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Week of October 1, 2017

The blue whale saga which took its first victim...
Those behind the World Record “Saree Pota” fiasco...
Reference the news item on rainwater harvesting...
Opinion Editorial by Ritsu Nacken, Representative...
Today is Children’s and Elders’ Day. As we...
The world marks the International Day for...
It is folklore that one of the most colourful and...
Harold Pieris came into our lives exactly 30...
An indiscriminately dumped garbage bag near...
Esmond Wickremesinghe, a press baron and a...
When the mythological outcast, Prince Vijaya, and...
Commissioner General, Examinations, W.M.N.J....
A worker from a construction site down Galle Face...
On September 25, the United States Agency for...
China’s total assistance to Sri Lanka, since the...
Three Muslim persons who possessed intoxicant and...
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has an...
Five suspects in connection with the mob attack...
During the reign of our glorious monarchs, the...
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) told the Sunday...
R. Sampanthan
Opposition Leader and the leader of TNA, R....
Sri Lanka is one of the 15 countries to receive...
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of...
The Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) has...
15-year-old killed in accidentA 15-year-old boy...
The release of the Gazette which will bring into...
The 19-year-old girl, the beneficiary of the...
It’s a joyous feeling to be able to see the world...
The Sooriya Village, Colombo 5, hosted what is...
Wonder Woman, the world fell in love with her...
Author: R. S. Karunaratne96 pagesPrinted by:...
A labour of love by a young group of passionate...
The head-table: From left - Managing Director of Pinnacle Residencies, Eranga Welikala, Chairman of Pinnacle Residencies, Lakshman Welikala, Director of My Property, Theekshana Somaratna, Director of My Property,   Navin de Silva, Director of My Property, Sanjika Abeyratna, Director of Floreat Homes, Charitha Nugawela, and Director, KWA Architects, Thilan Koththigoda.
My Property Pvt Ltd is launching two condominium...
DFCC Bank organized a strategizing session on...
The culinary finesse of Mövenpick recipes is...
cliQ powered by Etisalat is revolutionising the...
PureCircle, manufacturer and innovator of stevia...
Prof. Geoffrey Jones, faculty chair of Harvard Business School’s  Business History Initiative and Mrs. Aban Pestonjee, Chairperson, Abans  Group.
Mrs. Aban Pestonjee, founder chairperson of Abans...
Residents of Altair, the twin tower residential...
Samsung Electronics today launched its flagship...
Located in the rural and picturesque Finger Lakes...
Sri Lanka is joining other countries in moving...
Economic growth continued to be affected by extreme weather and weak external demand (PICTURE: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY)
Considering developments and outlook in the...
CEO, Caltex Lubricants, Kishu Gomes presents the SUV to the grand prize winner. PICTURE BY SHAN RAMBUKWELLA
Lubricant company, Caltex, concluded its consumer...
OPPO, a global technology brand, marked a...
 Cash Bonanza Montero Extravaganza Season 2 August 2017 winner, M. M. Ashoka Saman Kumara and family from Pussellawa with his brand new Montero
M. M. Ashoka Saman Kumara from Pussellawa was the...
Vista Rooms, one of South Asia’s largest chains...
Holmes Pollard & Stott won the second runner-...
Manatunge (centre) with one of the two awards presented to the Bank.
Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently received two...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) invites all NRFC and...
From monumental ancient wonders to spectacular...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has an array of banking...
The foundation stone laying ceremony: From left - CEO of INSEE Cement,Nandana Ekanayake, Head of projects of Insee Cement, Anil Kumara Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping, Nishantha Muthuhettige, – Residence Manager of Galle Port, Sujeewa Wimalasiri and Director, Cement Industrial Performance of Insee Cement, Aridavid Lozano Estrada.
Entering an important new phase in its history,...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has compiled a ‘...
Bryce Hutchesson Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Moderator, Graham Marshall, General Manager Automotive Coatings at Akzo Nobel Paints Lanka.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka...
Assistant Manager - Business Development, Lakmal Wijayagunarathna, Manager, Leasing, Rangana Shamil, DGM, Branch Network, Annesley Fernando, DGM, SME and Leasing, R. M. P. Dayawansa and Managing Director and CEO B. M. D. C. Prabath from HNB Grameen Finance Ltd with Associated Motorways, Director, Commercial Vehicle, Chaminda Perera, DGM, Commercial Vehicles, Dishan Obeysinghe and Renault General Manager, Shehann de Zoysa at the signing of the MoU.
HNB Grameen Finance Limited signed a Memorandum...
General Manager  and VP of Engineering, Zone24x7, Dr. Sankalpa Gamwarige receives the award from Minister of Development  Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama.
Zone24x7 Pvt Ltd, part of a global end-to-end...
Jaewoo Lee
Despite the many challenges that the Sri Lankan...
Bank of China, the fourth ranked bank in the...
Huawei has risen to No.70 on the Best Global...
Mobitel, Chief Executive Officer Nalin Perera exchanges the agreement with Jaykay Marketing Services,  Chief Executive Officer Charitha Subasinghe. Looking on (from left) are - Mobitel, Manager Mobile Financial Services, Padmanath Muthukumarana, Mobitel, Head of Mobile Financial Services, Kalhara Gamage, Mobitel, Senior General Manager Marketing, Isuru Dissanayaka, Jaykay Marketing Services Head of IT, Osanda Warnakulasuriya,  Jaykay Marketing Services, Manager, Finance, Eranga Illangasinghe and Mobitel, As
Mobitel has partnered with Keells Super outlets...
The strategic synergy between NIBM and Limkokwing integrates the best of both worlds. NIBM.LK
The National Institute of Business Management (...
The market interest rates have adjusted upwards...
Preparations are underway to present the fourth...
Unity is strength...The beach area community around Turyaa Kalutara, staff of Turyaa Kalutara, TUI staff in Sri Lanka and the staff of Aitken Spence Travels who cleaned the beach.
Aitken Spence Travels with the staff of Turyaa...
The founders of Spa Ceylon, Shiwantha Dias and Shalin Balasuriya at the opening last week. Pic: Vipula Amerasinghe
Spa Ceylon, luxury ayurveda chain, unveiled their...
Avian Technologies, in collaboration with...
Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) has introduced ‘...
SriLankan Airlines Manager Product Development, Senaka Bandaranayake (centre) receives the award on behalf of the Airline.
SriLankan Airlines added another feather to its...
If you’re a full-time employee, then it’s...
Managing Director, Hemas Holdings, Steven Enderby, Husein Esufally and Trihan Perera cut the cake. PICTUREs: Vipula amarasinghe
J.L. Morison Son & Jones (Ceylon) PLC (JLM),...
Pelwatte Dairy Industries recently expanded its...
From left: Deputy Principal, Gateway College Colombo, Mrs Marzena Brzezniak, Managing Director, Gateway, Mrs Rohini Alles and Chief Operating Officer, Hatton National Bank, Dilshan Rodrigo present the HNB Smart Pay card to Gateway College student Sohail Hansaja Jaswar.
HNB PLC entered into partnership with Gateway...
A schoolboy demonstrates his innovation at ‘Sahasak Nimavum 2017’ which conluded yesterday. PICTURE: GAYAN PUSHPIKA
The government encourages new thinking and has...
People’s Bank has introduced a number of accounts...
Bangladesh Myanmar Attacks
The UN secretary general, António Guterres, has...
Pictures by: Samantha Weerasiri
It was a great weekend of Golf as the fifth...
Unbeaten Southern Province and Western Province...
The Sri Lanka Association of Senior Citizens...
S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia, scored an...
The Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekera has...
ABU DHABI, Saturday – Sri Lanka’s wicket-keeper...
Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam receives the sponsorship for the All Island School Games from Vice President Nestle Lanka Ltd. Bandula Egodage (extreme right). Also in the picture are from left S. Weerasinghe, Sunil Jayaweera (Special Advisor Physical Training & Sports), Sunil Hettiarachchi (Ministry Secretary) and A. Senani Hewage (Asst. Secretary) picture by Rukmal Gamge
The 33rd Annual All Island School Games 2017 will...
Jonny Bairstow hit an unbeaten century to lead...
The Past Prefects’ Association of Zahira College...
Sachin Silva of St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya...
The first ever soccer festival organized by...
Kingswood College Kandy, housed at Randles Hills...
Yevan, a 10-year old up and coming Sri Lankan...
Proving their prowess in sailing, the Navy sports...
11.2 km Mini Marathon Girls winner R. D Kalpani at the finish line
J.M Madusanka of Matara MMV clocking a time of 36...
Palitha Gunasekera
Palitha Gunasekera, an old Anandian is an...
LONDON: Ben Stokes will not be considered for...
BOSCO - MARIE (nee SAVERYMUTHAPULLE) - Beloved...
 Getting up early on a cold, foggy August...
If you, like me, grew up with television in the...
This cat reclined happily purring on her sofa....
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLES To the...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESBusiness partner wanted to...
BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET OR LEASEColombo-03,...
FURNITUREOne lot valuable dismantled furniture...
ESTATES FOR SALEPuttalam Madurankuliya 10 acres...
To others respect we must give, In a polite...
My father’s name is Samantha. He was born in...
Will you let me go to my toddler age? To cuddle...
Sri Lanka celebrates Children's Day today. Every...
It's red and yellow and fairly large And a fee...
I am S.K. Shanal. I study in Grade Four at Ashoka...
My name is Ishini Shasmika. I study in Grade Six...
My name is Achini Vidarshana. I study in Grade...
I am Kaushalya Mishani. I study in Grade Six at...
I am a member of the British Council and recently...
The mosquito is a dangerous insect. It is a kind...
The 124th Annual Prize Day of Zahira College was...
Books are our best friends. Whenever we are alone...
A new indoor sports complex with state-of- the-...
Trees are a gift from nature to mankind and...
The world’s oldest cat has finally used up the...
My name is Rehan Amarasekara. I’m five years old...
A koala has hitched a 16-kilometre road trip in...
Peace is important for all of us. When people...
The Folk Tale Reader edited and compiled by Uma...
The Buddha’s name was Prince Siddhartha. He was...
First PrizePercy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters...
Devanampiyatissa became king after his father...
Second PrizeMy favourite book is Oliver Twist. It...
Aircraft. It was an invention which changed the...
Many Sri Lankans are being awakened to assume...
About our daughter,​ Kandy Govi Christian parents...
Academically and professionally qualified fair...
To compliment the beaches of Sri Lanka, and the...
History surrounds La Belle Epoque, now a modern...
I first met Mano during my last year at school at...
Leading public sector officials are provided with the Upahara Membership Dhammika Dassanayake, General Secretary, Parliament of Sri Lanka Chandraprema Gamage, Secretary, Ministry of Buddha Sasana Sarath Peiris, DIG of Police Faraaz Hameed, CEO, Sathosa, Pushpa Rowell, Chief Editor Dinamina
Recognizing the immense role of Sri Lanka’s...
Some of the team members who conducted the health camp.
The Lions Club of Colombo (Host) successfully...
As a school Principal and a parent, I fully agree...
St. Theresa’s Church (STC) Thimbirigasyaya...
Envisioning to offer quality education to the...
High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu (r) and Secretary, Ministry of Education Sunil Hettiarachchi exchanging the MoU to renovate Saraswathy Central College, Pusselawa located in Kandy District of Sri Lanka.
 India and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of...
One of the leading tele award festivals in Sri...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the chief...
Mahogany Masterpieces expanded their presence...
St. Peter’s Church in Fort was originally a Dutch...
The first ever ‘Colombo International Shopping...
Colombo city is witnessing a beautiful culinary...
Among the adventure experiences created by Bear...
  Two runners, who tried to take selfies with a wild elephant in Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Nayok province, had to sprint for their lives after it turned on them and chased them.
SEP 18Their encounter was captured by a Facebook...
The monogrammed undergarment was allegedly left at an Austrian hotel in 1938. Pic / Alexander Historical Auctions
 SEP 25A pair of Adolf Hitler’s underpants...
SEP 23A U.S. Army Reserve Humvee careened out-of-...
SEP 15Marysville, A Marysville business is...
SEP 25Sue Berkeley and Eli Bob, an Australian...
SEP 20A pensioner has spoken of his shock after...
Whenever I read of a great personality with a...
The celebration of World Elders’ Day on October 1...
One day, an old and aged man, was walking on the...
I was feeling rather despondent, so I took myself...

Week of October 1, 2017