Colombo, Aug 16 (newsin.asia) – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Thursday. Buying Selling Australian Dollar 113.78 118.47 Canadian Dollar 119.76 124.05 Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) 22.60 23.67 Euro 178.87 184.98 Japanese Yen 1.4194 1.4703 Singapore […]
Colombo, Aug 15 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s national air carrier, SriLankan Airlines has temporarily suspended flights to and from the South Indian city of Cochin until Aug 18, following the closure of Cochin Airport due to flooding in the region. Cochin Airport was closed today (15th August) until 2 p.m. on 18th August due to […]
Colombo, Aug 15 (newsin.asia) – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Buying Selling Australian Dollar 113.09 117.76 Canadian Dollar 120.29 124.60 Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) 22.65 23.72 Euro 178.16 184.26 Japanese Yen 1.4126 1.4633 Singapore […]
The Indian government has denied a report that a Chinese company would be printing its currency notes, calling it “baseless” amid social media outrage. The report by the South China Morning Post claimed a Chinese company had been contracted to print international currencies, including the Indian rupee. The news spread quickly on social media, prompting outrage over how this could endanger national security.
The Indian government’s relaxing of norms for transshipment has not only helped India arrest a sizable chunk of its container cargo going to ports like Colombo, Singapore and Jebel Ali, but also forced a few foreign ports to cut rates, according to a top official. India has been trying hard to arrest diversion of container cargo to transshipment hubs at foreign ports.
Colombo, Aug 14 (newsin.asia) – The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will ink an agreement with Alibaba’s travel arm, Fliggy, to bring down 1,000 travelers weekly to Sri Lanka in order to expand the island’s growing tourism sector, Daily FT quoted Tourism Minister John Amaratunga on Tuesday. The Minister said after obtaining the necessary […]
Colombo, Aug 14 (newsin.asia) – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Buying Selling Australian Dollar 113.96 118.65 Canadian Dollar 119.79 124.09 Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) 22.68 23.75 Euro 179.31 185.43 Japanese Yen 1.4188 1.4698 Singapore […]
Peace has returned to Bangladesh after ten days of a student agitation which was brutally quelled by the police and club wielding thugs of the ruling Awami League. But the issues underlying the stir remain and might re-surface in other forms as the country heads towards parliamentary elections likely to be held between October 31 and December 31, this year. And the roots of the trouble could be traced to economic issues ,says P.k.Balachandran in Daily Mirror.
The Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, told the Indo–Lanka Chamber of Commerce and Industry here on Monday that India has delivered on the promises made to Lanka by Prime Minister Narendra Modi without any delay.
The projects thus delivered are: the launch of direct flights between Colombo and Varanasi; the island-wide launch of the Emergency Ambulance Service; and the handing over of the first lot of the 14000 houses for plantation workers in the upcountry.
Colombo, Aug 13 (newsin.asia) – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Monday. Buying Selling Australian Dollar 113.88 118.56 Canadian Dollar 119.38 123.67 Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) 22.70 23.77 Euro 178.80 184.91 Japanese Yen 1.4263 1.4774 Singapore […]