Rehabilitated and released
More than 480 former LTTE male cadres leaving the Vavuniya detention centre after they were rehabilitated and released yesterday. They were given vocational training and they are seen carrying their boxes of mechanical tools. Pic by Priyantha Hewage
UN report due tomorrow despite Lanka’s plea

Sri Lanka and the United Nations are locked in a bitter row over the release of the UN Panel report on alleged crimes in Sri Lanka.

India’s 50,000-house project at standstill amid blame game

The project by the Indian government to build 50,000 houses for the displaced people of the north has been further delayed because of a dispute over the bids for the construction ...

You can make SMS complaint to police
Why didn’t Chinese envoy come?
Navy still looking for its 4 sailors gone missing at sea
Fate unknown of Lankan seamen aboard hijacked ship
More dough for our daily bread
From Rest House to ‘The Safari’
One time popular Tissa Rest House in the Southern city of Tissamaharama, is now a luxury star class hotel. After months of refurbishing programme, the transformation has been completed early this month. The Safari, Tissa is now ready with full bloom to give the travellers a taste of real Sri Lankan hospitality.
Sri Lanka’s biggest investment zone at Hambantota
The southern town of Hambantota, currently seeing most of the development in the country with an airport, sports facility and convention centre and other mega facilities, is set to witness the construction of Sri Lanka’s biggest investment zone at its port site -- the size being almost equal to all investment zones in the country put together.
The controversial UN report on Lanka
The war in Sri Lanka ended tragically, amidst controversy. Many Sri Lankans and others around the world were relieved that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), renowned for its brutality, was defeated and that 27 years......


CIMA Spellmaster - Notherners continue to impress
The competition in the Northern province was rescheduled and although one expected the competitors to be unsettled, they were very much upbeat. The change had given them more time to prepare for what seemed a really competitive stage of the competition.


Sense and sensibility
Since winning the World Cup way back in 1996, Sri Lanka’s cricket, undoubtedly, has been on the ascendancy. Yes, our cricketers did have the technique and the other wherewithal even before that, but what they lacked up to that was the mental toughness and the link of getting used to winning ways.


Clinically shred war crimes allegations

The Minister of External Affairs reacting to the UN Secretary General's panel report on Sri Lanka asked how one could respond to the voluminous document so quickly.

UN Panel report: Much at stake for Sri Lanka -- Political Column
'Manufacturers' are busy turning out scores of effigies of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Some are depicting him as a 'bakamoona' punning on his name.
The losing of collective sanity on an advisory report -- Focus on Rights

Could anything have betrayed our desperation more clearly than this shrill caterwauling that we hear from the Government on the possible (formal) emergence of the report on Sri Lanka by the Advisory Panel of the United Nations Secretary General (UNSG)?

In the steps of Gagarin

3 is Vladimir Lyakhov’s lucky number – for the 3 Soyuz missions he flew, for the 3 space stations he stepped into, for the 3 times he left the station to walk into the icy vastness outside. Then another figure, 333 – the total number of days he spent in space. Lyakhov even has a joke about it – which doesn’t translate too well – and he tells it in thickly accented Russian, his eyes twinkling and his thining white hair gleaming under the light.

What is Easter?
Christians believe that when Jesus was crucified he died. But after three days were past, Jesus rose from the dead. Easter is the celebration of Jesus Christ's return to life.


Are you ready for that big event?
In most homes where there is a baby or an elderly person, certain measures are taken for easy contactability in case of an emergency. Neighbours are requested to be watchful and phone numbers of someone who can get home within a few minutes pasted on the wall.



UN report due tomorrow despite Lanka’s plea
India’s 50,000-house project at standstill amid blame game
Karunanidhi’s wife, daughter face arrest
You can make SMS complaint to police
UN here not seeking extra security
Why didn’t Chinese envoy come?
Balancing after barking
Landslide alert in hill country
Be conscious of responsibilities as Christians: Bishops’ Conference
Alleged assault on Mannar DS: Seven arrested
UPFA to show its solidarity with MR
Undercover cops will be sniffing around for any fishy business
Ex-CCC President appeals to MR against enactment of new Pension scheme
Fonseka granted further time to consider evidence
Private sector pension Bill to await SC opinion
Tragedy mars N’Eliya season holiday mood
Navy still looking for its 4 sailors gone missing at sea
Film festival, workshop to mark World Press Freedom Day
On the road to resolving human-elephant conflict
Poaching Indian fishermen: Not just political ripples but conservation too
Fate unknown of Lankan seamen aboard hijacked ship
More dough for our daily bread
Price tags on all products a must from May 1
Watery graves during avurudu for the heedless and the intoxicated
A jumbo salute for Kandula VII
Thieving employees involved in massive Rs. 17 million fraud
Ban’s Report: International concerns beg attention
Political Column
UN Panel report: Much at stake for Sri Lanka
5th Column
Give us a break, we’re No. One!
The Economic Analysis
The challenge: Sustaining economic growth
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
The losing of collective sanity on an advisory report
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
‘Diplolunacy’ in dealings with UN panel
From the sidelines
UNSG’s report: The thin end of the wedge in Sri Lanka’s reconciliation process?
  Times 2
NATO strikes Tripoli as Gaddafi tribes join battle for Misrata
With one week to go, London polishes up for royal wedding
Ban, West condemn Syria over deaths
Thai, Cambodian troops in new exchange of heavy fire
US drone kills 23 after Taliban attack in PAK
Tens of millions live in nuclear 'danger zone'
Last Supper a day earlier: British research
Sai Baba and his mighty followers
The controversial UN report on Lanka
  Business Times
Sri Lanka’s biggest investment zone at Hambantota
US jury shown two faces of Rajaratnam in closing words
Six firms to borrow abroad under CB initiative
Opposition mounts over controversial pension scheme for private sector
Hilton dispute continues
SCB’s hedging case judgment likely in May/June
Comment -- Hambantota EPZ needs further study
More regulation on employment?
Perfecting a cheaper, automated water discharge system in male toilets
Dialog claims first 'A+ GRI-checked'Sustainability Report in SL
New appointments at CDB Board
Walkers acquires marine firm Colombo Engineering Services
Aitken Spence Hotels ‘helping planet’ and ‘people in partnership’ with atmosfair Germany
Australia increases aid to Sri Lanka
Vietnam sets target of $100 mln for two -way trade with Sri Lanka
Over Rs.6 bln disbursed by govt. to spur agriculture, business in the North-East
GreenField offers sustainable solution for coconut shortage
Data 'generally'duplicated and ill handled, storage wasted
Moratuwa, UCSC, Peradeniya, SLIIT and IIT through to Imagine Cup 2011 SL Final
Dankotuwa Porcelain introduces new ‘fine china’ body to international market
CB raises reserve ratios of banks to curb inflation
Banking sector NPLs to remain same as borrower repayment elevates
Sunday Times Biz Club on running an efficient business
Brandix pays tribute to outstanding associates
Can you value this thing?
Medical tourism on the increase
Dollar shortage in Male hurts Lankan-owned properties
Fuel supply at Lanka IOC's Trincomalee unit records a high of 260 mln litres
Sri Lanka keen on trading centre in Baghdad
HNB purchase in NDB stock puzzles market
HSBC to start new branch in Galle; set to capitalise on peace
New Intel, MOE agreement to extend into Sinhala
Airtel urges mobile operators to “collaborate”
Air pollution levels high in Colombo
Funday Times
What is Easter?
Fun Maths and Science
The World Cup -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Guiding Light
Battles of the World 1914 - 1917 -- World History
Kids' World
Clinically shred war crimes allegations
Disallowed try and two missed penalties sink Sri Lanka’s hopes
Sense and sensibility
National rugby to the fore
Vaas in top form for Northamptonshire
Rain spells doom for women’s quad
Dhananjana takes over the International contest
Authorities keen to mend injured pace ace Malinga
Former Scotland coach Frank Hadden speaks on Sri Lankan rugby
Anti doping to rev up this year too
St Patrick’s Jaffna clinch Noel Vimalendran T20 trophy
Aney Is It True?
Japan tipped to win the five-nations
Tong Low here to advice Wushu juniors
Crunch game as Trinity confront Kingswood
Peterites and Visakhians dominate school tennis
CR’s Agoal Rugby Academy gathers momentum
Onus on dilly
CIMA Convocation - contributing to national professional capacity with global capabilities
CIMA Spellmaster - Notherners continue to impress
Wycherley conducts the first Cambridge checkpoint examinations at Grade 8
BSC committed to educating the whole child
Another Milestone for IIHS
Dynamix Business School launches ILM in Sri Lanka
Project Management comes to Kandy
CIMA revisions for the May 2011 examinations now at Imperial College
MSU's Accountancy makes you take on the challenges
Good, honest and ethical Immigration Consultants - are they a dying breed?
Informatics Institute of Technology - nurtures future professionals
UCSC BIT Convocation - ESOFT students achieve best results
SLIIT Professional Development Programmes provide academic boost for students
ACHE becomes the new test venue for IELTS
BPO industry offers global exposure and fast paced career progression
Foundations in Accountancy may be the stepping stone for you
Edexcel Professional Diploma in Teaching - for the first time in Sri Lanka
“Risk Management for Marketing by CIM”
Unique offers from Hawaii Pacific University for Lankan students
A tribute to a great Teacher: Ms Damayanthi Perera
Modern Business and Psychology go hand in hand - Donald Trump
A globally recognised MBA for only Rs. 196,000/=
In the steps of Gagarin
Letters to the Editor
Hush-hush topics on women and health to the fore
Taking on the challenge of reconciliation
Dance of the Sri Lankan Kaffirs
Taking a walk in Parliament House
Amidst howling winds on undulating plains
The little known yet immortalised women of Jerusalem
A journey of reverence and awe
Spicing up history with modern politics
Is this the Great Sri Lankan Novel?
The Sweet and Simple Kind: 4,000 copies ordered for North American market
HSDPA, ADSL, CDMA…. It’s all here
A book that has O/Level English syllabus in mind
A man who achieved much amidst many obstacles
People and events
Magazine Articles
A prince in waiting!
A classical delight from the Copenhagen boys
Riding around for a cause
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Thoughts of Easter
Merging of metal
Music.Inc puts together a ‘Wish- List’
Bidding adieu to the other life
Nothing is impossible
How to manage the risk in the cloud
TV Times Articles
From Rest House to ‘The Safari’
Thomian ‘Maestoso 2011’ at the Wendt
Somalatha Subasinghe plays multiple roles on ‘Celeb Chat’
‘The Wish List’ by Music.Inc
‘Water for Elephants’ comes with a circus
Medi Scene
Are you ready for that big event?
Prevention of Gynaecological cancers
'Womanhood' woes
Sub-fertility: Causes and treatment
Miscarriage, abortion and premature birth
How to avoid unwanted pregnancies
Keeping diabetes at bay during pregnancy
Endometriosis: A frustrating disease to have and to treat
Take the 'picture' to get the date right
Bye, bye, Menopause blues


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