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Week of October 20, 2019

History and culture prove that we Sri Lankans are...
HNB PLC felicitated employees who completed 25...
The launch of the website
The official website announcing the country’s...
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has...
BOC Chairman Ronald C. Perera congratulates a winner.
The Bank of Ceylon’s (BOC) ‘Nena Jaya...
The fertility centre
Lanka Hospitals reached another milestone...
The starting point of the half marathon.
SriLankan Airlines, coinciding with the second...
LG Electronics is part of the LG Group...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB)...
 Mexico City
Travel enthusiasts in Sri Lanka seeking new...
The signing the MoU. (From left): Director, Legal SEC, Ayanthi Abeywickrema,  DG, SEC, Vajira Wijegunawardane, President, CFASL, Zaffar Jeevunjee and Advocacy Chair, CFASL, Ravi Abeysuriya.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri...
   A cultural dance performance to entertain the travel agents.
A group of over 60 Australian travel agents...
The CLHN&SC team with the award.
Certis Lanka Home Nursing & Swift Care (Pvt)...
Minister Amaratunga with the award.
Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and...
Dialog Axiata PLC and Samsung have partnered to...
Manager, Maldives, Sujeewa Rodrigo receives the award on behalf of SriLankan Airlines.
SriLankan Airlines was adjudged the ‘Leading...
Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne receives the motorcycle.
Yamaha sponsored the recent Test and Twenty20...
The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is...
President of the Marylebone Cricket Club, Kumar Sangakkara gives interviews to the media on the revival of Sri Lanka Tourism in London at an event organised by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau last week.  Pic: Courtesy ‘Tourism Sri Lanka Twitter’
Sri Lanka will sponsor a major international...
Director, FIU Sri Lanka, D. M. Rupasinghe and Head of NCB Colombo, SDIG D. W. R. B. Seneviratne exchange the agreement.
The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Sri...
A leading German travel industry delegation will...
After the signing of the agreement.
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka signed a...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF)...
Ramal Jasinghe
The Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium...
The Producer’s Price Index (PPI) of all economic...
Rohan Jayasinghe
Policy makers should encourage local investors...
Toyota Cars for SaleBrand new (2019/​06) Vitz,​...
Business OpportunitiesBusiness opportunity with...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseColombo 3-4-5-6...
TV/Radio/Hi-Fi for SaleTwo Harman Kardon home...
Estates for SaleVeyangoda,​Marapola P 297 coconut...
A praiseworthy concert which spotlighted the...
Mismatch and street styles give you the freedom...
This being the ‘election season’, there are...
The Northern Province has many churches...
Saint Josephine Vannini 1859 - 1911 St. Francis of Assisi
Rev. Sr. Josephine Vannini, the Foundress of the...
To survive the desert heat, the ants have silvery hairs that reflect the sun’s rays. Pic: Verena Wahl/Ulm University/Journal of Experimental Biology.
The sand dunes of the northern Sahara are home to...
The first 20 minutes of Sri Lanka Podujana...
“If I have a knife right now, I will stab that...
As sons of the Southern soil contest shoulder to...
Body of deceased inmate. Magistrate examining the scene of crime around 1:30PM on November 10, 2012
On Wednesday, the testimony of prosecution...
In the backdrop of the National Election...
With the sharp rise in Non Communicable Diseases...
Front view of hotel
The Golden Crown Hotel was in a jubilant mood...
WTA President Graham Cooke (centre) presenting the award to Ravini Perera, Partner at Sri Sharavi Beach Villas & Spa. Also present is General Manager Marcy Vale (second from right)
Sri Sharavi Beach Villas & Spa situated along...
For a rare glimpse at a bygone time when the...
Sri Lanka’s biggest and most authentic...
The television set has become a very important...
Our country is very beautiful. It is known as the...
Trees play an important part in the world. Both...
An unforgettable day was the holiday which I...
The Ritzbury under 10 and under 12 Super 16 Rugby...
 The annual prize-giving of Hejaaz...
United Nations Day is celebrated by all its...
The Tower in Ho-Ho Wood and other stories by Enid...
O what is that sound which so thrills the earDown...
Sepala Amarasiri’s home was close to the Colombo-...
Global warming can lead to the destruction of the...
My favourite author is Martin Wickramasinghe. He...
A daughter’s first love is the father. A father...
I spent my last vacation happily. I got many...
I come in different colours and sizes. I have...
About our daughter professionally qualified...
About our son,​we are well established &...
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP)...
Civil Appellate Judge Ruwan Fernando took oaths...
Sri Lanka’s newly appointed High Commissioner to Australia J.C.Weliamuna relaunching the website of the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Melbourne
Sri Lanka’s newly appointed High Commissioner to...
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today made...
From Left: Minister Mohamed Hashim Abdul Haleem, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Ambassador M. Ashraf Haidari and Minister Daya Gamage at the ceremony.
Afghanistan pursues a foreign policy agenda that...
An Indian Alliance Air aircraft gets a water...
Election fever took over Kekirawa town on Friday...
The policy of ‘Leave No One Behind’ should...
Dr.Asanga Thilakarathne
The International Research Conference on...
An independent commission will be established to...
Jaffna International Airport (JIA) was opened by...
The Vote on Account prepared by the Finance...
Anshabaagaye Wagavibaga (Physiotherapy for...
On 17 October, 2019 Sri Lanka reopened the Palaly...
Mahinda Deshapriya
The National Elections Commission (NEC) will...
Responding to the video released on Friday (18)...
Representatives from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the BIMSTEC Secretariat at the second meeting of the (BIMSTEC) Permanent Working Committee
Rationalisation of areas of cooperation of Bay of...
Fresh contempt of court papers have been filed...
The traditional pinning of the First Poppy on the Commander-in-Chief took place at the Presidential Secretariat. Here, President Maithripala Sirisena is flanked by the President of SLESA, Major General Upul Perera, Chairman of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Poppy Commemoration and Cenotaph Development Committee, Rear Admiral Dr. Shemal Fernando and the Secretary General of SLESA, Lieutenant Colonel Ajith Siyambalapitiya.
The Armed Forces Remembrance Day organised by the...
S. Yoheswaran
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will not...
The 64th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Press...
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Secretary MP...
Prosecution witnesses have given evidence at the...
Unequal distribution begets vices in societyOur...
ABEYSINGHE - COLLIN - Beloved husband of...
There was clear dismay and anger by the Bench of...
A leading member of the Organisation for the...
Last week, at an election rally, the United...
With the presidential election campaign now well...
“You are talking about the past. Let’s talk about...
Sri Lankans may detest their politicians but they...
Siritunga Jayasuriya
Siritunga Jayasuriya, Leader of United Socialist...
There is a raging debate here about developing...
OLD IS GOLD: Imposing structure of de Soysa building over a century old
When we hear the name Kompannaveediya (Slave...
Imagine a world where there are virtually no...
Japanese rugby fans at the World Cup cheer their team
TOKYO AFP: Long queues for replica shirts,...
Mohamed Jiffry member of the Executive Committee of the main sponsor of the tournament Old Boys’ Association of Zahira College (Saudi Arabia Branch) presents the sponsorship cheque to the Principal of Zahira College Trizviiy Marikkar. President of the Zahira Veterans T.J. Chuncheer, Zahira College OBA President Naina Mohamed and Project Chairman Shaffie Namiz were also present
A band of former soccer players called Zahira...
Bens vs WesleySt. Benedict’s: 156 (Thenuka...
Alecksey Yefremov
Sri Lanka’s table tennis players will have the...
All matches in the Major Emerging Inter-Club...
S. Thomas’ College emerged hardball cricket...
Fears have been expressed by followers of the Sri...
Bimandi  Bandara and Senura Silva
Two newcomers Senura Silva and Bimandi Bandara...
Kalinga Kumarage
The Independent Disciplinary Committee which is...
We begin on a sad note. Reading the Friday...
Yasitha Warnakulasuriya
Yasitha Warnakulasuriya of Musaeus College,...
The third annual over-40 seven-a-side soccer...
RANCHI AFP: Opener Rohit Sharma hit his third...
Lakshan Samarasinghe from Anantara Resort...
England’s wing Jonny May scores a try (AFP)
OITA AFP Wing Jonny May produced a quickfire...
The winning Insurance Corporation teams with their Trophies presented by Chief guest former  Sri Lanka cricketer Graeme Labrooy along with Krishantha Cooray the chairman of ANCL Lake House who were the sponsors
Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation with a tally of...
S.Thomas’ College rowing team: Seated: Anuradha...
New Zealand’s scrum-half Aaron Smith (L) runs through Ireland’s flanker Josh van der Flier (AFP)
TOKYO AFP: Aaron Smith scored a brace of tries as...
Harindra Dunuwille
Tikiribanda Harindranatha “Harindra” Dunuwille (...
SYDNEY AFP: Australia’s thoroughbred industry was...
Bhanuka Rajapaksa smashes a six watched by Pakistan wicket-keeper Sarfaraz Ahamed in the recent T20 series
Sri Lanka’s batting discovery Bhanuka Rajapakse...
The biggest of bouquets and the heartiest of...
Vidusha Lakshani-Himasha Eshan
A Sri Lankan contingent of 18 athletes left the...
Secretary to the Ministry of Sports Chulananda Perera (centre) addressing the Media on arrangements for the 45th National Sports Festival to be held in Badulla from October 24-27. Also in the picture are Director General Sports Ministry Dhammika Muthugala (left) and Director Sports IP Wijeratne (Picture by Ranjith Asanka)
The 45th annual National Sports Festival will be...
The vast Northern Province has a few religious...
The post break-up period is full of intense...
Why so serious? Todd Phillips’ solemn but shallow...
Marvel’s new contract with Sony opens the door to...
Designer Shanith Fernando is riding high after...
omen have always craved the ability to make their...
Having travelled extensively on work and leisure...
Veteran Tele Drama Director Mitchell Fonseka’s...
Sri Lankan fully fledged digital solutions...
Kate looked happy and relaxed as she chatted to children in the classroom.
The Duke of Cambridge shared a touching exchange...
Madara Thalduwa has around 8,000 boys looking up...
(From left to right): SampathPerera, General Manager – Academic Administration, ICBT Campus, Dr. SampathKannangara, CEO/Executive Dean, ICBT Campus,  Professor Peter Byers,  Pro vice Chancellor, LJMU – UK, Dr. JagathAlwis, Chairman, ICBT Campus, AnuraGamage, Director Marketing, ICBT Campus. Pix by Ranjith Asanka
ICBT as one of the island’s leading education...
Titians Team and Team White emerged champions in...
The young woman artist and journalist M.C....
Mount Lavinia Hotel celebrated the tourism...
Lanka Achievers Foundation organised the Nelson...
The beautiful blue chamber That has stretched...
Oh, what’s this unease That disturbs my day? Am I...
Reflection of a mother In you I saw, A soul and...
Waken from her Summer Dream, she flourishes with...
A unique tree that grows With the fertiliser of...
The A&K (Annasi&Kadalagotu) Literary...
Visharada Nanda Malani with veteran musicians...
A full day workshop on Art was conducted for the...
Vishva Sahithya Vichara RachanaAuthor: Senaratne...
Renowned author Mohan Raj Madawala’s bestselling...
It’s time our education system is reformed by adopting a more holistic approach with continuous assessment
Today, schools and higher education institutes in...
Rex (not his real name) was learning English as a...

Week of October 20, 2019