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Week of June 3, 2018

The Life of the Poet by Jean Arasanayagam was...
If Bharati (on right) and his family had held on to the copyright of his works, it would have expired in 1972
In March 1949, the government in India’s southern...
As a curtain raiser to the 4th International Day...
Come the month of July and the Moratuwa Arts...
In a time when the world itself has become...
‘Mineral’, a unique display of handcrafted and...
Post ShootingA destined journeyWith bouquets of...
The Altar
The city of Colombo has transformed into a...
Synonymous with exoticism of the east, fashions...
Celebrations for Netherlands Day was a joyous...
Elephants feed on a garbage dump. Pix: Riaz Cader
Riaz Cader is a Sri Lankan wildlife photographer...
 Chandra Lal de Alwis: Significant...
For the second time the German Buzz, a joint...
DFCC Bank is continuing its CSR project, ‘Samata...
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (...
The National Trust Sri Lanka, Aitken Spence...
The Sri Lanka Myanmar Friendship Association...
Siam House, the popular restaurant serving...
Edulink educational institute organized a get...
The viral flu currently sweeping across the...
All required medical equipment and drugs needed...
Truman High School
Independence, Mo. May 23:A senior at Truman High...
A fossil of a microraptor found in Liaoning province, China. The crow-sized  dinosaur lived about 125m years ago. Pic: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
May 25:The oldest known case of dandruff has been...
A vehicle driven by an 80-year-old Skokie man crashed through the front window of Captain Alex Seafood in Niles, police say.
May 24:A man who reportedly drove his vehicle...
Morro Bay, Calif.Giovanni’s Fish Market in Morro...
It is 9 a.m. in a day last week, a gloomy morning...
Some of the models
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Hanoi recently...
In plain language, sleep means absence of...
LMD Brands Annual 2018 compiled by Brand Finance...
Mastercard unveiled its Merchant Presented QR...
May Saps Holdings, specialists in health and...
Create Lab has joined the Sri Lanka Association...
Working to make the insurance buying process more...
TVS partnered Siyatha TV recently to launch the...
Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) officials at the launch.
The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in...
Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management, C. Amarasinghe opens payment kiosk at the Head Office Personal Branch.
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has introduced Self-...
Union Assurance (UA) has provided Sri Lanka with...
Microimage HCM, a human capital management...
The government plans to accelerate economic...
Delvin Pereira
Seylan Bank has streamlined its leasing services...
The staff members of the BMICH came together to...
The launch of Tuk Tuk Hostels (TTH) marks a new...
The Cabinet has given the approval for the new...
Chathuri Ranasinghe
Today, the world is engaged in online trading,...
Singapore Airlines (SIA) last week announced its...
Opening ceremony of Sri Lanka Pavillion at the Shanghai World Travel Fair
Sri Lanka was showcased in all its splendour at...
 Sujith Kariyawasam assumes duties
Sujith Kariyawasam assumed duties as the chairman...
Building on strong momentum in Q3, Expolanka...
Firaz Markar
Stax, a global management consulting firm in Sri...
Kelani Valley Plantations PLC (KVPL) is...
Two leading experts in radiation oncology were in...
HNB PLC. won resounding acclaim at the recently...
Mastercard unveiled its Merchant Presented QR...
The tussle between the Ceylon Electricity Board...
The price of coconuts will come down to the farm...
(From left - bottom to top): CEO, UTE, Riyad Ismail; Chief guest Moksevi Prelis; General Manager/6Sigma-Master Black Belt, UTE, Tharaka Dayabandara; Operations Director, Litro Gas, Sudarshan Karunarathna; Head of Training, UTE, Gayan Maldeniya; General Manager Production and Engineering, Teejay Lanka, Sanjaya Basnayake; Manager Weaving, Stretchline, Thilakarathne Kapukotuwa; Manager, Material Technology, Stretchline, Wijeya Senarathna; Manager Operations, Teejay Lanka, Kanchana Dayabandara; GM, Supply Chain
United Tractor & Equipment (Pvt) Ltd (UTE),...
Working to make the insurance buying process more...
Coaching is a constant active process of...
An artists 3D view of the plant
Hatton National Bank as the lead arranger of a...
From left: Seylan Bank Chief Manager International Financial Services Ashger Ali, Seylan Bank Deputy General Manager Operations Malik Wickramanayake, Seylan Bank Director/CEO Kapila Ariyaratne, Arab National Bank Head of TeleMoney Business/Retail Banking Saudi Arabia Anwar Al Murshed and TeleMoney Sri Lanka Remittance Manager Mohammed Uwais
Seylan Bank PLC has teamed up with the Arab...
Commercial Bank’s Regional Manager Sivasubramaniam Ganeshan (second from right) receives the awards on behalf of the Bank at the Asian Banker Transaction Awards at China World Hotel, China.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been honoured...
Micro Star International (MSI), introduced a new...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) rewards all new born...
The People’s Bank quiz team with the award.
The Biz Quiz held for the sixth consecutive year...
Pan Asia Bank recently launched its latest...
A new Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) of the...
Nishan Fernando and Dilshan Wirasekara
First Capital Holdings PLC (The Group) a listed...
Alufab, a subsidiary of the Hayleys Group, is...
The 20th anniversary event of the National Best...
Pravir Samarasinghe –Director /Group CEO and S P Tao - Chairman
Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC recorded a group...
Ajith Gunawardena – Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Ceylinco Insurance
Ceylinco Insurance PLC, announced a dividend of...
Singaporean designer Kavita Thulasidas’ show in Singapore
Threads of Time, an Indo-Singaporean fashion...
Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama, BOI Chairman Dumindra Ratnayake and DG, BOI Duminda Ariyasinghe launch the Single Window Investment Facilitation Taskforce (SWIFT).
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI), the...
From left:Director General UDA S.S.P. Rathnayake, Chairman UDA Jagath Nandana Munasinghe, Chairman SLT P.G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena,  and Chief Commercial Officer  SLT Kiththi Perera  at the signing of the agreement.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and the Urban Development...
Vish Govindasamy
Sunshine Holdings PLC reported strong growth in...
The salvage operation in progress
A container carrier that sustained damage in...
A. S Jayawardena passed away last week. He...
Accelerating its digitalisation drive to realise...
A recent study done by LankaPropertyWeb.com...
​​The teams from Unilever Sri Lanka and Mindshare’s Team Unilever
Unilever Sri Lanka and Mindshare’s Team Unilever...
Chanchala Gunewardena (on right) and Maheshi Dunuwilage
Two young, creative IMC professionals from Bates...
Ceylinco Life has commenced the construction of...
Interbrand, an international brand consultancy,...
University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Sri Lanka...
Awards
Colombo City Center recently won 2 new accolades...
Business OpportunitiesLooking for a business...
Business Premises - For Sale/LeasePothuwil,...
Furniture For SaleIndonesian,​Malaysian imported...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesMinimum...
The United States, supposed champion of ‘freedom...
Among politically significant developments to...
Now, we can only look back at those glory days...
The garbage collected today powers the garbage collection truck tomorrow
The accumulation of garbage, including household...
The mini-drama over a so-called ‘list’ of...
We grew up with this coast, Loku says when we ask...
Streaks of light from candles mark the paths of the followers of Buddhism as they walk around the giant statue of Lord Buddha at the Phutthamonthon in Nakhon Pathom
Vesak was celebrated at the UN and other parts of...
Sri Lankan trade unionists and human rights...
For the first time in the European Parliament in...
Diamantina Mendis : Remembering a wonderful...
Sri Lanka’s ‘Pentagon’: Destined to remain...
HRC Chairperson Dr. Deepika Udagama addressing the media to announce the HRC’s achievement
Three years after the passage of the 19th...
Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero was the architect and spiritual leader of the common opposition movement in 2015
Lal Wijenayake, former Chairman of the Public...
Anti-corruption activists and polls observers...
The annual drama produced by the students of the...
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen is set in...
A novel written by Michael Morpugo, Private...
My favourite book series is The Secret Seven. It...
We all love to ride bicycles, don’t we? It is...
Culitivation is planting crops. There are two...
Arahat Mahinda, the son of King Dharmashoka...
My pet is a dog. Its name is Puppy. It’s brown in...
The world has always been developed by new...
When a friend calls me I ask what it is for. I...
My friend is Navindu. He is a boy. He is eight...
The elephant is the biggest animal in the world....
Social media is developing very fast and...
My pet is a cat. Its name is Mickey. It’s white...
The Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanical Gardens is...
Hi kids,Proud of your achievements in sports,...
Udani Preschool, Malabe held its Singithi Avurudu...
Capt. James Cook
Captain James Cook* Occupation: Explorer* Born:...
About our daughter slim and pretty (MBBS) Doctor...
Educated, well mannered daughter ( age between 25...
International Monetary Fund (IMF), which on...
Schoolchildren walking around the Jetavanaramaya...
The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, with support...
HelpAge Eye Hospital, Wellawatta is now a...
The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Dr...
Former Crimes Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the...
A.N. Chandra of ‘Kumari’, Bambarenda North,...
Draft legislation on campaign financing to curb...
Chundikuli Girls’ College, a leading Christian...
Investigations into the assassination of Ranjan...
Deputy Minister of Social Empowerment, Ranjan...
Kaduwela bridge damaged by floods
Water levels in all major rivers had decreased...
The visiting United States House of...
Six Sri Lankan Tamil refugees - a woman, two boys...
In the wake of the canned fish fiasco, where 74...
Dr. Asiri Munasinghe will launch his book, ‘...
The 20th Amendment to the Constitution which...
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (...
Commissioners of the Office of Missing Persons (...
The SLFP’s key decision making bodies - the...
FERNANDO - S. JUSTIN PAUL - Attorney-at-Law,​...
“The question whether objective truth can be...
The aftershocks of the revelations of donations...
Popular social media network, Facebook which...
Democratic Left Front Leader and UPFA Ratnapura...
Eethanawatta Paththini Devalaya, where Wilson’s head was sacrificed
Previously, the Sunday Observer carried an...
St. Joseph’s College players celebrate with the Fr. Basil Wiratunga trophy
St. Peter’s College came for the kill but were...
A 15-member Sri Lanka women’s squad for the Asia...
The Sri Lanka Netball Federation (SLNF) will send...
Sports Minister  Faiser Mushtapha
Sri Lanka Cricket, despite not being able to hold...
A Royal player attempts to break through an   Isipathana tackle
Skipper Sabith Feroz with three tries helped...
One of the oldest schools in the country, Sri...
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)...
It will be a fitting tribute to Sri Lanka’s first...
Trinity College had to fight hard and fight back...
The pull-out of CR and FC from the Dialog inter...
JOHANNESBURG AFP: South Africa will play 14 Tests...
The winners of the 40th Observer-Mobitel...
Galle will meet Colombo in the final of the SLC...
LEEDS AFP: England went in search of a first-...
Sachin Silva continues to lead in the Observer-...
The captains of Sri Lanka (Shashikala Siriwardena...
Mayor Kesara to launch‘Sport Unites’The Mayor of...
 Agoal International director Dilroy Fernando shakes hands with Shakir Hafeez the managing director of RBN Performances to signal their deal
RBN Performance in partnership with Agoal Rugby...
The Lanka Powerboat Association has bagged the...
St. Sylvester’s College, Kandy beat Sri Sumangala...
Zinedine Zidane’s decision to quit Real Madrid...
Take cannabis or retire? That’s the dilemma for...
All football lovers in the world are sure to...
Professor Ranjit de Silva
Professor Ranjit de Silva has been appointed to...
From left: Amali Nanayakkara, Group Chief...
Last year’s Age Group Swimming schools champion team captains Brendo Fernando (St. Joseph’s College) and Minoli Kaluarachchi (Mahamaya Girls School) and the best swimmers of last year Akalanka Peiris (St. Peter’s College) and Maheshi Hewage (Sirimavo Bandaranaike BMV cut a cake to celebrate to mark the 25th sponsorship anniversary of Nestle
The 45th Sri Lanka Schools Age Group Swimming...
Thisara Perera
LONDON AFP: Evin Lewis’s quickfire fifty and...
Kavisha Ratnayake emerged the Under-18 boys...
Kusal Perera
Sri Lanka drew their three-day cricket match...
Cricket officials in Sri Lanka are struggling to...
WELLINGTON AFP: Star centre Sonny Bill Williams...
OAKLAND AFP: Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue...
James Jayawardene  Photograph by Shan Rupassara
Young Voice met with this handsome youngster...
The ninth month of the Islamic calendar heralds...
Contestants of the Ms. England beauty pageant...
We’re still coming to grips with the bittersweet...
The preliminary round of We Debate 2018 - Battle...
The historic Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya, was...
Kelly Clarkson made an emotional plea over the...
Music star Willow Smith may have taken the...
They say that the world is a book and those who...
At six years old, our son had friends who played...
What does a young teacher with 3 degrees do for a...
Some music fans maybe familiar with the Beatles...

Week of June 3, 2018