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Prices of fish see a sharp drop


Prices of fish has dropped sharply following the high yield around the island, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development stated. A... Read More

UPS gives Boeing's 'Queen' a reprieve


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

EU-Canada free trade deal 'not dead'


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

SL shares end weak


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

SL shares closes low


Sri Lankan shares edged lower with the benchmark Colombo stock index at 6,469.41. Turnover stood at 85 million rupees.   Read More

Puttalam cane industry threatened


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

SL shares closes high


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

Lime prices hike


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

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