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Week of August 1, 2021

News

State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics...
The body of Ishalini Jude, the domestic aide who committed suicide by setting herself on fire, was exhumed at the Dayagama public cemetery in Kandy on Friday for the second postmortem at the Peradeniya Teaching Hospital. Here her mother and relatives waiting to identify the body. (On right): The body being exhumed.  (Pic: Lake House Kandy branch)
The second postmortem on the body of the 16-year-...
Veteran actress Hyacinth Wijeratne was killed...
The long awaited Astrazeneca Covishield vaccine...
The Government Medical Officers’ Association (...
The Environment Ministry has decided to implement...
The Foreign Ministry yesterday said that the...
The work from home option for public servants was...
 Death in massage parlourTHALANGAMA: A 37-...
Storer Duraisamy Yogendra, a degree holds a...
The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) was legislated under ‘...
The State Ministry of Indigenous Medicine...
The Institute of National Security Studies, the...
Exposition of the ‘Crest-Gem’ and the ‘Minaret’...
Recent media reports in an English daily...
The Health Ministry will begin administering the...
Manomi Senevirathne assumed duties as the new...
The World Health Organization (WHO) South-East...

Feature

One sunny morning, during one of our journeys to...
Ranwala Balakaya which made history by...

Features

Professor Emeritus Wimal G. Balagalle, the last...
How does art become universal? I believe that it...
Niluka and Tehani
With the onset of the Tokyo Summer Olympics and...
Inland fisheries are crucial for many socially,...
Albeit the accessibility to affordable modern...
Making a genuine effort to bring an unimagined...

Health

Welcoming the Government’s decision to...
Birth defects in new born babies continue to be a...

News Features

Protests and demonstrations are valid in a...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa expressed the hope...
The effectiveness of a Minister matters for the...
Continued from last week...Then, technically and...
“The best proof that there is intelligent life in...

Business

Karthik Elangovan 
Citizens Development Business Finance (CDB)...
Channa Karunanayake  
CK Express Shipping Line launched NVOCC...
SLT-Mobitel’s partner Ananke IoT Services (Pvt)...
Minister Chamal Rajapaksa symbolically presents an essential equipment pack to the Medical Superintendent of Tangalle Hospital, Dr. Mrs. D.R.N. Saranasinghe. Minister  Namal Rajapaksa, Chairman of People’s Bank and People’s Leasing, Sujeewa Rajapaksa (third from left) and the CEO of People’s Leasing Shamindra Marcelline (second from left) look on.
People’s Leasing and Finance PLC presented...
Sithumina Jayasundara 
Chief Operating Officer of HNB General Insurance...
BOI Chairman Sanjaya Mohottala and Director General, BOI, Pasan Wanigasekara present the Certificate of Registration to Maj. Gen. (Retd)  Director of Rakna Property Holdings, Jagath Alwis.
The Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka ...
National Development Bank PLC continued to...
Unidil Packaging CEO Bannet Gamalath with a worker
Unidil stepped to another milestone in its growth...
Ministers Namal Rajapaksa, Bandula Gunawardena, Pavithra Wanniarachchi, Ramesh Pathirana and State Minister Sisira Jayakody at the launch of the magazine
Suwadharani, an international ayurvedic magazine...
Dialog Axiata PLC’s Environment Management System...
 Ms. Kimarli Fernando 
The World Bank Group in collaboration with WebEx...
The sales management function was defined by...
With Covid-19 challenges continuing, it is...
In the ongoing pursuit of recovering from the...
New York (CNN Business) - The Federal...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the...
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS...
Amid a host of challenges such as threats...
The world is in a very different place to what it...
The biggest crisis in the history of tourism...
Dimantha Jayawardena
New component manufacturers have surpassed the...
The promotion of Electric Vehicles in Sri Lanka (...
The Income Fund by NDB Wealth is an open-ended Fixed Income fund
NDB Wealth, the wealth and financial planner,...
Abans Group has expanded into the Solar Solutions...
Associated Motorways (Pvt) Ltd, recently...
The story of KFC in Sri Lanka began in 1996, when...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce launched the ‘Best...
CFA Sri Lanka will collaborate with Ernst and...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) concluded...
Pelwatte Dairy, one of the leading dairy brands...
Airtel has transformed Sri Lanka’s telecom...
Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC reported its results for...
ICL Brands’ Eva lived up to its’ promise of ‘...
The Forex market continued to remain inactive...
UPS in Sri Lanka delivered the first consignment...
The overall activity in the secondary bond market...

Sports

Elaine Thompson
TOKYO, July 31. – Jamaican sprint sensation...
The history-making British mixed relay quartet of Kathleen Dawson, Adam Peaty, James Guy and Anna Hopkin
TOKYO, July 31. – Great Britain could not ask for...
The Table Tennis Association of Sri Lanka (TTASL...
Five cricketers from Trinity College have been...
The first inspection of Matilda’s horse Chopin VA took place yesterday before they do the official round of practices today
TOKYO, July 31. – Matilda Karlsson’s long-felt...
Blessing Okagbare: Was down to run in 100m semis
Sprinter Blessing Okagbare is out of the Tokyo...
Tunisian swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui celebrates winning his shock Olympic gold
The slowest qualifier for a men’s Olympic...
Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes "will take an indefinite break from...
Chamara Dharmawardena
The controversy and dispute that surrounded the...
Isuru Udana
All-rounder Isuru Udana announced yesterday that...
Sri Lanka cricketer Dhanushka Gunathilaka who had...
Tokyo 2020 organizers planned to hand out over...
Elija Godwin (left) and Lynna Irby
Team USA was disqualified from the mixed-gender...
Harsha Samaranayake, Senior General Manager – Brand and Media, Group Marketing, Dialog Axiata (left) presents the sponsorship to Major General Rajeeva Wickramasinghe and Major General JR Ampemohotti the chef de mission of the Sri Lanka Paralympic contingent to Tokyo in the presence of team captain Dinesh Priyantha Herath, Colonel Deepal Herath, President National Paralympic Committee and Bandula Bandara, Secretary, NPC along with the athletes
Sri Lanka’s Paralympic contingent will leave for...
Saeid Mollaei
Olympic Judo competitor Saeid Mollaei shouted out...
 Xiong Dunhan: ‘I hope they will stay calm’
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics has gathered elite...
TOKYO — There wasn’t a lot of drama last week...
Simone Biles quits
U.S. gymnast Simone Biles received global support...
Sunrisa Lee
American Sunisa Lee took Olympic gymnastics all-...
In a hateful rampage that is shocking even by the...
An Olympic gold medal was all it took to change...
The Fijian rugby Sevens team celebrate after...
Medhani Jayamanne
Sprinter Medhani Jayamanne, the niece of...
Plans are afoot to kick start schools rugby from...
Arsenal have signed England defender Ben White...
MCA cricket springs back into action after a lull...
Northern Warriors and Western Warriors recorded...
Former English soccer star Wayne Rooney...
The hierarchy of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka...

Editorial

It was revealed that Sri Lanka on Thursday...

Opinion

The Vadukoddai Resolution of May 14, 1976 was a...
The teachers are on strike. They have raised some...

Youth Observer

There's one night in particular I remember most....
Most fanatic fans know Fincher’s professional...
‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ is a 2008...
It is needless to force the stars to shine as...
Title - A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes: A Son’s...
I sought the help of a friend – let us call him...
A dynamic personality and one of the most...
E-cigarettes and vapes are devices that vaporise...

Junior

In ancient India, there lived a king called...
Hello readers, We are back with another edition...
The Earth has more than 93 countries and four...
I am Dineth Akarsha. I am in Grade 3. I am a...
Sri Lanka is a very famous and beautiful country....
I have a pet and it is a dog. Its name is Pinkie...
My class teacher’s name is Kalani Sooriarachchi....
 The past weekend was the best weekend in my...
I have a pet cat. Its name is Tutu He is one-year...
I found a flower made of gold in my new fish tank...
Good health is the most valuable treasure that...
My favourite person is Martin Wickremasinghe He...
Technology is one of the most important things...
The Kumana National Park and the Bundala National...
Ballet is a dance performed in an artistic way....
Board games have been a popular form of...
English has borrowed a large number of foreign...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
Some English words appear to be similar but they...
Dengue fever is a severe illness spread by...
Modern rhinos, weighing between 1,800 and 5,100...
Hello readers,‘Waste not, want not. What does...

Marriage Proposals

Academically and professionally qualified...
About our daughter: Professionally qualified...

Obituaries

CUMARASAMY - SITHAMPARANATHAN (Retired Draftsman...

World

BRISBANE, July 31. (BBC) - Millions more...

Montage

Kingsley Gunatillake is a multi-disciplinary...
The Icon by ChokoLAATe is a public speaking...

Spectrum

It is only at the first encounter that a face...
Portrait of Ruth Asawa forming a looped-wire sculpture, 1957. Photo by Imogen Cunningham. © 2019 Imogen Cunningham Trust. Courtesy of the Imogen Cunningham Trust
Despite some industry apprehension to put her...

Impact

The Famous harpsichord
Those two iconic Masters were born within a year...
Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana extended his...
Today, leopards live in 26 range countries...
Organic living is a lifestyle which is dedicated...

Classifieds

Office Equipment for SaleA company owned slotted...
Business Premises to Let or LeaseColombo 03,​...
Business OpportunitiesFast growing very popular...
Cars for SaleAudi A4 1.9Tdi for sale. 2001 model...

Week of August 1, 2021