Previously I was a teacher … a media chief — I and husband went to CHOGM at our own expenses to bring investments to our country — Gihani

Previously I was a teacher … a media chief — I and husband went to CHOGM at our own expenses to bring investments to our country — Gihani Who is this person called Gihani Weerasingha? At one time a teacher and later a temporary business manageress. Finally, ended up as an actress. How did an actress…


May Day and May Days in a political landscape like no other

In keeping with the Government’s decision to postpone May Day rallies, as they overlapped with the Vesak celebrations this week, the major political parties will have their respective rallies and conventions today and tomorrow in Colombo. JVP preparations underway at the BRC grounds for tomorrow’s celebration. Pic by Sameera Weerasekera The United National Party (UNP)…


Malaysia foils smuggling of 131 Sri Lankan immigrants

Malaysia foils smuggling of 131 Sri Lankan immigrants   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police have intercepted a tanker with 131 Sri Lankans believed bound for Australia and New Zealand, smashing a large human smuggling ring that has been operating for a year. Authorities halted the modified tanker on Tuesday off the coast of…


Gold tax shocks jewelers as sales plummet

Gold tax shocks jewelers as sales plummet Jewellers have been hit with a drastic drop in sales due to the government’s decision to impose a heavy tax on gold and are being forced to lay off workers. Evening shadows fall on a not-so-busy Sea Street in Pettah, usually a hive of activity. Pix by Priyantha…


MAY DAY RALLIES TODAY AND TOMORROW

MAY DAY RALLIES TODAY AND TOMORROW Political parties along with a number of Trade Unions will celebrate International Workers Day this week, marking the occasion with rallies and processions in towns across the country after the government postponed the country’s May Day celebrations to May 7 as the day clashed with Vesak this year. The…


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