Day: September 20, 2018

Sri Lankan Rupee falls to record low

The Sri Lankan has depreciated against the US Dollar, today (20), to a new record low as the selling rate closed at Rs 168.63.



Sri Lanka imposes new measure to deter vehicle imports, aid faltering rupee

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka said it had enacted a new measure to deter vehicle imports and take pressure off the rupee, which is hovering at a record low, and to restore macro-economic stability.



IGP not asked to resign; ministerial-level probe on allegations

The Law & Order Minister has informed the Secretary to the ministry to investigate the allegations against IGP Pujith Jayasundara at a ministerial-level, deputy minister Nalin Bandara told Parliament this morning.



JO divided into Mahinda, Gota camps – JVP

The Joint Opposition group is now clearly divided into two camps known as the Mahinda Camp and Gota Camp , JVP leader MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake said.



Lanka snubs India, says ‘no’ to handing over of Palali Airport

After Nepal snubbing India by refusing to join military exercises in Pune, it was now the turn of another neighbour, Sri Lanka — deciding against giving control of Palaly Airport to India.