Dr. Padeniya in conversation with Ven Elle Gunawansa therowhile Prof. Carlo Fonseka looks on

(Pic by Nimal Dayaratne)

Arjuna removed from Ports

Ministry amidst turmoil

over H’tota harbour deal

with China

Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga who has thwarted repeated attempts to finalise a controversial agreement with China on the Hambantota port lost his ministerial portfolio to Mahinda Samarasinghe in the mini Cabinet reshuffle yesterday.


Mahindananda granted bail


The Colombo High Court yesterday granted bail to Member of Parliament Mahindananda Aluthgamage, accused of abuse of money amounting to Rs. 3.9 million which belonged to the trade union named Sri Lanka Independent Employees Congress. The Bail ...

Sanga slams twin hundreds at Lord’s


Not content with scoring one century at Lord’s in a match where his portrait was unveiled in the Pavilion, Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara added another for Surrey against county champions Middlesex on Sunday. The veteran left-hander&rs...

Resolving the National Question: Where is the key?


"We all know the old joke about a guy looking for his lost key under the street light; when asked where he lost it, he admits that it was in a dark corner. So why he looking for it here, under the light? Because the visibility is much better he...

HNB Assurance records a ‘robust’ q1


HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned subsidiary HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI) posted a Profit After Tax (PAT) of LKR 74 MN for the first quarter of 2017, reflecting a 121% growth compared to LKR 33 MN recorded during the correspondin...

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