Now no devil in the deep blue sea

The Navy which played a vital role in the war victory is seen displaying its fast attack craft during Friday’s victory anniversary parade. The Navy’s hi-tech firepower helped eliminate LTTE terror in the northern seas and herald the final victory and Navy officers monitoring the drill at sea. Pic by Lasanda Kurukulasuriya


Lanka and UN Chief in open battle

The move, a prelude to a possible UN investigation into alleged war crimes, both by troops and Tiger guerrillas, is to be announced in New York in the coming week. This is after Lyn Pascoe, UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs, who was on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka, briefs the UN Secretary General tomorrow.

Govt. silent now, but Rambukwella hits out

The Government will give its response after an official statement is made on the UN Secretary General’s appointment of an experts panel to advise him on alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, the External Affairs Ministry said yesterday – but a senior minister described the move as a plot with a hidden hand behind it.

IIFA row hits Batti in dramatic scene
Moves to tap earth’s heat for electricity
Consumers hit hard in the stomach
Vehicle sales moving into top gear
‘Illegal’ Dambulla Economic Centre deals: state losing Rs1bn
Preventing marine pollution our task: MEPA head
Game for everything
How do you run a race when your legs have been amputated? How do you begin on time when you can’t hear the gunshot? How do you cross the finish line when you cannot see it? If you’ve ever assumed that being disabled equals less than capable, a trip to the Sunshine Games will change your mind.
LTTE wipe-out curbs ‘Hawala’ trade
The end of Sri Lanka’s bloody conflict not only brought peace to the country but has almost wiped out the ‘Hawala’ or illegal banking channel that Tamil rebels used extensively as a means of raising money for their cause, a top banker said this week.
When a woman doesn't want sex…
A pink pill that acts on brain chemicals has helped women with low sex drive, its German manufacturer said on Friday, arguing for the first U.S. approval of a drug to boost women's libido
Summer fun at the British Council
The British Council's Summer School is back for its second year in Colombo. Taking place again this year in Royal College's Skills Centre, each 2-week summer school session allows young learners between the ages of 8 and 13 to learn, practice and improve their English communication skills. Classes will take place in the mornings or the afternoons.

The Bradby express
Many Royalists of yore would recall, to this day, to their children and grandchildren the annual pilgrimage to Kandy every Royalist looked, and still looks forward to. But in the days of old, where Royalist traditions were followed with enormous pride and tremendous passion, the annual trip to the Bogambara stadium was one full of adventure, colour, and festivity.
Concerted effort to counter war crimes charge
When one reads this week's debate on Sri Lanka in Britain's House of Commons, one is sent in a virtual time capsule to a bygone era when Andrew Bonar Law was the British Secretary of State for the Colonies informing the Honourable Members of the 'Mother Parliament' of developments in Ceylon, one of its many colonies at the time.
Pascoe fiasco dampens V-Day -- Political Column
The rosy media accounts enriched by glossy spin failed to hide what was clearly a major diplomatic disaster for Sri Lanka in recent decades. That it came in a week when the nation was celebrating the first anniversary of the military victory over Tiger guerrillas added insult to injury and spawned humiliation.
Don’t let next week rob us of this week’s joy! -- 5th Column

“Thaaththa,” Bindu Udagedera asked, “is it true that the tourist industry is booming?”
“Some people claim that the number of tourists coming here has increased,” Bindu’s father Percy agreed, “but why do you ask?”

A place they can call their own

Sgt. Major W.P. Ariyaratne is a happy man. He is eagerly looking forward to moving into his newly built house with his wife and three children, at the end of this month after long years of roughing it out with parents and in rented housing, while serving at the warfront.

A sage appears on a hilltop
On the full moon day in the month of May/June – traditionally known as Poson – in 247 B.C., a person dressed in a yellow robe appears on top of Ambastala in the Missaka mountain at Mihintale –11 kilometres north-east of Anuradhapura, the capital city. There are four others with him.


Battling the bug
It hits you suddenly…….high fever strikes you down with lightning speed and aches and pains of the body confine you to bed in addition to a wracking cough that remains long after you assume that you have fought that bug.


Lanka and UN Chief in open battle
Govt. silent now, but Rambukwella hits out
IIFA row hits Batti in dramatic scene
President to visit Ukraine
No bite only Bark
Price up for milk powder
Moves to tap earth’s heat for electricity
Trade boost as Lanka banks on Chinese investors
Thantirimale to come alive as Poson dawns
Soaring costs spark call for new anti-rabies strategy
Consumers hit hard in the stomach
Vehicle sales moving into top gear
Police probe possibility of new gang behind killings
‘Illegal’ Dambulla Economic Centre deals: state losing Rs1bn
Teenager dies in water battle at school
Kidnapped boy returned after parents pay Rs. 750,000 ransom
‘Team of 77’ pushes for UNP reforms
PS chairman arrested for abduction of Indian businessman
Korea-bound youth duped by politicos’ henchmen
New date for Dudley memorial lecture
Anoma Fonseka weeps at her mother’s funeral
Bank intruder floored by‘karate kid’ security guard
Stop this circus: Fight the Rajapaksa dictatorship
Preventing marine pollution our task: MEPA head
Colourful show, powerful words
This strange ‘justice’ for the victors
My role changed after war ended
Political Column
Pascoe fiasco dampens V-Day
5th Column
Don’t let next week rob us of this week’s joy!
The Economic Analysis
Economic vulnerability due to external dependence
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Bringing the moon down to earth
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
DIG hurls bouncer at SLC over meals
A new world of weltpolitiks
When a woman doesn't want sex…
Under house arrest, Suu Kyi turns 65
Iceland to become 'new media haven'
Helen and hell of a media freedom
UN launches 71-million-dollar appeal for Kyrgyzstan
EU sanctions will not work, Iran tells Germany
Tea and coffee 'protect against heart disease'
Moderate quake hits India's Andaman Islands
Battered BP boss hands over oil spill duties to American
  Business Times
LTTE wipe-out curbs ‘Hawala’ trade
Climate change, restive workforce dogs Dankotuwa Porcelain
Confifi’s minority shareholders cry foul
Cabraal re-appointed Central Bank governor
Private managers essential to run Shell under state control
Comment - Govt: Stay out of business
Feature - Is Sri Lanka ready for future Golden Key scandals?
Feature - Annals of gullibility: Next Golden Key is around the corner
John Keells Group wins 9 Presidential Awards for Travel and Tourism
Infotel to kick off at the end of September
Import duty cuts pull down computer prices
LB Finance shows Rs 500 mln profit, unscathed from run on deposits
Malnutrition could affect future human resources
First for First Guardian Equities
Indian mobile phone maker Micromax enters the Sri Lankan market
Letter - Drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mannar
Letter -CEPA : A medical perspective
Factories closing? Think again
Seven insights for Corporate Managers
Hirdaramani Group diversifies into IT, looks at other investments
Offers to Tokyo Cement shareholders
Desktop PCs have come down to Rs 30,000 from Rs 90,000
Sri Lanka lags behind in education – Maldives businessman
Derivatives – the good , bad and the ugly
New website promotes Alien book and tourism in Sri Lanka
Asian Paints trains & accredits local painters
Heritance hotel team at Singaporean culinary challenge
Coke makes donation to Habitat for Humanity
UNIDO to recommend Brandix Seeduwa as green example
Top global accountant at CMA Summit
Sri Lanka to sell power to India
Worry over possible exploitation of Northeast workers
U.S. apparel retailers turn their gaze beyond China
CEAT records five-fold profit growth in Sri Lanka
Seylan Bank to implement Manpower Plan
Long wait for 100 GK depositors to get money back
Sunshine says had 'solid' performance in 2009-10
From rags to riches, Nawaloka Mudalali enters 90th year
BAM Holdings – TESCO join hands in Community Service
Sri Lankan management consultants for Maldives Electricity Board
Mobile app development portal launched
Dambatenne estate enhances living standards of estate community
Concerted effort to counter war crimes charge
The big ‘bite’
Thomians painted blue and gold
The Bradby express
Old Maristonians Inter Batch Sports Carnival - 2010
Martis-Peter’s combination proving good
Harbhajan heroics Knock-out Pakistan
Kingswood sign off in style
Nondescripts Cricket Club Office Bearers 2010/2011
Trinity drub Prince of Wales 106-0
CH come from behind to upset Police
Navy sinks Nandimitra to take FA cup
Engines soon to rev for Darmaraja rally
Sri Lanka ‘A; flop besides Sachitra heroics
St Joseph’s and Mahamaya emerge champions
Maris Stella by eight wickets
The pragmatic Lankans
Jamaldeen’s boot did the trick
Raihaan strengthens his castle
No terrors in Dambulla lighting says SLC Opp. manager
Summer fun at the British Council
Wesley College Prefects’ Day outshines!
ANC Business students excel at Monash University
IIHE offers validated degrees of the University of Wales
Thames College true British education provider
The Knowledge Factory
OLAK plans to build Business Leaders of tomorrow
Quiz Competition 2010: By the Commerce Union of Wesley College
Make your plans come to life at University of Salford, UK
Project Management Knowledge and pratises make a perfect CEO/GM
Want to study Animation?
NCUK: Your guaranteed pathway to top UK universities
Opportunities for Sri Lankans in top modern UK university
Not too late to apply for July and September intakes
UK, Australian Engineering Degrees at CINEC
Study in Canada
Quality Education at Edge Hill University, Liverpool
Kangan Institute and the Aviation Industry Training Centre
Increase your seasonal sales by 60%: Make your sales team
Chelvaniththilan from Jaffna and Rukshala from Colombo into Spellmaster Grand Finals
Achievers' unique resource: Its lecturers
  Medi Scene
Battling the bug
Varicose veins: Live with it or treat it?
Laser pointers pose danger to eyes
Oh no, it’s acne!
ED: Check the cause, then treat the problem
Time for insulin or the puff ? Take special care
Coping with Parkinson's
White rice ‘raises diabetes risk’ say US experts

A place they can call their own
Mean streets are killer scenarios for road users -- Letter to the editor
End this greed -- Letter to the editor
Generals belong to the military only -- Letter to the editor
City vice isn’t restricted to Colombo 10 -- Letter to the editor
Soft spoken, genial and generous-hearted neighbour -- Appreciation
You were a father, our best friend, and biggest champion in all our endeavours -- Appreciation
You were one in a million -- Appreciation
Beloved Devinuwara lady was a mother to everyone around her -- Appreciation
First Sri Lankan woman to take feminist theology seriously -- Appreciation
Warning sirens set off panic waves
The many tales that brewed the many teas
Koluu’s back with a taste of ‘Lemon’
Making them winners
Gallery Café rewarded on home ground
Sri Lanka's role in the spread of Buddhism in South East Asia
A fresh look at Dutugemunu, the Commander-in-Chief
Priyantha’s own paradise
Andare in ink and film
Evoking different cultures, eras
A book full of information that fills a void
Deep wounds that need to be healed
Long hard road ahead for accident victim
Development of Lankan news distribution on the Internet
People and events
Other Magazine Articles
Game for everything
Lankan student's grand designs on shark teeth
Doctoring the heavy metal canvas
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Nuts ‘bout chocolate
A different kind of quest
Dressing up Bradby style
How to write a Lankan Psalm
TV Times Articles
Trophy World: The perfect blend of trophies and music
‘Ashok Ferry Show’ on ETV
Publis : Tourism Legend of 2009, more than a Chef:
Raavan: a myth or a metaphor
‘Separation’ at Alliance Francaise
Bride ‘Kidnapping’ at Russian Centre
Win with ‘Raavan’
American Center shows ‘Titans’
SIGNIS Salutation begins
Nilan creates new styles on stage
YES! rocks Kandy for Bradby
Alliance Française de Kotte celebrates
Funday Times
A sage appears on a hilltop
Using waves
The French Revolution 1789 - 1799 -- World History
A beggar girl -- Poem for the week
Kids World
World Refugee Day
Forest Friends
Learn with Gihan: Birds of Sri Lanka -- Number 22
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