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Week of November 5, 2017

‘Athuru Premaya’ the first poetry anthology by...
The 255 hour, Malaysian based Big Bad Wolf (BBW)...
Two documentaries related to the war in Sri Lanka...
Oct 30: This past weekend, audiences were treated...
My colleague Meghavarna Kumarasinghe, known to us...
The Nations Trust Bank closed the first nine...
Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Mangala Samaraweera with Australian High Commissioner Bryce Hutchesson
Blockchain will no doubt disrupt traditional...
AIA Vitality members can now give their weekly...
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC recorded modest...
To reposition Sri Lanka as a trading hub and to...
Janashakthi Insurance trail blazed its new...
CEO DFCC Bank, Lakshman Silva addressing the gathering at the launch event of ‘Premier Go’.
DFCC Bank PLC launched ‘DFCC Premier Go’, one of...
Sri Lanka is the closest friend of Pakistan and...
PICTURE BY KELUM LIYANAGE
The existing terminal of the Bandaranaike...
The Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) which...
Jonathan Alles MD/CEO of HNB and Senior officials of HNB at the Singithi Savings Day celebrations.
Excited children of all ages rushed into over 75...
Sri Lanka needs specialist skills to grow faster...
Kumar Samarasinghe
Singer Sri Lanka presents the Life Style...
Samansiri Senamanthila of Panadura receives the award for the best entrepreneur in the agriculture sector - micro category.
The Sri Lanka National Chamber of Commerce and...
The rising popularity of chicken meat as a daily...
A team of engineers, transportation experts and...
Senrath Bandara
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) becomes the first ever...
Ceylinco Life Managing Director R. Renganathan (left) receives the FALIA Grandmaster plaque.
The Foundation for the Advancement of Life and...
Mobitel has expanded its product portfolio to...
The overflying revenue during the past three...
Rocell, the name that has been synonymous with...
Frequent natural disasters demands more preparedness. Lake House Media Library
To sustain growth, job creation and poverty...
The Sri Lankan stock market has continued what...
Vallibel Finance is proud to be named both ‘...
Governor of the Eastern Province, Rohitha Bogollagama presents a token of appreciation.
October 26 was a landmark day for the ICT...
The high-powered Qatar delegation which visited...
Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) held the...
Royal Flight Boeing 767 Captain and crew members
For the second consecutive year, Aitken Spence...
Ideal Motors (Pvt) Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary...
Finding a job, whether you’re starting your...
 Left: The winners of the undergraduate category - ‘ASDF’. Right: Winners of the open category - ‘Zeon’
Sri Lanka’s first dedicated IoT competition “...
The Chinese delegation with Chamber officials.
A Chinese business delegation led by the Council...
99X Technology Manager - Business Consulting Prasath Mahalingam (left) accepting the Gold Award for the Export of Business and Professional  Services
As a testament to its pioneering efforts in the...
Worried about entertaining guests to dinner?...
 The oDoc team
strap -oDoc, a Sri Lankan startup linking...
The Bank’s Chairman,  Ronald C. Perera and the General Manager D.M. Gunasekara (centre) with national winners of the art competition.
In line with the BOC’s 78th anniversary, the bank...
A new Oracle Communications study ‘The Cloud...
The struggle against Transpacific Partnership...
The Watawala team
Watawala Tea Ceylon Limited (WTCL), the consumer...
For the past two days, passengers passing through...
One of the premier creative power houses in the...
Passengers have more opportunities to plan their...
Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera
An international sports village will be developed...
The State Minister of International Trade of Sri...
The Appropriation Bill 2018 presented in...
Emirates Airlines will be adding an extra flight...
In line with its commitment to caring for its...
Haycarb PLC reported a turnover of Rs. 7.1...
Dipped Products Group posted Rs. 14.6 billion...
SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines...
Helping Sri Lanka control and fight against the...
POSITIONS VACANT - MARKETINGSales Assist. female...
BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET OR LEASEColombo 2,​...
ELECTRICAL / ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT FOR SALE(1) Air...
ESTATES WANTEDWanted Upcountry Bungalow - Wanted...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLeast...
Kulappuwa was on some crazy drug the other day,...
Who wouldn’t like to take a break and escape to...
The Northern Peninsula is richly embellished with...
Before December 26, 2004, only a few Sri Lankans...
This cat reclined on her sofa licking her lips...
When Sri Lankans go to the polls in three months...
Purple Fashionista, a coffee morning with fashion...
The hidden desire to look glamourous and in vogue...
The abolition of Executive Presidency and passage of the new constitution was the main rallying points for the common opposition, led by President  Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at the last Parliamentary election.
The abolition of Executive Presidency and passage...
 The panel (from left)    University of Colombo Department of Sociology Professor Siri Hettige, Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) Researcher Dr. Bilesha Weeraratne, farmer from Morawaka, Mithra Kulatunga and the moderator WFP Anusara Singhkumarwong
As food insecurity is too often cited as a reason...
Warnasooriya  with a purified water tank
A silent killer, sneaking upon its victims...
Unsuspecting consumers who patronize low cost...
The Southern Expressway, Sri Lanka’s first E-...
Students’ health strongly affects their school...
UNP General Secretary and Public Enterprise...
Expressways have been an integral part of the Sri...
Food patrons travelling to the Far East, at least...
Seventy years of Parliamentary democracyThe...
Flora Corea: God has her in His keeping; I...
A group of artistes from the Moratuwa Arts Forum...
The Lions Club of Colombo (Host) commissioned a...
term thalassaemia is derived from the Greek word...
The Nawaloka Hospital recently confirmed the...
A free medical camp will be held in collaboration...
SUMMER Over 270 students graduated at the...
Summer Collection Runway 2017, a fashion show by...
Mövenpick Hotel Colombo was crowned the ‘Leading...
Nestled in the ground floor of the colonial Galle...
‘Sunset Crikorona’ beach cricket festival in Sri...
Josephine Cooray and Hiran Cooray presenting an award to a senior associate
An evening of Reverence to pay homage to senior...
From left: Chamindi, Dr. Makandura, Iresha, Counsulate General of Sri Lanka Swarna Gunaratne, Janaka, Neluka, John, Amali and Aruni
Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel, resort and...
Timothy Wright - General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel Colombo on left and Indrajith Fernando - President Rotary Club of Colombo East
Timeless Classics”, featuring the much loved...
The name Grasshopper describes a number of...
We must learn good habits to become useful...
The 56 students of Ovitigama Primary School, Pugoda who were successful in the  Grade 5 Scholarship Examination with their teachers.
Untiring efforts and perfect guidance of former...
Nature is a friend who cares about us. But...
Eighty families from the villages of Uda...
Zahira scouts won the Championship Cup at the...
My favourite musician and composer is Ananda...
The coffins carrying the remains of 77 unknown German soldiers from WWII are seen during a reburial ceremony at Germany’s largest military cemetery in the east German town of Halbe on Nov. 4, 2011. (Pic: Patrick Pleul, AFP/Getty Images)
"The dearest place on this earth, for me, is the...
The Grade 1 (ED) class of Zahira College had a...
My school is Wadduwa Central College. There are...
Borella Ahadiyyah (Sunday) School organized the...
The beach consists of yellow sand. But at the...
The Eiffel Tower has marked its 300 millionth...
Nature is one of the most important things in our...
The plot of the novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame...
I’m Arthi. I study in Wewelthalawa Tamil...
First PrizeThe Railway Children written by the...
I love rainy days because they are fresh and cool...
Puss in Boots is a fairytale from Europe. It is...
Unity in the family promotes understanding, good...
I am Insha Isthikar. I study in Grade Four at...
My name is Randini Yehara. I study in Grade Six...
My name is G. K. Harini. I am 13-years-old and I...
My name is Menula Dharmathilake. I'm 10-years-old...
The Inter-School Shakespeare drama competition...
The ancient city of Sigiriya is in the Matale...
Able B/G mother from Colombo seeks educated...
About our son smart well mannered NS/​TT 5’6”...
Sri Lanka Cashew Corporation (SLCC), Chairman,...
The Supreme Court’s decision unseating Geetha...
The Road Development Authority (RDA) has issued a...
Fifteen-year-old B.M.R.D. Basnayake, has been...
President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe  at the Buddhist Summit                                                                                                 Pic: Saman Sri Wedage
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the seventh...
The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) maintains...
Poverty levels in the worst war-ravaged...
The bodies of five of the victims were recovered...
It is important to make our religious and ethnic...
Issuing the latest Sri Lanka Development Update,...
The decision regarding the granting of a loan of...
The latest statistics issued by the Central Bank...
A large number of SLFP members in the Joint...
Sri Lanka’s leading construction company, Maga...
The Thai Ambassador of Thailand to Sri Lanka,...
The State Trading (General) Corporation will...
Three killed in accidentThree people were killed...
Vehicle Importers’ Association of Lanka (VIAL) in...
Passengers waiting to board the flight   Pix: Kalum Liyanage
Regular visitors to Sri Lanka will soon be in for...
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has held...
Minister of Education and Kurunegala District UNP...
Government legislators participating in the...
World Vision Lanka launched its campaign –“It...
DEVENDRA - Dr. D.W. - Husband of Swarnapali,​...
 Stephanie married her partner David Pearson  in July this year.
Nov 1: A bride has confessed how she had her...
Ghost operator? The computer at the CCPO conference room would reportedly operate even without a personnel  working on it.
Oct 31: Police have been known to catch drug...
Pleased with the success of its testing in the Fiesta, Ford says the Robutt is now being put to work in all Ford vehicles across Europe
Oct 30: Durability engineers at Ford tasked with...
Locals have described mobile phone users as Smombies, the short form for a ‘smartphone zombie’ and civic chiefs are taking action to stop them getting injured
Oct 31: Lamp posts are being covered in airbags...
The girl gave her parents the slip near Geneva’s central railway station
Oct 31: A seven-year-old girl who ran away from...
At an elevation of over a thousand metres at the Batatota cave temple in the outskirts of Eratna, a group of student Samanera Bhikkus learn English at a newly set up English medium Pirivena.
It is the first day of an all-new Pirivena (...
Beach-scene fishing
Aside from the plantation workers of the central...
Lahiru Milantha struck a fine 83 off 82...
Daraka Peiris and Kavindu Mediwake of S. Thomas’ College row their way to victory in the boys under 20 qualifying event.  (Picture by Sulochana Gamage)
On the opening day of the 6th annual regatta of...
Ground staff pull the covers on at Sabin Park, Kingston, Jamaica where the second unofficial ODI between Sri Lanka A and West Indies A was abandoned without a ball bowled.
Not a ball was bowled in the second One-day match...
Defense Services Media Spokesman Major General A.W.M.P. Roshan Seneviratne (third from left) addressing the Media regarding the World Military Golf Championship to be held in Sri Lanka. Also in the picture from left are Secretary SL Navy Golf Committee Capt. S. J. Kumara, Director Sports SLA Brig. W.A.V.A. Sudasinghe,  Vice Chairman Organizing Committee Air Vice Marshal S.K. Pathirana, Director SL Navy Capt. R.A.P.P. Ratnayake and Secretary Air Force Sports Com. and Sec. Organizing Committee Group Captain P
The eleventh edition of the World Military Golf...
Seated from left Thiniya Fernando, Gehansa Methandi, Kumarangi Jayasinghe, Sithmi Halwathura,Standing from left Yasasvi Narangoda, Anulki Gunewardena, Sesandi Liyanage, Vosandira Rathnayake, Inuri Wijesinghe, Manthi Gallage Standing back row Dahamna Methnadi, Chanodaya (Captain), K.D.N Jayanthi (Teacher-in-Charghe), Prageeth Polgampola, G.Subramaniam (Head oach), Chandani Gunewardena (Teacher), Rebeca Perera (Teacher).
Musaeus College, Colombo, defeated Newstead...
Lionel Messi will celebrate his 600th start for...
President of the Sri Lanka Veterans Volleyball Association Mervyn Fernandopulle outlining the details to media on the Veterans Volleyball tournament to be held next week end. Others in the picture are Secretary Ranjith Premaratne, Vice President A.D. gunesena, treasurer Frank Fernando and Com. Member K.S. Peiris.
The sixth edition of the Veteran’s Volleyball...
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters...
Ritzbury, chocolate of Ceylon Biscuits Limited (...
Colombo Veterans Football Club led by former...
P. G. Chariya Tharushi Jayawardena is as special...
The Hockey Association of the Dharmaraja College...
UNDER 14 - Ginthota Vidyalaya under 14 Girls team which won the championship pose for photo with chief guest Senior Manager – Activation and Sponsorships Nestle Lanka Ltd. Sajeewa Wickramasinghe.
Under 14:SHIELD FINAL - Champion - D.B....
Nineteen year old Hasini Ambalangodage...
Sayura Jayakody of Loyola College Bopitiya scored...
Ananda Rowers who outrowed the much facied Royalists and Thomians’ finishing in great style. (Picture: Ranjith Asanka)
Sri Lanka Schools Rowing Championships continued...
Asela Gunaratne-Kusal Janith Perera-Angelo Mathews
COLOMBO: All-rounder Angelo Mathews has been...
Sri Lanka’s one-day captain Upul Tharanga who was...
St. Joseph’s College Colombo beat De Mazenod...
Pic: Malan Karunaratne An exciting moment in yesterday’s  opening game of  the Dialog Inter Club Rugby League match  between Kandy SC and CH&FC played  at  the Race Course grounds.
Defending champions Kandy SC beat CH&FC by 23...
Oct 26: IN 1912 a group of Russian avant-garde...
Over the past year, I have read more than ten...
Rainy days and limping legsUnrequested rainMade...

Week of November 5, 2017