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Dhammika calls on Ranil to resign as Finance Min.

Dhammika Perera calls on Ranil to resign as Finance Minister Investment Promotion Minister Dammika Perera recently stated that Ranil Wickramasinghe should resign from the posts of Finance Minister and Prime Minister. His statement was issued a few days after Finance Minister Wickramasinghe submitted a proposal to cabinet to recover tax dues owed by casino operators and to bring in legislative amendments to give effect to proposed tax increases. Mr Dhammika […]

todayJuly 7, 2022


Adopt an Animal With the ‘Sathva Sawiya’

In View of the Current Economic Crisis in the Country and to Celebrate its 86th Anniversary a New Foster program named 'Sathva Sawiya' is Being Introduced by the Dehiwala Zoological Park. This Park being one of the main Tourist attractions in Colombo was established in 1936 and Currently houses more than 4000 animal, having this many Animal also Comes with a Price tag of Rs.45 million. This program is Made […]

todayJuly 6, 2022


4 military Sergants arrested over Kandakadu inmate death. Remanded until 14th of July.

Four Sergeants attached to the Sri Lanka Army and Air Force have been arrested over the death of an inmate at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation center earlier this week. It has been reported that these individuals have been serving as counselors at the Rahab center. Nearly 600 inmates escaped following the tense situation that took place at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday (12) following a death of an inmate. Police […]

todayJuly 3, 2022 14


Sri Lanka to get emergency grant aid of USD 3 Mn from Japan

Japan Government has decided to provide Emergency Grant Aid of USD 3 million From UNICEF and World Food Program (WFP) for medicine and food directly benefit the Sri Lankan people. The Government of Japan consider further contribution to Sri Lanka in consultation with Sri Lankan government and other developing partners, while giving attention to the situation of Sri Lanka and the negotiation progress between Sri Lanka and IMF, the statement […]

todayJuly 3, 2022


IMF agreement with Sri Lanka must depend on key reforms: US senate committee

United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the International Monetary Fund’s agreement with Sri Lanka must be contingent on Central Bank independence, strong anti-corruption measures and promotion of the rule of law.“Without these critical reforms, Sri Lanka could suffer further economic mismanagement & uncontrollable debt,” the committee said further in a tweet.The IMF, upon concluding the mission staff’s visit to Sri Lanka earlier this week, stated that talks with Sri […]

todayJuly 3, 2022