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Daily Archives: November 18, 2017

Share price rise in banking and finance

Share prices rose in the banking and financial sector and in several blue chip companies, like  JKH,at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) due to a revision of proposed taxes on vehicles and an increase in the  loan to value ratio on certain motor vehicles. This gave the market a lift …

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WPC 2018 Budget to be presented on November 21

The Financial Statement for the year 2018 of the Western Provincial Council will be presented to the Council by Chief Minister and the Minister of Finance, Planning and Local Government, Isura Devapriya, on November 21 at 10.00 a.m. in the council chamber.   This is the fourth Financial Statement of …

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SC fixes for support Gamini Senarath’s FR application

The Supreme Court yesterday fixed for support on November 24, the fundamental rights violation petition filed by Gamini Senarath, the Chief of Staff of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Piyadasa Kudabalaga, Director of Insurance Corporation and Neil D. Hapuhinnega, the Commissioner General of Samurdhi, complaining of unlawful arrest by the Financial Crimes …

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SL committed to non-discrimination based on sexual orientation

Sri Lanka said it remains committed to law reform and guaranteeing non-discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity despite the socio-political and cultural challenges that remain with respect to reforming laws. Responding to the questions and concerns raised at the third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sri Lanka in …

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Police curfew imposed in parts of Galle

Police curfew has been imposed in several areas in the Galle District until 9.00am today (18) due to a tense situation, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. He stated that police curfew has been imposed in Kurunduwatta, Maha Hapugala, Welipitimodara, Ukwatta, Ginthota and Piyandigama Grama Sevaka Divisions. The Police Spokesman …

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