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Week of July 16, 2017

Colombo media flashed a shocking report that a...
The Centre for Dengue Research at the Sri...
There were mixed reactions by Sri Lankans over...
A friend recently shared an article published in...
On Wednesday last week, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva...
People burnt tyres in the area and blocked transport as a sign of protest
Yogarajah Thinesh, died due to Police gunshots at...
The diving crew bringing the confused elephant to safety
A Fast Attack Craft (FAC) attached to Eastern...
This Sunday (16) marks the end of the 10-day...
South African doctor, Prof Christiaan Barnard...
Supporters of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, protest in Istanbul’s Taksim Square  on July 16, 2016. AP Photo
Turkey’s experience should be an example to all...
“I was a prosperous farmer cultivating my...
The proposed Inland Revenue Act (IRA) is...
The CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt.) Ltd is...
Do you, dear reader, know someone affected by...
Planning permission granted to Horton Square,...
Chief Executive Officer of Observer Jobs, Heshan...
Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe has been arrested by...
Two ayurveda experts from India who arrived in...
Quanzhou, being the starting point of the ancient...
Medical experts attached to the Jayewardenapura...
Pushpa Rowel, the editor of Dinamina (left) won...
A senior and a well known educationist Dr....
The children of Visakha Nursery School will hold...
Kavan Ratnayake, who relinquished his duties as...
Ranil Ranasinghe (42) is suffering from end stage...
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday attended a high-level business/economic dialogue in Dhaka, organised by the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI) and Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday...
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., a part of the USD 19...
Illicit liquor smugglers nabbedMount Lavinia...
From left: Mahinda Amaraweera – Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, M.L.A.M. Hizbullah – State Minister of Rehabilitation and Resettlement, Libuse Soukupova – Head of Cooperation of the European Union Delegation, Upali Mohotti – Chairman of the National Aquaculture Development Authority (NAQDA) are seen observing the tanks at the Multi-Species Marine Finfish Hatchery in Tharmapuram, Batticaloa.
The European Union, represented by Libuse...
Superintendent of Police, Athula Daulagala has...
There are no restrictions on remitting out...
Former Central Bank Director and economist Mervin...
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In our culture, job titles go a long way and...
With 18 acres of space in the heart of Colombo,...
Bangladesh exports to Sri Lanka sharply increased...
AIA Group Limited (AIA), has become the only...
Whether it is your childhood best friend, a...
Wilhelm Van Dort past Cricketer who opened...
Ageing populations could be a boon rather than a...
Unilever’s Lux brand launched its latest product...
From left:  Chandana Paththinige -Manager - New Business Development, Dialog Axiata PLC  Chinthana Jayasekara -  Head of Group Business Development, New Business Development, Dialog Axiata PLC  Asanga Priyadarshana - Head of Business - Mobile Telecommunications, Dialog Axiata PLC  Supun Weerasinghe - Director / Group Chief Executive, Dialog Axiata PLC  Thusitha Rajapaksa – Managing Director, D.Samson & Sons (Pvt)Ltd  Kaushalya Perera - Director, D.Samson & Sons (Pvt)Ltd  Upendra Gunawardhana – Senior Manage
DSI recently announced the re-launch of their...
The government of Kuwait has decided to extend...
High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Nigeria, Thambirajah Raveenthiran  with a guest
The Sri Lanka High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria...
Chief Operating Officer, HNB, Dilshan Rodrigo exchanging the MOU with  Country Manager, DHL Keells, Dimithri Perera. (From left): Director Finance, DHL Keells, Anton Perera, Head of IT, DHL Keells, Vajira Bandara, Head of Cards, HNB, Roshantha Jayatunge and Executive, Card Acquisition, HNB, Samantha Jayatilake look on.
DHL Express introduced a new cashless payment...
Commercial and industry security specialists,...
Hayleys Advantis has further solidified its...
Mobitel has launched a service which includes...
The Ratmalana Audiology Centre, which was gifted...
The Director-General/CEO of the Employers...
GPTW 1: General Manager (Human Resources) –Suresh Muttiah, Ms.Chammika Dharmamali (Head of Learning and Development), Roshayne Wanniachy (Manager – Human Resources)and Manager (Talent Acquisition and Resources Planning) – Ms. Princy Dassanayake receiving the award  GPTW 2: Members of the Management and the HR team after receiving the award
The Great Place to Work (GPTW) Institute...
The Pearl Group of Hotels has engaged with Aitken...
Madawa Gunaratna
The Life Insurance Corporation (Lanka) Ltd., (LIC...
Sri Lanka’s urgent need to execute critical...
SriLankan Airlines, Director Harendra K. Balapatabendi with Chief Commercial Officer, Siva Ramachandran, Brand ambassador of SriLankan and former Sri Lanka cricket captain Mahela Jayewardene and SriLankan Airlines, Consultant Lal Perera cutting a cake minutes before the inaugural flight to Hyderabad.
SriLankan Airlines launched new services to India...
In keeping with the rising demand for trendy city...
WiLAT SL Chairperson Dhashma Karunaratne presenting the WiLAT annual report to Maersk Sri Lanka Country Head, Zeeshan Mukhi. Secretary Amra Zareer (left) Vice Chairperson Membership Services, Niroza Gazzali look on
Maersk Line has initiated ‘Back2Work (B2W)’, a...
RIL Property PLC, a developer, manager and owner...
Guangxi Medical University (GXMU), founded on the...
SriLankan Airlines recruited 20 management...
S. R. Gnanam, Managing Director of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC with Tadashi Matsunami, Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Ube Industries Limited, Japan, at the factory opening in Trincomalee.
Ube Singapore Holdings Pte Ltd’s decision to...
Gold prices have declined slightly and this is a...
The Kanrich team with the award.
The CSR project ‘Kanrich Thaksalawa’ of Kanrich...
Manual labour is the primary method used in mining
The 27th edition of FACETS, International Gem and...
Just in Time Group (JIT), a wholly Sri Lankan...
 The CILT SL team with the WiLAT dance performers who won the  ‘Bbest originality and creativity’ award
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and...
Dr. E. A. Weerasinghe, the Vice Chancellor of NSBM and Jananga Piyadasa, Business Analyst of MTI Consulting exchanging the signed MoUs at the signing ceremony held at NSBM Green University Town, Pitipana, Homagama.
NSBM Green University Town (NSBM) announced its...
The new Inland Revenue Bill once enacted should...
The Blue Ocean Group recently ventured into the...
Ronald C. Perera and D.M. Gunasekera
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has again reaffirmed its...
The Duty Free Trader’s Association felicitated D...
 The National Export Strategy is being worked out in  collaboration with private and public sector stakeholders
Sri Lanka will be a hub for exports in the region...
Connected vehicle technology has been evolving...
 After weeks of virtual classes and individual mentorship, Cheryl Edison issued certificates to tech entrepreneurs from the Information and Communications Technology Agency’s (ICTA) Spiralation Tech Startup Support Program
The Embassy of the United States of America...
Nail art
Spa Ceylon recently introduced a range of...
Calling to ban animal testing worldwide, The Body...
The tourism industry which is currently facing a...
The road safety awareness program being conducted at the BOI auditorium in Katunayake.
Insee Cement has teamed up with the Board of...
Tonga were gifted a spot at the 2019 Rugby World...
A woman too at times resembles ‘Araliya’, a...
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka hosted the 34th...
Wajira Kaluarachchi
The UK based International Association of...
A 20-member delegation from Ceylinco Life...
From left: Ruchera Jayawardena – BDM Employers and Members of ACCA Sri Lanka, Nilusha Ranasinghe – Head of ACCA Sri Lanka, Suren Rajakarier – Vice Chairman Network Panel of ACCA Sri Lanka, Adrian Perera – Chairman, Member Network Panel of ACCA Sri Lanka, Brian McEnery – ACCA Global President, Sanjaya Bandara – Council Member of CA Sri Lanka, Kapila Atukorala – Council Member of CA Sri Lanka, Dulitha Perera – Council Member of CA Sri Lanka, Tishan Subasinghe – Council Member of CA Sri Lanka and Aruna Alwis –
Global President of the Association of Chartered...
International fashion graduates from around the...
A gala banquet organised by Visakha Vidyalaya Old...
The past pupils of St. Lawrence’s Convent...
Every Tuesday at 6 p.m., three dozen Coloradans...
Responding to a call at Ampara a young Inspector...
As the future health and wellbeing of the Earth...
Influence new generation to read books“One best...
Joseph Sinniah: World class tea blenderThe...
(L-R) Country Sales and Commercial Manager Shamal Gunawardene, Chairman Commando Challenge 2017 Major General, Ralph Nugera and President, SLARDAR Nishan Wasalathanthri.
Commando Challenge 2017 a leading event in the...
  A workshop on Art subjects was held...
The two Peterites Santhush Gunatileka , Lakshina...
FILE PHOTO: Former Srilankan Cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunga along with Chaminda Vaas, Kaluwitharana, Jayasuriya, Pushpa Kumara attended the launch of Wills Realitors a real estate project in Srilanka at Palladium hotel in Mumbai. Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty 28-11-2013, Mumbai
India’s World Cup heroes found former Sri Lanka...
Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer struck twice in three overs to cripple the Sri Lanka middle order batting.
Zimbabwe continued to dominate the one-off Test...
The Sri Lanka Golf Union has taken steps to...
Sri Lanka Rugby has a knowledgeable Chief...
Garbine Muguruza said it felt “incredible” to...
The Annual Six-a-side Cricket tournament for Sir...
The winner of the ‘Nestomalt Mini Marathon’S. Kirthushan is seen crossing the finishing line eight minutes ahead of the other athletes.Picture by Thilak Perera in Jaffna
Vavuniya schoolboy Kirthushan wins ‘Nestomalt’...
Two popular Indian Premier League teams will be...
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the...
Sajith Kumara skipper of Camelot Beach Hotel receiving the champions Trophy  from chief guest Rev. Fr Jayantha Wicramasinghe.
The annual six-a-side softball cricket tournament...
Ananataya Beach Resort and Spa, Passikudah, owned...
LONDON, Friday - The Roses match between...
It has certainly been an exciting 125 year...
Former Zimbabwe fast bowler and present head...
Thai Trade Centre, Thailand Ministry of Commerce...
Director Marketing Singer Sri Lanka Kumar Samarasinghe handing over the main sponsorship cheque to Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment P.W.B. Jasundarara at press Briefing held at the Taj Samudra Hotel.   Picture by Rukmal Gamage.
 The 12th edition of the Gunner Supercross...
Neil Maxwell
Leading player agent Neil Maxwell has emerged as...
A Sinhala word for this condition is yet to be...
PARANAGAMA - CHRISHNIE DIVITOTAWELA - Beloved...
Almost inaccessibly hidden deep in the virgin...
Knorr fuses Greek cuisine with edible QR codes to...
The marine drive in Colombo is a serene roadway,...
Anantara Kalutara Resort is set to open its...
Mövenpick Hotel Colombo bagged two major awards...
Awards winners with Sector Head - City Hotels Rohan Karr
Cinnamon Grand held its quarterly Associates’...
It would not be an exaggeration if someone calls...
Abstract, a joint venture by the Interact Clubs...
“Village life, clean air, household chores and...
Former South African President, Nelson Mandela
The late Nelson Mandela (died December 5, 2013)...
The second proclamation emanating from the sacred...
Donald Trump
In a week that brought the most astounding...
MEDICAL DRUGS /TREATMENTHotel and home visiting...
ESTATES FOR SALEPuwakpitiya 1 1/​2 acres (240...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES VEHICLESMinimum...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESA professional Marketer...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALETissamaharama -...
The original charm of the tea stall will be preserved while giving it a modern touch
The tea stall in Guajarat’s Vadnagar where Prime...
The single can was transported with the rest of the luggage bound for Perth
An Australian man has taken the advice ‘only pack...
Europe’s drinking habits are putting its people...
A man wheels a refrigerator across the platform at an Australian train station before boarding a commuter train. Screenshot: Queensland Rail/Facebook
Transit officials in Australia said, a man was...
A South Carolina inmate used wire cutters and...
The pair had reportedly threatened suicide if not allowed to marry
A teenager in Indonesia has married a woman in...
So much depends on the blue sky covered by clouds...
A gentle giant named Martha has been crowned the...
My name is Parami Tharushi Kalderea. I am a...
To 'Lend a hand and lend a heart' for a worthy...
I am Dinali Nulansa Ileperuma. I am a student of...
I love bikes and motorcycles. My father has both...
My name is Zuha Azhar. I study in Grade One at...
Water is an essential part of our lives. We use...
I do many things during the week. I go to school...
Cycles of a TideTides cycle as the Moon rotates...
Elders belong to a generation that had lived...
The literary genre of the fairytale was formed in...
My school is Holy Family Balika Maha Vidyalaya....
First PrizeSilas Marner is written by Mary Ann...
Mecca is the birth place of Prophet Muhammad....
There are lots of stories that are thrilling,...
Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace...
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
My mother’s name is Chamini Dilrukshi. She looks...
During my last school vacation, my family and I...
Rain, rain why are you so rude, to us? Why do...
My favourite story book is Pinocchio. It is ia...
Fat little raindrops, Splashing in my eye,...
In the papers everyday, Looking slim and fair,...
The Outlet store, Colombo celebrated Father's Day...
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of Lanka (MSAL...
Susan George Pulimood
The annual Susan George Memorial Oration of...
About 5’2” 35 slim only daughter considered very...
About our son,​ he is very handsome,​ well-...
 Centre Stage Productions, led by its...
Rav David (Ravin Daniel) has matured into an...
Café Francaise by Pourcel on Park Street, Colombo...
Birbal Ge Nuvana (The wisdom of Birbal), written...
The Indian Cultural Centre is organizing the...
“What makes you happy?” you may ask; and you are...
A long-lost friend recently sent me an email. He...

Week of July 16, 2017