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Week of January 9, 2022

News

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and First Lady Ioma...
Five Sri Lankan fishermen were rescued and...
Expecting an exodus of players to overseas...
Health guidelines should be followed strictly in...
Sri Lanka cannot say, “We are out of danger” when...
Over 28 percent of the target group had been...
Recent rules issued by the Central Bank of Sri...
Chief Government Whip, Highways Minister Johnston...
The male usheres at the 43rd Observer-SLT Mobitel...
He debuted in Chandiya by renowned director Titus...
The Defence Ministry has been successful in...
Former Parliamentarian Niroshan Premaratne has...
The book titled Janapathi Alochanaya compiled by...
Four youth Leaders of Leo District 306C2 Sri...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday paid...
The death occurred of philanthropist and member...
A program to provide the booster dose to media...
Six-year-old Minuki of Anuradhapura is a...
Sonala Gunawardana, has been appointed as the new...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was due to...
The Ministry of Defence of the latest added to...
Kala Lanka Foundation (KLF) in Washington DC...
The Career Guidance Unit of the University of...
One of the busiest shipping lanes in the world,...

Feature

With the Covid-19 pandemic one of the severely...

Features

The ban imposed on import and use of chemical...
The Ganegoda Vihara at Alawatura, Bulathkohupitiya
Every journey has a beginning; a milestone, a map...
Albert Einstein
The conventional view that some people are born...
Healthy eating for a healthy lifestyle is an oft-...
It was the runner beans that did it. My neighbour...
Very Rev. Dr. Sylvester Ranasinghe was appointed...
Have you heard about Feodor Ingvar Kamprad, who...
The Sri Lanka Malay Association, the oldest Sri...

News Features

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed the need...
Tourists visiting the Pinnawala elephant...
Dubai: Opening a new business similar to the...
An eventful year for the nation has come to an...
G. G. Ponnambalam-S. J. V. Chelvanayakam-R Sampanthan
In three simple sentences Prof. S. Arasaratnam,...
“The alternate domination of one faction over...

Business

Distributor for AMW Castrol in Anuradhapura, H.A. Gayan Aravinda receives a souvenir from Managing Director, AMW Group, Peter Mackenzie.  
Associated Motorways (AMW), the marketeer of...
Orient Finance PLC, a member of the Janashakthi...
Rajeev Mehta
Southborough, MA (Jan. 4) – Virtusa Corporation...
CEO Thimal Perera
DFCC Bank has appointed Thimal Perera as the new...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has adopted the...
SLT Group Chairman Rohan Fernando opens the reception area
In line with its newly introduced theme ‘No Dream...
Seated (from left): Vice President Ruwan Gamage, President T. Prasanga Ranwatte, Secretary A. S. B. Bharatha P. Subasinghe,  and Treasurer N. V. Sameera Vithanage. Standing (from left): D. Rangalle, D. Abeywardhene, U. P. Gayan T. Karunaratne, Mahie Nuwan Vithanage, A. H. M. Thimira C. Abeysinghe, Dr. J. A. S. Felix and P. V. L. Nandasiri. 
The Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation, the only...
At the launch of the product.  
Kelani Cables PLC added more muscle to its...
The project being handed over to the people of Gothameegama.
Solex, a manufacturer of water pumps, again...
Dulith Herath
Shares of Kapruka Holdings Limited commenced...
Chairman Susil Shantha Weerasekara
The shares of Co-operative Insurance Company...
Chairman and MD of HTS Holdings, Rathnasiri Priyantha receives one of the awards.
HTS Group bagged the ‘CSR Project of the Year’...
Chairman Manuja  Hewawasam
Royal Nursing Home (Pvt) Ltd, a provider of in-...
PBSS Group achieved another milestone at the SAP...
Insee Cement is powering the local construction...
Ginting, Edimon et al, 2020, Reforms, Opportunities, and Challenges for State-Owned Enterprises, Asian Development Bank
Sri Lanka has a whopping 527 state-owned...
The signing of the Rubber-Rice Pact in 1952.
The historic agreement between China and Sri...
Emotional intelligence, also known as Emotional...
Dialog recently launched the new Triple Blaster (...
A brand-new year amid a planetary pandemic is...
Is strategy more important than execution or the...
Rome - World food prices fell slightly in...
Federal Reserve officials said a strengthening...
Sales of electric vehicles soared last year, but...
Sri Lanka Tourism is confident of a strong...
Advocata’s Bath Curry Indicator (BCI), which...
Atul Jalan
Algonomy, a leader in AI and Algorithmic...
From left: CEO Sri Lanka Climate Fund Chamara Ariyathilaka, Secretary to the Ministry of Environment Dr. Anil Jasinghe, Cargills Quality Dairies and Kotmale Dairy Products Managing Director Saranga Wijesundara,  Group Manager Manufacturing - Dairy sector Nimal Gunarathna.
Kotmale Dairy Products and Cargills Quality...
Sysco LABS Sri Lanka, the innovation arm of Sysco...
Joint Managing Director Sudarshan Venu
TVS Motor Company and BMW Motorrad are extending...
LB Finance PLC made history by winning seven...
Abans, the Authorized Reseller and Service...
Moments captured at the Bank of Ceylon’s New Year ceremony.
The Bank of Ceylon wishes all its customers,...
Commercial Bank PLC completed a two-year Business...
SLT-Mobitel Mobile introduced ‘mPower’ offering...
Headline inflation increased to 12.1 percent in...
A 28-member business delegation from Hungary will...
The 12th edition of this mega trade fair will be...
The Central Bank has extended the suspension of...
In Forex markets, overall activity continued to...
The positive momentum which was witnessed in the...

Sports

Flashback: Bangladesh celebrate winning the Under-19 World Cup in South Africa
Bangladesh became just the seventh team to be...
Journalist turned mountaineer who became the...
Ifra Shasmin Booso with her trophy at the 32nd Junior National Squash Championship
St. Paul’s College, Milagiriya schoolgirl Ifra...
Kanishka Dissanayake
Kanishka Dissanayake, the captain of the Under-15...
Sri Lanka Cricket has once again decided to...
Chamari Atapattu
Sri Lanka’s women’s cricketers leave for Malaysia...
Bhanuka Rajapakse (second from left) holds back...
Kusal Mendis-Niroshan Dickwella-Dhanushka Gunathilaka
Another case of emotions getting the better of...
Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic spent Orthodox Christmas in an...
Naomi Osaka
Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka...
Usman Khawaja: Hits twin hundreds
Australia left England with a 388-run target and...
China is pulling out all the stops for the...
Olympic 100m champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs will...
Zhang Linpeng
Footballers who play for China’s national team...
Shehan Samaratunga
Former Sri Lanka Youth fast bowler Shehan...
The Under 19 winners and runners up of the...
Winners and runners-up pose with their trophies....
Flashback: Catriona Matthew wins the last event in 2012
The Women’s Irish Open will be played in 2022 for...
Lewis Hamilton may have missed out on a historic...
The Sri Lanka Masters Athletic Association has...
England are expected to have captain Owen Farrell...
Shirantha Peries, the incumbent president of...
A Mylvaganam ended his illustrious hockey career...
European champions Chelsea have announced losses...
Lion Warriors will take on Master Blasters in the...
A fielding team that fails to start the first...
The inter-school cricket fixture between St....

Editorial

In spite of the economic constraints faced as a...

Opinion

Sri Lanka will be a Lebanon. That’s the refrain...
Chief Government Whip, Highways Minister Johnston...

Youth Observer

Spiritual things are fascinating when you decide...
Sports activities are beneficial to everyone, six...
Sexual perversion which is also known as sexual...
John Christopher Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005...
Images: Thilak Perera
Music can lighten our mood and heal our hearts by...
William Cuthbert Faulkner is one of three pillars...
Name of book: Harsh TimesAuthor: Mario Vargas...
We are generous when it comes to giving gifts....
Astrology is the pseudoscientific theory that...
Frida Kahlo, who painted mostly small, intensely...
Project UnityThe Interact Club of Visakha...

Health

The pandemic now ravaging the country with the...

Junior

In ancient India there was a great city named...
Once upon a time, there was a shoemaker and his...
It is now 2022. I have some wishes for 2022.My...
I knew about Aluvihara from our Grade 5 Buddhism...
My father’s name is Uditha Kumara. He is a...
I have a new hobby now. It is writing letters to...
 The Environment is the surrounding, that is...
In the chill of January Hindus celebrate the...
When I was sick and lay a-bed, I had two pillows...
In my parents’ bedroom I have a very shiny, pink...
Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an...
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...
Teen aviator Zara Rutherford on her journey to...
Desmond Tutu was a South African religious leader...
Many people have leisure time activities. I also...
People celebrate many religious festivals all...
Thai Pongal is a very important festival...
Christmas is the festival celebrated by...

Marriage Proposals

AA Respectable Govi Buddhist parents from Colombo...
Academically and professionally qualified caring...

Obituaries

VIVEKANANDA-RAJAH - MAHINDA (Retired Micro...

World

Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win a best...
For months, activists have gathered outside a...

Montage

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, one of the annual...
Anura Wijewardena is regarded as an exceptional...

Spectrum

 In a world packed with social media, video...

Impact

Mandaramnuwara is a small village in the...
With the advancement of science, alarm clocks and...
The Government’s announcement that a new...
As the country moves on to a new year with...
Sri Lanka has been on a journey with the...

Classifieds

Estates for SaleGalewela - 3 acres bare land,​...
Lifts / TransportsOffice transport available from...
Business Premises for SaleKandy - valuable...
Positions Vacant - EducationalEducational -...
Motor Spares & Accessories - For SaleBMW...

Week of January 9, 2022