ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, October 22, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 21
We wish our readers all the grace and goodness of Deepavali and Ramazan...!

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New thrust at Geneva peace talks
Govt. to seek discussions on core issues within time frame
UNP to support Govt. for two years
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) will support the Mahinda Rajapaksa government for two years on six key national issues, the party’s leadership confirmed yesterday.
Mask around multi-millionaire Martin
A 50-year-old Pelmadulla gem pit worker who won the largest lottery prize in Sri Lanka has been forced to shun his new found celebrity status due to the large number of donation seekers hunting for him and keep his whereabouts secret.
Tourism's battle against terrorism
This week's suicide bomb attacks at Habarana and Galle made headlines around the world. To say that the tourist industry is concerned is .....
New note in your wallet!
A Rs. 2000 currency note, the first higher denomination note after over 25 years....
At 87, all he wants is to run
This senior citizen who in July this year won gold at the 20th Annual Masters’ Athletic Championship is only looking for some funding to make his way ....
In the aftermath of the LTTE attack on the Galle navy base and the trouble in Galle town thereafter, doctors and other staff at the Karapitiya Hospital are seen all prepared to attend to emergency cases.

5th Column

The Economic Analysis

Situation Report

Focus on Rights

Inside the glass house


Thoughts form London

New buildings for Customs, IR
The Customs and the Inland Revenue Department, in a shift in policy from the former UNP government’s plan to have all state revenue agencies under one...
Funeral bells for the rubber wood industry
PADUKKA – The local rubber wood-based industry has been struggling for while now as its main raw material – timber - has been in short supply in recent years. The industry has been complaining...
Mahinda intervenes in Tea Board fiasco?
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is said to have intervened in the disputed ‘suspension’ of the Tea Board Director General as tea industry stakeholders rallied...
Indian fans see Lankans as a threat
Most Indian cricket fans have turned anti-Sri Lanka and wish to see the islanders miss out on a place in the semi finals of the ICC Champions Trophy now moving into its virtual knock-out stages following some upset results.
A boy for Sanath J
Sanath Jayasuriya had two reasons to be proud of on Friday, October 20th – their team winning their match against New Zealand and hearing of his son’s birth,
A probe into the probing
Is Sri Lanka’s Jani Chathurangi a victim of circumstances? Or has she really absorbed anabolic steroids into her system or is it a result of the natural metabolism in her body?

Funday Times
TV Times
Unveiling talent
The countdown to the much-awaited finals of the Talent Search contest has begun. After the successful completion of the two semi-final rounds in Kandy...
The power struggle in Ruhuna
The tactics adopted by the people of the south were successful. The Cholas who came crashing in were soon subdued.
The national icon of film-making, Dr. Lester James Peiris will be hounoured for his lifelong contribution to the Sri Lankan film industry ....


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