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Week of April 4, 2021

News

596th Covid-19 death reported in Sri Lanka,...
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rohan...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several...
In a video statement issued today, the reigning...
Prince Philip, the husband of the Queen Elizabeth...
Former State Minister Ajith Mannapperuma sworn in...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a several...
260 Covid-19 patients reported, confirmed the...
The Cinnamon Gardens Police has arrested the Mrs...
The Sri Lanka Rupee (SLR) has depreciated further...
The possibility for evening thundershowers over...
The Parliamentary proceedings adjourned for 5...
03 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka...
138 Covid-19 patients reported in Sri Lanka,...
A foreign national was arrested by the Police for...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a several...
The government today officially announced that...
145 Covid-19 patients recovered, confirmed the...
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted permission...
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few...
37 more persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has banned the...
05 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka,...
100 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
335 Covid-19 patients recovered, confirmed the...
The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre issued a...
Pushpika De Silva was announced as the winner of...
The writ petition filed by lawyers of imprisoned...
The Sinopharm vaccination programme begins today...
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few...
25 more persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
97 persons tested positive for Covid-19,...
187 Covid-19 patients recovered, confirmed the...
02 Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka,...
The National ‘Aluth Sahal Mangalya’ (New Rice...
A Police sergeant has died when a lorry collided...
France has entered its third national lockdown...
Mainly fair weather will prevail over most parts...
Christians the world over celebrate Easter Sunday...
Former Sri Lanka captain and ex-Chairman of...
The six-member Ministerial Committee appointed to...
Trade Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardana said that...
The Ministry of Defence stepped up security...
The motion by Prime Minister and Finance Minister...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in his Easter Sunday...
Over 8,950 errantmotorcyclists nabbedOver 8,950...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa meets people in Vavuniya
The social discourse which elevated him to the...
An all-night Pirith chanting ceremony and alms-...
Archery is the skill and sport of using a bow...
A Gazette Extraordinary has been issued extending...
Turkey was one of the first countries to...
A district conference of the Sri Lanka Podujana...
Ms. Dulmini Rusirika Rasadari Kulatilake of...
71 Kerellata Panahai, authored by senior media...

Feature

The interior of the Fort
Sri Lanka still has a number of forts which were...
British artist Jenny Saville became famous for...
An Exhibition, (In)complete flowers by Anusha...
The artist Eva Hesse was having a “lousy” day of...

Features

Often, we talk about confidence in terms of...
Sarah and Nicolas, the soon-to-wed couple bring...
A careful look at any landscape reveals a...
“Putting your foot in it” is an idiom that means...
I once went to jail, the famous Melbourne jail to...
The digital service chapter of the Federation of...

Health

With the reopening of schools islandwide on March...

News Features

The Negombo lagoon
Rural Roads and Other Infrastructure State...
State Minister Shehan Semasinghe said the outcome...
The rule of law is defined in the Oxford English...

Business

A Foodie Travel Partner in batik attire
VirTrans Capital Delivery (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary...
The exchange of the agreement
PickMe entered into a partnership with Softlogic...
HNB PLC conducted a QR activation program for...
The award winners.
DOK Solutions Lanka, a Record Management and...
‘Achieving Sustainable Work-Lifestyles by 2030’...
CEO, Dankotuwa Porcelain, Channa Gunawardana with the Gold award.
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC. was the recipient of the...
One year ago, when the Covid-19 first lockdown...
Medina Holdings (Pvt) Ltd has launched an...
Head of Origination and Issuer Relations at Colombo Stock Exchange, Purasisi Jinadasa
The Stock Exchange is a powerful tool that should...
The retailers need more preparation for a festive...
Today is Easter Sunday. In the cherished...
Today, being good at your job isn’t the only...
Asian markets rose on Friday following a record-...
Headline inflation, as measured by the year-on-...
The World Economic Forum predicts it will now...
Coconuts account for around 12 percent ...
Kristalina Georgieva
The global economic outlook is improving — thanks...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has approved an...
LG has partnered with the Abans Group and the...
Dr. Jayantha N. Dewasiri
Dr. Jayantha N. Dewasiri, senior lecturer,...
The panel (from left) – Blue Print Committee Member –Dinesh Nalliah, Head of Blue Print, Head of Jury – Nandana Wickramage, President SLIM – Roshan Fernando, Vice President SLIM – Ms. Thilanka Abeywardena, Blue Print Committee Member – Ravi Bamunusinghe, Project Chairman for SLIM Sustainability and SLIM SME Development Awards, Asanka Perera.
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) SME...
Sarath Gamage
SarathGamage was unanimously elected as the 16th...
The NDB Home Agri Competition got under way with...
The directors of Media Factory have purchased the...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been declared...
The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of...
GLX Garage is a business development program for...
Anchor has teamed up with the Ministry of Sports...
SLT-Mobitel has denied allegations of unlawful...
One of the leaders in plastic bottle recycling,...
In Forex markets, the USD/LKR rate on spot...
WASHINGTON — Prospects of an economic rebound in...
Seylan Tikiri, a children’s savings account and...
The sluggish sentiment in the secondary bond...
Transcend Drive, a transport solutions provider,...
DFCC Bank introduced an income tax calculator...

Sports

Mahanama College batsman Pavan Ratnayake cuts a ball to the boundary during his half century (75) in the second innings against Thurstan College at Thurstan ground yesterday. He made a hundred in the first innings (Pic Hirantha Gunathilaka)
A game of hide and seek is taking place in the...
File photo of Colombo Football Club (in yellow) and New Youngs Wennappuwa (red) in action during their warm-up match ahead of the Super Premier League scheduled to start on April 18
The first ever semi-professional Football Super...
Thehan Wijemanne-Savini Jayasuriya
Thehan Wijemanne and Savini Jayasuriya won their...
One of Sri Lanka’s most iconic cricketers of the...
Oshada Fernando
Sri Lanka and the West Indies played safe cricket...
John Keells Holdings Property Sector Assistant...
Mumbai Indians, IPL champions of 2020 will defend the title
Virat Kohli says cricketers are suffering after...
Gareth Bale
Wales star Gareth Bale said he would be willing...
Ashleigh Barty in action
MIAMI, AFP: World number one Ashleigh Barty...
England coach Chris Silverwood (left) talks to captain Eoin Morgan
England cricket coach Chris Silverwood said his...
Jofra Archer
England paceman Jofra Archer has had successful...
Ghanaian referee Charles Bulu who collapsed 80 minutes into a Group K match in Abidjan is taken to hospital on a stretcher
Benin refused to play a key Africa Cup of Nations...
Anura de Silva, president, FFSL (L) and Harsha Samaranayake, Senior General Manager – Brand and Media, Group Marketing of Dialog at presentation of the logo of the Dialog Beach Soccer Championship 2021
The much-awaited Dialog Beach Soccer championship...
Thisara Perera on his way to smashing six sixes
Sri Lanka all rounder Thisara Perera became the...
Deputy Chief of Staff Major General )Chairman of...
By Dhammika Ratnaweera
Four Sri Lankan weightlifters will take wing to...
From left: Senel Rohana, Rev. Fr. Rohitha Rodrigo (Rector) and Rev. Fr. Chanaka Jansze at the launching of the scholarship in memory of the late tennis master in charge of St. Peter’s College Bernard Jesudasan
A scholarship in memory of Bernard Jesudasan, the...
Ushan Thiwanka goes over the bar
World Athletics has set a very high qualifying...
The Race Course ground now a hub for sports activities
Racecourse Athletic Club (RAC) that was...
TOKYO, AFP The Olympic torch relay will not be...
Flashback: Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the...
It was amazing watching the Sri Lankan cricket...
Joshitawatte Rashmi SC will meet Udamwita Gamini...
Ranabima Royal College, Gannoruwa trounced...
The deadline to conduct the Annual General...
Netball is to celebrate its centenary this month...
Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to field a team at...
St. Thomas’ College Matale beat St. Mary’s...
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club (NEGC) will be busy during...
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has...
Dushan Hemantha hit an unbeaten century while...
Richmond beat Maliyadeva by seven wickets in...
Army SC registered an impressive 8-0 win over Old...
Royal College cruised to a convincing 65-run win...

Editorial

All sectors of the global economy suffered...

Opinion

The “Breaking of the Bread” in Emmaus
Today is Easter Sunday. It is indeed a wonderful...
All the environmental crusaders, and the coconut...

Youth Observer

In 2020, Selena Gomez returned to music with the...
Shelinda Jansen is a promising athlete. However,...
Self-proclaimed “anti-boy band” AQUIHAYAQUIHAY...
Italian neorealism (Italian: Neorealismo), also...
Bicycle Thieves is a 1948 Italian neorealist...
Being away from the hustle and bustle of our...
Throughout the past weeks, she changed...
(For my English teachers: Rangama (1995-1997...
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character...
As music touches our souls with many shades,...
On December 29, 2010 one of the most renowned...

Junior

Vannevar Bush with his Differential Analyzer
Most of you might be wondering how the computer...
The call of the koha (Koel) and the blossoming of...
I love collecting antiques. It can be anything...
My sister is Mesandi. She is four years old. My...
My favourite film is Alvin and the chipmunks. It...
My grandmother’s name is Magilin Lagamuwa. She is...
Rabbits are small animals. They have two long...
My favourite author is Agatha Christie. Her pen...
 The precious gift I received from God is my...
What are rasa kavili? They are traditional Sri...
Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection of...
Many of us know what the meaning of 'Athletics'...
Proverbs are popular, short and wise sayings with...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
Some words in English look similar, but they have...
Hello children,We are starting a Recipe Corner...
Hello youngsters!We are starting an Achievements...
King penguins, the second-largest penguin species...
IngredientsUnsalted butter - If you only have...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified...
AAA Kandyan Radala Buddhist parents seek partners...

Obituaries

ISMAIL - MOHAMED BAFI - Son of late A.A.M. Ismail...

Montage

Indian cinema superstar Rajinikanth, 70, will be...
A household name among fiction readers in urban...

Spectrum

Impact

This is an inflammatory condition which results...
Prof. Ameer Ali
The following is an interview with a scholar of...
Holy Sepulchre where Jesus was buried
As we joyfully celebrate the Resurrection, our...
The electric light, one of the everyday...
The Australian city of Brisbane exited its snap...
Christians of all Churches who together form a...

Classifieds

Machinery/Tools for SaleUsed Construction...
Business Premises for SaleGiriulla Negombo main...
Positions Vacant - MedicalMBBS Doctors wanted for...
Vehicles WantedSeyana Rent-A-Car - Hanwella -...

Week of April 4, 2021