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Week of October 18, 2020

News

The 26 year old escaped patient from Kosgama...
A 26- year old coronavirus patient who was...
Showers will occur at several places in Western...
Another new 259 coronavirus cases reported today...
The third reading of the 20th Amendment to the...
The Government easily secured the two-thirds...
A 50 year old female from Kuliyapitiya reported...
Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen who is in...
The quarantine curfew imposed for Kotahena Police...
Another 22 from the Katunayake apparel factory,...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided to...
According to the Johns Hopkins University, the...
The debate on the Second Reading on the 20th...
Showers will occur at several places in Western...
Mattakkuliya, Modara, Bloemendhal, Grandpass and...
Another 01from the quarantine centers and 56...
The Manning Market in Pettah will be closed from...
The Head Office of the Department of Immigration...
Another 37 from the quarantine centers, 23...
Another 44 coronavirus patients recovered,...
The quarantine curfew imposed within Gampaha...
The Peliyagoda Fish Market closed temporarily for...
The Fort Police Station re-opened for normal...
Showers will occur at several places in Western...
The Fort Police Station is temporarily closed...
Another 37 persons in quarantine centers and 83...
A police officer in the Colombo Fort Police...
17 more Covid-19 patients recovered, confirmed...
Another 60 associates tested positive for...
The qurantine curfew imposed in Kulliyapitiya,...
The applicants who have taken an appointment for...
The Supreme Court determination on the 20th...
Showers will occur at several places in Western...
Drug kingpin Makandure Madush shot dead, Police...
The Pharmacies and food outlets will be open from...
In order to avoid public gathering due to the...
Another 19 from the quarantine centers and 21...
MP Rishad Bathiudeen remanded till 27 October by...
Another 04 from the quarantine centers and 43...
The University Grants Commission (UGC) is...
The Media Accreditation Division of the...
There are 9287 individuals in 83 Quarantine...
A few showers will occur in Western and...
The Ex- minister Rishad Bathiudeen arrested by...
Another 13 in the Quarantine Centers and 26...
Owitigala, Badugama and Badugma New Colony...
Another 22 associates tested positive for...
The Department of Government Information and the...
The National Operation Centre for Prevention of...
A few showers will occur in Western and...
The Board of Trustees of Ummu Zavaya Mosque,...
Farmers in Ampara prepare paddy fields
About 109,000 acres will be cultivated with paddy...
Pro-democracy protesters give the three-finger...
Former President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday...
File picture of Rishad Bathiudeen with the media.
The Court of Appeal (CA) will take up on Tuesday...
Buildings at the Ranminitenna Tele Cinema Village...
Four newly-appointed Sri Lankan envoys called on...
Veteran actress Anula Bulathsinhala passed away...
Newly elected Chairman Dr. Ruwan Gamage lights the oil lamp
The 60th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka...
St. Anthony’s shrine Kochchikade after the Easter Sunday attacks
As the proceedings of the Presidential Commission...
Thirty-six quarantine law violators were arrested...
A petition was filed on behalf of Archbishop...
Everything has been done to protect Sri Lankans...
 Multiform Chemicals (Pvt) Ltd Chairman Thilak Karunaratne presents the key to Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Professor Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne
The Multiform Chemicals (Pvt) Ltd Chairman,...
Following the successful completion of its second...
Minister of Justice Ali Sabry PC presents the appointment letter to Attorney-at-Law Ganesh R. Dharmawardana
Attorney-at-Law Ganesh R. Dharmawardana has been...
The Government will build two storeyed building...
The Committee on Parliamentary Business chaired...
The Mihindu Parinirwana national ceremony will be...
The Government has lifted import duties on...
Archbishop Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith in...
The National Institute of Education (NIE) at...
The Hela Urumaya General Secretary Ven. Omalpe...
The Kalametiya lagoon in the Ambalantota DS area...
The third month alms-giving of senior journalist...

Feature

An online forum dedicated to educating the public...

Features

Isabel Allende
Title - My Invented CountryAuthor – Isabel...
By chance, Xing came to "a tear in the Indian...

Health

One-third of breast cancer patients detected too...
Following reports of rising statistics of...

News Features

The Extra Ordinary gazette issued by the Health...
With the passing away of Wijesiri Wettimuny, Sri...
My most recent meeting with Sri Lanka’s culinary...
The corporate sector is a part of the economy...
The aim of this article is to present the key...
In the past decades, there has been intense...
Expat workers at check-in counters at the BIA
Repatriation of migrant workers is due to resume...
The following is an extract of the text from a...

Business

The vivo V20
vivo launched an addition to its flagship V-...
Pelwatte Dairy Industries has brought more of its...
From left: Lanka Hospitals’ Chief Marketing Officer Nimal Ratnayake, Director Medical Services, Dr. Wimal Karandagoda, Group CEO Deepthi Lokuarachchi, Resident Consultant Cardiologist Dr. M. Mubarak, Chief Resident Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. G. Gandhiji and Resident Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist Dr. P. Lushantha cut a cake in celebration of their achievements.
Lanka Hospitals celebrated World Heart Day...
Prof. Udith K. Jayasinghe has been appointed Vice...
Anusha Mohotti
Anusha Mohotti was appointed as the Director...
HNB PLC has partnered with Ansen Agriculture to...
A team of senior representatives of the MarCom...
Title: Life - A compendium of biodiversity...
Ajith Peris who was appointed General Manager and...
Dr. Roshan Rajadurai
Hayleys Plantations, Kelani Valley Plantations (...
The relocated Kurunegala Branch was opened by DFCC Chairman Jegan Durairatnam,  CEO Lakshman Silva and Deputy CEO Thimal Perera.
DFCC Bank, which marked its 65th anniversary...
A luxury chalet at the  Dambulla Agri Techno Park
DIMO Agribusinesses, the agriculture arm of DIMO...
DFCC’s Pinnacle Centre in Colombo 7
DFCC Bank opened its state-of-the-art Pinnacle...
The manufacture of three-wheeler tyres at the DSI factory
The DSI Tyre Company, has through constant...
Huawei released its Autonomous Driving Network (...
In any commercial entity, the sales team plays...
Management and mismanagement are very much in the...
In a crisis situation subject to rapid change,...
In the Forex market, USD/Rupee rate on spot...
Sri Lanka imports a substantial quantity of dried...
Manufacturing goods expanded at a higher rate in...
After a year-long court process, the Court of...
Washington (CNN Business) - Renewable energy, led...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...
EU-Sri Lanka trade is thriving under the GSP+...
Sri Lanka is well positioned geographically and...
Jayanath Dias
Seylan Bank gives customers the opportunity to...
In a short period of four years since they took...
For the convenience of all John Deere tractor...
AIA Insurance congratulated 12 Wealth Planners...
BuyAbans.com offers the best products from...
Oppo launched the latest Oppo smartphone phone...
Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC released its results for...
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) recently signed a...
The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) has...
The London Stock Exchange Group Sri Lanka (LSEG)...
Danusha Marine’s state-of-the-art boatyard built...
Use of appropriate workplace language aligns with...
Sri Lanka Tourism has commissioned travel...
LB Finance celebrated Children’s Day this year...

Sports

Ranjit Weerasena
Ranjit Weerasena the former Sri Lanka athlete and...
Peres Jepchirchir
Kenya‘s Peres Jepchirchir won the 2020 women’s...
Muttiah Muralidaran-Vijay Sethupathi
A film on retired Sri Lanka cricketer Muttiah...
Umeth Peiris
A 14-year old boy in the cricket crazy town of...
The upcoming Lankan Premier League (LPL) logo was...
Jason Homer (front) plays in a Doubles match with his father Clarence
While the country was busy with health concerns...
Southern Warriors team: Dinesh Chandimal (Captain), Suranga Lakmal, Priyantha Ratnayake, Gihan Koralge, Gayashan Koralagoda, Hasaranga de Silva, Ashantha Basnayake, Janith de Silva, Shehada Zoysa, Malinda Abishek and Shaminda Lakshan celebrate with the Trophy (Pic: Sameera Peiris)
Southern Warriors emerged champions of the...
Harshana Tillekaratne
Harshana Tillekaratne was awarded the...
Australian winger Filipo Dauguna beats the New Zealand defence to score in the first Test that ended in a 16-16 thriller at Wellington last Sunday as the match was carried forward without a breakdown for nearly 10 minutes after the end hooter was blown
The All Blacks’ spiritual home Eden Park is...
Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik...
Over the past 42 years, all top Sri Lanka...
The 76th Bradby Shield rugby match between Royal...
AB de Villiers
India coach Ravi Shastri urged South African...
Kamala Kulatilake
Kamala Kulatilake who was a versatile sportswoman...
NSSF president Shirantha Peries (right) and secretary Pradeep Edirisinghe (left) with Minister of Sports Namal Rajapaksa
Three new shooting rangers were set up in three...
Seated (L to R) – Natalie Goonewardena (assistant...
WELLINGTON AFP: All Blacks wing George Bridge is...
Three sports bodies that are under the direct...
Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa has appointed a...
Sri Lanka Athletics (SLA) has decided to conduct...
World Cup-holders South Africa pulled out of the...
LONDON (AFP) New proposals backed by Liverpool...
SYDNEY AFP: Former Philadelphia 76ers’ coach...
LONDON AFP: Wimbledon is set to go ahead next...
KUALA LUMPUR AFP: Qatar will host the Asian...

Editorial

The society and social media are abuzz with...

Opinion

Taking an overview of the 20th century it can be...
The Light Rail project which was criticised by...

Youth Observer

From cool crochet to the return of hot pants,...
Swimming is a fun and great activity to stay fit...
Reshika Udugampola is a familiar name in sports...
A new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s beloved...
Despite our steely resolve not to impulse buy any...
If you made the transition from tracksuits to...
For nearly 55 years, he’s chronicled the weird,...
SYNOPSIS:Pieced together from Timothy Treadwell’s...
A training method is the form of exercise you...
It can truly be said that Tarja de Silva was...
In politics, or more specifically Foreign Policy...
Before doing anything else, take a guided tour...
The midnight journey  was not inconvenient...
Being in the mountains tagging remote peaks while...
Bebe Rexha is back with her first song of 2020,...
Shawn  Mendes confirmed his status of global...

Junior

Titan Games Series (Rotaract Club of Pearl Island...
Hassim Omar receiving the first copies of the books from  the Chief Guest.
The English teacher of Royal Institute, Nugegoda...
My name is Jayali. I am eight years old. I live...
Anuradhapura is a popular historical, religious...
I have met many teachers, but there is a very...
I have many gifts but my most precious gift is my...
The monsoon or rainy season lasts from July to...
Planets move around the Sun. They are solid...
I have a baby sister. She is my one and only...
My country is Sri Lanka. It is a small but...
In a hot arid area of Nallur, in Jaffna, rises...
“If There is a Will There is a Way" was the title...
Good ByeSaid a flyAs I passed byI am going to...
A lion prowling through the woodsIn eager search...
They come in a pairWhich we must careThe white...
Currently there are 33 identified species of...
Twinkle, twinkle little tarWe all know just what...

Marriage Proposals

About our son,​he is academically and...
About academically professionally well-employed...

Obituaries

ABEYADEERA - DOROTHY (Rita). Beloved wife of...

World

MELBOURNE, Oct. 17. (BBC) - The first passengers...
French President Emmanuel Macron tells the nation...
Balasubramanyam was put in a mortuary freezer after he was mistakenly declared dead
CHENNAI, Oct. 17. BBC - A 74-year-old Indian man...
President Macron said he was murdered because he ‘taught freedom of expression’
PARIS, Oct. 17 (BBC) - French President Emmanuel...
Protesters are demanding amendments to the constitution, a new election and monarchy reform
BANGKOK, Oct. 17. (BBC) - Thousands of Thais have...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. (BBC) - State election...
CHRISTCHURCH, Oct. 17 (BBC) - New Zealand Prime...
PARIS, Oct 17 (AFP) - The novel coronavirus has...
BOMBAY, Oct. 17. (BBC) - Cinemas have reopened in...

Montage

Directed by Will Price and written by Winston...
This year, World Children’s day (October 1)...

Spectrum

All letters, methinks, should be free and easy as...
Chopped into three books, viz. Recalled to Life,...

Impact

The Covid- 19 pandemic has taught the vitality of...
Rosalia Arteaga of Ecuador, the only woman to...
Prof. G.L.Peiris has hit the nail on the head...
Social discourses since the advent of this“new-...

Classifieds

Business Premises for Sale/LeaseAluthgama near...
Positions Vacant - MarketingLeading Company...
Cars for SaleRange Rover for sale. 51,​Alexandra...

Week of October 18, 2020