The final struggle

The final struggle

Colombo municipality workers dump a political poster into a garbage truck at Colombo’s Galle Face Green after the promenade was cleared this week of tents…

Moves to pay millions to officials victimised by Yahapalana Govt.

SLPP higher-ups pushing PM to get Cabinet approval for compensation amounting to over Rs. 117mn Attempts are underway by a section of Sri Lanka Podujana…

Govt. issues tough guidelines to curtail public-sector expenditure

Public sector officials have been advised to strictly adhere to a Treasury circular on limting government expenses, and warned that those failing to follow the…

Business Times

20-rupee note

20-rupee note

The Central Bank has recently put into circulation 20-rupee banknotes dated September 15, 2021 with the signatures of former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa and former…

Sri Lanka shelves plan to procure fuel direct from Russia

Politically and financially affected-Sri Lanka is running out of options in importing discounted fuel directly from Russia following the refusal of the two of its…

Welfare boost by cutting ministry allocations

Sri Lanka’s welfare and social security spending will be boosted by way of financial transfers by making substantial cuts from the allocations to ministries till…

Sampath Bank pre-tax profit marginally down in 1H2022

Challenging period in April-June 2022 for SLT

Sunday Times E-Paper


Provincial elections for whom?

Political parties represented in Parliament met with the Elections Commission (EC) this week to discuss the feasibility of holding elections. It is understandable that the Opposition parties think it is in their favour to call for early elections given the public wrath towards the ruling coalition with the formal argument…



A day in the life of a cat: The story of Stray

A day in the life of a cat: The story of Stray

By Mahesh De Andrado It’s raining outside. The weather is gloomy. You wake up and stretch your legs. You then go and check on the…

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‘The Money Drop’ on Sirara: Five million ways for dreams to come true

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A safe haven for ousted political leaders escaping executions and hangings

A safe haven for ousted political leaders escaping executions and hangings

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS (IPS) – When world political leaders, mostly presidents and prime ministers,…

What does India want from Russia?

Looming nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine

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