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Status quo of Police clearance could be checked via SMS

Sri Lankans who seek the Police clearance prior to their departure for foreign employment now check the progress of their report via SMS by referring to the number allotted to such applicants.


Sri Lanka tourism & trade promotion in North America

“Wonder Sri Lanka” will be the first ever exclusive Sri Lanka Travel and Trade Show to be held in Toronto, Canada. The two-day Show will begin on the 16th of next month. The purpose is to promote Sri Lanka tourism and trade in North America.


Four Lankan firms in Forbes Asia's 'Best Under a Billion' list

forbes-asia_325_083111120724Four Sri Lankan companies are ranked among the top 200 Asia-Pacific corporations in Forbes Asia’s ‘Best Under a Billion’ list for this year.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 September 2011 09:25


SLFP 60th Anniversary Today

50356_26132129474_7999_nThe Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) main constituent of Sri Lanka's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) will celebrate its 60th anniversary on a grand scale under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees today from 4.00pm onwards.


President seek construction sector views for 2012 Budget

budSri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa met with the representatives of construction sector on Thursday at Temple Trees to seek ideas and views in preparing the government's 2012 budget.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 September 2011 05:46


Dr. Chris Nonis new Sri Lankan envoy to Great Britain & Northern Ireland

chalsDr. Chris Nonis assumed office as High Commissioner for Sri Lanka to the United Kingdom yesterday (02) at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London. Dr. Nonis will also be concurrently accredited to Ireland. He succeeds Justice Nihal Jayasinghe.


Buddha Statue at SLBPR in New Delhi unveiled

IMG_9909A Buddha statue was ceremonially unveiled at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Pilgrims Centre in New Delhi by High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam on Tuesday (30).

Last Updated on Friday, 02 September 2011 04:35


Matara District development progress evaluated

MatharaMatara District Coordinating Committee was held on Wednesday under the patronage of Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development, at District Secretariat office in Matara.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 September 2011 04:27


Sri Lanka takes a lead amongst SAARC in telecom industry - Voice & Data

Sri Lanka is leading the way in the telecom technology amongst SAARC nations because of the state-of-the-art technology being implemented by the operators. The launch of the 4th generation LTE network bestowing a gigantic speed of 100 Mbps in the capital, Colombo, is a classic example of how the telecom technology has reached dizzy heights in the country, stated Voice & Data, India’s leading monthly magazine on the business of communication, in a report published yesterday (August 30).


New Laws to Deal with LTTE - AG

hon_mohan_peirisThe government is considering enacting new laws under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) to handle possible future and past terrorist activities by the LTTE as the emergency regulations that were imposed on and off for the past 30 years cease to be in operation from today.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 September 2011 08:54


Crates mandatory for Fruits & Vegies transport

plastic_cratesThe Ministry of Cooperatives and Internal Trade in Sri Lanka says that the usage of plastic crates for the transportation of fruits and vegetables will come into effect from today (01 Sept.).