Police in praise of the Lord
Dear Lord we greet thee, born this happy morning: Thus will sing thousands of Christians on this Christmas morning as did the members of the Police Choir at their annual Carols at Police Park on Friday. Pic by Susantha Liyanawatte
CB Governor pooh-poohs Fitch warning
Sri Lanka has been listed as among a group of high-risk financial systems in Asia and the Pacific ......
Forged visas to the West for $ 1,000
A gang that operated for more than a year providing forged official documents to Sri Lankans to obtain visas ....
Rs. 5 million damage to Ranil’s Mercedes
Floods and more rain displace over 35,000 in N and NE
From combatants to criminals
Timely alerts for fishermen out at sea
Day of mayhem at Sirikotha
Private bus operators threaten to launch islandwide strike
Hyatt hotel soon in Celestial Residencies
Celestial Residencies, one of the premier iconic properties of the collapsed Ceylinco group and the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC), both recently acquired by the government under expropriation laws, will be revived soon under the directions of Competent Authority Attorney-at-Law Kalinga Indratissa, a 5-member Ministerial Sub Committee and a 6-member Officials' Committee.
2004 tsunami girl reunited with parents
An Indonesian girl separated from her family during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been reunited with her relatives after seven years living as a street child, her parents said.


Upeksha’s subtle styles for the season
A flirtation between her fall 2011 collection and what’s to come in 2012 - this is promising young designer Upeksha Hager’s take on year-end festive wear for 2011 featured in our Christmas fashion spread. Upeksha is in the midst of designing and making her 2012 spring collection, which she will show at the HSBC Colombo Fashion Week in February next year.



In Sri Lanka Cricket anything is possible
The Lankan cricket was and will always be lost in this masquerade. At one point of history no one, barring a dedicated few and may be another minute faction who had an axe to grind, got involved in cricket.


ICBT Campus IT Graduate Felicitated
Mr. ChathurangaJayaniduWattegama was felicitated for his outstanding achievement by his Alma Mater – Nalanda College for being awarded the “Steve Boscoe Memorial prize” for the student database project by a BSc (Hons) in Information Technology student from all over the world’s Learning Centres of Middlesex University, UK.




LLRC's New Year gift for Lanka

The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) report that was made public last week has attracted mixed reactions, both domestically and internationally. Predictably, global human rights groups found the report wanting because not only did it not meet their expectations with regard to the investigations .....

2012: ‘Year of the Fire Brigade’ for Govt. -- Political Column
Sri Lanka ushers in another New Year in just six days, with some of the most difficult challenges staring in the face of the government.
Economy in 2011: A balanced scorecard -- The Economic Analysis

Economic growth is expected to be around 8 per cent this year. The agricultural, industrial and services sectors of the economy have all contributed to this growth that has been supported by growth in exports, increased tourist earnings and continued higher inflows of remittances.

Through Christmases past and present
The air is crisp and nippy and the stillness that engulfs the area will certainly make any passer-by ponder on the splendour of nature. Slightly away from the Hatton-Norwood Road, standing sentinel with a solemn air on a steep hill with a sweeping view of the vast expanse of the still-waters of the Castlereigh reservoir below shimmering in the morning sunlight and the green carpet of tea along its adjacent slopes, is the Anglican Christ Church of Warleigh, Dick Oya.


The beauty of fauna in Horton Plains
Horton Plains has been recognised as one of the best nature reserves in the world. A World Heritage Site, the Horton Plains National Park is situated on the southern edge of the central highlands midway between Nuwara Eliya and Haputale. This picturesque location is Sri Lanka's highest plateau where the land rises up to 2500 metres above sea level.


CB Governor pooh-poohs Fitch warning
Forged visas to the West for $ 1,000
Rs. 5 million damage to Ranil’s Mercedes
Rain and storm warning: Two fishermen dead
Corruption delayed drug policy : Minister
At last GCE A/L results today
Damayantha epitmoised the good of fast vanishing traditional society
Floods and more rain displace over 35,000 in N and NE
Private bus operators threaten to launch islandwide strike
CEA urges public to discard E-waste responsibly
Female student suspended: Ruhuna rag victim semi-paralysed in hospital
Alleged criminals killed in shootout with police
Opposition to re-naming Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha grows
Timely alerts for fishermen out at sea
Rajitha throws net of friendship to India ahead of fisheries talks
Vegetable sellers offer conditional support for Manning Market shift
Tsunami: National Safety Day at Kattankudy
It’s Christmas time in the city
Ambalangoda Rest House site a hotbed for criminal elements
From combatants to criminals
Haggala gardens; 150-years-old
Pori sellers doing brisk business at Kataragama
ENDANGERED: Indigenous snake-bite practioners
Day of mayhem at Sirikotha
Political Column
2012: ‘Year of the Fire Brigade’ for Govt.
5th Column
The fracas, the fallout and the message
The Economic Analysis
Economy in 2011: A balanced scorecard
Budget debate ends with the main opposition virtually non-existent
Focus on Rights
Not Issued with this week
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Lanka denies war crimes charges by former Major General
Double Take
UNP - between a rock and a hard place?
  Business Times
Hyatt hotel soon in Celestial Residencies
Legal crisis over CB ruling on directors
CSE to introduce new global index in March
10% hike on vehicle revenue licence fee now enforced
Mid-80s proposal was for EPF to be independent of the Central Bank
Christmas at the bottom of the sea!
Comment - EPF proposal in the ‘80s
‘Pump and dump’ its true meaning
CB rules governing bank directors, politically motivated
Can chocolates help discipline investors?
Call for a collective group for the capital markets
Asia Asset Finance to invest 90% of IPO money in core operations
F&G maturity default trial next month
Focus - Wanted: More ‘Idiots’ to tackle grassroots innovation challenges
Sri Lanka spearheads initiative to minimise climatic change impact on tea
Central Finance appoints new Chairman
NEDA, FCCISL and Regional Chambers Network strengthen regional chambers
Singer gets 'A(lka)' / Stable from Fitch
Iran invites Lankan banks to open branches in Tehran
colombotop500.com goes mobile
ComBank to open ATMs at railway stations
800,000th tourist arrives in Sri Lanka for year 2011
Insurance penetration low; not seen as an investment: Fitch
Monetary and fiscal policies are like ‘twin brothers’
Expolanka Holdings acquires controlling stake in Norfolk Foods
Indian Hospitals Group conducts proramme on neurosciences and spinal disorders
Billions worth of public sector donations in SL by Microsoft
Seminar on risk management
H One hosts Microsoft Dynamics CIO meeting
Nelna focuses on mango production as a delectable health food
SL interest rates to increase further : Top economists
SL Insurance plans public listing mid next year
Rising fish output from the North-East but bad roads, transportation an issue
Brokers welcome removal of 5% ceiling on lending
Edna Group signs deal with Dialog Axiata
New ISO 19011 standard adds value to management system audits
CB’s Monetary Board appoints new Asst. Governors
Heritance Ahungalla, first Sri Lankan hotel to be ISO50001 certified
Welcome winds of change at bourse
Three-wheeler drivers operate Tata Nano budget taxi service
New Peugeot 508 executive saloon attracts Sri Lankan corporates
Land Rover displays off-road capabilities in Hanwella
Motor vehicle registrations surpass 412,000 up to Nov. 2011
Toyota Lanka to invest Rs. 2 billion for network expansion
ADB’s Rs 9.3 bln loan to rehabilitate access roads to Southern Expressway
LLRC's New Year gift for Lanka
Chandimal being considered for crucial Boxing Day Test
In Sri Lanka Cricket anything is possible
Ramesh guides Dharmasoka to victory
The final countdown….
Ohata used up all, ending his career eleven tries ahead of Shane Williams
California based Kyle wins Sri Lanka Junior Open Golf Championship 2011
Thilanga pulls out but his faction is still ‘alive’ and hopeful
Kumari bags Gold at Gujarat Karate event
Zen Dharmaratne golf champ
Blowing at rugby games abroad is a piece -of-cake, says Rankothge
A better job this time
Champion swimmer Nuwan Thilakasiri
The next frontier – India in Australia
Kaweesh scores back to back centuries!
Nawaloka pavilion needs urgent repair
St. Servatius Matara is in the process of team building
Dharmasoka continues to produce top cricketers
Magazine Articles
Upeksha’s subtle styles for the season
Await a fun-filled evening with the critically acclaimed ‘Are There More of You?’
So this is Christmas!
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Funny face
Greetings that help to heal
Essence of true entrepreneurship
Lighting up the month of December
Saying it with flowers
A show like no other
TV Times Articles
ChipMunks in ‘chipwreck’
New Years Eve Dances at Galle Face Hotel
ICBT Campus IT Graduate Felicitated
Al – Manar International School “Strive for Excellence”
An Opportunity for those aspiring to pursue a career in Engineering!
Engineering right after A/L 2011
SLIIT introduces new Interactive Multimedia Design Technology specialisation to BIT degree
IIHS takes drama to a new level
APIIT Graduate School conducts another Industry Seminar
CFPS offers the world renowned LL.B degree from the University of London
Thisuri Ranatunga awarded as the most talented student
Fulfil your dreams of acquiring Quality Australian Education right here in Sri Lanka
Sir Razik Fareed MV Bandarawela derives strength through education
Haldumulla TMV’s overall performance has put them way ahead of others
Naulla MMV best in Ella Division
Setawya and Eshani stars at Vidura Awards Nite
NCC Cricket Academy gets underway on January 1
Anuja, Shanilka outstanding at All Island Table Tennis meet
Vidyartha bags Asian Finance Trophy at mini rugby carnival
  Times 2
Arab monitors in Syria , doubts over two suicide bombings
France, UK issue clashing advice on breast implants
Queen's husband undergoes heart surgery
2004 tsunami girl reunited with parents
Christianity is still the largest religion in the world
San Francisco mayor gives death sentence to endangered frogs
Christmas has had nothing to do with religion for decades, so why put Jesus on cards?
Moment of truth Social justice or suicide jacket?
Argentina claims Britain wants to seize natural resources 'anyway, anyhow'
Kim Jong Un's Swiss school days revealed
Through Christmases past and present
Sharing Christmas with loved ones and others
Letters to the Editor
Waging a different battle to reach the Paralympics
State-of-the-art Hospital in Pera, but where’s the staff?
Janus in the spotlight
Midnight in the garden of a brilliant colonial fantasy
Book extract from The Last Colonial: A White Crow
The early Church never celebrated Christmas
The birth of a Man for All Seasons
When was the First Christmas?
The Renaissance Man and the Grassroots Guru
Christmas: The ultimate “early warning system”
Seasons eatings!
Koluu did it his way
Colombo Jewellery adds glitter to Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
Asian Journeys with Marie
Don’t destroy wild animals’ havens
Don’t treat disability as an obstacle
Dolphins in a spin
Figuring out more multilingual mysteries
A crucial step towards awareness about dementia
Volunteers at the heart of social change
People and events
  Funday Times
The beauty of fauna in Horton Plains
Fun Maths and Science
The Christmas season -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Where is our Snowman?
Christmas Special
Kids' World


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