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Week of January 14, 2018

Celebrated Australian-born jazz pianist, vocalist...
Great Royal Artificer of the Kandyan Kingdom –...
Rhoda Bernard
Inclusive education is an important concept in...
The annual Young Soloists’ and Composers’ concert...
From left: Counsellor, Bangladesh High Commission, Md. Alimuzzaman, , Bangladesh High Commissioner M. Riaz Hamidullah, Board Director, HNB, Dinesh Weerakkody, Bangladesh State Minister of Finance, M.A. Mannan, MD/CEO, HNB Jonathan Alles, and Chief Operating Officer, HNB, Dilshan Rodrigo.
With Sri Lanka and Bangladesh witnessing...
Fitch Ratings has assigned Sampath Bank PLC’s (A...
Abans has recently unveiled a new range of LG Wi-...
The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and...
Minister Mangala Samaraweera addressing bank heads
Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Mangala...
The Bank of Ceylon introduced a more convenient...
CA Sri Lanka President Jagath Perera presents the scholarship to Ms. Dulani Rasanthika of Sujatha Balika Vidyalaya, Matara, who was adjudged all-island first in the commerce stream at the 2017 GCE Advanced Level exam. Also in the picture are CA Sri Lanka’s Vice President Manil Jayesinghe and CEO Aruna Alwis.
The top three achievers in the commerce stream at...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) announcement an increase...
The Arpico Finance team with the awards
Arpico Finance Company PLC (AFC) closed 2017 on a...
Although Sri Lanka should watch out for a dynamic...
Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT), a dominant player in...
The Central Bank will be firm and come down hard...
EDEX Chairman Mahinda Galagedara addressing the media.
Sri Lanka’s Largest Education and Careers...
Wavemaker, GroupM’s new media, content and...
Dr Dan Seevaratnam
Respected plantation industry professional, Dr....
Hayleys PLC-owned Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (...
(From left) Rohan Fernando - Executive Director CEAT Kelani Holdings, Anant Goenka - MD CEAT Limited, India, Chanaka De Silva - Chairman CEAT Kelani Holdings, Vijay Gambhire - MD/CEO CEAT Kelani Holdings, Tilak de Zoysa - Vice Chairman, CEAT  Kelani Holdings and Ravi Dadlani – Vice President Sales, Marketing & Exports CEAT Kelani Holdings at the press conference. (Pic: Vipula Amarasinghe)
CEAT Kelani Holdings, which last week announced...
Seated from left - Sumudu Thanthirigoda (Secretary), Amal Fernando (Vice Chairman),  Brian Selvanayagam (Chairman), Asanga Ranasinghe (President), Sanjika Perera (Immediate Past Chair) and Sujith Silva (Treasurer).  Standing: Roshan Kaluarachchi (Head of Corporate Communications), Kanchana Karunagama (Head of Market Interest Groups), Rajiv David (Head of Education),Tharmalingam Dinesh (Head of Corporate Trainings), Charaka Perera (Head of Membership Development) and Muditha Hewawanitunga (Head of Networking
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka...
At the Ringing of the Opening Bell ceremony. From left: Shehan Cooray, Deva Ellepola,  Rajeeva  Bandaranaike,Sumith Arangala, K. Maheshwaran and Dilshan  Wirasekara
Officials of LVL Energy Fund Limited (LVEF) rang...
Brown and Company PLC (Browns) emerged runners up...
Presenting Budget 2018 in early November, Finance...
 Head of the Department of HRM, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Dr. Udaya Mohan Devdas exchanges the MoU to set up AHRD – Sri Lanka chapter, with Director of Academy of HRD-India, Dr. Rajeswari Narendren.
The National Summit on People Management 2017’ (...
Rukula (Pvt) Ltd announced recently, their...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Ministers Malik Samarawickrama, and Eran Wickramaratne with SWF officials.
Ministry of Development Strategies and...
Hayleys Energy Services, a pioneer in oil and gas...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon, has broken new...
Unilever’s Lux, which has been a household name...
Ralph Vandoorn
The global economy which is projected to edge up...
C.A. Wijeyeweere, Chairman CMA, R.M. Abeyratne, Secretary Ministry of Housing and Construction, L.S.Palansooriya, Chairman NHDA with guests at the head table.
The Condominium Management Authority (CMA)...
Jan 11: In little more than a century, plastic...
An agreement for Indian financial assistance of...
Mobitel has renewed its ‘Cash Bonanza’ program...
 Director/CEO Kapila Ariyaratne unveils the plaque of 150th ‘Seylan Pahasara’ Library opening at C.W. W. Kannangara Vidyalaya, Colombo 8.
Seylan Pahasara, Seylan Bank’s flagship CSR...
Jan 9: The worst is yet to come for diesel cars...
Sri Lanka’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP)...
Microimage HCM Cloud, a global digital HR...
criteria Pan Asia Bank was recognised for its...
Patrick Lim and Dr. Sayura Samarasundara exchange agreements. Minister Dr. Senarathne looks on.
The State Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing...
The operating environment is getting tougher for...
Avian Technologies, a provider of total unified...
Bryce Hutchesson.
Trade between Australia and Sri Lanka surged to A...
Senior Research Consultant Dr. Sumith Abeysiriwardena  receives the award from Chairman, SLCARP, Dr. Gerry Jayawardena. State  Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Bandulasena and Secretory, Ministry  of Agriculture, B. Wijayaratne look on.
CIC Holdings PLC was adjudged the winner of the...
Dialog Television, a fully owned subsidiary of...
Charmaine Mendis and Minha Mahushukeen, together...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLowest...
EMPLOYMENT - SERVICESEconomics,​ Business Studies...
BUSINESS PREMISES - TO LET OR LEASENawala...
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS / PIANOS - FOR SALE3 pedal...
ESTATES - FOR SALEWeerapokuna,​ Konkandawala 4...
 Divers entering the sea
The ocean has captivated us for centuries. It is...
The prudent leader Nelson Mandela once explained...
Just last week, a ‘Lake House’ employee was...
Thank goodness and propitious karma that this cat...
freedom in the BarAise, Desmond De Silva must be...
Last week marked the ninth death anniversary of...
Can a nation that calls its island territory a ‘...
The Hassim Omar Foundation’s get-together was...
The new year 2018 has swiftly moved along in the...
A new ballroom complete with fascinating high tec...
Politics apart, the apathy on the part of the...
P. M. S. Charles
Director General, Sri Lanka Customs Mrs. P. M. S...
Today the Hindus in Sri Lanka are celebrating the...
House shaken, as MPs clash on Wednesday
Pandemonium reigned in Parliament on Wednesday (...
“Change is the only unchangeable reality in the...
There are many issues on a fast or slow boil and...
Himani Wijethunga
It is a busy suburb. We steer away from the...
Ranjan Anandappa - 1st Month RemembranceAlways...
In Sri Lanka, there are one or two stark facts...
Serendib Leisure Management Ltd stepped in to...
The YMCA Moratuwa conducted its Annual Carol...
An official event to inaugurate the duties of...
Loon Tao in Mount Lavinia celebrated New Years...
Romanian musicians and dancers in their...
Singing could help mothers recover from post-...
Georgetown, home to many popular designer shops,...
Colombo’s premium urban resort Cinnamon Lakeside...
Going for dinner on a Wednesday, in the middle of...
The Hilton Colombo will have a gastronomic...
Scientists have discovered that flies carry more...
The Sun is a star in the Solar System. The Sun...
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is set in...
Human imagination generated artificial...
First PrizeThe Village by the Sea is written by...
Environment is a gift to us from God. We should...
 Second PrizeAmong the books I have read so...
Sri Lanka is a land to many natural resources....
Dengue is a serious disease. It is a very common...
Puddings and cakes, it's Christmas timeOh how...
 It is incredible how much rubbish we throw...
Cool guy met fool guy Going down the street Said...
The society has changed. As I walk along the road...
Asela Preschool, Kandy held its Annual Concert...
Good bye 2017, welcome 2018, with new hopes, for...
My name is Mohammed Umar Rimzan. I study at...
I am Savini Kumasaru. I live in Horapavita. I...
My name is Onethmee Wickramasinghe. I study at...
My name is S.K. Shanal. I study in Grade 5D at...
BiographyLeonardo da Vinci was an artist,...
For more than a century Sri Lanka was a British...
Gift vouchers for shoes were provided to the...
My mother brought a puppy recently. It is black...
Several programs were being implemented under the...
A computer is an electronic machine that stores...
The sea is beautiful. It is blue. It has a lot of...
B/​G retired respectable parents from Colombo,​...
Academically and professionally qualified pretty...
Protect ancient traditions - PresidentMarking...
The government is poised to award the largest...
Resa, the latest addition to Lake House...
The officer in charge of the Pettah police...
Agriculture State Minister Wasantha Aluvihare...
The Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) is...
Southern Regional Office of the Consumer Affairs...
A haul of over 900 Kilograms of Cocaine seized by...
In a bid to enhance liquid milk production in the...
A railway line beyond Matara, a dream for over a...
The Annual Duruthu Maha Pinkama of Sri...
Woman killed in RawatawattaA 44-year-old woman...
Sri Lanka’s largest Education Exhibition and Job...
The government expects to generate 10,000 new...
The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Atul Keshap...
With less than a month to polling day local...
IGNATIUS THAVAYOGAM CANAGARETNAM (Retired Senior...
Brunswick biologist Nan Hauser
The way Nan Hauser figured, she was either going...
The napkin
Jan 5: A former Eastenders actress has hit out at...
Jan 9: He must have been dead tired.A Spanish...
The police in southern Guangdong say tens of thousands of people have been affected by the scam
A number of Chinese mobile applications have been...
 Gene and Holly share their first kiss as husband and wife aboard the final 747 passenger flight in the U.S.
Jan 4: Nine years ago on a 747-400, Gene and...
Jan 8: The Environment Minister, Khaled Fahmy,...
After the Christmas and New Year festivities, and...
Captains of participating ten teams with promoter Saif  Yousuf posing with Trophies (5th from left). Others from left: Jawidh Farook, Bilal Shakoor, Aadil Akram, Afthab Abu Shah, Aabid Akram, Sajjaad Sabeer, Moshin Mustaq , Abdul Gaffar Abubucker, Saqib Yunus, Sheedh Farook and Salman Afzal.
Ten Futsal teams comprising only members from the...
Tiran Thakshala
Sri Lanka Tiran Thakshala well known martial arts...
Director Sales Prestige Automobile Niranga Peiris hands over the sponsorship to President, MCA Roshan Iddamalgoda, also in the picture are Tharinda Kaluperuma Asst. Treasurer MCA, Nalin Wickremasinghe General Secretary MCA, Rohan Dissanayake VP MCA, Director Prestige Automobile Development Sujith Peiris and Head of Marketing Hyundai Shehan Fernando. Picture by Ranjith Asanka
The seventh edition of the mercantile ‘C’...
Sri Lanka’s first ever international Karting...
Sri Lanka Army’s Inter Regiment & injured war...
Navy’s Thilina Weerasinghe goes over the line for a try in their Dialog ‘A’ division league rugby match against Police SC at Police Park yesterday. (Pic by Saman Mendis)
Kandy Sports Club took another step towards...
The British School in Colombo (BSC) received a...
The SLC Premier League Inter-Club cricket match...
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult bowls during the third one-day international against Pakistan at Dunedin on Saturday. – AFP
DUNEDIN, Saturday (AFP) – A withering spell by...
St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa beat St. Peter’s...
England’s Joe Root celebrates after the match
MELBOURNE, Saturday (AFP) - Joe Root is set to...
A Saudi woman is seen during the soccer match between Al-Ahli against Al-Batin at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday.
JEDDAH, Saturday - Women in black abayas and...
The all-important first term matches of the inter...
St. Anthony’s College Cricket squad
St. Anthony’s College cricketers displaying grit...
Is love an overpowering emotion or a blissful...
B.B. King
Music is a universal language that captivates the...
Before the Southern expressway, going down south...
Hikkaduwa coral reef is a typical shallow...
Love my bestieDear Dr. MI’m having a guy best...
You love to keep up with all the latest trends,...
John Gacey
Any child would be attracted to the comic actions...
One man who has made a living doing so is Jason...
Jake Kassan, 26, likes to play a little game: ask...
RAMP Designer Wear held a fashion show at the...
Photograph by Chinthaka Kumarasinghe / Ishan & Hiruni, A/L’s bright sparks
In the early years battles were fought with...
The new song, Coming Your Way by DeLon Jayasinghe...
“I’ve finally decided to tell you all what Taylor...
Protesters clash with Tunisian security forces in Tebourba on Wednesday.Pic: STR/EPA
Jan 12: In the cradle of the Arab spring, it’s...
Artwork: Manufacturer SSTL calls it Carbonite-2, but Earth-i refers to the satellite as VividX2
Jan 12: A British satellite has gone into orbit...
Wikipedia page on Ramayana states that it ‘is an...
The survey result isn’t very promising. Over 25...
Lord Macaulay (1800-1859), the celebrated British...

Week of January 14, 2018