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Week of July 7, 2019

Shares on the Colombo Stock Exchange ended firmer...
The government should address the rising crime...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has brought...
The Board and Management of SriLankan Airlines...
SLASSCOM Board of Directors and General Council 2019/20
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) will be aggressively...
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri...
Chairman, FITIS, Abbas Kamrudeen
There is an absolute need to increase the use of...
There is no point in setting yourself a lot of goals that you think you ought to achieve, if deep inside you actually don’t want to achieve them. Pic: Courtesy ultimatemedical.edu
Coaching is a constant active process of...
LRT in Indonesia. Pic: Courtesy The Jakarta Post
The much anticipated and long- overdue Light Rail...
Looking back across the centuries, art and design...
From left: COO Priyantha Fernandez, Regional Manager / Nuwara Eliya, Chamara Yapa, Chief Sales Regional Officer Imantha Wijekoon, CEO Kiththi Perera, Chairman P.G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena, General Manager Anuruddha Rathnayake at the opening of the office. Pic: ViDula Shishan
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) opened its revamped state...
Chairman, Road Development Aurhority (RDA), Nihal Sooriarachchi visited section one (Godagama to Beliatta) of the Southern Expressway extension last week to see for himself if work was being carried out as usual.
The work on a part of section one the Godagama to...
Dhanushka Rajapakse (right) receives the gold award from CEO, Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics, Pradeep Edward.
Over 40 of the best performing centre staff and...
Nikhil Advani
AIA Insurance Lanka has appointed Nikhil Advani...
 The winning team - ‘Team Rotis’
Sysco Labs hosted its inaugural Hackathon, ‘...
The award winners at the 42nd anniversary celebrations of Certis Lanka  Group. (On right): The lighting of the lamp by top officials to begin proceedings.
Commercial and industrial security specialists,...
CFO Chamika Colonne and CEO Sheron Jayasundara
NGage Strategic Alliance, the integrated...
An all island school’s spelling competition,...
 Ashane Ranabahu and Tharusha Hettiarachchi at the Cannes Young Lions Marketers Competition 2019.
Over 50 young professionals from around the world...
Don Susantha Katugampala
The Australian government encourages legal...
The President of the Clearing Association of Bankers, M. Razak Deen addresses the gathering.
The 27th annual inter-bank quiz competition...
From left: HNB Leasing Executive - Business Development, Mahesh Ratnayake, HNB, Assistant Manager – Leasing, Roshan De Silva, HNB Senior Manager – Leasing, Niluka Amarasinghe, HNB Head of Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama, Micro Cars Director Marketing, Ruvindu Guneratne, Micro Cars General Manager, Dhammika Gunawardena and Micro Cars Head of Sales, Prasad Malalasekara after the signing of the agreement.
HNB PLC has teamed up with Micro Cars Limited to...
Malik Samarawickrama
Sri Lanka is wooing Chinese manufacturers, urging...
SNIPEXX, Performance and Sales Academy, went...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in association...
CARS FOR SALEHyundai Tucson 2011 Petrol,​3rd...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESIf your electricity bill is...
BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET OR LEASEColombo 3-4-5-6...
FURNITURE FOR SALENew Teak furniture,​single beds...
Colour wise and style wise the fashion display by...
A bonanza of entertainment by way of colourful...
The 93rd AGM of the Old Boys Association of St....
When a nation is at a moral crossroads – its...
For Sri Lankans, graffiti has always been a top...
A 43-year moratorium on executing the death...
If you leave home for long enough, there is...
‘An elephant never forgets’ they say. A...
Attorney-General, Dappula de Livera
It has been over four years since the infamous...
Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake and Netherlands Ambassador to Sri Lanka Joanne Doornewaard at the media conference at the Colombo Municipal Council.  Pic: Shan Rambukwella
The Colombo Municipal Council is partnering with...
The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama’s Kandy District...
Last week, the daily newspapers reported that Sri...
When looking at how other countries have treated...
The lack of parenting skills and the...
AIDS awareness campaigners. Pic: Piyal Adhikary/EPA-EFE
It’s half a century since the first known HIV-...
Japanese food is making an impact globally...
The first Volume of these Poems has already been...
Would you rather be a fish? Dive in and treat...
It is a very fat and funny character. It comes in...
Our planet earth is the third planet of the solar...
We know that every living being dies. There is no...
Almost all parts of a coconut tree are useful....
Usually I get up at 5 o’clock every day. Then I...
The Enchanted Table and other stories by Enid...
What are droughts? A drought is a long period of...
Friend of the Wise ! and Teacher of the Good !...
My pet is a dog. His name is Tommy. The story...
Every person has a hero in life. My hero is my...
 We have lift off; NASA control centre...
I like to play cricket, there are eleven players...
The exponential growth in skyscrapers worldwide,...
I went by train to Nuwara Eliya with my family...
At about 9:00 p.m. on June 4th, 2019, Joe Dandrea...
 There were many freedom fighters in the...
Two summers ago, on August 21, 2017, thousands of...
Preservation and development of indigenous...
The British School in Colombo unfolded its atest...
The Magic Watering Can and other stories by Enid...
AB Vishva family in Colombo seeks a qualified...
Absolutely beautiful daughter is sought by mother...
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials...
A new two storied building at the Moragaswewa...
The Chamber Academy of the Ceylon Chamber of...
Batticaloa domestic airport will be upgraded to...
The decision by the management of the national...
The Dutch Ambassador in Colombo Joanne...
Development projects, including launching...
Annesley Malawana and the Super Chimes
The Old Boys Union of Wesley College Colombo...
The Tamil People’s Welfare Organisation and Tamil...
In a letter addressed to President Maithripala...
Following back-to-back strikes, Railway trade...
James Godakanda (86), a retired technician has...
Houses in the first model village built with...
60 years of DEW politics: Reminiscences of a...
The Colombo Municipal Council has teamed up with...
Indian celebrities are expected to take part in...
Former Solicitor General Shavindra Fernando PC...
Two key suspects in the Avant Garde floating...
The book titled “First World War 1914-1919” by Dr...
President Maithripala Sirisena, during a district...
The ordination ceremony in progress. Pic: H.L.Sunil Shantha
Four boys from the Thanamalwila and Moneragala...
Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile...
Investigators of the Criminal Investigations...
The Army has commenced two separate...
The JVP is tipped to be contemplating the idea of...
The Parliamentary Committee on Public Accounts (...
SLFP General Secretary MP Dayasiri Jayasekara...
Finance and Banking industry experts will meet to...
PREMAWARDHANA - D.A. - Ratnapura (Retired Deputy...
A flying taxi
It is June 26, 2051. I call a cab through my...
SLFP stalwart MP Kumara Welgama did not mince his...
When President Sirisena announced his intention...
What is the most critical issue affecting the...
The front view of the magnificent Koneshwaran Temple with a gigantic statue of Lord Shiva
For several decades, the Swami Rock in...
The SAARC Cultural Centre continues its tradition...
With the four semi finalists of the Cricket World...
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL)...
Dilrukshi Perera who won two Gold medals and three Silver medals (swimming and athletics) at the last National Games receiving her award from Maithri Gunaratne, Governer of the Central Province  -L. Udayangani who won a Gold Medal in Boxing (75 Kgs) receiving her award from Kumudu Karunaratne
Sportsmen and women of the Central Province were...
The Sri Lankan cricketers played themselves out...
Angelo Mathews reacts after  scoring his century  (Pix: Kamal Jayamanne)
LEEDS, Saturday – Angelo Mathews’ love affair...
St .Anthony’s Girls School, Katugastota emerged...
Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera and the head...
Top rugby contenders Royal College, S. Thomas’...
Kandy has the proud record of having produced...
Isipathana winger Ramitha de Silva races for the try line  Pic Saman Mendis
The powerful pack from the green machine...
Sri Lanka netball team for the upcoming World Cup...
Nigel Ratwatte, the captain of Kandy SC receives...
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis led from the...
From left: Nawas Hasan (Most Outstanding Player-...
New Zealand’s All Blacks have teamed up with...
The Ceylon Masters Badminton Championship...
The Ladies College U-19 champion team comprising Alana Seneviratne, Neluni Cooray, Chavini Karunaratne, Michaela Jayasuriya, Aindri Vairavanadan, Manara Madanayake, Indeevari de Silva, Ayenkha Peiris, Yehali Ranasinghe and Rivanka de Silva
The Ladies College U-17 champion team comprising...
The medal-winning Sri Lankan foursome of Asanka Nilaweera, Sajeewa Udayanga, Dilanka Rajapakse and Gayani Dasanayake who were coached by Subasiri Perera
Sri Lanka’s Modern Pentathletes took major...
Ranjan Madugalle and Kumara Dharmasena
Two leading former Observer Schoolboy Cricketers...
Cori Gauff
LONDON AFP: Cori Gauff, just 15, tackles 39-year-...
CBL Director/Chief Executive Officer Shammi Karunaratne (right) handing  over the sponsorship to Special Advisor to the Minister of Education Sunil  Jayaweera  (Pic: Shan Rambukwella)
School children in all age groups from four...
Pradeep Goonasekera - GS SLTA Playing Section, Ayendra Bandaranaike - President SLTA Playing Section and Janaka Fonseka - MD Vision Care at the sponsorship handing over ceremony
Sri Lanka’ oldest tennis tournament which is the...
Lalith Madappulli and Vernon Kern were elected...
The Sports Council has decided to present 13 new...
Clarence Homer-Chandrika de Silva-Rohan de Silva
Clarence Homer and Rohan de Silva stole the...
Sometime we can feel a bit dull in the morning...
From admirable long-term relationships to...
Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic is...
The mood at Pride Rock has been set, and it’s...
The first ever Miss Sines International USA 2019...
O Henry, -(1862- 1910) –Coincidentally born on ‘9...
St. Thomas International College, Seeduwa...
This year’s Classical Forum which is organised by...
Lucky Susil is riding high on success with the...
The horrors of the holocaust still echoe in empty...
Cruising majestically at a speed of 28 knots is...
Happiness — as a concept, you may find it...
Tharindu Dayarathna and Dulani Chamika adding the final touches
Technology breaks through outwitting the pace of...
The next time your neighbor catches you having an...
United we will rise as one Divided nothing can be...
All doors wildly opened To welcome the innocence...
A harsh storm Swept across the island Ravaging...
I feel I am a small child with No sufficient...
Ever since she was six years pianist Shani Diluka...
 Octave and  Anatole
In connection with the French spring festival a...
This is a ‘must-read’ book for those who lived...
A promising approach to increase young people’s engagement is school-based civic education
A fundamental aspect of any democratic country is...
Most of us are under the illusion that we have to...

Week of July 7, 2019