Sri Lanka aims to strengthen local businesses, improve spending power

Sri Lanka aims to strengthen local businesses, improve spending power

Colombo, June 23 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured of rapid development in the next 18 months as the government aims to strengthen local entrepreneurs, local media reported Saturday. Speaking at the launch of  ‘Enterprise Sri Lanka’, Wickremesinghe said the country would look at expanding economic opportunities by strengthening local businesses […]

Sri Lankan shares end low

Sri Lankan shares end low

Colombo, June 22 (newsin.asia) – Shares at the Colombo Stock Exchange ended 0.01 percent lower amid a weak market turnover on Friday. The All Share Price Index ended 6,228.2, down by 1 point. John Keells Holdings emerged as the top contributor followed by Piramal Glass Ceylon and Ceylon Tobacco Company. Total market turnover amounted to […]

Bollywood blockbuster “Three idiots” is set for a sequel

Bollywood blockbuster “Three idiots” is set for a sequel

One of the highest grossing Bollywood films of all time, Rajkumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots is all set for a sequel. Released in 2009, the film has a cult following of its own and an entire generation of youngsters growing up with it. 3 Idiots remains one of most popular films even in its many TV re-runs. The director is currently working on the script of the sequel of Aamir Khan, R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi-starrer. Hirani was asked a question while promoting his upcoming film Sanju.

“Sky is the limit for Maldives-China cooperation”: Maldivian NGO

“Sky is the limit for Maldives-China cooperation”: Maldivian NGO

The Maldives and China have always enjoyed a healthy, mutually beneficial relationship, which has reached to a historic level over the past few years, said the Vice President of the NGO, Maldives China Trade and Cultural Organization (MCTCO) Midhuam Saud. He told Xinhua in a recent interview that in the future, “with sky being the limit”, infinite possibilities lie in  cooperation between the two countries.

Foreign Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Foreign Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Colombo, June 22 (newsin.asia) – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Friday. Buying       Selling Australian Dollar 115.43    120.10 Canadian Dollar 117.92   122.07 Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) 23.92     25.03 Euro 181.99      188.07 Japanese Yen 1.4250     1.4752 Singapore […]

Big retailers are betting on India’s online grocery market but logistics pose a major challenge

Big retailers are betting on India’s online grocery market but logistics pose a major challenge

Big retailers are betting on India’s online grocery market, but mastering logistics will be one of the key challenges as customers demand fast or even same-day deliveries. India’s snarling traffic jams, weak infrastructure, narrow lanes and unplanned housing complexes are all potential obstacles to on-time grocery delivery, writes Rosemary Marandi in Nikkei.

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