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Week of January 13, 2019

Sigiri PiyumaAuthor: Sirisena (Bandu) Deegoda...
Ravana Sithabhilashaya – a Musical, will go on...
Following the Kevin Hart debacle, this year’s...
Artist Nilantha P. Vidanaarachchi of Hiripitiya,...
A Hollywood movie that captivates the viewer with...
Ever since he launched his musical career with...
From left: Exhibition Designers Ravi Gunewardena and Frank Escher; Consul General Swarna Gunaratne; Curator Dr. Thushara Bindu Gude; Deputy Consul Asoka Godawita, Curator Dr. Robert L. Brown; and LACMA Director Michael Govan.
The Los Angeles County Museum Art (LACMA)...
The year 1 undergraduate talent show of students...
‘It is of utmost importance to create an enabling environment for the economy to achieve an accelerated trajectory of economic growth, to uplift the standards of living of the people’
The Central Bank maintains its monetary policy in...
LB Finance, recently relocated its Kiribathgoda...
The government took all aspects of the global...
With cyber criminals constantly on the lookout...
NDB made childrens’ wish to see Santa Claus bring...
Sri Lanka Tourism made its presence felt at the...
From left: BOC Civil Engineer Bathiya Thilakawardena, Assistant General Manager Sampath Perera, Deputy General Manager W.I. Hettihewa, Deputy General Manager Vipula Jayabahu, CEO and General Manager Senarath Bandara and Deputy General Manager C. Amarasinghe at the ceremony.
Photovoltaic energy released by the Bank of...
From left: SLT Senior Executive Assistant Manager Chithra Kumari Wijesuriya, Blue Ocean IT Engineer G. Mayuran, Blue Ocean Chief IT Engineer K. Nimeshanan, Blue Ocean Chairman S. Thumilan, SLT CEO Kiththi Perera, SLT Chief Sales Officer Imantha Wijekoon, SLT GM Lakmal Jayasinghe, SLT GM Chethana Attanayake and SLT Manager Kelum Priyantha after the agreement was signed.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has partnered with the...
Sujan Nanayakkara assumed duties as the Secretary...
From left: Seylan Bank Chief Information Officer Harsha Wanigatunga, Head of Cards, Jayanath Dias, Director and CEO Kapila Ariyaratne, UnionPay International, Vice President Larry Wang, UnionPay International, Hong Kong Branch Deputy General Manager Shao Min and UnionPay International, South Asia Senior Head Derek Chang.
Seylan Bank recently signed an agreement with...
Having been adjudged the ‘Best Direct Retailer’...
Janath Ilangantileke and Ruwan Manatunga
HNB was recognised by the Euromoney Magazine as...
Chinese tourists visiting Sri Lanka now have the...
Anarga Enterprises launched an online store ‘...
From left:  Project Director of CSCEC, Wu Jie, Deputy General Manager of CSCEC, Jia Ruihua, General Manager of CSCEC, Zhang Xiaofu, Chairman of Indra Traders, Indra Silva, Managing Director of Indra Traders, Rushanka Silva, Sector Head of the Property Group, John Keells Holdings,  Nayana Mawilmada, Chief Marketing Officer of the Property Group, John Keells Holdings Roshanie Jayasundera-Moraes and Director of Braybrooke Residential Towers,   Channa Palansuriya
Braybrooke Residential Towers (Pvt) Ltd., has...
Milo held a bicycle parade by providing over 1,...
Local Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)...
Asoka Hettigoda receives the award
Supirivicky toothpaste, one of the Sri Lanka’s...
The John Keells Group has invested to expand...
Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala...
W. K. H. Wegapitiya
Laugfs Gas will infuse one billion rupees to...
A special implementation support mission of the...
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned...
Eco Spindles (Pvt) Ltd., is leading the way in...
Travel experts continue to rate Sri Lanka as a...
Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL) and the Climate...
Ozo Hotels provides access to clean drinking...
Last year was not a good year for many businesses...
Macksons Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., the manufacturers of...
South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) strengthened...
Minister Malik Samarawickrama  and EDB officials at the media  briefing   Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
Sri Lanka hopes to receive foreign direct...
Technology optimists argue that progress creates...
Ruwangi Fernando who built Adeem Uniform of Saudi...
Ceylinco Insurance PLC Managing Director and CEO Ajith Gunawardena speaking at the Business Today Top 30 Awards ceremony
Several business ranking organisations have...
CEO of MAS Fabrics Matrix, Ivan Brown lights the oil lamp at the opening of the facility.
MAS Fabrics, the end-to-end supply chain...
Global economic growth is projected to soften...
Vallibel Finance opened a branch in Avissawella...
CBL’s Synergy team
Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) won a Gold at the...
KPMG will conduct a workshop to demystify the...
Grundfos has been actively working with...
R. A. Rohana, Asian Games Silver Medalist in 2002...
From left: South Asia Textile’s Director Kenneth Wijesuriya, MD and CEO Prithiv Dorai and CFO Priyantha Hapuarachchi receive the award.
South Asia Textiles Limited, a textile...
There was an increase in the number of vessels...
SLT launched Telehealth Insurance, a medial...
Cisco Systems, India and SAARC headed by its...
LUXURY VEHICLES FOR SALEFor sale BMW 520i petrol...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESBusiness Partners /​...
BOARD & LODGING AVAILABLEDehiwala furnished...
MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALEBeauty products for sale (...
ESTATES FOR SALECoconut land of 100 perches with...
Starting January 10 you can visit the ‘Composite...
Old calendars Are put aside, Replaced by the new...
Let Him reveal Himself To us in ways we have Not...
A Little Star I was, Shedding the light of...
One day when you are all grown And have a...
More than 60 successful students were recognised...
The year 2018 was seen out musically by the...
The University College Dublin Degree Programme...
Who was right and who was wrong in the dire...
Welikada Prison
A significant landmark along Baseline Road is the...
Damaged houses
Iranaitivu is also a story of resilient community...
Hettigoda Group Chairman, Dr. Victor Hettigoda...
The Office of Missing Persons will accompany bone...
The pall bearers at Lasantha Wickrematunge’s funeral AFP
At a recent event to commemorate the ten-year...
Placard bearing Aluth Piyapath activists at the Fort Railway Station
It was the 1978 Constitution by former President...
Last week, President Maithripala Sirisena ,...
Minister of City Planning water Supply and Higher...
Their ancestors began working in plantations in...
Was the cover up of the MiG deal literally worth a killing, asks Lasantha’s daughter
I first came to know of the MiG Deal in August...
Marking ten years since Lasantha WIckrematunge...
While the duplicitous politicians shed crocodile...
Dr. Harsha de Silva and Eran Wickramaratne
Government lawmakers assert that the net result...
A dinner dance ‘The Ultimate – Mahanama Group of...
JVP MP Bimal Ratnayake was a vocal critic of the...
Aura Haute Couture unveiled a new collection of...
A Healthcare Recipient Identification System (...
Hello Readers,   The Thai Pongal...
My younger brother’s name is Bihandu. He studies...
The greatest person in my life is my first...
My favourite cartoon is Jungle Book. The main...
My hobby is reading books. I like to read books...
I am Mihinduli Punsara. I am nine-years-old. I...
VelusumanaWe have so far brought you the stories...
The coconut palm is one of the main crops in Sri...
Thai Pongal is a traditional harvest festival...
My colour is red. I like to swim and I live in a...
Children were in for a treat as Santa Claus took...
There are lots of flowers such as roses, orchids...
The Wind in the Willows, a book written by...
William Shakespeare is a legendary English...
Born in the Kingdom of KangaroosTo be a flower to...
Under the Christmas tree,There was a giftI was...
The annual concert of Sujatha Preschool, Nugegoda...
Building on good relationshipChoosing to make our...
Visakha Nursery School, Bambalapitiya presented...
Birthday celebrations, attendage...
I am an active Junior Prefect of my school,...
Solar energy is very useful for day-to-day...
My best friend's name is Sethmi. She is nine-...
About our son B/​G 1991 August,​ 5’11” fair,​...
Above 35,​ academic Doctor professional is sought...
The majority of political party leaders who aired...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, wishing all Hindus...
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) hierarchy will...
Following reports of two dogs infected with...
The plantation workers’ demand of a Rs 1,000...
Economists and financial analysts have commended...
A group of civil society activists including the...
The Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA), the...
The Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA), the...
The Ministry of Housing development this week...
St. John’s Church in Kandy organised a Christmas...
The Ministry of Housing development this week...
A celebration of Christmas carols, presented by...
‘Wana Aranaka Avurudu Udaava’ the annual Avurudu...
The Akkaraipattu Base Hospital collaborated with...
The All Ceylon Private Sector Employees Union has...
For the first time ever, the Department of...
K.G. Upali Kumarasiri of No. 267/D/38, Weyakkiya...
It is true ‘we are all Lasantha’I read with...
Oslin Wimala SeneviratneBest second motherIt was...
The unedited footage of an interview with former...
The Indian Government will offer scholarships for...
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is likely...
A Netherlands dairy sector delegation, which...
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will oppose the...
State-owned vehicles will be exempted from the...
DE SILVA - FIDELIA - Devoted wife of the late...
Ranil Wickremesinghe, making a speech at Temple...
Artificial photosynthesis: can we harness the energy of the sun as well as plants?
We will all be dead without the Sun. That we all...
Tuesday, January 8 marked a series of significant...
NATURE’S BEAUTY: A massive banyan tree gives beauty to the landmark building of Technical College in Maradana
A photo journey through pockets of old trees in...
Hindus in Sri Lanka celebrate ‘Thai Pongal Day...
Lahiru Thirimanne
Unsung Lahiru Thirimanne could be excused for...
At last Sri Lanka has now acknowledged what...
Army brought Kandy Sports Club’s unbeaten run to...
A training session on Ethnogames will be...
Tony Wahyudi with two promising shuttlers Sachin Dias and Buwaneka Gunatilleka
Sri Lanka badminton coach Tony Wahyudi, an...
Air Chief Marshal Harsha Abeywickrema receiving the sponsorship cheque from Dammika Jayaweera (left) GM Tyres.
The second oldest golf tournament in the world,...
CR’s flanker Rehan Silva goes over for a try (Pic by Thilak Perera)
An exuberant CH and FC team displayed an enhanced...
Andy Murray
MELBOURNE AFP: A tearful and injury-plagued Andy...
The Novices, Veteran and Open table tennis...
Ranjan Madugalle
The ever popular Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy...
Wesley College batsman Kavindana Perera drives a ball (Picture by Saman Mendia)
The inter school match between Wesley and Anand...
Alex Marshall
With all its efforts to rope in possible match-...
The first hockey tournament of the year in Kandy...
The National Cricket Team, once World Class, is...
Priyamal Perera scored 200 runs not out for Colts...
Members of the Vatican athletics team on the run
VATICAN CITY AFP: The newly-formed Vatican...
Naomi Osaka
MELBOURNE AFP: If US Open winner Naomi Osaka is...
The inter-school match between St. Joseph’s...
Gateway College captain Rashane Wijewardene (left) and S. Thomas’ College captain DS Ebenezer unveil the Neville de Alwis-Ralph Alles Trophy they will play for in a soccer match as Dr. Harsha Alles (left)Chairman of Gateway and Rev. Marc Billimoria the Warden of S. Thomas’ College look on    (PICTURE BY HERBERT PERERA )
S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia and Gateway...
The ninth edition of the Mercantile Softball...
Spinner Maheesh Theekshana took 11 wickets to...
Sri Lanka has diminished in its ODI rankings...
The Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation has made...
Air Force SC did well to beat a resurgent Police...
The International Swimming and Water Sports...
Santhush Gunatilleke scored his fifth century of...
Big claims are being made by both the new Sports...
St. Joseph’s College squad: Sachinthaka Perera (captain), Kaviendya Rupasinghe (vice captain), JADSS Jayasinghe, Shenal Sandesh Pingho, Rony Joy, Jonathan Thomas, PIS Fernando, RE Fernando, ASLD Silva, Shenal Suriyage, D. Cramer, IPS Rashminda, PP Gimhan, N. Lakshithan, Anas Hussain, OT Jayawardene, KADK Perera, M. Denver, CJE Pietersz, Rogan Fernando
Defending champions St. Joseph’s College will...
The Sri Lanka Under 19 squad comprising Nipun Perera (captain), Navod Paranavithana, Kamil Mishara, Sonal Dinusha, Mohammed Shamaz, Raveen de Silva, Thaveesha Abishek, Avishka Tharindu, Lakshan Gamage, Chamindu Wijesinghe, Praveen de Silva, Dilshan Madusanka, Ashain Daniel, Rohan Sanjaya and Dilum Sudeera pose with their trophy after beating Australia
Australia under-19 batsman Ian Carlisle is bowled...
Four schoolboy cricketers made their Sri Lanka...
Santhush Gunatilleke
Santhush Gunatilleke of St. Peter’s College has...
Hassan Esufally the adventure marathoner goes...
He was the flamboyant frontman of Queen whose...
GoPro’s Karma drone has had many mixed reviews....
There’s a fascinating story behind the A Star Is...
Hear the words tie dye and you could be forgiven...
As the jubilant rituals of Thaipongal are gaining...
Like we all say and agree, the most important day...
The 2017 film The Mercy is directed by James...
Congratulations Sri Lanka on winning another...
A beaming Malek won Best Actor for his role in the movie
Bohemian Rhapsody’s Golden Globes win for Best...
Hashini Withanaarchchi is a model and actress who...
Court scene from the movie
December is synonymous with the yuletide...
As briefly discussed last week, we now know that...
'A model should be a living mannequin'
Tall, lissome, golden skinned and strikingly...
It appears that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's...
Ariana Grande has reportedly turned down a...
The Queen was recently hit with some sad news...
Freshly juiced fruit has become a staple in many...
When they took to the stage alongside Stigmata- a...
Olivia Newton-John
 Olivia Newton-John has denied recent...
Aimed at empowering Sri Lanka’s youth through...
Sinhala and Tamil songs were recorded in gramaphones as early in as 1906
Throughout history, many musicians and styles of...
Magazine prison in Colombo
A good prison complex is designed and planned to...
A myth is an idea or story that many people...

Week of January 13, 2019