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Week of May 19, 2019

In a musical backdrop of hip-hop, funk, rap,...
She starred in 1959’s Pillow Talk
Doris Day, who died this week, had the image of...
Natya Kala Mandhir founded in 1976 by Kalasuri...
Sri Lanka could be taken off the Financial Action...
The Russian tour operators at Sigiriya
A group of 12 tour operators from St. Petersburg...
The recent terrorist attack and its negative...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed...
Diluni Jayasekera (on right) receives her award.
Sri Lanka needs more entrepreneurs to facilitate...
* Total assets grow to Rs. 390,560 million* Core...
During the first quarter of 2019, the Group...
Haycarb PLC reported a revenue of Rs. 20.9...
Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC recorded a Group...
Dialog Axiata PLC released its consolidated...
Sri Lanka Telecom launched its Voice App last...
The National Development Bank PLC recorded a pre-...
The medical camp in progress
People’s Merchant Finance PLC (PMF) conducted a...
The Singer Group reported revenue of Rs 58.5...
The Bank’s performance during the quarter ending...
Manik Amirthanayagam
Manik Amirthanayagam has been appointed as the...
The Commercial Bank Group has reported gross...
Janashakthi Insurance PLC delivered significant...
Security products offered by Cenmetrix include security access control,  automated vehicle gate barriers, turnstiles, parking bollards, vehicle  identification and metal detectors.
In light of the recent terrorist attacks, the...
Sri Lanka’s multinational textile manufacturer,...
The KTM Duke 125
The Austrian motorcycle brand KTM Duke 125 was...
Andreas Hergenröther and Dr. Clemens Schuette at the press conference. Pic: Wimal Karunathilaka
A visiting German business delegation reiterated...
Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Kavan Rathnayake (on right) and CICT CEO Jack Huang open CICT’s Dangerous Goods Storage Facility.
One of Sri Lanka’s first, and advanced, Dangerous...
In the aftermath of the recent tragic terrorist...
CEO, London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi exchanges the agreement with CEO, CSE, Rajeeva Bandaranaike. Standing (from left): Chairman, CSE, Ray Abeywardena; Chairman, SEC, Ranel T. Wijesinha;  Governor, Central Bank Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy; UK Minister of State for Asia  and the Pacific, Mark Field;  High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in  the UK, Manisha Gunasekara;  Group Head of Shared Services Centres and Head  of LSEG Technology Sri Lanka, Dee Liyanwela.
* Establishes framework for LSEG and CSE to...
AquaVault and Flexsafe are now available in Sri...
 Sanjay Wijemanne
Hatton National Bank PLC has launched its own...
The Essential Food and Commodity Importers and...
Manuela Goretti
The Sri Lankan authorities have made progress to...
Ajith Gunawardena
Ceylinco Insurance PLC, announced a dividend of...
Ceylinco Life Chairman R. Renganathan (second from left) receives the Brand Finance award from Brand Finance Lanka Managing Director Ruchi Gunewardene in the presence of Ceylinco Life Managing Director/CEO Thushara Ranasinghe (extreme left) and General Manager, Marketing, Samitha Hemachandra.
Ceylinco Life has been ranked the most valuable...
Prima Ceylon Limited, part of Singapore’s Prima...
Granting of the first personal loan.
DFCC Bank opened its newest full-fledged branch...
Softlogic Restaurants (Pvt) Ltd., part of the...
Exporters are working towards achieving set...
The Sri Lanka Retailers Association (SLRA) will...
Incoming Chairperson Gayathri Karunanayake addressing the gathering
The sixth Annual General Meeting of the Women in...
Over 100 aspiring Chartered Accountants who...
Cars for SaleDatsun Redigo. CAU-xxxx Grey Doctor...
Domestic Aides ServicesAAAAA Aaaba domestic - We...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseBambalapitiya,​...
Furniture for SaleForeign client is selling house...
Weather wise, the rays of the sun are not climate...
June brides are legendary in our social world....
Ten years ago, Sri Lanka finally ended a bloody...
The Church of Saint Paul, located at Kynsey Road...
Army Intelligence Major Prabath Bulathwatte has...
Members of the Parliamentary Subcommittee on...
The reconstruction of the churches hit by the...
It was a calm afternoon months before the...
An anti terrorism rally in Colombo
A few weeks after the Easter Sunday brutal...
The bond between Vesak and the Buddhist community...
Ransacked Muslim business places
Three weeks after the April 26 attacks mobs...
After the horrific events of Easter Sunday, the...
A little girl is given the MMR vaccine
While the local transmission of measles ceased in...
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has...
Preparing for an event or party is always a...
Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts has been awarded the...
I am an ice cream I am so cold When I see the sun...
The environment is an essential part of human...
Equality and unity are two simple words that...
Birds are some of the beautiful creatures in the...
 There are many hobbies, and my hobby is...
The Rabbit’s Whiskers and other stories by Enid...
Trees are very useful. They are in different...
When I got there, the organ was playing the 100th...
Almost all of us are thinking about one common...
Come live with me and be my love, And we will all...
 Johann Sebastian Bach is considered to be...
 My best friend is Himansa. He lives in...
The period of validity of the school uniform...
 My country is Sri Lanka. It is an island in...
The Vesak festival is held on the full moon Poya...
A leadership training program for the prefects of...
My favourite cartoon is Jungle Book. The main...
A new royal baby is here, and it’s a boy!The Duke...
 My name is Amandi Wickramaarachchi. I am...
A Russian TV news broadcast has introduced a...
Early in the morning A beautiful lady comes from...
Oh! how could you people do this? Look at the...
The sandy soil which marks my foot print Just as...
Able,​affluent,​Kandyan G/​B professional family...
Academically and professionally qualified...
Despite the prevailing security situation in the...
The recent anti-Muslim attacks in the Gampaha and...
Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa says that the...
Minister Rishad Bathiudeen
The No Confidence Motion (NCM) against Minister...
High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka, Taranjit...
Issuing a statement following a plenary meeting...
Refuting allegations of his involvement in the...
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has...
United States has offered to continue to expand...
The Education Ministry requests parents to send...
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya in conversation with victims of the attack in Minuwangoda
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya called upon everyone to...
A 34-year-old resident of Wattala died yesterday...
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL)...
A presidential pardon was granted to 762...
Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake (AFP)
As Sri Lanka marks a decade of peace on May 19,...
Cricketing legend Kumar Sangakkara and chef...
The Subcommittee on Education, an extension of...
The shock of the bombings was followed by weeks...
Passing away of Ishvari Corea, widely respected...
Nutrition packs were donated to pregnant mothers...
Sri Lankan research scientist Dr. Gamini Piyadasa...
REV. SISTER PASCHEL FERNANDO of St. Joseph’s...
Easter, the greatest and the most solemn of all...
Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, politics and...
President Maithripala Sirisena confided in his...
It is a well-worn cliché that, a disaster...
Why is this age worse than earlier ages?In a...
Our last week’s Spectrum lead story, written by...
Sahan Wijeratne - first ever Cambrian to win the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year in 2002
The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the...
Leaders are made, they are not born, according to...
He is set to lead India’s pace attack at the...
Senior Executive IT Department ANCL, RAI Dinusha...
The sports fraternity has made a profound appeal...
When Pakistan cricketer SHAHID AFRIDI hit a 37-...
Gayanthika Abeyratna and Nimali Liyanarachchi two 800m athletes not up to expectations at the Asian Championships
Nine Sri Lanka athletes are expected to take part...
The only public playground in Kandy is the famous...
The Sinhalese Sports Club, one of the most...
The 23rd Junior National Athletic Championship...
Hyacinth Wijesinghe
Former Sri Lanka netball captain Hyacinth...
The Champion Kandy District Under 16 Girls Basketball team. Genuflecting from left: Sanjanie Kathiravel, Tharuni Kulatunge, Dinithi Chandrasekera, Shehani Egodagedara, Janithri  Lekamge, Enupama Gunawardena. Standing from left: Sajeera Gunaratne (Coach) DS Pingamage (Coach) Nadula Herath, K.Kirubakaran,Charunie Gunawardena, Koshila Weerakoon, Nimuth Lawangi, Amavi Dodanwela, Sewmini Ranaraja (Captain) Amina Fazeel, Aruni Hemakumari (Manager)
The Champion Kandy District Under 16 Boys...
England’s Jason Roy celebrates his century which he said came out of the blues
NOTTINGHAM AFP: Jason Roy was at a loss to...
Panchali in action
Panchali Janodya Adikari, a 16-year old student...
Flashback: Supporters of Royal College frolic after their team won the league title some years ago on their home ground. They’ll be able to do the same this year at the Bradby while supporters of other teams will be locked in at the Sugathadasa Stadium in a blatant case of discrimination
Royal College fans to witness Bradby match in...
Trinity College will host Royal College in the...
KARACHI AFP: Fast-rising Shadab Khan was Tuesday...
The Ceylon Masters Badminton Association (CMBA)...
Sri Lanka announced its 12 member squad for the...
Fairfirst Insurance and Cash Wagon made winning...
The Sri Lanka badminton team posses with the Sudirman Cup. From left: Buwaneka Gunatillleka, Kavidi Sirimannage, Dilmi Dias, Sachin Dias, Mahinda Dadampe Gamage (Manager), Thilini Hendahewa, Tony Wahyudi (coach) and Dinuka Karunaratne
A six member Sri Lanka badminton team will take...
The “Blue Gold and Blue Western Province Schools...
Rain delayed the start of Sri Lanka’s first ODI...
Firstly let me thank the Sunday Observer for...
Three disciplines connected with the National...
SEOUL AFP: South Korea have abandoned their bid...
Lasith Malinga finished the 2019 IPL by conceding...
BETHPAGE AFP: Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from...
Kandy Sports Club has refuted the charge made by...
All young folk have an active life, especially...
Parenting teenage boys involves much frivolity...
Robert Downey Jr. is one of the highest-earning...
Look what you made Taylor Swift do, Arya Stark....
Jennnifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney celebrated...
The existence and relevance of truth in art is an...
The fashion set is Down Under in Sydney this week...
Sugar Rush by Shavi is a result of the delightful...
Whether you wish upon a star or wish on an eye...
Though you likely haven’t thought about those New...
Breakfast is the must-have start to the day for...
Punch and excitement are major ingredients which...
She was born and raised in Sri Lanka . The oldest...
Celebrated Psychologists like Carl Jung, William...
From my childhood I have been fascinated by...
In this image, a mosaic composed of many images taken by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), and released by NASA on May 13, 2019, show wrinkle ridges in a region of the Moon called Mare Frigoris.   | Pic: AFP
The Moon is shrinking as its interior cools -...
Concluded the chain of birth Never affiliate with...
 “Vesak”, the blissful festivity Sweep away...
We are groping blindly in darkness Like a pack of...
A ‘dark-cloud’ was engulfed! Suddenly - On the...
Hundreds of millions of people, throughout the...
Soon after sun-set on the Vesak Poya Day Dressed...

Week of May 19, 2019