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
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 - 8:52
The Department of Agriculture has taken steps to grow green grams in abandoned paddy fields.
It stated that a quick harvest can be taken through this... Read More
Monday, 31 October 2016 - 9:00
Boeing's "Queen of the Skies" won a reprieve Thursday as UPS said it would buy as many as 28 747-8 freighters, a lifeline for the venerable jumbo jet.
The... Read More
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 - 9:51
Low-country tea harvest is stabilizing, Sri Lanka Tea Board said.
The harvest dropped by 40 per cent due to the dry climatic conditions that were prevailing... Read More
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - 8:37
Canada and the European Union say they remain hopeful a landmark free trade deal can go ahead despite three Belgian regions led by Wallonia blocking it.European... Read More
Friday, 21 October 2016 - 8:48
Sri Lankan shares ended weak yesterday with the benchmark index of the Colombo Stock Exchange ending 0.03 percent or 2.03 points lower at 6,442.36.
Turnover... Read More
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 10:30
Sri Lankan shares edged lower with the benchmark Colombo stock index at 6,469.41.
Turnover stood at 85 million rupees.
Monday, 17 October 2016 - 8:38
Turkey has provided assistance to uplift the livelihoods of the fishing and farming communities in Trincomalee.
Accordingly, Turkey donated 80 fishing... Read More
Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 9:19
The Puttalam cane industry is facing severe economic difficulties as a result of a shortage in canes.
Meanwhile, Wildlife officials have asked the people... Read More
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 8:15
The 16th edition of the World Export Development Forum 2016 (WEDF 2016) commenced at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) yesterday.
This... Read More
Monday, 10 October 2016 - 10:18
The first deal limiting greenhouse gases from international aviation has been sealed after years of wrangling.
From 2020, any increase in airline CO2... Read More
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 - 14:45
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), today announced that Rockland Distilleries has selected the industry leading CRM platform, SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer solution,... Read More
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 10:01
The price of oil slipped back in Thursday trading as traders questioned whether the output cut agreed by Opec would be binding.
Prices had jumped by 6%... Read More
Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 9:59
Leading property portal Lamudi Lanka (Pvt) Ltd successfully launched its Second Real Estate Expo in Sri Lanka which was held at the TajSamudra North Lawn... Read More
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - 9:29
Sri Lankan stocks has ended high with the benchmark index of the Colombo Stok Exchange being recorded at 6, 4783.29.
Turnover stood at 895.8 million rupees. Read More
Monday, 26 September 2016 - 9:48
Lime prices has hiked with a kilo being sold at a price between Rs. 700- 750.
A lime is currently Rs. 20- 30.
Increase in prices is due to the scarcity... Read More