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Week of May 6, 2018

As pilgrims throng the paths to Adam’s Peak, load...
The Historical and Theological Approach to the...
The mischievous fairies of Jehan Aloysius’...
The Preliminary Round for Sri Lanka for the 2018...
Benny, Bjorn and Sir Tim Rice joined the Chess cast for the curtain call  at Tuesday’s press night
May 2: Benny Andersson has said he doesn’t feel...
Namel-Malini Punchi Theatre will host Laurie...
CIM Sri Lanka, appointed a new student committee...
HR Department Team with the Overall Champions trophy flanked by Tharaka Ranwala, Senior Deputy General Manager – Consumer Banking, Sampath Bank PLC (3rd from left) and Maheel Kuragama, Assistant General  Manager – Operations, Sampath Bank PLC
Sampath Bank held the 28th edition of its annual...
The opening of the Premier Agency Circle
AIA Insurance inducted the AIA Premier Agency...
Jude Fernando
Janashakthi Insurance PLC has appointed Jude...
Nanda Fernando and Channa Palansuriya
Sampath Bank achieved a post-tax profit of Rs. 3....
Seylan Bank held a special Pooja at Nallur...
Suren Madanayake
ACL Cables PLC was again recognised among Sri...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has been helping to...
A B2B meeting in progress
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB)...
The tourism authorities plan to attract over 300,000 Chinese visitors by the end of the year.
Sri Lanka Tourism (SLT) has partnered with Yingke...
United Motors Lanka PLC, recently launched one of...
Huawei and Singer officials at the launch. Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
In keeping with the impressive performance in...
Vallibel Finance gifted Kurunegala another...
The field workshop in progress
The Korea Program on International Agriculture (...
Managing Director of Selmo Pvt. Ltd., Anton Hemantha (left) and Director General of the Saudi Export Program, Ahmed Al Ghannam (extreme right), sign the agreement in the presence of Sri Lankan Ambassador Azmi Thassim at the SFD headquarters in Riyadh last week.
The Saudi Fund For Development (SFD) has offered...
One of the world’s leading voluntary food retail...
 Minister Mangala Samaraweera with ADB Executive Director In-Chang Song.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue to...
Manila, Philippines — Asia and the Pacific has...
The topping out ceremony at the Colombo City Centre
Colombo City Centre, a mixed-use development...
The newly opened office
DIMO Agribusinesses, the agriculture arm of...
The seminar in progress
Tokyo Cement recently hosted a select group of...
Clothing brand H&M is releasing a modest...
Advantis Projects, the project logistics arm of...
The Central Government debt as a percentage of...
Manila, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank’...
CPA Afghanistan’s Ms. Sameera Sarwar, Sullamal Rahmatullah, Bilal Hashimi, Zia ul Haq Sarwari, MOF Afghanistan’s Sanaullah Rahimi with ICAEW’s Dr. Mark Campbell, John Hooper and CA Sri Lanka’s Jagath Perera, Manil Jayesinghe, Aruna Alwis and Lakshman Athukorala who took part in the conference.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
Nominations are now being accepted for the first...
The Ministry of Science, Technology, Research,...
Tess Agro PLC, a subsidiary of Tess Group of...
The first session at the ‘Future of Business’...
Recognising that organ transplants can offer a...
Lake Toba, Indonesia
The Cathay Pacific Group’s network continues to...
Pictured here are Ceylinco Life’s Deputy General Managers Manjula Thenuwara (right) and Wasantha Wijesinghe during their training at New York Life.
Ceylinco Life recently sent two Deputy General...
Sri Lanka’s apparel industry is performing well...
The inaugural South Asia Investor Conference (...
The opening of one of the self-banking units.
The People’s Bank recently opened self-banking...
In response to rising demand for reliable modern...
Sri Lanka’s tea production and export revenue...
Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama met Cui Yaozu,...
AVIC International Holding Corporation, a...
The office-bearers of the Market Research Society...
In line with the International Women’s Day, SDB...
 BCS Sri Lanka Executive Committee for 2017/18
The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT Sri Lanka...
During the past decade, the Colombo Dutch...
WWW.WRITERSRUMPUS.COM
Life is like a roller coaster. It is so fast and...
A car, a scooter and 180 other valuable home...
NDB’s Human Resources Department recently signed...
The Government’s middle income housing program provides developers with State land at zero cost and provides infrastructure to the development site.
Illegal constructions by some property developers...
BoardPAC Director/CEO Lakmini Wijesundera and the company’s Chief  Operating Officer Rajitha Kuruppumulle with the CIO Applications 2018 ranking certificate.
BoardPAC, the Sri Lanka headquartered developer...
LB Finance recently donated cricket equipment to...
Officials at the HMM plaque presentation ceremony.
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) launched its new...
Royle Jansz and Lakshman Silva
DFCC continues to aggressively pursue its role as...
Thilak Piyadigama
Blockchain technology is at its early stages in...
Citizen’s Development Business Finance PLC (CDB)...
Kapila Ariyaratne and Ravi Dias
Seylan Bank made a steady start in 2018 posting a...
The tech event, Google I/O Extended, organised by...
 Jetwing St Andrew’s
Mastercard cardholders now have the opportunity...
Furniture for SaleThree seater sofa for sale....
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesMinimum...
Employment Services011-2982424 ABS Agency for...
Business Premises for SaleWater Bottle Plant for...
For a student of political institutions in Sri...
Parking is a major problem in major cities in Sri...
This week saw the commemoration of the 25th death...
Fighting a war against another aggressor nation-...
The month of April came to a close with the...
Sooriya Village echoed to the music of the legend...
Our photographer Ruzaik Farook was in the midst...
JAFFNA: On May 1, the residents of Jaffna carried...
The signing of the ‘famous’ Indo-Lanka Accord
The much-maligned Indo-Lanka Peace Accord of 1987...
A few weeks ago, Rashmini de Silva parked her car...
Raisa in front of Lasantha’s portrait
On January 8, 2018, Raisa Wickrematunge delivered...
Graphic: Manoj Nishantha
On February 22 this year, a foreign national...
The pen, they say, is mightier than the sword,...
The Sri Lankan film-maker Lester James Peries,...
Colossal. Over 32 meters at the beam and 272...
The Anglican clergy sporting red shawls with bold prints of the hammer and sickle
Thousands of workers last Tuesday (1)defied an...
SUROL (Society for Upliftment and Rehabilitation...
The great Human Rights activist Martin Luther...
 The Hayleys Bakthi Gee Singers performing on stage
The Hayleys Group celebrated Vesak at the Group...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...
 Duty on gold, what is wrong? I am...
The former Principal of Zahira College Colombo, S...
Nishan Dissanayake – Senior Policy Advisor Agriculture; Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Rita van Ramshot - Teacher of Flower Design; Wellant College, Diane Smit – Teacher of Flower Design; Wellant College, WouterVerhey – Agriculture Counsellor; Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Joanne Doornewaard – Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Sri Lanka and the Maldives
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands...
Fintelekt’s 4th Annual Anti-Money Laundering...
Fouzul Hameed of Hameedia’s launched a collection...
Singer Sri Lanka and Huawei jointly launched...
April 26Colombo National Hospital creates...
Welikada Prison Superintendent confirms IP...
Mama look at the horseSwishing his tailTo whisk...
Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo held its avurudu...
As I walk by the sky so blueIt does seem to have...
My early morning comes everydayI wake early to...
The Annual Inter House Sports meet of Bishop’s...
Reading is my favourite hobby because it takes me...
Harcourts International School held its Annual...
The computer was first invented by Charles...
Neil Armstrong and the US flag.
Biography: Where did Neil Armstrong grow up?Neil...
During my school holidays my family and I visited...
M. N. Hajara, a student of Puttalam Zainab...
Fleas live by sucking the blood of animals. They...
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a...
When someone falls ill we take them to the doctor...
The Islamic Students Majlis of the Wesley College...
Michael Faraday was born on 22 September 1791 in...
A 13-year-old boy in Germany has unearthed a “...
We have a cow named Rossy. She provides us with...
Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility is set in...
My favourite person is Sir William Buckland. He...
The Trials of Apollo book series so far has only...
There are many valuable trees in the world. They...
My favourite book series is Harry Potter. The...
I’m a small insect but I’m very active. Every...
Rain is a gift of God. We need water to live....
Life is like a pianoThe white keys represent...
The morning mistGives way to the SunWaking the...
About B/​G 30 yrs 5’7” height fair slim MBBS...
Able Bank Manager of private Bank in Colombo.Govi...
The bottom line of Sri Lanka’s two key state-...
Farmers spend money and effort to nurture their...
Three more suspects believed to be connected to...
High Court Judge Mahinda Samayawardhena was sworn...
Sri Lanka’s total internet connections has...
Addressing experts, Governments, and other...
The CID continues to seek public assistance to...
Hotly contested debates are underway in the pro-...
The international conference on the Right to...
The Colombo YMBA will hold a Buddhist panel...
Political parties along with a number of Trade...
UNICEF hosted parliamentarians from the entire...
The annual blood donation campaign organized by...
Vital Bills including the Bill to amend the...
A sharp increase in gold imports to Sri Lanka in...
The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka,...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has refuted recent...
The Gazette notification setting out the subjects...
The fines for failure to declare assets by...
Vesak was celebrated in Amman with a religious...
Pic: Upananda Jayasundara, Kandy Sports Spl.Cor.
The Public Services Club, Kandy celebrated its...
Anuruddha Polgampola has been appointed the new...
JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake removes his...
The All Ceylon Muslim Educational Conference with...
Underworld figure and drug kingpin Dilip Rohana...
Sri Lanka’s current phenomenon of an ageing...
Lawmaker and senior lawyer M.A. Sumanthiran last...
AL HAJ AHAMED ZUBAIR MARZOOK - Beloved husband of...
More than 80 works at the Etienne Terrus Museum in the South of France were fakes. Pic: Raymond Roig/AFP/
An art museum in the south of France has...
The ‘o. 16’ Giaus Villosus spider stands on the ground.
The world’s oldest known spider - a 43-year-old...
A man who tried to drown himself in a Virginia pool is now suing the people who saved him.  - Mateusz Fijalkowski
Virginia: A man who attempted to drown himself in...
The rotting durian
Melbourne: Fears of a gas leak caused around 500...
Minister, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe
The new Higher Education and Cultural Affairs...
“Madness is something rare in individuals — but...
Lester James Peries would have become one of the...
Trinity College will meet St. Joseph’s College in...
Virtusa and HSBC advanced to the D division men’s...
LA ROCHELLE AFP: Former New Zealand lock Jason...
CANTERBURY AFP: Pakistan bowling coach Azhar...
On May 1, the sports loving people of Kandy...
Sachin Silva of St. Peter’s College continues to...
St. Peter’s College will meet S. Thomas’ College...
Chris Froome
JERUSALEM AFP: Chris Froome will not be stripped...
From left: Chathuranga Jayasuriya, Hansani Gomes and Indika Dissanayake
None would have given army weight lifter...
The new Sports Minister is Faizer Mushtapha but...
Aaqil Jamaldeen
Former Royal College fly-half Aaqil Jamaldeen (22...
Colonel MAAD Sirinaga (left) accepts a sponsorship from Nirmal Hettiarachchie the Sales Manager of Causeway Paints in connection with the Walawa Super Cross  Picture by Tilak Perera
The ‘Walawa Super Cross’ organized by the Sri...
Anusha Kodithuwakku
Anusha Kodithuwakku who became the first female...
St. Peter’s Negombo, Rajasinghe Hanwella and Sri...
St.Joseph’s College team
Holy Family Convent team Holy Family Convent...
Kazakhstan’s Yevgeny Nepomnyachshiy of VINO Astana Motors team finishes the race alone to complete the second stage of Tea Cup Cycle Tour yesterday in Kandy.  (Picture By Saman Mendis)
The second stage of the Tea Cup cycle tour from...
Trinity, Kingswood for CupThe second round of the...
Political interference and patronage in the...
Amasha de Silva, Dilshi Kumarasinghe and Aruna Dharshana
Sri Lanka excelled in the men’s 400m final to...
Royal smashed unbeaten Trinity to smithereens...
KUALA LUMPUR AFP: Two Malaysian badminton players...
The Royal College team celebrate with the Bradby Shield after beating Trinity
Royal College produced another unbeatable...
Nick Phipps
SYDNEY AFP: Wallabies and NSW Waratahs halfback...
Colombo recorded their second win and lead the...
India have refused to play a day-nigh Test during...
Launching a school cricket awards show during an...
When you look at your own life, maybe you’re...
As an introvert, I know how hard it can be just...
When you were little, did you fight with your...
Edulink International Campus‘Avurudu Udawa’...
I was fortunate to have a conversation with Mevan...
Modern life seems geared towards helping you gain...
Wow, we knew all moms were special before we...
Avengers: Infinity War isn’t the best Marvel...
“Close-Up” a concert presented by the JJ twins...
For centuries people have worn an amazing array...
It’s right there in the name: hopeless romantic.A...
A number of strong earthquakes have hit Hawaii’s...
“…like a shipwreck we die going into ourselves…”...
Fast reaching the 80th milepost in my life I have...
A long time ago, when I was a university...

Week of May 6, 2018