Sunday Times (Sri Lanka) - 10 Jan 2021

Table of content - Sunday Times (Sri Lanka) (10 Jan 2021)

Back to school
Jaishankar expressed concerns over China’s ‘influence’ in Indian projects
New tax laws delayed; huge revenue loss
US indicts three Sri Lankans for Easter Sunday massacres; may seek their extradition
Kusal Mendis not out, but not in
COVID upsurge in Ukraine, but tourists will continue to come
Jaffna University war memorial demolished; hartal in NE tomorrow
May Thai Pongal bring a rich harvest of health, peace and justice!
Hell is better than life in Lanka’s prisons
Strong note of caution from India
Your paper this week
COVID upsurge in Ukraine, but tourists will continue to come
SriLankan promises quarantine facilities for crew after spat with Pilots' Guild
Jaffna University war memorial demolished; hartal in NE tomorrow
US indicts three Sri Lankans for Easter Sunday massacres; may seek their extradition
Jaishankar expressed concerns over China’s ‘influence’ in Indian projects
Newly appointed Superior Court judges will hear cases from this month
Former President Maithripala Sirisena’s allegations against former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
PCR test false, Ukrainian tourist complains
Dr. Abeykoon: WHO special envoy to coordinate global COVID response
Currency swap with China and India: US$ 2.5 billion
Atul Keshap adds voice to growing criticism over Capitol Hill attack
WhatsApp new privacy policy raises concerns among cyber security analysts here
All at sea over cruise ships for Lankan returnees
No change only filth
The new face in Sajith's team
'Failed to mention unavoidable circumstance'
It's Major General Ruwan Kulatunga and not Ruwan Wanigasuriya
Chitrasena legacy: Inspiring story at Design Festival
Why quarantine returnees at high priced fancy hotels?
Gehan Cooray: Juggling many roles
Why national cricketers break down often
Biggest fashion trends reflect world in crisis
IMF offers options for Sri Lanka
National vaccine deployment plan
Top-5 polluters: WB's false claim
Port ready for emergencies
Sri Lanka erroneously shamed as top-5 polythene polluters by WB in 2012; error remains uncorrected
That label that won’t go away
COVID and nothing but COVID: Opposition slams Govt. for mishandling the pandemic
Voter registry ready online for scrutiny
Top vet virologists warn of new viral disease spreading among cattle
Schools given full list of instructions for tomorrow
Seeduwa hotel rebuts claim it started second wave
Tumult over turmeric – ‘no cause’ for fungus alarm
Archaeological site bulldozed by unidentified persons
Colombo Port backup team at the ready for virus emergencies
Rehearsal at Wattala for robbery at Enderamulla
Vital aspects being drawn up in National Vaccination Deployment Plan
Vaccines & the law
We need to get a job done: Gen Silva
‘SL has funds for the vaccines’
Lankan in Bahrain awaits 2nd jab
‘SL will go by WHO listing’
Vaccines to be administered without favour
Moderna & AstraZeneca vaccines under review by WHO
Chief Epidemiologist spells out new quarantine rules
Virus is in the community – PHIs
Tests on those without face-masks
Strong note of caution from India
Pilot projects and ‘pilot’ errors
Call from Delhi
Strong note of caution from India
Catch me if you can
Outrage over plan to plant a golf resort in treasured Muthurajawela
Burial issue - What a tangled web the Government weaves
CEA seeks AG's advice on proposed elevated highway across Thalangama wetland
Lost in transit?
Hell is better than life in Lanka's prisons
Detection of ecstasy pills: Customs seeks Belgium's help to track down the sender
Rain ruins sesame harvest
2,000 road deaths despite shutdowns
Pick of the PIX
FROM OUR READERS
Containing COVID a pre-condition for economic revival in 2021
Sri Lanka’s dilemmas of the dead and our punching bags of politicians
Let the great transition begin
English challenge awaits Lankans after being hurt in South Africa
Why national cricketers break down often
COVID hits referees, umpires and other sports officials hard
Malaysian with Sri Lankan roots re-elected to ICC Board
Kusal Mendis not out, but not in
Labuschagne, Smith steer Australia to ominous lead over India
First priority to develop referees – Dinka Peiris
NSSF Skeet Open on January 23, 24
Tennis Nationals begin under strict health guidelines
SCOREBOARD
SLRFRS OFFICE-BEARERS:
Mob attack to haunt Biden on world stage
US logs record virus caseload as millions in Asia enter lockdowns
Global vaccine developments
10 babies killed in India hospital fire
Fostering creativity and reconciliation Reduce,Re-use, Re-cycle
The world's most powerful passports for 2021
China locks down cities in province where coronavirus resurgence infects hundreds
From an eyesore to a work of art
Satya Paul: Indian designer who made the sari fashionable dies at 78
Turn off the screens and get some fresh air!
In memoriam
2020's biggest fashion trends reflect a world in crisis
Not all identical twins are alike
Twins: Explained
Is COVID-19 vaccine a potential biological weapon in reverse?
Whither Sri Lankans: Coming, going or gone?
Deaths in police custody: Dearth in law and order
Peniya exposes the tip of the iceberg of the problem
Some thoughts on how Lanka can control the Fall Army worm
Why quarantine returnees at high priced fancy hotels?
When politicians cover up their muddied faces
One health law for all
Mob attack to haunt Biden on world stage
US logs record virus caseload as millions in Asia enter lockdowns
Global vaccine developments
10 babies killed in India hospital fire
Fostering creativity and reconciliation Reduce,Re-use, Re-cycle
First the rich, then the poor
Retiring at 55 or 60?
IMF offers options for Sri Lanka to continue fund facility
New seafarers association to help increase SL seafarers to 50,000
BOC resorts to revival action rather than recovery in challenging times
Acorn Travels’ strategic partnership with Corporate Travel Management Ltd
LOLC General Insurance achieves Rs. 6 b in premiums in less than 10 years
Dialog acquires H One
Hail the certificate!
Financial system further strengthened by CB
Restrict imported ceramic ware to boost local production
Chinese mint new Rs.20 coin for Central Bank
NTB credit card holders can access savings accounts thro’ mobile app
Post congestion vessels continue to bypass Colombo Port
Colombo City Centre Residences - A testimony of the ultimate in luxury urban living
ECT agitation continues unabated
Eric Rajapakse Opticians unveils new Vision and expands product range with Beltone hearing aids
Vallibel Finance, the renowned brand of financial services recently expand
Huawei Helps to Build the First Smart Expressway in Laos
Ocean Lanka Achieves Latest ISO 45001 Standard for Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
MTD selling Colombo Shipyard in limbo
Flying in Germans in lockdown
Health guidelines better late than never
Shell companies in the CSE in demand
Keells introduces “compostable bags” for top crust bread in their journey to reduce the impact on the environment
Millennium IT ESP celebrates 25 years of Reimagining Today and Reinventing Tomorrow
Singer launches world’s best Epson Business Projectors for the new year rush
PIM Virtually Inaugurates Its Largest MBA Batch Ever
People’s Bank Seeduwa Branch moves to new premises
ComBank introduces ‘e-slips’ mobile app for paperless cash and cheque deposits
Hutch’s New Premier Centre opens at One Galle Face
5G powered Huawei Nova 7 SE is the smartphone to own in 2021
From ashes of war rise art and healing
The Chitrasena legacy: Inspiring story at the Design Festival
Restoring railway bridges
Legacy of integrity, friendship empathy and generosity
He was a part of our life, we miss him dearly
A fund would help revive much needed theatre
A scholarly professional and quintessential Jaffna man
The pleasant memories she left will remain with us, for a long time to come
My wife, an unforgettable person
Letters to the Editor
Pink Wednesdays: One step more in raising breast cancer awareness
JUMBO CROSSWORD
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Lankan rail bridges can still be saved
Rebirth of Thiruketheeswaram
Juggling many roles
Venturing out with the three Rs
Old Visakhians, here's your chance to go down memory lane
An adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's The Millionairess’
COLLAB: Supporting ventures in the digital age
Inktober art
Gerry Marsden passes away
Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ lands at No 1 on the UK Singles chart
Sir Tom Jones working on new album
Craig David awarded MBE
Lewis Capaldi album becomes ‘most streamed’
50 Years as a shepherd of God
Fifty new songs from Keerthi
‘Diigawee’: Christain and Buddhist songs under same name
Grammy Awards postponed
Barry Gibb, Dolly Parton perform duet in heartfelt version of 'Words'
A microscopic view on post-war North
Cannes’ featured Bengali movie released here
‘Jeewa’ completes shooting
Singer's personal assistant’s dream to be a producer
Sri Lanka leads South Asian Region in e-learning: UGC Chairman
Vocational Training Authority to expand facilities
Suraksha student insurance scheme extended till December 2021
Rs. one million for Western Province schools
2021 academic year begins tomorrow
Schools Rugby seeks Education Ministry permission
Talk to Yourself or Don’t Talk to Yourself Tuition classes may resume from January 25 onwards, discussions currently under way
Gateway Graduate School to deliver Internationally recognized Pearson Teaching qualifications
Inspired AOD Alumni poised to ‘Create an Impact’ at Sri Lanka Design Festival 2021
Talk to Yourself or Don’t Talk to Yourself
Why entrepreneurship & startups are the key to post Covid-19 economic recovery in Sri Lanka
Starting an Australian university adventure in Colombo
AISCTA President expresses concerns as school van and bus drivers seek employment elsewhere
LOLC Group extends UoC Alumni partnership
Tuition classes may resume from January 25 onwards, discussions currently under way
2021 academic year begins...
Rs. one million for Western Province..
Sri Lanka leads South Asian...
CTU calls on Govt. to take action against principal who refused to employ male teacher in girls’ school
New online education programme to be launched soon: Education Ministry Secretary
Schools in rural areas to receive tabs soon
Pera Uni. minor staff found to be working for contractors outside of the university
Twenty seven Northern Province schools to be renovated
Sri Lanka Insurance extends...
SLTC ends 2020 on a high; Wins Gold, Silver at International Paper Competition
APIIT hosts global expert Simon Anholt at virtual conclave
Ananda College Model United Nations Conference (ACMUNC) 2020
Don’t let Covid-19 outbreak, break your success!
Excelsia College, Australia and Prospects Academy, Sri Lanka sign MOU for Business and Early Childhood Education pathways for Sri Lankan students
13th Annual Sessions and Pre- Annual Session Webinar Series of The Institute of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka (Iepsl)
If higher education is a market, we students deserve a Covid-19 refund
Rotaract to drive ‘ Covid Control Certification’ with SLSI
Why read for a “Gold Standard” Bachelor of Laws from the University of London at Horizon Campus?
Study Medicine in Russia /Belarus
Scotland delays students’ return to campuses until March
Study at Cyberjaya University in Malaysia – Join the FREE Webinar
Charuni Pasquel obtains highest aggregate marks at Preliminary year Law College Examinations
Study Medicine in Russia /Belarus
Schools Rugby seek Education Ministry permission to select national Under-19 squad
FIFA 11+ online workshop kicks off with success
SportUnleash report reveals the sports talent of children
World Class Overseas Medical Education through IMC Education
Rainbow Institute Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Training and New Premises for New Normal
8 Lankan athletes shine at IFMA Virtual Muaythai World Championship 2020 SECTION
Sri Lankan Entrepreneur Shaping Digital Landscape in Bhutan
Achieve your ambition of becoming a successful Lawyer!
Stepping onto Quasquicentennial with Glory and Grandeur Sacred Heart Convent – Galle
World Class Overseas Medical Education through IMC Education
SLIM hosts Inaugural International Marketing Management Conference
Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, the best choice to climb your career ladder
Rainbow Institute Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Training and New Premises for New Normal RAINBOW INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION
Rejuvenate your career path with a Global MBA from a Top ranked University at MSU
The most affordable American Transfer program in Sri Lanka
SLIIT expands partnership with Curtin University to offer full Australian Degrees in Sri Lanka
Conjunct and Touching Letters
Achieve your ambition of becoming a successful Lawyer!
SLIIT and CISCO Networking Academy provided 2000 Scholarships for Special Online Training Programme Empowering Students with Networking Skills
Coping with grief and loss
Student pressure for refunds in England becoming ‘unstoppable’
SLIM hosts Inaugural International Marketing Management Conference
SLIIT Grants for 306 Undergraduates
Sri Lankan Entrepreneur Shaping Digital Landscape in Bhutan; Opens University, Silicon Valley Equivalent
Sri Lankan athletes shine at IFMA Virtual Muaythai World Championship 2020
Pitiwella Tag Championship to promote the game in South
Vinuda wins Shangri-La Hambantota Boxing Day Charity Golf 2020
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