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Week of May 1, 2021

News

The Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General...
The funeral of former IGP Dr. Mahinda Balasuriya...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa opened the new...
The worldwide Covid-19 death toll passed 32 lakhs...
In the backdrop of a rise in the number of Covid-...
The Government isolated 43 Grama Niladhari...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa expressed deep...
The Government is in discussion with the British...
Sustainable environmental policies require not...
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman...
Chain snatcher tied to a treeDEHIOWITA: A...
Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane extended his...
The opponents of our Maathruboomiya are crying...
In reference to the interview of Ms.Tamara...
The Annual General Meeting of the Institute of...
Veteran media personalities Sudewa Hettiarachchi...
B.Lalantha Adrian Mendis (formerly of Lake House...
As the number of staff personnel at the...
The Education Ministry has further postponed the...

Feature

An artist whose areas of activity include acting...
I have a clear recollection of one of my teachers...

Features

Prof. Wimal Dissanayake who is a veteran poet,...
Sri Lanka’s menswear fashion icon Fouzul Hameed,...
Episode 16Sarah and Nicolas, the soon-to-wed...
The Uva Wellassa University, which is surrounded...
The ancient world famous Hindu temple at...
“Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People...

Health

News Features

Funeral pyres at a crematorium in Lucknow city (Pic: Sumit Kumar)
Australian citizens returning home from India...
“A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own...
The country celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil New...

Business

The Daily News Business Online spoke recently to...
The Cauldron team
The brainchild of husband-wife duo Tharanga and...
CEO Dimantha Seneviratne
NDB was recently felicitated with five accolades...
Commercial Bank›s Managing Director S. Renganathan, COO Sanath Manatunge and AGM Services, Chinthaka Dharmasena (fourth, third and second from right) and senior bank officers receiving the certificate from officials of the  Sri Lanka Climate Fund.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has become one of...
Cleantech (Pvt) Ltd., a solid waste management...
The signing of the MoU.
Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri...
Sri Lanka’s ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition today...
Secretary to the Ministry of Finance, Sajith Attygalle and World Bank Country Director for the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, Faris H. Hadad-Zervos sign the agreement.
The Government and the World Bank signed a loan...
Transport Minister Gamini Lokuge at the launch of the Transit Card.
In a move to revolutionise the transport sector,...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has approved an...
SLT officials, Principal, Malwana MV and students at the presentation
SLT-Mobitel, embarked on a book donation program...
Panduka Nuwa
Pelwatte Dairy Industries concluded its seasonal...
The ‘Ocean Aqua+’ dyeing system project team
Ocean Lanka, one of Sri Lanka’s largest weft-...
Chairman, Chrissworld Ltd., Christo Perera
The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Chrissworld...
Here we go again – this time we have experience...
The fisheries sector, one of the worst affected...
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its easy...
Millions of women worldwide have been ...
SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific markets struggled for...
Experts at CPD-IPS-SV international webinar on...
Madura Gamanayake
Perfect Business Solution Services (Pvt) Ltd, an...
Seylan Bank PLC has entered into a partnership...
From left: Electrical Engineer, Overseas Realty Ceylon Ltd (ORCL), Charitha Adikaram, Manager, Facilities Management, ORCL, Jayantha Madanayake, Coordinator, Facilities Management, ORCL, Milcah Fernando, Business Manager, SGS Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., Chamika Wimalasiri, Head of Facilities Management, ORCL, Jeewaka Samarasekara, Senior Executive, Facilities Management, ORCL, Chiranthi Fernando and COO, ORCL, Remaz Ghouse.
In March 2021, the World Trade Centre Colombo (...
DGM Priyal Silva
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) again set a record on...
The relocated SDB bank ‘s Ambalangodabranch was ceremonially opened by SDB bank’sChief Executive Officer Thilak Piyadigama
SDB bank’s Ambalangodabranch relocated to its new...
Genesiis Software (Pvt) Ltd - a company dealing...
 Signing of the MoU at the DRP with senior officials of DRP and LB Finance in attendance
LB Finance signed a Memorandum of Understanding (...
An insurance policy that gives early returns...
Allianz Life Insurance Lanka, one of the world’s...
No.12 of 2017 Regulations issued under the...
The World Bank’s Country Director for the...
One of Sri Lanka’s pioneers in creating eco-...
Sysco Labs’ Awards Night 2020 – a virtual awards...
SLT-Mobitel is revolutionising the market with an...
In the Forex market, USD/LKR rate on spot...
The overall activity in the secondary bond market...

Sports

The champion St. Joseph’s College comprising...
Jaswar Umar-Manil Fernando
With football in Sri Lanka ranked 204th from 210...
Matilda Karlsson with her horse
Sri Lanka’s equestrian exponent and expert horse...
Nuwan Zoysa
Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa, now 42...
Praveen Jayawickrama celebrates his six wickets on debut
Sri Lanka had Bangladesh on the ropes during a...
Pabasara Fernando the skipper of Joseph Vaz...
Bihandu  Nanayakkara-Manuth Dassanayake
Manuth Dassanayake (U-11) and Bihandu Nanayakkara...
A donation of gym equipment valued at one million...
Mahinda College principal Gamini Jayawardena chats with Navod Paranavithana and his father Kelum at the school felicitation ceremony
Navod Paranavithana who emerged as the Observer...
Gateway’s prized products Dahamya Liyanage, Filzah Farouk, Sadeepa Henderson and Shelinda Jansen
The Under-20 girls 4X100 athletics team of...
Dimuth Karunaratne (left) and Lahiru Thirimanne, both century-makers in the current second cricket Test against Bangladesh share a moment in Pallekele
Sri Lanka’s down and out cricketers may not be...
Best School Team - National Awards ( Runner up)...
That the Sri Lankan cricketers took the field as...
First appearance of the Olympic Flame at Amsterdam 1928
The 1928 Summer Olympic Games, officially known...
The winner Alcazaba with jockey Chinoy and trainer SD Mahesh with its Edwards Stables owner
Alcazaba proved she is still the Queen of the...
Clarence Homer and Hasitha Chanaka. Left pictures shows Homer in action
In the recently concluded summer season Open...
Thilaka Jinadasa
Thilaka Jinadasa, Sri Lanka’s first female...
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) or the current interim...
After a so-called green top cricket pitch...
The coronavirus pandemic has caused disruption to...
Major General Palitha Fernando and Prema...
New Zealand Rugby will face a momentous decision...

Editorial

How do people get the news? It is through the...

Opinion

The variant, known in the UK as VOC-20DEC-01 (...
It has become the fashion among NGOs and the...

Youth Observer

Nethmi Fernando is the new women’s national chess...
MOAs get ready because new TXT music is expected...
The next After movie is coming soonThe After We...
Just a day after sporting long, dark hair and...
Catherine Elise Blanchett AC (born 14 May 1969)...
‘Blue Jasmine’ is a 2013 American comedy-drama...
A better and a beautiful world had been the dream...
She officially debuted on September 18, 2008 with...
Manesha Udawatta with her book Kal the Adventurer
Children’s books can serve the purpose of...
When I was searching for new teaching methods of...
Moisture in the air, falling everywhereWhen...
Not too long ago, the terms Nerd and Geek held...

Junior

My motherland is Sri Lanka. It is well known in...
What are lullabies? They are songs or verses sung...
Health is better than wealth. It is one of God’s...
 One could argue differently but it is an...
Life is considered as an eminent creation and a...
I have many friends but my best friends are my...
 Food is something very essential and we...
Were there planes 1000s of years ago?Have you...
As most of you study music, we decided to have a...
Friendship is something that almost everyone has...
Proverbs are popular, short, wise sayings with...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
Arthritis / rheumatism / lumbago / sciatica...
Protests carried out by Labour unions
May 1 is celebrated as the International Labour...
I am Dilranga. I can sing beautifully. I can play...
My fish are good and they finish their meals in...

Marriage Proposals

AAA,​Buddhist Govi professional parents living in...
AA Sinhala Buddhist,​Goigama parents seek well...

Obituaries

ERANDATHI ERIYAGAMA nee MONARAVILA KEPPETIPOLA....

World

NEW YORK, May 1. (BBC) - The organisers of the...
Indian social media users have taken to Twitter...
A Kenyan doctor who became a vociferous opponent...

Montage

Dots and LinesBy Varunika RuwanpuraIn March 2020...
Don’t worry when you are not recognised, but...

Spectrum

In the overcrowded tumult of life on the coral...
A genius is someone who has an unusually high...

Impact

The May Day is a metaphor for International...
Burning Covid-19 victims in India
Images from Indian television explains the real...
A fast attack craft
The security, prosperity, and vital interests’...
The month of May brings Sri Lanka to the 12th...
Pain in the elbow can be due to a tennis elbow or...

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Week of May 1, 2021