Carbon Tax is going to be another Dog tax

Read the original article here >> Dog tax was imposed under Act No 9 of 1848. Accordingly, the citizens had to pay taxes for domestic dogs as well as for

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Piliyandala Market

Photo taken in June, 2017 by Ajith Perakum Jayasinghe, mobile phone camera

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100 years old gas lamp post in Sri Lanka destroyed by collision

News broke on Sri Lanka’s state TV Rupavahini today that the historic gas lamp post in the middle of Padukka town had been destroyed due to a collision by a

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Four Occasions, President and the Leader of Opposition Represented the Same Party

Former Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan opposed to Mahinda Rajapaksa on the basis that the President and the Opposition Leader had been representatives of the same party.  Although the issue has

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Prince Gunasekara; a crusader for human rights of the Sinhala rebels

I had never met Advocate Prince Gunasekera. He was living in United Kingdom since 1989 because there were threats to his life by then the government and paramilitary forces. He

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A visit to Dediyagala Aranya (hermitage)

Travel along Akuressa – Katanwila Road about 8 km. Then turn right to Bangama road. Pass Bangama and travel about 5 km. Turn left and travel about 3 km on

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Millions, Billions and How Sri Lanka Converted into Metric System

Mathematical debate has come up in view of the manner the Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake verbally delivered the figures of Colombo Municipal budget. It is important to learn the logic

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Analysis of the cabinet sworn on December 20, 2018 in Sri Lanka

Age Analysis Less than 40 years  – 00 Less than 50 years – 04 Between 50 – 60 years – 15 Between 60 – 70 years – 09 Above 75

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Sri Lanka at Crossroads: Geopolitical Challenges and National Interests (Book launch)

“Sri Lanka at Crossroads: Geopolitical Challenges and National Interests “ ( World Scientific, Singapore) , written by Asanga Abeyagoonasekera will be launched at 4 pm on December 21 ( Friday)

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Panapitiya Bund that Protects Panadura from floods

Dutch came to Ceylon from Holland, a country currently know as the Netherlands. Nehterlands is famous for its canals, dams and irrigation systems. It is a known fact that they

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