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Week of January 29, 2023

News

Prof C M Madduma Bandara presented a copy of his...
Inter University Students' Federation (IUSF)...
The Commissioner General of Examinations, Mr....
U.S. Under-Secretary for Political Affairs,...
Colombo Chief Magistrate released IUSF Convener...
The President Ranil Wickremasinghe has notified...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe instructed the...
Police Special Task Force (STF) has arrested a...
According to the Meteorological department, the...
Police said that several roads around Galle Face...
The Gazette notification by the Election...
The President’s Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser...
Sri Lankans will celebrate the 75th anniversary...
A Japanese company has expressed its willingness...
The Indian High Commission in Colombo celebrated...
Former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban...
The Government is finalising arrangements to mark...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to...
The Riaz Ismail Scholarship Fund (RISF) held its...
Sri Lanka is at the final stage of receiving an...
The renewable energy sector announced its full...
An urgent search is under way in Western...
Leslie Devendra-Palitha Atukorale
Two top trade unionists yesterday urged a global...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe lights the oil lamp 
A Rock Band concert - ‘Rhythm of Harmony’...
Minister of Fisheries Douglas Devananda has made...
This year Amaranath Cumaraswamy is completing 50...
People in the 14 districts that are at risk in...
Veteran journalist Pramod de Silva, a former...
There will be no change of Government in the...
State Minister of Tourism Diana Gamage, on Friday...
In yet another manifestation of brotherly...

Feature

I’m so scared of this darkness It’s so thick and...
A group of Jewish civilians being held at gunpoint by German SS troops after being forced out of a bunker where they were sheltering during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in German-occupied Poland,  World War II, April 19 - May 16, 1943
The pretty, dark-haired young woman in a nurse’s...

Features

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) could be visible to the naked eye as it whizzes past Earth
An exotic green comet that has not passed Earth...
 The earliest Sri Lankans to enter the...
Over 200 schools will receive funds from...
The Independence Memorial Hall at Independence Square
The Independence Memorial Hall is a tribute to...
Lions Clubs International recently signed an MoU...
DIMO’s recently introduced its calendar for 2023...
Ayoung Sri Lankan professional has brought honour...
Although it is normal for a person to dance for a...
Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 121-80), the adopted son of...

News Features

The topic of Local Government elections came to...
The Pelmadulla Gankanda Central College in the...
Sri Lanka is now facing a severe financial crisis...
The theft of an ATM machine in Gampola was the...
“Interdependence is a fundamental law of nature....

Business

Nathasha Egodage
Ceymed, a non-hospital laboratory chain in Sri...
Lasantha Mahendrarajah
Cargills Bank has partnered with Cargills Food...
B2B meetings in progress
Spain is one of the fastest recovery markets for...
Guests taken on a tour of the Suites Tower of Cinnamon Life
The Oxbridge and Ivy Social was held at Cinnamon...
GAC Sri Lanka officials at the NCE Awards 2022
The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) of Sri...
After signing the MoU:   From left - Group General Manager, Ceylon Agro Industries, Prima Group Sri Lanka, Lawrence Chan, KTM Brand Ambassador Ashanya Premadasa and Deputy General Manager, Ceylon Agro Industries and Prima Group Sri Lanka, Sajith Gunaratne
Prima KottuMee entered into a partnership with...
MD Vindya Perera with the award
Managing Directress, Brilliant Cuts (Pvt) Ltd,...
Managing Director, Siyapatha Finance, Ananda Seneviratne,  Chief Marketing officer, Siyapatha Finance, Mathisha Hewavitharana,  Chief Operating Officer, Siyapatha Finance Rajeev De Silva,  Chief Human Resources Officer, Siyapatha Finance, Prasad Udugampola, SSP M.K.R.A. Gunarathna and   Central Bank Regional Manager, Kilinochchi, Mrs. Karthika Nirojan open the Kilinochchi branch.
The fully owned subsidiary of the Sampath Bank...
A radial tyre building machine at the CEAT Kelani production complex (left) and key members of the teams from the CEAT plants in Kelaniya and Kalutara involved in securing the IATF certification.
Three manufacturing plants of CEAT Kelani...
CIPM officials at the event
The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (...
EDB Chairman Suresh de Mel launches the publication
Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) launched...
The Russian delegation with BOI Chairman Dinesh Weerakkody, Director General M. Weerakone and officials.
A business delegation of the Sverdlovsk Region of...
Chairman, PLC, Pradeep Amirthanayagam (center), CEO Shamindra Marcelline (first from right), Senior DGM Laksanda Gunawardena (second from right), Chief Manager, Branch Network (second from left), Susil Priyantha, Kuliyapitiya Branch Manager Kushan Herath (first from left) open the branch. (On right): Staff of  the  Kuliyapitiya Branch with the management.
The Kuliyapitiya Branch of People’s Leasing and...
Directors Anura Chandrasiri, Thilan Wijesinghe, Shardha Sosa and Lolitha Abeysinghe, CEO Supul Wijesinghe   and Chairman Ravi Wijerathne.  Pic:  Sudath Malaweera
SMB Finance PLC which was recently awarded a...
An artist’s impression of the project.
Amid the economic downturn, International...
Executive Director  Travis Ferreira and Regional Manager of Exterminators, Sajith Bandara receiv the award
Exterminators PLC, a pest tech and environmental...
Gautam Adani
Intro - A company owned by Gautam Adani has hit...
The number of new cars made in the UK has sunk to...
Empowerment in leadership refers to the process...
“People do not leave organisations, they leave...
With mounting stress levels surrounding your jobs...
Ceylinco Life won the World Finance award for ‘...
There is a broad, ambitious and comprehensive...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced that...
Aitken Spence Travels welcomed the first charter...
Fom left: Gnanam Sellathurrai, Naveen Kejriwal, Dilshan Rodrigo,  Dulani Nissanka, Indika De Zoysa at the event
Sri Lanka’s ICT sector and its sub-sectors...
State Minister Semasinghe with DLB Chairman Ajith Naragala
State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe said...
Dr. Lakmal Fernando
Sri Lanka will need around USD 7 to 8 billion in...
Celebrating the dawn of 2023 and continuing to...
The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (...
The Sri Lanka Agripreneurs’ Forum (SLAF) places...

Sports

Belarusian fifth seed Aryna Sabalenka won her...
Vishmi Gunaratne
The Sri Lanka Under-19 girls cricket team...
Nihal Pathirage spells out his plans for a revolution in school cricket (Pic by Wimal Karunathilaka)
Cricket in Sri Lanka is taking a new chapter and...
Kandy SC fly half Nigel Ratwatte makes a break against the Havelocks defence
Kandy SC maintained their clean sheet as they...
Former Sri Lanka women’s cricket captain Vanessa Bowan, now De Silva, is one of the members in the all-female World Cup panel
In a significant first for world cricket, the...
Former Sri Lanka cricketer Jayantha Seneviratne (centre) commissions the Jayantha Seneviratne Sports Strategy Development Centre of Nalanda College flanked by his wife Kumari and the school principal Thilak Waththuhewa (Pic by Chinthaka Kumarasinghe)
Nalanda College which sports a reputation for...
Sharmal Dissanayake in action at the SSC Open
Sharmal Dissanayake the men’s singles champion at...
Usain Bolt
After it was discovered that eight-time Olympic...
There is a very thin line between success and...
Mervyn Dillon, a Sri Lankan domiciled and playing for a club in Britain, was in the team playing against the Maldives at the South Asian tournament in October 2022 in Male that marked the last international before the FIFA ban
The game of musical chairs continued while the...
Ben Stokes
All-rounder Stokes, 31, has been named Men’s Test...
CH and FC player Avantha Lee is tackled by Kandy SC’s Heshan Jansen
Kandy Sports Club, the unbeaten League champions...
Most Valuable Player who represented the water polo team Leading Aircraftman RLK Udayathra receiving his Award from the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Sudharshana Pathirana at the felicitation ceremony held at the Air Force headquarters in Colombo
Men and women who excelled in sports for Air...
Sithupa Thenu Wickremaarachchi-Genevara Fernando
Two young karate exponents from OKI International...
Omalka Gunaratne at an international match
He played for and captained his school rugby team...
Former Havelocks player and referee and current...
Flashback: Antoine  Griezmann with the 2018 World Cup
Antoine Griezmann is France’s midfield play-maker...
Stage set for Trinity-Antonian matchThe most...
A last minute try gave Police SC a well deserved...
England reached the Women’s Under-19 World Cup...
Despite scoring 413 runs in the first innings in...
Selection Trials to pick the Sri Lanka women’s...
The North Western Province Badminton Association...
Selection Trials to pick the Sri Lanka women’s...
Dina Asher-Smith set a new British record as she...
A former tennis player in Kandy Francis Marapana...
Rugby chief to continueSri Lanka Rugby president...
A team called the Dhaka Riders beat the Cordova...
Developing sports in the country is a much...
Modern Pentathlon Federation of Sri Lanka (MPFSL...

Editorial

“We will bat for you” is a cricket term that one...

Opinion

Sri Lanka, as a country, moves into 2023 with...
Prime Minister of Australia Anthony Albanese
Each year on January 26, Australians celebrate “...
Civility in the public discourse returned after...
Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (...

Youth Observer

Perfect balance between sports and studies no...
Dobaaraa (2nd time), also stylized as ’2:12’,...
Cuddly and Poppy are a teddy bear and a kangaroo...
The Bystander Effect is a social psychological...
Prasanna Vithanage’s latest cinematic masterpiece...
Onyeka Nwelue in conversation with Prajwal Parajuly
The world’s most charismatic lit fest - the 16th...
Kids singing songs and beating on desks and...
Asanka de Mel
The sarong has been a South Asian fashion staple...

Health

Junior

The annual concert of Charlston Pre-school and...
Anagarika Dharmapala Anagarika Dharmapala is a...
The National Flag In 1948, the Sri Lankan...
Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (1916-2000),...
Suddenly comes like a kite Mosquitoes to fill...
First of all, we have to know about healthy...
I visited the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens with...
My grandmother’s name is Yasmin. She is 52 years...
The moon’s like a wizard’s face in the sky, The...
Circle A, B, C or D that most accurately fits the...
This is a guide to help learners to communicate...

Marriage Proposals

AAA. Sinhala Catholic professional parents seek...
Absolutely beautiful Lecturer daughter graduated...

Obituaries

K. P. GERTRUDE SYBIL FERNANDO - Loving wife of...

World

According to International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

Montage

The opening shows of A Death at an Antique Shop (...
Anomaa Rajakaruna receives her award for the Best Documentary
The 21st edition of the Dhaka International Film...

Spectrum

Impact

 As it was understood that the pigeon is a...
Experts from Oxford University said when...
National Director SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka Divakar Ratnadurai hands over an educational pack to a student at the Kahapola School
SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka (SOSCV SL) has...
The Rootcode Foundation was launched recently...
Forty years ago today, the Marcsri main home was...

Classifieds

Books & MagazinesSale of used books mostly...
House & Property - Colombo District for...
Positions Vacant - MarketingWanted Marketing...

Week of January 29, 2023