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Week of March 17, 2019

The first ever phone survey of Non Communicable...
Dr. Nimal Sedera’s latest books Bhavapathini and...
Hat tricks are generally applauded due to the...
Renowned Bharata Natyam exponent from India,...
Performance Artiste from 2016
On Tuesday, March 12, I visited the Theertha Red...
The Billari Art Gallery located at Park Road,...
There really is no school like the old school,...
Emjay International and Penguin Sportswear (Pvt)...
The 2019 SLASSCOM People Summit will be held at...
Oppo is set to add new products - Oppo F11 and...
Takas.lk has partnered with NDB and HNB for the...
Award winning development finance bank, DFCC set...
The Bajaj Qute  Pic: Wimal Karunathilake
David Pieris Motor Company (Pvt) Ltd (DPMC) has...
Minister of Public Administration, Management, Law and Order, Ranjith Maddumabandara and Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri at the opening of the Sewanagala branch. Bank of Ceylon’s Chairman Ronald C. Perera, General Manager Mr. Senarath Bandara and officials of BOC look on.
The Bank of Ceylon’s (BOC) newest branches were...
 Panel discussion: From left - Energy specialist, GCPF, Sathish Dhanapal, Senior Lecturer, UoM, Dr. Thusith Sugathapala, Senior Lecturer Dr. Milinda Pathiraja, Head Green Lending, GCPF, Luke Franson, Representative, Sri Lanka Sustainable Banking Initiative, Hemantha Seneviratna and Presenter Mahesh Senannayake.
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC last week took...
AIA Group Limited (AIA) delivered excellent...
Events at the branch openings
LB Finance recently relocated its Sangaraja...
ILO Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Simrin Singh presents a copy of the report to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO)...
The PayMaster team. Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
PayMaster Solutions (Pvt) Ltd. – Sri Lanka,...
Digital Week in progress at a branch.
The People’s Bank organised a Digital Week...
Director/CEO Jude Fernando and Chairman Prakash Schaffter
Janashakthi Insurance PLC (Janashakthi),...
The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a...
Veteran banker counting over 30 years of...
The Bank of Ceylon’s (BOC) Katunayake IPZ branch...
The panel discussion in progress
Nations Trust Bank held a seminar and training...
The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Economic...
Fitch Ratings has assigned DFCC Bank PLC’s...
From left: Head of Marketing of HNBA and HNBGI Dinesh Yogaratnam, Managing Director/CEO of HNBA and HNBGI Deepthi Lokuarachchi, President of CCPSL Dr. Janaki Vidanapathirana, Chief Operating Officer of HNBA Prasantha Fernando and Asst. Manager - Life, PR and Digital Media after the signing of the MoU.
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and the College of...
BOI Chairman Hemasiri Fernando with Michelin officials.
A delegation from Michelin, the French tyre...
The Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka...
After the signing of the MoU. From left: Head, Computer Science, School of Computing, NIBM, Dr. Buddhima Subasinghe,  Director, School of Computing, NIBM, Gangani Wickramasinghe, Chairman, NIBM, Rohan Prithiviraj Perera, Vice President, Group Corporate Planning and Strategy, Dialog Axiata, Munesh David and Head, Business Intelligence Analytics, Dialog Axiata, Eranda Adikari.
Dialog Axiata PLC and the National Institute of...
Officials of the National Chamber of Commerce of...
Property developers are urging buyers to profit...
Dr. Harsha de Silva. Pic: Hirantha Gunathilake
Budget 2019 is a development oriented income and...
The move to separate the roles of the Chairman...
Although the National Budget covers many areas of...
People and companies who are unwilling to take risks will become stagnant with no ability to innovate or change. Pic: Courtesy inc.com
Risks are necessary to make changes happen in...
Shanthakumaran Sreesanth
NEW DELHI AFP: India’s Supreme Court scrapped...
The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri...
At the launch of the program Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
Hygiene brand and household name, Harpic,...
When certain groups manipulate policy to win preferential tax or legal privileges such benefits could add up to a substantial transfer of wealth to these privileged groups from the public. Pic: Courtesy higgsjohnson.com
The state plays a major role in the provision of...
The Sri Lanka pavilion
The Export Development Board (EDB) has identified...
CEO Mahesh Wijewardena and Director Kumar Samarasinghe
The trade name ‘Singer’ won the Most Popular...
Officials of the two companies with President Maithripala Sirisena.
A Finnish company will invest US $ 300 million to...
Allianz Insurance Lanka Limited (Allianz Lanka)...
Representatives of the Lanka Fruit and Vegetable Producers, Processors and Exporters Association and Noberasco signed a Memorandum of Understanding in February 2019, marking the start of a partnership.
Sri Lankan’s fruit and vegetable businesses are...
People have different attitudes on the characteristic of richness.
Let me start with a story of a man who was...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Business OpportunitiesNeed loan or partner /​...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseFully air-...
Wearing Apparels / TextileFabrics - Stock...
She breathes life into the barren earth, She...
Beautiful things lose their value When at last...
So much of time has passed, still feels the same...
My heart is a harp seeking ecstatic joy Like a...
Blood is being spilt with the claim of protecting...
The ‘infamous mechanized logging project of...
The lights come on to assist in the night.
A milk white dome with a long conical object...
Pic: Earl Barthelot
Earl Barthelot loves a good Portuguese Burgher...
For those of us old enough to remember there was...
The refrigerator with mixed food items
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo is...
Herds of elephants tucked into sweet treats on...
Venerating those who mould the future is a...
Harshani climbing her crane
It is a remarkable story. They have earned...
Exorbitant debts from loans provided by...
“Lest we forget”, yesterday, March 16th, marked...
Boeing 737 Max 8, which was introduced as a...
Another page from the exciting and joyous...
Evening elegance for youth was displayed by...
In a bid to muster support for the JVP’s private...
St. Andrew’s Scots Kirk, Colombo 3
During the British occupation of Ceylon there...
Water is very important for all human beings,...
Cinnamon Legends opened a new showroom in Mount...
Trees are a blessing but some people cut them...
Many people use mobile phones and they are...
My best friend’s name is Hisal Thathsara. He is...
We have a well equipped library in our school. It...
Young Prince Rahula prompted by his mother to ask for his inheritance, left behind by the Buddha after His renunciation
The month of Medin is March according to the...
My name is Naduni Thathsarani. I’m ten years old...
A prize-giving was held on March 4 at the...
Florence Nightingale was born to an English...
The opening ceremony of the new two-storied...
Drugs are prohibited in Sri Lanka but there is a...
Sri Lanka will launch a new map by the end of...
The Esala perahera is held in July in Kandy. It...
The Little Brownie House and other stories by...
We all know that English is an international...
If there is a book series that a person would...
There are many plants in my home garden - fruits...
I have read many books but among them, the most...
By William Wordsworth There was a time when...
 The annual inter-house sports meet of St....
All are like the birds Who come only in the...
Goblin found his wife, Whom he wished for nine...
The “CNCI Achiever Awards 2019” conducted by the...
His life is full of water you never know his...
The Foundation of Goodness celebrated 20 years of...
Sri Lanka is now on a war footing against drug...
Academically and professionally qualified...
Able B/​G Engineer Colombo with a child looking...
PAFFREL Executive Director Rohana Hettiarachchi addresses the gathering at the Independence Square last week. Pix: Vipula Amarasinghe
Marking the fourth anniversary the ‘March 12...
The Telecommunications Regulation Commission (TRC...
Over the past decade, the Commission to...
Tripitakabhivandana Week has been declared from...
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) — The word...
DFCC Chairman Royle Jansz and CEO Lakshman Silva...
Several projects to develop key Sri Lankan...
The team of forensic investigators and...
File photos
The unfortunate loss of the Traffic OIC of the...
Reports surfaced this weekend that former Defence...
 High rise towers: Haphazard and...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe presents the UNP membership card to Talawakele-Lindula Urban Council Chairman Ashoka Sepala who obtained the UNP membership. UNP National Organiser and Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake looks on.
Talawakele-Lindula Urban Council Chairman Ashoka...
The government’s allocation to the education...
A Toxin Free National Fair and Exhibition,...
The Mahanayaka of the Malwatte Chapter, Most Ven...
The latest publication of birthday and other non-...
Speaking at the ceremonial sitting to welcome him...
A two-judge bench of the Court of Appeal last...
Leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and...
Australia’s largest ever defence engagement with...
A child held by his father reaches out to the...
President Maithripala Sirisena poses for a selfie...
The Chief Magistrate of London and Wales, has...
Cyril Tennakoon:An unflappable personality with...
While the illegal wildlife trade is the most...
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
The book launch of Niwahal Sithak, Abheetha Hadak...
FERNANDO - GWEN - Beloved wife of late Lloyd...
Ten years after the end of the Eelam war, one of...
Former Minister of Finance and Planning Ronnie de...
UNHRC meeting room
Sri Lanka will discuss its implementation of...
Sri Lanka and Pakistan inherit a rich cultural...
Announcing the event
Gastronomy, an art of cooking is one of the...
Tomatoes seem to take on the hype this month at...
The Web has brought the world closer together
Can you believe, the World Wide Web is 30 years...
A coal-power plant
According to a joint report by the United Nation...
Is the lack of progress in the investigation into...
The controversy over whether the former Navy...
Since we are also currently discussing the head...
Ceylon was once dotted with vibrant trading posts...
Buddhika Warnakulasooriya from Air Force became...
Tug-O-War, which was included in the National...
Gareth Southgate has no plans to leave the...
St John’s College won their 17th annual limited...
Sachin Dias and Buwaneka Gunatilleka
A six-member Sri Lanka badminton team has been...
The Boxing Association of Sri Lanka will conduct...
Mercedes’ world champion Lewis Hamilton picked up...
South African bowler Lungi Ngidi celebrates taking the wicket of Avishka Fernando with his captain Faf du Plessis in the fifth and final ODI yesterday
South Africa reached 135 for 2 chasing a Sri...
  Participants awaiting the starters orders for the Belt and Road Relay at the Independence Square, Colombo.
The Sri Lanka leg of the Standard Chartered Banks...
Rafael Nadal of Spain plays Karen Khachanov of Russia during the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden (AFP)
INDIAN WELLS AFP Despite his undisputed status as...
Navishka Sandeesh
Sri Lanka won a silver medal when Navishka...
Japanese Ambassador Akira Sugiyama congratulates the Sri Lanka Baseball President Fazil Hussain at the felicitation ceremony held at Japanese Embassy.
The Japan Embassy in Sri Lanka organized a...
LONDON AFP: Manchester City have launched a...
Muthumudalige Pushpakumara
Former Sri Lanka, Tamil Union Cricket and...
Sri Lanka women were thrashed by England women in...
President of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket...
Advertising Manager ‘Silumina’ Chamila Bandara (...
SOS! Wanted All-Rounders for the World Cup. The...
Pix: Ranjith Asanka
Foreigners and locals alike stood astounded while...
MIAMI AFP: The possible expansion of the 2022...
St. Peter’s College squad: Genuflecting from left...
A total of 84 players including schoolboys have...
The new horse-racing season in Nuwara Eliya is...
The Mahagastota Hill Climb which dates back to...
Chandika Hathurusinha
Chandika Hathurusinha was a man who could have...
An Army forward makes a break (pic by Thilak Perera)
In a game of fluctuating fortunes Army SC powered...
The ninth Open badminton tournament for...
Sri Lanka’s current crop of rugby players have...
Trinity College led by vice captain Kavishka...
Royal College captain Kavindu Madarasinghe receives the Mustangs trophy from the warden of S. Thomas’ College Rev Marc Billimoria
Royal College pulled off a stunning one wicket...
Vice President Corporate Affairs and Communication of Nestle Lanka Bandula Egodage (right) handing over the sponsorship cheque to Special Consultant Sports of the Ministry of Education Sunil Jayaweera in the presence of Athula Wijewardena the Deputy Director of Sports in the Ministry Of Education
The Schools Colours Awards organized by the Sri...
Jeffery Vandersay
Spinner Jeffery Vandersay has been recalled into...
Thavisha Abhishek
Skipper Thavisha Abhishek made a fighting knock...
Serendib SC:  Riyas Mohamed, Mohamed Aashir, Mohamed Rajsheron, MN Abdul Bashid, Nishan Lakshitha, Mohamed Najan-(GK), Nasrulla Ameer Ali, Mohamed Fasmil, Mohamed Aflal, Mohamed Myfeed, Mohamed Fasil, Anton Ranjan, R. Jegadeesh, Aman Saajid Ahamed, Mohamed Aswar, Kemantha Bandaragoda, Madusanka Liyanage, Madusanka Thisera, Asante Evans.
Police SC:  DLK Lankeshwara, Chamika Kumara...
The Annual General Meeting of the Boxing Referees...
Dharmaraja College, Kandy registered a first...
St. Sebastian’s College paceman Thashik bowls during the second innings as he plucked two wickets in his first two balls (Pic by Saman Mendis)
The Prince of Wales College and St. Sebastian’s...
A girl’s hair is much more than what meets the...
Captain Marvel features an alien culture governed...
The first female-led superhero movie in the...
Ellen Pompeo stars as Dr. Meredith Grey on...
Taylor Swift
A few months away from turning 30, Taylor Swift...
A British photographer asked teens to edit their...
Daniel Radcliffe
It seems that being famous and successful is...
We walked through the main entrance of the NIBM...
The live-action animated film Paddington 2 is...
Lt. Col. Wijesinghe
Cadet Day is another item which Ananda College...
Chris Prattis is engaged to be married to...
As the leader of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit...
Creativity can be described as letting go of...
Justin Bieber is asking fans for their prayers....
There are many ways to be beautiful naturally and...
Jenny from the block got a rock.“She said yes,”...
Inspiring women to play with their personal style...
Ranura Perera is one of the most popular YouTube...
ELOQUENT EXPRESSIONS IN STONES: The Girihandu Seya Vatadage (circular image house) at Tiriyai
We ascend a hillock surrounded by a panoramic...
Children must be taught to get rid of stage-phobia from the very beginning
Almost regularly we hear educators, politicians...
Charles Dickens
The 24th Annual Dickens Society Symposium will be...

Week of March 17, 2019