World - Business

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July


 “In terms of country risk and future potential, I believe Sri Lanka is quite promising. We consider that FTA and EPAs as very useful means to promote trade. Mere conclusion of FTAs alone is not sufficient for better trade however. What is important is to develop a very robust foundation here” said a confident Kazuyoshi Akaba, the visiting Japanese Senior Vice Minister of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI) on 28 July in Colombo.

29
July

US: If there was ever a conclusive key to finding alien life, NASA’s new monster telescope concept could be it. It is said that the new device will rival the famed Hubble 2,000-to-1 in accuracy and provide answers to crucial questions, reports news item published on Russia Today.

29
July

Reeling under the pressure of two catastrophic aviation tragedies, Malaysia Airlines is mulling a name change and restructuring of routes in a bid to repair its reputation, a media report has said.

29
July

Mr Dheerasinghe, an eminent Economist with a distinguish career of over 40 years in the banking industry has been appointment as Chairman pf Commercial Bank PLC effective from 29th of July 2014.

29
July

A statement says Emirates is taking precautionary measures and is currently working on alternative routing plans for flights using Iraqi airspace.

28
July

World Chancellors and Vice Chancellors Congress at Mumbai, India has recently recognized ' the strategic and iconic position'  of  Major General Milinda Peiris, Vice Chancellor, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) by presenting the 'Award for Outstanding Contribution To Education'

28
July

The United Nations Security Council late Monday called for an "immediate and unconditional" cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants. The call comes amid reports that military action by both sides has slowed in recent hours, International Media reports said.

28
July

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmishtha Mukherjee has decided to enter politics and applied to be enrolled as a primary member of the Congress Party, according to a news report published by The Hindu on its online edition yesterday.

28
July

A 25-year-old man dressed as Spider Man has been arrested after badgering a woman tourist for a tip in Times Square here and then punching a police officer in the face, according to a news report published by the Press Trust of India.

27
July

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have entered into a bilateral agreement, which enables CBSL to further diversify its reserves management activities into Indian rupee denominated assets.

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