Burqa ban in Lanka soon

Burqa ban in Lanka soon

Sri Lanka will soon join several other countries that have banned burqa –a long, loose garment covering the body from head to toe – on…

Ministers, Cabinet bypassed to fast track development

The Government has decided to  bypass the need to get approval of the minister and the Cabinet if two  state institutions decide to enter into…

Finance Ministry admits Rs. 15.9 billion “foregone revenue” on sugar imports

The Finance Ministry has admitted that the Government’s decision to drastically cut the tax on sugar in October last year had caused a “foregone revenue”…


‘1996’ – a dream year overall

‘1996’ – a dream year overall


Golf is my first love, and it remains the same. Cricket was an accident, yet it was the best experience for me personally. I was…

Imperial College encounter Central Campus Colombo in today’s final

Imperial College and Central Campus Colombo (CCC) will clash in…

Sunday Times E-Paper


Another knock on the head for the Public Service

A news item in the front page of this newspaper last week has raised not just eyebrows, but alarm bells within and even outside the public service. It referred to SLIDA (Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration) taking over the conducting of examinations for recruitment and promotions in the public…


Advertising Rates

Please contact the advertising office on 011 - 2479521 for the advertising rates.