ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, January 21, 2007
Vol. 41 - No 34

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JVP to withdraw support for Govt.
The JVP is to withdraw its support to President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Government if he accommodates a group of UNP parliamentarians who want to cross over.
No change in policy: President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared yesterday there would be no change in the policies of his administration after a group of UNP parliamentarians join his Government.
Jail if Lord Buddha’s image is misused
A two year jail term or a fine of Rs. 100,000 is to be imposed on those found guilty of misusing the image of the Lord Buddha.
Autumn in Tibet
In this final part, Nishy Wijewardane reaches alpine Jiuzhaigou on Sichuan’s northern borders and crosses to western Sichuan’s “Wild West” Khamding region to explore timeless Tibetan heritages.
Seven years to the Booker
Currently, the best thing about winning the Booker Prize, as Kiran Desai would have it, is that it brought her here – to our tiny island in the Indian Ocean. “I anticipated my affection for Sri Lanka,” she says smiling.
Now, where in Sri Lanka is ‘Kolpity’? - A Letter to the editor
Anyone passing Jayawardenapura Mawatha towards Colombo from the Parliament roundabout, just passing the turn-off to Etul Kotte, can see on top of a gantry across the road to Borella, names of towns and the distance for same.

Yesterday’s picture of civilians fleeing Vakarai region as they crossed the Ridheethenna area in Welikanda on their way to find shelter in a camp in a government-controlled area. More >>



5th Column

The Economic Analysis

Situation Report

Thoughts from London

Issue of the week

Focus on Rights


Inside the glass house

Forget chocolates or roses this Valentine's Day -- a gift of musical condoms is bound to be more entertaining. Hong Kong's Ondo Creation, which makes designer condoms, hopes its Idom sheathes will put a more romantic spin on safe sex ......

Power to probe SriLankan, SLT
The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) is urging new rules to probe into any company where the government has a stake of 25% or more, a mandate it doesn’t have at the moment.
BoC Chairman accuses unions of conspiracy
Bank of Ceylon Chairman, Udayasiri Kariyawasam – much in the news these days over alleged corruption deals – says the bank is facing a conspiracy by a certain group with vested interests supported by ‘some unions’ at the bank.
Creative inventors and support mechanisms
H. M Sugathadasa, an inventor from Anuradhapura had to mortgage his house to find money to develop his machine and was on the verge of bankruptcy.

Who is guilty?
On 16th January 2007 the disciplinary committee of the SAG Medical Unit was scheduled to come out with the verdict of the findings on charges levelled against Lankan sprinter Jani Chathurangi who tested positive of taking...
Rugby back to the old format
The Caltex ‘A’ Division rugby tournament will revert back to its original format with all the teams competing in a league format as opposed to the two tier structure which was used last year.
Royal’s second coming
A match saving stand of 132 for the third wicket between Bhanuka Rajapakse (72) and skipper Haroon Mowjood (65) saw Royal to safety in their Elephant Lemonade inter-school cricket encounter against St Joseph’s concluded at Darley Road yesterday.

Funday Times
TV Times
Rich, tuneful strains of music drifted towards us, as we walked into the Ladies' Collage auditorium two afternoons ago. Getting a glimpse of what to expect from the talented youngsters on stage, hard at practice, we got talking to a few of them to find out what was on offer.
The Cholas began to hate the Sinhala people. They were very angry because the Sinhalese rejoiced at the death of their commander. They found out those who were responsible for organizing all the celebrations.
Neth, a new FM Channel with a vision of bringing the listeners back to radio has won the hearts of over a million listeners within a short peroid of time. Starting eight months ago, the channel with an innovative young team has bagged the fifth position out of 21 FM channels aired.

Financial Times
Upul finally wins CPC vote on hedging
Jacobi seeks US, Swedish help
Industrial disputes and minority shareholders
Detailed analysis of CPC/TGS-NOPEC agreement
View on Sri Lanka from German ambassador
Deutsche Bank pioneers UCP 600 workshop series in Sri Lanka
Telecom issues at the Business Club
Guitars from KIT KAT for lucky customers
Investing in Lanka’s 10 high performers
Helping Sri Lankan students in Australia
Major expansion drive by Oriflame in Sri Lanka this year
Asian shippers seeks removal of anti-competitive practices
Economics of congestion
Bartleet’s new recruits
CB report card on the economy
Sunil Dissanayake joins HSBC Group Service Centre
Kingston expands popular USB Family
Responsibility of a professional - Letter
‘25 cents’ enriches the lives of children across Sri Lanka
Celltel expands coverage, 70% of GSM network completed
Win-win for migrants and sending and receiving countries - report
Improving Sri Lanka-Iran business ties
New report ranks 21 Rated Asia-Pacific Sovereigns
JKH mega rights issue to settle debt, new investments
HNB’s new 3-year foreign currency deposit product
Hayleys unveils new corporate identity
Blowing in the wind - the wrong side!
Monetary Policy - an independent Central Bank exercise
New policy on share holdings in banks
Three-way joint venture in Hambantota water project

It’s a guy thing
Dying art
Just one of the guys
Dose of cynical satire

TV Times
‘Peduru Party’ at the OTSC
Fitness Kingdom, ‘body building and beauty show’ on Derana TV
‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’
‘Dingiri Menika’ to herald 60th Anniversary of Sri Lankan Cinema
Rupavahini celebrates Silver Jubilee with film classics
‘Charandas’ at the Elphinstone
Baabul brings a tale against the tide
Ambepussa Rest, travel with time - Travel
Shocking plunder of public funds
Case against Sandagiri’s new post put off
Parents evicted from own house, claims son
President has indicated his readiness to distance the JVP: Somawansa
Electoral reforms running into red light
Yoshitha off to UK for Naval training
Something foreign in numbers mix-up?
Sliding towards disaster
Truce monitors’ chopper request turned down
Jumbo Cabinet to cost Govt. heavily
More complaints, less FEB attention
STF ousts the LTTE from Kanchikudichchi Aru
Thick or thin polythene in bigger bin

Stadium wickets to be re-laid
Anuradha Creates Rugby History at CR and FC
New Zealand Umpires
Aney is it true? with nam
SLSCA President against 20-20 in schools
End of the road for many down under
Rudiments of rugby
Seylan sets the pace
Oval ball goes to Moneragala
Independence shield revived
Dr. Kapuwatte re-elected President Kandy SC
Long way for South Africa
Vaughan sidelined for two matches
Canadians ill match called off



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