Wear your masks or face this ordeal

Wear your masks or face this ordeal

With medical professionals warning that Sri Lanka is heading for a COVID-19 calamity if tough preventive measures are not taken, the police began taking stern…

Govt. reviews blanket ban on chemical fertiliser

The Finance Ministry has issued a gazette that, without completely banning the import of all agrochemicals, allows for some items to be brought in after…

Medical experts urge President to impose travel restrictions or face disaster

Sri Lanka’s powerful medical professionals yesterday urged President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to immediately restrict the movement of people across the island, stopping short of recommending a…


Pramodya cracks whip as selectors look  to 2023 World Cup

Pramodya cracks whip as selectors look to 2023 World Cup


Sri Lanka cricket selectors are typically a secretive breed, reluctant to explain their decisions to players or the public. This has often left players deeply…

Avishka fails fitness test, dropped for Bangladesh ODI series

Dashing young opener Avishka Fernando has been dropped from the…

Business Times

Trading shutdown

Trading shutdown

A pumpkin farmer sleeps, amidst his produce, at the Dambulla Economic Centre on Friday morning. Trading activities at the centre have been affected by COVID-19…

EPF to be transformed to a part-pension fund

Private sector employees are to be given pension rights under a new move by the government to amend the Employment Provident Fund Act. The EPF…

Government will import urgent LPG stocks if necessary

The Government will strive to maintain Liquified Petroleum (LP) gas prices at current levels – despite demands to increase prices – and provide funds to…

Inorganic fertiliser, agrochemicals ban and fallacies of organic agriculture

Sunday Times E-Paper


The fertiliser ban

Those readers who recall the early 1970s may remember what were then known as the ‘Midnight Gazettes’. These were official notifications that came out of the Government Press while the nation slept, only to wake up to find some sudden and radical step taken and given legal effect. Not too…


Sunday Times 2

The campaign for a female UN chief maybe a good try in a lost cause

The campaign for a female UN chief maybe a good try in a lost cause

UNITED NATIONS — As negotiations for the upcoming election of the UN Secretary-General gather momentum, one…

Violation of remand law and rights

Money alone won’t ensure global vaccine equity

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“I’m getting married -pandemic or not”

“I’m getting married -pandemic or not”

Kavina and Dilshanth had initially scheduled their wedding for January this year, but then considering the…

They’ve got sustainability on their mind

Keeping your loved ones safe with Suwapetha

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