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Sri Lanka grants permission for entry of Chinese tracking vessel

The Sri Lanka Government yesterday (August 12) granted permission for the Chinese tracking vessel Yuang Wang 5 to dock at the Hambantota Port after...

US actress Anne Heche dies a week after car crash

Hollywood actress Anne Heche has been declared legally dead, one week after she crashed her car into a Los Angeles building, a spokeswoman said...

CPC to take necessary decisions on filling stations disregarding guidelines

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has been given directives to take appropriate management decisions and distribution decisions on the filling stations that fail to adhere...

Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill gazetted

Sri Lankan government on Friday (Aug 12) has gazetted the Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill. The said Bill, published under the directives of Power...

Schools to deliver onsite lessons all five weekdays

All government and government-approved schools will deliver in-person lessons all five days of the week starting from August 15 (Monday), the Ministry of Education...

Sri Lanka lifts import ban on Glyphosate

Sri Lanka has lifted the ban on importing the widely-used herbicide Glyphosate with effect from August 05, 2022. This was announced in a Gazette Extraordinary...

Ranjan signs documents seeking presidential pardon

Incarcerated former MP Ranjan Ramanayake has signed the letter seeking a presidential pardon, his attorney Dinesh Vidanapathirana confirmed today (Aug 13). The letter, prepared by...

Sri Lanka sees drop in workers’ remittances

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) says the workers’ remittances channelled through official channels in July 2022 saw 50% drop in comparison to...

Former President Gotabaya staying in Bangkok, told not to leave hotel for security reasons

Former Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is staying at a hotel here in the heart of Thailand’s capital, where police have advised the ousted...

Central Bank establishes Stakeholder Engagement Committee

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has established the Stakeholder Engagement Committee with a view to broadening its engagement with key stakeholders of...

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