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Week of December 24, 2017

They help you know that the season of joy has...
Exuding the warmth and spirit and good cheer with...
The festive yuletide spirit engulfed the officers...
Grand Prizes for Photography and Short Films...
A cloud floating freelyAcross the blue...
Jayaratne entered the public park next to the...
What Babe Is This?Vulnerable Babe takes on the...
The blind jumbo, the twisted tuskerThe Galgamuwe...
Cakes at Christmas have become a standing order....
As the song goes, we can make this Christmas last...
The theme was not the norm, yet the audience was...
Kaema Sutra at Shangri-la was launched recently...
King Bhumibol Adulyadej is remembered on December...
Environmental health hazards!Food is a vital...
D. H. Jayaindra FernandoAlways sided with the...
The annual Literary Festival of the Kalmunai...
Award winner Dilush Perera - CEO H-Connect with other winners
H-Connect was the proud recipient of the Bronze...
Coca-Cola and World Trade Centre “Give Back Life” in recycled Christmas décor
In keeping with its much-loved tradition to make...
The Ministry of Science and ICT and Ministry of...
Airtel hosted their year-end party like kings and...
An evening of celebration and recognition, the...
Tomorrow is Christmas, and the week after is the...
Baby Emma Gibson came from an embryo that was...
Everyone is welcome to the singing workshops and no-one  asks about mental health issues
Singing in groups can help people recover from...
A Christmas Edition of the iconic Colombo City...
Thomas Keller once said “A recipe has no soul,...
Miss Intercontinental of Netherlands 2017, Ms....
(Pix: Vipula Amarasinghe)
The Galle Face Hotel kicked off the holiday...
Matt Murphy and Michael O’Sullivan plan to marry to avoid inheritance tax.
Dec 19:Two elderly straight Irishmen have...
Christmas is universally celebrated as a festival...
Rome, St. Peter’s Square Christmas crib Dec. 2017
Rome: In my early teens I fancied watching adults...
The Mahendrans - proud Sri Lankan Moroccans
“Khalid and Adnan are human mental calculators...
When we were children teachers often warned us: “...
Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on DFCC...
CEO/Managing Director, Idea Group Limited, Sampath Mayakaduwa with the awards.
CEO/Managing Director of Idea Group Limited,...
A last-minute shopper picks Christmas decorations...
Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently conducted its...
South Asia Textiles Limited, specialized in...
People who ‘go with their gut’ are actually trusting the work their unconscious mind has already done.
Each day, we make countless choices. Life is full...
Handling strike actions of trade unions by the...
Director, ChargeNET (Pvt) Limited, Dr. Beshan Kulapala receives the award in the Smart Settlement and Urbanization Category, from Minister Harin Fernando.
The e-Swabhimani Awards 2017 was held recently to...
BOC Chairman Ronald C Perera PC receives the award from Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. BOC General Manager  D.M Gunasekera and Daily FT Editor Nisthar Cassim were present.
The Brand ‘BOC’ was recognized as the No.1 Sri...
In commemoration of 150 years of excellence of...
Dr. Harsha de Silva, Deputy Minister Policy Planning and Economic Development presents an award. Also in the picture are LOLC Group Managing Director/CEO Kapila Jayawardena, Executive Director LOLC Ms Kalsha Amarasinghe, Director/Chief Executive Officer LOMC Ravi Tissera and Charith Jagoda, Chief Manager, Out Reach Development, Micro Finance, LOMC
LOLC Micro Credit Limited (LOMC), one of Sri...
Abans Auto, a leading retailer of two and three-...
Managing Director, Eco Trans Lanka Holdings, Chrysantha Fernando presents  the keys to a customer who purchased an electric motorcycle.
Proactively forecasting the future of transport...
From left: Nishan Jayalath, Director -Sponsorships EDEX Expo 2017, Mahinda Galagedera, Chairman EDEX Expo 2017,  G.T. Bandara, Chairman, RIC, Prof. Sarath Amunugama, President, RIC.
The Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) will be a...
At the opening of the branch
Siyapatha Finance PLC celebrated the opening of a...
FILE PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
Sri Lanka is to suggest the deployment of...
The Sri Lanka Insurance Motor Plus Loyalty...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) proudly announces the...
In order to rejoin the pensioners and retired war...
Fitch Ratings has assigned Bank of Ceylon’s (BOC...
The Board of Directors of Sunshine Holdings PLCd...
 At the relaunch of Bupa Global Insurance
Ceynergy Insurance Brokers took a step forward in...
During a time where climate change is having a...
Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy
Central Bank Governor, Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy...
Awards highlight SLIM’s emphasis on governance...
From left:  CEO, AdFactors PR, Rezani Aziz; Program Manager, ICTA,  Sachindra Samararatne and CEO, Quebee Den,   Rohanthi Wijewickrama.
The United States Embassy in Sri Lanka and the...
Hayleys Agriculture team at the Awards Night
Hayley’s Agriculture Holdings, the agribusiness...
Commercial Bank has announced that Credit...
ICTA CEO (Acting) Dr. Ajith Madurapperuma (second from left) addressing the media. Officials of ICTA are also in the picture.
The Information and Communication Technology...
Commercial Bank Chairman Dharma Dheerasinghe receives the award from Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon was the highest-...
The manufacturing sector has become the primary means of labour absorption and has helped promote the structural transformation of the Sri Lankan economy since the 1980s. File pic: Lake House Media Library
World production and trading structures are...
A dedicated feeder service on the Yangon-Chennai-...
Astron Ltd emerged as the top winner in the...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announced...
Sri Lanka is likely to sign the proposed...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (...
Rohan Pieris Managing Director Alumex PLC flanked by  Pramuk  Dediwela Director/Chief Operating Officer, and the management team of Alumex PLC.
Fully-integrated aluminium profile manufacturer,...
The temporary ban on Ceylon Tea by Russia will...
The government is currently working on the...
Equity brokerage firm, Asia Securities recently...
The Peoples’ Bank team with the awards
People’s Bank won 2 awards at the National...
Helping to build a sustainable future that is...
With Russia imposing a temporary ban on tea and...
Huawei has announced plans to celebrate the...
Bitcoin prices briefly plunged below $13,000 on...
ESTATES FOR SALETea Estate - 57 acres of tea...
SUZUKI CARS FOR SALE1st Lady Dr. owned Suzuki...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESBusiness Opportunity - Need...
LUXURY APARTMENTS / HOUSES / CONDOMINIUMS FOR...
LIFTS / TRANSPORTSGateway School Rajagiriya...
Just digest this - car ownership as we know it...
So Siripala knows that our black coated hawks...
What is the incurable malady afflicting the...
As we celebrate Christmas and look forward to the...
The Lake House Choir and the members of the Army...
In reference to the recent incident reported at...
Most dangerous vehicles on roads are motorcycles...
In mid 2017, seeing a rise in dengue cases,...
Senarath family
It is Christmas, the season of giving, sharing,...
Elders fret over the state of the world and where...
While parking on the streets in Colombo, one is...
Crusaders for clean politicians: M.M.Mohamed, Gayantha Karunatilleke, Mahinda Amaraweera, Vijitha Herath, and Rohana Hettiarachchi
The March 12 Movement, a collective of civil...
Pic: Third World Network Features.
The cost of importing food globally is set to...
My name is Malmi Thavinsa Gunasekara. I study in...
My favourite book is Matilda by Roald Dahl....
My name is Ehansa Vinuki. I study at Hemamali MV...
Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer Rudolph, the red-...
I am Imanthi Dulanma Bulegoda. I study at Sujatha...
The elephant is the biggest animal living on land...
 There are many disasters which occur in...
Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always...
Reading is a good hobby. Many eminent people in...
My school is Janadhipathi Balika Vidyalaya,...
My baby brother is cuter than a kitten. He smells...
My pet is a cat. Its name is Cete. It is five...
Border Collie Dog The Border Collie is a...
My class teacher’s name is Mrs. Viraji Jayamali....
Dinadi meaning ‘achievement' according to her...
My father’s name is Sunimal Perera. He was born...
The foundation stone laying-ceremony for a four...
My family is small, beautiful and a joyful family...
Visakhians have created history, not only in...
One sunny morning when I was walking in the...
Zam Zam Foundation President As-Shika Mufthi...
The novella, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens...
I am Inara Anuki. I study at Hemamali MV,...
First PrizeAmong the many books I have read The...
A well established,​ qualified smart and a kind...
Academically and professionally qualified pretty...
Assistant DMO, Kurunegala, Dr. A .Priyadarshna,...
Minister of Wildlife, Sustainable Development and...
Politicians mainly use two weapons to convince...
President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to...
The Uva province should be systematically...
Today is the final day of the Christmas festival...
The Mihisaru awards ceremony to felicitate...
Inflation decreased to 8.4 per cent in November...
Adhering to their previous notice, the Central...
Public respect for the police was restored by the...
Over 4,000 police officers have been deployed in...
The Department of Examinations will issue GCE (A/...
Deputy Minister of Power and Renewable Energy,...
Bus topples: Two killedTwo people were killed...
The March 12 movement led by election monitor...
All beggars found violating the prohibition...
Cinematographer Tishan Perera has passed away. He...
London-based artist Kiran Rai who was in Sri...
A recorded public talk on ‘The Nature OF The Mind...
Chief Minister, NWP PC Dharmasiri Dassanayake, at...
The Annual Sanghamitta perahera of the Kotagala...
ABDUL AZEEZ FALEEL - Inna Lillahi wa Inna Illaihi...
It is a ‘dying’ tradition according to some....
Kandy CC crushed Old Rajans CC in the final of...
Sans Malik Kandy rugby will be like a carnival...
Vinod Perera of Panadura SC scored a century...
Kevin Perera of Maris Stella College Negombo...
Kusal Perera returned to form with a blistering  77 off 37 balls.
INDORE, Saturday - Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo...
National Champion Susantha Boteju in action                                   Pic: Saman Mendis
Susantha Boteju regained the national snooker...
Indian captain Rohit Sharma raises his bat after scoring his century during the second T20 international cricket match between India and Sri Lanka at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on December 22.  AFP
INDORE AFP Dec 22: Skipper Rohit Sharma equalled...
Sri Lanka’s new cricket head coach Chandika...
The Stubbs shield-winning Royal College boxing...
Juvenile riders Gunewardena brothers Jaden and Aaron aged 14 and 15 who created the major upset on the Mirigama Circuit out riding top notch champion riders on their 600cc bikes in the Open Motorcycles event up to 1000cc class on the podium with second runner up Maduranga Caldera and other competitors  who raced with these two youngsters.
The final round of the 2017 road racing...
President Maithripala Sirisena handing over the cheque to Dinesh Priyantha.
2017 Paralympic javelin throw silver medalist...
Chairman of Kandurata Umbrella Industries (PVT) Ltd. M.T.M Nawushad handing over Special Cricket Socks to the Sri Lanka under-19 cricket captain Kamindu Mendis during a special ceremony held at the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) headquarters at Maitland Place, Colombo 7 recently. SLC Exco member MR.SamanthaDodangawala, Kandurata Umbrella Industries (PVT) Ltd Deputy General Manager Riza Thahir, Managing Director Mr.M.T.M.Naufal, Head coach Mr. Roy Dias, Fielding coach Mr. Upul Chandana also looks on.
Kandurata Umbrella Industries (Pvt) Ltd. the...
Junior Paddlers Rehan Dinel Senanayake, Oshan Senaratharachchi, Chameesha Thushadi, Navindri Senevirathne who represented Sri Lanka and manager cum coach Sampath Rajapaksa on their arrival at the BIA.
The under 12 paddlers did well to win one silver...
The Stubbs shield-winning Royal College boxing...
Voting for the 40th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy...
St. Benedict’s College Kotahena, Maris Stella...
The winner of 1980/82 Schoolboy Cricketer Arjuna Ranatunga (Ananda College) receiving the coveted trophy from the Chairman ANCL Dhanapala Bodinnagoda
The ‘Observer Schoolboy Cricketer’ which...
Sri Lanka Test openers Kaushal Silva and Dimuth...
BRC no. 3 batter left-hander Deshan Dias scored a...
Lankan CC beat Air Force SC by seven wickets in...
Under 12 squad: Disal Fernando (Capt), Sahan Dabare (V.Capt.), Prakash Gamaathige, Thenushka Nanayakkara, Trevin Nishantha, Anhiru Pinchabaduge, Thevindu Wewalawala, Kiran Perera, Hareesh Weerakkody, Aakash Kotuwella, Chandupa Tiranagamage, Arosha Herath and Viknesh Ravichandran.
Under 15 squad: Thavisha Ranasinghe (Capt),...
The ‘Dialog’ Champions League match between Java...
Christmas TriviaIt is time for Christmas and...
Lynn Culbreath Noel was right when he said that “...
Christmas is the season of giving gifts, thereby...
Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider,...
1. Your straps keep falling down. First, tighten...
The teenage years are when skin is most prone to...
Solving serial crime has been a daunting...
Love singingDear Dr. MI am a fourteen-year-old...
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It can be difficult to understand why your...
Continued from last week6.Personal Healthcare and...
1.First off, what type of boy do you THINK you...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get to go...
Raw talent at Plus 8 fashion show. Feel the Beat...
Buying Christmas gifts for friendsOkay, so your...
And so the #TweetupSL 7 happened!On December 16,...
Day 01Grounds day of Interaction was held last...
How did DKM come into the music industry?I...
Travellers queue at the security checkpoints at Barcelona-El Prat airport, Spain. Pic: Alejandro Garcia/EPA
European officials have warned that Britain’s new...

Week of December 24, 2017