Items filtered by date: Monday, 30 July 2018
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Govt. to install jammers in exam centres

The Department of Examinations is to launch a pilot project to disable mobile phone signals within the examination centres during the national exams from G.C.E. Advanced Level examination scheduled to be held this August, Examinations Commissioner Sanath Pujitha said.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Court of Appeal fixed for argument on November 13 the Writ petition filed by more than 300 retired Air Force officers complaining of the reduction of their entitlement to the total Retirement Benefit under a purported amendment.

Published in Sri Lanka

The driver of State Minister of Education V. S. Radhakrishnan, who was arrested for trespassing into MP Arundika Fernando’s official residence at Madiwela has been remanded till August 10 by Nugegoda Magistrate, police said.

Published in Sri Lanka

Three Police Officers including a Sub Inspector attached to the Ingiriya Police Station had been arrested for allegedly assaulting two individuals at Poruwadanda Junction in Ingiriya, Saturday night.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Gallows issue hangs in balance: Minister

Justice and Prisons Reforms Minister Thalatha Atukorale said the Government was still to make a final decision on implementing death penalty and said more information needed to arrive at a final decision.

Published in Sri Lanka
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SA bowl out SL for 193 in 1st ODI

Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi claimed four wickets each to help South Africa dismiss Sri Lanka for 193 in 34.3 overs in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Sunday.

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Deadly quake hits Indonesia tourist spot

A powerful earthquake has struck a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, killing at least 10 people.

Published in World

The breakfast forum – “A CEO’s Guide to GDPR” being held on the 7th of August at Jetwing Colombo Seven, offers the opportunity to hear from industry leaders as to what steps they have taken to be compliant to the E.U General Data Protection Regulation. Shalini Ratwatte, Head of Legal and Corporate Affairs for South East Asia New Markets at Microsoft will deliver the key presentation. It will then be followed by a panel discussion with Anjali Fernando, Partner FJ & G de Saram, Hasitha Abeywardena, Country Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives at Microsoft, Shiromal Cooray, Managing Director, Jetwing Travels, and Rakhil Hirdaramani, Director, Hirdaramani Group. Shiran Fernando, Chief Economist, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, will moderate the discussion.

Published in Business

The country’s foremost economic event – Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018 will be held for the 18th time on the theme, ‘On the Fast Track to a Turnaround”. This event organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, is to take place on 13th – 14th September at Cinnamon Grand Colombo. Sri Lanka’s economy is once again at a crucial juncture in need of a swift and well strategized turnaround to bring about economic stability and development. This is in the backdrop of domestic and global concerns that can affect Sri Lanka’s businesses.

Published in Business