As widely seen during the campaign for last month’s presidential election, violations of election laws are again being blatantly carried out during the campaign for the parliamentary elections. Posters and cutouts which are prohibited by the election laws have come up in various parts of the country. Pic by Saman Kariyawasam
Ramesh Ranasinghe and Kamaya de Soysa are two young entrepreneurs who have teamed up for the ultimate business partnership – a cookie and coffee business. It may not sound as sophisticated as, say, inventing a search engine in your garage .....
More than 1,500 Sri Lankan companies will lose their VAT refunds because they have not made their claims to the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) and as a result created a huge backlog of delayed payments.
This is yet another supersession of judges, not in the technical sense but in all other respects. Justice A.P. Shah, who retired from the office of Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court a week ago, was one of the finest judges in the country. He was also the senior most.
The growing vulnerability of the third season of the Indian Premier League tournament has put Colombo’s cricket hierarchy in a tentative mood.
Reports reaching from India state that even the head of security for the Indian Premier League has conceded that safety cannot be guaranteed following the threat by Al-Qaeda.
Nominations are being accepted for the next (Parliamentary) General Election.
The recently-dissolved Parliament virtually completed the full distance, just three months short of its mandated six years.
Retired General Sarath Fonseka continues to boycott the sessions before a senior Army officer tasked to record a 'summary of evidence', the prelude to his facing trial before a General Court Martial (GCM). He maintains that he is now a civilian and is therefore no longer subject to military law. As our front page report today reveals, his attorney, President's Counsel Wijedasa Rajapaksa, confirmed this.
Three vital economic sectors threatened by political unrest -- The Economic Analysis
The current political unrest and tensions will impair the country’s economic development. At the end of the war there was every prospect of the economy being revitalized and developed.
The National Security Agency head office buildings in Maryland, the Ronald Reagan Cultural Center considered to be the second largest building in the world, the Smithsonian Institution's underground museum, a Senate Office building and the Freer Gallery in Washington D.C .....
The envoy at Goa, read the letter sent from Kandy. He agreed to the contents. Not stopping at that, King Vickramabahu dispatched a number of messages. In every letter, he had mentioned that he liked the close association of the Portuguese.