Browse by Week | Sunday Observer

Browse by Week

Select Date

Week of May 13, 2018

For decades Nelli crush, the sweet green beverage...
 The collection set a sales record on only the first day of a three day sale
May 10: A record-breaking sale of late...
The British School in Colombo (BSC) had a...
‘This pattern also mirrors the wage inequality within the larger economy.’  Pic: Alamy
Analysis of more than 2m titles shows that on...
The Indian Cultural Centre, High Commission of...
On March 10, this year I visited artist Priya...
BRINGING ALIVE TRADITIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP: Models wearing outfits  designed by Muzaffar Ali
Her long flowy kurtis look simple, minimalistic...
 Life’s journeyWhen we are born to this wide...
The death of an old woman did not cause that much...
Fashions from the Orient never fail to capture...
The Mabole Malay Association organised a musical...
The 70th Independence Day of Israel was...
In the good old days, the law had it that every...
Those we love go awayThey walk beside us...
 Registration at ‘Google IO Extended Sri Lanka 2018’
Mobitel, recently hosted the Extended event of...
DFCC Bank, spread joy and happiness during Vesak...
The Pandal drew large crowds to the site. {right} Pradeep Kumara (far right) and his friend W. Siripala (far left) making the cement based oil lamp for the opening of Vesak pandal
A large number of Vesak sightseers who thronged...
Joining in the community spirit of the Vesak...
Airtel staff members organized an evening event...
Singer Sri Lanka and CATS organized an Avurudu...
Jetwing Colombo Seven organized a Classical...
The severe heat currently being experienced...
Vidya will be in Sri Lanka to deliver a lecture...
continues to offer new dining experiences....
Excel Restaurants Pvt Limited, a subsidiary of...
Wallace Leatherwood and his bees
Buncombe County, N.C., May 3:A North Carolina man...
A laser membrane is seen attached to a contact lens placed on a cow’s eye
May 2:Researchers have developed an ultra thin...
The video showing a man carrying the dolphin has been shared widely on Chinese social media
May 4:Chinese authorities are looking for a man...
The team in Manchester studied the arachnid to see how jumps could help develop new agile robots inspired by nature. Pic: University of Manchester
UK, May 8:Scientists have trained a spider to...
Five boxes of 10 crocodiles were confiscated once they were discovered at Heathrow Airport in cramped conditions.   - Pic Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
Five boxes of live year-old crocodiles were...
Making the most of it: David Goodall tours the Basel University Botanical Gardens with three of his grandchildren and two of their partners the day before his planned assisted suicide
British scientist who regretted living to 104...
“We can’t afford it” is one of the most valuable...
Karl Marx
If you remember a man and his contribution to...
Representatives of professional institutions who...
Sri Widowati and Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga, exchange the agreement. Kuniyoshi Ito is also present.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the...
Civil wars in Syria and Yemen, coupled with the...
Southborough, Mass., – Virtusa Corporation, a...
Platinum1 has begun to present deeds to owners of...
The Carson Cumberbatch group has said its...
Sam Singh
GroupM last week appointed Sameer Singh (Sam...
Finance and Media Minister, Mangala Samaraweera...
The launch of the Digital Banking campaign.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched a four...
Iranian production is unlikely to decline immediately as sanctions will be reintroduced at the end of the 180-day wind-down period
Fitch Ratings, London, May 10: The reinstatement...
Central Bank (CB) Governor Dr. Indrajit...
The launch of the Digital Banking campaign.
Permanent employees in Government service or in...
Although certain professional associations have...
Jetwing Symphony PLC (JETS), the investment arm...
The Inland Revenue Department, (IRD) the country’...
Teejay Lanka head office
Teejay Lanka PLC has reported a profit before tax...
Dialog Axiata PLC announced on Friday its...
Abans PLC continues to introduce Apple’s latest...
Celebrating the Vesak Season, Seylan Bank...
Dialog, Ideamart in collaboration with Google...
Hambantota could be an important ‘pit stop’ in...
Inside Access spread knowledge during the Vesak...
The Sri Lanka Insurance (SLI) Vesak Bhakthi Gee...
Senior Manager, Strategic Business Development, Acquest (Private) Limited, Kamaya de Soysa, Co-Founder/Executive Director of Strategic Design and Marketing, Serenia Limited, Sabina Karunanayake, Executive Director, Serenia Ltd, Dilshan Kodituwakku, COYLE Chairman Dinuk Hettiarachchi, COYLE Senior Vice Chairman, Aminda Rodrigo, COYLE Vice Chairman Dinesh Jayawardana.
Officials of Serenia Residences, a beachfront...
  Chairman Ananda Atukorale   &  CEO Dimantha Seneviratne
National Development Bank PLC (NDB) completed the...
The sack race in progress
AIA Vitality tied up with one of Sri Lanka’s...
The first print copy of the SLT Rainbow Pages Directory 2018/19 being presented to Minister Harin Fernando by Chairman - Sri Lanka Telecom, Kumarasinghe Sirisena  and Chief Executive Officer - SLT Rainbow Pages, Malraj Balapitiya
The first print copy of the SLT Rainbow Pages...
The Sri Lanka - Australia - New Zealand Business...
The People’s Bank in a move to provide modern...
Media Executive Kishani Silva collects the Best Ever Implementation Division trophy from Chairman  Milinda Moragoda
The annual Long Standing Service Awards 2018 of...
Deputy General Manager of Browns Agriculture, Sanjaya Nissanka and Deputy General Manager of Browns Batteries, Ajith De Silva with their Great Manager Awards. Minister Eran Wickramaratne looks on.
Deputy General Manager of Browns Agriculture,...
Singapore Airlines is set to launch the world’s...
A section of the audience at the conference. PIC: CHAMINDA NIROSHANA
Sri Lanka does not have any national movement on...
Palmyrah based production has not reached its zenith
The skyline of the entire Northern Province is...
Ramal Jasinghe  PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
President, National Chamber of Exporters (NCE),...
There is unusual magic in strong feeling and all that comes from inside, not outside. The difference is inside you. The real difference is you. You are the key to your better future.
Of all the things that can have an effect on your...
A discount on diabetes check-ups and pre-diabetes...
Successful participants with chief guest Rohan Karr, President CMA, Prof. Lakshman Watawala, Chairman, SLITHM, Sunil Dissanayake, Director General, SLITHM, Buddhika Hewawasam and officials of CMA and SLITHM.
The Certified Hospitality Finance and Management...
PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
The civil aviation sector, a vital cog in the...
Ravi Abeysuriya
State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) which have become...
Pan Asia Bank held its inter-branch/department...
The top performing dealers with CIC Agribusinesses’ officials
CIC Agri Businesses (Private) limited celebrated...
DMS Software Technologies, a pioneering IT...
Bivendra Narangoda
Last week, Mitra Innovation concluded the first...
WeddingConnections.lk is an online wedding...
 Farmers in Navagaththtegama, Konkadalwala...
Daraz Group, a leading e-commerce company in Sri...
From left: Dileepa Ameendra (Best Area Development Manager), N. W. N. Senarathna Bandara (Best Wealth Planners’ Manager), Ravinda Dharmasena (Best Distribution Manager) and Sarath Jayalal (Best Wealth Planner).
This year’s AIA Annual Sales Convention was held...
Pic:Chaminda NiroshanaVisitors at AISEX 2018
The country’s apparel industry is facing many...
John Mattone
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM),...
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said the...
Deepthi Lokuarachchi and Prasantha Fernando
HNBA’s (HNB Assurance PLC) new product, HNBA Hope...
At the signing of the Agreement (from left to right): Asst. Manager Brand,  Serendib Flour Mills (Pvt) Ltd , Faizal Deen -  Chief Financial Officer, Serendib Flour Mills, Zeeshan Khawar,  -  Director Sales & Marketing, Serendib Flour Mills ,  Abdul Cader, Mohamed Riyal – Chief Executive Officer, Serendib Flour Mills,  Mohamed Riyal ,  Vice Chairman, CIM Sri Lanka, Amal Fernando, Kalinga Wijesekera – Head of Marketing & Communications, Serendib Flour Mills  Kalinga Wijesekera and  Manager, Membership Develop
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Sri...
Finance & Leasing ServicesMinimum interests,​...
Domestic Aides - ServicesAble active attendants...
Business Premises - For SaleWater Bottle Plant...
MiscellaneousWanted Grave RC Section Kanatte. Tel...
Estates - For SaleCoconut estate for sale -...
The news that the Chief of Staff of the President...
Ask any child to draw his or her family and you...
The growing disarray in world markets following...
Mission members along with their Sri Lankan counterparts busy building the emergency room
They build and they fight. The fatigue in their...
As the country mourned the recent loss of the...
Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysians woke on Thursday to the shocking news...
As part of an exchange program, the National...
Moving away from my preoccupation of writing on...
It’ s been a couple of months since Mohamed...
The recent fuel price revision based on a Cabinet...
Since the end of Sri Lanka’s three decade long...
This year’s New Year celebration organised by the...
Roald Amundsen in 1913
Biography:Roald Amundsen (1872 - 1928) was an...
Thabari House remained victorious for the second...
If you are horrified by the thought of eating...
Many countries around the world celebrate Mother’...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named...
 Homework can be fun but sometimes it is...
Pets will soon be riding buses, trains and...
My favourite sport is cricket. It is a popular...
In the science fiction novel, The War of the...
Street beggars are very common in our towns and...
First PrizeBooks are one of the main sources...
I went on a trip to Anuradhapura with my family....
Second PrizeThe Phantom Submarine is another book...
 Flying kites is an enjoyable activity....
 My pet is a puppy. Its name is Browny, and...
 “The night was cold and dark and suddenly a...
 The king of the jungle is the lion. It is...
 The city is a crowded and busy place. It is...
My fish tank is placed inside the house. It has...
Able B/​parents Colombo seek son for daughter 5’3...
I am looking for well educated,​professional,​...
People of the North are disillusioned and deeply...
The death occurred on Friday of Nanda...
Refuting allegations levelled on the Free Trade...
Former Deputy Mayor of Balangoda and entrepreneur...
The first public consultation of the Office of...
The Central Bank on Friday vowed to take strong...
Former Skills Development and Vocational Training...
A firefighter wades through thick smoke on the...
The Embassy of Sri Lanka joined 52 other...
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Cairo celebrated the...
Sri Lanka’s Internet connections have increased...
Harvesters Assist Inc. a non-profit organisation...
Jaffna University Student’s Union requests all...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing has organised...
The Philately Bureau of the Postal Department...
President of the Jumma Grand Mosque,...
The Ruhunu Kalakaraya established in 1954 by...
Deshaja Dewmith (16) of C 02/G 01, Himbutu Uyana...
‘RTI Making the News’, a trilingual handbook on...
Pic: Pon Arunassalam, Kotagala Gr. Cor.
Lions Club of Kotahena West donated a photocopy...
President Maithripala Sirisena left on a two-day...
Dr. Neil De Votta, Professor of Politics and...
The Wesley College Old Boys’ Union has instituted...
The two suspects who had been taken into custody...
The annual Medical Camp, organised by the Medical...
Social Empowerment Minister P. Harrison says that...
The Government has accelerated its efforts to...
Sri Lankan mission officials in Kuala Lumpur have...
DE ALWIS - CHANDRA LAL - Former CEO/​​Chairman...
History repeats, because we don’t listen the...
The newly sworn in Sustainable Development,...
It is a truth universally acknowledged that in...
IN A CONTINUUM: The wheel comes full circle, with rickety animal-drawn carts sharing road space with modern machines. The bullock cart anchors in the Pettah market to load sacks of flour
It is frequently said that a picture is worth a...
Winner of ‘Samagi Cycle race 2018’ Jeewan Jayasinghe (center) flanked by the two runners up. First runner up Sanath Jayasinghe (Army-left) and second runner up Nishantha Perera (Dehiwala Mt. Lavinia Municipal Council)
Samagi Sports Club, Boosa organized their 48th...
Team STC Karting from S. Thomas’ College stole...
St. Anne’s College Kurunegala will meet St....
Manchester Soccer Academy of Sri Lanka conducted...
Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to conduct its...
Rashid Khan
Contrary to what some self-styled coaching...
Zahira College player Shamin Nassar pushes through the grip of a tackle in his team’s inter-school second round League rugby match against Royal College at the Royal Complex ground in Colombo yesterday. (Picture by Saman Mendis)
Royal College trounced Zahira College by 41...
Asoka College in Colombo emerged third place...
St. Peter’s College play-maker and scrum half Jason Karunaratne makes a powerful run
Unbeaten St.Peter’s College destroyed any hopes...
Captains of the netball champions of Hillwood College, from left Under-20 captain Thirani Welianga, Under-18 captain Jayathri Wijewardena and Under-16 captain Puthra Devadasan
Hillwood College Kandy won three titles in...
Ushan Thiwanka
Army sprinter Yupun Abeykoon produced a best...
Faizer Mushtapha
Sri Lanka wanted its rugby team out of the...
Indian superstar Virat Kohli has recalled that he...
Dilrukshi Arachchige being declared the winner
Dilrukshi Arachchige, a Sri Lankan bodybuilder...
Ratnaveli Balika Vidyalaya Gampaha beat the...
No sports only barsOver here in the hills, there...
Yasuhara Nakajima receiving the overall Champions Trophy from Negombo Mayor Dayan Lansa
Japanese rider Yasuhara Nakajima was the overall...
The Matale Thomians schools hockey Sevens for...
Jeffrey Vandersay
Uncapped leg spin bowler Jeffrey Vandersay has...
LONDON AFP: Gareth Southgate will name his...
Trinity College’s past rugby players (1968 and...
Dilshan de Silva
Secretary of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket...
Wallabies star Israel Folau has again courted...
 Girls from Devapathiraja College in Galle pictured here in this photo after winning the 2018 title are some of the players who will be able to nudge the judges. The champion girls team comprise Nilakshana Sandamini (captain), Kavisha Dilhari, Sathya Sandeepani, Pooja Rashmi, Suleesha Sathsarani, Umesha Thimeshani, Sachini Nisansala, Thileeshiya Chathurangi, Imesha Dulani, Shikhari Nuwantha, Ihara Sewwandhi, Ishara Sanjeewani, Sumudu Nisansala, Sapna Madubhashani and Shashika Imalshi who were coached by Mah
In what will be a first in Sri Lanka, schoolgirl...
The champion Cinnamon Lakeside team
The champion Shangri-La women’s teamCinnamon...
Sachin Silva continues to lead in the Observer-...
COCO VEDA MOTHERS’ DAY competition was a great...
Loving father with newly born Tiana Gia Johnson
Born into a poor family that was constantly on...
Justin Bieber has sadly been missing Selena Gomez...
I love entrepreneurship. Especially, the social...
An amazing sight, lotus flowers in shades of...
Interact District 3220, since its’ formation in...
The festival of lights and lanterns is synonymous...
“Its only when we get knocked down that we see...
We all want our children to be happy and...
Marvel Studios has released the latest trailer...
Here’s a great thing that happens. You find out...
Skipping New York Fashion Week this season,...
Relatives of the family at the centre of a...

Week of May 13, 2018