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Week of April 1, 2018

Neville Fernando
As the clock strikes 7pm on April 7, the music of...
Hadar Rimon
On April 3 audiences in Sri Lanka will have the...
Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha transformed into a...
Sweet: Katie Holmes, James Van Der Beek, Joshua Jackson and Michelle Williams smiled for the special edition Dawson’s Creek reunion, with each actor receiving their own cover
Millions of viewers tuned in to watch the classic...
History should be accurately and scientifically...
Many were the invitees to wish all success to ‘...
At a recent fashion display in Colombo what was...
Off the runways in China, the evening dresses in...
April is the month of many delightful memories....
The history of Viharamaha Devi Park can be traced...
Jude Fernando, Director of Janashakthi Insurance PLC (left) and Kasun Chandraratne, Founder / President of the Foundation of Civilian Bravery Sri Lanka
The Foundation of Civilian Bravery Sri Lanka and...
Fr. Mervyn Fernando was the Founder President of...
Leesons Hospital (Pvt) Ltd, announced the recent...
From Left: Sajeewa Ranasinghe - Senior Associate, Sustainability Solutions, SFG; Lakmini Senadheera - Manager, Sustainability Assurance and Advisory Services, SFG; ; Shanik de Silva - CEO, Water Mart;Nik Bollons - Senior Consultant, CCC; Shernal de Silva - Director, Water Mart; Ruwanthi Halwala–Senior Associate, Client Services, CCC.
Natural mineral water supplier, Water Mart...
The investors of Serenia Residences, a Rs 2...
Women professionals in the logistics and...
Chairman and board of directors of Uptown Liberty...
Package of multi services to reduce birth defects...
Did you know that the first breadfruit tree was...
With the tourism industry burgeoning in Sri Lanka...
Sri Lanka’s potential to become a preferred...
After indulging in various forms of multi ethnic...
(From Left) Sunil Hettiarachchchi, Secretary – Ministry of Education, P. G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena, Chairman – Sri Lanka Telecom & Mobitel and Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Deputy Director General, Public Health Services officially launching the ‘DengueFreeChild’ app.
Mobitel,launched an innovative mobile app to help...
Mar 28: A waiter in Canada is suing his former...
Mar 28: The Nicholson Museum in Sydney, Australia...
Rainbow’s Violet says majesty - Red says...
If we could rise with thee oh Christ! On Easter...
Jesus was nailed on Calvary’s treeTo redeem...
With mobile phones to send short messages (SMS)...
Some thirty odd years ago, a school teacher gave...
Another day, another place, and we hear another...
The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Dr...
Abans features a toxic-free classy range of...
With the drastic effects of climate change and...
Chairman of Richard Pieris Finance Ltd., Felix Fernandopulle opens the branch. Executive Director/CEO K.M.M. Jabir, Mayor of Nuwara Eliya  Chandana Lal Karunaratne, Directors and other staff members look on.
Richard Pieris Finance Ltd, the only finance...
Pic: Chaminda Niroshana   Minister Susil Premajayantha receives the product.
Two new research-developed products to enhance...
Minister Malik Samarawickrama with German Chambers of Commerce and industry (DIHK) CEO Dr. Martin  Wansleben and officials.
The official opening of the Delegation of German...
In leadership, there are two extremes when it...
Metatechno Lanka Company (Pvt) Ltd was...
A two-day seminar ‘A recipe for change –...
Managing Director of Softwave Printing, Chaminda Kariyawasam receives the Gold Award for the ‘Brides of Sri Lanka’ Magazine from the Past President of SLAP, Sanjeev Mohan.
Softwave Printing and Packaging (Pvt) Ltd., won...
 e-Pay Mobile Cash, a revolutionary service
The Department of Posts joined hand with Sampath...
The banking sector of Sri Lanka is resilient and...
Winners of the CA Sri Lanka Business Plan Competition 2018, Ananda College, flanked by first runner -up  Richmond College, and second runner-up Visakha Vidyalaya.
Ananda College, Colombo battled against seven...
Commercial Bank’s Deputy General Manager – Corporate Banking, Sanath Manatunge and Deputy General Manager, Marketing,  Hasrath Munasinghe (second and third from left) with the Asiamoney awards won by the Bank.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been conferred...
Ceylon Leather Products PLC (CLPL) or Di as it is...
The Inland Revenue Act (IRA) No. 24 of 2017 will...
Bates Strategic Alliance an Integrated Marketing...
Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, HNB, Sanjay Wijemanne with the award. From left: Foo Boon Ping,  Managing Editor, The Asian Banker, Niluka Amarasinghe (HNB), Vinodh Fernando (HNB), Dilanka de Silva (HNB), Mangala Wickramasinghe (HNB), Varun Sabhlok, member of The Asian Banker Advisory Board and Vice Chairman of the Awards Program and Chris Skinner, member of The Excellence in Retail Financial Services Program.
Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) won the ‘Best...
Digital communications agency, Shift, launched...
Ideal Motors, a fully owned subsidiary of the...
From left:  Head of IT, Ceylon  Biscuits Limited, Chandrima Rodrigo;  CIO, Hirdaramani Group, Samath Fernando; Industry  Solutions Director,  Microsoft APAC,  Dean Shaw.
Microsoft revealed how rapid advances in emerging...
BoardPAC, the Sri Lankan iPad-enabled paperless...
The problem in the peninsula is not inadequate water but the quantity of potable water which is fast running out due to sea water percolating into wells.
Topological limitations make task of finding a...
Orient Insurance Limited opened a full-fledged...
As a part of the government’s Vision 2025, Sri...
Chief guest PM Ranil  Wickremesinghe
The induction ceremony of the President of SAARC...
 The Coca-Cola team with the Prime Minister. From left: Lakshan  Madurasinghe, Country Public Affairs and Communication Manager,  Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Limited, Ishteyaque Amjad, Vice President, Public Affairs and Communication, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia, T. Krishnakumar, President, Coca-Cola India and Southwest Asia, James Quincey, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company, Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister and John Murphy, President, Asia Pacific Group, The Coca-Col
President and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, James...
 From left: Co-founder BOV Capital, Prajeeth Balasubramaniam, Group Chief Executive Dialog Axiata PLC, Supun Weerasinghe, Vice President Digital Services Dialog Axiata PLC, Fariq Cader, CEO, MyDoctor.lk, Sameera Wijerathna, CEO, Roar Media, Mustafa Kassim and Director/CEO Insureme.lk, Vipula Dharmapala.
Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) has...
Three-pronged approach to generate wind power                                                                 FILE PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
Govt keen on 100 percent electrification of...
Gayani de Alwis, a supply chain management expert...
M.J.P. Salgado
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) offers discounts for...
Power cuts cannot be ruled out in the next couple...
Mitra Innovation recently announced plans to...
While expressing interest in expanding rubber...
German ceramics brand ‘Villeroy & Boch’...
The Principal of Thodamaduwa Vidyalaya offers a token of appreciation to Browns officials.
Brown & Company PLC has combined its CSR...
Exporters to the United States welcome the...
The University of Kelaniya team with officials. From left: Demini Wickramasinghe, Rashmi Fernando, Shashini Jayathileke, K.J. Dulanjali,  Shereen Bandara, Amanda Abeysinghe, Danushka Nuwan, Prof. (Dr) A. Chamaru  De Alwis, Nisal Dharmadasa, Madushi Dissanayake, Jayani Chathuruka, Thilini Thilakaratne, C.M. De Silva and Vindya De Silva.
Students of the University of Kelaniya who took...
Pic: Vipula Amerasinghe Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the Bank of China, Wang Xiquan in conversation with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Bank of China launch event.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who was the...
The winners
A ceremony was organised by Sri Lanka Telecom (...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Business OpportunitiesLooking for genuine...
Business Premises - To Let or LeaseBambalapitiya...
Misscelaneous - For SaleBerjaya Cooler to store...
 Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith
Celebrated coach Vince Lombardi once said, “...
Is there a low - cost way out from the present...
The stage is now set for the drama, while...
With several loyal officials being placed under...
Maskeliya, a serene and picturesque plantation...
Royden O. Gibbs, a gifted artist, has marvelously...
I was choked with grief when the passing away of...
Rivers overflowing with plastic, cities covered...
Minister Mangala Samaraweera met women’s groups at the Puthukudiyirippu Divisional Secretariat yesterday
Finance Minister and top officials on three-day...
Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne  Pic: Lake House Media Library
The political showdown in Maskeliya that followed...
PIC COURTESY: jdslanka.org
Social taboos have a way of disintegrating the...
Cross Country Walk in 2016
Footsteps to freedom, the coast-to-coast walk and...
 The property which is used by the public is...
Friendship is very important to everyone. What do...
Orville and Wilbur Wright are credited with...
 Christians believe that Jesus Christ died...
Easter Sunday is one of the most celebrated...
Time is a precious gift given by God to everyone...
Jeff Bezos is officially the richest person on...
My sister is Minudi. She is two years old. She is...
World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died...
 My father’s name is Chaminda. His home town...
A true friend would always be by your side during...
Tonnes of gold has fallen from the sky in Russia....
 My school is Bandaragama Central College....
The plot of the novel Heidi by Swiss author...
I woke up in a very excited mood thinking of what...
First PrizeMy favourite book is Harry Potter and...
Second PrizeA book I read recently was The Two...
The Language Day of OKI International school,...
What is poetry? Who knows? Not the rose, but the...
Our best invention, education Is the greatest...
Welcome 2018 With new hopes To do many changes...
Little boy learning If you pull a girl's hair She...
My school is Thakshila Maha Vidyalaya. It is in...
 My class teacher is Miss Dushani. She is 26...
About our pretty daughter,​fair complexioned slim...
Academically and professionally qualified,​pretty...
The Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) process...
The political tug-o-war over the No Faith Motion...
Four females have drowned while bathing in river...
President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister...
The leader of the United National Freedom Front,...
The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) conducted a...
Road to Rights is a Sri Lankan Organization...
The four sisters, Shinega, Sindurja, Atchiya and...
HelpAge Sri Lanka (HASL) received ten brand new...
An influx of Buddhist and other devotees was...
The International Association of Lions Clubs has...
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga landed in...
Uduwage Lasantha Perera, a father of two of Udawa...
Still campaigning against disappearances : Minister Mangala Samaraweera a long time disappearances activist, made an impromptu stop at a protest by families of the disappeared in Kilinochchi yesterday, appealing to them to end their demonstration and seek assistance at the newly established Office of Missing Persons. The families who have been protesting in a tent by the roadside for over a year, thanked the Minister but refused to end their demonstration (Pic: Rukmal Gamage)
On a three-day visit to the Northern Province,...
Five Sri Lankan schools to be a part of 90...
Officials of the Attorney Generals Department,...
AMARASINGHE - YVONNE CLAUDETTE - Devoted wife of...
Should Ranil stay and face the motion of no...
What is the first thing that comes to mind when...
Leeds Southern: Daminda Waduge (captain), Kinura Dias, Kaveen Ruwanpura, Lakshith Alwis, Thathira Samanhith, Thamindu Wijesinghe, Lelum Senadeera, Shammas Mubarak, Pasindu Malshan, Isuru Dulshan, Ashker Anwer, Inidu Raveesha, Chirath Waduge, Nadil Hesara, Arjuna Prabath, Kalana Deewantha, Afran Ahamed and Naveen Nikila.
Leeds Western: Umash de Zoysa (captain), Senushka...
Pearl of Asia for the first time has come forward...
NEW DELHI AFP: Indian Premier League side...
An Antonian player is tackled by a Joes opponent in their match last week. The Antonians have been the most disappointing team in the 2018 inter-school rugby season  Pic: Samantha Weerasiri
Royal College and St. Peter’s College have...
David Warner who projected himself as a tough guy...
Easter celebrations would be a memorable one this...
Sri Lanka’s cricketers are preparing to tour the...
Readers’ Votes for the ‘Observer-Mobitel Most...
Roshen Silva made an unbeaten 231 for Galle...
Pakistan’s women cricketers beat Sri Lanka in the...
Athula Gunaratne the Director Marketing, Danushka de Zoysa the Assistant General manager-(corporate) and Amila Ratnayake the sales manager (corporate) of AgStar PLC, R.M. Samarakoon – Secretary of the DMCC (Chief Organizer of the Tournament)  and Kelum Samaratunge – Treasurer of DMCC were at the launch.
The 18th edition of the Planters’ Rugby Sevens...
The 21st Commonwealth Games is set to get off the...
Devapathiraja College Ratgama emerged champion...
Yevin Samararatne
A Sri Lankan boy, Yevin Samararatne resident in...
JOHANNESBURG AFP: South Africa were all out for...
Hassan Esufally
A Sri Lankan runner, Hassan Esufally, aims to...
CHRISTCHURCH AFP: New Zealand replied with 192...
The winning Royal Lions team of Tanvir Hallaj (captain), Lasitha Manchanayaka, Muditha Weerakkody, Ravi Hettiarachchi, Punsada Aravinda, Mustaq Rumy, Sandun Gajanayake, Hasanga Liyanagunawardena, Shihar Aneez and Silmy Ahamed (KBSL, Sponsor).
Royal Lions, led by junior Sri Lankan player...
DHAKA AFP: Bangladesh police detained a man who...
It’s bound to be a no-quarter asked, no quarter...
David Warner
Johannesburg: The twists and turns have just kept...
The visiting United Tarneit Sports Club from...
Dharmasoka College: Front row from left-  Isuru Wickramasinghe (Coach) Ushan  Imantha, TH Dervin Priyanka (MIC) Nimesh Mendis (Captain) Hasitha K.Wettamuny (Principal) Sanath Senaratne (Deputy  Principal –Sports), Viraj Chaminda (Secretary – Sports) Dinuka Dilshan (Vice Captain), W Thilan (Assistant Coach). Back row from left- Kavinda Nadeeshan, Hasitha Rajapakse, Akila Mendis, Malshika Mendis, Chamindu Dilshan, Ravindu Rashantha, Sachin Sangeeth, Chanaka Karunaratne, Akila Dilshan, Naveen Rasanga, Abeeth A
Sri Devananda College: Front row from left- Wikum...
Parents send their children to private tuition...
What exactly is going on with Justin Bieber and...
Céline Dion is ready to put her health first.Last...
Our dreams are the life-blood of our existence....
Stained glass at First Congregational Church on North K Street in Lake Worth showing the resurrected Christ
Today is Easter Sunday. As I reminisce on the...
The skies were once unchartered territory. Today...
Part I Introduction to SwedenWhile sifting...
Whether you’re competing in a high-heel marathon...
For centuries beards were a dominant...
‘Passion’ : A Creative cause and pathway to...
Photograph by Shan Rupassara / Make-up by Dilshan...
US soldiers of 969th Field Artillery Battalion decorate shells they’re delivering to front line in Germany, 1944
While a photo can be worth a thousand words,...
The day, which is sometimes referred to as All...
While Easter is known for being all about egg...
Pour your heart out on paper, express love and...
Street style has become just as major as the...
 The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres...

Week of April 1, 2018