Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 6.93
Longitude: 79.849998
population: 648,119
First reported 15 mins ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 1 reports

Special bus services end today

(Colombo Lankapuvath) The special bus services which were made available during the festive season to facilitate commuters ends today (21).Chief Operations Director of Sri Lanka Transport Board H M Chandrasisi said that, the Board had a record income ... [Published Lankapuvath - 15 mins ago]
First reported 23 mins ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 1 reports

Sri Lanka central bank seen keeping key rates at multi-year lows on Tuesday

Monday, 21 April 2014 13:38Posted by COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's central bank is expected to keep its key policy rates steady on Tuesday, a Reuters poll showed, in a sign it expects private sector credit growth to recover after rates were slashed to multi-year ... [Published Business Recorder - 23 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

SLPA profit, revenues down despite higher container traffic

Operating profits at Sri Lanka's Ports Authority drop 53.4% to 2.4 billion rupees in 2013 with revenues also down 2.3 to 37.2 billion rupees, despite a boost in container volumes at Colombo, official data showed.Containers handled in Colombo rose 2.8% ... [Published Trans Reporter - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

New Zealand’s Bubble Economy Is Vulnerable | Hugh Pavletich

The recent Forbes e-edition article by Jesse Colombo assesses the New Zealand economy “ 12 Reasons Why New Zealand's Economic Bubble Will End In Disaster ”, seems to have created quite a stir, creating extensive media coverage in New Zealand. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Water cut today in several areas of Colombo

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - National Water and Drainage Board announces that several areas in Colombo will experience a water cut today (21) due to an urgent repair.Accordingly, 8 hours from 3 pm to 11 pm  a water cut will be imposed in Havelock road from ... [Published Lankapuvath - 6 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Yanni ready to rock Colombo

Globally acclaimed Greek pianist, keyboardist, composer and music producer Yiannis Chryssomallis – better known as YANNI, addressed the media at the Colombo Hilton,   hours prior to his live concert in Sri Lanka this evening at the Colombo Sugathadasa ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

The South Asian Summit for youth will be held in Colombo

It will be held from 25th to 27th of this month in Colombo with the participation of foreign and local delegates. The summit will discuss about human rights, its education and development of economic infrastructure to a better evolving community. This ... [Published Independent Television Network - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

FCA unaware of visa time limits to foreign journalists

The Foreign Correspondents Association (FCA) today said that it was unaware of any time limits on visas issued to foreign journalists posted to Sri Lanka.The FCA said this in a statement after reports that BBC Correspondent in Colombo Charles Haviland ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka seeks assistance from diplomatic community to nab overseas LTTE leaders

* Apr 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka will seek assistance from the diplomatic community to apprehend LTTE operatives who have been issued Interpol red notices.Sri Lanka's External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris will request the cooperation of the diplomatic ... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

UTE acquires excavators to accelerate port projects

UTE achieved a significant milestone recently by securing an order for four 390D L Cat Hydraulic Excavators, which will be used to strengthen the ongoing Hambantota and Colombo South Harbor projects. The machines were handed over on April 10th at a ceremony ... [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 5 reports

Minister bursts bubble

The Government is playing down predictions published by powerful US business magazine Forbes that New Zealand is on the path to economic disaster.Economic analyst Jesse Colombo yesterday labelled New Zealand's economy a bubble which will pop devastat ... [Published Southland Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Colombo, Virginia

Virginia Colombo Aug. 28, 1920-April 16, 2014 Resident of South San Francisco & Burlingame Passed away peacefully in Millbrae on April 16, 2014. Dear sister of the late Angela Fregosi and Domenic Colombo. Also survived by 2 nieces Joan Colombo and Gail ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Apr 19 2014]

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"Then Route 309, which is Church Street, Maple Street and Oak Street" she said. "I'll take that," a volunteer said
...The crew member who is involved in the communication is not identified. "The ship rolled over a lot right now. Cannot move. Please come quickly" the crew member says a minute after initial contact
The Central Bank said that "Although the number of vessels that arrived at the port of Colombo recorded a decline, the gross tonnage of container ships that called during the year increased by 0.6 per cent reflecting the arrival of larger ships.”"
"'Therefore, it is wrong to say that we have denied his visa extension request," Herath said."

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New Zealand’s Bubble Economy Is Vulnerable | Hu... [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - 5 hours ago]
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IN MEMORIAM: ANANDA CHITTAMBALAM [Published groundviews - Apr 18 2014]
I was engaged in the thoroughly humdrum activity of marking some LL.B Honours dissertations early this Good Friday morning when I received an email from my old schoolmate, Sam Wickramasinghe, informing me of the death last night of Ananda Chittambalam. ...
Colombo’s changing cityscape [Published groundviews - Apr 18 2014]
Introduction Since the end of the war in 2009, reconstruction and development in Sri Lanka has centred primarily on rapid economic development (Bopage, 2010; Goodhand, 2011). This can be seen in the current drive to transform Colombo into a “world-class ...
General Mills Opens New Frontier in Denying Con... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 17 2014]
We have just moved beyond an event horizon as far as the corporate version of neo-feudalism is concerned. Remember that one of the salient qualities of feudalism was that the nobility had far more rights than the peasants. By contrast, one of the hoary ...
World: Managing Disaster Risks for Resilient De... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Bangladesh, Colombia, Djibouti, Philippines, Sri Lanka, World In light of the alarming global trend of rising disaster losses, disaster and climate risk management (DRM) is increasingly at the core of World Bank business. Investments ...
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