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  • TO HOODWINK THE PUBLIC

      Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:55:58 +0000

    National Movement for Consumer Rights Protection was established in 2007 with the purposes of making sure that the fundamental rights of all consumers are upheld and protected by the government and corporations and fighting against violations of consumer rights.   

  • The small problem of the big parties

      Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:50:41 +0000

    How many times have we heard that there’s no room for any third party in Sri Lankan politics? ‘Third party’ as in an entity other than the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the United National Party or else coalitions led by one of both. True, parties with extremely modest strength have on many an occasion effected change, played king-maker and even been part of governments; but always, always, it has been either the UNP or the SLFP that

Business

  • Central Bank seen keeping rates steady as growth slows

      Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:01:54 +0000

    REUTERS: Sri Lanka’s Central Bank is expected to keep its key interest rates steady at more than three-year highs at a policy meeting tomorrow a Reuters poll showed, to boost faltering growth hit by adverse weather. 

  • Sri Lanka has lowest occurrences of teen smoking: study

      Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:26:40 +0000

    Sri Lanka has the lowest prevalence of teen smoking (1.7 percent) in the world, a recent study by the US Centers for Disease Colombo and Prevention (CDC), revealed. The highest prevalence (35 percent) was in Timor-Leste.

Technology & Science

  • Driverless car 'Sedric' acts as your personal robot

      Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:52:00 +0000

    For families who struggle to tear their children away from the TV in the morning, this could be the answer.

  • Anantaya promises unmatched dining experience

      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:05 +0000

    A vast, isolated beach, the magnificent Indian Ocean and the Chilaw lagoon filled with large stretches of mangroves make up the breathtaking surroundings of Anantaya Chilaw, the soon to be unveiled luxury beach resort of LAUGFS Leisure (LL).

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