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Monday, March 27, 2017
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1802  Through the Treaty of Amiens, all Dutch possessions in Ceylon were transferred to English.
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CA Sri Lanka launches first ever financial reporting quiz to help enhance knowledge of accounting students
Mar 27, Colombo: For the first time in the country’s history, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) will launch a financial reporting quiz with the aim of enhancing the knowledge of aspiring accountants from across the country to ensure the students will have the necessary knowledge on the topic, when they commence their career as professional accountants....
Wimal’s protest is a struggle 'carried out in good faith' - NFF
Mar 27, Colombo: The National Freedom Front says the fast observed by the party's leader MP Wimal Weerawansa, who is in remand prison for misusing state vehicles, is a struggle 'carried out in good faith' ...
Pakistani national nabbed with heroin worth Rs. 14 mn at Sri Lanka's Colombo airport
Mar 27, Colombo: A Pakistani national has been arrested at Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake by the Police Narcotic Bureau when he tried to smuggle in heroin on Sunday, the Police Media Unit said. ...
Sri Lanka Police website hacked by AnonPlus
Mar 27, Colombo: The official website of Sri Lanka Police has been hacked into by AnonPlus, which is part of Anonymous hacker Group....
India, Sri Lanka 'can do a lot together' - Indian envoy
Mar 26, Colombo: India, which sees itself as a net provider of security in the Indian Ocean Region, and Sri Lanka 'can do a lot together', India's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu says. ...
Sri Lanka's Cargills to open island's largest multi-product dairy processing plant in Western Province
Mar 26, Colombo: Cargills Ceylon PLC, which has over the last two years initiated a Rs. 3.3 billion rupee intensive dairy expansion project will host President Maithripala Sirisena on Apr. 3 to ceremonially launch the Kotmale Dairy Plant at Gaspe, Banduragoda in the Western Province, a statement said....
Sri Lankan government removes duty imposed on items brought by migrant workers
Mar 26, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to completely remove the duty imposed on nine items being brought into the country by Sri Lankan migrant workers. ...
India, Sri Lanka navies to conduct Joint Ocean Survey
Mar 26, Colombo: The Indian Navy and Sri Lanka Navy will be conducting a joint oceanographic survey off the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka from 30 March to 11 May 2017, the High Commission of India said in a release. ...
Sri Lanka Finance Minister says trustworthy environment built in the country to attract foreign investments
Mar 26, London: Sri Lanka's Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake says an environment that strikes International Investors as trustworthy has been built in the country to attract foreign investments. ...
Sri Lanka Navy earns Rs 3 billion from Galle maritime security operations
Mar 26, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Navy has earned Rs. 3 billion to the Government from providing maritime security services within a year after taking over the services from the controversial firm Avant Garde Maritime Services....
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 12 Indian fishermen for poaching in island waters
Mar 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy on Saturday has arrested 12 Indian fishermen and seized their two trawlers for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Sri Lankan waters. ...
Sri Lanka asks developed world to assist developing countries in meeting challenges of climate change
Mar 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka says though the adverse effects of climate change are felt across borders, the impact of climate change is particularly harsh on developing countries and their mitigation and adaptation strategies, and action require financial assistance from developed countries. ...
US air strike kills high-profile al Qaeda terrorist leader responsible for 2009 attack on Sri Lanka cricket team in Pakistan
Mar 26, Colombo: The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed on Saturday that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike in Afghanistan has killed a high-profile al Qaeda terrorist leader who was accused of involvement in 2009 attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan. ...
Indian Tamil parties except BJP welcome actor Rajinikanth cancelling visit to Sri Lanka
Mar 26, Chennai: Chennai: India's Tamil parties except the BJP on Saturday welcomed the Tamil actor Rajinikanth's decision to cancel the visit to Sri Lanka participate in a function to inaugurate 150 houses constructed by a private firm Lyca Productions in Vavuniya for the war-displaced Tamils in the island's North. ...
Attempts to manipulate Hambantota Port deal - CaFFE
Mar 25, Colombo: A right organization in Sri Lanka says there are attempts to manipulate the deal between the government of Sri Lanka and China Merchant Port Holdings Company (CMPort) on the Hambantota Port. ...
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