Reviving horrifying memories of the violent provincial election campaign in the Wayamba (North Western Province) in 1999, vehicles without number plates are seen moving in the Puttalam district already. This picture shows a state vehicle belonging to the Fisheries Ministry, minus its number plates, being used by a UPFA candidate in Puttalam.

Tamil Nadu boils, but Delhi remains warm
Political Column
The contrast of international and domestic travellers at Southern India's Chennai international airport stands unique from all others.
Averting an impending balance of payments crisis
The Economic Analysis
Our front page headline story last Sunday warned of the impending balance of payments crisis that the country is heading to.
Diplomatic but more demanding
The high hopes surrounding Barack Obama's presidency are mostly a good thing, as they remind us that much of the anti-American sentiment that is so apparent around the world is not and need not be permanent.
From father to daughter: The music flows on
With a start, Gayathri Khemadasa wakes up. It is 3 a.m. but there is no sound from the piano downstairs. Later, in the heat of the afternoon, she meets us to discuss the commemoration concert that will mark three months since the death of her father Premasiri Khemadasa.
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The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), established in 1986, is a premier centre of learning in Asia. LUMS has a vision "to become an internationally acclaimed research university

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2009 Year of ICT - A new wave begins
Sri Lanka is well known around the world for best quality tea, gems, sunny sandy beaches etc , But We are still making our way of becoming a hub of the region in Information technology and Business Process Outsourcing & IT enabled services.
Govt. clears Mullaitivu for final assault
Civil administration work carried out in the Mullaitivu district has been officially suspended to facilitate the civilians to leave the district, as security forces pushed forward to capture the last stronghold of Tiger guerillas.
State loses Rs. 3 billion; Prima wants cash
The government of Sri Lanka has been ordered by an international arbitration tribunal to pay nearly Rs.4 billion, Rs. 3 billion possibly in cash, to Prima Ceylon Ltd. The Prima company had petitioned the tribunal, claiming the government owed this amount as subsidies and other payments in terms of an agreement signed in 2001.
- Peanut butter in a salmonella jam
- Media under attack
- Lasantha killing: No breakthrough yet
- UGC warns of bogus online institutes and degrees
- Flags of many errors
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Great hopes of freedom dashed
Winds of change are sweeping across not only the United States of America, but the world at large.
Looking forward, looking back
There are a handful of classy literary festivals worldwide held in special places, but surely none has such an exotic location as the one held at Galle, a fort city redolent of history far beyond the confines of physical appearance.
Probe against banks, officials continue
A possible withdrawal of fundamental rights petitions in the Supreme Court against the controversial oil hedging contracts by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) is unlikely to affect independent investigations
Taj deal resealed
It is learned that after a series of yo-yo bouts with Sri Lanka Cricket, Taj TV has once again clinched a long-term deal with the local body.
From Radio Ceylon to SLBC
We all listen to SLBC – the government radio. SLBC stands for Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation which administers the State radio in the country. It was on January 5, 1967 that the Department
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- Govt. clears Mullaitivu for final assault
- State loses Rs. 3 billion; Prima wants cash
- Peanut butter in a salmonella jam
- Obama Govt. appalled by attacks on media
- Pre-polls campaign follows familiar pattern
- A different scenario for Akashi on his 17th visit
- Ajahn Brahmavamso arrives
- Kandy student dies of dengue fever: district on alert
- Schools close for national programme
- Chief Minister seeks foreign aid for the EP
- Solar eclipse: take care when viewing
- Export community urges devaluation of rupee
- Media under attack
- Lasantha killing: No breakthrough yet
- Govt. says nine journalists have been killed since 2006
- TV station attack: Police staring at blank screen
- Family overjoyed at soldier’s return
- Advancing troops discover LTTE mine-manufacturing factories
- Report recommends steps to minimise conversions
- Premature birth causes blindness among babies
- UGC warns of bogus online institutes and degrees
- Health Minister sitting on vital issues: PMRP
- Ketheeswaran, epitome of “if there’s a will there’s a way”
- Flags of many errors
- FM in Europe to discuss GSP Plus
- BASL duo re-elected
- Gaza attack: Lankan journalist alerts UN rep
Political Column
Tamil Nadu boils, but Delhi remains warm
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The Economic Analysis
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Focus on Rights
Inside the glass house
- Diplomatic but more demanding
- When judges become suspects in the eyes of the public
- Obama overturns ban on overseas abortion funding
- Indian PM's heart bypass operation successful
- Britain in recession
- BBC under fire over Gaza decision


- Sampath, LOLC keen on Seylan Bank
- Central Bank rules out any probe into Golden Key
- Mihin to repay SriLankan loans
- Mohan Pandithage, new chief at Hayleys
- SriLankan crew to have new garb
- Special CCC panel on Susantha’s issue
- New electric car hits the market
- CB: Playing with fire
- CSR in a period of recession
- Passport to the world from Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Changes to SriLankan’s FlySmiles programme
- Golden Key depositors storm company head office
- Novel degree on eco-business management
- Opportunities for SL in global credit crisis
- Exporters call for urgent exchange rate adjustment
- President meets Kandy businesspersons
- Airtel launches BlackBerry Solution in Sri Lanka
- Lanka Bunkering Services in damages claim of $1million against JKH/LMS
- Call for realistic exchange rates
- Foreign exchange controls restrict Lankan growth
- Dubai Chamber Chairman assures help for Sri Lankan business interests in Dubai
- Budding entrepreneurs should read biz sections of newspapers
- Business in brief
- India’s Raman Roy joins SLASSCOM advisory board
- Tea prices on road to recovery in 2009
- Asia Capital accounts under auditor’s scrutiny
- Sinotex begins paying compensation to workers
- Lanka’s main pest control company gets certified
- Russian Ruble in 6th devaluation this year
- E-WIS rated Silver in Corporate Accountability Ratings by Sting
- ComBank nominated ‘Bank of the Year’ for the 7th time
- Printcare forms alliance, sets up a global lottery marketing company
- Easy public access to T-Bills
- Private tea sales restricted
- George Steuart’s former chief, director file action

Bank of Ceylon gets top world ranking

- Hard decisions needed on exports
- Long term supplier credit options could help cushion inflation
- CSE best performing market globally
- HSBC’s home and away scheme wins support
- Upadeshana, counselling service for debtors in distress
- Adawatte Estate ranked No 1 for second consecutive year
- 2009 Year of ICT - A new wave begins
- 'eSri Lanka' theme song to be launched on February 3
- Small innovative projects can do wonders - Lalith Weeratunga
- ICTA and Ernst & Young sign contract
- FITISS - to set its plans and objectives in action for 2009
- Information Security, How it relates to our lives
- IIT launches Diploma in Project Management
- IIT for qualifications that lead to cutting edge professionals
- IIT and Innova Strategies partners to launch Diploma in Project Management


- Taj deal resealed
- The mental aspects of Lankan cricket
- Nimbus deal under a cloud, but minister denies
- Colts rout NCC to secure fifth win
- Maiya gets down to business
- Maris Stella cruise to their third win
- Dilshan lets his bat talk
- Appeal for Ranga Perera
- Bata-Sunday Times Most Popular School Boy Cricketer 2009
- Whispering hope
- Anglers Trolling in February
- CCC the cure for Lankan rugby woes
  Funday Times
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- Essays
- Awards for Young Entrepreneurs
- HIRU SITH ROO - A Solo Art Exhibition
- A Historic Inauguration
- The scarecrow - Poem for the week
- Providing Outstanding Business Education
- A good teacher is an entertainer as well as an educator
- Making your dream come true
- Buckinghamshire New University MBA offers unique MBA opportunity
- Topcima at Mercury
- Study Design @ The Academy of Design Colombo's only fully integrated Design School
- EDEX Expo 2009 offers our youth world class opportunities
- Internationalising American universities
- UQ again ranked among world's top universities
- British Degrees at APIIT
- You need to have confidence in yourself to achieve anything worthwhile
- Millennium Concepts - The right connection
- Royal Institute of Colombo offers
- Diploma in Management … paves the way to go up the corporate ladder
- Affordable and quality medical education in Nepal
- The right starts for a perfect finish!!
- Unique Collaboration brings TAFE NSW courses to Sri Lanka
- Fastest marketing qualification endorsed by UK launched
- Triumph at the Communication and leadership skills programme
- More world class facilities at Swinburne's Sarawak Campus
- PAC Asia's another move to bring world famous institutions to your door step
- Soaring to new heights!
- Flex graphic enlightens the industry

- Looking forward, looking back
- Take time to go spicy with Koluu
- Forum CSA holds AGM
- Examiners stamping out the creativity of English Language students - Letters to the Editor
- Memorable tramcar ride into magical world of movies - Letters to the Editor
- Beginning of silence - Letters to the Editor
- Ticket to a never-ending bus ride - Letters to the Editor
- Scion of a noble Kandyan family did his country yeoman service - Appreciations
- Podi Aiya was a concerned brother even to strangers - Appreciations
- Exemplary legal luminary set a benchmark for the country - Appreciations
- A son and brother thanks his family for answering the call to duty - Appreciations
- Happy birthday, Dilla! – Your zest for life and your generosity will be remembered - Appreciations
- You smiled through every step of your life - Appreciations
- Teaching with a Freudian touch
- A writer’s window-seat views of Lanka
- Appointed Regional Advisor STD/HIV/AIDS
- In search of the unknown
Magazine Articles
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  Rare honour for Chamber Music Society of Colombo
  Enjoy the rich culture of Czechoslovakia
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TV Times Articles
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  ‘Mehew Rate’ to bring back folktales
  ‘FlySmiles’ announces exciting rewards
  ‘Aromas of Rome’ at The Bay Leaf
  Kebab party at ‘Curry Leaves’
  TV Times - Cover of the week
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