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Pay TV & Telecommunication service charges to be revised tonight (October 05)

The charges applicable on Telecommunication and Pay TV services in Sri Lanka have been revised again effective from today (October 05) with the introduction of the Social Security Contribution Levy (SSCL).

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Kabir Hashim appointed COPA Chairman

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Kabir Hashim was unanimously appointed as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) this morning (October 05), Communications Department of Parliament said.

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Litro reduces LP Gas prices

Litro Gas Lanka Limited will reduce the prices of domestic LP gas cylinders with effect from midnight today (October 05).

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Sri Lanka’s Canteen owners announce another price increase

Canteen owners have decided to increase the price of a packet of Rice and Kottu by Rs.10.

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Sajith claims Maithripala Sirisena offered him premiership on 71 occasions

Former President Maithripala Sirisena asked him 71 times to take up the post of Prime Minister during the Yahapalana administration, Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa said at Nagoda on Monday (October 03).

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Human rights compliant recovery measures critical to stop spiraling hunger, poverty in Sri Lanka – Amnesty International

The Sri Lankan authorities and the international community must fully incorporate human rights into their responses to the country’s economic crisis, Amnesty International said in a new report today

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Sri Lanka Central Bank to hold rates as inflation worries persist

Sri Lanka’s central bank is likely to maintain interest rates on Thursday in an effort to get a grip on inflation which has remained stubbornly high despite a sharp contraction in the crisis-hit economy.

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Local milk powder prices increased

The price of locally manufactured milk powder in Sri Lanka will be increased from midnight tomorrow (October 05).

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Litro to reduce Gas prices from midnight tomorrow (October 05)

The price of Litro domestic gas cylinders will be reduced by Rs.200 to Rs.300 from midnight tomorrow (October 05), Litro Gas Lanka Chairman Muditha Peiris said.

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Compulsory retirement age for State employees revised to 60 – Circular on January 1

Sri Lanka Government approved the compulsory retirement age of employees serving in State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) to be revised to 60 years.

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Sajith Premadasa proposed Charitha Herath to be reappointed to the COPE

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa proposed Parliamentarian Charitha Herath be re-appointed to the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE).

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Sri Lanka Government issued Gazette declaring Power supply, Fuel distribution essential

Sri Lanka Government has issued an extraordinary gazette notification declaring electricity, fuel, health services as essential services.

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Sri Lanka’s Energy Minister explains reason for no Diesel price reduction

The price of diesel was not reduced during the recent fuel price revision as only a profit of one rupee was being made per litre, Sri Lanka’s Minister of Power & Energy Kanchana Wijesekera on Monday (October 03) revealed to Parliament.

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Sri Lanka’s Inflation may turn a corner this month as prices appear to have peaked

Sri Lanka’s headline consumer prices could turn a corner in October from a likely peak in September, due to higher base effects last year and the back-to-back deceleration seen in monthly food prices since July.

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LITRO Gas to reduce prices of gas after October 05

LITRO Gas Lanka Ltd has decided to reduce the selling prices of the Litro LP domestic gas again from midnight October 05, LITRO Lanka Chairman Muditha Peiris said.

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Charitha Herath says President & Prime Minister should be ashamed

Former Chairman of Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) Professor Charitha Herath was not included in the list of COPE members announced by the Speaker on Monday (October 03).

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