Showers of gratitude

Sri Lanka’s Army giving a guard of honour and saying a big thank you to Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari when he arrived at the BIA yesterday for a four-day state visit. Pakistan was one of Sri Lanka’s main supporters during the three-decade war on terror providing much-needed military equipment and moral support. Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya accompanied the Pakistani leader when inspecting the guard of honour. Commander-in-Chief President Mahinda Rajapaksa was also present. Pic by M.A. Pushpakumara

CID steps in to probe more VAT frauds

A fresh probe on Value Added Tax (VAT) refund frauds amounting to Rs. 500 million has been launched by the Inland Revenue Department, officials said.

Cabinet to select fuel suppliers in bid to end CPC tender benders

Petroleum Minister Susil Premajayantha has submitted a cabinet memorandum to streamline the awarding of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation tenders after a series of recent ......

Thousands greet new Cardinal
Saudi job agents also plead for Rizana
IDPs have Rs. 3.5 billion in banks, says President
Tusker tragedy prompts calls for safer transportation
Sailor missing following port ceremony
Killing of Tiger leaders: Govt. yet to respond to UN letter, says Lanka’s rep. in Geneva
Charge of animal cruelty against kovil high priest
India stamps its presence here
The Sound of Music through the lens
How do you solve a problem like The Sound of Music? The film that was to become one of the most successful productions in movie history was first screened in 1965. This year celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Broadway premiere, The Sound of Music remains as popular as ever.
Nestle plans Rs 8-10 bln investment, double milk output
Nestle Lanka Plc, Sri Lanka’s largest private collector of fresh milk, plans to invest between Rs 8 to 10 billion rupees in an accelerated growth plan over the next five to eight years aimed at, among other objectives, sourcing all its fresh milk requirements from Sri Lanka.
Angry S. Koreans vow ‘thousand-fold’ revenge
South Korea's Marine commander today vowed “thousand -fold” retaliation days after a North Korean attack that killed two servicemen as protesters demanded tougher action by the government against its reclusive neighbour.
CSCT campus: Going Beyond Boundaries through quality education….!
There is a wealth of opportunities in the Construction Industry. Be an expert in the construction industry by pursuing your higher education at the Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT). CSCT was established in 2009 with an aim to provide quality international education in Construction and Building Services, to the students of Sri Lanka.

Malinga saga -- nation or sensation
Goldilocks is the heart-throb of the new millennium. Not only with his naughty boyish looks, but, also with his sling arm express deliveries Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga has proved that he is the next generation of International Class fast bowler that Sri Lankan possesses.

Region’s focus on Lanka and Lanka’s focus on region

The President exhorted his countrymen to 'think big' during his second term inauguration speech and immediately set the example by appointing arguably the world's most bloated Cabinet of Ministers this week. There are so many ministries now that the number of deputies is insufficient. 'All chiefs and no Injuns', appears to be the trend.

Seniors kicked up in jumbo cabinet -- Political Column
In October, this year, Mahinda Rajapaksa became arguably the most powerful President under the republican constitution. Indeed, he is the most powerful in Sri Lanka today.
Reflections on hope and on despair-- Focus on Rights

Trincomalee, November 25 2010 - When a faded woman in a tattered saree looks at you with hope still in her eyes and asks if you can find out what happened to her husband who had gone with his cousin ....

Salute to an era

When Stanley Senanayake, the 10th Inspector General of the Sri Lanka Police stood together with Maj. Gen. Sepala Attygalle, Admiral Basil Gunasekera and Air Marshal Rohan Amarasekere on the podium behind then Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike on ceremonial occasions, they formed an impressive foursome. The four service chiefs, all six-footers in their ceremonial garb cut an imposing picture.

Suriyadevi arrives in Kotte
All the people in Kotte were jubilant. Commander Veediya Bandara got married to Suriyadevi. But once more Veediya Bandara was imprisoned. This time it was under the Portuguese.



CID steps in to probe more VAT frauds
Thousands greet new Cardinal
Saudi job agents also plead for Rizana
Cabinet to select fuel suppliers in bid to end CPC tender benders
Zeroeing in on vat probe
IDPs have Rs. 3.5 billion in banks, says President
Dissenting view by senior minister
Govt. sop to rising cost of living
Nomenclature is the name of the game
Tusker tragedy prompts calls for safer transportation
Rare in life, rarity in death
Trade mafia holds sway in stalls : pavement hawkers
Lankan sailor at sea over lost funds
Sailor missing following port ceremony
ITF to take Wallen-Lanka to court
Killing of Tiger leaders: Govt. yet to respond to UN letter, says Lanka’s rep. in Geneva
Budget proposal may fold up 200 investment projects
Vihara convention next Sunday
New bishop for Kurunegala
Oldest newspaper’s press consigned to cobwebs
LLRC to go East
Charge of animal cruelty against kovil high priest
Floods displace thousands, destroy homes
Expect heavy rains to continue
India stamps its presence here
Emotional intelligence of a true people's representative
The Return of the Asians
Krishna calls for meaningful devolution for Tamils
Political Column
Seniors kicked up in jumbo cabinet
5th Column
Pledging their vows anew in the twilight hours
The Economic Analysis
Debating the relevant economic issues
The cheers and jeers as another Budget is unveiled
Focus on Rights
Reflections on hope and on despair
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Himalayan fallout on GL
From the Sidelines
India counters China, mindful of Sri Lanka’s ‘comfort level’
  Times 2
India probes 21 firms in bribes-for-loans scandal
Mumbai attack anniversary: Indian leaders flays Pakistan
Angry S. Koreans vow ‘thousand-fold’ revenge
Obama hit during basketball game, gets stitches
World braces for shocking news in WikiLeaks exposé
600,000 die each year from passive smoking: Study
US military says it suspected Taliban imposter
A third of S. African men are rapists
Polygamy in Canada: How many wives can a man have?
Bond pistol fetches big bucks
UN remains deadlocked on defining terrorism
American foreign policy after the mid-term elections
Will the world stand up for Palestinian children?
Not quite a Mandela moment
  Business Times
Pension fund for Sri Lanka’s 6-million informal sector
Nestle plans Rs 8-10 bln investment, double milk output
Oil hedging ruling seen in country’s favour
Browns Beach hotel to be demolished
GOH (hotel) refurbishment at Rs 1 billion
Telco call charges cut in budget will increase more callers
Public investment through borrowings: economist
Comment -- Budget: Great for corporates; confusion for consumers
Feature -- Budget 2011- Export-oriented economic growth perspective
Feature - Cabinet - you are here ‘to serve, not to ‘show off’- Well said your Excellency!
Russia not budging on tea tariffs
Ten tips to rate your business risk consultant
BOI to act as facilitation agency: PBJ
New exchange guidelines to entice foreign firms to Sri Lanka
Lower SME lending rates likely due to budget: NCCSL
Growth-focussed budget: Standard Chartered Bank
Corporates, middle class unhappy over budget:BT poll
Insurance industry happy with budget proposals
Budget: Hope for the day, bleak thereafter
Challenge to ensure revenue and fiscal targets are met
Business-friendly budget
Consumers and the Budget at a glance
Singapore real estate developer S.P.Tao visiting Colombo
Succeeding in ICT at the Sunday Times Biz Club
Japan to help reconstruction of bridges
Letter - Issues relating to ADSL and IPTV
SLT’s 'mega reduced charges' - mega confusion!
Controversy over visa-on-arrival for tourists
Budget impact positive on banks, share market: Analysts
Motha jellies steams ahead amidst the debate between sugar and health
Akbar Pharmaceuticals gets ISO 9001:2008 Certificate
Prince of Wales meets award winning entrepreneur from Sri Lanka
Region’s focus on Lanka and Lanka’s focus on region
Sanga’s men win mental battle on fifth day
Malinga saga -- nation or sensation
Lankan fast bowlers have great potential says WI legend Ian Bishop
Lanka should take stock and keep on the
No proper rugby reins laments ex Police skipper Sivendran
Shafraz wins Sevanagala rally
Sports Star Amritha
Junior Joes Cricketers Excel to enter Knock-Out Stage
Sri Lanka’s latest Test venue:Pallekelle Stadium
Medals galore at Golden Squares chess tourney
Mahadenamutta is dreaming
Sri Lanka placed 6th at Asian Games
Mercantile badminton gets underway
CCC depleted by player exodus
Sri Lanka lose all three games
Visakhians drowned at the Police pool
Support staff will remain the same sans Bayliss
Get Gayle was our motto … says Sanga
CSCT campus: Going Beyond Boundaries through quality education….!
The ups and downs of a day on the waves - Jetliner tour by ET Club
Wesley Primary presents 'Footprints of yesterday'
Zeylan's "Master Your Memory" an overwhelming success
UTS fingerprint technology put to the test
Qualify in IT, hand-in-hand with Pathe Academy
Final opportunity - 200 scholarships to study and work in Singapore
Achievers… Where Learning Never Stops
Sri Lankan students win scholarships at UK University
ACCA's Diploma in International Financial Reporting
Lyceum begins to blossom
Bradford College second largest and the oldest College in UK
Wisdom - the best for Financial Management (F2)
After A/L study in UK
Enter Feb. 2011, Brunel University in London through LIBT pathway assisted by Edlocate
Royal Institute - a unique school for O/L and A/L studies
BCBS Campus under the new Management
ANC Students in action!
West 1 International - Your Mentor to Higher Education in UK
Power - up your career with CIMA at Imperial College
BPP University College - London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Bristol!
The largest private Education Provider in Asia Pacific opens its doors in Sri Lanka
ESOFT offers the University of Moratuwa BIT External Degree in Colombo, Kandy, Kurunegala, and Jaffna
Funday Times
Suriyadevi arrives in Kotte
Ecuador -- Geography
Once I made a train -- Poem for the week
Kids World
Equation of a Straight Line
Calling sister Guides to muster what the rains washed away
The proud little popsicle -- Story

Salute to an era
Letters to the Editor
‘Bubble Baby’ doing well say docs in India
A consistory marked with majesty and solemnity
Does no one care about our children?
It’s once upon a time --- the Indu way!
The week at the Wendt
“No Raja…but there’s Sumedha..!”
Mini jungle at my doorstep
Anshuma keeps Indian designs alive
Memoirs of tea days
Mysticism: Fashion with a cause
Reading through the pages of history
Continuing our series on what ails our education system: Our readers write
PR, the poor, and persons in prison
Something to laugh about!
Face to face with last remnants of Kandyan nobility
Remembering a man of many interests
Shilpa Children’s Trust shows the way
People and events
Magazine Articles
The Sound of Music through the lens
Keep a date with Smokie on Tuesday!
The final batch of stars
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Snapshots of a colourful island
A season of giving
Waffle bug
TV Times Articles
‘Unstoppable’ crashes in to Colombo
‘Tikiri Suwanda’ tells a family tale
Win with film ‘Guzaarish’
Colombo Theatre Festival opens
Alert on Global warming at AC


© Copyright 2010 | Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.Colombo. Sri Lanka. All Rights Reserved.| Site best viewed in IE ver 6.0 @ 1024 x 768 resolution