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Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court has ruled that President Chandrika Kumaratunga’s final term ends in December, clearing the way for elections between …

Extra Time

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Monday asked the elections chief to hold back on announcing the date of presidential polls pending a ruling on when the term …

Dim View

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court blocking a land-mark aid sharing deal among the island’s warring parties is seen by diplomats and analysts as the worst …

Re-routed

Sri Lanka Telecom’s tariff dispute could set the telco giant back by a few billions in profits depending on how the Appeal Court ruling against its tariff is …

Rinse Cycle

Sri Lanka’s cabinet has approved a proposal to enact laws to nab money launderers and expose irregular financial transactions, officials said Friday. Sri …

Leave to Appeal

Sri Lanka Telecom on Wednesday said that it will seek special leave to appeal Monday’s Court of Appeal ruling against its 2003 tariff hike. Sri Lanka Telecom …

Call Back

The Appeal Court on Monday quashed Sri Lanka Telecom’s 2003 tariff increase, which raised monthly rentals to Rs. 500. The Appeal Court on Monday quashed Sri …

Off The Table

Sri Lanka plans to draw up laws to prevent key state-run companies from being privatised, Finance Minister Sarath Amunugama said Friday. Sri Lanka plans to …

Jail Birds

Five men were Monday sentenced to hang for killing a Sri Lankan judge who had handed down heavy sentences on gangsters. Five men were Monday sentenced to hang …

Limited Edition

Sri Lanka raised the capital requirement for money changers by 900 percent and paved the way for dealers to open branches, the Central Bank said Friday. Sri …

Different Tune

For the first time in Sri Lanka, two cases of mass scale copyright violations had the book thrown at them this week. For the first time in Sri Lanka, two cases …

Big CRIB

Sri Lanka’s Credit Information Bureau (CRIB) is to expand its services to include factoring, non-bank and non-financial providers of credit, officials …

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