The Colombo Town Hall grounds being readied for today’s UPFA May Day rally with huge 40-foot cutouts of the President and other decorations all set up at a cost of about Rs. 15 million. Pic by Sanka Vidanagama
Govt. will respond to Ban’s report

The Government will respond to the United Nations Panel report on alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka next week.

Dual citizenship of 35,000 people under review

Dual citizenship granted to some 35,000 Sri Lankans living overseas has come under review as the authorities ...

India awaits list of beneficiaries to start 1,000-houses pilot project: Indian HC
Road terror: Police say they want your support
Lightning kills 21 in two months
Anti-UN protests expected to dominate May Day agendas
Flying without wings
Three thirty-five before the alarm clock rings, excited and in anticipation of the pending adventure. After a rather long and uneventful journey by bus, my friend and I arrived in Dambulla the previous night, had dinner and then phoned Shevaan Jayasinghe ....
Soon compulsory insurance for state vehicles
State, military and police-owned vehicles that have been permitted to ply on the road without motor insurance for many years will soon be reversed with plans to amend the Motor Traffic Act to ensure compulsory insurance for this category, officials said.
Defiant Gaddafi offers talks, says won’t quit
A defiant Muammar Gaddafi vowed today not to quit power in Libya but called for talks to end the conflict, even as his forces pressed their offensive against the key rebel-held port city of Misrata.


Choosing the best possible fit
"The best possible fit": As a modern day youth you have many opportunities when it comes to choosing a professional career. Due to the wide range of options there is a possibility that you might get carried away into an area that might not suite you and you may later find that you do not like that area of study.


Could we untangle this huge mess?
It was, by and large, the most successful cricket tournament in the history of cricket. Especially as it was played in the cricket-crazy Indian subcontinent, surely that would have been watched by more than a billion people in India alone.


May Day: Distress call from migrant workers

Today is International Labour Day, the day the workers of the world unite; but worker solidarity is the last thing that happens in Sri Lanka where political parties have hijacked the trade unions and march, not to a single drum, but down different roads.

Govt. digging in for battle with UN -- Political Column
As the saga of the United Nations Panel report on alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka is playing out in world capitals, the unfolding drama in Colombo has become a tragic-comedy in most aspects. This is whilst the government, which chose to ignore the report, decided at the last minute to respond to the UN Secretary General.
A government’s arrogance and a country’s plight -- Focus on Rights

It appears to have gone unnoticed that the annexures to the report of the Advisory Panel to the United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) show that the engagement of the Sri Lanka Government with the Panel had gone far beyond the surreptitious visit of toplevel government officials to New York.

Into the valley of death marched the 600

He lives in retirement in Gampaha, reading, writing, gardening and listening to bird calls but although he has had a colourful career in the Police Force of old during its "best of times" which gradually became the "worst of times" there is a quest burning within him. A compelling duty yet to be fulfilled.

Commanders seek refuge in the forest
The aim of the prince who came from abroad too, was to chase away the Portuguese from the country. He got to know that there was an attempt made to organize an army, with the help of the ruler of Jaffna. The prince who came was still in robes.




Govt. will respond to Ban’s report
UN Panel report: Ratnasiri pulls out of talks with TNA
Dual citizenship of 35,000 people under review
Ban Ki-moon mega star at UPFA May Day show
Aid to north: Basil briefs top envoys
Envoy says Russia will protect Lanka at UN
CPC devises fuel price formula for CEB
Dual track diplo-lunacy
India awaits list of beneficiaries to start 1,000-houses pilot project: Indian HC
Public areas, buildings must be disabled - friendly, accessible: SC
LA Bills set to be passed in parliament
World Press Freedom Day: UN calls on Govts. to promote freedom of expression
Lanka to host conference on Buddhist-Islamic peace dialogue
Govt. stalls TNA request for power-sharing
UNSG report prejudiced, says OPA
Withdraw new Pension scheme Bill- TUs
New university admission requirements a must, says Education Ministry Sec.
Kovil Trustees charged in private plaint
Road terror: Police say they want your support
Lightning kills 21 in two months
Anti-UN protests expected to dominate May Day agendas
Leopard succumbs to gunshot wound
Proud that Lanka successfully enforced ILO conventions- MR
Online visas for visitors to Lanka
Two years after sea lashing... and still in tents
Moscow may veto UN resolution against Sri Lanka: Russian Envoy
From Russia, seeking enlightenment
Handicapped baby jumbo left bleeding and abandoned in paddy field
Park wardens switched around
Diplomacy, a must for a win-win battle
Looking back on a long journey
“Fatigue and Drowsy Driving”: An experts’ report
Kilinochchi leopard caught in snare rescued by wildlife officers
Political Column
Govt. digging in for battle with UN
5th Column
Fairy tale right out of Grimm’s
The Economic Analysis
Unemployment, unemployed and the unemployable
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
A government’s arrogance and a country’s plight
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Kinpin Mervyn as King Dutugemunu
From the sidelines
The importance of being Weiss
  Business Times
Soon compulsory insurance for state vehicles
Wildlife to conserve the space at Mattala airport
Small investor worries over ‘sell-down’ and private placements
Frustrated Kuchchaveli investors write to President
IT industry base salary Rs. 21,250 – survey shows
Dankotuwa to concentrate on Asian markets
Sri Lankan High Tea fit for a future King and Queen!
Comment - Rights of migrant workers
Wider adoption of inflation-targeting practices expected in SL – IMF says
Clothes manufacturers hunt for workers
Sri Lanka to use Mexico to reach North American markets
Lanka Orix Finance embarks on new journey with new logo
UN report slammed by top Sri Lankan entrepreneur
Summer tourism arrivals to rise by 25%
UN body urges global action against corruption
HSBC joins Etisalat Network to provide superior corporate solutions
Higher Education Ministry using Mobitel’s mLearning
Sri Lanka to get a Chinese International Medical University
Plantation workers increase strike rate in 2010
Expo to eye acquisitions in mid term
CB’s useful guide to ‘Doing Business in Sri Lanka’
Housemaids from Sri Lanka to decline
Smart phone penetration in Sri Lanka better than other regional markets
Macroeconomic stability becomes challenging in 2011 : chief economist
IPOs and private placement issues cloud market sentiment
Oasis Hospital to provide affordable treatment
Piramal Glass Ceylon declares a 30% dividend
US GSP trade issue still not finalised
PJ’s “Tranquil Refuge” at Anuradhapura ready in a few months
SriLankan Airlines flies dozens of mourners for Sai Baba’s funeral
Laugfs SunUp 'never sleeps' - CEO
Lessons for Hambantota from London’s Olympic Village planning
Amana Bank, Bank Islam in technical cooperation agreement
Enchanting world of wooden toys for heart, head and hands
Astrology thro’ mobile phones
Lanka Bell Broadband is the fastest :TRCSL test shows
Need to recognise scientists, researchers and inventors with decent wages
Funday Times
Commanders seek refuge in the forest
Alternate Segment Theorem
Forest -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Heritage through Stamps – 2
Berlin -- Geography
Kids' World
May Day: Distress call from migrant workers
Royal beat Pathana in tense thriller
Could we untangle this huge mess?
Emotions and a disallowed try
Kandamby would be a boon in the middle
Rookies Science tame the Lions
Oshan’s six try burst sinks S. Thomas’
Seneviratne makes himself comfortable
Dilshan will be available for all matches in England
Deaf Schools ready for sports contests
Sports Ministry to eradicate malpractices in sport
Officials to develop sports in North and East
Sri Lanka U15 win Tunkku Jaffar trophy
DSS thrash St. John’s
Cricket Club to change its name
Proud to be part of Sri Lankan
Sepaktakraw C’ships on May 29
‘Accept defeat with dignity Do not gloat over victory ’
Choosing the best possible fit
My cherished memories of Wycherley
Chokolaate mother daughter fashion designer 2011 and after party
Zahira College PPA new office bearers
University of Northampton, UK - a touch of class
Burhani Serendib School celebrates the 100th Birthday of its Founder - His Holiness Dr Seyedna Mohammed Burhanuddin Saheb (TUS)
Nalanda Junior OBA launches 'Future Minds 2011'
BCAS launches HND in Bio-medical Science
QUT - Global recognition and real world experience
'RICH' - Raffles Institute of Catering & Hotel Management
Hejaaz International School scores yet another IAS country topper
Top Indian professor to unveil strategies for service organizations at ICASL seminar
Postgraduate studies at MSU
University of Ruhuna ties up with Hawaii Pacific University
ILM certifies lean practitioners
Business English at ELEC (British Council Approved Test Centre)
CMA launches New Syllabus 2012
Value-based Education from SIBA
Boost your CIMA Career with Operational Level at Wisdom

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AOD alumni breaks new ground among local fashion entrepreneurs
Into the valley of death marched the 600
Letters to the Editor
‘Sai Baba will return’
The leak that turned into a flood
Mayday! Colombo, we may have a problem!
A magical surprise hidden in tropical wilderness
Walking through democracy
Abhaya the little jumbo was lucky but what about others?
Bawa memoirs are the big buzz with the Bevis set
Buddhism - Letting the world know
An encomium for a hero – the hospital worker
How green is my highway
Giving Lanka’s tea tales a local flavour
Tagore and the renaissance of India
Ven. Bogoda Seelawimala Thera tells Royal couple meditation key to happiness
People and events
Magazine Articles
You only have to say I do…
The ‘kudu-man’ is at work already
Soul Sounds will ring out in Kandy tonight
Flying without wings
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Celebration of metal
Low in fat and quick to make
Animated movies to watch
Giving because you can
TV Times Articles
Anoma brings ‘Punarukthi’
The sound of ‘BeatBox’ at Clancy’s
‘Maalu Maalu’ Haven on Pasikudah beach
Jamaican fiesta at MLH
‘Rio’, the nerdy bird flies to Town
  Times 2
Defiant Gaddafi offers talks, says won’t quit
62 killed in protests, Syria faces sanctions
Manmohan to police: Act without fear or favour
Kanimozhi in charge sheet: DMK to face issue legally
Death toll from US tornadoes rises to 334
Palestinian factions to ink deal next week: Fatah
Egypt to open Rafah border crossing with Gaza
Yemen's Saleh due to sign transition deal
May Day beatification of workers’ pope
US long feared India arms-sale snags, cable shows
Libya: It's about currency and loans
Africa: The return of the French
Love stor 2011
An irreversible gain in freedom of expression
China publishes foreign aid strategy


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