For the second time this year, the armed forces had to be called in to guard a police station after violent public protests against police action. Armed troops are seen guarding the Dompe police station following the public riot on Friday over the death of a youth in police custody. The entire staff of the Dompe police station was also moved out. In May this year, the armed forces were called in to guard the Katunayake police station after the police shot dead a protesting free trade zone worker. Pic by Susantha Liyanawatte
Accountability: Lanka seeks answers from UNHRC chief

As the UN Human Rights Council’s latest sessions ended on Friday in Geneva bringing a sigh of relief from ministers and officials.....

Entire staff of Dompe police station transferred

The entire strength at the Dompe Police Station has been moved out and five police officers have been arrested as a judicial inquiry ......

One week’s time to tighten your seat belts
‘Nirvana’ for sale on hold
Destruction in protected areas sounds death knell for eco-systems
Keerimalai revisited
Campaign trail winds up on Wednesday
Angry Dompe crowd seeks justice
Divine dance once again
The beating of drums, the chanting of bera pada and the rhythmic tapping of feet greets us from afar. The hall of the Chitrasena Vajira Dance Foundation is throbbing with excitement in preparation for the much-anticipated restaging of their acclaimed production Dancing for the Gods.
Deutsche Bank has no claim over Sri Lankan Government in oil hedging issue
In the backdrop of the country’s triumph in the Citibank oil hedging arbitration, Sri Lanka says there is no case in the Deutsche Bank oil hedging claim and believes it would also be annulled by the Singapore 3-member Tribunal on the grounds that the lawsuit was bad in law as the plaintiff has made its submissions misrepresenting facts, Attorney General’s Department sources said.
Jackson doctor lied to paramedics, trial hears
Michael Jackson may have died up to an hour before emergency paramedics even arrived, and his doctor then lied about the star's condition and the key drug that killed him, a court heard on Friday.


Law or no law, the dirty games in sports will go on
If you have been among the spectators at any popular local cricket encounter there is one slogan that you may have not missed. Generally it comes when a batsman is on song and hammering the bowling attack and has just hit a boundary.



The case against the General

President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned this week from another visit abroad, his first official trip to the West after the controversy- ridden one to Britain last December. Again, as was the case when he went to Britain, he was nearly subjected to the heat of unwarranted pressure from the remnants of the LTTE.

All set for the big battle for Colombo -- Political Column
If one were to go by the names of places, it is truly global. Candidates for Saturday's elections to the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) have traversed through not only "Korea," but also "Bosnia," "Serbia," and "Croatia" during their polls campaigns.
Swimming against strong currents -- Focus on Rights

Yesterday, the raucous sounds of a political meeting by one of the country's main opposition parties rendered the evening truly hideous for those in the nearby environs. What was being said was scarcely discernible. More revealingly, little interest was evidenced either in attempting to understand the message by those unfortunate enough to be residing within earshot.

Herbal cures go high-tech

“I thought of making a product for the common cold,” says Dr. Devapriya Nugawela. “A team of Veda Mahattayas were involved in developing the formula, together with our research scientists. Launched in 1995, Samahan is now the No. 1 herbal product,” he says with pride.

Dear Teacher
Dear teacher, dear teacher,
You are very kind,
How you taught us and
protected us,
Will be forever on our mind.


University of Ballarat Australia in exclusive partnership with CIMA, offer a unique MBA
University of Ballarat, Australia together with CIMA have entered into an memorandum of understanding to provide a unique educational opportunity to CIMA members and exams completed students enabling them to complete their MBA from University of Ballarat, Australia with credit exemptions within one and half years.


Accountability: Lanka seeks answers from UNHRC chief
Entire staff of Dompe police station transferred
TNA tells Tamils to make their own choice
Lanka won’t share her fishing sea with India
One week’s time to tighten your seat belts
Grey hairs over care of elders
National Police Academy up for debate
‘Nirvana’ for sale on hold
Angry Dompe crowd seeks justice
Maharoof’s commissions were paid into Swiss bank account
A local authority citizens’ charter for Colombo
Destruction in protected areas sounds death knell for eco-systems
Court takes up NE citizens’ rights petitions against Military, Police
Keerimalai revisited
Tourism sector hails online visa
I want to make a difference, I know I can do it – Moragoda
It is the UNP that has a vision and plan to implement – Muzammil
LSSP- Oldest political party never charged with malpractices – Prof. Vitarana
Campaign trail winds up on Wednesday
Candidates on spending spree for campaign
Political Column
All set for the big battle for Colombo
5th Column
A man for all seasons
The Economic Analysis
Economic growth and external financial stability
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
Swimming against strong currents
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Rajapaksa's birthday PR
From the Sidelines
CMC election and the ugly face of 'city beautification'
  Business Times
Another IMF review mission expected in Dec:Cabraal
Deutsche Bank has no claim over Sri Lankan Government in oil hedging issue
CSE probing Asian Alliance foul play
SEC charges offenders, warns there’ll be more
United Motors seeking more acquisitions
Oasis in the city
COMMENT - Visitors and online visas
Climate for investment yet to improve in Sri Lanka:US Ambassador
DMS Electronics wins Microsoft award for the second successive year
RDB launches scheme for small and medium scale entrepreneurs
Online visas
Microsoft extends IT training grant for migrant workers
EFutures increases financial software service portfolio
Sino - Sri Lanka trade shows record US$ 2.1 billion volume
Serene wins again at World Luxury Hotel Awards
Fortress scoops prestigious ‘prize’ at World Luxury Hotel Awards
CPC: Petroleum tenders continue to be manipulated
Sir Richard Branson, US actor Edward Norton at Maldivian environmental summit
Over 250 educational institutions, 20 countries at EDEX Expo 2012
Multi Finance’s post-tax profits grows phenomenally by 334 %
ComBank cuts rates on Gold Loans
FIDIC World Consulting Engineers Conference in Davos
Sri Lanka Exporters’ Forum revived
‘Get the basics right’, urges management expert
Insurance industry steady growth this year:IBSL
Bank of Ceylon moves to adopt IFRS
SilverNeedle Hospitality launches in Asia including Sri Lanka
Youth project at soon-to-open Jetwing Lagoon
Iran invites Lankan exporters to trade shows
Sri Lanka setting up first electronics incubator
eMarketingEye to host Online Marketing Conference
MARKSS Healthcare opens regional distribution hub and warehousing complex
SriLankan Airlines says cuts losses, plans to return to profitability
Tourism and hospitality trade fair in October
Micromax launches Van Gogh X450 mobile phone
Industry calls for removing price bands, reinstating circuit breakers
SEC appoints expert panel to thrash out policy
SEC's Prathilabha to feature SEC Chairperson, its DG
Do not be greedy, rely on small profits
CSE to introduce risk mitigation systems in 2012
World Bank team to present consultation papers on SEC Act next month
Finance firms welcome new tight laws
New GK repayment plan blocked by depositor’s move
Seminar on property development
Colombo bourse tests resistance levels
CSE awaits systems failure report from MIT
Sri Lankan entreprenuers invited to vie for new Asian awards scheme
SL financial institutions face increase in cyber threats
The case against the General
Malinga retained in Category One in spite of Test snub
Law or no law, the dirty games in sports will go on
Asian rugby is still a minnow
Right royal hockey fare
Umpires XI outclass Old Peterites
Police sink Navy in bitter battle
SLC development squad struggling
No takers for Indian cricket’s digital rights
Sri Lanka U19 rout Australia U19 by 86 runs
Six new meet records
Caught in the act
A memorable moment on a cricket field
Gritty Siri Piyarathana MV face stern test this year
New-look Lumbini looks to replicate past success
Two blockbusters expected tomorrow
Royal beat Sebs to take Under 15 division 1 cricket title
Sri Lanka bags Silver at 26th King’s Cup contest
Colombo cagers trounce Carlton
Rishane and Shivane spin Thomians to victory
University of Ballarat Australia in exclusive partnership with CIMA, offer a unique MBA
Gateway students win Gold and Silver awards at Young Computer Scientist Awards
An unwavering passion for excellence from APIIT Toastmasters
Want to Study, Work, Settle in New Zealand?
Top American Schools in town
APIIT Law School joins forces with Skills for Life in providing Cambridge Legal English qualification
SWin an Edinburgh Napier University Mmba Scholarship worth over One Million Rupees
CIMA Spellmaster - Trinity College Kandy steals the title for the 2nd consecutive year!
A tough battle for supremacy at TMC - ICTA Wisdom Quiz
ICASL and Kelaniya University in a joint effort to empower AL students nationwide
Leading UK university for engineering and mathematics announces new international branch campus and full scholarships
Thames College Nugegoda launches CTH Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management for the 1st Time in Sri Lanka
UCSC begins registration of new students for BIT External Degree
ICASL Business School convocation on Wednesday
Open University of Sri Lanka Offers a Programme on Certificate in Professional Computer Applications (CPCA)
Sri Lanka's first outdoor 'Fitness Fiesta & Zumba Party'
Sri Lanka Design Festival 2011 New Website launched
ESOFT - A Rewarding Course Provider for Edexcel HND
Edexcel has competitive edge with input from UK's top ranked universities
CIMA Prize Winner
Wycherley Interact Club
Coaching Psychology - Oxford College of Business introduces a new approach to work / life balance
A Dream to Become a "Globally Recognized Sports Therapist"
Degrees of success with ACCA
SLIIT RoboFest Winners
MSU's Medical Science alternatives to medicine profession
One qualification… Wider Career Options
Veteran Lecturer Ravi Edirisinghe launches a new product
First Audiology Institute by Wickramarachchi and Company
Gain an unfair advantage with a MBA from IIHE
Vanderbilt to visit Colombo soon
Secretarial studies at Aquinas College
The University of New South Wales offers representation to Aspirations Education
Complete a Top American IT Degree right here in Sri Lanka
AIT is a leading international institution in the region with a strong development focus :Dr. Sundar Venkatesh
Herbal cures go high-tech
Do we do nothing because they are old?
Letters to the Editor
Unveiling the many wonders of a revered peak
The snap that stole a soul
An England that exists just outside living memory
Keells Hotels get an arty, edgy new look
The Italian job
Chaos at the Vicarage, worthy of a standing ovation
Tradition and style at PM’s son’s wedding
Ray: An extraordinary thinker and tinkerer
Combatting the invader
The only Indonesian Burghers in Sri Lanka
How do you solve a problem like mathematics
Early painting of our natural history
Centenary of a classical study
The nettle-grub and the ratemahatmaya
People and events
Magazine Articles
Southern students to get their own Galle Festival
The Berlin Wall the East Side Gallery
Where cityscapes shoot out of the ground
Divine dance once again
Channa’s timeless pen pal
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Tailor made
Prettify Me
Of magic unicorns, witches and giants
Saying it in a different tongue
The dark and the lighter shades of theatre
That time of the year …
TV Times Articles
Randholee Resort - Quality stands high in
All night parties with MICA
Ajith and Prince feel the ‘Vindaneeya Wenasa’
European cinematic gems shine around the country
Dheewari depicts harsh realities of fishing life
  Times 2
Awlaqi latest target in relentless US secret war
Jackson doctor lied to paramedics, trial hears
Adverts remind Indians 'daughters bring joy'
Death for policeman who killed PAK governor
US struggles to chart fresh course with Pakistan
Snipers halt assault on Gaddafi hometown
Reconciliation vs war crimes
US in S. Asia: The importance of smaller countries
Was the youngest person to be executed in the US innocent?
The mayor is an ass
Palestine in ICC triggers Israeli fears
India's wounded state
Still motoring on! World's oldest car up for sale
Why the fairer sex is also the tougher one
EyePhone: Train your brain to do away with reading glasses
Funday Times
World Tourism Day at Cinnamon Grand
Tangent Ratio -- Maths
Dear Teacher -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
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