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Week of April 17, 2021

News

Another Covid-19 death reported in Sri Lanka...
Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western...
The traditional oil anointing for the Sinhala and...
The Army has constructed 740 houses for people in...
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will take...
An oil anointing ceremony for the Sinhala and...
Ape Ahaa Koheda Lily Mal is the maiden...
Rear Admiral Senarath Wijesooriya with Navy Commander Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne
Relinquishing duties to which he was committed...
Dog's mouth blown to bitsAn irate man is alleged...
The staff at the Colombo East Base Hospital,...
Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona presented Letters...
Recent comments from a high-ranking Japanese...
The government is expected to reimpose certain...
State Minister of Samurdhi, Household Economy,...
Veteran Indian comedian Vivek passed away in...
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several...

Feature

 Veddha Chief Uruwarige Wannila-etto in his home at Kotabakiniya
After visiting Mawaragala forest hermitage (...
A ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of Yuri...
Hollywood has gifted the world with countless...

Features

The Sinhala and Tamil New year is a celebration...
Sarah and Nicolas, the soon-to-wed couple bring...
The new edition of the Sinhala - English...
In the struggle for survival that continues in...
Genre: Science FictionPublisher: Faber and...
Genre – FictionTranslator - Philip...
If you ask any young man or woman whether they...

Health

News Features

Recently the government used its two-thirds...
The adoption of the UNHRC Resolution against Sri...
State Minister of Money and Capital Market and...
The LTTE Diaspora are very much in action of late...
Sustainable development ensures the well-being of...
“No one is born hating another person because of...
The move is expected to delay the country’s...

Business

Dr. D.P.C. Laknath with the Gold Award.
Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), a provider of...
Chief Executive Officer, Union Assurance, Jude Gomes and  Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nations Trust Bank, Priyantha Talwatte, symbolising the partnership with the respective top management teams.
Union Assurance (UA) extended its long-term...
Sampath Bank Managing Director Nanda Fernando  
Sampath Bank PLC recently hosted the Central Bank...
Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC,...
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to leave its mark...
The Arduino compatible ZUMO 32U4 robot interfaced using ROS during the workshop
SOUTHBOROUGH, Massachusetts – Virtusa Corporation...
The refurbished flagship store of Ceylon Leather...
Aitken Spence PLC won 12 awards, the highest...
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri...
State Minister Ajith Nivard Cabraal with the Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, His Highness Sayyid Assad bin Tarik al Said.
State Minister of Money and Capital Market and...
Rajith Perera
Ernst and Young in Sri Lanka (EY), conducted an...
Chef Dimuthu Kumarasinghe and Executive Pastry Chef Janaka Dias, open The Brick Lane Coffeehouse.
The Brick Lane Coffeehouse which was launched at...
Bio Extracts COO Dilantha de Silva and CFO Haniffa Mohamed Fahim receive the award.
Bio Extracts (Pvt) Ltd. won the Bronze Award at...
The payment of additional compensation under the...
Jagath Wijesekara
Premier Ceylon Teas and Spices (Pvt) Ltd has...
MD Sajith Nanayakkara with the award
JF&I Packaging (Pvt) Ltd, was the only award-...
LexDuco marked its 10th anniversary in providing...
The NCE Award won by DSI
DSI tyres, the flagship brand of Samson Rubber...
Across the globe, the magnitude of the COVID-19...
Every year, early April is the biggest season for...
The forum in progress
NDB Investment Bank Limited and the National...
We just witnessed a better Avurudu this year,...
Companies make large investments in building...
SINGAPORE — The International Monetary Fund (IMF...
Travelling abroad is getting less complicated for...
(Bloomberg) --Oil jumped the most since late...
With the setting up of a State Ministry to...
Asia continues to be the most expensive place in...
There was a strong revival in manufacturing goods...
Urging swift action by the monetary authorities...
China’s economy grew a record 18.3% in the first...
Explicitly evaluating whether loans are...
S-Lon Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, in partnership with its...
Ceylinco Life Managing Director Thushara Ranasinghe drawing some of the winners and Directors of the Company ratifying the results of the third draw.
Tidings of a gold rush of sorts have reached...
Mobile devices and accessories Brand, Oppo,...
The Bank of Ceylon General Manager D.P.K. Gunasekera (middle) with the Award received for Bank of Ceylon as “one of the Top Ten Best Corporate Citizens” in Sri Lanka. (L to R) AGM Human Resource K.A.D. Wijayawardena, DGM Human ResourceK.E.D. Sumanasiri and DGM Finance and PlanningM.P. Ruwan Kumara are also in the picture with three category awards received for the Bank.
The “Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability”...
Using a LG Dual Cool Inverter Air Conditioner in...
The SLMFIA in a media release has thanked the...
Asian Chemicals and Foods (Pvt) Ltd has launched...
The first edition of the HR/IR Forum for 2021 of...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has won the awards...
In Forex markets, the USD/LKR rate on spot...
The activity in the secondary bond market was at...

Sports

The world’s most famous statue of Jesus Christ...
Ahan Wickremasinghe of Royal College looks behind to see his stumps shattered in their match against Wesley College at Reid Avenue yesterday (Pic. by Chinthaka Kumarasinghe)
Royal College dominated their annual inter-school...
Ex-Sri Lanka spin bowling wizard Muttiah...
Tamim Iqbal plays a shot (SLC pic)
Bangladesh batsmen struck early form in their...
Chief Guest, former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya
The Mother of all Cricket Shows – the 42nd...
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Former Sri Lanka captain who led the Sri Lanka...
More than a thousand badminton players are...
Babar Azam
Pakistan captain Babar Azam grabbed the top slot...
Senura Silva (left) and Bimandee Bandara
Senura Silva of Ananda College and Bimandee...
The West Indies players take a knee bow on the tour of England
Former West Indies captain Jason Holder, who came...
There is no doubt that the Observer-Sri Lanka...
Jockey Vivek rides Western Wind to win the Governor’s Cup
In spite of heavy underfoot conditions, a...
The Oldest Olympian and Oldest Olympic Medalist, Oscar Swahn (centre)
The city of Antwerp hosted the Games of the VII...
Ashan Silva emerged as the champion driver once...
Ah! At last! After a long wait and much...
The champion NCC squad comprising Angelo Perera (Captain), Upul Tharanga, Kamil Mishara, Chaturanga de Silva, Lahiru Kumara, Chamika Karunaratne, Hasitha Boyagoda, Dineth Jayakody, Kavin Bandara, Lahiru Udara, Chamika Gunasekara, Sahan Arachchige, Praveen Nimesh, Yugeesha Dishan and Ashain Daniel  with the trophy
Nondescripts Cricket Club (NCC) who emerged...
Sri Lanka’s new cricket team selection panel...
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) makes...
The quarter-finals of the Under-19 Inter-School...
Unbeaten Hayleys Group ‘B’ along with Pyramid...
Big match cricket fever has hit Kandy and all the...
Centuries by Nipunaka Fonseka from St. Peter’s...
The quarter-final matches in the Under-19 Inter-...
Shakib Al Hasan has said that he was...
The second Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix...
The all island cycling races for standard cycles...
European football fans have charged that...

Editorial

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected all segments...

Opinion

G. G. Ponnambalam
No Tamil political leader in the post-Donoughmore...
This Sinhala and Tamil New Year was a triumph of...

Youth Observer

We’re all asked what we want to be when we grow...
might be notorious for his remixes and...
Ever since Chloe and Halle Bailey decided to open...
Friends and fans remember the star on social...
Bend It Like Beckham (also known as Kick It Like...
David Beckham, in full David Robert Joseph...
“It is never too late” is a phrase that Natasha...
Hailing from the village of Galagama in Beliatta...
Author – Ediriweera SarachchandraPublisher –...
Most strength-based records are held by people in...
[Continued from last week]It is pathetic how he...
Emo, initially a shorter way to refer to Emotive...
Everybody knows that rice is our staple food, but...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified fair,​...
About our daughter: Academically and...

Obituaries

REV SISTER - PIA MARKUS - Safe in Arms of Jesus...

World

Actor Vivekh who suffered a massive heart attack...
WASHINTON, April 17 (BBC) - The White House has...
NEW YORK, April 17 (BBC) - Facebook users whose...
NEW YORK, April 17 (BBC) - President Joe Biden...
Raúl Castro said he is resigning from his...
The number of people who have died worldwide in...
BBC - Nepal is seeing its worst wildfires in more...

Montage

Respecting your dead Kings is an important thing...

Spectrum

Our world needs transformational change, and it...
Preservation of the environment is neither a...

Impact

The World is fast changing despite the dangerous...
It is no secret that the destruction of the...
My meeting with 20-year-old Jathusha Khristhurasa...
I wish to respond to the article published on a...
A coronavirus variants may put people who have...

Classifieds

Business Premises to Let or LeaseBambalapitiya -...
Positions Vacant - Garments/TextileImmediate...

Week of April 17, 2021