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CBSL holds policy interest rates at current levels.

CBSL holds policy interest rates at current levels.
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has decided to maintain the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR) of the Central Bank at their current levels of 14.50% and 15.50%, respectively. The decision was taken a…
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Wanindu and Inoka named in ICC’s T20 Teams of the Year

Wanindu and Inoka named in ICC’s T20 Teams of the Year
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday (January 23) released the Men’s T20I Team of the Year 2022 and the Women’s T20I Team of the Year 2022, which both include one Sri Lankan player each. The ICC opened the 2022 awards announcement week by revealing the T20I Team…
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China's EXIM bank gives Sri Lanka debt extension.

China's EXIM bank gives Sri Lanka debt extension.
The Export-Import Bank of China has offered Sri Lanka a two-year moratorium on its debt and said it will support the country's efforts to secure a $2.9 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, according to a letter reviewed by Reuters. India wrote to the IMF ea…
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FIFA suspends Football Federation of Sri Lanka.

FIFA suspends Football Federation of Sri Lanka.
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has been suspended by FIFA with effect from 21st January 2023 until further notice. In a circular to member associations, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura stated that as a result of the decision taken by the Bureau of the FIFA …
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SL President appoints three members for Constitutional Council.

SL President appoints three members for Constitutional Council.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed three representatives for the Constitutional Council for a period of three years, the President’s Media Division said. Accordingly, Dr. Prathap Ramanujam, Dr. (Mrs) Dilkushi Anula Wijesundere and Dr. (Mrs) Weligama Vidana Arachchi…
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President Ranil and Indian EAM virtually declare open Academy for Kandyan dancing.

 President Ranil and Indian EAM virtually declare open Academy for Kandyan dancing.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe and visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar have virtually declared open the Academy for Kandyan dancing in close proximity to the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy today (Jan. 20).  Indian PM Narendra Modi has laid the foundation st…
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Cabinet nod to establish International Trade Office

Cabinet nod to establish International Trade Office
The approval of the Cabinet of Ministers has been granted to establish the International Trade Office, during the cabinet meeting held yesterday (Jan. 17). Initially, the office is expected to be established under the Ministry of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National …
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Sri Lanka to introduce new laws to regulate social media.

Sri Lanka to introduce new laws to regulate social media.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the government is working to introduce an Act similar to the Telecommunications and Social Media Act currently used in Singapore to regulate social media platforms including YouTube and Facebook. The President made this observation du…
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New Commissioner General of Examinations assumes duties.

New Commissioner General of Examinations assumes duties.
Mr. Amith Jayasundara has officially assumed duties as the new Commissioner General of the Department of Examinations this morning (Jan. 02). He is the 21st Commissioner General to serve the Department of Examinations. The appointment was made following the recent retirement …
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New Sri Lanka Navy Commander calls on the President.

New Sri Lanka Navy Commander calls on the President.
Newly appointed Navy Commander Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera met President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the President’s Office this morning (19). Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera assumed duties as the 25th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy yesterday. After assuming duties, the new Navy…
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Inland Revenue Amendment Act comes into force from today (19).

Inland Revenue Amendment Act comes into force from today (19).
The Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today (19) endorsed the certificate on the Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill which was recently passed by a majority of votes after debate in Parliament. Following the debate on the second reading of the bill held recently (De…
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Committee on High Posts approves appointment of several diplomats to Sri Lankan missions abroad.

Committee on High Posts approves appointment of several diplomats to Sri Lankan missions abroad.
The Secretary General of Parliament, Dhammika Dasanayake stated that the Committee on High Posts has approved the appointments of Four Ambassadors and two Permanent Representatives recently (Dec. 13).  Accordingly, approval was given for the appointment of Ms. Niroshani Mani…
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Interim order issued on compulsory retirement of doctors and specialists.

Interim order issued on compulsory retirement of doctors and specialists.
The Court of Appeal has issued an interim order suspending the inclusion of doctors and specialist doctors in the gazette notification on the compulsory retirement of government sector employees. Accordingly, the compulsory retirement age of 60 will not be enforced on doctor…
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Ampara and Mannar UCs to be upgraded to Municipal Council status.

Ampara and Mannar UCs to be upgraded to Municipal Council status.
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to upgrade Ampara and Mannar Urban Councils to Municipal Council status, the Cabinet Spokesman Minister Bandula Gunawardena said. Earlier, approval had been granted during the Cabinet meeting held on August 08, 2022, to take nece…
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TRCSL lining up 5G licensing process for 2023.

TRCSL lining up 5G licensing process for 2023.
The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) has confirmed to the country’s government that it is preparing for the implementation of commercial 5G services in 2023. TRCSL officials told the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Technology that the regula…
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Veteran singer Nihal Nelson passes away.

Veteran singer Nihal Nelson passes away.
Nihal Nelson, a versatile vocalist, composer and lyricist, passed away in the early hours of yesterday following a brief illness at the age of 76. Nihal Nelson became a household name with the hit  “Lassanata Pipunu Vanamal” in the early 1970s and from then on no musical sh…
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New Chief of Staff appointed to Sri Lanka Army.

New Chief of Staff appointed to Sri Lanka Army.
Major General Channa Weerasuriya has been appointed as the Chief of staff of the Sri Lanka Army, the Army Media Division reported. Major General Channa Weerasuriya who was born in 1968 in Colombo has had his education at Mahanama College, Kollupitiya where he excelled in spo…
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Luxury passenger cruise ship “Mein Schiff 5” arrives at Colombo Port.

Luxury passenger cruise ship “Mein Schiff 5” arrives at Colombo Port.
The luxury passenger cruise ship "Mein Schiff 5" has arrived at the Colombo Port this morning (Nov. 29) with 2,000 tourists on board, the Ministry of Tourism said. The Hapag Lloyd Lanka, a joint venture between Aitken Spence PLC and TUI has ushered in the super lux…
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SLC to launch its own T10 league in June 2023.

SLC to launch its own T10 league in June 2023.
Sri Lanka Cricket has pencilled in June 2023 for the launch of its inaugural T10 league. Titled the Lanka T10 League, the tournament will also host both a men's and women's tournament in the same slot first - meaning matches would take place "concurrently,"…
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T20 World Cup: Wanindu Hasaranga shortlisted for Player of Tournament award.

T20 World Cup: Wanindu Hasaranga shortlisted for Player of Tournament award.
Sri Lanka’s ace spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has been included in the 9-member shortlist for the Player of the Tournament for the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. Hasaranga’s wickets came at a stunning average of 13.26 and a tidy economy of 6.41, with best figures of 3/8. …
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