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Week of November 5, 2017

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...
Dutch Ambassador in Colombo Joanne Doornewaard  talks to a woman candidate
Women still find it difficult to enter the...
Nov 2: The Great Pyramid has a huge “plane-sized...
With 7.4% of its police force being women, the...
Last week when two maintenance workers of the...
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...
Oct 30: This past weekend, audiences were treated...
My colleague Meghavarna Kumarasinghe, known to us...
‘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...
When Sri Lankans go to the polls in three months...
The latest statistics issued by the Central Bank...
Vehicle Importers’ Association of Lanka (VIAL) in...
Sri Lanka’s leading construction company, Maga...
The Thai Ambassador of Thailand to Sri Lanka,...
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has held...
The State Trading (General) Corporation will...
Minister of Education and Kurunegala District UNP...
Three killed in accidentThree people were killed...
Passengers waiting to board the flight   Pix: Kalum Liyanage
Regular visitors to Sri Lanka will soon be in for...
World Vision Lanka launched its campaign –“It...
Sri Lanka Cashew Corporation (SLCC), Chairman,...
The Supreme Court’s decision unseating Geetha...
The Road Development Authority (RDA) has issued a...
Government legislators participating in the...
Fifteen-year-old B.M.R.D. Basnayake, has been...
The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) maintains...
Poverty levels in the worst war-ravaged...
President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe  at the Buddhist Summit                                                                                                 Pic: Saman Sri Wedage
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the seventh...
The bodies of five of the victims were recovered...
Issuing the latest Sri Lanka Development Update,...
The decision regarding the granting of a loan of...
It is important to make our religious and ethnic...
A large number of SLFP members in the Joint...
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...
Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) held the...
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...
 Left: The winners of the undergraduate category - ‘ASDF’. Right: Winners of the open category - ‘Zeon’
Sri Lanka’s first dedicated IoT competition “...
 The oDoc team
strap -oDoc, a Sri Lankan startup linking...
Worried about entertaining guests to dinner?...
A new Oracle Communications study ‘The Cloud...
The struggle against Transpacific Partnership...
The Watawala team
Watawala Tea Ceylon Limited (WTCL), the consumer...
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...
For the past two days, passengers passing through...
One of the premier creative power houses in the...
Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera
An international sports village will be developed...
The State Minister of International Trade of Sri...
The Appropriation Bill 2018 presented in...
Passengers have more opportunities to plan their...
In line with its commitment to caring for its...
Haycarb PLC reported a turnover of Rs. 7.1...
Emirates Airlines will be adding an extra flight...
Helping Sri Lanka control and fight against the...
Dipped Products Group posted Rs. 14.6 billion...
SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines...
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...
The Nations Trust Bank closed the first nine...
To reposition Sri Lanka as a trading hub and to...
Janashakthi Insurance trail blazed its new...
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC recorded modest...
Sri Lanka is the closest friend of Pakistan and...
PICTURE BY KELUM LIYANAGE
The existing terminal of the Bandaranaike...
CEO DFCC Bank, Lakshman Silva addressing the gathering at the launch event of ‘Premier Go’.
DFCC Bank PLC launched ‘DFCC Premier Go’, one of...
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...
The Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) which...
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...
The Northern Peninsula is richly embellished with...
A team of engineers, transportation experts and...
Kumar Samarasinghe
Singer Sri Lanka presents the Life Style...
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...
Senrath Bandara
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) becomes the first ever...
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...
Rocell, the name that has been synonymous with...
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...
Vallibel Finance is proud to be named both ‘...
Oct 26: IN 1912 a group of Russian avant-garde...
Purple Fashionista, a coffee morning with fashion...
The hidden desire to look glamourous and in vogue...
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....
A group of artistes from the Moratuwa Arts Forum...
Nineteen year old Hasini Ambalangodage...
P. G. Chariya Tharushi Jayawardena is as special...
The Lions Club of Colombo (Host) commissioned a...
Sayura Jayakody of Loyola College Bopitiya scored...
The Nawaloka Hospital recently confirmed the...
Ananda Rowers who outrowed the much facied Royalists and Thomians’ finishing in great style. (Picture: Ranjith Asanka)
Sri Lanka Schools Rowing Championships continued...
A free medical camp will be held in collaboration...
Sri Lanka’s one-day captain Upul Tharanga who was...
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...
Asela Gunaratne-Kusal Janith Perera-Angelo Mathews
COLOMBO: All-rounder Angelo Mathews has been...
St. Joseph’s College Colombo beat De Mazenod...
Lahiru Milantha struck a fine 83 off 82...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Ritzbury, chocolate of Ceylon Biscuits Limited (...
Lionel Messi will celebrate his 600th start for...
Colombo Veterans Football Club led by former...
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters...
Seventy years of Parliamentary democracyThe...
Flora Corea: God has her in His keeping; I...
The Hockey Association of the Dharmaraja College...
term thalassaemia is derived from the Greek word...
SUMMER Over 270 students graduated at the...
Summer Collection Runway 2017, a fashion show by...
DEVENDRA - Dr. D.W. - Husband of Swarnapali,​...
Mövenpick Hotel Colombo was crowned the ‘Leading...
Nestled in the ground floor of the colonial Galle...
Beach-scene fishing
Aside from the plantation workers of the central...
‘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...
Eighty families from the villages of Uda...
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...
Kulappuwa was on some crazy drug the other day,...
Who wouldn’t like to take a break and escape to...
This cat reclined on her sofa licking her lips...
Before December 26, 2004, only a few Sri Lankans...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLeast...
POSITIONS VACANT - MARKETINGSales Assist. female...
BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET OR LEASEColombo 2,​...
ELECTRICAL / ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT FOR SALE(1) Air...
ESTATES WANTEDWanted Upcountry Bungalow - Wanted...
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...
 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...
Unity in the family promotes understanding, good...
Puss in Boots is a fairytale from Europe. It is...
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...
We must learn good habits to become useful...
The name Grasshopper describes a number of...
Nature is a friend who cares about us. But...
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...
My favourite musician and composer is Ananda...
Zahira scouts won the Championship Cup at the...
My school is Wadduwa Central College. There are...
The Grade 1 (ED) class of Zahira College had a...
The beach consists of yellow sand. But at the...
Borella Ahadiyyah (Sunday) School organized the...
Nature is one of the most important things in our...
The Eiffel Tower has marked its 300 millionth...
I’m Arthi. I study in Wewelthalawa Tamil...
The plot of the novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame...
I love rainy days because they are fresh and cool...
First PrizeThe Railway Children written by the...
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 (...
Able B/G mother from Colombo seeks educated...
About our son smart well mannered NS/​TT 5’6”...
Over the past year, I have read more than ten...
Rainy days and limping legsUnrequested rainMade...

Week of November 5, 2017