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Week of February 4, 2018

For millennia, Buddhist monks have played the...
The tea industry regulator will go to the highest...
Sir Razik Fareed , Dr. M.C.M. Kaleel and Dr. Badi-ud-din Mahmud
Muslims in Sri Lanka have been living in peace...
The Sunday Observer in its second leg of tour to...
Tuan Branudeen Jayah was born on January 1, 1890...
Bishop of Kurunegala, Ven. Keerthisiri Fernando
Sri Lanka is celebrating seventy years of...
Country proven by centuries of great...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe  Pix: Wimal Karunathilake
With campaigning for the local government...
Seven decades of independence have brought many...
Shortly after Ceylon’s Independence in 1948, the...
An ecosystem is an interaction of trees, rivers,...
The people in Sri Lanka celebrate the 70th...
The Earl of Wessex Prince Edward and Countess...
File picture of a Royal-Thomian cricket match - Lake House Media Library
There was a day in the year 1979 that broke my...
The Sunday Observer contacted some candidates...
It is just one bite. Slightly irritating perhaps...
Freedom, liberty and independence. Three words...
European empires in Asia collapsed after World...
Ever since the introduction of the Executive...
I sat glued to my seat for nearly three hours at...
Emotions arise from memories as well as hopes and...
That was what it felt like to be seated in the...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has informed all...
‘New mechanism with specific jurisdiction over...
President Maithripala Sirisena pays obeisance to Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalaratana Thera
Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalaratana Thera, who...
Most Ven. Thibbotuwawe Sri Siddhartha...
“If one is to truly fathom the value of...
February 4 marks the 70th anniversary of Sri...
“This year, we celebrate 70 years of independence...
President Maithripala SirisenaThe Pohottuwa party...
Appointment letters to members of the...
The Cremation Ceremony of the late Ven. Prof....
A special traffic plan will be in place within...
By the third quarter of 2017, the estimated...
Pic: Wimal Karunatilake 70th Independence Day celebrations: Soldiers march in front of the Lake House building during the full dress rehearsal last Friday
The 70th Independence Day celebrations will be...
Woman struck by lightning killedA 25-year-old...
Managing Director, Empire Teas, Lushantha de Silva receives an award from Minister of Plantation Industries, Navin Dissanayake
Empire Teas, added two laurels to its name at the...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe visited WNS Global Services last Tuesday where he interacted with young IT professionals. Also in the picture are Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik  Samarawickrama, Managing Director WNS Dinesh Wickremanayake, Director General BOI Duminda Ariyasinghe, Head of the Task Force on Digital Economy Strategy Mahesh Amalean, and representatives of the company.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe pledged not...
Mobitel rolled out of the 4.5G network to...
The office-bearers of the Institute of Service Management
Professionals in service management of the public...
MyBudget Founder Tammy Barton
MyBudget Pty Ltd, an Australian company which...
CEO of MullenLowe Sri Lanka, Thayalan Bartlett
MullenLowe Sri Lanka, the fully owned operation...
Director, Sketch Co. Ltd. Japan, Takaseki Yoshihiro handing over the Nano Shield thermal insulation product to Himaco Holdings Managing Director Shamara Ariyasena. Others from left are J.D.R. Sylvester, Sanjeev Mohan, Himako Holdings Chairman Himal Ariyasena, Marakkandu Moorthy, NilanthiAriyasena, IsharaAriyasena and BenukaAriyasena.
Staying indoors to stay away from soaring heat...
Bolloré Logistics has realized a new strategic...
The freshly-signed Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade...
Sri Lanka’s capital market is expected to witness...
The launch of the eLocal Government Solution. From left: Program Manager, Re-engineering Sri Lanka, ICTA, Thusha Mukunthan, Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government, Faizer Mustapha, Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Harin Fernando and Chairperson, ICTA, Chithranganie Mubarak.
The Information and Communication Technology...
The long felt need for a national healthcare...
Australia and Sri Lanka signed a Subsidiary...
S. Iswaran, Minister of Trade and Industry (...
The ban of imports and usage of the Glyphosate...
SSC and Ports Authority CC won their matches...
A section of the students
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the...
CA Sri Lanka President Jagath Perera
CA Sri Lanka, continues to take the lead in...
Members of the tourist team at the dinner which  was held at the BMICH
Ceylon Roots (Private) Limited and the Sunflower...
Arpico Insurance PLC was incorporated as a Public...
AIA Sri Lanka Academy has launched ‘The Executive...
The National Economic Council (NEC) will play a...
A few decades ago, the ‘Personnel’ department, as...
Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits...
From left: Managing Director, Capital Alliance Partners, Ajith  Fernando; Managing Director, Janashakthi Insurance, Prakash Schaffter;   Founder, Janashakthi Group, Chandra Schaffter; Chairman, Janashakthi  Insurance, Husein Esufally; Regional Head of Corporate Development,  Allianz Asia Pacific, Julie Kuik; Member, Allianz Asia Executive Board,  Zakri Khir; Managing Director, Allianz Insurance Lanka, Surekha Alles;  and Regional Head of Property and Casualty Insurance, Allianz Asia  Pacific, Alan Smee at t
Allianz, a global financial services company, has...
S. B. Rangamuwa
Harris Premaratne has retired from the board of...
The ‘Sea Gulf 3’
Walkers Colombo Shipyard (Private) Limited, a...
The Sri Lankan stock market welcomed its third...
Shenelle Cassim, a Financial Advisor at NDB Wealth.
As Sri Lanka marks its 70th Independence Day,...
CEO Ajit Gunawardena receives the award from Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Ceylinco Insurance PLC was chosen as Sri Lanka’s...
Two youngsters demonstrate shoe-making skills at...
Construction work of Serenia Residences, a...
Airtel and Kelaniya University officials exchange the agreement.
The industry partnership program is a joint...
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Business leaders need high levels of...
The business community hailed the achievement...
The Bank of Ceylon shares the joy of a new...
Samsung Sri Lanka, launched a new smartphone,...
Showcasing the latest technology and experiences...
HNB’s Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne presents the offer letter for a personal loan to Abirami Ledshumanan at the Wellawatte Customer Centre. S Narenthiran, Senior Manager, Wellawatte Customer  Centre is also in the picture.
HNB PLC, added Personal Financial Services to its...
If you are one of those lucky ones who is endowed...
Luxury chalets and island homes will dot the East...
It was a day for happy celebrations when the High...
The Heenbaba Dance and Drum Ensemble receives a standing ovation at Carnegie Hall – November 19, 1974
The curtain slowly rose. The audience was in rapt...
Many Sri Lankans from the ‘Ceylon” vintage will...
In an effort to promote peace through the medium...
Board Chairman of Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka - Mr.Lakshan Madurasinghe and members of the HFHSL National Board of Directors volunteering to construct homes for families in Muthurajawela
Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka’s (HFHSL)...
Amana Takaful ‘Adhyapana’ policyholders rewarded for their exceptional performance
Amana Takaful’s (ATL) “Adhyapana” policy was...
For the 70th Independence Day celebrations, the...
The online sale of tickets for the Tri-nation T20...
Navod Paranavithana
Fifteen year old Navod Paranavithana is a budding...
The Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation won the...
Past winners of the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer- Thilan Samaraweera 1994 - 95 and Nimesh Perera 1996
Sachin Silva of St. Peter’s College, who got off...
Newly crowned Dialog ‘A’ division rugby league...
Macksons Care of Macksons Holdings got together...
A Party After Sunset was the snazzy theme for the...
The High Commission of India and the Indian...
Under 19 Cricket World Cup champions India celebrate their win over  Australia in the final on Saturday.
MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Saturday - Opener...
Captain Hasitha Boyagoda-Coach Kavinda Jayasuriya
One of the oldest cricket playing schools in the...
The rich 40-year-old history of the Observer-...
Sri Lanka wicket-keeper Niroshan Dickwella celebrates with his team mates the dismissal of Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on the fourth day of the first cricket Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Saturday. AFP
CHITTAGONG, Saturday - Sri Lanka reduced...
Winner Eshan Pieris with Nik Zamir (02), Manav Sharma (03), Yuki
Sri Lanka’s Eshan Pieris once again lived up to...
DAISY PUNYASEELI ABAYAWARDENA (nee LEANAGE)....
Rich forest, fresh mountain air. The Seethawaka...
Costa Neo Classica
Costa Neo Classica, a passenger vessel of 722...
CCC CEO Sanith de Silva Wijeyeratne hands over certificates to MRH Managing Director Jayantha Panabokke, with the Senior Management Teams of MRH, CCC and SFG in the background
Mahaweli Reach Hotel (MRH), reputed as the first...
Cantaloupe Dec-Jan 2017/18 edition of the Conde Nast Traveller
One of southern Sri Lanka’s hippest boutique...
It may have taken months of procrastination, but...
Oh God, Siripala has travelled across the country...
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesTo the...
Positions Vacant - MarketingFemale Sale Assistant...
The mural inside celebrates 50 years this year (Painted 1968)
In the Old Testament of the Holy Bible there is a...
Business Premises - For SaleMount Lavinia Galle...
Office Equipment - For SaleBenmarie hot cupboard...
My name is Dinugi Vihansie. I am in Grade Four. I...
My name is Moksha Nethmini. I am ten years old. I...
I am Disandi Thehansa. I attend Yoshida Shokanji...
Keeping pets is a good hobby if it is done...
My best friend is Pabasara. She lives in...
Sri Lanka is an island situated in the Indian...
Dengue is a disease which has spread all over the...
Our school English Day was held last week. It was...
Where did Marie Curie grow up?Marie Curie grew up...
My favourite animal is the lion. I like this...
Sri Lanka National EmblemThe National Emblem of...
My name is Disandi. I am six-years-old. I study...
Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray is set...
I was born in a newspaper factory. One day a man...
First PrizeMy favourite book is Great...
Vesak is a religious and cultural festival in Sri...
Second PrizeThe Famous Five series written by the...
My father’s name is Mahi Nishantha. He was born...
Director of Crysbro Shafeek Samad handing over stationery items to a student
In keeping with the company’s vision to ensure...
Every parent aspires to give his or her children...
Lucky Nursery, Nugegoda held its Annual Christmas...
I am Sam Jonyshan Joachimthasan. I live in...
Following the premiere of its first trailer in...
For fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic 1962...
On February 23rd, 2018, science fiction fans will...
Monster movies may have fallen out of vogue in...
Acclaimed director Steven Spielberg is giving...
The upcoming Star Wars film about Han Solo has...
Since medieval times the military has placed...
There are times that you wake up on a Sunday...
The couple got back 241 letters
Of all things to steal, you’d think love letters...
Sharing is caring, and this Valentine’s Day we’d...
Everyone loves getting cards on their birthday....
Aquarius(January 20th-February 18th)As an...
Hospitals and nursing facilities are places of...
There are different genres in Photography. What...
In Japan, it’s customary for just the women to...
Lanka Social Ventures (LSV) calls for young...
We have all had people in our lives that are...
We live in a digital domain today. Digital...
Classic styles for men and women. Trendy shorts...
It looks like 2018 is shaping up to be a great...
The 1995 movie adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel...
About our son,​ 29 5’9” handsome,​ NS/​TT...
Able to loving and caring professionally...
Our Lady of Lanka : The National Bascillica, Tewatte
Freedom is defined as the power or right to act,...
Smoking will cause the gradual corrosion of your lung tissues
More people than ever are kicking the cigarette...

Week of February 4, 2018