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Week of July 2, 2017

The Dutch Fort Frederick
Our resplendent island strategically located on...
Nothing could be more fascinating than spending a...
The much looked forward to event The Raigam Tele...
Esala Poya reminds us of an occasion where the...
The Town Hall is one of the most iconic buildings...
A brass replica of the Buddha Statue presented to President Maithripala Sirisena
A replica of the Brass Samadhi Buddha Statue at...
 We have been bombarded with numerous and...
The Open University of Sri Lanka is a popular and...
India’s Apollo Hospitals Group and Med Connect...
I sat down several times to write about my father...
Reading the “Spectrum” pages (June 11) on the...
Singer Sri Lanka launched the Singer Epic 4K...
Colonial Motors (Ceylon) Ltd joined hands with...
Award winning Sri Lankan Music Director Sachith...
 It is one of the commonest non infectious...
The magnificent white structure of the RIU resort...
Dambulla has been one of the most desired...
Diving in to the history of the hill capital of...
The Grill has been one of the desired venues in...
It’s not often that restaurant patrons order...
TSA agents are used to crabby passengers - but...
CEZ’s Temelin nuclear power plant came under fire for using a swimsuit contest as a way to hire interns.
It’s normal to expect a certain level of scrutiny...
Michael Juan pops the question to his girlfriend after the SAPOL roadside stop.  Facebook: Michael Juan
A roadside police stop for a suspected stolen car...
Stages Theatre Group will present the most recent...
Colombo City Centre and Scope Cinema (Pvt) Ltd,...
The latest instalment of the Transformers movie...
Sachith Peiris, music director, playback singer...
Derrick Junkeer, a popular Sri Lankan musician...
It is an old business adage slightly modified....
To become an entrepreneur is a worthy ambition....
Bihalpola ‘Tampita Vihara’ built on wooden beams on a rock boulder stands majestically on the summit of the hill
During the ancient Kandyan period, there was a...
DRU Team
In the recent past our country has witnessed...
Today, only one and half decades into the twenty-...
Since its inception the South Asian Institute of...
The Disaster Learning Center encourages visitors to have firsthand experience of disasters
The ground moved slightly, the first indications...
Image of one of the largest floating solar power plants in Japan; there is a strange silence regarding a project that was proposed to develop a 100MW, floating solar farm on the Maduru Oya Reservoir.
Sri Lankans call changing times as these “...
As the current dengue epidemic, the worst in...
Sri Lankans, today, would be forgiven if they...
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (...
‘Private medical education is not the answer to...
A recorded public talk on ‘Ending Disorder Now’...
Symphony (Pvt.) Ltd has organized for the 5th...
The Constitutional Steering Committee will hold...
You may have heard of a disease called hand, foot...
International Fund for Agricultural Development (...
The Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya...
Donation ceremony of school supplies and books
The staff and volunteers of the Korea...
Top Chinese officials yesterday, told a visiting...
‘Need of the hour  is to avert a crisis’400...
The Korea Program on International Agriculture (...
The Colombo Port will be rebranded to position it...
The ban of chrysotile would cause economic losses...
The government should publish the interim reports...
Three people possessing 5,510 currency-sized...
The Medical Faculty Parents Union will move the...
 Man struck down by trainA 39-year-old man...
Former Governor of the Eastern Province Kalupage...
Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Mangala...
Model of the radar tower to be  built in Puttalam
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA...
Security Force Headquarters, Jaffna (SFHQ-J) will...
Kirloskar Brothers Limited, one of the pioneering...
The banning of the main weedicide used in tea...
The Government of India provided a grant of Rs....
SOBA-2017, the World Environment Day...
Ambassador of Spain to Sri Lanka, Jose R....
Ambassador of Nepal to Sri Lanka Vishwambher...
President Maithripala Sirisena opens the plant
Celogen Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., has set up a plant, to...
Kalum Jayasinghe with the  ‘Champion of Champions’ Award
Union Assurance held its first ever offshore...
Paying a glowing tribute to the local business...
The Life Fund of Ceylinco Life crossed the Rs 80...
Sri Lankan Government-led reforms to improve...
The Kanchikudichcharu irrigation scheme in...
Vallibel Finance PLC has received two awards; the...
WWW.PINTEREST.COM
For many decades, we have been instilled with...
Tony Nakata
The JASTECA Institute of Management will hold a...
Seven Media Group won the award for the Best...
Sri Lanka based Carbon Consulting Company (CCC)...
The changing of the Constitution is not an easy...
Current corn prices are on the rise and have...
Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Harin Fernando, Huawei Sri Lanka CEO, Shunli Wang, Economic and Commercial Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, Yang Zuoyuan with University students Yasiru Kassapa and Erandi Ganepola at the opening of the CSIC. Picture by Vipula Amerasinghe
Huawei, a leading global information and...
Powerline Electric Company hosted a safety and...
Lanka Hospitals PLC completed 15 years of...
Representatives of Commercial Bank receiving the SLT ZeroOne Award for ‘Best Website or Microsite – Finance Sector’
The website of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon was...
TVS Motor Company, a two-wheeler and three-...
SriLankan Airlines and the SriLankan Aviation...
Crown Paints, a brand by JAT Holdings was a key...
A house damaged due to the floods
* Rice production to drop by nearly 40% this year...
Packing of salt
The country will be self-sufficient in salt by...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is keen to...
Tunisian envoy to Sri Lanka, Nejmeddine Lakhal...
Dr. Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra
The Export Development Board (EDB) of Sri Lanka...
WWW.TEAONLINEAUSTRALIA.BLOGSPOT.COM
* Debated for over 15 years* Loosing market share...
Rajendra Theagarajah
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce appointed Rajendra...
It has been over sixty years since IBM introduced...
Watawala Plantations PLC, one of Sri Lanka’s...
Deepal Abeysekera
Head of Marketing and Research at People’s Bank,...
The head table: Program Manager of Aavishka, Heena Khushalani, Chairman of Lankan Angel Network, Dumith Fernando, Chairman of Asian Business Angel Forum, Jordan Green, Managing Director of BOV Capital, Prajeeth Balasubramaniam and Director of Orion City, Jeevan Gnanam.
Venture capitalists and investment promoters said...
Maliban teams up with The Ceylon Tea Board to celebrate 150 years of Tea in Sri Lanka. From left: Director Wickramapala, Director T. Samaraweera, Managing Director Kumudika Fernando, Chairman Maliban Biscuits, A.G.R Samaraweera, Chairman, Sri Lanka Tea Board, Dr. Rohan Pethiyagoda, Chairman, CTTA and Euro Scan Exports, Anslem Perera and  CEO, Asia Siyaka Commodities PLC.,  Anil Cooke.
With Sri Lanka Tea celebrating its 150th...
Licensed banks in Sri Lanka have adopted minimum...
Picture by vipula amarasinghe
Colonial Motors (Ceylon) Ltd., (CMCL) teamed up...
The government has made the power and energy...
Fairway Holdings, a rapidly diversifying company...
The winners
Sri Lanka Telecom hosted the SLT Zero One Awards...
Supporters of gay rights gathered outside the Chancellery cut a cake to celebrate a vote at the nearby Bundestag in which parliamentarians approved a new law legalizing gay marriage in Germany on June 30, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. In a historic vote following emotional statements by parliamentarians both for and against the issue Germany is transferring homosexual relationships from a privileged partnership to marriage with the same rights as marriage between heterosexual couples. (Getty Images)
When Sarah Kermer proposed to her girlfriend in...
Firefighters try to extinguish a forest wildfire in Colmeal in central Portugal  on 21 June. Pic:AFP/Getty Images
Human-caused climate change dramatically...
Chamari Atapattu
Back in 2013, Sri Lanka sent shockwaves around...
Lionel Messi said “I do” to childhood sweetheart...
Batsman Gary Ballance has been give a chance to...
The Observer-Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy...
From left: Suresh Dematapitiya (Head of Sales, Lake House Connect (Pvt) Ltd, Ben Roche ( Sub Editor, Sunday Observer) and Chanaka Liyanage (Manager Channel /Publicity) picking the winning coupons.  Pic. Shan Rambukwella
Santhush Gunatileka of St.Peter’s College,...
The under 14 athletes of Girls High School, Kandy...
The annual ‘Shakspeare Shield’ Golf Tournament...
Renowned t-shirt maker Reborn will power the...
The Indians celebrate after dismissing a Windies batsman
Effective spin bowling and indiscreet shot...
The Sri Lanka Golf Union Junior Sub Committee...
 Picture by Samantha Weerasiri
CBL, manufacturers of Ritzbury chocolates,...
The family of a man who died in a car crash...
Sri Lanka wicket-keeper Niroshan Dickwella has...
Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed yesterday fast bowler...
Anura de Silva gestures after being elected FFSL President
Incumbent President Anura de Silva ( 104 votes)...
ABEYSEKERA - CYRIL son of late M.O. Abeysekera...
This is not a story you hear every day, or people...
The remains of Grenfell Tower, a residential tower block in west London which was gutted by fire, are pictured against the London skyline on June 16, 2017. The toll from the London tower block fire has risen to at least 30 people dead and the flames have now been extinguished, police said .  CHRIS J RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images)
Fire is one of man’s most important discoveries,...
Political elites in Washington and other western...
Is it poor Malinga or is it bravo Malinga? Shame...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLowest...
PROFESSIONAL CONSULANCY SERVICESAccounting,​...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALEAnuradhapura near...
Second Prize  My favourite author is...
 My country is Sri Lanka. It is an island...
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
Vesak is a very special festival for Buddhists....
 Everyone has a hobby. So, I too have a...
Lanka is filled with lovely flowers, For us to...
 J.K. Rowling is the international figure...
Don't you think the sun is bright? I wonder where...
 My favourite cricketer is Kumar Sangakkara...
Princes, duchesses, kings and queens, Treated...
My school is Sri Sumangala Vidyalaya, Ussapitiya...
What a miracle in the sky, Sparkling fires light...
My name is Pawani Kariyawasam and I am studying...
Sapugaskanda Vishaka Balika Vidyalaya held its...
I am Niseenran Sasidharan. I am study in Grade...
Reservoir - These devices take advantage of the...
I am H. N. Indusara Nidushan Senarathne. I study...
An 'almost perfectly preserved' watercolour...
I am Dulanma Sethunima. I am thirteen years old...
Khairiya Girls College, Dematogoda, Colombo...
My name is V. A Banusha Pramodi. I study in Grade...
Two monkeys escaped from their enclosure at...
 A mural is a picture painted or drawn on a...
Grammar points1.Some adjectives have their own...
 The Poson Festival is celebrated in Sri...
The Cat Who Didn’t Like His Socks and other...
 I went on a trip to Anuradhapura during the...
First PrizeOne of the novels I like the most is...
The Hakgala Botanical gardens is situated 16 km...
Above 5’ 1987 December fair,​ pretty,​ and good...
Absolutely pretty,​ fair,​ academically and...

Week of July 2, 2017