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Week of January 2, 2022

News

Female employees of ANCL who played a major role...
This was not the customary fireworks display at...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister...
The Sri Lanka Navy seized a large consignment of...
A man died on the spot after his car rammed into...
The Mirigama to Kurunegala stretch of the Central...
The spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in...
Employees should not kiss, hug or eat together in...
There are many patients with Covid-19 and dengue...
‘Saho’ won The Best Director, Best film, Best...
Senior Journalist Edmund Liyanage being conferred with the Mathota Madya Abhiman Award by Media Minister Dullas Alahapperuma 
Media Minister Dullas Alahapperuma called upon...
The ceremony to bestow blessings of the Venerable...

Feature

‘Translating Myself and Others’Author: Jhumpa...
This year’s Swarna Pustaka award (the Golden Book...

Features

A waterfall in up country
Ancient irrigation systems in Sri Lanka reflect...
Dogs have a sense of the basic way objects should...
Edward O. Wilson
Edward O. Wilson, the American biologist and...
One of the three regions of ancient Sri Lanka,...
 Late Vadinayaka of Pollebadda
The first humans to settle down in Sri Lanka are...
Another New Year is upon us. This year, 2022,...
On Christmas Eve I received a phonecall from a...
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize-...

News Features

Port City Colombo brings good news this New Year...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said there is...
It is no secret that the Government is facing the...
“The key to growth is the introduction of higher...

Business

An employee receives an award
Pelwatte Dairy Industries Limited (PDIL)...
Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) recently...
At the launch of kathbitha.com. Artist Dr. Shanaka Kulatunge (centre left) presents one of his premium paintings to Kathbitha.com Founder Director Chandana Gunasekara. Kathbitha.com Founder Directors Vasana Wickremasena, Sampath Jayasundara and Razmal Assen look on.
kathbitha.com, an online portal dedicated to...
The AIA team receives the award
AIA Sri Lanka won two awards at the FITIS Digital...
Understanding the immense potential in the cloud...
Arimac has partnered with several multinational...
The exchange of the MoU. State Minister Dr. Sita Arambepola and officials looks on. Pic: Sudath Nishantha
JAT Holdings PLC has launched the JAT ‘Pinthaaroo...
The winning team: From left - Head of Human Resources, Naveen De Silva, Director Operations,  M. I. M. Wahid, Managing Director and CEO Yakooth Naleem, Executive Director Riyal Yakoob , Head of Sales and Marketing,  Kumerini Candappa, Brand Manager Ravin Madusanka.  
Bairaha Farms PLC, one of the pioneer chicken...
Mahela Jayawardena
Sri Lankan cricket legend Mahela Jayawardena...
Chairman, W. D. Premachandra
The shares of Myland Developments Limited...
Chairman Nishan Fernando
The shares of First Capital Treasuries PLC...
The exchange of the agreement.
Sri Lanka’s apparel sector and key industry trade...
When organisations launch business activities,...
The Dialog Digital Christmas Zone was launched by Group Chief Technology Officer at Dialog Axiata, Pradeep De Almeida, husband and wife singing duo Rookantha Gunathilake and Chandralekha Perera and Rector of St. Joseph’s College, Nugegoda Fr. Lakmin Silva.
The dedicated team at Dialog Axiata PLC rang in...
A refreshing 31,557,600 seconds in 2022 are with...
You may have had a very tough year following an...
Steel prices continue to cool in the new year,...
London (CNN Business) - Buying food has gotten...
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a new era of...
The Colombo Port City, a new city development and...
Global pressure on wages from Covid-19 will not...
The media has reported that the Government plans...
The fisher community sees the recent sudden fuel...
The official reserves position has now reached...
Dr. Tilak Siyambalapitiya
Energy experts urge the authorities to base fuel...
The flagship property of Prime Group, a property...
With CES 2022 just two short weeks away, Samsung...
The Chairperson, NSB, Ms Keasila Jayawardena receives the award from Ranil T. Wijesinghe, Past President of CA Sri Lanka. From left: Senior Deputy General Manager, National Savings Bank K. Raveendran, CEO, NSB, Ajith Peiris, Alternative Chairperson of Annual Report Committee 2021, Ms Chamila Cooray, Chairperson, NSB, Ms Keasila Jayawardena, Ranil T. Wijesinghe and Chairman of Annual Report Award Committee, Chaaminda Kumarasiri.
National Savings Bank (NSB) has bagged a Silver...
The newly introduced 90cm Elba Cooker range are...
Regional Development Bank, the leading State-...
Ceylinco Life Managing Director and CEO Thushara Ranasinghe (fourth from left) and Director and Chief Financial Officer Palitha Jayawardena (third from right) receive the CA Sri Lanka award.
Ceylinco Life won the joint Silver Award in the ‘...
Ms. Romany Parakrama, Chairperson, Assetline Insurance Brokers (Pvt) Ltd and Director,  Group Corporate Communications of David Pieris Group, light the oil lamp
Assetline Leasing Company Limited (ALCL),...
Bank of Ceylon teamed up with ‘Rata Purama QR’...
The Ukrainian airline SkyUp Airlines made its...
In the Forex market, the USD/LKR rate on spot...
The bearish to negative sentiment that prevailed...
The new Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri...
Galle Face Properties Ltd, a subsidiary of Renuka...

Sports

Ross Taylor
New Zealand’s veteran batter Ross Taylor will...
Yasitha de Silva in action during the Nationals
Yasitha de Silva emerged men’s singles tennis...
Suresh Subramaniam
Re-elected head of the National Olympic Committee...
Senuki Dishalya poses with her gold medals
A teenage Sri Lankan girl who switched from...
Anna-Marie Ondaatje (left) presents a gift to the best Sri Lanka athlete at the Asian Youth Para Games Galina Basnayake
Anna-Marie Ondaatje, Sri Lanka’s first rhythmic...
The champion St. Joseph's College team comprising Sheran Fonseka, Sadeesh Jayawardena, Shevon Daniel, Mithira Thenura, Dunith Wellalage, Yesith Rupasinghe, Dinal Anuradha, Shenuka de Silva, Hirun Matheesha, W Vimuksthi Deshan and Lahiru Amarasekera (Pic courtesy ThePapare.com)
A country renowned as a frontline cricketing...
The champion Sri Lanka men’s volleyball team...
Andy Murray-Emma Raducanu
When all six of Britain’s representatives lost...
Joe Root (right) and Chris Woakes
All-rounder Chris Woakes has backed Joe Root to...
Ben McDermott
Ben McDermott became the first man to hit back-to...
Ravindu Laksiri-Shamil Wakeel
Sri Lanka’s leading men’s squash duo Ravindu...
Two Olympic Golds at Seoul 1988
Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee, acclaimed as one of the...
Old Rajans will meet Present Rajans for the...
Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) has got its priorities...

Editorial

The past two years have been rather difficult for...

Opinion

It’s curious that there have been aspersions cast...
Jaffnaites have a rather ambivalent attitude...
Leader of the House and Education Minister Dinesh...

Youth Observer

We still live with our enemy. Even the main...
Shenuki Edirimuni is a talented athlete in the...
The cricket match
Adam Cui was the financial manager of the...
You can easily reach today’s educational...
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an...
‘The Shawshank Redemption’ is a 1994 American...
The New Year has dawned. We all rang out the old...
The radiant glow of the freshness of the New Year...
Portuguese author José Saramago, born on November...
On December 4, Prof. Wimal Dissanayake was...
Dungeons and Dragons, also known simply as D&...
A woman is like a book for most of society....
It is no exaggeration to say that there have...
Habit is the enormous fly-wheel of society, its...

Health

Junior

Everyone thought that Mahadenamuttha was very...
The little Red Hen lived in a little, wooden tree...
The best story I have read is The village in the...
Animals are a part of nature. Animals don’t have...
The name of my pet dog is Solo. It is eight years...
My hobby is reading books. It is one of my...
Children are the most important part in society....
 Sri Pada (Adam’s Peak} is a sacred mountain...
The Feast of the Epiphany, in other words; the ‘...
A synonym is a word that means something similar...
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...
The Junior Observer’s Cookery Corner will be...
All of us know that a dark cloud has entered our...
My country is Sri Lanka. It is in the Indian...
One day, I was at home with my mother. We were...
Dinosaurs are prehistoric creatures which lived...
My class teacher is Doreen Bastian. She is a...
Hello readers,  Welcome to our First Cookery...

Marriage Proposals

AA Respectable Govi Buddhist parents from Colombo...
Absolutely beautiful Lecturer daughter MSc. IT...

Obituaries

HELEN THANGIAH - Former Teacher at Girls’ High...

World

NEW DELHI, Jan. 1 (BBC) - At least 12 people died...
Kodiak - one of the places that have seen record-high temperatures
The coldest US state of Alaska has recorded its...
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has said the...
A sign saying the beach was reserved for women and children was erected along one stretch on Cox’s Bazaar, before the decision was quickly reversed
Authorities in Bangladesh have reversed their...
Afghanistan’s former President has defended his...

Montage

The recently concluded art exhibition 'Fifty' by...
Asoka Handagama’s theater production A Death in...
Anyone even with a marginal use of the internet...

Spectrum

Before March 2020, the world was plagued with...

Impact

An 88-year-old female who has lived in the UK for...
Ekneligoda Walawwa holds a significant place...
King Parakramabahu VI is considered to be a great...
Commonly known as the Colombo-Kandy Road, the A 1...
In the face of frequent power cuts and emerging...
This murder case is the true story of the...
On December 5, 2021 marked the 54th anniversary...
Sri Lanka has been an agricultural country since...

Classifieds

Lifts / TransportsOffice transport available from...
Business Premises for SaleTangalle - within...
Positions Vacant - MedicalWanted (MBBS) Medical...
Vehicles WantedCompanies wanted self-drive benz,​...

Week of January 2, 2022