With fuel prices going up from midnight yesterday, motorists lined up at filling stations last evening for urgent buying at the lower price. Pic by Susantha Liyanawatte
Fuel prices soar, relief promised
The government carried out a snap increase in fuel prices last night upping petrol by .....
SriLankan Airlines’ losses fly higher: Moves to lease Heathrow slots
The national carrier, SriLankan Airlines, plans to sell or lease its slots at Heathrow ........
Lanka looks for alternate ways in fuel imports
Maldivian crisis: Lankans safe but uncertainty continues
Wellawatte businessman abducted ahead of FR case
Beware! For every qualified doc there’s a quack
Sexual harassment of tourists on the rise
SL business climate gloomy in 2012-CCC poll
Sri Lanka's upscale business community has put a damper on any buoyancy in economic growth this year with a new poll expressing concern over the deteriorating local and international business climate in 2012.
JFK: Mistress and missiles
When the United States stood on the brink of nuclear Armageddon during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, President John F Kennedy sent his wife and children away to stay at the family's summer farm in Virginia. But he pulled his 19-year-old mistress close, summoning her from her college while he stared down the Soviet Union.


Exploring Galle on a bicycle
If you’ve been to the Galle Literary Festival (GLF), you’d know that while it’s a wonderful excursion, but a bit pricey. Being bookworms ourselves and quite monetarily challenged some friends and I needed to figure out a way to attend the festival on a very low budget.



Muppets, puppets and putting the house in order
Cricket in Sri Lanka is shaping up to go on that proverbial trip on the road that has no end. Right at this moment it is sailing like that ship which has lost its rudder mid-stream. Sri Lankas first match against India in the current Commonwealth Bank series is a classic example to support this argument.





Lesson from the Maldives: Listen to the people

As the nation prepares to celebrate its 64th anniversary of Independence next weekend, it is time to reflect on the historic past, contemporary times and the future.

Like the Arab Spring, Male Spring ousts Nasheed -- Political Column
The telephone operator at the switchboard of Janadipathi Mandiraya felt the sense of urgency when a female voice asked to speak to first lady, Shiranthi Rajapaksa last Thursday morning. The caller explained she was a friend and it related to on-going developments in the Maldives.
The core of power has to change -- Focus on Rights

In the morass of confusion worse compounded that Sri Lanka currently finds itself in regarding the implementation of the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), it is important to reiterate and underscore certain valid truths.

Lankan docs win stinging battle in Punjab
Swirled around and drowning in an epidemic of dengue, it was to a top Sri Lankan health team that Pakistan's Punjab province turned in their desperation last September.


The power struggle in Jaffna
Don Juan of Austria became King of Kandy by the name Konappu Bandara. He began to rule very wisely. For a long time he had been a friend of the Portuguese, even as a child. As a result, he had studied all their customs and manners, war strategies and even their evil ways.



Fuel prices soar, relief promised
SriLankan Airlines’ losses fly higher: Moves to lease Heathrow slots
Three local banks go for foreign borrowings
Lanka looks for alternate ways in fuel imports
Maldivian crisis: Lankans safe but uncertainty continues
Speeding Yala safari drivers must be reined in
Coal power plant back in operation
Lankan people-smuggling ring busted in Europe
Insurance for boats, lifejackets compulsory soon
Wellawatte businessman abducted ahead of FR case
Value added Lankan housemaids for Kuwaiti households
Lanka and Pakistan ink US$200 million credit line
It’s now up to people of Sri Lanka to realise Kadirgamar’s vision–Prof. Jayasinghe
Police launch manhunt for fugitive doctor
Town and Country Planning Act stuck at PCs for scrutiny
Deutsche Post stamps out LTTE symbols, figures
Use of tractor sparks fishing row in NW coast
Soon you’ll be speeding at 15 kmph on Colombo roads
Beware! For every qualified doc there’s a quack
Dumped in Togo with promises to sail to Canada
Killing of Ragama croc frowned on by environmentalists
Ousted Maldivian President dragged along street by policemen
Boxing in schools: Issue comes up again after student gets fatal blow in ring
Political instability continues in the Maldives
Not a drop to drink
Now demo against Thonda in Tamil Nadu
Sexual harassment of tourists on the rise
Vijaya assassination: Politics kills police professionalism
Has the Bar failed the people and the country?
Political Column
Like the Arab Spring, Male Spring ousts Nasheed
5th Column
Oh Nasheed, you shouldn’t have made those mistakes
The Economic Analysis
Changing economic scenarios: Economic liberalisation 1977-1994
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
The core of power has to change
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Lankan mission bruises Lee
From the sidelines
Maldives coup - too close to call?
  Business Times
SL business climate gloomy in 2012-CCC poll
Rupee sees largest-ever, recent devaluation in a week
SEC to tighten private placement rules
Boots made for walking
Sri Lanka's CECB eyes foreign construction market teaming up with local firms
Comment - Rumblings in a friendly neighbourhood
Qatar – in a hurry to develop
Swell in consumer industries to drive future growth for Piramal
CIC to start new dairy operation in Matale
Legal Process Outsourcing offers good business opportunities in Sri Lanka
Ad agencies are deliberately omitting some media
Possibility of new global credit crunch : Report
Ranala Model Junior School gets multipurpose hall from CBL Foods
Excise labels and security tags enhance public policy, increase revenue
Travails of loose change for Lankan bus commuters
Hirdaramani invests US$6.3 mln in carbon neutral “Mihila” factory
Commercial Bank CSR Trust sets up IT lab for Hambantota School
Tourism industry urges need to take stock of sector development path
Margin calls rule at Colombo bourse
SL Convention Bureau: Focus on global, skips local events
MBSL's controversial hotel plans in Jaffna revived
Tourism largely unaffected by Maldivian political crisis
SriLankan Airlines check-in counters close 60 minutes before departure
SEC to help retailers form Association
SMS campaign by trade unions over wages
Economist Nimal on Rupees and Sense
ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards on Feb 14
SriLankan draws upmarket holidaymakers
Top French team keen to tie up with local dairy firms
Responding to the Balance of Payments crisis
Lesson from the Maldives: Listen to the people
Mahela takes harsh view of defeat
Muppets, puppets and putting the house in order
Explain drug laws in Sinhala too
Asian senior pro-golf tournament at Victoria golf course
Englishmen here on March 11 for two-Test series
Salgado increases his lead further
Lankans crashland at home
The ‘royal’ slide to defeat
Yoshitha tipped to lead Sri Lanka
Colts down Lankan CC with a day to spare
St. Sylvester’s tune up for Big Match
Sri Lanka paddlers lose to Tamil Nadu 7-3
Lankan strikers manhandled in Chennai?
Police fail to arrest Renown
Karooda Support to Ragama CC
Junior National Boxing finals today
Two saints at battle and the stakes are high
A lost cause
Wesley eager to start winning
Balanced Nalanda are gearing up for the big game
Lesser known schools to the fore
What can we do to improve our standard of cricket?
Top golfers gather for AsiaPacific Championships in Digana
Magazine Articles
The many lessons they learnt in Ampara
Mmmmm... Melt-in- the-mouth Valentine specials from Anna’s Kitchen
Chocolate’s in the air
Ben Okri ­ One hat worn many ways
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Madness and confusion take center stage at Yes. Hon. Minister
Small and sweet
Shopping at your finger tips with ‘Butterfly Apparel’
Quintessence of making a difference
Exploring Galle on a bicycle
A new social comment about ‘Sthri’
Taste comes first at 82 Barnes Place
TV Times Articles
Around the globe: ‘Cafe De World’ at World Trade Center
Fifth year for Ranjan
Sergeant’s Mother i n law visits Boralesgamuwa
Alston dances Down Under
‘Alliance Française de Kotte’ moves to new home
  Times 2
JFK: Mistress and missiles
When women lead, will there be peace?
No govt. can block this site
Bahrain: Violence escalates ahead of Feb. 14 anniversary
At the Pentagon and in Israel, plans show the difficulties of an Iran strike
Triumph! 'Alien' lake untouched for 20 million years found
There's no escape from the Phibian
New book claims King Don Juan Carlos had an affair with Diana
'It's such an honour': Watts lands coveted role in new Diana film
Eight arrested in bribery probe at Murdoch's Sun
'It was negative’: Madonna slams M.I.A. for Super Bowl gesture
Big nuke news coming, says Ahmadinejad
Can President pardon Pak Premier if found guilty of contempt of court?
Lankan docs win stinging battle in Punjab
All that’s art
Letters to the Editor
Let’s walk and talk Galle Fort
Warmth and style at Jaffna’s Margosa
Jetwing Lagoon all set to take its legacy to a new level
Valentine moments...
Don’t miss the big names from the fashion world
A tale of two authors
Anandians in search of heritage: An ideal travel guide
Why long weekends are sheer ‘lunacy’
Pradeepa’s concert: Songs about building bridges
Grandeur of Beethoven under the baton of German conductor
  Funday Times
The power struggle in Jaffna
Physics at work -- Science
The ‘unsinkable’ vessel -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Helsinki -- Geography
Kids' World


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