Officers of the Fire Brigade, the armed forces and residents helping to put out a major fire which erupted near the hallowed shrine of St. Anne yesterday.


Crackdown on illegal religious radio stations

TRC Chairman Anusha Pelpita told the Sunday Times that a campaign to track down illegal radio broadcasters was underway.

Rs. 2,500 pay hike not in Mahinda Chintana: President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has told trade union leaders that there was no promise of a salary hike of Rs. 2,500 for the public sector in the Mahinda Chintana policy .....

Talawila feast as usual despite fire
Academics will quit if salaries aren’t revised
More than 500 complaints of bribery and corruption waiting to be investigated
JMO refuses to give report over ‘missing organs’: Hospital workers remanded
Foreigners fined for raiding Horton Plains
Siyatha slams Police, Fire Brigade
A voyage of seeing and feeling
Her life is the stuff of fairy tales. Born and brought up in Japan, she met someone from a faraway land at a railway station, fell in love and married. She bade goodbye to everything she was familiar with in Japan and embraced the culture and customs of her husband’s home country -- Sri Lanka.
Proposed CEPA agreement to be made public
The Commerce Department is preparing a comprehensive document on the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Sri Lanka, which has drawn the ire of local industrialists and service providers, and will soon make it available to the public.
Oh, Israel, lift your boot on Gaza's windpipe
Surrounded by a forbidding wall, watchtowers, and deadly buffer zones, I entered with a hard-to-obtain visa at the Erez crossing - iron gates, an interrogation by bored young immigration officers and scanners. On the other side is a kilometer-long caged walkway that leads into this part of Palestine, trapped between Israel, Egypt, the Mediterranean, and the general indifference of the international community.
First Class Honours for ICBT students from Middlesex, UK
ICBT students studying for Middlesex programmes in Sri Lanka have received excellent results according to recently released results from UK. Eight students studying at ICBT Campus for BSc Information Technology programme have obtained First Class Honours Degrees from Middlesex University of UK.

Moving in the right direction
Every dawn with the crackle of the first crow a feeling that flashes across the minds of cricket lovers especially in the Indian sub continent is – “Oh! It’s another day getting closer to the next Cricket World Cup”.
Do as they say; not as they do
A new media outlet has spilt the beans about the conduct of the US-led war in Afghanistan. Not that it was breaking news as such; for regular news agencies and newspapers have irregularly been carrying news of indiscriminate killings, torture, drone attacks ......
Rebirth for UNP in Algama death? -- Political Column
"Sir mama deshapalanayen samuganna yanawa. Mama theeranayak gannawa adha," (Sir, I am going to say farewell to politics. I will make a decision today), the caller said. Jayasuriya, who had been speaking to him almost every day in the past weeks, even meeting him once, offered advice.
Floundering in a sea of indecision! -- 5th Column

My dear Seeni Bola,

I thought I must write to you now because you seem to be in the news again-although I am not sure whether any publicity is good publicity in this instance.

Scribes’ night of pride

It was a moment of glory and pride when the media fraternity gathered at the Empire Ballroom of the Mount Lavinia Hotel last Tuesday to celebrate the night of the scribes…

When crowds flock to the hill capital
With the dawn of the month of August, the focus shifts from deep-south Sri Lanka to the central hills. It's the month of the Esala Festival in Kandy where the annual perahera is held, watched by thousands of devotees. Foreign tourists also flock to the hill capital to see the most elaborate pageant.


Prime Premier and Prime Winfields
Prime Lands (Pvt.) Ltd. which is a subsidiary of the Prime Group of companies and a well known name in the property and land development industry now offers their latest addition to the land development market 'Prime Premier' and 'Prime Winfields'.




Crackdown on illegal religious radio stations
Talawila feast as usual despite fire
World Heritage status for 3 more sites
Supreme medals for families of fallen heroes
No polls, no promises
Rs. 2,500 pay hike not in Mahinda Chintana: President
Academics will quit if salaries aren’t revised
Bonus withdrawal due to financial burden
Kurunegala official still to be appointed
More than 500 complaints of bribery and corruption waiting to be investigated
CEB losing Rs. 2 b. yearly due to pirating
SLT revises fixed line CDMA call charges
Rs. 6 bn project to prop up schools in provinces
Winners all at the night of scribes
CDs take centre stage at Fonseka trial-at-bar
Promoted as Major General
JMO refuses to give report over ‘missing organs’: Hospital workers remanded
Illegal logging a growing menace at Tabbowa wildlife sanctuary
Illegal shell fishing on the rise?
Children punished with fire
Undergrads await ruling on anticipatory bail plea
Foreigners fined for raiding Horton Plains
Colombo voters ‘anxious’ over lapse
Rajarata undergrads become benefactors
Siyatha slams Police, Fire Brigade
State health services blamed as parents mourn dengue victim
US decides to explore labour rights in Sri Lanka
Authorities and students in tug of war over Uni student’s death
Female victims of fake ads end up marrying swindlers
Growing old causes heartache
Police brutality: Who will protect the people?
Political Column
Rebirth for UNP in Algama death?
5th Column
Floundering in a sea of indecision!
The Economic Analysis
Resolute actions needed to achieve targets
Not Issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Rendering the law irrelevant in Sri Lanka?
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Not Issued with this week
Australian PM faces defeat:poll
Congratulations and celebrations
Kashmir under curfew after deaths
Over 800 dead in Pakistan floods
Oh, Israel, lift your boot on Gaza's windpipe
US worried more secret documents may be released
  Business Times
Proposed CEPA agreement to be made public
KumbukRiver among the world’s top 20 unusual hotels
New broadband Internet rates soon
New OL,AL TV channel could hurt ‘tuition’ culture
Curbs on the media at Finance Ministry, Central Bank
Comment - Muffle the media: Economic battles ahead
Feature - GSP+ facility and export competitiveness
Feature - Major correction in stock market will see a property boom: Analysts
Land acquisition: Lankan families wait for more than 25 yrs for compensation
Positive growth in all sectors : Industry and Commerce Minister
Appointment of Directors – NDB, DFCC
Over Rs 770 mln paid in 1st phase of Golden key repayment scheme
SL exports down 12% in 2009, $2.7 billion in first quarter 2010
SL no longer dependant on 'peanuts' from World Bank: Amunugama
Office discipline: Right People, Wrong Attitude
Broadband Internet users seen at 4 milion in 4 years
Intergenerational equity:Did my parents steal my future?
Dilmah: Moving ahead from ethical tea to sustainability
Peace dividend could transform Sri Lanka into an ‘Islamic Financial Hub’
Hemas sees June profits through power, pharmaceuticals
MBSL Midcap index shows strong potential for Midcap companies
United Tractors bags 6 Sigma Presidents silver award
Seylan Bank shows 270% growth in profitability
‘How innovation Supports Sustainability’ on August 9
Boutique StrawberryFrog wins Emirates MarComm business
Lanka Hospitals claims highest number of kidney transplants among private hospitals
NSB develops 3 year strategic plan
Phoenix Ogilvy wins first ever Gold for Lanka at Adfest Tokyo
Dialog records Rs. 20 bln revenue for first six months of the year
New Microfinance Regulatory Authority soon
New expat head for Shell
CSE amends trading rules to increase liquidity, volumes
New IPM President elected
TISL initiative on anti-corruption in private sector gains support
Pleas, once again, for Indo-Lanka CEPA draft to be made public
Aitken Spence trains rural youth in Hospitality Sector
Sri Lanka aims to promote youth tourism through social media
Sunday Times Business Club AGM on Aug 3
A&E renovates lecture room at Moratuwa University
NOLIMIT wins accolades for customer service
Sri Lanka gets first ever net metered solar PV plant
SriLankan Airlines wins Singapore award for growth
Free Hold
Prime Premier and Prime Winfields
BoC celebrates 71 years of exceptional service as the Bankers to the nation
Nivasie ties up with financial Institute to promote Real Estate & Construction Industry
Maliban Milk Products (Private) Ltd. receives three international certifications
Union Pasalen Karaliyata Season 3 now on.
Do as they say; not as they do
Moving in the right direction
Are they trying to kill Test cricket?
Leave those innocent kids alone
Ievers Gunasekera showed by glowing example
Unamboowa set up three new meet records before the YOG
C.I. – The End Of A Glorious Innings
Colombo Ladies trailblaze on Chennai’s Adaya River
Abilasha takes Gampaha District swmming title
Mathivathanan heads Jaffna District Cricket Association
Zahira rugby 7s today
New Pole-Vault Record
Raveena shines
Hiding away!
Over to you Mr. referee
Dilantha fastest in test outing
Oval scales favour the Lankans
SLC CEO asked to retire after four decades
SLSRF officials to seek legal advice
Both teams confident of walking away with the plum
Java Lane fight back to draw 2-2
Pathana past cricketers meet on August 7
Umesh and Ruvindu put Marians on top
First Class Honours for ICBT students from Middlesex, UK
Dayawansa receives ‘Fellow Status’ from CIM UK
Adyapana Colombo goes to Kandy & Jaffna
Zahira Ramazan Sale on August 7 and 8
Northumbria University Degree with CIMA
Achievers wins Asia’s Best Business School Leadership Award
Inzar shines
Ohio Wesleyan student earns Microbiology Research Award
D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo - A leader in every way
‘Sharper the mind better the focus…’
APIIT Business School creating professionals for the Global Industry and Commerce
AOD alumni make their mark upon the local fashion arena
A day of celebration! Young Chartered Accountants' Forum

‘The Advent’ It’s just the beginning…

Career enhancement opportunities for Teachers of Gateway College
SLIIT joins forces with Lanka Bell to enhance facilities for students
Installation ceremony of Serendib Toastmasters Club
NIBM prepare you for the future
OTHM Programmes launch in Sri Lanka
Imperial College commends Sri Lankan prize winner
A home away from home
Your second chance for success at university - a Sri Lankan student's story
ICBT Campus launches worldclass British degree from UWIC
New Zealand education: Quality and affordable
Study medicine in the Philippines
Ranjan Saheed focuses on Aquinas Faculty of Marketing and Management 8th intake
City School of Architecture
ICHE guides you towards a fruitful medical career
Wisdom Business Academy: An impetus to quality CIMA students
Mind ability, recovery and pure magic
University of Kelaniya 5-a-side Basketball Tournament

Scribes’ night of pride
Tip containers, kill the larvae -- Letter to the editor
Remove the taxes on knowledge -- Letter to the editor
Murali: You top them all and stand tall -- Letter to the editor
The horrors of remand custody -- Letter to the editor
Saluting a true leader in battle as we enjoy the fruits of the end of war -- Appreciation
Military hero with a string of medals to garland his name -- Appreciation
Police officer who saved lives and brought joy to the lives of many -- Appreciation
A friend, father figure, adviser and confidant -- Appreciation
Safety first at the pool
Who lurks under the Bolgoda lake?
Beware of sore eyes
Dogs and don’ts
Saving lives through expertise and donating medical equipment
Journalism Awards for Excellence 2009
A little jig and a drink
Nostalgic for one of those simple holidays on the beach?
The cymbal of Sri Lankan rhythm
Too much of an abstract thing?
Murugan: A haven for many a pilgrim
Hikkaduwa: Scenes from the Sixties
Listening to the silent voices within the Galle Fort
Bringing life to art through sculpture
Age cannot wither, nor custom stale, the infinite variety of our old folks at home…
Showcasing young talent
Magazine Articles
Cutting a pretty picture
Seminar on poetry and short story writing
A taste of lit and wine
A voyage of seeing and feeling
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Singing it their way
Sparkle- In a Singing Style
Harpo’s Pizza just got bigger
It’s bug time with Windows… again!!!
Impact of Chrome OS
Inspiring designs
TV Times Articles
Top job for local hotelier in Vietnam
Crispy Hoppers at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Upgrading the British Governor’s Residence
'Ira Handa Yata' honourably mentioned
‘Best Play’ winners at Wendts
Gladiator Love at Lumbini
Yes FM goes online
‘Roaring Evening’ with Ronnie
‘Down Memory Lane’ back again
Funday Times
When crowds flock to the hill capital
An echo is a reflected sound wave
The British in India -- World History
Nature destroyed -- Poem for the week
Kids World
What is the Climate System?
Green turtle (chelonia mydas)
Learn with Gihan: Birds of Sri Lanka -- Number 25
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