The Johnson & Johnson Family

Johnson & Johnson’s loose $4.69 billion Lawsuit

The Johnson & Johnson’s company, which sells a variety of health products worldwide lost a $4.69 billion lawsuit in a recent court battle with 22 women, in the United States. The women accused the company of selling talcum powder which contained asbestos, that consequently led to ovarian cancer. This case is the most substantial court decision to date against the...

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indo-lanka flags

An Indo-Lanka bromance?

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale met yesterday at Temple Trees, to discuss affirming of Indo-Lanka relations and financial investments. The duo mainly focused on Indo-Lanka joint ventures that will start this year and the benefits of increasing Indian investments in Sri Lanka. According to the leaders of both countries, Mattala Rajapaksa International...

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T.M. dilshan

A Thumbs-Up from Dilshan to Maithri

Speaking upon a controversial topic that has gained momentum recently, implementing the death penalty, T.M Dilshan - a former Sri Lankan Cricket captain, clearly indicated where he stands on the issue. T.M. Dilshan applauded the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is at the forefront of the decision to implement the death penalty for drug traffickers. According to Dilshan, implementing...

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India vs China

India vs. China! A Game of Chess on Lankan Soil

As Sri Lanka continues to struggle under massive debts, India and China plan strategic maneuvers on Lankan soil, a recent chain of events reveals. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is currently negotiating the terms of a joint venture with Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Department to operate the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA). Critics point out the foolishness of these...

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Arugam Bay

Sri Lanka Secures a Place in Lonely Planet’s Best Destinations 2018

Lonely Planet just named best places to visit in Asia this year and Sri Lanka was able to snag a spot! Coming in at number 8, Sri Lanka’s Arugam Bay -  is praised for being able to hold onto surfer-paradise like authenticity, while, “the rest of the country's ancient citadels and hiker-strewn hill stations."   Lonely Planet's Best in Asia...

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Sri Lankan Rupee

Sri Lankan Rupee is in a Downward Spiral!

COLOMBO - The Sri Lankan rupee had been on steady downward spiral over the past week and it has weakened by 3.8 so far this year. According to the experts, the Sri Lankan rupee may continue to weaken in upcoming days. The rupee was at 159.25/35 per dollar, a further decline from Friday’s close of 159.20/35. According to a statement...

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Sri Lanka Protest

Accountants are on Sick Leave in Protest

COLOMBO -The  Sri Lanka Accountants Service Association was protesting salary anomalies and were gathered opposite of Inland Revenue Headquarters building at Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha in Colombo today, at 12 noon. The Sri Lanka Accountants Service Association will be joined in solidarity with a number of other trade unions including, Inland Revenue Commissioners’ Association, Inland Revenue Staff Officers’ Association,...

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Drug bust in Sri Lanka

103.9 kg Heroin busted!

In one of the largest drug busts in Sri Lankan history, The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) seized Rs.1,248 million on Saturday, the 7th of July. The operation was carried out in two parts by PNB, and the first batch of 33.3 kilograms was found in Prathibimbarama Lane in Kalubowila, hidden inside a jeep. PNB officers arrested two suspects along with...

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Boris Johnson & Theresa May

Boris Johnson out as U.K.’s Foreign Secretary

Boris Johnson, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary, resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet on Monday — just hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis resigned over May's proposed plan for a "soft" Brexit, per the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg. Boris Johnsonhas gone — Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) July 9, 2018 Now what? :  May's Premiership is in danger, Balanced by 10 MP's from Northern Ireland Democratic Party....

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