20,000 containers held up at Port

20,000 containers held up at Port

  More than 20,000 containers are still held up at the Colombo Port as clearing of the goods has slowed down, Sri Lanka Ports Authority…

PM ignores AG’s warning, gives approval for LNG power project

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his capacity as finance minister, presented a new note to Cabinet this week authorising the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to…

Minister sacks SLMC chief and four others; medical community divided over dramatic move

The head and four others of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) were sacked on Friday afternoon by Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi with the removal…


Shanaka, Patel fashion Dambulla Viiking win in rain-hit game

Shanaka, Patel fashion Dambulla Viiking win in rain-hit game


Dambulla Viiking entered the Lanka Premier League 2020 with an auspicious win against Kandy Tuskers after their game was stalled by a heavy downpour during…

Is Sachithra jumping the gun?

In a move that could be a case of ‘deliberately…

Sunday Times E-Paper


In search of every dollar

Desperate situations may require desperate remedies and the Government’s Budget proposal to allow undeclared monies (hora salli) to enter the mainstream economy shows how desperate it is. Notwithstanding little irritants like best business practices getting in the way, many Governments worldwide adopt these measures from time to time. These are…


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