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Week of February 25, 2018

“It is the glory and good of Art, that art...
Nobel House emerged champions at the Inter-House...
A genius in the sugarcraft field, R L Clement and...
‘Gajaman’ has been a household name, especially...
The traditional cultural heritage of Sri Lanka in...
The significant expansion in import expenditure was largely driven by the expenditure on fuel. FILE PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
Sri Lanka’s external sector performance showed a...
The apparel quota given by the Indian Government...
From left: Anura Wijesinghe – Deputy General Manager – Tata Passenger Car Sales, DIMO, Gihan Fernando – General Manager – DIMO Agri Machinery Division, Sampath Kumarasinghe – Deputy General Manager – Tata Commercial Vehicle Sales, DIMO, Madhu Singh – Country Manager – Tata Motors Ltd., Vijitha Bandara – Director – DIMO, R. M. P. Dayawansa – DGM, SME and Leasing, HNB Grameen Finance Ltd, A. H. M. Aziz – Chief Manager – CL & BD, HNB Grameen Finance Ltd., Rangana Shamil – Manager - Leasing, HNB Grameen Finance
Sri Lanka’s pioneer in innovative micro finance...
The two-day Technical Group Meeting of the G- 24...
Harith Perera - President, Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators
The eighth edition of the tourism and travel fair...
Executive Director of the Board and President of Huawei Carrier BG, Ryan Ding delivering a keynote speech
Huawei held a Pre-MWC 2018 Media and Analyst...
BOC General Manager Senarath Bandara. Pic: Chinthaka Kumarasinghe
Assuming duties as the 20th General Manager of...
Nestlé delivered a revenue of Rs. 37.6 billion (...
From left: Ruwan Welikala, Nestlé Vice President – Ambient Dairy; Deepal Abeywickrema, Senior Vice President – Sales; Shivani Hegde, Nestlé Managing Director; Bandula Egodage, Nestlé Vice President – Corporate Affairs and Communications at the launch.
Combining the goodness of Nespray milk and the...
The entire staff of the National Carrier...
R. Renganathan and Thushara Ranasinghe
Ceylinco Life has posted net profit of Rs 6...
The Liability Management Law tabled in Sri Lankan...
The graduation ceremony of the Academy for...
Insee Sanstha is a blended cement, enriched with...
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
* International dimension one key factor* SDFR...
Minister of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando opens the new Contact Centre in Bandarawela. SLT Group Chairman P. G. Kumarasingha and Chief Commercial Officer/Group Chief Enterprise and Wholesale Officer SLT Kiththi Perera are also in the picture.
As a means of strengthening its services and...
Sri Lanka’s new Foreign Exchange Act came into...
Lakshman Silva
Despite a backdrop of higher taxes, volatile...
A UK based company specialised in aviation, Nyras...
‘Touching the lives of people through care and...
 Rienzie Arseculeratne
HNB successfully weathered the challenges that...
Minister of Special Assignments Dr. Sarath...
Forty bakers representing the top talent and best...
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka...
Director / CEO Kapila Ariyaratne
Seylan group reported a resilient performance by...
Sri Lanka’s inflation as measured by the National...
Cemex HRM launched its latest AI powered chatbot...
Manager, Membership Development, CIM Sri Lanka, Sanjay Hettiarachchi, Chairman, CIM Sri Lanka, Brian Selvanayagam, Chief Executive Officer, First Capital Holdings, Dilshan Wirasekara and Manager, Branding and Marketing Services, First Capital Holdings,  Ms. Nisansala Munasinghe at the signing of the MoU.
Renewing a successful working partnership of...
Ceylinco General Insurance Ltd., announced...
The India International Textiles Expo (IITExpo...
Chief Executive Officer, People’s Merchant Finance PLC  Nishantha Gunasekara lighting the traditional oil lamp at the ceremonial relocation  of the Matara branch.
People’s Merchant Finance PLC ceremonially...
George Koumendakos PIC: SALIYA RUPASINGHE
Branding it as ‘You name it, the island has it’...
Inside Lena, Amsterdam’s fashion library where members are loaned clothes. Photograph: Bo van Veen
Would a golden leather jacket give you a dose of...
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When the economy rumbles and your sales volume go...
As a testament to Colombo City Centre’s...
Sri Lanka Tourism showcased its splendour in the...
A sales assistant helps a customer try out cosmetic products at a department store in Shanghai
High-end cosmetics are seeing a resurgence in the...
Some of the Alumex products
Alumex PLC, an integrated manufacturer of...
SDB bank’s branch in Galewela was opened by (L-R) SDB Bank’s GM / CEO Nimal C. Hapuarachchi, SDB Bank’s Chairperson - Samadanie Kiriwandeniya and Galewela Divisional Secretary - M.U.Nishantha.
SDB bank (SANASA Development Bank PLC) has opened...
DATS Technical Competency Development General Manager Jobst Ferber (second from left) receives the certificate from German Chamber of Commerce Vocational Education and Training (VET) Head Judith Evers. German Chamber of Commerce Vocational Education and Training Consultant Holger Klitschke and DATS Assistant Training Manager, Vimukthi Randeny are also in the picture.
The DIMO Academy for Technical Skills (DATS), the...
 A salesperson shows a customer the latest smartphones in a showroom in Jakarta, Indonesia: the use of mobile internet services continues to grow rapidly in the country
With the third largest youth population in the...
Sri Lanka received the South Asia Procurement...
A top panel of jurors has been appointed to...
Archt. D.H.Wijewardane
The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects’ (SLIA’s) ‘...
Nawaloka Hospitals has introduced two screening...
Logicentrix (Pvt) Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary...
As part of a strategic evolution that would...
Advocata Chief Operating Officer Dhananath...
HNB opened its 154th Student Savings Unit – a mini-bank unit operated by students – at Gateway College, Colombo.
Continuing in its pioneering efforts to inculcate...
Students in nine provinces have been empowered to become ‘Champions of Green Energy’
Over 300 students in nine Provinces have been...
High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Ambassador of France Jean-Marin Schuh present the invitation to President Sirisena.
The International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesMinimum...
Business OpportunitiesBusiness partner needed for...
Business Premises - For SaleFor sale - A large...
Machinery/Tools - For SaleIndustrial type (2 Nos...
The cynic would say: what a storm in a teacup;...
How the hullabaloo last week ah? Siripala was...
Airports connect people and cities around the...
These days there is a lot of soul searching in...
Readers will begin their Sunday as concerned...
The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran,...
Two Sundays ago the Apex Model Academy held a...
The ‘Smart Schools’ project is a sustained long...
The arrest of a former top cop in connection to...
Pix: Lucille Abeykoon
A year after a group of families of the...
A master plan for Sri Lanka’s Colombo Airport...
Cloud seeding material being  fired from an aircraft's wing Image courtesy : Jim Brandenburg/Minden Pictures/Newscom
"Due to decrease in rainfall in the catchment...
 “A family is a place where minds come in...
The annual ‘Chariot Festival’ and the preceding...
Dr. T Varagunam: A personal offering to a great...
Translated by Prof. D.A. RajakarunaA Godage...
Garbage in unutilized CMC public toiletThere are...
A pooja was conducted last week by the Sri Lanka...
The Board of Directors and Management of ANC...
The launch of Lanka Property Show 2018 took place...
The President and the Council of the Sri Lanka...
Early detection, diagnosis, appropriate treatment...
Sir William Henry Gregory who was appointed as...
Selecting a lunch venue on a Monday afternoon is...
The enthusistic crowd at the Sri Lanka stall
Sri Lanka Tourism attended the Holiday World Show...
The person I like most is my mother. She helps me...
A submission from Sri Lanka was placed third at...
 2004 is an unforgettable year for Sri...
Ras al-Khaimah, a state in the United Arab...
The environment is necessary for our healthy...
The Old Girls Association (OGA) of the Ananda...
Every person in the world gets membership to a...
A New York museum has turned down a White House...
 My country is Sri Lanka. It is a beautiful...
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare is...
I did my A/L project on mental health. I visited...
First PrizeMy favourite book series is J.K....
Second PrizeA Little Princess by Frances Hodgson...
What a wonderful day, we are on a crowded beach....
A pearl so exotic Emerged from the ocean Indian...
Other people purposely don't hurt because you...
It was a very dark night, The stars were out...
Natural disasters occur in almost every part of...
 The postman has a very responsible job to...
Water is one of the most important natural...
Biography: Where was Robert Fulton born?  ...
My brother is Juven Dineth Perera. He is two...
Academically and professionally qualified...
About our daughter pretty,​ fair,​ slim,​ 5’3”...
Prisons Department sources yesterday confirmed...
The Government is set to announce major changes...
Top UN Envoy on Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al...
Sri Lanka’s former Defence Attache to...
Sri Lanka’s economic analysts last week hailed...
Sulakshana Jayawardena
Sri Lanka is all set to experience artificial...
Chairman of the Elections Commission, Mahinda...
American jazz sensation Wycliffe Gordon and his...
Prof. Lalith Samarakoon
The National Economic Council (NEC) will review...
The National Economic Council (NEC which met...
Pre-COP13 Asia Regional Meeting of the Ramsar...
A total of 97 Local Government (LG) bodies out of...
Lorry topples killing oneA lorry toppled on the...
The meeting of the Lajnathush Shazuli Association, Kattankudy in progress with Dr. M.S.M. Jabir (in tie), Dr. Fahmy Ismail and Thalaath Ismail in the picture.
The inaugural meeting of the Lajnathush Shazuli,...
Hambantota port
Sri Lanka hasn’t the luxury of wasting time any...
A recorded public talk on ‘Observation and fear’...
Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen addresses the media with ACMC MPs and officials
Riding on its latest electoral victory at the...
PIC: LAKEHOUSE  MEDIA LIBRARY
The first Parliament session since the February...
The Japanese volunteers who have come to the...
The Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo is organizing...
An all-night Pirith Pinkama followed by an alms-...
PIC: SAMAN SRI WEDAGE
The annual feast of St. Anthony’s Church on the...
A walk to create awareness on stroke prevention...
Several roads in Colombo will be closed for...
President Maithripala Sirisena paid his last...
The Ministry of Human Resource Development,...
The funeral of Resident Coordinator and UNDP...
It is the resilience within nature that created...
ALEXANDER - RITA - Beloved wife of late Andrew...
 As in any combat raid there were doubts and speculations. Didn’t the RAF know of a pending attack? If they did, what was their counter measure? RAF Fighter Operations did not realize that the invading Japanese had almost reached the city
The Ceylon Daily News of 1942 had a headline...
With a commitment to uplift sports in Sri Lanka,...
Negombo’s football lovers are happy, to see their...
England Lions coach Andy Flower has backed left-...
Red Star Sports Club, Dehiwala won the Premier...
National Olympic Committee held its Annual...
Aitken Spence Travels ‘A’ regained the Travel...
Ester Ledecka
Ester Ledecka made history with an unprecedented...
Newly appointed Sri Lanka National football coach Nizam Rumy Packeer Ali receiving the appointment letter from FFSL President Anura de Silva. Also in the picture is Usmar Umar, General Secretary
The football Federation has taken a decision to...
Dharmaloka College Vidyalaya Kelaniya Old Boys...
Man of  the Match Jayavihan Mahavithana receives the Award from chief guest Ivan Perera
Thurstan College took major honors in their 55th...
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has broken many a records in...
The 2017-18 FIA Formula 4 South East Asia...
Rohit Sharma
NEW DELHI: At least five top Indian cricketers,...
St. Aloysius College Old Boys Association will...
The 18th Battle of the Heroes between Thellipalai...
Pasan Pethangoda of Mahinda College Galle took 5...
Mette the winner at the finishing point  Pix: Ranjith Asanka
Young lass from Norway Mette Brandt Bjerxnaes...
If we look at everything in life that we consider...
“Love does not claim possession, but gives...
For centuries the focus of fashion has been on...
Our inner old person may be silently screaming, ‘...
Photograph by Shan Rupassara / dress by Marina...
An international group of scientists has unlocked...
Ridma Weerawardane
The song, ‘Kuweni’ by Ridma Weerawardena went...
Ed Sheeran, Jamie Foxx and his daughter
Ever wonder how Ed Sheeran’s life story goes like...
Kusal is the latest Sinhalese movie produced by...
How Marvel’s investment in a stand-alone movie...
Continued from last weekActors often go to great...
A resilient country, recovering from a dark past...
I’m fascinated by Elephants. Though I’m utterly...
In the realm of crime and terror we often hear of...
Board games and wooden horses are so analog....
KABUL - At least 23 people were killed and more...
General Kim Yong-chol will head North Korea’s...
In October 1982, a 25-year-old woman finished the...
Caption for pic: Rudyard Kipling
The celebrated British author Rudyard Kipling one...
The figures at Buduruwagala in relief on the face of large rocks
Having visited Dematamal Vihara (featured last...

Week of February 25, 2018