A DAY IN A MANGER This is why we celebrate Christmas on December 25… and it’s not because that’s when Jesus was born

The nativity didn’t take place in December at all EVERY year, on Christmas day, Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus and churches all over the country tell the nativity story. We have celebrated Christmas on this date since the fourth centuryIt turns out that is pretty unlikely – and he was probably born in the […]

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A US Senate committee has opposed Trump Administration’s proposal of a drastic 92 per cent cut in US aid to Sri Lanka,

“In Sri Lanka, US foreign assistance will be cut by 92 per cent, mostly from accounts that have supported programs to promote the rule of law, democratic reforms, post-Civil War reconciliation and related efforts,” rued Congressman Ted Yoho, Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Sub Committee on Asia and the Pacific. The Senate committee on its […]

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President Vladimir Putin orders: US diplomatic officials to leave Russia before September.

         The employees of the US Embassy in Moscow were given enough time to leave the country on compassionate grounds, Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters, raising parallels to the Russian diplomats’ ejection on New Year’s Eve.“This is a regular practice,” Peskov said. “Demanding such massive downsizing within a term like […]

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Einstein’s view of income tax.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted Albert Einstein during his speech at the midnight launch of Goods and Services Tax. Mr. Modi said: “Einstein said if there is something in this world that is difficult to understand, it is income tax. I wonder what he would have said on seeing our multiple tax.” So what is the story […]

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