Our hero of the final
Vice Captain Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka’s batting hero in yesterday’s cricket world cup final, which India won, waving his bat after he scored a magnificent century in Mumbai. Reuters.
Indians now poaching off northwestern coast

The increased patrolling comes in the wake of official talks between the two governments to resolve the fishing dispute where mostly Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu were continuing to show their presence prompting Sri Lankan fishermen in the area to lodge complaints with the Navy.

Cost of Living hit for a six

Fuel price hikes by the state-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and the Indian-backed Lanka India Oil Corporation (LIOC), whilst Sri Lankans were engrossed in yesterday’s World Cup cricket match, will cause formidable increase in food prices, other goods and services.

Rama-Ravana World Cup final
False profiles on the rise among Facebook users
Taken for a rough ride
Defence Secretary reveals Greater Colombo development plan
Going home after a long wait
Indo-Lanka meeting on fishing: Lanka asks for time to study MoU draft
Heat wave in April, you may feel sick
Clothes are one’s hero
I’ve been working as a political and business journalist, worked in the stock market, and Television. I also contributed to the newspapers on society and culture. When Elle was introduced to India they called me and asked me to take over.
Sri Lanka mulls oil price surge
After learning a bitter lesson in 2007 by entering into disastrous hedging deals without proper foresight, Sri Lanka is not resorting to any kind of hedging to cushion rising oil prices which are similar to surging prices four years ago when hedging options were resorted to.
Gaddafi’s daughter leading from the front
More than 2,000 people demonstrated today in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar over the burning of a Quran in the United States, an AFP reporter said. The protest came a day after seven UN foreign staff -- three Europeans and and four Nepali guards -- were killed during similar protests in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
New UK student VISA system a boon for prospective students
The recent announcement of the changes in the UK student VISA system has sparked many a concern both in Sri Lanka as well as in Britain. However Tony Reilly, OBE, Director of the British Council in Sri Lanka was quick to confirm that there was no cause for ....

‘Thoroughly beaten by the better side’; Andrew Strauss
They made thirty five thousand cricket mad Sri Lankan fans dance inside the stadium. At the same time they set another twenty million Sri Lankans dancing in the streets with one of the most dominant batting displays in World Cup history.


Sports: Heroes and villains

Crest-fallen and sorely disappointed last night, most Sri Lankans would wake up today trying to reconcile with the fact that the national team emerged second-best and not the best at yesterday's much anticipated cricket World Cup final in Mumbai.

Sri Lanka faces world pressure as prices soar -- Political Column
For the UPFA leaders, the upcoming Victory Day, with a parade of the men and materiel that dislodged the guerrillas, is a major hallmark. Since May 2009 when the security forces regained full control of the north, the government leaders have ensured that the military victory remains alive in the minds of the people.
Aberrations of a few and the credibility of many -- Focus on Rights

Newspapers and non-governmental institutions, among others, run largely on their own credibility. Where newspapers are concerned, it is well understood that matter presented as a question of fact in the news pages is viewed quite differently from what ispublished as opinion or comment, such as in a column.

The night of April 5, 1971

Under cover of darkness, three young men travelled by taxi to the bo-tree junction at Borella. While two stood at the bus-stand, one walked into the Ritz cinema, found several of their sahodarayas (comrades) watching a movie, came back and whispered that it was not time yet.

The end of Edirille Rala
Commander Veediya Bandara’s next aim was to defeat King Mayadunne of Sitawaka. As such, being in
conversation with King Edirille Rala, Veediya Bandara made a request to supply him with a good army to attack Sitawaka. Later on, to chase the Portuguese, as well. Edirille Rala agreed to grant his request and put maximum effort to fulfill it.



Indians now poaching off northwestern coast
Cost of Living hit for a six
Rama-Ravana World Cup final
Mystery of four missing Navy men
GL on ‘private leave’ in Britain
The cup and the slip
Fonseka to open his defence at next hearing
Flag-waving fans hit the streets as World Cup fever reaches peak
Petitioners oppose upper age limit for Law College admission
Estate unions want 50 percent pay hike
Votes on Tuesday to change election laws
Permanent Peoples' Tribunal holds first sitting in SL
Kadir computer centre opened in North
False profiles on the rise among Facebook users
Protest against arrest of web news editor
Visa red tape for Muslim religious dignitaries cause for concern
Taken for a rough ride
Five arrests over airport theft of Rs. 60 m in gold biscuits
Promise of veggies at controlled prices at economic centres
Defence Secretary reveals Greater Colombo development plan
Going home after a long wait
Indo-Lanka meeting on fishing: Lanka asks for time to study MoU draft
Heat wave in April, you may feel sick
Libyan intervention and a confused Tamil diaspora
Political Column
Sri Lanka faces world pressure as prices soar
5th Column
Life stood still, only the scoreboard mattered!
The Economic Analysis
Impact of emerging global developments on Lankan economy
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
Aberrations of a few and the credibility of many
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Battle of the blues in New York
From the sidelines
A long road to Tripoli
  Times 2
Fighting flares in Libya as Gaddafi spurns truce
Leak found in reactor pit, Japan PM tours disaster zone
At least 800 killed in I. Coast's Duekoue: ICRC
US Quran burning: Protests spread in Afghanistan
Gaddafi’s daughter leading from the front
Sri Lankan girl, 5, becomes Britain's youngest gun-crime victim
India winning population race against China
The biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls?
India's corruption curse
  Business Times
Sri Lanka mulls oil price surge
Mihin Air sees huge success in Jakarta, Dhaka flights
Global apparel, footwear brands to hit Colombo
Shake-up at Economic/Finance ministries
CB fines Stanchart Bank in delayed action
Pereras’ dream to get Hayleys’ 51% still far
Saudi Prince eyes BPO in SL
Comment - Interference in the banking sector
Feature - Picking waste and transforming it to use or proper disposal
Feature - Off the radar: Sri Lanka in Indian strategic thinking
Two strong horses better than one for Pelwatte Sugar: Wicky
SEC setting up Commodities Exchange, calls for international bids
Pathirage leases out Horton premises to army
Hemantha Perera leaves Kelani Cables PLC
CCC launches blog dedicated to enterprise development
Letter - Despair of Golden Key depositors
TU’s Point of View - Bring our law in line with the National Workers’ Charter and ILO Conventions
NTB's after tax profits up 58% Year-on-year
Smart Media annual report partners US-based CarbonFree
Raising cash through bonds economical than loans / private equity: RAM says
Global talent and career management group in alliance with Michel Nugawela Designs
Polypackaging gets vital ISO certification
Lankan engineers stay in Colombo, reluctant to work in the provinces
Metal cutting gas safer for Sri Lankan industrial use
Global financial crisis shows any country, even an island, could be affected
Browns concludes 4.2 bn private placement; IPO plans for Rs. 350 mn
Stock Market Review - March 31 credit squeeze for brokers passes without an issue
Colombo gets a guide
Ranasoma, MD at Dipped Product,director - Hayleys Board
Funday Times
The end of Edirille Rala
A tangent to a circle -- Maths
The Lankan Lions -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Sri Lanka reach ICC World Cup final
London -- Geography
Kids' World
The Early Worm
Sports: Heroes and villains
India wins World cup for the second time
ICC unveils logo for next ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015
Muralitharan retires with phenomenal records
Our fielding let us down
Rambukwella right on top
Lorgat, cricket and the game on a bed of ivy
Being called up is like a dream
‘Jeetey hain Dilshan Se’: Cricket and South Asian solidarity
How can a team win after grassing Tendulkar four times?
New UK student VISA system a boon for prospective students
E4P seminar highlights problems in Lanka's education field
Days Gone By At……………. Wycherley
Better employment prospects with ACCA qualification
Why choose the visa centre (TVC)?
APIIT- Nurturing quality professionals and future leaders
International Scholar Educational Services (ISES)
Yoshida Shokanji International School in the limelight
MMU, Malaysia offers great career prospects
Start your Degree after O/Levels
The guaranteed university entry path designed by Universities
MSU's Medical Science alternative to medical profession
Gateway's ICT programme for kids extends up to a Degree
Bradford College second largest and the oldest college in UK
OpenArc launches 'Robotics for kids'
UK's Trend Boutique shines spotlight on AOD design prodigy Lonali Rodrigo
Innova Strategies' next PMI CAPM Training begins
Intend to study in Australia? Give careful consideration to the following
NZ is the place to be
SLIIT teams up with NIE to conduct ICT workshop for teachers
The night of April 5, 1971
Letters to the Editor
The Afternoon the Boys Went Wild(e)
The first fiddle in the chorus at dawn
“Who will look after my daughters?”
Finding warmth and care at Lady Fareed Home for Elders
Riot of song and dance lights up Jaffna nights
Await bicycle balancing, three storied stands and lots more
Weekend in Trinco capped by whale watching
Elephants still lurking around in Sinharaja
Leading the way in women and water
Easter Sunday attack and the ‘Saviour of Ceylon’
Winning: We did it twice, we can do it once again!
How the game was played
Spreading the English word: BC reaches out to teachers
An abiding love for books
After O/Levels? Time to think tertiary
It’s the season for Gratiaen once again
When Royal College 61 Group renewed friendships of over 50 years
A series of concerts in memory of Earle de Fonseka
People and events
Magazine Articles
‘Clothes are one’s hero’
Aligned by art and region
A blast of fast with class
TFO in step with trend and your purse
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Sink your teeth into this comedy
Flipping the light switch for a cause
‘Visakha Avurudu Pola’
Desire to make a difference
Take a moment and do what you can today
TV Times Articles
Sanran Lake Resort : Destination Bolgoda
Maiden Kaffir baila CD
Soul Funk Sunday with Larry Levan Special
Jungle Beat in Jaffna
‘The Otara Handbag’ from Oriflame
Sumithra’s story written
SIGNIS Salutation back with new additions


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