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Sunday, 24 June 2012


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Drought hits agriculture sector

Sri Lanka may suffer the negative impact of climate change this year as the north- west monsoon rain has delayed. The drought continuing in most parts of the country hashit the agricultural sector. The prevailing drought has affected paddy, vegetable and other food cultivation and as a result vegetable prices have increased sharply.

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BoC achieves Rs 1 trillion balance sheet

Bank of Ceylon (BoC), the premier state bank in the country added another feather to its cap by becoming the first bank in Sri Lanka to achieve a Rs one trillion Balance Sheet on May 31. BoC Chairman, Dr Gamini Wickramasinghe said that achieving a profit of Rs 10b and a Rs one trillion Balance Sheet was mentioned by us in 2008,

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Security restrictions relaxed for helicopters

Domestic airline and helicopter operator Deccan Aviation was the first to announce the establishment of the first privately run city helipad at the Colts Cricket Grounds on Havelock Road, following the relaxation on stringent security restrictions on civil flights over the capital city.

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CB rejects S&P report on banking sector

A statement issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka(CBSL) rejected the latest Sand P report on the stability of the banking sector. The statement issued by the CBSL said that it noted the contents of the Report with grave concern. The S and P report on the Sri Lankan banking system is factually incorrect,

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Jaffna agricultural sector thriving- K.Poornachandran

The agricultural sector in Jaffna has revived due to the big demand for produce in the district said the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Jaffna President, K.Poornachandran. He said that large acres of land have been brought under the plough since the end of terrorism and the region is regaining its pristine glory.

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International HR Conference 2012

The International HR Conference 2012, will be held on June 26 and 27 at Waters Edge based on the theme “The Evolving New HR Agenda”. It will feature a number of mini-events including ‘The Great HR Debate’, Business Leaders’ Forum, a Tripartite Forum and the Service Providers Exhibition 2012,

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