Hundreds of people who have not received polling cards visit the Elections Department at Rajagiriya to check whether their names have been included in the 2008 voting register so that they can go to the polling booth and vote. Pic by M.A Puhpa Kumara.
Police warn of moves to rig presidential poll
Police warned yesterday there was an organized attempt to rig Tuesday’s Presidential poll as prelates of four leading Buddhist sects appealed jointly to stop misuse of state property and “character assassinations.”
Big military deal with Russia
Sri Lanka is seeking a credit line of US$ 300 million from Russia to buy military and landmine clearing equipment, military transport helicopters, arms and ammunition and other weaponry.
I’m no De Gaulle, Eisenhower, Hitler or Idi Amin, I am myself -- Interview with General (Retd.) Sarath Fonseka
One million poll cards not delivered
State TV shuts out employees
Election monitors focus on North and East
No National Identity Cards for 1 million voters
Take your pick at GLF
“We’re holding our breath and ready to shift into gear,” says Sunila Galappatti, Festival Director of the 2010 Galle Literary Festival. “From the arrivals through to the movement of our goods to Galle, and on to the beginning of the festival, this is that stage of just charting the schedule of where everyone’s going to be.”
Wage hike only through Wages Board
The proposed private sector wage increase will not be an ad hoc increase, but will be implemented through the tripartite Wages Board mechanism, the Minister of Labour says after the private sector complained about the arbitrary hike.
Making a beeline to Modi
I cannot figure out why actor Amitabh Bachchan and the top industrialists are bent upon giving credibility to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi when the Supreme Court of India is doing its best for the exposure of his misdeeds.
Feng Shui luck at home
The secrets of Feng Shui were closely guarded among emperors and the powerful elite of ancient China, its birthplace, close to 3000 years ago. They attributed much of their success to this art of Feng Shui and kept its knowledge from the common man.

We must improve in ICT while preserving cultural and spiritual values:
We should enter the world of science and technology and at the same time preserve our cherished cultural values, so said President Mahinda Rajapaksa while participating at the National Nenasala Convention 2010 held at Temple Trees recently (8).

Lanka at crossroads, looks for statesman
The country goes to the polls on Tuesday to choose its President for the next six years. It is these elections that make the 'King' and the wannabes have been crisscrossing the country soliciting the people's vote. Elections are, probably next only to death, the great equalizer. Whether a man or woman has a million rupees or nary a cent, however high or low in the social hierarchy; whether employed or not, he or she has one vote.

Country faces moment of truth
-Political Column

For a nation reputed in Asia for its independent electoral process, give or take a few omissions or commissions, the news was more than disconcerting. "I will resign my post after the polls," Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayake told representatives of candidates contesting Tuesday's Presidential Election.

Agriculture neglected despite vital rural vote
- The Economic Analysis

On the eve of the elections, the centre of attention is on who should or would be elected. Political concerns are foremost in the minds of readers, even though how the economy is to be managed is admittedly an important consideration.
Where she comes from
Michelle de Kretser was eight years old when her mother saw a ghost. It’s a story she tells with great relish, conjuring up for you a dry day in Jaffna and a family of six staying in King’s House.
King Vickramabahu’s aim
The Portuguese leaders informed King Buwanekabahu of the request made by the clergy. The king ignored the matter.

Depoliticisation of sports is the need of the hour
Sport is a part of an essential activity that comes in the routine of many given humans in various disciplines. Though it does not come within the realms of balancing your family life, it is still a part of an essential ingredient to your physical and mental wellbeing. Many a war activity of the past comes in to the modern sports curricula in the form of archery and fencing, martial arts and wrestling.
Police warn of moves to rig presidential poll
One million poll cards not delivered
State TV shuts out employees
No National Identity Cards for 1 million voters
Big military deal with Russia
Vakarai now coming back to normal
Pastor files petition against demolition of house
400 airmen get their wings
Hopes ride high among first-time voters
Saree import racket: Suspects fined heavily, one flees country
Talk at the cafe spectator
Two Lankan Tamils get 26 and 14 year jail terms in US
Seize opportunity to rid country of hate and corruption, says CBK
859 complaints and few breakthroughs
Some ID must be produced at polling booth
Voter enthusiasm high in Jaffna: North set for terror-free poll
I will now begin battle against corruption: MR
Govt. resorting to desperate moves to win election: SF
Increase in electoral register - 2005/2008
Maha Sangha desires a peaceful poll
How to vote in presidential election 2010
Post delayed poll denied
I’m no De Gaulle, Eisenhower, Hitler or Idi Amin, I am myself -- Interview with General (Retd.) Sarath Fonseka
I am confident of winning with a comfortable majority
Business booms in Jaffna as southern traders move in
Election monitors focus on North and East
The UN to the Rescue on Climate Change
Top Oscar goes to polls chief
‘Commissions for human rights violations have failed’
This incident, another manifestation of personal vendetta against me: Tiran
Anamaduwa killing could have been avoided, residents say
Transparency appeals for a peaceful election
No secret pact with anyone, says TNA’s Sampanthan
Political Column
Country faces moment of truth
5th Column
They’re strangers together and we’re confused forever
The Economic Analysis
Agriculture neglected despite vital rural vote
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Winning the war cannot be enough any more
Obama's first year: A cool head for the hottest issues
Making a beeline to Modi
Haitian girls face increased vulnerability after quake
Britain raises terror threat level: minister
Woman, 84, rescued from Haiti rubble: Family, medics
Populist Obama vows never to quit the fight
Nepal's Maoists call off strike: Report
Brazilian 'needle boy' leaves hospital
Irish bishops welcome child abuse summit
  Business Times
Wage hike only through Wages Board
Largest ever cement silo project underway
Pelwatte Dairy to go public in early Feb
President promises 1st World from 3rd World: Fonseka wants to end corruption
Regulators concerned about MTD Walkers' share price hike
Lankem Group now controls CW Mackie
Horana Plantations into hydro power, bungalow tourism
In or out after January 26?
Comment - Calls for a peaceful poll
Role of citizens in challenging corruption
Is overseas higher education still worth the investment?
On unethical, and possibly unlawful, election propaganda by ICTA
Oman Air offers full mobile phone, wi-fi connectivity aboard new Airbus A330s
Unclaimed money in bank accounts, owned by northerners can be reclaimed - Central Bank
Who should be the next President of Sri Lanka?
Rajapaksa, Fonseka promises could result in ballooning budget deficit
Rice imports due to climate change - Sarath Amunugama
Hopes of a new generation: Providing 50,000 new university places
A humble request and an invitation to the future President
Depositors dispute Ceylinco Shriram repayment plan
Elections will not impact market activity
John Keells Hotels offers rights issue to fund new projects
Thilan Wijesinghe takes over as Group Managing Director at Overseas Realty
Money markets to remain stable
Elections monitor says declare day after polls - Jan 27 – a holiday
Virtusa brand roll-out aimed at projecting its world-class service
Leo Burnett South Asia praised Colombo official on achievements
Silvermill, the new concept of nutrition in a pack
Allied Trading to service Snorkel products
Gem export earnings reach Rs.45 billion
Credit to private sector increasing, says CB
Private sector HR better than public sector - HRP President
Financial maths as important as accountancy and management
Is 'digital' really possible?
Depoliticisation of sports is the need of the hour
Back on the road again
A foxy ball to play
Teenagers to the fore
Defending champs India knocked out
Afghanistan flay Ireland attack
Antonians crash land at Moratuwa
Aney Is It True ?
HNB by 21 runs
SAF tour party may exceed 500
Sri Lanka ‘A’ top Canada easily
Pakistan offers S. Africa match at neutral venue
Armstrong vows no 'goofing off' after Tour
Trinity bite the Asgiriya dust
Federer and Serena move up a gear
The main award winners of the Ananda College
Hauritz defies doubts to turn his career around
Nordic coach surprised with Lankan shuttle talent
Promising prospects for skeet shooting
The right tools
Javed wants Akmals sacked
Clarke set to play in Sydney, says skipper
India eye 2-0 series win over Bangladesh
Federer almost went down under
Butt to take IPL issue to the ICC
Tall order for SAF Hockey contingent
Ryder ruled out for Black Caps
Gebrselassie wins Dubai Marathon - but no record
High-tech athletics the thing of the future
Under 14 cricket award for Kalindu
Sharmal Tennis Champion in Sarawak
Army delivered the knock out punch
Get hockey coaches from Australia or Europe: Razeen
Sunday sports guide
Feng Shui luck at home
Planning for success and American Education at ANC
The knowledge factory
Spellmaster shines spotlight on North Western and North Central Provinces
Habit 3 – Put First Things First
After O/Ls want to be different from others?
Now is the time to take risks: Don't settle for the safe route
IIHE: University of Wales - For quality higher education in Sri Lanka, since 1996
CIMA Certificate Level: Passport to global employment
Why choose Alethea?
Making Crime Pay: An evening with Ian Rankin
  IT Info
We must improve in ICT while preserving cultural and spiritual values:
Sri Lanka to chair UN-APCICT - ESCAP Centre on ICT for Development
FITIS to organize Tech Forum 2010 on Cloud Computing
Getting vehicle revenue licence online is a dream come true: Lalith Weeratunga
Where she comes from
Return to Jaffna, to see the Ring of Fire
A couple of questions before I vote for you -- Letter to the editor
Soysapura and those infernal disturbers of the peace -- Letter to the editor
To two great war heroes -- Letter to the editor
Those companionable bulbuls -- Letter to the editor
A tribute from a surgeon -- Appreciation
Sportsman, loyal friend and the best of brothers -- Appreciation
Snapshot of a gentleman photographer -- Appreciation
You wrote with a heart so pure, -- Appreciation
‘Guinea pigs’ also have rights
A time to be hungry
Green Guards at the Port
Make your own stories, says this artist
The British Council Colombo is a grand lady of sixty
BLAFT: Taking off on transgression
Stories waiting and aching to be told
The sharing individualist
Jetwing Hotels gives GLF a paddyfield spread
ERC of Colombo Medical Faculty gets SIDCER recognition
Saddle up! It’s time for Country Roads
Celebrating unique man through diversity
Colombo Fashion Week 2010 to break new ground
Visakhians do their bit for the school
Other Magazine Articles
  Take your pick at GLF
CRICKET AND WRITING: Two playing fields
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
  Voting: A younger perspective
  Hoard of memories
  CHROME 3.0: Shaking the browser market
TV Times Articles
  ‘Centigradz’ opens its second innings
  ‘Survivorman’ in Lanka
  New Year bash at OTSC
  Rocking good time at ‘HARD ROCK’ in Unawatuna
  Ronald heads EAP Hotels
  Jetwing LOVE Stories’
  ‘Uththara’ unravels a secret past of a politician
  Idiots break Bollywood box office records
  Lovers and train to Wonderland
  Skinflint husband in a generous act
  ‘Crime and Punishment’ at Russian Centre
  Funday Times
King Vickramabahu’s aim
Galle Literary Festival Children's Programme
Shade selection -- A Poem for the week
Haiti -- Geography
Kids World
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