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Week of March 18, 2018

It’s been 52 years since La Bambas were founded....
The theoretical physicist appeared in four episodes of  “The Simpsons.”  (Pic:YouTube)
‘This Oscar,” declared Eddie Redmayne, delirious...
Demuhun, the latest novel by the award-winning...
A new Tamil film, ‘Komaligal King’, by King...
Away from the competitive fashion styles in...
International Women’s Week meant empowerment for...
‘Steeping’ a book depicting life’s journey with...
As a curtain raiser to International Day of Yoga...
As the curtain finally came down on March 19,...
Julian Reuter –Director of Hyundai Lanka donating the cheque to Divakar Ratnadurai - National Director at SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka, Flanked by SujithPieris - Director – Strategic Business Development and Sirhan Fernando, Head of Marketing at Hyundai Lanka (Right) and Hasangika Fernando Assistant Director Fund Development & Communications at SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka (Left)
With a strong focus on enabling the people of Sri...
The communication equipment being handed over to the representatives of Police Communication Division by SAGT representatives.
Incorporating its objectives of being a...
The Ther festival (Chariot) of the Arumigu Sri...
DESAFIO 2018, a science exhibition of new...
The awards ceremony of the Exim and Logistics...
Thailand Week, a trade and business exploration...
Sunsilk along with Ramani Fernando Salons...
Amila Botheju, Sous Chef  (Pix: Chinthaka Kumarasinghe)
Hilton awarded 12 Team Members with the company’s...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018, Colombo: Oman Air, the...
Park Street has registered itself on the map of...
(Pic: Shan Rambukwella)
In the fashion industry a Bridal Week is...
It has been said, old is the new young, like grey...
Sherine Abdel Wahab
Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab has been...
Alexandre Geraldo dos Anjos
An evangelical pastor from São José dos Campos,...
Jousting  at the Golden Gate Renaissance fair San Francisco, California. Wikimiedia
Mar 13: A Pike County campground owner poured...
Somawathi Chaitya stands majestically at dusk
Grand offerings, Hevisi sounds and stanzas...
Piet Hein
Why do we want to read poetry when there is...
The other day, a grandson of one of my friends...
Stephen Hawking
My expectations were reduced to zero when I was...
Visakha Vidyalaya, Ananda College and St....
Parveen Dassenaike, Managing Director United Ventures making the presentation
The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) -...
HNB PLC, has entered into a partnership with...
The Bank’s General Manager/CEO Senarath Bandara receiving the ‘Peoples Service Brand of the year’ award (middle). The Bank’s Chief Marketing Officer Dr. Indunil Liyanage, Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management C. Amarasinghe, Assistant General Manager Marketing Priyal Silva and officials of the Bank’s Marketing and Business Development department are also present.
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) thanks all Sri Lankans...
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) and...
Mobitel Chief Executive Officer Nalin Perera exchanges the partnership agreement with People’s Insurance Chief Executive Officer Deepal Abeysekara.
People’s Insurance has partnered with Mobitel as...
Vallibel Finance consolidated an already strong...
Allianz Lanka announced the launch of Allianz 3D...
Chairman, Royle Jansz and CEO, Lakshman-Silva
The head of Sri Lanka’s DFCC Bank Plc says the...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national...
Serenia Residences, offers a premium collection...
President Maithripala Sirisena visited New Delhi...
The winning team - ‘Masterminds’
The inaugural CASA Open Quiz 2018 conducted by...
The power of a great television lies in its...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently hosted the...
Ajith Gunawardena amd Patrick Alwis
Ceylinco Insurance PLC, the holding company of...
AIA Insurance has designed AIA Smart Pensions - a...
Prof. Lalith Samarakoon
Sri Lanka has the potential to be at a better...
 Lakshman Silva,  CEO, DFCC Bank receiving the award for the “Best Annual Report” from Dr. Sailendra Narain, Honorary Member, ADFIAP at the 41st Annual Meeting of ADFIAP.
DFCC Bank received two awards at the 41st Annual...
The International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding...
From left: Director, Tyre House Group, Gayan Fonseka, Working Director,  Tyre House Group, Rohan Peiris, Winner - Managing Director, Ravindra  Lanka Auto Services, Ravindra Premathilaka,  Managing Director, Tyre  House Group, Sunil Fonseka and chief guest Lenny H. K. Lee, Vice  President, Maxxis International, Taiwan.
Maxxis Awards Night 2017 was held at Cinnamon...
A feasibility study to build the first ever...
(From left) Naresh Ratwatte – Director – Finalys Colombo Limited, Hunter Crawford – Chairman and Managing Director – Finlays Colombo Limited, Suresh Rajendra – President – Property Group – John Keells Holdings PLC, Nayana Mawilmada – Sector Head – Property Group – John Keells Holdings PLC at the signing of the joint venture agreement.
Finlays Colombo Limited recently entered into a...
 At the launch of Chakki atta flour
Serendib Flour Mills Ltd (SFML) has been in the...
The business community while recognising the...
Reed Aeschliman, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, being  sworn in as Mission Director for USAID/Sri Lanka and the Maldives by USAID’s Administrator Mark Green.
Reed J. Aeschliman assumed his duties as the new...
Chief Operating Officer of BoardPAC, Rajitha Kuruppumulle (6th from left), with General Manager Shan Nanayakkara and Manager, Sales and Marketing  of Bureau Veritas Gayan Balachandra and representatives of the BoardPAC ISO Committee at the presentation of the 1SO/IEC 27001:2013 information  security certification.
BoardPAC, the Sri Lanka-developed, iPad-enabled...
A renowned player in the energy industry, Chint...
In a year that witnessed several significant...
Jittima Nakamano Commercial Counselor and Director of Thai Trade Centre Chennai India, Chutima Eamchotchawalit Deputy Governor of Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, a representative from the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade-Sri Lanka, Chulamanee Chartsuwan Thai Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Nanadana Ekanayake CEO of Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd at the seminar. Pic: Thushara Fernando
‘Thailand Week - Trade Fair and Business...
CEO of First Capital, Senior Manager Branch Operations and senior staff members at a Branch opening.
First Capital Holdings PLC, further expanded its...
Investors sit in front of an electronic stock board at a securities brokerage in Shanghai, June 9, 2017. Pic: VCG
BEIJING - China’s regulator and stock exchanges...
The policies adopted by Sri Lanka have not been...
Dammika Ganegama
As Mitra Innovation (a technology innovation and...
Merlin Network has struck licensing deals for its members, such as Diplo’s Mad Decent record label, to enter the Chinese market
Mar 15: Digital rights agency Merlin Network has...
Anusha Alles
Head of CSR and Corporate Communications of...
A total of 60 civil society organisations from...
Microsoft held its inaugural ‘Data and AI Day’...
Mar 15: Men are paid two and a half times more...
The People’s Bank team receiving one of the two it won at the  SLIM-Nielson People’s Awards 2018
People’s Bank clinched the exclusive ‘People’s...
HNB officials at the investor forum   Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
The Hatton National Bank (HNB) will support...
WWW.VENTUREBEAT.COM
From the large enterprise to the small-to-medium...
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has taken more than £73m at UK and Irish box offices
Mar 15: Blockbusters such as Star Wars: The Last...
Fashion retail chain, Nolimit secured two Gold...
CEO of MVIVO, Kjell Van Doren
The next phase of homes and home building in Sri...
One of the companies in the EPZ, Ceylon Aeronautical Service Pvt Ltd builds wings and other spare parts for  seaplanes. The company is working as a service centre for seaplanes, mainly for the Maldivian market.
The Koggala Export Processing Zone (KgEPZ) in the...
Vasantha Kudaliyanage
Aitken Spence Aviation employee, Vasantha...
Colombo Fort Land & Building PLC, a company...
Laksiri Nanayakkara
CIM Sri Lanka held its first CEO’s Breakfast...
PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
The Colombo Stock Exchange has launched a book, ‘...
From left: Head of Operations, Darshika Attanayake, Head of Commercial, Yohan Phillips, Marketing Manager Naresh Surendran and Country Manager of Daraz.lk, Bart Van Dijk at the launch of Avurudu Wasi promotion. PIC: CHAMINDA NIROSHANA
The e-commerce platform, Daraz.lk is poised for...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLowest...
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES Royal Domestic VIP Service -...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALEWeligama - Two old...
KENNEL NOTICES - FOR SALEKASL/​CKC Prize Winner...
This columnist has always argued that three...
Siripala slipped into his mood of thoughtfulness...
Racism is a political theme that has attracted a...
Our attention is drawn to a complaint made to the...
The ban on social media platforms in the wake of...
The Judicature (Amendment) Bill is now at the...
The Sri Lanka Air Force celebrated its 67th...
The age limit of 8 years under which no act of a...
Yogarasa Kanagaranjani (second from right) Pix: Maheshwaran Pirassath
KILINOCHCHI: Inside the makeshift tent by a dusty...
Minister of Education, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam...
Sri Lanka’s condominium developers last week said...
How more than 100 volunteers helped to rebuild 30...
The Colombo Development Dialogues are convened by...
Move out expired, outdated and unhygienic foods...
‘Perfection, of a kind, was what he was after,...
Hollywood celebrated the best films of 2017 with...
The coconut palm is one of the main crop in Sri...
My favourite story book is Jungle Book. It's...
Sweden is heading towards abolishing their...
 Many people have seen Alice’s Adventures in...
The Primary section of Musaeus College, Colombo...
  I am Chamalsha Iroshi Abeysinghe. I...
  I am Hafsa Mariyam. I study in Grade...
 My name is M. Jason Dinith Perera. I study...
  My name is Dinhas Thanuwara...
 Water is very important for all living...
My favourite animal is the horse. I like this...
My English teacher is Niroza Amanulla. She is...
 My grandmother is seventy years old. Her...
 Cricket started in England in the late 16th...
My school is Ibbagamuwa Central College. Our...
Gutenberg Museum
BiographyJohannes Gutenberg introduced the...
 My pet is a cat. Its name is Ace. It’s...
The Mathematics Branch of the Ministry of...
 Trees are very useful to us. They provide...
Priyanka Saparamadu received the State Literary...
Winter Olympics are events for sports on ice....
Absolutely attractive healthy good charactered...
Academically and professionally qualified dual...
Ganesh Illuppitiya of No. 32/6 B, Moratumulla...
The CID will initiate the procedure to lodge an...
Harcourts International School will hold its...
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is set to...
The 29th Annual get-together of former residents...
The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday said it would...
Govt. to unveil progress reports:SL’s case to be...
Three Sri Lankan social media experts have...
The planned island-wide expansion of the ‘1990...
Sri Lnka’s business community last week expressed...
Security Forces personnel clear shops and other...
A team from the National Building Research...
The committee appointed by the Sri Lanka Army to...
The gazette notification to increase train fares...
The number of startups and entrepreneurs in Sri...
Prof. Upul B. Dissanayake
Incumbent Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University...
UNP backbench MPs are leading an initiative to...
The World Health Organisation is to launch a...
Furthering government’s commitment to uphold and...
General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (...
The main suspect in the Kandy incidents and the...
Graze Kitchen at the Hilton Colombo turns into a...
Legal heavyweights will continue to battle it out...
A novel employment generating program to train...
Following recent sectarian violence targeting...
The Support Group Meeting will be held at the...
FERNANDO - JOHN SHERVIN - Safe in the hands of...
Diyatha Uyana or the Park by the Lake in...
The damage done in the Bangladesh dressing room after the match on Friday. – AFP
Following their tense two-wicket win over hosts...
Russian Daria Kasatkina beat her third top-10...
S. Thomas’ College captain Dellon Peiris accepts the Mustungs Trophy from former Thomian skipper Umesh Idippily after his team crushed Royal College in their annual limited overs cricket match at the SSC ground in Colombo yesterday. Also in the picture are Royal College principal BA Abeyratne and S. Thomas’ College warden Rev Marc Billimoria (Picture by Herbert Perera)
Thomian off-spinner Kishan Munasinghe ran through...
The inter school big match cricket encounter...
Mahanama College and D.S. Senanayake College drew...
Managing Director, Thusitha Rajapaksa (fourth from right) hands over the sponsorship for the DSI Supersport chools Volleyball Tournament to Minister and President of SLVBF Ranjith Siyabalapitiya. Also in the picture are (from left) VP SLVBF Kanchana Jayaratne, Secretary SLVBF A.S. Nalaka, Director Education Ministry Sports Manjula Kariyawasam, Director DSI Kaushala Perera and Senior Manager DSI Upendra Genewardena. Pic: Ranjith Asanka
The 18th edition of the ‘DSI Supersport]’ all...
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has condemned...
Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera commissions the new sports website hooraylanka.com at a ceremony watched by its promoters Sanjaya Dissanayake (right) and Seevali Ediriweera (second from left). Others in the picture are Pulasthi Ediriweera and Kosala Perera
A web site mainly for the benefit of sports fans...
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and reserve...
The damage done in the Bangladesh dressing room after the match on Friday. – AFP
Sri Lanka Cricket has complained to the...
St. Joseph’s College player Gemunu Cheitiya makes a powerful run in their match against S. Thomas’ College last week in this file photo Picture by Samantha Weerasiri
St. Joseph’s College will come under the...
President, Sri Lanka Netball Federationaddressing the Media regarding the inter Association Peace and Unity Netball tourney. Also in the picture are vice President Lakshmi Victoria and Secretary SLNF Yayanthi Somasekeran.
The Inter Association Netball Championship is...
The 112th Kandy’s Battle of the Maroons at...
S. Thomas’ College captain Dellon Peiris and his...
National Beach Volleyball Championship 2018...
MM Rizlan (left- Finance Manager), RizaThahir (deputy general manager), MT Naufal (MD) and MTM Nawshad (Chairman Kandurata Umbrella Industries) handing over the rugby sponsorship to Trinity College principal Andrew Fowler Watt as team captain Avishka Sheik looks on
Trinity College has bagged a sponsor in theform...
The Big game between Trinity and St. Anthony’s...
Mattegoda Malay Association together with the Sri...
The 66th Battle of the Maroons between Moratu...
Past winners of the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer : Dinesh Chnadimal 2009, Ananda College and Bhanuka Rajapaksa 2010, 2011 Royal College
Readers’ Votes for the ‘Observer-Mobitel Most...
In an age when on-field disputes and...
Expolanka Group very successfully completed the...
England’s cricket team will arrive in Sri Lanka...
INDIAN WELLS AFP: World Number One Simona Halep...
Using the mouth, lips, tongue and voice to...
Brandon - believed to be the tallest teen in the world - with his four-year-old niece Isobelle Griffin
Broc Brown Hight: 7ft 8ins (Tallest teen: Record...
STRESS is NOT what happens to us. It is our...
One may wonder what motivated a woman to act in...
The atmosphere and set-up for the Big Match was...
Photograph by Shan Rupassara / Make-up by Marina...
Study findings published in the Proceedings of...
A spectacular cricket encounter between Royal...
Courage, Compassion and Commitment team
Today thousands of young people walk to maintain...
Since the marketing push for Avengers: Infinity...
The family of a terminally-ill girl has thanked...
In the movie Lost in Translation, Bill Murray...
Clothing continues to evolve with our lifestyle...
How far would you have to go to see a majestic...
The Eastern Ghouta has been devastated by years of intense bombardment  AFP
Mar 15: More than 12,000 people have fled a town...
Mar 17: Homicide detectives opened an...
Mar 17: About 65,000 people have attended anti-...

Week of March 18, 2018