Adding fuel to multiple oil crises
With the fuel crisis blazing on many fronts in the run up to Saturday’s local council polls, two rival politicians are seen refuelling their vehicles at a filling station in Kaduwela which has been one of the hotspots of polls violence. Pic by Gemunu Wellage
Twice rejected petrol released to the market

The ongoing probe on the import of contaminated fuel by the state-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) ....

800 vehicles stuck at port, row over new directive

A Government directive on the import of reconditioned or used cars has sparked a crisis among importers with some 800 vehicles being stuck at the port for the past two months.

Off with them
Navy now into restaurant business
Arsenic – chief suspect, kidney syndrome
Speeding vehicles on roads driving wildlife to their early graves
'I want the world to fall in love with Sri Lanka'
Another ambassador who will represent Sri Lanka at the Miss Universe pageant has just been chosen and come September the lovely Stephanie Siriwardhana will be taking wing to Sao Paulo, Brazil for the pageant.
Sri Lanka loses race in hedging payments
Sri Lanka lost a crucial verdict in London vis-à-vis the Standard Chartered Bank case (SCB) for denied payments from the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) over controversial oil hedging deals but political analysts say even more damaging was a statement by former SCB CEO in Colombo, Clive Haswell.
India's ageing rail network one of world's most dangerous
Indian train drivers complain of exhausting working hours and a lack of basic safety equipment -- some of the numerous hazards facing one of the busiest and most deadly rail networks in the world.


Kalindu Perera receives a full scholarship from London Metropolitan University, UK
London Metropolitan University is the single largest university in London with over 30,000 students from 115 countries. It is with much pride to Sri Lanka that the prestigious UK university recently awarded a full scholarship to 19-year old Kalindu Perera, to follow an undergraduate course in Pharmacology. Kalindu is the first Sri Lankan to have received an undergraduate scholarship from London Metropolitan University.

New coach Rumesh should hone Lankan bowlers
Welcome Rumesh. This is the time that Sri Lanka needs you and your knowledge of the conditions that prevail in the Indian subcontinent.



Mumbai attacks: Lessons for Lanka

The commercial capital of India was again rocked this week by simultaneous bomb explosions, their impact resounding through the sub-continent.

Oil, cricket gamblers plunder billions -- Political Column
The biggest dividend for Sri Lankans is the confidence to move without fear of bomb explosions that had caused loss of lives and limbs. To the government, which quite rightly took the credit ......
Cheap fuel giving us combustible tempers -- 5th Column

My dear Petrol Susil,

I thought I must write to you after hearing all the stories about petrol which are circulating these days and everyone trying to

Leave the animals their territory

It was dawn on Sunday, July 10, and the scene that met the devotees who rushed to the scrub jungle on the river-bank sent chilling fear up their spine. Right before their eyes, a leopard with its jaws clamped over the bloodied neck of 31-year-old Krishnapulle Chandrakumari .......

Heritage through Stamps - 4
By the 10th century AC (After Christ), the Anuradhapura kingdom began to disintegrate due to internal conflicts and South Indian invasions. During the reign of King Mahinda V (982 – 1029 AC) the kingdom ended with an invasion by the Cholas.


Debunking myths on breastfeeding
Breast milk is the ideal and complete meal for an infant. Sri Lankan statistics show that almost all mothers initiate breastfeeding for their children and 76 babies out of 100 get breast milk until completion of six months. However, 15 babies out of 100 do not get their first feed within half to one hour of birth.



Twice rejected petrol released to the market
800 vehicles stuck at port, row over new directive
JVP, TNA say polls laws blatantly violated
UNP withdraws motions against ministers
Farmers make toxic mistake
Police officers further remanded
Indebted CPC in no position to pay hedging case compensation
Off with them
Four die in dawn bus crash
Age limit for jobs overseas disastrous, says ALFEA
Navy now into restaurant business
Kahawatte killing: A bloodthirsty suspect
‘Spectacular’ coverage for The Gathering
Mother leopard’s fate still a mystery
Milk of human kindness wins family a home
Opposition outgunned
Arsenic – chief suspect, kidney syndrome
HMS Hermes wreck shipshape for plunder
Blackout over Norochcholai power plant
Hospitality industry forerunner of inhospitable vices: Dambulla residents
Five-day week for docs is talking point in health circles
Police choose to ignore MP’s abuse
Myanmar crew mutinies for pay, better facilities
Speeding vehicles on roads driving wildlife to their early graves
Dumbing down of British journalism
Political Column
Oil, cricket gamblers plunder billions
5th Column
Cheap fuel giving us combustible tempers
The Economic Analysis
Economic growth and social development
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
Politics in cricket
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Lankan visit: Fox hunting in House of Commons
From the sidelines
Not issued on this week
Funday Times
The end of Veediya Bandara
The motor effect
Dawn -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Vienna -- Geography
Kids' World
The Red Bicycle
Interact Club activities


  Business Times
Sri Lanka loses race in hedging payments
Elephants could stall C’Wealth Games bid
Chinese firm clinches SLT and Mobitel expansion deals
Sri Lankan entrepreneur wins Queen's award
Tourists increase by 19.9% in June
Rs.1.7 bln investment in Kalutara hotel
Regional development takes off
COMMENT -- Losing round one in hedging scam
Going ‘beyond the title’
What you should know about one-way traffic systems
Sri Lanka’s tea industry faces a threat of collapse amidst workers wage hike
Amana Global MoU with Islamic Banking and Finance Institute, Malaysia
IBSL confirms Ceylinco Life as country’s top life insurer
ODEL hires top global retail management expert as new COO
Microsoft launches 'Sharepoint Saturday' in SL
Mobile is the next big thing for digital: Neo@Ogilvy APAC President
Dialog Axiata in JV with Multinet Pakistan to provide Global Connectivity Services
Losing a major battle in a British Court
Hambantota gets down to business
Fast-growing Softlogic acquires Asia Capital
Commercial Factors reaches Rs. 3 bln portfolio milestone
Top surfers to ride A-Bay waves at SriLankan Airlines Pro Surf
Sri Lanka hosts major international conference on building resilience to disasters
Western Province share of national GDP falling: CB
Bharti Airtel announces new organisation structure for its India and South Asia operations
Carbon firm launches consultancy services with Vallibel Power
Pioneer DNA-testing company, Genetech wins ISO accreditation of its lab
Brandix supports Moratuwa University’s research work with Rs. 5 million grant
Special concessions to Shangri-La not wrong
Indo-Lanka ferry service drawing many travellers
Hotel boom attracts US$1.1 mln investment
Visiting Jaffna anyone?
Surprise, shock then relief over Softlogic trading
Union Bank takes over finance company, F&G
Oil hedging deals – Exercise of the Judicial Power of the people ?
Medi Scene
Hit by flu
Dealing with a deceptive disease
Jaundice: A case of excess bilirubin
Take care of the “boss” of your body
Powered by protein
Debunking myths on breastfeeding
Hard facts of bump on head
Mumbai attacks: Lessons for Lanka
New coach Rumesh should hone Lankan bowlers
Cricket’s biggest betrayal
Royal overcome Science to clinch League
Joes regain Lady Jayathileke Shield
St. Anthony’s overcome Wesley
Peterites bite the Bogambara dust
Fully fledged Sports Complex in Kilinochchi
Air Force edges out CH & FC
Let the facts talk says Bryan Baptist
Great Stars on penalties
The ISTAF World Cup starts interest here in Sri Lanka
Rain hampers second day’s proceedings
In support of Sri Lankan Lawyers’ World Cup quest
Kandy continue their unbeaten run
Patana hot favourites once again
How healthy is Sri Lanka Football?
Playing thugby instead of rugby
Nimal recalls his rise in rugby refereeing
“There should be more understanding on enhancers” – Sanath Martis
Bull riders back again to Thrill the Lankans
62-year-old to ride around the globe
Two golfers off to ME
Ruhuna grads win at Volleyball
Kalindu Perera receives a full scholarship from London Metropolitan University, UK
CIMA Spellmaster eliminations begin with the Top 20
Jeewa International Campus - your pathway to Australian Higher Education
Access the Top Engineering universities in the U.S. through ANC
An Armenian dream
An ultra modern hall for D.S. Senanayake College Colombo 7
Rotary District 3220 concludes the first phase of the RNYEP successfully
Start CIMA anywhere qualify with Gajendra
International Fashion Designers join Raffles
Become a Certified AgileProject Management Practitioner
Do you need a visa or permit to study in New Zealand?
TOPCIMA (T4) with Channa @ Wisdom
US higher education prepares you to look at different avenues before choosing the best
Edexcel UK recognizes BCAS as Most Outstanding and Fastest Growing Institution in SL
Lanka BPO Academy for exciting careers in BPO industry
Bradford College second largest and the oldest College in UK
ACBT offers globally accepted Australian degrees after O/Ls
W&J names inaugural Director of International Recruitment
Calling all aspiring designers; Academy of Design opens its doors to the public
University of Ballarat (Australia):Affordable Australian Education directly at your doorstep
Making American Education accessible to Sri Lankan youth
University of Sheffield at a glance
Is 12Month MBA Programme the right choice for you?
ESOFT mobile IT bus imparts ICT knowledge and practical training to students
How to save your project when in trouble
ICMA Australia Graduation for the first time in Sri Lanka
"The Entire World is Open and waiting for you" says Supun, a student of IIHS "
University of Moratuwa offers MBA in Management of Technology
Adding 'Breadth' to Specialist Degrees in Australia
Education Sports
Spikers galore in this little hamlet
Born to run
Sanesh shines for S. Thomas'
Playing the game of glam
The spirit of Trail keeps thousands on the move
Letters to the Editor
The Bubble Baby of Sri Lanka is one year old
Poly, poly, up Kilimanjaro
Glitz and glitches at grand finale
Out of the dark, into the dark
Olga Sosnovskaya to perform well loved arias
Of coffee trails and tea-tea-lating tales
Leave the animals their territory
Let’s not leave it all to the likes of Sanga
‘It is time with my self–my body, my mind’
A lone traveller fleeing Japanese bombs
People and events
Magazine Articles
'I want the world to fall in love with Sri Lanka'
Let’s hear it from the housewives
Che bello! Truly Italian
Want a bit of Pecha – Kucha? Head to the Warehouse
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Practical inventions
The moment that makes you change
Hikka comes alive this July
Fiction of their own
TV Times Articles
Siam House: For authentic Thai cuisine
Ulagalla Resorts celebrates first anniversary
The ultimate Swiss Connection at MLH
‘Dream Team’ back in the saddle
Empty spaces in Star Reality Shows
  Times 2
Sudan splits: A new nation is born
Journalist killing: US military chief says Govt. did it, Pakistan hits back
Thai fugitive's winning party faces legal threat
End of the world for N of the World
Is this the man who killed Bin Laden?
A question for US: Should China be contained?
The show ends, but the magic lives on
Soon you will live a thousand years: Scientist


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