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Week of April 2, 2017

The sun had gone to rest and dusk was falling....
Prevailing silencePlucking stringsMusic in...
The eye-catching scene I enjoy everyday Is that...
Code of morality advocated by five precepts Form...
Nothing to eat, for days Without any source of...
When the heaviest rains are descending over my...
The other day, when I watched super star Dileepa...
Security and counter terrorism continue to...
A variety of swim suits for the fun-spirited...
It was a fascinating evening when twelve young...
The 77th National Day of Pakistan was celebrated...
The participants at the forum
An unprecedented collaboration between Sri Lanka’...
Every morning I wake up with the thought of...
Water leak everywhere and not a drop to drink! (...
The SOS Coordination Centre, an arm of the public...
HelpAge officials distributing food items and household goods to victims
It was 5 pm and suddenly, we heard a loud noise....
Hameedia last week, launched a collection of...
‘Beauty in a Method’, a beauty care workshop...
Some of the contestants of the Ceylon Majestic...
Tuberculosis has been a challenge to humans since...
Music therapy has been found to decrease pain in...
Steeped in the art of tea, Zesta, Watawala Tea...
As the monsoon leaves the West and South toward...
It’s none other than Adisham in Haputale, a...
Angampora, the once glorious tradition of martial...
The arched cave mouth of Batatotalena with ferns hanging on the rock ceiling constantly dripping water.
Growing up in the rural countryside of a...
The reduction in passenger movements and...
President Maithripala Sirisena who was on a three...
Dinesh Weerakkody a well known business...
President Maithripala Sirisena’s assurance to the...
There is growing concern within senior members of...
It is surprising that the international community...
There are quite a few well known temples in...
Seventy five years ago, on April 5 , 1942, the...
Make sure that you thoroughly trim your beard or...
Wherever else our delicate foreign relations...
High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka Taranjit...
Salu Sala last week said it is not liable to pay...
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says that a...
The Government Nursing Officers Association (GNOA...
 Seylan Bank marked its 29th year...
Government officials will meet this week to...
The structural plan for the megapolis development...
The National Youth Convention of the Sri Lanka...
 Woman jumps in front of trainA woman jumped...
Asia’s largest sand dredger, JUN YANG 1 in...
A book containing articles on the leadership of...
The Prestantia Chorale and Chraft Christian Arts...
Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi assumed...
Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural...
The Presidential Film Awards was held at the...
The Prestantia Chorale and Chraft Christian Arts...
A renowned social and community worker, Dr....
A recorded public talk on ‘If all time is now,...
Old Anandians Group of ‘99 has organised Nihanda...
Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural...
Natural nuances that make the Avurudu season so...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing has organised...
The Moors Islamic Cultural Home Women’s Bureau...
After two years living in Sri Lanka, the French...
Sri Lanka Insurance (SLI) officers will visit...
Offering customers state-of-the-art finance...
Indian photographer Dabboo Ratnani, Global VP and President of OPPO India, Sky Li and Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone at the launch.
The global smartphone brand Oppo introduced the ‘...
Neela Marikkar
Dentsu Aegis Network last week announced the...
The strategy-critical project carried out by MTI...
Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC completed 15 years...
The LB Gift Store launched by LB Finance with...
R. N. Ranjani (third from left) the Saubhagya entrepreneur who received the grand prize at the DiriyaPranama Awards on stage with the  chief guest, Malini Fonseka and representatives of the Samurdhi Authority, Unilever Sri Lanka and its partners.
Unilever Sri Lanka’s Project Saubhagya, a...
 The business forum in progress
A 25-member Sri Lankan business delegation led by...
AIA Group Limited (AIA), an independent publicly...
LB Finance recently opened a branch at Main...
“The country needs a national policy on...
Testing a solar- powered boat
Waste not, want not, as the saying goes in...
Understanding the emerging trend in the consumer’...
Krishan Balendra
John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) will continue to...
Munchee staff distribute biscuits
Munchee the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits...
In agribusiness, Sunshine Holdings manages over 12,000 hectares and employs close to 15,000 people through its subsidiary, Watawala Plantations.
Sunshine Holdings PLC which celebrated its 50th...
The Aitken Spence Group following its...
The European Investment Bank’s first permanent...
Watawala Plantations PLC, a subsidiary of...
W.K.H. Wegapitiya
Laugfs Holdings has invested USD 80 million in a...
Softlogic Retail (Pvt.) Ltd.has been appointed...
Berendina Group Chairman Anura Athapattu and Berendina’s Enterprise Development Manager Rajesh Kanna discuss with rural women microfinance clients in Pyuthan, Nepal.
The Sakchyam Access to Finance for the Poor...
School and tertiary education drop-outs due to...
A tourist enjoys taking pictures at the fish...
 Wallspan recently completed the country’s tallest vertical garden at the five-star Movenpick city hotel with more than 33,000 plants.
Wallspan, a company specializing in architectural...
pic: WWW.MARKETINGLAND.COM
When markets are sliding and sales volumes do not...
The winning team, Mahamaya Girls College receiving the award
Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy clinched the...
Ocean International Networks (Pvt) Ltd. (OIN),...
HNB Grameen, one of the finance companies that...
The HP partners with Sumo wrestlers in Japan.
HP Inc. rewarded 16 representatives of top...
Vasantha Kumar and Hemaka Fernando
People’s Bank declared an impressive financial...
Textiles Expo-Colombo 2017 was inaugurated by Secretary Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, Mrs. Chandani Wijewardana. First Secretary, Commerce, High commission of India, Ms. Suja Menon, Apparel Exporters Association Chairman, Felix Fernando, Vice Chairman PDEXCIL Sunil. S. Patil, and Past Chairman PDEXCIL M. Duraisamy were also present. Picture by Thushara Fernando
The country needs to increase the export of...
Senior Consultant, SFG, Nik Bollons presents the certification to Chief Executive Officer Renuka Fernando. From left: Associate, Sustainability Solutions, Sachini Jayakody, Head of CSR, Theja Silva, Chief Operating Officer, Thilak Piyadigama, Senior Manager, Infrastructure and Administration, Saman Munasinghe look on.
Nations Trust Bank renewed its CarbonConscious...
Seated from left: Secretary Roshani Fernando  (Quantum Consumer Solutions), Immediate Past President Ravi Bamunusinghe (RCB), President Himalee Madurasinghe (Kantar LMRB), Treasurer Waruna Kathriarachchi  (Nielsen Lanka).   Standing from left: Assistant Treasurer Mihirani Dissanayake  (Kantar TNS), Chitrangani Herat Gunaratne (Quantum Consumer Solutions), Therika Meyandeniya (Nielsen Lanka), Neel de Silva (SRL), Anura Karunaratne (Kantar TNS), Sharang Pant (Nielsen Lanka), Assistant Secretary Prajika Fernan
At the fourth Annual General Meeting of the...
Assistant General Manager, Network Management, HNB, Nirosh Perera, opening the new customer centre. Senior Regional Head,  Eastern Region, Kandiah Jegarajah, Regional Head, Eastern Region, P. Ramanadasa and  Manager, HNB Ampara, Saman  Indika are also in the picture.
Relocating to better serve its rapidly growing...
Colombo City Centre, a progressive mixed-use...
Madampa MMV were 40 runs for 4 wickets at close...
A.C.Dep -Sir  Richard  Aluhihare,   first  Sri  Lankan IGP-Aleric Abeygunawardena
The 80th Inter-divisional Police Athletic Meet,...
St. Peter’s College Negombo and St. Sebastian’s...
The Sri Lanka Military Academy has once again...
Picking the winning coupons. (From left) Chanaka Liyanage (Manager Channel Publicity, ANCL), A Kunarasa (Editor, Thinakaran) and Subash Karunaratne, DGM Gen, Admin, ANCL) pick the winners at the end of the 7th week draw.Pic. Saman Sri Vedage
A difference of just 172 votes between Peterite...
Renga with Chittampalam A Gardiner, then
RTC kicks off its 2017 Spring Season on 2nd April...
With the scores almost level after the second day...
Five-time Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Dana...
Chief Executive Officer Sri Lankan Airlines Suren Ratwatte, Chairman Lanka Sportsrizen (LSR) Tilak Weerasinghe and Head of Media, Srilankan Airlines Deepal Perera at the press Conference.
Sri Lanka and tea are synnonimous for it’s...
Sri Lanka Under 23 entered the final of the Asian...
Nugawella Central had to ward of a serious...
Rising Pune Supergiant’s newly-appointed skipper...
Roger Federer held off Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (11/9), 6...
Philippines boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is...
Former Sri Lanka cricketer turned ICC Elite Panel...
Tiger Woods announced Friday he had lost his...
Dharmapala College managed to avert a follow-on...
The coach of Thailand’s national football team...
A Josephian player (ball in hand) is tackled by Peterite fly half Steffen Sivaraj in their schools rugby match played at Bambalapitiya yesterday. Pic by Saman Mendis
St.Joseph college regained the prestigious Fr....
Al Haj M H M RASMI - Senior General Manager -...
For the past few days, just about sunrise I was...
Hunger strike is the ultimate political weapon...
Buried in the dark, 110 million landmines wait...
Or is it Greek tragedy of attempted suicide,...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLowest...
BUSINESS - OPPORTUNITIESNeed persons,​ companies...
BUSINESS PREMISES - FOR SALEColombo,​ Pettah,​...
FURNITURE FOR SALEWell-maintained Mahogany Sofa-...
Women of Asia, women of America, Women of Africa...
 Trees are our friends because trees give us...
Big trees, Small trees, Bushes and creepers,...
The cock crows in the morning, To tell us to rise...
A precious part of our nation’s health and wealth...
My name is Malsha Nadeeshani Ranaweera. I study...
 I am G. A. Vinuki Bimansa. I study in Grade...
 I am Sasindu Hansana Vithanayake. I study...
My name is P. G. Lahini Thasanya Lankesha. I...
During the school holidays, we planned to go to...
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured...
I’m a doll. I was born in China. I was brought in...
The 150th anniversary of St. Mary’s College,...
I went on a trip to the Trincomalee harbour with...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by R....
Even though I have heard that the Internet is...
Second PrizeMy favourite book series is Diary of...
Hobbies are fun and enjoyable activities we do...
One of my favourite book series is Animorphs....
 I like my mother very much. She is a...
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
A healthy diet is important for us as it helps to...
Green computing is the study and practice of...
Rahula College's Managing Director, Oh! he is a...
We started packing our baggages because we were...
Buddhist mother seeks an academically and...
Absolutely pretty fair daughter is sought by B/​G...

Week of April 2, 2017