Sri Lanka’s rice bowl of Polonnaruwa was virtually destroyed after a week of the heaviest ever rains and a dejected farmer is seen walking across an inundated paddy field. Pic by Saman Kariyawasam
Flood victims face mine threat

Army Headquarters sent out instructions yesterday to Brigade Commanders in the flood-affected areas to issue warnings to both government officials and flood victims.

White Flag case: Extension sought for judge

An application seeking to appoint High Court Judge W.T.M.P.B. Warawewa as Court ......

Duty-slashed vehicles can be sold after three years
Wildlife: A silent flood victim
Fonseka said his statements were distorted and expected a correction-witness
Steep rise in vegetable prices expected
Eat and be sick
NBRO says most earthslips due to unplanned constructions
Overview of disaster zones
Kumar’s French conn ection
Reserved, timid and with a persistent stammer, a younger Kumar de Silva fought seemingly unsurmountable odds to become the prominent television personality that he is today. While that may sound like the plot of a hacked success story, Kumar’s experiences are nothing short of inspirational.
Battle of the ‘Colas’
Coca-Cola, Pepsi and KiK from Elephant House, owned by the John Keells Group, are most likely to be involved in a major battle of the ‘colas’ pumping in huge investments into the product and brand with demand seen rising sharply for the Cricket World Cup to be played in the Indian sub-continent starting on February 17 and ending with the final on April 2.
Itlaian Premier faces probe on prostitute link
Controversial Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was under fire again as it emerged on Friday he is being investigated for extortion and underage prostitution. The probe on Mr. Berlusconi, 74, centres on his relationship with a belly dancer called Karima el Mahroug, then 17, who was a guest at a party he hosted at his home last year.
Industry experts praise the 12 Month MBA at Oxford College of Business
An MBA will open doors to positions in just about every large international and local corporation. With an MBA from an accredited Business School, like the Australian Institute of Business Administration, you will have the confidence and background to tackle interviews for not only entry-level positions but for higher-grade positions as well.

Going to war without the pitch advantage
It was just four years ago that an English team carrying the names of Strauss, Cook, Pietersen, Collingwood and Bresnan crashed to a five-nil home defeat at the hands of a Lankan unit ably led by Mahela Jayawardena in the ODI series that followed the 1-all test series.

The disease within the disaster

Sri Lankans in all parts of the island had firsthand experience this week of what is known in environmental circles worldwide as the 'La Nina' effect. About a million people have been directly affected, there have been 27 deaths, 12 people missing and as many as 360,000 rendered homeless. The full impact of the devastating flood waters is going to be felt countrywide in the months ahead with the destruction of thousands of acres of rice fields and vegetable cultivations.

Seniors bother MR and juniors plague Ranil -- Political Column
On Thursday he met with publishers and editors of national newspapers. He followed the same ritual on Friday with Colombo-based foreign correspondents and other accredited journalists. Over Kiribath (milk rice), hoppers and string hoppers. .....
A rogues’ gallery in local government -- Focus on Rights

The queue of hopeful candidates waiting to get nominations from Sri Lanka’s political parties for the upcoming local government elections brings to mind irresistible and immediate parallels with .....

Knox and Defoe revisited

“Crusoe explores the intertwined lives of two real men: Daniel Defoe and Robert Knox and the character and book that emerged from their peculiar conjunction. It is the biography of a book and its hero, the story of Defoe, the man who wrote Robinson Crusoe, and of Robert Knox, the man who was Crusoe.”

The museum with a story Anne Frank House
For the Anne Frank House, the memory of Anne Frank is directly related to a concern of preserving freedom and maintaining human rights and a pluralistic and democratic society,” says Mrs. Hans Westra, Director of the Anne Frank House on my visit to the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands.


Double trouble in Hospital
Defining hospital-associated or nosocomial infections, Consultant Microbiologist Dr. Rohan Chinniah who is a Senior Lecturer at the Colombo Medical Faculty says these are infections that were neither present nor incubating within a person at the time he/she is admitted to the health-care facility. “They may appear even after the patient is discharged.”


Flood victims face mine threat
White Flag case: Extension sought for judge
Duty-slashed vehicles can be sold after three years
Seven Tamil parties unite for polls
UNP puts off protest rally for Feb 9
Wildlife: A silent flood victim
Kelani Duruthu Perahera tonight in all its grandeur
Steep rise in vegetable prices expected
Intruder was tied to a tree in Jaffna
Grassroots sprout future political heirs at LG polls
Teachers’ Union cries foul at irregular transfers
Vision impaired kids to get free specs
Three police teams probe murder of accountant’s wife
WPC Sports Min. in alleged tender breach
Eat and be sick
Homeless hardest hit as N’Eliya freezes
Students band together after inter-school clashes
NBRO says most earthslips due to unplanned constructions
Legislation for NMDP soon, says Health Minister
Worker questioned regarding illicit cremations
Recent waterlogged ruins in ancient city
Overview of disaster zones
Fonseka said his statements were distorted and expected a correction-witness
Much loved senior lawyer – always a friend, guide, companion and host to juniors
Political Column
Seniors bother MR and juniors plague Ranil
5th Column
Wistful longing to be a dictator!
The Economic Analysis
The growing debt burden
Not Issued with this week
Focus on Rights
A rogues’ gallery in local government
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Corruption: Top cop in scandal of scandals
From the sidelines
The ‘plus’ in ’13-plus’ – That is the issue
Column By Gomin Dayasri
Not Issued with this week
  Times 2
Tunisia: First Wikileaks Revolution
People power revolt far from over; but PM pledges calm
More than 100 dead in Indian pilgrimage stampede
Volunteer army cleans up as Australian floods spread
Gunmen kill 17 in new violence in Karachi
Poland overjoyed at John Paul II beatification
Argentine dinosaur paved way for T. rex
Obama eases Cuba travel curbs
Zsa Zsa Gabor has leg amputated to save life
Ronald Reagan's son claims his father had Alzheimer's while in the White House
The real-life Da Vinci Code
India blasts: Holy man confesses
Brick MW
Itlaian Premier faces probe on prostitute link
The Toylet
Scientists create GM 'superchicken' that doesn't spread bird flu
Mass foetus find stokes Thai abortion debate
WikiLeaks makes $15,000 pledge to defence fund of soldier accused of leaking diplomatic cables
In France, far right seizes on Muslim street prayers
Hu's going to Washington
Cold War II: How to solve a problem like China?
Will others follow Latin America on Palestine?
  Business Times
Battle of the ‘Colas’
Sierra Cables to invest in hydro, leisure
Maldivian, Chinese firms want to list in CSE
Top official resigns
UAE Foreign Trade Minister to lead powerful trade team to Sri Lanka
CCC property deal before Cabinet committee
Comment - Cold spell disaster for food/beverages
Feature - Sri Lanka's Mannar basin oil wells to bear fruit
Hambantota next ‘hot’ investment spot
Free Microsoft software for all registered NGOs
ITI scientist breaks 'bitter' lime barrier
Brandix 2011 calendar focusses on power of water
SLT in 3-yr project to cut copper cable network, increases ADSL speeds
Citibank India scam could stall foreign bank entry: WSJ
Sri Lanka prepares to tackle impending food crisis
RAM upgrades power company Vidullanka
TFC aiming for Rs 1 bln profits in 3 years
More than 7,000 dogs helped by Embark by end 2010
Economic development through India-Sri Lanka partnership
Short term facility from LOLC
SriLankan Cargo sets new record for trans shipment through Colombo
Harcourts takes over Crescent International school
Hambantota awaits first fully fledged solar-power park: CEB
Dr Arul Sivagananathan - Hayleys new Head of BPO Operations
A muddle through year ahead for investors
Next-door to great: Humility
Standard Chartered Bank to support small businesses in Jaffna
Sky Network’s 4G takes broadband to new level in Sri Lanka
Liquidity to continue to flow into emerging markets- HSBC experts
Laugfs says 9-mth profits good, steaming ahead with new projects
Tea production expected to exceed all time high
Hutch Abisheka Reload Senakeliya rewards its customers
SL tourist arrivals up 46% in 2010
Royal Ceramics revenues up 20% up YoY
New Regional Director for MphasiS Lanka
Finance function vital in evaluating business opportunities
Post-war Sri Lanka sees gains in international economic freedom index
Most developing countries have recovered from crisis, projects steady global growth;World Bank says
FCCISL seminar on ‘Accreditation and its impact on international trade’
Emirates and Montblanc celebrate the iconic A380
Parakrama to address Indian shipping conference
CSE market cap to increase by 20% p.a. from this year
Oil drilling in Mannar basin in July
World's first 3D camcorder in Sri Lanka
Spence in 20-acre leisure facility
BOI told to bring in US$ 1 billion this year
Annual average inflation at 5.9% last year-CB
The disease within the disaster
Vaas is a true victim of politics
Going to war without the pitch advantage
Club cricket is still alive
The circus will go on
Who will win the World Cup?
Aney is it true?
Godamanne out of tennis for two years
ICC chief says Cup venues will be ready
Schools League Rugby will kick off in March
Jamaldeen-President of Sri Lanka Referees Society
Sri Lanka profits from IPL deal
Honda scores Japan's 1,000th goal
S. Thomas’ and St Peter’s stopped at the gate
Free flowing hockey a rarity says Razeen
The untold story
Be-wise! …EDEX-wise !
ANC Education Holdings Platinum Sponsors for EDEX 2011
Edexcel Professional Diploma in Teaching to be offered at the Gateway Graduate School
Industry experts praise the 12 Month MBA at Oxford College of Business
Top CIMA (T4) with Channa @ Wisdom
PMP - the Project Management Credential that moves you forward!
With your "secret self"
The Ghost from the Grand Banks - Episode 81
D.S. Senanayake College Colombo-7 maintains the first Model Primary
Financial Services Education in Sri Lanka
ESOFT - Truly a one-stop-solution for all Training requirements
Opting for MSU's hospitality and tourism programmes
Swiss hospitality education worldwide
KBBS: Pass your exams in the first attempt
A 'ROCK SOLID' foundation after O/Ls at OCBT Foundation Diploma in Business & It / Software Engineering
Five Academic Heads of Monash University - Malaysia visit ANC in Sri Lanka
Cambridge International qualifications for Teachers and Trainers
Royal Institute-outstanding in academic performance and extra-curricular activities.
Want to pass CIMA exams? Make it happen with Imperial College
ICASL and USJ pledges to develop accounting education in Sri Lanka
Enhance your career prospects with SLIIT
IBSL the best platform for Bankers' success
Funday Times
The museum with a story Anne Frank House
Ireland 1800 - 1913 -- World History
Life -- Poem for the week
Kids' World
Use of conxez lenses
Lost Aphrodite
The Year to Save Forests, Bats and Biodiversity
The Baby Leopard goes Bat Watching
Humble SARS buster keeps eye on viruses
Letters to the Editor
Road to Raja opens other doors
Extreme weather: Are we prepared?
Unexpected retreat away from the hustle
Are we living in a false golden age?
It’s naughty and titillating the Lankan way
Her different worlds that demand attention
When vandalism was seen as civilizational encounter
Insightful look at a country engaged in game of war and peace
Sri Lanka through the eyes of a surgeon
She took on the challenge and saw it through
Knox and Defoe revisited
Sigiriya: Asteroid that’s far away
Don’t miss Pradeepanjalee XVI
Author awarded Kalabhushana award
People and events
Magazine Articles
Millennium singer’s debut album, ‘Waiting For You’
Kumar’s French conn ection
Rukshan returns with a bang
Andre’s school gives performing arts a new direction
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Banding together for a cause
Eating right
Creating awareness in our own way
Celebrating culture and building communities
Bizarre reading
Dealing with passwords
Beautifully crafted
TV Times Articles
Jetwing Sea at the edge of the Indian Ocean
Opening Night of Galle Lit Fest at the Mews
Arpeggio at Colombo Dance Platform
GDL comes out with‘Lakshmai, Maya and Sugath’
Medi Scene
Double trouble in Hospital
IBS: When things go wrong in the gut
How I lead my life as a diabetic
Why I’m scared about an Influenza Pandemic
Living with Epilepsy
Spondylosis: All about that common pain
Death in small doses


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