How to engage social networks in election propaganda? Prof. Rohan Samarajeewa speaks – Video Interview had the opportunity of an exclusive interview with Prof. Rohan Samarajeewa who is an academic of local and international repute. He expressed his opinion on how social network websites could be used for election propaganda activities. This is the discussion BIZ 24X7 of the Ada Derana 24X7 channel had with Prof. Rohan Samarajeewa who…

(0)Comments | December 29, 2014 12:51 am

Do not get caught to vehicle rackets, advices Commissioner General of Motor Traffic –Video Interview

Prospective buyers need to be cautious when buying vehicles, advised Commissioner General of Motor Traffic S.H. Harischandra while speaking during an exclusive interview with This is the full interview that BIZ 24X7 of the Ada Derana 24X7 channel had with Commissioner General of Motor Traffic S.H. Harischandra:

(0)Comments | December 24, 2014 5:42 pm

Sri Lanka’s low grown tea in danger due to Russian economic crisis

Russia’s economic crisis has caused heavy impacts on Sri Lanka’s low grown tea industry and tea manufacturer say that as a result low grown tea prices have fallen drastically. In recent months the Russian Ruble has depreciated by some 30 per cent compared to the US dollar while the international credit rating agency Standard &…

(0)Comments | December 24, 2014 2:03 pm

Sri Lanka opposition to stop JKH, Packer casinos

Sri Lanka’s opposition presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena has threatened to cancel two ‘casino licences’ given to John Keells Holdings and Australian casino king James Packer. “I will not allow the two casino licences given to ‘Water Front’ and ‘Lake Leisure’ projects contrary to certain decisions of Parliament and the Cabinet of Ministers and despite the…

(0)Comments | December 19, 2014 2:25 pm

The World’s Biggest Car Company Wants to Get Rid of Gasoline

The first thing you notice about the Mirai, Toyota’s new $62,000, four-door family sedan, is that it’s no Camry, an international symbol of bland conformity. First there are the in-your-face, angular grilles on the car’s front end. These deliver air to (and cool) a polymer fuel-cell stack under the hood. Then there’s the wavy, layered…

(0)Comments | December 19, 2014 10:49 am

Downward trend in cheque usage in Sri Lanka

There is a downward trend in the usage of cheques in Sri Lanka, says the Chief Executive Officer of Lanka Clear which handles the cheque clearance in the country. While speaking to www.adaderanabiz.l, Lanka Clear CEO Sunimal Weerasuriya said around five years ago his institution handled some 200,000 cheque clearances per day and that now…

(0)Comments | December 15, 2014 2:25 pm

Wanted: A new trend in Sri Lanka’s building construction – Video Interview

Sri Lanka has to focus more attention on the building of Green Homes and buildings, says Chairman of the National Construction Association of Sri Lanka, Dr. Rohan Karunaratne. He says that the country could gain long term benefits through this. This is a special discussion which BIZ 24×7 of the Ada Derana 24×7 channel had…

(0)Comments | December 15, 2014 2:11 pm

Sri Lanka Central Bank’s policy interest rates unchanged amid great expectations

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has decided to keep its policy interest rates which decide the interest rates of commercial banks unchanged for December as well, while taking into consideration the prevailing economic trend. Accordingly, the CBSL policy interest rate for December 2014 will continue to be between 6.50 to 8.00 per cent….

(0)Comments | December 12, 2014 3:57 pm

Central Bank Governor rejects Auditor General’s disclosure on EPF -Video Interview

The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Ajith Nivard Cabraal, in an exclusive interview with Ada Derana ‘Biz 24X7’ denies that the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has incurred heavy losses by investing in the Stock market, as claimed by a special disclosure made by the Auditor General in the 2012 annual report released…

(0)Comments | December 5, 2014 2:52 pm

The 17 Most Corrupt Countries In The World

Transparency International has published its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which ranked 175 countries and territories based on how corrupt their administrative and political institutions are perceived to be on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Compiled from a combination of surveys and assessments of “the abuse of entrusted power for…

(0)Comments | December 3, 2014 10:35 pm