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Week of September 16, 2018

Casella (seated in centre) with the original Off-Broadway cast of The Irish Curse.
In August 2015 the Sri Lankan theatre company...
Mavericks Band
Don’t put off the idea – get your cowboy or...
Anula de Silva (5th from left) with Founder of Stree Shakti, Rakha Mody and President of Stree Shakti, Dr. Arati Sexena, Vice Chancellor of the Ruhuna University, Prof Gamini Senanayake and other invitees after the award ceremony
A renowned Sri Lankan novelist and former...
Veteran award-winning playwright Peter Wedamuni’s...
A story woven with political intrigue; romance...
The Guru Gedara Festival opened for a four-day...
Contrary to the designer’s name the fashions...
Independence Day September 2 in Vietnam, as...
Today, Colombo’s skyline is continually...
River of Ink, a story based on an intriguing...
Vedanta Institute Colombo has organised a half...
Reaching out to a discerning audience, offering...
The Sky-lift in operation- reaching 37 metres
Colombo city is undergoing rapid transformation,...
President Maithripala Sirisena was the chief...
The Annual General Meeting of the Institute of...
Zhong Than Ding Hui Pvt Ltd, the parent company...
The maculopapular skin rash
Measles is a highly infectious disease with fatal...
Food is part of human culture. It has many...
LIONEL WENDT GALLERY –September 21st & 22nd...
Hilton Colombo won ‘Sri Lanka’s Leading Business...
A troop of naval personnel attached to SLNS...
“Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings...
The Salvation Army in its Annual Appeal to raise...
MAGNIFICENT MONUMENTS: The glorious brick built ruined dagoba seen after excavations
The ancient cultural concept of the Dagoba, Keth...
Sri Lanka is experiencing a rapidly aging...
When the language is expanding only a very few of...
From left: Nana Rav, Director - Operations TVS Lanka Pvt. Ltd., R Dilip, Senior Vice President - International Business at TVS Motor Company, and Ravi Liyanage, Chief Executive Officer of TVS Lanka Pvt. Ltd
TVS Motor Company, a manufacturer of two-wheelers...
CEO of HIPG, Ray Ren and President and CEO of KLPL, Makoto Hashizume in discussion before the signing of the agreement.
The Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG)...
Chief Executive Officer SriLankan Catering, Lalith Vithana     & Chairman SriLankan  Airlines and SriLankan Catering, Ranjit Fernando
SriLankan Catering Ltd. has recorded a steady...
From left: HNBA Head of Distribution, Hiran Fernandopulle,Deepthi Lokuarachchi - HNBA and HNBGI Managing Director/CEO, Mr. R. E. S. Liyanage - Best Sales Person, Mrs. Rose Cooray - HNBA and HNBGI Chairperson, Mr. Prasantha Fernando - HNBA Chief Operating Officer and Mr. Ivan Nicholas - HNBA Chief Business Officer.
HNBA Assurance PLC (HNBA) felicitated the...
Prabodha Samarasekera
Sri Lanka’s first all-in-one financial services...
The government is in the process of finalising...
LB Finance PLC initiated and launched ‘Thuru...
The training session in progress
Acting on its pledge to ensure better park...
Sri Lanka needs to make progress in the area of...
 (From left): Senior Journalist Mr. Feizal Samath, Professor Vajira Dissanayake, Dr. Buddika Dayaratne, Dr. Nishan Siriwardena, Dr. Pamod Amarakoon, Mr. Kasun Karunaratne of Creative Software and Mr. Irshad Deen of SLT
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) together with the Health...
Chairman, Ambeon Capital, Sanjeev Gardiner (2nd from right), Group Managing Director / CEO of Ambeon Capital,  and Ambeon Holdings Murali Prakash (1st from right), CEO, MTI Consulting, Hilmy Cader (3rd from right) with Project Manager, MTI,   Christine Fernando.
Taprobane Capital Plus (Pvt) Ltd, a wholly owned...
Siyapatha Finance PLC celebrated the opening of a...
The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA/ www....
Chia Hock Lai
An international Fintech expert from Singapore...
Dr. Eteri Kvintradze
Sri Lanka’s export structure has been static for...
Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe and the Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) Dr.Parakrama Dissanayake on a visit to the Jaya Container Terminal.
The Port of Colombo is ranked as the world’s No....
Representatives of SLIM and Nations Trust Bank
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) has...
Renowned expert and a promoter of e-cargo...
The Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical...
The Sri Lanka Tourism aims at luring around three...
The Hambantota industrial port project is in need...
AGSEP Research CEO Dr. Dietmar Doering shows a model marina at the media briefing flanked by TJ Associates Managing Partner Dr. Tissa Jayaweera and other officials of AGSEP Research.
A recent survey reveals that 96 percent of the...
The country has achieved macroeconomic stability...
 Let’s drop the empty slogans, take down the banners, and throwaway the T-shirts. Today, it takes a pragmatic realist to separate the true picture from the conventional group-think.
Today, our world is filled with sceptics. People...
The Development Lotteries Board (DLB) recorded 28...
Chairman, DFCC Bank, Royle Jansz
The inaugural ‘Most Admired Companies of Sri...
From left:  Janet Hyde – Investment Specialist - Private Sector Operations Department, ADB,Janet Hyde, Vice President - Trade Services & International Remittances, DFCC Bank, Prasanna Premaratne,  - Vice President- Liabilities and Trade Business Development, DFCC Bank Anton Arumugam and Head of Trade Supply Chain Finance, ADB, Steven Beck.
DFCC Bank was bestowed with the ‘Leading Partner...
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka hosted a...
Janashakthi PLC (JPLC) has acquisition of 31.14...
Sponsored by Dialog Axiata
Royal College presents Spark 2018 powered by...
Key government officials on Friday shared their...
At the launch
Architect 2019 was launched at Hotel Kingsbury,...
Merril J. Fernando
Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando was honoured...
The education system needs to cater to the needs...
Bank of Ceylon officials with the awards
The Bank of Ceylon was again recognised for HR...
Hiroshi Yasuno
Japan’s Belluna Company, which launched the ultra...
Mike Derrett
The sixth edition of the Sri Lanka Boat Show 2018...
AIA Insurance took their promise of helping...
The country’s premier youth savings account “18...
The Batticaloa International Trade Exhibition...
Presentation of letters of appointment for job opportunities in Japan
The NSBM Industry Partnership Program’s Evening...
Almost 90 percent of the reclamation work and...
The Board of Directors of Seylan Bank PLC has...
Set to open its doors in the coming weeks, the...
The Beetle car
Volkswagen will stop making the Beetle car next...
Messe Frankfurt officials at the event. Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
Messe Frankfurt is focusing on the Sri Lankan...
Sri Lanka’s IT industry is confident that they...
Chairman and CEO, KPMG India, Arun M. Kumar (left...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesMinimum...
Professional Consultancy ServicesAble experienced...
Business Premises for Sale/Lease350 years old...
Miscellaneous for SaleEighty years old English...
Is our justice system bringing wrongdoers to...
Nobody Has It AllAs I began life I thought I can...
The constitutional reform process which was one...
The Counter Terrorism Bill approved by cabinet...
In a wide ranging interview with the Sunday...
Soon after a mega Rally organised by an...
Part of the coastal belt affected by the oil spill
As the global community celebrated International...
Era of investing in ‘pump and dump’ stocks and...
EvalColombo2018 organised by the Global...
Three rocks arranged in a circle. Firewood...
Artist rendering of the new WPC building at Battaramulla
While the deal to purchase 144 super luxury...
Scene from the film
“No man is truly great in his lifetime. The test...
In a landmark judgment delivered on September 6,...
Depths of despair
According to recent statistics published by the...
My pets are parrots. My mother bought me two...
Reading is a very useful hobby. It helps us spend...
Pix: Ranjith Asanka
The planets in the Solar System are Mercury,...
My favourite cricketer is Kumar Sangakkara. In...
Hill mynaThe Sri Lanka Hill myna, Ceylon myna or...
Certain problems have erupted nowadays due to our...
Everyone has DNA. They get their DNA from their...
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam at the launch of training program
The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam...
The person I like most is Gen. Kamal Gunaratne....
Lego announced recently that it has successfully...
The 53rd Colombo Scout Camporee was held at the...
Usually frozen waters open up twice a year in a...
The Derana International Kite Festival 2018...
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot is set in...
The Alex Rider series is written by the British...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory written by the...
Earth has not anything to show more fair:Dull...
We all know the nursery rhyme “Twinkle Twinkle...
Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy was born in Colombo,...
Water is a gift of nature. In a nutshell, water...
It is important for everyone to take a long...
About our daughter slim and pretty (MBBS) Doctor...
AAA B/​G respectable family connected within UK,​...
Navy personnel work to remove oil from the beach...
In the effort to streamline and structure the...
The late M.H.M. Ashraff PC, MP18th death...
N.P.Asanka Pradeep Kumara, 39 of Minuwangoda is...
Despite threats to take disciplinary action...
President Maithripala Sirisena felicitated Sri...
Niluka Kadurugamuwa, a career diplomat currently...
New Sergeant-at-Arms Narendra Fernando called on...
PM Ranil Wickremesinghe with other ASEAN Leaders at the World Economic Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. Pic courtesy Prime  Minister’s Media
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking at...
The Government of Japan has decided to provide a...
The Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) presented...
Joint Opposition frontliner Kumara Welgama hit...
Sri Lanka has no reason to be wary of increased...
A five-day workshop on voice training to improve...
Establishment Code for politicians, a mustForty...
Sri Lanka’s top business leader, Dr. Hans...
Mannar Magistrate T. Saravanaraj granted...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with Chairman...
The Girls’ Friendly Society of Sri Lanka (GFS)...
Commenting on President Maithripala Sirisena’s...
UN expert flags forceful evictions, microfinance...
A recorded public talk on ‘Love and Freedom’...
ABEYSEKERA - EDIRIMUNI GARVIN DE ZOYSA. Dearly...
A solar plant in the desert
 Judging by news reports that we come across...
The week of 27 August was active and progressive...
When he met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mahinda Rajapaksa chose to be accompanied only by his son. This was despite the fact that the Rajapaksa delegation to India included senior members of his political faction, including Rhodes Scholar Prof. G.L. Pieris. Pieris, who appeared to be playing the role of shadow Foreign Minister at all the former President’s other meetings, was left out of the most crucial meeting of them all
Truth in the modern world has different shades...
At 3.30 am on September 10, Admiral Ravindra...
Sri Lanka is aiming to leverage the recently...
That was the sorry story of the Joint Opposition...
One of the most important principles of Islam is...
The biggest event of Handicrafts in Sri Lanka, “...
The MCA Veterans (Over-40) cricket team under the...
South Africa’s RG Snyman (R) catches a high ball during their Rugby Championship Test match against Australia last week in Brisbane AFP
LONDON AFP: Rugby needs to have a plan in place...
Ma’a Nonu
WELLINGTON AFP: All Blacks centurion Ma’a Nonu...
Jose Ramirez
LOS ANGELES AFP: Unbeaten Jose Ramirez kept his...
LONDON AFP: James Anderson was hailed as “England...
 Praneeth Udumalagala receives his jacket
The Sri Lanka men’s basketball team qualified to...
Bangladeshi batsman Mushfiqur Rahim plays a shot during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match against Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium  AFP)
DUBAI, Saturday – Sri Lanka collapsed in a heap...
LONDON AFP: Leading Test wicket-takers after...
Chief Marketing Officer of Dialog Amali Nanyakkara hands over the sponsorship check to President of Army Para Sports Committee Chief of Staff Major General W.B.D.P. Fernando. Picture by Saman Sri Wedage
The 18th edition of the Army Para Sports...
Sri Lanka’s Senuri Bandara (in yellow) collides with Guam’s goal-keeper Kiarra Annabella
Guam’s under-16 football team made an emphatic...
NEW YORK: Naomi Osaka of Japan poses with the championship trophy after winning the US Open AFP
NEW YORK AFP: Martina Navratilova, an 18-time...
Prince of Wales College Moratuwa, Royal College...
Janitha Surath spikes a point for Sri Lanka in the Asian Challenge Volleyball tournament against Hong Kong yesterday
Sri Lanka made an auspicious start in their bid...
Thilaka Jinadasa is greeted by her jubilant players with the Asia Cup won in Singapore last week in the presence of Trixie Nanayakkara
Asian title winning Sri Lanka netball coach...
The Group of 90s of Zahira College will conduct...
Sri Lanka were defeated by Hong Kong 31-0 in...
Shivantha Vivekanandan was elected as first life...
Army’s athletes emerged the overall champions...
Rev. Fr. Henry Wijeyeratne (left) Principal of St. Anthony’s College Kandy receiving the Lorenz Pereira Trophy from Lorenz Pereira himself flanked by Sujith Silva, Editor in Chief of Quadrangle Magazine
St. Anthony’s College Kandy has been declared...
Dharmaraja College beat the Old Boys by 14 runs...
Nero was fiddling while Rome was burning: File photo of Sports Minister Faiszer Mushtapha (centre) and Competent Authority of SLC Kamal Padmasiri (centre) talking to SLC’s Ashley de Silva before a fruitless meeting with the ICC last month
Just when almost everything appeared to be...
Ravindu Laksiri and Fathom Issadeen emerged men’s...
The Zahira College squad: Seated from left: Akthar Ameer (Captain), Asanka Perera (Asst. Coach), Ahnaf Khan (M.I.C.), Samson de Mel (Head Coach), Ashfaaq Ahamed (Vice Captain). Standing from left: R. Fathany, M. F. M. Nafeel, Sūd Ibrahim, M. R. M. Rikaz, M. Minhaj, Hussein Ziyard, M. Ruzaik, Abdul Hameed,        M. H. M. Hishni. Absent: Ashir, Abdul Majid, Abdul Hadi, Asthak
With a history of just four years in the sport,...
BRISBANE AFP: Argentina scored their first win...
Beleaguered Sports Minister Faiszer Mushtapha may...
South Africa’s Jesse Kriel celebrates victory during their Rugby Championship match against New Zealand in Wellington yesterday AFP
WELLINGTON AFP: South Africa pulled off a shock...
Matting for KingswoodThe Central Province Sports...
NEW YORK: Serena Williams of the United States throws her racket to the ground in frustration AFP
NEW YORK AFP: Serena Williams was fined $17,000...
You don’t need a huge frame or body to be a good...
Navin Pieris - Head of Broadband and Fixed Telecommunications, Dialog Axiata officially hands over the Asian Volleyball Championship Trophy to president of the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation Ranjith Siyamblapitiya MP and Minister of Power and Energy
The Sri Lanka volleyball team received over 500,...
Ransilu Jayatilleke
Darin Weerasinghe and Ransilu Jayatilleke brought...
Iraq opened the first ever Asia Volleyball...
Heshan Meethalawa captain of Royal College (right) and Aaron Fonseka captain of Gateway College with the Trophy (Pic by Sarath Peiris)
Basketball is loved by many throughout the world...
The champion Kingswood College team which won the...
‘Friends’ dominated the ‘90s.The 1990s was an...
The ‘Kin Wild & Young Eye on Nature 2018’...
‘#EatDrinkHilton’s seasonal produce theme and...
“I’d like to bring out a project next year that...
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has helped a son pay...
Our pictures show a trendy collection of...
Mel B is preparing to check into rehab after...
Rapper Mac Miller has died aged just 26.Ariana...
As the worldbattles climate change, power...
Kurunegala is an ancient city in the North...
In this age of digital dominance and all things...
Post your poetry to Young Voice, Sunday...
When she realized the clothes she wore after...

Week of September 16, 2018