Day: October 18, 2018

Fuel pricing formula revealed

Sri Lanka’s much-talked about Fuel Pricing Formula was revealed in detail to the media by Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera, at a press conference in Colombo today (18).



“SLPP has split into several factions” – S.M. Marikkar

UNP Parliamentarian S.M. Marikkar claims the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna has split into several factions.



BOI comprised of highly respected professionals: Malik

Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama today said the Board of Directors of the Board of Investment (BOI) comprised of highly respected professionals, who functioned with utmost responsibility and Integrity.



SLFP Mawanella organizer arrested by STF

Mawanella SLFP Organizer Imitiaz Cader had been arrested by the STF this morning with three weapons including a MP5K weapon used only for VIP protection in Sri Lanka, a T-56 rifle, a repeater and rounds of ammunition, STF sources said.



Board of Directors of People’s, BOC and BOI dissolved

The Boards of Directors of the People’s Bank, Bank of Ceylon (BOC) and Board of Investment (BoI) have been dissolved by President Maithripala Sirisena with effect from last night.



Sri Lanka President Sirisena and Indian Prime Minister Modi held a telephone conversation

President Maithripala Sirisena and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephone conversation last evening (Oct 17).



Never claimed RAW plotted to kill me: Sri Lanka President

NEW DELHI: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday called PM Narendra Modi to deny reports that he had accused India’s external intelligence agency RAW of plotting to assassinate him and a former defence secretary.