Director of the Sustainable Finance Hub of the UNDP Marcos Neto has called the decision to do away with a range of taxes here a fundamental mistake committed by Sri Lanka.The comment was made at the Parliament complex during an interactive dialogue on ‘Revenue Generation as a Pathway to Sri Lanka’s Economic Recovery’ on Tuesday […]
Party leaders have decided to debate the electricity tariff hikes in parliament on 29 August.The date was fixed for the debate following a request by the main opposition SJB.The debate will be held from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm on 29 August. Chief Opposition Whip Kandy District MP Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament on Wednesday (10) […]
By Rathindra Kuruwita The Department of Immigration and Emigration has ordered Kayleigh Fraser, a British national whose passport has been taken into custody after she posted on social media anti-government protests, for violating her visa conditions, to leave the country by 15 August. The Department has already cancelled her visa. Earlier this month Immigration and […]
Will Smeed hit the first hundred in the Hundred as Birmingham Phoenix thrashed reigning champions Southern Brave by 53 runs in a sun-soaked Second City.On NHS Heroes Night at Edgbaston, with NHS workers and support staff invited along as a thank you for their brilliant work, a 14,000 crowd was royally entertained as Smeed socked […]
BY CYRIL WIMASURENDRE KANDY –This year`s Kandy annual Esala Perahera ends today (12) with the Day Perahera parading the streets of Kandy and President Ranil Wickremesinghe receiving the Perahera ‘Sandeshaya` from the Nilames who conducted the procession that lasted for ten days. President Wickremesinghe receives the Perahera Sandeshaya from Diyawadana Nilame and the Basnayaka Nilame […...