New COVID surge hitting Lanka hard

New COVID surge hitting Lanka hard

With a new surge of COVID-19 pandemic reaching catastrophic level, this scene at a Colombo District Hospital shows doctors treating a patient in the intensive…

Shipments turned away; Govt. pushes ahead with chemical fertiliser ban

The Government has turned away two shipments from China and suspended the issue of letters of credit (LC) to import chemical fertiliser to the country…

Hotels permitted to accept dollar payments from Sri Lankans

In a bid to draw foreign currencies in the possession of Sri Lankans into the banking system, the Government has issued a gazette allowing hotels…


Jayawickrama’s dream debut blunts Bangladesh

Jayawickrama’s dream debut blunts Bangladesh


A dream debut for Praveen Jayawickrama helped Sri Lanka restrict Bangladesh to 251/10, extending their first-innings lead to 259 runs at stumps. Jayawickrama returned 6/92…

ICC Anti-Corruption sleuths questions SLC official

Just few days after former national fast-bowler turned coach Nuwan…

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SL transit hub for Indians

SL transit hub for Indians

Sri Lanka has become a transit hub for Indians visiting other destinations like West Asia or Singapore for instance, prior to which they need to…

Former PM: Make Port City game changer, not gaming centre

The Colombo Port City, one of the most significant projects with tremendous potential has to go forward in the right direction as a game changer…

SEC on a roll: Sanctions fund raising and shell company frameworks

It is indeed early Christmas for the capital market in the form of new products and frameworks giving a wide choice for investing, deviating from…

Stringent regulations to control pesticide imports

Sunday Times E-Paper


Once again, early warnings ignored

The Government has been in that awkward, unenviable ‘damned if you do; damned if you don’t’ situation of not putting in place stricter lockdown procedures and thereby allowing the deadly COVID-19 virus to gallop away. It is receiving some deserved flak for dropping the ball by ignoring early warning signals…



Delightful Arangethram performance by Ishara

Delightful Arangethram performance by Ishara

Ishara Wickremanayake presented her Arangethram on April 18 delighting the limited audience present (due to COVID…

Unravelling memories as creative scrapbooks

A time to meditate

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