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Growth and development of the Northern Province was launched today at the Ministry of Finance.

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Growth and development of the Northern Province was launched today at the Ministry of Finance.

The ‘Framework for an Economic Development Master Plan’  aiming to be a tool to create a ‘blueprint’ for  long-term growth and development of the Northern Province was launched today at the Ministry of Finance. Finance

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The Monetary Board of the Central Bank has decided to reduce the Statutory Reserve Ratio (SRR) applicable on all rupee deposit

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on The Monetary Board of the Central Bank has decided to reduce the Statutory Reserve Ratio (SRR) applicable on all rupee deposit

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank has decided to reduce the Statutory Reserve Ratio (SRR) applicable on all rupee deposit liabilities of commercial banks by 1.00 percentage point to 5.00 per cent with

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Issuing a statement, the GMOA claimed that through existent data, the country was producing 40% of the total liquid milk requirement

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Issuing a statement, the GMOA claimed that through existent data, the country was producing 40% of the total liquid milk requirement

The GMOA has refuted recent claims made by the Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne that Sri Lanka was capable of producing only 10 % of the liquid milk requirement for the country. Issuing a statement, the GMOA

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The Special High Court has rejected a request by former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on The Special High Court has rejected a request by former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

The Special High Court has rejected a request by former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and seven others who sought to file an appeal before the Supreme Court against an order issued by the three-member high

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Speaker still to receive name list

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Speaker still to receive name list

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament yesterday that he was yet to receive the list of names of MPs alleged by UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake to be using cocaine. “Some members have raised the issue

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State Veterinary Surgeons’ Association (SVSA) has decided to engage in trade union action from February 26

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on State Veterinary Surgeons’ Association (SVSA) has decided to engage in trade union action from February 26

The State Veterinary Surgeons’ Association (SVSA) has decided to engage in trade union action from February 26 owing to the attempts to bring the anti-rabies programmes under the Health Ministry. According to a statement issued by

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A police sub-inspector attached to the Southern Special Crime Investigation Unit has been arrested

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on A police sub-inspector attached to the Southern Special Crime Investigation Unit has been arrested

A police sub-inspector attached to the Southern Special Crime Investigation Unit has been arrested in connection with the abduction of two businessmen in Rathgama last week. On a previous occasion, Police Inspector Kapila Nishantha was

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Group of senior opposition parliamentarians have reportedly conveyed their dismay

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Group of senior opposition parliamentarians have reportedly conveyed their dismay

A group of senior opposition parliamentarians have reportedly conveyed their dismay on the recent allegations concerning the usage of cocaine, to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (Feb 21). The group had met the Prime Minister

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Report on the phone call recordings obtained from IGP Pujith Jayasundara over the alleged VIP assassination

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Report on the phone call recordings obtained from IGP Pujith Jayasundara over the alleged VIP assassination

A report on the phone call recordings obtained from IGP Pujith Jayasundara over the alleged VIP assassination plot has been submitted before the Colombo Chief Magistrates Court yesterday (Feb 21). The report was submitted by

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Sri Lankan Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera presents the 2018 budget to parliament in Colombo on November 9, 2017.
Sri Lanka drastically cut import taxes on essential foods November 9 to curb record high inflation before its annual budget presentation. / AFP PHOTO / LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI        (Photo credit should read LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

19th Amendment to the Constitution in 2015 was a remarkable achievement of the government so far in the recent history of Executive and the Legislature of Sri Lanka.

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 2015 was a remarkable achievement of the government so far in the recent history of Executive and the Legislature of Sri Lanka.

Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera reiterated today that Constitutional Council (CC) which came into being with the passage of 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 2015 was a remarkable achievement of the government

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