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Week of April 8, 2018

Author of a dozen books in English and five times...
Apr 3: In a new poll, Oasis’ hit record “Live...
The world’s biggest book sale, the Big Bad Wolf...
The Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo, will be...
Liam and Noel Gallagher in OasisPic: Brian Rasic/...
This Sri Theatre Company has packaged a rib...
Modern Educational Principles (Nava Adyaapana...
Pradeep Edward
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing,...
Nawaloka Hospitals has established a surgical...
The 13th Exporters Forum held at the Export...
The DSI Mega 2018 Shopping Fiesta held at D....
For the first time, Interbrand has released a...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national...
LB Finance has teamed up with the Vehicle...
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of...
Zurich, Switzerland: Equiis Technologies...
The new management of SriLankan Airlines is...
CSE Chairman Ray Abeywardena and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, NSE,   Vikram Limaye exchange the MoU. From left: CSE Director Shanil Fernando, CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike, NSE Chief Business Development Officer Ravi Varanasi, and CSE Directors Jeeva Niriella, Anton Godfrey and Dilshan Wirasekara look on.
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the National...
The strategic vision is to make ‘Sri Lanka – An Export Hub’ driven by innovation and investment. (Pic Vipula Amarasinghe)
The much awaited National Export Strategy (NES)...
A group of high profile investors based in Dubai...
Continuing its efforts in the small-medium...
Visa officials with one of the 30 three-wheelers used in the promotional campaign
Sri Lanka will be moving towards a cashless...
Ms. Shreema Vithanage receives her award from Chairman, SLI,  Hemaka Amarasuriya while DGM – HR and ER Rohitha Amarapala look on.
Sri Lanka Insurance (SLI) is an organisation...
Expanding its commitment to fostering effective...
An economic corridor development plan with a...
The head table: (From left): Deputy Chairman Aravinda de Silva, Chairman Nalin Welgama and Head of International Operations, AFS (South Asia), Sanjay Jadhav. Pic: Vipula Amarasinghe
Mahindra and Mahindra with Ideal Motors, its...
Tax experts say effective awareness campaign by...
The Brand ‘BOC’ (Bank of Ceylon) was named as the...
Chairman Hemaka Amarasuriya presents an award to a top performer.
Sri Lanka Insurance conducted a program to reward...
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Is the act of compromise, a good trait or a bad...
Singapore Airlines’ 787-10 receives the water cannon salute to mark its  arrival in Singapore.
Singapore Airlines welcomed the world’s first 787...
CEO of Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Nalin Karunaratne receives the Great Place to Work certificate from CEO of Great Place to Work Institute, Sri Lanka, Kshanika Ratnayaka. Director Corporate HR of Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Kumudini Welmillage and CEO of Great Place to Work Institute, India and Director of Great Place to WorkInstitute, Sri Lanka,  Prasenjit Bhattacharya look on.
Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) announced that they...
The inaugural Management Excellence Awards...
The group which completed the program with the officials of the David Pieris Group.
The first group of women who completed the Bajaj...
Ceylinco Life will pay out a record Rs 4.4...
K. L. G. Pradeep – Deputy General Manager Commercial Credit of Pan Asia Bank accepts the first deposit at the Chilaw branch opening.
Pan Asia Bank relocated its Chilaw branch to...
Hayleys Plantations, Managing Director, Roshan Rajadurai  with the Senior Management  of Talawakelle Tea Estate which received the Gold Award in the Plantations Category at the CA Annual Report Award 2017
Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (TTE) won the Gold...
Nearly 85 percent of jobs will be transformed in...
Left:  Solutions Director, Haier International Smart  Education, Frank Hung, discusses Haier Smart Classroom solutions. Right: A section of the invitees.
Abans PLC recently held the first annual “Abans...
NDB Wealth encourages you to embark on a new...
From left: Ikram Ghazali, Director, APL and CMA CGM for Sri Lanka and the  Maldives; Thomas Casutto, Chief Commercial Officer, APL; Nicolas  Sartini, Chief Executive Officer, APL; Michel Azrak, Regional  Commercial Director, APL; and Eranga Wijesinghe, Head of Commercial,  APL for Sri Lanka and the Maldives at the opening of the new office.
APL reaffirmed its commitment to contribute to...
PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
Last year Sri Lanka celebrated the 150th...
The declining trend in vehicle registrations is...
Stax Managing Director,  Dr. Kumudu Gunasekera
Stax, a management consultancy in Sri Lanka,...
Minister Amaratunga with New Zealand Trade Commissioner Ralph Hays and High Commissioner Joanna Kempkers.
Sri Lanka has sought expertise from New Zealand...
Arpico Super Centre has made plans to bring the...
Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri (Pic: Chaminda Niroshana)
The National HR Conference (NHRC) 2018 which is...
Commercial Bank’s Deputy General Manager - Marketing, Hasrath Munasinghe (right) receives the Brand Finance award from Brand Finance Lanka Managing Director Ruchi Gunewardene.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been honoured...
Serendib Hotels PLC, a subsidiary of Hemas...
Blue Ocean Group Chairman S.Thumilan opening the Platinum Office
The Blue Ocean Group’s Platinum Office at No 9A,...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) recorded Rs.30.3 billion...
Ceylinco Healthcare Services Limited (CHSL) has...
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESMinimum...
BUSINESS OPPOTUNITIESVisiting China India Nepal...
BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET OR LEASEBambalapitiya -...
REFRIGERATORS & AIR CONDITONES FOR SALEAlmost...
ESTATES FOR SALE Palaviya Cement Factory Road,​...
“The sun and the stars that float in the open...
Amidst so many stories about the ever - exciting...
A young farmer plucks betel leaves in his betel farm
My earliest memory of betel leaves date back to...
The year 1896 is generally regarded as the year...
It’s all over, bar the shouting: the no...
As the rituals and traditions of the Sinhala and...
Sri Lanka is very young. Almost a quarter of the...
NDB – along with the youth wing of the Wildlife...
Ranil Wickremesinghe did not blink. Despite...
Away from the extravaganza that is normally...
The Australian runways at a recent fashion...
Minister Rishad Badurdeen, Bangladesh High Commissioner M. Riaz Hamidullah and Governor Rohitha Bogollagama.
March 26 was a happy Independence Day for all...
Rajanganaya tank in better times PIx: SUSANTHA WIJEGUNASEKARA
Crop failures, mounting debt and the ever-present...
Agencies offer guarantee that women desperate to...
Secretary, Ministry of Education, Sunil Hettiarachchi at the event
Schools numbering 50 islandwide, received...
A sharply divided House debated the crucial no-...
An amiable public official of high repute,...
Karim, Zahradil and EU Ambassador Tung-Lai Margue at the press conference
Members of the European Parliament Committee on...
We are led to believe that the present political...
Stanley William and Elmo William :A tribute to...
Leo Burnett Group Sri Lanka, part of the global...
From left: Roshan Adams – Director, 10&U Rugby Carnival, Bradby Fiesta 2018, Boshan Dayaratne – Chairman Bradby Fiesta 2018, Mohamed Ali - Senior Brand Manager – MILO and Charith Galhena – Director-Legal, Bradby Fiesta 2018
The ‘Bradby Fiesta 2018’ will highlight a festive...
Pakistan High Commissioner, Dr. Shahid Ahmad...
The Nations Trust Bank organized its annual...
Singer Mega Bambalapitiya, together with Cats...
A workshop on National Strategic Framework for...
It is normal for parents to argue, but the way...
The dreaded Dengue epidemic, which affects...
Minister Mangala Samaraweera heartily greets a customer at the Co-op shop  Pix: Rukmal Gamage
With the Rajapaksa regime’s flawed development...
Wasana Resort
A maiden footprint in the hospitality industry...
Sri Lanka’s KumbukRiver is unlike any other, says...
The restaurant has two levels and can seat 65...
The Sri Lanka stall was a colourful attraction at...
 My country is Sri Lanka. It is a small...
The environment is the surroundings we live in....
My best friend is Chathurangika. She is ten years...
What is the Internet? Internet is a browser which...
 My class teacher is Miss Anila. She is fair...
The dry conditions that prevail for a long period...
In the olden days villagers lived intertwined...
Konda Kevum  Its an oil cake that possesses...
'New Year is here! Fill your hearts with new...
The New Year’s celebration is all the more...
My family lives in Dehippawa near Dambulla. It is...
The lion is the king of the forest. It is a...
I have a little rabbit. Its colour is white. Its...
I have a little garden. It has many plants. I...
About my sister Govi Buddhist 1963 born 5’4”...
B/​K parents living in the USA seek a...
The Inspector General of Police Pujith...
HelpAge Sri Lanka will release 200,000 New Year...
Four underworld figures believed to be close...
The second edition of the Japan Expo will take...
High Commissioner of India, Taranjit Singh Sandhu...
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (...
A recorded public talk on ‘Can Attachment, Belief...
Veteran radio and cinema actress, Rathnawali...
Seven-month-old Methika Sanul Manhiru of No. 191...
Party leaders on Friday decided to hold the...
UNP decides not to work with SLFP Ministers who...
The Old Girls’ Association of Ananda Balika...
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL)...
Debunking the conspiracy theory that the Tamil...
Greets the Chair of the INTA, Jan Zahradil
A European delegation comprising six members,...
State Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Eran...
The United National Party elected a 12-member...
Sri Lanka’s worker remittances which plummeted in...
At the height of the war in Sri Lanka, Dr...
An unflappable Prime Minister Ranil...
The ongoing National Dengue Control Week has...
T. G. Anulawthi (106) passed away last night...
Sri Lanka has recorded its highest ever Foreign...
The 70th World Health Day celebrations, organised...
Attending the recent premier of Sumithra Peiris’...
35 years    : First row, from left seated: D. Kamal Wijesuriya (Snr.DGM Printing & Maintenance), Mrs. Amitha Kanthilatha, (Manager, Human Capital), Narada Sumanaratne (DGM/HC), Sugath Chandrasiri (Director), Krishantha Cooray (Chairman & Managing Director), Mrs. Umashanthie Rajamanthri (Director), Abhaya Amaradasa (General Manager), Mrs. Kumudu Gunawardana (Company Secretary). Second row: M.H.M. Uvais (Printing), S.A.L. Ratnakumara (Corporate Planning), K.A.P. Kahandawaarachchi (Sales), S.K. Mandalawatta (F
The Annual Long Service Award Ceremony for...
​Chairperson of the Office for National Unity and...
After weeks of tug-o-war, the winning coalition...
ALGAMA - BERNI (BENEDETTE) - Daughter of late...
Officers say this is “a very rare case”, although monkeys are often caught trashing homes in the region
Apr 2: Police in India are on the lookout for a...
A man walked into a police station and said he...
Some 172 bars of doré, a gold-silver alloy, were recovered from the runway in Yakutsk, Russia. Pic: YakutiaMedia, via Agence France-Presse                                                              - Getty Images
MOSCOW: Yakutsk, a city 5,000 miles from Moscow...
Compost from the Detroit Zoo’s anaerobic digester (Pic: Detroit Zoo)
Apr 3: The Detroit Zoo is luring visitors with...
Apr 4: A young Indian woman was lucky to survive...
Pic: Reuters
There are lessons to be learnt from the debate...
The statue of Meegaha Pitiye Rate Rala aiming at Douglas Wilson. A pinch of past glory
It has been 200 years since the first recorded...
Gishan Edirisinghe from Ananda College leads the...
NEW DELHI, AFP: The billionaire Indian Premier...
Old boys of Isipathana College attempt to control a boisterous set of supporters who hurled  objects onto the field
Violence-prone supporters of Isipathana College...
Akalanka Peiris and Sachin Dias
Two of Sri Lanka’s promising athletes, 22 year...
Sri Lanka Cricket announce the appointment of...
Anna-Marie Ondaatje of Sri Lankan parentage greeted by Prince Charles
Anna-Marie Ondaatje, a gymnast with Sri Lankan...
S.Sanjula with two tries helped Wesley College to...
Finau Ohuafi
GOLD COAST AFP: A Tongan swimmer who trains in...
Trinity College bounced back into recognition...
James Anderson
CHRISTCHURCH AFP: England fast bowler James...
St.Anne’s College and Maliyadeva College, the two...
Chamil Cooray receiving the championship award
Chamil Cooray of Seylan Bank bagged the National...
GOLD COAST AFP: India’s weightlifters at the...
The CEAT Racing Team
CEAT is back at the starting grid for the 2018...
GOLD COAST AFP: New Zealand boxer David Nyika...
Weightlifting is one of the oldest sports which...
LONDON AFP: Saracens, fresh from seeing their...
Football, the world’s most popular sport is not...
Army players with their trophies
Army’s rugby players displayed indomitable...
Al Khalifa
For the first time Sri Lanka will host the Asian...
A screen broadcasts a virtual roulette table during Monaco’s first professional online gaming and betting convention on October 11, 2010 at the Grimaldi forum in Monaco. This convention features a professional trading market, bringing together executives from the online gambling community, a series of conferences, and an awards ceremony. AFP PHOTO VALERY HACHE / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE
LONDON AFP: The fast-growing Spanish online...
LONDON AFP: South African pace bowler Dale Steyn...
Mihilya Methsarani
Sri Lankan lass Mihilya Methsarani became the...
Ranjan Madugalle
There has been a greater response for the...
Israel Folau
SYDNEY AFP: Wallabies star Israel Folau was...
The men’s team from Teejey Lanka defeated Brandix...
Taneka Kovchenko
GOLD COAST AFP: Heartbroken Australian diver...
On her 22nd birthday, Kathleen Golding weighed...
Pour your heart out on paper, express love and...
After journalist Shannon Bream sent out a plea on...
The 70-year-old muscle man needed unscheduled...
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan have confirmed the...
The chefs at Hilton have combined their culinary...
Coco Veda is a young startup Social Enterprise in...
We are on the threshold of another New Year,...
Daily life is filled with more than enough...
Future Minds Expo 2018, Higher Education and...
“Mission: Impossible ― Fallout” is due out this...
O.J. Simpson running from police on June 17, 1994
While a photo can be worth a thousand words,...
The lion is the undisputed king of all beasts....
Uptown the fashionable department store showcased...
When we arrived in Sweden, we took the Arlanda...
Traffic in New York is slowing down. Jams are...
An Indian court has granted bail to Bollywood...
Has somebody ever told you “God bless you” when...
A few days ago I met one of my long-lost friends...

Week of April 8, 2018