Pro-government cutouts were pulled down and set ablaze during Friday’s well-attended joint opposition demonstration opposite the Fort railway station to protest over the huge increase in fuel prices. Pic by Indika Handuwala
AG, Army probe alleged war wrongdoings
With just a week to go for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in ......
More price hikes, officials warn economic crisis may explode
Increased taxes on essentials and non essential goods are on the cards as urgent revenue .....
UNP protestors attacked by strong police contingent using water cannon and tear gas
Local laws no help to e-mail users bothered by spam
Cost of living on fire
State banks face cash crunch
Sri Lanka's two state banks are bracing for a possible financial crisis after being directed by the cash-strapped government to lend more than Rs 180 billion to cushion steep losses of state enterprises including the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).
Bin Laden and Whitney
Like all beautiful, successful women Whitney Houston had more than her share of male admirers. But few stars could have provoked such unwanted attention as that which the singer received from one of history's most depraved and despicable men, terror chief Osama bin Laden.


Timeless toy joy
If there’s one thing we all share, it’s a collective memory of a childhood spent bridging our imagination and our toys; those are memories that never fade. Stepping into the German Toy Museum on Havelock Road, you’re literally swept back to those magical days.



Square cutting the blockheads and driving the point in
A few weeks ago we announced that the present Sri Lanka Cricket administration had done away with the scheduled Provincial Cricket 4-day tournament for this year. Generally it is the most disposable item that is removed from the agenda and according to the present SLC principles, the provincial 4-day tournament would have been so.


Getting those sperms out
The message will be devastating. When a couple, yearning for parenthood, is told that the husband has “sperm problems”, not only does the future seem bleak but he would also feel that his very manhood is under a cloud.





Belt-tightening must start at the top

It was just the other day that the Minister of Economic Development, the second-most powerful member of the Cabinet, announced that in a world gripped with economic slowdowns, Sri Lanka's growth rate was second only to China, which we all know has a booming economy.

Govt. braces for attack at UNHRC -- Political Column
The temperature outside the Serena Hotel in Islamabad last Tuesday afternoon was near zero. The main engagements finished the previous day, President Mahinda Rajapaksa and senior members of his entourage were relaxing at the presidential suite. Later that day, two more dignitaries -- the Defence Minister of Pakistan and the Chairman of that country's Board of Investment were to call on Rajapaksa.
A government not bound by the law -- Focus on Rights

These are two fundamental questions that should be directed towards the Presidency downwards. The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission's recommendations were, in many respects, a reiteration of the basic duty on the part of the Government to implement the existing law and the Constitution

Lankan composer scores big with Hollywood set
BERLIN is where Lakshman Joseph de Saram should have been on Friday, February 16 – to attend the world premiere of the Hollywood movie “Bel Ami”, for which he wrote the music. This was a red carpet event, at the Berlin International Film Festival, with some of the biggest names in cinema in attendance.


Towards constitutional reforms
Apart from the freedom fighters who valiantly battled with the British in the early period, there were many statesmen in recent times continuing the struggle to gain freedom. Some paid with their lives during the struggle, some were jailed at various times while others continued to fight until victory.



AG, Army probe alleged war wrongdoings
More price hikes, officials warn economic crisis may explode
Thousands attend fisherman’s funeral, security forces stay away
Cocaine transits through Sri Lanka
UNP protestors attacked by strong police contingent using water cannon and tear gas
Clinton global initiative supports Lankan rehabilitation project
Local laws no help to e-mail users bothered by spam
Appeal for bail by parents of remanded undergrads
Trinity all-rounder wins Lakshman Kadirgamar gold medal for oratory
Siri Ranasinghe new president of Editors’ Guild
Road paved with death traps and sink holes
Abducted businessman sought Rs. 90 m in FR case; wife threatened with Rs. 100 m ransom
Birds detected at BIA raises Interpol concern
MiG 27 black box under scrutiny
A question of trust in police
Cost of living on fire
Fishermen’s ire, police fire and a widow’s tears
Ransom-extorting network busted
Trailblazing liver transplant service has now blossomed to meet a vital need
Nasheed calls for early polls, vows to continue nightly protests
Patriot and press baron: His greatness was beyond comprehension
TN's claim for Kachchativu holds no water
Political Column
Govt. braces for attack at UNHRC
5th Column
Four hikes and a funeral- Don’t ever leave us again!
The Economic Analysis
Changing economic scenarios: Continuity with change 1994-2004
Not issued on this week
Focus on Rights
A government not bound by the law
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Norway turns against LTTE, get it banned now
From the sidelines
US-backed UNHRC resolution - a fait accompli?
  Business Times
State banks face cash crunch
SriLankan invests approx. Rs.150 mln in Mattala
Middle East airlines hit by soaring oil prices
Foreign media ruins Maldives' image as a safe haven for tourists
SEC agrees to some concessions for brokers
Reclaiming the sea
Business Tiems (BT) Poll on rising fuel prices
Comment - Budget bluffing and bank borrowing
CEB, CPC could lose Rs 100 bln this year
Sharp dollar gains, just a temporary phenomenon : CB
Commercial banks should be aware of excessive credit growth
Rupee depreciation follows the ‘Dutch disease’
Household budgets, company costs rise sharply - polls show
EU in Euro 2 mln grant in “Greening Sri Lanka Hotels”
600 vessels fishing illegally in SL at any time : Expert
Lankan tea smallholders facing major crisis
77,000 poor Lankans to get access to sanitation services
Chamber Business Development Consultants Group launched in Vavuniya and Kilinochchi Districts
BASF and Finco promote sustainable construction solutions
Number of Lankan job vacancies fell by 16% in 2010 : Survey
Sri Lanka's first 'green' warehouse launched by Global Park
Many tax queries and concerns raised at top seminar
Richard Pieris group operating profits rise
Prof. Jayasinghe wins "Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Research - 2010"
Bourse moves from despair to hope
Mihin touchdown on low cost routes
MTD Walkers expands into stainless steel fabrication
North-East youth want role in Sri Lanka’s development: WB
Ceylinco directors ordered to work out a new GK re-payment plan
NMK Holdings introduces modern process for the production of copra
Currency fund brings international funding to supplement local sources
Sri Lanka’s forex – a catch-22 situation
Seylan Bank posts best fourth quarter results Rs1 billion net profit for 2011
Losses at Hayleys’ tea unit, Talawakelle Tea Estates
Hayleys reports record 9-month net profit
Chemanex subsidiary Chemcel starts new plant
Hemas to set up more hospitals in key towns
Call for better system of University education
CSE sends Valentine present to stockbrokers
Belt-tightening must start at the top
Sri Lanka Premier League to take off
Square cutting the blockheads and driving the point in
Jak fruit or Banana is a good supplement
Nandasena was back on the green
Mahela can see future in victory
Salgado forges ahead in all island competition
Harwood wins Sri Lankan Masters - Nandasena a creditable 9th!
A piece of cake for Ishara Madurangi
Cargills to take Kandy home
Don Bosco halts Ratnam march
Imraz a thousand runs for the second year running
Buhuti House the winners at Vijitha Central
Singing for biscuits
Liyanage reinstated as Royal Captain
Tamil Union in line to secure their second win
Thomians succumb as Trinity record eighth win
Royal-Thomian past cricketers annual dinner
Mahanama anticipating that win
Joseph Vaz struggling for survival
The saga of a great school, a teacher and Hansie Cronje
Trinity to field a strong outfit
“Po da” in the Tiger den
2013 Domestic Rugby Season to kick off in Nov 2012
Magazine Articles
Timeless toy joy
‘Giving someone a part of myself’
‘It’s all about me and my personal moments’
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Born to write
‘Yes, Hon. Minister!’ to liven the Wendt
The perfect cause
Where do broken hearts go ?
TV Times Articles
‘Jazzercise’ took Colombo by storm
Retroactive: New platform for Lankan musicians
Ekk Deewana Tha
Eri group and your radio team up for promotions
Nerves: What would we do without them
Coping with infertility: A psychological look
Getting those sperms out
Beware of body fat that a child doesn’t grow out of
Oh for a good night’s Zzzzzz…..
Just a spoonful of salt is all you need
That common problem, gastritis
  Times 2
China says Syria’s sovereignty must be respected
Gentlemen prefer blondes!
Three cups of tea a day protect against heart problems and diabetes
I will always love you: Whitney on final journey
Why it's non for Mademoiselle
Queen of Sheba's fabled mines: Archaeologists strike Biblical gold
Religious row over Rahman’s ‘Zikr’
Why India did not help Nasheed
How Whitney lost her dazzling voice
Bin Laden and Whitney
From Argentina to Athens: Creditors and lessons
Lankan composer scores big with Hollywood set
Fashion feast soon
Letters to the Editor
It’s Ironman action at Galle Face today
The Chagall look
Lankan designers at Rithihi
Art! in all shapes and sizes
12 women : How they see change
Dissecting Private Medical Schools
Idols, idling, and idolatry today…
People and events
  Funday Times
Towards constitutional reforms
Mean number of goals per game -- Maths
The Central Hills -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Our Elephant Pal
World Economy 1950 - 2000 -- World History
Kids' World
Talented Club Members
An evening for future leaders an initiative of TMC and CMI, Sri Lanka
Start your University Education after O/Levels
EdCIL 2012 - Indian Education Fair opened in Colombo with a great display of Indo-Lanka friendship
CA Sri Lanka Business School stays ahead with innovative courses
Thousands continue to choose ACCA qualifications in tough economic times
APIIT school of computing Continues to Groom top IT Professionals for the Future
International Scholar ( ISES ) – Guiding you to choose your career dream
C.A.T.C. produces its first batch of diploma holders
CINEC’s third consecutive diploma awards ceremony in Management
MSU your university of choice
Education is the key to success
APIIT Graduate School offers Internal British MBA and MSc Awards
A University of London LL.B for everyone!
Gateway’s Crystal Anniversary Fair
Robotics lab promises a new world for people with disabilities
Great for study, great for living CRICOS provider number 00121B
BCAS Campus Business Management Students day out
Australian skills shortage is evident more than ever
Higher education for global employability


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