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Week of January 20, 2019

A familiarly ‘unusual and unconventional’,...
A brand new music video by popular musician,...
LONDON-- Works by one of the world’s most famous...
Italy has stood ground on its firm decision of...
Vinodh Senadheera-talented stage director and musician
‘O proud death, what feast is toward in thine...
The dawn of a new year brings new hope and a new...
Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free unveiled the...
The People’s Bank recently organised a ceremony...
A student receives an award from Chairman Kumarasinghe Sirisena.
SLT Human Capital Solutions (Pvt) Ltd (HCS),...
HNB Finance has made strides in introducing many...
Nations Trust Bank (NTB) American Express...
Aruna Alwis has been appointed Chief Executive...
The fourth Biennial Conference of the Sri Lanka...
PickMe, technology driven mobility provider,...
Ceylinco Life Chairman R. Renganathan (third from left) and Cargills Bank Managing Director and CEO Rajendra Theagarajah exchange the agreement. Ceylinco Life Chief Digital Officer Upamalika Ratnayake and Managing Director Thushara Ranasinghe, Cargills Bank AGM – Operations K. Balachandrarajan, Head of Retail Buddhika Perera and Manager Alternate Channels Kalani Edirisooriya look on.
Ceylinco Life policyholders can pay their...
Many social  enterprises operate with low profit margins and do not possess bankable assets which make obtaining finances a challenge. File pic: Lake House Media Library
The much anticipated national policy for social...
Ceylon Leather Products Limited’s website has won...
From left: Sampath Bank’s Branch Manager, Kochchikade branch, Viraj Jayasumana; Assistant General Manager, Operations, Maheel Kuragama; Chief Manager, Branch Banking, Sumie Mithrapala; Senior Deputy General Manager, Consumer Banking,  Tharaka Ranwala and Senior Regional Manager, Ms. Muditha Liyanapathirana.
Sampath Bank relocated its Kochchikade Branch to...
Cutting the first sod. Pic: Sulochana Gamage
Clarion Hotels will invest Rs. 2.1 billion to...
The first phase of the digitalisation project of...
Buying cheap imported shoes threatens the jobs of 40,000 people employed in the industry islandwide. pic: Lake House Media Library
The footwear industry has repeatedly called for...
An agreement was signed to teach the Chinese language to Sri Lankans
A delegation of the Sri Lanka-China Trade and...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has again come...
A half-day workshop on ‘Personal Branding for a...
At the launch
A music video by musician Chithral Somapala was...
The Export Development Board (EDB) is in the...
Many investors across the globe have shown a keen...
NDB Bank becomes the first company in Sri Lanka...
CEO, South Pacific Exchange, Krishika Narayan
The South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE) and the...
The refurbished customer care centre in Colombo 2.
Mobitel reopened its refurbished customer care...
The Hambantota International Port (HIP) scored...
Calling for liberalisation of labour laws in Sri...
Mane, an international flavour and fragrance...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), agreeing...
Girl is shopping online using her mobile phone and credit card in a cafe
Commercial Bank launched Mastercard Send, the...
When investing money many aspects have to be considered. Do not go by attractive eye-catching advertisements and propaganda alone. File picture of a protest by depositors of a failed financial institution. - Lake House Media Library
Market indicators clearly show an upward trend in...
It’s a cliché to say follow your heart, but in the end, this is the only way to be happy. Pic: Courtesy www.thenonprofittimes.com
Professional coaches are a useful resource. They...
HNB Leasing and Sathosa Motors PLC have renewed...
The Government is entrusted with billions of...
Kavan Ratnayaka assumed duties as the new...
Linda Miller and Malith Mendis
The Institution of Civil Engineers held the...
Ransley Burrows
Leo Burnett Sri Lanka appointed Ransley Burrows...
MTI Consulting facilitated a Bangladesh business...
Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of  Protracted Displaced Persons and Cooperative Development Rishad  Bathiudeen at the progress review meeting with Ministry Secretary K.D.N. Ranjith  Ashoka (right) and Registrar General of Companies D.N.R. Siriwardena (extreme left).
The second stage of electronic company...
The International Air Travel Association (IATA)...
Browns Hotels and Resorts Group General Manager Eksath Wijeratne receives the ITS Red Star Award from Go Vacations General Manager Tim Grosse.
The Eden Resort and Spa of Browns Hotels and...
Most foreign State leaders’ visits result in...
A student receives a gift
Today’s footwear industry has a number of brands...
eMarketingEye was nominated as the ‘Best Digital...
Sarvodaya Development Finance (SDF) relocated its...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLowest...
PROFESSIONAL CONSULANCY SERVICESAssignments...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALEAAA close to Kadawatha...
ARMS & AMMUNITIONRepairing of any type of...
ESTATES FOR SALEChilaw Madampe on Kuliyapitiya...
Unkind treatment of nature; Torrential rains,...
Many a man, Every morn, Flock to towns. They...
We are a part of the global community we live...
The regal attire, the Mul anduma is a symbol of...
The second edition of Lankan Isle which came...
Even as the country gets back on an even keel...
Is the new Constitution as bad as it is claimed...
Even though Sri Lanka has made great progress in...
Q. What is your take on the Draft Constitution...
From Colombo to Giritale to Akkaraipattu, CID...
After reparation what? (pic: irinnews)
In formulating Policies and guidelines on...
Several senior police and law enforcement...
Sandya Ekneligoda
Thursday, January 24 marks the ninth anniversary...
CIABOC Director General Sarath Jayamanne PC.
Key legislation to give the Bribery Commission...
Former Rivira Editor Upali Tennakoon who was...
The entire Eastern Province of Sri Lanka,...
The traditional kumbham pot
Thai Pongal is the celebration of the Hindus...
Recently released video footage depicting prison...
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection...
A coral reef in Kalpitiya
Jonathan Cybulski hopes to find answers as to why...
The protest of the powerful Government Medical...
The e-motoring system to simplify vehicle...
Whatever the country Bridal fashion has a...
Many were the enthusiastic guests who came for...
The town of Moratuwa is synonymous for two things...
The first full assessment of risks to the world’s...
“The world of books is the most remarkable...
I have many friends and all of them are good. My...
I have a little bunny. He is very sweet. I cuddle...
 The most stressful and serious time in a...
I attend Mampe Junior school. It is in the...
A son was born to Rohana, a wealthy merchant in...
During the holidays most of us spend our time...
Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment...
Global warming means the increase of the average...
The Sri Lankan scrabble team that won the 13th...
 My name is Nethmi Bimasha. I’m twelve-years...
Hejaaz International School, Mt. Lavinia bagged...
 Everyone has a family but not all families...
Kalani Rajapaksha of Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya...
My name is Nethmi Bimasha. I’m twelve-years-old....
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens was first...
My English teacher is Gunasiri Halarachchi. He is...
Matilda by Roald Dahl is the only book I have...
All children believe in fairies. If you want to...
Many of you may have read the book Little Women...
Poya days are sacred days for Budhists. In Sri...
 The history of Kelaniya goes back into pre...
Sarvodaya, a community-based development...
 Water is a precious gift from Nature....
Chinese telecom and IT giant ZTE Internet Culture...
I’m the king of the jungle. I live in a den. I...
The Chartered Institute of Logistics &...
Cervical Cancer continues to remain a major...
The National Hospital Co-ordinator Pushpa Ramya...
About our daughter: She is the eldest of the...
About our son,​we are Sinhalese Catholic parents...
A recorded public talk on ‘Meditation and the...
Dr. Tush Wickramanayaka
Could five key factors in the country abolish...
The UNP will launch its new political alliance...
The National Joint Committee on Learning...
The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2019, which...
The 52nd Annual Convention of the Sri-Lanka...
Sri Lanka signed a five-year action plan with the...
The master plan for creating an artificial island...
The park warden at Udawalawa National park denied...
A campaign to eradicate Dengue breeding places in...
The Government has helped 332,000 families who...
Stories on Lasantha’s assassinationWe read...
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has...
If the SLPP doesn’t wish to make President...
President Maithripala Sirisena will release 1,208...
 Dr Eddie de Zylva: Pragmatist and...
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has...
The investiture ceremony of the new Board of...
A special team from the Philippines will soon...
From left : Chairman Express Newspapers (Cey) (Pvt) Ltd.,  Hari Selvanathan, Managing Director Express Newspapers (Cey) (Pvt) Ltd., Kumar ​Nadesan and Group Chairman Thinathanthi S. Balasubramanian Adityan.
Virakesari, the national Tamil newspaper in Sri...
The Federation of Media Employees’ Trade Unions (...
Consul General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai, Chamari...
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte...
TNA spokesperson and parliamentarian M. A....
SLFP and SLPP leaders are in a quandary to select...
Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera...
A.R.M. Bakeer of 388/4, Sri Jayanthi Mawatha,...
K.G. Upali Kumarasiri of No. 267/D/38, Weyakkiya...
DE SARAM - CHARLOTTE nee KARUNARATNE - Beloved...
“The moment would come when both the economic and...
Hello Readers,It is good to be with you again on...
Readers of this column know already that I am a...
Weerasangilige Wimal Weerawansa has never been...
Who will be our presidential candidate? This is...
ARCHITECTURAL SHOWPIECE: The main temple building of Kelaniya and the large white dagoba
Our island is famous for its Buddhist art and...
MELBOURNE AFP: Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria...
BRISBANE AFP: Cricket Australia was Friday...
Ananda College held Royal College to a draw...
Newly appointed Navy chief Vice Admiral Piyal de...
Sri Lanka will host the Adventure Racing World...
The inter-school match between Dharmaraja College...
Singer Finance led by Thushan Weerapperuma won...
Left arm leg spinner Kushan Madusha captured a...
St. Anthony’s College Katugastota routed St....
The training program for selecting prospective...
The champions St. Joseph’s College players Sachinthaka Perera (captain), Kavindya Rupasinghe, JADS Jayasinghe, Shenal Sandesh Pingho, Rony Joy, Jonathan Thomas, PIS Fernando, RE Fernando, ASLD Silva, Shenal Suriyage, D. Cramer, IPS Rashminda, Pathum Gimhan, N. Lakshithan, Anas Hussain, OT Jayawardene, KAD Perera, M. Denver, CJE Pietersz and Rogan Fernando with the Renown President’s Trophy
St. Joseph’s College lived up to their rich...
The Sri Lanka Bashers comprising Jagath Wanniarachchi (captain), Praveen Samaraweera, Hemal Ratnayake, Janith Perera, Kalistar Anthony, Shamal Pingamage, Heshan Perera, Lakmal Liyanage, Ranul Malaka, Samith Gunasekara, Kasun Nimantha, Tharushika Chathuranga, Sudeera Ushan and team manager  Nishantha P. Edirisooriya on arrival at the Katunayake airport
A team calling itself the Bashers Cricket Club...
Johanna Konta
MELBOURNE AFP: Briton Johanna Konta labelled her...
Flashback: Arjuna Ranatunga and his son Dhyan prepare to bat for Ananda in a old boys match against Nalanda in Canada
Sri Lanka’s World Cup-winning captain turned...
Manager Cash Department ANCL Ajith Fernando and Chief Editor Thinakaran and Varamanjari K. Kunarasa selecting the Readers Coupon No. 9 winners of Observer - Mobitel School Cricketer 2019 at Lake House Pic by Hirantha Gunathileka
Ravin Fernando of Maris Stella College, Negombo...
The placard that one fan sported read – WINDIA...
Kandy player Heshan Kalhara is sent tumbling to the ground against Police (pic by Thilak Perera)
Kandy SC stood firm as they withstood a series of...
Jayantha Dharmadasa holds up a document he claims that warned Thilanga Sumathipala of fishy deeds with Nishantha Ranatunga by his side
One time Sri Lanka Cricket visionary Thilanga...
Sprinters Shemal Perera of St. Mary’s College,...
Sri Lanka managed to force a draw in their three-...
Avishka Fernando pulls a ball on his way to a century
Centuries by Avishka Fernando and Milinda...
Sri Lanka Rugby has called for an inquiry to...
Havelocks as expected beat arch rival CR and FC...
Air Force bail out in assault of referee paying...
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates his victory (AFP)
MELBOURNE AFP: Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic...
Army SC did well to beat Navy SC by 27 points to...
Malinda  Pushpakumara
At the age of 31 none would have tipped spinner...
Sachithra Serasinghe of Tamil Union CC scored a...
A boxer at the first day of training is put through a session during Thurstan’s revival of boxing
Wednesday January 16, 2019 will go down in the...
The triumphant Royal College medal winners comprising Sawinda Dissanayake (bronze), Prasad Dissanayake (gold and silver), Isiwaruna de Silva (bronze), Binuja Amaranayake (silver and bronze), Matheesha Marambe (gold and silver), Akindu Samaraweera (bronze),Venuka Kankanamge (gold and silver), Induwara Gunawardena (gold and silver),Yusuf Shihar (gold), Senuja Ranasinghe (silver), Imeth de Silva (bronze) and Movindu Katugampala (bronze)
Royal College’s diving team won 29 medals...
St. Joseph’s College left am spinner Salinda Seneviratne bowls against Trinity College in their match at Darley Road yesterday  (Pic by Saman Mendis)
The inter school match between Trinity College...
Shivantha Vivekanandan
Shivantha Vivekanandan is deaf from birth but he...
Football in Sri Lanka has been destroyed...
Thomas’ College beat Wesley College on first...
Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew  making a return against China’s Lin Dan during the men’s single finals of Thailand Masters in Bangkok. -(AFP)
SINGAPORE AFP Rising Singapore badminton star Loh...
Please permit me a little bit of space in your...
The owner of the former League Champions Solid SC...
“Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an...
Avengers: Infinity War may be a relic from last...
The internationally acclaimed content creator...
 Saying GoodbyeThey hugged and kissed with...
Life sometimes can be defined as an act. We have...
Don’t we all love chocolates and sweets? However...
Every young Sri Lankan must have a decent teenage life with affordable access to good things
The teenage years of life are vital in...
At an Officer training program
Cadetting which was begun with the purpose of...
New year, new ideas, time to broaden your...
"Finally, a smartwatch that has all of the features to keep track of my health and get fit at an affordable price"
Want to improve your overall health and get fit...
“If we don’t have it, we don’t need it,”...
(Pix by Shan Rupassara)
When you think of yoga, the first thing which...
If you fail, remember that you tried, and wait...
Here are some tips to boost your willpower, from...
The pop stars and Pete Davidson’s ex made their...
Awards season is fully in swing, with Hollywood's...
Hailey Baldwin is stepping into 2019 with a brand...
"I know what it feels like to be on that stage,...
The study found there is a 66% chance of staying below 1.5C above pre-industrial levels if immediate action is taken. Pic: Alamy
Scientists say it may still technically be...
The Space Exhibition at University of Colombo, Faculty of Science
Exploring the outer space has always been more of...
According to global statistics, global warming is...
Although man is mortal, philosophers and sages...

Week of January 20, 2019