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News Sri Lanka » Central: Central Bank issues 2017 Annual Report

News channel or source: http://www.hirunews.lk/189322/central-bank-issues-2017-annual-report
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy handed over the first copy of Central Bank’s Annual Report - 2017 to Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera today (Apr. 26) at the Treasury. Secretary to the Treasury ...

News Sri Lanka » Central: The Latest: Sri Lanka native ID'd as van attack victim

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/The-Latest-Sri-Lanka-native-ID-d-as-van-attack-12863823.php
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

She was 45 and lived with her 7-year-old son. Sri Lanka declares a state of emergency after mob attacks on Muslim communities by hardline Buddhists. A curfew has been put in place in the central district of Kandy after groups of Buddhists attacked Muslim ...

News Sri Lanka » Central: Sri Lankan rupee extends losses, hits fresh all-time closing low

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-forex/sri-lankan-rupee-extends-losses-hits-fresh-all-time-closing-low-idUSL3N1S35PN
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

Foreign investors sold government securities worth a net 1.8 billion rupees ($11.5 million) so far this year through April 18, central bank data showed. ($1 = 156.7500 Sri Lankan rupees) (Reporting by Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez; Editing by Amrutha ...

News Sri Lanka » Central: Report: Facebook Is Fueling Violence in Sri Lanka, and Did Basically Nothing to Stop It

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/report-facebook-is-fueling-violence-in-sri-lanka-and-did-basically-nothing-to-stop-it/ar-AAwcbkX
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

A reconstruction of Sri Lanka’s descent into violence, based on interviews with officials, victims and ordinary users caught up in online anger, found that Facebook’s newsfeed played a central role in nearly every step from rumor to killing.

News Sri Lanka » Central: Party chief receives Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker

News channel or source: http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/427023/party-chief-receives-sri-lankan-parliament-speaker.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

HÀ NỘI — General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee Nguyễn Phú Trọng on ... and deepen the multifaceted cooperation between Việt Nam and Sri Lanka. Việt Nam had always paid heed to and highly evaluated Sri ...

News Sri Lanka » Central: Lanka panel ready to hold provincial elections in December

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/590493/Lanka-panel-ready-to-hold-provincial-elections-in-
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

The Sri Lankan Election Commission says that it is ready to hold ... to call for Provincial Council election nominations in mid-October for the Northern, Central, North-Western, Southern, Western and Eastern provinces. Deshapriya said it would be the ...

News Sri Lanka » Central: Rights body probes anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/rights-body-probes-anti-muslim-violence-in-sri-lanka/82044
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Kumuduni Withana and her team have been travelling from village to village in Sri Lanka's Central Province, interviewing the victims of recent bouts of anti-Muslim violence and inspecting damaged Muslim-owned businesses and homes to learn more details ...

News Sri Lanka » Central: Sri Lanka rupee plunges to a new low

News channel or source: http://www.hirunews.lk/189231/sri-lanka-rupee-plunges-to-new-low
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

The depreciation of Sri Lanka rupee against US dollar continues. The forex dealers said that the spot rate declined to 157.35 to 157.40 range as a result of high importer demand. According to Central Bank, the selling rate of US dollar was 159.04 rupees.

News Sri Lanka » Central: Interpol "red notice" for Sri Lanka's ex-c.bank chief over bond sale

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-bonds-interpol/interpol-red-notice-for-sri-lankas-ex-c-bank-chief-over-bond-sale-idUSL3N1RX4BP
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

COLOMBO, April 20 (Reuters) - Interpol has issued a red notice, a request to locate and provisionally arrest, Sri Lanka’s former central bank governor Arjuna Mahendran who is wanted in connection with an investigation into a bond sale. President ...

News Sri Lanka » Central: UNHRC probing anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/unhrc-probing-anti-muslim-violence-in-sri-lanka/82044
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Kumuduni Withana and her team have been travelling from village to village in Sri Lanka's Central Province, interviewing the victims of recent bouts of anti-Muslim violence and inspecting damaged Muslim-owned businesses and homes to learn more details ...