Items filtered by date: Friday, 07 September 2018
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SL eyes World Cup slot

The Sri Lanka netball team, currently having a dream run at the Asian Netball Championship in Singapore and is on the path to secure a World Cup berth by beating top ranked teams in the region.

Published in Sports
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SL e-commerce to hit US$ 400 mn by 2022

Chairman of CAA Anura Meddegoda, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, Head of Cooperation of the Delegation of the European Union Delegation in Sri Lanka Frank Hess, Secretary of Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Chulananda Perera look on as visiting e-commerce expert from Geneva’s International Trade Centre Professor Michael Geist lights the ceremonial lamp at the launch of second e-commerce PPD in Colombo yesterday.

Published in Business
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First cheque deposit machine

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon launched the first fully-automated cheque deposit service machine at its City Office in York Street, Colombo this week.

Published in Business

The Colombo International Financial City (CIFC) is to be inaugurated in mid-October, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka said yesterday as the Government gears up for the next stage of the Port City project.

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August tourist arrivals up 5%

Reuters: Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka rose 4.9% year-on-year in August, government data showed on Thursday.

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US, India Ink Deal to Expand Defense Ties

The United States and India took a major step to expand defense ties Thursday, signing a deal that allows India to acquire high-end U.S. weaponry, including armed drones.

Published in World

A front-runner in Brazil's presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, has been stabbed during a campaign rally.

Published in World
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