The call of the new Karuna
Former Eastern province LTTE military wing leader turned politician Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan Alias Karuna Amman along with fellow Government parliamentarians holds a banner reading 'Sri Lanka suffered for 30 years - give us a break'. This was during a demonstration opposite Parliament on Thursday against the US-sponsored resolution passed at the UNHRC. Pic by Pradeep Pathirana.
Oil imports: US gives concessions to Lanka
Hard on the heels of the US sponsored resolution at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva this week ..
Milk companies threaten to stop imports
Milk food traders have threatened to halt imports and close down packaging factories if the Government does not allow a price increase.
US official here for talks on labour rights
Arrested Ukrainians were carrying 106 forged credit cards
The CFL bulb: A double edged sword
Sex change operations at Dept. of Registration of Persons
Museum break-in: Robbing spree in the dark of the night
Murder in the temple
Mattala awaits Flydubai
Dubai's low-cost carrier Flydubai has affirmed its commitment to the Sri Lankan government of flying into the upcoming Mattala airport when completed but didn't say when flights would begin. The Middle Eastern carrier was in Colombo last week to announce its increase in flight frequencies to Colombo from Dubai from 5 to 7 since March 11 this year.
Olympics: Victoria's sporting Secret
With the Olympics 2012 just around the corner, it seems the whole world has gone sporting mad. Now even Victoria's Secret are getting in on the action.


Did you hear? Colombo’s merry wives are back
Tammy Kahapituwa and Madhu Alewathura, married friends who are both outraged to discover they are being courted by the same man, this ‘vile and repulsive’ politician Sabagedara, hatch a plan to bring about his timely retribution.


Randiv likely to fit into the allrounder slot
This is a very unique situation indeed. When Sri Lanka takes on England at the Galle stadium tomorrow, in the first of two Tests, arguably for the first time in history a home side goes into a Test match with the visiting team having the home advantage.


American University Roadshow
The American University Road Show on 31st March from 11 am onwards at the Hilton Colombo is a unique and valuable experience for prospective students, their parents, and anyone interested in American university education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Reassess foreign and domestic policies

Thursday's vote at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva pitted Sri Lanka against the world's most formidable powerhouse, the United States. It stretched that super-power to the limit.

After Geneva, government must evolve clear-cut policy -- Political Column
Like the proverbial story, the United Nations Human Rights Council laboured hard like a mountain, and brought forth by majority vote a mouse or a 'non-binding,' seemingly toothless US backed resolution on Sri Lanka on Thursday. Yet, the dangers it portend cannot be underestimated. For the first time, a UN body has brought the country under its microscope and the international community's scrutiny.
The Geneva debacle and lessons still unlearnt -- Focus on Rights

Sri Lanka's humiliating defeat in the 'war' unsuccessfully fought in Geneva this week over the resolution brought by the United States is a textbook illustration of the combined effect of arrogance, bravado and ignorance. When such disastrous combinations determine the course of our foreign policy, should we be surprised at the consequences?

Red or white, parboiled the best for low GI
As polished or unpolished, white or red, vied for a place on the plate of Sri Lankans well known as rice-eaters and the rice-diabetes link came under the microscope internationally, local experts urged that parboiled is the best.


Sitawaka comes under Portuguese rule
Once Sitawaka was captured, Pedro Pereira, kept the army there and came to Colombo. The commanders who preceded him, could not capture Sitawaka. Pereira was able to accomplish this within a few months.


Oil imports: US gives concessions to Lanka
Milk companies threaten to stop imports
Government dissociates itself from boycott of US products
US official here for talks on labour rights
Invitation to visit Lanka: No diary entry from Pillay
Official committee report says Government agencies misled by school authorities
Arrested Ukrainians were carrying 106 forged credit cards
Salinity barrier across Nilwala stuck on the drawing boards
GMOA tells court that as a trade union it has a right to take legitimate action
Census results out soon
When the sea came to land
We will go to courts with our grievances: Health workers
Court directs Respondents to file objections
DG Customs, Registrar of Pesticides in Contempt of Court- Petitioner
Murder in the temple
The CFL bulb: A double edged sword
All at sea over whereabouts of Lankans working on foreign vessels
Gayoom’s daughter says new govt. won’t be bullied by opposition
Giving dignity, equality to Sri Lankan Tamils!
Sex change operations at Dept. of Registration of Persons
Second fence coming up inside Uda Walawe Park
Museum break-in: Robbing spree in the dark of the night
Sombre new year looms as prohibitive prices kill festive spirits
Paddy farmers at wits end
D.S. Senanayake- A study of his foreign policy
Political Column
After Geneva, government must evolve clear-cut policy
5th Column
To be judged a sinner by hypocrites
The Economic Analysis
BoP crisis: Prospects and uncertainty of non-merchandise earnings
Geneva debacle: ‘Patriots versus traitors’ game in House once again
Focus on Rights
The Geneva debacle and lessons still unlearnt
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Monitor overrules principal: Lecture by top US official cancelled
From the sidelines
India throws Sri Lanka under the bus
  Business Times
Treasury plan to tackle the media
Mattala awaits Flydubai
Wedding industry attracts innovative directory
CB defines senior citizens at 55 years
Geneva: No immediate impact on stocks, foreign investment
Lot of scope to increase Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka
Comment - PBJ: Emerging out of the closet
Diversification – Is it the way forward?
Child abuse increasing in northern Sri Lanka
Major changes in Colombo to beautify and develop the capital
West should follow Buddhism to lead peaceful life:Thai Professor
CB to crack down on bogus finance companies
Lead a simple life to beat cost of living:Consumer expert
Local IT startups showcase applications open until April 10
Kishu speaks at ST Biz Club meeting
Coca-Cola wants to be 'Water Neutral' by 2015
Finance units' assets under 'pressure' from inflation, interest rates : RAM
Japan wants LLRC recommendations implemented
‘Some land deals during the war were signed with a piece of paper” : CEPA research
Are all Sri Lankans natural born failures?
Flexi-hours, 'temps' not in SL due to labour laws
Commercial balloon flies over Colombo in first-time flight
COYLE also works on national issues
SLT wins Gold at Global LACP 2010/11 Annual Report awards
Colombo Dockyard attracts super luxury yachts
‘One-Stop-Shop’ at Sri Lanka Tourism overrides BOI
BT-RCB Poll: Govt. Ministers should try living on such an income
Capricious behaviour at the bourse
Spence expands resort portfolio to reap peace dividends : Report
Sampath says it’s liquid with Rs 7 bln in coffers
Rate changes raise real concerns on economic growth and stock market future
IMF says negotiations continue for next tranche under SBA
Allianz Lanka general PAT up 43%
POWERSCREEN Crushers enter Sri Lanka
Could banks survive with land fraud?
Reassess foreign and domestic policies
Randiv likely to fit into the allrounder slot
Learning a lesson from Bangladesh
Galle International Stadium management to be regularized
Kodagoda of Gateway Int. gathers the most number of votes this year
Lankans given four-day window
Play rugby; but be wise to its rules too
Many faces walk away – making room for old hands to walk-in!!!
English! What English?
Indoor Cricket nets for Asoka Vidyalaya
Sri Lankan jersey is top priority
Mustang trophy shared after costly mistake
Devapathiraja goes out favourite
Gurukula MV break big match winless hoodoo
St. Thomas’ fight back against St. Servatius
Dharmaraja stun Kingswood
Southern Motor Sports Club anniversary
Easy for Maliyadeva
Magazine Articles
Did you hear? Colombo’s merry wives are back
Old look or new Ashanthi gives her own touch
Stitching together nature’s beauty
Discovering a Diva
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Surfing a creative wave of their own design
A little goes a long way
What’s in a gift ?
New beginning for ‘Butterfly Apparel’
Empowering women
Spotlight on young talent
TV Times Articles
Shaggy and Shakin’ Stevens to follow Olivia Newton John
Musaeus sing a-along
‘Photographic Breath’: Solo instrumental work by ‘Chity’ Chithral
Anton Jude a great loss to arts and cinema
Kuweni a fresh look at first queen
Oscar awarded ‘Separation’ screens
American University Roadshow
Rotary conducts a health camp at Delft Island, Jaffna
Ladies’ College Department of Vocational Studies Awards Day 2011
PIBT’s first batch of BSc (Hons) in Computer Systems and Networking from the University of Greenwich-UK begins
Sri Lanka inspires new direction for graduate
Gateway opens admissions for Advanced Level
Malaysia Education Exhibition 2012 organized by ISES a Tremendous Success
MSU’s offered computer science programme
Become an Early Childhood/ Secondary Education Teacher with Waiariki Institute of Technology - New Zealand
Now its the Time for Sri Lankan Employers to Benefit from UK-Educated Graduates
GSM launches first International PhD Programme in Sri Lanka
NIBM launches its own university as NSBM
CICRA announces workshop on Best Practices in Project Management
Join Monash University Sunway Campus and be a part of the world’s top 1%
LCBT Global University Transfer Programmes
  Times 2
Syria troops bomb towns as EU grounds First Lady
Olympics: Victoria's sporting Secret
French intelligence under fire over al Qaeda shooter
Pope visits Mexico: Pledges to fight evil of drugs
Libya's Transition to Transition
Scary Oil
YouTube's relaunch pays off
Holding the steering wheel at the '10-and-2' spot could tear off your hands in a crash
Seven miles to the bottom of Pacific's Mariana trench
Photo of murdered student is featured on billboard ads in India
Is the new iPad literally too hot to handle?
'Porn in House' storm hits BJP in Gujarat
Hitchcock the Psycho
Being a mummy's boy is a good thing
Just being herself
Red or white, parboiled the best for low GI
Letters to the Editor
More room to roam
How we can all get by on Rs. 2.5k a day!
Galloping inflation, running bears and a lot of bull
Lankan-born whiz on Big Bang wins RAS prestigious award
The literary buzz for the Gratiaen Prize begins
Two intimate worlds in her own candid voice
V-Day: This time the dramatisation comes closer to home
Simple guide to the blossoming kind
Nil Manel causes more ripples
Silken expressions of hope
When the ladies met
The bullock carts and Burgher girls are gone but he keeps coming back
The Battle of Battles – the glory of Gannoruwa
Ananda College to mark 125th anniversary with exhibition, cultural and musical shows
People and events
  Funday Times
Sitawaka comes under Portuguese rule
Fun Maths and Science
Big match fever -- Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Reykjavik -- Geography
Kids' World
Girl Guides in action on World Thinking Day ...
Famous Women in History
Pirates of the ‘Curry Bean’
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