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Week of November 11, 2018

Approximately every nine hours a rhino is killed...
 Lighting the oil lamp
‘Sri Siddhaa’, a classical movie by Rear Admiral...
‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ is a two character...
Dr. Sir Muhammad Iqbal
Once, a school student, who turned up late for...
Nothing beats a good dinner party - well at least...
Tony Mayher
You fill up my sensesLike the night in a...
You say I am playfulYes, I could have been,If I...
I was a teenagerTill I met that beautiful LadyShe...
The tongue is the source of all speechThat spews...
Shining brightThe creamy glowAs all the...
What are your dreams?What is keeping youFrom...
At a recent fashion show held at the Kingsbury...
The traditional annual event held at the Hilton...
The entrance to the cave.  Pic: Pindi Setiawan
discovered in Borneo cave New analysis suggests...
The Nautical Diplomats Association (NDA), alumni...
SFFECO Global organised a technical seminar and...
Super Grip International Pvt Ltd, agents for...
TREASURE HIDDEN BY BRACKEN: The thatched huts provide shade from the sun and rain, this Dona pathal  (tunnel gem pits) can take up to  six months to work on
Hordes of hopeful, hard working men keep toiling...
Soul of my savioursanctify my breastBody of...
While travelling in North America for 10 weeks I...
Due to the ever-growing global competition,...
Boredom is a mental state almost all of us...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is...
ODEL has launched a ‘Retro Glam’ Christmas...
A section of the audience
President’s Counsel Dr. K. Kanag-Isvaran,...
CA Sri Lanka President Jagath Perera and CA ANZ Chief Executive Officer Rick Ellis, with Consul-General for Sri Lanka in Sydney, Lal Wickrematunge, President of CA ANZ, Jane Stanton, Vice President of CA Sri Lanka, Manil Jayesinghe, Immediate Past President, Lasantha Wickremasinghe, and Member of Council N. R. Gajendran at the signing ceremony.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
An experienced healthcare service provider, Asiri...
Techaisle research commissioned by Microsoft and...
File picture of a protest by plantation workers. - Lake House Media Library
The negotiations between the plantation unions...
The textile and apparel manufacturing industry...
‘Satisfying customer needs at a profit makes a...
Haycarb PLC reported a revenue of Rs. 8.9 billion...
The People’s Bank’s state-of-the-art digital stall
As the ‘Gold sponsor’ of Infotel 2018, Sri Lanka’...
Tim Wade
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, (SLIM) will...
 Managing Director of the  Bank. S. Renganathan presents the award to Jegan  Durairatnam (left).
Former Managing Director of Commercial Bank,...
From left: Senior Coordinator GRI South Asia, Ms. Rubina Sen, Director, GRI South Asia, Dr. Aditi Haldar and CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike.
The next round of workshops on corporate...
Crowds at last year’s Singer Lifestyle Fiesta
The annual shopping exhibition listed at the top...
Senior Executive Vice President Nations Trust Bank Bandara Jayathileke(Second from right) joined the Awards Ceremony representing Nations Trust Bank, principle sponsor of the Annual NCE Export Awards.
Nations Trust Bank was the principal sponsor of...
Following the success of Sri Lanka’s first ever...
Continuing with its endeavour to encourage...
CCS Lanka (Private) Limited was recently...
CA Sri Lanka President Jagath Perera and Immediate Past President Lasantha Wickremasinghe with the new IFAC President Dr. In-Ki Joo.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
Cargills Bank recorded a modest post-tax profit...
Children of all ages rushed into over 71 Hatton...
Alliance Finance Company PLC (AFC) has preserved...
Sriyani Dress point docked-in on the sunny coast...
AIA Insurance Lanka PLC has entered into a...
This year’s scholarship winners
AIA Insurance’s higher education scholarships...
Lilix Apartments in South Melbourne, Australia...
In keeping with the Pan Asia Bank CSR initiative...
Mobitel conducted another ‘Mobitel Cash Bonanza...
The Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG)...
A student of  Medhananda Kanishta Vidyalaya drinks water, after the commissioning of  the treatment plant.
On October 4, World Children’s Day, Insee Cement...
A focus on its fundamental logistics business has...
Sampath Bank recently handed over the renovated...
The ‘World Diabetes Federation’ has chosen the...
Jeevan Gnanam
The business community and the corporate sector...
Best Dives’ semi-submarine in the Emboodhoo lagoon
As part of an initiative to acquaint visitors...
Cooperating with China and its Belt and Road...
The attention of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (...
Fortinet has cautioned users in Sri Lanka to...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Business OpportunitiesLooking for a business...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseColombo 03,​...
Printing Machinery for Sale3D Sublimation Machine...
What many had feared was developing into an...
Refugees returning home to Sri Lanka  from India await clearance at the Bandaranaike International Airport.
Feeling a stranger in her homeland she treads...
Stylish Marketeer is the first ever annual Inter-...
Does hitting a child bring about any good? Some...
Cookers on display
Most people are shocked to discover the dangers...
When Parliament was dissolved with effect from...
My hobby is collecting stamps. A person who...
My school is St. John’s College. It is in...
Our home is small. It has two bedrooms, a living...
My name is Dulsara Yacintha. I’m ten-years-old. I...
My favourite TV programme is a documentary on...
As children we must all live healthy lives. Our...
My school is Welapura Maha Vidyalaya in Kalutara...
The idea of animals having personalities is...
Krishni Madurawala is our class teacher. She...
Creative expression is one of the key features...
Anuradhapura is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is...
The Department of Education recently directed...
The world’s longest bridge is set to open, years...
The All-Island Inter School Colombo Regional...
Six students from Iqra Primary Vidyalaya...
Would you like to experience living in an...
How would you like to bake something magical and...
My favourite book series is Geronimo Stilton by...
Hello kids! Are you interested in handicrafts? If...
About my daughter G/​RC 1985,​5’1” graduated in...
About my son Govi Roman Catholic,​1988,​5’4”,​...
Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya...
The accepting of nominations for the upcoming...
A recorded public talk on ‘Can one slow down the...
Joining the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP),...
The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Ethiopia and...
Rear Admiral Jagath Jayantha Ranasinghe, Vice...
The 100th anniversary of the signing of the...
The 11th annual get-together of the ‘Old...
Following the dissolution of Parliament by...
The voice of the voiceless innocent, poor people...
Chamal Rajapaksa assumed duties as Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister on Friday.
President Maithripala Sirisena had to take a firm...
The Sri Lanka Police needs English/Tamil news...
Heavy rains around the island will persist today...
A mother who had offered her two children to the...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s previous...
MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardane shows a copy of the...
The concluding ceremony of the 2018 Defence...
Three-year-old Isadi Nihansa of Katuwasgoda,...
Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala De Silva presenting the new salary sheets to SLTB workers at an event held in Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla.
The long awaited salary hike of the public sector...
The launch of ‘So Sri Lanka’
Sri Lanka Tourism launched its new destination...
Railway trade unions are demanding that action...
A rapid rise in the prevalence of diabetes has...
The United National Party (UNP) will file a...
While the one-month-long plantation workers’...
The annual Katina pooja of the Siri Samadhi...
Dr. Haritha Aluthge
The Government Medical Officers’ Association (...
A.L.A. Azeez
Calling on the new Director-General of the...
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has called for...
The Sri Lanka Diabetes Federation has invited the...
AFP
Every winter, a thick blanket of smog descends on...
Consultant Physician, National Eye Hospital Dr....
Victor Mallet
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong barred the Asia...
Angampora exponents perform at the concluding...
AFP/Getty Images
A Florida teacher accidentally stumbled upon a...
Remembrance Day (Poppy Day) commemorations of the...
The Wellcome Sanger Institute will lead the...
 G.E.E. Noeline de Silva nee Perera:She led...
A new Convenor for the Inter University Students...
Rev. Dr. COLTON S. WICKRAMARATNE. Founder,​...
Keheliya Rambukwella     Pic by Shan Rambukwella
Former Media State Minister and Cabinet Spokesman...
Excerpts from a recent interview with veteran...
A Steam train in action
At first glance, science may not seem to have any...
With the latest development in the political...
Dr. Indrajith Aponsu
Poor economic policies and shortsightedness in...
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr.Sarath Amunugama
Clarifying the legitimate role of the Speaker in...
The opposition Democratic Party’s upset take-over...
The dissolution of Parliament is the most...
With almost 300,000 passengers coming to Colombo...
Kodagoda pride of KandyNugawella Central College’...
Red Sun win 1-0Red Sun beat Green Field narrowly...
Front row seated from left: Samantha Perera (MIC), Shaheed Khan (Captain), Rev SP Nesakumar (headmaster), SAUC Subasinghe (Vice Captain), SM Khan (Coach). Second row from left: KG Madugalla, SD Watawala, ACMS Khan, AKM Shakeer, TD Hewage, JGDN Jamburegoda, RGUV Rajapakse. Third row from left: VGK Chamara, TTNM Nethmal, MFM Fawad, DKK Weerakkody,V. Dushankanth, RN Milanka. Back row from left: SA Dev, LNNK Rajapakse, M. Harish, HMRM Herath
S. Thomas’ College Gurutalawa won the Gold Star...
Kodagoda pride of KandyNugawella Central College’...
LONDON AFP: Gareth Southgate defended the...
Rohan Deerasuriya
Cricket coach Rohan Deerasuriya who discovered...
McLarens’ shuttlers illustrated total domination...
Police SC defeated Negombo Youth 3-1 in a Vantage...
Already over a hundred entries have been received...
Kylian Mbappe of France with his Best Young Player Award  (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
PARIS AFP: Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe told...
Panchali Adikari
Panchali Adikari, a student of Mahamaya Girls...
The under-13 A and B cricket teams of Nalanda...
Club captains pose with the Dialog League trophy they will play for. From left:  Lahiru Udayanga (Air Force SC), Manoj Abeyratne (Army), Kavindu Perera (CR), Richard Dharmapala (Kandy SC), Thilina Weerasinghe (Navy SC), Niroshan Fernando (Havelocks) and Chanaka Suriyapperuma (Police). Absent: Yoshitha Rajapaksa (CH Captain) Picture by Rukmal Gamage
It is undoubtedly one of the most patronized...
Award winners with the chief guest at the 20th anniversary celebrations of AKCC. From left:-Ashvini Pavalachandran (Wicherly), WFM Pevinya Peiris, (Vishaka), WCM- G.P.Y. Wijesuriya (Visakha), WCM Sayuni Gihansa Jayaweera, (Dharmasoka), Dineth Silva - Manager - Prime Lands, Kanishka Udagedara (Mahamaya), Chamika Withanage (NI - LCAI Pvt Ltd), WFM – Dilhara Wickramasinghe (Musaeus), Pulsara Gunawardana, (SriLankan Airlines), M.M.S. Thilini Anoratna, (Bank of Ceylon), WFM Pramodya Senanayake, (Mobitel), Malint
The 20th anniversary celebration of the Anatoly...
CR’s play-maker Tharinda Ratwatte makes a break to cross the line and score Pic: Thilak Perera
CR and FC proved the pundits wrong as they beat...
The Junior, Senior, Open and Masters Athletic...
Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews celebrates his half century (AP Photo by Eranga Jayawardena)
If there was one positive that came out of Sri...
ADELAIDE AFP: Australia’s cricketers admit they...
Kandy Sports Club were made to earn a well...
Sithum (left) and Ranudhi with their trophies
Sithum Niranga of Loyola College, Bopitiya and...
As ‘SPORTSCOPE’ returns after a break two...
Picture shows Nalin Perera (left-CEO of Mobitel) handing over the sponsorship to the Acting Chairman-ANCL Wasanthapriya Ramanayaka while looking on are from left Dinesh Weerawansa Chief Editor-English Publication of ANCL, Jude Silva, Senior  Manager-Channel Communication -Mobitel, Director Legal Rasanga Harischandra ANCL and Abhaya Amaradasa GM ANCL
The 41st Mobitel Sunday Observer School Cricketer...
Lahiru Kumara: Sent home
Another Sri Lankan cricketer got too big for the...
Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and Ports...
Niluka Karunaratne
Every sportsman should cultivate fighting spirits...
Sri Lanka’s deaf cricketers pose for a picture...
Dinesh Chandimal is doubtful for the second...
Ratnam SC defeated Crystal Palace FC 2-0 in a...
Rangana Herath with his wife Senani and sons at his farewell
Somewhere in the suburbs of the Australian city...
Sports Ministry officials are perturbed over the...
LONDON AFP: Gareth Southgate defended the...
A girl from Mahamaya bats at the new practice pitch
A new practice cricket net was commissioned at...
Joe Root
GALLE AFP: England captain Joe Root believes...
Hailed as one of the toughest obstacle courses,...
SYDNEY AFP: Prominent former Australian swimming...
Shane Warne
SYDNEY AFP: Spin king Shane Warne put his hand up...
While the nation is losing its spirit for cricket...
Amal International School, Colombo had a...
The panel of judges
In collaboration with the KAKE Educational...
In 2007, she was nominated to receive the Nobel...
Oktoberfest the popular German celebration with...
Kavitha Amaratunga
Beauty, brains, poise and elegance are key in...
The BBC production of William Shakespeare’s...
The Yamaha Music Centre continues to diversify...
Thor actor Chris Hemsworth has been spotted in...
Despite being a tiny drop in the Indian Ocean;...

Week of November 11, 2018