2015 Budget: Abundance of relief to all sectors

October 24, 2014 at 9:25 am

All segments of society will receive reliefs in the form of salary increases, tax concessions, price reduction of consumer items, interest hike for savings, pension benefits and diverse subsidies and concessions. Presenting...

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President to present Budget 2015 today

October 23, 2014 at 11:24 pm

President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance and Planning will present the 2015 budget to parliament today (October 24) for its first reading. The President and the Secretary...

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Government will continue to assist parties to defend the LTTE ban

October 23, 2014 at 10:00 am

The government yesterday said the recent statements by interested parties on the outcome of the case filed by the LTTE at the European Court seeking the lifting of sanctions are based on an inaccurate...

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Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony – President

October 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm

The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spirit of love and devotion, and is an occasion for Hindus to strive for greater spirituality,...

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Sri Lanka’s turn to shine

October 22, 2014 at 1:12 pm

New infrastructure being built across the country is the most visible evidence of the peace dividend Sri Lanka has been enjoying since the end of nearly three decades of conflict. The country has been...

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Govt renovates 13 schools in Kilinochchi District

October 22, 2014 at 1:11 pm

The Ministry of Education, with assistance from the Republic of Korea, recently renovated 13 schools in the Kilinochchi District. Situated in a district that was once home to the headquarters of the LTTE,...

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