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Week of October 4, 2020

News

The total number of coronavirus cases rise to...
Police curfew imposed in Veyangoda with immediate...
The daughter of the Covid- 19 infected woman in...
The health sector is seeking the assistance of...
The Education Ministry today announced that all...
The University Grants Commission said that, the...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa places a floral bouquet at the statue of  Mahatma Gandhi
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa paid a floral...
The Central Bank completed the settlement of the...
Dr Sudath Samaraweera
Sri Lanka is still at risk of being affected by...
Lake House Chairman and Managing Director W. Dayaratne PC presents the first copy of the supplement to Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella. State Minister S. Viyalendran looks on
Thinakaran, the sister paper of the Sunday...
Archbishop Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith yesterday...
Sri Lanka aligning itself with the statement by...
The UNP reorganising committee appointed by...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his Twitter has...
The benchmark all share price index (ASPI) of the...
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) after a...
The government will decide this week on the...
Women and Child Development, Pre-School and...
International Teachers’ Day falls tomorrow,...
Sri Lanka will celebrate World Habitat Day this...
A ceremony was held with the participation of...
The Alumni Association of the University of Colombo felicitating Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris
The Alumni Association of the University of...
Dancing Master Vishwa Shankanath’s Eewose...
The Royal Commonwealth Society, Sri Lanka (RCSSL...
A ceremony to mark the centenary of the Pilagoda...
Colombo High Court on Friday discharged Minister...
Kurunegala DMO Dr. A.M. Priyadarshana called upon...
Residents of Rajaela, Pasiyawewa, Bobula and...

Feature

‘The Vagabond King’ is a musical film released by...
During the lockdown earlier this year one of the...

Features

World River Day is marked on September 4 every...
Children are forced to become either doctors or engineers although everyone cannot do so in reality
Sri Lanka, which is also known as the ‘pearl of...
When you do something strange, people ask: “What...

Health

Better Health is a series of wellness programs...
Mother to child transmission of HIV and syphilis...
“I follow the great teachings of the Buddha,...

News Features

A protest by TFC depositors.  Pic: Rukmal Gamage
(Continued from last week)At the time a depositor...
Sri Lanka’s ‘demographic dividend’ will end in another 17 years File pic: Lake House Media Library
As 20 per cent of the Sri Lankan population will...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa took part in...
The soaring road accidents have become a pressing...
There have been numerous studies carried out over...
When Death comes calling on youAnd stand in the...

Business

The Metropolitan Group recently relocated its...
Guests tasting tea.
Aitken Spence Hotels welcomes back guests to its...
Hemantha Gunetilleke, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Nations Trust Bank at the official launch of Nations e-Leaflet
Nations Trust Bank is proud to announce the...
Executive Committee of CHSGA 2021 with keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva, and guest of honour Ms Kimali Fernando, Chairperson,  Sri Lanka Tourism..
The 49th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon...
The laptop and desktop segment stands to grow exponentially as consumers gear towards lifestyle changes due to Covid-19 implications.
Singer has earned the mantle as the No. 1...
A winner receives her prize.
HNB Finance PLC, rewarded the winners of their...
At the presentation of the cheque: From left : Aruna Alwis, CEO FITIS, Dr. Prasad Samarasinghe, Senior Vice Chairman FITIS,  Abbas Kamrudeen, Chairman FITIS, Ranjith G. Rubasinghe, CEO, SLTC,  Nuwan Dishan, Lead Corporate Education and Dr. Dhammika Elkaduwa, Head of School of Computing and IT.
Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) joined...
Lakshman Silva
The banking sector will continue to be in stress...
99X Technology Application Security Engineer Pranieth Chandrasekara (left) receives the trophy from Chess Federation of Sri Lanka Treasurer Irosh Jayasinghe.
In a first for 99X Technology, Application...
Poultry producer Crysbro recently launched seed...
Softlogic Information Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. has...
DPL Deputy Managing Director Pushpika Janadheera presents a bag of fertiliser to rubber smallholder farmer R. M. Indrawathi.
Dipped Products PLC (DPL) invested Rs. 2.1...
President, Sri Lanka’s Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium Industries (COSMI), Nawaz Rajabdeen and  Founder of FEMpower Chamari Gunawardana exchange the MoUs.
An MSME support Chamber and a Women Entrepreneur...
The symbolic expression of language - the...
A famous anonymous funny story has been around...
Henry Mintzberg, the veteran management thinker...
We still have a long way to go before we fully...
Consumers are forced to consider the size of...
London (CNN Business) - The collapse in aviation...
Watawala Plantations PLC (Wata) has reached the...
Inflation decreased in SeptemberHeadline...
Sri Lanka is yet behind Colombia, Rwanda, Peru,...
Expressing optimism on Sri Lanka’s resilience and...
The Industrial Development Forum (IDF) organised...
Sri Lanka has an opportunity to swim against the...
In the Forex market, the Rupee on spot contacts...
OPPO will launch its next F series model, OPPO...
SDB bank recently launched a Bulk Cash Collection...
A growing concern and fear among most people...
Having undertaken an extensive study on consumer...
The Union Assurance Sisumaga+ stall was abuzz at...
LAUGFS Gas recently launched its dedicated...
Health Minister and CEAT officials at the donation of equipment.
CEAT Kelani Holdings has made a series of...
Every year AIA Insurance holds the Annual Company...
Marina Square - Uptown Colombo recently launched...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has recorded...
Responding to the recent downgrading of Sri Lanka...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will organise the...
Abans PLC, the controlling shareholder of Abans...

Sports

HSBC Sri Lanka and Maldives CEO Mark Prothero presenting the HSBC Premier challenge trophy to overall winner (A&B) Chanaka Perera
Chanaka Perera who scored 42 points and one under...
Kevin Dixon
Former Peterite, Sri Lanka Under-20 captain and...
Lakshitha Madushan who won the National surfing title rides the waves at Arugam Bay in Pottuvil in the eastern province (Pic by Sulochana Gamage)
Lakshitha Madushan from Weligama SC won the...
Sri Lanka cricketer and Red Bull athlete Niroshan Dickwella (right) joins the brand’s tournament director Brendon Kuruppu (centre) and Sri Lanka Cricket secretary Mohan de Silva in sealing a commercial deal  (Pic by Vipula Amerasinghe)
Country after country may be turning their backs...
Wilma Rudolph of the United States winning the 100m Women
The Summer Olympics that changed the world is...
The captains Asela Gunaratna, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera and Seekkuge Prasanna  (Pic: Samantha Weerasiri)
Sri Lankan cricketers Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela...
For the first time the English version of the...
Ruwan Kalpage-Rangana Herath
Former Sri Lanka cricketers Ruwan Kalpage and...
Susanthika Jayasinghe receiving a special replica from her first school Uduwaka Kanishta Vidyalaya presented by a student    in the presence of Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa and State Minister Thenuka Vidanagamage
‘The only thing that Sports Ministers did was...
Entertainer. Innovator. Icon. Professor. And...
Chief Executive Officer of SLT Mobitel Nalin...
The latest CMCC pavilion as it stands today at the Padang
The Padang (ground) home of the Colombo Malay...
Chamara Mihiran, the captain of Siyana Tharu SC...
Nimal Maralanda
Nimal Maralanda was a famous Trinity College and...
The Sri Lanka Kabaddi Federation (SLKF) has...
Finwin Eventz a subsidiary of Finwin Group, an up...
Two vastly experienced Sri Lanka women’s...
The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOC...
  Weather may play a crucial role when...
The 43rd Travel Trade Sports Club men’s and women...
The first Bradby Shield captain of Trinity...
DUBAI AFP: India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni has...
Hirdaramani junior women won the Dialog President...
Cargills Bank scored an exciting two wicket win...

Editorial

Hambantota Port and other Chinese development...

Opinion

Managing Indo-Sri Lanka relations is prioritised...
Transportation, dress code and nationality — the...
Keheliya Rambukwella
Co-cabinet Spokesman and Mass Media Minister...

Youth Observer

This is a collection of street style coverage in...
Archery That is, the use of a stringed bow...
In our new world, where travel is no longer...
The past few weeks have showcased a particularly...
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian...
Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an...
Beyoncé (born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on...
These lines are from Kuveni, a haunting and trend...
Udara Devindi Perera is an aspiring writer,...
Since the relative calm that has been established...
Drama and theatre is a subject that is gaining...
Gobbledegook is informal complicated language,...
Art is mostly a process. The journey of creation...

Junior

My hobby is reading. I have a library with many...
A computer is an electronic device which works...
Everyone has an ambition or a dream about the...
Trees and plants are very useful for human beings...
Among all the women in the world, the best person...
When I was sleeping, I dreamt I was in Disney...
Some people think that dogs are troublesome, but...
Everybody has a best friend. But my best friend...
My favourite book is The Green Wind. It is...
My mother went to the market to buy vegetables....
Penguins Penguins are flightless sea birds...
My garden is very useful   Flowers big...
One day I was gazing at the Southern sky, ...
Oliver, I miss you so much, Although you left...
The moon is big  The moon is round...
The Sober Sports Club, Addalaichenai introduced a...
The 8th Annual Concert and Prize-giving of Ar...
Currently there are 33 identified species of...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified fair,​...
Able,​affluent,​G/​B parents seek,​a tall,​...

Obituaries

EMILDA FERNANDO - nee ANTHONY - Loving wife of...

World

This aerial view taken on October 3, 2020 shows...
US President Donald Trump, 74, disembarking from...
US President Donald Trump
A feverish US President Donald Trump has been...
PARIS, Oct 3 (AFP) - The novel coronavirus has...

Montage

Kosala Gunasinghe a.k.a. Kos Cos is a...

Spectrum

Irangani Roxanna Serasinghe
She stands out from her first movie Rekawa in...

Impact

Fr. Dushantha Rodrigo
The Lord is my Shepherd,I have everything I...
Sri Lanka celebrates Children’s Day annually on...
Bringing up a child is a wholesome and fulfilling...

Classifieds

Seeds & Plants WantedGloriosa (Neeyangala)...
Business Premises for SaleMt. Lavinia close to...
Positions Vacant - MarketingLeading Company...
Vehicles Hire/Lease ServicesAAA Sako Premio,​Axio...

Week of October 4, 2020