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Week of January 6, 2019

Once forlorn and cast aside  By a gang...
How can they still bloom?Lilies on Jupiterfunnels...
Anger,  a strong feeling of displeasure...
I’m crying   Not to make a big noise...
Almost a dream,The innocent bundle of joyNestled...
An interesting collection of dresses for evening...
The evening of Christmas carols at the Taj...
The 97 Group of Nalanda College organized the...
The Southern railway extension from Matara to...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe opened the ‘...
Semage and Co (Pvt) Ltd organised a year-end get-...
The Colombo Chetty community organised a sing a-...
Injuries transcend racial, gender and social...
Health Minister, Dr Rajitha Senaratne has...
It was almost December when, on an impulse, we...
Natalia Rudenko  Pic: Ruwan de Silva
No! Rap is not on her radar. Natalia Rudenko who...
Sawyer (left) performs in New York with Dennis Locorriere in 1979
Ray Sawyer, the Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show...
The grand hall at Battersea Arts Centre, in which Tompkins retained some scorch marks from a fire. Pic: Fred Howarth
An architect described as a 21st-century Frank...
Savoy Premier, Rajagiriya was opened to the...
The British tea planter is made into a legend...
A little over 40 years ago, Sri Lanka became (...
Most sensible people have the habit of collecting...
Property portal, LankaPropertyWeb, has purchased...
PayMedia, a evolving Financial Technology (Fin-...
Economists, Chamber heads and Financial analysts...
 The winners of the Mobitel 4G Nation Campaign before taking to the skies
Mobitel launched a helicopter ride for its...
The Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) will be...
Sri Lanka has an ambitious plan to increase...
The Biyagama Export Processing Zone (EPZ) of the...
The economic environment in which Sri Lanka...
The NDB Staff Recreational Club ended 2018 on a...
The Plantation Workers’ Unions and the Employers...
People from all over the world have picked...
Participants from Evercore Properties and SLT at...
Cabinet last week approved a Finance Ministry...
Trevor Morgan
Co-Director of Tamba Villas, a project to...
Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka and Ministry Secretary Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake and employees read the Pledge of Public Service at the commencement of work for the new year.
Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister...
LB Finance PLC will plant and maintain 50,000...
As leaders and managers you are paid to resolve...
The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) has...
From left: Assistant Manager CDS, Nadeera...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)...
The Durdans Heart Centre celebrates 20 years of...
Students welcome Hayleys officials
Hayleys PLC distributed copy books and other...
MullenLowe Sri Lanka ended 2018 on a record high...
Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT)...
International Construction Consortium (Pvt) Ltd...
The panel discussion
Gamata Technology, an accelerator platform...
Lion Royal Tourisme won the inbound tour operator...
Fitch Ratings has assigned Seylan Bank PLC’s (A...
Bank of Ceylon CEO and General Manager Senarath Bandara hands over the ‘BOC – CH 17’ co-branded ‘Multi Currency Travel Card - MasterCard’ to Joint Apparel Association Forum Secretary General Tuli Cooray. Deputy General Manager International, Treasury and Investment, D.P.K. Gunasekera, Assistant General Manager International S. Sivanjan and Chanel 17 (Pvt) Ltd., CEO Jumar Preena look on.
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) commenced operations for...
Two students  donating  books
Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits...
An artist’s impression of the building.
Provident Capital (Pvt) Ltd recently broke ground...
The staff taking the Government Service Oath with the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager N. Vasantha Kumar
The staff of the People’s Bank commenced...
Huawei launched its latest innovation of the NOVA...
Thirukumar Nadarasa
The mobile market in Sri Lanka is saturated with...
A participant receives a certificate.
Pan Asia Bank partnered with the Chamber of...
Over the past year, Digibrush, which provides...
Minister Samaraweera with the EU Parliamentary members
Two European Union Parliamentary Members, Lord...
Teldeniya: Commercial Bank opened its latest...
The eMarketingEye team with the award.
eMarketingEye, a Sri Lankan digital marketing...
Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals during the year 2018...
Kasun Wickramarathna of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala, the first in the island in the commerce stream at the 2018 GCE Advanced Level examination, receives the scholarship from the Institute’s President, Jagath Perera. Vice President Manil Jayesinghe, Council Member Sanjaya Bandara and Secretary Prasanna Liyanage look on.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
Commercial Bank Chief Operating Officer Sanath Manatunge (second from right) and Fairway Holdings Group Chief Executive officer Imal Fonseka exchange the agreement in the presence of Fairway Holdings Chief Information Officer Kumar Melvani (left) and the Bank’s Deputy General Manager, Marketing Hasrath Munasinghe.
Commercial Bank has been chosen as the Internet...
The growth in export earnings was outpaced by the expansion in import expenditure. Pic: Lake House Media Library
Sri Lanka’s economy faced heightened challenges...
Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Limited in...
As Sri Lanka has reached middle income status,...
An entrepreneur receives an award.
The Puttalam District Chamber of Commerce with...
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) entered into...
Industrial zones can play an important role in...
Business OpportunitiesBusiness partners /​...
Business Premises - For SaleMount Lavinia Galle...
Refrigerators & Air Conditioners For...
Estates For SaleKalutara District,​22 acres land...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesCentral...
Anyone scoffing at woman-power needs to take a...
The words are still chilling, a decade later. “...
Lighting candles in remembrance
No other profession calls on its practitioners to...
Few sagas defined Lasantha Wickrematunge’s final...
A semi-naked modified tourist conveyer packed...
As we end a fabulous 2018 with massive swifts and...
Every day, on my way to work, I would pause the...
On January 8 this year, when family, friends and...
Rev.Fr.Harry Miller with his ‘Citizen’s Peace Award 2014’
As the New Year dawned in 2019, I received the...
In some ways, Keith Noyahr’s abduction and...
This was how Rev. Fr. Harry Miller’s life had...
Remembering Lasantha Wickrematunge for his knack...
The lack of vision and planning, culture, family...
The discussion in progress
In a fresh initiative to ensure fair gender...
In 2007, journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge...
Former Kaduwela Mayor G.H.Buddadasa speaking at the press conference by rebelling SLFP organisers, who protested against the SLFP-SLPP tie up. Pic by Hirantha Gunathilaka
As the country entered into a crucial election...
The white board signed by well-wishers and supporters on January 26, 2015, next to the large photograph  of a thoughtful Prageeth
“He was devastated when he heard the news. It...
Just a few days into the new year rumours of a...
 Books are our friends. Books help us with...
I wake up every morning at five. I brush my teeth...
Books are our friends. Books help us with our...
Gotaimbara was born in a village called...
Friendship is the strong bond among human beings...
The Feast of Epiphany is celebrated on January 6...
J.K. Rowling was born on July 31, 1965 in Yate,...
Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous fictional detective...
Gravity is a natural force. When you jump up you...
A book which I read recently is Titan written by...
My younger sister’s name is Harini Andriya. She...
AniMalcolm is written by David Baddiel. It is...
My brother’s name is Kevin. He is eight years old...
I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high...
My pet is a cat. Its name is Kitty. It is orange...
Marvellous gifts from Santa Claus Everyone enjoys...
All are like the birds Who come only in the...
Lucky Nursery, Nugegoda celebrated its Annual...
A long beard as white as, snow. Wears a red...
People will say many things about you But none of...
The environment in which we live is very...
The Junior Observer is a good newspaper for...
My name is Dasun Wickremarachchi. I’m 14-years-...
About our daughter,​she is eldest of the family,​...
Absolutely pretty and fair educated daughter...
The proclamation of the Tripitaka as a national...
January – Mars stole the show in January. The...
Police yesterday nabbed one suspect in connection...
The 10th anniversary of the assassination of The...
The Constitutional Council (CC) will meet...
Dinusha Fernando - A gift from GodThree years...
The Military, Naval and Air Attaché of the...
Methodist Church of Sri Lanka Deputy President P. Dammika Fernando, was felicitated with the memento.
North East Methodist District Women’s Unity...
Sri Lanka’s former Ambassador to the United...
Ridiculing public officials is how some folks cope with the tragi-comedy  of every day life. The last thing we should do is to arrest people for  expressing themselves humorously. Pic: Courtesy Aththa Withthi
When people publicly ridicule the police it...
Placing the spotlight on a craft which is unique...
Sri Lanka Institute of Printing (SLIOP) has...
National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), a...
The presidential and general elections are likely...
Two organisations - ORUMEE, an umbrella...
The Past Pupils’ Association of St. Mary’s...
A test run will be carried out on the newly...
Refuting speculation in the political grapevine...
The Tripitaka was declared a national heritage at the historic Aluvihara, Matale under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday. Here Aloka Viharadhipathi Ven. Dr. Inamaluve Nandaratana Thera presents a set of Ola leaves where the Dhammacakkapavattana Sutta is enshrined to President Maithripala Sirisena
Bhikkhus arrive at the ceremony
 Kamanthi Wickramasinghe
Kamanthi Wickramasinghe of the Daily Mirror left...
Gas companies are pushing for an immediate gas...
An investigative team of the Criminal...
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday pledged...
The Health Ministry will shortly introduce a...
During the 12-month period, January-December 2018...
KARUNANAYAKE - DAYA - Beloved husband of Ramya,​...
This Tuesday marks the fourth anniversary of the...
Flying is the safest mode of travel, there is no...
Minister of health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne in an...
‘The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s...
Ashantha de Mel
Dear Mr. Ashantha de Mel please let me wish you...
Australia’s Marcus Harris is dismissed as India’s captain Virat Kohli (R) celebrates with teammate Ravindra Jadeja during the third day’s play of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday (AFP)
SYDNEY AFP Australia blew a strong start with yet...
Ireland A captain Harry Tector (left) and his Sri Lankan counterpart Ashan Priyanjan hold the trophy they will play for
Ireland’s second string cricketers, or future...
From left - Sachini Kavindi, Hiruni Weerakoon, Isuri Gunasinghe, Kisali  Mukadange, Samadhi Attanayake (girls team captain), Avindi de Silva, Kevin  Wijesundara (boys team captain) and Nirmana Athauda
The National School of Business Management (NSBM...
Not a single player from the Sri Lanka women’s...
It was in 1895 that at Holyoke In America that...
Upadya Chethani receiving the trophy from IK Kermaratne who was the chief guest
Upadya Chethani of Swarnapali Girls’ College,...
The end of 2018 saw a surfeit of Test cricket –...
Sri Lankans who won medals at the International...
The champions from left: Naveez Marzook (president Batch 95), Azmeer Mohideen, Tuan Manan, M. Shafraz, Atheek Haniffa (captain), Trizviiy Marikkar (principal Zahira College), Mihan Thoufeek, Fayaz Mooseen (Project Chairman) and Azmi Anvert
Zahira College Colombo Batch 95 organized their...
Police hooker Rasith Silva attempts to break through a tackle unleashed on him by two CR defenders in their Dialog League rugby match at Longden Place yesterday Picture by Thilak Perera
Perseverance and determination saw Police SC...
Thisara Perera plays the shot that had him dismissed caught at long-on by Trent Boult for 140 AFP
MOUNT MAUNGANUI AFP: A rollicking maiden century...
Romesh Buddhika of BRC scored an unbeaten 105...
Liverpool’s goalkeeper Alisson Becker (L) reacts as Manchester City’s striker Sergio Aguero celebrates after scoring the opening goal (AFP)
MANCHESTER AFP: Manchester City reignited their...
Sri Lanka A batsman Milinda Siriwardena acknowledges his half century against Ireland A at the SSC ground in Colombo yesterday
Milinda Siriwardena and Kamindu Mendis produced...
Kandy Sports Club are brimming with confidence...
All-rounder Will Sutherland starred as Australia...
Kamindu Mendis
It is extremely rare that a cricketer is able to...
Junior golf championship winners pose with the trophies they won along with officials. From left: Bronze winner Shanal Binuksha, Sri Lanka Golf president Air Chief Marshall Harsha Abeywickrema, Copper winner C. Dharaniyan, Tan Beng Guan GM of Prima Group, Vinod Weerasinghe junior champion boys, Silver division winner Nirekh Tegwani and Taniya Balasuriya girls champion. Pic by Vipula Amerasinghe
Sensationa junior golfers Taniya Balasuriya and...
Kavishka Senadeera
Trinity College spinner Kavishka Senadeera...
Air Force SC versus Colombo FC football fixture...
Sri Lanka Under-19 cricket captain Nipun...
The Sri Lanka Deaf Cricket Association conducted...
A Chelsea fan has been banned from football...
The Mercantile Badminton Association held its...
Bianca Andreescu of Canada hits a return against Venus Williams of the US during their women’s singles quarter-final match at the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland on January 4, 2019. (AFP)
AUCKLAND AFP: Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu...
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has...
Visharada E. Asha Githanjali Wickremasinghe of...
Dishney Umario
Dishney Umario actress and model who has featured...
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, people...
Heads of local parishes and several Christian...
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, people...
Let colours In Holi festival is the latest event...
The singer’s last studio album “Anti” was...
Left:, Country Manager, DHL Global Forwarding Sri Lanka, Najeeb-ur Rahman Deputy National Director, SOS Children's Villages Sri Lanka Divakar Ratnadurai and Country Manager, DHL Express Sri Lanka Dimithri Pereraw
Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), the world’s...
Kitty: English fashion model
Following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May...
‘Never be unprepared’, is one of the commonly...
Everyone, calm down.We’ve all been there: you...
It’s a brand new year. Flashback to 2018 and...
Jennifer Lopez with boyfriend Alex Rodriguez
Jennifer Lopez has a tremendously successful...
4. Your kids will become more organised. Remember...
Sophie and Priyanka
So, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas went skiing in...
The rarest bird in the world - a species of duck...
"'Mouthy,' that was my street name."It's what...
Abra-kadabra! The first look at Will Smith as the...
Nicole McNeil
Our Starbucks fix is an important part of our...
Justin and JoJo Siwa
The singer picked a fight over the YouTube star’s...
Sometimes, it can be hard to balance introversion...

Week of January 6, 2019