A young girl showing her sacrificial chicken to a child on the way for the highly-controversial mass sacrifice of hundreds of goats and chickens at the Badrakali Amman Kovil at Munneswaram. Pic by Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe


President to visit UN despite probe

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will lead the Sri Lanka delegation to the United Nations next month. Some of Sri Lanka’s leaders in the business and industry sector will accompany him.

Rao coming tomorrow for talks on northern issues

Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao is scheduled to arrive in Colombo tomorrow to view the progress of resettlement of war-displaced ......

Google’s free calls ring alarm bells for SLT, Dialog
Public should be joining in dengue battle
Local, foreign help sought to restore Sigiriya ladies
Vanquishing the victor
The agony of Ariyawathi
Probe on Lankans acting in porn films
Tense standoff at Munneswaran festival
MAS ‘Thirasara Leisure Village’
MAS Fabric Park (MFP) in Thulhiriya was almost an abandoned property since 2003. It was started as State owned Thulhiriya Textile Mill in 1968 and later was privatized to Bombay Dyne in 1980 and later to Kabool Lanka in 1980 till 2003. This 165 acre green commercial property was rescued by MAS Holdings to set up Lanka’s first green fabric park.
Mr President- Serve only two terms:BT poll
A large majority of respondents to a Business Times (BT) poll this week sent out a clear “NO’ message on the government’s latest attempt to change the constitution to allow a President to serve more than two terms.
Ramadan satire irks Saudi hardliners
There's little sacrosanct -- including the tradition of polygamy cherished by many Muslim men -- in the most popular Saudi TV series during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Colombo University MBA students conduct special presentations
The Colombo University's MBA programme for its 4th Semester introduces 'International Marketing' as one of marketing subjects. Students following this programme are required to make a group presentation on this particular subject area.

Lankans sail with Dilshan blitz
The Sri Lankans put the record straight after a few losses by thrashing the Indians by 74 runs to win the Micromax Cup at Dambulla last evening. This comprehensive win was setup by the batsmen-Jayawardena, Dilshan and Sangakkara who put the game beyond India’s reach by some scintillating batting. 300 under lights was never on, especially by a team whose batting was their Achilles heel.



Slaughter of animals and the Constitution
This week more than 400 goats and hundreds of chicken were put to the sword in a gory event that seemingly had the backing of the police and local politicians, as is the case year in and year out.
Major constitutional changes next week -- Political Column
One was himself and the other was former President, Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, he said. Both are debarred from going for a third term under existing provisions of the Constitution.
Honey, don’t you ever leave me -- 5th Column

I thought I must write to you after hearing that you and your party would be supporting Mahinda maama. Of course, knowing you and knowing Mahinda maama, this does not surprise me but then, all this sounds a little bit funny, considering what you have been saying in the recent past.

Selfless love in comic

Depicting a great personality like Mother Teresa and her love and compassion for humanity by way of pen and ink is not easy. But up to the task was Lankan artist Athula Siriwardane who was chosen to illustrate in comic form a biography of this beatified saviour of the poor and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

When Ruhuna had a flourishing civilization
Hambantota has been in the news in recent weeks. The filling of sea water to the newly built port drew massive crowds to Hambantota. Several other development projects are underway in this town in the deep South. These include an international cricket stadium and an international airport.


President to visit UN despite probe
Rao coming tomorrow for talks on northern issuess
Google’s free calls ring alarm bells for SLT, Dialog
Love-thy-neighbour doctrine
No reciprocity, no visa on arrival
Doha jobs: Embassy sets age limits for Lankans
Little has been done to help differently-abled persons
Public should be joining in dengue battle
Polythene pollution in Kandy
STF to observe Heroes’ Day with special ceremonies
Tense standoff at Munneswaran festival
Tough laws to deal with medicinal drugs mafia
Foreign undergrads nabbed with rare insects
Vanquishing the victor
The agony of Ariyawathi
Dreams of bright future knocked down
Garment factories exploiting Northern girls, union charges
Excise Chief on new liquor licence - Right of reply
Drifting fishermen sent back home
Capri Club members revolt
Local, foreign help sought to restore Sigiriya ladies
Alleged land grab for cobra boy devalaya
Elders pushed back at National Hospital
Simplicity and contentment could bring back the former glory
Mother finds deaf son in prison 6 days after he went missing
A maid called Ariyawathie
Probe on Lankans acting in porn films
A maid called Ariyawathie
Political Column
Major constitutional changes next week
5th Column
Honey, don’t you ever leave me
The Economic Analysis
IMF says economy on track
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
A question of justice for all
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Crooks and cricket crockery
N. Korea warns of nuclear “holy war” if attacked
Politico’s big breasts fund raiser
Taliban attacks repelled
Carter’s wheel of success
Gunmen attack Pak army buildings near US consulate
Bollywood takes on sexual harassment in new film
Kashmir visa row stokes India, China tensions
Torture, corruption, civil war. America has certainly left its mark in Iraq
Obama's US assassination programme
Pakistan army fills leadership void
Julian Assange: Hero or villain?
High growth in a Buddhist economy
Ramadan satire irks Saudi hardliners
British PM to take paternity leave
Space-based detector to find anti-universe
Top eight cancer signs pinpointed
India dreams of success with 'chateau mango'
Romanian mayor prefers gold to UNESCO World Heritage
  Business Times
Mr President- Serve only two terms:BT poll
F&G Trust lifeline for over 4,000 hapless depositors
Share split mania hits Colombo – race to increase market cap
FR case against state by migrant worker
SEC to formulate new price band formula
ICTA offers US$ 50,000 in training grants
Sunday Times first Business Editor passes away
Comment - Price bands and day-trading
Feature - The “Broken Promise” of the film private sector
Feature - Sri Lankan job vacancies fell by 37.% last year due to global crisis: S urvey
Tile manufacturers plastered with ball clay issues
What can bees teach regulators and investors?
It wasn’t me … behind a mask of defence
Sri Lanka Design Festival in Colombo on November 11-17
‘We are concerned about EU re lations with Sri Lanka’: Italian ambassador
On-the spot-cash from AMW in trade-in scheme
Dilith, Varuni join directorate at Reefcomber
Swadeshi Industrial Works upgraded to ISO 9001:2008
Middle East markets moving away from Ceylon Tea : Dilmah founder
Excon 2010 to be held in September
Bankers to showcase Lanka as a financial hub
IMF wants pension funds in capital markets
Correction - ‘CPC owes Rs 18.5 billion in oil hedging dues, to Standard Chartered Bank’
Sunday Times Biz Club (STBC) re-launches website
SLT Directory on Mobile WAP
Commercial Bank promotes MoneyGram in Cyprus
South Asian Undergrads Meet in Colombo
Etisalat; enabling children to access today’s world through education
Rs 1 billion for tea marketing, re-planting mandatory, and expansion of plantations
Industry wants CSE to tighten director disclosures
Business Times on the Presidency
Experts urge Internet banking customers to be cautious
Havelock City commercial complex: Seven times bigger than Majestic City
Kelani Tyres Plc reports Rs.706 million pre-tax profit
3.1 mln computer network Asian professionals needed by 2012
Strike-hit Lanka WallTile threatens …
Sri Lanka Tourism- Beyond number crunching
Union Bank profits up during first half of 2010
JKH switches tourism properties in the Maldives
A university where discipline and entrepreneurial skills matter
Slaughter of animals and the Constitution
Lankans sail with Dilshan blitz
Vaasy says Mahela knew how to use the review system
SLC has no qualms about sex enhancer
Various cultures mix at YOG
Vimuktha makes steady progress
A professional cricketing brood
Planning ahead is a vital ingredient
Good pitch, bad pitch and hitting the right pitch
Cricket Values on Mammon’s Altar
Sharmal will serve Lanka’s tennis future
Rowing nationals from Sep 8
All Ananda final set for today
‘Nalanda Motocross 2010’ on Oct. 17
Invitation schools relay carnival in October
Sri Lanka youth secure third slot despite poor refereeing
Kurunegala Super Cross today
NCC in command against the park lads
Lankan golfers excel
PCJT is the Gold Sponsor for Java World Congress 2010
Colombo University MBA students conduct special presentations
UTS Foundation Studies: Pathway to University in Australia
Imalka - Hospitality's bright star at ICHM
Ten of the best ways to save money at university
Piano teaching could be a fun activity
SLIM intake students for PCM
Emphatic Empathy in Customer Service
College students get ratted on water
Marga excels in Statistical Analysis
Kumon unlocks the potential in every child
Lean Tools to cut waste
A solid CIMA foundation with Wisdom
New developments at the English Language Education Centre
GCSE results: Pupils spurn languages for sciences
AOD graduate set to make her mark in Sri Lankan Interior Design
Oxford College: ABE course provider in Sri Lanka
NIBM offers Degree Programmes in IT, Management and HRM
Graduation ceremony at ICBT
With Imperial College learning is an exciting experience
After A/Ls headstart a globally recognized Healthcare Degree at IIHS
University of Sydney: Renowned for excellent learning opportunities
Counselling at Edlocate with a significant difference
Engineering after A/L 2010
BBS offers scholarships for October intake
An agenda for educational reforms
APIIT TANTALIZE 2010: Talent arises and glory awaits…!
ICA: Gateway to a rewarding career as a Chartered Accountant
ESOFT - Sri Lanka's No. 1 for BIT is now more affordable
Barnardo's criticises 'unfair' state school system
CINEC Maritime Campus is the place to be
American International School bags 17 Gold Medals from Australia!
61 World Prize Winners at Edexcel Awards this year
Should I buy the cheapest school uniform?
Boost your self-confidence
CAT 2010: Practice can make the difference
Champion the universal language of sports

A bouquet to our readers
Rekindling a love for tapestryl
Allegations against CFA grossly unfair -- Letter to the editor
Fair judgement on professor-minister -- Letter to the editor
If a crocodile can show gratitude, why can’t we? -- Letter to the editor
Wake up, Dehiwala Police before it’s too late -- Letter to the editor
A labour of love by Batti police -- Letter to the editor
Father found his heaven among his people of Nattandiya -- Appreciation
He had reached the Himalayan heights of his medical career -- Appreciation
Always a smile and a laugh, despite the suffering -- Appreciation
A police officer and gentleman, loved and respected by all -- Appreciation
Selfless love in comic
After the war: The answer begins in art
Himali ready to give artistic life to Salalihini Sandeshaya
Step into his home and step out to his rain forest
New mango in town
McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala: Portrait of a rainy hillstation
Third generation dancers in step with the spirit of Chitrasena
Idol worship, you think? Idle worship, more like!
He marched forward creating controversies, facing criticisms
Audiology Centre gives ear to a larger segment of society
Honouring an eminent scholar
People and events
Magazine Articles
Aussie Tom Jones to rock Colombo
MJ:The rise and the fall
Sunset and more at Flag & Whistle
Singer, song writer gives her pick
AYA hits the canvas once again
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Keeping Kandy spotless
Driven by an impulse
Sri Lanka through the eyes of the younger generation
Danu sings
Taking the message of reconciliation forward
Making Art talk
TV Times Articles
MAS ‘Thirasara Leisure Village’
Ahoy there matey... let us rule the beach
Nanda Malini brings ‘Shwetha Rathriya’
Down Memory Lane Sing-Along A Great Success
‘Super Six’ to hit a six
Rohan to bring HD technology
‘Ira Handa Yata’ now on
Two murderers turned monks
Funday Times
When Ruhuna had a flourishing civilization
Unwanted Sound
Industrial Revolution 1836 - 1913 -- World History
Once upon a time -- Poem for the week
Kids World
Maldives hosts 10th AP Conference ...
So what's the big deal?
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