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Week of August 6, 2017

The Musaeus College Green Day was held recently...
She is the proud owner of the first Sri Lankan...
The Sri Lanka Navy, our nation’s first line of...
At the recent display of collections by young...
The All Ceylon YMMA Conference held its 67th...
A national mass media social marketing campaign...
A.W.M. Makeen Hajiyar :An iconic...
Senior Consultant Paediatrician, Dr. Ramya de...
A full day seminar for Art teachers who teach G.C...
Lack of professionalism against the new power...
Eng. Ranjith Gunatilleke launched a book titled...
The Culinary Art Food Expo 2017, organized by the...
The 90th Anniversary of the founding of the...
The Cinnamon Lakeside Team with their accolades
Colombo’s top five-star urban resort Cinnamon...
Nature and adventure lovers cannot afford to miss...
Colombo’s suburban hotel Waters Edge and its...
Italian cuisine has influenced global cuisine...
Aug 1, UK: Researchers have called for action to...
July 31: Budget carrier Spirit Airlines likes to...
Aug 1, Honolulu: Looking at one’s phone while...
Denis Woodcox landed a record-breaking kokanee salmon on Lower Arrow Lake in 2015 but the previous record wasn’t all he smoked; he also smoked the evidence before he ate it. (Noah Woodcox)
B.C: The world’s largest recorded kokanee salmon...
The French embassy and the Alliance Française de...
The Old Girls of Ladies College, of all ages,...
The Indian Cultural Centre will organize a...
Prof. Ediriweera Sarachchandra’s, Kids and Short...
‘Beyond the Water Margin’ exhibition will be held...
My long association with dogs has revealed to me...
When speaking to youth, you will come to...
The attention of any visitor to the Southern...
Once a low-slung South Asian port city, the...
Despite assurances by the Provincial Councils and...
There is an old Norse legend that a rider named...
With the scarcity of water and with no rain in...
A cyclist waits to cross a road next to a thermometer showing 41C in Valencia, eastern Spain.  Pic: Manuel Bruque/EPA
Eleven southern and central European countries...
The Hambantota Port was constructed with an investment of around Rs. 193  billion through commercial loans obtained by the Government.
The Hambantota Port will be transformed into a...
Preparatory work for the Baihetan hydropower station, slated to be the world’s second largest, is shown in Yunnan and Sichuan provinces on July 27.
Construction started on Thursday on what is to be...
Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the PCoI premises.
A forgotten password, a well sealed mobile phone...
President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Minister of Justice and Buddhasasana, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe take part at the religious ceremony to mark the presentation of ‘Aktha Pathra’ to Agga Maha Panditha Most Ven. Kotugoda Dhammawasa Mahanayake Thera to commemorate the prelate’s appointment as the Mahanayake Thera of the Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya. The event took place at the Independence Square, Colombo last week. (Pic: Malan Karunaratne)
It seems, the Joint Opposition (JO) is holding...
Election watchdogs and civil society groups last...
Political leadership has always been a challenge...
A special Gazette announcing the maximum retail...
Kurunegala District parliamentarian and Minister...
The partial lunar eclipse predicted to occur...
The 20th Annual Bakeer Markar commemoration...
Reinforcing the view of many of the most...
The Inland Revenue Bill with amendments made to...
The Fire Brigade going beyond its duties and...
Parliament on Friday (August 4) moved a Vote of...
Fraudster arrested in PolgahawelaA 50-year-old...
The STF has been carrying out a roundup in...
An aerial view of the Village of Kolhuvaariyaafushi, Mulaaku Atoll, the Maldives, after the Indian Ocean Tsunami. Credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider
UNITED NATIONS: The Maldives, one of the world’s...
More than one million people are affected...
The Asia Pacific Peace Operations Training...
A 35-member group of Small and Medium...
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has commenced...
To support the initiative of President...
The Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development...
The 126th annual recital of Hamziya in memory of...
ANC Education centre has given Sri Lankan youth...
Amendments to the Provincial Council Election Act...
With the hope of strengthening parliament to...
Wakf Board orders Nawala Mosque Trustees not to...
Rajeev Gooneratne
Generation Next Communications Pte Ltd., ( GENXT...
Chelvadurai Harendran, an experienced Chartered...
Chartered Corporate Secretary Isura Sirisena...
Founded in 1987, Ravimal is an established bag...
Hirdaramani Woven Puthukudiyruppu was awarded the...
Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global...
Retail marketing professional, Minodh de Sylva...
Banks need to take off their traditional hats and rethink their strategy against the significant changes taking place. WWW.TECHCRUNCH.COM
In line with the unfolding saga of innovative...
The best sales personnel of Sri Lanka Insurance (...
Officials of the Operations Dept receive an award.
Vallibel Finance recognized the pivotal role its...
The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (...
On the 26th of July, St Anthony’s Consolidated (...
Dipped Products Group posted Rs. 7.5 billion...
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CB) conducted its...
A 24-member business delegation organized by the...
Durdans Hospital, one of the oldest private...
 Apalya Technologies’ Chief Operating Officer Venugopal Iyengar greets founder CEO of One Verge Holdings, Dilash Weerasooriya while Apalya’s Head of Sales, Sarath Kumar, Head of Technology, Arun Kumar along with One Verge Key Account Manager, Kavindya de Silva look on.
One of Sri Lanka’s second generation digital...
Dr. Surath Wickramasinghe presents a token of appreciation to Dr. Iris Tommelien.
The application of lean construction management...
Wheat flour millers say that they do not intend...
Foreign inflows to the Colombo stock market...
Dhammika Perera
LB Finance accomplished a stellar performance...
A pioneer in the knitted fabric industry saw its...
With the trust and stability built over the years...
The Central Bank (CB) said that a modest recovery...
HNB Grameen Team with the Awards
HNB Grameen Finance Limited has been recognized...
Customs bonding process is a global tool provided...
A stall at the Pro Food Pro Pack exhibition Picture by Vipula Amarasinghe
Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale...
The European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (...
The Life Insurance Corporation (Lanka) Ltd., (LIC...
Development Strategies and International Trade Minister, Malik Samarawickrama, Japanese Ambassador, Shinsuke Sugiyama and senior officials of Mitsui Company at the Mitsui Company launch in Colombo  Pix by Nissanka Wijeratne
Japan’s Mitsui and Co. Ltd which returned to Sri...
Ambassador of China for Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang...
mCash is one of the first to integrate as a...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will conduct a...
A student receives a trophy from Minister Amaratunga.
The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel...
The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA) under...
The current GCE A/L curriculum offers ‘...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has introduced...
Ceylinco Life recently presented purpose built...
Ravi Dias and Kapila Ariyaratne
Seylan Bank and its Group recorded a net profit...
It’s a fast paced world; be it business or...
Children in the Dikkowita area in Hendala...
With the confidence and trust that has been built...
From left:  Executive Vice President, CIO and General Manager, Virtusa Polaris,Madu Ratnayake; Regional Director, Oracle SAGE, Chandita Samaranayake and Director, Group Human Resources, MAS Holdings Shakthi Ranatunga at the media briefing.
At a recent media event, three Sri Lankan...
Richard Howitt, Chief Executive Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council and Wasantha Deshapriya, Secretary of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure hand over the award to Anusha Gallage, Chief Financial Officer of HNB.
Sri Lanka’s best performing private sector...
Metropolitan Telecom Services to strengthen...
Abans Finance, a member of the Abans Group, has...
‘There are far too many layers between production and retail. This process must be simplified and this is only possible through partnerships with major tea players.’ PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
Having travelled the plantations extensively with...
DGM Corporate Banking, Ruwan Manatunga and  Head of Project Financing Business, HNB, Majella Rodrigo
The Project Finance Team of HNB’s Corporate...
The Annual General Meeting of Vehicle Importers...
A file photo shows the head of the Buddha was spotted at Hongmen Reservoir in the city of Fuzhou.  Pic/Xinhua
Chinese archaeologists are expected to start...
Four hooded men attacked a city tourist bus in Barcelona last week. They spray-painted ‘Tourism kills neighbourhoods’ on the windscreen as they shouted abuse at passengers. Pic: AB1/Solarpix.com
How do we save cities from the city break?...
The decision by Pakistan’s Supreme Court to...
Wicket-keeper/batsman Niroshan Dickwella admitted...
Stating that there should be a rule where the...
Jonny Bairstow made a dashing 99 before James...
Two cricketers, a weightlifter and a cadet of...
There has been significant interest expressed by...
An Exhibition by highly enthusiastic Cricket fan...
Kandy Sports Club the defending league and...
The 20th edition of the Gampola Football League...
Kusal Mendis plays a shot during the third day of the second Test match – AFP
The Sri Lanka batting to say the least was just...
Racing driver Bryan Perera
Bryan Perera is to compete in round two of the...
Eugene Marathon champion Hiruni Wijayaratne said...
FERNANDO - T.S. DIXON - (Retired - Department of...
 Hermann Loos Championship Trophy – awarded...
The Victoria Cross, to date is the highest...
President Donald Trump and President Hassan Rouhani
Washington and Moscow seem to have returned to...
The first flower
Where would we be without flowers? Rather, where...
The plot I refer to in my title is the bond scam...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESTo the...
PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCY SERVICESAAA Accounting...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALEMount Lavinia - A...
LIFTS / TRANSPORTSOffice transport available from...
My name is Vinuki Dahamsia. I study in Grade...
Weather is sunshine, rain, snow, wind, and storms...
I want to become a teacher when I grow up. My...
Amal International School successfully conducted...
On the 24th of June my mother got a sudden call...
'Line of Sight,' a students leadership program...
My teacher is Nadisha Lakmali. She is beautiful....
Deep-sea worms are not the most exciting or...
If I had a pet, I’d have a dog, a puppy. Having a...
Take note that the singular pronouns I and you...
Neduntheevu is an island in the Northern Province...
The Post Office by Rabindranath Tagore is a play...
Trees are a valuable gift from nature. Trees are...
There are numerous amounts of books that are...
Elders are people who are older than you. They...
Great Expectations is a novel written by the...
A television set is an electronic machine which...
My best friend is Sithlini. She is eight years...
I had a dream, And the main character was Mr....
Heavy flows, Muddy water, All around the city,...
The Literary Society of Gothami Balika Vidyalaya...
A bird was on a tree, She was free, Then she...
There was a car that had caught fire, Which was...
My name Nesandi Nehansa. I am five years old and...
I am Pasidu Gimhan. I study in Grade Five at Sri...
About our son handsome honest 1976 5’7” NS/​TT...
About daughter 44 yrs. (looks much younger),​...

Week of August 6, 2017