Memories of the situation then and now
President Mahinda Rajapaksa looks at a picture of himself and the then President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga at an SLFP convention held amidst the campaign for the November 2005 presidential election. This scene was captured at an exhibition by presidential photographer Sudath Silva at the National Art Gallery on Friday. Pic by Gemunu Wellage
Getting to read the best
After five novels and one work of non-fiction, Louise Doughty has it all down to routine. Chocolate, coffee and long walks are the most reliable of muses, but the U.K based author is exacting:
International funds look at Sri Lanka
Several international funds are seeking investment advisory services specifically for Sri Lanka where risks are now very much in line with quantifiable risks of other emerging markets.
Future of Palestine after Abbas?

A political leader's decision not to seek re-election usually triggers fervent discussion about potential heirs. Yet, President Mahmoud Abbas's withdrawal from the presidential election scheduled for January 24, 2010, has produced nothing of the kind in Palestine .....

Australia Awards initiative to build a new generation of leadership with strong links to Australia

The Government today announced a new initiative - the Australia Awards - to maximise the benefit to Australia of its extensive scholarship programmes, and to support enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours.

How much did the cricket bag cost?
Was there an underhand deal that also went along with SLC’s much-publicized project of Schools Cricket Material Distribution which was pioneered by the present Chairman D.S. de Silva?
One million more voters for Presidential poll
More than 14 million Sri Lankans will be eligible to vote at the upcoming Presidential Election — an increase of more than a million voters since the last poll in November 2005, according to officials at the Department of Elections.
Health officials rush to the hills
A controversy over the closure of all schools in the Central Province to curb the spread of the H1N1 virus will be resolved after a Health Ministry team visits the province tomorrow, it was decided yesterday.
Other News Articles
Freedom for IDPs but criticism and confusion
Lanka editor in trouble again
Fears that EU monitors may not be allowed at upcoming elections
Slaves of the modern age: Migrant workers bought and sold for a song
Ranil shows the way in a little booklet
Don't say no to the people's right to know
Chief Justice Asoka de Silva has come forward, refreshingly, supporting the need for a Right to Information Law in Sri Lanka.
Ready for big battle: Rajapaksa vs. Fonseka- Political columns
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is set to sign a proclamation tomorrow evening declaring a Presidential Election. Nominations are to be called within two weeks after tomorrow, possibly on December 9 or 10. After six weeks of campaigning, the polls are now likely on January 23.
Reducing the fiscal deficit essential for economic growth - The Economic Analysis
The essential prerequisite for economic stabilization and growth is fiscal discipline that brings down the fiscal deficit consolidation. This has been stressed ever so often in this column, accepted by the government, the Central Bank, the Institute of Policy Studies and the International agencies assisting Sri Lanka.
Suranga’s road to Kamala
Trailing a shimmering shawl and dressed to kill, Suranga Ranawaka is a picture of glamour, something that is only emphasised by her surroundings ......
He has been writing for five decades
Gunadasa Amarasekera, the outstanding figure in Sri Lankan literature after the great Martin Wickramasinghe, completed his 80th year on November 12.
One million more voters for Presidential poll
Health officials rush to the hills
Freedom for IDPs but criticism and confusion
Lanka editor in trouble again
Freedom Party
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Bogus operators take jobless youth for a ride
No arrest yet in beheading incident
Insurance co. sues SLC: Case on Feb. 10
Roar of protest over facelift plan for Dehiwala Zoo
Fears that EU monitors may not be allowed at upcoming elections
Gang attacks Ravi’s felicitation ceremony
New SLS Standard for disabled-friendly buildings
Money down the drain in lagoon project
Leak in bund causes concern to farmers
Cop takes law into his hands
Baby elephant abduction: Vet. granted bail
Detection of lorry-load of dhal reveals pilfering racket from IDP stores?
Tamil parties search for common policy and platform in Swiss capital
Ranil shows the way in a little booklet
Slaves of the modern age: Migrant workers bought and sold for a song
Shyamal’s family hires private investigators to probe death
Saving Planet Earth – practical training for our future leaders
Unions threaten stronger action next time around
Uncertain weather over next couple of weeks
Villagers pray for a community hall
N’ Eliya road a ‘mess’
Political Column
Ready for big battle: Rajapaksa vs. Fonseka
5th Column
Be not too green to know what’s in store
The Economic Analysis
Reducing the fiscal deficit essential for economic growth
Row over sittings: Govt. stands its ground
Focus on Rights
Degenerative duplicity and a government's response - part (ii)
Future of Palestine after Abbas?
Obama’s Afghan decision to come after Thanksgiving
Fort Hood shooter faces bedside hearing
Peruvian gang butchered humans for over decades
Policeman swept away in floods
31 dead, 82 trapped after China mine blast: state media
Cuba offers free penis implants
Tearful Oprah announces end to iconic talk show
CERN atom-smasher restarts after 14-month hiatus: Official
Jackson doctor waited over an hour before 911 call: Warrant
  Financial Times
International funds look at Sri Lanka
ADB, FMO, IFC may invest in Leopard Sri Lanka
Finance Cos. expect better times after banks cut rates
FTA with Singapore 'good' for both
GK Credit Card Holders asked to pay dues
SLIC investment in DCSL is 'time bound'
Hettiarachchi, 4th Hayleys director to quit
Comment - Business Times re-born
Raj Rajaratnam’s case brings insider dealings to the forefront
The graduate unemployment problem
Long term Japanese investment needed
World Bank agreement for accountants to be trained in CIMA qualification
Rs 1000 commemorative note to mark peace from Central Bank
Microfinance sector lacks regulation and governance
RAM Ratings for Lankaputhra Development Bank
Website launched for Muslim travellers
Sri Lankans receive less value for money in broadband quality- study
BattMobile takes to the Sri Lankan streets
Renuka to reduce debt, invest more from IPO funds
ICASL to host South Asian Regional Standard-Setters Meeting
UNGC Local Network Sri Lanka wins the Best Asia-Pacific Network Award 2009
Sri Lanka must not go the African route on Economic Development
SEC to host investor forum in Singapore
General Sarath Fonseka to speak on ‘Can Do’ approach for success
Sri Lankan expats urged to help motherland
Lanka Hospitals to save Rs 36 mln from name change
Three Acre Farms incur losses from high production costs
Benefits for AAC members
Company results
Real estate and property sector recovery seen
Austrian envoy promises to inquire into Sri Lankan visa issue
Regional Regulators’ Conference to discuss single IDD rate
ST Business Club members session on Thursday
Rajaratnam in talks with U.S. for at least another 30 days
CB uses forex SWAPs to mop up excess rupee liquidity
Eliminating Financial Card Fraud: Why banks must implement ‘in-house’ card issuance
Serious loss of capital at The Finance Company

How much did the cricket bag cost?
Test cricket as a selling tool
Tough task ahead for the Lankans
Tillekeratne Dilshan rushed to hospital with broken nose
Premier Tier ‘A’ final postponed
The way the rugby cookie crumbles
A test match better forgotten
The Sri Lankan trio flies high
Rewarding year for Dulakshi
Ave Maria Convent Negombo Under 15 Throw Ball champs
Ga-Ru Karate programme
PE teachers should encourage kids to play
Kandy cricket wrecked by rain
An innings that would be remembered
Sailors lead in Defence Games
Royal student shoots his way to national championship
Hameed Al Husseini on the toss of a coin
Dialog President’s Gold Cup Volleyball
Australia Awards initiative to build a new generation of leadership with strong links to Australia
Journalism - be the first to know
Southerners spell good at CIMA Spellmaster Season 2
A Montessori school with a difference
Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy - Sri Lankan Campus
Importance of the Personal Mission statement
Freedom of the mind - beyond the cages
Students win top Cambridge awards
University of North Dakota; school for every Lankan
Rotaract Club of University of Peradeniya
Australia welcomes businessmen and investors
Colombo Business College: Prestigious and quality UK educational ways
Lanka Software Foundation wins award at e-Swabhimani
Uncover your potential
Middlesex University introduces new programmes with ICBT campus
QIBT - Queensland's leading pathway provider
Taylor's University College, Malaysia New Lakeside Campus
Metropolitan College - Pioneer in awarding International Qualification and Students Transfer Services
Birmingham City University launches new Faculty
Your life time opportunity for Medicine
A revelation of knowledge over profit
Going beyond an Education Exhibition

Suranga’s road to Kamala
Time now to tackle the language issue -- Letter to the editor
It was a team effort that won the war -- Letter to the editor
Senior citizens need strong civic voice to speak on their behalf -- Letter to the editor
Goodbye Piyal, goodbye Aiya -- Appreciation
Classmates remember tragic loss of a dear friend -- Appreciation
Popular vet saw his practice grow with Nugegoda’s rising fortunes -- Appreciation
‘Chief’ proudly steered hundreds of officers and sailors in the Navy -- Appreciation
Bonsai: Learn the art of small pleasures
A hat, a stick and a statue
On the wrong side of the jazz/funk taste - bud?
Kala Korner
Await IWMS drama finals
Single light
The spirit of an artist and his work
Memoirs of a Dutch Governor and Commandeur of Jaffna
He was many things all rolled into one
B’day tribute to Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith
Spice, all that’s nice and not so nice
Expressive extravaganza
Other Magazine Articles
  Getting to read the best
  Triumph of talent
  How about a leafy look?
  magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
  Fire and passion for comedy
  Metal blast
  Silk sensations
TV Times Articles
  Prime feat from ITN
  Malani does it again
  Sing-a-long with Golden Chimes
  ‘Basterds’ at Majestic
  Media struggle against the State
  ‘Alimankada’ in India
  A Black comedy at AF
  ‘Kurbaan’ at Concord
  ‘Dummalawarama’ in Polonnaruwa
  ‘Dreams’ return to town
  A Reviving Retreat to Ayurveda
  Funday Times
He has been writing for five decades
Chess -- A Poem for the week
Indira Gandhi
Kids World
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