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‘More Indian involvement in Sri Lanka economic sector favoured’

A Sri Lankan Minister on Monday (16) favoured more Indian involvement in the island nation’s economic sector, saying his country wants to be a...

HCL Technologies to enter Sri Lanka, to set up global delivery centre in Colombo

IT major HCL Technologies on Monday said it has entered into a pact with Sri Lanka's Board of Investment for setting up of a global delivery...

Sri Lanka rupee extends losses for 7th session; stocks down

The Sri Lankan rupee fell for the seventh straight session on Friday (3) on dollar demand from banks amid continued security alerts on possible...

Sri Lanka rupee ends at seven-month low; foreign fund outflow weighs

Sri Lanka’s rupee fell on Wednesday (28) to its seven-month closing low as foreign fund outflows after the central bank cut key monetary policy...

Convicted murderer sworn in as Sri Lankan MP

A Sri Lankan politician sentenced to death for murder was escorted out of prison on Tuesday (8) to become the first convict to be...

Sri Lanka rupee firms on remittances; stocks end steady

The Sri Lankan rupee ended stronger on Wednesday (10) as dollar inflows from remittances ahead of the traditional new year provided support, while stocks...

Sri Lanka rupee touches near 6-week low; stocks hit 5-1/2-year closing low

The Sri Lankan rupee fell for an eighth straight session on Monday (6) to a near six-week low on dollar demand from banks, a...

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker on importer dollar demand; stocks down

The Sri Lankan rupee ended weaker on Tuesday (10) due to importer dollar demand, but market sources said remittances ahead of the traditional new...

Sri Lanka navy holds blazing supertanker off east coast

A fire-stricken oil tanker was pushed away from Sri Lanka’s coast and into deeper waters on Saturday(5), rescuers said, after successfully containing the blaze...

India, Sri Lanka to ink MoU to develop Palaly airport in Jaffna

India will ink an agreement with Sri Lanka to develop the Jaffna''s Palaly airport in the Tamil-dominated Northern province, an official statement said on...