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UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka cenbank keeps policy rates steady

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka cenbank keeps policy rates steady
reuters.com — Rates held steady, in line with expectations * Bank expects gradual slowdown in money and credit expansion * Sri Lanka in final stages of talks for $1.5-bln loan from IMF (Adds details, comments, writes through) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal April 26 Sri Lanka's central bank on Tuesday kept benchmark rates steady, as expected, as it gauges the effects of recent tightening, amid the final stages of talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a $1.5-billion loan to tide over a payments crisis.

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka cenbank keeps policy rates steady

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka cenbank keeps policy rates steady
sify.com — Rates held steady, in line with expectations * Bank expects gradual slowdown in money and credit expansion * Sri Lanka in final stages of talks for $1.5-bln loan from IMF (Adds details, comments, writes through) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal April 26 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank on Tuesday kept benchmark rates steady, as expected, as it gauges the effects of recent tightening, amid the final stages of talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a $1.5-billion loan to tide over a payments crisis.

Under-pressure Maldives to let jailed opposition leaders attend talks

Under-pressure Maldives to let jailed opposition leaders attend talks
dailymail.co.uk — April 21 (Reuters) - The Maldives government has said it would allow jailed leaders of rival parties to take part in talks on resolving the country's political crisis. Best known as an exotic tourist destination, the Indian Ocean island nation has been mired in political unrest since its first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Nasheed, was ousted in February 2012.

Under-pressure Maldives government to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks

Under-pressure Maldives government to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks
businessinsider.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal (Reuters) - The Maldives government said on Wednesday it would allow jailed leaders of rival parties to take part in talks on resolving the country's political crisis. Best known as an exotic tourist destination, the Indian Ocean island nation has been mired in political unrest since its first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Nasheed, was ousted in February 2012.

Under-pressure Maldives government to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks

Under-pressure Maldives government to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks
yahoo.com — The Maldives government said on Wednesday it would allow jailed leaders of rival parties to take part in talks on resolving the country's political crisis. Best known as an exotic tourist destination, the Indian Ocean island nation has been mired in political unrest since its first democratically

Under-pressure Maldives government to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks

Under-pressure Maldives government to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks
reuters.com — The Maldives government said on Wednesday it would allow jailed leaders of rival parties to take part in talks on resolving the country's political crisis. Best known as an exotic tourist destination, the Indian Ocean island nation has been mired in political unrest since its first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Nasheed, was ousted in February 2012.

Under-pressure Maldives govt to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks

Under-pressure Maldives govt to let jailed opposition leaders attend crisis talks
dailymail.co.uk — April 21 (Reuters) - The Maldives government said on Wednesday it would allow jailed leaders of rival parties to take part in talks on resolving the country's political crisis. Best known as an exotic tourist destination, the Indian Ocean island nation has been mired in political unrest since its first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Nasheed, was ousted in February 2012.

Sri Lanka to negotiate $125 mln Chinese firm seeks for port delay

Sri Lanka to negotiate $125 mln Chinese firm seeks for port delay
dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, April 6 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is heading to Beijing on Wednesday to negotiate a $125 million penalty that a Chinese state firm is seeking from Sri Lanka for suspending work on a big port development project.

Sri Lanka to negotiate $125 mln Chinese firm seeks for port delay

Sri Lanka to negotiate $125 mln Chinese firm seeks for port delay
in.reuters.com — COLOMBO Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is heading to Beijing on Wednesday to negotiate a $125 million penalty that a Chinese state firm is seeking from Sri Lanka for suspending work on a big port development project.

Sri Lanka to negotiate $125mln damages sought by China Port City

Sri Lanka to negotiate $125mln damages sought by China Port City
economynext.com — COLOMBO, April 6 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is heading to Beijing on Wednesday to negotiate a $125 million penalty that a Chinese state firm is seeking from Sri Lanka for suspending work on a big port development project.
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May 06, 2016

Navy bus carrying about 30 sailors crash into a ravine at Chettikulam in Vavuniya. 28 sailors with minor injuries rushed to hospital.

May 06, 2016

Police Commission approved promotion of 57 ASP’s including 2 female officers to SP's, Ex Media Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara among the list.

May 06, 2016

January trade deficit narrows 9.1 percent to $695.2 mln. Exports fell 2.5% to $893.9 mln. Imports fell 5.5% to $1.59 bln

May 06, 2016

Court rejects the request made by Yoshitha Rajapaksa seeking permission to visit Uganda

May 06, 2016

Mahara Magistrate remanded the 7 students from the Kelaniya University arrested over a ragging incident till May 17

May 06, 2016

A four member committee headed by Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan appointed by the speaker to look into passing of Rs.55 M supplementary...

May 06, 2016

Parliament suspended briefly for a special party leaders meeting after tense situation erupted over passing of supplementary estimate

May 05, 2016

Showers or Thundershowers expected after 2pm. Fairly heavy rain falls of above 75mm are also likely at some places

May 05, 2016

Major General Sumith Manawadu who was treated at National hospital following an accident at his home, passed away this morning


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