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Items filtered by date: Saturday, 08 July 2017

Arjun Aloysius asked witness' help at PCoI proceedings

Perpetual Treasuries Ltd owner Arjun Aloysius had interfered with the witness who was supposed to testify at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on behalf of Pan Asia Bank, it was revealed today. It was revealed when Pan Asia Bank Deputy General Manager Aruna Benedict Dias' evidence was led by Deputy Solicitor General Milinda Gunathilaka.

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Triple Gold awards for BOC at Technnovation 2017

Bank of Ceylon clinched major honours at the 12th National Business Excellence Awards (NBEA) organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) on Tuesday wining gold in the overall excellence category and four more in other categories.the BOC has surpassed all other competitors and won the overall Gold award excellence in inter bank transactions. it has also won the Gold award for customer convenience and financial inclusivity The competition focused on five categories, extra-large, large, medium, small and micro and several industry sectors and offered awards which included many sector and criteria winners. Main awards were for overall excellence gold, silver and bronze.

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Four-man Sri Lanka team flying tonight to Islamabad for rice buying

Sri Lanka has picked three countries to supply 200,000 MT rice immediately to meet the shortfall in its domestic market.

A four man team of Lankan officials is scheduled to take off tonight (7 July) to Pakistan to buy rice varieties for the domestic rice market. On July 12, the team will head to Myanmar from Islamabad to test Burmese rice varieties for the Lankan market.

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JICA extends over Rs.42 billion for Kalu Ganga Project

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has steeped in to extend Rs.42.3 billion for Kalu Ganga Water Supply Expansion Project (I).

A concessionary loan agreement for JPY 31,810 million (approx. Rs. 42,307 million) was signed on Friday 7th between the Government of Sri Lanka and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for Kalu Ganga Water Supply Expansion Project (I).

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No room for a dictatorial or military rule - President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he ended a dictatorial and military rule on 8th January 2015 and there is no any scope for such a rule in this country again.

“The people in this country today has an understanding about the conspiracies by some persons who are trying to come to power by showing a fantasy world to the people, hiding their true faces with masks”, he said.

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Twelve-hour water cut on July 9

The National Water Supply and Drainage Board said that water supply in Kotte area will be disrupted for twelve hours from 2.00 p.m. on 9th July. Accordingly, the main roads and by-road in Moragasmulla, Rajagiriya, Obeysekarapura, Bandaranayake Pura, Koswatta and till Nawala Open University will be affected.

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