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Week of August 5, 2018

Lankan contemporary Tamil Literature has it own...
Not many of us are aware of the struggles of a...
What’s your favourite from the vintage world of...
Seldom does life offer second chances to redeem...
A 40,000 square-foot interactive comedy center filled with cultural artifacts and immersive exhibits
Comedy giants like Lewis Black, Lily Tomlin, Amy...
A children’s drama titled ‘Mama Kamathima...
A brand new social satire in English and Sinhala...
An official of X-Press Feeders receives the Top Feeder Operator Award from Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe and Deputy Minister Nishantha Muthuhettigama. Chairman, SLPA, Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake, Director, Port Operations of SLPA, Jayantha Perera, Chief Executive Officer of the South Asia Gateway Terminals Ltd., Romesh David  and Chief Executive Officer of the Colombo International Terminals Ltd.,Jack Huang are also in the picture.
The Port of Colombo Awards Night organized by Sri...
Taking the initial step to create awareness on...
The first instalment of self-assessment payments...
An AIA official with the award
AIA Insurance has been recognised as a Great...
Prof. Rohan Samarajiva
The Government considers the ICT industry as an...
SAGT General Manager Operations Upul Jinadasa with Minister for  Transport and Aviation, Nimal Siripala de Silva, Chairperson, CILT Sri  Lanka, Gayani de Alwis and  Secretary, CILT Sri Lanka, Dr. Lalith Edirisinghe after receiving the award.
South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT), the first...
HNB PLC won four awards at the Sri Lanka CSR...
One of the important events on the calendar of...
JASTECA Institute of Management will hold a day’s...
CEO Mobitel, Nalin Perera with  Ashan Nissanka, Director/CEO, LOLC Finance PLC
Mobitel has joined hands with LOLC Finance PLC to...
The Government will expedite the amendment of the...
Built on a 2.5 acre land with an investment of Rs...
Fintek Managed Solutions (Pvt) Limited acquired...
Pitawala ‘Patana’, a unique grassland in the...
The Charter Installation Ceremony of LB...
Gamini Karunathilake
The knowledge gap in lending and initiating legal...
The Puttalam mineral sands deposit, if developed...
 New office bearers for 2018/2019: From left -Assistant Treasurer - Suraj Sanjeewa (Sewana Holdings), Treasurer  -Prasad Priyanga Manage (Sunil Motors), Vice President Rushanka Silva (Indra Traders) -President, Ranjan Peiris (Ranjan Motors), Secretary Arosha Rodrigo (Kusum Car Sale),-Assistant Secretary - Mahesh Fernando (Mahesh International)
The Annual General Meeting of the Vehicle...
The Central Bank said economic growth in the...
The unveiling of the new logo Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
Opening a new chapter in the 56 year journey of...
Minister Mangala Samaraweera lights the oil lamp at the opening  of the exhibition.
The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) held...
Sampath Bank’s Group pretax profit for the first...
Chairman, Blue Ocean Group, S. Thumilan and company officials with the awards.
Blue Ocean Group had achieved another victory...
The Ceylon Motor Traders Association (CMTA) which...
Ministers Faizer Mustapha and Navin Dissanayake with a Fujian Chamber official. Picture by Vipula Amarasinghe
The Fujian Chamber of Commerce and the Fujian...
Havelock City, one of the largest mixed-use...
Capital Trust Residencies (Pvt) Ltd launched its...
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne handing over the recognition plaque of ‘Super Platinum Sponsor’ for BEAP to SLT Group Chairman, Mr. P.G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena while Director of the Teaching Hospital - Batticaloa, Dr. M. S. Ibralebbe looks on.
The newly built Emergency and Trauma Unit at the...
The need for the processed food industry to...
The five-star rated, Riu Sri Lanka is an ideal...
 SLPA and Customs officials with members of CASA and SLAVO.
A landmark joint meeting to discuss a number of...
Established in 2014 as a ground-breaking project...
The Colombo City Centre Mall is currently putting...
The Bank of Ceylon celebrated its 79th...
The Board of Directors of TKS Finance Limited is...
Presenting new dimensions to the vehicle industry...
The session titled ‘Sri Lanka INC - Transforming...
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri...
An organisational culture include values, prescriptions on how to act, how to treat others, how to react to performance shortfalls, how to compete, and these have a profound impact on behaviour. A related fact, however, also must be kept in mind: Behaviour, over time, affects organisational culture.
In today’s world of rapid, disruptive change,...
Director/CEO of Seylan Bank Kapila Ariyaratne declares open the newly established Hettipola branch whilst Deputy General Manager Branches Chitral De Silva, Branch Manager Hettipola Dushmantha Illankoon and Area Manager North West II Nalin Samaratunge looks on.
Seylan Bank opened a branch in the Hettipola area...
The Airbus Neo aircraft
SriLankan Airlines welcomed its newest and final...
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of...
Following the success of the first edition of...
Dr. Anush Amarasinghe and Sarath Amarasinghe at the opening
Brush maker, BPPL Holdings PLC (BPPL) recently...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesMinimum...
Domestic Aides - ServicesHonest active Attendants...
Business Premises - For Sale / LeaseRagama -...
Lifts / TransportsOffice transport available from...
The country’s balance of payments inched upward...
Glimpses of fashion in the early years made a...
The annual event looked forward to by all French...
The Sri Lanka Muslim Media Forum held its 22nd...
[Left] Best Actress 2016 - Pooja Umashankar [Right] Best Actor 2016 - Dasun Pathirana
The 34th Cargills Sarasaviya Film Festival was...
Women’s organisations in Batticaloa held a solidarity demonstration calling for reform of the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act
After spending nine years waiting for the Marsoof...
President Maithripala Sirisena opens the new building at Manampitiya Hospital. Western Province Chief Minister Isura Devapriya, Eastern Province Governor Rohitha Bogollagama, Mahaweli Development State Minister Weera Kumara  Dissanayake, and Deputy Environment Minister Ajith Mannapperuma were also present
In the rural district of Polonnaruwa, where...
The summer holidays are in full swing – and...
On the road to Sirambiyadi
In every culture family is an important element...
The Mercantile Badminton Tournament organized an...
Edulink International celebrated the opening of...
A ceremony was held by the Health Services Trade...
On the occasion of World Breasfeeding Week 2018,...
The National Breastfeeding Week conducted...
From out of our dreams We will rise, With the...
Green and blue Yellow and red Beautiful feathers...
My life flows Like the river flows So many...
In April, the month of Bak, when the sun moves...
 My grandmother’s name is Mrs. Dolee...
Water is essential for humans, animals and plants...
It was my ninth birthday. I got up early morning...
The Vesak festival is important to Buddhists who...
They fly so high, you never even notice the...
Andre Agassi is considered one of the greatest...
The British Council announced the findings of its...
There are many people that I like very much. But...
Narandeniya National School to its credit has won...
My little brother’s name is Pasindu. He is nine...
To celebrate World Environment Day, Jetwing Vil...
 Sherlock Holmes is my hero. He is the...
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco is set in...
 During the December holidays we went on a...
Have you heard about the creature produced by a...
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional consulting...
Haro Hara! Haro Hara!, they chant as they walk...
The alien Was as round as the moon, Five legs he...
Able Bank Manager of Private Bank in Colombo....
Able,​tall,​smart,​handsome partner sought,​for...
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and its...
Uniworld Teas (Pvt) Limited, who have been issued...
President of the Government Medical Officers’...
There are around 11,000 social enterprises in Sri...
Professor Colvin Gunaratne who resigned from his...
Bubbly Pooja Umashankar who bagged the award for...
The latest batch of JICA volunteers arrived in...
High Court Judge Nishshanka Bandula Karunarathna...
Seventy years of parliamentary democracyThe...
The annual dinner dance organised by the Colombo...
Lloyd R. Peter An amazing fatherChildren see the...
A blood donation campaign in remembrance of the...
Minister of Provincial Councils, Local Government...
The visiting Commonwealth Secretary-General...
Sri Lanka has seen a rapid rise in organised...
President Maithripala Sirisena addressing a...
At the press conference
The Department of Integrated Design, University...
The government which is in the process of...
The media buying contract of the SriLankan...
The Office of Missing Persons has decided to step...
The Rotary Club of Colombo Mid Town, District...
The Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation hosted the...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has appointed a...
Secretary of State of the United States, Michael...
UPFA General Secretary and Agriculture Minister...
In spite of contradictory statements by Indian...
Dr. (Mrs.) DURMILA OLIVIA KUMARA - Everloving...
Arizona, July 25Wildlife officials in Arizona...
Nematodes moving and eating again for the first...
West Bend, Wis.A Wisconsin man needed multiple...
Donkeys on the Greek island of Santorini are...
Minneapolis (WCCO)A mama duck in Minnesota has...
The relationship between Sri Lanka’s military...
Mahinda Deshapriya is an outspoken man. The...
Sauce for the goose: Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chinese President Xi Jingping inspecting a 3D model of the Colombo Port City in 2014 after inking the deal to build the brand new metropolis on land reclaimed from the ocean facing Galle Face, Colombo. The original agreement signed between Sri Lanka and China provided 20 hectares of free hold land in the newly reclaimed city to China Harbour Engineering Corporation, owned by the Chinese Government. The new Government renegotiated that contract and
The former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has warned...
Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera, a...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe last week...
 PRIDE OF THE ZOO: Creator Dharmakumara Wettasinghe poses in front of his creation of the lion in the “Sinha waadiya,” model zoo
Animals have always fascinated me. They are, in...
In te Domine speravi, non confundar in Aeternum...
Sonny Bill Williams
Imagine it’s your first day of university. You’re...
The Under-18 champion St. Peter’s College team...
Twelve months ago, Welsh cyclist Luke Rowe was...
Girls in action at a training session
When Madushani Chaturika was 13, back in 2005,...
WASHINGTON AFP: Three-time Grand Slam champion...
Angelo Mathews the Sri Lankan captain plays an imaginary shot on the wicket that is being prepared for today’s third ODI against South Africa at the Pallekele Stadium.  Pic: Susantha Wijegunasekera
Sri Lanka has eventually realised that making...
Shafeek Rajabdeen is the new president of Moors...
Rumeshika Ratnayake, Aruna Dharshana, Himasha Eashan
Junior Star Aruna Dharshana beat all the seniors...
BIRMINGHAM AFP: Ben Stokes took three wickets on...
Vidyartha almost did itLast Sunday Vidyartha...
The Under-19 netball Champions team from Holy Family Convent Kurunegala comprising Methma Dayaratne, Suramya Welagedara, Pabasara Tennakoon, Nipunika Navaratne, Upekshi Perera, Sethmi Danushki, Oshadi Jayasundera, Ishara Dharmasiri, Savini Anupama, Sajinthra Ranasinghe, Meesha Silva and Amalka Wannithilaka head coach
Holy Family Convent (HFC) Kurunegala produced a...
Kavinda Jayasena
A man we all ought to know and meet is Kavinda...
The schools Under-16 rugby ten-a-side...
The silver medal winning Katha team comprising Anjana Bandara, Ihan Hansaja and Thusitha Akalanka with Sense Hemal Udahage
The 43rd National Karate Championship was...
St. Joseph’s College opener Johanne de Zilva made...
Dhammasiri Central College, Nattandiya and...
Niyaz Majeed
Niyaz Majeed, an Old Boy of St. Anthony’s College...
South Africa Emerging team fought back in their...
A farewell cricket match between Mahamaya Golds...
The Under-12 football team of Pushpadana...
The winning Falcons team comprising M. Manzir, M. Nazy, M. Akram, M. Istimar, M. Nifraz, M.Olith, SB Umair, M. Saziyath, M. Roshan, M Nizlan, M. Nusri
AK Falcons Cricket Club emerged Champions beating...
A special Prime Minister’s Sports Fund with an...
Gemunu Chetiya
He was the one player that all the rival teams...
Tiger Woods
ST. LOUIS AFP: Tiger Woods stalks his first major...
The premier cricket coaching school in Sri Lanka...
Clark Kent Apuada
Olympic superstar Michael Phelps offered a...
Siriwardena meets a supporter
Top performing bodybuilder Subash Siriwardena, a...
Matt Cecchin
SYDNEY AFP: Top Australian rugby league referee...
Everyone knows it’s about how you live your life...
The Northern Province is witnessing positive...
Sri Lanka’s first Instagram Collaborator Forum...
Demi Lovato
On Tuesday July 24, singer, Demi Lovato, 25, was...
Kaveesha Dilhari: Super coverdrive
Girls’ schools enter Observer Mobitel ...
Gaining muscle, whether to build bulk or carve...
What is worse than cigarettes which people still...
LoveThe love which I am interestedAnd the way she...
Given the turbulent chapters of youth uprising...
Almost everyone does it- compare our lives to the...
Designer Sanith Fernando has created ethnic...
The Best Designed News Website of the Year Merit Award (English) was won by Dailynews.lk. The award was received by Pramod de Silva.
The 19th edition of the Journalism Awards for...
(Pix: Bimsara Matugama)
There are multitudes of tales and lore...
From ancient times, Sri Lanka was a land of...
The word ‘shyness’ denotes many shades of meaning...
Mahagala (Alagalle)
Situated in the border of the Central and...

Week of August 5, 2018