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UNHRC Sessions In March 2021: Duty To Ensure Accountability & Justice
Date : Dec - 01

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa‘s speech on 18th November 2019 at the Ruwanwelisaya Buddhist Temple in Anuradapura has sealed the fate of Tamils lock, stock and barrel without any room for reconciliation, accountability and justice, As he stated, he has reinforced his power and position as a President by his Sinhala Buddhist people to serve the interests of the Sinhala Buddhists as a Sinhala Buddhist President while deserting and allowing the Tamils and Muslims to live as citizens outside the mains

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Budgeting with a Results-based Management Approach
Date : Nov - 28

If anything is desired about the resource strained budgets in Sri Lanka is prudence and direction. It is said that if you do not know where you are going, any road will take you there. This lack of direction is what Results-Based development Management (RBM)is supposed to avoid. It is about choosing a direction and destination first, deciding on the route and intermediary stops required to get there, checking progress against a map and making course adjustments as required in order to achieve th

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Utilization of modern technology in agriculture in Sri Lanka - 'a story not heard by policy makers'
Date : Nov - 25

The contribution of paddy cultivation to GDP (2019) was 0.7% and that of vegetable cultivation was 0.6%. According to the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, nearly 25% of the country's labor force is employed in agriculture and agriculture (fertilizer subsidy) accounts for 9.2% (2019) of government subsidies. In this situation, serious problems (shortages and rising prices) of the basic agricultural products such as rice, vegetables and coconut develop annually, creating serious complications not onl

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Are the people aware of the economy?
Date : Nov - 23

Specially, a large number of employees have lost their jobs at hotels, restaurants, airlines, coffee shops, massage centers, SPA, etc and jobs related to tourism, transportation, prostitution. Around 20 million people have lost their jobs in India. This issue of unemployment is hard to solve. Still we have no knowledge of the number of persons, who have lost their jobs in Sri Lanka.

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දේශපාලන අභියෝග පහක්
Date : Nov - 22

රටක් ලෙසින් අප සතුව තිබු විදේශීය මුල්‍ය ආකෘතියම කොරෝනා හේතුවෙන් අර්බුදයකට ගමන් කරනු ලැබීම මෙහිදි පෙනී යන තවත් වැදගත් කාරණයකි. අපනයන ආර්ථියේ ලෝක පරිමානව පසුබෑම - සංචාරක ව්‍යපාරය අඩපනවීම සහ විදේශීය රැකියා ක්ෂේත‍්‍රයේ පෙන්නුම් කෙරෙන පසුබෑම මේ තත්වය තවත් ගැඹුරු කරන බව පැහැදිලි කරුණකි. මේ තත්වය හමුවේ ආනයන ආදේශන ලෙසින් යම් ආකාරයක කලමනාකරණයක් වෙළදපොල ක්ෂේත‍්‍රයේ සිදුකරන්නට සිදුවීම අනිවාර්ය කාර්යයකි. 1977 සිට සීමාවක් නැති ආනයනයන්ට හුරුවී සිටින සමාජයක ආනයනය පාලනය කිරීමද සමහර අවස්ථාවල ගැටළුකාරිත්වයක් ම

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We Must Shift to an Inclusive-Participatory Approach Towards Addressing COVID-19 and its Fallout
Date : Nov - 18

This is because a purely state-centric approach implemented by the health workers with ample support of the police and the security forces has its limitations when dealing with a large number of infections in multiple clusters some connected with economic nerve centres in the country as well as its wide ranging social and economic fallout affecting livelihoods, marketing arrangements, social cohesion, trust in systems and democratic governance in general. In order to address these challenges ef

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Budget deficit in first 5 months up as lockdowns hit revenue
Date : Nov - 18

Tax revenues during the first five months to May fell to Rs.508.3 billion from Rs.705.0 billion during the same period in 2019 as the economy lost momentum halfway through March. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the government had to restrict economic activities barring a few essential services causing the State to forego some crucial tax revenues.

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Sri Lanka to present budget for 2021 amid Coronavirus, revenue challenges
Date : Nov - 18

In an Appropriation Bill already tabled in parliament, called the first reading of the budget, allocations of current expenses of 1,714 billion rupees and 963 billion in capital expenditure has been allocated to ministries.

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Weekly Business and Financial Inquiry
Date : Nov - 15

The daily use of statistics, indicators, articles, research articles, etc. by the international media and individual governments shows that there is a lack of all this in our country. Or in a modern society of technology and large-scale data analysis and decision making, the failure to release these indicators, values, and charts can be likened to a patient with corona not deliberately doing a PCR test.

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Budgetary Challenges; After Covid 19
Date : Nov - 12

The government budget is one of the most significant task for the any economy. Sri Lanka face significant challenges preparing and execution budget for year 2021 due to Covid 19 pandemic situation. The new government will have to face the serious task of reviving the economy. Those who governed the country after the independence, those who were in the opposition during that period and the people who have voted in the elections from the independence are responsible for the economic plight of the

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