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
Thursday, 22 September 2016 - 8:39
Sri Lankan shares has edged up yesterday with the benchmark Colombo stock index ending at 6,451.61.
Foreign investors net bought 28.9 million rupees worth... Read More
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 13:34
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that E.B. Creasy Group, one of Sri Lanka’s oldest industry leaders and part of Colombo Fort Lands and Building... Read More
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 8:18
IMF representatives met the Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake yesterday.
Their mission was to review the $1.5 billion loan approved for Sri Lanka... Read More
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 15:38
Fiserv, a global leader in financial services technology solutions has further augmented its focus and commitment to Sri Lanka and its existing customers... Read More
Monday, 12 September 2016 - 14:25
Revenues from agricultural exports has decreased by 11.3 per cent in the first six months of this year.
It was reported at US dollars 1104.7 this year,... Read More