World - Business

31
August

A lube oil tanker had its cargo stolen by pirates off the coast of Malaysia last Thursday night (28), industry news site Marine Insight reports based on information from the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP).

29
August

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has red flagged the growing market for e-cigarettes in India, underlining that the use of the devices is no less harmful than traditional cigarettes, said a news report in The Hindu.

29
August

BSF and Pak Rangers will today hold a key sector commander-level flag meeting to defuse tension along the Indo-Pak border due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan, said a report published by Press Trust of India.

29
August

Last year alone the investment flow of FDI from EU countries to Sri Lanka accounted to 20%.  EU has invested in the field of Information Technology, Telecommunication and Higher technology, said Deputy Minister of Investment Promotion Faizer Mustapha.

29
August

The much anticipated 16th edition of the Colombo International Book Fair (CIBF) will take place from the 10th to the 17th of September at the BMICH. With the participation of 165 local and 36 international entities; A stalwart of the event, Panther, Sri Lanka’s leading stationery manufacturer, and one of the first and only manufacturers of educational products in the country; will, for the 16th successive year, be present at the Book Fair and they will be launching eight new educational products, which will help children with identification, numbers and words.

29
August

- Empowering Sri Lanka’s higher Education and Becoming the ‘Knowledge Hub of South Asia’

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the nation’s number one ICT solutions provider and the leading broadband and backbone infrastructure services provider in the country proudly announced the successful upgrade of the LEARN (Lanka Education And Research Network) of Sri Lanka. LEARN upgrade consists of enhancing both Internet Access Bandwidth up to 1.65 Gbps and the interconnecting wide area network (WAN) with island wide Universities and Research institutes.

28
August

Pakistan's embattled prime minister, Nawaz Sharif has said he will not cave in to protests demanding his resignation, striking a defiant note in his first major speech since the crisis erupted two weeks ago.

28
August

The weekly primary Treasury bill auction for the week ending 29 August, 2014 for the re-issue of Rs. 12,000 million maturing Treasury bills was held on Thursday (27).

28
August

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is more popular than cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in Pakistan despite facing pressure to resign, according to a US survey which indicates that the ongoing demonstrations are hardly reflective of the views of most Pakistanis, a report by Press Trust of India said.

28
August

Exercising to improve your cardiovascular strength may protect from cognitive impairment as you age, according to a new study.

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