Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan of  TMVP hands over list of 100 names provided by the UNICEF of suspected Child soldiers held by the TMVP to DIG Trincomalee (North) Ananda Hettiarachchi after rejecting claims of holding child soldiers. He wants the police to probe the matter. Pic by Amadoru Amarajeewa
In the face of dwindling foreign reserves and a global financial meltdown, some economists have warned of a major crisis ahead for Sri Lanka. But Sri Lanka’s Central Bank scoffs at their prediction. Do you believe Sri Lanka’s economy is strong enough to face any crisis?
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Country Roads goes outdoors this year
For those of you who are country music fans, here is good news….The ever popular ‘Country Roads’ concert, that much looked-forward-to annual show is around the corner. What’s more, it will be Sri Lanka’s first ever Country-western and folk themed outdoor acoustic concert.
India's honour under the hammer as Gandhi is confined to currency note

It is ironic that a liquor baron should retrieve the honour of India's revered prohibitionist. This happened a few days ago at Washington where the auction house, Antiquorum, put on the block Mahatma Gandhi's five personal items-

W. Ranjith Fernando worries about his auto fare. Paralysed from the waist down for almost six years, even after one spinal cord surgery, getting around is difficult. He still has a living to earn -
PRINT EDITION [15-03-2009]
India opposes US-led evacuation
A United States-backed military evacuation of civilians trapped in the Mullaitivu battle zones — a move rejected by Tiger guerrillas — has also met with disfavour from India.
Lost treasures to be brought home
Plans to reacquire Sri Lankan archaeological and religious artifacts housed in foreign museums are underway after the government approved a proposal by Urban Development and Sacred Area Development Minister Dinesh Gunawardene.
- Sacred Tooth exposition called off
- ‘I was blindfolded, questioned and given dinner’
- Not enough beds and hospitals to accommodate injured civilians
- Four arrested as Trinco town weeps for Varsha
- Something fishy?
- On the road again

Honesty - the best policy
The Government could no longer keep it under wraps. Last week it was forced to make public that it was going in for a huge IMF loan. The IMF, known as the Siamese-twin of the World Bank, has been berated by generations of left-wing politicians
Politics of the plight of civilians -Political Column
As troops move triumphantly to end Tiger guerrilla domination of their rapidly shrinking terrain in the Mullaitivu district, the fate of civilians trapped
A sudden U turn to Bretton Woods - The Economic Analysis
After a prolonged period of denying that the country’s foreign exchange reserves were inadequate, the government has suddenly turned to the IMF for a stand-by facility of US$ 1.9 billion. For quite sometime now the Central Bank
Waging a different battle behind battle lines
“On November 16 last year at Akkarayankulam, just before entering Kilinochchi town, we had 215 casualties coming in throughout the day,” recalled Major Sanjeeva Dodangoda, a medical officer who was serving at an Advanced Dressing Station (ADS).
Salaam Saleem
The true Thomian grit prevailed at the Sinhalese Sports Club Grounds yesterday, as the lads from Mt. Lavinia led by that miracle worker Faahim Saleem halted the Royal victory charge with a clever display of patience at the crease.
The fortress in Colombo
The Portuguese governor sought permission to build a fortress in Colombo. After consulting his ministers, King Dharma Parakramabahu gave his consent. When the Muslims heard this, they were disturbed and they started protesting.
Ceylinco assets sales restrained by court
Any disposal of assets including real estate by the Ceylinco Conslidated Group will need the prior approval of the Mount Lavinia Chief Magistrate’s Court following a ruling on Wednesday that the Golden Key Credit
Time Management is more than just managing our time
Time management is so important; when you think about it, time is your most precious commodity in life, so it's really life management. Manage your time and you truly are managing your life in a positive direction.
  Financial Times
- India opposes US-led evacuation
- Pillay’s report: Govt. on diplomatic offensive
- Lost treasures to be brought home
- Sacred Tooth exposition called off
- Lanka protests to Canada
- Budding PC members to declare assets
- Rains cancel threat of power cuts
- Mutur bridge boosts village economy, unites 2 communities
- HRC wants Diyawadana Nilame removed, pending audit report
- Customs seize Rs. 1.3 b worth of smuggled goods
- ‘I was blindfolded, questioned and given dinner’
- 2-week ultimatum for billboard advertisers
- US Senators voice concern over Lanka
- Water muddy, but not poisoned, says Water Board official
- Pension benefits for auxiliary forces’ families
- Not enough beds and hospitals to accommodate injured civilians
- Ensure civilians’ safety: Liam Fox
- Foreign travel money unsettled
- Odds and Ends
- Army securing of A 9 road
- Troops forge ahead amidst LTTE resistance and infiltration
- Fierce fights continue as more refugees escape
- Akuressa blast: Police transfers amidst questions of security
- UPFA firing from political bunkers
- Popular mayors on PC springboard
- Four arrested as Trinco town weeps for Varsha
- Something fishy?
- On the road again
- President orders talks to find solution to garbage problem
- Two ‘Ammas’ with a special Dalada role
Political Column
Politics of the plight of civilians
5th Column

He knows how to follow tyre tracks and avoid booby traps

The Economic Analysis
A sudden U turn to Bretton Woods
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Inside the glass house


- Ceylinco assets sales restrained by court
- Tax dept. to probe Golden Key, depositors
- Hedging: Banks want all
- Tatas most trustworthy -- poll
- Central Bank to call for Seylan bids
- IMF loan for crisis-hit countries
- Plan to reduce city traffic congestion
- Credit crunch hurts all
- A sector so private?
- Chillies 2009 unveils “You Can’t Kill It” theme
- Surveillance of financial conglomerates
- M&S celebrates workers schemes for disabled
- Kelsey launches competitive housing project
- Top expert to speak at PIM discussion
- Global credit crunch continues to hurt Lanka’s tea sector in 2009, says industry report
- Architects, business leaders urged to make development sustainable
- Ceylinco Shriram Securities says maintains high standards
- Virtusa supports 50 rural schools
- Taking Mihin to Courts? Will face same plight like hedging case
- On Seylan Merchant Bank and financial crisis
- ‘CID to grill Kotelawala’
- On CCC Code of Ethics
- Sampath on a high with 26.9% profit growth
- Dialog offers data roaming services
- New payment plan of Golden Key deposits presented to Courts
- Janashakthi’s weak share performance due to LMS –JKH saga
- Commercial Bank resilient in 2008
- Global credit crisis haunts Colombo bourse
- Sri Lanka Tourism unveils 3-year plan
- India's honour under the hammer as Gandhi is confined to currency note
- Northern Ireland and the return of terrorism
- Pakistan seals capital
- Manmohan is bookies’ favourite
- Darling "sure" of progress at G20 show
- Madagascar opposition: President is removed
  Medi Scene
- Learning to live after crippling blow
- Going for a colonoscopy?
- Diet and cancer – what's new ?
- Pain and tiredness? It could be Fibromyalgia
- Snippets
- TV watching doesn't fast-track baby's skills
- Living with Glaucoma
- Giving ear to a growing problem
- Let’s give them beans!
- Salaam Saleem
- Two new skippers at the same time, but leadership qualities....
- Placid pitches-is it good for the future of Test cricket?
- Violence in schools rugby should be nipped in the bud
- D.S. wearing two hats
- 104th battle of Lovers on show next week
- Anuk’s heroics the only bright spot
- St. Anne’s fight back - Big Match drawn at Kurunegala
- Angelo leads Peterites to a easy win
- Bhuvaneka the star
- Match ends in tame draw at Kalutara
- Milinda Siriwardena’s ton in vain
- Angelo still ahead
  Funday Times
- The fortress in Colombo
- The night sky -- Poem for the week
- Time Management is more than just managing our time
- The glory of Gankanda College!
- News In Brief
- ICASL launches "Sisu Nena"to empower knowledge of the A/L Students
- New CAD laboratory at Moratuwa Uni
- Tremendous Demand for AIBA (MBA) @ ABS Australian 12 Month MBA now at ABS
- American Degree - A pathway to a bright future after O/Levels
- Over 600 students graduate at the SLIIT 2009 Convocation
- Fast track to become a Professional Certified Management Accountant
- AAT Sri Lanka provides Professional Accountancy Qualifications
- Aspirations Education offers you the best of Malaysia
- IFQ - For a lucrative career in Islamic Banking
- Higher education abroad - after O/L's & A/L's
- PAC Asia moves to new location
- English @ PATHE Academy
- The right start for a perfect finish
- Otterbein becomes hottest for Undergrads
- Read for a Masters Degree at APIIT and reach the peak in your career
- Be an Outstanding Professional through CIMA @ ABS

- Waging a different battle behind battle lines
- It’s not cricket to make hasty accusations -- Letters to the editor
- Malinda’s miraculous escape -- Letters to the editor
- Lest the masses forget the huge contribution made by Ranil and the UNP -- Letters to the editor
- A judicial colossus who was always disarmingly modest -- Appreciations
- Following in father’s footsteps -- Appreciations
- Humble soul with a heart of gold -- Appreciations
- We have lost a distinguished old boy -- Appreciations
- The famous monkeys do it again!
- Where glitter and excellence shone
- Breaking barriers of impairment, they reach out for knowledge
- Changing face of a changing village: ‘Gamperaliya’ to ‘Uprooted’
- People and events
- Big fish and big-time fun
Other Magazine Articles
- Country Roads goes outdoors this year
- The Bard at a Bar and a play unfolds
- Stringing along with losers: Both puppets and men
- A canvas for women
- magazine - Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
- Lively evening
- Maiden concert
- Thomian thespians take the stage
- Music fusion
- H.A.C.K.E.R.S
TV Times Articles
- Mario returns with ‘Kupadia’
- March comes for Merril’s music
- ‘Go for Sugar’ at Goethe
- Changeling’ a mother’s challenging role
- ‘Angani’; a market for values
- ‘Blood Wedding’ goes on board
- ‘Wild Asia’ scores a century
- Minara : Enjoy nature with luxury
- Saman Villas : Best Boutique Hotel
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