Monday, 16 January 2017 - 10:16
Facebook is introducing new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories.
The world's largest social network said it would enable... Read More
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 9:19
Sri Lankan shares hits another low week, as Colombo stock index ended at 6,155.52.
Foreign investors bought a net 152.7 million rupees.
The turnover... Read More
Friday, 06 January 2017 - 9:23
Be observant of substandard rice that are sold in the market with the increase of prices, Consumer Affairs Authority warns.
CAA has found over 14,000kg... Read More
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 9:13
The Minister of Primary Industries has decided to establish three Value Addition Centres for vegetables and fruits across the island.
Its main objective... Read More
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 - 15:55
The Agriculture Ministry has taken steps to limit the import of big onion seeds.
The decision was taken as there are sufficient local onion seeds.
Ministry... Read More
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 - 10:31
Sri Lankan shares have fallen on the first trading day this year. The turnover was reported at Rs. 329.2 million.
The Colombo stock index has closed at... Read More
Friday, 30 December 2016 - 9:44
Sri Lankan shares closed high yesterday. Colombo stock index ended at 6,245.71.
Meanwhile, the turnover stood at 720.9 million rupees.
Foreign investors... Read More
Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 8:41
Sri Lankan shares closed at their weakest in more than 8 months in typical year-end holiday-thinned trading yesterday, with turnover slumping to a near... Read More
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 10:05
Argentine President Mauricio Macri sacked his finance minister Alfonso Prat-Gay yesterday.
This has shaken up his economic team amid a stubborn recession... Read More
Thursday, 22 December 2016 - 9:08
Lime prices has reached a record high, and growers say that this will strengthen their income.
Lime harvest was affected badly by the drought conditions... Read More
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 - 9:20
International Monetary Fund’s Chief Christine Lagarde was found guilty of negligence but the court did not hand down any punishment.
As French finance... Read More
Monday, 19 December 2016 - 9:23
At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, President Maithripala Sirisena, undertook an Official Visit to... Read More
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 - 9:08
The tourist arrivals into the country rose by 16 per cent to 167,217 in November this year.
Tourists from India, China and Western Europe saw an increase.
Total... Read More
Monday, 05 December 2016 - 9:13
Dutch government officials and the Dutch businesses signed an agreement which confirms their commitment to support improving Sri Lanka’s dairy sector.
The... Read More
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 9:07
Sri Lankan shares has ended slightly higher with the benchmark index of Colombo Stack Indwx ending up at 6, 253.28.
Foreign investors sold shares worth... Read More
Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 8:30
The Census of Public and Semi Government Sector Employment will be conducted by the Department of Census and Statistics today covering the entire Country... Read More
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 8:47
The pomegranate cultivations under the ‘fruit villages’ is successful, the Department of Agriculture said.
Pomegranates were planted in several... Read More
Friday, 11 November 2016 - 8:12
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) in March next year, Bangladesh's Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed assured.
He made this... Read More
Thursday, 10 November 2016 - 8:32
Asian stock markets bounced back strongly in early Thursday trading, following Donald Trump’s victory speech. Media stocks were also up, but less... Read More
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 - 11:15
Prices of fish has dropped sharply following the high yield around the island, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development stated.
A... Read More