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Week of September 30, 2018

There are voices and there are voices...In town...
Many people both young and old flocked into the...
A judge in Pennsylvania has jailed US comedian...
Director SCC Ms. D.K.R. Ekanayake presenting memento to Pakistan HC
The Director of SAARC Cultural Centre Sri Lanka,...
The Theory of everythingby Wijeratne Weerakkody...
‘Flute n feet’ a blending of two popular...
The ‘Bharathanatya Arangetram’ of Amrootha...
Easing traffic congestion in urban areasCILT is...
iDealz Lanka opened its latest state-of-the-art...
People typically equate the quality of a decision...
DFCC Bank was the winner of ‘The Best Common ATM...
Daraz has made online shopping even more...
CEO of Ceciliyan Associates, Paani Dias receives the award from Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Ceciliyan Tea Factory, managed by Ceciliyan...
From left: SanjayWijemanne, Deputy General Manager-Retail Banking, Subram Parameshwaran, Senior Manager- IT Operations, Daphne Gamage, Senior Manager – Inward Remittances, Chakshika Amarawradhana. Manager – Digital Banking, Rajeev Rajaratnam, Senior Manager –Systems Implementation and Asanga Uduwela , Deputy General Manager – Operations of HNB with the awards.
Sri Lanka’s best digital bank, HNB PLC won...
Sri Lanka’s first international mall, the Colombo...
Prima KottuMee Hot N Spicy Kricket returns with...
Chairman / Managing Director, Narayanasamy Gokulakrishnan receives the award from Minister Harsha de Silva. Director Sinnathamby Balasundaram looks on.
Nithya Paper and Boards Lanka Pvt Ltd won the...
People’s Bank Deputy General Manager (Retail Banking) Jayanthi Kurukulasooriya
As the world prepares to commemorate World...
Fitch Ratings Lanka Limited has assigned Serendib...
Nik Goh The Marketing Manager of The Asia Pacific...
The corporate website of the Commercial Bank of...
A. Reyaz Farook
HTL Logistics, a global logistics provider,...
Mitra Innovation recently announced the launch of...
The three global winners of the Study UK Alumni...
Governor, Eastern Province, Rohitha Bogollagama, Chairman, SLPA, Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake and Vice Chairman,SLPA, P.G. Dasanayake at the discussions.
Following the recent visit by Minister of Ports...
From left: Assistant Manager, Brand Marketing Cards at Seylan Bank, Nadunika Pallegangoda, Head of Marketing and Sales, Gamika de Silva, Head of Cards, Jayanath Dias and Minelle Perera.
Reiterating its value as the bank that...
Oracle Inc, recently recognised KPMG Technology...
Captain Filipov Genchev with CEO of Hambantota International Port Services (HIPS), Ravi Jayawickrama exchange a welcome plaque commemorating this inaugural visit. K-Line local agent, Executive Director of ABC shipping (Pvt) Ltd. Roshan Dissanayake and his team were also present.
K-Line vessel, Hawaiian Highway, a car carrier...
MullenLowe Sri Lanka was recognised as the ‘Most...
The much anticipated cyber security strategy for...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) opened its self service...
The Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI)...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, continuing its...
Acclivity Training announced that a seminar on “...
Colombo will be transformed into a world class ‘...
361 Degrees, Chief Visionary Officer Rukmal de Silva making a presentation.
361 Degrees, a team building, leadership,...
Hayley Evans, President, Tavistock Group Australasia and Presantha Jayamaha, Founder and Director, Pyxle
Enterprise technology solution provider, Pyxle,...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff...
A group of multi-talented high achievers, some...
Mihirani Dissanayake
Survey Research Lanka (SRL) is now changing its...
The Phoenix Ogilvy Group became the most...
The Ministry of Development Strategies and...
The launch of the website of NARA (National...
Ad industry veteran and founder CEO of Storybook...
Measures taken to boost Sri Lanka’s power sector...
A cultural show in progress. Pic: Sulochana Gamage
Jaffna celebrated World Tourism Day recently. The...
Distribution is a 365-day operation
Keeping your home fires burning would soon be...
‘Protect natural resources to develop the tourism...
Chef Michel Roth
A highly acclaimed two starred Michelin Chef...
From left:Legal Officer, SLT - Shiromi Saputhanthri, DGM/Metro (Sales)SLT - Chethana Attanayake, GM/Sales Metro SLT - Lakmal Jayasinghe, Manager/External Channel SLT - Kumari Wijesuriya, Chief Sales Officer SLT - Imantha Wijekoon, CEO SLT - Kiththi Perera, Chairman,Coral property Developers (Pvt) Ltd - S. Pirabaharan, Managing Director/Coral property Developers (Pvt) Ltd - S. Vasiharan, Project Engineer/Coral property Developers (Pvt) Ltd - D. Navaneeth and Planning Engineer - S.C.Kaushika,
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) entered into an agreement...
Ravi Abeysuriya  Pic: Shan Rupassara
Sri Lanka’s stock market is facing two major...
Sarvodaya Finance offers a range of gifts to ‘Pancha’ Account holders
Sarvodaya Development Finance, recently launched...
The signing of the MoU
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce signed a...
Ceylon Waste Management (Pvt) Ltd. (CWM), a...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseColombo 03 -...
Hotels & Guest HousesNuwara-Eliya Holiday...
Finance & Leaing Services VehiclesMinimum...
Professional Consultancy ServicesAssignments...
Swiftly the months have flown by and the fashion...
Malaysia Day was celebrated on September 26. The...
With their leaders battered, bruised, jailed and...
The altar
Affectionately referred to as ‘Little Rome’, the...
In the wake of the stunning victory of democracy...
Raging floods and lashing rains are a mere...
Prof Bishwambher Pyakuryal, Ambassador, the...
Axe Club, Sri Lanka’s first interactive male...
The Management of Sun Aqua celebrated the launch...
The jubilant  Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
The sun soaked sandy beaches of the Maldives was...
 Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy
Top economists and officials last week commended...
Lahiru Madushanka
A young man who has never touched an automatic...
Indecent exposures on the Pidurangala mountain by...
                            People aren’t always who they seem online
A report released by UNICEF recently, titled “...
Remarks by the Head of the Catholic Church in Sri...
The World Heart Day on September 29 was on the...
It is time to say NO and to say it firmly. As Sri...
The city of Colombo has 15 Municipal wards, and...
Cinnamon Lodge Habarana was recently recognised...
The Kandy tourism sector has had an increase in...
The sultry sounds of  South America will...
The Esala Perahera is held in Kandy every year....
My great grandmother’s name is Hemakanthi...
Motu Patlu is my favourite cartoon. It is a Hindi...
My favourite animal is the lion. It is very brave...
Pic : Dushmantha Mayadunne
On Monday when I was returning home from school,...
SpurfowlThe Sri Lanka spurfowl (Galloperdix...
All human beings need food to survive. However,...
Children's Day is an event celebrated on various...
Today poverty has become a major problem that...
A theme park in France is set to unveil six “...
The Earth is not the only planet in the Solar...
Two rescue dogs have both made their way into the...
Here is a butterfly. It sits on a flower. It has...
The 2018 fastest snail championships were held on...
My favourite cricketer is Kusal Janith Perera. He...
Dracula by Bram Stoker is set in England and...
All of you might know about Michael Morpugo. He...
The British School in Colombo (BSC) announced the...
Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief by Rick...
You have 60 minutes on the clock and a mission at...
Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?Thou art...
A poem on Children's DayWhat children need are...
Around three decades ago, a famous film star was...
The computer is an electronic device which can...
About our daughter resides in Australia age 33,​5...
AAA B/​G respectable family connected within UK,​...
The Sixth Intake of the Kotalawala Defence...
C.W. Mackie is one of the oldest and most...
The All Ceylon Muslim League Youth Front...
Six new members will be appointed to the...
Sandya Eknaligoda, wife of missing journo...
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says it has...
A Special Committee to look into introducing a...
The National Movement for the Release of...
Former Economic Development Minister Basil...
Sandya Eknaligoda, wife of missing journo...
The latest entrant to Sri Lanka’s newspaper scene...
The Ministry of Transport has approved the...
Reliable sources told the Sunday Observer that...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Lindsay Ross from the Commonwealth Media Trust at the 20th Anniversary of the Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom and Social Responsibility at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel   Pic: Hirantha Gunathilake
Year 2018 marks 20 years since the Colombo...
The Second Regional Conference of the...
Sahityasoori Rajakeeya Panditha, Ven. Panamwela...
A recorded public talk on ‘An Intelligence Beyond...
Sri Lanka in her long checkered history, has not...
The Ministry of Finance yesterday pulled the...
Primary students of Susamayawardena College,...
President Maithripala Sirisena with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres
Minister of Integration, Reconciliation and...
In spite of the Supreme Court ruling ordering the...
‘Natya Kala Mandhir’ – The Academy of...
K.L. Ariyananda: Dispelled darkness in many...
The Russian Embassy has forwarded the following...
Residents make their way along a street full of...
The Vaccine Forum of Sri Lanka will hold its 10th...
Making explosive revelations in court last week,...
ABEYSEKARA - DOROTHY (nee SAMARARATNE),​ passed...
In a verdict that probably didn’t receive the...
Participants of an RTI training camp organised by AFRIEL Youth Network, 2018. (Photo: AFRIELYouthNetwork / Facebook)
Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena, a member of Sri...
Firebrand JVP Trade Union Leader K.D. Lalkantha...
President Sirisena as Chief Guest at the Confence on Drug Abuse, NCD’s and Sustainable Development
Sri Lanka’s fervent call to the international...
There are probably around 7,000 spoken languages...
AWE-INSPIRING SYMMETRY: The rock of Yapahuva– picture taken from an unusual angle
The ancient fortress of Yapahuva sited in the...
Innocence is portrayed through children and...
MAS emerged on top of the Mercantile Table Tennis...
Dayasiri Jayasekera
Former Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has...
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by six wickets in their...
Present boys beat old boysThe Present Boys beat...
Shehan Omerdeen was elected president of the Sri...
A crucial meeting featuring Sri Lanka Rugby, the...
Lakshitha Rasanjana steered Nalanda College to an...
Harsha Samaranayake (right) General Manager, Brand & Media - Dialog Axiata presents the sponsorship to Maj. Gen. Rajith Ampemohotti, President - National Paralympics Committee in the presence of Col. Mahesh Kumara, Asst. Secretary - National Paralympics Committee
The third edition of the Asian Para Games will be...
Royal College beat S. Thomas College 9-7 in the...
Thurstan College, St. Servatius College, Moratu...
Pakistan cricket authorities Friday rejected...
Royal College will take on the unpredictable St....
Sri Lanka picked a 20-member Under-19 cricket...
Asanka Nilaweera (left) and Suresh Kelum two athletes who will contest the Laser Run World Championship
The newly formed Modern Pentathlon Federation of...
Sixty men’s and 15 women’s teams will participate...
Sri Lanka had mixed fortunes at the Asian Rugby...
The former Trinity College rugby player Lakmal...
Captain of the winning Sobers House team receives the trophy for the overall winners from Malinda Warnapura at the conclusion of the CCC School of Cricket inter-house tournament as its director Nelson Mendis looks on
Former Sri Lanka cricketer and present head coach...
The Indian cricket team celebrates winning the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in the final (AFP)
Bangladesh cricketers look dejected as they are...
The champion Moratuwa Basketball Club. Seated from left Samson de Mel (head coach), Asanka Suwaris, Sanitha de Mel (captain), Gayan Meedeniya, Sameera Fernando (coach). Standing from left: Clifford Shenal, Ashan de Silva, Sudesh Nonis, Shawn Paul, Shiranka Fonseka, Chenud Gaveesha, Diluk Fernando, Sachintha Fernando (manager), Mathew Suren, Sanjana Senarath, U Dissanayake (physio)
Moratuwa Basketball Club won the 50th anniversary...
Standard Chartered Bank gained a comfortable 56-...
Graeme Labrooy-Dayasiri Jayasekera
International match referee and Sri Lanka Cricket...
Kandy Sports Club player Jason Dissanayake has...
Aaron Gunawardena races on his bike
Aaron Gunawardena outshone all top contenders to...
The Sri Lanka football pool will commence...
Indula Methmal Subasinghe
Fitness is a quintessential requirement in sports...
Tharjini Sivalingam
Sri Lanka’s star netball player Tharjini...
Mexican dwarf fighter Microman (red) struggles with his opponent during a fight at the Arena Mexico (AFP)
MEXICO CITY AFP: He is just 90 centimeters (less...
Ladies College rowing crew:  Standing first row from left: Haaya Hassen, Chalya Rodrigo, Jaana Rodrigo, Chiara Wijetilleke, Anelika Karunaratne, Ayani Perera, Gabrielle Senanayake, Sayaka Gunasekara, Keshya Varia, Janindri Fernando, Taalya Tranchelle. Standing second row from left: Thimaya Dassanayake, Nadia Jasinghe, Aanya Devapura, Kiara Kumaranayagam, Anithra Fernando, Niharra Chandrasena, Tanita Goonetilleke, Arshia Silva, Avani Amarasingje, Devishta Dharmadasa. Seated from left: Saliya Gunasekara (Assi
Musaeus College rowing crew: Standing first row...
Susanthika Jayasinghe accepts her new appointment from Minister Faiszer Mushtapha
Former Olympic silver medalist Susanthika...
The Malays rugby squad: Standing from left: Amjad Buksh, Mohamed Huzaik, Mohamed Naleef, Anas Rizvi, Farshad Hassan, Imran Alibah, Tuan Miskin, Mohammed Nafees, Luqman Ahamat. Seated from left: Ikrima Samman, Shafraz Nizmi, Ashraff Nazar, Shazly Cuncheer, Hakeem Zain
Pride without any prejudice was the overwhelming...
Chief selector Graeme Labrooy (right) drives a point into coach Chandika Hathurusinghe in the aftermath of drastic changes in the Sri Lanka team
An unprecedented push by the Media for the...
President of Ceylon Masters Badminton Association Rohan de Silva launching the web site info@ceylon masters.com of the Association watched by Tournament Director Ajith Wijesinghe, Deputy Director Trevor Reckerman, Referee Sanjeeva and Deputy Referee Samanthi Navaratne.
The first ever Senior International Badminton...
Sri Lankan players celebrate victory
Sri Lanka won the Red Bull Campus Cricket World...
Though there were attempts by a section of the Ex...
Project carried out by the Interact Club of Asoka...
The 2017 film Phantom Thread is written and...
The Society of Computer Science, University of...
The Commando Regiment of the Sri Lanka Army has...
What are they talking about? … The OED is seeking help tracking contemporary slang
OED wants young people to share their ‘...
This will get older generations’ fists shaking at...
Entwined in the folklore of Kala Wewa is a man...
She is shy and refuses to tell us her name. Her...
It’s a part of the human condition to believe...
The wishThe four letters, which have bound we...
Dust off your top hats, sun hats and summer...
Photograph by Ranga s. udugama
PRINCESS DIANA’S third wedding dress which was...
They came from all walks of life and all parts of...
The annual Colombo International Book Fair...
Mulk Raj Anand
Mulk Raj Anand is one of the best known Indian...

Week of September 30, 2018