Under lockdown, this is the way they get their extra needs

Under lockdown, this is the way they get their extra needs

  Near this specially set up police post at a Grandpass apartment complex under lockdown, most of the people get the Government’s relief package of…

Stay-Safe QR code for state employees and those visiting Govt. offices

People visiting government offices and state sector employees will be required in the future to ‘check in’ by scanning the digital Quick Response (QR) code,…

Ex-envoy Wickramasuriya’s fraud case: US dismisses immunity given by new Govt.

Jaliya Wickramasuriya, former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Washington, “does not enjoy residual immunity for his wire fraud, money laundering and his false statements on an…


Argentina fight back to earn draw against Australia

Argentina fight back to earn draw against Australia


NEWCASTLE REUTERS Nov 21: Argentina continued their remarkable Tri-Nations campaign on Saturday, backing up their maiden victory over New Zealand last week with a hard-fought…

‘Phoenix-like rise from the Ashes’

Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) president Rizly Illyas is gung-ho about…

Business Times

New Manning Market complex

New Manning Market complex

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, amidst his busy schedule as Finance Minister attending the budget debate, seen here on Friday opening the new Manning Market complex…

Colombo Port fights pandemic; freight rates skyrocket

Two of the Colombo Port’s terminals are back to full working capacity while the third one shows some improvement amidst the COVID-19 pandemic but shipping…

Two LNG power projects get underway

The groundwork towards commencing two LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) power plants involving an American and a local company has been laid by the government weeks…

Sunday Times E-Paper


Budget blues

It was good to see the President seated in Parliament to listen to the Budget debate this week. One of the drawbacks of an Executive Presidency is that the holder loses touch with Parliament isolated as he is in an ivory tower of a Secretariat, far removed from the parry…


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