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Week of October 13, 2019

Chairman G. A. R. D. Prasanna and the Director/CEO Nimal Tillekeratne.
‘The Business Today’, magazine in its latest...
People’s Insurance opened a Regional Office in...
After the agreement signing of the agreement. (From left): Accounts Assistants, Rasika Holdings, Theresha Malar Gopal and Kayattiri Edirisinghe, Chairman, Rasika Holdings, R. Kailayapillai, CEO, SLT, Kiththi Perera, General Manager, Western Province Central, SLT, Chethana Attanayake, Manager, Business Development, SLT, Kelum Priyantha and Senior Executive Assistant Manager, SLT, Chithra Kumari.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) entered into an agreement...
The NDB Bank is dedicated to empowering women...
JKH Chairman Krishan Balendra and two officials with the award.
John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) was ranked as the...
The exchange of agreements between Chairman, Wild Holidays,Vijith Welikala (left) and Marketing Director / Lead Consultant, Island Tea Co., Minodh de Sylva.
Island Tea Co. a retail tea chain brand with over...
Using modern technology is the solution for the...
Ceylon Biscuits Limited CEO Nalin B. Karunaratne and Director/Group General Manager – Sales, I. M. Khan presents the first copy of the book ‘Wonder Crystal’.
Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuit...
President, CO-RO A/S Denmark, Soren Holm Jensen presents the Sunquick RTD dummy pack to Director, Sunquick Lanka, Mangala Perera.
For the first time in the world, Sunquick...
The EDB in collaboration with the Ministry of...
Christopher Wehner
German auto giant BMW reaffirmed its commitment...
LSEG Technology was awarded the title of Best...
The Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka...
Having a customer centric approach to provide...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) is the gold sponsor of...
Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy
The forensic audit report on bond issuances and...
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) opened the doors of its...
Ceylinco Life’s award winners G. G. Botheju (left) and A. I. P. Manjula.
Two of Ceylinco Life Insurance’s employees G. G....
US Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz at one of the projects.
US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives,...
Most of the big corporate and political scandals of the modern age have  had more to do with cover-ups than with the original act of wrongdoing  itself.
The nation is getting ready to select the next...
A consortium of leading local banks, comprising...
Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka, Eric Lavertu and MD, CBC, S. Renganathan exchange the agreement.
Proparco, a subsidiary of Agence Française de...
Local artisans in a hands-on training session in UNIDO’s bamboo workshop.
Following UNIDO’s successful training sessions in...
Andreas Hergenröther
Over 140 German brands were represented at the...
Opening a new chapter in Sri Lanka’s private...
UTS Insearch Sri Lanka Principal Alison Hiscox (left) with UTS Insearch Business Development Officer Peter Harris.
University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Insearch...
As a 20.7 billion-dollar global enterprise, India...
The Central Bank plans to launch a 60 billion yen...
Minister Rauff Hakeem presents certificate to a young woman who completed the course.
Over 60 aspiring educators were awarded...
AIA has also created a new sleep content hub which provides information on how to achieve better sleeping habits.
AIA Group Limited has unveiled an ambitious new...
The Jaffna airport will have all basic facilities...
The SLASSCOM Quality & Business Excellence...
Dr. B. M. S. Batagoda presents the certifications to Director of Sustainability, Research and Development, Thusitha Bandara.
Going beyond the carbon neutral statutes,...
The Ceylon Chamber will hold the ‘Future of...
After the signing of the agreement. From left: Group CEO, Redtone Mex International, Lau Bik Soon, CEO, Redtone Mex, Kar Fong, Minister Rajitha Senaratne, CEO, Hinacom, Tony Cui and Co-Founder Executive Vice President, Hinacom, Yi Isabelle Sun.
The Ministry of Health will introduce cutting...
From left: VMware Nascent Markets Country Manager Daniel Choo, VMware Vice President and Managing Director, Southeast Asia and Korea, Sanjay K. Deshmukh, Sri Lanka Telecom Group Chairman P. G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena, Sri Lanka Telecom CEO Kiththi Perera after signing the agreement.
SLT offers multi-location availability and...
Managing Director/CEO, HNB, Jonathan Alles opens the Customer Centre with ASP, Mt. Lavinia, Senaka Ratwatte, Sanjay Wijemanne, Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, HNB, Jude Fernando, Deputy General Manager, SME and Midmarket, HNB, Vinodh Fernando Head of Network Management, HNB, Madhuwanthi Perera, Manager, Ratmalana HNB Customer Centre are also in the picture.
Catering to a growing customer base in the...
Malaysian High Commissioner, Tan Yang Thai receives the souvenir from President, National Chamber, Asela de Livera.  Deputy President, National Chamber, Deepal Nelson and officials look on.
High Commissioner of Malaysia in Sri Lanka, Tan...
Completing three years in Sri Lanka, Daraz has...
AIA and DirectPay officials after the signing of the agreement.
AIA’s latest digital payment collection solution...
A diverse portfolio of some of Sri Lanka’s well-...
At the launch of Pintharu Abhimani
Multilac launched Pintharu Abhimani 2019 at the...
 From left: President SLRA, Sidath Kodikara; Chairman of FAPRA and Honorary , President of MRA, Tan Sri William Cheng and Vice President, SLRA, Murali Prakash at the convention.
The President and the Vice President of Sri Lanka...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Business OpportunitiesBusiness opportunity with...
Kennel Notices - ServicesWell broughtup Cross...
Estates for Sale04 acres,​02 roods,​18.80 perches...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseColombo 3-4-5-6...
The dress worn by Pavani Vithanage for Miss...
At the 17th Installation of the Serendib...
Songwriters have over the years serenaded the...
The tussle for the country’s top job, the...
Colombo’s wetlands
Shantha Jayaweera was a child when he first...
Prof. Harshana Rambukwella-Anura Kumara Dissanayake-Dr. Farah Hannifa
The book ‘A Cultural Life: The Conversation of...
Risking life and limb
Hanging on to the railings by one hand, she held...
President Maithripala Sirisena
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful...
SLFP headquarters, Darley Road Maradana
Three years after Sri Lanka gained Independence,...
Pic: Rukmal Gamage
The New Democratic Front’s (NDF) Presidential...
Pic: Wimal Karunathilake
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna’s...
Pic: Hirantha Gunathilake
Minister of Megalopolis and Western Development...
Polling Booth
The ground was still wet from heavy but brief...
The Aruwakkalu garbage dump
On the 14th of April 2017, as families were...
Democratic National Front candidate Sajith Premadasa and Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa handing over nominations for the presidential election.
Nominations for the 2019 Presidential election...
View of St. Mary’s Cathedral
The majestic, beige and white dome of a cathedral...
Orphaned calf keeping vigil over dead mother
Elephants have been an integral part of Sri...
Modern radiotherapy plan for a breast cancer
Breast Cancer is one of the most distressing...
When parents leave their young children in the...
Linda Giebing, General Manager, Hilton Colombo Residences and Winston Alexander Silva, Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of Brazil
Brazil – The very name of the country brings on...
Commencing the day on a happy mood
Old Girls of Ave Maria Convent Negombo ’94 Group...
Main restaurant- Jetwing Jaffna
The Northern Province has a charm of its own, a...
My favourite cartoon character is Dora. She is...
Flowers are pretty and smell nice. They bloom...
My name is Sayuri. I am eight-years-old. I go to...
Do you know the meaning of personality? It means...
It was a Friday. I was on my way to school. I saw...
Prince Aritta obtaining a sapling of the Bo Tree in Buddha Gaya
The month of October is called Vap and its Poya...
The cow is a very useful animal. It is a common...
A Workshop on art organised by Brahaspathi...
Two tiny hands, a cheeky smile Tiny cloths all...
On Thursday September 12, the British Council...
Scooby Doo Bi Doo, Scooby Doo Bi Doo, Shaggy is...
It will easily be perceived that the only part of...
A bird had black-white feathers And had little-...
Mr Twiddle Fetches Polly and other stories is a...
There is a goal For every living being If there...
If aught of oaten stop, or past'ral song, May...
One day when I came home There was a puppy dog...
My favourite author is R.L. Stine. He is a famous...
Little Bees Preschool and Child Care Centre,...
My name is Erik Swords the great. I live in...
The British School in Colombo (BSC) marked its...
Our village is Udawelivitithalawa. It is clean...
My class teacher is Priyadarshini Rupika...
My mother is Rasika Wickramasinghe. She is 36-...
About our daughter: She was born in 1989 January...
Able daughter is sought by teacher parents,​for...
Three year old Kian Kathon is suffering from ‘...
With the stay order extending past Election Day,...
Following the political marriage between the Sri...
Help the blind travel independently The...
Former Minister and founder of the Pathfinder...
The final report of the Parliamentary Select...
Sandhya Ekneligoda and her sons
A pledge made by SLPP Presidential Candidate...
The people of Sri Lanka needed leaders who built...
Malaysia’s Federal Police have arrested two...
Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) or Tamil...
The Election Commission (EC) should promulgate...
Slamming the media for distorting his remarks,...
Batty Weerakoon no moreVeteran Samasamajist and...
Parliamentarian S B Dissanayake’s statement that...
The National Movement for Consumer Rights...
The United Left Front party membership is urging...
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrated...
Massive crowds flocked to Galle Face Green last...
Senior journalist and one-time Chief Editor of...
Finance Ministry Secretary Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunge exchanging the agreement with a European Union representative.
The European Union (EU) will provide Rs, 7,932...
Ambassador M. Rizvi Hassen presented the letter...
Sri Radhakrishna Temple in Kotahena celebrates...
A book on “Eco Tourism” authored by Lecturer in...
Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka H. E....
The Choir Musical ‘Way Maker’ will be held at the...
FERNANDOPULLE - JENNIFER - Wife of Bernard Sri...
Elections bring out the worst in politicians;...
December 26, 2004. Around 9.30 am on this fateful...
It was a ‘Brobdingnagian’ display of popular...
The statue of slain Prime Minister S.W.R.D....
HEROIC FIGURE: The view of majestic looking statue of Prince Veediya Bandara and his horse at the temple ground
I thought there was nothing to see in...
Living in the consumerist society, shopping has...
Wounded Landscapes I, 2019, Pigment Ink and Acrylic on Paper, 170cm x 106cm CATALOGUE
The ‘Wounded Landscape’ by Pakkiyarajah...
Susanthika Jayasinghe and her one time coach Antonio Campbell are on a course to discover Sri Lanka’s next Olympic medallist  (Pic: by Vipula Amarasinghe)
It is almost 20 years since Susanthika Jayasinghe...
Janmod Silva a student of Royal College has...
The Odayar family: From left: Anishra, Bonita, Reza and Avishka
It’s very rare to find a sporting family who...
CEAT racers from left Jacques Gunawardena, Upulwan Serasinghe and Malika Kuruwitaarachchi
The CEAT Racing Team fired on all cylinders at...
The winners from NSB: From left -Tharanga Wickramarachchi, Nilusha Hewawitharana, Dhammika Abeysekara, Prabath Indrajith, Waruni Nisansala, Nilanthi Sumanasekera and Kasuni Sugathadasa
National Savings Bank (NSB) performed well at the...
Kanishka Dissanayake
Technically sound opening batsman and right arm...
The Sri Lankan squad comprising Dasun Shanaka (captain), Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, Minod Bhanuka, Nuwan Pradeep, Oshada Fernando, Avishka Fernando, Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Shehan Jayasuriya, Lahiru Kumara, Lahiru Madushanka, Angelo Perera, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Kasun Rajitha, Sadeera Samarawickrema, Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana and Lahiru Thirimanne with the trophy
While Sri Lanka’s cricketers came through a...
Lasith Lakshan the opening batsman of Singer Sri...
Blessing in disguise It’s really a blessing in...
Country boy Dasun Shanaka the captain poses for the media with the prized trophy
No million-dollar coach, no swashbuckling captain...
Several teams are in the fray to contest the over...
Ladies College C fours team that won the race Janadi Fernando, Kiara Kumaranayagam, Ashvini Subasinghe, Anithra Fenando and Gabriella Senanayake (Picture by Shan Rambukwella)
Ladies College rowers came up with an excellent...
Tuan Zaruk Dole
It was Tuan Zaruk Dole who led St. Anthony’s...
Iranian women cheer during the World Cup Qatar...
Rizly Illyas: Enough is enough
In a bombshell development rugby players have...
Sri Lanka Telecom Corporate Relations General Manager Rohan Ellawala (left) presenting the sponsorship cheque to Nationalised Services Badminton Association Secretary Upul Gamlath in the presence of Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) President Rohan de Silva
The Nationalised Services Badminton Association (...
TOKYO AFP How has it come to this, that ahead of...
Winners from left: B.A. Sanjeewa (2nd runner-up), Rohan de Silva (Chairman Apparel Technologies) Sachin de Silva (winner), G.K. Sudath Kumara (Treasurer Sri Lanka Golf) JMD Indika (1st runner-up), G.M. Pradeep Kumara (Admin Executive Sri Lanka Golf)
Sachin de Silva registered an emphatic victory...
The victorious Dharmaraja College team: Standing from left: C. Silva, T. Herath, S. Attanayake, U.Gimhana, C. Abeyratne (Capt) D. Samarasinghe, S.Weerasinghe, H. Bandara and T.Pallewatte Seated from left: Indrawansa Herath (coach) Saliya Samarawickrema (POG), Dampiya Wanasinghe (principal) Jagath Dharmasiri (MIC) and AB Godigamuwa (assistant coach)
Dharmaraja College, Kandy won the Royal Sevens...
Bangladesh’s Saif Hassan, shining with the bat (...
Captain of the champion Strange Giants team SM Usman and members of the side Naleer Lee, M. Nuhaz, Faizan Naseer, M. Muiz, M. Farhan, Sharfan Ameer and M. Mafaza with the champion award
Strange Giants won the Zahira College Colombo...
Newton House clinched the Overall Championship at...
The success behind Wanidu Hasaranga de Silva is...
Ireland’s wing Andrew Conway  scores a try  during their Rugby World Cup match against Samoa in Fukuoka yesterday (AFP)
FUKUOKA AFP: World Player of the Year Johnny...
The Par 3 Golf Classic organized by Rotary Club...
The triumphant Bishop’s College team: Standing from left: Sangavi Sabesan, Roshintha Perera, Senithi Weerasekera (captain), Senuthi Mahadevan and Seranya Karunaratne. Squatting: Isuni Dharmasiriwardena, Vitini de Alwis and Savini Jayasuriya
Bishop’s College won the all-island U-19 tennis...
A Police player is held by the Army defence in...
Dinuk Hettiarachchi produced a fine double to...
Aubrey Kuruppu
The funeral of former cricketer, KDCA and CPCA...
Hiruni Wijayaratne
Last week the Sunday Observer drew attention to...
The So-Sri Lanka Pro 2019, Men’s Qualifying...
Air Force women’s boxer WAK  Thiwanka (red) and Heshani Perera (Thuruli) exchange punches during their Light Welter (64kg) weight final at the Clifford Cup Boxing Championships at the Royal MAS Arena on Friday night. Thiwanka won the bout (Picture by Shan Rambukwella)
Unichela prevail in women’s division producing...
Arvind Fernando receiving the winner’s prize from Mohan Pandithage, Chairman, Hayleys Advantis
Arvind Fernando notched up a superb stableford...
The Visakha Vidyalaya A and B teams emerged winners and runners-up respectively in the inter school squash tournament last week at S. Thomas’ College squash courts. Pictured here are A team players Ushira Jayaweera (Captain), Malisha Fernando, Tharushi Maganaarachchi, Anargi Perera, Yeheni Kuruppu, Kasuni Gunawardena (absent) and B team players Hiruni Gunawardena, Sehansa Rupasinghe, Jayodhya Jayakody, Isini Dharmathilaka, Sehansa Karunanayake and Thenuli Adikaram. The A team beat Sirimavo Bandaranaike Coll
All leading junior squash players were expected...
S. Thomas’ College drew their inter-school...
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge (white jersey) celebrates...
The inter school cricket match between St. Peter’...
Trinity College beat Joseph Vaz College...
Many people are so busy with day-to-day schedules...
The International Hotel School of Mount Lavinia...
It has been centuries since art has left its...
Magnificently located in the ancient hill capital...
The film Delovak Athera (Between two worlds) is...
St. Peter’s and S. Thomas’ Colleges emerged joint...
Inside the apartment of R. A Puram close to...
Slick writing, impeccable direction and an ever...
The Northern Province has many alluring charms....
Today, it’s a pleasure to introduce you to the...
Just like babies need to learn how to crawl...
Access to vital health products, in Sri Lanka and...
Shakya Pieris has released her latest song Api...
Youth First Summit participants
As the eighth Presidential Election, is turning...
Transformation UnparalleledOccupying the diamond...
The first issue of the international Buddhist...
Greg Andrew
It’s a little bit funny this feeling insideI’m...
A special performance of ‘Hathe Kaamare’ a...
Adhikarana Vaidya VidyavaAuthors: Dr Rohan...
The ceremonial launch of two publications of the...
The 11th edition of the European Film Festival in...
The team behind the exhibition
REVIEW BY: Nandasiri Jasentuliyana, Former Deputy...
Every bride and groom dream of a picture-perfect...
The following are excerpts from a keynote speech...

Week of October 13, 2019