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Modi tweets in Sinhala to welcome Maithri

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 13:50

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has tweeted in Sinhala, in addition to Tamil and English, to welcome Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena to Goa to attend the 8th BRICS-BIMSTEC summit.

Interim injunction on “Usaviya Nihadai” extended

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 11:57

The Colombo District Judge M.U. Gunawardena today (19) extended the injunction order halting the screening of 'Usawiya Nihandai' (Silence In The Courts) until October 20.

Powerful Indian multinational grouping declares direct support for Lankan industry

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 11:44

Leveraging latest economic changes at home, India’s highly powerful multinational and industry grouping announced their direct support to Lankan SMEs and industries in an unprecedented offer in Colombo recently.

High Courts to conclude cases over 5 years

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:57

The Judicial Services Commission has issued a circular informing High Court Judges to conclude cases which are being considered for over five years.

Compensation method for electricity consumers

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:52

The Public Utilities Commission is to introduce a compensation method for electricity consumers.

International roundtable launched for SCP in climate change

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:16

Local and international policymakers, experts and practitioners gathered yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, at the launch of an international roundtable on the role of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in climate change mitigation and adaptation in Asia.

In parched Sri Lanka, biggest shortage is of water policy: experts

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 09:37

In this village in southern Sri Lanka's Hambantota District, water sales are big business.

President decides not to accept Dilrukshi’s resignation

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 08:53

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided, for the time being, not to accept the resignation handed over by Bribery Commission’s director general Dilrukshi Dias Wickremasinghe.

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