President Mahinda Rajapaksa in track bottoms trying his foot at soccer along with Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage and others during the fun and games time at the workshop for ministers and UPFA MPs at the
Diyatalawa military academy. Pic by Sudath Silva
Further curbs on fuel use as crisis deepens
The government may be forced to introduce further curbs on fuel use if it cannot find new sources .....
Lanka’s growth rate to be lowered
Sri Lanka’s economic growth for 2012 is expected to be lowered to 7.2 per cent from a projected 8 per ....
Price control on medicinal drugs
Thorough clean-up at Mahamodera Teaching Hospital after twin deaths
Crocodile in Dehiwala sea does not spoil fun of two-mile swim
Poor man’s luxury transport is by the metre
Properties liable to seizure and sale for non payment of rates: Mayor
Unions threaten pull-out of key labour body
Labour unions are threatening to pull out of the National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) next month if the government fails to implement proposals governing contract work, which has been endorsed by all stakeholders.
Coca Cola changes Coke recipe 'to avoid putting a cancer warning on their labels’
Coke and PepsiCo Inc. must adjust the formula of their caramel colour so they don't have to label their products with a cancer warning to comply with California regulations. The changes have already been made for drinks sold in California and the companies said the alterations will be expanded nationally to streamline their manufacturing processes.


Unforgettable evening with the brothers two
It seems like we have been listening to them for years, but in fact the Lanerolle brothers began their partnership just three years ago. But Rohan and Ishan have earned such a loyal following that their anniversary concert, The De Lanerolle Brothers: Live III, on March 3 at the Waters Edge drew over 500 guests and was sold out within 24 hours.


Cricket dilemma: Looking at the system through a different perspective
Problem! A problem has no shape, but has its own dimensions. In the animal kingdom they have their own inbuilt parameters to cope and deal with the problems and the humans have to use their own ingenuity to create and solve their own kind of problems.


CIMA signs for Professional Graduate Programme
Inspired and led by the excellent guidance of the’ Mahinda Chinthana Idiridekma”, one of the major programs proposed by Hon. Minister S.B.Dissanayake is “Professional Graduates” which is aimed at improving the employability of Sri Lankan graduates.


Women as Agents of Change

Awards, accolades and ceremonies across the country marked International Women's Day last Thursday - in some cases mere token gestures. Is it adequate to honour and place on centre-stage Sri Lanka's women on just one day of the year or should there be more serious thought given more consistently to the due role they should be playing, alongside the menfolk?

SL must learn right lessons from Geneva -- Political Column
The SOS message arrived after Sri Lanka's 52-member delegation -- which was a heavy burden on the country's purse -- returned to Colombo early this week from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in Geneva.
The lies need to stop, at least now -- Focus on Rights

The continued shrill beating of the nationalist drum in regard to the resolution tabled this week before the United Nations Human Rights Council by the United States of America, calling on Sri Lanka to set a time frame for the implementation of the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), is stupendously counterproductive.

Rediscovering the tomb of our last king
When I set foot in the Indian city of Vellore, 145 km from Chennai for the first time, I was unaware of the importance of this city to Sri Lanka.


The struggle in the Sitawaka Kingdom
Princess Mahabiso Bandara got the kingship for her grandson, Nikapitiya Bandara. He was a close relative of King Rajasinghe too and so had a claim to the throne. Manamperuma, who had a hidden agenda, liked this appointment.


Further curbs on fuel use as crisis deepens
Lanka’s growth rate to be lowered
Price control on medicinal drugs
Sweeping reforms, including Senate, for reconciliation
Coast Line railway ploughs through southwards
News in brief
Police yet to make breakthrough, education dept says no complaints received against principal
Police brutality mindless, indiscriminate and excessive: Petitioners
Thorough clean-up at Mahamodera Teaching Hospital after twin deaths
Poor man’s luxury transport is by the metre
When English-speaking Tamils met Tamil-speaking ex-LTTE cadres
St. Anthony facilitates Indo-Lanka harmony on Kachchativu
Crocodile in Dehiwala sea does not spoil fun of two-mile swim
Illegal land sales undermine Muturajawela ecosystem
Cesspit poison gas suspected in Kantale stuntman’s death during world record bid
Kahawatte double murder: Charges of drug deals and cover-ups lead to suspects’ trail
Driver Improvement Points
Jayasuriya sworn in as President’s Counsel
Properties liable to seizure and sale for non payment of rates: Mayor
Problems at the Peak
Produce from the North creates surplus in veggies
Fishermen keep afloat the old-fashioned way
Kataragama gem find: Villagers say politicians steal their share
25-year journey amid turbulent weather: Ravaya at crossroads
Political Column
SL must learn right lessons from Geneva
5th Column
Polish your dull side with a smile!
The Economic Analysis
Resolving the balance of payments crisis
Driver Improvement Points System to curb errant driving
Focus on Rights
The lies need to stop, at least now
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Lankan makes cutlets among world chefs
From the sidelines
Geneva resolution - showdown or damp squib?
  Business Times
Unions threaten pull-out of key labour body
Key officials absent at top tourism fairs
China, Sri Lanka's biggest donor in 2011
Now scribes probed for market manipulation
Free exchange market in Kachchativu
Channelled practice: Patients demand more rights
Comment - Hospital standards, doctors’ ethics and profits
Common ergonomic practices for Sri Lanka
Al-Futtaim keen to develop festival city in SL
LAUGFS, SLINTEC strike deal to set up titanium dioxide plant
Heritance Tea Factory wins PATA Grand Awards 2012
Lankan war over but not conflict, says retired Brigadier
Hayleys-controlled, Amaya Leisure embarks on expansion
Sampath Leasing Q411 PAT up 51% to Rs. 192 mln
Lankem Chemicals inaugurates new chemical and thinner plant
SCB (bank) announces 100-Day ‘Maternity Leave Policy’ for staff
CIMB Group forms partnership with John Keells Stock Brokers
Lanka IOC launches new Corporate Fuel Card
Veolia Water - Hayleys commission a pioneering centralised treatment plant in Pasikudah
Govt. to motivate private sector to provide more jobs for youth
EZY supplies 40 more PCs to Trinity
Sri Lanka Expo 2012 back after a decade
SL ports in line with future requirements, says expert
Baraka products – modernizing traditional medicine
Society facing severe breakdown in many sectors
Facilitating water governance in Sri Lanka
Channelled practice: Indifferent doctors, making profits and keeping patients waiting
CSE market system stutters and stumbles
Quality Tertiary Education outside the (state) University sector at very low cost
GOH to be upgraded by 2013
ComBank offers Xpress Money remittance via Internet
Access pioneers 'Pre-ERP' - commends MTI Technology
Smooth Transition by Ironone's ATRAD online with the CSE
Expolanka’s Asitha Jayatunga wins Global Awards for HR Leadership
Women as Agents of Change
Chamod and Sachin stem Royal’s spurt
Cricket dilemma: Looking at the system through a different perspective
Reebok continues with an enhanced offer
Sasindu ahead in the Emerging category
Rajans come of age
Highway magnate wins at golf
Sangakkara delivery at Knox Tavern was awe inspiring
Coming out of Murali shadows
Power struggle
Thilina and Thilan put SSC on top
Nail biter at Pallekelle
AWD Group post 4-2 win over Hayleys
Sepaktakraw C’ships on May 12
Lovers’ Quarrel fizzles out to a draw
Trinity thrashes St. Anthony’s by an innings and one run
Colombo FC into semis
Shehan steers St. Peter’s to easy win
62nd Battle of the Gold’s
Magazine Articles
Gaia the earth goddess goes digital
Unforgettable evening with the brothers two
Shobi’s song of hope
It’s a dog’s day in Sella Kataragama
Snuba for the complete newbie
When pooches took the ramp
Men with that minimalist, masculine look
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Building bridges through diversity
Colombo Fight Night fighters to attend gala MMA event, JLo to perform
Just for laughs
For the love of theatre
Learning to share when it’s hard
In 2D or 3D, home is always an inspiration
Enlivening ’The Tempest’ story through dance
Ripples of change
Brewed, blended or a ten-second shot, what’s your coffee?
Literature’s ladies
TV Times Articles
Kerri: Country singer back in action
Sing-along with Sohan & the X’Periments
Shanghai Hotel Prime attraction in Moratuwa
California Maki at the Lakeside Sushi Bar
Beauty and beast
‘Thala Mala’ in town
Play-House Kotte takes two plays to hills
Oscar awared ‘Hugo’ at Lite
Kahaani comes to Colombo
Movie to be made on Apostle of Sri Lanka
CIMA signs for Professional Graduate Programme
Start a Business, IT, Psychology or Medical degree after O/Levels and be ahead of the rest!!
All Island Inter School Sinhala Drama Competition
The Men of Grit do it again
NDB supports higher education with its education loan!
CIM Future Marketers Conference on March 17
Start ahead after your O/Ls with the Monash University Foundation Year
University of Greenwich,UK offers another free open day seminar for students and parents
Higher Education in Malaysia!
QS Top-up Degree at BCAS: Second intake for March 2012
University of Gloucestershire is here to help you
Dinal flies high in Montana
Gateway introduces Robotics to kids
  Times 2
Annan in Syria to press Assad for ceasefire
Afghan foreign minister to visit Qatar to discuss Taliban talks
Pakistan PM appoints new head of powerful spy agency
Obama calls Putin after election win
Amid Gandhi defeat, India greets new political star
UN rights chief to be handed list of Libyan 'violators'
Coca Cola changes Coke recipe 'to avoid putting a cancer warning on their labels’
Most children would prefer to ask Google if they have a question - not their parents
Foreign policy and transformational leadership
Rediscovering the tomb of our last king
A chance meeting, a labour of love and a gigantic Samadhi Buddha
Letters to the Editor
Why cricket unites, but politics unties!
Reaching out to the unreached
SLMA honours women doctors
Olivia Newton-John comes to Colombo on her ‘Asia 2012’ tour
Galle comes alive with different sounds of music
Another blooming triumph for Borneo Exotics
“I have never bribed man, I have never bribed God”
Time to up the ante in the concert hall
A classical reunion
Something old, something new but something similar too
People and events
Putting pen to paper
When the Bayou Mansions came alive
  Funday Times
The struggle in the Sitawaka Kingdom
Quadratic Equations -- Maths
A market -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Nicosia -- World History
Kids' World
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