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Week of November 4, 2018

Kovindu de Saram and  Gananath
Let’s start at the beginning the do-ray-me of...
One of the main creative writing workshops that...
 Lynn Savery with her Doug Moran prize-winning self-portrait.  Pic: Carly Earl for the Guardian
An unknown Melbourne artist, Lynn Savery, said...
‘Nudutu Aes’, which carries its English title as...
This is an inspirational message for parents to...
The Grey Seas turned redfrom sunsets crimson...
It looked a rock jutting outOn the deserted banks...
Will we see them often again?Those humble folk...
From North, South, East & West,The then...
You were created to hearYour maker's voiceHe has...
On the Coast of CoromandelWhere the early...
As twilight entercold early hoursTrickling...
The Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in...
Diwali or Deepavali is the most popular and...
If daily, the thought strikes you that its high...
It was a day for recognition – the Seventy Third...
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
(Excerpted from the keynote speech by Kalakeerthi...
Director G. C. Mendis addressing the seminar. Executive Director Samantha  Liyanawaduge is also in the picture.
Over 130 Principals of Government schools were...
Janaki Ariyawansa and RAG Ratnayake at the All India Institute of Medicine
Two technical officers attached to the department...
Global Towers Hotel Colombo celebrated...
The International Leadership Summit under the...
Edirisinghe Brothers Limited (EBL) launched a...
All of us know that the abuse of drugs, alcohol...
A huge throne exhibited in front of the clock tower at Ratnapura before the plating of silver and studding of gem stones
A gem merchant from Ratnapura with varied...
The residents around Campbell Park have grown up...
In theory, all business organisations say,...
Fitness walking has revolutionized the way we...
The market continued to gain momentum during last...
Students in grades eight to ten in selected...
Chairman Royle Jansz and  CEO Lakshman Silva
* Loan portfolio grows 20% year- on-year* Posts...
Mahesh Wijewardene
Singer (Sri Lanka) Plc appoints Mahesh...
 The ‘WomenWill’ workshop in progress
Mobitel, as a committed member of the GSMA...
Ms J. Kurukulasooriya
People’s Bank marked the 2018 World Thrift Day by...
The generation gap is widening at a terrific...
MMBL Money Transfer, a Western Union Agent in the...
Over 215 of AIA Insurance’s top Wealth Planners...
The Rocell Installer’s Club launched a revamped...
Dr. Tim Dejager and Shan Meemanage receive the award from President Maithripala Sirisena.
Seafood exporter, Divron Bioventures (Pvt) Ltd....
The SLT eSports Championship 2018 is to be held...
Iconic Sri Lankan multinational Hayleys PLC and...
FriMi, a Digital Bank, Mobile Wallet and Payment...
The website, CNN Travel, recently recognised...
Picture shows Managing Director, M. Selvaraja receiving the MASSCO Award from the Speaker.
Sriyani Dress Point one of the leading textile...
From left: Chairman Ideal Group Nalin Welgama, conducts the first transaction for the newly opened Ideal Motors Spare Parts Store in Panchikawatte with Jagath Jayasinghe of Lumina Motors Ltd. and Automotive Director, Ideal Motors, Chaminda Wanigarathne, cutting the ribbon to declare open the new Ideal Motors spare parts store in Panchikawatte.
Ideal Motors (Pvt) Ltd expanded its service...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched a...
People’s Bank employee, Priyantha S. Edirisinghe...
 Rector St. Sebastian’s College, Rev Fr Ranjith Andradi, Managing Director/CEO of HNB Jonathan Alles and , Board Director, HNB open the new Student Savings Unit.
HNB PLC, announced the openened new Student...
Thilan Wijesinghe
The L.S. de Silva Memorial Lecture 2018 organised...
Mrs. Delrene Seneviratne
Women constitute just over half of Sri Lanka’s...
Director, Insee Ecocycle Lanka, Sanjeewa Chulakumara receives the Silver award for Solid Waste Recovery, Recycling, Disposal or Processing category.
Insee Cement (Siam City Cement (Lanka) Limited)...
A guaranteed price scheme will be introduced for paddy, onion and potatoes   PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
The Finance Ministry has unveiled a series of...
e-Commerce entity Daraz, launched 11.11, the ‘...
A class in session.
Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently sponsored a...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) bagged six awards...
From left: Deputy Director General International Relations Department VCCI, Nguyen Van Hai, CEO Mitra Innovation, Dr. Ashok Suppiah, Vice Executive President of the VCCI, Dr. Doan Duy Khuong, Managing Director of Mitra Innovation, Dammika Ganegama.
British trade delegates and founders of Mitra...
Teejay Lanka PLC, a multinational textile...
At the signing of the agreement
St. Theresa Industries (STI) Holdings, a...
The winter season has always been a great time...
The Bank of Ceylon’s (BOC) 2017 Annual Report ‘...
Renuka Fernando and Krishan Balendra
The Bank closed the nine months ending 30th...
Crocodile Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the sole licensee for...
 SriLankan Airlines’ A330-300 aircraft provide an enjoyable flying experience
SriLankan Airlines celebrated the first...
Brown and Company PLC recently signed an...
Umbrella manufacturer, Rainco (Pvt) Ltd.,...
Deputy Secretary to the Treasury S.R. Attygalle...
Cathay Pacific Airways Colombo team and children of Kala Musu Kadella
Kala Musu Kadella is a home for children in...
The adverse effects of climate change, such as...
SG Holdings Group’s Chairman, Eiichi Kuriwada and EFL Founder and President, Hanif Yusoof at the unveiling ceremony.
Driving further consolidation of its end-to-end...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is implementing...
Foreign Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama, said that...
A ceremony to mark the completion of the second...
Steven Mayes, Managing Director, JLL Lanka
In its monthly Compass bulletin, real estate...
Laugfs Southern Petroleum, in collaboration with...
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Business OpportunitiesLooking for a business...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseColombo 02,​...
Household Items & Elect. Appliances for...
The faces may be those of veteran politicians,...
A narrow but concrete carpeted road leads to the...
It takes a strange sort of political animal to...
Sri Lanka, being a tropical country, is very much...
Addressing one of the major issues that the UK...
Some of Sri Lanka’s endemic species which may not last for long as humans increasingly invade their habitats.
The planet is dying. Humans are killing the...
The human-elephant conflict is one of the biggest...
There are red, yellow, pink and white Flowers in...
Twinkle, twinkle Christmas lights Light up the...
Saving money is a very good habit which will give...
We all are in our dreams Making no noise Yet the...
Heard of a bird of paradise? Most of the birds of...
There was a house called a tree house There was a...
Reading is one of the most beneficial hobbies. It...
SIP Academy Sri Lanka hosts the “SIP Prodigy...
The postman works in a post office. He brings us...
My father’s name is Shirantha Pushpa Kumara. He...
'Global Children Friendly Environment' initiator...
Trees also live on Earth along with humans and...
Usain Bolt has scored his first and second goals...
I’m Kaveesha Methmina Senarath. I live in Galle....
Art and computer graphic artist, Venura...
On October 1, 2018 and October 6, 2018. We...
The Malory Towers series written by Enid Blyton...
Hip hip hurray! It’s time to go to school. Come...
Water is very important for humans, plants and...
Angels and Demons by Dan Brown is an exhilarating...
Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour:...
 D.J. Wimalasurendra was the first to...
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain is one of...
I’m Blueberry - a budgie from Aleppo and this is...
Academically and professionally qualified...
Able B/​G Colombo,​Lawyer parents seek...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa made a courtesy...
After a continuous fall in the recent past, the...
If the United National Party brings up a motion...
Nov 2: More than 20,000 Google employees and...
The Tenth Intake of the Kotelawala Defence...
The 75th annual prize-giving of Gampaha Holy...
‘Stylish Marketer’ is the first ever annual Inter...
President Maithripala Sirisena made a financial...
Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern...
Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith
The United National Party (UNP) should learn from...
The Government of the Republic of France with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka, has appointed Eric Lavertu as the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka. He presented his credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena, on November 1, 2018 at the President’s House, Colombo.
The Government of Japan with the concurrence of...
From left – Ambassador of Sri Lanka, Head of UN Women, Spouse of  Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and Ambassador of Spain
The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Vietnam Hasanthi U...
A low-pressure area is said to be developing over...
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO...
A community library was opened at the Wehera Oya...
Nov 3: China on Saturday said it will provide...
High Commissioner of Pakistan, Dr. Shahid Ahmad...
In May 2012, Hillary Clinton, then U.S. Secretary...
The United National Party (UNP) had sought to...
The fundamental rights petition filed by senior...
Gurudeva Gunapala Wickremaratne:Educationist par...
A field archaelogist uses a brush on a skeleton in an open coffin during the excavation of a late 18th to mid 19th century cemetery under St James Gardens near Euston train station. (AFP)
Nov 2: Tucked beside one of London’s busiest...
The fundamental rights petition filed by senior...
Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Sarath Amunugama...
Indonesian navy divers rest after recovering the wheels of the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610 from the sea on Friday. (Pic: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)
“I heard the plane from Bali already had a...
President Maithripala Sirisena has assured...
Sixty-four-year old M. Mohamed Nageem of...
144 years ago, Rev. Samuel R. Wilkin and Rev. D....
A tree planting ceremony held under the patronage...
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA...
No less a person than the Duchess of Sussex...
Maulana Sami ul-Haq was an influential figure in Pakistan
The Pakistani cleric Maulana Sami ul-Haq, known...
Research shows that artificial toddy contains a...
A resident tastes the first drop of water of the...
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) leader and United...
Iran’s oil industry faces new restrictions
The Trump administration is to reinstate all US...
CEO Nimal Tillekeratne and Pan Asia Chairman G. A. R. D. Prasanna
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC, one of the fast...
The immediate priority of the Government was to...
President Maithripala Sirisena appointed 12...
Former Speaker of Parliament W.J.M. Lokubandara...
Former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe in an...
Batticaloa TNA MP S. Viyalendran who took his...
It is anticipated that the elections to appoint...
ALUVIHARE - RANJANI (nee) BALALLE. Beloved wife...
United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Member of...
India is concerned about the recent political...
Tsunami is a Japanese word comprising the words “...
The last week was one of the most politically...
The nine arch bridge
Travelling by train is a lovely experience that...
Harsha De Silva   Pic by Wasitha Patabendige
In the absence of their own kind to bowl what is...
Navod Paranavitharana raises his bat after scoring 50
Navod Paranavitharana hit a belligerent 62 runs...
Nuwan Zoysa
Former fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa has become the...
David Peever
SYDNEY AFP: Cricket Australia chairman David...
Fahim in action
M.F.M. Fahim of Moors Sports Club clinched the...
Eshan Pieris ended the 2018 racing season winning...
Ravindu Laksiri (left) and Fathoum Issadeen
Ravindu Laksiri and Fathoum Issadeen emerged men’...
Thilini Hendahewa-Dinuka Karunaratne
Dinuka Karunaratne and Thilini Hendahewa retained...
CDB Finance and David Pieris Motors entered the...
Bimandee Bandara and Dewmith Weerasena with their trophies
Bimandee Bandara of Hillwood College, Kandy and...
The champion MAS Intimates Unichela team comprising T.M Dilshan (Captain) , T.N,Sampath, Ramith Rambukwella, Priyamal Perera, Fervez Maharoof, Hasitha Boyagoda, Anuk Fernando, Nipun Ransika, Lahiru Jayaratne, Dhanushka Gunatilaka and Dunil Abeyweera celebrate with the trophy
MAS Unichela clinched the MCA Premier League T/20...
Eight men and six women’s teams have entered the...
Congratulations to the new office-bearers of Sri...
S.Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia won the Eric...
The inter school cricket match between Ananda...
Cricket team of Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy led...
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) said...
NEW DELHI AFP: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar...
Kalana Perera of S. Thomas’ Mt. Lavinia scored an...
Seven encounters will be played in the Dialog...
Kalana Perera: Duck farm in  Mount Lavinia
Experts are baffled by the sudden turn of events...
Air Force SC crushed Police SC by five goals to...
Malcolm Perera talks to the boys
A spin bowling clinic in Kandy was held on Friday...
Grading ceremony of Shotokan Nihon Ryu Karatedo...
Television news channel Al Jazeera has hit out at...
DOHA, QATAR: Simone Biles of the USA competes in the 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships at Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar.  (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
DOHA AFP: Superstar Simone Biles made yet more...
McLarens overall champion players with the...
SYDNEY AFP: Sprint king Usain Bolt’s attempt to...
Trinity College comes out after nearly a decade...
Kandy Sussex champs for fifth timeKandy’s Sussex...
The annual sports prize giving of Dharmasoka...
Qualifying for Sunday’s Grand Prix was delayed...
Andrew Symonds with Harbhajan Singh
SYDNEY AFP Former all-rounder Andrew Symonds says...
SYDNEY AFP: Former NBA player Lamar Patterson had...
New Zealand’s All Blacks perform Haka prior to their rugby union International Test match against Japan in Tokyo
TOKYO AFP: Fly-half Richie Mo’unga boosted his...
Yogananda Wijesundara with former athletes Thilaka Jinadasa, Jayamini Illeperuma, Manjula Rajakaruna and Ranjith Subasinghe at his daughter’s residence
Most people know him as the unassuming,...
Hamilton drapes himself in a Union Jack flag
Lewis Hamilton secured a fifth world title but...
Kyle Abeysinghe (Killer Whale Aquatics Club)-Ganga Seneviratne (Visakha Vidyalaya)
Killer Whale Aquatics Club are poised to retain...
Halloween is upon us, with more than 175 million...
Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau bridge
After nine years of construction and a staggering...
Victoria Dam: spill gates
The Mahaweli River is the longest river in Sri...
Everywhere gossips exist; it has become a part of...
The 2017 film All the Money in the World is...
The Moulinex High Tea Fashion Show was held at...
 Post your poetry toYoung Voice,Sunday...
Halloween is that time of year when everyone gets...
Chris Hemsworth gives a ride to Scott Hildebrand
We’re warned that hitchhiking is a risky prospect...
Keane Webre-Hayes
Lots of us love the water, but were something...
story by Sabeena Wahid
Cozy Linen is a soft furnishing shop located on...
Feng Shui is a household word known around the...
I had an overnight stay at the Lagoon sunset view...
Vinu Siriwardena
Talent is a resultof patience, of will and of...
Hilary Duff gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Banks Violet Bair
Hey now, hey now there’s a new baby in town!...
George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford dressed for Halloween
Despite his A-list celebrity status, George...

Week of November 4, 2018