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 Friday, 28 April 2017 - 12:40
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake says that the next tranche of the IMF loan of US$1.5 billion will be released to Sri Lanka next June. He also said... Read More
 Friday, 28 April 2017 - 8:57
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake stated that Sri Lanka will incur benefits worth of Rs.250billion per year by receiving GSP Plus tariff system. He made... Read More
 Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 8:26
Distribution of cinnamon plant shoots is an effective mean of overcoming the shortage of cinnamon plants, National Cinnamon Research Institution says. There... Read More
 Monday, 17 April 2017 - 13:35
The Department of Agriculture has taken steps to cultivate potatoes in unused lands in Kandy district. Its first phase will commence in Rangala, Thangappuwa,... Read More
 Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 7:41
There is a possibility for chicken prices to increase further during the festive season, Small and Medium Scale Poutry Farmers’ Association says. Its... Read More
 Friday, 07 April 2017 - 8:30
European Union has increased its assistance to Sri Lanka. It will be providing Euro 42 million to the Sri Lankan government to implement two programmes. They... Read More
 Wednesday, 05 April 2017 - 13:08
The Consumer Affairs Authority warned consumers to be watchful when purchasing clothes and electrical appliances during the festive season. It stated... Read More
 Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 10:45
Samsung hopes to refurbish the 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices that it recalled after a battery fault led to some catching fire. Samsung said that if... Read More
 Monday, 27 March 2017 - 7:39
Major oil producers are considering extending their recent cuts to output in a fresh bid to boost prices. Countries in the oil cartel Opec and several... Read More
 Wednesday, 22 March 2017 - 13:37
Fishermen in Chilaw claims they are facing hardships as a result of the decision made by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development to... Read More
 Monday, 20 March 2017 - 9:13
An agreement was signed for several development projects in Jaffna district. It was signed between Canada Toronto City Council John Tory and Northern... Read More
 Tuesday, 07 March 2017 - 15:12
World’s fastest car is being constructed in the island, Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha said. Technology should... Read More
 Monday, 06 March 2017 - 7:12
Reports state that rival armed factions are fighting for control over crucial oil terminals in the east of Libya. Libya’s spokesman said that the... Read More
 Monday, 27 February 2017 - 8:53
The skyrocketing coconut prices will decrease before the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute states. The... Read More
 Friday, 24 February 2017 - 10:21
Uber is being sued for stealing trade secrets and technology from Google. Waymo, set up by Google owner Alphabet, is taking legal action against Otto,... Read More
 Monday, 20 February 2017 - 13:45
The agreement with China regarding Hambantota port has being amended.   Accordingly, the Chinese company will receive 70 per cent of the ownership,... Read More
 Friday, 17 February 2017 - 7:52
Sri Lankan shares ended weak yesterday. The Colombo stock index was reported at 6,173.72. The turnover was 633.1 million rupees. Read More
 Monday, 13 February 2017 - 7:01
The Export Development Board is helping to organise into a cluster, apparel exporters who have invested in and developed their own brands as part of an... Read More
 Wednesday, 08 February 2017 - 8:20
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France and representative to the UN World Tourism Organization Tilak Ranaviraja, met with UN World Tourism Organization Secretary-General... Read More
 Monday, 06 February 2017 - 9:55
The Central Bank said that Sri Lanka’s earnings from exports rose 9 percent to 855 million US dollars in October last year, up from 847 million UD... Read More
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