No slackening in peace-time security measures
People coming to Colombo from other areas are being registered at a mobile service of the Defence Ministry in a bid to keep track on those arriving in the city. Here police officers are seen registering people near the Bo-tree close to the Pettah Central Bus Stand. Pic by Susantha Liyanawatte.
Govt. slams door on UNHRC teaml
The Government is to reject a move by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva to send a team ....
President on double tour to Thailand
In an unusual move, President Mahinda Rajapaksa will pay a four-day official visit to Thailand during which he will return to Sri Lanka and go back again to that country to resume his tour.
Census shows Lanka’s population 20.2 million
Drunks, drug addicts drawn to unguarded schools
Gold rush dries up as police take stand by the banks of the Kelani
Ocean fish populations dropping to alarmingly low levels
SF not aware of strings attached to his release when freed
War-orphaned minor sold as sex slave to Saudi looking for virgins
Chaos at Sri Lanka Tourism
The controversial tussle within Sri Lanka Tourism has gone overboard with the key issue being promotions or in fact the lack of it, causing clashes at the top. This led to its Chairman Dr. Nalaka Godahewa submitting his resignation on Thursday from three of the four institutions headed by him at the time, informed sources said.
‘No reason for food to be racist’
For Delon Weerasinghe, going grocery shopping is not unlike setting out on a treasure hunt. Many of the ingredients he keeps in his small pantry aren’t easily available and an adventurous spirit is a prerequisite for cooking with them.
Pimps, prostitutes, rave parties and T-20 cricket
Once cricket was tagged and known as the ‘gentlemen’s’ game. The game was born and nurtured in England and it initially took root among the upper echelons of society.


It's time to shed the hypocrisy
Porn star Sunny Leone may have made news ever since she entered as a contestant on Bigg Boss but, quite surprisingly, her presence in the mainstream media has not led to the kind of debate that her credentials make necessary.





People-to-people contact; not 13th Amendment

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe made an important statement on what is commonly referred to as the 'National Question' in Parliament this week (Our Political Editor deals with this in detail), compelling a response from the Government which has otherwise been prevaricating at worst, and ambivalent at best on the subject.

Reconciliation talks process at dead-end -- Political Column
The move to kick start a "reconciliation process" is headed for failure after the government ignored pre-conditions set by the United National Party (UNP). As a result, there will neither be a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) to formulate a political package to address Tamil grievances nor direct negotiations between the government and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA). At least not for the moment.
Designing in an evolving India
In 1996, Bijoy Jain and Geoffrey Bawa met twice in one day, the first time by chance, the second by design. Between those two meetings, Bijoy’s appearance changed dramatically – he had shaved his long hair off completely and was now bald.


Test Cricket
Batsmen are defending,
Bowlers bowling maidens,
Very few boundaries,
Occasional sixers,
This is test cricket.


London Advanced Level at Gateway
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Govt. slams door on UNHRC team
President on double tour to Thailand
Main Tamil party wants NE merger
Fear of Jupiter prompts poojas
Lankan cargo vessel detained in Durban
CCTV to monitor moneychangers
Census shows Lanka’s population 20.2 million
Vehicle horn noise level monitoring soon
Souvenir for our silver jubilee next Sunday
Tremor in several parts of the country
WB aid to SL up by $300m a year
One killed, two wounded as bogus cops flee in van
Kandy acid throwing case: Verdict on August 10
Drunks, drug addicts drawn to unguarded schools
SF not aware of strings attached to his release when freed
Airport for Kandy: Agriculture Minister opposes selected location
Madhubashini wins 2011 Gratiaen Prize
Lost-and-found boy reunites with his mother after a year
Gold rush dries up as police take stand by the banks of the Kelani
Cooler days ahead with heavy showers, says Met Dept
War-orphaned minor sold as sex slave to Saudi looking for virgins
Customs seizes record haul of 359 African elephant tusks
Killings go on but on lesser scale: US country report on Lanka
Ocean fish populations dropping to alarmingly low levels
The market forgotten by time
There’s a bark for every snakebite: Banda veda
Firewood, kerosene to the fore as LPG prices soar
Political Column
Reconciliation talks process at a dead end
5th Column
Caught at the crossroads
The Economic Analysis
Downside risks of global economy
Focus on Rights
The kind hand of presidential magnanimity
Talk at the Cafe Spectator
What Fonseka gave to prisoner Anura
From the sidelines
The 'Fonseka phenomenon,' war crimes and reconciliation
  Business Times
Chaos at Sri Lanka Tourism
Raffles chain coming to Sri Lanka
Second hand vehicles call at H'tota port
President praises action of former NSB Working Director
CB says still probing NSB-TFC deal
BT to facilitate formation of minority shareholders body
No ordinary hotel visit!
Comment - Hurrah for justice and SEC courage
Political spin of the economic growth in the North
“End of the road for the apparel industry?”
Dialog brings tuition to your computer screen in the living room
Intelligent Investor column takes a break
NSB-TFC share deal cannot be justified whatsoever, says former NSB chairman
Fitch affirms Sri Lanka Insurance at 'AA(lka)'/Stable
Conglomerate Hayleys reports best year ever in group history
Firstsource Dialog Solutions completes one year of BPO operations
Internet pioneer Gigi Wang of MIT/Stanford Venture Lab to speak in Sri Lanka
Commercial Credit posts massive Rs. 1.2 bln pre-tax profit
LOLC Group bullish on the Northeast- opens 3 new branches there
Adding a spark to the ‘Atlas’ colour range
Chamber discussion on bilateral trade between Sri Lanka and the EU
Kandana students win big-time in Intel competition in the US
Nestlé Lanka revenues up but 2012 a ‘challenging’ year
Fitch revises NDB outlook to ‘Negative’
Leisure sector largest contributor to JKH growth
Fraud on the rise - KPMG study shows
WSO2 accelerates business in Sri Lanka
Even the Southwest monsoon will bring natural disasters
Unique opportunity for young Lankan visionaries on IT creations
Commercial Bank reports robust deposit growth in 1Q 2012
Expolanka Freight secures carbon neutral certification
Sri Lanka's first satellite company launched
Small shareholders association idea draws huge support in BT poll
First pesticide-free termite protection system in Sri Lanka from Hayleys
Dandugam Oya float plane aerodrome opens
NSB's flawed stock market deal prompts the government to tighten screws
ST Business Club meets on Wednesday
Brandix helps Colombo University in 4th campus initiative
People-to-people contact; not 13th Amendment
Pimps, prostitutes, rave parties and T-20 cricket
SLC aiming at another huge spending spree
Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year picked
It was fast furious and above all clean rugby
Olympic tickets unsold
Emulating the Mandela theory
Mithun, Anura going great guns in Malaysia
Dog bites athlete
Dhammapala Balika takes Elle title
Kreuziger wins 19th stage, Rodriguez retains lead
Even the under 19 has restrictions
St. Peter’s turn tables on Royal
Slave Island, Maligawatte PV into semi finals
Royal zoom at half pace
Sumana Balika win a double
Kandulawa elected president of MAF
Dulaj boots Peterites to easy victory
Top guns through to semi finals on fourth day
Magazine Articles
‘No reason for food to be racist’
De Lanerolles in Mother’s Day concert in Germany
Coming back with a cause
magazine -- Cover of the week
Mirror Magazine Articles
In perspective…
Apps for the home cook
Getting loud
More than comedy
TV Times Articles
The Loop: For decent meal
Back to the ROOTS
Fête de la Musique in Colombo
‘CosthapalPunyasoma’ a comedy of the police service
A fresh fight by Snow White
Thambakanda passion play for second time
  Times 2
Muslim Brotherhood seeks unity ahead of Egypt runoff
UN says Syria bombings show marks of 'terrorist groups'
It's time to shed the hypocrisy
Victoria's Secret bras and briefs a boost for rural Indian women
"Big Five" crushes "Small Five" over UN veto powers
Boy wins $25,000 from National Geographic Bee
'I wish Mo was here'
Spring time on Mars: First image from Nasa's Rover Opportunity
Designing in an evolving India
Tanya’s rising star
Letters to the Editor
Shehan wins Commonwealth Writers’ Asia Prize
When a small black disc moves across the face of the Sun
Crocodile tales from the 19th century
Another understated work both enjoyable and disturbing
Dr. Gooneratne on Knox in the Kandyan Kingdom
Transitions and transformations of caste and social status
Getting the hang of lingerie in New York
Bejewelled Batik
Where to munch in the crunch
Babel of tongues: A fable in three parts
Free assessment camp to launch Cerebral Palsy awareness week
Strudels add more flavour at Hilton
  Funday Times
Test Cricket -- A Poem for the week
Earth Watch
Fun Maths and Science
Kids' World
ACHIEVERS – where sky is the limit
London Advanced Level at Gateway
Harpo school of Hospitality and Tourism Management: First Batch of students receive Certificates
Harcourts International School inspires excellence creating women leaders of tomorrow
Australia – The place to be, the place to study
Enriching Interior Architecture Industry with fresh creativity – AOD Alumni Chathuri at DDN Design with renowned Architect and Interior Designer Dipika Dharmadasa
Enterprise Strategy @ Wisdom with Tharindu & Arj Wisdom’s Blue Ocean Strategy for your Success in E3
Australian College of Business & Technology
2013 Leadership Summits at Harvard, Yale and Stanford Universities in USA for next generation corporate & civic leaders
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