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Week of January 3, 2021

News

By this morning (02), the National Operation...
Another 02 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka...
Another 215 individuals tested positive for Covid...
Another 215 individuals tested positive for Covid...
The isolation status will be lifted tomorrow (04...
Venerable Uwatenne Sumana Thera was granted...
Yesterday (02), the National Operation Center for...
Showery weather over the Northern and Eastern...
The oath and affirmation ceremony at the Parliamentary complex
Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said that...
Highways Minister Johnston Fernando inspects...
The number of accidents during the New Year...
The fourth Joint Working Group (JWG) on fisheries...
Power and Energy Minister Dullas Alahapperuma has...
The authorities have called upon Sri Lankan...
The Government yesterday dismissed rumours of a...
Sri Lanka could obtain a vaccine/vaccines for...
Dr. Palitha Kohona assumes duties as Sri Lankan Ambassador to China
Newly appointed Sri Lankan Ambassador to China,...
A Certificate in Acting Program for those who are...
Twenty-one more people who attended a wedding...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will preside over a...

Feature

The dog racing “mecca” of Florida ran its final...
John Tregoning reflects on a year like no other....
I have seen various types of married couples....
“Sage Valluvar Priest of thy lowly clan, No...
Of all the arts in Sri Lanka, theatre is the most...

Features

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, and many...

Health

News Features

The Associate Editor of the Thinakaran newspaper...
Professionals from diverse streams of...
Party leaders who met on Monday, December 28...
The term ‘infodemic’ came into use throughout the...
“The more precisely the position (of some...
Paris - It’s not every day that I get to write a...
Dion Jayasooriya
I was overcome with grief when the passing away...

Business

Taking a cue from the success of the smallholder...
Managing Director, Atire, Kalhara Hapuarachchi
IT and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) company...
Among the many adverse spillover impacts...
The fight against Covid-19 has been widely framed...
As explained in this column many times, sales are...
A refreshing 31,557,600 seconds in 2021 are with...
Maliban Biscuits was bestowed the Brand...
GT2 Pro is the latest flagship smartwatch from...
Last year was one of the most uncertain years and...
Food prices in recent months have spiked due to...
Headline inflation, as measured by the year-on...
SINGAPORE: A Jan. 4 meeting of the Organization...
The Sri Lanka Ceramics and Glass Council will...
Global investors cheered a last minute EU-UK...
Around 2,800 tourists from the Russia-Ukraine...
(On left:) The opening of the branch. (On right): The first transaction
The Bank of Ceylon Panadura City branch was...
Solid Homes & Constructions (Pvt) Ltd could...
ComBank and Bellvantage officials after signing the MoU.
Commercial Bank signed a Memorandum of...
Celebrating the true essence of Christmas, LB...
The Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (...
The recent increase in volatility of the exchange...
Financial planner and advisor, NDB Wealth has set...
As the number of Covid-19 cases in the Western...
AkzoNobel, a globally renowned company in paints...
Hayleys Fabric PLC, has launched a new line of...
Unlicensed foreign entities illicitly holding out...
The United States has supported Verité Research...

Sports

Weerasekera
Former St. Anthony’s College and Kandy CC fast...
Dhammika  Sudharshana
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has made a decision to...
Officers from the Army which plays a leading role in sustaining sports in the country come together for a briefing on billiards and snooker
When one talks of the Sport of the Green Baize,...
Dilhani Lekamge
The National Athletic Championship has paved the...
Sasandi Karunasena
Sasandi Karunasena is fast becoming a star...
Rizly Illyas
Several sports associations including Sri Lanka...
Roshen Silva
Sri Lanka is to recall middle order batsman...
The International Cricket Council picked...
Ravin Wickremaratne
Sri Lanka Cricket vice president and tournament...
Sri Lankan fielders give South African century maker Faf du Plessis a congratulatory walk-back after they waited till he made 199 and lose his wicket in the first cricket Test last week
There has been calls for Sri Lanka to build a new...
The Galle International Stadium that will be a haven for cricket officials and their friends during the England series
While parliament has decided to re-establish its...
General view of the Victoria Golf and Country Resort in Digana, Kandy
The Victoria Golf and Country Resort (VGCR) in...
Captains are an endangered species! So when a...
Dilshi Kumarasinghe
Sri Lanka’s star athlete at the 2019 South Asian...
Then and now …….. Rohan Weerakkody, perhaps is the only schoolboy cricketer to win five titles at the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 1987
Rohan Weerakkody, is perhaps the only schoolboy...
Unable to find a solution to allow the team’s...

Editorial

The New Year has begun in the shadow of the Covid...

Opinion

Prof. Rohan Gunaratna is Honorary Professor at...
In May 1996 Madeleine Albright, who was then U.S...
Not only should Covid-19 end this year, Covid-19...

Youth Observer

I’ve always been superstitious, trying to find...
When the Weather is Fine
Korean dramas – or K-dramas as they are more...
PEACE is PEACESoul – pure’ birth placeOf...
The world has become a strange entropy.Besieged...
This Christmas becomes a kairos season as heaven...
Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an...
Planet of the Apes is an American science fiction...
Your body is like the engine of a vehic le. You...
When considering the relationship between music...
2020 was a very different and unique year in many...
It is indeed hard for a singer to have both a...
Start small by replacing 1-2 drinks a day with...
Two-thousand-and-twenty-one is a brand new year...
Hasan RazaAge on debut: 14 years, 227 daysWhile...

Junior

The Prefects Investiture ceremony, Sisu Nayu...
Abdul Fais Ahnaf Zahee of Hijra Vidyalaya,...
The New Year is a time to leave the past behind...
Sibling love Our cover page shows, little Diana...

Marriage Proposals

About the daughter educated,​truly fair,​pretty,​...
Academically and professionally qualified kind-...

Obituaries

JAYAWARDANA - DAWN - Beloved wife of Raja...

World

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2. (BBC) - A Texas judge...
Israel has given vaccinations against coronavirus...

Montage

A ‘volcano god’ that disapproves a ‘brideless’...
When Anne Ranasinghe, a Sri Lankan English...

Spectrum

Expanding the scope of autonomy and automation...
Jagath Wijesekara, External Board Member of the...

Impact

Neck pain is a common pain condition in the spine...
Water which chills flows through the hillsAnd...
Justice delayed is justice denied is the famous...

Classifieds

Estates for SaleAgalawatta,​close to town,​near...
Electrical / Electronic EquipmentGenerator wanted...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseBambalapitiya -...
Professional Consultancy ServicesPalliative care...

Week of January 3, 2021