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Gold Price in Sri Lanka Today. Official (8 Grams – 1 Pawn)
24K Gold Price: Rs 159,000/-
22K Gold Price: Rs 147,250/-
International Gold Price: US$ 1,994.10 / Ounce.
Sri Lanka Rupees Exchange Rate.
US Dollar – Sri Lanka Rupees. ( Bank of Ceylon Website.)
What is the selling rate of the Sri Lanka rupees against the USA Dollar?
Buying 1 US$ @ Rs 287.87
Selling 1 US$ at Sri Lanka Rs 300.92
International Crude Oil Price: US$ 71.55
Electric Tariff in Sri Lanka has been increased by 80%. (From 10th of August 2022). Again the Electricity Tariff had been increased by 80% fom this month March 2023. In addition, Sri Lanka Monthly Water Bill too had Increased in August 2022.
New Fuel Price, April 2023.
Octane 92: Rs 340/-
Octane 95: Rs 375/-
Super Diesel: Rs 465/-
Auto Diesel: Rs 325/-
Kerosene: Rs 295/-
Fastest Trains in the World.
All over the world trains are doing around 250 kph (155 mph) speed.
1. Shanghai Maglev – 460 kph / 286 mph (China) (30 km in 7.30 minutes)
2. CR400 ‘Fuxing’ Train 350 kph / 217 mph (China)
3. ICE3 – 330 kph / 205 mph (Germany)
4. TGV – 200 kph / 198.5 mph (France)
5. JR East E5 – 320 kph / 200 mph (Japan)
6. Al Boraq – 320 kph / 198.5 mph (Morocco)
7. AVE S-103 – 310 kph / 193 mph (Spain)
8. KTX 305 kph / 190 mph (South Korea)
9. Trenitalia ETR1000 – 300 kph / 186 mph (Italy)
10. Haramain Javelins – High Speed Railway – 300 kph / 186 mph (Saudi Arabia)
Restaurants at Dehiwala Hospital Road. (Near to William Mills Junction)
1. Arcadia Restaurant
5. New Pillawoos Hotel
3. Golden Spoon Restaurant
4. Bilal Resturant
5. RJN Takeaway (Vegetarian)
6. Mummy’s Delight
7. Milanos KKY Restaurant
8. Nicobar Restaurant
9. Keels Restaurant in Keels Supermarket.
10. Keels Coffee Shop in Keels Supermarket.
11. Tip Top Chinese Food Take Away
12. The Briyani Wok – Take Away
13. Arabian Shawarma
14.. Milano’s KKY Food.
15. French Bakers
Sri Lanka Cards.
Sri Lanka Arrival Card and Departure Cards ONLINE.
Complete your arrival and departure cards online. It is possible for Foreigners and Sri Lankan’s.
Sri Lanka Debit Cards and Credit Cards are offered by Government controlled Banks and Private Banks. You can apply for them through online websites. Anyhow you have to visit the Bank office to complete the process and collect the Credit and Debit cards.
Sri Lanka Tourist Fuel Pass Card.This card will help tourists to obtain fuel for their vehicle. Can obtain from any Sampath Bank Branch.
Sri Lanka National Identity Card Issuing Fee in Sri Lanka.
In Sri Lanka Rs 200/- will be charged for issuing New National Identity Card. This was recently announced by the Government. This came in to effect from 1st of November 2022. In the meantime, charges for issuing duplicate NIC have been revised and the new fee will be Rs. 1,000/- and this too was came in to effect from 01st of November 2022.
Sri Lanka Passport.
If those who want to have their new passports need to apply for it promptly and the passports will be derived to their homes in 3 days time. This was announced by the Sri Lanka Government Authorities.
In Sri Lanka those who want to get passport service through one day service or normal service had been requested to get reservation first through the Department’s official website http://www.immigration.gov.lk/ .
Otherwise, applicants should call the following phone number 070 7101 060.
Passport office will be kept opened from Monday to Friday from 08:30 AM till 03:00 PM for those who have got their appointment. The Department has requested People NOT to come over there without obtaining an appointment.
Passport Fee under 01 Day Service: Rs 20,000/-
Normal Service Passport Fee: Rs 5,000/-
Child (age 16 – 03) Passport Fee 01 Day Service: Rs 9,000/-
Special Notice for New Passport and Renewals.
Don’t visit the Immigration and Emigration Department without a prior appointment for a date and time to obtain your passport.
Only people who have reserved a date and time and those who can present documents stating that they urgently need a passport only can visit the department. (Those who want to leave the country after their vacations, who need emergency medical treatment and those who need immediate departure can visit with their required documents. An Immigration officer will check documents and the air tickets. If the officer is satisfied with the documents, they can proceed to obtain their passports.) In addition, the public is requested not to visit the department without an appointment.
Foreigners Need Government’s Permission to marry in Sri Lanka. (Internet This Week)
Sri Lanka Government had announced that foreign Bride or Groom who are going to marry a Srilanka person must get permission from the Government. More over this is to protect mostly the local Brides from bad activities done through the foreign Grooms. As per the Government, most of the foreign Groom’s had engaged in bad activities after getting married in Sri Lanka. For instance the foreign Bride or Groom will not be allowed to get medical benefits that are available for Sri Lanka citizens.
Sri Lanka Unlimited Mobile Phone Call Plans.
Dialog Triple Blaster Package Price: Rs 469/- (30 Days Plan)
Mobitel.lk Triple Max Plan Price: Rs 489/-
Airtel.lk Freedom Plan Price: Rs 749/-
Hutch Unlimited Plan Price:: Rs 749/-
Jaffna – Chennai Flight Service.
Jaffna Chennai One way Ticket Price: Rs 32,500/-
Return Ticket Price: Rs 49,900/-
Flights operating Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday/
Colombo to Jaffna Luxury Bus Service.
Bus Ticket Price (One way) Rs 3,000/-
Bus used to start from Marine Drive, Wellawatte. (Colombo – 06 by 20:00 pm
Jaffna Bus used start front of General Post office at 20:00 pm
YouTube “Shorts” in India. (Internet This Week)
After that, the ban on Tik Tok in India, Instagram “Reels” became one of the favorite platforms for creators. In the mean time YouTube “Shorts” is witnessing over 15 billion daily views globally where India is being the major contributor to this platform. Moreover in this page there is facility for to like that clip, Dislike it, write comment, Share and use its sound to create your own clip.
In addition,creating YouTube Shorts.
Open the YouTube in Smartphone.
Click the “+” icon shown in a circle.
Select create a Short.
Above all, accept “Allow Access”.
After that Continue.
Sri Lanka Airtel.lk is Closing 3G Service.
Airtel.lk carrier had decided to close the 3G networks for their current mobile phones clients. Moreover, they will provide4G network only. So all their clients who don’t have 4G enabled Smartphones must buy a brand new phone in the near future. In conclusion this will allow them to get the Airtel.lk Mobile services. Currently they are popular with their unlimited calls to any network with their Rs 749/- package in Sri Lanka. Also with this package they are offering 1GB/day 4G Anytime Data