With potential lawmakers becoming law breakers, the long arm of the law also appears to be at the wrong end of it. This poster at the Kandy Police station premises bears testimony to this sad situation. Making it worse is the OIC’s excuse that Jayakeheliya is not a candidate for the April 8 elections. Pic by Shane Seneviratne
Fonseka’s funds not given to UNP

This is what UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake, the Sunday Times learns, has said in a statement to Criminal Investigation Department detectives this week. He has said that his party used its own resources to fund the former Army Commander’s election campaign. The UNP was the main constituent of the joint coalition that backed Gen. (retd.) Fonseka.

Govt. urged to withdraw flags of shame

Moves are underway to bring an end to the sale of the national flag to international ship owners since it is a degrading practice and an insult to the nation, National Seafarers Union President Palith Athukorale said.

Probe on massacre of ‘Sigiriya Warriors’
Startling revelations in Army-binoculars probe
Why the arrest and detention of General Fonseka are contrary to law and justice
Big spenders make mockery of campaign trail
From playing field to political field
Sri Lankan diplomat returns with landlord’s piano, antique clock
Rassagala: Scenic beauty that prompted a hike
It was the fairyland-like scenery that we had seen from atop Batalegala in our inaugural hike, of a distant water fall gushing down between two rocky ridges that prompted us to hike there one day. That hike made us feel that we should go still beyond to explore the mountain range above the fall.
IOM to monitor Lankan workers in Libya
The International Organisation of Migration (IOM), a UN agency, will be monitoring the progress of the first batch of around 500 Sri Lankan workers who leave for Libya next month in a pilot project aimed at improving the status of workers overseas, officials said.
Jihad Jane: How does Al Qaeda recruit US-born women?
The case of Colleen R. LaRose - also known as "Jihad Jane" and "Fatima Rose" - raises troubling questions about the ability of Al Qaeda to attract US-born women to terrorism.
IB Diploma Programme at Overseas School of Colombo (OSC)
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is a rigorous pre-university course of studies, leading to external examinations that meet the needs of highly motivated secondary school students between the ages of 16 and 19.

STC saved by the bell
At the end of the 131st edition of the Battle of the Blues there was one question that bugged many a witness’ mind. The question was “Are the Thomians making a habit of it.” In almost a repeat performance from last year it was the Thomian grit that stood between them and a Royal victory at the Sinhalese Sports Club Grounds, yesterday.
Govt. legalising bribery and corruption
The Government's feet-dragging in extending the warrant of the Commission after March 29 comes as no surprise. It is therefore a case of the Government virtually legalizing bribery and corruption and wishing the Commission good riddance with all the bad rubbish.
Fonseka may be stripped of stars -- Political Column
At forenoon last Thursday, retired General Sarath Fonseka had a visitor. It was at the heavily-guarded Navy Headquarters annexe where he is confined. Major General Crishantha Silva, the Military Secretary, was to convey to him officially that he would have to face a General Court Martial.
Hankering for two-thirds to make it a better place -- 5th Column
“Thaaththa,” Bindu Udagedara asked, “how much is two thirds of two hundred and twenty five?”
“That would be a hundred and fifty,” Bindu’s father Percy answered, “but why do you ask?”
Wilpattu vandalised

Did the little one survive or was it crushed to a pulp and left only as a small patch on a new huge interior road where civilian traffic is plying to and fro at breakneck speed? The piglet had not strayed on to a busy highway close to a city, town or even in a rural area, but was in its own “protected home-ground”.

Record number to contest April General Election
People in Sri Lanka elect 196 Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent them once every six years. The country is divided into 22 electoral districts from which these members are elected by the registered voters. Those over 18 years of age have the right to vote.

Fonseka’s funds not given to UNP
Govt. urged to withdraw flags of shame
Probe on massacre of ‘Sigiriya Warriors’
Fonseka refuses to accept charge-sheet
Startling revelations in Army-binoculars probe
Why the arrest and detention of General Fonseka are contrary to law and justice
Vote-on-account funds over, President intervenes
Culture vultures
Sri Lankan diplomat returns with landlord’s piano, antique clock
UNP’s special manifesto for women
Talk at the cafe Spectator
Big spenders make mockery of campaign trail
From playing field to political field
Ban having second thoughts on panel of advisors
“I volunteered to step down...” - Minister Yapa
No Yen for Japanese loans in 2009, but still top donor
Akon to perform in Colombo
Lemurs and meerkats for Dehiwala Zoo
Polls chief, police mum as ‘manape’ war hots up
Lankadeepa does it again
Night of prayer
TNA cries foul, alleges movements restricted
Headless and in the middle
Lanka’s Information Act: It’s about you
Mrs. Anumaana contemplates how to vote on a four-foot ballot paper
IDPs lead the way to Indo-Lanka talks
Two thirds: Give it and get stuck
Political Column
Fonseka may be stripped of stars
5th Column
Hankering for two-thirds to make it a better place
The Economic Analysis
The struggle to trigger a flow of foreign investment
Oh to be an MP even for three hours with perks and all
Focus on Rights
Tales of victims in Sri Lanka
In India, deadly backlash against freedom of information activists
Angry China blasts Dalai Lama's speech
Cars, bombs and climate change
Reserved for women
Jihad Jane: How does Al Qaeda recruit US-born women?
Iraqi women miss Saddam
Clinton rebukes Israel over settler homes
Iraq PM takes slender lead over rivals, early results show
Putin visit seals Russian arms, nuclear deals with India
Thaksin protesters descend on Thai capital
At least ten killed in Pakistan suicide attack
No sex please only care - Dutch nurses' union
Man takes double hit from wife
Indian villagers set world record for dance troupe
Slim has the world's fattest purse
Pope defends priestly celibacy amid child sex furore
Arctic seed vault sets record: Over 500,000 samples
Prince’s girlfriend wins pictures privacy battle
  Business Times
IOM to monitor Lankan workers in Libya
Did SriLankan Airlines lose in hedging deals?
Expansion for Chevron
Paint giant Dulux sued by competitor
IMF, EU decisions justified, reveals BT poll
Hayleys into big league with city hotel purchase
LCP seeks Treasury help
Comment - Refreshing side of an annual report
Features - Before cars take over
Features - Squandered opportunity or ‘nation building’ sans Lankan expats?
Insurance regulations to be strengthened
Quiz show to offer over 30 million in prize money
Raigam wants a chemical plant
JKH says committed to protect historic Slave Island Railway Station
NGOs again in focus amidst new proposals to control them
Govt. failed to meet targets set up by IMF, EU: poll
Counter affidavit in hedging cases filed
Sampath wants to be 3rd player in credit cards
Fitch upgrades Singer Finance Lanka Ltd to 'BBB(lka)'
Countrywide tourism infrastructure development drive gets underway
Tourism zooms in February
Pelwatte Sugar doubles factory capacity
Rural sector only way forward for banks
Government puts out ‘Creative Economic Data’ - UNP
Foreigners stay away from Colombo stocks
Royal College to develop Strategic Plan with MTI
Fitch downgrades People's Merchant Bank, assigns negative outlook
Korean Air to resume flights next month
SMS banking from Standard Chartered Bank
One million tourists in two years for Sri Lanka
HSBC to focus on Premier services for future local growth
MAS Intimates Thurulie wins LEED Platinum Green Building certification
Officials hopeful of Colombo Port deal tomorrow
New monitors aim to be number 2 here by end 2010
Browns Group revenue tops Rs 2.6 bln
Tourism industry chiefs troop to Berlin for trade show
Call to revamp plantation industry, social conditions
Stockmarket sees take-off in plantations
Challenges facing the industry
Welfare on estates need to be improved
Plantation sector doing well – officials, firms say
Govt. legalising bribery and corruption
STC saved by the bell
Top umpires defect from ACUSL en-masse
Fixing match fixing
IPL under scrutiny
Rugby getting back on track
Flexing muscles
Army clinch thriller over Air Force
Sachitra spinning his web with a meaning
Match ends in a draw at Galle
Jaffna Central retain Vimalendran trophy
Keshia Suhail returns with Taekwondo Gold
Peterites retain Rev Fr. Peter S. Pillai trophy
Sampath Bank and Unichella in finals
Richmond looks to break Mahinda stranglehold
Money talks and IPL walks
St. Sylvester’s - Vidyartha has makings of a tedious draw
Siyaguna and Keerthiwardena toppled in Intl contest
Off field incidents mar Trinity-Antonian encounter
Another tame draw at Moratuwa
Aquatic AGM after elections
Isuru rescues Sri Jayewardenapura MV

Daredevils and Mumbai Indians win

IB Diploma Programme at Overseas School of Colombo (OSC)
Only lady winners at the 4th CIMA Spellmaster Semi Finals
PCM new intake now opens
Virtusa's TestFest 2010 - Making Software defect-free
T. Dharmarajah - New President of AAT Sri Lanka
Malaysian Education Exhibition held in March 2010
Degree smarter than A/Levels
The wonderful world of Fashion, Textiles, Footwear & Accessory
Ohio Ashland Uni's Sue Rosa to visit Colombo
Australian 12-month MBA now at ABS
Four generations of time management
Required skills in Australian project beyond 2025
Students graduating in Australia in demand again
Luck for the South and South East in 2010
Jeewa Australian Educational Centre expands services to UK and Canada
Tiara offers spot admissions for Singapore education


Wilpattu vandalised
This could be the start of an awakening -- Letter to the editor
Slap bang in the middle of the pavement -- Letter to the editor
Remember that it is our money that keeps the MPs in office -- Letter to the editor
Democracy in peril: Big Brother is watching you -- Letter to the editor
A humble schoolmaster who was an unsung national hero -- Appreciation
Memories of this beloved friend will remain forever -- Appreciation
He was a friend, colleague, gentleman and gentle soul -- Appreciation
Political parlance of the past
From Padua to Sri Lanka: A saga of reverence
The human drama underneath the factual medical, historical material
A man of knowledge and humility
Wildlife Africa’s big 5, why not Sri Lanka’s big 4?
The games we play with the UN
Opening up a whole new landscape
A taste of culture
Milestones in the evolution of Sinhala film music
Bravo Bavan
Other Magazine Articles
Rassagala: Scenic beauty that prompted a hike
Making waves in the ocean
The songs they sang
It’s showtime with the Revelations Academy
Shadow puppetry across three continents
Spice up your plants
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Debate and dialogue
Inspiring to achieve
Setting the stage stable
The journey of growing old
Book wire
Boogie down to the flashback sounds
Free cloud storage in the sky
Under the Sea
Things I wish I knew back then
In a different league
Night of a thousand stars
‘Strange Tales’ at the Punchi Theatre
TV Times Articles
Bonjour Cinema at BCIS
A real woman and a real triumph
Wing with King Khan
A Hunt for a husband
Teacher-pupil brings Kathak dance
‘Gladiator Premaya’ at Punchi Theatre
Taste of India at Amrith
‘Elephant Reach’ celebrates four years of success
Go Indian at Galadari
New Website for Harpo’s Café & Restaurants
Soul Funk Sunday @ Park Sreet Mews
Jazz at Dusk at Cinnamon Lakeside
  Funday Times
Record number to contest April General Election
A robin with fluffed out feathers
Peace -- A Poem for the week
North America 1675 - 1791 (Part One) -- World History
Kids World
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