Hail, farewell the Chief
In what turned out to be his last salute before his bombshell letter of retirement, Chief of Defence Staff General Fonseka greets the visiting Burmese leader Gen. Than Shwe and President Rajapaksa at the BIA on Thursday. On his left is former Navy Chief and Highways Ministry Secretary Wasantha Karannagoda
Art connections
The treasure trove of distinctive art and architecture that is the Sri Lankan aesthetic heritage is yet to be unearthed and brought to the eyes of the world. This is the view of some Indian artists who were in Sri Lanka for a six-day workshop titled ‘ArtEast’ held at Vil Uyana recently to promote art between the two countries.
‘Wait and See’ policy by top investment fund
A globally recognised investor in emerging markets, during a visit to Sri Lanka this week, said the fund was positive on investing in the equities market here but first would ‘wait and see’ till elections are over, before firm decisions are made.
Obama pledges greater US engagement in Asia

U.S. President Barack Obama pledged on Saturday to deepen dialogue with China rather than seek to contain the rising power, as he laid out a vision for greater engagement with a vibrant Asia-Pacific region.

Amazing America 2009: A huge boost for Sri Lankan education

Amazing America 2009 brought together 17 US universities to create an event that educated and informed the Sri Lankan students, parents and other institutes about the American education system, entrance opportunities, visas, scholarship programmes, student life and much more.

Pallekelle to be christened with U19 tri-nation
Though the entire infrastructure work is still to be completed, Sri Lanka Cricket will host an International triangular at the Pallekelle Cricket Stadium end November.
JVP will invite Fonseka to be presidential candidate
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will formally invite Gen. Sarath Fonseka to contest the upcoming Presidential Election.
Full-scale strike after thuggery at CPC
The go-slow campaign of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) workers has turned into a strike after supporters of a UPFA politician provoked two incidents outside the Kolonnawa fuel distribution centre on Friday and yesterday, trade union leaders said.
Other News Articles
Mahanayake: Presidential system not suitable
Parippu drop at breakfast
Retire now if you like: President to CDS
India pushes for political solution
Gen. Fonseka’s b-i-l transferred
Hosting a military dictator
Myanmar's Head of State, Head of Government and Supreme Ruler, General Than Shwe is in Sri Lanka right now. He is here on one of his rare appearances abroad, to commemorate the 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Fonseka advances to political frontline-Political columns
Chief of Defence Staff General Sarath Fonseka, pointing to his uniform, told his weekly conference with armed forces commanders, senior military and intelligence officials, "when I remove this, nobody should worry. I will say what I want. However, he was quick to add, "As long as I wear this uniform, I will remain loyal to the Government."
External shocks and economic responses
The Economic Analysis
The Sri Lankan economy being a trade dependent one will always be subject to the vicissitudes of the international economy. External shocks are therefore inevitable. When international prices are extremely unfavourable to our exports and imports or to either exports or imports the economy receives a setback. These external shocks are inevitable when an economy is highly dependent on trade as the case with Sri Lankan economy.
Henry the uncrowned king
Azdak in Unuwataye Kathawa. Piyal in Gamperaliya. Sudu Seeya in Doo Daruwo. These three charact ers symbolise the sea of talent that versatile actor Henry Jayasena possessed in the three visual media — the theatre, cinema and television. The curtain call has come. Henry is no more.
The ‘Beauty’ of Kotte dies
Veediya Bandara's eyes turned red with rage. Samudradevi was trembling in the face of death. A moment passed. All of a sudden, Veediya Bandara jumped on Samudradevi and held her by her neck. She howled in fear. But the hard heart of the prince was not moved at all. For a couple of minutes, Devi struggled and tried to escape death.
Dengue: The danger signals
A tiny bite, sometimes even without the knowledge of the victim, and 2-7 days later the child is down with dreaded dengue.
JVP will invite Fonseka to be presidential candidate
Full-scale strike after thuggery at CPC
Mahanayake: Presidential system not suitable
Parippu drop at breakfast
Retire now if you like: President to CDS
India pushes for political solution
Gen. Fonseka’s b-i-l transferred
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Country is keeping targets in sight, says IMF
Manu Gunasena’s novel listed for world’s richest book award
Price reductions but little relief to consumers
Getting used to feeling free
Foreign VIPs to attend SLFP convention
Sampanthan slams resettlement ‘sham’
Vavuniya beset with problems
UN top official asks govt. to speed up demining
Muslim Peace Secretariat says baseless story, but ST stands by its version -- Right of reply
Former Navy Commander passes away
Myanmar and Sri Lanka to jointly promote Buddhism
Indian caught with contraband
Maritime protection a global necessity, says Navy Chief
CEPA: Indo-Lanka economic pact a win-win situation for both
Public right to information vital for transparency: CJ
US Ambassador declares open schools rebuilt by USAID
Political Column
Fonseka advances to political frontline
5th Column
Oh, you take the high road; I’ll take the low
The Economic Analysis
External shocks and economic responses
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
Degenerative duplicity and a government's response
Obama pledges greater US engagement in Asia
Hindutva Taliban undermining India's pluralism
Asia-Pacific leaders warn of mounting protectionism
9/11 suspects face angry reception in New York
S.Korea keeps military on alert over N. Korean threat
Thai fugitive Thaksin departs Cambodia: officials
British military ship watched pirates seize Britons: ministry
US lawmaker gets 13 years in prison for cold cash conviction
  Financial Times
‘Wait and See’ policy by top investment fund
Harry J still controls HNB
CPC losses could surpass earlier estimates in hedging case
Central Bank finalizes repayment to small GK depositors
Apollo Hospital to change to Lanka Hospitals
Crisis at SLIC board settled by PBJ
150 foreigners, 60,000 locals invest in Treasury bonds
Comment - Business, investment uncertainty lingers on
JVP hartals, bullock carts, floods in the city and the once-green Colombo city
Sri Lankans planning to visit Austria in a tizzy
Ceylon Investment shows 2Q10 profit
Sri Lankan hotels given World Travel Awards
Letter - Need for Probe Commission on Ceylinco, failed finance companies
Letter - Senior citizens struggle with new interest rates
New programme to ensure investments benefit the community
Demand for air travel in another 1-2 years-Emirates Chief
Vidullanka reports impressive 1H profits
Interest rates in government securities market ease further
Christmas at ODEL
AAT Incorporation caught up in parliament prorogation
Oman Air in Sri Lankan skies
Sri Lanka’s broadband shows over advertising and under delivery
Telcos see declining profitability
Rating agency downgrades financial strength of Seylan Bank
Dankotuwa Porcelain posts loss in 3Q09
Rs.1 bln worth of illegal cigarettes confiscated
Moratuwa University's 'InnoMech 2009' hopes to inspire inventors
SLPA ports losing ground to SAGT
Japanese investors urged to make use of Indian market through Sri Lanka
Dialog improves performance in third quarter of 2009
Brandix to dazzle Design Festival with breath-taking fashion show
Standard Chartered appoints new Sri Lanka CEO
Road Map mooted to retain GSP+ concessions
Letter - Share market – incentive to gamble
Insurance brokers group appoints a new council
Sri Lanka Tourism launches international campaign
Letter - Kerala wants Sri Lankan coconut pluckers
Nokia recalls phone chargers due to electric shock fears
Financial Mentoring Service to mid-sized firms from Accounting Options
Profits soar at First Capital in first half of ’09-10
'Feel Negombo 2009' - Negombo's Beach Festival
Environmental Resources Rights Issue triggers loss
Leopard Investment to start after Jan 2010
Memorial lecture on “budget debate in parliament”
For IT industry growth, education barriers must be overcome

Pallekelle to be christened with U19 tri-nation
Dilshan’s fitness is Lanka’s concern
Lankan thoughts on Test cricket
Killing the game for the love of a chair
Wind, Gayle and money over matter
Referral system out of Indo-Lanka series
No terror threats for Lanka
Gold rich Manjula woos for the others
Teachers and coaches to head Lankan athletic drive
Struggling Royal play safe to settle for draw
Zahira Super Sixteen Soccer 7s
Another rain hit week-end for the big league
Ten man Renown too strong for Blue Star
Shashikala spins Marians Ladies to victory
Ranfred Dazel will be in action here
Kingswood are deprived of win
Air Force triumph
Kingswood king, Mahamaya queen
Prabhagaran bags title for second time
Navy clinches Defence Services Football C’ship
Being blind no handicap for Ishan
Sunday Sports Guide
Work-shop on yoga and stress reduction
Amazing America 2009: A huge boost for Sri Lankan education
Be humble - it pays to be simple
Royal gets Wi-Fi enabled computer kiosk from Group of '93
CINEC Maritime Campus : Management School in the heart of Colombo
Institute of Internal Auditors: Creating new pathways to opportunities
Kandy students can visit 3WGE Kandy Branch for overseas education
Visit Aspirations and expose yourself to the world! Study in United Kingdom
International Young Fashion Entrepreneur(IYFE) 2010 Award - shortlist announced
What did you do in the great banking crisis daddy?
Freedom of the Mind - Mistaken Authority
The great discovery of yourself
Rural Voices Unlimited: A Residential Workshop
COLOMBO BUSINESS COLLEGE prestigious and quality UK educational ways
Gateway reaches out to the North and East
Learn English for a business environment
Seminar on Canadian migration
Imperial College 'Nurturing tomorrow's leaders'
  Medi Scene
Dengue: The danger signals
Operation life-saving while awake
Baby blues: It can happen to you
How to beat H1N1
Living with Lupus
Exercise your way out of DIABETES
First lessons: Mother and baby
Antioxidants abound in cereals, popcorn, whole-grain snacks
Let kids sleep late on weekends

Henry the uncrowned king
Cut out the cutouts, posters and banners and do it the Aussie way -- Letter to the editor
Sugar prices should be sweet at all sales outlets -- Letter to the editor
Callous witnesses to slaughter -- Letter to the editor
Fear not the General but process of mixing politics with military -- Letter to the editor
Modest, gentle, wise, kind to all living things – and above all a great teacher -- Appreciation
Lankans in America will greatly miss their bubbly, beloved ‘CEO of SODA’ -- Appreciation
Chorus of loving tributes for a great singing teacher -- Appreciation
Trader who believed in honesty and honour in business and personal life -- Appreciation
A fitting tribute to 'Ti Mahattaya'
Raising voices in a combined musical thank you
Solo strokes by Manoj
Three Lankans long-listed for IMPAC Literary Award
Rhythmic journey with Ravibandu
A cool green walk through the ages
HFC: When the past and the present walked hand in hand
Yo, yippee and the sound of Mother Paul’s Irish laughter
Podi Hamuduruwo : 55 years of service to the Sangha and the people
Lankan wins ‘Pride of HR Profession Award’
Diabetes Walk, today
Bridgetines, old and young, have a Ball
Other Magazine Articles
  Art connections
  Lankan teenagers await New Moon
  Different designs
  Cut above the rest
  magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
  In the name of science
  What is our purpose?
  Harmonious sounds
  Battle of the minds
  Google Dashboard
TV Times Articles
  An unplugged tribute to Clarence
  Wine Buffet at Lakeside
  Vishve Narthana Rekha in Australia
  A show to build a faith
  VOTE for Third Time
  A journey beyond the earth
  Senpathiyo bags Sumathi award
  Vesak with Cinema
  English Patient at American Center
  Funday Times
The ‘Beauty’ of Kotte dies
An educational exhibition
The steadfast sailor -- A Poem for the week
An ocean is born
Kids World
Learn with Gihan: Birds of Sri Lanka -- Number 10
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