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Government monopoly over, coal open for private players

Coal India’s production during the April 2017-January 2018 period grew just 1.6 per cent, leading to huge imports.

published on : 21st February 2018

Unauthorised hoardings: 746 cases registered since 2014 in Bengaluru

Of the 746 cases, 695 cases were found true and the accused were convicted in 141 cases. As many as 315 cases are pending for trial and 192 are under investigation.

published on : 18th February 2018

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in crisis after Mahinda Rajapaksa comeback win

Sources said Wickremesinghe has come under pressure from within the party to handover the party leadership to someone else.

published on : 13th February 2018

Sri Lanka's former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa calls for snap elections 

He said that the government had lost its mandate to govern and that the people must be given a chance to elect a new parliament.

published on : 12th February 2018

Being vegan good for environment: Study

This is mainly due to the high energy requirements of livestock farming as well as the very large contribution of livestock to greenhouse gas emissions, said the study.  

published on : 11th February 2018

Mahinda Rajapaksa heading for landslide victory in Sri Lanka local poll

Official results showed Rajapakse's Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, or People's Front, had won 143 of the 182 councils counted so far, out of a total of 340.

published on : 11th February 2018

Sri Lanka goes to polls in crucial vote

Sri Lanka's ruling coalition faces its first polls test today with over 15 million eligible voters participating in the election to appoint 340 of the island's 341 local councils.

published on : 10th February 2018

Maldives crises: Major TV station shuts down

The MBC had earlier warned media stations they could face closure if they were deemed a threat to national security, incited unrest with false information or endangered the public.

published on : 9th February 2018

Companies who filed GST returns under composition scheme have a surprise: Finance Secretary

5 lakh companies reported their turnovers under this scheme which works out to annual sales of Rs 5 lakh only when it is known that those with turnover upto Rs 20 lakh are exempt from GST.

published on : 6th February 2018

Nepali students could miss Uttar Pradesh madrasa board exams due to lack of Aadhaar

The situation also prompted the Madarise Arbia Teachers Association to write to the Madrasa Shiksha Board in this regard.

published on : 6th February 2018

Apple raises iPhone prices by up to 3.6 per cent post custom duty hike

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting the Union Budget 2018-19 last week, had said the customs duty on phones has been raised from 15 per cent to 20 per cent.

published on : 5th February 2018

From Suresh Raina to Murali Vijay: Cricket fraternity wishes 'swing king' Bhuvneshwar Kumar on birthday

While Bhuvneshwar Kumar fans extended their wishes on social media, his teammates and former players too didn’t lag behind.

published on : 5th February 2018

Local politics overshadows Sri Lanka's 70th Independence Day

President Maithripala Sirisena today vowed to fight against corruption which he said has an adverse impact on Sri Lanka's economy.

published on : 4th February 2018

President Xi Jinping says improving China-Sri Lanka ties have his 'high attention'

China is willing to work with Sri Lanka for better development of strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries.

published on : 4th February 2018

Sri Lanka still using draconian anti-terror laws: Human Rights Watch

The government of President Maithripala Sirisena promised to abolish the act after it was elected in 2015, but has so far failed to do so.

published on : 29th January 2018
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