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Week of January 7, 2018

The heritage of Sri Lanka stretches over many...
Centuries ago, at a time lost in history, tuskers...
Sri Lanka, primarily an agricultural nation,...
The Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner...
The prudent warrior Julius Caesar said, For lack...
Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya
Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya...
K. A. S. Priyantha now lies on a hospital bed,...
R. Sampanthan-M.T. Hasan Ali-Rauff Hakeem-Rishad Bathideen-Suresh Premachandran
Election campaigns in the run up to the February...
Last week, Prime Minister Ranil Wicrkremesinghe...
However, as governments have come and gone,  the memory of  D.R Wijewardene lives on at the Daily News and Lake House
Completing 100 years for any organization in...
Although the allocation of a 25 percent quota for...
They say a picture is worth a 1,000 words. In our...
Several high ranking Ministers of the Government...
It’s not always that musicians and drama artistes...
Mario Perera, whose book ‘Wrath of Kali: the dark...
The Cloven Foot by Hilusha Hewage depicts the...
 Usually an election tests the fortunes of...
Most readers are quite familiar with William...
A special felicitation ceremony was organized by...
  Choral Spectrum   Pix Sulochana Gamage
In these heady days of computerised sounds,...
Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith and Senior Attorney-at-Law Godfrey Cooray
xThe latest book written by senior Attorney-at-...
 Northern Lights over Torne River,  Photo: Kristian Mattiasson (Pix courtesy:wwww.icehotel.com)
Glowing – that’s what it is, built entirely from...
Of the many delicious dishes we enjoy one of our...
With the aim to build around an idea of creating...
Teenager drowns in EravurA 15-year-old boy...
High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat  shake hands with President Maithripala Sirisena
The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka,...
Work on the proposed Kamburupitiya new Public...
The High Commission of India has organised the...
‘SBV Walk 2018’, organised by the Old Girls’...
Minister of Higher Education and Highways and...
The undue profits amounting to a staggering Rs....
Work on the first phase of the Matara-Kataragama...
The Rajagiriya flyover (Pix: Thilak Perera)
President Maithripala Sirisena will open the...
A staggering 497,302 vacancies was recorded last...
Sri Lanka plans to launch the proposed Digital...
The High Court Bill, that will provide for the...
Minister of Law and Order and Southern...
The officers of the Police Special Task Force (...
A cycle parade to promote healthy life and a...
Respected Sri Lankan Business leader Mr D....
Bank Chairman Ronald C. Perera and General Manager D.M. Gunasekara launch ‘B-app’
The Bank of Ceylon commenced its banking...
Integrated Reporting – Business Model, Bronze - Hayleys PLC
Sri Lanka’s most innovative diversified...
Mike Biotech Asia (Pvt) Limited, a sister company...
HSBC Country Head for Retail Banking and Wealth Management Nadeesha Senaratne (extreme left) with officials at the launch of the cashback credit card.
In a move to revolutionize the credit card...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation held its...
Waves, Sri Lanka’s only natural flip-flops, won...
The State Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing...
Ms Inoshini Perera and Kumar de Silva
Travel trade veteran, Kumar de Silva has been...
McDonald’s, the world’s most iconic fast food...
CA Sri Lanka President elect Jagath Perera presents a copy of the Code to Prof. Barry J. Cooper. Lasantha  Wickremasinghe, Asite Talwatte, Aruna Alwis and Prof. Gishan Dissanaike (of the University of Cambridge) look on.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
Pic: Saman Mendis
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka reached an all-time...
Shalin Balasuriya with the award
Dynamic entrepreneur Shalin Balasuriya was...
BBDO employees celebrate
BBDO Lanka celebrated three wins, and the season...
Senior public officials including the Director General of Sri Lanka Customs and NTFC Chairperson, P.S.M. Charles and the Director General of the Department of Commerce and NTFC Co-Chairperson Sonali Wijeratne participate at a recent workshop to explore the roles and responsibilities of participating agencies in the TIP and NSW project. The workshop held on December 5, 2017was jointly conducted by the National Trade Facilitation Committee and the World Bank Group
The government has fast-tracked the progress of...
 MTI CEO Hilmy Cader
Humanly, we can only be awake about 16-17 hours...
Lanka Sathosa now stands as Sri Lanka’s largest...
The Sri Lanka Insurance Christmas Carols 2017,...
The Sri Lanka–Malaysia Business Council of the...
Smart Metro secured the Gold position competing...
Sinead Miller at her laboratory at the Wond’ry
Once a contender for the 2012 Olympics, Vandy PhD...
People’s Bank Chief Executive Officer/ General Manager, N. Vasantha Kumar addressing the staff
The staff of People’s Bank commenced operations...
Global logistics provider, Expolanka Freight (EFL...
Top banking sector analysts last week commended...
PIC: WWW.AASOURCE.COM Industrial activity - marginal growth rate of 1.9%
Official data issued recently shows that Sri...
Scott B. Ticknor
“The US has built a culture of entrepreneurship...
 Students of two schools in the pilot program being trained by university students
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon announced the...
Sri Lanka’s Finance Commission (FC) has called...
The Central Bank (CB) has extended the suspension...
Sampath Bank, recently launched Slip-less...
Global inequality is on the rise – but at vastly different rates across the world
Discussions around inequality have lacked hard...
The Airtel Lanka team with the award
Airtel Lanka walked away with a silver award at...
Robert Grajewski
From engineers to scientists to entrepreneurs to...
Hong Kong - The equity rally that has kicked off...
With my vast interactions across all segments of...
From left: General Manager Finance, Mercantile Investments, Deva Anthony; Chairman, Annual Report Awards Committee, CA Sri Lanka, Sanjaya Bandara; Governor, Central Bank, Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Finance Director, Mercantile Investments, ShermalJayasuriya, and Secretary/CEO, CA Sri Lanka, Aruna Alwis
Mercantile Investments and Finance PLC (MI)...
WWW.NEWS.LK
The NASCO Awards held annually to recognise and...
Donald Trump
Economists and tax specialists said the immediate...
Turkish Airlines has released its third...
Thripitaka Vagishvaracharya, Mahopadhyaya, Pandith, the Most Ven. Welamitiyawe Dharmakirthi Sri Kusala Dhamma Thera, the Chief Prelate of the Colombo and Chilaw regions and the Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, presenting the doctorate to Dr. Sena Yaddhige.
Richard Pieris and Company Plc Chairman Dr. Sena...
 A section of the new graduates
Over 120 students were conferred with the BSc....
From left: President of India Thai Business Association, Satish Segal, Maliban CEO Ravi Jayawardena, and CEO Brand Advertising Research Consulting,  Saimik Sen at the awards ceremony.
Maliban Biscuits Manufactories (Pvt.) Ltd, was...
The Midnight Christmas Mass of St. Mary’s...
Managing Director Fahmy Ismail receives the ‘Best Distributor – PC’ award  from Regional Account Manager (APJ) at Intel Corporation, Anup Agrawal.
The Technocity Pvt Ltd., a distributor in Sri...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) profived free Broadband...
A new board and a chairman for SriLankan Airlines...
Fitch Ratings has downgraded Sri Lanka-based...
Samson Rajarata Tiles (Pvt.) Ltd. was acclaimed...
CA Sri Lanka President Lasantha Wickremasinghe exchanges the agreement with ICCSL Chairman Dinesh Weerakkody
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
Pic Saman Mendis
There was mixed reaction to the polythene ban...
Huawei conducted exclusive Tech Service Days...
Pool without guests
Sri Lanka’s Tourism industry is suffering from a...
Jan 6: North Korea’s Olympic representative has...
People heading to the beach have been urged to take care as health officials fear a rise in deaths and emergencies during the heatwave.
Severe heatwave conditions forecast for New South...
Boston received over one foot (30cm) of snow as a result of the “bomb cyclone”
Jan 5: North America's East Coast is shivering in...
 The two leaders promised to deepen their co-operation in the fight against terrorism
Jan 5: French President Emmanuel Macron has told...
Gayan Jayamaha scores a try for CR&FC in their Dialog ‘A’ division league rugby match against Police SC played at Police Park yesterday. (Pic by Saman Mendis)
Defending champions Kandy SC bulldozed their way...
Coach Indika Fernando-Ganidu Kamburugamuwa (Captain)
Kingswood College Kandy is one of the oldest...
E.W. Balasuriya
E.W. Balasuriya was a great rugby promoter. Many...
Sri Lanka Blind Cricketers team led by W.A....
Renown Sports Club one time champions of the...
Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala and Chairman Home Lands Group Nalin Herath at the Official sponsorship award ceremony. Also in the picture are Home Lands Skyline General Manager Operations Hiran Gunasekara, Secretary SLC Mohan de Silva.
Home Lands Skyline is to facilitate Sri Lanka...
Arjuna Ranatunga does not need any introduction....
India’s Hardik Pandya batting on the second day of the first cricket Test against South Africa at Cape Town on Saturday. AFP
CAPE TOWN, Saturday - Hardik Pandya went on a...
Past winners of the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer -Roshan Jurampathi 1986   -Rohan Weerakkody 1987
Sahin Silva of St. Peter’s College who took the...
The Marsh brothers Mitchell and Shaun who were involved in an unfinished century partnership walk off the field at the end of the third day of the fifth and final Ashes Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday. - AFP
SYDNEY, Saturday - Usman Khawaja plundered a big...
As a keen follower of cricket, I waited anxiously...
The Mahaweli Development project celebrates its...
ABEYGOONEWARDENA - LASHAN CLEMENT. Son of...
 There’s no denying that carols have a...
Fashion had its expression before the year drew...
The ambience at the Lattice, Taj Samudra echoed...
Holiday package for schoolchildren  The...
Joy GnanaduraiShe sang for the Glory of GodJoy...
The Certificate Awarding Ceremony and exhibition...
The Northern most point of the Puttalam District...
The SMILE Sri Lanka Kiddies Carnival 2017, held...
The Annual Christmas Carnival of the British...
Reading makes a full man. The positive life...
xAn electric Vaccum Extractor which facilitated...
The annual Get together of Isipathana batch of ‘...
St Theresa’s Church, Thimbirigasyaya held their...
The Singing Christmas Tree was the cynosure of...
The cat is finally out of the bag, so to speak....
Did you know that you are many times more likely...
All mothers are vulnerable to health risks. More...
Jan 2: Public Health England urging parents to...
Oo-la-la! This feline stretches herself on her...
So Jim Pappa finally let the cat out of the bag,...
Unregistered Vehicles - For SaleMitsubishi...
Business OpportunitiesA well established tea...
Business Premises To Let or LeaseA fabulous...
Kennel Notices - For SaleAmerican Pit bull...
Estates - For SaleIn Kurunegala 100 acres coconut...
Alexander Graham Bell* Occupation: Inventor* Born...
Christmas Day falls on 25th of December every...
Stationery items and gift vouchers were presented...
Muslim Ladies College, Bambalapitiya, Colombo...
Russia has been banned from competing at next...
Have you ever thought of having a pen friend? How...
A Melbourne woman has begun a roaring trade in...
In Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë uses various...
We all know about the history of Christmas, its...
The sun glares down the barren lands,While the...
The elephant is big. It has a long trunk. It has...
The bold and beautiful BelleMany a book she...
There are different kinds of birds. The first...
I was famous by cross tusker,With partially blind...
Teachers are our second parents in our lives....
Call it what you may, everyone dreams of being...
My younger brother's name is Wuchitha Sehasna. He...
I am Ameer Althaf Shimar. I am twelve-years-old....
The butterfly is beautiful. It is harmless. It...
My name is H.R.M. Hansi Shasima Sanjeewani. I am...
I am H.R.M. Hiruni Shehara Sanjeewani. I study in...
'Magic of Christmas' concert performed by the...
My name is H. Kaveesha Udani. I live in Labbala....
With modern technology the world becomes more and...
My father is Damayantha Wijaya Sri. He is a...
Photograph by Shan Rupassara / Make-up by Duli...
Do you remember when futuristic movies would show...
Once every four years, the global powers of the...
“If you want to be a good actor then you should...
Anthony Sher
Dialogue is like food: you hold it in your mouth...
 Oct. 31, 2016: The Sunday Express reports...
After spending a majority of the previous day...
Gary Leon Ridgeway (Green River Killer)
Often we hear of people drowning at a river by...
Jan 3: After five people were injured during a...
Baking has taken a whole new dimension at BBB....
Wonder what a pink flamingo has to do with...
Don’t be second bestDear Dr. M,I am a 21-year-old...
The CHSGA (Ceylon Hotel School Graduates’...
2017 hasn’t been the easiest year to live through...
The Galle Face Hotel heralded the New Year with a...
Experience oxygen with Dove. Dove understands...
About our daughter: A kind professional son is...
AAA UK qualified good looking professional 44 y....
The New Year revellers enjoyed a drink on the sand island they built in an apparent attempt to circumvent a public  drinking ban
Jan 1: A group of New Zealanders has constructed...
Dec 29: It’s an old adage that no matter how bad...
The badly damaged sedan, with debris - and engine parts - strewn around the field where it wrecked.
Wagoner County, Oklahoma The Oklahoma Highway...
Some 40,000 people are believed to have been duped by the fraudulent scheme
Dec 29: A Thai court has sentenced a fraudster to...
Bruce Wayne of Tiffin, Ohio enjoys his 426th consecutive  Chipotle meal. To celebrate, Chipotle presented Wayne with his own Chipotle-inspired superhero gear, complete with a cape and mask.  Business Wire
DENVER, Dec 31: Not all heroes wear capes. But as...
 STEPS TO THE PAST: A view of the Ganegoda Viharaya.
Every journey has a beginning; a milestone, a map...
New Year’s Eve is a time to set goals: to eat...
New Year officially opens its doors for kids, for...
We were having a chit-chat after the New Year day...
It’s no laughing matter. All of us seem to be...

Week of January 7, 2018