Canadian MPs have voted unanimously to revoke the honorary citizenship of Myanmar's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

Published in World
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