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Sri Lanka’s graphite industry undergoes modernization soon.

Saturday, 29 October 2016 20:59

The government will be soon modernizing Sri Lanka’s graphite industry with the aim of exporting value added graphite to earn much needed foreign exchange for the country with the assistance of the private sector, senior minister said.

Proposal for income tax on every citizen

Saturday, 29 October 2016 18:45

There is a budget plan to introduce a new tax that every citizen will have to pay directly, reliable sources say.

Why did Arjun meet Senasinghe before leaving country?

Saturday, 29 October 2016 12:00

Before leaving the country, former Central Bank governor Arjun Mahendran had reportedly gone to the Kollupitiya home of state minister Sujeewa Senasinghe, who is a member of COPE.

Ranjan was sold a TV set on display at duty free shop

Saturday, 29 October 2016 10:35

Deputy minister Ranjan Ramanayake has bought a television set from a duty free shop at Katunayake airport only to find that it has been one that had been on display at the shop.

Woman beaten with coconut frond by mosque goes missing!

Saturday, 29 October 2016 09:39

The woman, who had been beaten with a coconut frond as punishment for alleged infidelity by the Jumma Mosque at Nallandaluwa in Puttalam, has gone missing.

Retirement age to be extended to 65 yrs?

Saturday, 29 October 2016 08:22

The extension of retirement age for both state and private sector employees to 65 years is under consideration, says the government.

CEB to bear the 2 pc NBT!

Friday, 28 October 2016 20:08

The CEB, not the consumers, will have to bear the two per cent nation building tax (NBT) on electricity charges, says director of the State Financial Policy Department A.K. Seneviratne.

COPE recommends legal action against Arjun Mahendran

Friday, 28 October 2016 20:06

COPE finds former Central Bank governor Arjun Mahendran directly responsible for the CB bond issue and recommends legal action against him.

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