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Week of May 12, 2019

The Ambassador for the Kingdom of Thailand in Sri...
Advanced Diploma Awardees
The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing held its...
The United Nations Association of Sri Lanka held...
Roy G Hemmings
In a spool back of America’s pop music history...
The book under review is an English translation...
“Every man and his profession has its own art...
Author: Piyasena WickramageSarasavi Publishers,...
Ed Sheeran has doubled his wealth in the last...
Brand Finance Lanka, Managing Director Ruchi Gunawardene presents the ‘Most valuable Banking Brand’ certificate to BOC Chairman, Ronald C. Perera at the Bank’s boardroom recently. The Bank’s CEO/ General Manager Senarath Bandara looks on.
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has retained its...
Ceylinco Life will pay annual bonuses totalling...
Commercial Bank’s Chief Operating Officer Sanath Manatunge (third from left) and Browns Agriculture General Manager Sanjaya Nissanka exchange the agreement. From left:  Commercial Bank’s Manager - Retail Lending Department, Chandana Abeysundara, the Bank’s Deputy General Manager, Marketing, Hasrath Munasinghe, Browns Agriculture Deputy General Manager Niyas Ahamed and Business Development Manager Chanaka Chandrasekara.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has partnered with...
SriLankan Airlines has appointed Joshua Bustos as...
SLIC officials opene the branch
The Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) opened...
News circulating on social media that McCurrie, a...
Seylan Bank PLC Director/CEO Kapila Ariyaratne exchanges the replica of the launch of Trade Loyalty Card with Lanka Ashok Leyland PLC – CEO Umesh Gautham, flanked by senior management and officers of Seylan Bank.
Enhancing its services to offer a comprehensive...
Pan Asia Bank’s ‘Champion Saver’ account offers...
The bloggers in Jaffna.
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) is...
The Exporters Chamber and the export community...
The Export Development Board (EDB) organised a...
Keells (formerly Keells Super), was awarded Brand...
A global economy which is driven by greed and...
Seylan Bank won two Gold Awards at the first ever...
The National Insurance Trust Fund (NITF) expects...
Chairperson, CIMA Sri Lanka Country Network and Head Strategic Business Development, Hayleys Group, Manohari Abeyesekera
Professional education has become a gateway to...
The Hirdaramani Group announced that greenhouse...
Cabinet approved the adoption of the ‘Framework...
The IMF program with Sri Lanka will be extended...
In the last article, we discussed that a great...
Review all your strategic initiatives and decide which ones you should continue doing.           Pic: Courtesy hbr.org
There is no end to disturbing news. Uncertainties...
The world economy is moving from the West to the...
DFCC Bank concluded its Rights Issue with...
The library of the Institute of Chartered...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) launched a customer-...
Co-founder director Shalin Balasuriya with customers at the opening
Spa Ceylon – one of the world’s largest ayurveda...
The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT)...
SLT Customer Club - Kandy and the staff of SLT...
Murali Prakash
Ambeon, the corporate brand of Ambeon Holdings...
HONG KONG– AIA Group Limited announced 18 per...
Moments captured at the sand paving ceremony with the Bank’s CEO/ General Manager Senarath Bandara and members of the Corporate and Executive Management participating in the event.
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) conducted its annual...
Vallibel Finance gave its Kiribathgoda branch a...
The head table at the media briefing. Pic: Vipula Amarasinghe
Tourism industry authorities are confident that...
Toyota Cars for SaleCorsa diesel 65-5xxx auto box...
Domestic Aides ServicesAAAAA Aaaba Domestic - We...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseBambalapitiya,​...
Miscellaneous for SaleRestaurant for sale - owner...
Estates for SaleAvissawella 20 acres 2000 timber...
You were the icon of the Renaissance In the Age...
Under the beautiful fair masks they wear Lies...
The mischief glimmering in your eyes, In your...
Not that my love for you is abated a pin, Nor you...
How do sensible citizens cope with social...
The Kingsbury after the blast       File photo
The sea breeze sweeps into the dining parlour...
A recent compliment offered by former US...
A hartal was held in Trincomalee last Friday (10) demanding the removal of Governor Hizbullah.   Pic: Amadooru Amarajeewa, Trincomalee Special Cor.
Shops and other businesses in the Eastern town...
In any progressive society, civil society is the...
Lying bandaged and bruised in sparse hospital...
Minister John  Amaratunga
The tourism industry is recovering faster than...
Pic:Roshan Pitipana
Oblivious to the harsh realities of life around...
The Colombo Judicial Medical office staff has...
Refugees sheltering in the Negombo police garage  Pic : Ruki Fernando
Authorities struggle to relocate 1600 Pakistani...
The Police K-9 TEAM: Sergeant Bandara with dog Jude, Policewoman Lanka with Brownie, Constable Sanjeewa with detection dog Alexie, Asanka Silva with tracker dog Betka.
In the aftermath of Black Sunday a cloud of...
My pet is a cat. Its name is Lucky. It is ash and...
 “A mother is your first friend, your best...
Newspapers play an important role in a country....
 Animals can be categorised into three...
A kidney scheduled for transplant was delivered...
The village fair is an important place for people...
Bathutha House emerged victorious for the year...
I am a bird. My name is Ceylon Rufous Babbler. I...
The torch for the 2020 Olympics has been unveiled...
Three Bold Pixies and other stories by Enid...
 "Born 150 years ago on July 28, the British...
"Late, late yestreen I saw the new Moon, With the...
 Vesak Poya signifies the Birth,...
Chess is an interesting game. It is played by two...
The Sinhala and Hindu New Year or Avurudu as it...
Sri Lanka is blessed with an abundance of coconut...
Vesak is a religious festival. It falls on the...
 The five precepts are five rules of...
The Udawalawe National Park is situated on the...
We work closely with community leaders and religious leaders in the trauma affected context
The Easter bomb attacks a fortnight ago which saw...
Every year on May 12 the Nursing community around...
An academically/ professionally qualified, N/S...
Sinhalese Bodu/​Govi Buddhist professional...
Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya is likely to...
Sampath Siriwardena
With Lonely Planet naming Sri Lanka as a must...
The Presidential Secretariat has not been able to...
The film adaptation of Martin Wickremasinghe’s...
Eileen Macken meets her 103-year-old mother for the first time
May 10: An 81-year-old Irish woman has said she...
Easter bombing: Who is responsible?As it always...
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has...
Lily Pushpam Edward: A champion of faith and...
The Attorney General’s advice on the interim...
Former LTTE cadre Kethirgamathambi Rajakumaran...
The data in the phones used by Makandure Madhush...
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on Most Ven.Thibbotuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Mahanayake Thera at the Malwatu Maha Vihara, Kandy.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said every...
In a statement, Minister of Industry, Commerce,...
‘Little ones to Him belong’: Children were among...
Since the time of the Sinhala Kings, the Muslim...
At Rest with Jesus JAYAMANNE S. ANTHONY JOSEPH (...
NASA is already selecting designs for Mars habitats in anticipation of a mission to Mars
With all the problems now being faced by the...
Nanda Malini’s lyrical lament over the tyranny of...
NOTE: The Sunday Observer has inadvertently...
President Maithripala Sirisena paid two visits to...
The truth, it has been said, is the first...
We are going through a period of major tragedy...
Suddenly the Arabian Sea, a bare 1,000 km north...
“His holiness the 14th Dalai Lama sits in...
Most of the executive members (EXCO) of the...
The 15-member Sri Lanka squad for the World Cup...
Sri Lanka the Wonder of Asia Novice Stakes (5) (on Thu 9 May 2019 at Chelmsford City)
British racing showed their sympathy and...
The Youth Services Super League Volleyball...
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has...
David Warner
BRISBANE AFP: Australia coach Justin Langer said...
Chaminda Vaas demonstrates to the fast bowlers before taking them out for a field examination
As politicians cashed in to show their importance...
Will Young
BRISBANE AFP: Unheralded New Zealander Will Young...
S. Skandakumar at the memorial service
Former Sri Lanka Cricket secretary S. Skandakumar...
Avishka Gunawardena-Nuwan Zoysa
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on behalf...
Kurunegala YCC were held to a draw by Galle CC in...
Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusinha...
Will Sri Lanka Cricket tell the country the...
Managing Director and CEO Fairfirst Insurance the main sponsor Snajeeva Jha handing over the sponsor ship to President of MCA Roshan Iddamalgoda, also in the picture are Mahesh de Alwis Secretary MCA.  Pic: Shan Rambukwella
The MCA organized ‘F’ Division 25-over League...
The Pool:  Sujan Perera (Club Eagles, Maldives), Rasik Rishad (Renown SC), Mohamed Luthfi (Army SC), Mohamed Ishan (Solid SC), Manaram Perera (Navy SC), Charitha Ratnayake (Colombo FC), Duckson Piuslas (New Youngs FC), Mariyathas Nitharshan (Renown SC), Kavindu Ishan (Air Force SC), Harsha Fernando (Air Force SC), Mohamed Fazal (Colombo FC), Jude Suman (Renown SC), Dilhara Jayasekara (Ratnam SC), Pathum Vimukthi (Red Sun SC), Shabeer Razooniya (Police SC), Mohamed Shaheel (Navy SC), Mohamed Aakib (Renown SC
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has...
Rizly Illyas
Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) Deputy President Rizly...
 Kaushal Lokuarachchi – Observer Schoolboy Cricketer  of the Year 2001
The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the...
Chennai Super Kings cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni  plays a shot (AFP)
HYDERABAD AFP M.S. Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings...
Security Manager ANCL S.S. Hapuarachchi and...
Sri Lanka Cricket has played their innings by...
Over here in Kandy, a major city in Sri Lanka...
Officials of the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football...
Saud Al Mohannadi
The FIFA World Cup 2022 will not only be Qatar’s...
Niroshan Dickwella-Dhasun Shanaka-Akila Dhananjaya-Dhanushka Gunathilaka
Sri Lankan cricketers who could not find slots in...
Carrom Federation president Prakrama Basnayake, Paralympic Committee president Major General Rajitha Ampemohotty and two national players Chalani Liyanage and Nishantha Fernando playing the exhibition game to mark the opening of the Premier Carrom Academy in Ganemulla
It was a red letter day for Carrom players in Sri...
Mother's day gives us a reason to express it. A...
The self-drive  'Tuk-Tuk Challenge' gave...
Competing and winning the bronze medal at...
We all know that music is our best escape. No...
A fifteen-year-old Nigerian boy is wowing people...
Tears, hugs and speeches were plentiful last week...
Entertaining others is not easy as it is thought...
Jason Momoa Emilia Clarke
We have a tendency to look at celebrities like...
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a...
The Law of Attraction is best described by this...
Not everyone showed up to the Las Vegas ceremony...
The implications of this next generation...
The Billboard Music Awards is just beginning and...
LOVE and MOTHER are synonymous and both resonate...
Over eight bhikkhus clad in deep saffron robes...
On March 31, this year Shanilka Dilshan...
‘Sati’ or mindfulness is a serious Buddhist...

Week of May 12, 2019