With the heavy rain and gale force winds on Friday, the Kandalama Weva is overflowing and this vehicle is seen braving the floodwaters on a road adjoining the tank. Pic by Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa
Mechanism to probe war incidents soon
The Government will announce details of an investigative mechanism to probe incidents as recommended .....
Gale havoc: State agencies did not give warning
A Sri Lankan cargo vessel has been denied entry to a Sudanese port for non-payment of dues and the crew ......
Colombo-Tuticorin ferry service suspended
Ratwatte’s funeral at Bogambara
I did my job, but this is the first time I have received death threats: Judge Deepali
Budget: Bloom for some, gloom for others
Master forger of Rs 1,000 notes nabbed
Climate change and security: What is the future that awaits us?
Timeless elegance
While a black dress is a must have in a woman’s wardrobe a bit of black can also add a splash of drama to any dress. It can be a simple headband, a corsage or a ribbon tied at the waist. Stratergically placed it can add some extra oomph to any dress.
Cold war between Treasury, Central Bank
The devaluation announcement in the budget by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, which caught everyone by surprise, has turned into a cold war between the Treasury and the Central Bank (CB). While the Treasury is responsible for the country’s fiscal policy, the CB is entrusted with monetary policy which involves the maintenance of an effective foreign exchange mechanism.
She beats her breast to world record
A model who held the record for the world's largest implants has had them boosted once more after losing her 38MMM breasts to a life-threatening infection. Shockingly, despite saying her new implants make her feel 'almost whole again', the 31-year-old mother is still not satisfied, insisting her massively inflated breasts are 'small'.


Rs. One billion needed to bail out ailing SL Cricket
The government is hoping pump in Rs. One billion to bail out the ailing Sri Lanka Cricket and put the Sports giant of Sri Lanka back on its track. Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage speaking to the Sunday Times said “We have already put up a cabinet paper requesting for this sum and we are hoping to complete the transaction before the end of this year.



CBSL grants approval to Orient Leasing for opening of 15 Window Offices
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has granted approval to Orient Financial Service Corporation Ltd (OFSCL) for the opening of 15 island wide Customer Service Points.



Lessons learnt and to be learnt

The Government has taken a step back, rather wisely if one may say so, even at this late stage saying it would, after all, investigate any credible evidence there may be in the allegations that International Humanitarian Law violations occurred during the last stages of the military offensive against the LTTE in 2009.

LLRC report: World awaits Govt. response -- Political Column
It is perhaps the largest wooden table in Sri Lanka though it is not for dining or drinking. Unveiled this week, it would easily be one on which many a decision that enters chapters of Sri Lanka's history is made.
Democratic luxuries that we cannot possess -- Focus on rights

Last week, the spectacle of ordinary people battering on the doors of the Colombo High Court and abusing two of the three judges who sat on the Trial-at-Bar in the White Flag case, which case resulted in the piling up of another jail term of three years on Sri Lanka's former Army Commander, was unprecedented by all accounts even in this country's unfortunately chequered history.

‘The victims were there and they were asking for my help’
When she was a medical student at the University of Colombo, no one spoke of child abuse. “It was simply not a problem that people had recognized,” says the newly inducted President of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, Dr. Asvini Fernando. Now things have changed to such an extent that she has chosen to put forward child protection as her main area of focus in the year ahead.


Rainforests of the seas
Corals are fascinating objects which form the basic biological building blocks of our coral reefs. Coral reefs have been described as beautiful places of wonder, mystery, serenity and unmatched attraction that keeps one spellbound, making you soon forget the time passing.


CINEC offers a Gold sponsorship for EDEX Expo 2012
The Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC), a leading educational and training institution in Sri Lanka is sponsoring EDEX Expo 2012, the 9th in its series, in the Gold category.
Mechanism to probe war incidents soon
Mafia disrupts Colombo tea auctions
Colombo-Tuticorin ferry service suspended
Expropriated ventures: Owners’ second chance
Gale havoc: State agencies did not give warning
Dematagoda businessman says trader rivalry behind his abduction
Mutur teacher’s killing: 2 arrested
Ratwatte’s funeral at Bogambara
Acquitted businessman files motion for release of business premises
Bird-blended tea sweepings sold here and abroad
Enjoining order lifted to permit resolution of conflict
SC reserves judgment on Thera’s FR petition against police
Never again says miffed Cabraal
Sexually abused students now being bullied by a teacher, says NCPA
I did my job, but this is the first time I have received death threats: Judge Deepali
No investigation on furore inside High Court: Police spokesman
Banana farm on national park land dismantled: A win for conservationists
Athulathmudali’s books donated to BCIS
UN watchdog concerned at the absence of means to deter HR abuses in Lanka
Dead and disappeared, destroyed and displaced in storm’s aftermath
Climate change and security: What is the future that awaits us?
Budget: Bloom for some, gloom for others
Stranded Lankan crew’s families corner ship’s agent
ADB Vice President to attend Southern Expressway opening today
‘Female’ tusker report to be verified before news can be trumpeted
Pilgrims play dangerous game in tempting Sithulpawwa Tusker
Master forger of Rs 1,000 notes nabbed
Waste not development
Fascinatingly forthright, daringly defiant
Govt-TNA talks: Where are the Muslim politicians?
Political Column
LLRC report: World awaits Govt. response
5th Column
Congratulations, you do it in style
The Economic Analysis
Budget reverses exchange rate policy, raises inflationary pressures
Mismanaged MPs, misguided missiles overshadow Budget speech
Focus on Rights
Democratic luxuries that we cannot possess
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Aimed at Ranil, it fell near MR
From the Sidelines
The multiple ironies of UNP leadership and the IDU
CBSL grants approval to Orient Leasing for opening of 15 Window Offices
Little Lion launches ginger cookies
Live Greener with Go Green Solutions
Denim creates a lasting impression with their dealer network
Exterminators SLIM Small Business Brand 2011
Debug-Epson launches low cost monochrome printers with higher performance than lasers and with low running cost
Construction of the newest luxury apartment complex has begun
Pizza Hut Sri Lanka says 'Happy 18th Birthday'!
'A Dazzling Christmas' with Hameedia
  Business Times
Cold war between Treasury, Central Bank
Arbitrary tender cancellation delays Sri Lanka’s crude oil importation
Overall budget analysis for listed firms good : Analysts
Inconsistencies in land take-over law
Most Sri Lankans say lives not impacted by budget-poll
Understanding Budgets
Comment - Bits and pieces budget, doublespeak
Coconut oil is good for you after all!
Sri Lanka Design Festival ends on successful note
Sri Lanka reaches750,000 tourists level this week
Women are better judges than men in assessing emotions
Good response to little Pradeep’s plea to become a banker
Highlights/analysis of the budget
Budget ignores workers in the productive economy :CFL
Budget proposal to reclaim 37, 000 hectares of plantations not sending right signals
No IMF pressure on the 2012 budget : Minister Amunugama
Govt. to tackle fiscal deficit without compromising public investment : PBJ
Provincial class budget, inward look
Fixed broadband not enough for SL, mobile needed : Etisalat CEO
Lucky Lanka Milk founder wins Entrepreneur of the Year award
Japanese Peace Envoy Akashi here for Southern expressway opening
Sri Lanka Asia Asset Finance to raise over Rs.425 mln thro’ IPO
Factors impacting oil prices
LOLC Factors launches Gold Cheque Financing for SMEs in the North
Entrust Securities, Sri Lanka’s first ever licensed Non Bank Primary Dealer, to start trading on Tuesday
Nestle eyeing new segments in SL
Allianz Lanka launches new ‘Medi Care’ product
Janak Hirdaramani – pioneer in the apparel industry
Lanka IOC Chairman on working visit to Colombo
SMB Leasing PLC moves to new office
Three-pronged approach in BT-RCB budget poll
UAE minister says Sri Lanka has a lot of potential
Worrying developments and threat to academic autonomy in Sri Lanka universities
State enterprises should not be privatised:Top global economist
Social impact bonds mooted to help thousands of entrepreneurs
20 % of world’s richest take large slice of global resources
Higher costs, lower margins for telcos in 2012: Fitch
Lanka Ventures looks to Bangladesh, East Africa for power generation
Focus on increasing export competitiveness
Ageing bank directors seek divine intervention to stay in office
Massacre of the rich and the innocents
‘The victims were there and they were asking for my help’
She opened a magical chapter for children’s drama
Letters to the Editor
‘Missing’ bat, not quite missing
Monkey menace at Madarangoda
Who says females can’t be builders?
Saving our whales as well as watching our whales
After Chelsea, Borneo Exotics wins awards in Singapore too
A wetland haven in the heart of London
Unfazed by crosses and double crosses
Memories of the man with the mighty pen
Today, last day of Festival of Art 2011
A show of bold flair
Making the artisan visible
How you can protect your child against sex abuse
Should euthanasia be legalized in Sri Lanka in exceptional situations?
Cancer treatment to reach new heights in Kandy
The "sporting heroes" of this our commonwealth
Lanka’s new HC in Britain hands over credentials to Queen Elizabeth II
People and events
Lessons learnt and to be learnt
Murder she felt; in just a cricketing sense
Mercantile rugby 7s take off the monotony of work
Rs. One billion needed to bail out ailing SL Cricket
Dilshan wants Lankan fans to be patient
Thilanga officially announces his intentions
Pasindu, Ashan, Shehan and Arvind get top awards
Home-grown resources left to spoil Down under
Daniel stars as Joes record third win
Aney is it true?
Young-Star wins Annual Gold Medal
Rajans-Kingswood Old Boys clash
Brian Assey - striker par excellence no more
Dharmasoka enter round II
Sports news in brief
Rifle shooting hits schools at last
Bandaranayake College Gampaha to concentrate on team building
Cricket helps St. Patrick’s to spread the message of peace
CINEC offers a Gold sponsorship for EDEX Expo 2012
TMC joins IQA to conduct International Solo Quiz Championship
“Economy, Budget 2012 and its impact on Business”
National Tree Planting Programme at D.S. Senanayake College Colombo - 07
Follow CAT while doing A/Levels
Now the pathway begins at GISM Campus to Graduate in New Zealand
APIIT opens registration for January 2012 intake
Presentation on Consumer Behaviour by Staffordshire University Representative
“Sizzle Spree 2011” The annual dinner dance of Wisdom Business Academy
Montessori: A unique approach to acquiring education
"Gateway – a Premier Educational Institution"
Gateway Graduate School prepares for January intake for the Edexcel Professional Diploma in Teaching
Choose Success … Choose Imperial College
Success begins with Monash After A/Levels
Oracle to offer software free to JKCs
Magazine Articles
People helping people with a little recycled bling
Fashion graduates show their style
A life truly stranger than fiction
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
For the love of metal
Christmas with a splash
Basement Jaxx to headline Electric Peacock Festival
Timeless elegance
The thrill of Christmas on stage
TV Times Articles
‘Paradise Ibiza 2012’ New Year’s Eve party at MLH
Christmas Album for the season
Twilight Saga Returns
‘Thaksalawa’ tops Sumathi awards
‘Dangaya’ and Andare’ back
  Times 2
Egypt protesters add pressure on army
NATO kills 28 Pakistan soldiers
NASA in high gear for Mars rover launch
Arab League prepares for Syria sanctions
War games spotlight China-Pakistan hype
Exxon Kurdistan foray tests Iraq's centralist resolve
She beats her breast to world record
The Tigress terrorist
Thanksgiving DOES pay off
Childless men more likely to die of heart disease
Oh no! Another Mayan prediction of an apocalypse in 2012 is found
Where there's muck there's gold
Obama projects Pacific power
New reign of terror in Libya
Saif must have gangrenous fingers amputated or face serious illness: Doctor
A South Asian grand bargain: Cooperation instead of conflict
Mandela home 'for good' in South African village
Funday Times
Rainforests of the seas
Fun Maths and Science
The World in a bird’s view -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
A fun day at Nuga Gama
British Commonwealth 1914 - 1949 -- World History
Kids' World
A Tour of the Kist Factory
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