Hundreds of students in Vavuniya rushing to a mobile service set up by the government yesterday to obtain their Postal Identity Cards. Vavuniya residents and students say usually it takes months to obtain the identity cards. Pic by Priyantha Hewage.
To hear and see those old tales
Remember the well-known folk stories like Thoppi Wellendek Dawasak and Eloven Aa Amuthek which kept not only children rolling with laughter but also adults unable to subdue a smile?
‘SLI Mismanaged under Harry J’
Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, better known by its acronym SLI, is planning weekly board meetings, re-assigning responsibilities to staff and offering a VRS (Voluntary Retirement Scheme) under a new structuring plan following large scale mismanagement at the organisation.
Gulen, a modern Ottoman, taking Islam back to Turkey
Young couples smooching in public, midnight discos, belly-shaking scantily-dressed female dancers, mini skirts, tight jeans and alcohol remind a visitor to the Turkish capital Ankara that he is not in a conservative Muslim country.
Australian TAFE Institute (NMIT) offers Advanced Aquaculture
Asanka Thewara Hannadige has been studying the Bachelor of Applied Aquaculture degree course at NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE) in Australia since the 2008 academic year.
Selection and retirement policy
Recently there was this news item that some of the Mahendra Singh Dhoni disciples had decided to build a shrine in his honour and in another incident there were almost riots in the Kolkata region when former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly had some problems with the country’s cricket administration.
"Amadiya - Athurugiriya" - When your dream becomes affordable…
Amadiya is an exclusive development by Carsons Real Estate located in one of the most convenient suburbs of Colombo, Athurugiriya.
Another fuel blunder
The government has been forced to import fuel at higher prices in recent weeks after an Indian importer picked by the Ministry of Finance defaulted on shipments. This is likely to add to the cost of living despite recent pronouncements that inflation has fallen to a single digit.
Check points for malaria
Health officials say there is a possibility of malaria spreading in the country when soldiers who were engaged in jungle operations in the North and the East return to their hometowns, following the conclusion of the war.
Other News Articles
- Even National Hospital is breeding mosquitoes
- President orders crackdown on Dambulla mafia
- Govt. seeks billions outside budget ahead of polls
- Buried barrels carry LTTE document
- Health is wealth
Stay with NAM, but don't damn the West
The President of Sri Lanka leaves next week for the Non-Aligned Summit, but not many really know that it is being held in the port-city of Sharm-el-Sheik of Egypt, and even if they did, not many would probably care.
Referendum on ‘political solution’
- Political Column
It is now official. President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared this week that the enforcement of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution - part of political proposals to address Tamil grievances - would not be introduced in Parliament until the conclusion of the next Presidential elections as exclusively revealed in these columns last week.
Is the IMF loan less significant now?
-The Economic Analysis
With no signs of a decision on the IMF loan, the Governor of the Central Bank has once again reiterated that it is less important now as the reserves have improved.
Helping to heal the many wounds
All of them come or are brought to the Accident Service of the National Hospital in Colombo bruised and broken. Some are conscious and in pain while many are unconscious, having suffered major trauma, be it an accident or an incident.
The great sea battle
The inner city of Kotte was surrounded by a wall. According to the organization of Nuno Prayer de Andrado, security was tough on all the entry routes to the city. As such, it was difficult to gain entrance.

- Another fuel blunder
- Even National Hospital is breeding mosquitoes
- President orders crackdown on Dambulla mafia
- Govt. seeks billions outside budget ahead of polls
- Buried barrels carry LTTE document
- Health is wealth
- Journalists to be honoured with ‘Awards of Excellence’
- All set for biggest media night
- Sunday Times links up with Twitter
- Office bearers of the Editors’ Guild
- Odds & Ends
- War victim, 13, to get proper medical help
- ‘Small Miracle’ in ‘big’ controversy
- Father’s suicide caused by school’s cruel treatment of his children, says mother
- IBAHRI seeks protection for justice system, lawyers, media
- Damned if you do and damned if you don't
- Mannar oil drive could harm whales, dolphins
- Check points for malaria
- Cuban health experts to assess local impact of Bti
- All’s not well in the health sector
- IDPs struck by meningitis and encephalitis
- Police set to bust Colombo gangs
- Military men nabbed over bank officer’s killing
- Bar Association condemns ministry website slur on three lawyers
- President orders crackdown on child pornography on the net
- Council withdraws no-poll resolution
Political Column
Referendum on ‘political solution’
5th Column
Come down, come down from your ivory tower, and start afresh
The Economic Analysis
Is the IMF loan less significant now?
Focus on Rights
The question of judicial injustice
Inside the glass house
- Gulen, a modern Ottoman, taking Islam back to Turkey
- Poverty grows in India’s economic miracle
- Obama begins landmark visit to Ghana
- Taliban losing, says British military as Afghanistan toll tops Iraq
- Jackson's hometown pays tribute to 'King of Pop'
- Jackson's dad suspects “foul play”
  Financial Times
- ‘SLI Mismanaged under Harry J’
- Tea Board under gag orders
- IMF team here, talks continue
- Officials perturbed by PB’s comeback plans
- Fresh bids called for old British High Com building
- Falling port volumes see lacklustre interest in port tender
- COMMENT - Return of Jayasundera
- RPCs respond positively to Plantation Ministry call to pay lease rentals
- Lessons from the war for business
- Climate change could result in catastrophic changes
- Colombo stocks on a bull run, but foreigners don’t have faith
- Reaching consensus on language
- GSK - best SPC supplier
- Tritel solar powered CDMA Payphone goes rural
- Lanka pushing for concessions at world trade talks
- Draconian laws stifle rights of coconut growers
- New economic zones in the north and east
- Dr. Harsha Alles elected to head ACTOS
- 85% of resources in computer networks idle
- Chevron records 80% growth in Bangladesh
- LETTER - Blatant violation of forex and stamp duty laws
- Sri Lanka must counter old age impacts on labour force, says ILO economist
- Mobile payments: Will Colombo keep its leadership in South Asia?
- Sales in the US, Lanka's biggest gem buyer, easing
- Sri Lankan born entrepreneur wins top British award
- Raid Amazones 2009 coming to Sri Lanka's east coast
- Importance of English stressed by Weeratunga
- Changing patterns of tourism- India top generator of tourists
- Golden Key depositors meet Lalith in prison
  Funday Times
- The great sea battle
- My friend the moon -- Poem for the week
- Kids World
- British Council celebrates 60th Anniversary
- Festival of Colours
  Free Hold
- "Amadiya - Athurugiriya" - When your dream becomes affordable…
- SLIBF conference to explore more opportunities
- Selection and retirement policy
- Let the bats do the talking
- A great win, but was it enough?
- It was Royal’s ‘right’ year
- Pugilist Nilmini’s Russia with love
- Rain halts Aussie march to victory
- Champions Trophy brought forward
- CR wins in second half rally
- Somaratna cruises to fifth Under 21 title -
- Dilshan signs for Northern Districts province
- NM Distributors through
- Heshan on song at the stadium pool
- STC go out favourites
- Lankans seek gold in Lisbon
- Nirasha and Saurullah best at court
- The 6th Annual Badminton Individual Championship
- Gateway Kandy for the fourth time
- Lyceum Wattala emerge champions
- Romesh and Lahiru put Ragama CC on top
- Australian TAFE Institute (NMIT) offers Advanced Aquaculture
- University of Greenwich - A nice place to study
- CIMA Global Business Challenge 2009 National Finals
- Pursue your educational dream with NDB Bank's dream maker education loans
- Prize Giving and Graduation Ceremony 2009 of Wycherley International School
- IIHE - Producing business leaders and strategic visionaries for industries
- UND Fliers bag 15th National Championship with record-breaking score
- The way we see the problem is the problem
- Think big thoughts and appreciate the small pleasures
- Build on your work competencies and then work towards the top
- APIIT - Become a prominent decision maker with a diversified knowledge
- Why you should choose ESOFT for learning Edexcel's HND
- ALETHEA - Prepares to meet challenges of the new Millennium
- After A/L scores are released - Follow a degree in the fastest pathway @ ICBT Campus
- School counsellors impressed with Swinburne Sarawak Campus
- International Degrees through AIMS College
- Nottingham experience in an ASIAN setting
- University of Greenwich, London: Why choose us?
- Wesley College 'Inter-school Quiz Competition - 2009'
- Ranjan Saheed focuses on Aquinas Faculty of Marketing and Management 6th intake
- Winners all the way
- Project Management Solutions receives REP status from PMI, USA
- GBA specialized in ABE Marketing
- Skills for Life
- The novel approach for your success at TOPCIMA

- Helping to heal the many wounds
- Disappearing act of a museum artefact
- Dengue demands an all-out assault on all fronts -- Letter to the editor
- A ‘Yal Bull’ will run better than a ‘Yal Devi’ or a ‘Yal Raja’ -- Letter to the editor
- A woman who was many things to many people -- Appreciation
- His life was well lived -- Appreciation
- He broke into the private sector at a time when the British held sway -- Appreciation
- A player with many highs in her life
- Gay rights activists get hope from across the Palk Strait
- In step with two dances, two cultures
- Actor turned writer: Tony’s passion for Shakespeare drama
- Opening up canvas of creativity for academics
- Pictures from the suburbs of Paris
- More freedom for pageant jumbos
- Bishop Harry: Building bridges and guiding flock on visionary path
- Delightful tales of Kandyan ways
- Book on Swami Premananda to be launched today
- Creating different textures, different feelings in the mouth
Other Magazine Articles
- To hear and see those old tales
- Young dramatists take the lead
- Going beyond the obvious
- In The Dead Silence Of The Night
- Birds a-hopping on school grounds
- magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
- Ideas for our future
- Heavenly harmony and wonderful music
- A Facebook, look at Google Wave
- Taking a lick
TV Times Articles
- DESMOND & DEZMOND – Gearing up to Rock Colombo
- Koluu and Indu in a masterpiece!
- ‘Miss Personality’ at Mount Lavinia
- Cambrian Sing- a-long
- ‘Samia’: Tale of a rebel daughter
- ‘Ice Age’ cools the town
- ‘Julia’ comes for July
- Winners of Vesak films
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