Though split in three, the mainline JVP which normally stages a big show for May Day is enthusiastically preparing for this big day this year also. Young boys and girls of the JVP are seen carrying the canvas panel with the Marxist hammer and sickle to be placed on the giant stage for the rally at the BRC grounds. Pic by Saman Kariyawasam
Thousands of vehicles jammed in Colombo port
Four ships carrying more than 2,000 vehicles including cars ....
No remission of sentence for Fonseka
The remission given to prisoners for good behaviour would not be applicable to former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka....
Rupee plunge: CB warns banks, may intervene again
Colombo under siege when the heavens open up
Dambulla mosque dispute now in President’s court
Fifty years on a journalistic odyssey
IRD taxpayer incentive scheme flounders
The Inland Revenue Department's (IRD) 6-year old scheme (since 2007) of issuing Gold and Silver privileged cards as an incentive to high-net and consistent taxpayers for regular compliance has become a worthless exercise, disheartened taxpayers said.
Keeping afloat on the sales of his ships
As the world’s attention turned to the centenary anniversary of the tragedy of the Titanic, here in Sri Lanka an entrepreneur has launched a boat business of a different kind.
Wither national cricket policy?
A while ago, we were rather exasperated about the deteriorating standards of junior cricket in the country. We really wanted to find out if there was a national coaching policy in Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Cricket’s answer was affirmative – such a policy was in place for all levels of the game.


Miss Dominican Republic stripped of her crown
The woman recently named Miss Dominican Republic will have to relinquish her crown because she is actually a Mrs. The rules state that those vying for the crown must be single, and that is a problem for the recent winner, Carlina Duran.





After Geneva: Act effectively, but carefully

It is now a month since the much-publicised resolution against Sri Lanka was passed at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.

Crucial challenges for MR in victory month -- Political Column
Some of the bitter truths delivered to UPFA leaders by the visiting Indian parliamentary delegation just two weeks ago have now begun to unravel.
Sambuddhatva Jayanthi sees a reawakening of Buddhism
Sambuddhatva Jayanthi Year commemorating the 2600th anniversary of the Enlightenment of the Buddha ends on Vesak full moon poya – May 5.


Where beauty lies
The beauty of a pearl,
Lies in its purity.
The beauty of a girl,
Lies in her modesty.


Value of Project Risk Management
A clear understanding of risk and its active management is the key to project success. Fully understanding the factors that add risk and managing those factors are both critical to the success of any project. 


Thousands of vehicles jammed in Colombo port
No remission of sentence for Fonseka
CID going after illegal occupants of state property
Rupee plunge: CB warns banks, may intervene again
Price of bread upped by Rs. 3
Ranil goes North, meets public and traders
Police Com. gets new secretary
Mr. Boombastic does it again
Sound regulations to control noise levels of vehicle horns
Monday, May 7, Public and Special Bank Holiday – Govt.
Political parties, trade unions rally islandwide to celebrate May Day
Colombo under siege when the heavens open up
Academics, Govt., deadlocked over salary demands
‘Teachers, principals, leave the kids alone’
Govt. to take over CDS’ Knuckles bungalow
Kudankulam nuke risk: concerns on both sides of the gulf
NTC to monitor private bus crews
Dambulla mosque dispute now in President’s court
Raffle draw incentive to encourage consumers to cut down on electricity usage
Dengue crackdown: People to feel the sting of the law
Five urgent steps needed to combat dengue, says consultant paediatrician
The UN is making lasting peace in SL less likely
Lightning kills 22 this year with 15 in April
Between the pirates and Davy Jones’s locker
Our man in Italy elected FAO Council vice chairperson
Katuwel-batu farmers weep as police ponder Fauna and Flora Act
Kalpitiya coral complex in danger
Pending Magistrate’s order on ex-AG, CA lists hearing for May 31
All that spice, not that nice
Fifty years on a journalistic odyssey
High Court directs respondents to file objections by May 17
Dambulla - a challenge for all communities
Outrageous: Indian delegates preaching minority rights to Sri Lanka
Political Column
Crucial challenges for MR in victory month
5th Column
Front foot batsman, backdoor statesman
The Economic Analysis
The uphill task: Sustaining economic growth
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
Love story puts greedy cops in remand
From the sidelines
Indian MPs visit helps separate rhetoric from reality
  Business Times
IRD taxpayer incentive scheme flounders
Indigenous tourism to the fore
South funds North, says Bank MD Aravinda
Bank of Ceylon raises $500 mln thro' bonds
Celestial Tower receives US$60 mln offer
Now phone calls through a dongle
Efforts to develop insurance market: IBSL
Comment - Cheap teas: Killing ‘me’ softly
Optical illusion
In defence of capitalism
State hospitals require over 600 mln paracetamol tablets
New Wall Paper and 3D Wall Tiles showroom launched
Foreign companies control 20-25% stake in construction sector
Divyaa Lagoon Resort opens in Kalpitiya
Suntel is now Dialog Enterprise
Ceylinco Insurance posts mammoth post-tax profit of Rs.1.1 billion
Immigration Chief to address ST Business Club
Now 'customised' messages for 'uncontactable' Airtel users
Phoenix Ogilvy wins ‘Best of Asia’ Gold at Goafest
SL's largest shopping mall to begin construction later this year
Workshop on changes in BOI, Ports and Customs documentation processes
First Capital appoints Nishan Fernando to its Board
Singer to raise funds to tackle short-term debt
Borderless learning
Sri Lankan inventors shine in Geneva
Colombo bourse sluggish for too long
Making economic sense of transport infrastructure investments
Mihin sets sights on more Asian destinations
CEAT launches racing team
AMBA Research wins CIMA quiz
Tips towards following your dream
Leo Burnett does well at Goafest
90% of SL office space occupied - real estate study
IFC, SANASA Insurance initiate Weather Index Insurance for Lankan farmers
SL food comes at a price, says Domino’s Pizza franchisee
SL among the worst in South Asia in terms of youth employment : ILO
Vajira Kulatilaka awarded AITAA Distinguished Alumni Award
Institute of Practical Technology celebrates 50 years
AMW absorbs significant tax increase
Epic Branchless Banker now in Malaysia
HNB raises 8-year tier II funding from Germany
After Geneva: Act effectively, but carefully
Wither national cricket policy?
Crisp and clean Isipathana through with ease
Kings in the woods at Bambalapitiya
Campus India emerge champions
Jayasinghe storms back into second place
Chamani pilots Lankan cause
A lot to learn from the Philippines debacle
Mithun Perera stamps his mark as Lee Westwood regains world No.1 spot
Squash players’ bid to win Asian C’ship in Kuwait
New certificates for old
When Sheriff Brothers held sway in wrestling
Tilakaratne fires hat trick for Sampath Bank
Friendship TTC to conduct coaching camp
Prudential women retain CASA Cup
Trinity drubs St. Anthony’s
Wesley dump the Kandy lads with apt
S. Thomas’ made to fight for their win
Anuradha to wed Mahesha on May 3
A passion for rugby in an unexpected place
Lankan rugby looking out for new partner
SLRFU head’s proposal shot down
Too much of a good thing
Lankans fencers emerge runners up
Sarath re-elected as President of SLSSSA
Athletic Federation’s AGM is crucial
Magazine Articles
Keeping afloat on the sales of his ships
Shades of Vesak: Lantern-makers shed light
Danu’s T-shirts ring out a message of love
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
Daring to be different
Passion comes from within
Reflections of Vesak
Colourful expressions
Youth led change
TV Times Articles
Traditions continue at Haridra Resort and Spa
Divyaa Lagoon Resort opens in Kalpitiya
Anithya: Tale on Eternal love
Uphill task on ‘Girikula’ begins
DB reveals bitter truth
‘Kerri’ wagon back on stage
‘Beauty and the Beast’ back in town
Dance photography to celebrate ‘World Dance Day’
  Times 2
Fugitive Chinese activist 'under US protection'
Malaysian police fire tear gas, clash with protesters
Pakistan PM Gilani refuses to quit after guilty verdict
Miss Dominican Republic stripped of her crown
Brazilian prostitute had collar bone broken when three U.S. marines threw her out of a moving Embassy car
Born to be grilled
Huge green cloud over Moscow has terrified Russians
Sushi-making courses, midnight breakfasts and fresh produce markets
'I've got my freedom back'
Chinese values and the road to World's No. 1 power
Obama vs. Romney is a dead heat
The Children of Fallujah — Sayef's Story
Sambuddhatva Jayanthi sees a reawakening of Buddhism
Veteran gives Ajantha, Sigiriya fresco touch to giant pandal
Letters to the Editor
The House on the Duwa is 30 years old today
Mr. Lover back for more lovin’
Franchise flavours
Hallo, hello, hullo, what’s going on here?
Nrityagram and Chitrasena: Dancing across the oceans
Woolf the humanist who empathised with the vulnerable
Art of reverence
On a musical journey with three Romantic Masters
Scout centenary gets Rs. 2 coin
HelpAge Intl. wins Hilton Humanitarian Prize
Specialised research unit for National Institute of Mental Health
Lekhraj Automobiles donates medical equipment to Kalubowila Hospital
People and events
  Funday Times
Celebrate World Environment Day 2012!
Where beauty lies -- A Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Fun Maths and Science
Kids' World
Wycherley conducts Cambridge checkpoint examinations for second successive year
Value of Project Risk Management
Biomedical Science @ BCAS Campus Sri Lanka
Another Success story - Disclosing the recognition for IIT students in the industry
National School of Business Management- The Degree School of NIBM
Higher Education now made easier
‘Marketing in Sinhala’ at OCBT campus
The Open University of Sri Lanka starts the third batch of Certificate in Computer Networks & Security
SLIM, SLII to introduce Diploma in “Insurance Marketing”
Learn hospitality from the Swiss
Emergence education your trusted partner in education
Professor W S Fernando bags the distinguished service award 2012
SLIIT M.Sc. degrees prepare students for promising career in IT sector
“Punchi Apita Awurudu 2012”
Study Aerospace courses in the UK and receive up to £4,500 Scholarship
Value of studying abroad proven by Piraveenan Mahendrarajah
CIS delegation marks an outstanding entry at John Hopkins-Model UN Conference in Baltimore
Another Outstanding Achiever at ANC Education Progresses to Monash University
Gateway’s got talent
“The Leadership module in the 12 Month MBA at OCB is cutting edge” - Rohantha Athukorala
After 2012 London O/Level or A/Level
Rusara: HPU has a really extensive programme of study, which gives you a good background
“Truman”: A world-class university that could change the course of a student’s life!
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