President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chief of Defence Staff Sarath Fonseka viewing an impressive demonstration by the Army Commando Unit at the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Sri Lanka Army. The unit acted as an Army Rescue Unit during the battle. Pic by Sanka Vidanagama.
Eye to eye encounter
Sharks! No it is not a bloody attack but a curious peep at the strange looking “thing”, wondering what has invaded their world. Then a flick of the tail fin, off goes the inquisitive one, but not too far away, to be joined by its siblings and cousins.
SEC reverses own decision in Dharmadasa case
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this week, on the advice of the Attorney General, reversed its own decision made earlier in a 3-year old insider trading case against Harshith Dharmadasa, court and sources close to the SEC said.
What do Muslim women want?
When caricature takes the place of dialogue, everyone suffers - especially when it comes to understanding issues affecting women, who struggle worldwide against being silenced. Some right-wing American bloggers recently twisted an article that I wrote in a way that did just that.
Is the education system catering to our job market?
Try to succeed at a 'role-person fit' and you will find yourself looking for a needle in a hay stack. HR and line managers in organizations have a very big problem with their manpower planning system owing to the lack of required skills in the employment market.
Lankan cricket and 2011 World Cup
Getting knocked out of the Champions Trophy is not the end of the world. Just to sum it up the Lankan lads played the game as good any other on day one and faltered on a bad pitch on day two and followed it up with a very bad day in office on day three. This resulted in their demise and so the same happened to even hosts South Africa and India who are the top dogs in all kinds of cricket in the cauldron.
Lanka: Come for KP later
Sri Lanka will not heed any requests by foreign governments for their security agencies to interview Kumaran Pathmanathan (KP), head of the Tiger guerrilla procurement wing, until the legal process against him is completed locally.
Govt. wants Clinton to withdraw ‘rape’ remark
Sri Lanka has called upon US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to retract her remarks that during the 26-year-long war in Sri Lanka rape was used as a tactic of war.

Other News Articles
Army sergeant behind school van bomb
T’ Nadu parties want Lankan envoy expelled
Bullied and helpless in Bahrain
Dark clouds over IDP camps
CBK speaking ‘metaphorically’ on ‘official tour’
Tissa’s wife accepts Peter Mackler award
How do we care for them?
Some of the more vivid and haunting images that came from the video footage during the last days of the LTTE earlier this year were of the streams of 'walking sticks' - almost the 'walking dead', painfully inching their way out of LTTE-held areas into the safety of Government territory.
The race of the political tortoise and hare -Political Column
A parallel is perhaps Aesop's fable of the race between the hare and the tortoise. The speedy hare boasted about how fast he could run. The tortoise challenged it to a race. Half way when the hare fell asleep, the slow and steady tortoise won the race, goes the story.
Look for the right one-who’ll keep your promises -5th Column
I thought I must write to you because the attention of the entire country will be focused on you next week, especially about what you will decide next Saturday, although most seem to think the result is a foregone conclusion.
Hi-tech teacher at their little fingertips
White and green, they are toy-like and handy, slightly thicker than the school-slates of old. At the touch of a button, attractive lessons with colourful pictures or other educational activity in the form of games, either in Sinhala or Tamil, light up the laptop screen, accompanied by lilting music.
The ruin of the Malabar Army
King Buwanekabahu was disturbed over the fact that the enemy was getting stronger. It is at this time that the Prime Minister, Tammita Bandara made a suggestion. His suggestion was to entrust Prince Veediya Bandara, with the sole power over the frontier provinces.

Lanka: Come for KP later
Govt. wants Clinton to withdraw ‘rape’ remark
Army sergeant behind school van bomb
T’ Nadu parties want Lankan envoy expelled
Lanka lodges protest over Delhi mob attack on mission
IDP Tickets
Visit to boost Vietnam ties
Only six so far for Rs. 80m summit
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Stormy weather warnings as strong winds shatter Puttalam
Help Lanka resettle IDPs, envoy tells EU
250,000 Tamils jailed in camps, says ICG
CBK speaking ‘metaphorically’ on ‘official tour’
Attempt to stifle media
Tissa’s wife accepts Peter Mackler award
Controversial and colourful campaign draws to a close
13th Amendment a result of Indian intervention
Appeal Court rejects claim of Kurunegala resident that his land was taken fraudulently
No candles or balloons, only white flags
Bullied and helpless in Bahrain
Social security for elders vital: NGO forum
Court issues notice on university and UGC
Dark clouds over IDP camps
Beyond the southern vote
Post-conflict foreign relations and the IDPs
Political Column
The race of the political tortoise and hare
5th Column
Look for the right one-who’ll keep your promises
The Economic Analysis
Prudent use of large foreign reserves decisive
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Not issued with this week
Democratic India relying on force
Tests on skull fragment cast doubt on Hitler suicide story
What do Muslim women want?
U. N. sessions marked by highs and lows
Letterman sex extortion : Suspect pleads not guilty
Chirac gives away 'violent' dog
“Ally McBeal” looks for love on DVD finally
Samoa plans mass tsunami burial on Tuesday, at least 180 feared dead
Typhoon changes course, to only clip Philippines
Indonesian disaster leaves whole villages buried
  Financial Times
SEC reverses own decision in Dharmadasa case
New jobs, international brand soon from Cargills
Carsons firm likely to list in Singapore
Govt. subsidy if GSP Plus fails
Insider trading made more difficult
SC: President free to decide on PBJ
MBSL chairman owns stake in Ceylinco firm
COMMENT - Wake up private sector!
Point of view - PBJ issue: Governance just a pipe dream
GAP report: PBJ returns despite orchestration of unlawful privatization
Actual ruling on former Treasury Secretary
Former Steel Corporation to upgrade to TMT steel and show profits in 4 years
Right of Reply - FCCISL on crisis at the chamber
China shows phenomenal growth, and rising despite global crisis
Dr Dieter Kotte speaks at CIMA Summit
SLPA port volumes decline amidst buoyancy overseas
Loans to fund defence spending rose for Bank of Ceylon
Tea Board-SLSI to offer international certifications for the tea sector
Hayleys designs, builds mobile water treatment plant for Menik Farm
Ranasoma, first Sri Lankan MD\Country Chairman for Shell Gas Lanka
Export Rewards
'SLIM Marketing Roks' gives school leavers a taste of marketing
CIMA Business Leaders Summit 2009 next week
Citi wins Mobitel’s cash management mandate
CMA seminar on biz strategies
Transition from ‘Brain Drain’ to ‘Brain Gain’
Discussing bond issues
NDB Bank encourages families to save
Depositors urge quick liquidation of failed finance firms
Providing scholarships to needy children in rural Sri Lanka
Mortein launches ‘edutainment’campaign
Panadol for children now produced in Sri Lanka
‘Checkpoints make us safe’ German Tour Operators on familiarization tour
JKH: Redefining Literacy and Crafting Futures
LOLC IT arm earns ISO information security certificate
Private sector still hesitant to invest
Sri Lanka to introduce new regulations on plant protection
Inflation hits record low
25 years of sugar cane research
Government revenue up in 2008
'e-Dairy' set up improves milk output
New local BPO training centre soon
AccSoft achieves 225th installation

Lankan cricket and 2011 World Cup
‘Play in tandem’ -ICC elite umpire
Lankans to leave for B’desh on New Year’s Day
PCB has not approached me for coaching: Akram
Line mistakes and Jonny’s bliss
The English bubble and the Kiwi grit
Sachin Tendulkar returns with a scar
Ponting: “We’ve been building for this”
Pakistan make 233 against determined New Zealand
Sharapova beats Jankovic to win Pan Pacific Open
Dhanuka and Roshane put Colts in box seat
Umpiring not easy in modern day cricket: Aleem
Veddah athlete Ratnapala to run at Tarbet Shield
Rio de Janeiro parties like its 2016
Zahira Ranaviru challenge trophy 2009
ITF Junior Tennis from Oct 5 - 18
Sports Minister blames Southern Sports officials
Aney is it True ?
Badminton back on track claims Prof. de Silva
The king of the last line now in silent prayer
Young Birds are champs in Nuwara Eliya
Moors SC ever willing to help Prima form a team
Muralitharan in doubt for Big Bash
CSA shoot themselves in the foot
Harsh truth is, Johnson was an Ashes failure
Clarke determined to make India tour
Corporal Silva the Most Outstanding SLAF Sportsman for 2008
Is the education system catering to our job market?
Obtain a world class Engineering degree from SAITM
Apply for the October and February intakes in UK through 3WGE
Postgraduate study at Staffordshire University: An opportunity to create your own future
LIFT celebrates a decade in the Fashion Industry
Live for Design?
The other end of the stick
Continuous Blissfulness
New Processing Arrangements for Skilled Migration Visas
International Scholar helps establish Malaysia as a highly sought after education destination
MATRIX, the place for ICT Education in Sri Lanka
Edlocate assists bright students with scholarships in Australian universities
High tech training at TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute
Study in Perth, Western Australia….
Less talk more work
Congratulations to our world prize winners
ICASL conducts career guidance seminar in Jaffna
Gampola Zahira College excels at CIMA Spellmaster Season 2
OKI International School -Annual Awards Day

Hi-tech teacher at their little fingertips
Horror show scenes of verminous shanty towns -- Letter to the editor
Pensioners weary of waiting for government to act -- Letter to the editor
True patriots within and outside the country -- Appreciation
Her meritorious deeds live on -- Appreciation
Guiding light and role model for a generation of girls and women -- Appreciation
Your golden, healing hands touched thousands -- Appreciation
Where help is home delivered
Beware of the ‘alligator’!
Sermon to demons atop historic rock
IFS: Bringing science closer to the people
A journey of togetherness
The many layers of a book
Ask the US Consul
Value the child’s life, not what he/she can be
Remembering a brave spirit
A guide and teacher in the study, practice and dissemination of the Dhamma
Lankan Psychologist nominated for Grawemeyer Award for 5th time
Where it all began
Platters: The members may change, but the music goes on!
A model’s world unfolds
Other Magazine Articles
  Eye to eye encounter
  Opera’s coolest soprano
  Bring out the photographer in you!
  Virtusa’s virtuoso display
Mirror Magazine Articles
  Ballerina girl
  A new breed of sport
  Chimes in the hills
  Vivacious variety
  An evening of vocal harmony
  Competition with a twist
  Avid sportsmen turned papare entrepreneurs
  Protect yourself from social networks
TV Times Articles
  ‘THE LEGENDS OF SRI LANKAN KAFFIRINYA’ Replaces ‘Five Star Explosion’
  YMCA Sing – along at Ranmal
  An Unique Entertainer - Support him while he is alive
  Ranjanee heads Netpac jury
  Great literature at American Center
  ‘Siyatha TV’ turns a new page
  Harry Potter returns
  Funday Times
The Bouwwa Show 2009
The ruin of the Malabar Army
A smile -- A Poem for the week
The News Team struggles
Endangered Animals of Sri Lanka
The World's Deadliest Lizard!
Kids World
Eco Art Competition in Kandy in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka
© Copyright 2009 | Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.Colombo. Sri Lanka. All Rights Reserved.| Site best viewed in IE ver 6.0 @ 1024 x 768 resolution