The new Deputy Media Minister Mervyn Silva at the President’s feet when the new deputy ministers gathered for a picture with the head of state after they were sworn in on Friday. Mr. Silva did not want to sit on the seat next to the president as it was allocated for the Prime Minister. So he resorted to the next option of sitting next to the President, but at his feet.
Stop probe: Lanka tells UN chief again

Sri Lanka has made another bid to persuade United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to re-consider his decision to appoint a panel to advise him on accountability issues during the final phase of the military offensive against Tiger guerrillas.

Budget delayed: IMF deal in the balance

Speculation was rife yesterday that the government would call off its three-year Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) with the IMF as prescribed budget deficit targets would be hard to keep with the 2010 budget being further delayed.

Talks end Kelaniya liquor ban
Fs fill OL results sheets
TMVP run councils under scrutiny
Cash-strapped visitors wait for
Cabinet: Colombo gets lion’s share
Lightning strikes Mihinthale stupa
OL exam needs to be re-examined
Brief encounter with Amitabh Bachchan
The long wail of a conch signals the entrance of Bollywood royalty. When Amitabh Bachchan steps out, everyone stands. The flashes go off; the cameramen defy gravity as they strain for an angle that will give them a glimpse of the star. In the very centre of this three ring circus, Bachchan is almost preternaturally at ease. It’s clear he’s done this many, many times before.
Officials caught flat-footed over budget
Finance Ministry officials were taken completely by surprise with the government’s announcement on Friday of delaying budget 2010 till July and presenting a second vote-on-account, informed sources said. Earlier a budget was expected to be presented in May/June.
Gandhi's sex life laid bare in new book
A new book on Mahatma Gandhi has delved into the intimate life of the Indian icon whose famous vow of chastity did not prevent him sleeping with naked women and conducting bizarre sex "experiments".
Investing in Technology
Imagine this moment in your life as a school administrator. A skeptical school board member, prospective parent, or local public official visits your school and, after a tour in which you point out the wonderful new computers, ....

Lankan school cricket the best in the World says Yallop
In turbulent seas, guiding the ship right on course is a risky business. Peril looks on like a bad dream at your face, but once you take over the responsibility a good captain will always be the last to go down with the ship.
Lessons from India for new Govt.
The unfolding events across the Palk Straits cannot go unnoticed here. From about ten days ago, a huge gathering storm has all but eclipsed the clouds of volcanic ash from Iceland. It concerns the multi-million dollar mega-extravaganza called the Indian Premier League .....
Rajapaksas take the reins -- Political Column
"Be careful about whatever you say," he declared in his first encounter with the MPs after the April 8 parliamentary elections. In a speech to them ahead of a buffet lunch, Rajapaksa spoke plainly, when he demanded their undivided loyalty. To underscore the seriousness, he said, he had planned to play a tape recording. However, he was asked not to do so.
‘Keep smiling’- it’s all that’s needed -- 5th Column
My dear Di Mu,
An eco paradise in Habarana

It is 4 p.m. and we are driving through the Hurulu Eco Park at Habarana. It had rained the previous days and both the Kaudulla and Minneriya National Parks that we had planned to visit are under water. It was good to discover that we could drive through another wild life park during our short stay at Habarana.

Indigenous people gain recognition
We hear a lot about indigenous people. Who are they? There are many definitions by numerous international organizations interested in the subject. Indigenous people have been described as inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures and ways of relating to other people and to the environment.


Internet to support top-level domains (.lanka) and (.Ilankai)
If you knew English, then you were able to browse content or to type web addresses on the internet. However, if a user wanted to use the internet with a different script such as Sinhala or Tamil, then one's experience in using the Internet would not have been so smooth or so easy.



Stop probe: Lanka tells UN chief again
Talks end Kelaniya liquor ban
Budget delayed: IMF deal in the balance
Fs fill OL results sheets
TMVP run councils under scrutiny
Foot-and-mouth disease in Kandy
Asia’s new wonder?
Manape ‘robbery’: Complaints dry up after talks with MR
More Cabinet posts to come
Cabinet: Colombo gets lion’s share
CMC begins its dengue-preventive star programme
Lightning strikes Mihinthale stupa
Police probing series of crimes in Jaffna
Amarasekara: PM’s secretary
President to attend SAARC Summit
DPF declares war on UNP
Cash-strapped visitors wait for
SriLankan operates 7 extra flights this week
OL exam needs to be re-examined
Girl on mat does well in O/L exam
Di Mu reaps dividends of patient politics sans malice
Rajapaksa patriarch and ex-police inspector set to police Parliament
National List Newcomers
Political Column
Rajapaksas take the reins
5th Column
‘Keep smiling’ - it’s all that’s needed
The Economic Analysis
An opportunity for long-term economic growth
Lots of smiles, some frowns as parliament kicks off
Focus on Rights
Performing exactly as the president pleases
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Mervyn makes news
Gandhi's sex life laid bare in new book
The tragedy of Shashi Tharoor
Seoul raises warship, finds clues on sinking
Will Syria come in from the cold?
Thai officials consider protesters' new demands
British leaders trade blows over economy
58 dead as bombs sow mayhem in Iraq
Police barred from big guns
  Business Times
Officials caught flat-footed over budget
Crude oil prices climb to above $80
Motor trade urges tax removal on new vehicles
Chillies to go on
Sri Lanka bends towards China for more funds
Doctors, judges the most respected professions-Business Times poll
Coca-Cola says it’s excited by Sri Lanka’s potential
Comment - IMF and budget suspense
Feature - Coke vs Health? It’s all about having a balanced diet
Feature - Should we continue the SBA?
Sri Lanka struggles to meet power demands: Report
MillenniumIT deal with Egyptian Exchange
Government enterprises dragging down country take-off
Sri Lanka heading towards China and India-type of emerging economy:PBJ
Credit to private sector growing - CB
ODEL opens 12th store in Maharagama
Mphasis to begin recruiting from May for Colombo centre
Dialog Telekom changes name to Dialog Axiata
Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Central Bank
Web-based hotel management solution from JKCS
Hilmy Cader at the Sunday Times Biz Club
35 participants earn Jaffna banking qualification, 53 more enroll
Israel attracted to investments in Sri Lanka
YouTube stay tuned!
Setting new standards for dry zone dairy industry development
'1Goal' SMS garners local names for intl petition
South Asian CIO Summit held in SL
ILO says 21 million jobs saved in G20 countries
MAS Intimates Thurulie bags Globe Award for Sustainability Innovation
Coca-Cola concludes collective bargaining agreement with CMU
Seminar on US visa procedures
IFS introduces new supply chain software
SLASSCOM sets up mobile and telecommunications centre
Joint Symposium on occupational safety and health
SEC DG says more market growth than tight regulation needed
Veteran entrepreneur urges new MPs to be role models for youngsters
SL deficit increased ‘dramatically’ in 2009
The Golden Key saga
e-Samurdhi to service 100,000 via Nenasalas
ABC Extra Stout wins Bronze at 2010 World Beer competition
My emotions made me do it!
Sri Lankan rubber prices hit all time high
Govts base flight ban decisions on fact not theory-IATA
ADB-Japanese support for fiscal reforms
National Agribusiness Awards 2010
SLT Group says 1Q 2010 profits rise on Mobitel performance
ComBank says its ATM network sets new record
Seminar on tax and the people
EWIS celebrates 24 years
Virtusa unveils cloud-based BPM service for SmartPaaS
National Agribusiness Awards 2010
Lankan banks step up activities in N and E
Finlays to capitalise on post-war economy
Failed Policies: Our abysmal human capacity building
SriLankan Catering wins 24 medals at Culinary Art
Paris holiday and sports car offers in Nokia competition
Kuwait introduces minimum wage for private sector workers
SL Imagine Cup finals on April 29
Access to Indian Universities thro’ Indian fair today
Lessons from India for new Govt.
Lankan school cricket the best in the World says Yallop
India's IPL cricket in a spin
‘Matara Mauler’ enters Parliament
Lanka joins top five teams in Asia
Rude shock for those who play ball with the net
Darkest Day of Formula 1
Herath, Sashiranga for S’pore YOG
Kingswood top rugby school in 2008
Sajaad Zuhair triumphs for EZY at Foxhill
TCK Old Boys Cricket Sixes on April 28
Wattala OKI International bag netball trophies
The Rizvi-Wimaladharma rivalry resumes
Kingswood in unimpressive 23-10 win over S. Anthony’s
Royal and Nalanda qualify for quarters
Peterite forwards’ power too much for Isipathana
Easy 44-5 win for Trinity at Pallekele
Costly blunder forshuttlers in India
Royal guns silence Cambrians
Team geared up to defend World T20 crown: Afridi
Indoor rowing at Bolgoda
Wesley sees second half Blues 29-05
Not a ball bowled in both the provincial matches
‘We are ready’ - Sangakkara
Royal Challengers take IPL Third place
Antonians field a young outfit
Investing in Technology
Why choose Alethea?
Sri Lankan students win University of Melbourne Scholarships
Study somewhere special in the UK
Study in Cambridge, UK
Gateway College: From Foundation to Graduation
Dream big with a solid plan
Career planning process: One step at a time
Put first things first
Metropolitan College: Pioneer in awarding international qualification
Two more spellers feel the heat
Proposed changes of the Canadian skilled-worker programme
What do they want... A high school of their own
Are You Ready?
Tiara schols for S'pore, UK, New Zealand and Australia
The next strategy paradigm!
BCS - Radiant Info School, Kandy
Training of Trainers in Microfinance for North and East
Excellent Project Management training at PMS
Registration now on for the preparation programme for ERPM/ACT16 at IIHS
One of a kind student campus in the heart of Colombo
MATRIX - the place for your child's future
PATHE presents ABE: Leader of Management Studies
For childcare, development and education
Imperial College commences revisions for the May 2010 CIMA Examinations
Is project management a primary career path?
The Knowledge Factory
  It Infor.
ICT sector on path to a b. US $ growth with about 150,000 employment opportunities: ICTA COO
Priority to ICT in Mahinda Chintana "Vision for the Future"
Internet to support top-level domains (.lanka) and (.Ilankai)


An eco paradise in Habarana
Food for thought
Let’s get tourism industry numbers right first -- Letter to the editor
Intolerance has no place in this wonderful land -- Letter to the editor
Dear Sir, you were our guiding light, our treasure of treasures -- Appreciation
Night piece -- Appreciation
He won the hearts of his medical colleagues and hospital staff -- Appreciation
Golden memories of a triple b’day -- Appreciation
From Wellawatte to Sydney, Chris will be remembered as good friend and beloved doc -- Appreciation
Battling the rot
Treasure trove of a little book corner
Two hotspots and on to Trinco
Scientist by morn and a little bit of jazz by night
On board the Jewel of Muscat
Doctor who feels the pulse of fashion
What I will miss most about Colombo...
Villa Bentota gets hot slot in Conde Nast 2010 list
Ramyani comes top in designs from the hills
Odel goes to Maharagama
De Livera reaches 80 in real 'Baronial style'
Devil is blacker than what the devil’s brother thinks
“This is Serendib in England”
No flowers, by request, for our late great republic
Beware! You could die laughing, reading this novel
Handy guide to agriculture
A mine of information into ancient administrative structures
Dancing duo to bring folk tradition to the fore
Timely production by Floating Space
Other Magazine Articles
Brief encounter with Amitabh Bachchan
Her poem of hope became a reality sooner than later
In the mood for bacon dessert?
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Night of riveting theatre
Young thespians on Fairy Wings
Rocking Clancy’s with Rockapalooza
Guiding youth through the ages
TV Times Articles
Foam Party 2010: Newest experience in clubbing
‘Rathriya Obai’ : Classical music on Siyatha TV
Ron at the top again
Sri Lanka Tourism gets boost through IIFA
FTI the best for Sri Lanka from Germany
Lankan Culture in Kuwait
Burden of cinema on Producers
‘House Full’ in Town
  Funday Times
Indigenous people gain recognition
Brightly polished kettle
Celebrate a peaceful Avurudu -- A Poem for the week
Africa 1700 - 1830 -- World History
The Milky Way
Kids World
Biodiversity in the National New Year
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