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Central Bank to set up Rs. 50 b six month refinancing facility

Thinappuyal English April 2, 2020 Comments Off on Central Bank to set up Rs. 50 b six month refinancing facility

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has decided to set up a Re-financing Facility to implement the decisions taken by the Cabinet of Ministers on 20.03.2020 to introduce a wide range of concessions

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Do not leave your home unnecessarily

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on Do not leave your home unnecessarily

The health authorities advice everyone who does not have a compelling reason to travel to stay at home in the light of evidence that social distancing is the best way to slow down the

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Pension to be paid on April 3

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on Pension to be paid on April 3

The Ministry of Finance has announced that the pension for retired public servants will be paid by April 3. Secretary to the Finance Ministry, S.R. Attygalle said that the Treasury would release the required funds

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CAA warns against selling goods above MRP

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on CAA warns against selling goods above MRP

The Consumer Affairs Authority has warned online sellers against selling essential items over the stipulated Maximum Retail Price The authority said that legal action will be taken against trade who fail to comply with this

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Curfew in 16 districts to be re-imposed at 2 pm

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on Curfew in 16 districts to be re-imposed at 2 pm

The police curfew that was lifted for 16 districts of the country this morning will be re-imposed at 2:00 pm, and not at 12 noon as announced earlier, the President’s Media Division said. The

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Clear victory for SLPP as UNP is divided – Vasu

Thinappuyal English March 18, 2020 Comments Off on Clear victory for SLPP as UNP is divided – Vasu

State Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara said that the division of the UNP is inevitable under any circumstances, while Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna(SLPP) is fully equipped to face the election. “The division of the UNP is

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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has decided to reconsider holding all public meetings

Thinappuyal English March 17, 2020 Comments Off on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has decided to reconsider holding all public meetings

In light of concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 and in an effort to curb the risk ordinary citizens would be exposed to, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to reconsider hosting of

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President on the current situation regarding COVID-19

Thinappuyal English March 17, 2020 Comments Off on President on the current situation regarding COVID-19

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is scheduled to address the nation at 8.00 pm today. President’s address will focus on the prevailing situation concerning, COVID-

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SLPP will achieve easy win at elections over UNP led opposition – PM

Thinappuyal English March 14, 2020 Comments Off on SLPP will achieve easy win at elections over UNP led opposition – PM

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa receiving the book from former MP Udaya Gammanpila. Picture by Sulochana Gamage It will be an easy win for the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) if the United National Party

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President and Prime Minister on resolutions to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Thinappuyal English March 14, 2020 Comments Off on President and Prime Minister on resolutions to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Several firm decisions have been taken under the guidance of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to combat COVID -19 in the country. Measures initiated by the Government since January have been

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