Killing fields of Lanka
A victim of yesterday’s shooting incident by UNF supporters in Puttalam being surrounded by relatives and UPFA activists. A 19-year-old boy died in the incident. Pic by Hiran Priyankara. (See story below). The picture on the right shows the burial of the 68-year-old mother Kusumawathi Kuruppuarachchi, who was shot dead while on her way to a UNF election meeting in the Hambantota district was held on Friday. A large number of security personnel and Police were present while the media were prevented from taking pictures. These photographs of the funeral were taken with a hidden camera.
Frustrated Polls Chief says no more notes to IGP

Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayake has told Police Chief Mahinda Balasuriya that he will not be sending any further communications asking him to ensure that the country’s election laws are upheld because of the continuing failure on the part of the police to do so.

Large-scale disruption of postal voting
Sections of public servants, security personnel and police were deprived of postal voting as their applications to vote did not reach the Elections Office in time, Elections Department officials disclosed raising fears in some quarters that those responsible might attempt to disrupt polling on election day (January 26).
Other News Articles
TNA says released MP forced to back MR
High tension in Puttalam, Matara
Hudson out of SLBC programmes
Colour-wash politics in WP schools
Campaign gets dirty in cyberspace
Tasty treats
If you look in the right places – in between the saree shops, numerous ‘saivar kades’ and pavement vendors advertising their wares raucously – you will find that Colombo is a veritable food haven.
Election violence up; free and fair election uncertain- BT poll
Election violence in the run up to the January 26 presidential poll is rising to proportions never seen before in a similar campaign with few amongst the public expecting a free and fair election.
Haiti says 200,000 may be dead, violence looms
As many as 200,000 people died in the earthquake that devastated Haiti and three-quarters of the capital, Port-au-Prince, will need to be rebuilt, authorities in the Caribbean country said on Friday.
Students of Gateway Graduate School excel at the highest level
Gateway, Sri Lanka's leading educational organization has started to make important strides in tertiary education through its higher education institution, the Gateway Graduate School.

Abans Financial Services records rapid growth in public deposits
The core business of Abans Financial Services Limited (AFSL) is in the areas of Hire Purchase and Finance Leasing and accounts for over 80% of its total lending portfolio.

Depressed? When to seek help
The notion that the sky is falling down and the whole world will collapse around us, mentioned in a childhood fairytale, for some becomes a reality.
People's voice and political vice

The first election-related killing of a humble voter, a mother of five from the deep south, should normally be shocking.


As E-Day nears, both candidates confident
- Political Column

Speeding northwards through the highways of the west coast, veering inland to the central hills and emerging in the deep south ahead of the Presidential polls lay bare an array of new political tides and trends.

For crying out loud - your resolutions melt like butter!
- 5th Column

My Dear Elections Commissioner,
Females who dare to take that leap
Captain Samangi Vidanage of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps made history when she passed out as a paratrooper from the Commando Regiment Training School in Uva Kuda Oya in December 2009 becoming the very first female officer in Sri Lanka to do so.
Over 10,000 polling stations for the voters
Fourteen million voters, who are eligible to vote at the Presidential election, can go to their respective polling booths on Tuesday January 26 and cast their vote. Polling stations will open at 7 in the morning and are kept open till 4 in the afternoon for the voters to cast their ballot.

The jolt - worth its weight in gold
The just concluded Bangladesh tri nation tournament is an important event in the realms of Sri Lanka cricket for more than one reason.
Frustrated Polls Chief says no more notes to IGP
Large-scale disruption of postal voting
TNA says released MP forced to back MR
High tension in Puttalam, Matara
Hudson out of SLBC programmes
Colour-wash politics in WP schools
First to school, then to polls
Political mudbombs in overturned truck
Big match: Village rascals vs. corporate rogues
SMS alert: Norwegian fury
Talk at the cafe Spectator
Sampanthan says TNA stands for undivided Lanka
CPA Chief here to discuss 2012 conference
Bonus interest for senior citizens
Matara mayor to support Fonseka
High-security funeral for polls victim
NFF’s Muzammil to report Ravi K to Bribery Commission
CB stops forex outflow amid political uproar
Crisis in the garment business
How to Vote
Indian Railways makes a beeline for the Lankan tracks
Small time fishermen protest banned practices
Disappointed IDPs taken to other camps
Sugar price shoots up
Basnayake Nilames confirm they had pow-wow on election
Meditate to reduce polls violence
Galle: A treasure trove of wrecked ships
News photographer passes away
Polls violence escalates in build-up to the big day
Highlights of President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s manifesto
Smear campaign won’t work, the masses are with Gen. Fonseka -- Interview with JVP MP Anura Dissanayake
Poll card errors won’t be a problem: Polls official
Campaign gets dirty in cyberspace
The opposition cannot attract the southern voters -- Interview with (SLFP) General Secretary Susil Premajayantha
We have to get together to put house in order -- Interview with United National Front leader Ranil Wickremesinghe
Gaffes galore in political muddle; stars swim in muddy puddle
‘Enabling elections’ for disabled persons
How to get Mrs. Anumaana’s vote
Now’s the time to learn from the past
Political Column
As E-Day nears, both candidates confident
5th Column
For crying out loud - your resolutions melt like butter!
The Economic Analysis
New economics at our elections: Sri Lanka on the verge of prosperity
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Reflecting on the nature of the fight
Haiti says 200,000 may be dead, violence looms
Rethinking poverty reduction: The balanced strategy
Rampage at Fort Hood was 'act of terrorism': US official
Pakistani Taliban release audio of leader denying his death
  Medi Scene
Depressed? When to seek help
Teen years, Look for healthy options
Baby needs to socialize too
Facing an ectopic pregnancy
Know your medicine
Could a bigger bottom boost health?
Giving heed to healing power of oil
  Business Times
Election violence up; free and fair election uncertain- BT poll
Rajapaksa’s New Year SMS smacks of bias towards one candidate-experts
LIOC: No–win situation in fuel price issue
Discussion on economic policies of Rajapaksa, Fonseka
IMF on CB move
Comment - Polls: Fonseka proposes, Rajapaksa disposes
Using intelligence network to combat corruption
Leadership challenges for government organisations, state corporations
Colombo biz community looking for change through Fonseka
Global Campaign “Coca-Cola Open Happiness” unveiled in Sri Lanka
Vanik shareholders urge Rajapaksa, Fonseka to intervene
Tourist Hotels Association sues PCs over taxes
Sri Lanka -The place to be in 2010
Hospital investments by Hemas
World Bank implements Emergency Recovery Project for North
Unethical, and possibly unlawful, election propaganda by ICTA
MTI Corporate Finance to help local companies go public
CRIB and what it stands for
Crocodile donates Rs. 3.6 million worth of wheel chairs
JKH helps disabled soldiers
EFC cautions on further intervention on estate wages
MyCola to expand to fruit drinks market
Orange Sewing Solutions moves to new location
Tigo extends coverage to Sripada
Voting rights urged for migrant workers, other Sri Lankan residents overseas
HSBC appointed Settlement Bank of CDS at Colombo Stock Exchange
Sri Lankan professionals in UK help victims of war
Taking Sri Lanka around the world via Mobitel broadband
Etihad Airways back in Sri Lanka
Elpitiya Plantations' Factories receive ISO 22000
Emirates flies Sri Lankan novelists to Galle Literary Festival
Swedish investor undeterred by war, conflict in Sri Lanka
Colombo Port project on track
Corporate stewardship and board room governance
Foreign fund Janus has 12% stake in JKH
Ceylinco bldg, hotel for depositors
African investors urged to look at Sri Lanka
Safeguarding Metro Kids – The eternal parental challenge
Sri Lanka's largest wind power project in Puttalam soon
SIA continues to be praised across the world
US companies keen on Lankan investments
ICASL marks 50 years with special publication
Top Asian chamber group to hold summit in Colombo
Finance companies still weak but expected to do better in 2010
CEO forum "Entering the Corporate Arena"
PC Pharma helps in awareness on lesser-known medical issues
Hameedia's "Open Market" initiative for differently-abled persons
Brandix 2010 calendar features vessels that graced homes and palaces
The jolt - worth its weight in gold
Lanka looking for extra Test series against India in July
Getting down to the job
Hear no evil, see no evil
Jayasuriya in signing controversy
Second win for Trinity
Winning starts for England, NZ, Australia and Bangladesh
Royal’s sweet sixteen
Serena Williams plays down injury fears
SLC on Jaleel action
BRC rowers off to Chennai
Zaheer Abbas offers to head Pakistan Cricket Board
St. Sylvester’s stalled
Austrian athletes face jail under new doping law
High Performance Centre at the top of the list
Katich helps revive Test win hopes
Sri Lanka Golf Open from tomorrow
Sampath Bank defeat John Keells
Aney Is It True?
T20 cricket takes a bow at SAF Games
Sunday Sports Guide
Remembering the Human Catapult - Appreciation
Zahira swimming pool project is launched
ST web story draws Omar Sheriff to office
SAF Torch to be lit at Adam’s Peak
Chamara burns the track in motor racing
The Afghanistan national cricket team is in Sri Lanka
Struggling Englishmen in trouble after Proteas strike three times
Dhoni to miss first Test because of injury
Freddie opens door for Ashes return
Mahanama defends Harper in referral row
Students of Gateway Graduate School excel at the highest level
Do the Maths
Wycherly International celebrates 25 years of academic excellence
British Degrees at APIIT
ICASL Silver Sponsor for EDEX 2010
AFTER O/Ls Want to be different from others?
Sometimes doing the right thing does not mean that success would happen overnight
Sri Lanka needs qualified eMarketers
CIM is now in Bangladesh
Launch of Northumbria University Bachelor's and Master's Law Programmes in Sri Lanka
Lankan selected to attend World Economic Forum
WinSys Introduces CCVP courses for the first time in Sri Lanka
Rare Fellowship in Maritime Navigation
Inter-school Quiz Contest National Finals
UC's Mitch Leventhal shows American universities how to go global
Modern approach to Management Education: PATHE Academy
Millennium concepts: The right connection
ACTA maintains high standards in Quantity Surveying
After A/Ls Higher National Diplomas @ ICBT Campus: Fastest pathway to a UK Degree!
Spellmaster goes to Uva, Eastern Provinces
Launch of ‘English as a Life Skill’
SLIIT students soar to new heights of academic excellence
D.S. Senanayake College ARUNALU: A model concept
SLIIT expands frontiers through research
Grace Fernandez completes five decades in teaching
CIMA appoints Sri Lankan Governance Board
NBQSA winners bring fame to Lanka at APICTA Awards 2009
IPM to launch two diplomas
July 2010 entry to Australian Educational Institutions - time to start thinking
NDB Bank supports your educational dreams
Fast track your career at ‘ The Achievers’
Achievers' TOPCIMA stands tall
Females who dare to take that leap
Pampering the public servant at the expense of everyone else -- Letter to the editor
Help unite the two main candidates -- Letter to the editor
Hoping for a Chandrika - type pension hike -- Letter to the editor
Thoughts on the Tamil vote and unity of the country -- Letter to the editor
Legal giant and model of patience, humility and dignity -- Appreciation
My friend, director and an excellent rubber estate manager -- Appreciation
Caring, multi-talented brother taught his planter sibling how to grow his career -- Appreciation
Heralding Pongal in time of peace
Formula-ZX to the fore
Welcome soon to Wilpattu
A personal story that’s ‘unputdownable’
A mellower Muller
A young boy’s take on the world around him
Healing power of love and compassion
Sayuri shines in Derana London Star
A new chapel for St. Sebastian’s College
The feeling of staying in a friend’s house
Shanghai: Dazzling look of modern China
Other Magazine Articles
Sarnath says it best graphically
Tasty treats
Orchids for exotic touch
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
A text too far
The best of the Net
Educate Lanka needs your vote
Wycherley marks silver
Guides on health mission in Sri Lanka
What's in store for us?
Books to catch up on
Midnight ramble
So convenient
TV Times Articles
Blue Leopard comes alive with Kings
Jazz delights at Cinnamon Lakeside
‘Arpeggio’ to train dancing students
Great Russian literature on the silver screen
‘Eka Adhipathi’ at Elphinstone
Election at American center
Jealous journalist wed to actress
Maiden Theatre House opens
‘Kekuli’ comes with a debut child cast
Chipmunk rocks the screen
Spicy Floribbean Cuisine at MLH
Write your own love story and win weekend packages
New York Times selects Sri Lanka as a travel hot spot
  Funday Times
Over 10,000 polling stations for the voters
Goodbye, Tai Shan
The lily of the valley -- A Poem for the week
Austria and Prussia (1711-1786) -- World History
2010 International Year of Biodiversity - with Puncha & Panchie
Learn with Gihan: Birds of Sri Lanka -- Number 13
Talented Club Members
Kids World
  Free Hold
Abans Financial Services records rapid growth in public deposits
The Victoria range of Bungalows by Nivasie Developers
Experience the sweetness of life with Fadna Diabe Tea
The student bodies of the SAARCH countries gather in Sri Lanka for the first time
SLAHAB organizes OMC Asia Cup Open 2010
Philips launches the 1st batch of Star Rated CFL's to the market
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