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Week of August 29, 2021

News

Man held for brother’s deathDERIYANAGALA: A 54-...
The United States donated over 100,000 doses of...
Beggars in Colombo were administered the Covid-19...
Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardana has tested...
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday...
Sri Lanka has revised visa fees and fines as per...
In spite of the severe economic hardships faced...
Gen. Shavendra Silva presents the cheque to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
The Founder Chairman of the Thiyahie Charitable...
The Government is actively pursuing block-chain...
The All Share Price Index reaching another all-...
Veteran artist Jayasiri Semage passed away on...
A stock of essential medical equipment for...
The Sandahiru Stupa ‘Crest-Gem’ and the ‘Sacred...
Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thera
Bhikkhus who are keen to serve the masses should...
During a meeting Foreign Minister Pro.G. L....
Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports and State...
The Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) (...
Pix by Ranjith Asanka and Hirantha Gunathilaka
Anyone with symptoms should be tested, wherever...
The quarantine curfew which is in force will be...

Feature

The limestone standing torso of the Buddha in the Image House
After visiting the Mudu Maha Vihara at Pottuvil,...
In the nineties and the eighties, filmgoers had a...

Features

Jews are the most important race in European...
Maal Wijayarathna
Maal Wijayarathna, an author and retired teacher...
The Russian House in Colombo together with the...
In post-modern society, what people get from...
The Ambassadors’ Forum will hold an international...
Kiridana or Kiri Amma Danaya is a traditional...
Building scientific writing skills is a crucial...

Health

The Daily News ran a story recently that the...

News Features

Radhika, 10, struggles to write the alphabet after 17 months of being out of school
Radhika Kumari holds her chalk with determination...
“Fear no more the frown o’ the great;Thou art...
The world has passed the year-and a-half mark of...
Amid the increasing number of Covid-19 cases and...
“Education is a progressive discovery of our own...

Business

Manisha Fernando
Union Bank’s mobile app UBgo has now been further...
Dialog Axiata Group, a connectivity provider,...
AC capacity can be controlled according to the number of people in a room.
South Korean electronics giant, LG, introduced...
Head of Cards, Seylan Bank, Ruchith Liyanage (on left) with  Chief Operating Officer, Seylan Bank, Ramesh Jayasekara
Seylan Bank unveiled the first-ever Seylan-Visa...
Chairperson of Swadeshi, Amari Wijewardene participates in the lighting ceremony
The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC again...
CEO Mano Sekaram
99x received an investment of USD 20 million for...
CEO Dr. Kishu Gomes
Dreamron, a cosmetics exporter with a significant...
Debris from the ship threaten not only the beaches and seas which are home to sensitive ecosystems such as lagoons and coral reefs but also marine life.
On May 20, Sri Lanka’s worst-ever marine disaster...
SLT-Mobitel has joined forces with the Sri Lanka...
Sanjay Khera  
Ezoref Technologies, a subsidiary of South Asian...
Recent research on the demand and supply of...
Vice-principal, International of the Edinburgh Napier University, Michael Greenhalgh congratulating the valedictorian of the class of 2019 Parami Pieris
Spectrum Institute of Science and Technology (...
Sri Lankan company Spemai (Pvt) Ltd has attracted...
General Manager (Western Province) Chethana Attanayake and General Manager, Marketing Services of SLT, Anuruddha Suriyarachchi present the PCR machine to Vice Chancellor of General Sir John Kotalawala Defence University, Maj. Gen. Milinda Peiris and Executive Director of KDUH, Dr. Jayan Mendis. Officials of KDUH and SLT-Mobitel look on.
SLT-Mobitel has donated the third PCR machine to...
Sumathi Holdings headoffice in Bambalapitiya
Sumathi Holdings, a diversified business...
The Bill of the Finance Act issued on July 12,...
Former American President Theodore Roosevelt Jr....
CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and University...
A scene from the film Thaala
Education has encountered an enormous hurdle...
A lockdown is a no brainer
A lockdown is a no brainer. Achieving reductions...
Crude oil prices fell on August 26 on fuel demand...
Carbon dioxide emissions from the global electric...
SINGAPORE — The automotive sector was hit the...
The construction sector, a pivotal cog of the...
Almost two-thirds of the farmers are supportive...
The Forex market continued to remain inactive...
The Foundation for Innovative Social Development...
The secondary bond market sentiment closed the...
Headline inflation, as measured by the year-on...
SDB bank concluded its Secondary Public Offering...
ChildFund Sri Lanka presented  life-saving...
Coca-Cola’s journey in Sri Lanka began 60 years...
Samsung  launched the sale of Galaxy A22 5G...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) showed positive...
According to a Kantar LMRB household research...
NDB Wealth Management as a responsible corporate...

Sports

Gareth Evans
Leicester Tigers have signed back-row forward...
A revised calendar has a vacant slot on 21...
The England team celebrate
England broke India’s resistance to surge to...
Sri Lankan rowing athlete Mahesh Jayakody...
Sampath Bandara at the Tokyo Paralympics ranking event
Sampath Bandara, the Sri Lankan archer had to be...
Brad Snyder won gold the first time he entered a...
Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka has played two tournaments since...
Sydney McLaughlin
American Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin...
Cristiano Ronaldo
By the time Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sat down for...
Squash is an individual sport that is played...
Chris Cairns
Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has...
File picture of action between Australia and New Zealand
Queensland will host eight of the remaining Rugby...
Jaco van Gass
August 2021 is a month to be remembered for all...
Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso will stay at Alpine for the 2022...
Eliud Kipchoge
The gold-medal winner of the Olympic marathon...
England players taking a selfie after they won the bronze medal at the 2019 World Championships in Liverpool.
England’s Vitality Roses will fly to Australia...
Kylian Mbappe
Real Madrid have made a 160m euros (£137m) bid to...
Sebastian Coe
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says the...
Lionel Messi
After 21 years playing for Barcelona, legendary...
Members of the Afghanistan women’s team at a a domestic match
Members of Afghanistan’s national women’s soccer...
Sunisa Lee
The Olympic rings tattoo club just gained another...
Allyson Felix-Sha’Carri Richardson
Allyson Felix, an 11-time Olympic medalist, is...
Kim Hill
Portland’s own Kimberly Hill is one of the best...
The official sponsorship presentation of the 28th...
Benjamin Mendy
Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has...
Jorginho
Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho has been...
Joe Root
Joe Root is in the sort of form that would make...
Christiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus in a deal worth...
Former Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal has...

Editorial

The lockdown now in effect has been extended till...

Opinion

Taliban members attending the intra-Afghan peace
The Taliban said it is planning an inclusive...
As chaos unravels in Afghanistan, fingers are...
Why shouldn’t a Government change its fiscal and...
Minister of Lands S.M. Chandrasena said that the...

Youth Observer

Édouard Manet, French painterBorn: January 23,...
After years of churning out now-beloved Disney...
Known for being quite mysterious in her role as...
Whether you’re finally getting your first or just...
Constance Wu (born March 22, 1982) is a Taiwanese...
Crazy Rich Asians is a 2018 American ...
Medhani Jayamanna, a student of Lumbini Vidyalaya...
The Indian Idol season 12 Grand Finale was held...
At last, Jamie Spears, father of the world-...
ASMR, or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, is...
Dilmin Perera who hails from an artistic family...
Road rage
Measuring somebody’s intelligence has always been...

Junior

Many years ago there lived in Sri Lanka an old...
The buggy cart or bakki karaththe was a major...
Many years ago when there was no electric or gas...
Materials needed *A recycled clear `plastic...
My country is Sri Lanka. it is known as the ’...
My family has five members. They are my father,...
My pet is a dog. Its name is Gurbi and It is...
Ponniyin Selvan is a Tamil historical novel...
 I have watched so many cartoons since I was...
My name is Kaveen Ameesha Gnanaweera. I am a boy...
Reading is a very good habit which helps us to...
The first Lockdown was a new but good experience....
 Oscar-Claude Monet was a French painter and...
Today, balloons are used at events ranging from...
Water ballet is generally known as Artistic...
Mr. Banana nice and ripe, He is very big and fat...
Quarter to twelve, nearly midnight, I see a black...
Some of us worry About saying sorry, After doing...
The English language has borrowed a large number...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
Some English words appear to be similar, but they...
Would you like to pretend to live on Mars for a...
The Queen of Hearts, She made some tarts, All on...
Hello children, Today, we are facing one of the...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified B/​G,​5...
About our daughter,​we are Sinhala Catholic...

Obituaries

PERERA – ALLAN CHRISTOPHER; Born November 15,...

World

KABUL, Aug. 28. (BBC) - The US military said it...
Sirhan Sirhan
A Californian parole board has voted to grant...
IS-K - Islamic State Khorasan Province - is the...
The US intelligence community has been unable to...

Montage

You know Frida Kahlo – of course, you do. She is...

Spectrum

An online documentary lecture by Dr. Subashini...
‘All I can give you is the opportunity, the...
Amidst many theories on how life formed in the...

Impact

Ms. Kimarli Fernando, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism
Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) is a state...
The 16th Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration will...
Following is an interview with Ayurvedic expert,...
Sir Winston Churchill, a great statesman, soldier...
The Ambassadors’ Forum will be holding an...

Classifieds

Office Equipment for SaleA company owned Air-...
Business Premises for Sale0777-282147 - From...
Business OpportunitiesDealers are wanted for...

Week of August 29, 2021