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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Journalist — Reuters

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka keeps rates steady at record lows; sees lower inflation

in.reuters.com — (Adds details, quotes) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO Feb 24 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank kept key policy rates steady at record lows for a 13th straight month on Tuesday, as expected, and said inflation could hit near zero in the first quarter and would remain comfortably low in 2015.

Sri Lanka enacts witness protection law before war crimes probe

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has adopted a witness protection law ahead of an investigation into suspected human rights abuses in a 26-year civil war which foreign governments have said is necessary for a reconciliation with ethnic minority Tamils.

Sri Lanka's new government looks to restructure expensive infrastructure loans

cnbc.com — China has financed most post-war infrastructure projects. COLOMBO, Feb 12- Sri Lanka's new government is looking to restructure expensive loans, mostly from China, that were taken out by the previous regime for infrastructure projects, ministers said on Thursday. The country borrowed more than $6 billion, mainly from China, for a massive infrastructure drive...

Sri Lanka bans alleged killer of Rajiv Gandhi from travelling abroad

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court on Thursday barred former Tamil Tiger rebel leader Kumaran Pathmanathan, wanted by India in connection with the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, from travelling abroad, a lawyer said. Gandhi was Indian prime minister when he was killed in May 1991 by a suicide bomber at a public meeting in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Sri Lanka bans alleged killer of Rajiv Gandhi from travelling abroad

Sri Lanka bans alleged Gandhi killer from traveling abroad

reuters.com — Gandhi was Indian prime minister when he was killed in May 1991 by a suicide bomber at a public meeting in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Pathmanathan, who became leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009, after their defeat by the Sri Lankan army, is also on Interpol's most wanted list on charges including arms smuggling and criminal conspiracy.

Sri Lanka’s new president Maithripala Sirisena blocks James Packer’s $515m Crown casino

afr.com — Sri Lanka's new government has blocked three casinos approved by the previous administration, among them a $515 million project by James Packer's Crown Resorts.

Sri Lankan president reinstates sacked chief justice

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's president has reinstated a former Chief Justice who was sacked by defeated leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, saying the removal of Shirani Bandaranayake had been illegal, state media said on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka president reinstates sacked chief justice

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO Jan 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's president has reinstated a former Chief Justice who was sacked by defeated leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, saying the removal of Shirani Bandaranayake had been illegal, state media said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka central bank keeps policy rates steady at record lows

reuters.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO Jan 27 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank kept key policy rates steady at record lows for a 12th straight month on Tuesday, as expected, and said inflation was expected to ease further with the economy expected "to record a robust performance" in the period ahead.
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Feb 27, 2015

Chinese premier urges Sri Lanka to offer sound legal environment for Chinese investment bit.ly/1E05cbw

Feb 27, 2015

Sri Lankan shares slip on month-end forced selling reut.rs/1wrPrnx

Feb 27, 2015

Sri Lanka c.bank removes lower repo penalty rate reut.rs/1wrPhMN

Feb 27, 2015

Sri Lanka Feb inflation eases to record low 0.6 pct y/y reut.rs/1vGGZ8G

Feb 27, 2015

Sri lanka 30-year t-bond yield 11.73 pct at auction-cenbank reut.rs/17DVyih

Feb 27, 2015

An unidentified gunmen shot and killed a person in Walgama - Matara

Feb 27, 2015

Body of a 55 year old Bank Manager from a branch of a state bank in Galle, found from the Hikkaduwa beach

Feb 27, 2015

An SSP from Jaffna and an IP from Alpitiya, arrested over 2012 killing of a hotel owner from Biyagama

Feb 27, 2015

Feb inflation fell to record low of 0.6% vs 3.2% in Jan. Annual average at record low of 2.9% vs 3.2% in Jan. CCPI index at 178.9

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