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Sunday, November 12, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 24

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N. Ireland peacemaker for Lanka
British Prime Minister Tony Blair is sending a special envoy to Colombo this week to assist in getting the peace talks with the LTTE back on track.
Slaying of MP: Eight arrested
While Scotland Yard assistance is being sought to find the killers of Jaffna Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj, the Police have also made significant progress in the investigations.
A 9 dead-end for Raviraj
The government has turned down a request by the Tamil National Alliance to reopen the A 9 highway so that the body of the slain parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj could be taken to Chavakachcheri for the funeral on Wednesday, The Sunday Times learns.
Together from here to there in search of beauty
A new book by a father and daughter duo explores not only the wonder of butterflies but also their journeys of five years.
Travesty of our place names
There is no reason why Colombo, Galle and Jaffna cannot revert to Kolamba, Gaalla and Yahapane, except that the political will to bring about such change is still missing.
"My heart surgeon is a gift from heaven"
Surgeon Conal Austin has just finished a 14-hour stint saving lives. And he's still smiling. "I have the greatest job in the world," he says. "I get to fix people's hearts."

Today is War Memorial Day – the day commemorating the end of World War I. Here Air Force personnel are seen rehearsing the last post for the ceremony to be held today at the War Memorial in Viharamahadevi Park. Pic by J. Weerasekera


5th Column

The Economic Analysis

Situation Report

Inside the glass house

Thoughts form London

Focus on Rights


Issue of the week

VAT changes in Budget
Sri Lanka’s business community is widely expecting adjustments in this week’s budget to the VAT system, a move that could raise taxes, costing more to the producer and in turn to the consumer.
Livelihood development project for tsunami victims
Tsunami affected beneficiaries in five divisional secretariat divisions-Kuchchaveli, Trincomalee Town and Gravets, Muttur, Kinniya and Eachchilampathu in Trincomalee district recently exhibited their products...
Strategy- Lifeline of a company or just a yawn?
For some people the word strategy is just a prehistoric relic that bears no importance in the contemporary business life. Mintzberg, Porter, Schein, Hamel – even ...
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Just thinking about the present context of local cricket my memory goes back about two decades when we watched a bloody western of the “Dollar Series” the last of which was called –THE GOOD,...
Saram century puts Ragama CC on top
Ragama CC tightened their grip over Bloomfield after having a set back in the morning session of play on day two of their Premier League cricket encounter played at Reid Avenue yesterday.
Back under their own roofs now
Though she does not celebrate Christmas, M. Gunawthi and her fisher family of Batheegama would have never had the faintest notion that on December 26 2004 they would end up as homeless refugees as victims of their provider – the sea.

Funday Times
TV Times
So cliché !
There is a reason clichés are clichés, and it's this – more often than not – why they're true. There does tend to be a fire where there's smoke (or at least a very poorly maintained vehicle)...
Prince Jagathpala
Prince Jagathpala's forces found it difficult to face the enemy. But they continued to fight, without retreating. As time passed, his army began to fight very violently. ...
Young and upcoming director and scriptwriter, Charith Kiriella enters cinema with 'Uthuru Sulanga', a film on a pathetic incident during the separatist war in North East Sri Lanka.



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