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Sunday, November 05, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 23

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India to send food to Jaffna
The Government has sought India’s help to rush urgent supplies of food, medicine and other essential consumer items to the Jaffna peninsula....
Amidst tight security, mystery terror goes on
More than 219 people have been killed, abducted or are feared killed by unknown gunmen across Sri Lanka since January this year, as a new Presidential Commission...
One dead, 40 ill as virus hits Law College hostel
A Law College hostel student died of a suspected viral illness that has affected 40 students in the past three weeks, prompting hostel authorities to call in Colombo Municipal Council health officials to examine the premises.
Forgotten campaign, forgotten veterans
In this three-part series for Remembrance Day, Sergei De Silva Ranasinghe looks at the Burma Campaign (1941-1945) of World War II and traces the role of the Ceylon volunteers who fought at the front
A maiden plunge
Lanka’s first-ever Faculty of Marine Sciences opens at Ruhuna University this week.
Live in comfort and style
Some might call it trendy , others classy, but Dwellings is a store that you can’t walk out of empty handed, especially since it has almost everything ranging from a teaspoon to a king size bed all under one roof. The temptation is just too much……

Amidst speculation that the government would reverse its position and reopen the A 9 highway, hundreds of stranded people including children waited expectantly at theVavuniya Secretariat yesterday but they waited in vain. Pic by Ranjith Jayasundera


5th Column

The Economic Analysis

Situation Report

Inside the glass house

Thoughts form London

Focus on Rights


Issue of the week

Infrastructure listings on CSE
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking at the viability of listing infrastructure projects on the Colombo Stock exchange (CSE)...
Peek into Asia’s best garment washing plants
Ever wondered how a brand new pair of jeans is made to look worn and scruffy even before it reaches the seller or how a boring white t-shirt is transformed into a colourful garment?
Tea Board chairman stays on
The Chairman of the Tea Board B.A.C. Abeywardene was ordered to resign by the President’s Office last week but true to form, he refused to quit.
Building bridges
On Wednesday morning the young Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardena brought back memories of Ehelepola Disawe’s son Madduma Bandara who held out his own neck and life for the sake of his family
St. Joseph’s take men’s title
In spite of St. Joseph’s College, Maradana taking the men’s title, newcomers to swimming Trinity College (men) and Mahamaya Kandy (girls) stole the limelight at the National Aquatic 2006 Championships...
Jani summoned before disciplinary committee
Lankan sprinter Jani Chathurangi who has been found guilty of using the performance enhancing drug Norandrosterone has been summoned to appear before the SAG disciplinary committee tomorrow.

Funday Times
TV Times
Shakin it up!
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare is certainly a well-loved comedy, but this time around all theatre enthusiasts in Colombo will have something slightly different...
Prince Wickrama-Pandu
Prince Wickramapandu thought that it was the most opportune time and that he should make the best of it. He came to Sri Lanka in 1042 AD, accompanied by an army.
The fifth Jetwing - TV Times Vacation Competition' feature Seashells Hotel in Negombo.



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