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Week of November 1, 2020

News

A short while ago, the total number of Covid-19...
Another 204 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
The 21st Covid-19 death reported in Sri Lanka,...
Another 193 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
The Quarantine curfew will be imposed to...
The quarantine curfew in Western Province is to...
The National Operation Center for Prevention of...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several...
 The rehabilitation of the Neluwa–Lankagama...
Minister of Fisheries, Douglas Devananda has...
The following statement was issued by State...
Construction work on the Neluwa–Lankagama road in...
The outgoing Commander of the Air Force, Air...
There will be no Sunday and daily Masses due to...
The Western Province Health Services Office has...
High Commissioner of India, Gopal Baglay called...

Feature

In this sixth instalment of ‘Retro Reviews:...
The art of puppetry originated in India several...

Features

Author – Orhan PamukTranslator – Nazim...
The Chinese Enterprise Job Fair was held at the...
Batadomba-lena forest reserve at Waladura in Kuruwita
As we sat on the base of an excavation pit dug by...
This series of Inner Engineering guidance based...
SuperstitionBecause of the scepticism surrounding...
The Notting Hill Carnival is one of the world’s...
Piyadasa Sirisena WimarshanaAuthor – Cosultant Dr...

Health

News Features

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Secretary Pompeo in discussion
Secretary Pompeo said that Sri Lanka can choose...
The biggest issue faced by farmers throughout the...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that he is not...
For weeks, several villages in the Kalutara...
The recent attempts by the LTTE remnants, to get...
Competition has become the way of life for most...
Continued from October 18There should be no...
For all of us, music has been a healer in one way...
In my last column I discussed the basic structure...

Business

As one of the few banks to receive accreditation...
Vallibel Finance opened its latest branch in the...
With the launch of the sltgo Wi-Fi solution, SLT...
Abans offers you top global and home grown...
Raja Edirisuriya has been appointed as the...
Lanka Hospitals has a dedicated centre for blood cancer care
Lanka Hospitals reached another milestone...
Same as the innovation happens in other sectors,...
Sri Lanka has the political will to go for a...
Engaged employees give their best contribution to...
The Exterminators, Founder and Managing Director Marlon Ferreira receives the Carbon Neutral Certification from Director, Customer Engagement and Global Partnership Development at SFG, Ms. Shamila Suhaib. Looking on are Sameera Perera, Tharindu Sooriyampola of Exterminators and Sajeewa Ranasinghe of  SFG and Ruwanthi Halwala of ‘CCC. 
Pest control company, The Exterminators (Pvt) Ltd...
‘It is easier and cheaper to sell to existing...
Chief Guest  Dr. Hasantha Hettiarachchi (on right) presents the most popular website Award to Vice President, Digital Strategy, DFCC Bank, Dinesh Jebamani
DFCC Bank bagged four awards at the BestWeb.lk...
Xiaomi, a global technology company, has forayed...
The Specialised Training and Disability Resource...
While Covid-19 is again raising its contagious...
The most crucial aspect of being a successful...
A number of vegetable and fruit farmers ...
Headline inflation remained unchanged at 4.0...
Financial markets have tumbled around the world...
The Commercial Documents Registration Division (...
In the wake of the second wave of the Covid-19,...
The previous regime introduced excise duty on...
The 2021 Budget will focus on macroeconomic...
Ideal Motors (Pvt) Ltd and its subsidiary Ideal...
In the Forex market, USD/Rupee rate on spot...
In marking International Lead Poisoning...
Pelwatte Dairy Industries Limited continues to...
Hatton National Bank PLC, entered into a landmark...
Having studied and identified the gaps in the...
OPPO Sri Lanka is launching its latest model in...
Gurukele, a village in the Doluwa Divisional...
Axis Bank Limited The Monetary Board of...
SDB bank extended its strong showing from the...
 Founder Chairman of Pyxle, Presantha...
The EPF Department of the Central Bank of Sri...

Sports

Haroon Lorgat
Former Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive...
Blake Leeper
American double amputee Blake Leeper has lost his...
Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo...
Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle went past 1,000 T20 sixes on Friday...
Novak Djokovic-Lorenzo Sonego
World number one Novak Djokovic suffered a shock...
Pakistani pacer Shaheen Afridi celebrates after taking the wicket of Zimbabwe’s batsman Chamu Chibhabha at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan overcame...
New Zealand’s Richie Mounga crosses the line for a try as he scored 23 points in a 43-5 victory for the All Blacks to win the Bledisloe Cup for the 18th year in succession (bbcsport)
New Zealand won the Bledisloe Cup for an 18th...
Paarami Maris Stella
World Athletics (IAAF) has approved a payment of...
Sir Geoffrey Boycott
More than 130 items from Sir Geoffrey Boycott,...
Paceman Jasprit Bumrah reached 100 wickets in the...
Christian Coleman
Christian Coleman was the world’s fastest man in...
Mahinda Herath Bandara
Former Royal College boxer and Volleyball...
Alex Matthews
Going for a Grand Slam with England is a dream...
Ben Stokes (left) and Marlon Samuels
West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has been...
The Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club one of...
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton smashed through Michael Schumacher...
Minhaj Jaleel of Thurstan College, Colombo received the Platinum Award for Best Batsman from Sri Lanka’s World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga in 2014. Looking on at right is Senior Associate Editor of the Sunday Observer Dudley Jansz
Polling for the 42nd Observer-Mobitel Most...
Ben Stokes
England’s Ben Stokes has dedicated his unbeaten...
Firoze Limited Chairman and Phoenix Ventures Limited  Director   Mohamed Haji Omar laying the foundation stone in the presence of Zahira College principal Trizviy Marikkar, Chairman of the Board of Governors Fouzul Hameed, Old Boys Association President Naina Mohamed, Project Chairman Jisthy Fahmi and Ash Sheik Arkam Nooramith. Pic: by Ruzaik Farook
The foundation stone laying ceremony was held at...
Young cricketers at practices
Former first class cricketer and Sri Lanka...
Muralitheran celebrates taking his 800th wicket in a Test match against India in Galle in 2012 before retiring
Former Sri Lankan cricketing great Muttiah...
Fernando Gomes
The proposed European Super League is the result...
JJ Williams
Legendary Wales, British and Irish Lions and...
Football is the most popular sport in the world,...
Harshana Tillekaratne
Promising chess player Harshana Tillekaratne’s...
Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa inspecting the Dadalla Sports Complex which is to have a new Volleyball House very soon while having a discussing with Plantations Minister Ramesh Pathirana and Volleyball president the Deputy Speaker Ranjith Siyambalapitiya
The Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVF) is...
Two High Performance Committees were appointed by...
Cricket already has enough fans in the USA to...
Former head coach of the Sri Lanka national...

Editorial

There is saturation media coverage on the latest...

Opinion

On June 7, 1964 Lanka Sama Samaja Party, the...
As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continues...
When Judge Amy Coney Barrett placed her hand on...

Youth Observer

London fashion week spring/summer 2021 was unlike...
The Inter school under 19 cricket tournament is...
anis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4,...
Can you believe it’s been over a year since...
The Dharmasena family
umar Dharmasena is a talented and versatile son...
The world can be a dangerous place for children,...
You have been beaten downby the pressure of the...
As promised in last week’s edition, it is with...
Coronavirus has changed the way we travel. Here’s...
The concept of taking a break from your...
Some people have many friends and others have...
During these struggling times, you may have...

Junior

World Children's Day was held at the Al-Amanath...
Kollupitiya Police Division, Save Lanka Security...
Time is very precious. We should not waste it. If...
Do you know about environmental pollution?...
Hippocrates was a Greek physician who lived from...
Sir Issac Newton was a great Mathematician and...
My pet is a dog. Its name is Dora. It has a long...
Global warming takes place when more heat is...
The Environment consists of nature and our...
Lava is a red hot liquid when it pours out of a...
We all know that Coronavirus is a deadly virus....
Discipline is an important quality in one’s life...
My favourite job is to become a doctor. It is one...
Sri Lanka, the teardrop-shaped country, is quite...
Dolphins and porpoises are all mammals that...
Cats sleep anywhereOn any table, any chairOn top...
AnUntainted,Pure soul...Oh don't Sir,Don't white...
For the sake of loveMy mother took myCruel words...
Neither a princess, nor am I, a queen,Just a...
Sri Sumanasara preschool celebrated Children's...
Al Iqbal Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Colombo...
The Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Department of...
Our cover page features little Dushein playing...

Marriage Proposals

Academically qualified pleasant kind-hearted...
Academically and professionally qualified caring...

Obituaries

PARANAVITANA - RAYMOND G. C. Beloved husband of...

World

At least 26 people died in Turkey and Greece when...
When his ship pulled into anchorage at Santos in...
To think we began 2020 supposing the US...

Montage

The Last Latte, the latest novel by Sri Lankan...
“The music world has lost one of its favourite...

Spectrum

Pic: AFP
As some countries reopened their economy amid a...
Concern about mental health issues is rising...

Impact

We publish below an interview with Ayurvedic...
How does one set about initiating a new garden or...

Classifieds

BUSINESS PREMISES - TO LET OR LEASEBambalapitiya...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESA reputed and well...

Week of November 1, 2020