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Week of September 5, 2021

News

Sri Lanka has become one of the leading, if not...
Ceylon Workers Congress Vice President Senthil...
Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika...
The Our World in Data website, which monitors the...
The Primary Health Care System Strengthening...
Opposition and Samagi Jana Balavegaya (SJB)...
Dr. Hemantha Herath
A new batch of Public Health Inspectors (PHI)...
A mechanism has been formulated to provide...
The Sri Lankan Muslim community has condemned the...
A fresh attempt by the LTTE remnants to remove...
The Government imposed a maximum retail price for...
Nearly 30,000 metric tons of hoarded sugar found...
It has been identified that the photo of the...
The SLFP organised an event to mark its 70th...

Feature

We spotted the isolated Kudumbigala rock in the...
 A rendering of Destination Crenshaw. Courtesy: Destination Crenshaw
By next fall, new public sculptures from Kehinde...

Features

If Martin Wickramasinghe is considered to be ‘...
I am going to tell you about an event that took...
An up-to-date, systematic and comprehensive air...
Known as king of fruits due to its distinct...
Making a genuine effort to bring an unimagined...

Health

The National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (...

News Features

Are you aware of childhood obesity? Childhood...
Being double vaccinated still offers the best...
As the news of daily deaths and more Covid cases...
The Covid-19 pandemic has created numerous...
No economy, no company, in fact no individual can...

Business

Häfele recently tied up with the Daraz Group, a...
The Finetech team
Google’s  premier partner in Sri Lanka since...
Q. Khan
Innovative Production Group (IPG) FZE, the...
Arosha Liyanaarachchi
Nations Trust Bank has sought to position itself...
The 805 KW solar system installed at Mahindra Ideal Lanka 
Mahindra Ideal Lanka (Pvt) Ltd in Welipenna, a...
A decade ago, branding was defined as a name,...
Policy stability is key to facilitating business...
CFA Society Sri Lanka has launched a virtual...
The Asia Pacific Institute of Digital Marketing (...
Brand ambassador Yohani
Samsung has signed music artiste Yohani de Silva...
Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has partnered with UnionPay...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce  held a...
Ms. Kimarli Fernando
The Foreign Ministry in collaboration with Sri...
The Solex Group of Companies, which has...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), stockbroker...
 Plantations State Minister Kanaka Herath, Director, Brandix Lanka, Sadiq Omar and General Manager, Brandix Essentials, Rambukkana, Ruwan Kumara make a token presentation of the non-invasive ventilators to Hospital Director, Kegalle General Hospital, Dr. Mihiri Priyanganie.
Apparel manufacturer Brandix  donated...
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS...
The hike in policy interest rates by the Central...
Two key schools of thought exist on the subject...
SDB recorded a 53% increase in profits for the...
It is a difficult time for brands across all...
Headline inflation, as measured by the year-on-...
OPEC and its allies agreed to stick to their...
Manufacturing activity in August expanded at a...
Construction work on development projects...
Sri Lanka needs to add an estimated 11,000 MW to...
The High Commissioner (HC) of Sri Lanka in Kenya...
The All-Share Price Index recorded another first...
In the Forex market, the USD/LKR rate on spot...
The bearish to negative sentiment in the...
The Colombo Stock Exchange has requested a root...
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Virtusa Corporation, a...

Sports

Zheng Tao
Chinese para-swimmer Zheng Tao has won the...
Vibuda Wijebandara-Chathurya Nilaweera (Pix by Ranjith Asanka)
It is a dream come true for Sri Lanka’s two Davis...
Palitha Bandara
Sri Lanka’s Palitha Bandara had to be satisfied...
Dinesh Priyantha Herath with his coach Pradeep Nishantha
“We had a special plan and managed it very...
Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka the tennis champion posted a candid...
Christine Mboma produced a powerful late surge to...
Sloane Stephens -Andy Murray
Four years ago, Sloane Stephens made a stunning...
Harlequins’ Rachael Burford lifted the Allianz Premier 15s Trophy in May
The Rugby Football Union has appealed for more...
Ranouk Wijemanne (Pic by Ranjith Asanka)
Non-playing captain Renouk Wijemanne ‘happy to be...
Harris Omar
Trinity ‘Lion’ Harris Omar says a champion is an...
Yasitha de Silva
Reigning national singles champion Yasitha de...
Thehan Wijemanne (Pic by Ranjith Asanka)
Thehan Wijemanne has just one Davis Cup tie under...
Dinesh Priyantha Herath
Dinesh Priyantha Herath lived up to his promise...
A girl in Afghanistan plays cricket
Asel and many of her international team-mates are...
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 28 headers for Portugal, including his two against the Irish
Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for...
Paralympic Games, major international sports...
San Marino’s Alessandra Perilli celebrated her country’s first medal
The Shooting program at the Tokyo 2020 Summer...
Stefanos Tsitsipas-Andy Murray
Andy Murray produced his finest display in four...
Lewis Hamilton
Hamilton said drivers were sent out for two laps...
Naomi Osaka
Defending champion Naomi Osaka claimed a straight...
Chelsea have signed Atletico Madrid and Spain...
Three golfers including a woman have been invited...
Gold medallist at the Paralympic Games Dinesh...

Editorial

Food is a fundamental right of the people and...

Opinion

Education Minister Dinesh Gunawardena
The Government is set to take comprehensive...
Covid spells the end of neo-liberalism and that’s...

Youth Observer

This story is written by Rawan Elbaba, a digital...
Demetria Devonne Lovato (born August 20, 1992)...
Seven Samurai is a 1954 Japanese epic samurai...
Jessica Long, born on February 29, 1992 in Bratsk...
Maybe you haven’t come towards a very significant...
Sometimes history is made not by grand things,...
Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev
It is strange but true that young people want to...
Enter Stage Right: The Alkazi-Padamsee Family...
With the current lockdown and lockdowns so...

Junior

King Elara was a king of the Chola Dynasty of the...
His name is Philip Upali Wijewardene. He was born...
My favourite flower is the lotus. It is a...
My garden is beautiful. It has many plants. It...
People have different hobbies. Reading, cycling,...
Water is essential for our life. Without water...
We see the rainbow in the sky.The rainbow has...
The art or prastice of designing and constructing...
On April 21, 2019, Easter Sunday, three churches...
Having lived in Sri Lanka for only three years,...
HistoryThough ice cream existed many thousands of...
In this article Nuwan Gunawardana, Trombonist of...
In this article Imeth de Silva tells us about...
English has borrowed a large number of words and...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
Some English words appear to be similar but they...
Scientists report that Triantha occidentalis...
Southern Madagascar is suffering from its worst...
Scientists say cockatoos in Australia are...
The Junior Observer’s Cookery Corner will be...
Hello readers, The recent death of a popular...

Marriage Proposals

AAA Bodu/​Govi Sinhala educated daughter living...
AAA Educated handsome caring son is sought by...

Obituaries

PERERA - BASIL AUGUSTINE (GUSTY). Loving father...

World

AUCKLAND, Sept. 4 (BBC) - New Zealand PM Jacinda...
BERLIN, Sept. 4 (BBC) - The race to succeed...
Australia has drastically increased its vaccinations since Delta  outbreaks plunged cities such as Melbourne into lockdown
Melbourne, Sep. 4 (BBC) - Australia says it has...
KABUL, Sep. 4 (BBC) - “Why are you travelling...
The fate of Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley - the...

Montage

There dawned a vibrant ray of light on the music...
The names Vijayabhahu, Dutugamunu and S.W.R.D....

Spectrum

With the Covid-19 pandemic taking its toll on the...
In the previous week’s a write-up on drafting...

Impact

What is the use of our national heritage (Urumaya...
According to the first comprehensive global...
A few days ago, Mohamed Niyaz Nowfer alias ‘Potta...
The vaccination is in full swing in Sri Lanka....
Although there are many public cemeteries...
If you have watched Gamperaliya, a film directed...

Classifieds

Household Items & Elect. Appliances for...
Business Premises for Sale0777-282147 - From...
Business OpportunitiesTenders - Glass whool...

Week of September 5, 2021