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Week of March 10, 2019

All will agree that there is one among humanity...
Dusk gradually got thickPower failure was quick,...
 A friend is TRULY a friendwhen they’re...
 Early morning in the busy citiesamidst the...
 You are disturbingMe to have a love for...
Ravana Sithabhilashaya - a musical, will go on...
Manoj Yapa
He is a man with a mission. Though based in...
Vajira in her on-stage days
Vajira Chitrasena… The name is synonymous with...
Author: Sumudu Chathurani JayawardanePublisher: M...
Scripted and directed by Sumith Suranga and...
Complimenting the Government’s effort to generate...
Team Elephant House with awards for ‘Beverage Brand of the Year’ and ‘Youth Choice Beverage Brand of the Year’ at the SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards 2019.
Elephant House Cream Soda has earned the highly...
Sri Lankan Silicon Valley tech firm, Auxenta, is...
Commercial Leasing and Finance PLC (CLC) has made...
Through the skills they acquire from their daily work in the apparel industry, they are also able to foster their entrepreneurial spirit to embark on small businesses such as tailoring services, restaurants and transport services.
South Asia is the fastest growing region in the...
Insee Cement in a bid to conserve nature,...
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants...
Konsept Centro together with the Nolte Group...
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (...
“Serenia continued to build partnerships with...
Synopsys, Inc. has sponsored a unique student...
Pic: Courtesy balance.com
This article deals with the important aspects of...
More effort will be made to increase the flow of FDIs and exports.
The Government while taking steps to strengthen...
An artist’s impression of  vertical farming
Intifarm (Pvt) Ltd signed an agreement with the...
Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the press conference.
There is no crisis in the economy but only...
 Chairman G.A.R.D Prasanna  & Director / CEO Nimal Tillekeratne
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC reported a solid...
From left: Director, Global Compact Network Sri Lanka, Rathika de Silva, Acting Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Jon Philp, Country Manager for IFC Sri Lanka and Maldives, Amena Arif, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, Ranel T. Wijesinha, Marine Biologist Asha de Vos, the only Sri Lankan to be included in the BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women for 2018, CEO, Nations Trust Bank, Renuka Fernando, Chairman, Colombo Stock Exchange, Ray Abeywardane, CEO,
Marine biologist and ocean educator Dr. Asha de...
The special guests at the certificate awarding ceremony.
The fifth awards ceremony of the Capital Market...
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) is...
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Sri Lanka-based...
The world’s leading travel and trade show, ITB...
Ranil de Silva receives the IAA Honourary Life Membership Award
Advertising personality Ranil de Silva won an...
Pic: Saliya Rupasinghe
The representatives of the Vehicle Importers...
Hiring new employees purposefully is one of the...
Shenelle Cassim
Financial security is now widely accepted as a...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) said women will enjoy...
Protecting your privacy and securing your home...
Dhashma with her colleagues
When companies have women on their Boards and...
The Board of Directors of AIA Insurance Lanka PLC...
Pic : Wimal Karunathilake
The First African-American female astronaut, Dr....
In today’s challenging economy, private label...
Sri Lankan consumers again voted Dialog as the...
Last week, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL)...
LB Finance Executive Director Niroshan Uduage with the marketing team.
LB Finance PLC, is proud to announce that the...
Sri Lankan Airlines which has accumulated losses running into US$1 billion and a negative net worth, continues to operate; with funding from state banks.  Pic: Courtesy Airlives.net
The problem of agency, also called the principal-...
Business OpportunitiesNeed Financial Partners /​...
Machinery / Tolls for SaleNew Passenger Lift...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Business Premises - To Let or LeaseKirulapone...
At last, the country has a full Budget for the...
Travelling on Galle Road towards Dehiwela one is...
People’s Bank launched a modern banking facility...
Samanthi (not her real name), in her late teens,...
Marking International Women’s Day, IFC, a member...
A village tank in need of de-silting
Today, the village tank is facing the most...
The Dome. Courtesy - Colombo Mayor’s Office
Sexual harassment is a grave violation of human...
Prima Ceylon, the flagship company of Prima Group...
WPCs holding protestors at bay
Last week men on social media celebrated Women...
The Sunday Observer interviewed a cross section...
Digana, March 5, 2018
A year ago, the peaceful village was an...
‘Too Little Change: Ongoing Torture in Security...
Wheelchair access to public spaces, places of worship or even hospitals is not widely available
As the disease Multiple Sclerosis ( MS) continues...
A new government project to ensure that...
Cordelia Jackson hundred years later
February 13, 2019. A very special day for a very...
Myan Kumara and his mahout Wasantha
Since the time of our powerful monarchs elephants...
Priority areas of development undertaken by the...
Last week I went with my family to the Pinnawala...
 My favourite person is my father. His name...
 "Oh! what a free shower" the young ones...
My favourite teacher is Hansani Sewwandi Perera....
German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, is regarded...
Taj Mahal is a tomb that was built between 1631AD...
President Maithripala Sirisena said he endorses...
During the August vacation, I went with my...
Muslim Ladies College Colombo held its Annual...
We see dewdrops clearly is in the morning. Often...
Zahira College Colombo held its Primary Annual...
My hobby is reading story books. I always love to...
A species of giant tortoise thought to be extinct...
My mother's name is Deepika. She is very...
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
My name is Harini. I’m ten years old. My...
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf revolves around a...
Do not go gentle into that good night, ...
The annual Inter-House Athletic Meet of Musaeus...
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens was first...
Ashoka Primary College, Maradana, Colombo held...
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens was first...
Among the books I have read, Son of Neptune which...
Sumanawathi was weaving cadjan to re-thatch their...
 My name is Minidu Akash. I live in Thalawa...
My favourite tree is the coconut tree. It is a...
Able professionally qualified kind partner with...
Able B/​G Colombo suburb,​respectably parents...
The Deputy Speaker of the Parliament MP Ananda...
The March volume of the ‘Signature of The...
Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative in Geneva, Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez speaks at the 2019 World Wildlife Day celebrations in Geneva.
Sri Lanka has a longstanding history in...
Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena
Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena, a Senior Professor in...
Several key female personalities who had excelled...
Prashantha Robertson, who was a speaker at the...
The Sri Lanka Committee for the Solidarity with...
Supporters of S. Thomas’ College race on to the...
Budget proposals 2019The budget proposals...
Al Azhar College, Hemmathagama in the Kegalle...
The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) - Sri Lanka...
Marini de Livera with her award with Melania Trump and US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo
Ten extraordinary women from around the world...
An awareness program on “Violence Against Women...
Lt Col Mantri Coswatte
Lt. Col. Mantri Coswatte (Retd) is the first Sri...
After weeks of absconding from the police, former...
 Sellamuttu Playground
The Jaffna District Secretary has allocated a...
Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana and his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides at the discussion
Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana reaffirmed Sri...
In a week where one of the CID’s top sleuths was...
Former parliamentarian and General Secretary of...
The 30th annual get-together of the former...
Excessive use of smart phones can lead to...
Continuous failure of the Ministry of Finance in...
A recorded public talk on ‘Why do we live with...
Exporters at a post budget forum in Colombo on...
Borella Traffic OIC Ananda Sagara Sarathchandra...
Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Determined to establish their position that the...
The Cabinet has delayed approving a milk powder...
State Defence and Media Minister Ruwan...
Norwegian State Secretary Marianne Hagen called...
UN Human Rights High Commissioner said that Sri...
ABEYAWIRA - REGGIE - Former Chairman of J.L....
At the Muhamalai minefield in the North - Norwegian funding for demining will be channeled through the Halo Trust and the Mine Advisory Group.
Visiting Norwegian State Secretary Marianne Hagen...
Less than a fortnight after the second round of...
Dr. Luis Fondebrider
During the past 30 years, about 40 countries that...
Is the proposed 20th Amendment to the...
The Concorde flew commercially for the last time in 2000
I have been writing a lot about planes and I...
Shibly Aziz
I want to thank the organisers for having invited...
11 boys abducted and killed in 2008; 14 naval...
Chainsaw registration is the newest piece of...
Rural rustic setting of Divalakada at dawn when the first rays of the sun touch the village
The birth place of Gunadasa Liyanage (Guli to...
Throughout the ages every nation has practised...
From left: Niranjan Abeywardena former Lumbini, Police and Sri Lanka rugby flanker and Kelum Sujith, Chairman, UAE speaking at a Press conference held at SSC Conference Hall
Lumbini College old boys calling themselves “...
St. Peter’s College beat Kingswood College 14-7...
Police SC defeated Serendib FC by four goals to...
Trinity College and St. Anthony’s College ended...
Team Ambalangoda won the annual Red Bull Tuk It...
Dialog League rugby champs Kandy Sports Club...
The Travel Trade Sports Club elected the...
Elpitiya Plantations won the inter-plantations...
Lasith Embuldeniya
Lasith Embuldeniya, the newest spinner to enter...
Army commander Lt Gen Mahesh Senanayake spells out plans to take badminton to all corners of the country as Sanjeewa Wijesekera a match referee listens attentively
An event called the Defenders’ Open Badminton...
The champion Kandy SC comprising Richard Dharmapala (captain), Lavanga Perera, Damith Dissanayake, Sashika Jayawardane, Roshan Weeraratne, Keshan Kalhara, Buwenaka Udangamuwa, Thilina Wijesinghe, Tharindu Chathuranga, Jason Dissanayake, Soyura Anthony, Ganuka Dissanayake, Yakoob Ali, S Pathirana, Nigel Ratwatte, Vishwamithra Jayasinghe, Dhanush Dayan, Anushka Ranjan, Ashan Darling, Uchitha Jayasuriya, Lasitha Attanagoda, Heshan Jansen, Omantha Panthiyawantha, Kelum Madusanka and M.Shabeer celebrate their ti
Kandy Sports Club’s latest win in the league, saw...
Richmond College squad: Seated from left: Lakmal de Silva (Asst. Coach), Dhammika Sudarashana (Head Coach), S.S. Nagahawatte (Asst. Principal), Thaveesha Abhishek (Captain), Sampath Weragoda (Principal), Adithya Sirwardena (Vice captain), S.R. Nanayakkara (POG & MIC), Sandun Mendis. Standing from left: Nimnada Kirindage, Dimuth Sandaruwan, Amshi de Silva, Dilum Tillekaratne, Kavindu Nirmana, Sanul Sandeesh, Kalpa Nethsara, Vinuja Kiriella, Achintha Ishiwara, Sammu Vimuth, Bhanuka Manohara, Chamath Dilsara
Two leading schools of the Southern Province,...
Roshan Jurangpathy
The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of Year...
The 113th Battle of Jaffna between St. John’s...
St. Joseph’s College produced a superb game of...
Those who dare win. That was the spirit with...
The victorious S. Thomas’ College team celebrate winning the DS Senanayake Shield after beating Royal College in the 140th Battle of the Blues match at the SSC ground yesterday (Pix by Sulochana Gamage and Saman Mendis)
S. Thomas’ College living up to expectations...
Prince of Wales’ College squad: Seated from left: Kalpa Fernando (coach), Kaumal Nanayakkara, Vajira Abeywickrama (PoG), Suwath Mendis (Captain), Kusala Fernando (Principal), Prince Fernando (Vice Captain), Kasun Devapriya (MIC), Asela Perera (asst. coach) Middle row standing from left: Lakshan Perera, Pasindu Pathum, Vinuja Ranpul, Naduka Fernando, Tharuka Fernando, Devaka Peiris, Kavinda de Mel, Tharindu Amarasinghe. Back row standing from left: Rashan Fernando, Omesh Mendis, Dinura Fernando, Anupa Heshan
With both teams having won four matches each this...
Hindu College Colombo won the 10th Battle of the...
Reese Witherspoon used a recent public appearance...
Past and present students enjoy themselves at the...
Lady Gaga has laughed off the deluge of...
Why does rejection hurt so much? This was the...
A very thoughtfull Supun Perera
Supun Perera is a vocalist, popularly known for...
The common notion is that metal music is macabre...
Many young people are on cloud nine these days,...
Many say the only good thing to come out of the...
In 1987, the battle for the Herman Loos (HL)...
Andres, Lionel and Xavi
Futsal, which is a shorter and smaller version of...
The BBC film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s...
Tharuka, Onali, Anghi, Pavani, Inuri and Sineli
The countdown has begun for Rangabhiseka-16, the...
The British royal family is known for its cool,...
The dead humpback whale lying in an Amazon...
Lisa Sheridan, the actress who appeared on...
Once a rapidly spreading rift intersects with...
The actress and her children attended a premiere of the film “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” in New York.
Angelina Jolie brought her six children to a...
Past and present students of Royal College enjoy...
This popular award ceremony was held for the 23rd...
Many social workers have mixed feelings about women seeking jobs as housemaids in West Asia
The number of workers leaving Sri Lanka to take...
When a baby is born, most parents consult...

Week of March 10, 2019