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EPF to be transformed to a part-pension fund!

Private sector employees are to be given pension rights under a new move by the government to amend the Employment Provident Fund Act. The EPF...

Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce!

Billionaire benefactors Bill and Melinda Gates, co-founders of one of the world’s largest private charitable foundations, filed for divorce on Monday after 27 years...

Controversial Chairman of SLSI Nushad Perera steps down

Chairman of the Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) Mr. Nushad Perera says that he is resigning from his position to rejoin the private sector. The...

Sri Lanka declares worst economic downturn in 73 years

Sri Lanka announced Friday that its economy shrank 3.6 percent last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, making it the worst downturn since independence...

South Asia’s first Disneyland to come up in Bopita Leisure Park

Sri Lanka will build South Asia’s first Disneyland in the proposed Bopitiya leisure Park which will be created by Korea Cavitation Co. a company...

Pyramid Wilmar collects Rs. 800mn profit by palm oil ban?

In the sudden ban on the import of palm oil, Pyramid Wilmar (Pvt.) Ltd., which involved in the recently discovered sugar scam, is able...

LG finally gives up, announces exit from smartphone market

South Korea's LG Electronics said on Monday it will wind down its loss-making mobile division - a move that is set to make it...

Rs 1,000 budget pack available from today

The Government yesterday (31 March), introduced a bag of essential items that can be purchased from Sathosa outlets from today (1), under a concessionary...

Prime Signature Villas Launches Its Latest Project – Clover in Thalawathugoda

Prime Group, Sri Lanka’s pioneering real estate company, has launched the latest addition to its chain of signature villas – Clover in Thalawathugoda. The...

Pelwatte adds colour this Avurudu with its new products and special discounts

Pelwatte Dairy, the home-grown leader in dairy products is offering exclusive discounts for its most sought after Pelwatte Butter and Pelwatte Ghee at Keels...

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Sri Lanka emerges as darkhorse to host T20 World Cup?

Sri Lanka has emerged as the dark horse to host the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, which is scheduled to be hosted by India....

Sri Lankan child refugee ‘diagnosed with pneumonia: Australian authorities delay treatment for several days

The youngest daughter of the Sri Lankan Tamil family from Biloela who have been detained for more than 18 months on Christmas Island has...

Sri Lankan expat in UAE wins Dh15 million in Abu Dhabi Big Ticket mega jackpot draw

Rasika Jds, a Sri Lankan expatriate living in the UAE, who had ticket number 213288, won the mega Dh15 million Big Ticket jackpot draw...

Hospital gives false positive to sell quarantine package?

Doubts have been raised by the College of Medical Laboratory S c i e n c e (C M L S ) on whether...

Sri Lanka to sue Singapore ship owners over marine pollution

Sri Lankan authorities Sunday said they will sue the owners of a Singapore-registered cargo carrier which has burned for 11 straight days off the...
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