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Week of January 23, 2022

News

The long overdue Grade Five scholarship...
The deadline to accept applications for the 2021...
Port City Colombo told the public yesterday that...
Dr. Thilak Siriwardhana
All state and private institutions should appoint...
The free vaccination against Covid-19 is a gift...
Northern fisherfolk staged a protest on Friday,...
Gamini Senarath receives the appointment letter from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Senior Sri Lanka Administrative Service officer...
Sacred Relics were enshrined at the Asadisi...
Large numbers of migratory birds can be seen...
Pakistan High Commissioner designate retired Major General Umar Farooq Burki with Priyantha’s family together with Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena and State Minister Namal Rajapaksa. Pix: Sulochana Gamage
“I demand justice not revenge, but I believe what...
Chamath Palihapitiya, one of the original members...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa had asserted...

Feature

There dawned a gloomy era on our film and music...

Features

Introducing drum seeder
Dry zone of Sri Lanka being the most...
Sidney Poitier, the first Black person to win a...
Two-year-old Flump is a fluffy-haired Maltese
Allowing women to give birth in hospital with...
For almost one and a half years Sri Lankans and...
Kamala Devi Harris wrote “The Truths We Hold”...
The sunset over the Dagaba at Thanthirimale
I never thought I would photograph in...
Committing to six minutes of reading a night...
Sri Lanka is one of the few countries in the...
Angiosperm is the scientific term for flowering...

News Features

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa urged all citizens...
Sri Lanka has experienced perhaps the most...
“May I stress the need for courageous,...

Business

Exercise sessions conducted by the school Physical Education teachers, highlighting the importance of physical activity to lead a healthy life.  
Nestlé Milo welcomed students of St. John’s Girls...
SLT-Mobitel officials present the MultiPara Monitors to Hospital Director, Balapitiya Base Hospital, Dr. K. Samarathna.
SLT-Mobitel donated three vital MultiPara...
A token presentation of school supplies
The SLT-Mobitel Customer Club Kandy presented...
Minister Namal Rajapaksa greets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on arrival at the BIA.
Sri Lanka’s economy is in recovery mode from the...
Minister Namal Rajapaksa at the launch of the LankaQR facility for payments for Cargills Online delivery.
Cargills Online has become the first and the only...
The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) managed by...
Nishantha Hewavithana 
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) plans to revise...
PBSS Managing Director Dr. Madura Gamanayake receives the award from State Minister Dr. Nalaka Godahewa.
Perfect Business Solution Services (Pvt) Limited...
 CEO, Netsys Solutions,  Thusitha Alwis receives the award
Netsys Solutions (Pvt) Ltd, a systems integrator...
Dian Gomes 
The Sunday Observer Business begins a series of...
Leadership communication effectiveness plays one...
Distinct or extinct? That is the challenge in...
“Do not hasten to execute unless and until you...
The Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism (FMM) funded...
Singapore (Bloomberg) --Surging demand, fading...
Global tourism experienced a 4% upturn in 2021,...
The promenade of the Colombo Port City was opened...
Pollution from plastics is a global emergency in...
Shiromal Fernando
Trust and reliance on Sri Lanka’s expertise and...
Danushka Karunaratne
Sri Lankan entrepreneurs should make use of the...
There is no need to panic over the scarcity of...
Colombo, 20thJanuary 2022: Sysco LABS Sri Lanka,...
The newest member of the Galaxy S21 family...
LG is a Brand that care for you and the...
Asset DraftPic#1– MrAshanNissanka, CEO/Director, Assetline Leasing Company Limited handing over one of first Asset Draft Facility to Mr. MalinBulathgamuwa, Proprietor, Danuli Enterprises.
Assetline Leasing Company Limited (Assetline)...
Bank of Ceylon (BOC), the No.1 Bank in the...
Chairman of the Northpole Group, Eng. Karthigesu...
Daraz, South Asia’s leading e-commerce platform,...
In Forex markets, overall activity continued to...
DIMO is providing customers who plan to buy pre-...
Environmental enhancement solutions provider,...
The Agriculture Sector Modernisation Project (...
The secondary bond market continued to remain...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Confectionery and...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is conducting a...
Huawei participated in the National Digital...
CFA Institute scholarships are part of an ongoing...

Sports

The Mercantile Hockey Association (MHA)...
While work places and public transport systems...
Karttik Kumar the men’s winner-Aanjirani Jadhav the women’s    winner (Pix by Nirosh Batepola)
Indian runners dominated at the Nestomalt half...
Sadisha Rajapakse cuts a ball to the boudary
Sadisha Rajapakse played a superb innings of 76...
Radael Nadal
Rafael Nadal continued his pursuit of a record-...
Lendore (far left) anchored home the bronze-winning Trinidad and Tobago quartet at London 2012
Trinidad and Tobago's Olympic and world 4x400m...
Formula 1 has banned military air displays at...
Harshitha Madavi
Harshitha Madavi (65) and Nilakshi de Silva ( 49...
Simona Halep-Aryna Sabalenka
Second seed Aryna Sabalenka fought her way past...
Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell broke the record for the highest...
Arjuna Ranatunga who led Sri Lanka to the World...
The Super League Champions 2021 Blue Star Sports...
Director of Yeti Dr. Dilshan Balasuriya (left) presents a Yeti T-Shirt to Iqbal bin Issack the president of SLTA
The Sri Lanka wheelchair tennis team has tied up...
Children gather around Santa who lit up their day that marked the Royal Turf Club’s humanitarian project in Nuwara Eliya
The Royal Turf Club in Nuwara Eliya reached out...
Emma Raducanu (left) and Sloane Stephens
Emma Raducanu still “has a lot to learn”, said...
Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada will not play South Africa’s ODI...
John McEnroe and Novak Djokovic
John McEnroe launched into a bizarre rant about...
It’s still the off-season in Formula 1, but...
Naomi Osaka-Amanda Anisimova
Defending champion Naomi Osaka is out of the...
The coaches of Sanath Jayasuriya Cricket Academy Lasantha Perera, Rakitha Clements, senior coach Chamara Guruge, head coach Dilruk Mendis, Preethiraj Chathuranga and Kumesh Uminda with Chathuri Perera, Head of YFM, Kusal Mendis and Sanath Jayasuriya
Master Blasters emerged Cup champions in the...
The Kandy District Cricket Association (KDCA)...
Former Sri Lanka fast bowling all-rounder Wendell...
Formula 1 is in danger of not having any sprint...
Kandy Sports Club beat Air Force by 34 points (5...
Sri Lanka will have to qualify against Namibia...
The Batch of 2000 Zahira College Colombo has...
The A division league rugby encounter between CH...
The hurt from disappointing defeats “does not get...
England captain Owen Farrell is set to miss the...
Havelock Sports Club outplayed Navy SC 21-5 in...
The eight quarter finalists were found at the...
HA Upali was elected president of the Masters...
South Africa head coach Mark Boucher has been...
Mark Cavendish says he will “bounce back” from an...

Editorial

There is a raging debate in society and the media...

Opinion

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna is playing...
Low-caste Tamils who protested at the Maviddipuram Temple were beaten by Vellalars
In their heart of hearts, the Vellalars who...
Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said...

Youth Observer

(Continued from last week…)Today we see, groups...
On hearing of a promising rugby player in the...
It is a reality that Tamils and Sinhalese have...
The 21st century is truly a technology based era...
Ranveer Singh Bhavnani (born July 6, 1985)...
Gully Boy is a 2019 Indian Hindi-...
The most shocking news that swallowed the sports...
Title: Man’s Search for MeaningAuthor: Viktor...
We have heard about children with extraordinary...
When you scroll down on your FaceBook wall, you...
Music has always been referred to as an art that...
Is there anything to worry about in life? Dr....
01. Did you know that Sharks have good eyesight?...

Health

The Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health last...
At the beginning of this year (Jan 2), an English...

Junior

A long time ago, four good friends lived in a...
Once upon a time, there were three little pigs...
Some people can use computers and have access to...
Hogwarts is a marvellous, magical place created...
My home town is Anuradhapura. It is situated...
Leonardo da Vinci was an artist, mathematician,...
The history of Sri Lanka is intertwined with the...
The sight of peacocks is considered a great...
I am sure that all of you love Winnie-the-Pooh....
Michael Fred Phelps is an American former...
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 name millipede, which translates to a “...
Once upon a time there was a village and in that...

Marriage Proposals

AA respectable Govi Buddhist parents from Colombo...
About daughter 1992 July born height 5’1”...

Obituaries

DE ALWIS - Mrs. CELINE. Dearly beloved wife of...

Montage

Udayasiri Wickremaratne’s popular Sinhala stage...
After almost two years, Clutch Plays Theatre will...
From left: Sharmini Pereira, Chief Curator, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Sri Lanka, Anushka Rajendran, Festival Curator, Coloboscope, Natasha Ginwala, Artistic Director, Colomboscope, Carmeline Jayasuriya, Head of CSR, John Keells Holdings PLC (Kala Pola), Saskia Fernando, Director, Saskia Fernando Gallery, Shayari De Silva, Curator, Geoffrey Bawa Trust and Puja Srivastava, Manager, Barefoot Gallery Colombo
Six of the country’s leading arts organisations...

Spectrum

Impact

Acne is a common skin condition which mainly...
We all like to dress well. Ironing is a major...
The Jaffna Trade Fair for the year 2022 concludes...
Musk is one of the rare ingredients used in many...
A Sri Lankan TikTok star was remanded for alleged...
There are a number of forest systems in Sri Lanka...

Classifieds

Business Premises for SaleKandy - valuable...
Positions Vacant - MedicalA Doctor (MBBS) is...
Cars for SaleMG-ZS SUV Turbo dynamic Red Y.O.M....

Week of January 23, 2022