CSE on the uptick despite October’s inflation hike

By Hiran H.Senewiratne CSE activities were bullish and positive yesterday despite Sri Lanka’s nationwide inflation in October 2021, determined under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI), rising to 8.3 from 6.2 per cent recorded in September, stock market analysts said. The Department of Census and Statistics released their report, where NCPI for all items for the month of October 2021 increased to 150.6 from 147.5 during the previous month. The inflation for the month of October 2021 was mainly due to the higher price levels prevailing in both food and…

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Police Scotland halts training for Sri Lankan officers amid alleged human rights violations

Police Scotland has confirmed that it will be halting training for Sri Lankan Police officers in response to the alleged human rights violations backed by state, following communications exerted from the United Nations. The matter was taken into dialogue during a live Authority Meeting held today (24) on following national guidelines in relation to Covid-19. Addressing the meeting, Chief Constable of Scotland Iain Livingstone made it clear that Police Scotland will ‘pause’ training for Sri Lanka Police, and do not wish to renew their engagement…

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Question mark over state enterprises prevented from placing orders – The Island

Fertiliser imports from China, India: By Shamindra Ferdinando The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) probing allegations against Secretary to the President, Dr. P.B. Jayasundera, as regards the opening of a new account at the Town Hall Branch of the People’s Bank under the name ‘United Farmers Trust Limited’ (UFTL) on Oct.18 for the payment of nano-urea ordered from the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), has questioned Secretary to State Ministry of Agriculture M.N. Ranasinghe. Declaring that the Indian High Commission in Colombo had facilitated nano-urea imports, Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage…

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Opposition Leader inquires into hassles faced by residents of Wanasapugala (PHOTOS)

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa today (24) inquired into the hassles faced by the residents of Wanasapugala, Tissamaharama, as part of the ‘Nagarayen Nagarayata Gamin Gamata Dorin Dorata’ initiative undertaken by the Samagi Jana Balawegaya. The Opposition Leader held discussions with the people of the area and paid his attention to a number of problems faced by them. MIAP Thank you more

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