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Blue skies across the island for the New Year – Met Dept

Mainly fair weather will prevail over most provinces of the island. However,Showers or thundershowers can be occur at a few places in Uva, Southern, Central provinces and in the Ratnapura district after 2.00pm. Misty conditions can be expected at some places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces during the …

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EAP’s financial arms may be managed by Bank of Ceylon

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has asked the Bank of Ceylon (BOC) to be the managing agent for the financial arms of the EAP Group–Edirisinghe Trust Investments (ETI) and Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC. Public Enterprise Development Minister Kabir Hashim met the BOC board this week as part of …

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Election Commission stops polls-related public events

The Election Commission has put a halt to a string of public events as they would promote a candidate or political party involved in the upcoming local council elections. The Commission also has given a ruling that in some instances events could be held without the participation of politicians or …

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Year 2018 dawns

New Year frenzy saw many last-minute travellers pay a premium for holidaying both within Sri Lanka and abroad, ushering in the new year in grand style. Foreign holiday destinations, including Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia, have become immensely popular with denizens of the city given the proximity of these destinations and …

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