After the gun battle and the melee at Kolonnawa yesterday, an ambulance is seen rushing presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra to hospital (Top -1). He reportedly died on the spot. (Top - 2): Police detectives probing the shootout scene where they found the white slippers of the slain Mr. Premachandra.
US endorses immunity to Shavendra

The United States will endorse claims for diplomatic immunity by a Sri Lankan diplomat facing charges of alleged war crimes in a New York Court.

Bharatha killed, Duminda wounded in poll-day gun battle

A presidential advisor was killed and a ruling party strongman parliamentarian was among those seriously injured when violent intra party clashes broke out yesterday during elections for the Kolonnawa Urban Council.

Major victory for UPFA
Kolonnawa shootout: The aftermath
Attack on SLMC Registrar: Ex-Air Force man taken in
Investigating police brutality
From crime busting to paternity issues, Lanka makes strides in DNA tests
Kohl’s Mahamodera maternity hospital: A 900-million rupee miscarriage
Intimate balance needed between conservation, development:Eminent conservationist
October 2011 Local polls
Fonseka’s response to Leader Editor’s question was akin to spreading a rumour:DSG
‘Listen to classical music while eating popcorn’
“They all thought I was crazy,” he laughs, hazel eyes twinkling, as he describes how at six years old he’d tell people he was going to be a concert cellist. Joshua Roman simply “always knew”.
Some plantation firms plan exits or joint ventures
The current 'tea crisis’ has forced some Colombo firms to contemplate exiting from tea plantations, handing management to others or bringing in fresh capital in a bid to avoid the losses eating into their bottom lines, industry officials say.
Smartphone war pauses as world mourns Steve Jobs
The launch of a hot new Google smartphone has been delayed as the world mourns the loss of legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and sales began of the latest iPhone.


Minister directs SLC to apologise to ICC
Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has instructed Sri Lanka Cricket to apologise to the ICC, after the World's Cricket authority gave SLC an official warning following its endorsement of match referee Chris Broad's assessment that the pitch used in the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia at Galle was "poor".



New reality in urban development

The results of yesterday's elections to the 17 Municipalities and remaining local councils which could not poll in the previous two phases will filter in today.

Polls are over: Everything that counts cannot be counted -- Political Column
As the outcome unfolds today, they will weigh in the ramifications for political parties as well as the government. For both, the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and the main opposition United National Party (UNP), victories would be significant though the reasons would differ.
Turning Sri Lanka into one gigantic military camp -- Focus on Rights

Sri Lanka remains a classic study in farcical contrasts between the reality and the image. Nothing illustrates this assertion better than what passes for law enforcement today.

Paralysed and on death row

The harsh reality of this meeting is different. It’s not a convivial gathering of people over cake and hot cups of tea at 11 in the morning. We are meeting Jayalath in the small area leading to D-Ward, having reached Bogambara in Kandy at around 8.30 a.m.

The Sinhala king is rendered helpless
The Portuguese, very often were not quite concerned about their safety. They were only worried about fighting when attacked. By this, they lost both time and safety.


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US endorses immunity to Shavendra
Fresh call for Mannar oil bids faces Indian obstacle
Bharatha killed, Duminda wounded in poll-day gun battle
Minister setting up parks for young couples
Major victory for UPFA
Businessman’s FR petition against unlawful arrest, torture hearing on Nov.1
Marine Cement says MoU with provisions to pay dues to Maharoof is invalid
Kolonnawa shootout: The aftermath
Indo-Lanka meeting postponed
Mobile phone users part with thousands for bogus prizes
Attack on SLMC Registrar: Ex-Air Force man taken in
Australian-funded housing for war victims
Kohl’s Mahamodera maternity hospital: A 900-million rupee miscarriage
Voter apathy, polls’ law violations,violence highlight LG polls
Investigating police brutality
From crime busting to paternity issues, Lanka makes strides in DNA tests
Fonseka’s response to Leader Editor’s question was akin to spreading a rumour:DSG
Minister urges UN to formulate global eco-friendly policies
Intimate balance needed between conservation, development:Eminent conservationist
Panadura bridge in need of repair
Sweeping tax concessions for Indian coal-power company
Navy intercepts illegal shipment
October 2011 Local polls
Mr. Mayor, remember the rights of the slum dwellers
Political Column
Polls are over: Everything that counts cannot be counted
5th Column
Elections galore
The Economic Analysis
State of the economy: Answer is in current account
Govt. lapdogs are Opposition whipping dogs
Focus on Rights
Turning Sri Lanka into one gigantic military camp
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Tamara now and her previous avatar
From the Sidelines
Syria: Western powers up against wall of Bricks
  Business Times
Some plantation firms plan exits or joint ventures
CB rules clear, but some directors want to stay on
CSE best performing bourse: Is it real?
Auto plant from Mahindra
Troubled Suntel wins ‘Best company to work for’ award
Struggle of GK depositors continues
COMMENT - Professional governance vs political governance
Urban evictions: Protecting the vulnerable in post-election Colombo
Housing for low income shanty dwellers in Colombo
RAM deems Prime Grameen Micro Finance 'B-' / Stable
New luxury train service
Sri Lankan inventors, creators seeking patents urged to be patient
ODEL supports four causes with ‘Charity Weekends’ in October
BOI reorientation to be completed soon
Training course on Capacity Development for Young Researchers in Sri Lanka-SLAAS
Sri Lanka to supply rice to the world
Dankotuwa increases focus on Asia
Dialog Enterprise strikes deal with Stafford Motors
10% of intake to SL medical faculties are foreign students
ICASL offers a 'balanced' view of companies
Two HIV cases per week, Lankan biz leaders urged to acknowledge magnitude of problem
Janashakthi launches livestock insurance scheme
United Air Services represents United Continental Holdings
CBL-Ritzbury launches awareness campaign on Sri Lankan Wetlands
EXCO of the Sunday Times Business Club (STBC)
FCCISL and ILO re-launches Kilinochchi chamber
Icy European headwinds for domestic equities
Colombo waterfront lands adjoining Beira Lake up on lease on instalment cum upfront payment
Inflation falls in Sept, exports up in July
Colombo bourse shows gains while regional markets fall
SL Cyber Security Week 2011 to kick off with Hacking Challenge
Using mobile communication to bank with Asia's poor billions
Mixed sentiments this week, some investors paranoid
Ethics in the capital market; role of corporate governance
Sri Lanka's EZY Racing to become Rs. 100 mln venture by 2015
Hybrid cars gain popularity -survey reveals
Panamera Model Range extended in Sri Lanka
On the road: DIMO’s new Jeep Grand Cherokee
KIA Motors (Lanka) to invest Rs 1 billion on service facilities
All-new Kia Picanto being marketed locally
New reality in urban development
Minister directs SLC to apologise to ICC
Back to basics is the need of the hour
Anuradhapura Central and Royal P'dura knockout fancied teams
Madhya Pradesh in 26 run win over Chilaw Marians
Police storm back against Renown
A peek into our rugby future
The third roar was the loudest
Wettimuny brothers emerge winners
St. Eugene's basketball tournament to see new award
Josephian rugby jersey launched
Dilly at it again
SLC steps in to stop schools killing cricket
Swimming pool for Lyceum International
Homagama Central going great guns
Two tons highlight drawn encounter
Thilina at the helm of CPCA
Chandana Sports at NCC
Trinity continue from where they left off
SJC strong in batting and spin department
Thurstan’s strength lies in its bowling
Tournament restoring game’s glamour
Pathana walking for right to swim
Hassan stamped his class as a rare sportsman
Sanjeewa and Rahal shine at Southern Monsoon Rally
Its not just any degree, it's Monash!
"Amal in the forefront again"
Royal and Dharmaraja - Best among schools at TMC's Wisdom Quiz
Enjoy the best UK Education with West 1
Complete a Top American IT Degree right here in Sri Lanka
HIMT launches Australian vocational programmes in management
ESOFT offers an unique opportunity for A/L students
OKI international School Annual Awards day
Wycherley Interact Club installation ceremony 2011/2012
The longest Birthday Card from Gateway
MSU's MBA meets current need
Get more than 'Letters' from your MBA
Western Australian education for global mobility
Pathways to University in Perth, Western Australia
Fitness is family fun
Inaugural CIS Visit Sri Lanka
Fashion Design Education at LIFT
Gain an unfair advantage with an MBA from IIHE
High Performing Students rewarded at Asian Aviation Centre Academic Awards Ceremony
Edexcel has competitive edge with input from UK's top ranked universities
Different Strokes - It's ok, but we need more jazzy stuff
SLIIT commences enrolment for Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree programme
Charitha does it again!
Leading accounting bodies release report highlighting how small and medium-sized companies can profit from sustainability
The University of Greenwich, UK Q & A for your future
Crossroads 2011 - Career Fair & Seminar at Kalutara
Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka 8th Graduation Ceremony
Top US universities look to recruit fresh local talent
Principal of Asian International School endorses commitment of the school's Interactors
Interact Club of Asian International School
Sri Lankan Quantity Surveying Company makes its presence felt at Infra Oman 2011
Education Times Schools
Paralysed and on death row
Going vintage on the web
Letters to the Editor
Want to be a better parent?
Double transplants, four patients side-by-side
‘RIP now while you can still enjoy it’
Father Claver, the singing priest who spread his love for music
All keyed up for two-piano recital
Buddhi waits for 'tomorrow to come again'
Treasure the wonders of ‘The Gathering’
Toronto to get a taste of Lanka
What’s hot and what’s not
Botanical masterpiece atop a ‘city within a city’
Good luck Pushpika!
Dream centres to reach out to children with cerebral palsy
Blessed haven in the Hantana valley
On seat belts and not letting the law slide
People and events
Magazine Articles
‘Listen to classical music while eating popcorn’
Story of Toomai comes to Lankan jungles
16 young film makers in a reel journey in Batti
Splashing in the waters, smelling this and that
Doc with a favourite villain!
Solving problems of the world
On a long road with a photographer
Learning accounting the fun way
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
A bit of music and mystique
How can I get involved ?
Instriago- carving a platform for budding musicians
Shakespeare enthusiasts on stage
Youth Model United Nations Sri Lanka set to kick off
Sounds like metal
Fairies and memories of childhood
Tune in …
TV Times Articles
Johnny Returns
Ada Derana dis seminate s news
‘Mayura Asapuwa’ on ethnic issue
Sebs go marching on …
Morita String Quartet at MLH
  Times 2
Battle on for control of Gaddafi birthplace
Smartphone war pauses as world mourns Steve Jobs
Top Republican candidate says ‘God wants America to lead’
Washington calls on Assad to go
Power to the women! Trio shares Nobel Peace Prize
A genius who made computers desirable for people who hated computers
Steve Jobs's core of steel: Apple boss's brave cancer battle
Brilliant, yes, but he wasn't an Einstein
10,000 civilians 2,753 soldiers killed, £258bn spent... but still only 'half way there': General McChrystal
Twelve British women soldiers ordered home from Afghanistan: They are pregnant
My babies walk around with no mother: Michael Jackson
A gender divided: The best and the worst places for women
Nothing gained in ten years of Afghan war
Putin or Paul?
Funday Times
The Sinhala king is rendered helpless
The coiled coil of wire -- Science
The lion -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Cloud Forests
Copenhagen -- Geography
Kids' World
A Return to Sri Lanka
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