Commonwealth Games officials impressed with Sri Lanka’s Hambanthota bid

June 30, Colombo: Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) evaluation commission visiting Sri Lanka to inspect the Southern port city of Hambanthota as the venue for its 2018 games said they were impressed with the country’s bid to host the games. “We have been impressed with the vision for Sri Lanka and Hambantota and now have a […]
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Sri Lanka inflation declines to 7.1 percent in June

June 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s inflation as measured by consumer prices in Colombo declined for the month of June, figures released by the Statistics Department of the Central Bank Thursday showed. According to a new consumer price index the inflation as measured by year-on-year percent change declined to 7.1 percent in June 2011 from 8.2 […]
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Sri Lanka Presidential Export Awards recognize exporters contributed to economy most

June 29, Colombo: The significant role of exporters in contributing to the economic development and progress of the country was recognized at the 18th Presidential Export Awards ceremony held yesterday (28) at the Temple Trees under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Exporters who contributed most for the Sri Lanka’s economic development during the years […]
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Wheel jam in Greece

Multilateralism is not working in Greece. The prevailing standoff between the private-public sector combined and the government threatens to snowball into a wider economic conundrum for the rest of Europe. ¬†While Athens has been holding the bankruptcy peg for long now, how it further sustains is not difficult to estimate. The two-day trade unions strike […]
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Sri Lanka Marxists claim the government has established military rule in Northern Province

June 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has accosed the government that it had set up military rule in the Northern Province. Addressing a press briefing in Colombo today, JVP parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that the people of Northern Province had to take permission from the military to hold meetings. […]
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Sri Lanka Prime Minister calls a special discussion regarding arsenic issue

June 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister’s office has called for a special discussion on the arsenic issue, the debate among scientists and intellectuals. The discussion is to be held on July 04 and the Prime Minister’s office is working to guarantee the participation of all the parties. The government officials are also to participate […]
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