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HRCSL stresses need to incorporate economic, social, cultural rights

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:40

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka calls on the president to give leadership in calling for, and the prime minister and all members of the Constitutional Assembly, to ensure the incorporation of economic, social and cultural rights in the future constitutional chapter on rights as fully protected rights.

HNB adjourns EGM after interim orders

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:36

Following two interim orders Hatton National Bank (HNB) yesterday notified the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) that it would not be holding the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) that was initially scheduled for tomorrow.

UN adapting and refocusing its work in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:29

The United Nations on Monday said it is adapting and refocusing its work in Sri Lanka with evolving global and national development priorities.

Trelleborg Wheel Systems wins Sri Lankan export accolade

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:18

The Trelleborg Wheel Systems manufacturing facility in Sri Lanka was recognised for its export achievements when it was honoured with a Presidential Export Award in a ceremony presided over by Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo.

Commercial Bank’s Rs. 5 b debenture issue oversubscribed twice over

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:13

The Rs. 5 billion debenture issue of Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc closed within minutes of opening yesterday after it was oversubscribed twice over, the bank has announced.

Finance Ministry spends millions for TV ads on taxation

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:09

Sri Lanka’s Finance Ministry resorts to television advertising to create awareness on importance of paying taxes among the people on the eve of the 2017 budget.

Hartal in north against students’ killing (pictures)

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 10:58

A hartal is on in the northern province today (25) to protest the killing of two Jaffna university students five days earlier, said NPC councilor M.K. Sivajilingam.

‘Unite with Maithri’ - Mahinda told

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 08:51

A majority of MPs in the joint opposition has stressed to ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa that they should unite with his successor Maithripala Sirisena in order to form a SLFP-led government.

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