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Week of May 22, 2022

News

Rabble-rousers have taken to the streets to...
Participants at a workshop in Nuwara Eliya
The Disability Organisations Joint Front (DOJF)...
Acting High Commissioner of Canada  Amanda Strohan with Minister G. L. Peiris
Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris...
Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekara...
The Central Bank (CB) said expeditious and...
The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE)...
The Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) has...
On Vesak Poya Day the Berlin Temple which is the...
High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda...
The Executive Director of the Institute for...
A sound system and chairs were provided for the...
The harvesting ceremony of the Fresh Water...
The opening of the 47th School of the Thirukkovil...
A shramadhana campaign was held in the ...
A blood donation campaign was held at the...
Vesak was celebrated at the Mangalaramaya,...
The annual feast of the Periyapullumalai Shrine...
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Vietnam carried out...
In order to face the challenge of probable...
Pope Francis on Sunday recognised 10 new saints...
Former cricketer, Nalanda College (1985/86 batch...
The Navy along with the Special Task Force (STF)...
Commissioner General of Essential Services K.D.S...

Feature

Countless books and articles have been written...
The song with which he emerged as one of the most...

Features

The gift he gave was very valuable and vastI am...
A shrine stands on a boulder at Okanda Devalaya
The less beaten track from Panama to Okanda, one...
The need for a safe place for people who are...
Indian moonseed or buckler-leaved moonseed is a...
Fruits are nature’s medicine. However, there is a...
A museum can be described as a mirror of the...
Eating a half cup of blueberries every day in...
The United Nations (UN) has proclaimed May 22 as...

News Features

New Tourism and Lands Minister Harin Fernando...
Genesis meaning ‘the formation of something new’...
Sri Lanka has defaulted on its debt for the first...
The powerful Prime Minister and the Cabinet of...
Acrisis is the best time to analyse what went...
“What we call a financial crisis is really at its...

Business

Members from the CA Sri Lanka YCAF handing over the medical equipment to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital
The Young Chartered Accountants’ Forum (YCAF) of...
Ceylon Agro Industries, Group General Manager Lawrence Chan presents the Best Performer – Modern Trade award to Asanka Sadaruwan. General Manager Shun Tien Shing, Deputy General Manager Sajith Gunaratne, and Senior Business Manager Donavan Ondaatje look on
Ceylon Agro Industries Ltd (CAI) - Prima Group...
People’s Leasing and Finance  General Manager Shamindra Marceline (right) and Giriulla Branch Manager Thissa Danendra open the branch. People’s Leasing and Finance   Deputy General Manager – Operations, Laksanda Gunawardene looks on. Below: Giriulla branch staff with the senior management
The Giriulla branch of People’s Leasing &...
The Commercial Bank Group has posted a balanced...
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is back to treat...
The Small Hydropower Developers’ Association of Sri Lanka conveyed its interest to invest in Nepal’s hydropower sector. File pic of the Wimalasurendra hydropower station.
Hydropower companies in Sri Lanka had the...
Chairperson Aruni Goonetilleke
In the backdrop of turbulent market conditions,...
Sri Lanka Telecom Group (SLT Group) recorded a...
Chairman Asgi Akbarally
Amana Bank PLC recorded its best ever quarterly...
Dilshan Wirasekara
The Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE)...
Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB)...
Managing Director, Quik Pak, Mohammed Ajmal receives the award
Quik Pak (Pvt) Ltd, a producer of paper sacks...
Chairman Ravi Dias 
Seylan Bank PLC recorded a Profit After Tax (PAT...
Bamboo has been used extensively in Asia as a...
“Delegative Leadership” is a concept and a style...
The presence and absence of leadership in various...
Leadership in Sri Lanka under the present...
As a growing number of economists and Wall Street...
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could cause global...
The iconic Port City development project...
If you’ve never lived near a port or worked in...
Stuttgart - The head of the Food and Agriculture...
Lanka Tiles, made to Brand Finance’s “Most...
Derana Startup 2021, Sri Lanka’s premier...
Daraz Cares and Child Action Lanka project team
Daraz Cares is Sri Lanka’s first online multi-...
International Tea Day is a United Nations...
Sri Lanka’s leading integrated financial services...
Lustre Designs Corporation, a lapidary for...
The Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council, as the apex body...

Sports

The champion St. Joseph’s College basketball team...
A former wushu official Jagath Bandara speaking to the media on their protest near the Sports Ministry office at Reid Avenue in Colombo
An eerie calm on a rain-swept morning on Tuesday...
Under-8 winners from left: Syathara Dissanayake (silver), Hasadi Sethumsa (gold), Risali Jayaweera (bronze
The promising chess player Oshini Gunawardena of...
Muthumudalige Pushpakumara
The third month of the 44th Observer-SLT Mobitel...
Dian Gomes with American boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. during the IBA Congress in Istanbul, Turkey
Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) president...
In this file photo Kandy SC skipper and fly-half Nigel Ratwatte breaks through a tackle from a Havelocks player during their first round match at Nittawela which they won
Unfortunately for Kandy SC the Nippon Paint rugby...
Players will not receive ranking points at...
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton hailed what he believes is a...
James Anderson and Stuart Broad looking forward to improving on 1,177 wicket haul
England have recalled their all-time leading...
Cody Simpson
Australian pop star Cody Simpson has qualified...
John Lundstram consoled teammate Aaron Ramsey after losing the penalty shoot-out
Rangers fans have been left devastated after...
Brian Sonali
Brian Sonali, a student of Siri Perakum Sinhala...
Zubayr Hamza
South Africa batter Zubayr Hamza has been banned...
The death of former Australia cricketer Andrew...
Seated from left: Suresh Dharmasena, DM Gamini and Lasantha Ranaweera. Standing from left: Dr Dilshan Balasuriya (Director, Yeti) and Iqbal Bin Issack (President, SLTA)
The men’s wheelchair tennis team of the Sri Lanka...
Carlos Alcaraz
It felt apt that Carlos Alcaraz’s victory over...
Ivan Kuliak
Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak has been given a one-...
Newcastle players celebrate their win over favourites Arsenal
Arsenal’s hopes of finishing in the Premier...
Elton Jantjies
Rugby World Cup-winning South Africa fly-half...
Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic became the fifth man to win 1000...
Former St Anthony’s College, Kandy, Nomads,...
Leeds and Burnley are threatening legal action...
Budding schoolboy cricketers showcased their...
Kuganeswaran Karisan of St. John’s College who...
Police have arrested a man after Sheffield United...
The defending Champions SSC will meet Badureliya...
Bandara Wekadapola, a former Kingswood and Police...
Despite the difficulties with the shortage of...
Sri Lanka Squash (SLS) has selected as many as 16...
From the time 19-year-old GH Jayatissa played for...
Trinity hosted Dharmaraja in friendly ‘chuckers’...
While fearing that the fuel crisis could go...
Sri Lanka youth cap Sadisha Rajapakse of Royal...

Editorial

Cohabitation can mean many things but in politics...

Opinion

At a time, the cynosure of all eyes is on the...
Sri Lanka was promoted to upper-middle-income...
Former Minister of Lands S.M. Chandrasena said...

Youth Observer

Ramen is a popular Japanese noodle soup dish that...
Bhanuka Rajapaksa has been continuously shining...
Nishan Madushka is a promising young cricketer...
“The National Sports Meet will be held in two...
To you my dearest,It’s been weeks, since we...
Joanne Kathleen Rowling or J.K. Rowling is a...
Graffiti is a form of artistic expression and...
With her beautiful voice and style in music,...
The Youth Observer spoke to young artists and...
Sri Lanka, as a country facing a dollar crisis,...
A moment of happiness
After you have sought over the wide world, you...
The self beyond the self“Remember your humanity...

Health

Junior

Once upon a time a few families lived in a remote...
The Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara is...
The crow showed Gerda the way to the castle. The...
Cigarettes are cylinder-shaped objects which are...
The floor on which we live is the Earth. It is...
A mother is the best human in the world. She...
My uncle has a big stable at his farmhouse in the...
The Jaya Sri Maha BodhiyaThe Jaya Sri Maha...
Standing majestically in the Anuradhapura Sacred...
This is a guide to help learners to communicate...
York International School, Wattala held its...
Every human being has a dream about what he or...
Having a family meal is a very important part in...
Life cannot be had without a mother. If there was...
A synonym is a word that means something similar...
Once upon a time. there were two travelling...

Marriage Proposals

AAA beautiful daughter with great qualities is...
Academically and professionally qualified caring...

Obituaries

DE ALWIS - CHITRA - “Safe in the arms of Jesus”....

World

The World Health Organization (WHO) is working...
Rome - Hard-working little creatures, precious...
Global leaders have not done enough to honour...
Seoul, South Korea – South Korea’s President Yoon...

Montage

If much of Frieze New York is given over to blue-...
The world is on fire. At one end of the world,...

Spectrum

These are tough times. We were under lockdown due...

Impact

Bricks are easier to throw than bouquets. Sri...
Today is International Day for Biological...
When a country is experiencing a financial...
Year 2022 has been declared as the “Visit Sri...
An effective way to address the problem of the...
It was shortly after dusk and the rain was...
The overwhelming euphoria erupted in Sri Lankan...

Classifieds

Birds, Pets & Fish - For SaleHave 12 weeks...
Business Premises for SaleKandy Kundasale 80P...
Positions Vacant - DomesticRespectable Colombo 7...

Week of May 22, 2022