Day: March 6, 2019

Taxes on overseas digital payments could be troubling

The Government of Sri Lanka through the budget for 2019 has introduced a charge on all foreign payments.

Youth brought down to the level of dogs – JVP

JVP Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath says the 2019 Budget proposal presented by the government yesterday only focuses on further loans.

Soldier arrested with 346 live ammunition

An Army soldier has been arrested in Rideemaliyadda area while in possession of live ammunition used for automatic firearms and anti-aircraft weapons.

Must eradicate illicit liquor before Vesak – President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that a new program for eradicating and controlling illicit drugs, which is to be implemented at national level, will be introduced to the country tomorrow (06).

Boosts and bumpers in Budget

True to expectations, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday presented a people-friendly Budget for 2019, balanced with maintaining policy consistency and reforms for the private sector, though the Opposition and some analysts were wary.

Sri Lanka hope batsmen will fire in second ODI

When sub-continent teams come to South Africa, their batsmen fret about how to overcome the home team’s quicks as you never get anything below 140kmph here. Yet the Sri Lankans are having other problems.