Sri Lanka won a diplomatic victory this week when the United Nations Human Rights Council rejected a call by western nations to probe alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka. If there was hectic diplomatic activity in Geneva with protagonists for the resolution engaging each other, UNHCR's Representative in Sri Lanka was other wise busy. He was enjoying a new chore - taking part in a promotional event at a city hotel. Picture by Sanka Vidanagama
Polls and more polls after double victory
- Political Column
The triumphalism continues. In the aftermath of a decisive battlefield victory twelve days ago came a remarkable diplomatic success on Wednesday.
RRR: Rehabilitation Reconstruction and Reconciliation -The Economic Analysis
The immense costs for rehabilitation of around 300,000 refugees and the reconstruction of the North and East are mind boggling.
Pak support for Taliban war grows but Pushtun problem looms large
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh distributed key cabinet portfolios on Saturday after the Congress party's resounding victory in national elections.
See Sigiriya and learn Sigiriya
It is a tale of treachery and deceit, love and hate, triumph and disaster that has fascinated people down the ages. It is also a tale of craftsmanship and sensuous art, the legacy of which still holds people in awe, more than 15 centuries later.
The value of money -- Poem for the week
I walk miles in the scorching sun,

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APIIT Law School to Offer Internal British Degrees in Law
APIIT - Sri Lanka, the leading private higher education institute in the country, has announced the setting up of a modern law school in Colombo to offer internal British degrees in Law.
Hedging probe gathers pace
Detectives of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) raided the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation’s headquarters in Kollupitiya on Friday to seize files and documents on the controversial oil hedging deal.
Top Tiger leaders in security forces net

Some top Tiger guerrillas are now in the military net after they were located in camps housing internally displaced people.

Other News Articles
- Four Tamil parties reject UPFA’s polls overtures
- Wijeya lights up Thantirimale
- Honorary degrees for President and Defence Secretary
- Deadly dengue doing the rounds
- Opposition to IMF loan waning
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Working with the West: The way ahead
The Government's triumph over terrorism last week was soured by a concerted effort this week by European Union member states to bring charges of human rights violations against Sri Lankan leaders.
Recipe for relief
For many of the 300,000 people living in the IDP camps in Wanni, a simple hot meal has become a luxury they hardly dare dream about. Wanting to make at least a little difference in the lives of these Sri Lankans
Fresh challenge to oil hedge payments
A fresh challenge has been mounted against payments being made by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) to five banks led by Standard Chartered in the controversial oil hedging deals.
A question of safety for Lankans at T 20 WC
Intermingle of politics and sports have gone off the track more often than not. As far as my memory goes the first such instance that I can recollect is the Basil D’Oliveira affair where the matters pertaining to South African born English cricketer’s selection to the then racially segregated
Receive quality education that meets global standards
Moving away from the hustle and bustle of city life and located in Malabe, which is best termed as the education hub of Sri Lanka, is Horizon College International (HCI) and the Horizon College of Business and Technology (HCBT)
  Financial Times
- Hedging probe gathers pace
- Four Tamil parties reject UPFA’s polls overtures
- Top Tiger leaders in security forces net
- Wijeya lights up Thantirimale
- Honorary degrees for President and Defence Secretary
- Palestine welcomes end of war in Lanka
- Petition against nomination of MP dismissed
- Boundary walls demolished sans compensation?
- New N. Eliya courts complex opening today
- UN calls for free access to camps
- Turning the heat on illicit brew traders
- Britain seeking release of medic in IDP camp
- SLIC privatization judgment tomorrow
- Govt. moves to silence Tamil Diaspora threat
- A farewell for Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva
- Odds and Ends
- Forces focused on wiping out last of the LTTE
- Help from above was crucial in Eelam War IV
- Deadly dengue doing the rounds
- Iraq, South Asia veteran as US envoy to Lanka
- Opposition to IMF loan waning
- Minister Dodangoda passes away
- Gunmen open fire on van, killing 2
- Speaker’s son weighing SLFP, UNP offers
- FMM drops projects amid probe on alleged financial irregularities
- Full environment assessment for war-torn areas
- UN says London Times death toll based on unreliable data
- The declaration came at a ceremony.....
- Subsidy cover for rubber producers
- West making China villain of the piece
- Humanitarian challenges in IDP camps
- Silicon Valley’s gift to Sri Lanka is in shambles, damaged by the civil war
Political Column
Polls and more polls after double victory
5th Column
Let’s be gracious in victory and rise above the gathering clouds
The Economic Analysis
RRR: Rehabilitation Reconstruction and Reconciliation
Focus on Rights
Inside the glass house
- Pak support for Taliban war grows but Pushtun problem looms large
- No way nuclear North Korea, says US; China defends build up
- Military victory not enough, experts warn Pakistan
- Iran hangs three over mosque bombing
- India and EU: A tale of two elections
- Econ boom in the north soon
- Calling all Sri Lankans to rebuild
- Jetwing must make mandatory offer-SEC
- Finance industry now stable
- IBSL to discuss Janashakthi at next board meeting
- UN donor meeting end-June
- ‘At last …we can make money’
- COMMENT- Developing the north
- Right of reply - MBSL Chairman clarifies Computer Island cas
- CB rejects S&P report, reviews relationship with rating agency
- Three Ceylinco Directors remanded, 3-member committee appointed to value GK assets
- Sri Lanka tourism cashing in on peace
- Singha Cement producer helps IDPs
- Business and trade chambers hail victory over LTTE
- Commercial Bank supports IDPs
- Tourism gearing up for good winter
- WB suggests revitalising pension system
- HNB net in 1Q2009-10 fell but income grew by 14%
- GSK donates medicines for Sri Lanka's displaced
- Entrepreneurship issues at the ST Business Club
- Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka offers expertise
- Letter- Plantation workers get reasonable pay-EFC
- BOC 1Q09 net profit soars by107%
- International trade issues impact on Hayleys profits
- Aeturnum gets major US award
- Top business persons get special airport lounge
- GK issue - where the government went wrong
- Maliban Milk shows 100% sales in last 12 months
- Discussing power conservation measures in AC comfort
- More foreign exchange flowing in-CB
- Australia provides Rs 3.2 bln assistance to Sri Lanka
- Intel's Sri Lankan partners at Asia summit
- Some US$250 bln cost of lost opportunities in war
- F&G directors to disclose assets
- Promising future for Lankan economy-CB
- Serendib CEO Srilal to retire
- Entrust Investments not viable
- Sri Lanka at a disadvantage from global TRIPS agreement
- ICTA awards Rs 21 million in grants for rural projects
- Mobitel aids YouthMax to enhance IT skills of rural youth
- CIMA World President speaks at The Bankers Club meeting
- Seminar on 'how to win friends'
- Maldives, new member of ILO
- A question of safety for Lankans at T 20 WC
- Royal prevail
- How important is it to be focused?
- Confusion all around
- Favourites admit no favourites
- SLC dragged into telecom war
- Sri Lanka players cancel Oxford visit
- They proved that Thomian grit was not a myth
- Mosley eager to face Filipino Pacquiao
- Ponting remains Aussies' most marketable sports star
- All I need is a vehicle
- French fans get behind battling Sharapova
- Yousuf and Razzaq available for Pakistan
- Fancied cueists make steady progress
- ICC postpone crucial World Cup meeting
- Nadal wages war on doping rules
- Gebreselassie eyes world record
- Partners after the Ashes are won, said Border
- Inheriting the oar in style
- Cricket Hall of Fame in Bradman’s home town
  Funday Times
- Musical Miscellany 2009
- Talented Club Members
- Kids World
- An important person I know about
- The value of money -- Poem for the week
- A fun workshop for kids
- APIIT Law School to Offer Internal British Degrees in Law
- Otterbein College welcomes fou
- Staffordshire University recruitment interviews at APIIT City Campus
- July 1 changes to the Australian Migration Procedures
- Are You after London O/Ls and A/Ls?
- Degree in Psychology after O/Levels
- West 1 International :Your mentor to higher education in the UK
- Greater the recognition, higher the cost
- So you want to be a Model?
- It's not just another University 'foundation' course…
- PATHE Academy shows you the correct path
- D.S. Senanayake College wins International School Award
- ICASL rewards high achievers in 2008 A/Ls
- SBS creates outstanding professionals
- The guiding light of Wycherley focuses on academic success
- ICASL organizes seminar on 'Power of Human Networking'
- No. 1 New UK University validates Nilai UC Degrees
- 10th Diploma programme by SLITAD
- Australian Catholic University: A university for all
- Challenging the world with an ACCA qualification
- HND in Construction Management of the Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT) Accredited by CIOB UK
- CIMA launches ‘Spellmaster Season 2’
- English as an essential tool to acquire lucrative foreign jobs
- Knowledge Factory: The best choice with the best of the best pass marks for Stage One CIM Exam/Assignments
- NEXT - The Largest CIM Institute is ready for Dec. 9 intake
- Boost your career with Marketing at Strategy

- Recipe for relief
- The cat that prowls Colombo suburbs
- Bamboo grows in stature as nature's green gold
- Let’s be united, while rejoicing in our diversity as a ‘rainbow nation’ -- Letter to the editor
- Into this water, let us sow -- Letter to the editor
- Responsibility of achieving lasting peace now lies largely with us -- Letter to the editor

Exemplary planter who did much for the Tamil estate workers -- Appreciation

- My father was my great friend and teacher -- Appreciation
- Nugegoda will miss beloved family doc with a magic touch -- Appreciation
- Goodbye my brother -- Appreciation
- Thantirimale - in existence since Anuradhapura era
- Well beyond public service
- Influenced from within and without, he strode the literary world
- A special Vesak issue of The Buddhist
- New Lankan ambassador presents credentials to the King of Norway
- Discussion on living in pluralistic society
- Felicitating Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonathilake
- Exhibition by 3 academics
Other Magazine Articles
- See Sigiriya and learn Sigiriya
- Kishani a winner among Asian women
- Chrys’s Sri Lankan chapter
- Sensitive plays sensitively portrayed
- magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
- Arachchi’s clothes
- Smiles on their faces
- Thrilogy of song
- Being daring
- 2.0 of Google Chrome 
- Rocking gig
TV Times Articles
- New team at MAF
- Maxi turns to teaching
- Fête de la Musique back
- Richard returns with ‘Udumbara’
- ‘Sakviththo’: Timely topic
- ‘France Boutique’ opens
- Sanath ventures to filmmaking with a French fiction
- Feel home at ‘Home Feel’
- Vimal Seth joins Taj Samudra
- Cuban Cocktail carnival at Galadari
- Hiran Cooray: Chairman - Elect of PATA for 2010-11
- Korean connection at Ranmal
  Free Hold
- Receive quality education that meets global standards
- Daddys Lanka offers new hope for Autism sufferers
- MBSL entrusted with the restructuring efforts of The Finance Company
- Hilton Colombo adds cheer to the lives of Children from the North
- Sun Lanka R&D helps to launch latest products to market
- Travel the world with 'i Travel'
- HNB's initiatives to keep the wheels of economy moving
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