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Week of September 27, 2020

News

Three more persons had tested positive for the...
The Committee on Parliamentary Business chaired...
Twelve more individuals recovered from COVID-19...
7,274 persons were undergoing quarantine at 79...
Forty-nine passengers, including schoolchildren...
The Gampaha Magistrate’s Court today further...
US President Donald Trump tweeted that he and his...
The Cabinet of Ministers has taken a decision to...
Several spells of showers will occur in Western,...
Police officers arrested three suspects while...
President Gotabaya Rajapakse, in his message on...
Two individuals have tested positive for Covid-19...
Three more individuals recovered from COVID-19...
The Government will present the budget for the...
Another person tested positive for Covid-19,...
Several spells of showers will occur in Western,...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse paid tribute to...
24-hour Water Cut imposed in Dehigahalanda,...
Expressing his heartfelt condolences to the royal...
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved Prime...
The Cabinet decided yesterday (29) that the...
Another person tested positive for Covid-19,...
Former Basnayake Nilame Anura Lewke, the owner of...
Several spells showers will occur in Western,...
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the...
Twenty coronavirus patients recovered and...
High rise buildings comprising a minimum of 100...
Showers will occur at times in Western,...
The Government is in the process of taking legal...
The Government has lifted the ban on motor spare...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said there is no...
Three individuals have tested positive for Covid-...
Two Covid-19 patients recovered raising the total...
Tennison Corray, actor has passed away. He was 68...
Several spells of light showers will occur in...
Sri Lanka has been ranked second out of 108...
Eight individuals have tested positive for Covid-...
Several spells of light showers will occur in...
International day for elders falls on October 1...
Petitions filed against the 20th Amendment to the...
The administrative building of the Hambantota...
Sri Lanka has a window of opportunity with...
MT New Diamond
The owners, Salvors of Crude Oil Tanker MT New...
The Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA...
The health camp in progress
A health camp was held for low income families in...
A poppy flower was pinned on Speaker of...
Participants at the Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka
The “Silver Jubilee”, Annual Academic Sessions of...
Lay member officials of the Branch Associations...
Commissioner General of Examinations B. Sanath...
Plans are under way to construct a cycling path...
The 30th annual Susan George Pulimood Memorial...
It has been reported that of Rs. 50,000 million...
The Annual General Meeting and get-together of...
The Defence Ministry has thrown a security...
Sri Lanka will join the global community to...

Feature

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna founded in...
Scene from the Bahuchithawadiya
Malaka Dewapriya is an aspiring filmmaker, award...
I think that folk should carrybright umbrellas in...

Features

Two books in Sinhala, Eleena Jayawardhane: Story...
Veteran artiste Shantha K. Herath has been...
Veteran writer Gunasena Withana’s autobiography...
Supun Athukorala, a promising poet of the new...
Newly opened Star Latino’s Dance Academy aims to...
Taking an innovative approach, The Big Bad Wolf...

Health

Rubella eliminated in Sri Lanka:Vaccinations must...

News Features

Udayanga Weeratunga
Tourism industry leaders, especially in the...
Senior DIG Roshan Fernando
Former Royal College athletic captain and Public...
The Finance Company (TFC) was one of the premier...
Lankan expatriates in Kuwait awaiting return
The first batch of migrant workers bound for...
Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Parliamentarians...
When in two successive silent revolutions the...
The house after collapse  Pic credit Asela Kuruluwansa
The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO...
Environmentalists have now raised concern that an...

Business

HNB PLC opened a fully revamped Student Savings...
Saaraketha, an organic fresh fruit and vegetable...
DPL Deputy Managing Director, Pushpika Janadheera presents a box of gloves to Minister of Environment, Mahinda Amaraweera at the Central Environmental Authority.
Dipped Products PLC (DPL) donated gloves for the...
The exchange of the agreement.
UTN Trading Company (Pvt) Limited was appointed...
BOC, Assistant General Manager  Aruna Kumara receives the certification from the Governor of the Central Bank, Prof. W.D. Laxman.
The initiative of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka...
After signing the MoU. (From left): Hashantha Abewickrema, Business Development Manager FromSriLanka.com, Chamika Godamanna, Sub-Committee Chairman NCCSL, Asela de Livera, President NCCS, Channa Manoharan, Chairman SLASSCOM, Chamindā de Silva, Executive Director SLASSCOM, Nishan Mendis, Director SLASSCOM and Shiraz Lye, Director, SLASSCOM.
The Sri Lanka Association of Software Service...
After signing the MoU. From left:   Rajeeva Bandaranaike, Chief Executive Officer CSE, Dilshan Wirasekara,  Board Director CSE, Jayantha Fernando, Board Director CSE, Dumith Fernando, Chairman CSE, Viyani Gunathilaka, Commissioner General DRP,  Viraj Dayaratne PC, Chairman SEC, Chinthaka Mendis, Director General, SEC and Naresh Abeyesekera, Commission Member SEC.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri...
Dr. Pradeep Edward
Dr. Pradeep Edward, a marketeer and corporate...
vivo, a global smartphone brand, will launch its...
Mastercard will support the Central Bank of Sri...
The presentation of the certification
Ebony Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and its premium menswear...
The Colombo Port City was presented the title...
DFCC Bank PLC completed the acquisition financing...
Lalith Piyum Perera
The National Lotteries Board (NLB) which markets...
The financial system in the country faces the...
Hemantha Gunetilleke
Nations Trust Bank is well-known in the banking...
Award recipients with the Chairperson of National Savings Bank, Mrs. Keasila Jayawardena and  CEO of Colombo Leadership Academy, Riaz Hassen. From left:  V. S Fernando, Ms. Dulakshi Tashiya Perera, Mrs. Kesila Jayawardena,  Chairperson NSB,  CEO of Colombo Leadership Academy, Riaz Hassen, D. C. Olaboduwa, Mrs. J. M. A. K. Jayasinghe, Saminda Weerasinghe, AGM, HRD.
The National Savings Bank (NSB) was recognised as...
With the increasing dependency on online teaching...
The Sri Lanka National Quality Award is an annual...
From left: Asitha Jayaweera, DGM, Abans FMI, Dr. Manish Shrivastava, Director, Abans FMI, R P A Wimalaweera, Commissioner General of Labour, P. K. Pestonjee, Managing Director, Abans FMI, A. A. N. Manjula Gunasekara, Manager, Abans FMI, Nimali Senevirathne, AGM, Legal and HR, Abans FMI.
The 32-storey Mehewara Piyasa building complex at...
Competencies are required in an increasingly...
Traditionally, business organisations have been...
The traditional mask industry is yet a thriving...
A webinar on “India-Sri Lanka Current Business...
The revised export target of the Export...
Headline inflation as measured by the year-on-...
Sri Lanka’s airline and aviation industry will...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the...
Sri Lanka will sign Foreign Direct Investments (...
A recent entrant in to Colombo’s property...
Chevron Lubricants Lanka Plc (CLLP) has appointed...
In the Forex market, the Rupee on spot contacts...
For all we know, Covid-19 is a deadly pandemic...
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brasilia has...
Payment processing services deployed by the...
Heineken’s ‘Asia Pacific Graduate Program’ is the...
Marking the end of an era where diesel power...
Global stocks dropped on Thursday after a number...
Singer (Sri Lanka) has collaborated with Sri...
Coconut growers are scared of oil palm (OP)...
Raddella Holdings launched a biotech insulin...

Sports

Golden Birds (in white) and Ratnapala SC contest...
Bernard Laporte
PARIS AFP: French rugby federation (FFR)...
Jayantha Weerasinghe
Jayantha Weerasinghe, the former commentator and...
Channa Pathirane
Old Trinitians Rugby Scrummage yesterday elected...
Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne (right) and coach Mickey Arthur at a practice session
For nearly six months Sri Lanka’s beleaguered...
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) secretary Mohan de Silva...
Dean Jones
Former Australia batsman Dean Jones who featured...
Yasiru Kanathigoda with the ball making a break
A Sri Lankan boy, Yasiru Kanathigoda, has put...
From left: Tharushi Karunaratne (athletics), Susanthika Jayasinghe, Ravindu Jayasundara (athletics), Deshan Kumara (weight lifting) and Sachini Laksarani (weight lifting) pose for a photo on the historic occasion (Pic by Sulochana Gamage)
It took 52 years for Sri Lanka to win a medal at...
You can surely count on the baggy green...
FLASHBACK: Double celebration for Royal College in 2011 as Bhanuka Rajapakse and Ramith Rambukwella emerged the Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year and Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year
When the Covid-19 epidemic hit the world and we...
Where is sports in Sri Lanka heading? At the rate...
Hansika Abeysinghe
Sri Lanka’s racing drivers and riders will be...
Sri Lanka women’s cricket convener Apsari Tillekaratne poses with Jaffna school cricketers during her visit to the northern province
The convener of Sri Lanka women’s cricket Apsari...
Luis Suarez
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is suspected of...
Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa during his playing days that only rugby fans knew. Today every sport wants a piece of him
The sporting fraternity in Kandy is excited that...
Simona Halep
PARIS AFP: Former champion Simona Halep arrives...
Nairo Quintana
AFP MARSEILLE: The lead rider of a Tour de France...
DUBAI AFP: India great Mahendra Singh Dhoni faced...
SOCHI AFP: Lewis Hamilton seeks to equal Michael...
The Classic Car Club of Ceylon held its 28th...
Singha SC Ambalangoda and Gesto SC Ahungalla...
October 5, 2020 marks the 48th death anniversary...
Lankan CC beat Ragama CC by 103 runs in their...
Hirdaramani SC Kegalle emerged men’s champions in...
The Sports Ministry is seeking ways to take...
The President of the Beruwela Super Sun Sports...
Golden Birds SC emerged champions in the women’s...
Athletics’ global governing body said Saturday it...
Three former Cycling Federation officials have...
Several complaints have been made against the Sri...
The Archery Federation has planned to conduct...
The Wushu Federation will embark on a talent...

Editorial

The very elements that undermined the security of...

Opinion

As we have experienced, the novel Coronavirus has...
The fastest possible revival of the temporarily...
That Colombo campus legal luminary by reputation...
Minister of Irrigation and State Minister of...

Youth Observer

One of the most spectacular and feminine styles...
Becoming a professional golfer takes time,...
School and sports were different focal points in...
The Duggar family is often likened to a cult, and...
In David Fincher’s neo-noir horror Seven, William...
Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus;...
Actress, model and former Beauty Queen Vinu...
We believe long term travel made every one of us...
 The Colosseum – the largest amphitheatre in the Roman world
While I was studying Roman civilization my...
When examining religion in China, it is difficult...
Delon Weerasinghe is a television and film fixer...
Transcends from present to past to futureOne of...
Chamindra de Silva is a self-taught, naturalistic...

Junior

My pet is a dog. It has a short tail. It is black...
My favourite TV program is Expedition Unknown. It...
We got a long holiday this year due to the Covid-...
The environment is a mixture of animals, human...
Everyone in the world has a goal. My goal is to...
As a member of the global community we inherit a...
My favourite animal is the cat. I love it very...
My school is Olcott College. It is situated in...
Newspapers are the ‘mirrors of the world’ and the...
We read books, newspapers and magazines. Reading...
Learn how to make the most Colourful Paper...
Skellig MichaelSkellig Michael, also called Great...
The new two-storied building at Khairiya Girls’...
Children’s Day will be celebrated by many...
Boats sail on the river And ships sail on the sea...
Mirror, mirror on the wall My masquerade before...
Kalakeerthi Dr.Edwin AriyadasaEdwin Ariyadasa is...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified...
About our academically,​professionally well...

Obituaries

ABEYARATNE - MR CYRIL FRANK - Formerly at People’...

World

MUMBAI, Sep. 26 (BBC) - Bollywood star Deepika...
New Interim President and Vice President of Mali during  swearing-in -ceremony
Former Minister of Defence Ba N’Daou and the...
PARIS, Sept. 26 (BBC) - Seven people have been...

Montage

Drafting Desire is the latest collection of...

Spectrum

Impact

Extracting power from English history, this multi...
Online learning
“Disruptive innovation fundamentally transforms a...
It was a Friday 61 years ago to be exact on...
Royal College
In a glorious journey of 185 momentous years,...

Classifieds

Seeds & Plants WantedGloriosa (Neeyangala)...
Business Premises for SaleColombo 10 - 3.20...
Domestic Aides ServicesWe have Housemaids,​...
Vans for SaleToyota Hiace LH102 (1993) dual A/​C...

Week of September 27, 2020