Intra-party rivalry and inter-party rivalry
With the battle for preference votes in the UPFA intensifying, President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a meeting in Nuwara Eliya yesterday is seen trying to settle a dispute between two party rivals.Below: Opposition UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe who yesterday launched his party’s third manifesto especially relating to issues in the north-east is seen at a rally in Vavuniya. Pic by Shantha Ratnayake.
Ban going ahead with Lanka probe

United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon this week contradicted his spokespersons and declared that a panel would be appointed to advise him on accountability issues during the final stages of the separatist war in Sri Lanka in May last year. UN spokesman Martin Nesirky and his assistant Farhan Haq had earlier declared that such a panel would not be named “very soon.”

LTTE political wing is a political party in Britain

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) political wing has been registered as a political party with the Commissioner of Elections in Britain. The party has been registered under the People’s Front of Liberation Tigers with the Tiger emblem on the red flag – the same logo and flag the organization used in Sri Lanka.

Piano diplomat faces FM music
CID to question Anoma today
Tax sleuths go after opposition candidates
State TV guilty of contempt of SC, says Gen. Fonseka
Candidates get a rapping after Kandy booing incident
Misuse of state property rampant: Election monitors
To Horton Plains from Maratenna, Balangoda
Fascinated by the abundance of nature’s splendour we had seen in the Peak Wilderness reservation on our abortive hike, we decided to see it through with the help of an experienced hand- in this case an officer of the Forest Department.
Over a million senior citizens eligible for 20 % bonus interest
Over a million Sri Lankan senior citizens, hurt by the recent interest rates cut by the government, will benefit from a 20 % bonus interest payment on their bank accounts for which a state subsidy of Rs 1.2 billion per annum has been allocated by the Treasury.
Bhagat Singh: Is he merely a memory?
The martyrdom of Bhagat Singh and the Pakistan National Day fall on the same date, March 23. But hardly does any one remember him in Pakistan. There is no arch, no plaque, not even a stone to commemorate the execution of Bhagat Singh and his two comrades, Sukhdev and Rajguru.
University lends expertise to develop student, teacher education
At present Sri Lanka provides free education starting from primary level all the way up to tertiary education. As a means of giving more value to students benefiting from the system .......

The Brendon files
This could be more interesting than the Bollywood narration of the ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ as this occurred in reality and shaped some of the incidents towards the country’s cricketing future that is today. Brendon was always a good bat.
Blank cheques and no balances
Our news pages report today that President Mahinda Rajapaksa lost his composure on Friday while addressing a ruling coalition rally in the central highlands of Kandy.
Fonseka's legal war overshadows polls -- Political Column
The two war heroes marched in shoulder-to-shoulder. Alas, they were not going to receive their medals for valour, but one of them was to face a Military Court Martial; the other was only accompanying him to his seat as is customary in such matters.
Mooning over paradise isle -- 5th Column
I thought I must write to you when I heard that you had decided to appoint a panel of ‘experts’ to advise you on what should be done about the ‘situation’ in our lovely paradise island. Although not totally unexpected, I must say I was a bit surprised at the timing of your decision, Moon.
The “Duchess of Colombo” had done it all and seen it all

Ira, whose story I told in this newspaper four years ago, passed away in London on March 2, aged 92. As Iranganee Lynette Dias, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Lambert Dias of Panadura, she was born to great wealth and status.

The sudden change of the King of Kandy
The envoy who came to Jaffna, from Kandy met Souza. He requested Souza to go to Kandy to meet the king. Souza sent half of his crowd to Kandy and he stayed back in Jaffna. He rested for a few days. Later on, he felt he should go to Kandy.

The lump and I
It may be that scores of women around Sri Lanka are fingering their breasts nervously at this moment to ascertain whether they can feel any unwelcome lumps.

Ban going ahead with Lanka probe
LTTE political wing is a political party in Britain
Piano diplomat faces FM music
Bribery Com. winds up amidst salary row
CID to question Anoma today
Tax sleuths go after opposition candidates
TaX-ray shows patient in coma
Ban will not inflame political sensitivities on the eve of elections – Kohona
State TV guilty of contempt of SC, says Gen. Fonseka
UNP may disqualify its Moneragala list
Gen. Fonseka’s coordinating officer claims unlawful arrest
Whodunnit is known, but why we’ll never know
Roads fast becoming death traps for young and old
Lanka to ‘consider’ revisiting emergency laws, EU told
Australia returns four asylum-seekers
Wrecked and buried, now stripped and sold
Turpentine trees sucking up all ground water resources, residents complain
Candidates get a rapping after Kandy booing incident
Misuse of state property rampant: Election monitors
Manifestos unveiled
Kotakadeniya protests over Ven. Rathana’s Gampaha candidacy
CID still probing destroyed ballot papers
CID busts visa racket
Star-class meal for top brass, lunch parcels for Ranaviru heroes
General elections for dummies?
Bitter friends or best of enemies?
Political Column
Fonseka's legal war overshadows polls
5th Column
Mooning over paradise isle
The Economic Analysis
GSP Plus vital for industrial development and economic growth
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Not issued with this week
Bhagat Singh: Is he merely a memory?
India's low-caste icon defies critics over banknote garland
Obama reaches out to Iranians
Sandstorms blanket Beijing in yellow dust
Indians told to brush up on etiquette
Nepal peace broker Koirala dies
India to get access to US man on Bombay attack
Obama drums up health care votes, says history near
'Red Shirts' take to streets to win over Thai capital
No return to same Maliki rule, says Iraq's Allawi
Quartet tells Israel to halt settlement activity
Acupuncture can spread serious diseases: Experts
Scientists hide gold with 3D "invisibility cloak"
How realistic is The Ghost?
Nerds lose out when women judge on germs
Women climbers on world record chase
Asthma relief in salt mine
Aid industry is part of the problem
Funding a global health fund: Can the US help?
Vatican in CRISIS
  Business Times
Over a million senior citizens eligible for 20 % bonus interest
Lankan stocks should be more pricey
Government dollar bonds a gamble
Treasury Secretary at Hanoi summit
Softlogic raises Rs 1 bln through private placement
Holcim not averse to listing
KKS plant draws 32 firms
Power from the winds
Feature - Fashionably late? Is being punctual out of sync with today’s society?
Feature - Risk Management in Modern Banking – Defending the cash line
Feature - Strategic business diversification
Comment - Diversifying a business
Young bankers lack basic skills - top industry official
Environment to play “major” role in future industries - BOI
Dankotuwa products get good play at Frankfurt fair but GSP + an issue
Nenasa TV expands coverage to 350 schools
CB reaffirms Sri Lanka's strong financial stability
Aitken Spence Hotels to raise Rs 2.5 bln from rights issue
Knowledge worker discussion at Sunday Times Business Club
SL CEO's focus is on getting more from same costs
SL must work harder to attract Japanese - Ambassador
Softlogic wins gold for corporate accountability
Northern Governor helps to revive private sector in Kilinochchi
Leisure sector to witness surge
Foreign investment interest rises in upbeat tourism
Private sector must push parliament to approve urban developments – Minister
Global companies fail to capitalise on talented women
Toyota controversy: Wake-up call on corporate criminal liability
Better profits from Aitken Spence local, Maldivian resorts -Fitch
SLASSCOM plans IT business incubator by end 2010
Plastics have real value though perceived as environmental hazard
Chilaw Finance Ltd celebrates 30th anniversary
Harnessing wind energy from Sri Lanka’s west coast
Amana wins top global award for Islamic Finance in Sri Lanka
Qatar Airways at ITB Berlin 2010
Domestic shoe makers urge government to cut taxes on components
Fitch affirms Seylan Bank at 'BBB+(lka)'; outlook stable
Lankaclear to provide Central Bank cash management services in Anuradhapura
Wegapitiya is new COYLE chairman
No strategic plan for tourism
Marketing tourism as a brand
Pitch it like what tea and cricket are to Sri Lanka
Tourism: President needs to get involved
Sri Lanka chosen by Emirates for exclusive UK tours catalogue
Not on the right track
Make it happen, not expect it to happen
Why not more agro based resorts?
Proper guidelines needed
Improve facilities on sites
Need to do things differently
Blank cheques and no balances
The Brendon files
I want to play for my country again
Ton up Chalaka sends Thora reeling
Jeewantha guides Wayamba to victory
Revenson takes the lead in International Contest
The swan that can spin a web
Combating the drug devil in rugby
Pool project goes swimmingly
Experienced Wanniarachchi does Sri Lanka proud
Days of plenty numbered as ARU faces cash crunch
Crunch time for Lankan rugby
Old Royal and Thomian cricketers meet under one roof
Blackberry Buwa
Vinuri wins at rowing
Surfers form Federation
Moratu MV home for tea
St. Anthony’s stun Trinity by 77 runs
Run a mile for charity
Lovers quarrel ends in drab draw
Vidyartha – St. Sylvester’s drawn
Piliyandala Central record second successive win

Kallis does it again for Challengers

University lends expertise to develop student, teacher education
Annual Prize Giving at D.S. Senanayake College
Cowabunga 04-04-10
PCJT-ESD Certification to dominate the Web-based Job Market
Top 20 spellers now found
A world Class Tourism and Hospitality Diploma, Now IN
Foundation programme leads to more than 35 UK, Australian and Malaysian universities
La Trobe University
'Aspirations Education' joins hands with 'Colombo Model United Nations 2010'
A new Paradigm in TIME and SELF Management
Human Resources is the Best Endowment for our Nation Building
Learn to enjoy the variety that life offers
Islamic Finance: The need of the hour
Royal Institute: A unique school for A/L studies
Analysing the proposed changes of GSM programme to Australia
Imperial College: Nurturing the Leaders of tomorrow
ESOFT offers University of Moratuwa BIT External Degrees
Gateway Foundation Schools: Children 2 ½ to 5 learn through play
Opportunity to obtain a world-class Degree
Spanish class students of OSC trace footsteps of Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda
Australia Awards: Affecting Real Change
SLIIT and Virtusa implement Virtusa Head Start Programme
10-million-rupee American Degree offered to Sri Lankan students
Feng Shui and increasing luck
Oh no! Those fearful feelings
Diagnosis: Doctors as detectives
Avoid a mouthful of trouble
The lump and I
Coping with spinal stenosis
Fruit juice and kidney stones
Time to down those drugs


The “Duchess of Colombo” had done it all and seen it all
A labour of gratitude
Justice and fair play should prevail in all the far corners of the island -- Letter to the editor
Monks should leave politics to the politicians -- Letter to the editor
Democracy should safeguard the rights and interests of the majority of society -- Letter to the editor
Jaffna as cradle of modern medical education in this country -- Letter to the editor
Mohideen Baig songs in ‘Ashokamala’ -- Letter to the editor
Good and generous friend who enjoyed a lively debate -- Appreciation
A fearless voice and gentle leader of the plantation community -- Appreciation
Writer, artist, friend and mentor – and gracious hostess -- Appreciation
Seeing is believing
Cruising down the canal
All’s fair for boys and girls at the annual fair
The grand dame of dance - Vajira at 78
Two artistes, two friends through life
Leafing through the story of a unique personality
A book to mark, learn, inwardly digest and act on
A thoughtful contribution to the nation-wide effort to learn English
No privacy, and never a dull moment
A play that’s set to challenge players as well as audience
Paths less travelled by – Chamber Music Society of Colombo
In step with our traditional dance
Lessons on water through art
British delegation to get a taste of Lankan culture
Launch of 'Ganaduraka Sihiwatana' (Memories of a Dark Era)
Mouth-watering Jaffna offerings
Kanchana also selected to show at Russia Fashion Week
Other Magazine Articles
To Horton Plains from Maratenna, Balangoda
City in Cine - Village
Changing climate of cartooning
Trinity College choir performs Easter programme
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Taking on real issues
Delving into the mind of a raven
Peterites take to the streets
TV Times Articles
Two hits from Torana
TV T20 Quiz on Siyatha TV
Akon Lonely boy in Colombo
Ranga creates unique lifestyle
Australian Fine Wine and Cheese Festival at MLH
Dim Sum at AGH
Cinema classic at MC
‘Power of women ‘at AC
Feminist Films for Women’s day
‘Amelie’ at Alliance
‘Pinibara Yamaya’ for political victims
Inter Act Art shows short play festival
More winners from ‘My Name is Khan’
  Funday Times
The sudden change of the King of Kandy
Maths - Congruency - two angles and a side
Patterns -- A Poem for the week
St. Kitts & Nevis -- Geography
Kids World
White tigers from China
WWD 2010: Clean Water for a Healthy World!
The Pied Piper
Learn with Gihan: Birds of Sri Lanka -- Number 16
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