Chinese kung fu monks who are in Sri Lanka to give their blessings to the controversial Norochcholai coal-fired power plant displaying their kung fu skills on a stage near the power station. Pic by Hiran Priyankara
Classical grace
Classical Indian dancer Rama Vaidyanathan danced with expressive grace for the celebration of one of Sri Lanka’s leading newspapers --the Virakesari’s 79th anniversary. ‘Colours of Rhythm II’, her show was held at the Galle Face Hotel on Monday, August 17. Rama is considered one of the leading exponents of Bharatha Natyam in India today.
Jaffna ready for huge investments
Jaffna’s business community is making an earnest appeal to the government to allow it to take a leading role in the post-war development of business and industry in the region.
Balochistan burning: Great Game over Gwadar Port
While the world media attention Pakistan has been receiving in recent months is largely centred on Islamabad's military operation against the pro-Taliban militants in the North Western Frontier Province and the Federally Administered Area (FATA), the country is also beset by a low-key but potentially dangerous insurgency in Balochistan.
An education system designed for global markets and thinking
A post conflict society needs to move quickly from military confrontation to peace building. Social stability is the foundation for economic progress. Economic prosperity is predicated on many different inputs, of which human resources is the most important.
Bugged Kiwis purged!
As expected, Sri Lanka registered a quite a massive 202 run win over New Zealand at the Galle International Stadium twenty minutes before tea on day five to go one up in the two match series.
Politicians selling beach land in east
Navy guards have been deployed in a strategically located plot of prime beach land at Uppuveli in Trincomalee after reports that local politicians were selling them in lots under fake deeds. The move, the Sunday Times learnt, surfaced after politicians linked to the Eastern Provincial Council and the Municipal Council in Trincomalee had reportedly sold 25 blocks of 15 perches each.
Lankan Tony kingpin in Thai airport scam
At least 2,000 Sri Lankans travel from Colombo to Thailand every week for business or leisure. Most are, however, unaware of the dangers that lurk when they arrive or depart from that country’s main gateway to the world.
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Public funds continue to be wasted in state sector
Tourist visa fee: Ministry not happy
WPC’s China trip stonewalled
New envoys for Manila, Tel Aviv, Riyadh
Ex-CCD chief gives statement on Malabe student attack
Bulls in chinashop

The party-system has been the subject of debate since multi-party democracy was introduced. Many of a country's domestic problems are placed at its door.

A spoke in the police wheel- Political Column

That the image of the Police Department, one of the main instruments that extend the Government's writ countrywide, had hit a new low was cause for serious public concern this week.

Declining export earnings pose serious concerns-The Economic Analysis
An 18 percent decline in export earnings in the first half of the year is indeed a matter of serious concern to an export dependent economy suchas ours.
‘I regard myself as a Rajivist’
Rumour has it that a CD featuring a photograph of Mani Shankar Aiyar welcoming President Mahinda Rajapaksa to his daughter’s wedding, juxtaposed with alleged atrocities committed by the Sri Lankan government during wartime, was what led to the Indian politician’s defeat in his constituency Mayiladuthurai in Tamil Nadu in the 2009 elections. But in a political career spanning over two decades, India’s first Consul General to Karachi, Rajiv Gandhi’s former speech writer and India’s first Minister for Panchayat Raj, has learnt to take losing at the polls with good grace.
The end of Jaya Bandara
Time dragged on. The fighting did not stop. It became fierce, instead. Both were furious. No one, in the crowd could separate the two. They watched silently in surprise. Suddenly Prince Veediya Bandara jumped a few feet backwards, to dodge a powerful blow coming from Jaya Bandara.

Politicians selling beach land in east
Public funds continue to be wasted in state sector
Tourist visa fee: Ministry not happy
WPC’s China trip stonewalled
New envoys for Manila, Tel Aviv, Riyadh
Lankan Tony kingpin in Thai airport scam
Ex-CCD chief gives statement on Malabe student attack
Mother sees UN coverup
Wasp attacks under study
Vavuniya camps IDPs badly hit by the rains
Shipment for refugees stuck in Colombo Port for more than a month
Court asked to clarify disabled-friendly ruling
Row over cess, tea industry in a mess
Alleged e-thief in police net
A’pura hospital comes in for praise
Nallur festival: Bigger crowd but smaller than during cease-fire
COPE not doing its proper duty, says Opposition
COPE report shows holes in state enterprises
Jumbo in trouble
Available stocks determine food item prices, says trader
Rogue bank still operating in Dambulla
Leaders appeal for unity among Muslim sects
No relief yet for laid off workers
Children up for sale
Open verdict on death of two teen domestics
Lanka braces against the bug
Safe duty free shopping
Political Column
A spoke in the police wheel
5th Column
Too many things going wrong; but they’re happy as kings
The Economic Analysis
Declining export earnings pose serious concerns
It’s jak, jak, when MPs from both sides play truant
Focus on Rights
What is the point in having courts of law?
Inside the glass house
Not issued with this week
Balochistan burning: Great Game over Gwadar Port
Libya fetes Lockerbie bomber in face of Western anger
Shiites and Sunnis accuse each other of bombings
Observers warn Afghan vote not universally free
40 years on Lt. Calley apologizes
Pakistani Taliban quiz Mehsud kin over ”spying”
What is the IMF's Mission?
India to keep giving Pakistan Mumbai attack evidence
  Financial Times
Jaffna ready for huge investments
Sri Lanka’s tourism product changing with the times, new markets
DIMO to launch local vehicle
F&G Board Meetings at Welikada prison on Aug 27-28
NTB CEO, Deputy CEO quit over forex loss
COMMENT - Census key to assess population shifts
Demutualisation of the CSE
GK directors fail to provide first payments to depositors
CSE promotes same-day trading
Exporters have alternative to GSP+
Tigo sale by March 2010
Legal action to liquidate Ceylinco’s US real estate subsidiary
JKH –best Lankan corporate - Business Today magazine
Banker Kimarli quitting Pan Asia
P.B. Jayasundera in court over attempt to return to office
CMC Special Administrator at Business Club
Sri Lanka proposes ‘green gold’ exchange with India, China
‘Techno 2009’ exhibition
Garment exports down for second month in a row
CEAT goes to schools to promote road safety
Pakistan to set up an exclusive industrial zone here
Shippers asking for laws to control shipping lines
Construction industry urges government for bailout package
Fitch upgrades SLIC's National IDR, outlook stable
DFCC to capitalise on North East revival
ICASL awards celebrate transparency in financial reporting
LegalBase, a Lankan outsourcing firm, rated in “Best 10” globally
Construction industry to boom in six months
Intel brings its Xeon 5500 series to Sri Lanka
30,000 seats sold on AirAsia's new KL – Colombo flights
CDB records Rs 757 mln revenue for Jan-June 2009
Managing talent critical during economic downturn
Amana Investments strikes Gold
Micro Cars produces bullet-proof vehicles for local, foreign car markets
Gearing students for a career in the legal profession
USA-Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce launched in New York
Why not ‘Sri Lanka – The SPICE OF LIFE’?
IMF money boosts Lankan reserves
Janashakthi records highest post-tax profits among Insurance Cos.
SEC granted more powers to regulate markets

Bugged Kiwis purged!
Taking on the challenges
Lankan batting comes of age
What’s good for the goose and the other feather in Royal’s cap!
SLC may go for a new ball manufacturer
Ashes decider at the Oval Advantage -- England
Fifty years hence and the contest goes on
Fraser defends Oval pitch
Aney Is It True ?
Understanding the stroke s mechanics of swimming
Aussie journo booked for racial abuse
Pakistan ‘A’ prevail to take 2-0 lead
Shamal Dissanayake takes U14 title
Rain delays first day’s proceedings
Zahira College launches swimming pool project
Quarter finalists found
S. Thomas’ advance to the quarters
Godamanne to defend his title
Ceylinco Sussex College
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Leighton Park International School reaches greater heights
APIIT Law School: Unique, modern and vibrant
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Maleen - A CIMA World Star
Institute of Vocational Studies opens the door for global education
ICBT Campus signs MoU with the Dept. of Immigration & Emigration of Sri Lanka
CIMA organises Mastercourse on Strategic Profit Planning
Discovering happiness
Proactive Choice
Chancellors Institute assures you a successful future
The travel company of choice for over 6 million students worldwide: STA Travel
AME appreciates the ‘CIMA Prize Winners’ at their Annual Awards Evening - 2009
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Become a UK-qualified Quantity Surveyor just after A/L 2009
Indika receives Fellowship from IFS in UK
Project Management Solutions - the leader in Project Management Training
Career prospects with MIIT
The internet 'road gang' fixes network potholes
PIBT - A pathway to Edith Cowan University through Aspirations Education
Aspirations unveils… A success story of Malaysia!!!
A new professional accounting body incorporated by an Act of Parliament
First intake of students scheduled in January 2010
Jerome conducts vacation advertising courses at SPAACS
Australian New Zealand Education Consultants: Beyond expectations
International Vocational Training Academy and Family Daycare Centre
Higher Education in Russia
High School to University Education
International Scholar - One stop shop for Education and Career Advice
Royal Institute of Colombo: Striving for nothing but the best
IJTS - Revolutionizing the IT training in Sri Lanka
Achievers celebrate by awarding 1800 scholarships
Wisdom - The Unbeaten CIMA Academy

‘I regard myself as a Rajivist’
Musaeus muddle: Mme. Higgins must be weeping -- Letter to the editor
This Ryp has just woken up -- Letter to the editor
Traffic stuck at Nugegoda flyover -- Letter to the editor
Treacherous trench at Aladeniya junction -- Letter to the editor
He gave his best years to the Police Department -- Appreciation
For the happy times with wonderful sister -- Appreciation
We will continue to walk together -- Appreciation
His well-balanced, disciplined life formed my WWTD principle -- Appreciation
Impaled man survives to tell his tale
Female sexuality and politics of performance
Art here, art there, it’s Colombo Art Biennale
The making of landscape
The Akbars of Matara through the life of a patriarch
A guiding hand to face life
The dance of life
Beven the artist, Beven the man
The forgotten elephants
Bank opens doors to Jaffna youth
Other Magazine Articles
  Classical grace
  Shehan hooked onto afterlife tale
  Don’t forget the internal experience
  Await International Book Fair
  Discovering Africa
  On a voyage of pre-historic times
  magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
  Trail blazer
  Being active citizens
  Wagon Park back in action
  Eye popping 3D animation
  Gaming championships at your door step
  Back with flair
  Delving into poetry
TV Times Articles
  Cosmic Rays rocking the ‘Country Scene’
  Nimal returns to music direction
  ‘Guy in Concert’ for charity
  ‘Akasa Kusum’ blossoms at night
  A light against Colour bar
  CEL supports post production
  ‘Star Trek’ strikes the town
  Wendt welcomes a triple gem of theatre
  Taniya Nature Resort: Bridging adventure and nature in Kalpitiya
  Tale of a brother and sister
  Funday Times
The end of Jaya Bandara
Elephant Gathering at Minneriya
The King and I
Funday Times Anniversary -- Letter to the Editor
Locked up -- A Poem for the week
Kids World
Winners of Book Competition
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