It looks like a luxury resort hotel, but it is the new Gampaha district headquarters of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party. This HQ reportedly built at a cost of about Rs. 220 million with donations from a private company involved in Government contracts was opened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday.
US fighter jets intrude into Lankan air space

The government will protest to the United States over the intrusion of Sri Lanka’s air space by a squadron of ten fighter jets.

Indian poaching: Big protest tomorrow by Lankan fisherfolk

Mounting incidents of poaching by Indian fishermen have prompted a protest tomorrow on the Mannar beach by 36 organisations representing the local fisherfolk.

Japanese diplomat’s vehicle in crash, driver dead
SLT unions threaten to extend struggle to an islandwide strike
‘Coil-culture’ spreads as dengue rages
Special security for Lankans visiting Tamil Nadu
Destination Tangalle
The Southern coast of Sri Lanka especially Tangalle though far less visited as a tourist destination is even more beautiful in its own inimitable way. Situated between the Coastal towns of Matara and Ambalantota, Tangalle ....
Strict rules necessary against insider trading
Share market participants, CEOs and small-time investors last week gave a resounding ‘NO’ to a Business Times poll on whether the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) should relax its rules on insider trading.
World economy in turmoil
The United States lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday, hours after investors alarmed by the euro zone debt crisis forced Italy to speed up an austerity drive.
Cricket train is back on the right track
Finally there is a huge sense of relief. Once again, one can generally feel that the cricket’s engine is on the right track and is looking to go on a smooth run after the whole train had been derailed for a while.
Kandurata Umbrella ventures into socks manufacturing in a big way
Kandurata Umbrella Ind. (Pvt) Ltd., a leader in the umbrella industry, with a majority market share has entered into the manufacturing and marketing of nylon and cotton socks in a big way. The company manufactures 1000 dozens of socks per day at its modern high tech factory located at kadugannawa.
MoD report notwithstanding, time bomb ticking away

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) issued a long-awaited, very belated report on what it called a 'Humanitarian Operation - Factual Analysis July 2006-May 2009'; an account of the last days of the military campaign to defeat the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) with a general overview of the terrorist organisation.

US sets UNHRC trap for Lanka -- Political Column
The clock is ticking away for the Government of Sri Lanka. It is still debating whether or not to respond to a call by the United States for what it terms an "Interactive Dialogue" before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva beginning next month.
Putting the country in harm’s way -- Focus on Rights

Mindless sycophancy has been the bane of every administration in this country. It has also undermined governance at every level in Sri Lanka, be it political, administrative and judicial. Let us take some illustrative examples.

On the vanished trails of coastal Veddahs

Bow and arrows slung over the shoulder, time itself seems to standstill……….as if Sri Lanka's primitive man has jumped out of the pages of the Mahavamsa and is walking along the pristine Vakarai beach.

Battle in Jaffna
King Don Juan Dharmapala remained unmoved when the Portuguese captains were fighting against the King of Sitawaka. He tried to remain impartial. The areas that belonged to him too were ruined.
US fighter jets intrude into Lankan air space
We have $8b in US t-bills, but CB unmoved by US crisis
Indian poaching: Big protest tomorrow by Lankan fisherfolk
Govt won’t respond to TNA, but turns to PSC
12 Kalpitiya islets go to tourists
Stormy waters ahead on talks over Indo-Lanka fishing dispute
Japanese diplomat’s vehicle in crash, driver dead
Activist group alleges child abuse at boys’ remand home
Stumbling block to building boom
SLT unions threaten to extend struggle to an islandwide strike
CA issues notice on AG and others in pesticide case
Legal Aid Commission mobile clinics to educate citizens of their rights
‘Tiger -flag -carrying goons removed our T- shirts and burnt them’
Special security for Lankans visiting Tamil Nadu
Plants removed, shortcomings covered-up and road declared open
Fish at a price despite ‘normalcy’
Old, abandoned and penniless
Now vital aquatic plants face similar fate as fish
‘Coil-culture’ spreads as dengue rages
Endangered Flying Squirrel making a comeback in home-gardens
Jaffna seats: Parties and monitors slam polls chief
Lanka finally rid of cattle disease
Political Column
US sets UNHRC trap for Lanka
5th Column
Not sure whether they’ll sink or swim!
The Economic Analysis
Breaking the debt-deficit vicious cycle
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
Putting the country in harm’s way
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Nigerian Scam uses Ban's name
From the sidelines
Channel 4 unravelled, lies unpacked
  Business Times
Strict rules necessary against insider trading
National Intellectual Property Office has limited resources to grant patents
Sri Lanka to export rice to ME, Asia
Citi Bank reversal in oil hedge claim triumph for Sri Lanka
Hotels overflowing for Kandy Perahera
Hemaka Amarasuriya, new NDB Chairman
Modern times for the Veddahs
COMMENT - Jobs for Lanka’s elder citizens
Hedging theatrical, a comedy and a tragedy
SLPA kick-starts marketing campaign costing Rs.100 million
Havelock City chairman donates Temple Complex
Finco Leisure investments tops Rs.2.5 bln
Sampath Bank grows by 52%
Fitch continues Commercial Bank's 'AA(lka)'
Micromax targets Sri Lankan fisherfolk with waterproof handsets
SLIA launches Architect 2012
Fitch upholds 'AAA (lka)' for SCB's SL branch
Many milestones achieved in Islamic Banking in Sri Lanka
Commercial Bank’s Bangladesh operations upgraded to AAA
Uva Wellassa University produces qualified Actuarial students
Expolanka-APIIT Entrepreneurship Incubation Programme launched
Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s first Islamic or Sharia compliant bank, opens for business
Master Baker and As paragus Expert from the Netherlands
Courage for creativity!
Sri Lanka-born Canadian chef promotes the country’s tourism overseas
Great leaders are humane, inspirational and work as a team : Neela
SLAAQP to revive interest in quality circles
University of Colombo to felicitate Prof. S.M.P.Senanayake
Level playing field must in Colombo stockmarket
Cigarette sales boom on North-East activity, more tourists:CTC
Aug 24-25 NITC offers cloud, iPV6, cyber war, m-payments, farming
Local ad agencies freelance out digital:Study
Evolving Marketing - Direct marketing and deal of the day websites
Aug 26 SLASSCOM workshop for all IT faculty of state regional universities
Nokia’s dual SIM Plus phones now in Sri Lanka
Many m-banking solutions not secure, not CBSL compliant
Face of the new Sri Lankan Call Centre?
Change of direction this week
B.Sc. degree in Transport and Logistics Management at Moratuwa University
Sri Lanka gets Hybrid car maintenance centre from Singapore
Free Hold
Kandurata Umbrella ventures into socks manufacturing in a big way
The Standard Credit Lanka regains confidence of the depositors
CIMB forms joint venture partnership in Sri Lanka
SDBL Extension Centres in Kaduwela and Aluthgama
LS Electric Systems Unveils the Premium 'Metasol' Brand in Sri Lanka
World class, high quality furniture on the web - Mahogany Masterpieces launches website
"Michelle" will add glamour to the South Coast
Sri Lanka Telecom Training Centre BTEC Higher National Awarding Ceremony - 2011
HiFi Centre Powers Maalu - Maalu Resort & Spas in Passekudah
DIMO contributes to 'Nena Guna Thilina'
MoD report notwithstanding, time bomb ticking away
Cricket train is back on the right track
Kangaroos Dil-scooped
Decision review from the 1st ODI
NSW grab Haturusinghe as assistant to Stuart
Sri Lanka ‘A’ in good show against England Lions
Kandy outclass CR&FC 36-8
Navy move closer to League title with win over Havies
Sunday Times photographer barred from match
Vidyartha’s staggering 210 to nil win over St. John’s is still talked about
A flower is better than a bouquet
Lanka gains win over B’desh and secure 3rd spot in Shield
Secret party
Gamini Goonesena; an illustrious inning comes to an end at 80
‘Kreeda Shakthi’ programme to be re-implemented
Chaminda eyes unique world record on Aug. 13
Strauss’ Blue Danube
UDRS is about fine-tuning the game with quality umpiring
Nimali creates only record on day one
Umpires claim ICC Panel not selected on merit
Upul Tharanga and Lasith Malinga likely candidates for first ODI
Central Province Inter-Club Rugby Sevens – 2011
Seven new records at Sports Festival
Sri Lanka Assistant Coach ‘CP’ resigns
Quarter finalists found
Achievers clinches it again!
British Council gears up students who plan to study in Britain
What's the right path for your child's higher education?
Australia-India council meet discusses students' mobility
Fast track your career through University of Ballarat (Australia) Foundation Programme
Apiit Law School Students in Court!
For the sake of quicker results
Sri Lanka joins Social Media Club
Rohantha awarded CIM Fellowship
DSS College annual Art Exhibition
The true ambassadors of education
TMC's Wisdom Quiz - a National Quiz of the highest standard
Hejaaz Hauls in a Treasure Chest of Gold at the Festival of Performing Arts
Study in Australia - be a Medical Scientist
Invest in an MBA with most benefits and fastest returns
Conflicts are everywhere and mostly inevitable
13th BSc convocation by NIBM with UCD, NUI,Dublin
NIBM awards world-class BSc (Hon) degrees in Management /HRM NIBM
ICBT Campus opens in Galle
Dr.Kuma's Exam Secrets and Memory plus programmes help thousands to pass exams with high marks
UWIC, a most accepted British MBA in Sri Lanka
"Opportunities in the field of Biotechnology"
CICRA launches cutting-edge Certified Ethical Hacker training
Armenia - where life began
1000 Scholarships from Pathe Academy on 15th anniversary
AME student wins prize in the May 2011 CIMA Exam
Graduate with a Degree from one of Britain's top universities right here in Sri Lanka
Specialised MBA from University of Ballarat (Australia) in Sri Lanka


On the vanished trails of coastal Veddahs
Letters to the Editor
Wijeya Newspaper Group bags 12 awards at Journalism Awards for excellence 2010
Telling India’s many stories through non fiction
Ajahn Brahm – now a household name in Sri Lanka
A veneration of over 1700 years
Mind your Ps and your Qs and your Teas!
Jacqueline new face for Simply Stunning
A look back at history to understand present-day ills
Rousing sounds of Italian Baroque at the Wendt tonight
Where we were and where we are now, technologically speaking
Ondaatje sets sail with ‘The Cat’s Table’
Each of us must share the responsibility of our common woes
How to weather our hot climate
The Keris – Malay weapon, social symbol and talisman
Brain stents make inroads in Lanka
Like St. Peter he was the rock for family and associates
People and events
Magazine Articles
‘It’s great to be a freelance violinist’
Modern yes, but not exhibitionism
Making Point with their heels
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Using smallness to make big things happen
Who can forget him?
Spreading Positivity
Forever 27: Live hard. Die young
ASPIRE students take the stage
‘Book’ed for the weekend
Onstage crowns its winners
TV Times Articles
The Blue Planet Project with Dance Music DJs
SUPER 8 hit the town
Destination Tangalle
  Times 2
World economy in turmoil
Ailing Sonia puts Rahul on fast track to power
West cranks up pressure on Syria
Thakshin’s sister confirmed as Thailand's first female PM
Mr. Bean escapes with broken shoulder as supercar smashes into tree
Cancer-stricken Chavez shaves his head after chemotherapy makes his hair drop out
Infertile men may be able to 'grow their own fertile sperm'
Saudi Arabia to build world's biggest tower
That's some pricey karma!
Mossad hunts down Iran’s nuclear scientists
HRK in India: Over the top
Is China behind the biggest cyber attack yet?
Somali aid efforts falter as widening famine looms
A bad deal for America's future
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's fallen long-time pharaoh
Funday Times
Battle in Jaffna
Multiples of Matrices
Aliens -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Lisbon -- Geography
Kids' World
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