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Week of March 31, 2019

On February 25 this year, after many years I had...
The group photo of all the award winners.
The Raigam Tele Awards 2018 was held under the...
Ravana Sithabhilashaya – a musical, will go on...
At last, at last Sajith Perera has decided to...
A children’s after school art class is conducted in an  installation presented by Alice Cooper
UZ Arts in collaboration with Sura Medura...
The Passion Play, Gelavumkaruvaano is produced...
A concert by Edward Jayakody, Charitha...
A digital agency, Shift recently won the only...
Sarada de Silva
Sarada de Silva has been appointed a Consultant...
From left: Head of FemTech for MAS Holdings, Gayani Abeyasinghe, IPS Research Officer, Kithmina Hewage, Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sports, Harin Fernando and Marine Biologist, Asha de Vos.
Sri Lanka is creating a digital roadmap for the...
The VMware, Seylan Bank and Softlogic Information Technologies project implementation team.
Seylan Bank is the first enterprise in Sri Lanka...
South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) (Pvt) Ltd, a...
The rupee appreciation that was witnessed in the...
The Department of Management and Finance of the...
Managers can become more acquainted with themselves by engaging and learning from new recruits and external knowledge.
Hiring new employees purposefully is one of the...
The Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI)...
The Bank of Ceylon’s (BOC) Senior Citizen’s...
Oceanpick’s Barramundi farming facility in Trincomalee.
Sustainable oceanic fish farm, Oceanpick (Pvt)...
The Sri Lanka Chapter of the Association of...
W. S. R. Fernando of Ceylinco Life’s  Negombo 01 branch (left) receives his Toyota Axio car from Chairman R. Renganathan (right) and Managing Director/CEO Thushara Ranasinghe.
Ceylinco Life celebrated its achievement of 15...
Sri Lanka Insurance opened a branch in Ingiriya...
General Manager, International Market Development at Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Nadeeja Karunathilaka receives the award from Project Chairperson for SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards 2019, Sathika Wickramasinghe. The marketing and sales teams of CBL look on.
Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits...
Director of Marketing, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Madubhani Perera.
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB)...
Juniper Networks launched a range of customer...
Chairman of Maliban, Ratnapala Samaraweera with the Maliban team.
Maliban Biscuit Manufactories (Pvt) Ltd.,...
Aitken Spence Hotels won the Travellers’ Choice...
Chief Executive Officer A. P. Moller – Maersk A/S, Soren Skou  at the South Asia Gateway Terminals, Port of Colombo
Team SAGT (South Asia Gateway Terminals) welcomed...
Of three penthouses - the last available, two-...
CEO of Leo Burnett Sri Lanka, Arosha Perera and Managing Director, JAT Holdings,  Aelian Gunawardene with the awards.
Leo Burnett Sri Lanka won four awards at Adfest...
WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading...
Executive Vice President, John Keells Holdings and Chief Marketing  Officer, John Keells Properties, Roshanie Jayasundera Moreas, Head of  Sector, John Keells Properties, Nayana Mawilmada, Senior Vice President,  Consumer Banking, DFCC Bank, Gillian Edwards and Partner, EY, Anoji de  Silva.
There is a significant improvement in the...
The awareness program in progress.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) celebrated International...
SLT Human Capital Solutions (Pvt) Ltd (SLT HCS),...
Three of the country’s top schools, Trinity...
Homelux (Pvt) Ltd, a supplier / distributor of...
Base, a new concept hairdressing salon by...
 DSE Director Minhaz Mannan Emon, DSE Managing Director K.A.M. Majedur Rahman, CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike, CSE Head of Strategy Nilma Samarasinghe at the exchange of the MoU.
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Dhaka...
From left: Chairman, Ceylinco Life Insurance Ltd., R. Renganathan, Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Ceylinco Insurance PLC, Ajith Gunawardena and   Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Ceylinco General Insurance Ltd., Patrick Alwis.
In a landmark achievement, Ceylinco Insurance PLC...
HNB PLC Chairman, Dinesh Weerakkody rings in the...
Ma’s Tropical Food Processing (Pvt.) Ltd has...
Globally, the cruise industry is projected to...
 MP Kumara Welgama at the wheel while Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrema and former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province, Nazir Ahamed in the back seat of the Treo at the launch. Pic Vipula Amerasinghe
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the USD...
The third edition of the Maldivian ‘GOLD 100’...
DMS Electronics (DMSE), an IT System Integrator,...
LOLC was again crowned the ‘Financial Service...
Bhasha Lanka (Helakuru), Founder/Chief Executive Officer Dhanika Perera exchanges the partnership agreement with General Manager, eChannelling Suneth Haputhanthri. From left: Bhasha Lanka (Helakuru) Head of Marketing and Operations, Sanoj Siriwardana, Manager, eChannelling, Madura Hewage, Manager, Business Development, eChannelling, Mohan Ajithkumar and Senior Manager Information Systems, eChannelling, Samankumari Amarasinghe.
eChannelling, the doctor channelling network, has...
Director, PIM, Prof. Ajantha S. Dharmasiri exchanges the MoU with President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation, Prasanga Ranwatta.
The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM)...
Located in the heart of Kottawa, Urban Gateway by...
ODEL has travelled back to a simpler time with...
MTI’s New Zealand-based Consultant Jason Cordier
According to recent thought leadership work on...
AIA Insurance brought down two English Premier...
The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka...
Technology has made the world a better place by...
A top dealer receives his award.
Maxxis Dealers Awards Night 2018 was held at the...
Chairman of FITIS, Dr. Kithsiri Manchanayake exchanges the MoU with Chairman/CEO of NAITA, Naseer Ahamed.Vice Chairman of FITIS, Abbass Kamrudeen, Secretary of Education and Training Chapter FITIS, Amila Bandara, Director Training NAITA, G. H. Nilantha de Silva and Chief Executive Officer, FITIS Aruna Alwis look on.
The Federation of Information Technology Industry...
The panellists at the session.
AIA Insurance conducted an interactive and...
To date Dialog has upgraded over 20% of its expansive base station network to ‘5G Ready Status’ by deploying Massive MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology.
For the first time in South Asia, Dialog Axiata...
The seminar in progress
The newly opened Dambulla branch of Nations Trust...
Khaadi CEO Shamoon Sultan
Khaadi, an iconic fast fashion retail force has...
The launch of the reports
Over 500 businesses in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh...
The National Policy on Natural Gas (NPNG) is “a...
Busineess Premises for SaleNuwara Eliya,​24...
Trade Offers & AccouncementsCoconut available...
Sometimes, quite naturally Expressing your...
O dear! Rose- try thy best to secure! Your purity...
The bag full of tricks always Conjure up at the...
It’s night.  All around me is only...
So many eyes pass Through the way But the busy...
Finance & Leasing Services - VehiclesLowest...
Domestic Aides ServicesAAAAA Aaba Domestic. We...
With the spring season on us the global runways...
This was the bottom line for Re/Max’s annual...
The Raigam Awards ceremony saw a host of bright...
The nation was stunned in December, the newly...
Christ Church Galle Face
One of the oldest Anglican churches in Colombo is...
Rugeley power station in Staffordshire is being demolished in phases until 2021. Coal plants are being retired at a record pace globally
The number of coal-fired power plants being...
Scrabbling hard to find solutions for their water issues. Pic: UNDP Sri Lanka
Parched land and dried water tanks with their...
Women in the maritime industry celebrated the 6th...
L-R: PTL directors Geoff Aloysius, Pushya Gunewardane and former Deputy Governor  of CBSL P. Samarasiri were arrested on Monday
In the clearest sign that the CID investigations...
OPPO’s latest flagship models F11 Pro/F11/A5s /...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya opens the exhibition
While the Budget debate kept Parliament in full-...
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka recently...
Four ships from the Royal Australian Navy arrived...
In the backdrop of a statement supposed to have...
Rural Children sitting the Grade Five Scholarship Exam. Pic:  Courtesy np.gov.lk
Speaking at an event in Polonnaruwa recently,...
Children being introduced to English
English medium learning - ‘to be or not to be?’ (...
In this era of massive environmental pollution...
The age group in between children and adults where cancers are commonly seen
Cancer in young adults and adolescents is an...
The Health Minister was reported to have...
 Power,  Energy and Business Development Minister Ravi Karunanayake
Since the completion of the 900WM Lakvijaya (...
 Delojini, Melonika, Darshana and Darshini
Four deserving, young and passionate individuals...
Chef Dharshan(left) accepting the award on behalf of Ministry of Crab
Ministry of Crab has again made its way to ‘Asia’...
The Mainland China located at No 8, Flower Road...
Negombo is one of the stellar destinations for...
The Tourism industry is a service based sector...
Someone came knocking At my wee small door...
My tour to ‘the Mars' Made me tired Put on my...
 Junior Observer is a magazine published for...
Everyone has a favourite subject. I too have one...
 Dr. C.W.W. Kannangara was born on October...
Hello friends! An encouragement for protecting...
School term tests are held every three months. I...
 The Malalasekera English-Sinhala dictionary...
 My village is Kananke. It is a big village...
Noah Webster was an American who believed that...
 Polythene is a major environmental issue at...
Students of Reggie Ranathunga Vidyalaya...
The aeroplane is a modern mode of air transport....
It has been decided to build 200 full fledged...
We have a well-equipped library in our school. It...
I am a parrot. I like to eat fruits. I am green...
The Fly-Away Cottage and other stories by Enid...
If I am a kingfisher, I will have lots of colours...
My pet is Bindu. It is a calf. It has a long tail...
The Frost performs its secret ministry, Unhelped...
I am in a pencil case, It is very beautiful It...
Shining Pearls, the school of music, art and...
Since the sunflower blooms New offsprings of the...
About my daughter G/​RC,​1985 born 5’3” graduated...
Absolutely pretty fair slim well mannered kind...
Veteran songstress Angeline Gunathilaka passed...
The Elections Commission is ready to hold...
Former Chief Minister of the Northern Province, C...
Tejshree Thapa
Tejshree Thapa, a human rights lawyer who helped...
A recorded public talk on ‘Seeing self-interest...
President Maithripala Sirisena will hold a...
In yet another surprising move, all Expenditure...
 Drug kingpin Mohamed Najim Mohamed Imran alias Kanjipani Imran was produced before the Colombo Additional Magistrate yesterday. The court granted the Colombo Crimes Division permission to detain him for three months under the PTA
The Colombo Additional Magistrate yesterday...
Ninety-eight houses built under the Indian...
Former Navy Commander Admiral Wasantha...
UPFA Kalutara District Parliamentarian Kumara...
The CEB will now go ahead with supplementary...
Sri Lanka was appointed as the Vice Chair of the...
The Malwatta Chapter of the Siyam Maha Nikaya...
A young girl reads a book at her home by...
Augustine De Alwis - To Walk with GiantsTo...
Fines for traffic offencesState Minister of...
The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of...
Senior State officer and Commissioner General of...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya pays his last respects to...
Well-known English Rugby player Mark Tucker and...
The Committee on High Posts of the Parliament of...
The induction ceremony of 54 cub scouts of...
The government initiated steps this week to build...
Sri Lanka was appointed as the Vice Chair of the...
‘Virtual Tour To China’, a program organised by...
The Financial Crimes Investigations Division (...
Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya PC, head of the official bar ceremoniously inducts new President of the Bar Association Kalinga Indatissa PC at a ceremony held last evening at Hilton Colombo. Pic by Malan Karunaratne
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) will...
ABEYSEKERA DAYA (DAYANANDA) - Former Media &...
In campaigning for regime change in a country...
Being an adult in the eyes of the law might not actually align with our biological clocks
When we are exasperated, trying to explain...
The largest number of people forcibly displaced...
In democracies, elections usually are significant...
How many checkpoints did schoolchildren go...
Gamini, Srima and children
“Many a surviving spouse has erected many a...
The general election of 1970 reduced the UNP to...
Sajith, Anura, Srima, Ranil and Karu
While Srima Dissanayake was nothing less than a...
There has been no official announcement yet, but...
HISTORIC PLACE: The dagoba at the Samudragiri Viharaya of Lanka Patuna
Trincomalee and its suburbs were just as exotic...
Cruising at a speed of 22 knots patrol vessel...
Asian Winter Series race winner Eshan Pieris of...
Trinity College scored eight tries to beat...
The Kandy District Hockey Association will...
Wesley College beat S. Thomas’ College 26-24 in...
If there is one Sri Lanka player who has picked...
Kingswood College powered their way to a...
A total number of 12 teams have confirmed...
Confused officials of Sri Lanka Rugby have called...
Steve Smith-David Warner
Australian cricket chief Kevin Roberts insisted...
Some of the boats that will hit the water for the race
More than 150 competitors will contest the Red...
St. Peter’s College forward Janidu Fernando brushes off a tackle from a Royal College defender  (Picture by Thilak Perera)
St. Peter’s College sent defending champions...
The final round of try-outs of the Airtel Fastest...
R. Puvanendran
The Regional Development Chairman of the Football...
BANGALORE AFP: Virat Kohli criticised a “...
The victorious Air Force Elite Riders team. From left: Dinesha Dilrukshi first runner-up Madumalia Fernando winner and second runner-up Panchali Sulochana in the Elite Women Riders event after receiving their awards with Treasurer of CFSL Senaka and President of CFSL N Karunaratne.
The Air Force cycling team comprising of Nirantha...
Joints champs! Captain of DS Senanayake College Pasindu Adithya (left) and Pathum Boteju (Captain of Mahanama College) posing with the trophy
The 13th annual cricket encounter between D.S....
SYDNEY AFP: Australia’s new director of rugby...
Depending champions Richmond College Galle...
The Sri Lankan badminton team that took part in the Asian mixed team championships. From left: Tony Wahyudi (coach), Dinuka Karunaratne, Sachin Dias , Buwaneka Gunatilleka, Dilmi Dias, Thilin Hendahewa, Kavidi Sirimannge and Deepal Madurapperuma (manager)
Sri Lanka’s badminton players gained some much...
Al Azhar Central College, Thihariya out-played...
Thilak Weerasinghe addresses the media (Pic by  Sahan Rambukwella)
The third annual T-Cup cycling tour from coast to...
The limited over’s game between two of the oldest...
Ranjan Madugalle
The 41st Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of...
The British School in Colombo (BSC) clinched the...
Men and women’s teams from MAS Holding emerged...
Devananda College, Ambalangoda were in deep...
With Sri Lanka’s fortunes in the 50-over game...
Leeds Southern: Kinura Dias (Captain), Kaveen Ruwanpura (Vice Captain), Laksith Alwis, Damindu Waduge, Arjuna Prabath, Lelum Senadeera, Shammas Mubarak, Tharusha Jayawardena, Kalana Deemantha, Chirath Waduge, M.G. Inidu Ravisha, Hasith Sandesh, Hiran Abishek, M. Zahid Azar, Ahmed Arafath, Pemith Thewjan, K. Sandesh Theekshana, Chareen Kethnula, Savinu Nethmika, Venuja Nethwin, MG Sathindu Suhansa, Thusitha Kariyawasam (coach) and Samantha Kumara (Master-in-Charge)
The annual big match cricket encounter between...
Lasith Malinga: Gets bragging rights again after disaster in South Africa
Cricket followers in Sri Lanka are beginning to...
St. Thomas’ College Matara beat St. Servatius’...
Is the ICC if they are honourable enough going to...
Thirukumar Nadarasa (centre) CEO Hutch, handing over the sponsorship cheque to Kamil Hussain (left) president SLARDAR with Dinesh Jayawardana, (right) president of AMRC also present
Eight racing events will be the highlights at the...
A player from St. Joseph’s College is tackled by two Isipathana defenders (Pic by Thilak Perera)
Supporters of St. Joseph’s College dashed onto...
A fine driving performance and exceptional...
Sachintha Senanayake with his medals and trophies
Sachintha Senanayake led Dharmaraja College to...
The Sri Lanka Chess Federation for the first time...
Glenn Maxwell flicks a ball
With two centurions in their innings Pakistan...
The seven-a-side Adhil Bakeer Markar Challenge...
Mahershala Ali plays a jazz musician who...
The BBC television series of Jane Austen’s Pride...
Turmeric also known as the golden spice is a tall...
Location: Lavinia Bakers –...
A rare creature found at the mouth of Murray...
Hope by One Stage, the World Down Syndrome Day...
The blue-footed booby is one of the most iconic...
Sorav Jain is a well known figure in social media...
ANC students presented a spectacular fashion show...
Performing on an innovative stage built around...
The High Commission of India in Colombo organised...
Long before there were people roaming around the...
It’s the last place you would expect to find...
The Colombo harbour saw four Australian ships...
Pix : Rukmal Gamage
A tiny tot of two sat mesmerised as graceful...
The following are the remarks by Naval Adm....
“Royal College has always been a college that...
Whether you’re studying for an exam or just to...
World Poetry Day was celebrated on March 21. The...
We have intelligent life on planet earth. It was...

Week of March 31, 2019