Items filtered by date: Thursday, 05 April 2018

United National Party (UNP) General Secretary Kabir Hashim today said that he had decided to resign as the General Secretary of the United National Party.

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PM says Thank You

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe having defeated the No Confidence Motion brought against him by the Joint Opposition led group, thanked all those who stood by him with unwavering faith and support and vowed that during the next year the government will carry its development endeavours that would be felt by the country.

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Defeat is also a victory: MR

Former President and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa said the defeat of the No-Confidence Motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is also a victory.

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33 UNP MPs want 6 SLFP Ministers sacked

A group of MPs of the ruling party have written to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe requesting the immediate removal of 6 Ministers of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) from the Cabinet of Ministers.

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Avurudu Neketh Seettuwa handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena by Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs Minister, S. B. Nawinna.

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Chathuranga Lakmal won the bronze medal for Sri Lanka in weight lifting at the 21st Commonwealth Games held in Australia this morning.

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CB signals wary policy loosening

The Central Bank yesterday (4 April) cut the policy ceiling rate by 25 basis points to 8.50%, signalling cautious relaxation of monetary policy for the first time in two years, predicated on falling inflation and growth.

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Digital transformation reshapes every aspect of a business, and it is expected that at least 60 percent of Asia Pacific’s GDP will be derived from digital products or services by 2021, said Country Manager for Microsoft Sri Lanka and Maldives, Hasitha Abeywardene.

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Valued at Rs. 42. 9 b, BOC retains Sri Lanka’s most valuable consumer brand position
Dialog remains at No. 2, but its higher growth rate narrowed gap Dialog’s performance reflects that of being strongest brand on table with triple A rating
John Keells Holdings is by far most valuable conglomerate brand

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The Government plans to obtain financial assistance from world lenders to strengthen the state institutions dealing with state fiscal management.

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