Authors Posts by Mumtaz Ousmand

Mumtaz Ousmand

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Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act Reforms

Why have the much needed MMDA reforms been MIA for this long ?   The origin of Sri Lankan MMDA stems from a code of law...

Colombo’s Ladies’ Night Roundup for 2018

Being a woman is hard. Glass ceilings and tummy cramps are only the beginning when it comes to our struggles, but there are a...

Six Ways to Survive Being Broke

‘I’m broke, machang’. If I had a rupee for every time someone said that to me I would be able to afford that lamprais...

My List of Excuses to Skip Work

As the early morning rays of the sun slowly creep in through your window and you feel the cold wet breeze trying to fight...

Seven Things You Should Know Before Shopping Online

Online shopping can seem like ultimate instant gratification. While the ability to buy pretty much anything you want from the comfort of your own...

Why Sri Lankan Teachers Are One Of A Kind

Sri Lanka won its independence from those tea loving ‘Suddhas’ in 1948, and enshrined the right to a free education in the constitution some...

Not A Hand Out, Maybe Just A Hand Up

Rajendra Theagarajah is a banker with a wealth of experience in the banking and financial services sector and counts over 30 years of experience...

5 Reasons Why Sri Lanka Is The Absolute Worst

As I settle down in my  veranda to write this article I take a long big whiff of the Sri Lankan air  that is...

Will the Hambantota Port Lease Be The Financial Death Of Us?

“We are giving the country a better deal without any debt,” –Ranil Wickramasinghe Tracing the history of this agreement, we could see that it has...