Children in the welfare centres in the North have joined to celebrate Vesak festival. Here some displaced children in a Vavuniya camp are seen preparing a Vesak lantern in the shape of a helicopter. Pic by Priyantha Hewage
Hunt for Prabha reaches final page
-Political Column
Most Sri Lankans or the world outside is still unaware - the well-protected, secluded life under serene surroundings, with a thick layer of re-inforced concrete overhead, ended for Velupillai Prabhakaran, leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) on March 30.
Uncertainty and confusion shroud the IMF facility -The Economic Analysis
There is considerable uncertainty, confusion and misunderstanding regarding the granting of the IMF facility. The need for it however is becoming clearer.
Which way India? Decision next week
A month after they first queued to vote in India's mammoth general election, the country's voters will learn the outcome on May 16
The power of the mundane
A theatrical encounter with a difference that Colombo audiences can look forward to comprises two everyday, almost mundane scenes.
Father and sons at war
May is the month of Vesak – the most precious occasion for Buddhists the world over when they celebrate the Birth, Enlightenment and Passing away of the Buddha.

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Less talk more Work
The worlds of business and commerce are operating in extremely dynamic environments demanding ever-changing skills and knowledge sets.
UN cash for the displaced people
UN agencies and international aid groups operating in the country have won direct commitments of funding of more than Rs. 8,000 million (about US $ 71.2 million) as emergency humanitarian aid for the war displaced people -- while the Government said yesterday it would enforce a 'national framework' for all organisations involved in relief and rehabilitation work.
Heavy fighting as LTTE area shrinks
Heavy fighting erupted in the early hours of yesterday (Saturday) between security forces and Tiger guerrillas, including Sea Tigers in and around the safety zone at Vellamullivaikal.
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Safe in the care of Lady Ridgeway
Suddenly, the eye falls on a young woman here or there holding a tiny infant to her breast or tenderly kissing a toddler as he snuggles into her neck. The faces of both the mothers and some of the older children are furrowed with past worry and tension lines.
Taxmen crack down on GK depositors
The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has begun investigations into depositors of Golden Key Credit (GK) Card Co. for non payment of taxes on interest income or investing large sums of money seeking high interest rates, IRD sources told The Sunday Times FT.
Making junior cricket more effective
Bollywood had got it right from time immemorial. They knew the ingredients that a film needed and what people wanted to make a cash collection for themselves
  Financial Times
- UN cash for the displaced people
- Heavy fighting as LTTE area shrinks
- Miliband, Kouchner to brief SC tomorrow
- Manmohan in Chennai: “Our hands are tied”
- Uncleared garbage heightens dengue risk
- Not detective fiction, but the horrifying fact
- Call to protect media freedom, journalists’ rights
- Judge as Tax Chief: Cabinet suspends move
- Five drown in Vesak tragedy
- Trinity, temple to meet over Asgiriya
- AA insists no wheeler- dealing in land purchase
- Corruption charges at Devi Balika: Principal, VP, 2 teachers suspended
- Channel 4 journalists held, visas cancelled
- President goes to Jordan, Ranil to EU, UK and Norway
- STF patrols tense Maligawatte area
- Cinema Dansala at BMICH
- Sajin gets President to overrule objections to bridge by UC
- The battle for bund leads to desert war
- “After all, he is still our President”
- Living an uphill task as prices take a hike
- Conflict resolution: How Lord Buddha’s way offers an answer
- Asia- more economic troubles ahead
Political Column
Hunt for Prabha reaches final page
5th Column

Oh, when the last furlong’s in sight, come the inveterate meddlers!

The Economic Analysis
Uncertainty and confusion shroud the IMF facility
Focus on Rights
Inside the glass house
- Which way India? Decision next week
- Why the Americans fight and die for rapists in Afghanistan
- Taliban on the run: Pak. army
- Karzai demands end to air strikes
- Maldives holds elections
- Taxmen crack down on GK depositors
- Conflict of interest issues for new appointee
- JKH shares rebound on positive retail sentiment
- Lankan banks negotiate on hedging
- Dialog unveils new logo
- Protecting migrant workers
- Harry Jayawardene stalled in bid at CBD
- Interest rates seen falling
- COMMENT - Migrant workers ‘not a commodity’
- Leo Burnett tops Chillies notable for big spectacle, big fights
- Cessation in NE hostilities sees renewed equity interest by HNWIs
- Government seeking US investors for northeast reconstruction
- LHI to launch 3 ADB-funded north east projects
- Now media freedom condition for IMF loan
- NTB says profits up in 1Q '09
- Sri Lanka's oldest export industry - gemstones - to get a new boost
- E Zone Technologies: New products in automation engineering
- Launch of CPM Journal
- LETTER - On ethics and corporate governance
- Worker exodus hurting Sri Lanka
- Mobitel aids YouthMax to enhance IT skills of rural youth
- Government to offer more autonomy to the North
- Kotelawala has no assets, even house owned by company-CID
- New office bearers at APB
- Lankan banker in Saudi retires
- Global crisis deals blow to Asian growth -IMF
- Coca- Cola Beverages supply drinking water for IDPs
- Chillies post-awards heats up
- Sampath Bank, LOLC in the running for Seylan Bank stake
- EU looking at more aid for trade in Sri Lanka
- ICICI Bank scales down operations in US, Sri Lanka
- Sri Lanka Tourism discussion in Doha
- HNB DGM to speak at top micro finance conference in London
- Ceylinco Insurance calls off EGM on CIESOT
- LOLC felicitates 'Iron Lady' Rohini Nanayakkara
- Sampath Bank profits rise in first quarter
- Sunil Abeyratne appointed to board of AGN Intl. UK
- Intel's Sri Lankan partners at Asia summit
- Making junior cricket more effective
- International Cricket at Pallekelle in one year
- Lankan chances … another view
- Tale of two cities
- Patana up and running
- Mahela guides Kings Xl to one ball win
- Tournament as scheduled sans three teams
- Leaders continue to stay ahead
- Press says England Test scheduling a mistake
- Shashikala docked by SLC
- Badrinath sees Chennai through
- Pakistan in legal challenge to ICC World Cup move
- T20 World Cup here we come
- Jockey at it again
- Ruhunu Development wins at athletics
- Airtel become first Indian sponsors of Man Utd
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  Funday Times
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- Save the Children
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- Future without trees -- Poem for the week
- Less talk more Work
- Personal Development for life and work
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- Building Your Optimum Learning Environment
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- "Hotel Management in UK"
- Lucrative Education and Careers in Culinary Arts
- 'Knowledge Supersedes Profits', says WISDOM

- Safe in the care of Lady Ridgeway
- Revivalist of Buddhist liturgy
- Vesak throughout the country
- Showing the way with strong leadership -- Letter to the editor
- They came and they came -- Letter to the editor
- A thought for Vesak -- Letter to the editor
- Ever-grateful client remembers a great lawyer -- Appreciation
- Lawyer and statesman who served the people -- Appreciation
- Lankan patriot who reflected country’s finest values -- Appreciation
- He made his most important investment while in Ceylon -- Appreciation
- Kilinochchi then and lessons learnt away from the blackboard
- Tracking the Lankan Leopard
- Pens to protect
- ‘For Better or For Worse’ will have you in fits
- Don’t miss this family entertainment
- A Lankan’s love affair with Germany
- nATANDA’s latest creation
- Lost in the sounds of the wilds
- Truly sublime
Other Magazine Articles
- The power of the mundane
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- At a theatre near you …
TV Times Articles
- Chathurika’s challenging role
- “Crossroads” now on the highroad
- X-Men return
- ‘Akasa Kusum’ picks American Distributor
- Chitrapati Dansala at BMICH
- “My Voice” heard at AC
- ‘Ran Sevaneli’ tackles parent-children problem
- ‘Dalmanuta’ : Leisure and health go hand in hand
- Biriyani at Continental
- Chinese gourmet dishes at Galadari
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