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Week of February 7, 2021

News

The Covid-19 Immunisation Programme was conducted...
The National Operation Center for Prevention of...
Another 410 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
05 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka,...
362 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
General Shavendra Silva, the Commander of the...
807 Covid-19 patients recovered exceeding the...
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board ()...
A few showers will occur in Uva, North-central...
Sri Lanka came under a cyber-attack yesterday (6...
The Foreign Ministry opened a Regional Consular...
The Government expects the first consignment of...
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the US Ravinatha...
People plant a tree
The Dehiwala-Mt.Lavinia Municipal Council and the...
The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA), once used by the previous Yamapalana Government to store paddy after it was closed down, is now becoming a hive of activity as the country’s second international airport. Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, became the latest airline to commence charter flights to the MRIA yesterday, making Hambantota its latest destination.  Pix: Sulochana Gamage in Mattala.
Air Astana, the national airline of Kazakhstan...
Man loses car during test drive runKUDAMADUWA: A...
Veteran actress Miyuri Samarasinghe passed away...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa unveils the plaque of the proposed irrigation tunnel flanked by ministers and other officials
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa inaugurated last...
The final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Easter Sunday attacks was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa by the Commission’s Chairman, Supreme Court judge Janak de Silva at the Presidential Secretariat.
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on...

Feature

The Spring/Summer 2021 runway season was...
Being a rookie band doesn’t mean that viewers...
A single young man who becomes a father to...

Features

The Eat Right team receives the Best Web “Silver Award” in the e-Commerce platform category from Lake House Chairman/ Managing Director, W. Dayaratne (PC)
For its uniqueness and the website’s ease-of-use...
It is a piece of shelter for countless numbers of...
Maragatham had important articles on Deshiya...
Sarah and Nicolas, the soon-to-wed couple bring...
A hand book for professional journalists that is...
Alzawaj Wedding Planner launched its first ‘...
Sustaining through the pandemic is the main...

Health

As a nation, we are well-armed with both human...

News Features

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that he was the...
The organisation, Deshiya Waidya Krama Surekime...
Migrant workers arriving at the airport
The Government will use funds from the Sri Lanka...
The legendary American television correspondent...
“Patriotism is when love of your own people comes...
Muthuvel Karunanidhi’s decision to support the...

Business

At the launch of the new logo. From left: CEO, Amana Takaful Life, Gehan Rajapaksa, MD Hassan Kassim and CEO,  Amana Takaful, Shehan Feisal.
Amana Takaful Insurance, has successfully...
SLT-Mobitel has launched mPower, a bundled device...
The presentation at the Parliament premises. Director of Branding and Mass Media of the Solex Group, Dr. Sandini Wijayasiri with SSP Parliament Police, Sarath Kumara, SSP Mirihana Police,  Nuwan Asanka and OIC Thalangama Police, Nalinda Dilruk.
Solex has extended its generous contributions...
Group CEO of Singer Sri Lanka, Mahesh Wijewardene receives the SLIM Restart Resilience Gold award.
Singer clinched a gold award  at the SLIM...
Founder and Managing Director Sanjeewa Rajapakshe and Co-Founder and Director Tyner Fernando receive the award
Emerging Media (Pvt) Ltd won a Silver Award for...
Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC reported its nine-month...
Shehani Seneviratne
The Sri Lanka Association for Software Services...
Credence Genomics, trail blazers in the area of...
From left:  (Antyra Solutions) - AM Projects, Eshan Fernando, AM, Client Servicing, Usitha Dheerasinghe, CEO Niranka T. Perera. (Babybear) - MD Rae Devadason, (Global Payments) - Dilani de Silva, RM Nilanthi Kulatunga,  and Regional Manager  Thouseef Ahmed.
The baby accessory store Babybear Boutique...
New-age milk fingerprinting technology has meant faster, stringent testing that guarantees quality at the source.
Fonterra has pioneered three cutting-edge...
DFCC was honoured with two awards by Asiamoney...
Vivo has introduced power packed smartphones...
The senior management team of Swadeshi and the Chief Incumbent of Keragala Rajamaha Viharaya Ven. Rajawela Nandarathana Thera, illuminating the historic Keragala Raja Maha Vihara.  
The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC, a pioneer in...
Figure 1: Factors Affecting Retail Food Environments
While no one is immune to contracting Covid-19,...
Chairman, Asia Lanka Hotel School, A.B. Lalith De Silva
A realistic and optimistic approach is a dire...
IPS study highlights need for community-based...
We, as a nation, celebrated our 73 years of...
In the new normal world, there is more...
The ban on the import of turmeric has been a boon...
Last week oil hit some milestones in the year-...
New York - Virtually all of the world’s major...
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI),...
Dr. Senaratne
The Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLSI), the...
Additional District Secretary-Trincomalee, N Pratheepan, Acting ASP Trincomalee Prasanna Bracmanage, Deputy General Manager Deposits and Gold Loan YasasAriyarathna and Branch Manager K.Roopaharan cutting the ribbon at the Trincomalee  People’s Merchant Finance branch relocation ceremony
People’s Merchant Finance PLC relocated its...
Induction of Eng. Shantha Senarath as the 40th President of OPA
The Organisation of Professional Associations of...
In its efforts to bring an experience that goes...
Left: Jayanga Perera, General Manager Marketing, CBL Food Cluster, Senior Brand Manager - CBL Samaposha receiving the award from Ranjith Kodithuwakku, CEO and GM of Peoples Bank. (On right):  The winning team.
CBL Samaposha has been at the front and centre of...
Stax Inc., a  global management consulting...
Thinking about investing? Investing in the...
Cinnamon Life, mixed development project, reached...
Singer Sri Lanka’s National Long-Term Rating was...
The COVID-19 testing and tracing procedures that...
Hilton Colombo offers a grand evening for those...
In the Forex market, the rupee on spot contracts...
An agile business model was the cornerstone to...
Seylan Bank has partnered with Yara Technologies...
Following the order issued by the Central Bank to...
Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) marked...
The shortened trading week ending February 5,...
Two of Sri Lanka’s oldest finance companies,...
As International Privacy Day dawned on January 28...
HNB PLC has partnered with the Central Bank of...
Sri Lankan students pursuing higher studies in...
The water bottling plant of Scan Products...

Sports

Temba Bavuma (L) celebrates running out Fawad Alam -AFP
Pakistan bowled out South Africa for 201 in reply...
Rizly Illyas
Sri Lanka’s leading rugby players will be in...
Old boys of Royal College and St. John’s College...
Methvan Wijemanne in action
Methvan Wijemanne cruised into the third-round of...
Charith Asalanka
Charith Asalanka the experienced all rounder...
Flashback: Jayantha Dharmadasa holds up a...
Shanika Lakshani
Promising athlete Shanika Lakshani came to the...
Minister Namal Rajapaksa
The first ever National High-Performance Strategy...
The stage was set for a nail-biter, a heart...
President of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association (SLSCA) Thilak Waththuhewa
The long awaited 2020-2021 Under-19 inter-school...
Muthumali Priyadharshani-Krishan Wickremaratne
Muthumali Priyadharshani of the Army created a...
Bandula Warnapura
Bandula Warnapura was elected President of the...
Indika Dissanayake
Sri Lanka weightlifters performed well to set up...
Maurice de Silva
A funeral service for former sportsman and Sri...
Olympic colours on the Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Millennium Olympic Games or the 2000 Summer...
Jofra Archer
Paceman Jofra Archer said Tuesday that “body...
The Six Nations Trophy
That reigning champions England are the team to...
From left: Mahela Jayawardena - Chairman SSC...
Some of the top cricket coaches of Kandy have got...
Shah Rukh Khan
The storied British game of cricket was the top...
New Zealand are the first team to qualify for the...
Rugby Australia has offered to host this year’s...
England’s Joe Root struck yet another imposing...
Bangladesh set the West Indies a 395 target and...
The Royal-Thomian school cricket encounter...
The Sri Lanka Youth Scrabble team entered the...
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has denied having made “...
Rohitha Silva emerged the overall winner of the...
Pakistan is to permit spectators to witness its...
In an unprecedented development, nominations of...
Former national football player Dudley Steinwall...

Editorial

Ten years of peace and calm. That is what we...

Opinion

Youth Observer

Amasha de Silva is one of the top sprinters in...
Rain over Coffee:Part 1“Whenever I watch the rain...
Raj Kumar Yadav
Raj Kumar Yadav (born August 31, 1984), known...
Plot Summary:Entrepreneur Balram Halwai emails...
The music of Sri Lanka has its roots in four...
The audience is spellbound. A magical enchanting...
A Belgian reporter travelling the world with his...
We met Ram Alladi, director/screenwriter (New...
First love is a surge of adrenalin, a rush of...
One day our descendants will think it incredible...
‘Cycling Sunday’ is a novel concept put forward...
Kisses and cuddles of the shore and the waves......

Junior

As I got up in the morning I felt very...
Good habits make a good man .There are many good...
A doctor is a very busy person. He works hard to...
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 to...
My village is Mathugama. It is a big Village in...
I have different ambitions in my life. My...
My favourite children’s book is Matilda. It was...
It was the day I was looking forward to. It was...
I am green in colour. I have two big eyes and two...
Leopard and Jaguar
Leopards and jaguars are big cats like lions and...
As most of you study music we decided to have a...
Even though it is said that the modern version of...
A ship, the Eurosun, carrying a cargo of cement...
Different dishes of food can express the...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified...
About my daughter G/​RC,​1985,​5’2”. She obtained...

Obituaries

CASIE CHITTY - JULIE - Beloved wife of late...

World

JAKARTA, Feb. 6. (BBC) - Indonesia has banned...
Mr DiMeo thanked the donor for his ‘second chance’
Doctors in New York have performed the world’s...
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has faced pressure to roll out vaccines faster, after delays
Canada has defended its decision to draw on a...
A rally took place in support of the military regime in the capital, Nay Pyi Taw
Myanmar’s military rulers have blocked access to...
The media in India is divided as never before
A month after taking office in the summer of 2014...
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman praised the security forces for coming down “hard” on “provocateurs”
When long rows of riot police took up positions...
ATHENS, AFP- Feb 4, 2021Greek Prime Minister...
KIEV, AFP - Feb 4, 2021Four people died in...
PARIS, AFP - Feb 4, 2021The scene at the small...
THE HAGUE, AFP - Feb4, 2021The International...
Myanmar’s military rulers have shut down the...

Montage

Gayan Prageeth’s latest exhibition, entitled ‘...
Sasanka Perera’s new book, The Fear of the Visual...

Spectrum

Can you believe that a man-made structure would...
Inspiring many young women and girls, Caroline...

Impact

A farmland in the Netherlands
The Netherlands is a leader in efficient and...
Looking back at the classical music world, let us...
Food is essential for human life to be alive and...
Osteoporosis is one of the commonest skeletal...
I served in the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) for...

Classifieds

Estates ServicesHigh quality palm plants for sale...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseBambalapitiya -...
Positions Vacant - MedicalWanted veterinary...

Week of February 7, 2021