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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...
A story woven with political intrigue; romance...
The Guru Gedara Festival opened for a four-day...
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...
Contrary to the designer’s name the fashions...
Independence Day September 2 in Vietnam, as...
Today, Colombo’s skyline is continually...
The Sky-lift in operation- reaching 37 metres
Colombo city is undergoing rapid transformation,...
River of Ink, a story based on an intriguing...
Vedanta Institute Colombo has organised a half...
Reaching out to a discerning audience, offering...
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...
Key government officials on Friday shared their...
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...
The education system needs to cater to the needs...
At the launch
Architect 2019 was launched at Hotel Kingsbury,...
Merril J. Fernando
Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando was honoured...
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 Board of Directors of Seylan Bank PLC has...
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...
Sri Lanka’s IT industry is confident that they...
Chairman and CEO, KPMG India, Arun M. Kumar (left...
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...
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...
The government is in the process of finalising...
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...
Sri Lanka needs to make progress in the area of...
LB Finance PLC initiated and launched ‘Thuru...
The training session in progress
Acting on its pledge to ensure better park...
 (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...
The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA/ www....
Siyapatha Finance PLC celebrated the opening of a...
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....
Chia Hock Lai
An international Fintech expert from Singapore...
Dr. Eteri Kvintradze
Sri Lanka’s export structure has been static for...
Representatives of SLIM and Nations Trust Bank
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) has...
Renowned expert and a promoter of e-cargo...
The Hambantota industrial port project is in need...
The Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical...
The Sri Lanka Tourism aims at luring around three...
The country has achieved macroeconomic stability...
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...
 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...
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...
Three rocks arranged in a circle. Firewood...
The constitutional reform process which was one...
The Counter Terrorism Bill approved by cabinet...
In a wide ranging interview with the Sunday...
Scene from the film
“No man is truly great in his lifetime. The test...
Soon after a mega Rally organised by an...
Nobody Has It AllAs I began life I thought I can...
Era of investing in ‘pump and dump’ stocks and...
Part of the coastal belt affected by the oil spill
As the global community celebrated International...
Artist rendering of the new WPC building at Battaramulla
While the deal to purchase 144 super luxury...
EvalColombo2018 organised by the Global...
In a landmark judgment delivered on September 6,...
Depths of despair
According to recent statistics published 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...
My pets are parrots. My mother bought me two...
Pix: Ranjith Asanka
Reading is a very useful hobby. It helps us spend...
The planets in the Solar System are Mercury,...
Hill mynaThe Sri Lanka Hill myna, Ceylon myna or...
My favourite cricketer is Kumar Sangakkara. In...
Certain problems have erupted nowadays due to our...
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam at the launch of training program
The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam...
Everyone has DNA. They get their DNA from their...
Lego announced recently that it has successfully...
The person I like most is Gen. Kamal Gunaratne....
Usually frozen waters open up twice a year in a...
The 53rd Colombo Scout Camporee was held at the...
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot is set in...
The Derana International Kite Festival 2018...
The Alex Rider series is written by the British...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory written by the...
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...
N.P.Asanka Pradeep Kumara, 39 of Minuwangoda is...
Despite threats to take disciplinary action...
Establishment Code for politicians, a mustForty...
President Maithripala Sirisena felicitated Sri...
New Sergeant-at-Arms Narendra Fernando called on...
The late M.H.M. Ashraff PC, MP18th death...
Niluka Kadurugamuwa, a career diplomat currently...
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...
Joint Opposition frontliner Kumara Welgama hit...
The Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) presented...
Sri Lanka has no reason to be wary of increased...
A five-day workshop on voice training to improve...
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...
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...
A solar plant in the desert
 Judging by news reports that we come across...
At 3.30 am on September 10, Admiral Ravindra...
The week of 27 August was active and progressive...
That was the sorry story of the Joint Opposition...
Sri Lanka is aiming to leverage the recently...
One of the most important principles of Islam is...
The biggest event of Handicrafts in Sri Lanka, “...
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...
Matting for KingswoodThe Central Province Sports...
Jose Ramirez
LOS ANGELES AFP: Unbeaten Jose Ramirez kept his...
You don’t need a huge frame or body to be a good...
 Praneeth Udumalagala receives his jacket
The Sri Lanka men’s basketball team qualified to...
Ransilu Jayatilleke
Darin Weerasinghe and Ransilu Jayatilleke brought...
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...
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...
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...
Prince of Wales College Moratuwa, Royal College...
Sri Lanka’s Senuri Bandara (in yellow) collides with Guam’s goal-keeper Kiarra Annabella
Guam’s under-16 football team made an emphatic...
The MCA Veterans (Over-40) cricket team under the...
The Group of 90s of Zahira College will conduct...
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...
Ma’a Nonu
WELLINGTON AFP: All Blacks centurion Ma’a Nonu...
Shivantha Vivekanandan was elected as first life...
Sri Lanka were defeated by Hong Kong 31-0 in...
LONDON AFP: James Anderson was hailed as “England...
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...
Army’s athletes emerged the overall champions...
Dharmaraja College beat the Old Boys by 14 runs...
LONDON AFP: Leading Test wicket-takers after...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Iraq opened the first ever Asia Volleyball...
The champion Kingswood College team which won the...
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...
‘Friends’ dominated the ‘90s.The 1990s was an...
‘#EatDrinkHilton’s seasonal produce theme and...
The ‘Kin Wild & Young Eye on Nature 2018’...
“I’d like to bring out a project next year that...
Our pictures show a trendy collection of...
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has helped a son pay...
Mel B is preparing to check into rehab after...
Rapper Mac Miller has died aged just 26.Ariana...

Week of September 16, 2018