In the aftermath of two devastating bomb attacks in recent weeks, the security forces are now carrying out close checks on motorcycles in Colombo.
Treading a road not taken
It was a first book that catapulted the author to literary fame, winning him the prestigious Gratiaen award in 2003.
GSP+ loss will cost public as well as businesses
Sri Lankan industries, outside the garments sector, say the loss of the European Union’s GSP+ duty free export scheme will dearly cost the public as well as businesses.
Royal back on track
What a better prelude could one ask for before the one that counts the most in a week hence. Yesterday, Royal came up with a gusty performance to retain the
The death of Parakramabahu ii
Going by what happened in later years, Javakas were a great menace to the kings of Dambadeniya. There is evidence to show there was a Javaka kingdom in the North.
22 June 2008
Top News
Govt. to spend billions for SAARC
Government will table in parliament a massive supplementary estimate of more than Rs.2.88 billion to meet the cost of hosting the 15th South Asian summit in Colombo from July 27 to August 03, informed sources said yesterday.
Power crisis over CEB chief: Blackouts in several areas

The ongoing work-to-rule campaign by Ceylon Electricity Board engineers is causing power interruptions for several hours in many areas but Minister John Seneviratne vowed yesterday he would not yield to their demands.

Other News
Alleged suicide bomb director nabbed
Bomb detected on Kandy rail track
Lanka does not want the Queen sacked
Opposition parties to back call for media freedom
Lankan journalists forced to live in fear, says MP
Minister’s failure to appear before Commission amounts to ‘contempt’
A candle in the darkness
As the whole world is on fire over the latest fuel crisis with prices fluctuating around record levels amid fears that they may hit the US$ 200 a barrel mark by year's end, Sri Lanka, like many developing countries, finds itself at the very gates of hell on this burning issue.
  Indian heavyweights here for what?
By Our Political Editor
A high-powered three-member delegation from India arrived in Colombo on Friday in a special Air Force flight.
Last week we discussed some of the ways in which we Sri Lankans would have to cope with the continuing high prices of oil.
‘Incredible Hulk’ shatters the town

With its distinctive colours of brilliant white and Venice blue, 'Paradise Holiday Village', a beach hotel in Poruthota,
Authentic entertainment
Pride of Lions 2008: Cascading Colours of Culture organised by St. Bridget's convent was a showcase of Sri Lankan culture and greatness,
Latest News June 22 - 28, 2008
Govt rules out vehicle imports on concessionary terms for engineers
Vaccine with side effects suspended
Ticket fares to visit Sigiriya increased
STF officer and PC killed in Batticaloa
Kingswood win schools title
LTTE cadre killed, as STF encounters small arms attack in Batti
Employee of Pvt insurance company shot dead in Trinco
Colombo stocks rise on Hayleys demand
CORRECTED- Govt. foreign bonds oversubscribed-CB
13 further remanded for promoting Pyramid scheme
Colombo stocks close high on Vallibel speculation
Three PCs killed in Batticaloa
Former British High Commission property up for sale
Colombo stocks seen gaining today
21 LTTE cadres and 5 soldiers killed in north
Lankan gas prices – up or down – known today
SriLankan Airlines increasing flights to the Middle East
JVP Chief Ministerial candidates officially announced
HNB profits soar in first quarter 2008-09
Lankan inflation highest in the region-report
Second Grenade attack on UNP MP Range Bandara's office
More UNP memebrs to support G'ment-Media Minister
Oil prices ease in world stage

24 LTTE bodies recovered

LTTE bodies handed over to Vavuniya Hospital
  Girl abducted, but rescued by police

Financial Times
Govt. to spend billions for SAARC
Power crisis over CEB chief: Blackouts in several areas
Alleged suicide bomb director nabbed
Bomb detected on Kandy rail track
Lanka does not want the Queen sacked
Opposition parties to back call for media freedom
Lankan journalists forced to live in fear, says MP
Minister’s failure to appear before Commission amounts to ‘contempt’
Athas case: Time allowed for both counsel to appeal
Teachers divided on union action
Road under repair closed to heavy traffic
Speculation rife over visit of high-level Indian delegation
Ranil to meet Foreign Office minister during visit to Britain
Ban on oil guzzling vehicles proposed
East: Learning to live again
Temporary roadside structures to go
Lanka-India oil war blazes on
School lifts suspension order on minister’s son
Mihin’s debt burden threatens to bury it
Batti security beefed up
Odds and Ends
Student unrest leads to partial closure at two colleges
‘Human activity’ main cause of landslides
Ananda principal indicted on forgery charges
Poets join activists in chorus for Tamil cause
Playful pachyderm
TV Times
‘Incredible Hulk’ shatters the town
‘Walapatala’ unveils at Regal
Prasantha writes on Chandana and their journey in cinema
‘Mystery, Alaska’ at AC
‘The Swamp’ at Alliance Francaise
‘Nisala Wilthera’: Sathischandra discusses samsara
Rotary sing a long
‘No Return’ in Negombo
Hats off to the Master at the anniversary of ‘Agni’
A Celebrity Day with Rozanne Diaz
Feast on Crab and Prawn at MLH
Come celebrate the richness of Switzerland
Bradby Ball 2008 at Amaya Hills
SriLankan secures two fuel hedging contracts
Hayleys to consider raising capital from the public
SLT-Maxis directors at first board meeting
HNB to venture into Bangladesh
Overseas jobs for Lankans in exotic locations
101 cakes at the Grand!
Commodities to the fore
Warnings essential but solving conflict equally important – survey
Finance cos to meet Central Bank over proposed governance code
Stay away from wage issue, Chamber tells government
SLT deal with PIM Alumni
Trade and investment opportunities in South Asia
JKH aids Bandaragama flood victims
Business in brief
Sri Lanka to host top women’s entrepreneurial expert
World Bank approves US$900 million Country Assistance Strategy for Sri Lanka
Delmege Freight in JV with Aramex
Ceylinco Life achieves industry-first with ‘palm-top’ insurance
MTI Consulting and the knowledge business
SriLankan Airlines to re-fleet A320
Nanotechnology Institute to undertake R&D
Sri Lankan wins honours in Australian entrepreneurship award
Standard Chartered opens doors to children of staff members
TIndia sews Victoria's Secret thongs for Singh's blooming zones
Apollo Hospital reaches out to Sri Lankans on its 6th anniversary
Light-weight cottons from Emerald
Customs intervene in Grayline container terminal tariff dispute
A second green revolution- need of the day
SAARC – Waking up a sleeping beauty
10.7 million telephones (fixed and mobile) installed by 2007-report
HNB and DFCC joint venture investment bank launched
Minds and Quantum to track consumer insights
Former TRI director wins fundamental rights case
Dialog wins 3 awards at Asia Pacific Customer Management Awards 2007
Smooth transition to 100% e-ticketing at Abacus
Royal back on track
IPL a barrier to tri-series in 2009
Sirisoma in line to retain national title
Isipathana drub Vidyartha 62-3
My car my petrol
Please don’t kill the ‘golden’ goose
Kandy’s rugby show on today!
The Bradby magic numbers game
Trinity and Kingswood in final showdown
All Lankan wheel chair final
Sports in brief
Put your thinking cap on, Royal!
Homework - Poem for the week
The death of Parakramabahu ii - Mahavamsa
Leftists join the government - Our Heritages
John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) - Famous People
Only God can remove me: Mugabe
Maoists quit Nepal govt, demand PM's resignation
People power can bring India-Pakistan unity
Karzai’s empty rhetoric and a tale of two empires
The silence on White House sex crimes
Rewarding entrepreneurial skills
3G iPhone finally here
Tales from Pigdom
Change and learning
Wedded bliss
The Bridges over Madison County
Taken to book
Authentic entertainment
One stop for local automotive fans
Balancing the Ball
Aspiring to serve
Treading a road not taken
Deadly undercurrents of a popular bathing spot
Strong case for a new law exam in English
Encyclopedic awareness
Chilaw-Colombo road: How to ease the traffic
He always went that extra mile to help others
White flags and verses for exemplary colleague
A brave soldier lives on in our hearts
Final push and pull to freedom
Please release him! Another cry for a missing man
Reaching for the sun
Sarvodaya takes all-in-one community centres to the village
Vanishing Veddahs!
What makes them the Dodanduwa Weerasooriyas!
Designing to include the disabled
Quick and tasty
Breaking boundaries and facing challenges
Colours from 5 to 60
Harasgama’s reflections on life
The dark side of theatre back with a bang
‘Here I am, look at me!’
A salute from afar
CMF hands over donation to Batticaloa, Kudagama children
Best flavours in Asia!
Indian heavyweights here for what?
Obey or depart: The school in a right royal mess
Mending fences with the media
Perhaps his victory is round the bend – still waiting!
Coping with, and responding to high oil prices
Responding to oil price hikes: Conservation and alternate energy
  Deadlock continues over 17th Amendment
  Victims and witness protection - part one
The worst president ever
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