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Week of September 19, 2021

News

The Lotus Tower in Colombo  was aglow from 7...
Sri Lanka received the final consignment of the...
The authorities have launched a probe into the...
In the next two to three years, all Sri Lankans...
The total number of people in Sri Lanka who have...
The Ministry of Defence has assured that there...
A delegation from the European Union (EU) is...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left the country...
Girl dies in freak incidentMIRISSA: An-11-year-...
The Annual Esala perahera is a grand religious...
High Commissioner-designate Moragoda with Ahmed Sule, High Commissioner, Nigeria
Continuing his pre-credential courtesy meetings...
Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Sri...
SLRC Chairman Reginald Cooray.
The Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) will...
Anagarika Dharmapala at Das Buddhistische Haus as a guest of Dr. Paul Dahlke (circa 1925)
The attached pictures were found in some booklets...
The Lions Club of Gampaha teamed up with two...
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Kalutara...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed that all...
The Read Plus Foundation (RPF) will be holding...

Feature

A visit to the East is not complete without a...

Features

We are going through a period called mirror stage...
Veteran Sinhala writer Tennyson Perera’s new...
Science is often difficult to read. Many people...
If you look at yourself closely, you will realise...
Making a genuine effort to bring an unimagined...

Health

Last week, UNICEF’s Regional director for South...

News Features

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you...
Perhaps for the first time since taking office of...

Business

Parliamentary sittings for this week will be...
 The opening of the outlet
D. Samson and Sons (Pvt) Limited opened the first...
The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka...
District Health Director Mrs Pramitha Shantilatha, Medical Superintendent of Dambadeniya Base Hospital Dr Aruna Wickrama and officials of the Hospital with Chairman of Bitulink Emulsion, Mahesh Wijeratne, Director Karunaratne Pinnawala, and Finance Manager Sumedha Ranasinghe at the presentation.
Bitulink Emulsion (Pvt) Ltd, a manufacturer of...
Thornton Engineering, the Nextventures owned...
Visitors at the Sri Lanka stall
The Consulate of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou with the...
Safety measures undertaken at apparel factories.
Media reports about the rapid increase in Covid-...
Chairman of Ideal Group, Nalin Welgama presents the Mahindra Ambulance to MP Madura Vithana, MP. Looking on from left:  Kotte Municipal Councilors Denzil Gamage and Nisha Wasanthi,  Head of Sales, Ideal Motors, Dilshan Tennakoon, Deputy General Manager, Ideal First Choice, Lahiru Silva and Product Promotions Manager, Ideal Group, Saranga Paranahewa.
Ideal Motors (Pvt) Ltd donated a Mahindra...
Gary Lu 
The Asia Pacific Target Network Conference themed...
An employee being tested
Pelwatte Dairy has taken prudent steps to...
WindForce PLC, the pioneers of renewable energy...
Over 70% of the workforce has been fully vaccinated.
Leaders of the apparel sector highlighted the...
Shevan Goonetilleke
MillenniumIT ESP – an Enterprise Solutions...
Earnings from export of goods increased during...
Pre-ordering for Samsung   foldable...
Hemas Consumer Brands made several donations...
eChannelling, the channeling arm of SLT-Mobitel...
Understanding the rapid demand for data among the...
A former American Secretary of State, political...
There is a silver lining in the dark cloud with...
With the overwhelming response received for last...
SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) - Oil jumped amid...
The resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic in August...
Most people do not believe workers will return to...
The Government has drawn up plans for around...
Heavy dependence on commodities has increased...
The Sri Lanka Chamber of Small and Medium...
There would be no negative impact by the EU...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) concluded the...
The 20th SLIM Brand Excellence Awards press...
Nestlé Connect University Innovation Challenge...
SLT-Mobitel has shortlisted 20 startups for its...
The downward momentum in yields that prevailed in...
A joint venture (JV) company set up in Bangladesh...
In the Forex market, the USD/LKR rate on spot...
The Executive Program, launched by the Colombo...
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC), was...
An independent policy think tank launching its...
The Sri Lanka Retailers Association (Guarantee)...

Sports

Romelu Lukaku
Chelsea opened their defence of the Champions...
Members of the Afghanistan youth football team
Female players from Afghanistan’s junior national...
Members of the New Zealand team come together
Ramiz Raja, the new Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)...
Chinthaka Vidanage
A 20-member contingent of weightlifters were...
The Mumbai Indians celebrate the IPL they won in 2020
The money making Indian Premier League (IPL),...
The wreck after the crash
Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton is...
Seated from left: Dissanayake Gamini, Lasantha Ranaweera and Ranjan Dharmasena. Standing from left: Jagath Welikala (coach), Iqbal bin Issack (President SLTA), Pradeep Goonasekera (Secretary SLTA) and Gayanga Weerasekera (assistant coach)
Sri Lanka’s wheelchair tennis team led by Tokyo...
Fielding that plays a crucial role
Sri Lanka’s cricket team seems to be improving...
Dinusha gets a kick out of karate-Dinusha with her many medals
How movie idol Jackie Chan inspired Dinusha...
Mo Farah
Banned athletics coach Alberto Salazar’s four-...
Pele
Brazilian legend Pele is to be moved out of...
Emma Raducanu
Emma Raducanu is on course to become the...
Duane Vermeulen
Ulster have signed South African World Cup-...
Reece James
Reece James’ house was broken into while he was...
Hishaam Ousman (left) with Zulki Hamid (who also passed away) during their cricketing days at Royal
He maintained the highest traditions of...
Simone Biles-McKayla Maroney
WASHINGTON — An FBI agent accused of failing to...
Steve Stricker
Despite Brooks Koepka’s absence, U.S. Ryder Cup...
Daniil Medvedev the new champ with the US Open prize
Novak Djokovic’s dream of the calendar grand slam...
Sri Lanka’s first sports website, www....
It was apparently not a flash in the pan for our...
The embassy of Sri Lanka in Austria together with...

Editorial

Countries that have had battles take a long time...

Opinion

Former President of the Bar Association, Kalinga Indatissa
In light of the much discussed incident in Sri...
Those who are seething against the principled...
Port City Colombo marked its seventh anniversary...

Youth Observer

The two winners with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
Samitha Dulan Kodithuwakku of Deniyaya, a rural...
The Suicide Squad is a 2021 American superhero...
There are many people who have opted to remain...
Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020Author:...
Have you heard about the name David Hasselhoff?...
One of the hard-hit sectors of the pandemic is...
Last Thursday, Facebook, in association with Ray-...
Veganism is a diet and lifestyle that abstains...

Junior

During King Brahamadatta's reign in Benares,...
Once upon a time there was a woman who was very...
My sister and I were very happy when we heard...
My best friend is Melissa. I like to play with...
Dengue fever is transmitted by a mosquito, called...
The Summer Olympics is a major sporting event...
The sky changes colour according to the weather....
My favourite person is Virat Kohli. He is a...
Many of us don’t understand the importance of...
My favourite country is France. It is in Europe...
My sister and I wanted a puppy but our father did...
Nursery rhymes or Mother Goose Rhymes are short...
  Bagpipers of the British Army playing at a military parade
The bagpipe is a wind instrument that consists of...
I first started rowing in 2017 when my friends...
A synonym is a word that means something similar...
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...
Nadungamuwe Raja is the tusker who carried the...
“When I was at the party,” Said Betty, aged just...
They say that ‘charity begins at home’. Likewise...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified fair,​...
Able G/​B family,​1989 September born,​father...

Obituaries

GRATIEN AMIRTHANAYAGAM - Loving husband of late...

Montage

Throughout the years, we have seen and heard a...

Spectrum

Heated Humidified Oxygen Therapy Machines
Since the ubiquitous and rapid spread of the...

Impact

Spike ProteinFigure 1 Image credit: New York...
In 1979, the Sri Lanka Security Forces...
The 18th death anniversary of the most Ven....
Koggala is the village where the late novelist...
By P. SamarasiriFormer Deputy Governor,Central...

Classifieds

Business Premises to Lot or LeaseColombo 5 off...
Professional Consultancy ServicesUndertaking...

Week of September 19, 2021