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Central Bank of Sri Lanka issues Money Broking Regulations

    The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), considering the necessity for improving the operations in the domestic money and foreign exchange market by increasing the coverage of monitoring activities on different types of financial institutions operating in the economy and to facilitate strengthening of …

Sri Lanka: Outlook for 2013-17 by Economist Intelligence Unit

Sri Lanka: Outlook for 2013-17 by Economist Intelligence Unit

Political stability The president, Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), is idolised as the man who in May 2009 defeated the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, Tamil Tigers). He was re-elected for a second six-year term in January 2010. The …

Sri Lanka Lose to New Zealand

Sri Lanka Lose to New Zealand

       The Sri Lanka women lost to Zealand women by 8 wickets in their first Super Six game of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013. Sri lanka batted first and were all out for 103 runs.New Zealand scored the required runs losing only …

HRW Wants Shift of Commonwealth Meeting

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–        Human Rights Watch in a letter to the Commonwealth Heads of Government has asked the Commonwealth to shift its meeting, scheduled for November, out of Sri Lanka. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is a biennial summit meeting …

Stop Hate Campaign – UNP Leader

Stop Hate Campaign – UNP Leader

– සිංහල – Leader of the Opposition Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking in Parliament yesterday (7) sought effective and urgent action from the Government to stop the hate campaign against Muslims, prevent attacks on mosques and protests being carried out in various towns, fuelled by communal hatred …

Jayasuriya Says…

Jayasuriya Says…

Sri Lanka’s new chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya  highlighted the value of senior players in the Test side.Jayasuriya reiterated that his panel would not be waylaid by past disagreements or politics, and would instead endeavour only to improve cricket in Sri Lanka. Jayasuriya also said  that …