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Week of April 8, 2018

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...
Author of a dozen books in English and five times...
Apr 3: In a new poll, Oasis’ hit record “Live...
“The sun and the stars that float in the open...
A young farmer plucks betel leaves in his betel farm
My earliest memory of betel leaves date back to...
As the rituals and traditions of the Sinhala and...
NDB – along with the youth wing of the Wildlife...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A few days ago I met one of my long-lost friends...
Has somebody ever told you “God bless you” when...
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...
Zurich, Switzerland: Equiis Technologies...
A group of high profile investors based in Dubai...
Continuing its efforts in the small-medium...
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)...
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...
Visa officials with one of the 30 three-wheelers used in the promotional campaign
Sri Lanka will be moving towards a cashless...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Arpico Super Centre has made plans to bring the...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) recorded Rs.30.3 billion...
Ceylinco Healthcare Services Limited (CHSL) has...
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate...
Blue Ocean Group Chairman S.Thumilan opening the Platinum Office
The Blue Ocean Group’s Platinum Office at No 9A,...
Nawaloka Hospitals has established a surgical...
The 13th Exporters Forum held at the Export...
Pradeep Edward
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing,...
For the first time, Interbrand has released a...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership...
The DSI Mega 2018 Shopping Fiesta held at D....
LB Finance has teamed up with the Vehicle...
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national...
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 year 1896 is generally regarded as the year...
Sri Lanka is very young. Almost a quarter of the...
Amidst so many stories about the ever - exciting...
It’s all over, bar the shouting: the no...
Ranil Wickremesinghe did not blink. Despite...
A sharply divided House debated the crucial no-...
Agencies offer guarantee that women desperate to...
Secretary, Ministry of Education, Sunil Hettiarachchi at the event
Schools numbering 50 islandwide, received...
Karim, Zahradil and EU Ambassador Tung-Lai Margue at the press conference
Members of the European Parliament Committee on...
An amiable public official of high repute,...
Rajanganaya tank in better times PIx: SUSANTHA WIJEGUNASEKARA
Crop failures, mounting debt and the ever-present...
Minister Mangala Samaraweera heartily greets a customer at the Co-op shop  Pix: Rukmal Gamage
With the Rajapaksa regime’s flawed development...
The dreaded Dengue epidemic, which affects...
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...
Konda Kevum  Its an oil cake that possesses...
In the olden days villagers lived intertwined...
'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...
 My country is Sri Lanka. It is a small...
The environment is the surroundings we live in....
B/​K parents living in the USA seek a...
About my sister Govi Buddhist 1963 born 5’4”...
Greets the Chair of the INTA, Jan Zahradil
A European delegation comprising six members,...
State Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Eran...
Debunking the conspiracy theory that the Tamil...
High Commissioner of India, Taranjit Singh Sandhu...
Sri Lanka’s worker remittances which plummeted in...
At the height of the war in Sri Lanka, Dr...
The United National Party elected a 12-member...
The ongoing National Dengue Control Week has...
An unflappable Prime Minister Ranil...
A recorded public talk on ‘Can Attachment, Belief...
T. G. Anulawthi (106) passed away last night...
Seven-month-old Methika Sanul Manhiru of No. 191...
The 70th World Health Day celebrations, organised...
Attending the recent premier of Sumithra Peiris’...
Sri Lanka has recorded its highest ever Foreign...
The Old Girls’ Association of Ananda Balika...
​Chairperson of the Office for National Unity and...
After weeks of tug-o-war, the winning coalition...
The Inspector General of Police Pujith...
Four underworld figures believed to be close...
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...
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (...
Veteran radio and cinema actress, Rathnawali...
Party leaders on Friday decided to hold the...
HelpAge Sri Lanka will release 200,000 New Year...
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL)...
UNP decides not to work with SLFP Ministers who...
The second edition of the Japan Expo will take...
ALGAMA - BERNI (BENEDETTE) - Daughter of late...
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...
Finau Ohuafi
GOLD COAST AFP: A Tongan swimmer who trains in...
James Anderson
CHRISTCHURCH AFP: England fast bowler James...
St.Anne’s College and Maliyadeva College, the two...
GOLD COAST AFP: India’s weightlifters at the...
GOLD COAST AFP: New Zealand boxer David Nyika...
LONDON AFP: Saracens, fresh from seeing their...
Mihilya Methsarani
Sri Lankan lass Mihilya Methsarani became the...
Football, the world’s most popular sport is not...
The men’s team from Teejey Lanka defeated Brandix...
Army players with their trophies
Army’s rugby players displayed indomitable...
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...
Al Khalifa
For the first time Sri Lanka will host the Asian...
Sri Lanka Cricket announce the appointment of...
S.Sanjula with two tries helped Wesley College to...
LONDON AFP: South African pace bowler Dale Steyn...
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...
Trinity College bounced back into recognition...
Ranjan Madugalle
There has been a greater response for the...
Chamil Cooray receiving the championship award
Chamil Cooray of Seylan Bank bagged the National...
Taneka Kovchenko
GOLD COAST AFP: Heartbroken Australian diver...
Israel Folau
SYDNEY AFP: Wallabies star Israel Folau was...
The CEAT Racing Team
CEAT is back at the starting grid for the 2018...
Gishan Edirisinghe from Ananda College leads the...
NEW DELHI, AFP: The billionaire Indian Premier...
Weightlifting is one of the oldest sports which...
Akalanka Peiris and Sachin Dias
Two of Sri Lanka’s promising athletes, 22 year...
Anna-Marie Ondaatje of Sri Lankan parentage greeted by Prince Charles
Anna-Marie Ondaatje, a gymnast with Sri Lankan...
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,...
Future Minds Expo 2018, Higher Education and...
Daily life is filled with more than enough...
“Mission: Impossible ― Fallout” is due out this...
The lion is the undisputed king of all beasts....
O.J. Simpson running from police on June 17, 1994
While a photo can be worth a thousand words,...
Uptown the fashionable department store showcased...
When we arrived in Sweden, we took the Arlanda...
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...
Traffic in New York is slowing down. Jams are...
An Indian court has granted bail to Bollywood...

Week of April 8, 2018