First batch of imported eggs reaches Sri Lanka

The long-awaited first batch of imported eggs arrived in Sri Lanka early this morning (March 23), Sri Lanka State Trading (General) Corporation chairperson T.A.D. Ranjith says.

Travel expenses in Colombo 75% higher than 2022 – report

A recent research conducted by ECA International has revealed that Sri Lanka , amongst a few other countries, saw the largest increase in expense for travellers.

Sri Lanka’s NCPI-based inflation for February 2023 recorded at 53.6%

The National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) for the month of February 2023  was recorded at 53.6%, as measured by the Year-on-Year change, the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) revealed in its latest report.

Proposal to conduct Law College exams in English defeated in Parliament

The proposal to Parliament that all courses and exams conducted at the Sri Lanka Law College should be held in English has been defeated.

Farmers to receive free TSP fertilizer after three cultivation seasons

The Ministry of Agriculture says that measures will be taken to provide TSP fertilizer (Mud Fertilizer) free of charge from today (March 20) to all 1.2 million paddy farmers in Sri Lanka, after three cultivation seasons.

Cargills sued for selling Prima Noodles with misleading content!

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has filed a case against Ceylon Agro Industries Limited at No:346, Negombo Road in Seeduwa, which manufactures and distributes Prima Noodles, and Cargills Foods Company (Pvt) Ltd at Staples Street in Colombo 02 for continuing to display an advertisement for a raffle draw even after it has been ended.

Exhibition on iconic Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa inaugurated in India

External Affairs Minister of India Dr. S. Jaishankar on Friday (17) inaugurated the Sri Lankan exhibition “Geoffrey Bawa: It is Essential To be There”, at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

Agri. Minister off to India to attend global conference on millets

Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera departed the island on Thursday to attend the Global Conference on International Year of Millets in New Delhi, India.

Shippers cry foul as Sri Lanka government reneges on all-in rate rule

Shippers in Sri Lanka have raised serious concerns over government action to deregulate export/import freight pricing, ending all-in rates and bringing back surcharges.

TSP fertilizer ship arrives in SL after three crop seasons

A ship carrying TSP fertilizer, also called mud fertilizer needed for paddy cultivation, arrived at the Colombo Port early today (16) for the first time after three crop seasons.