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Week of March 21, 2021

News

559th Covid-19 death reported in Sri Lanka,...
115 more persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
163 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
A US law maker has urged Google, Face book, and...
Indian cricket icon, Sachin Tendulkar took to...
Under the Covid-19 Immunization Programme, 14 455...
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced in a press...
Cloudy skies can be expected over Eastern and Uva...
558th Covid-19 death reported in Sri Lanka,...
Another 106 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
Colombo Chief Magistrate today (26) ordered the...
166 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
264 Covid-19 patients recovered exceeding the...
A consignment of 600 000 Sinopharm, China-...
Two individuals aged 46 and 49 were arrested...
Showers or thundershowers will occur in the...
Another 108 persons tested positive for Covid-19...
163 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
03 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka (25),...
The Navy apprehended 54 Indian nationals who were...
251 Covid-19 patients recovered, confirmed the...
The health guidelines have been issued for the...
Ministry of Tourism says that the Government will...
The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre ...
Cloudy skies can expect over southern half of the...
02 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka...
121 more persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
132 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
All Western Province schools including pre-...
Tomorrow (25) has been declared as a Day of...
109 more persons tested positive for Covid-19...
552th Covid-19 death reported in Sri Lanka,...
142 persons tested positive for Covid-19 ,...
Nalaka Kaluwewa, Director General of the...
The water supply will be interrupted tomorrow (24...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several...
99 more persons tested positive for Covid-19 ,...
05 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka,...
175 persons tested positive for Covid-19 ,...
The water supply will be suspended tomorrow (23)...
Rear Admiral Ruwan Perera has been appointed as...
645 persons were vaccinated yesterday (21),...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several...
165 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
546th Covid-19 death reported in Sri Lanka,...
177 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
293 Covid-19 patients recovered, confirmed the...
An AMBER weather advisory has been issued by the...
The schoolboy who went missing on Thursday...
Under the Covid-19 Immunization Programme, 4 697...
The water supply is suspended from 9.00 a.m....
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several...
The driver of the tipper truck of the Passara bus...
Dr. Sudheera Peramuna took part in the World...
Gen. Shavendra de Silva presents a memento to Pakistan President Dr. Arif Alvi
Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva is...
The operations of three new Presidential...
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the...
Devon Kenny
Police and family are seeking help of the public...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who arrived in...
The Sri Lanka Press Association conducted its...
Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal...
The religious ceremony organised for the...
PS members feel police heatBANDARAGAMA: Two...
An Air Force officer died on the spot after his...
The Parliamentary Business Committee chaired by...
Ten events organised by the diplomatic missions...

Feature

Senior Lecturer and Pediatrician, Faculty of...
Ashok Ferrey’s first book in five years, The...
‘Art’ by Yasmina Reza, directed by Steve de la Zilwa will be performed by (L – R): Lihan Mendis, Shanaka Amarasinghe and Chamat Arambewela. (Photo credit: Ruvin de Silva)
Produced by Lihan Mendis and lighting design by...
German-born French photographer Gisle Freund (...
I first came to know Sasseruwa in the early 1980s...

Features

Sarah and Nicolas, the soon-to-wed couple bring...
One of its entrances to the large hospital
While the whole world often talks about rights...
International Women’s Day in Colombo drew the...
Book: Meditation, Buddhism and Science, 2017...
In the summer before my sophomore year of high...

Health

Today, March 21 health officials will shine their...

News Features

World Health Organization experts on Wednesday...
An event to mark the 25th anniversary of Sri...
The world is moving at a fast pace. Countries...
By Dr. B. Kaluarachchi, President C.N.A.P....
“Train people well enough so they can leave....

Business

Minister of Trade Dr. Bandula Gunawardena presents the accreditation to Executive Director, The Sustainable Future Group, Faris Fausz. Looking on (from left) are:  Director and CEO, Sri Lanka Accreditation Board, Chandrika Thilakaratne, Chairman, Sri Lanka Accreditation Board, Dr. Sampath Wahala and Assistant Manager, Sustainability Assurance and Advisory Services, The Sustainable Future Group, Sajeewa Ranasinghe.   
Sri Lanka’s only internationally accredited...
(Part 6 appeared last week)Market or Limit order...
STEMUp Educational Foundation, a non-profit...
World Flour Day is celebrated on March 20 every year.
Serendib Flour Mills celebrated World Flour Day...
Kangaroo Cabs (Pvt) Ltd has taken a number of...
Motivational  speaker Udaya Devamulla speaking at Ceylinco Life’s inaugural ‘Viyaparika Athwala’ program.
Ceylinco Life has launched an entrepreneur...
After signing the agreement: (from left)  Company Secretary of CT Land Development, Ms. Charuni Gunawardana, Director of CT Land Development, Ms. Mignonne Perera, CEO, SLT, Kiththi Perera,  General Manager, Western Province Central of SLT, Chethana Attanayake and Chief Sales and Regional Officer of SLT, Imantha Wijekoon.  
SLT-Mobitel has signed an MoU with CT Land...
Minister Dullas Alahapperuma at the launch.
The CEB Care Web Portal was launched recently at...
Jagath Wijesekara recently published one of his...
The bus library
SLT-Mobitel in partnership with Manusath Derana...
A speaker at the forum.
The Federation of IT industry Sri Lanka (FITIS)...
SLT-Mobitel launched its newest data proposition...
From left - General Manager Thajitha Perera, Chief Operating Officer Ahmed Shafee, Head of the manufacturing plant Ranjith Munamalpe, General Manager  Sales and Marketing, Niroshan Pananwala in the factory.
Macktiles, the youngest player in the Sri Lankan...
Pelwatte Dairy Industries launched a program...
Exchanging the agreement: Country Manager Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Visa, Anthony Watson (second from left) presents the agreement to  CEO DFCC Bank, Lakshman Silva.  Director, MS & A Sri Lanka and the Maldives at Visa Worldwide Pte Ltd (first from left) Nalin Dissanayake,  Vice President and Head of Cards, DFCC Bank (second from right) Denver Lewis and  Manager, Merchant Acquiring, DFCC Bank (first from right) Chrishan Jayamanne look on. 
DFCC Bank partnered with Visa recently to...
Socar Trading has confirmed that its next LNG...
Chairman Jude Rukantha Perera
Chilaw Plantations Limited has posted a profit of...
The incapacitating and gruesome impact of Covid-...
During the past decades, information technology...
Managing people is not as easy as it appears to...
Whether you are going into work or working from...
The Federal Reserve left interest rates near zero...
Will crude oil prices continue their recent...
Prominent Russian business tycoon Andrey...
All recent commendable efforts undertaken by Sri...
The BMICH, recently organized a religious event...
CEO Prasantha Fernando
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned...
Chairman and Managing Director of Homelands Group – Nalin Herath, Directress of Homelands Group – Mrs. Harshani Herath along with people  who contributed greatly to the success of the project.
Homelands Skyline is proud to announce that...
AIA Insurance claimed another industry first in...
The Bank of Ceylon Kesbewa branch was relocated...
In its battle against Covid-19, Maliban Biscuits...
Are you trapped with your Credit Card debt? Then...
The volume of exports by small and medium scale...
Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd. has partnered...
The Metropolitan Group has installed Sharp air...
Frozen treats will be the highlight at Café Kai...
Private-label supplier of hand protection...
Activity in the secondary bond market remained...
In Forex markets, the daily USD/Re. closing rate...

Sports

Chammika Weerasinghe (second from left) - Head of Marketing, HNB, handing over the token sponsorship cheque to Iqbal Bin Issack (President, SLTA). Also in the picture are S. Sudarshan (Treasurer SLTA and Pradeep Goonasekera (Tournament Director SLTA)
Five schoolboys from Batticaloa are set to make...
A match in progress at the Mallakam ground
A cricket ground in Jaffna at Mallakam was...
Hashan Tillekaratne
A cricketer has to correct their faults and...
Lasith Embuldeniya
Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne said that...
File photo of Havelocks vs Army match
Teams and players disbanded and sent home as...
Arjuna Ranatunga speaks at his World Cup champion team’s silver jubilee
With no new World Cup to celebrate, Sri Lanka’s...
Dunith Wellalage of St. Joseph’s College bowls to capture six wickets Pic: Hirantha Gunathilake
Seventeen year old Shevon Daniel hit a career-...
The winning SSC squad comprising Charith Asalanka...
A close photograph of the Marathon runners awaiting the start
116 years later, take a look back at some of the...
Sanudula Dahamdi-SDBK Seneviratne
Sanudula Dahamdi of Musaeus College proved...
Senura Silva
Promising table tennis player Senura Silva is...
Commissioner Roshanie Dissanayake (Centre) receiving the sponsorship cheque from Lion Murad Amirdeen (left) (Director MFA Cargo). Mashanka Liyanage Director of Sports and Recreation is on the right
Twelve teams have been selected to participate in...
Damayanthi Dharsha
Asian Gold medallist Damayanthi Dharsha will...
The champion Army team at last week's rowing nationals made up of Chinthaka, Senaratne, Bandara and Medonza on their way to the finish (Pix by Nirosh Batepola)
It was a surprise to see the rowers from Army...
It is a memory that is burnished in gold in my...
Sri Lanka’s limited over cricket as the perennial...
Richard Freeman
LONDON (AFP) Former British Cycling and Team Sky...
Former Sri Lanka opening batsman and ex-Sri Lanka head coach Marvan Atapattu who was adjudged the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 1990
The inter-school under-19 limited over cricket...
Dennis de Rozairo autographs his book at the launch as his portrait hangs in the background
‘Just Call me Dennis’ a biography of a living...
The annual big match and the one-dayer between...
Navy women and Mahauswewa women made a great...
The Old Boys Association of Bandaranayake MV,...
Lanka Cavaliers have arranged a T/20 cricket...
Sri Lanka Legends will meet India Legends in the...
A deep passion for rugby, its values and the...
The Army women’s volleyball team accepting the...
St. Peter’s College produced a strong batting...
Manjula Weeraratne was elected as the president...

Editorial

The use of vaccines dates back 200 years and over...

Opinion

Luckily the Mahinda Rajapaksa Government had...
As the two-thirds majority at the General Elections showed, the people are no longer bamboozled by the lie machine of the Opposition players
The method of the propagandists attempting to...

Youth Observer

The rules of basketball can vary slightly...
Liz Mitchell (Elizabeth Rebecca Mitchell) or...
Plot Summary:In 1928, small time magician Howard...
The world of fashion is very interesting and...
In the space of modern global culture, very few...
Men always want to be a woman’s first love -...
In any language such as Sinhala , English ,...
“Day dreamer you are” by Abdul Halik Azeez March...
Kitty Ritig is a familiar name on social media...

Junior

Once upon a time there lived a farmer and his...
There are many friends in my life. But my best...
Eating a nutritious diet is a good habit. We get...
I went to Dubai in 2011. I went with my father,...
The Sinharaja rain forest is a tropical rain...
Good manners are very important for a happy life...
I like love birds. They are small birds. They...
A child is a person who is under 18 years....
I opened my windows to a bright sunny morning....
Bees are very small insects but they are strong....
Wilpattu is the largest national park in Sri...
I can see: Baby, brunet, black, bears splashing...
The play Annie is based on a little 11-year-old...
Around 7.00 pm on March 5 (Friday), a fire broke...
The Royal Ceylon Air Force was on March 2, 1951....

Marriage Proposals

A well-mannered,​educated & pleasant,​working...
Able G/​B family,​1989 September born,​father...

Obituaries

DE ALWIS - PATRICIA IRANGANIE (PAT) Nee...

World

WASHINGTON, March 20. (Aljazeera) The largest...

Montage

The online event, Art Talk Live: Reframing...
The cinema industry is one that has existed for...

Spectrum

Before going to school, we listened to our...
As long as you are struggling without a sense of...

Impact

A police officer who fled from Myanmar following a military coup looks out to the mountains from an undisclosed location bordering Myanmar
A group of Myanmar policemen recounted their...
The ties between Sri Lanka and Myanmar go back to...
Many knew him as Jayatilleke de Silva, the...
Patients can develop pain in the following forms...
Each painter appear differently to the viewer who...
In focus
On March 16, an online event was hosted by an...
The expression ‘the Rule of Law’ is often...
St. Joseph’s College was founded on March 2, 1896...

Classifieds

Lifts / TransportsTransport available from...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseBambalapitiya -...
Business OpportunitiesReal estate (land sales...

Week of March 21, 2021