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Week of September 6, 2020

News

One person had tested positive for the...
The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO...
The price of an egg drops down by Rs.2 from...
The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Department...
Three more persons had tested positive for the...
Drug smuggling cat
When he was in his early 20s, Kumara was a drug...
The Meteorology Department has forecast showers...
A film festival organised by Scope Cinemas and...
Members of Parliament of several Tamil political...
Some expensive imported drugs will be produced in...
A group of Opposition parliamentarians have...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Shiranthi...
Consul General of Sri Lanka for Sydney, New South Wales and Queensland, Australia, Lakshman Hulugalle presents the letter of appointment to Attache Administration. Commercial Consul in the Consulate General office in Sydney, M. M. A. Rahim looks on.
Lakshman Hulugalle is a person of immense...
The first agro-technology park in Sri Lanka set...
The Government is taking steps to launch...
The computerised issue of certificates of births...
The executive committee of the Progressive...
Western Province Governor, Marshal of the Air...
Alu a collection of poems by Chamani Prematilake...
Natural disasters in Sri Lanka, recognised as an...
The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has extended an...
The LTTE linked diaspora and sympathetic groups...
The people of Ambalantota urge the Government to...

Feature

Thai Cuisine Boulevard – Colombo’s premier Thai...
Making a sincere attempt to bring an unimagined...
A scene from a  children’s drama by the Kotte  Playhouse.
A feature series of Q&A interviews with Sri...

Features

Orhan Pamuk
A sense of place animates many novelists, but few...
Prof. Anura Wickramasinghe is an instructor in...
Bling Productions (Pvt) Ltd, an innovative and...
When public officials demand cash or favours to...
Jackson’s sleeping difficulties began when he was...
Athanaar Yesurajah is an unorthodox Tamil writer...

Health

The Lanka Alzheimers Foundation ( LAF) embarked...

News Features

Sri Lanka continues to grapple with child abuse...
The purpose of the labour market-oriented...
Twenty-five years ago, the Internet facility was...
It was another sunny September morning. The sky...
Formal education in most countries follows a...
The nearly three-day battle to douse the fire on...
Hours after the Attorney General Dappula de...

Business

Executive Director, Emerald International, M.M.M. Ihsan makes a token presentation of the face masks to Director-General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe.
Emerald International, a manufacturer of menswear...
Edgeng Lanka Directors  Shihan Ganegoda and Don Sidantha Ganegoda present the foot sanitising trays to the officials of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, the Department of Registration of Persons and the Ministry of Defence. (Pic: Samantha Weerasiri)
Edgeng, a systems components manufacturer for the...
Harshi Ishara Manamendra
Ishara Lorry Body Builders of Pitakotte has...
Insee Cement Sri Lanka is  expanding its...
Kavita Amaratunga and Nuwan Perera
Shop Cuban is a Sri Lankan lifestyle brand that...
Women play a vital role in the healthcare sector
In commemoration of Women’s Equality Day, the...
Guests watching the sunset from the 37th floor of Prime Grand, Ward Place
Prime Grand, the flagship ultra-luxury...
Ashok Pathirage
Softlogic Life Insurance PLC inked  landmark...
Laugfs Gas PLC launched the Hasaralla Mawana Nil...
Merril J. Fernando with Prof.  Lakshman Watawala.
The Institute of Chartered Professional Managers...
From left: Dinesh Dharmadasa, President, CA Sri Lanka, Manil Jayesinghe, State Minister Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Indrajith Fernando and Shirantha Peiris.
A delegation, of the Institute of Chartered...
As a senior colleague in the field of Buddhist...
Prakash Schaffter
Janashakthi Insurance PLC (Janashakthi) reported...
Customer relations is an important paradigm in...
The satisfactory way of managing the Covid-19...
Since business re-commenced operations after...
The Altair commercial and residential building...
The Altair commercial and residential building...
Tapping the rapidly growing backpacker tourism...
Denis Chaiby
As bilateral trade between Sri Lanka and the...
To gear up for the re-opening of the Bandaranaike...
Oil prices are likely to continue creeping up...
Dumith Fernando
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has launched a...
Exchange Rates (Week ended September 4, 2020)...
The 26th Annual General Meeting of the Institute...
 Nimal Lokuge
Nimal Lokuge has been appointed Chairman of...
OPPO recently completed five years of operations...
Assistant General Manager, Retail Credit of Pan Asia Bank, Shiyan Perera
Demonstrating its identity as a ‘Truly Sri Lankan...
Carekleen (Pvt) Ltd is a leading commercial and...
AIA CEO Nikhil Advani and Ninewells Chief Operating Officer and Medical Director Dr. Vibash Wijeratne presents the first complimentary AIA Life Cover to a new parent at Ninewells.
AIA has partnered Ninewells to provide financial...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa symbolically accepting the donation from Bingumal Thewarathanthri, CEO, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka (3rd left), in the presence of Dr. Mahesh Gunasekara, Director General, Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (left), Major General Suresh Sallay, Director of State Intelligence Service (second left), Major General Dr.SanjeewaMunasinghe, Secretary to the Ministry of Health (third right) and Anuk De Silva, Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka (right).
Standard Chartered Sri Lanka donated USD500,000 (...
From left: Mrs Thilini Amarasinghe, Senior Engineer and Nandana Niyangama, Manager, OPMC, Kurunegala of SLT receive the award.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the National ICT...
Aitken Spence PLC is among the top companies in...
Deakin University, Australia and Asia Pacific...
Headline inflation decreased to 4.1 per cent in...
The Colombo Stock Brokers Association (CSBA)...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched an...
The Central Bank will set up a national...
HNB PLC has partnered with Hayleys Agriculture to...
As an IoT enabled agri-tech solution for the...

Sports

From left- MH Roomy, head coach, Colombo FC holds the Vantage FFSL President’s Cup with Hanif Yusoof, the club’s patron and Saif Yusoof, the founder, owner and president of Colombo FC
Football players and fans heaved a sigh of relief...
Kayla Perera RCGC Ladies Champion (left) and Yannik Kumara RCGC Men’s Champion
Teenage sensation Yanik Kumara played excellent...
Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa
In compliance with Youth Affairs and Sports...
Australia’s batsman David Warner falls to the ground after being hit by the ball (AFP)
SOUTHAMPTON: Tom Curran held his nerve as England...
India’s super hero and captain marvel Mahendra...
Kumar Sangakkara became the best batsman in 1996
The organizers of the Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy...
Andy Murray of Great Britain  reacts at a changeover during his  Singles second round match against Felix  Auger-Aliassime of Canada AFP
NEW YORK AFP: Andy Murray crashed out of the US...
Amita Weerakoon (left - Director of Cricket TDCC) presents the team coach jacket to Hashan Goonetilleke in the presence of Stacey Nicholas (Women’s and Girls’ Chairperson)
Former St Joseph’s College captain and NCC...
Serena Williams
NEW YORK AFP: Serena Williams continued her hunt...
Iqbal Bin Isaack
While tennis came to a halt the world over during...
International umpire Kumara Dharmasena watches leading club bowler Duvindu Tillekaratne bowler
Duvindu Tillekaratne, the son of former Sri Lanka...
Maurice Perera
Maurice Perera was a great player, rugby coach...
Callum  Coleman-Jones-Sydney  Stack
SYDNEY: Two Australian Rules players were slapped...
Ashhar Hameem
The Sri Lanka Automobile Sports the governing...
Sri Lankan power lifters who have performed well...
The national golf pool is to commence practices...
The State Services Football League final between...
Balapitiya Super SC ‘A’ and Nandians Cricket...
Richmond College Old Boys will battle with...
As many as 66 volleyball referees who passed...
Matheesha Nettasinghe was made to labour for...
The Sports Development Department of the Ministry...
Director General of Sports Department of the...
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL)...

Editorial

It was generally agreed, even by the very...

Opinion

C. V. Wigneswaran
Q: Your inaugural speech in Parliament last week...
The environment issue should not trump the drug...

Youth Observer

When Lady Gaga wants to create a fashion moment,...
During the last century, women in sports have...
Hiruni Kesara Wijerathne is a Sri Lankan National...
The Voyage is hard-wearing.She laid herself on...
Singer Diron Fernando is singer, with multiple...
Umara Sinhawansa is truly sensational. Her...
Palitha Silva is a famous actor, script writer,...
Author – R.I.T. AllesAn author publicationThere...
When observing a culture and its history, one of...
Chadwick Boseman received his big breakthrough...
Date: Sep 6 Sunday at 10 AM – 12:30 PMVenue :...
Humanity & Earth - Photography Exhibition...
Uthsara Malaweera Arachchi (21) is a young...

Junior

Bees are one of the most hard working bugs out...
The property which belongs to the Government is...
Sri Lanka known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean...
The music created in Europe from around 1600 to...
My friend is Rashmi Navodya. She is kind. She is...
I like to work in the garden during my free time...
We visited the Gampaha Botanical gardens recently...
The computer is a great invention of modern...
Plastics is one of the most widely used materials...
Julie Andrews was born on October 1, 1935, in...
We live on a planet. It is called Earth and it is...
St. Basil’s CathedralThe Cathedral of Vasily the...
Giraffes, the ‘gentle giants’ of the sub Saharan...
Paris residents recently enjoyed a movie while seated in electric boats on the River Seine (Credit: quefaire.paris.fr)
On July 18, 2020, about 150 Paris residents in 38...
An Art competition which was held among the...
Robert LouisPerhaps you have heard of Robert...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified,​slim,​...
Able G/​B,​respectable parents Maharagama seek NS...

Obituaries

DE SILVA - MUTHUMUNI - DHARMAWANSA (M.D. De Silva...

World

After the coup
Following a mutiny that broke out on the morning...
When effective Covid-19 vaccines are developed,...
SOLINGEN, Sep. 5. The bodies of five children...
Melbourne, Sep. 5 (BBC) – Australian police have...
A report by The Lancet medical journal on a Covid...
BUNIA, Sept 5 (AFP) - Hundreds of detainees die...

Montage

To illuminate the creative path for aspiring...

Spectrum

In life, everyone has a passion of his own; a...

Impact

The Prime Minister  launches the official website
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa opened the...
Modernity must be understood, in part at least,...
The first ever Agro Technology Park in Sri Lanka...
Tracing its origins to 1820, St. Anthony’s Church...
The city of Colombo was bustling with thousands...

Classifieds

Miscellaneous for SaleClearance Sale! Following...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseBorella Baseline...
Professional Consultancy ServicesAccounting...

Week of September 6, 2020