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No fuel price hike – Arjuna

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has not as yet decided to increase the price of fuel, according to a communiqué from Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranathunga.

Published in Sri Lanka

Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera, formerly Legal Adviser and Head of the Legal Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and currently Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, was elected to the membership of the prestigious Institut de Droit International at its 78th session held at Hyderabad’s NALSAR University of Law from 2-11 September.

Published in Sri Lanka

DUBAI, Thursday: Spinners will have a key role to play in the second Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan – the first to be played by Sri Lanka under lights with a pink ball at the Dubai International Stadium today. Play is due to commence at 2.00 pm (3.30 pm SLT) and end at 9.00 pm (10.30 pm SLT).

Published in Sports

Business leader Dhammika Perera on Wednesday emphasised that without proper connectivity Sri Lanka could not achieve the four million tourist arrivals target.

Published in Business

On a night which saw the most esteemed figures in Sri Lankan society gather under one roof, Aban Pestonjee, the Chairperson and Founder of the Abans Group of Companies, was named Sri Lanka’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 at the Derana Sri Lankan of the Year Awards hosted last week at the Colombo Hilton.

Published in Business

Bangladesh is building the world's largest refugee camp to house over half a million Rohingya who have fled Myanmar, officials said Thursday.

Published in World

Days and months before carrying out the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history, Stephen Paddock rented hotel rooms overlooking other music festivals in Las Vegas as well as in Chicago, law enforcement authorities said.

Published in World
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