President places relic casket for low-key Navam Perahera

President places relic casket for low-key Navam Perahera

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa placing the relic casket on the tusker Migara to begin the Colombo Gangaramaya’s annual Navam Perahera on Friday night. With him is…

PC polls by June

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is expected to announce that Provincial Council elections will be held by June this year. With this in mind, he will meet…

Beijing-based AIIB approves US$180mn loan to Sri Lanka for COVID-19 response

The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a US$180 million loan to Sri Lanka under its COVID-19 Emergency and Crisis Response Facility. The…


Sri Lanka Cricket  ratifies Moody signing

Sri Lanka Cricket ratifies Moody signing

Former coach to serve as consultant for 100 days during his 3-year contract

Tom Moody has agreed to make himself available for 100 days during his three-year contract period as a consultant to restructure every facet of the…

SSC and Lankan CC battle for Under-23 supremacy today

The curtains of the postponed Under-23 Major Club Youth limited…

Business Times



Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in conversation with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday during an investment forum in Colombo.…

Loss-making CPC profits from lower oil prices

Loss-making Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has been turned into a profit-making entity in 2020 after several years following a drastic fall in world crude oil…

Govt. to reconsider new export regulations

Faced with opposition from exporters of varied sectors against the newly imposed regulations by the Central Bank to convert 25 per cent of their proceeds…

Dialog Axiata connects SL and Maldives with High Speed Submarine Cable

Sunday Times E-Paper


The incredible cost of ignoring credible intelligence

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the Easter Sunday bombings (April 21, 2019) must surely have set a world record by hanging out to dry the very person who appointed the Commission. The Commission’s final report unfortunately has got embroiled in needless controversy by the President not releasing it…


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