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Week of March 5, 2017

As part of its long-term sustainability and CSR...
Jetwing Hotels achieved another milestone by...
Bangladesh High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, M Riaz Hamidullah hands over event souvenirs to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and Minister of National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages, Mano Ganeshan
The International Mother Language Day was held...
Restored Galle Library
The historic library in Galle Fort has been...
A few weeks ago we focussed on sporty and casual...
The evening was well patronised, with many from...
As a stamps collector from 1950, I am deeply...
Association and company with the wiseis a key...
Principal Dr. Noel Vimalendran addresses schoolchildren
The invaluable service rendered by elders to the...
My eyes filled with amazement at first sight of...
Hunuwataye Kathawa produced by the late Henry...
Despite the last-minute gaffe at the recently...
S.R. Gnanam, Managing Director of Tokyo Cement hands over the sponsorship to Shalini Wickramasuriya, Trustee of The Music Project.
Tokyo Cement partnered with The Music Project, a...
The Indian Cultural Centre is organizing a...
Layla Alles
Enjoying a well deserved holiday in the land of...
The Davena Vihagun (aka Burning Birds) written...
Sri Lankians
The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation presents...
The English medium literary scene in Sri Lanka is...
Situated on the outskirts of Colombo and...
Celebrating five years in the hospitality...
The newly opened Jetwing Hotel in the city has a...
This week’s Spectrum presents the final...
A magnificent Ganesh Kovil of the old town of Maskeliya which has reappeared from the water.
After a four-hour drive on the Avissawella-Hatton...
As the curtain rises on a fresh Women’s...
Prof. (Mrs) Maithree Wickremesinghe and Ministers Chandrani Bandara and Thalatha Athukorale leading a women’s walk themed ‘Awakening (Voice) women’ from the Nelum Pokuna premises to the Viharamahadevi Park.
As the curtain rises on a fresh Women’s...
Flower entrepreneur Joan Forbes organized a mass...
Some of the enthusiasts who took part at the Sun...
When we gaily plunge in to the warm blue waters...
Even as Sri Lanka’s human rights condition is...
The book launch of Sasara Jeevithai Gandhabba...
Bangkok: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)...
Trishaw passengers swept awayThree males and one...
President Maitripala Sirisena yesterday stressed...
The Nidahas Sevaka Samgamya (SLNSS) branch of...
The SLFP maintains the position that the upcoming...
The renovated old lighthouse
The area that comes under the purview of the old...
In a major drug bust, the Police Narcotics Bureau...
Secretary General of  the China National Philatelic Corporation, Ma Xiaoling presents the Commemorative Cover to Ambassador of Sri Lanka in China, Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku.
A Commemorative Cover was issued on Thursday,...
The public will be able to apply for Police...
The Bukhary Muslim Grand Feast of Ketchimala...
Naval personnel onboard a Fast Attack Craft...
Tri-forces and Police are continuing operations...
The United Kingdom, the main sponsor of the...
A recorded public talk on ‘Meditation and the...
At least 37 people were injured in a serious...
With numerous allegations levelled against Big...
The tourists climbing the Sigiriya Rock take...
Police investigating the shooting incident on...
President Maitripala Sirisena who was in Jaffna yesterday, visited Jaffna Security Forces headquarters and addressed the Security Forces personnel. He also presented gifts to ex-military officials who retired from the Army after serving in Jaffna.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said...
The Security Forces through the Government Agent...
The Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy is a UNESCO World Heritage site.PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
The Urban Development Authority (UDA) of Sri...
The Godage National Literary Awards ceremony will...
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Sri Lanka-based...
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Ceylon Dollar Bond...
Estate crop production for tea stood at 79.1...
The head table at the media briefing. PIC: SARATH PIERIS.
The eighth edition of the international...
In the new era of intense competition, rapid...
Alliance Finance Co. PLC becomes one of the first...
Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe at the launch of the social marketing campaign.Pic: Vipula Amarasinghe
To address the urgent issue of labour shortages...
Minister Sagala Ratnayake launches the website
EW Information Systems Ltd (EWIS), celebrating 30...
Assetminder, a fleet maintenance and workshop...
Officials of the Canned Fish Manufacturers Association
Sri Lanka spends Rs. 15 billion on canned fish...
John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) was the overall...
Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), the manufacturers...
Figure 2- Captured sign detection and recognition
Any sufficiently advanced technology is...
 The new plane receives the traditional water salute
SriLankan Airlines launched the induction of new...
Are you fed up with offers that say ‘Interest...
Hayleys Plantations emerged winners in two...
Seylan Bank recorded a profit after tax of Rs. 4,...
JAT was one of the title sponsors of the Building...
Corporate trainers, Sanjeev Jayaratnam and Kumar...
Sri Lanka imports approximately 70 percent of its...
DSI officials with the national visually handicapped cricket team
Following the excellent performance of the...
The restoration of the GSP+ trade concession by...
Aitken Spence PLC has again reaffirmed its...
The Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC’s (CTC) Profit...
Solakro, which manufactures paints and related...
Owners of businesses catering to tourists got...
President Sirisena presents an award to a winner. Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen looks on.
Six hundred Sri Lankan craftsmen were felicitated...
Orient Finance announced advances in its Trade-In...
Barcelona – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones...
The Customs Ordinance with amendments will be...
The reorganization of the contemporary workplace...
Square 44, the International Design Agency...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently hosted the...
RDS Surf School, the winners of the Red Bull Levels at Karma Beach, Mirissa.
The third edition of Red Bull Levels held...
Following concerns expressed by pharmaceutical...
An award-winning author, and expert in...
The prevailing drought and external factors such...
The Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka (MBSL) and Finance...
The CNCI Achievers Awards 2017 organized by the...
“Artificial human life could soon be grown from...
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (front) arrives at Halim airport in Jakarta
Strap--Saudi Arabia and Indonesia signed a $1...
Josephian batsman Nipun Sumasinghe batting in the second innings watched by Peterite skipper and wicket-keeper Lakshina Rodrigo on the second day of the 83rd Battle of the Saints cricket match played at the P Sara Oval yesterday.  (Pic by Saman Mendis)
Given an impossible target of 181 to win in 15...
All past cricketers of Kingswood College Kandy...
Romesh  Nallaperuma (Captain STC) and Helitha  Vithanage (Captain RC)
The stage is set to unveil the 138th episode of...
Sri Lanka Under 19 cricketer Sammu Ashan hit a...
The 59th Battle of the Babes cricket encounter...
Sri Lanka A opener Danushka Gunathilaka lofts down the ground in his unbeaten knock of 121 against England Lions in the second unofficial ODI at Rangiri Dambulla Stadium yesterday.
An unbroken double century opening stand between...
SAO PAULO, Saturday (AFP) – When Brazilian...
Pakistan will deploy troops and bullet-proof...
Trinity College continued their early dominance...
Over here in the hills, Kandy Sports Club at...
Qatar’s population has swollen by more than two...
French football legend Raymond Kopa, who won the...
Zahira College, one of the pioneer schools in the...
Picking the  lucky winners. From left. Kapila Ajith Kumara (Head  Of  IT ANCL), Kamal Wijesuriya ( DGM Printing  And Maintenence ANCL) and Narada Sumanaratne( DGM Human Capital) picking  the  lucky  coupons  at  the  end  of  the  third  week  count.
Sanjula Abeywickrema of Isipathana College,...
Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day international century...
Australian spinner Nathan Lyon shows the ball with which he scalped eight Indian batsmen as he is cheered by team mates at the end of the innings on the first day of the second Test at Bangalore on Saturday. AFP
BANGALORE, Saturday (AFP) – Off-spinner Nathan...
The mini Battle of the Blues cricket match...
Gurusinha won the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year award in  1985
The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the...
COORAY - CHRISTOPHER (C.A.C.) - Beloved husband...
On a sunny afternoon I was seated at the hangar...
Just last night, I finished thriller writer Ward...
In the statement made at the 34th session of the...
Ven Omalpe Sobitha Thera, oops sorry, Ven Doctor...
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR SALEDental Unit for sale. 3...
BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET OR LEASEPrime location,...
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS & APPLIANCESAntique Ebony -...
ESTATES FOR SALEPuttalam Palavi 15Acre Coconut...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLeasing...
My name is Hafsa Careem. I study at Muslim Balika...
I am Mohamed Sarooj Nuha. I am in Grade Ten...
I am Isindu Nimandith, I study at Txaila Central...
What is Saturn like?Saturn is the sixth planet...
Sri Lanka’s Independence Day is celebrated on the...
Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo held its ‘Centenary...
 During the school holidays we went to...
D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo held the ‘STEPS...
 Everyone should have a hobby so that we can...
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe charts the...
The Internet is important to people. There are...
First PrizeThere are many types of stories –...
Trees are very valuable gifts that we have...
second PrizeFamous Five is one of the most famous...
The Sun is a star at the centre of the Solar...
Protecting the Earth is the duty of all people....
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
 The National Flag of Sri Lanka depicts a...
A butterfly starts its life in an egg, Then...
My favourite detective is Sherlock Holmes. His...
I found a basket of flowers, lying beneath my...
 My favourite festival is Thai Pongal which...
P - Pleasing to everyone A - A must to have T -...
Snow falls all day, Snow, snow, snow, I like you...
Thinking of going abroad for the holidays with...
My name is Yasasvi Himawari Perera. I am studying...
Able, wealthy professional parents living in...
Academically and professionally qualified pretty...

Week of March 5, 2017