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Week of September 13, 2020

News

Sri Lanka ranks 83 out of 162 countries and...
The National Operation Centre for the Prevention...
1,000kg of turmeric were seized by the officers...
Windy condition over the island and the showery...
The Sri Lanka's iconic Lotus Tower was...
A suspect was arrested with 2g 200mg of Heroin by...
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 944,647...
No COVID-19 patient was found in Sri Lankan open...
Twelve Sri Lankan nationals were arrested at the...
22 individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing...
Former Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran, has...
A convicted prisoner of the Kalutara Prison has...
Cabinet has approved around Rs.3.152 billion to...
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 936,095...
Sri Lankan fugitive gangster Maddumage Lasantha...
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (...
Windy condition over the island and the showery...
Naval operations led to the seizure of an 818kg...
Five individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing...
Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said that the...
India has now reported more than five million...
The National Operation Centre for the Prevention...
Egg Producers’ Association (EPA) Chairman Sarath...
The Secretary-General of the Tamil National Party...
During a special search conducted in Mullivaikkal...
Yoshihide Suga was elected as Japan’s prime...
‘Sumeera Madhusanka’, a member of an organized...
Three persons were killed and one injured...
Around 30 MPs and more than 50 employees of...
Several spells of showers will occur in Central,...
Five more person had tested positive for the...
A Fundamental Rights petition filed by a disabled...
Eleven individuals recovered from COVID-19...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa directed that the...
All motorcyclists and three-wheelers entering...
Navy Seva Vanitha Unit and Navy Welfare...
Former member of Tamil Eelam Liberation...
The National Operation Centre for the Prevention...
Rishad Bathiudeen and Chief Opposition Whip MP...
The Police Special Task Force (STF) and Sri Lanka...
Showers will occur at times in Central,...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in a message to...
A patient who was admitted to the quarantine...
India pacer S Sreesanth's ban for alleged spot-...
Israel will enter a three-week nationwide...
Nine individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing...
The inmates at the Boossa Prison have called off...
Rishad Bathiudeen, has arrived before the...
Twelve new High Court judges have been appointed...
Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathna today...
Showers will occur at times in Central,...
A committee comprising Parliamentarians have been...
15 returnees ( 8 from Qatar, 3 from UAE, 2 from...
A special working committee meeting of the United...
Nine persons had tested positive and thirteen...
Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and...
Highways Minister Johnston Fernando said the...
Our sister newspaper Daily News (www.dailynews.lk...
The number of deaths worldwide is expected to top...
The Government will fix scanners at airports soon...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who paid homage to...
Over 100 health development projects built at a...
The Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA...
A book on foreign policy perspectives edited by...
The Election Commission (EC) in its proposals on...
The United National Party (UNP) will decide on...
A book titled “Significant: Journey to Unique...
Dr Ruvini Senasinghe MB BS, MSc, MCH, DPM,...
Sri Lankan Professor Prabath Weerasinghe, a...
Vijitha Yapa
The Colombo International Book Fair will be held...
Dubai: A Kuwaiti couple are being investigated...
Concerted efforts by all members of the ASEAN...
Financial statements for 2019 of seven state...
Kalmunai Regional Health Services Director (RDHS...
Residents of Centre Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo...
The nine-member Committee tasked with studying...

Feature

Making a sincere attempt to bring an unimagined...
A scene from the play ‘Forgetting November’ (Pix: Sanjana Hattotuwa)
A feature series of Q & A interviews with Sri...

Features

Saman Athaudahetti is a veteran travel writer,...
Defence Secretary Major General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne presents mementoes to the President and the Prime Minister
Defence Secretary Major General (Rtd) Kamal...
Sri Lanka is gradually entering ‘new normalcy’ in...

Health

Health Ministry guidelines to prevent Covid-19 in...

News Features

Sinhala Maha Vidyalaya was established in 1937...
The Sri Lanka Cement Corporation (SLCC) will...
Cannabis has been used for Ayurvedic medicine in...
Government and Opposition lawmakers engaged in...
“If I had to choose between “a government without...
Navigating through all the new concepts and...

Business

Puritas and Haycarb Managing Director, Rajitha Kariyawasan and Puritas senior management participate in a tree planting campaign.
Puritas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Haycarb PLC...
State Minister of Plantations, Arundhika Fernando and Minister of Plantations, Dr. Ramesh Pathirana present the award to Nestlé’s Managing Director Fabrice Cavallin. Chairman of the Coconut Development Authority, the Coconut Cultivation Board and the Coconut Research Institute, Jayantha Wickramasinghe looks on.
The Sri Lankan coconut authorities awarded Nestlé...
From left: Managing Director, Sampath Bank, Nanda Fernando,  Chairman, CBL Group, Ramya Wickramasingha and  Founder and CEO of WSO2, Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana present the cheques to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Sampath Bank PLC, CBL Group and WSO2 together...
Nishan Sumanadeera
Amidst ongoing negotiations between Japanese and...
Ocean Lanka Managing Director, Dr. Austin Au and the senior management team with a group of gold coin recipients.
Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a weft knitted fabric...
Rethinking smartphones in the ‘New Normal’ era
The rise of technological innovations has sparked...
Lead generation, also known as prospecting, is...
The Government plans to adopt a New Trade Policy...
Prof. Sisira Jayakody addresses a research session at PIM. Dr. Trevor Mendis (left), Prof. P.S.M. Gunarathne and Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri at the head table - File pic
The post-Covid-19 pandemic presents multiple...
The common reaction to the economic downturn is...
The batik  industry has been firmly...
SINGAPORE — Stocks in Asia-Pacific were mixed in...
The Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (GBCSL)...
Sri Lanka is a strong and resilient nation...
Raja Senanayake
A presentation on the challenges that...
Siloed risk management approaches across banking...
The Central Bank named this year as the ‘Year of...
The report on the second quarter performance of...
Union Assurance won three awards at the Insurance...
From left : Rohan Fernando, Chairman, SLT Group and Lalith Seneviratne –Director and Group Chief Executive Officer at the opening.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) together with its Mobile...
Anuk de Silva
Standard Chartered Sri Lanka has appointed Anuk...
D. Kumaratunge, Director Payments and Settlements of CBSL (left), and Bimal Perera, Head of Digital Financial Services, LBF.
LB Finance (LBF), country’s leading Non-Banking...
Naleen Edirisinghe Senior Deputy General Manager of Pan Asia Bank opens the branch. Also in the photograph from left: Upali Dharmasiri, Deputy General Manager Recoveries, Primal Vithara, Area Manager Colombo North, Shiyan Perera – AGM Retail Credit, Harsha Kurukulasuriya, AGM Operations and Administration and Nilantha Mahanama, Manager Pan Asia Bank Gampaha branch. (On right): Upali Dharmasiri, Deputy General Manager Recoveries of Pan Asia Bank receives the first deposit at the Gampaha branch opening.
Pan Asia Bank opened its Gampaha branch at its...
Courtesy: The Colombo Stock Exchange
In the Forex market, the Rupee on its spot...
Nawaloka Hospitals opened a state-of-the-art...
BMICH – Sri Lanka’s iconic landmark hosted its...
Singer Sri Lanka PLC has been commended for its...
Persons with disabilities and organisations...

Sports

Former cricketers of Zahira College in Colombo...
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is awaiting a response...
Sri Lanka’s new sprint sensation Yupun Abeykoon...
Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa (left) and Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga talk to the media. Minister Rajapaksa became the proud father of his first born, a baby boy yesterday (Pic by Sulochana Gamage)
Several foreigners from some 2000 of them...
Arjuna Ranatunga and Chaminda Vaas watch a young bowler at the nets
Different Discovery Indoor Cricket Academy (www....
Rohan de Silva
Following the dissolution of the Interim...
Bolt’s blinding feats in the 100m, 200m and...
As sports in Sri Lanka is gradually beginning to...
Magical voices of Clifford Richards and Sonali Perera have always added that extra spice to the Mega Show after the late Laddie Hettiarachchi dominated in the early stages
Friday (18) will be a red letter day for...
World rugby legend, the former South African and...
Kelum Perera
Kelum Perera, a 36-year old popular character in...
Yupun Abeykoon
Yupun Abeykoon became the new sensation in Sri...
Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Namal Rajapaksa and Education Minister GL Peiris meet heads of sports schools
Schoolboys and schoolgirls identified with...
The land leased out to the Sri Lanka Tennis...
Sri Lanka’s elite athletic poolists are to...
Sri Lanka Squash in a statement claims that it is...
The Medical Institute of Sports has sought...
Sri Lanka Telecom CC and School of Cricket...
Three events connected with the 46th National...
Celebrating 25 years since sponsoring the first...
The general membership of the Nuwara Eliya Golf...
The funeral of ex-Sri Lanka cricketer of the pre-...
NEW DELHI AFP: England captain Eoin Morgan and...
MUGELLO AFP: Formula One drivers are expecting...
Sri Lanka Cricket has lined-up over 100 overseas...

Editorial

There are many lessons to be learnt from the saga...

Opinion

Tissa Attanayake
The Samagi Jana Balawegaya National Organiser and...
This is being written even as there are aggrieved...

Youth Observer

The Everygirl’s product selections are curated by...
Powerlifting is a sport that consists of lifting...
Despite the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards looking...
Introducing herself as ‘Haley Exotic Reinhart,’...
Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) isn’t happy with...
If ever I have free time, I try to read a book....
Author – Saadat Hasan MantoEdited and translated...
Have you ever seen a clever, shy, vain and...
Disney’s most muscular feminine live-action...

Junior

The Infant and Junior Classes Art Exhibition and...
My favourite sport is badminton. It is a very...
As students we must learn good manners. We must...
We need friends most when we do something we like...
My mother has a smiling face and a loving heart....
Smoking is a very bad habit. Smoking causes...
My favourite food is Nasigoran. It is made with...
I had a long vacation due to the Covid-19...
We have a jak tree in our garden. It is a very...
My pet is a dog. It’s name is Max. It is brown...
The Olympic Games are held worldwide and is very...
My birthday was on June 15. It was a happy day....
My school is Walasmulla College. It is one of the...
Big BenBig Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell...
RambuttanThe rambuttan is a very delicious fruit...
Nellie the elephantSo big so fatShe walks like...
Like drops of waterYet flows like a riverNot only...
Your lethal sword pierces me,Sinking deep into my...
Dear Dr. Rohitha,You have held meFrom the day I...
Life Worth Save a Life swimming and Beach...
The Dharmapala Auditorium was refurbished by the...
Y. Atchuthan, Assistant Lecturer in English at...
Friends to the fore Our cover shows children in a...

Marriage Proposals

About our son: Professionally qualified,​BSc (...
About our daughter,​professionally qualified BA...

Obituaries

MORTIER - DRENO MILAN AUGUSTUS JOSEPH (of L.B....

Montage

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of...
Launching another gem in its fêted series of...

Spectrum

Most of us have read Marco Polo’s interesting...
Left to right: Rathna, Bhashini, Dr. Palitha and Savain
Sri Lanka’s national radio station – the Sri...

Impact

Although she is renowned for enrapturing...
People co-habit with diverse other creatures in...
Not so long ago, I came across a gentleman living...
“The media has a huge responsibility in educating...
There would never be a world without trees nor...
Moving across on board a planeLanded mute on Sri...

Classifieds

Estates for SaleCoconut estate for sale,​Uhumeya...
Seeds & Plants for SaleMany fruit plants...
Business Premises for SaleBusiness place close...
Positions Vacant - MarketingLeading Company...
Cars for SaleDoctor 1st owner 2013 Hyundai...

Week of September 13, 2020