Day: July 5, 2018

Fuel prices increased from midnight today

The prices of fuel would be increased with effect from midnight today, the Petroleum Ministry Sources said a short while ago.



Welivita denied the allegation of threatening two journalists

Media Secretary to Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa Rohan Welivita has denied allegation of threatening two Sri Lankan journalists who had helped to produce the article of New York Times on 25th June.



Vijayakala to resign

Vijayakala Maheswaran says that she has decided to resign from her post as the State Minster of Child Affairs.



We’ve already decided on action against Vijayakala: PM

The Government had already decided on the action that was to be taken against State Minister Vijeyakala Maheswaran, who had called for the resurgence of LTTE, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament yesterday.



Sri Lanka, UAE to sign agreement to expand investment promotion

Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday agreed to complete the Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investment (APPI) as early as possible in order to expand investment and trade cooperation between the two countries.



Sri Lankan rupee ends slightly weaker in dull trade

The Sri Lankan rupee edged lower for a third straight session on Wednesday in dull trade, as importer dollar demand outpaced inflows from inward remittances, dealers said.