Opposition grows
Two new comers to the opposition: Presidential candidate Gen. (retd.) Sarath Fonseka and President’s Counsel Wijedasa Rajapakse, UNP organiser for Maharagama, greet each other at Friday’s dinner of the National Lawyers’ Association at Cinnamon Lakeside. In the centre is UNF Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe. Pic by Gemunu Wellage
Loops and knots loom large
Twist and turns, knots and loops, a burst of colour and a column of bobbins. That’s a sketchy description of what grabs your attention when you lay eyes on some of Marie Gnanaraj’s intricate pieces of art, for this artist works not with paints and a canvas but yarns and a loom.
Shell Gas urges proper regulation
Bashed in the media, Shell Gas this week came out strongly saying their voice was not heard and called for a proper regulatory framework and urged the government to ensure a level playing field in the LPG industry.
Hasina can realise Mujib's unfulfilled dream
That the killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rahman have been brought to book is the biggest compliment to the judiciary of Bangladesh. First the lower court, then the High Court and finally the Supreme Court have pronounced death sentence on 12 retired and dismissed army men.
A team is essentially made up of a group of people that are bonded together to achieve a common purpose: Each member of the team possesses complementary skills that ensure a coordinated effort which helps in effectively reaching its goal.

Lankans do it in grand fashion
The Lankan Lions roared and roared twice at the Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday. When the whistle blew in the match between South Korea and Sri Lanka, even the most ardent of Sri Lankan supporters would not have expected the end result. But showing maturity and confidence, the relative David beat the Korean Goliath by 22 points (two goals and two tries) to 12 (one goal and one try) in the Carlton International Rugby Sevens Tournament.
Pillayan withholds support for President
The Eastern Province’s largest Tamil political party, now with the UPFA Government, said yesterday it would not campaign for President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming Presidential Election. The decision was taken by the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (Tamil People’s Liberation Tigers) headed by Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan on Friday night.
Commonwealth venue: Govt. launches counteroffensive
Three leading Commonwealth nations – Britain, Canada and New Zealand -- are spearheading a move to deny Colombo the privilege of hosting the next summit. They have raised strong objections on the grounds that civilians were affected during the final stages of the military campaign against Tiger guerrillas.
Other News Articles
TNA looking at options
5 candidates in the fray
Buttala crash: High-level probe on what went wrong
A/H1N1: With upcoming poll, health officials warn of public gatherings
Devolution under 13th Amendment insufficient
Participatory democracy
As predicted by our political editor, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has opted to call for an early Presidential election ahead of scheduled Parliamentary elections.
Enter the political General
-Political Column
What most leaders of the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) did not believe happened this week. Retired General Sarath Chandralal Fonseka, the former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) became the "common candidate" of the country's major opposition parties.
Velu’s heroes day draws zero in a divided country
5th Column
My Dear Velu, I thought I must write to you even though you have been dispatched to the Land of No Return because this is the time you usually deliver your ‘Heroes’ Day’ address to us. And would you believe it, the day has come and gone and hardly anyone has noticed it!
All Aboard!
In the pre-dawn darkness, I move past the ticket checker and look for the platform from which our train, the Yal Devi, will depart. Announcements ring out in Sinhala, Tamil, and English through a tiny speaker system which makes all the languages sound the same. A male voice drones out the never-ending list of stations.
The heir to the throne of Kotte
Veediya Bandara was quick to organize his army. He joined the Portuguese forces and attacked the Sitawaka army, mercilessly. King Mayadunne had to bear a great loss as a result of this war, as he was badly defeated.
Pillayan withholds support for President
Commonwealth venue: Govt. launches counteroffensive
TNA looking at options
5 candidates in the fray
Buttala crash: High-level probe on what went wrong
Crashlanding in the East
Under the bridge Lankans facing health problems
Obeysekera case: AG appeals against acquittal of accused
General Fonseka demands enhanced security in fundamental rights petition
Education Ministry officials express displeasure at school closure
School re-opening requires clearance says CP Governor
Indian Media Minister promotes Lankan-style self regulation
A/H1N1: With upcoming poll, health officials warn of public gatherings
There’s a groundswell of opinion in favour of change: Hakeem
Devolution under 13th Amendment insufficient
Support for Palestine group affirms right to freedom
OMI golden jubilee to be celebrated in Kandy
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Little change in essential food prices despite tax cuts
IDPs free to leave camp from Tuesday
Mother of all presidential battles
Gearing up for the election
Sifting boat people evidence for LTTE links
Lawyers want 17th Amendment implemented
Sinhala one of the world’s most creative scripts
Political Column
Enter the political General
5th Column
Velu’s heroes day draws zero in a divided country
The Economic Analysis
Reducing the fiscal deficit essential for economic growth
Not Issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Degenerative duplicity and a government's response - part (III)
Hasina can realise Mujib's unfulfilled dream
Hopes rise for climate talks as rich countries up the ante
Thirty nine dead, 87 hurt in Russia train crash: reports
British diplomat says Iraq invasion of ‘questionable legitimacy’
Cadaver hunt in Philippines massacre ends: police
Iran condemned by UN nuclear watchdog
Stoning the devil, animal sacrifice mark hajj's 3rd day
Swine flu kills Pakistani hajj pilgrim
At least 10 killed in Bangladesh ferry accident
Gatecrashers met Obama, Secret Service 'embarrassed'
Robbie Williams causes wedding stir Down Under
Chavez says Carlos The Jackal was 'revolutionary soldier'
  Business Times
Shell Gas urges proper regulation
Nisol directors taken to court by Sampath Bank
First lender, now trader
Some Jetwing hotels to go ‘public’
Raj sheds Galleon's local investments
Land clearance an issue for BOI projects
United Motors to launch assembly plant
New way to meet the press: By phone
Comment - Tourism: Frying pan to the fire
Assessing the ICTA
Gen. Fonseka spells out strategy in achieving ‘Mission Impossible’
Higher education for the 21st Century Project
Plantation sector neglected by investors
SLIC case petitioner says auditors should return fees
Space Agency Act coming soon
GSK, Dialog, MAS support “Light to Life”
Tourism about values, not numbers
IMF in Sri Lanka: Playing politics or Good Samaritan?
TRC Act to be amended
SLFI convention on Tuesday
Toilet paper takes centre stage at laxative launch
Singapore Passenger Cruise Terminal
Regional telecom regulators discuss regional issues, seek consensus
Comment - Share Market – Incentive to gamble
HNB wins top annual report award
South Asian economics undergraduates meet in Dhaka
Producers and food processors meet next year
UN–HABITAT invites micro finance agencies to upgrade under-served settlements
Citi awarded Dialog Telekom cash management mandate
Cyber Concepts awarded ISO 9001: 2008 Certification
‘Intense’ e-Asia promotion for Kandy, Kurunegala and Galle

Lankans do it in grand fashion
Lankans have not given up as yet
Running down the wrong lane
Killing the golden goose
The Murali files
Out-of-form Murali worries Sri Lanka
Gambhir's absence may hit India hard
Bloomfield in bloom with Chamara ton
U19 tri-series will incur huge losses
New Zealand clinch thrilling victory
PCB spent millions to get Yousuf back in team
Dazzling de Villiers sinks England
Australia roll wilting Windies at Gabba
Aney Is It True ?
Air Force musclemen off to a flying start
Football can’t survive on ‘Mudalali Clubs’ - Manilal
Sunday Sports Guide
Warne fears extinction of Test cricket
Nadal aims to recharge in time for Davis Cup final
Shelly at 84 is a man for all seasons
Shehan a great asset to Navy rugby
Havies gear for action after AGM on Dec 14
Sky is the limit for Airwoman Prasadika- Readers forum
Australian PM canvasses FIFA support
Tiger Woods suffers facial cuts in car crash
Powell won't face further discipline for skipping camp
Referral system lacks appeal
CIMA Operational and Management Levels at Imperial College
Miracle Hands - Nugegoda Pre-school, Day Care and Activity Centre
The first comprehensive Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) School in Sri Lanka opens in Colombo
At the centre of life…
Freedom of the Mind - Enormous Power
New era of international exchanges between Sri Lankan and American Geographers
Changes to Australian Migration Process from January 2010 Australian Skills Assessment process changes from Jan. 1, 2010
First ever Fashion Design Degree in Sri Lanka holds its 5th Gala Fashion Show
Puttalam and Kurunegala gets into spelling
MATRIX for BCS and BIT in Sri Lanka
D. S. Senanayake College launches ‘Carbon Neutral Project’
Spectacular scrum down by American College of Higher Education
Asian Alliance Insurance Debaters' Council Schools League 200
The IT revolution is our last chance of development says Dr. Ruwan Weerasinghe
Singapore Informatics launches Certified Ethical Hacker V.6 [CEH] Certification Training
QIBT - Queensland'sleading pathway provider
Dreams of a Degree alive @ ICBT Campus
Empower your child for life with the British Early Learning School!
People's Food Sovereignty Forum: A big boost for Lankan youth
IIHS, Welisara -Your Key to IELTS Success
Hospitality Management leading to Degree
52 CIM members awarded Chartered Marketer status
Meet international designers at Chic!
Cultural diversity adds colour to learning experience at Swinburne Sarawak
Londontec City Campus: The socially committed campus
Achievers: The embodiment of diversity & strength

All Aboard!
Continuity of nation’s leadership is the prime factor in the Presidential debate -- Letter to the editor
Unduwap Full Moon beams -- Letter to the editor
Sore eyes epidemic sweeping the country -- Letter to the editor
So what happens to the Speaker? -- Letter to the editor
The wellbeing of the estate workers was Thaaththi’s priority -- Appreciation
A credit to the bank he served, pillar of the Methodist Church and exemplary citizen -- Appreciation
Portrait of a gentleman who was also a wonderful father -- Appreciation
With faith in his heart
Road to Copenhagen to seal the deal
A tribute to Sir
Muller’s latest bellyfull
A rare voice of integrity tells many a police tale
Don’t miss this seasonal stress-buster
Perugia to Patna on a plate
Soaking in the wellness heritage of ancient India
Don’t miss the New Year Eve Dollar Party
Hajj: Sacred places and the power of invocation
Canvas of freedom
Weaving display of Goethe’s theory of colour
People and events
KT brown: The latest hip store in town
A chance to realize their entrepreneurial dreams
Other Magazine Articles
  Loops and knots loom large
  Grab a healthy
  On a book trail with a publisher
  Enchanting evening of seasonal music with SOSL
  magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
  Being positive
  Breaking the curse
  Capturing the nostalgia of Christmas
  Taylor Swift triumphs over Michael Jackson
  The Apache
TV Times Articles
  Brandy and Belle add colour to Aquarius at the ‘Blue’
  First ever underwater theme party at Palm Beach
  Rockin’ around the Christmas tree
  Family get- together of SSC, Kandy
  Colombo Theatre for young
  ‘The miracle of Christmas’
  Learn TV to a ssist O’ Level
  ‘2012’: a doomsday forecast
  ‘Rockalution’ from  Whirlwind
  Cathay and Star Cruises special promo for Lankan travellers
  Funday Times
The heir to the throne of Kotte
Underwater Mysteries
My country -- A Poem for the week
4th Matara 'A' Company wins the Jenny Calverley Award !
Kids World
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