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Week of January 16, 2022

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Students of the Sri Sarathadevi Girls Home posing after signings Bhajan, Homam and Pooja. Pic: Sivam Packiyanathan, Batticaloa Spl. Cor.
Holy Mother Sri Sarathadevi who served the...
The second phase of the Central Expressway from...
The next two weeks are crucial for Sri Lanka when...
An Extraordinary Gazette notification has been...
The Tourism Ministry will put in place a travel...
State Minister of Aviation and Export Zones...
A Hindu priest takes part in making Pongal rice...
Minister of Industries, Wimal Weerawansa with the chairman and members of the Advisory Council of the Automobile Assembling and Automobile Components Manufacturing Industries in Sri Lanka.
Monday, 10th January 2022, COLOMBO; Minister of...
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa unveil the plaque to open the second phase of the Central Expressway from Mirigama to Kurunegala (Ethugalpura Gateway) yesterday
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa greets the...
The sacred relics will be enshrined today in the...
Top Ten Award winners in Extra Large Manufacturing and Service Category
The Crystal Award Winner in Extra Large Category...
The Annual Kelaniya Duruthu Perahera at the...
The Port City Colombo Marina Promenade was opened...
Air Marshal  Sudarshana Pathirana
Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal...
The annual get-together of the Batticaloa...
Due to the recent inclement weather and...
A festive Holy Mass was conducted at St. Mary’s...
The Eravur Multi-Purpose Co-operative fresh sales...
Teachers after receiving letters of appointment as ISAs posed for a group photograph with the New Zonal Director of Education at the office premises. Text and Pic: H.L. Sunil Shantha, Kalutara Central Special Cor.
A ceremony was held at the auditorium of the...
A ceremony was held by the National Water Supply...
Defence Secretary Retired General Kamal Gunaratne...
No complications have been reported so far from...
A tsunami warning has been issued in several...
Children were the most affected during the Covid-...

Feature

Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison, an author of more than a dozen...

Features

The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS...
Reviewed by Somapala Arandara‘Vivahaka Premaya’...
With the onslaught of a new variant of...
Astronomers have mapped dozen streams of stars –...
Kithul value-added products at the Saubhagya production villages
Sri Lanka has been since independence in 1948...
Bush passion fruit leaf Melluma
During the past few weeks, a number of scientists...
The 36-ft long rock hewn reclining Buddha statue of Buduruwayaya
Almost a metaphor for our heritage - cultural...
The Ridi Viharaya donation was held under the patronage of the Ven. Thibbatuwawe Buddharakkitha Thera
Atlas, Sri Lanka conducted the annual Ridi...
They say that ignorance is bliss. Ignorance...

News Features

The Covid-19 pandemic that broke out in January...
Sri Lanka is world renowned for its elephant...
“I ncrease productivity through innovation by...

Business

Leading inbound travel solutions provider,...
The bearish sentiment prevailing in the secondary...
The website was launched by Managing Director of Siyapatha Finance  Ananda Seneviratne. The senior management was also present.
Siyapatha Finance launched the newly improved...
The HNB mini customer centre at the Department of Immigration and Emigration
To facilitate hassle-free banking through formal...
MSI, a gaming and business computing brand,...
Siam City Cement Group (SCCC Group) and the...
Aitken Spence Elevators planted a tree belt...
After a lapse of two years of Big Match Cricket,...
DFCC Bank is the Title Sponsor for the upcoming...
CEO Kapila Ariyaratne
Seylan Bank PLC, has affirmed its position in the...
From left: EKTC General Manager, Engineering Ajantha Vitharanage, Managing Director Adil Mansoor and General Manager,  Sales and Business Development, EKTC and Corporate Chef Rational AG in Sri Lanka, Thushara Gunawardhana.
Euro-Kitchens Trading and Contracting (EKTC)...
Transforming “waste” into “resources” again (a Japanese example)
Pollution caused by the irresponsible disposal of...
MD Rangana Peiris    
Raan’s Kitchen, a home based catering company in...
Regional Manager Nishantha  Kannangara
Ideal Finance Limited (IFL) opened a branch in...
SriLankan Airlines reported a profit of USD 9.25...
After signing the MoU: Ceylon Chamber of Commerce CEO Manjula de Silva exchanges documents with  CEO, CH17, Jumar Preena. 
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is proud to...
The debate on economic recovery centered on the...
Over Rs. 2.3 billion is lost every year in Sri...
Good leaders are inevitability for the success of...
Those who contributed over 10 years of service to SLT VisionCom. From left:  Eranda Gunawardena, Baratha Karunarathne, Ruchira Weerakoon,  CEO SLT VisionCom, Ajantha Seneviratne,  Group CEO, SLT-Mobitel, Lalith Seneviratne,  Group Chairman SLT-Mobitel, Rohan Fernando, Mevan Attanayake, Gayan Madhuranga, Sripali Bandara and Rukshan Jayawardene.
Those who have contributed over five years of...
Teams are in high demand. In the worlds of sports...
This year will continue to pose numerous...
Rising food and fuel prices pose serious...
The metaverse, which requires a massive amount of...
The world is growing more unequal and the...
Be kind to every kind, not just mankind - Anthony...
The Government is perturbed over the S&P...
The available foreign reserves of the country can...
Dumith Fernando 
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) anticipates a...
As a Creative Design Agency that started off in...
 DPMC Director, Parts and Accessories, Jayantha Ratnayake cuts the anniversary cake
David Pieris Motor Company (Private) Limited,...
Udara Palliyaguruge
Guththila Strategic Solutions has carved a...
Every kitchen has a star appliance, an appliance...
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka Toastmasters...
With the aim of inspiring and empowering Sri...
The USA-based Business World International...
Debit card users now have access to credit limits...
In the Forex market, the USD/LKR rate on spot...
Sail Lanka Yachting Group (SLYG) and Building a...
The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Hela Apparel...

Sports

Athletics chief Maj. Gen. Palitha Fernando (left) receiving the sponsorship from Bandula Egodage the Vice President of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs of Nestle (Pic by Ranjith Asanka)
Eight women and seven men from neighbouring...
Cavendish
Police investigating an aggravated burglary at...
Travis Head 101
Australia’s pace duo of Pat Cummins and Mitchell...
Prosecutors have charged the first person under...
Sakuna Liyanage-Dunith Wellalage
Skipper Dunith Wellalage had fine figures of 5...
Champions: The champions Masters Blasters celebrating on the podium with coach Chamara Guruge. The team comprised Sadew Wijesekera, Dulneth Algawatta, Tharusha Sandeep, Thevidu Wewalla, Kawhshika Kumarasinghe, Tej Ramaswamy, Akith Jarundika (captain), Dunitha Sethnal, Kakeru Hennayake, Akaine Ubayasiri, Anuja Daham, Chanul Athale
Cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya earned the...
Shikara Nuwantha, captain of Ace Capital CC receives the runner-up CDWCA trophy from the chief guest Mohan de Silva, Secretary, Sri Lanka Cricket-Captain of Army ‘A’ team receives the championship trophy from chief guest Mohan de Silva, Secretary, Sri Lanka Cricket
The Army team emerged champions of the inter-club...
Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara would have sensed the disaster ahead
Sri Lanka is a country that has a rich culture of...
Wang Junxia takes part in jogging in Wuhan in 2006-Victory Lap after winning the Olympic Title at Atlanta 1996
The Chinese Olympic champion Wang Junxia, ​​​​...
Novak Djokovic
Tennis star Novak Djokovic has admitted there...
Emma Raducanu-Sloane Stephens
Emma Raducanu cannot seem to catch a break....
Sri Lanka’s Under-19 cricket squad for the Youth...
Hamilton (left) and Verstappen
Formula 1’s governing body has outlined the...
Sanath Jayasuriya: Still the legend he was and is...
A legend, a myth and a champion. Sanath...
The inaugural six-a-side tournament organised by...
In a spirited display of hockey, Colombo Hockey...
Trinity College awarded Colours and the Lion for...
In a desperate move to overcome a mounting share...
A Sri Lankan girl studying in Darwin, Australia,...
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Western...
Although tennis is enormously popular around the...
Royal Colombo Golf Club won all their events over...
Wesley College beat S. Thomas’ College Mount...
The 71st Battle of the Golds cricket match...
St. Peter’s College chasing a 209 target...
Opener Savi Fernando steered St Peter’s College...

Editorial

Sri Lanka, like all other countries, has been...

Opinion

Pictures by Subash Semasinghe and Dushmantha Mayadunne
With Port City Colombo’s Marina Promenade being...
This is the time to give entrepreneurs tax breaks...
State Minister of Aviation and Export Zones...

Youth Observer

The Earth has a different story each and every...
Developing approach road to Kalpitiya lagoon an...
There is a difference between loneliness and...
The cinema of Iraq went through a downturn under...
The familiar demons of tradition, familial...
Images:  Viraj Sandeepa
Dance is an art in which human movement becomes...
According to HowlongToBeat.com, a site dedicated...
Year 2022 has already dawned, but the difference...
TikTok has enormously invaded the boundaries of...
Sigiriya Rock fortress renowned as the UNESCO...
Journalism is not alien to her because she was...
I met a man in his 90s. He had no apparent...
Measure for MeasureThe night mail sped upThe...

Health

The year 2022 has begun with an escalation of...

Junior

Once upon a time, there was a king who thought...
Once upon a time there was a prince who lived in...
Christmas is a special festival celebrated by...
Teh New Year is celebrated all over the world...
15th December 2021It has been two years after...
My country is Sri Lanka. It is located in the...
There are many animals in the jungle such as...
Animals are a part of our world, without them, I...
Do you know Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, The...
I often wish I were a King, And then I could do...
Once upon a time, there lived a princess called...
A synonym is a word that means something similar...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
Some English words appear to be similar, but they...
To a casual observer, the artwork in the image...
(Credit: NASA.gov) On December 14, 2021, NASA...
By Robert Louis Stevenson When I was down beside...
We’ve all been through a difficult year, which...
English has borrowed a large number of words and...
Some of the objects given in the first picture...
My favourite book is Odyssey two. It was written...

Marriage Proposals

AA respectable Govi Buddhist parents from Colombo...
AAA Kandyan Radala Buddhist parents seek a...

Obituaries

DAHANAYAKE - ALEXANDRA HYACINTH LAETITIA. Retired...

World

Twelve people were killed instantly when the helicopter hit a hillside
A helicopter crash that killed the head of India’...
The mother was brought to sit in business class after giving birth
DOHA, Jan. 15. - Canadian doctor has told of her...
Describing a “nightmare unfolding in Afghanistan...
MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 - The Australian Government...
NEW YORK, Jan 15 - Russia is plotting to stage...
Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater...
Thousands of people attended vigils across the...
An Indian court has cleared a Bishop accused of...

Montage

Jackson Pollock at work, (The Hundreds)
A post-World War II movement, abstract...
Chathuranga Gamage is invariably an artist by...

Spectrum

Winning the ‘war’ against illicit drugs is as...

Impact

Dhanapala
Nimal Sisira Kumara is a paddy farmer who moved...
With the beginning of settlements in Ceylon, as...
The spread of drugs is a common thing in society...
It is known that food, like everything else in...
In the past, animals were raised for a variety of...

Classifieds

Estates for SaleKandy District,​Hasalaka,​900...
Lifts / TransportsOffice transport available from...
Business Premises for SaleKandy - valuable...
Positions Vacant - MarketingLeading company...
Cars for Sale13 Sri 6325 Daihatsu Charmet 8 Lakh...

Week of January 16, 2022