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  • Let the untainted run a caretaker Government

      Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:29:03 +0000

    Sadly, our island has in the recent past slid into a flat spin space, wallowing in hatred and revenge, and fear and greed, and a lot of negative energy is dragging our island’s spirit and potential down. It is a real shame that our elected national leaders cannot see the wood from the trees.   

  • Political impasse needs to be resolved soon

      Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:15:30 +0000

    Today’s political crisis in the country is unprecedented. Never in Sri Lanka’s political history has a government in power plunged into crisis just because it was defeated at a local election. The crisis has stemmed from the notion that the joint government formed by the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has no moral right to continue after its defeat at the February 10 local government 


  • Seylan Bank records strong gains for December, full year

      Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:21:03 +0000

    Seylan Bank PLC reported group earnings of Rs.4.10 per share or Rs.1.45 billion for the December quarter (4Q17), compared to Rs.3.37 a share or Rs.1.2 billion in the same quarter of the previous year, the interim financial accounts released by the bank showed. 

  • Central Bank sees higher default risk with possible fiscal side slippage

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:51:21 +0000

    Sri Lanka could run the risk of defaulting on its loan payments during the next four-year period, if fiscal policy is loosened drastically, according to Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy.

Technology & Science

  • Driverless car 'Sedric' acts as your personal robot

      Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:52:00 +0000

    For families who struggle to tear their children away from the TV in the morning, this could be the answer.

  • Anantaya promises unmatched dining experience

      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:05 +0000

    A vast, isolated beach, the magnificent Indian Ocean and the Chilaw lagoon filled with large stretches of mangroves make up the breathtaking surroundings of Anantaya Chilaw, the soon to be unveiled luxury beach resort of LAUGFS Leisure (LL).