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19 Oct 2018
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Reuters – Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300-million housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Indian company, the government said, ahead of a visit by the prime minister to its South Asian neighbour.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will meet his counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday in New Delhi, the Indian capital, for talks. The two...

19 Oct 2018
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Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, launched Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi or WiFi Calling) service, that will enable users to make calls using a Wi-Fi network. The first to launch the technology in Sri Lanka, Dialog, will enable subscribers with VoWiFi supported handsets to connect to a Wi-Fi network, and make or receive calls from mobile numbers and...

19 Oct 2018
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Recent Cabinet Decisions the proposal made by Dr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, the Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, to award the contract for the construction of 100MW Wind Farm in the Southern coastal strip of the Mannar Island with the financial...

19 Oct 2018
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Latest Cabinet Decisions outlined that with a view to providing space to persons living in the Crow Island area of Mattakkuliya for their public activities, it has been proposed to construct a Multipurpose building adjacent to the Beach Park constructed therein, with the assistance of the World Bank.

As such, the proposal made by Lasantha Alagiyawanna, the...

19 Oct 2018
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The latest Cabinet decisions noted that it has been planned to bring about a sustainable development in the Northern area by creating entrepreneurs equipped with information technology and generating new employment opportunities and income sources.

As such, the proposal made by Malik Samarawickrema, the Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade...

19 Oct 2018
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Recent Cabinet decisions outlined that the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) has planned to conduct the next census of population held once in 10 years, in the year 2021.

As such, the proposal made by Ranil Wickremasinghe, the Prime Minister in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, to conduct the listing stage of the...

19 Oct 2018
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Reuters – ** The Sri Lankan rupee ended weaker on Wednesday as banks and importers bought the U.S. dollar while stocks edged lower to end near a five-year closing low.

** The Central Bank on Wednesday said it has secured a 1 billion dollar eight-years loan from China Development Bank.

** The rupee ended at 171.00/15 per dollar, compared with its previous close...

18 Oct 2018
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Lotus Hydro PLC, a specialist in clean energy, teamed up with Insurance trail blazer Strategic Insurance Brokers (Sib) to provide an unprecedented life, plus health insurance and critical illness cover to Lotus Hydro employees. In short, it is life, plus plus.

‘We discharged our social responsibility being able to pay the next of kin of employees such as the late Mr....

18 Oct 2018
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~ Only car in its class to boast a 4 speed tiptronic transmission and torque converter

~ Named as the most popular car in UK by honestjohn.co.uk website

Built to European standard, Hyundai’s revolutionary Grand i10, the master of urban mobility, reached a milestone in terms of number of sales. Hyundai Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., the sole authorised agent for Hyundai brands...

18 Oct 2018
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Toyota Industrial Equipment, the Forklift arm of Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited recently hosted some of its key clientele to an exclusive cocktail event to felicitate longstanding relationships with corporate and individual clients. The event was held at Toyota Plaza and was attended by Toyota Lanka’s top management, the Forklift operations team and representatives from key...