Relief across the seas for flood victims: With more than 1,500 people feared killed and millions displaced in one of Pakistan’s worst ever floods, Sri Lanka has joined the international community in providing relief to the victims. Picture shows relief items being loaded into an Air Force C-130 transport plane that is scheduled to leave for Pakistan this morning. Pic by Gemunu Wellage.


President’s UN visit in the balance

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly on September 22 when more than 150 world leaders are expected to attend a summit meeting to take stock of the successes and failures of the UN's Millennium Development Goals.

Sakvithi scam: CID unveils more secrets

The alleged billion-rupee fraudster Chandana Weerakumara alias Sakvithi Ranasinghe, who is accused of cheating thousands of people of their life’s savings operated as a tuition master in Chilaw after slipping back into the country apparently some months ago, a detective said yesterday.

Top-level talks with India next week
Muthurajawela waste under fire
My opponents try to silence me through fraud charges: Gayoom
IDPs call for concrete action
Discussions to ensure safety of Lankan hostages
Two decades of Australian General Elections from a Lankan perspective
Local balladeer
Music fans will remember him as part of the La Ceylonians singing those lilting calypso tunes with his trademark straw hat and guitar. Many years have passed since those memorable tunes and times but Anura Pathmasiri Jayasingha’s musical journey continued, taking him across the world carrying his brand of music to people.
SEC, CSE stop casino-type trades
Colombo’s stockmarket may have exploded in six months time if not for this week’s intervention by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) after the market went into a tailspin with frenzied and casino-type activity, an issue that has worried foreign investors for many months.
Hijacking God for the tea party
Where does America put God? Historically, there has always been tension between the separation of church and state that the United States has enshrined in its Constitution and regular upsurges of religious faith, even religious extremism, ........
Why are so many people in Sri Lanka left-handed?
If asked "what was the first thing that impressed you about Sri Lanka" I would have to say "the extraordinary large number of left-handed people". In western culture left-handedness has been held in contempt, in spite of evidence of superior intellectual capacity.

Taking our pictures across the shores
In every sphere of activity there comes a time when your field of specialty becomes the centre of attraction. Then the next sticky question pops in to view. In banner headlines it reads –“Are you ready to take the challenge”?
How to win a case
It may be said that Sri Lanka recorded its first major success on the international stage last week, since the stonewalling at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in the immediate aftermath of the war victory over the LTTE a year ago.
Eden for Rajapaksa: Ranil gets bad apple again -- Political Column
Earlier that afternoon, at 2 p.m, he said, a meeting had been scheduled with the Opposition UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe. That was for talks on the impending constitutional changes. A member of the Buddhist clergy had telephoned him to say it was not suitable to his kethi kaley or an inauspicious moment that was bad or malefic.
He has carte blanche to do as he wishes! -- 5th Column

“Thaaththa,” Bindu Udagedera said, “I think our country is in for a very prosperous period....”
“Why do you say that, Bindu?” Bindu’s father Percy asked.
“Why, thaaththa,” Bindu said, “we have found new ways of saving enormous amounts of money...”
“How do we do that?” Percy was puzzled.

From Jaffna to Colombo: When a little Guide stood tall

A journey of 100 friends’ to commemorate the centenary of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts this August will culminate in the Guides assisting the Nanapiyasa Library Project of the Disaster Management Committee for libraries, information services and archives set up by the National Library Documentation Centre of Sri Lanka, IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) and UNESCO said Communications Director Shaleeka Abeygunasekara.

The invasion of Sitawaka
The Viceroy who was angry over the whole episode, began to employ his officers to harass the government officers of the Kotte Kingdom. They were repeatedly asked where the king's wealth was hidden. They did not know anything. Then the Portuguese officers began to question commander Veediya Bandara.


Where are you? Hackers are here
Computers around the world are systematically being victimized by rampant hacking. This hacking is not only widespread but is being executed so flawlessly that the attackers can comprise a system steal everything of value and completely erase their tracks within 20 minutes.

President’s UN visit in the balance
Sakvithi scam: CID unveils more secrets
Basil intervenes, angry Mervyn up the gum tree
Fresh moves to resolve Ranil-Sajith row
Top-level talks with India next week
A white elephant
Snaring of Sakvithi
Muthurajawela waste under fire
Garbage Street, Mt. Lavinia
Large stowaway gecko startles warehouse workers
My opponents try to silence me through fraud charges: Gayoom
Contempt of court case: Initial objections raised
Jaffna kindness warms hearts of crash victims
IDPs call for concrete action
Delimitation panel reviews plans for fresh village borders
Standardising broadcast media, purpose of bill says Media Minister
Discussions to ensure safety of Lankan hostages
Court to hear ex- MP’s rights plea
Agitation to continue against Mervyn’s law of tree-son
I believe in liberal democratic political principles, that’s why I joined the UNP
Mrs. B’s tolerance of journalistic intrusions
Two decades of Australian General Elections from a Lankan perspective
India’s patriarch of newspapers no more
Mrs. Anumaana and the accelerated dengue prevention programme
Political Column
Eden for Rajapaksa: Ranil gets bad apple again
5th Column
He has carte blanche to do as he wishes!
The Economic Analysis
The paradox of prices: Consumer price index and perceptions
Welcome for crossovers, kid gloves for Mervyn
Focus on Rights
The bar, the law and 'profound' absurdity
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
It's a pen, not a sword
Pak floods spread amid political storm
Lagging Julia calls truce with knifed ex-leader
UN climate deal retreats as Bonn talks end
Two US, six German doctors shot dead in Afghanistan: Police
Mandela charity trustee says he 'kept' Campbell's diamonds
Health alarm as acrid smog blankets Moscow
Huge ice island calves off Greenland glacier
HP CEO resigns after sex harassment investigation
BlackBerry maker, Saudis working on fix-source
Hijacking God for the tea party
Myanmar's civil society steps into election fray, trains candidates
Remembering Hiroshima
  Business Times
SEC, CSE stop casino-type trades
Nivasie houses for Sri Lankan housemaids to suit their purse
Insurance Board to amend law to regulate pension funds
Lanka IOC begins lubricant exports for the first time
SLT in bid to attract fixed wire-line subscribers
Comment - CEPA support: Unpatriotic or rational?
Feature - tomorrow TRAVEL: Unusual and close to home
Feature - Biodiversity climbs the corporate agenda
US GSP duty free benefits to continue despite review
Central Bank floats $1 bln bond issue to cover state debt
Independent accounting committee called to review institutions collecting public funds
Parakrama gets brand leadership award
EZY laptops presented to Journalism Award winners
Every Sri Lankan should contribute, forgo holidays for country to develop
Govt officials have the right to ‘blow the whistle’ about wrongdoing
Twycross Zoo in Midlands UK opens ''Uda Walawe'', a Sri Lanka inspired elephant experience
ComBank shows after tax profits of 17% for 1H10
Fly SriLankan Holidays and visit Singapore Grand Prix
New President at MBA Alumni Association of Colombo University
Haycarb reports net profit of Rs. 178 m in Q1
Interblocks partners with ControlCase to drive PCI certification
Hemas holds Annual Sales Conference 2010/11
Workshop for SMEs on competitiveness
CDB seeks CSE listing, reports rising 1Q profits
Huge opportunities in Sri Lanka :British High Commissioner
North and East open new opportunities for skilled and competent managers
Piramal Glass says sale of Ratmalana property will reduce debt
New fund to promote tourism investments in the stockmarket
Fitch revises Ceylease ‘Outlook’ to ‘Negative’
Emirates ups Colombo /Male flights
John Keells Logistics unveils its new identity
Dipped Products maintains growth in 1Q despite lower margins
Fitch withdraws Industrial Finance Ltd's rating
Sri Lanka has 85,000 accounting students currently
CSC expands worldwide agency network
Hutch offers low rates to the Middle East
Brandix rewarded for energy efficiency
COYLE prepares lobby group to oppose CEPA
3 teams in finals of MTI Venture Challenge
Unity Plaza increases profits
SC orders next round of payment for GK depositors
Buying stocks with a lunch option!
Cement, cable, tile firms to benefit from construction boom
Melfort (Pvt) Ltd promotes green tea as Lankan exports soar
Education exhibition helps students select universities
ODEL recovery backed by strong financials
A and E renovates lecture room at Moratuwa University
Carsons first quarter 2011 net profit down 12% to Rs. 1,187 mln
Energy efficiency spurs Sri Lankan Catering to win national award
Aitken Spence strengthens high-end hotel portfolio
Commercial Bank to promote Life Insurance with Union Assurance
Cathay Pacific says plans to purchase 36 new aircraft
100th IVF baby at Lanka Hospitals
KPMG releases Sri Lanka investment publication
It Info.
ICTA promotes quality software : supports NBQSA competition as national partner
Eastern Province will be included in e-Society Road Map: ICTA
Where are you? Hackers are here
ICTA launches 'Spiralation'
Legal environment ready for e-Governance: AG
How to win a case
Taking our pictures across the shores
Action shifts to Rangiri Dambulla
Two national records hammered at Diyagama
Please review the UDRS
Spectators’ spectrum
Lankan ‘A’ routed
Very very special innings takes the game away
Sri Lanka moves on after Davis Cup defeat
Taking pictures of the top sibling
New stamp to mark Lanka’s participation at the YOG
Bee in Bishen Bedi’s bonnet again
Veteran race driver Pradeep Kavikara at the helm
Official truancy and the Cricket Board
Denzil-Officer and a Gentleman
Lakshman Kadirgamar- A great sportsman
Dharmakeerthie invited for Asian Games
Isipathana make it 3 in a row
Driving to the next plain
New Young enjoy victory while Ratnam and Army draw
Umesh guides Chilaw Marians to their third win
Blues for the Kandy lads
Malinga Unhappy
Visakhians shine at hockey
Why are so many people in Sri Lanka left-handed?
APS: The way forward for educational development
Royal College Union opens audio, video and print studio
‘GIT Champion’ from Janaka Madhuwantha
Asian International School Educational Tour
Installation ceremony of Serendib Toastmasters’ Club - 2010/ 2011
Calling nominations for ten outstanding young persons of Sri Lanka
New Zealand Education - Quality yet affordable
First Class Honours for ICBT students from Middlesex University, UK
APIIT Law School's unique 'Skills Programme'
‘I'd love to become a Kiwi and get my PR’
Universities should work together: Conservatives suggest
A view of NCUK university towns (Sheffield)
ICBT Kandy Campus moves to a new premises with state-of-the-art facilities
The more you reduce cost the more you can earn profit
IIT opens registrations for degrees in Software Engineering from the University of Westminster
Best practices in Project Management
Imperial College: Nurturing tomorrow's leaders
RIC Colombo achieves 95% pass rate in final year results in 2009
MATRIX, your child's true IT education partner
SD'H: S’pore's leading tourism and hospitality school
IBSL for top-notch career building qualifications
Nature and nurture.....the growing demands

Lanka’s central highlands win heritage battle
Hard facts about some Lankan academics working in the UK -- Letter to the editor
Apology should come from the President -- Letter to the editor
Why are these unauthorised structures still standing? -- Letter to the editor
Memories of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the quintessential Sri Lankan -- Appreciation
A life well lived -- Appreciation
St. Benedict’s blessed by the kindnesses of NY-based old boy -- Appreciation
Champion of women’s education, honoured by school, university and country -- Appreciation
With a new liver he is ready for life
Doing their bit to stop the rot
Hand-made with love
On a journey of realizing her cherished dreams
Looking for meaning in realism combined with abstract
A veteran of romantic art turns to historic themes
Applause for Shakespeare
Evening of elegance, technique and enjoyment
Vivimarie’s power of making the word her own
Hop on and take a ride!
Living with ‘Dragons and Makarakshayas’: Politics of Dharmasiri Bandaranayake’s theatre
Let’s face it folks: Facebook is the new opium of the masses
Esala: Unparalleled season not just for Kandy but whole country
New call for Geoffrey Bawa Awards for Architecture
From Jaffna to Colombo: When a little Guide stood tall
Weerasekeras’ day to remember
Friendship week for police from around the world
Magazine Articles
Local balladeer
Giving little feet something to dance about
Exciting musical intelligence combined with immaculate technique
Getambe: True  heaven is a place in Kandy
Leopards spot on
Opening up young minds to world of film
Smoothening out the rough edges
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Night to remember
A touch of Sparkle
Harmonious sounds
A different kind of beat
Start a revolution   
Banging my head over Stigmata
TV Times Articles
Visual miracle on Kataragama
Lankan dance and drums to stun the world
Dance Stars Dance on Swarnavahini
“Metikaraththaya” at Elphinstone
HOLLYWOOD experience for future filmmakers
‘Bambara Walalla’ starts to swivel
Three girls in a scandal
French Icon in town
Barista brings tropical delights
Lobster and Champagne at California Grill
Rodney rises to IATA Presidency
Victory for bartenders
Funday Times
The invasion of Sitawaka
A bag of coins
Trinidad & Tobago -- Geography
Colours make me happy -- Poem for the week
Kids World
Climate's come a long way
In the footsteps of legendary Chitrasena and Vajira ….
Beauty of coastal Sri Lanka
Derana Little Stars
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