Author: Colombo Times

President vows action against April 21st attacks

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has vowed to take action against the perpetrators of the April 21st attacks, as Christians celebrated Easter Sunday, two years since the bombings. “The sorrowful memory of pain and loss caused...

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Plantation workers Rs1000?

Plantation workers staged protests on Sunday seeking an increment of their daily wage up to Rs 1000. The National Estate Workers Union had organized a protest in Passara insisting that they would not give up...

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Hambantota Port Deal Lets look back

In the face of the proposed agreement with India to call for investment into the Eastern Terminal at the Colombo Port, let’s take a look back at the handing over of the Hambantota Port...

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Iconic TV host, dies at 87

Larry King, the amiable, Brooklyn-born broadcaster whose live global TV program on CNN made him one of the most famous talk show hosts in the world, has died in Los Angeles(23 Jan, 2021). Rarely...

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Losing ECT is a loss for SLPA

The JVP has questioned the motives of the Sri Lankan government to release 49% of the East Container Terminal for investments. There will be no dollar influx in Sri Lanka when local investors are...