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SLT-MOBITEL PARTNERS EVOPLAY; SRI LANKA’S NEWEST DIGITAL ADVERTISING PLATFORM

SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT Solutions Provider has partnered with EVOPLAY, the flagshipbrand of Evoke International as the sole telco partner for advertising. EVOPLAY is Sri Lanka’snewest ad- enabled digital Video on Demand [VOD] platform and offered subscription free videoentertainment to…

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Curfew lifted in Colombo and suburbs

The Police Curfew which was imposed for Colombo North, South, Central, Kelaniya, Nugegoda and Mount Lavinia Police Divisions has been lifted at 5am today. The curfew had been announced late last night following protests by a large group of people…

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Power cuts extended to 10 hours on March 30

Power cut duration has been extended to 10 hours on March 30 due to unavailability of fuel for 750MW of thermal capacity. Accordingly, areas A,B, C,D,E,F and P,Q,R,S will receive a 10 hour continuous power cut from 2.00pm to 12.00am….

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Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Marks 183rd Anniversary

Celebrating 183 years as the leading business Chamber of the country, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce continues its uninterrupted record of yeoman service to Sri Lanka’s private sector. Established in 1839, the Ceylon Chamber is among the most iconic Chambers…

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47 individuals have obtained Rs. 68 million worth loans from SMIB in 2017 by way of forged documents – COPE observes

The COPE observed that in 2017, 47 people were involved in preparing fake documents and submitting fake information and has obtained Rs. 68 million worth loans from the State Mortgage & Investment Bank. The officials present said that cases have…

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Clarification Regarding Forex Sales by Banks to CB

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) wishes to clarify that the recent increase of the percentage of foreign exchange sales by banks to the CBSL from 25% to 50%, effective from 21.03.2022, is exclusively applicable to banks and that…

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New train reservation website and application launched in Sri Lanka

A new website and mobile application to reserve train tickets online has been launched by the Ministry of Transportation. The website : https://seatreservation.railway.gov.lk/mtktwebslr/   and the mobile app will enable passengers from anywhere in the world to book train seats in…

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Health Trade Unions into a two-day token strike

Trade unions in the health sector, including those affiliated with nursing, supplementary and paramedical services have launched a two-day token strike on this morning. (March 2nd) The Federation of Health Professionals explained that they resorted to an island-wide trade union…

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