Colourful and cultural, these dancers at yesterday's grand Esala Perahera of the Dalada Maligawa seem to be delighted as tens of thousands of people lining the streets of Kandy watch them uphold a tradition that dates back several centuries. Pic by Sanka Vidanagama
After petrol, a big cement scandal

Hard on the heels of contaminated fuel that ruined over two thousand motor vehicles.....

Slippery situ over grease yakas

Defence authorities have ordered a crackdown on vigilantes hunting down the so-called “grease yakas’ after five people were .......

Seat belt law from Oct 1
“Mathata Thitha” falls by the wayside
The Korean dream becomes nightmare
Conflict over jumbo census
Cancer Hospital clinical waste unattended
Sri Lankan priest in US accused of improper touching
Couple trouble!
Four friends. Two marriages. one divorce. Whose side are you on?‘Dinner with Friends’ has long been considered playwright Donald Margulies’ most critically successful play and is counted among the most insightful works in contemporary American drama.
Vehicle importers get shock treatment with new state plans
While the government continues to discuss openly plans to divert all vehicle imports to the Hambantota port the motor vehicle industry that is in the dark, expressed concern over the possibility of costs to businesses running into several millions should this be implemented.
London on lockdown to prevent new riots
Police were out in force in London today in a bid to prevent any repeat of England's worst riots in decades, which left city neighbourhoods smouldering and five people dead.


Get rid of parasites before cricket’s big poll
It was only last week we paid a glowing tribute to the new cricket management for a job that was being well executed. We always believe that when the top is strong it is not difficult for the message to cascade or even a slithering ....


Kandurata Umbrella diversifies to venture into the Socks Market boldly
Kandurata Umbrella Ind. (Pvt) Ltd is Sri Lanka’s pioneering Market Leader for Umbrellas. The Company under the Marketing leadership of its Managing Director MTM Naufal has ventured into several Consumer durable products, which synergizes with their present Marketing Operations.
Sound the alarm on nuclear issue

Against the backdrop of increasing expenditure incurred on switching fuel turbines when water-levels in reservoirs drop, and the country's over-reliance on hydro-powered energy capacity from its many dams, Sri Lanka is looking for alternate methods to light up homes, hospitals, hotels and offices and fire the engines of our industries.

Airspace fiasco: Govt. makes blunder and blames media -- Political Column
Reports that a squadron of carrier-based fighter jets from the United States Navy had intruded sovereign Sri Lankan territorial air space jolted the government last week.
An unbelievable collapse of confidence in law enforcement -- Focus on Rights

Alongside a picturesque stretch of coastline between Akkaraipattu and Pottuvil in Sri Lanka’s East Coast, a tire burning brightly in the centre of the road is etched starkly against crisp morning light.

The fall of the Tusker

In Sri Lanka, the elephant has had a very close association with the people, culture and religion of the country. It is estimated that the beginning of the 19th century, there were some 10,000 wild elephants in Sri Lanka (Mackay, G. M. 1973), but in subsequent years, indiscriminate capture and hunting led to the destruction of thousands of elephants.

A 4th century tradition continues
A tradition dating back to the 4th century continues to this day in the form of the Esala Perahera – the annual cultural pageant is held during the month of Esala (July/August).


One stop jobs are going out of fashion
World changes fast and careers cannot be otherwise. Some occupations just vanish; others change the form and a third kind surfaces from nowhere and take the front seat in the job market.


After petrol, a big cement scandal
Slippery situ over grease yakas
Lab tests show harmful chemical in dirty petrol
Bombing the media
Seat belt law from Oct 1
Special programmes for women in north
“Mathata Thitha” falls by the wayside
The final journey of H.K. Dharmadasa
Esala pageant ends today with the Day Perahera
Who will weep for the willows?
The Korean dream becomes nightmare
No response, no PSC meeting, says TNA
Conflict over jumbo census
In the wilds among men counting elephants
What the devil is going on?
Posters pre-empt nominations for LG polls
Cancer Hospital clinical waste unattended
Sri Lankan priest in US accused of improper touching
Gange Wadiya facing eviction
Political Column
Airspace fiasco: Govt. makes blunder and blames media
5th Column
Green days are coming home to roost!
The Economic Analysis
Developing the north and east: Challenges and opportunities
Doubletalk in House over emergency laws
Focus on Rights
An unbelievable collapse of confidence in law enforcement
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Speculation over Colombo's mayoral candidates
From the sidelines
Give a dog a bad name and hang him
  Business Times
Vehicle importers get shock treatment with new state plans
Chinese to build 350-meter communications tower
Credit squeeze decision after next SEC meeting
State land in Colombo up on grabs on upfront payment/ 99-year leases
Korea becomes employment paradise for Sri Lankans
COMMENT - SEC: Changing the goalposts
Investing in times of discontent
What you should know when you are stuck in traffic again
Precondition on taxpayers to deposit 25% of the tax assessed to make an appeal may be an injustice : Justice Sripavan
SEC urged to restore broker credit
CIMB forays into Colombo’s domestic, investment capital markets
SL must watch out for high youth unemployment,a historical cause of conflict: CCC
Volunteerism at John Keells
340,000 disease-affected coconut trees in Weligama to be destroyed
Chartered Engineer Dalugoda picked as ASHRAE lecturer
Technology boosts green tea production in Sri Lanka
Hemas growth driven by healthcare sector
New COO at Phoenix Ogilvy
Modelling and fashion is serious business, says Prasanna Pathmanathan
Ceylon Oxygen installs liquid oxygen tank for Lanka Hospitals
SLT 2Q12 group revenue flat, group net profit up
Hayleys reports 1Q, 2011-12 profit of Rs 854 million
Caltex launches HIV/AIDS national awareness campaign
PIM holds its largest-ever Convocation
ICMA Pakistan, CMA sign MoU
Intel 'supports' Mini Infotel in Kegalle
Kaspersky AV 2012 - saying it’s here in a big and bold way
Top stock market solutions provider IronOne in major expansion
Business and money flow into ‘Little Italy’
Branding of national significance now : Prof. Liyanage
Next generation of marketing trends at the CIM Annual Conference
UNIDO & Ind. Ministry pioneer Sri Lanka’s first ever formal Bamboo processing industry effort
Fortis to scout healthcare opportunities in North
Credit problems still unresolved
BRM Solutions provide storage facilities for company records, files
Sri Lanka tourism promo starts in October
JAAF roadshow to recruit garment workers succeeds in Puttalam, Anuradhapura
Miracle of Asia should not have humans living in ‘Line Rooms’
New guidelines by the government in taxing NGOs
Vavuniya North Multi-Purpose Coop. to support more than 2,000 paddy farmers
CEPA forum on poverty
Developments in Hambantota
Ruling of the arbitration panel dismissing the claim in the oil hedging case
Free Hold
Kandurata Umbrella diversifies to venture into the Socks Market boldly
Chef Jayamuni does it in style
Hatton National Bank joins with Sampath Bank to extend nation’s largest ATM network
Pan Asia Bank opens in Kiribathgoda
HNB opens 216th customer centre in Uhana
Virtusa's Global delivery framework assessed with CMMI Level 5 Certification
Why we say it's the No. 1 bike in Sri Lanka
Hi-tec exterminators: organic termite baiting matrix
Sri Lanka Insurance Sponsor's Annual Get together of the Leasing Association of Sri Lanka
Sound the alarm on nuclear issue
Get rid of parasites before cricket’s big poll
Parents, Old-boys and the Coach
After all it’s only the cup that matters!
In spite of no defender the schools rugby knockouts will go ahead
Dilhara aims arrows at 2012 London Olympics
SSC to take part in S’pore T 20 tourney
St. Eugene’s basketball tournament on October 8 and 9
Peterites could not hold to their own
Wesley and Seetha Devi clinch hockey C’ship
Former Bloomfield President Shelley Wickremasinghe is no more
Don disappointed
Sri Lanka’s Pakistan tour in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah
Mathews to lead three day team against Aussies
Inter-Schools Volleyball finals on August 19 and 20
Soldiers scrape past the post
Better team effort is the need of the hour
Stormy show-down as Kandy takes on Havies
Ragama CC outclass Moratuwa SC by innings with a day to spare
President Rajapaksa at World University Games in China
Navy out for the kill
Under 18 Youth Commonwealth side in Kandy
Gajaba Supercross on August 28
University of Colombo clinches overall championship
TT coaching camp for disabled soldiers today
HSBC-Amcham bowling champions
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


A rare passion
Clash between the world clock and personal body clock
Letters to the Editor
Deaf and damned
EACT launches Endowment Fund
The fall of the Tusker
Wild orchid, Nervilia Plicata blooms in Lanka too
Marvel in Malaysia
Step into Lankan-style royal comfort at Buckingham Place
Saving a lost and voiceless generation
Making the world’s largest women’s movement relevant
A pioneer of Saukyadana movement and Girl Guides Association honoured
Rich, emotive acapella interspersed with melodious sounds from the Plaisir Ensemble
Three solid performances that brought out meaninglessness of art and life
A victory in the struggle for press freedom in Sri Lanka
A celebration of words, across time and countries
Deep humanity combined with a reticent, yet refined skill
People and events
Magazine Articles
Couple trouble!
Sudoku: Just a game or an obsession?
ArtWalk: Freedom to explore
Colourful ties between UK and Lanka
Creating the eco-friendly way
Discovering oneself at the edge
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Math matters
Who can forget him?
Thirty years in retrospect
‘Cheeththa’ fad
Away with wax
TV Times Articles
Anusha D. crowned ‘Dancing Queen’
Rise of the Ap es Returns
'Cafe Che' For revolutionary meals
  Times 2
London on lockdown to prevent new riots
UN to discuss Syria after latest crackdown
Pakistan soldier caught on film to hang for murder
The rot behind the British riots
Berlin Wall Trail a surreal journey into city's past
China launches second aircraft carrier after a £9.6m refit... as a luxury hotel
Dutch Court opens door to legal accountability for peacekeepers
India's functioning anarchy
What can replace the dollar?
Struggle for democracy in Syria
China sees development as key to deal with Uighur crisis
Funday Times
A 4th century tradition continues
Motor into a generator
Eco-friendly -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
The Forest Man
German Expansion 1938 - 1939 -- World History
Kids' World
Fun IT
Summer Camp Lodge 2011
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