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Coronavirus dampens Sri Lanka manufacturing and service activity in Jan

Sri Lanka’s industrial and service sectors grew at a slower pace in January from December on the coronavirus outbreak in China, the central bank said in the Purchasing Managers’ Index…

Hambantota Port observes employees returned from China before epidemic broke

With the coronavirus epidemic becoming a serious cause for concern, the Hambantota International Port (HIP) has put in place several measures to ensure the safety of their staff, environment, and…

New Management Head at Lotus Towers assumes duties

Retired Major General Prasad Samarasinghe assumed duties as the Head of Management at the Lotus Tower (Feb 14). After 35 yearlong service in Sri Lanka Army, he had served in…

Hemas Holdings see Sri Lanka consumer recovery, net down 4.9-pct in Dec

Sri Lanka’s Hemas Holdings, which has interests in consumer, healthcare, logistics and leisure said there was recovery in consumer demand through group profits were down 4.9 percent from a year ago…

President says without blaming past ready to build the country

This government will work with commitment to save the country from the present chaotic situation without pointing fingers at the past for prevailing problems President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says.He said that…

President wants a university curricular fitting the job market demand

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that the present education system should be reformed in order to achieve a rapid growth in economy.During the meeting at the Presidential Secretariat today (10) the…

Smart card, E-ticketing system for railway seat reservations

A smart card and an online E-ticketing system would be introduced for easy seat reservation in trains, Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.He said a Cabinet Paper would be submitted in…

Decisions taken at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on 05.02.2020

01.Management of archaeological heritages of Rajagala archaeological complex.It has been unveiled that there are 593 places of archaeologically importance in the shrine complex of ‘Ariyakara’ scattered throughout an extent of…