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Week of September 12, 2021

News

The forthcoming Budget will focus on a production...
SJB Parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna said that...
State Minister of Money and Capital Market and...
Sri Lanka yesterday expressed solidarity with the...
A policy decision will be taken on permitting...
Sri Lankan Embassy and Italian officials welcome Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Madam Shiranthi Rajapaksa at the Guglielmo Marconi International Airport in Bologna, Italy on Friday. During his state visit, the Premier will deliver the keynote address at the Inaugural Session of the G20 Interfaith Forum Italy-2021 which will commence in Bologna, Italy today, September 12. The Prime Minister’s visit will also include several other high-level diplomatic meetings.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will deliver the...
The police were yesterday investigating the true...
Douglas Pathmananda Ladduwahetty
The death occurred on Saturday of retired senior...
The journey of Dinesh Priyantha Herath, who made...
The President’s Media Spokesman Kingsley...
The sixth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the...

Feature

“The wild, the free, the beautiful”, a...

Features

By Aditi Shah Bhimjyani, Kareena Kapoor...
Eminent Indian - Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha...
I begin this writing asking two questions.1. What...
Like the title and abstract of your research...
All over Sri Lanka, archaeological sculptures are...
Making a genuine effort to bring an unimagined...

Health

Concerns have been raised that that...

News Features

The Special Committee on Covid-19 Control which...
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
Regional disparity has been one of the key...
Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic has affected all...
The Covid pandemic has changed the landscape for...
The UNICEF stated that school closures have led...
“Education is not merely neglected in many of our...

Business

Velona Cuddles clinched the Gold award for the...
Smartphone brand, Samsung, is preparing to unveil...
Arshad Ahamed
Arshad Ahamed joins GroupM as Director Strategy,...
Dilshan Wirasekara
First Capital Holdings PLC, a Janashakthi Group...
Fight Cancer Trust (Guarantee) Ltd better known...
Malaysian HC Tan Yang Thai
The Sri Lanka-Malaysia Business Council of the...
Marking the People’s Bank’s 60th anniversary and...
In an era of disruptive technology, mobility,...
DIMO’s healthcare service team continues servicing amid the pandemic to ensure smooth functioning of medical equipment.
DIMO is expanding its product portfolio in the...
CEO Dr. Anush Amarasinghe
Brush manufacturer and Sri Lanka’s pioneer in...
Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva receives the paint
Nippon Paint, recently launched a campaign to...
Iftikar Ahamed
The Insurance Association of Sri Lanka (IASL)...
Chitra Weddikkara
Kelsey Developments PLC appointed industry...
Insee Cement has been ranked among Sri Lanka’s...
Denotes sectors that include subsectors that have been affected in different ways. Source: Author’s calculations using  International Labour Organization (2020)  Department of Census and Statistics (2020).
Although Covid-19 may be gender-blind, it has...
Covid-19 daily tests vs daily new confirmed cases per million people  Source: Our World in Data (2021)
Like many other countries, Sri Lanka faces...
Empowering is a model of leadership with the...
I read the book titled ‘Range’ with much interest...
Workplace jealousy and gossiping costs business...
The Colombo International Financial City, a...
The chip shortage that is disrupting global car...
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank  has...
Licensed commercial banks and licensed...
With about 75% of all the plastic ever produced...
Kasturi C. Wilson
The manufacture of pharmaceuticals at the...
Prof. W. D. Lakshman
Governor of the Central Bank (CB) Prof. W. D....
Water is the blood of the earth. The whole planet...
BoardPAC, the Sri Lanka-headquartered paperless...
Laugfs Maritime Services, a ship owning and...
Climate change and increasingly extreme weather...
Nations Trust Bank American Express has tied up...
The Forex market continued to remain inactive...
In the secondary bond market, the bearishto...
Over 200 agribusinesses in Sri Lanka are now...
Poultry producer Crysbro will be planting a...

Sports

Novak Djokovic
World number one Novak Djokovic won a gruelling...
JP Duminy
One of South Africa’s leading run-scorers in T20s...
Charith Asalanka
One of the players who have cemented his place in...
Dinesh Chandimal: Only bright spark for Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is likely to retain the same team that...
Sajeewa Nuwan
Sri Lanka are aiming for at least five medals as...
Jaskaran Malhotra
United States batsman Jaskaran Malhotra has...
Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan stepped down as Afghanistan Twenty20...
Usain Bolt
Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says it is...
Leylah Fernandez-Emma Raducanu
British teenager Emma Raducanu reached the US...
Maria Sharapova
Fresh from an extended European summer holiday,...
Michael Schumacher: A champion career cut short after a skiing accident in the French Alps in 2013
Michael Schumacher’s wife is sharing a rare...
Portugal players celebrate
A comfortable victory over Azerbaijan moved...
Benoit Cosnefroy
France’s Benoit Cosnefroy edged out compatriot...
Catriona Matthew
Victorious Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew...
Patrick Cantlay
Patrick Cantlay birdied the 18th hole at East...
Tharindu Fernando
The head of coach of Gateway International...
Steve Stricker
Morikawa will be one of six debutants on the US...
Alvaro Gonzalez-Dimitri Payet
Alvaro Gonzalez has been banned for two games...
Poland players react after England thriller
Poland snatched an injury-time equaliser to...
Australia’s cricketers celebrate winning the Ashes in 2019
The upcoming Ashes series between England and...
Ian Ritchie
Plans have been unveiled for a new 12-a-side...
Garbiñe Muguruza-Barbora Krejčíková
After she lost her match against Barbora...
Ireland players celebrate
A late own goal gave the Republic of Ireland...
Sloane Stephens
Tennis star Sloane Stephens shared horrific...
Sajad and Fazlin Ghaffoor
Perhaps it was a twist of fate that this year,...
Simone Biles (left) and Suni Lee
John Lee, the father of Olympic gold medalist...
European champions Italy became the first...
Manchester United midfielder Fred was one of nine...
Antoine Griezmann scored twice as France beat...
Rugby referees continue to be in touch with the...
Football authorities in Bangladesh, Maldives,...
New spinner Maheesh Theekshana has found a place...

Editorial

Two significant milestones were observed in the...

Opinion

The WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE...
After weeks of frantic efforts by the Government...
Immigration officers feared him. So, too did...
The past few weeks have been a period of triumph...
Emmanuel Macron French President
It’s funny seeing the reactions to recent...

Youth Observer

Herath Mudiyanselage Dinesh Priyantha is the new...
Halsey dropped their fourth album, If I...
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20,...
Downfall is a 2004 German-language historical war...
Sri Lanka, an island, is also known as the pearl...
With British actor Roger Moore
If you were a television viewer of Sri Lanka...
Title: The Tatas: How a Family Built a Business...
‘Covid Tiger’ by Nahua artisan Armando Pascualeño from Zitlala, Guerrero, Mexico. (Pix: Toya Sarno Jordan)
Masks are the emblem of the mystery man hero —...
In modern times, it is practically a challenge to...
Biomedical Science undergraduate and small...
One Sunday morning, after attending church...

Junior

King Saddhatissa was a Sinhala king who ruled...
Once upon a time there lived a little girl in a...
Chocolates are sweet and delicious. It is good as...
The farmer is a very important person. He works...
The names of my pets are Lokka and Podda. They...
In my family there is my father, my mother and...
The environment means our surroundings. It...
Rice is our staple food. Rice comes from paddy...
 My sister is a very beautiful little girl....
 The jak tree is very useful to people. The...
My home town is Kandy. It is a very ...
I have a small vegetable garden at home. There...
The television is a popular device which is used...
The Maha Saman Devale is located in the Ratnapura...
I have visited countries and I even stayed in...
I started on my homework but my pen ran out of...
I’m keeping my distance from pepole today I’m...
Kenn Nesbitt
Kenn Nesbitt is a famous American poet who won...
A synonym is a word that means something similar...
English has borrowed a large number of foreign...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
Some English words appear to be similar but they...
A team led by Egyptian scientists  have...
Edward Ralph ‘Ted’ Dexter is a former English...
Dinesh Priyantha
July 30,2021 was a historic day of firsts for Sri...
Having pets is fun. However, it is a great...
These mothers are looking for their babies. Can...

Marriage Proposals

Academically qualified well-mannered kind caring...
Absolutely academically and professionally...

Obituaries

WHITE - RODNEY GORDON - Son of late Percival...

World

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11. (BBC) - US President Joe...

Montage

The Nadagamkarayo teledrama that is woven around...
Even though I have been reading on and off the...

Spectrum

At present, period poverty has become a...
Napoleon Bonaparte once declared music reminds us...

Impact

With Jacqui Fernandez in Hollywood
Patrick Kilpatrick will be running for Governor...
Edwin Samaradiwakara is a musician who rendered a...
Despite being in its infancy, Sri Lanka`s Fintech...
Macroeconomic management is about how the economy...
The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA...
SAR-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for the global...
It is interesting to see how time passes by...
Environmentalist Dr. Jagath Gunawardena said that...
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world we...

Classifieds

House & Property - Colombo District for...
Tuition AvailableAABA ABE BSc CIMA MBA Edexcel...

Week of September 12, 2021