Items filtered by date: Thursday, 16 August 2018

Injury management at Sri Lanka Cricket has tremendously improved over the last six months and it is a good sign for the team, head coach Chandika Hathurusingha said.

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Digital blitz to boost SL tourism

The long-awaited digital campaign for tourism got Cabinet nod this week with approval to awarding contracts for promotional work in three difference countries.

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Sri Lankan Airlines had incurred an additional expenditure of $ 90,261 (Rs. 14.5 million) for 128 passengers in January 2014 as a result of the passengers missing their connecting flights due to the then Chairman Nishantha Wickramasinghe overruling a decision made by a highly trained operations control manager.

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Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC has continued its growth momentum into the second quarter of 2018, despite having to pay in excess of Rs. 7 billion in taxes and being compelled to make significant provisions for impairment charges for the six months ending 30 June.

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Hemas Holdings PLC (HHL) has recorded a consolidated revenue of Rs. 13.5 billion for the first quarter ended 30 June 2018, a year-on-year (YoY) growth of 21.3%, led by higher contributions in consumer and healthcare sectors.

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The U.S. on Wednesday sanctioned companies in China, Russia and Singapore it says were violating the trade embargo with North Korea, Washington's latest effort to keep pressure on Pyongyang to end its nuclear weapons development.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Chinese President Xi Jinping would visit Russia in September, Russian news agencies RIA and Tass reported on Wednesday.

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