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Week of November 12, 2017

The recent heart-rending suicide of a young...
The Budget 2018 outlined some of the key...
Seven people lost their lives this week as a...
Last week, Sri Lankans woke up to a revelation...
“Time is everything. Five minutes makes the...
The government is committed to implement all...
The driving force behind the acclaimed “New Era”...
Soft spoken and seemingly a little shy, but very...
The first-ever EpiHack Sri Lanka was conducted at...
The SAITM issues came to some conclusion after a...
The line up has quite a few new faces in the CT7...
Senani Ponnamperuma’s beautifully written and...
Historical Ayyappan's annual pilgrimage season,...
Poorer Sri Lankans on tenterhooks over possible...
Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala...
A comprehensive report by the Committee on Public...
The SLFP members in the National Unity Government...
Earlier this week I visited Sri Lanka for the...
The Sri Lankan Government indicated that they may...
Motoo Noguchi
Former Supreme Court Judge of Japan, Motoo...
One person was killed during an exchange of fire...
To provide a platform for a wide array of...
A cross section of Government legislators who...
* The import tax on electric cars will be reduced...
Indika Sampath Merenchige
The Vehicle Importers’ Association of Lanka (VIAL...
The World Diabetes Day will be commemorated at...
The budget has proposals for the socio-economic...
The opening of the newly refurbished chemistry...
41-year-old Inel, Sri Lankan born and domiciled...
State Minister of Finance, Eran Wickremeratne...
German drowns in TangalleA 53-year old German...
A recorded public talk on ‘Is Love Part Of...
Budget 2018 presented to parliament by Finance...
Extraordinary Gazette 2043/56 dated 2017/11/02,...
The Dayaka Sabhawa of the Kotugoda Sri...
Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera in...
Vice President South Asia and Managing Director IFS Sri Lanka, Jayantha de Silva
IFS Sri Lanka will increase the number of its...
PICTURE BY Mahinda Vithanachchi    The 23-metre self-propelled barge, the ‘Fat Lady’
Sanken Overseas Maldives (Pvt) Ltd. which signed...
Senior Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri...
In some schools, teachers in artistic subjects have begun developing their own digital content and incorporating it into the curriculum.
The prevalence of internet connectivity, the...
Huawei Sri Lanka CEO Shunli Wang and Singer Sri Lanka PLC Marketing Director Kumar Samarasinghe introduce the Huawei nova 2i.
Huawei launched the nova 2i upper mid range...
Women International Shipping & Trading...
Due to the advent of highly advanced technology...
Hiran Hettiarachchi
Blue Mountain Group Chairman Dr. Hiran...
The 5th ex CCC (Ceylon Chamber of Commerce) Staff...
Speed matters in everything; whether in terms of...
CEO of Colombo City Centre, Anand Sundaram and Group CEO of Sri Lanka Telecom, Dileepa Wijesundera exchange the agreement. CFO of Colombo City Centre, Devadharshan Jayadeva and Group Chief Enterprise and Wholesale Officer of Sri Lanka Telecom, Kiththi Perera look on.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) recently signed an...
NDB Shareek team (from left) Rikfkan, Fariz, Aslam and Mufthi
NDB Shareek, the Islamic banking unit of National...
APEC brings together 21 economies from both sides of the Pacific
Nov 10: President Donald Trump has said the US...
A BOC official receives the award
Bank of Ceylon was awarded the Asian Development...
Thilak Pathirage
IT Governance and Risk Consulting Ltd (ITGRC), a...
The Central Bank monitors and regulates borrowings from micro finance institutions.
The state of debt distress in the country is a...
The latest John Lewis campaign focuses on a little boy and his friendship with an imaginary monster
Nov 10: Advertising agencies are expected to rake...
Murtaza Tajbhoy, Chief Strategy Officer of Leo...
CEO/ED of SLIM, Sanath Senanayake
Marketing enthusiasts flocked together for the...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold a...
The figures were released to mark Equal Pay Day. Pic: Getty Images
Nov 10: The gender pay gap for women in their 20s...
Prof. Palsule
Speaking on ‘Agility - The Differentiator’ Prof....
Entries for all 17 categories in the National...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold a...
‘The world was different - arguably better - 18 months ago.’ Pic: Bragi Kort / Barcroft Media
Nov 10: The street-level response to the Paradise...
AIA employees hard at work
AIA Insurance employees gathered to colour-wash a...
Channa de Silva and Dharmasiri Wickrematilaka
Sarvodaya Development Finance has shown...
The Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical...
Susantha Ratnayake
Sri Lanka’s premier blue chip, John Keells...
People’s Insurance PLC relaunched its insurance...
The Regional Development Bank has introduced...
David Bent, world-leading advisor on sustainable...
DIMO and Skills Development Ministry officials exchange the agreement
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO)...
Royle Jansz and Lashman Silva
DFCC Bank reported strong third quarter results...
 Drone display at Techno 2017 by Mobitel
Mobitel is partnering Bhoomi-Tech (Pvt) Ltd,...
Harsha Bhogle and his wife Anita being welcomed
UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Limited, a part of...
Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC has reported its results...
Picture credit - linkedin.com
The majority of Sri Lankans invest their hard...
IPM Sri Lanka held its 20th graduation ceremony...
Jo Lanka recently moved to world-class apparel...
The automated teller machine (ATM) network of the...
The government plans to support the formation of...
Vish Govindasamy
Sunshine Holdings PLC reported impressive growth...
The management of Ceylon Roots and Browns Tours...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been honoured...
The NSBM Green University Town, with a 26 acre...
From left: Hameedias Retails Sales Manager Rameez Mohamed, Human Capacity Development Manager Hana Saleemdeen, Sales Manager M.T.M. Munas, General Manager of Signature, Indika Perera, Aitken Spence Conventions and Exhibitions, Assistant Vice President Anil Hapugoda, Assistant Manager Madhawa Wijeratne and Senior Operational Head, Roshan Krishnanalan at the signing ceremony.
Colombo Shopping Festival organized by Aitken...
Having presented a budget that clearly sets out plans on fiscal consolidation and achieving a revenue surplus, Minister of Finance and Media, Mangala Samaraweera met corporate leaders and representatives of the business community at a post budget conference at the Hilton Hotel on Friday morning. picture by Shan Rupassara
The government’s third budget presented last...
Eranga Wickramasinghe - Team Leader, System Engineering of Sri Lanka & Maldives, handing over the award to Mangala Wickramasinghe - Head of Electronic Delivery Channels of HNB.  Lakmal Embuldeniya, Executive Committee Member of BCS Sri Lanka Section, Jayantha De Silva, Third Chairman BCS The Chartered Institute for IT Sri Lanka Section, Gerald Vethanayagam - Cisco Country Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives and Duminda Karunaratne Executive, Digital Strategy and Solutioning of HNB also in the picture.
HNB PLC, extended its remarkable winning legacy...
A Sri Lanka Insurance consumer centre was opened...
The senior consultant for Ports and Airport of...
A 15-member business delegation organised by the...
Sri Lanka plans to attract US$ 3 to 4 billion in...
Themed ‘Neela-Haritha Enterprise Sri Lanka’, the...
 SLTDA Chairman Kavan Ratnayaka and MDF Country Representative Shahroz Jalil exchange the agreement. DFAT Counsellor Development Cooperation Charlotte Blundell, SLTDA Director General Malraj Kiriella and SLTDA  Assistant Director Rajeeka Ranathunga look on.
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (...
Pollution levels in Delhi have reached 30 times the recommended limit in some areas
Twitter users in the smog-choked Indian capital...
Nov 9: When Alyssa Stringfellow from Arkansas, US...
For years, experts thought Alzheimer’s, a...
It was a vibrant yet youthful collection of...
Minister Kabir Hashim and Ambassador for Turkey Tunca Ozcuhador.
In true Turkish style the 94th anniversary of the...
M.M.M. Rushanudeen receives the award from Eva Van Woersem
The United Nations Association in Sri Lanka in...
In celebration of Interact Week 2017, the...
Rasitha Abeykoon, President of the Old Rajan’s Hockey Association being   Introduced to the Asoka Vidyalaya, Colombo and Dharmaraja College Hockey teams  in their inaugural match by Dinuka Samarasinghe, the Secretary of the Old Rajans Hockey Association.
To commemorate the 130th Anniversary of...
Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews plays a shot during the Sri Lanka vs India’s Board President XI cricket match in Kolkata on November 11, 2017.  / AFP
KOLKATA, Saturday - As many as four half-...
Hardik Pandya has been pulled out of the squad...
Thirteen year old Sajan Priyamdu from Leeds...
SLT: Queer charges for dataDo you know how Sri...
The Chief Security Officer of the Australian...
The ‘Munchee’ National Volleyball Championship...
ADELAIDE AFP Nov11, 2017 England needed just...
Action from the CR & FC Vs Navy Rugby encounter                                                                                          Pic : Thilak Perera
Spearheaded by an inspired second half rally...
Ananda Under 18 Rowers celebrate victory
The sixth edition of the Sri Lanka Schools Rowing...
MAS Shadeline clinched the Mercantile ‘C’...
Left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama captured...
Ranabima Royal College , housed at Gannoruwa,...
Dr. Pandit Amaradeva -Golden voiced prodigyDeath...
Defending Champions Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka...
Mclarens Holdings with a tally of 245 points...
The Best Athletes of the John Tarbet Junior Championship Sadini Kaveesha of Vijitha Central College, Dickwella (on left) and W.H.H.M. Abeysekara of Siddhartha MMV, (on right) Balapitiya with their trophies. Picture by Ranjith Asanka
St. Joseph’s College, Colombo and Janadhipathi...
District Rotaract Committee for the year 2017
Rotaract District 3220 Sri Lanka and Maldives,...
Kandy SC playing their second game of the Dialog...
The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS...
Ragama CC were 231 for 4 on the first day in...
Kaveen Bandara
Kaveen Bandara of Maliyadeva College Kurunegala...
Army Sports Club's Number Eight Manoj Silva warding off a tackle from CH and FC's Avishka Lee in their Diolog ‘A’ division league Rugby match played at the Race Course yesterday which Army SC won 20-15    Picture by Hirantha Gunathilake
The Army Sportsc lub ruggerites came from behind...
Michael Tissera (left) and Nawab of Pataudi during the toss at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahemadabad
Sri Lanka who are looking for that elusive Test...
Mclarens Holdings with a tally of 245 points...
K. Avishka Chethana of Siri Sumana M.V., Badulla...
Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera...
Thisaru Rashmika ran through the UAE batting with...
Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal (L) with coach Nic Pothas addressing the media in Kolkata on Thursday.   PTI
KOLKATA: Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal...
Havelock Sports Club team scored a 46 points (8...
The Board of Directors of Sunshine Holdings...
Displaying warm hospitality, a colourful...
D.P. Jayasinghe Piling Co Pvt Ltd launched, a...
Pregnant women are usually advised to steer clear of oily fish amid fears the build-up    of mercury can damage the brain of babies in the womb
Nov 7: Pregnant women should eat more fish to...
NICHOLAS - BARBARA PUSHPAM - At Rest with Jesus....
Dambulla is one of our nation’s topmost tourism...
Timothy Wright
The Shangri-La Hotel Colombo, allowed a sneak...
Browns Hotels & Resorts ensures a relaxing...
A STILL OF THE FILM: Location at Kitulgala  Pic: High-def digest
The mist-laden verdant hills rising skyward...
Friday nights are good to go out and enjoy a meal...
SriLankan Airlines became the toast of the region...
Oktoberfest may have its roots in Munich but you...
So we all remember the big brouhaha regarding...
The main problem with these fasts unto death...
Sudden political and military events in the...
Having seen huge queues for fuel for personal...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLowest...
POSITONS VACANT - MARKETINGAn exceptional...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALEColombo 9,​ on going...
KENNEL NOTICES FOR SALEBeautiful 1 1/2 months...
Lim Ba on top of the wok before the stunt took a turn for the worse.
A Malaysian Taoist medium has died after a ‘human...
“There’s always gonna be bitter people or bad people,” she said. “But there’s always gonna be good outweighing everybody.”
Nov 4: A 5-year-old girl in Porterville, Calif.,...
Excrement from giraffes and hippos is being reused to make paper at a zoo in northern Japan
Nov 4: A Japanese zoo is finding a new use for...
It remains to be seen whether Parisians will warm to the idea of naked dining
A country known for its laissez-faire attitude to...
Cables left with their ends exposed have become a favorite of the birds
Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN), the...
The Internet has advantages and disadvantages. It...
The Past Pupils' Association of St. Paul’s Girls...
P. G. Chariya Tharushi Jayawardena is as special...
I am Sayani Senara De Silva. I study in Grade...
My name is H. Maleesha Prasadi. I study in Grade...
I am M. Jason Dinith Perera. I study in Grade...
My name is Semini Senanayake. I study at Matale...
Friends are the people who stay with you and help...
Do you have a person in your life that makes you...
My favourite cartoon is Mech-x4. This cartoon is...
The Praying Mantis is a large insect from the...
I am a mobile phone. Some call me hand phone. I...
The penguin breeding season in Antarctica this...
My brother’s name is Supun. He is six-years-old....
For the first time, astronomers think they’ve...
I’m Abirami. I’m the third child in my family....
British School in Colombo (BSC) has its Inter...
Margaret, Josephine, Elizabeth and Amy are four...
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the world’s best male...
My country is Sri Lanka. It is a beautiful island...
The novel Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter centres...
International Literacy day is celebrated on the...
The novel Jane Eyre was written by the British...
My little sister is Pinidi. She is still a baby....
The Red Sea Sharks is my favourite book in the...
About 5’8” Buddhist Govi /​ Vishwa 24 kind...
About my daughter G/​RC 1985,​ 5’2”,​ graduated...
I remember vividly, one late evening several...
Beware of the vectorDo we ever ready to offer a...
In mid-October a helicopter of a private airline...
Charlotte Bunch - renowned feminist activist and organizer who together with Sunila and others brought women’s human rights into the mainstream human rights discourse, Founder of the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University, USA. Life-long friendships with the South Asian feminists led to many collaborations and cross-border co-creations.
Women and Media Collective celebrated the memory...

Week of November 12, 2017