Lockdowns are back; Kuliyapitiya this week

Lockdowns are back; Kuliyapitiya this week

In view of a surge in COVID-19 cases, Kuliyapitiya was locked down from midnight on Thursday and yesterday’s picture shows its central commercial area as…

You can vote as soon as you reach 18

Youth reaching the age of 18 will be able to include their names in the electoral register as soon as they reach the eligible age…

Govt. decides to proceed with 25 mega projects in major cities

The Government has announced plans to proceed with around 25 mega projects in major cities like Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Trincomalee, Kurunegala and Ratnapura by gazetting…


Karunaratne’s maiden double ton lights up gloomy Pallekele

Karunaratne’s maiden double ton lights up gloomy Pallekele


Sri Lanka took pride in preparing spin friendly pitches in the past to take advantage of their most potent weapon Muttiah Muralitharan which left arm…

Olympian Darsha wins race to become a Sri Lanka Athletics vice-presidents

Sri Lanka Athletics (SLA) has drawn up a four-year plan…

Business Times

Rain disrupts sales

Rain disrupts sales

Colombo was lashed by rains on Friday. Here pavement traders covering up their items for sale. Pic by Priyanka Samaraweera…

Vehicle assembly with used spare parts under scrutiny

The Government is promoting vehicle assembly units using imported used spare parts amidst import restrictions but questions are being raised over this facility. The Ministry…

Agri biz wants scientific approach to proposed chemical fertiliser ban

Sri Lanka’s agriculture sector wants a phased out, targeted and scientific approach in the breakthrough into organic farming practices without causing losses to a number…

Tug of war over Tourism Act of 2005

Sunday Times E-Paper


Rule of MPs and the Rule of Law

The Government’s decision to proceed on the recommendations of what were blatantly biased findings of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) calling for blanket withdrawals of corruption related and other criminal cases now before court, betrays a dangerous mindset prevailing among the country’s political leadership. The COI opined that certain cases…


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