Category : English Gossip

by Super Admin - 1 hour ago

Estimated daily average congestion cost up to Rs 1 bn

The estimated average congestion cost in Colombo Metropolitan area per day has increased approximately to Rs one billion, said Dr. Don Jayaweera, Transport Economist, Financial Analyst, Project Management Associate International (Pvt.) Ltd. Dr. Jaya...

by Super Admin - 1 hour ago

Floriculture products muster over US$ 16 mn in 2017

Sri Lanka has earned around US$ 16 million in 2017 by exporting floriculture products. Of that 39% of products are exported as live plants while 60 percent of them were exported as cut foliage.And also, the world demand for ornamental plant producti...

by Super Admin - 1 hour ago

Industrial Production Index up 2.8% in October

According to the Department of Census and Statistics, the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has increased by 2.8% in October 2018 in comparison to the same month in 2017. The IIP reported for the month of October in 2018 and 2017 were 111 and 108...

by Super Admin - 2 hours ago

SL introduces simulator training for would-be drivers

Soon driving licence applicants would have to undergo training on a simulator before taking the permanent driving licence test, National Council for Road Safety Chairman Dr. Sisira Kodagoda said yesterday. Underlining the fact that a large number of...

by Super Admin - 3 hours ago

SC verdict on Parliament Dissolution delivered today

The much awaited Supreme Court decision on the Fundamental Rights petitions filed challenging the gazette notification issued by the President to dissolve Parliament will be announced this evening.Chief Justice Nalin Perera and several other members...

by Super Admin - 4 hours ago

12th graduation ceremony of Defense Services College

The ceremony for Presenting degree certificates for the students of tri forces who have completed the diploma No.12 of Defense Services Command and Staff College in Sapugaskanda was held under the patronage of the Commander in chief, President Maith...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Central Bank of Sri Lanka hold its 11th International

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka held its 11 th International Research Conference on 07 December 2018 at the John Exter International Conference Hall. This conference is held annually, with the objective of promoting theoretical and empirical research...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

SL, UNDP to improve tourism sustainability standards

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority will be launching a sustainable tourism certificate scheme for the industry in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme in 2019, an official said."Next year we are planning to implement a sust...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

SL becomes third Best in Asia Pacific ICT Awards

Sri Lanka clinched three coveted gold and seven merit awards at the recently concluded Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA) - 2018 in Guangzhou, China, the Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) and BCS the Chartered In...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Oil likely to stay around $60 for next decade

Oil prices are likely to remain priced around $60 per barrel for the best part of the next decade before increased use of renewable energies starts pushing prices down consistently, a leading UK economic think-tank has said.“A year ago we made an ag...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Mainly fair weather: but gusty winds in the Sea

The Department of Meteorology says that the low-pressure area in the South Bay of Bengal to the South-east of Sri Lanka is likely to develop into a depression during next 48 hours and move North-northwestwards, towards Tamil-Nadu coast.aval and fish...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Plantation workers’ strike called off

The plantation workers’ strike demanding Rs.1,000 wage increment has been called off from today morning following a fruitful discussion with President Maithripala Sirisena, Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) leader Arumugam Thondaman said. Despite sever...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Govt. expenses to be met through special provision

Due to the absence of an Appropriation Bill, the government may decide to raise loans in Sri Lanka or from overseas to meet the country’s operational expenditures through a special provision for loans under an Act of Parliament.UPFA MP Anura Priyada...