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Week of July 9, 2017

Today the IGFS welcomes fashion graduates from...
At the monthly high tea fashion show held at...
A farewell was accorded to the Libyan Charge d’...
  Experts identify key steps to...
The Northern Province has many kovils that have...
(Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)   Hasini Jayatilaka, left, a post-doctoral fellow and Denis Wirtz, professor of chemical and biomedical engineering, who work together at the Institute of NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University, discuss their discovery that a biochemical signaling process that causes the spread of cancer cells can be slowed down with the use of two existing drugs.
Hasini Jayatilaka was a sophomore at the Johns...
 The staffers of yesteryear who turned up to reminisce the good old days at the ‘House on the Lake’
The Lake House Finance Ex-Employees’ Association...
Laptop and Smart Phone Winners of “Pay Bills with mCash to Win Big” Competition
Malaysian Tour and TV Winners of “Pay Bills with...
Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes hosted two community...
It is pathetic to witness these innocent, poor...
A grand old lady currently living down under in...
A set of tents were provided to Puttalam...
Master Mariners of Sri Lanka, a Company with a...
Sri Lanka Telecom, together with their mobile...
Patients with suspected symptoms should get...
Nilaveli is a beautiful stretch of moonlit beach...
The World Volkswagen Day 2017 falls on Today( 9)...
With a culinary heritage of 200 years, the Mt....
The team from Waters Edge once again triumphed at...
One very happy couple just welcomed a new baby...
More pedestrian-friendly, apparently (Picture: Shutterstock)
Cities could be about to get a lot more quieter...
CUMBRIA, U.K.Drones couldn’t do it, and neither...
Volvo, like seemingly every other company, has...
A man has been arrested after allegedly biting...
Budget airline VivaColombia is considering plans...
Dr. Anura Rathnayake, the avant-garde Sri Lankan...
The name, Gappiya is undoubtedly the most unique...
Young playwright and director Akhila Sapumal who...
The second instalment of Art in the Village, the...
Rasangi de Mel
Music once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort...
The concert,“Aadaraniiya Prince,” organised by...
“Serendib Perspectives”, is a unique exhibition...
On June 26, many a notable personality from the...
During my young days, Gregory Peck was my...
Naps at work can make you more productive. Maybe, don’t be this obvious about it, though.
In the past two weeks I’ve taken three naps at...
Bangladesh economy is expected to grow by 6.8 percent in 2017
The much awaited state visit to Bangladesh by...
They mean business - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with World Bank Country Director in Sri Lanka, Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough, Minister for Development Strategies and International Trade, Malik Samarawickrama and Deputy Minister, Sujeewa Senasinghe at the launch of the Roadmap for Improving the Investment Climate.
Slip slidin’ awaySlip slidin’ awayYou know the...
Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake inspects the guard of honour    Pic: Rukmal Gamage
Major General Mahesh Senanayake RWP RSP USP psc,...
As the leaders of the world’s largest economies...
Sri Lankan Army soldiers walk past damaged houses after the collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo on April 17, 2017. AFP
There is no viable short term solution to the...
Credibility, it is said, is hard to gain once...
If you have been to the Yala National Park...
Three wheelers, popularly known as tuk tuks are...
India’s logistics sector would gain the most from...
When unjust and wrong things are done on a...
Turkey and Sri Lanka are working to boost...
The private company which has been approached by...
Bangladesh shippers are welcoming a decison by...
The Department of Examinations has decided not to...
A concealed stock of hand grenades has been...
The government has increased the intake of Public...
A husband who flew into a sudden rage, attacked...
Picture: Courtesy of Sri Lanka Embassy, Sweden
Guests enjoy pure Ceylon tea with authentic Sri...
The Peradeniya University 1957 Batch 60th...
Senior Journalist Prabhath Weeraratne passed away...
Global Housing and Real Estate, launched their...
A concessionary loan agreement for JPY 31,810...
The Asian Development Bank has doubled its multi-...
A batch of 100 students are to be admitted to the...
The grand old leaders of the Communist Party of...
President Maithripala Sirisena presents books and bags to students. Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo Emmanuel Fernando, Minister John Amaratunga and Dinesh Weerakkody are also in the picture.
President Maithripala Sirisena said, education is...
Professor P. I. Yapa, Professor in Ecological...
Man shot dead in HambantotaAn unidentified man...
The Maha Kumbhabishekam of Sri Venkateshwara Maha...
Mel Gunasekera
A few days ago former journalist Mel Gunasekera’s...
Former member of the Dehiwala-Mt. Lavinia...
Floods in Sri Lanka is a recurring problem....
The CA Sri Lanka Students Society Team receive the award. Head, ACCA Sri Lanka, Nilusha Ranasinghe looks on.
The CA Students Society of the Institute of...
Ancient Ceylon had a lovely network of canals...
Former inmate Sudesh Silva files petition:Riot...
In the wake of the dengue epidemic prevalent in...
Colombo has been cleared of all its festering...
There has been a reduction in the rate of new...
The Ambassador of Germany Joern Rhode will be the...
Head of Marketing and Commercial at CICT Catriona Jayasundera (left) receives the award in Singapore.
The CMPort managed Colombo International...
We are living at a time where cyber security...
The Eskimo team: Seated (from left): T.A. Pupudu Kumari, Dilruk Prasanna Kumara, Christoper Jayasundara, Sumith Samaradiwakara, Manjula de Silva, M.D. Renuka Jayasinghe, and K. Inosha P.Fernando. Standing (from left): First row - Chrishani Mendis, Nishadi Samarasinghe, Indrani Rupasinghe, Nilukshi Karunathilaka, A.G.B.C. Shashikala,Nisansala Madushani, Raveesha Madushani. Second row - N.M. Madusanka, Rohitha Jayakody, Jude Shriyantha Fernando, Upul Sampath, R.V.A. Dishan Pravishka.
Eskimo Fashion Knitwear (Private) Ltd., which...
Director/CEO of LOLC Finance, Ashan Nissanka and Head of Liability Management, LOLC Finance, Roshani Weerasekera with the awards. Others from left: General Manager/CEO, LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd, Channa de Silva, Chairman, LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd., Anil Amarasuriya, Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy and Head of Business Solutions, Banking, LOLC Technologies, Chinthaka Jayasinghe.
LankaPay Technovation Awards 2017 :LOLC Finance...
LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd, the operator of Sri Lanka’s...
Additional General Manager, NWSDB, Dushmantha...
SriLankan Airlines, the largest foreign airline...
Singapore Airlines has launched a HighFlyer...
Omentra.com – the latest revolution in the global...
The European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (...
The NDB Wealth team celebrates its 25th anniversary
 ‘Will make financial planning more...
Launch of the corporate website of K Seeds Investments. From left: Non-Executive Director M. S. I. Peiris, Independent Non-Executive Director​ Channa de Silva, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, R. S. W. Senanayake, and Independent Non-Executive Directors S. Jeyavarman and H. M. Hennayake Bandara.
New advisory, K Seeds Investments (KSI) has...
Sri Lanka’s leading property website...
WWW.JANETMURRAY.COM
Whether you are the CEO of a large conglomerate...
The Annual Export Awards of the National Chamber...
The new council members: Seated (from left): Capt. D.. J. Amarasuriya (Editor), Capt. Uditha Karunathilake (Treasurer), Capt. Rohan Codipilly (Vice President), Capt. Palitha de Lanerolle (President), Capt. Nirmal Silva (Imm Past President), Capt. Mahendra Ranatunga (Vice President) and Capt. Rohith Fernando (Secretary). Standing L-R: Capt. Yasas Sanjeewa, Capt. Harsha Perera, Capt. Upul Peiris, Capt. Tilak Wickramasinghe, Capt. Mahes Kuruppu and Capt. Sanjeewa Usgoda Arachchi. Absent: Capt. Sampath Athukora
The Company of Master Mariners of Sri Lanka held...
Lanka Hospitals Colombo will celebrate the birth...
The Janashakthi team with members of  the management
Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) qualifiers from...
The Blue Mountain Group’s most iconic real estate...
Forty-five child artists between the ages of 6...
Bank of Ceylon General Manager D.M. Gunasekera receives the gold award for overall winner at the LankaPay’s Technnovation Awards 2017 from CBSL Governor Indrajith Coomaraswamy.
Sri Lanka’s first and only payment technology...
Over 90 percent of hotel guests demand free wi-fi...
Minister of Special Assignments Dr. Sarath Amunugama launching the CA Sri Lanka CPD Online Academy in the presence of CA Sri Lanka’s President Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Chairman of the CPD Committee Heshana Kuruppu and Chief Executive Officer Aruna Alwis.
In an innovative move to be on par with global...
Dr. Himendra Balalle
Everyone has a goal, same as, every business has...
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) has...
The 25th National Mixology Challenge competition...
DHL Express, an international express services...
Immediate past Chairman of SLASSCOM Dr. Arul Sivagananathan presenting the award to Jayantha De Silva CEO and President IFS Sri Lanka while  Ruwindhu Peiris, newly appointed Chairman of SLASSCOM looks on
IFS Sri Lanka CEO/President Jayantha de Silva was...
Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe declared open...
Global Housing & Real Estate (Pvt) Ltd.,...
Commercial Credit continues to empower the ‘...
Co-Founders of InterBalance Charith Jayasundera and Chulendra de Silva with Chief Operating Officer of Hatton National Bank, Dilshan Rodrigo and Chief Human Resource Officer/DGM – Human Resources of Hatton National Bank and Trustee of HNB Sustainability Foundation, Chiranthi Cooray.
Hatton National Bank has partnered with...
Abans, the sole agent for LG Sri Lanka, brings...
Ordinary voting shares at Rs. 220. NV shares at...
At the signing of the agreement. From left: Managing Director Singhagiri (Pvt) Ltd., Mano Marasinghe, Brand Manager, Arron Yao, CEO of Oppo Lanka (Pvt) Ltd,Tom Zou, CEO, Bharti Airtel Lanka, Jinesh Hegde, Chief Marketing Officer Chandrashekhar Singh and - Head of Data and Roaming of Bharti Airtel Lanka, Channa Munasinghe.
Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications company,...
Chairman Hemaka Amarasuriya and Joint Managing Director T. M. R.  Bangsa Jayah
Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLI) has...
The LAUGFS Holdings Group IT team receive the award.
LAUGFS IT received two awards at the SLT ZeroOne...
From left: CEO, AIA, Pankaj Banerjee, Deputy CEO Upul Wijesinghe, Director Operations, Kelum Senanayake and Director, HR, Chaturi Munaweera with the award.
AIA Sri Lanka entered the ‘Sri Lanka’s Best...
Economic Summit::The Chief Economic Adviser of...
Sri Lanka could reach the expected export-led...
From left: Head of Marketing/Assistant Vice President John Keells Group, Malik Edwin with the award. (From left): General Manager, Toshiba TEC Singapore, Takeshi Kimura, Regional Manager, Toshiba TEC Singapore, Philip Wu and Country Manager, Toshiba TEC Singapore, Aaron Wong look on.
John Keells Office Automation (Pvt) Ltd secured...
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), one of the...
99X Technology, Co-founder and CEO Mano Sekaram (right) receives the Great Place To Work Hall of Fame certification from GPTW Institute Sri Lanka, CEO Kshanika Ratnayake.
99X Technology won five awards at the Great Place...
As GSP plus provides an importer in the EU zero...
The agreement was signed by Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, Dr. R. H. S.  Samaratunga and Chief Representative,  JICA Sri Lanka Office, Fusato  Tanaka.
A concessionary loan agreement for JPY 12,957...
The Sri Lanka Society for Transport and Logistics...
The textile and garment industry in Sri Lanka...
Vision Care which celebrated its 25th anniversary...
Navin Dissanayake
The weedicide issue will be sorted out next week...
Japanese Chamber reps meet Finance MinisterA...
CEO, MTI Consulting, Hilmy Cader
Publishers Routledge will launch a book titled ‘...
Cement manufacturer, Insee Cement has partnered...
Oceans are choking on millions of plastic water...
European Council President Donald Tusk, from right, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speak July 6 at a news conference. AFP/Getty Images
When President Trump visited a NATO meeting and a...
Scientists have hailed the opening of a “new...
When vehicles on the main road into Jakarta’s...
New evidence shows Venus Williams was driving “...
Jamaican Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jason...
Back row from left: Nilushi Karunarathne (Teacher in Charge), Geethani Kuweju (Coach), Oneli Perera, Rochelle Fernando, Ashwini Ekanayake, Kavya Jayasuriya (Captain), Senadya Wijesinghe, Sinali Kuweju, Hirundi Fernando and Hemanthi de Zilva.  Front row from left: Sneha Dissanayake, Vinuji Gamage, Melisa Gunawardena, Shenara Fenando and Kaylee Kumarasinghe.
The St. Bridget’s Convent Colombo Under 15...
Mrs. Anastasia Khokhlova(right) is making her  first  move at  the  exhibition  chess match against Suneetha Wijesuriya at  the inaugural function held  at  the Russian Centre  watched  by Buddhapriya Ramanayake , CEO Russian Centre, Colombo.
The Lanka Chess Federation together with Anatoly...
While Sreesanth is trying his luck in the movies...
The INSEE YCF Premiership 2017 conducted by the...
Ex-Sri Lanka Test batsman turned batting coach Bangladesh team Thilan Samaraweera(left) won the mega award twice in 1994 and 1995.  Roshan Jurangpathy(centre), another Sri Lanka Test player produced through the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contest  Farveez Maharoof(right) brought honour to Wesley through the Mega Show
The grand finale of the Observer-Mobitel...
The following weight lifters were selected to...
This year’s school rugby season was closely...
Defending champion Andy Murray added his voice to...
British athletics legend Mo Farah will be looking...
Santhush Gunatileka of St.Peter’s College,...
Zimbabwe’s cricketer Craig Ervine celebrates after victory in the fourth one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe at the Suriyawewa Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket Stadium - AFP
Batsman Craig Ervine hit a quickfire 69 to help...
New Zealand’s lock Sam Whitelock (R) tackles British and Irish Lions fly-half Jonathan Sexton during the third rugby union Test match between the British and Irish Lions and New Zealand All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland - AFP
Owen Farrell scored a long-range penalty three...
Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of reducing Sebastian...
Kandy could reign in sports only if another well-...
Alastair Cook came through two reviewed appeals...
Angelique Kerber was on the brink of losing the...
Questions are being raised in Pakistan cricket...
There were no major surprises but plenty of...
Naomi Osaka wasn’t even born when Venus Williams...
Fiji qualified for the 2019 World Cup in Japan...
ANTON MUDIYAPPA MAHESWARY. Daughter of late Mr...
Pageantry, ceremony and ritual are part of...
This feline cannot help but feel for the...
G-20 leaders posed in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday. President Emmanuel Macron of France was with President Trump at left.   Pic: The New York Times
The world’s top twenty economic powers, the ‘G20...
Humans took a long, long time to reach the...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESTo the...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESPrivate/ Micro Credit...
BUSINESS PREMISES - FOR SALEMount Lavinia: A...
MISCELLANEOUSApollo Tourism is one of the leaders...
If someone in school asks you to name Australia’s...
I am Chamodhi Sanjula. I study at Royal Institute...
I am Shakila Savinda Rupasinghe. I study in Grade...
My name is Sadewa Induwara. I am six years old. I...
I am Suhara Methumdi. I am six years old. I study...
My village is Colambugama. It is situated near...
This is one of the most significant religious...
In about forty five years, the Earth where we...
Dinosaurs lived on Earth millions of years ago....
What is geothermal energy?The inside, or core, of...
My school is Maddegedara Tamil Vidyalaya. It is a...
Lyceum International School, Kurunegala together...
The heavy South-west monsoon caused severe floods...
 An international team of scientists on a...
Sir Abdul Kalaam is popularly known as Dr. A.P.J...
United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio...
Rain is one of the main ways how we get water....
James Joyce’s Dubliners is a collection of...
Rudyard Kipling’s novels are famous worldwide....
Dream Works, the biennial month-long art and...
My favourite book series is Beast Quest which is...
About my daughter 1985,​ G/​RC 5’2” graduated in...
Able,​ educated attractive and kind-hearted...

Week of July 9, 2017