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Week of April 16, 2017

Hakgala Strict Natural Reserve seen through the Hakgala Garden
Our journey started from Wellawaya, an important...
Time is a continuous measurement of one’s...
The 2015 cinematic adaptation of William...
The travel and leisure industry hailed the...
Cultural Affairs Minister S.B. Navinna presents the Avurudu Neketh seettuwa to President Maithripala Sirisena
The ‘neketha’ or the auspicious time plays a...
Minimum standards of the medical education in Sri...
By the time you start reading this column, let’s...
All over the world on Easter Sunday, Christians...
A modernised police force is essential to...
“When to the sessions of sweet silent thoughtI...
The formal New Year ceremonies may have largely...
Two whale-watching boats ‘Speed Liner’ and ‘Deep...
In the Sunday Observer issue of April 9, 2017,...
Easter, a call to share loveJesus’s unique...
Cross, continues to challenge ChristiansJesus...
Microsoft recently held its second ‘Device Day’...
The Government of Pakistan donated 10,000 metric...
My mother, Mrs. K.D.S. Weerakoon (nee Perera) of...
The number of tourist arrivals during the first...
The silver jubilee of the Peterite Easter Cantata...
A collection of poetry and prose was recently...
Security Forces personnel continue search operations at Meetotamulla. PIC: SULOCHANA GAMAGE
Rescue operations are still underway in search of...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe wound up his...
The 80 percent pictorial warning and 90 percent...
More Joint Opposition (JO) MPs will cross over to...
The constitutional steering committee entrusted...
The Doowa Passion Play was enacted in Doowa,...
Eleven lives were lost in road accidents during...
 BPPL rang the opening bell to commence trading and celebrate the listing of its shares on the Colombo Stock Exchange recently.. From left: CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike, Head of Brush-ware Operations, BPPL, B.D. Prasad Devapriya Perera, BPPL Finance Director Vaithilingam Selvaraj, Chairman, BPPL, Sarath Amarasinghe, BPPL, MD Dr. Anush Amarasinghe, CSE Chairman Vajira Kulatilaka, Consultant, CT CLSA, Marianne Page, CSE Director M. R. Prelis and CEO, CT CLSA Capital, Zakir Mohamedally.
Brush manufacturer and exporter of sanitary...
A new self-banking unit of the People’s Bank was...
Singer Mega has launched the Singer Mega...
As one of the first banks to introduce conducting...
DFCC Bank recently launched the ‘Avurudu Hat...
Shipping, port and trade experts want the...
‘Boating has beome an integral part of the tourism sector.’
Promoting nautical tourism among local as well as...
Secretary to the Ministry of Finance, Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunge and Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives for the Delegation of the  European Union, Tung Lai Margue sign the agreement.
The European Union (EU) will step up its...
Deputy Director General,  Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, Hamad AL-Omar, and Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Dr. R.H.S.  Samaratunga sign the agreement.
The Kaluganga development project is being...
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SriLankan Airlines is strengthening its presence...
Pakistani retirements pave the way for Sri Lankan...
North American countries bidding for the 2026...
Athletics’ governing body meets in London this...
PICTURES BY - HERBERT PERERA From left: Mrs. Nedra Wijeratne (Daughter), Rohan Wijesinha (Son), Dameshk Wijesinha (Son), Vernon Tissera (a pupil of  Berty Wijesinha) paying their last respect.
Sri Lanka’s oldest cricketer Bertie Wijesinha’s...
Former Carey College swimmer and cricketer, 31-...
Paulo Dybala upstaged his fellow Argentine Lionel...
Gives away 92 runs in just four legal deliveries:...
Access Group’s left arm medium fast bowler,...
2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia:It has...
German investigators were hunting Wednesday for...
DE SILVA - MRS. DOREEN MARCIA of Maharagama...
Sad, sad it is that these are words coupled with...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLeast...
Business Premises for Sale/LeaseKaduwela Town...
Business OpportunitiesNeed persons,​companies,​...
Medical Equipment - For SaleMedical Equipment and...
I am Aaysha Hajar. I live in Weligama. My...
What is a star? Stars are giant spheres of...
My name is Sandhira Mihimal Pathirathna and I...
There are four seasons in Europe. They are Spring...
A Frenchman has built a new Citroën 2CV car...
Sri Lanka is blessed with hundreds of beautiful...
Pope Francis has supported calls that the United...
Newspapers are a form of printed media. It...
An Australian man has run 300 km in his undies to...
My best friend is Akeel. He is in Grade 3. He is...
Tales from Tagore adapted by E.F. Dodd is a...
Ritigala Kanda which is of much historical value...
First PrizeHarry Potter and the Philosopher’s...
I like to play with my teddy bear. It is brown in...
Second PrizeMy favourite book series is the Pony-...
My father’s name is Priyanga. My father is a...
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
 Sinharaja is a national heritage. It is a...
I saw the moon, One windy night, Flying so fast,...
The leaves are out, the trees aren't stout, Get...
Sunset On Vancouver
Did you know that Canada celebrates its 150th...
Friend, Your charming words, Charming views,...
Out he goes to work, In the morning, But not...
I am Siwni Amarasekara. I study in Grade Seven at...
My name is Yemith Samethma Sooriyagoda. I am...
Academically and professionally qualified partner...
Academically and professionally qualified pretty...

Week of April 16, 2017