Archive for November 23rd, 2010

Why did Dr. Jehan Perera lie to Dr.Michael Roberts? A Sri Lankan horror story

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

By Darshanie Ratnawalli¬† ¬†“When a highly educated Sinhalese scholar like Jehan Perera, one who is a genuine grassroots worker for multi-cultural accommodation, is unaware (personal comment in late Jan. 2000) that the eastern coast of Sri Lanka was an integral part of the Kingdom of Kandy from the late sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, the […]

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Beware tax dodger professionals: You are under duty to play your part

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

VISHVAMITHRA The announcement made by the President Rajapakse in the budge speech should open the eyes of all professionals in this country, particularly the lawyers and the doctors, who shamelessly indulge in defrauding the public funds by not paying the tax due on their income. The current tax rate on personal income has been reduced, […]