If you are misusing water, take a lesson from this
While water is being freely used and often misused in Colombo and elsewhere, people in some areas do not have even a drop of pure water to drink as shown in this picture where a young girl collects some water that had filled a hole in a parched land at Munamalagaswewa in Puttalam.The North Western Province is experiencing a severe drought with occasional rain. While some are digging parched land for water, others are going as far as 8 kms in search of water. The situation has caused health problems, especially to school children. Pic by Jayarathne Wickremarachchi
PSC coming, but for national unity

Contrary to earlier expectations of a Parliamentary Select Committee to address Tamil grievances, the Government will now appoint one “to recommend and report political and constitutional measures to empower the people of Sri Lanka as one nation.”

Blacklisted fuel supplier reinstated

The state-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) re-instated a blacklisted fuel supplier, ignoring tender procedures and resorted to private negotiations by-passing three official committees, it has come to light.

CID probes big frauds in house and property deals
Private TV channel seeks to obtain SLRC’s sports visuals
Beauty and the beast
Devil of a problem
American clout makes Lankan agri-farmers go bananas
CEA celebrates 30th anniversary with Green Economy Forum
U from Upeksha
In their vase on the table, the roses are in full bloom. Their colour is echoed in Upeksha Deegala-Hager’s vivid, red lipstick. We’re in her house, which also doubles as a design studio for her line of clothing U by Upeksha Hager.
Tourism expectations drop amidst no promotions, adverse publicity
In the wake of lack of promotion and global economic setbacks, the tourism industry believes that the recent adverse publicity has also affected arrivals to the country.
Hazare’s war against corruption faces test
Indian activist Anna Hazare's populist anti-corruption campaign faced its first major test today as it sought to sustain the momentum that has left the government floundering in its wake.


The present system fails to produce quality cricketers
Generally a manhole is a surface indication about a network of underground capillaries that run through a city collecting refuse of the populace. Yet on the surface it is only a cover perched on the road that is run over by vehicle tyres morning, noon and night, but yet no one ever takes notice of.


Cirrhosis: A badly damaged liver
Cirrhosis is the term used to describe a diseased liver that has been severely scarred, usually due to many years of continuous injury.
HR allegations: Act wisely before it's too late

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is warming up to meet in Geneva for its bi-annual autumn sessions and the question that ought to be in the minds of the Government's hierarchy is how to tackle the issue relating to allegations of human rights violations should they come up for discussion, and possibly, vote.

Double games and dual roles in UNP circus -- Political Column
Most members of the Working Committee, the policy making body of the country's main opposition United National Party (UNP), were perhaps asleep late Tuesday night when orders went out to move heavy rollers, asphalt pavers and other road construction machinery before dawn the next day opposite Siri Kotha, the party headquarters at Pita-Kotte.
Bartering away land and security rights of all Sri Lankans -- Focus on Rights

On a clear day, the waters off the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, abutting villages such as Panama and those further interior including Kumana, are of such a brilliant blue as to dazzle the eye.

Abimansala: A place to heal the wounds of war

For 52 war heroes with permanent disabilities, the ‘Abimansala Wellness Resort’ is a haven of peace and security. Built in a scenic location beside the Nuwara Wewa in Anuradhapura, the resort is equipped with facilities to provide these severely injured soldiers with lifelong care.

The struggle of the Tamil people
The viceroy Braganza agreed to the terms of King Sangkili. Till such time as an agreement was drafted regarding this matter, the king was asked to send his son as surety. That too was done.


University of Ballarat opens Study Centre for Sri Lankan students
The University of Ballarat had its beginning in 1870, making it the third oldest tertiary education institution in Australia. It is the only regional multi-sector university of Australia.


PSC coming, but for national unity
Blacklisted fuel supplier reinstated
CID probes big frauds in house and property deals
Emergency to be lifted next month
Private TV channel seeks to obtain SLRC’s sports visuals
Beauty and the beast
Pulse of our online readers
Rizana court documents for Saudi Judiciary’s consideration
Vested interests resorting to remove our Base, says Navy media -- Right of Reply
Law to set up authority to administer five councils in Colombo district ready: Basil
Infighting, backbiting and posturing pre-empt nominations for LG polls
CEA celebrates 30th anniversary with Green Economy Forum
Database on drugs will prevent shortages, says Health Minister
Varsities becoming a women’s world - Survey
The people must rise up against corruption: Sarath Silva
Devil of a problem
Running for life made easy
Slow relocation of houses from landslide-prone areas
Villagers’ mite for long awaited bridge
American clout makes Lankan agri-farmers go bananas
Political Column
Double games and dual roles in UNP circus
5th Column
Going to pieces choosing a leader!
The Economic Analysis
Economic benefits and social costs of migration
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
Bartering away land and security rights of all Sri Lankans
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Plain truth about a pilot's heart
Double Take
How to get your road repaired in double quick time
  Business Times
Tourism expectations drop amidst no promotions, adverse publicity
India’s 4th largest FMCG firm launches new subsidiary in Sri Lanka
Call for Private Placement lock in periods after IPOs
3M to strengthen R&D in SL
Etisalat empowers entrepreneurship
Jet float docks in Sri Lanka
COMMENT - Tourism: Long way to go
Star classification in hotels
Sustainability imperative for “speed boat” Sri Lanka
Cargills 1Q12 group revenue, PAT up 25%
New high-tech facility to store grain, perishables
NDB Group reaches Rs. 1 bln net profit 'landmark'
FCCISL urges government to negotiate with cement suppliers Pakistan and India
Overseas Realty profits up sharply in 6mths to June 2011
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo becomes first Green Globe Re-certified Sri Lankan Hotel
books.lk extends into local languages with poth.lk, puththagama.lk
Norwegian entrepreneur introduces jetfloat recreational platforms to attract fun-loving European travellers
SriLankan air taxis popular with corporates
Landmark ICASL – INSEAD global leadership programme back in Sri Lanka following overwhelming demand
Colombo Plan to expand its membership up to West Asia
Seethawaka industrial zone utilizes 96% of its developed land conserving environment
Move forward with 2001/2002 petrol reforms, open up imports
There are no bad bosses
Technology Leaders Gathering in Sri Lanka for WSO2Con 2011
DCSL 1Q12 consolidated gross revenue, net profit up 35%
LOLC Securities launched
On'ally Holdings PLC profits up
Sampath's Lanka Bangla keeps investment
Prudential Shipping appointed logistics partner for KKS project
Sri Lanka displays its achievements in the construction industry
Lankan economy strong and able to withstand global 'jolts':Governor
19th NCE Annual Export Awards to be held on Sept. 16
Active market conditions!!!
Four mln dependants on Lanka Tourism in 9 years
Three Aitken Spence Heritance Hotels bag energy efficiency awards
Tourism recovery for debate at World Travel Market
Yala gets first hotel proposal outside buffer zone
Web marketing to push forward tourism promo: Godahewa
Women surfers, men’s longboard title to excite Pro Surf 2011
Medi Scene
Anatomy of an allergy
Cirrhosis: A badly damaged liver
When baby goes red in the buttocks
Brain power: use it or lose it
Spice up your life to beat the fat
Balancing act: The spices in curries could counteract ill-effects caused by high-fat contents
Under Acne attack!
Goodness of gardening
HR allegations: Act wisely before it's too late
The present system fails to produce quality cricketers
Aussies home despite Prasanna heroics
Top seeds advance at Tennis Nationals
Vimukthi demolishes Shamal to win U 18 Boys tennis title
Old Joes advance to both finals
Poor turn out at practices worry rugby selectors
Saunders – New Youngs settle for one all draw
Twelve schools in the fray
Kasun, Sanjaya and Malshan put Negombo CC on top
BRC set for an early kill
Matches have to be played and won on the field
Minister urges provincial coaches to co-operate
Keino sees the good side of Lanka
Monaragala down reigning champs
Mahanama ends Rahula run
Joes by 6 wickets
Easy victory for S.Thomas’
Nose through 5-4
DSI Schools Volleyball Finals
Rahula wins U13, U15 cager titles
Army takes women’s football title
Sanjeeva Jayasinghe still has an abiding love for ‘Havies’
Lads from Kandy still rule
Rotten to the core
Competition upgraded to World Class event
University of Ballarat opens Study Centre for Sri Lankan students
GISM leads your child to an international Degree from Massey University, New Zealand
Law-Med Cricket Match 2011
SL team wins best video but Philippines wins CIMA Global Business Challenge 2011
APIIT Graduate School offers postgraduate study
APIIT gears for the future with "HYBRID" Applied IT Degrees
University of Ballarat opens Study Centre in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's First Degree programme in Interactive Media at SAITM
Think Global Education - Think Aspirations!!!
Parents - secure your childs future
Obtain a degree through Malaysian pathway, assisted by Edlocate
For tertiary studies – Why Australia? Why Edlocate?
Wycherley International School Salutes Shaleeka on her appointment to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Ten students from SLIIT transfer to Southeast Missouri State University, U.S.A.
"My vision is to lead AOD to create a new
ERA recognises Griffith's world-standard research
Tuart College - celebrates 25 years of international education
Sydney achievers' international scholarships
TMC - a mirror that reflects the light of knowledge
Completed your A/Ls? Earn a British (Hons) Degree in 2 ½ years
Bio-medical Science Degree for A/L Bio students
Your Choice Can't Go Wrong with Wisdom!
Abimansala: A place to heal the wounds of war
A National Treasure
Letters to the Editor
Meet Max and Jackie, the mine-busters
Bringing ancient form of martial art to the people
Sumitra: The stuff films are made of
Enterprising electrician aims at Abilympics against all odds
Unravelling the mystery of multiverse
Three states today you’d rather not be
The bronze man is back
A young millionaire and Ravindra shine
Copenhagen capers
The colonized from the colonisers’ eyes
Valli Yak Mangalya: Time to make vows and ward off evil spirits
People and events
Magazine Articles
U from Upeksha
Rukshan rarin’ to go again
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Getting hip with flip flops
‘YOUTH’ is the word!
Champions of Chess
Happiness on the inside
Roti hunt
TV Times Articles
Dance championship excitement hits Colombo
Kyoto cuisine created in Colombo
Bluewater excells at the culinary art 2011
  Times 2
Hazare’s war against corruption faces test
Mr Clean PM cornered by anti-graft drive
5 policemen killed: Egypt withdraws its envoy from Israel
So, what’s new in the latest edition of OED?
It is made from spider silk and modified goat milk
Benefit cheat stole £70,000 while living in Sri Lanka by claiming to be in Bradford
What lies behind the crackdown on Hazare?
The world of India's anti-graft campaigner
India's neighbourhood watch
Mystery surrounds Sonia Gandhi's health
London riots: Looting with the lights on
Saudi Arabia’s revolt busters
Support for Gaddafi soars amid NATO bombing on civilians
Funday Times
The struggle of the Tamil people
Pythagoras' Theorem
Tests are over -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
Athens -- Geography
Kids' World
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