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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...
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...
SUROL (Society for Upliftment and Rehabilitation...
The great Human Rights activist Martin Luther...
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...
 The Hayleys Bakthi Gee Singers performing on stage
The Hayleys Group celebrated Vesak at the Group...
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...
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...
“…like a shipwreck we die going into ourselves…”...
A long time ago, when I was a university...
Fast reaching the 80th milepost in my life I have...
Kapila Ariyaratne and Ravi Dias
Seylan Bank made a steady start in 2018 posting a...
Suren Madanayake
ACL Cables PLC was again recognised among Sri...
Nanda Fernando and Channa Palansuriya
Sampath Bank achieved a post-tax profit of Rs. 3....
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...
A B2B meeting in progress
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB)...
Seylan Bank held a special Pooja at Nallur...
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...
 Minister Mangala Samaraweera with ADB Executive Director In-Chang Song.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue to...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has been helping to...
Manila, Philippines — Asia and the Pacific has...
Vallibel Finance gifted Kurunegala another...
The field workshop in progress
The Korea Program on International Agriculture (...
One of the world’s leading voluntary food retail...
The Central Government debt as a percentage of...
Manila, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank’...
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...
Advantis Projects, the project logistics arm of...
Tess Agro PLC, a subsidiary of Tess Group of...
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...
The first session at the ‘Future of Business’...
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...
Sri Lanka’s apparel industry is performing well...
Clothing brand H&M is releasing a modest...
The inaugural South Asia Investor Conference (...
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 tea production and export revenue...
The Ministry of Science, Technology, Research,...
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...
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...
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Life is like a roller coaster. It is so fast and...
 BCS Sri Lanka Executive Committee for 2017/18
The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT Sri Lanka...
During the past decade, the Colombo Dutch...
A car, a scooter and 180 other valuable home...
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...
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...
LB Finance recently donated cricket equipment to...
Officials at the HMM plaque presentation ceremony.
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) launched its new...
Thilak Piyadigama
Blockchain technology is at its early stages in...
 Jetwing St Andrew’s
Mastercard cardholders now have the opportunity...
Citizen’s Development Business Finance PLC (CDB)...
The tech event, Google I/O Extended, organised by...
Royle Jansz and Lakshman Silva
DFCC continues to aggressively pursue its role as...
Jude Fernando
Janashakthi Insurance PLC has appointed Jude...
CIM Sri Lanka, appointed a new student committee...
The opening of the Premier Agency Circle
AIA Insurance inducted the AIA Premier Agency...
Business Premises for SaleWater Bottle Plant for...
Furniture for SaleThree seater sofa for sale....
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesMinimum...
Employment Services011-2982424 ABS Agency for...
This week saw the commemoration of the 25th death...
Parking is a major problem in major cities in Sri...
For a student of political institutions in Sri...
Fighting a war against another aggressor nation-...
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...
Raisa in front of Lasantha’s portrait
On January 8, 2018, Raisa Wickrematunge delivered...
A few weeks ago, Rashmini de Silva parked her car...
Graphic: Manoj Nishantha
On February 22 this year, a foreign national...
The Sri Lankan film-maker Lester James Peries,...
The pen, they say, is mightier than the sword,...
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...
Welikada Prison Superintendent confirms IP...
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...
Mama look at the horseSwishing his tailTo whisk...
Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo held its avurudu...
About B/​G 30 yrs 5’7” height fair slim MBBS...
Able Bank Manager of private Bank in Colombo.Govi...
Farmers spend money and effort to nurture their...
The bottom line of Sri Lanka’s two key state-...
High Court Judge Mahinda Samayawardhena was sworn...
Three more suspects believed to be connected to...
Addressing experts, Governments, and other...
The CID continues to seek public assistance to...
Sri Lanka’s total internet connections has...
The international conference on the Right to...
The Colombo YMBA will hold a Buddhist panel...
Hotly contested debates are underway in the pro-...
UNICEF hosted parliamentarians from the entire...
The annual blood donation campaign organized by...
Political parties along with a number of Trade...
Vital Bills including the Bill to amend the...
The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka,...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has refuted recent...
A sharp increase in gold imports to Sri Lanka in...
Vesak was celebrated in Amman with a religious...
Pic: Upananda Jayasundara, Kandy Sports Spl.Cor.
The Public Services Club, Kandy celebrated its...
The Gazette notification setting out the subjects...
The fines for failure to declare assets by...
The All Ceylon Muslim Educational Conference with...
Anuruddha Polgampola has been appointed the new...
JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake removes his...
Sri Lanka’s current phenomenon of an ageing...
Underworld figure and drug kingpin Dilip Rohana...
Lawmaker and senior lawyer M.A. Sumanthiran last...
AL HAJ AHAMED ZUBAIR MARZOOK - Beloved husband of...
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...
LA ROCHELLE AFP: Former New Zealand lock Jason...
Colombo recorded their second win and lead the...
CANTERBURY AFP: Pakistan bowling coach Azhar...
On May 1, the sports loving people of Kandy...
Trinity College will meet St. Joseph’s College in...
Sachin Silva of St. Peter’s College continues to...
St. Peter’s College will meet S. Thomas’ College...
Virtusa and HSBC advanced to the D division men’s...
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.Joseph’s College team
Holy Family Convent team Holy Family Convent...
Trinity, Kingswood for CupThe second round of the...
Political interference and patronage in the...
Royal smashed unbeaten Trinity to smithereens...
St. Peter’s Negombo, Rajasinghe Hanwella and Sri...
KUALA LUMPUR AFP: Two Malaysian badminton players...
Nick Phipps
SYDNEY AFP: Wallabies and NSW Waratahs halfback...
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...
India have refused to play a day-nigh Test during...
Amasha de Silva, Dilshi Kumarasinghe and Aruna Dharshana
Sri Lanka excelled in the men’s 400m final to...
Launching a school cricket awards show during an...
The Royal College team celebrate with the Bradby Shield after beating Trinity
Royal College produced another unbeatable...
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...
When you look at your own life, maybe you’re...
A number of strong earthquakes have hit Hawaii’s...

Week of May 6, 2018