Getting in tune with India

Getting in tune with India

Might one ask if President Ranil Wickremesinghe is calling the tune on the Indian poaching issue? The President was in Jaffna yesterday to open an…

Seized Indian trawlers gifted to northern fishermen

Donation coincides with Indian fisheries minister’s visit to Jaffna High-powered Indian vessels to be used in sea patrols by fishermen By S. Rubatheesan Fisheries Minister…

Health Ministry drops blacklisted firm, but bypasses process to buy medicine from other Indian firms

By Namini Wijedasa  The Health Ministry (MoH) will no longer buy medicines from an Indian company that practitioners had warned was blacklisted in Sri Lanka.…

Business Times

Opposition to new taxes

Opposition to new taxes

Several organisations representing professionals including doctors came together on Wednesday at Hyde Park Colombo to protest against the new taxes. Pic by M.A. Pushpa Kumara…

Lanka’s new tax collection meets unforeseen obstacles

Sri Lanka’s three revenue collection authorities, the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), Customs Department (CD) and the Excise Department (ED) are facing a daunting task of…

Solar plans see 2/3rds drop in 2022

The Sri Lankan Solar Energy industry has seen a 66 per cent drop in new solar power plants last year, compared to 2021 amply reflecting…

Sunday Times E-Paper


IMF; light at the end of the tunnel — hopefully

The news on the eve of the President’s ‘Throne Speech’ opening a new session of Parliament that Sri Lanka’s overseas creditors were willing to support and restore the country’s economic stability did not seem to deter trade unionists from going ahead with their scheduled protest in Colombo against new taxes…



Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!

Colombo University students protest outside the campus demanding that Mahapola scholarship payments be expedited and hostel…

Education Ministry attempts to ensure syllabus covered and exams held on time

Applications called for exam to recruit graduate teachers

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‘Taru Dawasa’ To celebrate 76th Sinhala Cinema Anniversary

‘Taru Dawasa’ To celebrate 76th Sinhala Cinema Anniversary

By Sanath Weerasuriya ‘Taru Dawasa’, a grand musical concert conducted by veteran musician Priyanath Rathnayaka featuring…

Sri Lanka lays tracks for a Miracle Journey

Anomaa excels at Dhaka IFF

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