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  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches Sri Lanka presidential bid
  • After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension
  • Sri Lanka's feared wartime official now in presidential fray
  • Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors ...
  • US-Sri Lanka military negotiations hit a roadblock

    Finance


  • Sri Lanka's Senkadagala Finance 5-year bonds rated 'BBB(lka)'
  • Lankan Finance Minister Samaraweera lambasts nomination of ...
  • Rajapaksa Nominates Brother for Sri Lankan President, UNP ...
  • Over 90000 projects successfully implemented under Gamperaliya ...
  • Sri Lankan financial services company implements cloud-based ...

    Celebrities


  • Jacqueline Fernandez spends birthday eve on Sri Lankan beach ...
  • My favourite holiday: celebrities on their most memorable trips
  • [Photos] Manushi Chhillar explores Sri Lanka with Cinnamon Hotels ...
  • Local Knowledge: Upali's
  • While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Aug 12

    Culture


  • 50 years of folk tales: Folklorama's Tamil Pavilion
  • Indian cultural influences on Ceylon Moors
  • Resort wear with a youthful spin
  • Here's how to see elephants
  • Cambodia, Sri Lanka expand ties

    Criminal


  • Sri Lanka police uncover criminal conspiracy over sterilization claims
  • Six Indians arrested in Sri Lanka for smuggling gold worth over Rs ...
  • Sri Lankan investigator: No ISIL link to Easter bombings
  • Rajapaksa Nominates Brother for Sri Lankan President, UNP ...
  • The Problem With Sri Lanka's New 'False News' Law

    Religion


  • RELIGIOUS SYNCRETISM AND POLITICS
  • IN SEARCH OF A TRUE SRI LANKAN IDENTITY
  • Muslim World League launches interfaith summit in Sri Lankan capital
  • Sri Lanka PM Hails Creation of Ladakh as a 'State' in Goof-up ...
  • Religion can bring peace — but introduce politics, and the results ...

    Politics


  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches Sri Lanka presidential bid
  • Former Sri Lankan strongman's brother to run for president
  • Rajapaksa names brother Gotabaya as Sri Lanka Presidential ...
  • Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa names brother Gotabhaya ...
  • Rajapaksa Nominates Brother for Sri Lankan President, UNP ...
  • Sri Lanka wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches ...
  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches Sri Lanka presidential bid
  • Former Sri Lankan strongman's brother to run for president
  • Rajapaksa names brother Gotabaya as Sri Lanka Presidential ...
  • Commentary: How the Easter Sunday bombings reshaped Sri ...
  • Sri Lanka wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches ...
  • Sri Lanka wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches ...
  • Sri Lankan Prime Minister Welcomes Union Territory Status On ...
  • Sri Lanka PM says those who were responsible for the downfall of ...
  • President invites Cambodian King and PM to visit Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka's growth path to a high income economy
  • Against the Tide: The Growth of China-Sri Lanka Trade
  • Aitken Spence revenue up 17.5% in 1Q
  • Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors ...
  • 'War Crime' Accused Gotabaya Rajapaksa SLPP Presidential ...
  • Sri Lanka's Ceylon Chamber economic forum seeks to reset growth ...
  • Sri Lanka's Market: An Investment Gem Hidden In Too Much ...
  • Sri Lanka's growth path to a high income economy
  • Against the Tide: The Growth of China-Sri Lanka Trade
  • Sri Lanka's Market: An Investment Gem Hidden In Too Much ...
  • Ceylon Chamber announces Sri Lanka investment and business ...
  • Why aren't our millennials at work?
  • 'War Crime' Accused Gotabaya Rajapaksa SLPP Presidential ...
  • Sri Lanka slips 2 places in UNCTAD's latest shipping connectivity ...
  • Ambeon Group announces stellar performance for FY 2018/19
  • Resistance to US intervention in Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka's growth path to a high income economy
  • Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors ...
  • ANALYSIS-Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that ...
  • Why aren't our millennials at work?
  • MCC projects chosen by Sri Lanka to unlock growth, will not ...
  • The silver lining of ageing populations in emerging markets
  • Sri Lanka's growth path to a high income economy
  • Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors ...
  • ANALYSIS-Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that ...
  • Against the Tide: The Growth of China-Sri Lanka Trade
  • Sri Lanka's Ceylon Grain Elevators profits grow in June with exports
  • Sri Lanka slips 2 places in UNCTAD's latest shipping connectivity ...
  • Aitken Spence revenue up 17.5% in 1Q
  • Sri Lanka plans talks on pepper trade barrier slammed by India
  • 'Consistent policies vital to increase exports'
  • Sri Lanka tea exports reaches record high in first half of 2019
  • What Sri Lanka's 2019 Budget Tells Us About Its Economic Health
  • Sri Lanka Budget 2019: Overview of key taxation proposals
  • Sri Lanka Budget 2019: Targets public revenue to increase 17-pct ...
  • Sri Lanka Budget for 2019 aims to increase government revenues to ...
  • Sri Lanka budget gap contained by June 2018, despite weak revenues
  • Jan-April fiscal deficit widens amid sharp revenue decline
  • Sri Lanka's budget deficit, debt targets challenging: Moody's
  • Sri Lanka budget deficit wider in 2019 as monetary instability hits taxes
  • Sri Lanka's debt sustainability: Way out is not just to sustain debt but ...
  • Sri Lanka's debt sustainability: Way-out is not by patchwork but by ...
  • Against the Tide: The Growth of China-Sri Lanka Trade
  • Budget is not the reason for debt burden
  • Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields ease
  • Billionaire Binod buoys Sri Lanka
  • Can Indonesia Avoid the Chinese Debt Trap?
  • Sri Lanka's rupee opens weaker, gilt yields ease

    Sri Lanka Leaders


    President


  • Former Sri Lankan strongman's brother to run for president
  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches Sri Lanka presidential bid
  • Our candidate will be next president of Sri Lanka, not Gota: Mangala

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Speaker expresses concern over Wijeyadasa's controversial remarks
  • Rajapaksa Nominates Brother for Sri Lankan President, UNP ...
  • PSC to request for a month's extension in order to wind-up inquiry

    Prime Minister


  • Commentary: How the Easter Sunday bombings reshaped Sri ...
  • Sri Lanka PM admits shortcomings for Easter Sunday bombings
  • Sri Lanka PM says those who were responsible for the downfall of ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Sri Lanka and Cambodia to promote Theravada Buddhism - President
  • Rajapaksa names brother Gotabaya presidential candidate
  • Sri Lankan president arrives in Cambodia for 1st state visit

    Minister of Economy


  • Sri Lanka wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches ...
  • Commentary: How the Easter Sunday bombings reshaped Sri ...
  • Sri Lanka wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Sri Lanka PM says those who were responsible for the downfall of ...
  • Rs 21 million rental for the Ministry of Agriculture building
  • Rs. 466mn spent on furnishing Agriculture Ministry building

    Minister of Culture


  • Sri Lanka PM says those who were responsible for the downfall of ...
  • Leaders of former regime won't change, though names changed
  • Lakshman Kadirgamar –The Legacy of an Icon

    Minister of Defense


  • Sri Lanka wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches ...
  • Sri Lanka's former defense secretary named opposition's ...
  • Former Sri Lankan strongman's brother to run for president

    Minister of Education


  • Sri Lanka PM says those who were responsible for the downfall of ...
  • 'War Crime' Accused Gotabaya Rajapaksa SLPP Presidential ...
  • Pluses and minuses of Gotabaya Rajapaksa's Presidential ...

    Minister of Energy


  • A candidate to represent every ethnic community-Minister Ravi ...
  • After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension
  • “CEB will install pre-paid meters at places that use less than 180 ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Over 90000 projects successfully implemented under Gamperaliya ...
  • Lankan Finance Minister Samaraweera lambasts nomination of ...
  • Rajapaksa Nominates Brother for Sri Lankan President, UNP ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Ambassador-Designate of Sri Lanka to Kingdom of Thailand ...
  • Resistance to US intervention in Sri Lanka
  • Iran Attends IORA Meeting on Maritime Safety

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Sri Lanka PM says those who were responsible for the downfall of ...
  • China should desist from commenting on internal affairs of India: MEA
  • Lack of a mechanism to regulate non-profits' funds is a problem ...

    Minister of Justice


  • After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension
  • Commentary: How the Easter Sunday bombings reshaped Sri ...
  • Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors ...

    Minister of Health


  • Health Minister to take disciplinary action against those who create ...
  • HEALTH MINISTER ACCUSED IN PARLIAMENT
  • Sri Lanka PM says those who were responsible for the downfall of ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • US-Sri Lanka military negotiations hit a roadblock
  • UNP will win upcoming elections regardless of which Rajapaksa ...
  • India says it stood with Sri Lanka during difficult times

    Minister of Sports


  • Sports minister intervenes to allow Sri Lanka cricketer to play in ...
  • Sri Lanka Cricket revamp: Sports Minister to meet Shashank Manohar
  • Sri Lanka Sports Minister calls for sacking of coaching staff led by ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Mahinda takes over Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna; anoints Gota on ...
  • KARU JAYASURIYA - A MAN OF DIGNITY, NOBILITY AND SERENITY
  • We as the Govt. cannot run away from a serious breakdown in ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Commentary: How the Easter Sunday bombings reshaped Sri ...
  • CA Sri Lanka launches Curriculum 2020 to mould revolutionary ...
  • CA Sri Lanka to equip future accountants with 21st century skills

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Ambassador-Designate of Sri Lanka to Kingdom of Thailand ...
  • IORA informed of dangers posed by US Military agreements with SL
  • Samantha assumes duties as Lanka's ambassador for Thailand

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Military doubts reports on alleged foreign terrorists in northern Luzon
  • Gamini Senarath, two others acquitted and released from charges of ...
  • Gamini Senarath acquitted by Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Commentary: How the Easter Sunday bombings reshaped Sri ...
  • PSC to request for a month's extension in order to wind-up inquiry
  • President seeks SC ruling on early PC polls; but also backs Gota for ...

    Opposition


  • US Push for New Military Agreement Runs Into Fierce Opposition in ...
  • Sri Lanka's former defense secretary named opposition's ...
  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches Sri Lanka presidential bid

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Sri Lanka's growth path to a high income economy
  • Against the Tide: The Growth of China-Sri Lanka Trade
  • Sri Lanka has second highest welfare coverage in Asia
  • Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive ...
  • Sri Lanka tourism industry begins to recover after attacks, election is ...
  • South Asia GDP may moderate to 5.1% in FY2019-20
  • "They bombed our livelihoods": Sri Lanka's tourism firms struggle ...
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    Investment

  • Sri Lanka's Market: An Investment Gem Hidden In Too Much ...
  • Ceylon Chamber announces Sri Lanka investment and business ...
  • Why aren't our millennials at work?
  • 'War Crime' Accused Gotabaya Rajapaksa SLPP Presidential ...
  • Sri Lanka slips 2 places in UNCTAD's latest shipping connectivity ...
  • Ambeon Group announces stellar performance for FY 2018/19
  • Resistance to US intervention in Sri Lanka
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    Demographics

  • Sri Lanka's growth path to a high income economy
  • Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors ...
  • ANALYSIS-Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that ...
  • Why aren't our millennials at work?
  • MCC projects chosen by Sri Lanka to unlock growth, will not ...
  • The silver lining of ageing populations in emerging markets
  • A roadmap for progress
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    Export/Import

  • Against the Tide: The Growth of China-Sri Lanka Trade
  • Sri Lanka's Ceylon Grain Elevators profits grow in June with exports
  • Sri Lanka slips 2 places in UNCTAD's latest shipping connectivity ...
  • Aitken Spence revenue up 17.5% in 1Q
  • Sri Lanka plans talks on pepper trade barrier slammed by India
  • 'Consistent policies vital to increase exports'
  • Sri Lanka tea exports reaches record high in first half of 2019
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    Public Spending

  • What Sri Lanka's 2019 Budget Tells Us About Its Economic Health
  • Sri Lanka Budget 2019: Overview of key taxation proposals
  • Sri Lanka Budget 2019: Targets public revenue to increase 17-pct ...
  • Sri Lanka Budget for 2019 aims to increase government revenues to ...
  • Sri Lanka budget gap contained by June 2018, despite weak revenues
  • Jan-April fiscal deficit widens amid sharp revenue decline
  • Sri Lanka's budget deficit, debt targets challenging: Moody's
  • Sri Lanka budget deficit wider in 2019 as monetary instability hits taxes
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    Public Debt

  • Sri Lanka's debt sustainability: Way out is not just to sustain debt but ...
  • Sri Lanka's debt sustainability: Way-out is not by patchwork but by ...
  • Against the Tide: The Growth of China-Sri Lanka Trade
  • Budget is not the reason for debt burden
  • Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields ease
  • Billionaire Binod buoys Sri Lanka
  • Can Indonesia Avoid the Chinese Debt Trap?
  • Sri Lanka's rupee opens weaker, gilt yields ease
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