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Week of January 10, 2021

News

Another 03 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka...
Another 236 individuals tested positive for Covid...
Another 297 individuals tested positive for Covid...
Following areas of Colombo and Gampaha districts...
Following areas of Borella Police Division...
Member of Parliament and the Leader of Sri Lanka...
The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre issued...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday attending...
Former Directors of Edirisinghe Trust Investments...
Showers are expected to enhance over the island...
State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera who has tested...
State Minister of Money and Capital Market and...
The Government yesterday sanctioned the release...
Hunt on for kovil raidersThe police were...
Sri Lanka is positioned as the leading country of...
Former Mayor of Dehiwela Mt. Lavinia and Chief...
Founder of  Nishantha Textiles, Maharagama,...
The exchange of mementos
Defence wing officers of the Indian High...
The place where Ven. Dhammasiri Thera’s remains were found-Ven. Uduwila Dhammasiri Thera
The recent deaths of two bhikkhus under unusual...
The Social Activities Sub Committee - 2020/21 of...
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Japan, Sanjiv...
The Elections Commission has notified voters to...
According to the latest statistics of health...

Feature

The annual pilgrimage to the most Sacred Sri...
A writer, journalist, broadcaster, translator and...
A tribe of cannibals with a sweet tooth for fat...

Features

Slave in a Palanquin: Colonial Servitude and...
To date, knowing what he does and how he has done...
Good nutrition and a balanced diet are important...
Cut off from the rest of the world, hidden by a...
Different colours and different shapes of lichens
Lichen is an interesting organism in the...
Physical well-being and psychological well-being...

Health

News Features

State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics...
Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S....
As Sri Lanka’s struggle with the pandemic enters...
The former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia,...
It is strange that men are in such a haste to get...

Business

In the Forex market, USD/Re. closing rates on the...
Despite the ongoing pandemic and its challenges,...
Oppo ended 2020 on a positive note having...
CEO and GM, PLC, Shamindra Marcelline receives one of the awards.
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC) secured...
 Chief Guest Mrs. Yogalathagini Thirukumar opens the centre.
Hutch unveiled its new Premier Centre at one of...
DFCC Bank has partnered with the Trinity College...
Central Bank Governor Prof. W. D. Lakshman presents the coin to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) issued an...
* Equities will remain the preferred asset class...
“Reduce, reuse, and recycle” - a household phrase...
‘Entrepreneur’ is the term most of us are...
Chairman of Peoples’ Bank, Sujeewa Rajapakse, addresses the gathering. (Seated at the head table - from left):  Head of Academic Affairs, PIM, Dr. Trevor Mendis, Director PIM,  Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri,  Head, Research Centre, PIM, Dr. Nilakshi Galahitiyawa and President, PIM Alumni, Denzil Perera.
The resilience and revival needed in the context...
While some big companies reduced employee...
Making a living today is an uphill task due to...
New York (CNN Business) - Stocks rallied to new...
Oil prices remained elevated and were still on...
The Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock...
Local ceramics manufacturers, while acknowledging...
At the head table (from left): DGM International Treasury and Investment R.M.N.Jeewantha, DGM Finance and Planning, M.P. Ruwan Kumara, Chief Financial Officer, Russel Fonseka, Chairman Kanchana Ratwatte, General Manager  D.P.K. Gunasekera, Senior Deputy General Manager Human Resource K.E.D. Sumanasiri, Deputy General Manager Corporate and Offshore W.N.P. Surawimala, Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management Priyal Silva. Pic:  Chinthaka Kumarasinghe
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) did not or would not...
The Central Bank (CB) will review vigorously the...
Importers who feel they have no hope of their...
Ceylinco Life Directors led by Chairman R. Renganathan and Managing Director Thushara Ranasinghe at the presentation of essential medical equipment to the Valvettithurai Divisional Hospital (above) and the Base Hospital in Point Pedro (below).
Lifesaving medical equipment to the value of Rs....
Gamika De Silva, Assistant General Manager, Marketing and Sales, Seylan Bank
Seylan Bank PLC has been named the most popular...
Moments captured at the Bank of Ceylon’s New Year ceremony.
The Bank of Ceylon wishes all its customers,...
Vallibel Finance, the renowned brand of financial...
2nd August 2020 - Colombo : Eric Rajapakse...
NDB Group CEO Dimantha Seneviratne addressing the senior management at the New Year ceremony.
Group CEO Dimantha Seneviratne and the senior...
Cash and cheques can now be deposited paper-free...
Sri Lanka’s premier mixed development project,...
Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a large weft knitted...
HNB PLC secured top rankings among Sri Lanka’s ‘...
As the number of Covid-19 infections is...
Nations Trust Bank (NTB) has enabled its credit...
The secondary bond market gained a bullish...
Minister of Finance Mahinda Rajapaksa with the...
A group of professionals, who opened letters of...
LOLC Holdings PLC’s strategic Investment arm,...
The benchmark All Share Price Index (ASPI)...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has pioneered a...
The National Savings Bank (NSB) conducted a...

Sports

Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) announced that their...
Steve Smith
Australia’s Steve Smith ended his 16-month wait...
Asoka Jayasena
Asoka Jayasena, a former cricketer at Ananda...
The Indian team huddle together before taking the field for the final session of the third day of the third cricket Test against Australia in Sydney
India were left trailing Australia by 94 runs...
Like most sports superstars, Tiger Woods is...
Vibuda Wijebandara plays a shot on his way to...
Fifa will trial substitutions for actual or...
Shehan Jayasuriya
More players from Sri Lanka are contemplating and...
Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa
There have been indications that Sports Minister...
Ben Johnson reaching to cross the line well ahead of Carl Lewis in the 100m-Florence Griffith-Joyner was the world’s fastest woman
In a coup for the Olympic Movement, South Korea...
Sourav Ganguly
Indian cricket chief Sourav Ganguly left hospital...
Master Weerasingham, Tiddy Wijeratne (partially...
Beauden Barrett with his wife during a tour of Sri Lanka where he poses near the landmark Nine Arch Bridge at Ella in the Budulla district after trekking along the rail track through tea estates and vegetation for one and a half hours
Beauden Barrett set his sights on reclaiming the...
Roy de Silva
Former National Olympic Committee heavyweight Roy...
Jonny Bairstow
England’s Jonny Bairstow Thursday said the...
The Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVB) has...
Jude Pillai, secretary SLR (right) receiving the sponsorship from managing director of EFL Saif Yusoof
Sri Lanka Rugby received a boost by way of a...
The champion Sokians Chess Club team: from left Sasith Niupun,  Abdisalimov Abdimalik, Kasun Wimalasuriya and Manjith Piyumantha
Sokians Chess Club from Ambalangoda emerged the...
Rangana Herath receiving a special award from Sportsinfo presented by chairman Thilan Rangana and CEO Nilakshi Ratnatunga
 A cricketer must have confidence to be a...
Regretfully we start the year by throwing barbs...
Nadeesha Ramanayake
Sri Lankan 400m champion Nadeesha Ramanayake and...
When he won seven awards at two Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contests-Presley Polonnowita, who is going great guns in Dubai
Former BRC captain Presley Polonnowita, who is...
England Women will tour Pakistan for the first...
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) beat Ireland by...
Most of the leading badminton players are Asians...
Two athletes who performed impressively at the...
Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been...
The continuous exclusion of batsman Isuru Udara...
England’s intra-squad warm-up match in Sri Lanka...

Editorial

Sri Lanka has nearly one million public servants...

Opinion

The Government aims to provide pipe-born drinking...
The US Capitol was stormed by a pro-Trump mob recently.  AFP
It is more fragile that the window panes of the...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa chairs a meeting of Ministers and officials
Politicians who don’t have much of a pubic base...

Youth Observer

The term activity comprises a variety of...
Although short in stature, Sachini Perera is a...
A new year is upon us, and we don’t think there’s...
Sometimes, an idea is so perfect that when you...
Emma Stone is about to take on the role of a...
Comedian and actor Jim Carrey was born in...
Match Point is a 2005 psychological thriller...
On December 20-22, Agenda 14 held its 10th annual...
Born on May 7, 1861 the Bard of Bengal,...
Every Tuesday I would start with “Dear Naomi”...
“An addiction is an extreme obsession over...
Although I was not a professional teacher I...
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) was a popular Mexican...
CB: Thanks for taking the time to do this...
Cinema is one of the few mediums which have...

Junior

Raththa is my pet calf. It is playful. Raththa...
My name is Inuli Thimethya. I am eight-years. My...
For some children, a favourite moment can be the...
Every child in this world loves his or her...
People have different ways of lifestyles in day...
My school is in Kandy along the Peradeniya Street...
My best friend is Daksha. She is a Tamil girl....
My pet is a cat. Its name is Hunny. It has four...
Seals and sea lions are both pinnipeds, meaning...
Nice fragrancesBeautiful coloursSunshine comesOn...
When in public, wear a maskJust a teeny weeny...
If I could catch a rainbowI shall split up its...
Beyond the EarthHave you ever seenA million...
Where the trees are lush and greenMy party is...
The festival of Thai Pongal is celebrated by...
Hello Children,This year is different from others...
A Ferris Wheel is an amusement ride consisting of...

Marriage Proposals

About Matugama Town BG well respected business...
About our search slim and pretty (MBBS) Doctor GP...

Obituaries

PERERA - Magalage Hector (Retired Personal...

World

JAKARTA, Jan. 9 (BBC) - A passenger plane with...
Assange and District Judge Vanessa Baraitser
LONDON, Jan 9. (BBC) - Julian Assange will remain...
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un
PYONGYANG, Jan. 9 (BBC) - North Korea’s leader...
TOKYO, Jan 9 (BBC) - Tokyo 2020 organisers say...
Jacqueline Veyrac, whose lawyer Luc Febbraro is pictured above, was kidnapped in 2016
PARIS, Jan. 9 (BBC) - A millionaire French hotel...
A social worker, an ex-journalist, an academic and an American lawyer (clockwise from top left) were among the arrested
SINGAPORE, Jan 9 (BBC) - When news of the first...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9. (BBC) - The US Congress has...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9. (BBC) -This is how the Trump...

Montage

January 29 at 7pmAt Gallery FourLifeAn exclusive...
Internationally well-received, the first-ever...

Spectrum

All of us have hopes. Sometimes elders advise us...
Once, Aristotle, a great Greek philosopher said...

Impact

As the year 2021 reached us, the global pandemic...
Sri Lanka is an island nation, which makes its...
Hyper mobility syndrome is due to very flexible...
At the dawn of this New Year, we are experiencing...
We are in a new year, nurturing hope for nation...
Bribery and corruption are rampant and has spread...

Classifieds

Lifts/TransportsOffice transport available from...
Business Premises for SaleSuperb commercial...
Business OpportunitiesAn export oriented Company...
Cars for SaleFort Fiesta car in good condition...

Week of January 10, 2021