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Week of December 2, 2018

‘On Films Seen’Author: K.S. SivakumaranPublisher...
‘Lesson From Grandma’ a children’s story book by...
Reggae has been added to a list of international...
Art is of various forms, art is politics, art is...
Muslims drink, but they don’t boast about it, is...
The month of December is a time for carol...
Come! Come! Longed for MessiahA world in turmoil...
Many things unwanted,Clutter up our homes.We give...
The Anointed OneResides inside of youHe rests...
A world apart from the buzzing city of Colombo,...
Women achievers belonging to the Association of...
Bridal fashions never fail to catch one’s eyes....
Flashback to African Fashion Week Nigeria 2018:...
 The Ruhunu Kumari
The Ruhunu Kumari is one of the three railway ‘...
World HIV/ AIDS Day was observed yesterday. As...
Due to the surge in Chronic Kidney disease...
Anglican Bishop of Colombo Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Canagasabey
Freedom of religion enshrined in the Constitution...
Students, clergy, staff and parents of St. John...
St. Benedict’s College, the oldest Catholic...
The legendary Kalakeerthi Dr. Edwin Ariyadasa,...
For a long period of time, Western nations called...
Motivation: The key to achieving goals
Psychologists view perception, or seeing, as a...
The National Information and Cyber Security...
Ceylinco Life Family Savari weekly winner S. Mathushana of Hatton (second from left) receives her prize from Ceylinco Life’s Unit Head Ajith Wijeyashantha, Zonal Manager Nazmi Abdeen and Branch Head L. Udayakumar.
The winners of the first five weekly draws out of...
Dr. Yasantha Rajakarunanayake, Dr. James Shanahan and Dr. Chrisantha Fernando moderated by Virtusa Executive Vice President, CIO and General Manager Madu Ratnayake at a panel discussion
The Sri Lanka Association for Software and...
The Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF), the...
Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management C. Amarasinghe opens the 1000th ATM/CDM machine at the Kuliyapitiya second branch. Assistant General Manager North Western Province I.M.L Karunathilake looks on.
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) installed its 1000th ATM...
A postage stamp was launched and a rubber auction...
For the sixth consecutive year, CICRA – one of...
The Dash factory
Dash, the flagship brand of Multichemi...
The widening deficit in the trade account and the...
Newly appointed Chairman Jonathan Alles addresses the members of Asian Bankers Association at the 35th Annual General Meeting
HNB’s Managing Director and CEO, Jonathan Alles...
With a little over three weeks to go for...
The workshop in progress
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...
Sri Lanka Tourism launched the ‘So Sri Lanka’...
WWW.SIRIUSDECISIONS.COM
The marketeers’ primary role is to facilitate...
 K A.C.P. Bandara
Investors in the Serenia Residences project said...
Wimukthi Galahitiyawa
Brand Centrical was built to meet the changing...
DIMO Chief Human Resource Officer Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya addressing the gathering
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO)...
Nestlé Managing Director Shivani Hegde receives the award from Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva.
Nestlé was the highest ranking F&B company in...
Sri Lanka spends US$ 64 million on canned fish...
Tourists being welcomed at the BIA
Aitken Spence Travels has arranged for 24 charter...
In October, over 19,000 debit and credit cards...
Darshana Ratnayake
In response to a prevailing demand of long term...
Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB)...
SLPA Chairman  Dr.Parakrama Dissanayake exchanges  plaques with the Master of Mein Schiff 3 -  Capt. Alevropoulos George. Managing Director of Shipping Agency Services, Gihan Nanayakkara looks on.
The super luxury passenger vessel MV Mein Schif 3...
The Softlogic Group forays into the world of...
The SIB team
The major reinsurance programs of the country...
Souvenirs made out of coconut shells
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau took part...
Classic Travel hosted a photographic safari with...
 The Talawakelle Tea Estate team at the Presidential Environmental Awards 2018. From left: Senaka Alawattegama, Sarath Ranaweera, Aruna Dissanayake, M. M. K. Bandara, Rakitha Pathiraja, Nalin Kumara, Eranga Egodawela and Dilantha Seneviratne.
Hayleys subsidiary, Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (...
Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange,Ray Abeywardena exchanges the sponsorship cheque with President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, Jagath Perera. Also in the picture are; CA Sri Lanka’s Vice President, Manil Jayesinghe, Chairman of the Annual Report Awards Committee, Heshana Kuruppu, along with CSE’s CEO, Rajeeva Bandaranaike and Head of Market Development, Niroshan Wijesundere.
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will be the...
Sri Lanka needs to boost value-added products from current levels, to  make up for the losses suffered by natural rubber to synthetic rubber,  in the global market
Rubber exporters say that rubber prices could...
AIA Insurance has had the most number of MDRT (...
Technology company Xiaomi entered the Sri Lankan...
Chairperson of People’s Bank, Mrs Sujatha Cooray assumes duties. CEO/GM N. Vasantha Kumar  and Senior Deputy General Manager/Secretary to the Board of Directors, Rohan Pathirage look on.
The newly appointed Chairperson of People’s Bank...
Ayodya Udan Rajapaksha of Model Primary School Thambuttegama, receives the cheque from DFCC’s Regional Manager, Candiah Jegarajah, Vice President, Liabilities and Trade Business Development, Anton Arumugam and Product Champion Nuwan Medonza.
The DFCC Bank recognised the outstanding academic...
Mohammed Shafeek receives the Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe Gold Medal
The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), a...
Senior Director, HR at Virtusa, Chandi Dharmaratne (right) and Manager, Career Guidance of NSBM, Kapila Liyanage exchange the partnership documents.
Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital...
Sri Lanka is the only Asian Productivity...
A section of the audience at the launch
Contributing to the country’s growing demand for...
A. R. Rasiah takes over as Chairman of the Hela Group
Sri Lankan apparel manufacturer, Hela Clothing...
Tamba Villas has named all 37 of its villas after...
Bank of Ceylon CEO/General Manager Senarath Bandara receives the award from Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2018.
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has adjudged the...
At one time, Sri Lanka was predominantly agricultural: tea, rubber and coconut. Now it is more garments and services, but other industries and services must flourish   Pic: Lake House Media Library
One of the most important things that voters...
The Central Bank issued a circulation standard...
The Pearl Grand Tower Hotel project is one of the...
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., a part of the...
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has issued...
High-tech industrial glove manufacturer, the ATG...
Weighing the plucked tea leaves
Estate workers in Regional Plantation Companies (...
The BOI signed an agreement with Braybrooke...
Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, S. R. Attygalle signed the agreement last week.
The Rabobank of the Netherlands has agreed to...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesCentral...
Positions Vacant Marketing Sales Assistant -...
Business Premises for Sale/LeaseDompe 500 perches...
Musical Instruments / Pianos for SaleOwner leaves...
The rivalry between the main coalition partners...
Once a year Lanka Mahila Samiti, holds a...
Lichens are self-contained miniature ecosystems...
Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan addressing the gathering . Pix: Courtesy BCIS
Sri Lanka is one of the first countries to join...
Violence - a way of life
We often come across violence in different forms...
“Well, oral intercourse is the safest mode of...
It is the common practice of politicians of all...
Shamshuddin Khan has been showing visitors around...
The Children of Cherry Tree Farm by Enid Blyton...
A woman's face with nature's own hand painted,...
Udani Preschool, Malabe held its annual year-end...
The latest book that I read was Heroes of Olympus...
My favourite book is Gulliver's Travels. It is...
Hello children!Are you interested in handicrafts...
 I have many friends but I like Navindya the...
 I have a little garden. I grow fruits and...
Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869. He...
My name is Surani Fernando. I’m ten-years- old. I...
Garbage has become a major problem today. If we...
My school is Ave Maria Convent, Bolawalana. It is...
My favourite sport is gymnastics. It is a popular...
The word ‘GIANT’ describes a person of superhuman...
I’m the largest flying bird on earth. I’m quite...
Comic book enthusiasts and movie lovers alike are...
There are several domestic animals that are...
An artist's impression of what could be the first...
Reptiles are vertebrates whose bodies are covered...
Thanksgiving, celebrated annually on the fourth...
To be born as a human being is supreme. The...
Academically and professionally qualified caring...
Absolutely pretty and fair educated daughter...
Foreign tourists arriving in their thousands at...
NASA lander survives harrowing descent to the surface of Mars
In a bid to find life beyond Earth and to assist...
SWISS codeshare with Edelweiss Air commenced...
World leaders have held the opening session of...
It was last Saturday morning. I went to a leading...
The Old Boys’ Union of Wesley College Colombo and...
The Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality...
Former SSP Douglas Peiris
Police veteran and former Senior Superintendent...
General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Communist...
President Maithripala Sirisena who on Friday...
Sri Lanka faces no difficulty in debt financing...
Wildlife Conservation Department officials have...
JAKARTA: A deep 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck...
Bus and three-wheeler fares are likely to remain...
President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister...
MP Kanchana Wijesekara addresses the media Pic: Wimal Karunathilaka
The TNA said that it will support a UNF...
Kilinochchi police arrested a former LTTE cadre...
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) came under fire...
Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe...
All pregnant women will hereafter be screened for...
Insurance officials are still trying to assess...
The Commission to Investigate Allegations of...
A mechanism to secure the release of Tamil ‘...
Handing out the largest number of promotions...
President Maithripala Sirisena at Moragahakanda...
Former US President George H.W. Bush has died at...
JAYATILLEKE - DOROTHY STELLA (nee HEPPONSTALL),​...
The world’s 20 most powerful nations met in...
General Secretary, the Sri Lanka Communist Party and former Cabinet Minister DEW Gunasekera
The General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Communist...
Single issues have caused governments to collapse...
A major controversy has arisen in the sphere of...
Former Permanent Representative and Ambassador of...
REMINISCING THE TRAGEDY: K.A. Ariyapala, a villager of Koththelena and also an eyewitness to the tradegy, shows the last cliff of the Seven Virgin Hills range where the plane crash occured
Forty four years after the Seven Virgin Hills (...
TOKYO AFP: Boxing is fighting for its Olympic...
DHAKA AFP: Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal is set to...
A total of 15 students received Colours while one...
The champion Army team celebrates with the trophy Pic: Thilak Perera
Army Sports Club once again produced a fine...
England’s cricket fans who called themselves the...
Charith Asalanka
Charith Asalanka the all-rounder and captain of...
Ireland have capped the greatest year in their...
Niloo Jayatilake (Chairperson – Women’s Committee (NOC) addressing the media
With a strong campaign to promote gender equality...
Sri Lanka Cricket picked a 15-member squad for a...
Lakmal and Chandimal do not rank high as captains in Ashantha de Mel’s mind
New chairman of selectors Ashantha de Mel makes...
Navy SC pulled off a well earned 43-25 win over...
Kusal Mendis
Another former Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy...
Dialog Champions League 2018 :Solid SC defeated...
CH and FC player Rohitha Rajapaksa is held back by the Army defence Picture by Saman Mendis
Army SC came into the second half all fired and...
The Akbar Brothers team (from left): Manoj (coach), Sanketh, June, Dimithn, Aadrian, Jeewan, Thushara, Nirmal, Selvam, Frank, Ayesh and Praneeth (coach)
Akbar Brothers emerged champions of the...
KABUL AFP: Football’s world governing body FIFA...
Anil Samarasiri of Kadawatha won three gold...
Kandy Sports Club play their fourth match in the...
Thilangani Warakagoda
Bridging the gender gap in a country that...
Joe Root leads his triumphant England team out of the SSC ground in Colombo (AFP)
England’s batsmen played streets-ahead cricket in...
Chairman of Lake House Wasanthapriya Ramanayake...
Two Chinese women confronting two Indian women  in the 45+ doubles match
The Masters International Badminton Tournament...
With Sri Lankan cricketers having lost all the...
LOS ANGELES AFP: Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury...
Duvindu Silva, the Most Outstanding Cricketer of...
Veteran athletic coach Yogananda Wijesundara (...
The weather had been a little the gloomy over the...
Colombo’s fashion elite, VIPs and prominent...
As the choir unleashes the talented voices in...
nATANDA is a contemporary dance group which in...
The 2018 film Red Sparrow is directed by Francis...
“Everything seems to be driven by greed and power...
For decades the hill station of Nuwara Eliya has...
They are forgotten, ill treated, neglected and...
Ariana Grande released a sneak peek of her music...
Tim Allen has revealed Keanu Reeves has a part in...
Singer Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes wishes he didn’t care if you thought...
Sooriya Village will be hosting “Find your bell”...
Volunteer training
Give life to a life is their theme. ‘Nothing Down...
It was back in the early 1980s that Gardner, then...

Week of December 2, 2018