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Colombo Stock market hits 2-month low after Govt’s retrospective tax plan

COLOMBO (Reuters): Shares fell 2.89% to a more than two-month low on Friday, their biggest fall since February 2011, led by blue chips on concerns over future earnings after the Government imposed a retrospective 25% ‘super gain tax’ in its supplementary budget. Sri Lanka’s new Government on Thursday announced a Budget that imposed new taxes [...]

Sripavan takes office

Sripavan

Following judicial ‘reset’, country’s most senior judge entrusted to lead Supreme Court President’s Office calls Sripavan 44th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka Controversial Mohan Pieris’ tenure erased from judicial history Kanagasabapathy Sripavan, the country’s most senior Judge was sworn in as the 44th legitimate Chief Justice of the Republic yesterday, marking the end of a [...]

Finance Justice Test Sri
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Baby & You exhibition

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The Baby & You exhibition will be held at the BMICH on 30, 31 January and 1 February. Items for babies and mothers including soft toys, sanitary equipment and clothing will be available    Read More →

Navam Perahera

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Colombo’s annual cultural pageant   It is a serene evening. Seated alongside the road opposite Gangaramaya, the ‘Temple by the Lake,’ we wait for the Navam Perahera to start. At the auspicious time, the chief prelate hands over the relic casket to the chief lay devotee who takes charge of it to be carried in the procession. If the head of... 


Yoga: A fascinating alternative to medication

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Originating from ancient Indian philosophy, yoga has been in existence for centuries. It is a mind and body practice whereby a combination of physical... 

Rambo, hale and hearty at Uda Walawe

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I had the good fortune of being invited by Mahoora Tented Safari Camps to visit them at their Uda Walawe camp site recently. I had not seen their operations... 

Best places for all-day breakfasts!

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Many believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Scrumptious goodies to go with your warm cup of coffee or tea. Who can say no to that? Looking... 

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