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Week of February 18, 2018

While the birds were dancingI was absorbed in...
Colonel Olcott was an inspiring servant of...
Col. Henry Steele Olcott Memorial Sports...
There is an Old Norse myth which states that at...
Seven districts exceed the 600 limit with Colombo...
One of the popular topics of discussion in Sri...
Moragahakanda reservoir will transfer the much...
The American jazz sensation Wycliffe Gordon and...
Schubert’s Mass in G major D 167 is one of the...
Pic: Rukmal gamage
At a discussion with the media on Friday, Prime...
To many of us one of the familiar sights around...
It is pleasing to note that a dialogue has been...
Vickum Senanayake was recently reappointed as the...
A slope makes colourThe dry brown leavesBurnt by...
The drawing of cartoons is an exclusive art which...
Kala Pola celebrates 25 years of street art mart...
“Fly me to the moonLet me play among the starsLet...
The Indian Cultural Centre will be screening the...
Last week, Sri Lankans voiced their political...
“I think we all have empathy. We may not have...
The Sri Lanka Customs officials arrested a...
The Annual Teachers’ Clinic for the past and...
Amid the general contention over the hybrid...
Hatton Plantations PLC, a Regional Plantation...
Prospective bidders are raising concern over the...
A recorded public talk on ‘What is it that dies...
The SLFP faction in the Government said that it...
The Election Commission (EC) is expected to cite...
Plans are afoot to increase tourism revenue...
Officials attached to the Sudden Raids and Mobile...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe shares a...
The government has taken measures to upgrade...
Janith Chamikara Perera (27) of Thalangama North...
Cultivation of traditional varieties of paddy are...
Three Iranian naval ships, IRIS “Bayandor”, IRIS...
The independent election observers say nearly 360...
Corporate partners pledging to support SOS Children
SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka launched...
The Doha City Tour is a complementary tour...
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), which won...
A tipper truck with its soil load toppled near...
President Maithripala Sirisena instructed...
 PIC: VIPULA AMARASINGHE      From left: General Manager Technical Competency Development – DIMO Automobile Training School (DATS) Jobst Ferber, Chairman and Managing Director – DIMO Ranjith Pandithage and Group CEO – DIMO Gahanath Pandithage at the lanuch .
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), one of...
P.G. Tennakoon, Chief Operating Officer of IPM Sri Lanka presents the  scholarship to Sanjula Hettiarachchi. Gopinath Subramaniam, Director  Operations – Business School of IPM Sri Lanka (on left) and Chamika  Amarathunge, Assistant Center Manager – Kurunegala Branch, IPM Sri Lanka look on.
IPM Sri Lanka, one of the leaders in human...
Ms. W. Kalani Welagedara of Matale, drives away in her Montero Jeep
    Mobitel’s Cash Bonanza program...
Minister Eran Wickramaratne at the conference
State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne is...
Two members of Hirdaramani’s sustainability team.
As part of its sustainable approach to business,...
Singer Sri Lanka, the distributor for Huawei...
Some of the participants at the lecture
A lecture and discussion on ‘Trade theory and...
The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka...
An artist’s impression of  Everest Apartments
Softlogic Properties (Pvt) Ltd, a fully owned...
In a meeting with the American Chamber of...
Director Haycarb PLC & Puritas, Sharmila Ragunathan with Energy Globe founder Wolfgang Neumann at the Energy Globe World Award Ceremony 2017, Presidential Palace, Tehran
xThe world winners in environmental initiatives...
Manju Fernando
Gartner, a US IT Advisory Company that compiles...
Jayomi Lokuliyana
zMessenger, the digital solutions agency in Sri...
 A member of the audience raises a question.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka (...
A Pranama recipient receives a National Merit Award from chief guest Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri. Ceylinco Life  Managing Director R. Renganathan looks on.
The power of recognition to inspire and motivate...
OoklaOokla has declared Mobitel its Speedtest...
Addressing the overwhelming demand for headphones...
Premier Ceylon Hotels and Hospitality Vice President/CEO Jagath Wijesekara with Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga.
The events management division of Premier Ceylon...
The SIA Group’s KrisFlyer frequent-flyer program...
The first five customers of Konica Accurio press C6100/C6085 with JDC and Konica officials: From left: Francis  Chua - Country Sales Manager, Konica Minolta Business Solution Asia; Rohana Navaratne – Assistant Vice President, Aitken Spence Printing and Packaging; Niroon Buddhasiri – Managing Director, LeafD Pvt Ltd; Dinesh Rajawasan, Chairman, ANIM8 Pvt Ltd; Prasanna Karunathilake – Managing Director, Aitken Spence Printing and Packaging; Dhammika Siriwardena – Managing Director,Design Logics Pvt Ltd; Jayan
JDC Printing Technologies launched the Konica...
Ramco offers new age roofing sheets, Greencor, a...
Fonterra has conducted training sessions for over 5,000 participants including dairy farmers, personnel from the Department of Animal Production and Health and for university students at the Demonstration and Training Farm in Pannala
Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka, the dairy co-operative...
Twenty three years after introducing Tiger Balm...
Cargills Bank has partnered with Ria Money...
Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy
The Central Bank (CB) has frozen financial assets...
New Delhi - Air India will add a dozen planes...
In 2006, two giants in Sri Lanka’s Marketing...
Chairman and Chief Executive Mohan Pandithage and Co-Chairman Hayleys PLC, Dhammika Perera.
Strong top line performances across the Hayleys...
On Friday, Brent crude was priced around US$65...
Chairman of Richard Pieris Finance Ltd., Mr. Felix Fernandopulle is seen  declaring open the branch, as Director /CEO -Mr. K.M.M Jabir, Director,  Mr. H.G Wijesurendra, Director Mr. Faizan Ozman, A.G.M Business  Development, Mr. M.G.R Priyankara look on.
Richard Pieris Finance Ltd, the only finance...
CEO and MD Sanjay Tiwari
For the nine months ended December 31, 2017 the...
Markets play very differently under today’s...
The deadline for applications for National...
The first day of school is in fact the most...
The Bank of Ceylon’s state-of-the-art digital solution ‘BOC DIGI’ was opened at the Kandy City Centre recently.
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) launched its first...
HNB Senior Manager, Development Banking, Vishwanath Gunawardena receives the award for Most Innovative Microfinance Bank in Sri Lanka at the recently concluded International Finance Magazine Awards (IFM) 2017 in Singapore.
Extending a winning legacy that spans over 29...
Secretary Ministry of Finance and Mass Media Dr. R H S  Samaratunga and Country  Director ADB, Sri Lanka Resident Mission, Ms. Sri Widowati at the signing of the agreement.
The Government of Sri Lanka had obtained ADB...
Three worker space
The latest entrant on the scene of professional...
Live experience designer Cyber Illusions has...
Chief Credit Officer Sasindra Munasinghe of CDB Finance PLC (second from right),  Deputy General Manager - Finance and Planning,  Hasitha Dassanayake and Aroshi Ranatunga, Head of Sustainability receive the  Non-Banking Financial Services Sector Gold Award at the National Business Excellence Awards 2017
Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB)...
Sri Lanka needs to take a holistic approach to...
Saving the environment and natural energy for the...
Cloud computing is becoming the deployment model...
Seylan Bank’s Director/CEO, Kapila Ariyaratne, Deputy General Manager Retail Banking, Tilan Wijeyesekera and Head of Marketing and Sales, Gamika de Silva with the winners.
Seylan Bank felicitated the top performers of...
The prices of imported vehicles will go up by...
Nanda Fernando, Managing Director, Sampath Bank PLC exchanges the agreement with Dr. Cherry Huang, ​General Manager of Alipay Cross-Border Business, South and South East Asia (SSEA) in the presence of representatives of Alipay, Interblocks and Sampath Bank.
Sampath Bank has become the first bank in the...
Galle Face Group Chairman Sanjeev Gardiner, Galle Face Hotel Management Senior Vice President Chandra Mohotti with senior officials from Zhen Hua Engineering Company Limited in Colombo. Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
Ceylon Hotels Maldives (Pvt) Ltd. (CHML), a...
Chief Executive Officer of Travel7 (Pvt) Ltd.,...
The proposed Flexible Inflation Targeting (FIT)...
The National Brand for Sri Lanka’s ICT/BPM sector...
The Asia Pacific Institute of Information...
Ironman 70.3 Colombo will bring in a revenue of...
Vidhura Ralapanawe
Sri Lanka should plot its renewable energy (RE)...
Ceylinco Life Managing Director and CEO, R. Renganathan unveils the plaque at the presentation to the Sampur Sri Murugan Vidyalayam in Mutur, Trincomalee, the 70th classroom donated by the company
Students of two rural schools whose classrooms...
The latest designs for 2018 in the areas of...
It was an evening forSecretaries, to let their...
(CNN)---In Cape Town, South Africa, they’re...
David Hogg recount their stories about the mass shooting on Wednesday
A student had a message for politicians Thursday...
Day zero, when the 4 million people living in...
Name board vandalism at HimbutanaEdiriweera...
150th death anniversary: Ven. Walane Sri...
The past pupils of 13 Kandy schools will gather...
The Mabole Malay Association (MMA), a premier...
P.M.N.Bandara has been appointed as the Honorary...
Members of The Freshmen Group ‘59 of S.Thomas’...
Ten scholarships were awarded to students of...
Netball Queen - Aneesha Perera , Yischelle Foenander - Best Shooter and Sajali Hettiarachchi - Best Defensive Player
Gateway College was unmatched in the Inter...
The newly elected Council of the Bridge...
Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates his century in the sixth ODI against South Africa played at the Centurion on Friday. – AFP
CENTURION, Friday (AFP) – Virat Kohli said he...
The Annual Inter-House Sports Meet of Bishop’s...
Kandy Sports Club clinically tore apart Sri Lanka...
Rangana Herath (Sri Lankan left-arm spinner) being introduced to the teams by Arct. D.H. Wijewardene and Arct. Damith Premathilake – Chairman of SLIA Sports Committee
As an effort to strengthen the inter-relationship...
Bangladesh hope Tamim Iqbal’s return will hold them in good stead to win the second T20I against Sri Lanka on Sunday.
SYLHET: Little would Bangladesh have known that...
The School for the Blind, Ratmalana is the oldest...
Roger Federer poses with the trophy after defeating Robin Haase of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 to regain number ranking at the age of 36. - AFP
ROTTERDAM, Friday (AFP) - Roger Federer became...
Action at the Inaugural Basketball encounter for the Alles-Gunesekera Cup  at the Pedris Park Basketball Court. Picture by Susantha Wijegunesekera
Royal College became the first holders of the...
SHARJAH, Friday (AFP) - Teenage leg-spinner...
The 25th Mini Battle of the “Battle of the...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A South...
One Galle Face – a project by Shangri-La Group-...
A dedicated Performance Arts Theatre was opened...
Capital Alliance (CAL) launched Fipbox, a...
ARULAMBALAM - THAVARAJ - The death is announced...
Monday is not a desired day to go out for dinner...
The Sunday Observer is delighted to share the...
Emirates firms up its latest order for 36 additional Airbus A380 aircraft worth US$16 billion.
Emirates, signed a contract for 20 additional...
Sri Lanka opens up to tourists more and more each...
Cathay Pacific Airways is launching Business...
Last Saturday, the people spoke. They gave a...
The Local Government elections are over. The...
There’s no topic other than the recent local...
After a whole year of claims and denials and...
Finane & Leasing Services - VehiclesMinimum...
Business OpportunitiesBusiness Partner needed for...
Business Pemises - For SaleCoir dust production...
Estates8 acres tea land for sale 6 km away from...
 My home garden is a beautiful place which...
My pet is a cat. It has a spotty skin full of...
 Water is a basic need of all living beings...
My mother’s name is Rasangika. She is 38 years...
 Due to dengue fever that prevailed recently...
 My school is President’s College,...
Road accidents happen suddenly and unexpectedly....
 My school is President’s College,...
The Ministry of Education (MOE) signed a...
St. Anthony International School, Walpola,...
The world’s first vending machine for homeless...
Times change and so do the people in your company...
China’s home-grown AG600, the world’s largest...
Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd is set...
First PrizeAmong the books I have read so far,...
If you have seen the London Eye or the Singapore...
 One day, a little girl went on a trip with...
Trees are an important part of nature. What would...
It’s time for a little tough love. Here’s why a...
Many of you must have heard, ‘You eat with your...
Food presentation is just as essential to the...
Quinoa (similar to regular white rice, brown rice...
Actors often go to great extremes for a role, but...
Princess Diana and Elton John at their friend Gianna Versace’s funeral on July 22, 1997.
Can you feel the love tonight?Elton John...
Fearlessly cruising the ocean at a speed of 28...
Using touch to flirt with a girlPerhaps the most...
The sari has dominated the Asian woman’s dress...
In the past, ADHD was perceived as naughty and...
To those of us who watched the movie The Texas...
It’s never fun to be on the receiving end of...
A distinctive mash-up of warm blush tones and...
About our daughter Govi RC,​ 1985,​ 5’2’’,​...
Academically and professionally qualified good...
It was a fine sunny morning. I was in the front...
Whoever thought, spending some time with a story...
MAGNIFICENT SIGHT: A section of the massive Chaitya of Yudaganawa and shrine-room
Being a land of ancient kingdoms, there is a...

Week of February 18, 2018