Tightest-ever security
Some of the toughest ever security measures, including body checks and bag checks, to confiscate even items like cigarette lighters and boxes of matches, were imposed by police as tens of thousands of people thronged the R. Premadasa Stadium at Kettarama yesterday for the World Cup cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Pic by Sanka Vidanagama
Strict new criteria for dual citizenship

“These are some of the new aspects now under consideration,” Immigration and Emigration Controller Chulananda Perera told the Sunday Times.

Interference in judicial matter: Lanka protests to India

Speaking on grounds of anonymity, the official said the government’s concerns were expressed by External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris during a dinner meeting with India’s High Commissioner Ashok Kanth.

Almost twofold hike in ownership of vehicles
Fishermen, farmers still to recover from the devastating floods in B’caloa
Winds of change clouded by fishing crisis
Something fishy
T’Nadu metes out inhuman treatment to our fishermen
Satellite photos catch Indian fishermen in Lankan waters
Running around with writers is work and fun
The busy folk behind the scenes of any big event are usually taken for granted. At the Galle Literary Festival, however, the behind-the-scenes folk are very much in the foreground, mixing with the crowd, making sure all goes according to plan, and very visible in their Lit Fest T-shirts.
No strikes, unrest at Sri Lanka’s model university in Badulla
The Uva-Wellassa University (UWU), Sri Lanka’s first all entrepreneurial university, has a set of highly disciplined students, a ragging free environment, no student unrest and from its inception in 2004 is ‘nothing short of a miracle,’ says a 2011 report reviewing the performance of this university.
UN Security Council to meet on Libya sanctions
The UN Security Council is set to meet again on Saturday to consider a sanctions resolution against Libyan ruler Moammer Gaddafi in a bid to halt his bloody crackdown against opposition protesters.
'Australian Education Excellence Showcase 2011' in Colombo!
The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) with the support of Australian High Commissionand partners will stage the "Australian Education Excellence Showcase 2011" in Colombo from Tuesday, March 1 .....

Afridi crashes into Lankan plans
Sri Lanka’s World Cup hoodoo against Pakistan continued as they lost their seventh game in-a-row when they ran into a narrow eleven run defeat in their league tie at the R. Premadasa Stadium, yesterday.



Libya: How the hero became a Nero

For many decades, Sri Lanka and Libya shared the same non-aligned values in foreign policy and have stood for one another in times of crisis. Even when the West called him a mad man and treated him like a pariah for his alleged sponsoring of terrorism, Sri Lankan leaders extended him the brotherly embrace.

Lanka faces multi-pronged attack on human rights -- Political Column
Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative at the United Nations, Dr. Palitha Kohona, now at the centre of a brewing legal battle with the overseas pro-Tiger guerrilla lobby, was surprised when .....
You’re getting predictable and driving us nuts! -- 5th Column

My dear Dayananda,

I thought I must write to you because we are all very confused about these local government elections that you have scheduled for us in March.

Let’s get the papare going

Even the loudest vuvuzela has nothing on a papare band. Put a few fans and a papare band together in the bleachers and you have a formidable cheering section. Time and again, the raucous, infectious rhythms of papare have been the soundtrack to our victories and failures on the field.

Little Friends’ visit Malaysia
Twenty five vibrant and enthusiastic Little Friends from Colombo, Kandy and Badulla, accompanied by six Leaders, recently attended the “Centenary Brownie Challenge”, an international Brownie camp to celebrate 100 years of World Girl Guiding.


Pubudu Engineering completes 20 years in business
Pubudu Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. a leading electrical products manufacturer has completed 20 years in the business, making powder-coated panels and with its beginnings in a garage with just two employees.




Strict new criteria for dual citizenship
Hapless Lankan workers flee Libya
Interference in judicial matter: Lanka protests to India
TNA hopeful of reaching power-sharing deal
Something fishy
Bodhi, key backstage organiser of UNP, passes away
Almost twofold hike in ownership of vehicles
MP denied entry for not following procedure: Immigration Chief
New Air Force Chief assumes duties tomorrow
Case against Fonseka unseating to be heard
Another load of boat-people nabbed off H’tota
PC licensed tourist guides a law unto themselves
Fishermen, farmers still to recover from the devastating floods in B’caloa
Sport, a medicine for trauma
Will the West heed their cry? It’s now or never
Winds of change clouded by fishing crisis
Satellite photos catch Indian fishermen in Lankan waters
Is Singh in control?
State vehicles to have revenue licences, insurance
T’Nadu metes out inhuman treatment to our fishermen
Political Column
Lanka faces multi-pronged attack on human rights
5th Column
You’re getting predictable and driving us nuts!
The Economic Analysis
Perspectives on increasing foreign debt burden
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
Not issued with this week
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Premier surgeon without scalpel
From the sidelines
Libya unravels - and the Brits suddenly discover an evil dictator
Column By Gomin Dayasri
Not issued with this week
  Times 2
UN Security Council to meet on Libya sanctions
Tens of thousands march across Arab world
NZealand quake toll surges to 145 dead
Oscar producers say show comes with youthful edge
Discovery to dock with International Space Station
Iraq's largest oil refinery shut by bombing
British sangfroid: An outdated stereotype
The Lady in Red
Why Indian textile tycoon is all smiles
Magnetic boy
Breast milk ice cream: It's natural
World's coral reefs 'will be wiped out by 2050', researchers warn
Copy cat minister
Please help us, my good friend Tony Blair
Saif Gaddafi's ties to Britain
Typewriters still thrive in modernising India
For Bahraini Shi'ites, a long trudge to equality
Scientists unveil the world's smallest computer that is just 1 Sq. mm
Democracy: There’s no Arab exception
NATO night raids: Slaughter of the innocents
Afghan night raid survivors, in their own words
  Business Times
No strikes, unrest at Sri Lanka’s model university in Badulla
SEC mulls regulating bank guarantees to stop casino culture
Seylan to shed 250 jobs in April
Ashok Leyland Colombo bourse trades to be probed
Lankan firm builds Uganda’s largest hydro power plant
Army grounds clears for Shangri-La
Lanka’s ‘Achcharu’ education system
Today’s complicated education system creates misfits in society
Increase fuel prices, pleads LIOC
Lankan tea veteran Bryan Baptist trains Turks in tea-tasting
SLT Group records Rs. 50 bln revenue, Rs. 5.96 bln pre-tax profit
Now an effective non-toxic wood preservative from Sri Lanka’s premier scientific research agency
Raigam looks for its salt’s worth with confectionary firm
Social networks; Large Asian corporations increase exposure but engagement remains low: New study
Lankan ambassador Jayatilleka on Global Advisory Council on Climate Change
Clutch-free motorcycle now in Sri Lanka
Nokia outlines new strategy, broad strategic partnership with Microsoft
FITIS, IISEIE launch Sri Lanka ‘High-Tech Economy Survey’
Beating the high cost of living at a ‘Food Mart’
Eight banks to disburse World Bank $57.4 mln facility for small enterprises
Prof. Uditha Liyanage on the ‘New Mod-tradi Consumer’
Commercial Bank breaks Rs 5 bln PAT barrier in 2010
UN Global Compact picking up across the world
HSBC joins IUCN to restore the Warawewa Tank
Free Lanka launches Rs 1.5 bln IPO
Sri Lankan exporters again advised of the US GSP lapsing
Dubai's pearl heritage makes a comeback with trade
Call for political support to build green buildings in Sri Lanka
The Finance Company makes structural changes
Commercial Bank helps families displaced by conflict
Citrus' two hotels to go public
IFC, Sanasa Development Bank to help micro entrepreneurs
United Motors unit sells stake to Janashakthi group firm
World Cup: Many Sri Lankan stakeholders set to benefit
SEC to announce rules on cross border listings in March
IPOs galore with another - Union Bank IPO oversubscribed
Sri Lanka promotes renewable energy to face the depletion of fossil fuel
76% YoY consolidated revenue growth for Carson’s-owned Bukit Darah
Bartleet TransCapital reports sharp hike in growth and profits
Fitch upholds SLT's 'AAA(lka)' / Stable
NDB says core banking profits up 34% in 2010
Libya: How the hero became a Nero
Afridi crashes into Lankan plans
Staying focused against Kenya on Tuesday is the next issue
World Cup 2015: Cricket culture and Lorgat formula
The giants have made their intentions clear
Everybody is not beautiful; all are not that bold
The ‘myth’ that batting under lights is difficult : Dismissed
Player security a big concern prior to Pakistan tour
Skipper Dimuth and Deshan rescue Isipathana
Rambukwella takes over the limelight
Royal-Thomian Past Cricketers’ Dinner
The Joes team of 1969 had something unique
Fielding with pads
Rugby Football Union’s AGM postponed
Four new records by Ali Isphahani International Schools swimming
St. Patrick’s dominate drawn game
Air Force and South Asian TT keep Priyantha busy
Prof. Ranjit de Silva was born to dazzle
Chevron oils local rugby for 3 more years
Royal home for tea
Petes look for repeat while Joes are out for revenge
Ananda have the edge over rivals Nalanda
'Australian Education Excellence Showcase 2011' in Colombo!
Royal College and Royal College Union build a bridge of friendship to Jaffna
Wycherley!... my guiding force
Nimal Saparamadu - began OKI with 14 Students
Research & CQUniversity Australia
MSU’s Foundation a quick start to a degree
Wesley Islamic Day – A day to remember….!
A rewarding career in accountancy from ACCA
Aquinas spearheads course for hospitality and tourism management
Annual 'star observation camp' - meridian"11 Thurstan college, colombo
OTHM - a stepping stone to senior positions
Diploma in child & adolescent psychology- launched jointly by lcdvs and cirp
Oxford College of Business offers “The Next Generation MBA”
Discover Murdoch University
Earn a Software Engineering degree from the Pioneer in Sri Lanka
SLIIT student wins IDEATORS competition
LEBC partners with OTHM UK (Sri Lanka Chapter) to provide hassle free payment of school fees
Students join Australian Universities for Feb 2011 intake through Edlocate
Funday Times
Little Friends’ visit Malaysia
Fun Maths and Science
World Cup 2011 -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Wetlands support us all
USA: The Plains Wars 1849 - 1913 -- World History
Kids' World
Let’s get the papare going
Rhymes, cheers and jibes and you have Percy
Letters to the Editor
The ballerina and the visit of Nicholas II to Ceylon
Don’t stump the ‘Stumpies’ of Hambantota
Growing gardens the Japanese way
Emerald gets a touch of Italiana
Off to Heidiland
Keeping the beat alive
Shedding light on molluscan fauna
Over to you, the De Lanerolle brothers
Media man takes up the brush
Showing a better world
London to showcase all that’s new in Lankan art
Gene diseases: Paying too big a toll
Ray’s vision will live on with charitable trust
From him to you: Enhancing energy
A fund of hope for children in need
An inspirational journey through the years
Leaders playing politics– it’s just not ‘cricket’!
Three simple tales that belong to Buddhist classical lit
City of the Lion: Muller’s roaring success
It is the Trinity spirit that binds us all
Most senior Girl Guide turns 100
Magazine Articles
Running around with writers is work and fun
‘His gift of love’ unwraps a bitter reality
Mehendi makeover
‘Wake up’, screams this artist
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Expressive signs
Distant trails
The unsung heroes
Snippets from India
TV Times Articles
‘Unoosha’ comes alive at Continental
Goodbye dear friend
The de Lanerolle Bros ‘perform’ on ‘Celeb Chat’
Live Cookery Demonstration by Chef Lloyd Opatha
BIG Mommas in big screen
‘Tron Legacy’ shows the marvel of digital world
Malee: Tale on wonder of Ayurvedic medicine
Free Hold
Pubudu Engineering completes 20 years in business
Maliban celebrates success of 2010 at Sales and Marketing Convention
'Architect 2011' - Architects' Work and Trade Exhibition Unveiled
Panasonic launches New "ECO NAVI" Room Air-Conditioners
'Architect 2011' - Creating Momentum in the Sri Lankan Construction Industry
BoC funds the country's grow more food initiative
Social entrepreneurship is to be popularized in Sri Lanka


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