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Week of September 10, 2017

To ban or not to ban? Never was a question so...
In one of the most awaited judgments in recent...
The Catholic Church once again reiterated its...
Former Secretary to the President Lalith...
Pix: Marlon Karunaratne
Living in crime free societies is a global...
Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil...
In recognition of the immense and increasing...
Kelani Palama (The Kelani Bridge) written by the...
London based Russian jazz musician Zhenya...
The novel, Burmese Days, written by British...
Dushyanthi Perera has gone all out to stage a...
Ambalangoda’s rich but partly-forgotten tradition...
Last week’s conviction of two top government...
Rape is no trivial crime, in the eyes of the law...
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and Sri Lanka Insurance Chairman Hemaka Amarasuriya at the media briefing.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed...
Moving away from the years-long tradition of not...
The 250th water supply project to supply...
The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday...
Alice Wells
The current coalition government’s commitment to...
The controversial Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill...
The Ministry of Education has planned to educate...
The new Gazette bringing into effect the revised...
Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana paid a courtesy...
To commemorate the ultimate sacrifices rendered...
Man axed to death in Omanthai A 37-year-old man...
The Public Utilities Commission Sri Lanka (PUCSL...
The Political Party system for governance was...
Renowned poet and author of English writing Jean...
There is a global trend which is recognizing and...
In a historic move, over 2,000 policemen were...
Last week, the Treasury Bond Commission...
W. A. Anton Gamini Silva, 44, a resident of No....
The workshop in progress
Sri Lanka faces a number of development...
Sewerage disposal in to private land near Dadalla...
Students of the University of Ruhuna joined Sri...
Maruthai  Ravindhiran
Maruthai Ravindhiran has been appointed as the...
 President Maithripala Sirisena presents the National Gold Award (Extra-Large Category- Service Sector) to SAW Engineering Chairman/ Managing Director Dr. Athula Jayarathna and Group General Manager Bandula Jayarathna.
SAW Engineering again clinched the National Gold...
Natural Wonders (Pvt) Ltd., has partnered with...
Partner/Advisory Leader PwC Sri Lanka and Maldives, Channa Manoharan exchanges the agreement with  Regional Director South Asia Growth Economies, Oracle Cloud, Chanditha Samaranayake. Officials of PwC and Oracle Cloud look on.
PwC Sri Lanka recently launched the Oracle Cloud...
A protection mesh is designed to cover the...
Teejay’s Employees of the Year winners in the category of Staff with senior management at the 2017 Achievers’ Awards.
Exceptional employees of the Teejay Group have...
Australian qualified Remedial Massage Therapist,...
 Rajan Anandan
Rajan Anandan, vice-president and managing...
Virtusa Corporation, has been awarded three...
FILE PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
It has been over 150 years since Sri Lanka...
Martin Shkreli, a former hedge fund manager who...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe lays the keel for the construction of the vessel. CDPLC Managing Director/CEO D.V. Abeysinghe looks on. Pic: Sumanachandra Ariyawansa
Sri Lanka will have three ports for the Indian...
In 2015, the People’s Bank took a strategic...
Patrick Alwis and Ajith Gunawardena
Ceylinco General Insurance Ltd in a statement...
Director at STAX,  Dr. Kumudu Gunasekera
STAX Inc., a global strategy consulting firm, has...
From left: Iranga Mahanama – Quality Assurance Manager, Convenience Foods, Asanka Kodithuwakku – Productivity Development Executive, Convenience Foods, Nandana Wickramage – Group Director Head of Marketing and Sales, Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Sheamalee Wickramasingha,  Group Managing Director, Ceylon Biscuits Limited, R. S. Wickramasingha,  Group Chairman, Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Pradeep Gunawardana – Chairman, Sri Lanka Standards Institution, T.G.G. Dharmawardane - Director General, Sri Lanka Standards Ins
Convenience Foods (Lanka) PLC, a subsidiary of...
Head of Cooperation, European Union Delegation to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Libuse Soukupova arrives at the inauguration of the Palmyrah Pulp and Root Processing Centre and Palmyrah Fibre Production Centre along with representatives from the UNDP and the FAO
The Palmyrah Fibre Production Centre and Palmyrah...
Former Senior Commissioner of Inland Revenue and...
The 163rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the...
Ceylinco Life has engaged two international...
Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award...
As an economist by profession, understanding the...
From left: Rasangika de Silva (Secretariat), Rukmal Wijesinha (Noyon Lanka), Nilantha Fernando (Delmege Forsyth), Ikram Ghazali (CMA-CGM Lanka), Dilipan Tyagarajah (Alstom), Godfrey Aloysius (Free Lanka Trading Company), Senake Amerasinghe (Carmart Limited), Asanka Ratnayake (Hayleys Advantis), Ambassador Jean-Marin Schuh, Michelle Pinto (Infotechs), Samantha Rajapaksa (Associated Motorways), Hugues Reydet, Economic Counsellor, Embassy of France in Sri Lanka.
The 13th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka–...
Jude Fernando, Chief Executive Officer, Janashakthi General Insurance Limited presents the sponsorship to Manohari Abeyesekera, Chairperson – CIMA Business Leaders Summit 2017 Organizing Committee. From left - Manindri Bandaranayake, Head of Marketing, Janashakthi Insurance PLC; Jude Fernando; Manohari Abeyesekera and Zahara Ansary, Country Manager – Sri Lanka, CIMA
Janashakthi Insurance entered into a partnership...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe inspects some of the engineering research projects presented by undergraduate and postgraduate research students of the Peradeniya University at the Waters Edge, Battaramulla last week. Vice Chancellor of the Peradeniya University Prof. Upul Dissanayake and other senior academics are also present. Picture by Sudath Nishantha
The Department of Electrical and Electronic...
Pyxle, a local software development company...
Jonathan Alles, Managing Director/CEO, HNB and Indira Malwatte, Chairperson and Chief Executive, EDB along with senior officials of their institutions and SME exporters of diversified industries at the launch of the scheme
HNB PLC in collaboration with the Export...
Picture by Saman Sri Wedage
The Mattala International Airport will be...
The winner receives the Hyundai Grand i10 car .PIC: VIPULA AMERASINGHE
A new vehicle was given as the grand prize by an...
The office-bearers of the SLRBC
A farewell dinner was organized by the Sri Lanka–...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold a...
India’s largest LNG importer Petronet LNG will...
Abans Auto, a leading automotive retailer,...
Increased access for air travellers, stronger...
File photo
The 21st Presidential Export Awards ceremony...
Dr. Supachai  Panichpakdi
Honorary Chairperson, Central Pattana, Thailand,...
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With time, new challenges emerge – now at a much...
CRYSBRO Group well-known for quality, freshness...
A number of revelations have surfaced recently...
Jemima Layzell’s organ donations have helped five different children around the country.
A 13-year-old girl who died from a brain aneurysm...
For many of us, talking about money is...
Peasants across Africa are intensifying their...
A ladies night entitled ‘Glittering Chandeliers’...
The last week in the month of August saw Sparkle...
It was happy day for all Indonesian as the...
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday...
Senura Silva of Ananda College, Colombo won the...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Law and Order and Southern Development, Sagala Ratnayaka, Huawei Sri Lanka CEO Shunli Wang handing over the donations.
Huawei, a leading global information and...
DUBAI: Sri Lanka’s 28-year-old all-rounder...
General Manager of Causeway Paints Ltd. V Kiritharan hands over the sponsorship cheque for the Walawa Supercross -2017 to Col. Commmadant Brigadier Duminda Sirinaga of SLEME. Also in the picture are Ananda Jayasekera, President SLMCC and Center Commadant of SLEME Saman Fonseka. Picture by Rukmal Gamage
The seventh edition of the ‘Walawa Supercross’...
Brazilian legend Pele hailed Neymar’s move from...
England’s James Anderson holds the ball that took his 500th Test match wicket, West Indies’ Kraigg Brathwaite for 4 runs, during the second day of the third international Test match between England and West Indies at Lords on September 8. AFP
LONDON Sept 8: James Anderson became the first...
My brother-in-law Godwin Withana is no more. He...
New Zealand’s Vaea Fifita (R) runs in a try as he is tackled by Argentina’s Santiago Cordero during the Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina in New Plymouth on September 9, 2017.
New Plymouth, New Zealand: The All Blacks...
The Indian Premier League is expecting even...
Graham Ford
Graham Ford is set to take over as Ireland's head...
Officials from EU and UNOPS who attended the handover ceremony including, Libuse Soukupova, Head of Development Cooperation of the European Union, Sudhir Muralidharan, Head of Support Services, UNOPS Sri Lanka, Xavier Lamberd, Secretary, Mannar Urban Council and M.A.J. Thuram, Regional Assistant Commissioner of Local Government.
In a ceremony organized in Mannar on August 29,...
Yoshihide Kiryu on Saturday smashed a national...
Hassan Ali
LAHORE Sept 8: Pakistani bowling sensation Hassan...
Sri Lanka continues to grapple with a rising...
The 22nd annual Travel Trade Sports Club...
September 8, 2017 - Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis in action against CoCo Vandeweghe and Horia Tecau in a Mixed Doubles Semifinal at the 2017 US Open.
Hingis and Murray saved three set points in the...
The Indian Cultural Centre, High Commission of...
Former Trinity College and, Kandy RFC ruggerite...
The Premier League Division 1 Football tournament...
The annual general meeting and get-together of...
The all island schools Volleyball Championship...
Australia will play a warm-up game in Chennai on...
Dele Alli was caught making an obscene gesture during an England match
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against...
Pakistan Saturday announced the itinerary for a...
 South Africa’s Kevin Anderson (L) and Spain’s Rafael Nadal playing during their 2017 US Open Men’s Singles Semifinals matches at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.  World number one Rafael Nadal powered into his 23rd career Grand Slam final on Friday, routing Argentina’s 24th-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 at the US Open. / AFP PHOTO
NEW YORK AFP Sept9, 2017 : Rafael Nadal moved one...
England’s James Anderson (2R) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of West Indies’ Shai Hope during the third day of the third international Test match between England and West Indies at Lord’s cricket ground in London. - AFP
Shai Hope continued to defy England as West...
The 3rd Annual TPT Hockey Carnival,Organised by...
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle says he is open...
Manager of the Palinks Cricket team, Palitha Gunasekera awarding the Runners-up trophy to Udara Bandara Captain of Mahamaya Girls College.
Palinks Cricket Club,Colombo registered 2 wins...
Brian Lara is the highest Test run scorer for  the West Indies.
Speaking at Lord’s at the MCC Spirit of Cricket...
NEW YORK AFP Sept 9, 2017 : Kevin Anderson...
NEW YORK AFP Sept8, 2017 : Former world number...
SAITM - solution encompassing all contending...
Australia’s Will Genia runs with the ball during the Rugby Championship match between Australia and South Africa in Perth on September 9, 2017
Australia and South Africa fought out a thrilling...
Prof Ariyaratna Kaluarachchi, a well-known...
The winner of the Grand Finale of the Hyundai...
 The chairman and directors of Lanka...
IMR on par with developed countries, but gaps...
ASIRVADEM - NEVILLE - Peacefully passed away on...
A groom’s procession to the beat of the drum...
pictures by :  Walter Wuthmann
I am not a good surfer. But I think that if I...
The winning IHS students with Principal Ravindra Magedera
The International Hotel School (IHS) of Mount...
Galle is a heritage city laden with many tourist...
Assistant Director Food & Beverage Iyantha Abeysinghe (on left) and Director Culinary Services Chef Kithsiri de Silva
The Kingsbury has stamped Sri Lanka on the global...
The airline flew music enthusiasts to enjoy the live concerts of Cheb Khaled and Andranik Madadian, known by his stage name, Andy
Emirates carried thousands of fans from around...
In the midst of very depressing news of rampant...
Motorways in Florida were gridlocked as millions attempted to flee from Hurricane Irma (Courtesy: The Sun)
Readers can see for themselves – via You Tube or...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Business OpportunitiesActive partner for travel...
Business Premises - For SaleKatunayake 1 1/​2...
Musical Instruments / Pianos - For SalePiano 3...
Matilda Jones may now be the rightful heir to Arthur’s throne.
SEP 4:A schoolgirl will have quite a story to...
Princess Mako exchanged a smile with fiance Kei Komuro, who loves cooking and skiing  (Pic: Asahi Shimbun via Getty image)
SEP 3: A Japanese princess is giving up her...
New Zealand, Sep 5: A man who had too much to...
When we live in this world, we meet many people,...
Mr. Magic is a wizard, Who likes to eat ice-cream...
Once I remember we were young and old, trying...
The program 'The Annual Vacation Bible School for...
Garbage whatever that you dispose, Don’t just...
My name is Thanuja Dilshan Nawarathna.I am...
I am Miheli Dulinsa. I am five years old and I...
I am Vihara Nethmi and I study in Grade Four at...
My name is Hansi Hasara. I study in Grade Four at...
Flowers are beautiful and smell nice. Many...
As mankind developed they invented the radio....
Cell NucleusThe nucleus is perhaps the most...
Royal International School is one of the leading...
The 'All–Ceylon Schools' Sitar Competition 2017...
Water is a valuable gift of nature. Humans,...
A health insurance scheme worth Rs 200,000 has...
English language is difficult for me. So we...
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules...
My favourite sport is cricket. I play cricket...
First PrizeRobinson Crusoe is one of my favourite...
Kites are flying objects attached to a rope. A...
Second PrizeAmong the books I have read so far,...
The Esala Perahera in Kandy is celebrated to...
My country is Sri Lanka. It is an island. It is...
Your love is the sea, Where no limit I see, Being...
Able professional son is sought by parents for...
Absolutely pretty slim fair attractive kind-...
The Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst is one of...
Janaprith with other world scout leaders in Azerbaijan
The world scout body has appointed Janaprith...
Sticks and stones may break my bones But words...
There was a friendly teacher at my primary school...
Research indicates that nearly 75% to 98% of...
A breathtaking view of sunrise at the dawn over Yatiyantota mountain ranges, seen through the valley of Kelani Ganga at Karawanella.
The age of the steam locomotive may have passed,...

Week of September 10, 2017