Paying for someone else’s mistakes
With the Advanced Level exam results embroiled in a farce and failure, thousands of traumatized students are seeking recorrection of all three papers at a cost of Rs. 250 each. Some of these students are seen lined up at the Nugegoda post office to make the payment for the recorrection of what is widely seen as a blunder by the Education and Higher Education Ministries. Pic by Indika Handuwala
Govt boycotts ANC centenary
Sri Lanka has refused to accept an invitation from South Africa's ....
Now Tiger stamp in Britain
From France to Canada, Tiger guerilla stamps have now appeared in Britain.
Probe on alleged corruption by Mervyn
On-arrival visas popular with foreign tourists: Immigration Chief
Nuwara Eliya in deep freeze
“I spy with my little eye…”
Ragging rages on
Tangalle killing: Hooded witnesses identify suspects
‘Please get our daughter released’: Rizana’s parents plea in Colombo High Court
Rs. 1 m bond on suspects in Dalada Maligawa T-shirt case
Revival of acquired Celestial Residencies turns into a mess
The revival of the state-acquired Celestial Residencies, one of the premier iconic properties of collapsed Ceylinco group of companies, under the troubled Revival of Underperforming Enterprises and Underutilized Assets Act has turned into a mess, due to the wrong company being listed in this law.
Anti-corruption contest: Indians have to change
India ended 2011 amid political chaos, as the much-awaited "Lokpal Bill," aimed at creating a strong, independent anti-corruption agency, collapsed amid a welter of recrimination in the parliament's upper house, after having passed the lower house two days earlier.


Change of thought
I suppose the most obvious one was that my father (who the book is dedicated to) was a social scientist, but to be quite honest when I was young I myself never wanted to follow in his footsteps, I wanted to be an inventor! I found myself drawn to the social sciences quite unwittingly only in my late teen years.



The secret hand behind the Cricket Board elections
The Sunday Times was the first to say it. Yet, it was no secret – the Sri Lanka Cricket which was under the rule of an ‘Interim Committee’ for seven long years (If the queen permits that idiom) finally got down to the business of electing members to the beleaguered sports body at the behest of the ICC.


University of Mysore outreach Campus in Sri Lanka
The Outreach Campus of the prestigious University of Mysore (UOM), Spectrum Institute of Science and Technology was established in 2002 with the idea of providing cutting edge technology training to the Sri Lankan youth. Spectrum takes pride in being the first private institute to introduce Undergraduate courses in Bio Informatics and Biotechnology.




Education fails

One of the more meaningful achievements after winning self-rule in the last years of British dominion over Sri Lanka was the introduction of free education. It inflicted a heavy burden on the State's purse, and its critics say it only generated hordes of 'educated unemployed' because the economy was unable to match their expectations with suitable employment opportunities.

Fears of JVP radicals having links with pro-Tiger groups -- Political Column
Last Sunday, hours after 2012 had dawned; life was lazy in the streets of Colombo and suburbs. Traffic along the main highways, choking even during holidays, had trickled down to a few vehicles. Most shops remained closed.
On those inconvenient 'truths' in the LLRC report -- Focus on Rights

Several months ago, President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared to the world that the 'truth' in regard to the last stages of the war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and government forces will be revealed by the Report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) ......

Memories of a hands - on scientist
“When one reaches the 80th year, one enters the realm of the legendary octogenarian,” writes Dr. R.O.B. Wijesekera. “There is little to look forward to, save the antics, memorable as they are, of grandkids; and then there looms the danger of ill-health, incapacitation and the manifestations of infirmity. In compensation, however, there is a world of experience to look back on, before one’s faculties, become sacrificial to the passage of residual time.”


The unique mountain ranges in Sri Lanka
The mountainous environment of Sri Lanka is best seen in the Central highlands where the highest mountains are located. Mountains are an important source of water, energy and biological diversity.



Cambio Healthcare Systems strengthens its presence in Sri Lanka
Swedish e-health provider Cambio Healthcare Systems is shaping tomorrow's health care with an ambitious, global plan: They provide hospitals and health care centres with state-of-the-art systems that radically improve patient administration services and clinical decision support.


Govt boycotts ANC centenary
Now Tiger stamp in Britain
5-day week option for private firms, factories
Probe on alleged corruption by Mervyn
Over 100,000 students apply for re-correction
Minister on damage control prepared to go before Committee but no takers
A Right Royal roundup: Floreat postponed for tomorrow
Retiring House SG wants pension of retired SC judge
India’s Krishna in Lanka for TNA-Govt. talks
On-arrival visas popular with foreign tourists: Immigration Chief
Nuwara Eliya in deep freeze
Another boatload of would-be migrants netted
‘Please get our daughter released’: Rizana’s parents plea in Colombo High Court
Drink-driving accidents, violence, firecracker-burns damper to festivities
Tangalle killing: Hooded witnesses identify suspects
“I spy with my little eye…”
Diplomatic Persuasion via International Law the way forward for small States
Ragging rages on
Kelaniya Perahera ends tonight
Fuel tanks and freezer; but nothing for the fishermen
President, employers uphold permanent workers’ rights while Treasury official dissents
Kurunegala Hospital heart patients get special post-surgery advice
Developing a strong sense of nationhood: A Muslim perspective
Rs. 1 m bond on suspects in Dalada Maligawa T-shirt case
Residents blamed for Negombo’s dengue crisis
PAFFREL offers proposals for conduct of elections
Political Column
Fears of JVP radicals having links with pro-Tiger groups
5th Column
Computer error: System crashes
The Economic Analysis
Expectations and prospects of bridging the 2012 trade deficit
Not Issued with this week
Focus on Rights
On those inconvenient 'truths' in the LLRC report
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Ball for Karuna, jail for Fonseka
From the sidelines
The 'underworld nexus' - Tangalle bleeds, Kelaniya unravels
  Business Times
Revival of acquired Celestial Residencies turns into a mess
Tourism ends 2011 on high note at nearly US$850 mln forex
Failed attempt to revive pension scheme plan
Singapore firm makes strategic investment in SL's Deccan Aviation
CSE plans upgrade in early Feb
Navara Capital consortium seals MBSL Savings Bank deal
Union Bank eyes East Asia for new funds
Discussing profits or health of the economy?
Comment - Treasury and Central Bank must work together, avoid conflicts
Managing employer - employee relations in a competitive business environment
CB to target inflation broadly and introduce nice, crisp notes
Sri Lankan reforms and growth would overcome financial constraints : Moody's
Hemachandra, new Director at Ceylinco Healthcare Services
ComBank expands ATM network to 500
Non-core investments by SLIC source of concern: Fitch
Hameedia looks to 2012 with greater zeal
Colombo University's business undergrads visit CSE
Experts question data and validity of poverty figures, economic growth
Devaluation helped Sri Lankan tea prices –broker Forbes says
RAM assigns 'BB-'/'NP' to Divasa Finance
Knowledge, innovation key to Access Business Excellence Award success
Seylan launches strategic plan with MTI assistance
Mobitel demonstrates mobile Augmented Reality at Infotel 2011!
Triumph of the pessimists?
Weaker outlook in key export markets, higher borrowings affect Hayleys
Tokyo Cement revenues to grow over short/medium term : RAM
All-new Kia Rio launched in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka to export more value added tea to Russia
Newspaper recipe for yoghurt launched Sri Lanka’s ‘Lucky’ brand
Kurunegala entrepreneur promotes mushroom growing
Unimpressive opening week of 2012 at the bourse
ComBank Trust provides 6,000 more children with IT support
Sri Lanka to lose tariff advantage in spices from India market
Saaraketha was the official Food Designer at the recent Design Festival
Sri Lankan afforded opportunity to network with Asia’s future leaders
W.U. Seneviratne & Co. (Pvt) Ltd receives ISO certification
Tourism industry goes back in time with old Act
LOLC acquires Dikwella Resort, now has 626 rooms in total
Sri Lanka Tourism to launch customised promotions
Oman Air appoints new CEO
AirAsia launches direct daily flights to Colombo
Emirates off to a flying start in 2012
Developing Sri Lanka on the lines of Dubai
Inflation remained at single digit level in 2011:CB
Computer Society of Sri Lanka unveils strategy for 2012
Four electrical shops found selling fake KDK ceiling fans
Aitken Spence shipping chief graduates in top Oxford University programme
Citi Bank to pay $2.5 mln legal fees to CPC in oil hedge dispute
Strategic alliance between Brand Finance Lanka and Sunil Fernando Associates
HSBC sweeps major Asian Debt house awards
Fernando takes over at Commerce Dept. from Gomi Senadhira
  Free Hold
Cambio Healthcare Systems strengthens its presence in Sri Lanka
Rupee devaluation prompts foreign investors to sell their liquid assets says an index fund management expert
Union Bank opens in two historic cities
Allianz Lanka launches customised Medi Care to meet individual needs
Ceylon Income Fund attracts more foreign investments for Unit Trusts
N.M.Travels & Tours celebrates 12th Anniversary
Alpha expands further - opens two new Showrooms in Matara and Matale
People's Leasing Group strikes Gold and Silver at ICASL Annual Report Awards 2011
Education fails
The secret hand behind the Cricket Board elections
Action is what we need, not words says Dilshan
Titanic struggle between Trinity and Dharmaraja
Entries keep pouring in for popular cricketers
Ranabima, Army, Maroons and Asia enter baseball semis
A tribute to Daya Jayasundera
Anura Rohana wins Sri Lanka Golf Open for sixth time!
SLC election an ‘eyewash’ states Mohan de Silva
Bosom pal
Cricket fatigue hits India
Madushanka double helps STC Matale
Asanga set to take over SLRFU
Slimline favourites to win National Boxing C’ships
Ratnam and Navy record wins while Army hold Don Bosco
DSS record second successive win
Trinity coast to their fourth win of the season
D.S. Senanayake’s target is to win six games this season
Ananda’s defeat by St. Benedict’s has made them stronger: Coach
Amila Nuwan the latest success in Sri Lanka boxing
In praise of spin bowling
Magazine Articles
Conquering the cold and beautiful Ama Dablam
‘I want to bring a Grammy or Oscar back home’
Don’t miss H.G.H.E. Pusswedilla’s ‘repeet peece sumitt’
Lankan doc’s winning shots
Derrick J wows Las Vegas
V Awards: Saying thank you to those who reach out
‘I don’t love tennis’ says Serena!
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Musical link
Using the arts to address social issues
Reaching a need
Is the education system facing a crisis?
Crazy for crab
Change of thought
Retelling history BNS style
TV Times Articles
Top Hollywood hits at Majestic Cineplex
‘Vinaya Arakshaka’: Military Police Concert
Elvis’ historical album nominated for Grammy Awards
‘Sing-A-long’ bash at Gymkhana Club
From Continental Hotel to Times Square, New York
University of Mysore outreach Campus in Sri Lanka
Wycherley Christmas Programme 2011
ANC Education Platinum Sponsor for EDEX Expo 2012
Kandy Edufair 2012 from Jan.13-14 at Queens Hotel Kandy
ANC offers Sri Lanka’s most recognized Degree Programmes
The real value of an MBA
Study, Work and Live in Canada
University of London with LL.B for everyone!
Gateway to Success
Gateway Graduate school offers scholarships
Gateway Undergraduates win Global and Regional High Achiever Awards
Learning Chemistry with Ease
The Beginning of a Bright Future after A/L’s
NEXT creates a record in CIM pass rates!
LCBT - Leeds Campus of Business and Technology Pitakotte
IIHS “Dawn of Christmas”
Is the MBA Worth the Time, Effort, and Cost?
MSU’s Foundation a quick start to a degree
Sirisumana Maha Vidyalaya’s serene surroundings is a boon to the school
Uva College aims to produce an all - round student population
  Times 2
China urged to assert itself despite new US strategy
EU states consider delay on any Iran oil ban
African National Congress is 100 today
Reopen your spas! Maldives president in dramatic U-turn
Cream clears skin cancer without surgery
Anti-corruption contest: Indians have to change
Memories of a hands - on scientist
Dancing behind bars
Letters to the Editor
Kelaniya Perahera: Going back to the beginnings
FFR leads the way in accuracy for cardiac interventions
Plastic crates: Wrong strategy, meaningful cause
How to get us all to Galle from Tangalle
Basil Wright’s other songs of Ceylon
A picturesque journey around the country
In search of a whistle in the wilds
Dhamma, Gamini and H. A: Tribute to three theatre greats
The challenge of presenting four women in one
Relaunch of the story of an illustrious Saravanamuttu
Prabath’s Lankan drapes at Hyderabad Fashion Week
The G8!
People and events
Unravelling idioms of the world
  Funday Times
The unique mountain ranges in Sri Lanka
Chemical effect of a current -- Science
Show me how -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
The Cold War 1945 - 1989 -- World History
Kids' World
Talented Club Members


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