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Week of February 14, 2021

News

A trial is to test the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-...
The Covid-19 Immunisation Programme was conducted...
Another 444 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
Former Speaker of Parliament W.J.M. Lokubandara...
General Shavendra Silva, the Army Commander and...
357 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
865 Covid-19 patients recovered, confirmed the...
The United Arab Emirates’ Hope Mission has sent...
A few showers will occur in Eastern and Uva...
National heritage sites in Sigiriya, Anuradhapura...
The Environment Ministry has launched a tree...
The health authorities will perform another...
Gamini Perera of the Associated Newspapers of...
Alumni Association President Rajeev Amarasuriya exchanges the MoU with KWA Architects Partner Thilan Koththigoda. Vice Chancellor Chandrika Wijeyaratne and Alumni Head of Administration Sunethra Peiris look on. 
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed...
Veteran actor Jayalal Rohana passed away at the...
Hunt on for watchman’s killerPUTTALAM: The police...
 Ambassador of Japan Akira Sugiyama and Programme Manager of SHARP Lt Col (Rtd) V.S.M. Jayawardhana, after signing the contract
The Government of Japan has provided US$ 620,379...
Fawaza Thaha
There are thousands of women-headed families in...
Two farmers from Manmunai West, Batticaloa engaged in the resilience building project
Global Affairs Canada will provide CAD 1 million...
A student who lost hearing after being assaulted...
Religious dignitaries at the ceremony
Sri Lanka’s Embassy in Paris celebrated the 73rd...

Feature

An American film released in 1933, ‘Man of the...
Clifford Richards is a renowned personality in...

Features

In the Asian and the African continents,...
Sarah and Nicolas, the soon-to-wed couple bring...
From far your appearance was That of a common...
Have you ever thought to record and play back...
His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, Archbishop...
The whole world is haunted by the dark shadows of...
Burials  take a special place in some...

Health

News Features

Soldiers taking care of civilians
A UN member state is being accused of committing...
Worldwide, tobacco products kill over 8,000,000...
For years, one issue has been weighing 65-year-...
Leaders of 12 political parties met at Minister...
Below are excerpts of the interview with Dr. K.S...
We’re reclaiming February 14 in the name of heart...
“Freedom comes with self-knowledge, when the mind...
In another timely and important move, the...

Business

On left: Sanjeewa Fernando – Head of Marketing – Cargills Retail receives the award. On right:  Sanjeewa Fernando, Chandana Kelegama and Ms. Rukshani Wanigasekara with the award.
Cargills (Ceylon) PLC was recognised as One of...
Union Assurance adds another facet to its digital...
LB FINANCE one of Sri Lanka’s largest finance...
Plant bank: One of the largest in Sri Lanka
Seylan Bank picked up accolades at the SLIM DIGIS...
The Samsung Galaxy S21 series has arrived in...
The seventh edition of Top German Brands in Sri...
HNB Finance secured two gold awards at the ACEF...
The Techwire team with the awards.
National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA)...
Sadna Dissanayake and Lakshika Porage receive the Gold Award from Hayleys PLC Chairman and Chief Executive, Mohan Pandithage.
Hayleys Advantis Limited, the transportation and...
The groundbreaking ceremony in progress. Among those present were Chairman, Janashakthi Group, Chandana de Silva, Managing Director and Group CEO, Janashakthi Group, Ramesh Schaffter, Chairman, Kelsey Developments, Eardley Perera, Director, Kelsey Developments, Dinesh Schaffter, CEO, Kelsey Developments, Lalinda Kalubowila and CEO, First Capital Holdings, Dilshan Wirasekara.
Kelsey Homes, real estate developer, hosted the...
Ren Zhengfei
Leading global information and communications...
Customers at the Cargills: Village to Home outlet in Rawathawatta.
“Cargills: Village to Home” – an initiative by...
From left: Horana Export Processing Zone Senior Deputy Director SujeewaThilakumara, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Environmental Pollution Control and Chemical Management Division Director S.M. Werahera, Secretary to the Ministry of Environment Dr. Anil Jasinghe, BPPL Holdings Managing Director and CEO Dr. Anush Amarasinghe, Central Environmental Authority Director General P.B. Hemantha Jayasinghe and Eco-Spindles, Deputy General Manager Manoj Udawatte.
Pioneering Sri Lankan plastic bottle recycler and...
John Keells Group Chairman Krishan Balendra and Hemas Group Executive Director Sriyan de Silva Wijeyeratne signing the agreement.
Plasticcycle, the social entrepreneurship project...
MAS Kreeda CEO Sarinda Unamboowe and Deputy General Manager, Compliance and Environmental Sustainability at MAS Kreeda, Eranga Dilhan with the award.
MAS Holdings was honoured for its efforts towards...
The DSI team with the awards.
DSI Tyres won three awards at the SLIM Brand...
Plant bank: One of the largest in Sri Lanka
Consumer electronics powerhouse Telesonic is...
Uber released its annual analysis - “A Look Back...
The entrepreneur spirit is a factor that cannot...
Chairman, NSF,  Prof. Ranjith Senarathne, addressing the gathering while Minister of Education Prof.  G. L. Peiris, State Minister of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovation, Dr. Seetha Arambepola and the Additional Director of the NSF are on stage.
It was encouraging to see that the National...
Trust is a critical component of all high-...
The sea has been a lifeline to many in Sri Lanka...
Emirates will increase its services to Colombo...
Aitken Spence Travels, working in partnership...
Officials of the Securities and Exchange...
The consistent performance of the Colombo Stock...
A multiday fishing trawler year was recently...
The CBL team at the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards
Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits...
Cargills Bank opened its latest full-service...
Pan Asia Bank was awarded the ‘Best Green Bank’...
With the aim of assisting Micro and SME customers...
The Ceylon Biscuit Limited team at the awards ceremony.
Ceylon Biscuits Limited and CBL Natural Foods...
Royal Fernwood Porcelain Limited, a large-scale...
Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) Group concluded...
Kumar Melvani and Sidath Bandara have launched an...
Starting with the initial lockdown in March 2020...
Facebook has launched the Blood Donation feature...
The United States International Development...
Why do investors buy shares?The form of return...
In the Forex market, USD/LKR rate on spot...
The upward momentum in secondary market bond...

Sports

Yoshiro Mori
TOKYO (AFP) Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori bowed...
Aslan Karatsey
MELBOURNE (AFP):Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev...
Simona Halep
An aggressive Simona Halep revived her stuttering...
Cyrus J. Madan
With the April holidays around the corner, the...
Michael Phelps
The most successful Olympians could be recognized...
Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, Dialog...
Sri Lankan Chess Grand Prix champion Ranindu Liyanage receiving the Champions trophy from the chief guest CFSL president Luxman Wijesuriya
Reigning national chess champion Ranindu Liyanage...
Women’s cricket convenor Apsari Tillekaratne receiving a special plaque from Kolonna National School Principal, staff members and coaches during the talent search program in the Sabaragamuwa province
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has already moved ahead...
Rohan Sirisena
Former Sri Lankan table tennis captain Rohan...
The ten captains Sujan Perera (Up Country Lions...
‘Men at some time are masters of their fates;The...
Secretary of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association (SLCSA) JAKS Indrajith
The Secretary of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket...
Rohit Sharma
Adoring Indian cricket fans thronged the venue in...
Camillus Abeygoonewardena
Camillus Abeygoonewardena, the former...
Anika Seneviratne plays a back hand stroke
Anika Seneviratne clinched the Women’s Open...
Diego Maradona
A psychologist and two nurses have been added to...
Gamini Ekanayake in action at the Dubai Grand Prix
Sri Lanka’s para athletes have won silver and...
As their keepers were investigated for financial misdeeds, some of Sri Lanka’s cricketers also failed a fitness test ahead of a major tour of the West Indies. Isuru Udana (right) who passed the test talks to Grant Luden physical performance manager
Probe team shocked to hear public property left...
Action in the game between Ireland and Wales
Ireland’s camp will be an edgy place this week -...
Joe Root on Friday said he remains “desperate” to...
Richard Freeman
Ex-British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor...
Serena Williams in action
Serena Williams overcame a sluggish start to beat...
Karolina Pliskova smashed two racquets and argued...
Kandy rugby lovers have expressed disappointment...
Top ranked women’s chess players are...
The 25th Eliyakanda Hill Climb will mark the...
For the first time in 11 months a First XI inter...
Chelsea's impressive start to Thomas Tuchel's...
Saturday's scheduled title bout for the vacant...
Pakistan will play three one-day internationals...
Sri Lanka’s rugby selectors have picked a 60-...
As the sport of shooting makes a gradual comeback...
The eighth Travel Trade Sports Club Men’s and...

Editorial

“The world needs to prepare for pandemics in the...

Opinion

The failure of a political project in this...
The Government should not permit religious...

Youth Observer

Twenty-five-year-old Ravindu Laksiri has won the...
Millie Bobby Brown
It’s no secret that Millie Bobby Brown loves...
Backstreet Boys aka BSB is an American vocal...
Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film...
“In life, when you draw a picture make sure you...
Forging the way to remarkable milestones, House...
Amid the hustle and bustle of our daily life we...
When speaking of music and even art in general,...
At a time the deadly Corona virus is spreading...
Chinese culture, as pointed out by many...
On this earth, love is the most cherished...

Junior

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
Many of us have hobbies which differ from one to...
My nature trail journey started at the border of...
You may or may not have heard of a genre of music...
Knowledge is a weapon  Not to hurt , but to...
The cocks crow in the morning to wake us. The...
Education is very important and highly valued in...
 Something which has been done successfully...
There are many lovable characters in books and...
Continued from last week…As most of you study...
Scrabble is a board game in which two...
The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB)...
Cycling Sunday is a novel idea presented by the...
The AstraZeneca COVISHIELD Vaccine which is...
The Principal, Sugath Bandara of St. Anthony’s...
How do you like to go up in a swing, Up in the...
My pet is a dog. Its name is Steve.He is friendly...

Marriage Proposals

About our elder son,​he has graduated reputed...
AA Christian Tamil family from Colombo seeks an...

Obituaries

EMMANUEL - LUCIAN NATHAN - Retired Teacher St....

World

PARIS, Feb. 13 (BBC) - France's health authority...
WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
The WHO’s Director General Tedros Adhanom...
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13 (BBC) - Lunar New Year is...
BEIJING, Feb. 13 (BBC) - China has banned BBC...
People queuing to get tested in Melbourne this week following news of the new cases
MELBOURNE, Feb. 13 (BBC) - The Australian state...
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 (BBC) - A judge has denied a...
Pollution in the Bille area of the Niger Delta
LONDON, Feb. 13 (BBC) - The UK Supreme Court has...
NEW DELHI, Feb. 13 (BBC) – Last week, a top...
Protesters were out again in force on Friday in Yangon
MOSCOW, Feb. 13 (BBC) - Russia is ready to sever...
WASHINTON, Feb. 13 (BBC) - Donald Trump’s defence...

Montage

Brahmi  script
Sri Lankan history is recoded, interpreted and...
One of the most obvious issues in culture and its...

Spectrum

Throughout human history, people have believed...
Michelle Dilahara, the young actress who gives...

Impact

Life amid Covid-19
It has been a year since the Covid-19 virus was...
History will one day be witness to the lies,...
In my stint in Sri Lanka I have seen many...
The right to health is a human right recognised...
As Sri Lanka prepared to kick off a mass...
‘No permanent friends or enemies - only permanent...

Classifieds

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Week of February 14, 2021