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DateLine Sunday, 6 April 2008





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
New Year shopping spree
With the Sinhala and Tamil New Year round the corner, people are busy buying clothes, utensils and food items.Here a couple selects a pot from a vendor in Katubedda, Moratuwa.
Pic: by Amila Chandrasiri

Rubber growers donít reap maximum benefits -RRI Director

Sri Lankaís rubber growers have failed to achieve the maximum benefits from the bonanza in the natural rubber sector, Director, Rubber Research Institute (RRI) Dr. Ashoka Nugawela told the Sunday Observer.

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Economic growth - Central Bank optimistic despite ADB predictions

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its Outlook 2008 said that Sri Lankaís economic growth will slow down to 6 per cent this year and in 2009 while the Central Bank has forecast a growth of 7 per cent.

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SAGT hits new record in annual throughput

South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) marked a new record in annual throughput in 2007. SAGT handled 1,546,497 TEUS last year, a 16% volume growth compared to last year, company sources said.

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Face to Face

BodY & Soul

Sunday Crime

Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
Ceylinco Banyan Villas

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