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Ready’85 Go

Governor of the Swedish Central Bank says Sri Lankas Central Bank is almost ready to go for a fully-fledged inflation targeting exercise.Sweden has …

Playing Poker

President Chandrika Kumaratunga withdrew tough emergency laws on Friday and replaced them with a lesser clause under the Public Security Ordinance …

Right to Rule

Presidential spokesperson and new Rupavahini Corp., Chairman Harim Peiris said the President also has a mandate from the people. rnrnPeiris comments …

Holding Hands

In 2001, many a Sri Lankan and some foreign residents here at the time, dropped what they were doing, to hold hands on the streets instead. There …

State of What?

Confusion looms over the state of emergency, with the Government Printer saying the President had asked him not to issue the gazette notification …

Tour Advisory

A top-rung tourism taskforce is already monitoring the ongoing political chaos and to map out salvage plans in the event of a worsening crisis. …

No-Fly Zone

Britain has issued a travel advisory to Sri Lanka and the up-coming tour of the English cricket team put off as the country slipped further into …

Rotting Deal

The Finance Minister in an emergency meeting with the press on Wednesday said fertiliser subsidies was to be increased significantly from the Rs. 2 …

Buying Support

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Rauff Hakeem says his party will back the UNF government only on conditions put forward by his party. …

Free Fall

Investors are bracing for a brutal fall in share prices in Thursday trading, following up on the over 18 percent drop in the ASPI over two days. The …

Soft Landing

Software giant Microsoft Corp on Wednesday announced a multi-million dollar tie-up with Sri Lanka, to provide education, training and an eventually …

State Freeze

The President on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency, a day after she sacked three key ministers and suspended Parliament. President Kumaratunga …

Higher Warnings

The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the President enjoys supreme, inalienable powers relating to defence of the country. rnThe ruling comes one …

High Altitude

lquote Countdown to takeoff; passengers are now boarding for the first commercial Hot Air Balloon flights, taking off over Sigiriya this Saturday.The …

Crash

The Colombo stock market took a plunge as President Chandrika Kumaratunga sacked three key ministers and took over the portfolios of Defence, …