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Week of September 20, 2020

News

Sri Lanka Coast Guard had seized about 4 540kg of...
The Supreme Court has ordered to suspend an...
16 individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing...
Organising and conducting tuition classes for...
Notorious gangster Arumahandi Janith Madusanka...
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (...
Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam who lent his...
A suspect was arrested with 213g and 868mg of...
Several spells of showers will occur in Western,...
Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones has died of...
Three returnees (one from UAE, one from Maldives...
Labour Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said that...
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
The Colombo-Hatton main road is blocked due to a...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several...
The process of enrolling students into...
Three more returnees (two from UAE and one...
MP Prof. Tissa Vitharana appointed as the...
The Ministry of Transport has decided to...
Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that it would...
11 individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing...
Sri Lanka’s embassy in Qatar has been temporarily...
The US coronavirus death toll has passed 200,000...
The first meeting of the Committee on Public...
Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa...
13 persons (7 from Kuwait, two from UAE, two from...
Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathna today...
Sri Lanka’s Consulate in Jeddah has been...
Former Devinuwara Devalaya's Basnayake Nilame...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold...
18 individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing...
Former President Maithripala Sirisena, has...
A Sub Inspector attached to the Horana Police...
The Draft Bill of the 20th Amendment to amend the...
Nine persons possessing heroin were arrested in...
The National Operation Centre for the Prevention...
Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and...
Arrangements have been made to re-establish the...
The Draft Bill of the 20th Amendment to amend the...
The Jaffna Police STF arrested four persons with...
A three-storey building on the outskirts of...
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 957,948...
Twelve individuals recovered from COVID-19...
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (...
Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa and his wife...
The Meteorology Department has issued a warning...
The National Building Research Organization (NBRO...
Three more returnees from Saudi Arabia had tested...
The laboratory report by the Government Analyst...
Eighteen individuals recovered from COVID-19...
Due to the inclement weather a five-storey...
The malpractices of the Yahapalana regime are...
Deputy Inspector General, (DIG) Kithsiri Aponsu...
The Ceylon Private Bus Owners’ Association (CPBOA...
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) to...
The Government will table the 20th Amendment to...
Labour Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that...
The Department of Meteorology says that the...
The Ambassadors Forum of Sri Lanka felicitated...
Pic credit- Courtsey - defence.lk
The laboratory report by the Government Analyst...
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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has urged tea...
The Industrial Development Authority-Western...
‘Eelam Exposed’, an analytical study of the Eelam...
The Buddhist Advisory Council commended the...
The Government is taking steps to increase the...
The National Police Commission (NPC) has...

Feature

Dream Music Fest with Dialog, the first seated...
Making a sincere attempt to bring an unimagined...

Features

Applications for UK’s prestigious Chevening...
Kanchana Amilani’s first novel Guha Satana (Cave...
Corona Diary, a Sinhala book on Covid-19 pandemic...
The Mandalorian billed itself as a cinematic Star...
According to the World Health Organization 9.6...
The European Commission defined entrepreneurship...
Psychologists claim that they know relatively...

Health

How can you improve your immune system?On the...

News Features

“The future promise of any nation can be directly...
Co-Cabinet Spokesman and Minister of Mass Media,...
The stocks seized  by Navy
Several attempts to smuggle turmeric were foiled...
While tourism remained challenged during Sri...
“What we see changes what we know. What we know...

Business

Oceanpick donates fingerlings to smallholder fishing communities
Oceanpick (Pvt) Ltd., an oceanic farm operator,...
Past Presidents of CA Sri Lanka gathered to...
HS SELECT, a leading fabric collection company...
Laugfs Terminals Ltd. marked the 100th ship call...
From left: HNB Head of Club, Michelle de Silva, HNB DGM Retail & SME Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne, with Frontier Advisory Directors, Faryal Fazla Farour, Mohamed Azreen Zaheer and Mohamed Hussain Kariapper Mohamed Hameez after signing the agreement.
HNB PLC has entered into a partnership with...
Director General of Civil Aviation, Capt. Themiya Abeywickrama presents the Aviation Security Service Provider Licence to Chairman, AASL, Maj. General (Rtd.) G. A. Chandrasiri at CAASL headquarters, Katunayake. Vice Chairman, CAASL, Amitha Wijayasuriya, Actg. Additional Director General CAASL, P. A. Jayakantha, Vice Chairman, AASL, Rajeewasiri Sooriyaarachchi, senior officials of CAASL, AASL and Aviation Security stakeholders including State Security agencies and industry were also present.
Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited...
The Huawei MateBook laptop
Huawei  launched the Huawei MateBook X Pro...
New Zealanders have voted Dilmah their Most Trusted Tea Brand
Ethical tea brand Dilmah, has won the palates and...
General Manager of BOC, Sugath Gunasekara (left) and Chief Executive Officer of SLT, Kiththi Perera exchange  the agreement.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has taken bill payments...
Kishu Gomes receives his letter of appointment.
Award winning corporate leader Kishu Gomes who...
NDB has teamed up with iLoan Lanka (Pvt) Limited...
Ilsam Awfer
Launched in 2015 under the Islamic Business...
From left: Digital Media, Dineth Silva, Assistant General Manager, Dushantha Rangana and Director of Prime Group, Ruminda Randeniya receive the Gold award for the ‘Best Corporate Website in Sri Lanka’.
Prime Group, a  real estate company, won two...
Ceylinco Insurance was ranked the nation’s most...
Pelwatte products
Pelwatte Dairy Industries has extended value-for-...
Dr. Spencer Johnson’s book ‘Who Moved My Cheese...
The findings of the latest edition of Microsoft’s...
Renowned psychologist and behaviour change expert...
Talent has always been a buzzword in business...
It’s a tough environment today, demanding...
In the Forex market, the Rupee on its spot...
Sri Lanka has an adequate supply of raw material...
Oil prices rose late last week on the third day...
Sri Lanka wouldn’t have remained a developing...
A quota for vehicle imports is the best way to...
The digitalisation of the Colombo Stock Exchange...
Sri Lanka and Japan should introduce strategic...
The progress of sectors under the National Export...
Vallibel Finance unveiled its renowned brand of...
  The staff taking part in the event at the Galle Face Green Colombo
In keeping with its philosophy to provide an...
The team leading the charge at Union Assurance
Union Assurance was recently recognised by...
GrandSpace will be extending its services to...
In yet another industry first initiative in Sri...
Recovery of manufacturing activitity continued in...
HCL Technologies (HCL) opened its Global...
Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) today announced...
HNB Finance secured multiple victories at the...
Inspired by the popular Sri Lankan surfing...
The external sector recovered further in July...
The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) will...

Sports

The selection panel that picked the winners of...
Rajapaksa (Coach)-Muthuthanthri (Captain)
Rohitha Rajapaksa, the captain of last season,...
File photo of the champion St. Joseph’s College team of 2017
Sports and religion have never been known to be...
Former Sri Lanka paceman and Chairman of national selectors Ashantha de Mel was the head of the selection committee which picked the winners of the Observer-Mobitel  contest along with the SLSCA and Umpire Association
The long-awaited 42nd Observer -Mobitel School...
The Aussies have always captured the attention of...
Lamine Diack
PARIS AFP: The former head of athletics’ world...
National athletic coach YK Kularatne receiving his special merit award from Minister of Power Dullas Alahapperuma
Athletes in the Matara district were honoured at...
Tony Opatha
Anthony Marinon Opatha, better known as Tony...
Preparations for the forthcoming surfing...
Paris Saint-Germain’s German midfielder Julian Draxler (R) fights for the ball with Metz’s Tunisian defender Dylan Bronn (L) during the French L1 football match at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, on September 16, 2020. (AFP)
FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on...
Lahiru Igalagamage
Sri Lanka may have discovered a batsman that is...
Eagle Logistics emerged champion of the 18th DPGC...
The Sri Lanka Football Academy Association (SLFAA...
The CCC School of Cricket will celebrate 22 years...
Veteran sports journalist Nisman Ranasinghe will...
The 14th annual mini cricket carnival of the...
The Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF) is...
Sri Lanka Golf (SLG) commenced practices for...
DHAKA AFP: Former New Zealand cricketer Craig...
The Yachting Association of Sri Lanka (YASL) will...
Thanks to the Kandy District Cricket Association...
Sri Lanka’s most prestigious volleyball...

Editorial

The 20th Amendment to the Constitution will...

Opinion

The people would now like a ringside seat to see...
Needling the South with provocative anti-Sinhala-...
Minister of Labour, Nimal Siripala de Silva said...
Until a new Constitution is promulgated, Sri...

Youth Observer

The Venice Film Festival’s step and repeat, by...
The Kitemaker is a short story collection by...
 At sweet seventeen the world is at your...
I’ve had a complicated relationship with fashion...
I thought of writing a letter of advice to my...
When looking at the Far East, the written...
Candy (1968)Ewa Aulin, the star of Deadly Sweet...
The Annual Art Exhibition of the Russian School...
Sanjaya Senavirathna who was born in 1977,...

Junior

Learn how to make a paper frog craft that is both...
We went on a trip to Sigiriya recently. I went...
The greatest gift I received from God is my...
I am a little Marigold flower. My mother was a...
My name is Omaya Ogandi. I am eight-years-old. I...
I still remember the day when I got my first...
My pet is a puppy. Its name is Browny and is six...
I enjoy reading the English newspaper, the Sunday...
My favourite toy is a Barbie doll. My Dad...
VR means Virtual Reality. It is a simulated...
Road accidents are among the most common types of...
Sport is vital for the healthy growth of human...
The Great Buddha of Kamakura Kōtoku-in is a...
The Tantirimale Raja Maha Vihara or monastery is...
Sri Rewatha Royal College, Nugegoda held its...
The Sri Lanka Shakespeare Association's drama...

Marriage Proposals

Able B/​G Colombo Lawyer parents seek...
About our daughter,​born again Christian,​pretty...

Obituaries

JEAN - HIDELARATCHI (nee PARIS) - Beloved wife of...

World

Col. Goita and delegation at ELOWAS meeting in Ghana
Recently the Malian Military Junta called for the...
MOSCOW, Sept. 19 (AFP) - Russia’s leading...

Montage

St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10, which will be...
STOCK ROOM ART SALEThe Stock Room Art Sale will...
In this twelfth and final instalment of The State...

Spectrum

Impact

Padre Pio saw the image of Christ in the poor,...
We feature this week an interview with Dr. Anslem...
The 156th birth anniversary commemoration of...
The current legal system of Sri Lanka dates back...

Classifieds

Seeds & Plants WantedGloriosa (Neeyangala)...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseBambalapitiya...
Domestic Aides ServicesWe have Housemaids,​...
Vans for SaleToyota Hiace LH102 (1993) dual A/​C...

Week of September 20, 2020