ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, September 10, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 15
NEWS WIRE :
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Fresh battles in north
Government troops yesterday launched a fresh offensive against Tiger guerrillas in Muhamalai to capture rebel-controlled areas and neutralize mortar and artillery positions, military sources said.
Anura B. in trouble over attack on Indian envoy
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to launch a two-pronged investigation into the recent conduct of Tourism Minister Anura Bandaranaike. This stems from speeches....
Annual test for your belching vehicle?
By Ayesha Inoon
As polluted air in Sri Lanka causes rising rates of respiratory ailments, the authorities, after three false starts, are to introduce annual mandatory...
When a holiday turned into a nightmare
By Ms. V.M
I am a Canadian citizen presently enjoying the sun and smiles of beautiful Sri Lanka. I would be failing in my duty if I don’t warn prospective ...
Old Dutch map sheds light on Kotte's past
By Dr. K. D. Paranavitana
The capital of the kingdom of Kotte, Sri Jayawardhanapura or the 'City of Victory' emerged due to the strenuous efforts of Nissanka Alakeshvara (1340-80).
When the Croc Hunter came to Sri Lanka
By Ayesha Inoon
“I trust animals…..how could I not trust a man?” Lalinka Muthukumarana was surprised to hear these words from international celebrity...
Children of the Mutur displaced families are all smiles as they return to their homes in a bus provided by the government. Pic by Bertie Mendis.
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Govt. - JVP alliance likely again
We have won the war, but have we won the battle?
Thought from London
If you make a mess on your own doorstep clean it
Issue of the week
Who is winning the global war on terror?
The Economic Analysis
Control of inflation and stability of economy
Winning hearts, minds of Tamils a harder battle to win: Anura
Focus in right
Why the State is not the LTTE and vice versa
Inside the glass house
NAM: The aligned and the non-aligned
Court bars Jacobi’s access to charcoal
By Natasha Gunaratne
The Supreme Court last week barred for two weeks Jacobi Carbons Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a foreign investor involved in the activated carbon industry, from buying local charcoal and raw material.
Apollo writes to Stock Exchange
The Lanka Hospitals Company Limited (LHCL) has written to the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) saying that recent speculation on Apollo Hospitals...
Richard Pieris bullish on expansion, new ventures
By Duruthu Edirimuni
The Richard Pieris Group is gearing for overseas expansion in different sectors and going into new projects with their existing resource...
By Shamseer Jaleel
Finally the Trinity grit prevailed as they lived up to their pre-match reputation to post a 21 points (3 Goals) to 10 points (1 Goal and 1 Penalty) win...
The great race hots up
A recent newspaper article quoted Shane Warne saying that he expected Muttiah Muralitharan to end-up close to capturing 1000 ...
Rugby “80” – the evolution
By Trevine Rodrigo in Melbourne Australia.
Former Australian Rugby Union Chairman Dilip Kumar is a man on a mission. His mission was envisioned in a dream
Giving your taste buds something new
By Smriti Daniel
We know this is exactly what you’ve always wanted, so let’s not pretend otherwise. Yes, dictionaries on Mexican Cuisine are few and far between – of course we...
Vesak Series III: Perfections (Paramitha)
The third series of the 2006 Vesak stamps depicts how the Buddha in his numerous births developed the qualities necessary to attain Buddh- -ahood. As a Bodhisatva,
‘BRADBY BALL 2006’
By Sanath Weerasuriya
‘Bradby Dance’, the most awaited dance of the year will come alive at Amaya Hills ‘Banquet Hall’ on September 23 from 8.00 pm onwards.
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