Commercial Bank engages in knowledge sharing with farmers in Kilinochchi

November 19, 2017 at 11:08 pm

The on-going initiative of Commercial Bank of Ceylon to develop entrepreneurship in the Micro and SME sectors has benefited the farmers of Kilinochchi by empowering them with information on best practices that make paddy cultivation profitable.

PPPs seen as the way out of govt’s money-borrowing crisis

November 19, 2017 at 11:05 pm

By Hiran H.Senewiratne


The government’s capacity to borrow money is about to be exhausted and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are the only way forward to achieve our development goals, Director General, Department of Public Finance P. Algama said.

Today’s bonding with Bhagavad Gita

November 19, 2017 at 10:45 pm

By Sarath de Alwis


We live in times of moral complexity. Whose deed is more pernicious? Burglar raiding the vault or the cop who wipes off the burglar’s fingerprints?

Beer and tourism

November 19, 2017 at 10:42 pm

As students some of us manage to get into the Public Gallery during Budget debates to supplement our general knowledge. We even buy the Hansard. I still remember C. Suntheralingam MP for Vauniya opening his budget speech “Sir, before I proceed to hang this budget, I would like to name it. I call this budget the “THREE BALL BUDGET”. How would he describe the present budget if he were alive today? He would call it “THE ALCHOLIC THREE BALL IMF BUDGET”. I am sure that all know what the ‘three ball’ represents.

Coexistence or no existence!

November 19, 2017 at 10:39 pm


We are certain that a majority of our people are peace loving and will not hesitate to condemn any kind of clashes between communities. One cannot imagine that despite our literacy rate we boast of such an ugly incident that happened in a place like Gintota.

Who took the toilets?

November 19, 2017 at 10:37 pm


Some time ago, this columnist was tipped-off about a man in India who reported a stolen hole in the ground.


November 19, 2017 at 10:35 pm

A reply to Dr Wijeyadasa Rajapakse



November 19, 2017 at 10:14 pm


Existence of law in country questionable

November 19, 2017 at 10:09 pm

– Mahinda

By Cyril Wimalasurendre


KANDY – Telephone conversations between members of the COPE (Committee on Public Enterprises) and parties involved in the bond scams were a matter that should be thoroughly investigated, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa told media in Kandy on Saturday (18).

JO claims proper process followed in impeaching CJ Bandaranayake

November 19, 2017 at 10:08 pm


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