Leaders in the making?
As the controversy continues over the military style training being given to new entrants to universities, a female student is seen doing some rigorous exercises while her colleagues cheer at the Army camp in Panagoda. Pic by J. Weerasekera
Lanka wins diplomatic battle at UNHRC

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's Panel of Experts report on Sri Lanka will not come up for discussion when the UN's Human Rights Council meets in Geneva tomorrow (May 30), diplomatic sources told the Sunday Times.

VVIP doctor’s medicine puts top Lankan cricketer in a spot

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is due to hold an inquiry shortly into Sri Lanka national cricketer Upul Tharanga being tested positive for using a banned substance during the recent World Cup tournament.

Pensions Bill: More changes amidst uncertainty
Controversial video to be presented
Interpol puts KP back on wanted list
Hard lessons in roughing it out
Lanka makes stinging impact on snakebite treatment
FTZ apparel workers feel hemmed in and torn apart
Pigeon Island wildlife sanctuary opens to the public
I am in jail while Karuna enjoys privileges as a minister – Fonseka
Kashmala canvasses for Lankan votes in Commonwealth election
Dengue rises again with 6,077 cases, 54 deaths in 2011 so far
Colombo, here we come!
Colombo is transformed by nightfall. The streets empty of traffic as most of the city falls asleep but in smoky clubs the strobe lights begin to flash and along Galle Face, the vendors light up their lanterns.
Further relaxation of forex rules in June
The Central Bank is further relaxing foreign exchange regulations next month under its current policy of liberalising foreign exchange, as reserves improve and the new rules will include allowing fund transfers between NRFC accounts.
Who protected the Butcher of Bosnia?
First Osama Bin Laden, now Ratko Mladic. But while the Bosnian Serb commander enjoyed nothing like the profile of the Al Qaeda leader, his was a considerably greater butcher's bill.


Achievers' lecture panel - its greatest asset
We have three powerful lecturers in Ravi Edirisinghe, Jairaj Krishnakumar and Senaka Kakiriwaragoda with 50 years of experience between them. Being practising professionals they can apply theory to practical situations.


Royal steals the thunder
Royal lived up to their expectations as the champion schools rugby outfit when they continued their unbeaten run in the current Singer League Under 20 competition when they edged out the much fancied Trinity College by 33 Points (2 Goals, 2 Tries, 3 Penalties) to 25 Points (2 Goals, 1 Try, 2 Penalties) in their first leg of the 67th Bradby Shield encounter played in front of a packed Bogambara Stadium.


India destabilising Lanka again

The military parade to commemorate the second anniversary of our own 'V Day' was impressive, but coming as it did in the backdrop of protests by workers, university dons and a host of external compulsions, the Government is being accused of 'milking the issue' and falling back on the defeat of terrorism in May 2009 to give impetus to its political longevity.

Local and global crises haunt Govt. -- Political Column
In the aftershocks of External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris' visit to India last week and the disastrous Joint Statement (disastrous to Sri Lanka), President Mahinda Rajapaksa was grappling with one of the main outcomes of that statement; devolution of power.
Can we indeed solve our own problems? -- Focus on Rights

In a miraculous coincidence, just days after the joint statement by India and Sri Lanka following External Affairs Minister GL Peiris’ visit to New Delhi, Sri Lanka’s Attorney General was heard to announce benevolently that the Government of Sri Lanka was ‘mulling’ review of the Prevention of Terrorism Act and emergency regulations promulgated under the Public Security Ordinance.

A tale of two Bens

What do Martin Scorsese and Chandran Rutnam have in common? Aside from the obvious, they’re both fans of Sir Ben Kingsley. When ‘SBK’ began popping up around Colombo he was immediately recognized, but nobody was quite sure what had brought him here. Now we know it’s Chandran Rutnam’s ‘A Common Man’ – the film being hailed as the first local production to star an Oscar winner.

A talented young musician
Naveen Danushka Kulasinghe was just 10 years old when he sat for the final Visharadha Part II examination in Violin (eastern music) and got through with a 1st Division pass. He has been following violin lessons since he was five and a half years old.





Lanka wins diplomatic battle at UNHRC
VVIP doctor’s medicine puts top Lankan cricketer in a spot
Pensions Bill: More changes amidst uncertainty
Controversial video to be presented
Interpol puts KP back on wanted list
10,000 acres for mega projects in east
How SL won its ‘War on Terror’
2 years on, marching to the beat of victory
Hard lessons in roughing it out
Loss-making state ventures to be wound up or restructured
Lanka makes stinging impact on snakebite treatment
FTZ apparel workers feel hemmed in and torn apart
Lanka’s post war efforts recognised at ESCAP
UNESCO pleased at Lanka’s good work, offers more cooperation
Pigeon Island wildlife sanctuary opens to the public
Rains lash south-west, killing seven
I am in jail while Karuna enjoys privileges as a minister – Fonseka
Dengue rises again with 6,077 cases, 54 deaths in 2011 so far
Kashmala canvasses for Lankan votes in Commonwealth election
With ‘Ath, pa, thol and as,’ he commanded our attention
Political Column
Local and global crises haunt Govt.
5th Column
Shepherd them into camps for decency and decorum!
The Economic Analysis
The importance of Foreign Direct Investment
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
Can we indeed solve our own problems?
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Kyrgyzstan going Lanka way
From the sidelines
Pension schemes, ‘leadership training’ programme and political infantilization


  Business Times
Further relaxation of forex rules in June
CB to extend June deadline for finance cos’ IPOs
Cheers! Battle of the beers
2.5 mln tourists’ target is “propaganda” - says Govt. Minister
Sri Lanka ranked 137 among 155 in World Bank logistics index
Jayaseelan gets key SriLankan appointment
IPO investments, tourism, logistics on Japanese investment radar
Getting a face-lift
Comment - Rating Sri Lanka’s investment prospects
Margins kept by banks in dollar buying and selling too high: FCCISL
Honesty and integrity in daily life
Smart investors should watch out for big mistakes
Softlogic to re-brand Hotel Ceysands, turn it into a 4-5 star property
Microsoft helps to steer IT skills of children
Maldives cabinet goes digital
86% of Sri Lanka's software pirated: BSA survey
Watawala shows ‘highest profit ever’ of Rs. 642 mln for FY11
Thanamalwila farmers reap huge benefits from Cargills’ farmer produce prices, education schols
Drilling for oil off the Mannar coast to begin in August
Oman Air to fly daily to Colombo
Social networks just like village women gossiping at a common well:President’s Secretary
Arpico introduces first ever portable “Green Gas Unit” in Sri Lanka
Hayleys eyes foreign collaboration for distribution
CMA Management Accountants Conference on June 2-4
Group of executive directors say no reason to reserve post for a European
Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games bid: Infrastructure to cost Rs. 265 billion
Like Malaysia, Sri Lanka hopes to bloom if it hosts CWG 2018
Sri Lanka’s ties with emerging states must be properly “managed”
Under-pressure Sri Lanka to present CEPA draft to India soon
Kegalle District - ICEE Vision Centre celebrates 2nd anniversary
Subdued trading week as new finance firms enter the market
Enterprise, environment, heritage and culture at Colombo seminar
Smooth landing
ODEL’s post-tax profit up, announces second dividend in 8 months
Funday Times
A talented young musician
Fun Maths and Science
Flowers -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Celebrating Culture and Diversity at Nuga Gama
Brussels -- Geography
Kids' World
Girl Guides Public Speaking Day
India destabilising Lanka again
The Bakery Theory and the injured cricket horses
Royal steals the thunder
Is Sri Lanka Cricket sinking?
Ramith is All Island Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer
St. Peter’s overcome spirited Josephian fight back to win
IPL4 -The big bash or the big crash!
Lankans back in the melting pot
HSBC Sri Lanka TT team victorious
Etisalat sponsors Kandy SC Rugby
Dilan Perera in Asian Volleyball Confederation
Expatriates are bound to give the needed beef-up
Bodyline in the boardroom - Speed recalls a decade of drama
SLRFU forges deal with oil giant
Alfa puts the passion back into driving
Can Sri Lanka form an invincible cricket team?By Rev. Bro. Nimal Gurusinghe, FSC
Sarinda steers Harward to inter-house TT title
Sports stars to walk for cancer ward in Jaffna
Sepaktakraw hits the courts today
Southpaw and Goliath
Sri Rahula takes the inaugural big one
Isipathana drub S. Thomas’ 77-3
Science shock Wesley
Cook and Trott keep Lankans at bay
Achievers' lecture panel - its greatest asset
The Open University begins the 2nd batch of Certificate in Computer Networks and Security
ESOFT ties up with Buckinghamshire New University UK
Sky's the limit for Sri Lankan PhD student
ANC Rotaract Club ~Reaches the Unreachable
SAITM - the Green Campus
Study at SD'H Singapore - special bursary for SL students
Rewarding career opportunity with MSU's Hospitality programmes
Diplomatic Training Course begins on June 6
Mercury - for a first-time pass at CIMA at all levels
The Prestigious Heriot Watt University
University of Ruhuna ties up with Hawaii Pacific
ELEC - British Council approved IELTS test centre
Prestigious NU-School of Design enters South Asia
"Opting for the most sought after profession in the globe"
Over 300 students of ACBT graduate with globally recognized qualifications
Seeking excellence at CIMA Exams? Imperial College is the answer
Educate your child in New Zealand through the Campus of GISM
CICRA to train cyber soldiers
AE launches International Education Exhibition 2011 "The Forward March"
CIRP to promote Psychology and Research in Sri Lanka
Get hooked - to create a unique workplace culture using -FISH Philosphy
WEST plus WISDOM - Ultimate Life Mastery Graduates
Get past the hurdle with Managerial Level @ Wisdom
Engineering at CINEC for a bright future
The VOICE of LIFT students who have mastered the art of Fashion
Annual Sports Day of AMI Carmel Montessori House of Children
Ph.D programmes from ISEC
Redress imbalances in Plus Two courses
TPM Practitioner Certificate Course is highly accepted by leading manufacturing organizations
ICBT Campus introduces Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), UK,HND Programmes for the first time in Sri Lanka
Education Sports
Taxila is ready to take on City schools in all sports activities
Ishini is tipped to be the next National chess champion
A tale of two Bens
Letters to the Editor
Man and tusker, a long journey together
Lanka’s Borneo Exotics blooms again at Chelsea Flower Show
Bevis Bawa on Bevis Bawa’s ‘Brief’
‘I wrote for myself, now the poems are a winner’
This year’s Zonta achievers take a bow
Dazzled by dance
The US, us, and speaking truth to the powers that be
Gratitude to a Guru on her 60th b’day
Computers are a must, but keep an eye on your eyes
Amidst beauty and emotion
Phases of early Buddhism in South India and Sri Lanka
Simplicity, on the street where they live
Myanmar: Golden land, gentle people
People and events
Magazine Articles
Colombo, here we come!
Beat Boxing? Yes, at David’s Performing Arts school
Pop with Soul flavour
Another children’s play by Nalaka
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
To Kindle or not ?
Blending voices - ‘oktave’ style
A germinator of noise
Preparing undergrads for the future
TV Times Articles
‘A Sparkling Musical Tribute to late Clarence Wijewardene
Angels Glow at Continental
  Times 2
Egypt reopens Gaza border, Israel worried
France's Carla Bruni shows off bump at G8 summit
Fresh NATO raids target Libyan capital; shift in Russian policy
Yemen on brink of civil war as clashes spread
Eight killed in Syria protests, world pressure grows
Iceland volcano producing steam, no airspace closures
Pakistani worried about Islamist infiltration: Report
Citizen journalism keeps Syria uprising alive
Who protected the Butcher of Bosnia?
'Racist' Australia compared to Apartheid South Africa by UN Human Rights chief
Michelle Obama motivates schoolgirls
Hurt Locker director to recreate Bin Laden raid
Remember nuclear disarmament?
Mission to put man on Mars one step closer
Welcome to the violent world of Mr. Hopey Changey


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