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Week of October 11, 2020

News

Another 48 in quarantine centers and 12...
Dr S. Sridharan , the Acting Director General of...
Minister Sudarshini Fernandopulle instructed the...
The Army Commander Shavendra Silva stated that...
The American poetess Louise Elizabeth Gluck won...
A third year undergraduate in the Faculty of...
People should not fear to visit hospitals to...
Education Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris visited the...
The 125th Annual Feast of the Yatiyantota Parish...
Thinakaran, the sister paper of the Sunday...
A petition signed by 100 Government...
Health workers busy sanitising the Nalanda...
Three members of the minor staff at the National...
The Supreme Court determination on the petitions...
Sri Lanka’s external sector continued to recover...
WFP Sri Lanka Country Director Brenda Barton presenting  a take-home ration pack to a student in Kalapaluwawa
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the...
Sunday Observer Editor-in-Chief Dinesh Weerawansa
The Ambassadors Forum of Sri Lanka felicitated...
In a new turn of events, Attorney General,...
The Kalutara District is under surveillance of...
The Army on Friday took over the Wayamba National...
The Catholic Archdiocese of Colombo, in a media...
Udawalawa Police raided a house at Karametiaara...

Feature

An American musical film from 1954, directed by...
The American Film Institute (AFI) has this week...
On the evening of September 25 this year I was...

Features

By Geraldine BrooksThe Red- haired womanBy Orhan...
The book was presented to the Prime Minister at the book launch.
‘Elina Jayewardene’, a Sinhala biography of the...
Sri Lanka’s animal welfare activists commemorated...

Health

The digestive system is a complex series of...

News Features

World Mental Health Day fell yesterday. This year...
On Friday, October 9, over 100 Government MPs...
Exports are an important factor in the modern...
Is it the second wave of Covid-19 that we are...

Business

Sri Lanka is not yet a major exporter of fresh...
The B2B webinar in progress.
A B2B webinar between Sri Lankan and Omani boat...
Children enjoying themselves.
The Sri Lanka Embassy in Vienna, Austria and the...
The Nokia 2.4
HMD Global launched the Nokia 2.4 recently. The...
Insee Cement, appointed Gustavo Navarro as Chief...
From left: Shalin Balasuriya,  Prajeeth Balasubramaniam, Ms. Achala Samaradivakara, Ms. Randhula de Silva, Imal Kalutotage and  Chandula Abeywickrama.
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) recently...
The winners of the 21For21 ‘Skills at Work’ photo competition received their prizes at the Airtel Lanka Head Office, at the World Trade Centre. From left: The three winners  Nishanth Rajasegaram, Tharindu Dileepa,  Kanchana Herath with  Chief Marketing Officer, Airtel Lanka, Chandrashekhar Singh Chauhan, Mission Director, USAID Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Reed Aeschliman,  Partnerships Director, YouLead, Ms. Vindya Silva and Head, Contact Experience, Airtel, Fawaz Nizamdeen.
Airtel Lanka partnered with the USAID-funded...
Deputy General Manager, Marketing of People’s Leasing, Laksanda Gunawardena  receives the award for One of the Best Ten CSR and Sustainability Projects from  Trustee of  JASTECA, Athula Edirisinghe.   JASTECA President,  Nimal Perera and  Committee Member Nishan Fernando look on.
People’s Leasing and Finance PLC was recognised...
Conrad Dias
LOLC Holdings PLC has been listed among 100...
Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena makes a purchase at the Lanka Sathosa stall using a LankaQR enabled app. Pic: Wasitha Patabendige
The National LankaQR Initiative Rata Puraama...
Insee Ecocycle signed a Memorandum of...
In the forex market, the appreciating trend on...
D. P. K. Gunasekera assumed duties as the General...
The forum in progress
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)...
With V20, vivo is expected to introduce a new...
The winners
Samson Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd. the...
International Construction Consortium (ICC) has...
According to World Health Organisation (WHO)...
The Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) is the...
The global turbulence created by Covid-19 is far...
Organisations of all sizes and across all sectors...
Sri Lanka has a proud heritage of arts and craft...
Crude future prices spiked on Thursday after OPEC...
Trade can still grow and one way Sri Lankan...
This year has been the most stressful year in...
Governments around the world are taking...
Wineendra Weeraman
The supply of coal to the Lakvijaya power plant...
Sri Lankan industries should be developed as a...
Seylan Tikiri, a children’s savings account, is...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) recently signed a...
OPPO Sri Lanka is ready to launch the much...
DLB marked a significant turning point in its...
Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI), the...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has completed all...
Nations Trust Bank (NTB) American Express has...
Senkadagala Finance has appointed Dr. Roshan...
Starch Industries and the Via Agri Group have...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed...

Sports

Brazil’s Roberto Firmino celebrates his goal
SAO PAULO, (AFP) - Liverpool striker Roberto...
ALGHERO, Italy, (AFP) - Spaniard Dani Sordo won...
PIW Jayasekara a senior Ccicket coach receiving an official T-shirt and Membership card from Asanka Prasad, Director of ASB Fashion
The Cricket Coaches Association of the Matara...
Skipper of the Jaffna Gladiators S. Niroshan receiving the Champion trophy from   Sri Lanka Cricket vice president Ravin Wickramaratne
Jaffna Gladiators cricket team emerged champions...
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic runs to return the ball to Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas during their men’s singles semi-final tennis match at French Open (AFP)
PARIS AFP: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, with...
Kusal Mendis hammered his first century in the...
Nihal (Viper) Gunaratne
Well known Kandy rugby player, coach, referee and...
WELLINGTON AFP: New Zealand and Australia will...
The champion Air Force shooting team with Sports...
And finally the uncertain and agonizing wait is...
FLASHBACK: Sadeera Samarawickrema of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo was awarded the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year award at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel on October 15, 2014. Pic: Sulochana Gamage
The 42nd Observer-Mobitel School Cricketer of the...
Kimi Raikkonen
Kimi Raikkonen is set to start a record 323rd...
Joshua Cheptegei
Paris (AFP) The unwavering advance of technology...
Rizly Illyaz
The new head of Sri Lanka Rugby sees a straight...
Will Smith
LOS ANGELES AFP: Will Smith had five hits and...
Suara Kitata leading with Eliud Kipchoge, former champion following on the right (BBC pic)
World record holder Eliud Kipchoge was beaten in...
PARIS AFP: Novak Djokovic is just two wins away...
Astech Bath Touch Private Limited beat Abdullah...
No athletics coach without a valid license will...
LONDON AFP: Former British Cycling and Team Sky...
Promising St. Anthony’s College batsman Harsha...
DUBLIN AFP: Ireland on Thursday named six...
SHARJAH AFP: Ravichandran Ashwin won his latest...
Boxing coaches are following a Sports Science...
Divulapitiya Young Lions CC, Harry Batsman CC...
Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has suffered a...
The marathon, race walking and cycling events of...
Office bearers for the National Association of...
Under the auspices of the International Olympic...
Siam City Cement and John Keells Group ‘B’ remain...
The Sri Lanka men’s and women’s chess teams are...

Editorial

At the time of writing, nothing is certain about...

Opinion

File photo of Indian Prime Minister with his Sri Lankan counterpart
The Indian Government has repeatedly intervened...
Plantation Minister Dr.Ramesh Pathirana said the...

Youth Observer

The rules of basketball, thankfully, are fairly...
Praneeth Udumalagala is a prominent basketball...
Nicki Minaj gave birth to her first child with...
Tamanna Bhatia, known professionally as Tamannaah...
Actor Alex Pettyfer announced that he married...
When “Gangnam Style” by Psy hit YouTube like a...
The PlotAs the result of the curse of a once-...
Born as Bhisham Kohli, Vishal Anand was best...
Directed by Terrie Samundra, Kaali Khuhi stars...
Actor Kajal Aggarwal is all set to tie the knot...
Lovely and talented actress Michelle Dilhara...
Author – Haruki MurakamiTranslation – Philip...
Mayanthi Jayakody is a lecturer at the Open...
Thinking is invisible behaviour. We are aware of...
In the world of gaming and eSports, it is...
Finding that perfect work:According to a recent...
At Saskia Fernando Gallery | ends on November...
At Paradise Gallery ends on October 17‘So love...
This year might be almost over (how?!), and while...

Junior

The annual exhibition of paintings by students of...
My pet is a fish. It is black. Its name is Cat...
My hobby is reading. I read for pleasure, to get...
On Friday, my classmates and I worked in the...
My school is Hill Country International. It is...
My favourite author is Roald Dahl. He is known as...
The African wild dog can be found in the Sahara...
The place where I live is Nakalagamuwa, a rural...
The three important functions of a language are...
Roald Dahl is one of the best loved writers of...
Trees, let us breatheSun, which makes them...
Dark clouds are clotting over the lucid...
Last summer weekendWith my best friendWhen the...
When I was in the gardenI saw a great Queen...
The youth goup Zodium Valley won the competition...
Coconut saplings were planted in the Arabic...
Children's songs authored by Retired Eduction...
Award winning Journalist and former Dinamina,...
Thinakaran, the sister paper of the Sunday...
Elephant, the unique animal that lives in parts...
Currently there are 33 identified species of...

Marriage Proposals

About our son,​he is academically and...
About 43,​pleasant professionally qualified BSc,​...

Obituaries

ABEYSURIYA - MRS KARUNA of Dodampahala Dickwella...

World

BANGKOK, Oct. 10. (BBC) - A US man in Thailand...
LONDON, Oct. 10. (BBC) - More than 350 scientists...
WASHINTON, Oct. 10 (BBC) - Top US virus expert Dr...

Montage

For centuries, Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of...
The ground plan of Udugampola sub-kingdom(Hewapathirathna,2000)
Gampaha is a district with important heritage...

Spectrum

Makara  Yaal
In the Tamil cultural history, the instruments...

Impact

It is very difficult to find a major or minor...

Classifieds

Estate for SalePrawn Culture Project 25 acres 50...
Seeds & Plants WantedGloriosa (Neeyangala)...
Business Premises for SaleMount Lavinia Galle...
Professional Consultancy ServicesConsultant for...
Jeeps & Pickups for SaleFord Ranger 2005...

Week of October 11, 2020