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Week of May 14, 2017

Asthma is one of the commonest ailments in Sri...
It’s an inequality that many schools perpetuate with their outdated scheduling and seemingly limitless expectation of mothers to provide their time and free labour.  Photo: Stocksy
“You’re never there,” sobbed a little girl when...
It is spring over hereWeather patterns changing...
Billionaire Donald Trump seems to be having the...
Buddhists the world over happy and gay Await...
My Athamma, My best friendDedicated to my role...
Last week’s visit of Indian Premier Sri Narendra...
A protection team in action
Motorbike outrider Julius Caesar,...
The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society’s...
A few years back my wife, children and I were in...
While the sun blazes down with all its fury on...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brief...
Popular ‘Baila’ singer Saman de Silva’s 188th...
An unexploded hand grenade was discovered in the...
The Annual get-together of the Ratnapura Nurses...
Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari who...
UPFA General Secretary and Fisheries and Aquatic...
Sri Lanka’s pioneer shipbuilding and ship...
 Thirty-five-year-old Miss Rashintha...
 A recorded public talk on ‘The energy in...
The Board of Management of the Colombo Grand...
PM Ranil Wickremesinghe and Prof. Maithree Wickremesinghe being welcomed at the Capital International Airport in Beijing last evening. The PM arrived in Beijing to take part in the ‘One Belt, One Road’ summit.
Three weeks after signing a significant framework...
President Maithripala Sirisena says that a...
MP Geetha Kumarasinghe
Parliamentarian Geetha Kumarasinghe appeared...
Minister of Public Enterprise Development, Kabir...
Vesak was celebrated this year, at an...
The Sri Lanka Police and the Police Narcotics...
‘The quality of the products will be a determinant factor in penetrating the vast EU market.’
Gaining the GSP Plus is a huge boost to Sri Lanka...
The Security Forces in Jaffna had organised the...
Treasure hunters nabbedPolice officers of the...
The State Children’s Drama Festival 2017 and...
The TNA called for the Indian leader’s...
Research reveals that the demand for registering...
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 The single common aspiration of all...
Vish Govindasamy. PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
Over the past 50 years, the biggest achievement...
The 35th annual National IT Conference (NITC)...
Yokohama, Japan — The Asian Development Bank (ADB...
In response to a media release by the Tea...
India has committed further assistance of up to...
It was not only the seafood exporters who were affected due to the  removal of GSP+. It also had a negative impact on the people in many  sectors of the industry from fishermen, boat owners to helpers.
The Seafood Exporters Association of Sri Lanka (...
The growth in credit, which is stubbornly high,...
The government will launch a forest-based...
Pakistan wicket keeper Sarfraz Ahmed successfully appeals against Kraigg Brathwaite. - Dawn
West Indies replicated their opponents’ dour...
 S.Anandakumar (Deputy Editor, Sunday Observer) and B.P. Pushpika (Chief Administrative Officer, ANCL)  pick  the reader’s  prize winning  coupons at  the  end  of  the 12th week  count.  Pic. Vipula Amarasinghe
There were no changes as the two Petertites...
Chinthana Vidanage of Sri Lanka Navy who won a...
 Pic. Saman Sri Wedage A Royal College player  trying to  evade a tackle  from a Wesley College player  during  their inter-school rugby  encounter at  the Royal College Sports Complex grounds at Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha yesterday.
Royal College continued their good run in the...
Jason Young, a 2012 US Olympic discus thrower,...
Trinity College warmed up for their Bradby Shield...
Malaysia will host the 2017 Asia Rugby...
Dharmaraja College completed a smashing 25 points...
Last Man Stands Sri Lanka T20 Cricket Spring...
A memorial service to commemorate the life and...
The first match of the tri-series in Dublin...
Shakib Al Hasan expects Bangladesh to improve the...
ALHAJ MOHAMED BAHRAIN HALEED (Sinnen) J.P. INNA...
The towering rock-cut Samadhi Buddha statue at Rambadagalla
Kurunegala, or to use its historical name-...
The most significant event in the week was the...
The legend chronicled in the Mahavamsa says that...
BUSINESS PREMISES - FOR SALEWariyagala - Nilambe...
PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCY - SERVICESAccounting,​...
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS & ELECT. APPLIANCES - FOR...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES -VEHICLESLeasing...
The Wizard of Oz is a famous book written by L....
Reading makes a man perfect. It’s a famous...
My mother’s name is Thushari Dunusinghe. She is...
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
Vesak is the most important festival for...
What a lovely mother! I have no other, A kind...
I am in Grade 8. My classroom is very clean and...
M -.. is for the million things she gave me,O...
Novice Rahula was the most disciplined chief...
Mom is suchA special word The loveliest I've ever...
My pet is a parrot. Its name is Polly. It likes...
Dear Mom,I will love you forever,And forever you...
Vesak is one of the colourful religious festivals...
Here is my handprint,Five fingers in all,Outside...
International Mother's Day shrine in Grafton, USA...
Please send in your poems attested by your class...
The first modern day mother's day celebration was...
What is global warming?Global warming is the term...
Hello, I am Nishela Sirimanne. I am 14-years-old...
The Past Pupils Association of the Al Hikma...
My name is Methul Jayasena. I study in Grade One...
The remains of a pyramid built about 3700 years...
My name is Nethmi Nadeesha. My school is Sri...
The Prefects Day of Al-Iqbal Balika Maha...
My name is Afra and I study in Grade Six at Al-...
Our cover depicts 'Mother's Love', captured by...
Call it what you may, everyone dreams of being...
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank...
Vesak festival is a religious festival. It is...
The Jungle Book is written by Rudyard Kipling. It...
My name is Sanujana. I am eight-years-old. My...
About our daughter resides in Australia age 31,​5...
About my daughter 1986,​ 5’3” pretty slim fair...

Week of May 14, 2017