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Week of February 5, 2023

News

President Ranil Wickremesinghe delivering the...
The Election Commission informed the Supreme...
The Fourth Session of the Ninth Parliament will...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed shock...
Cabinet Spokesman Mass Media Minister Dr. Bandula...
Cabinet Spokesman Mass Media Minister Dr. Bandula...
Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister of Mass Media Dr....
Cabinet Spokesman Mass Media Minister Dr Bandula...
Mrs. Eleonora Dimitrova, Bulgaria's Ambassador to...
The government has decided to close 55 project...
Indonesian Police have launched an investigation...
In line with the price increase of LP Gas of...
Rainfall is expected to occur in Eastern, Uva and...
Representatives of the United Nations Development...
“Art of Sri Lanka” an exhibition highlighting Sri...
Justice K. P. Fernando, President of the Court of...
A scientist was killed after colliding with a...
The liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supplier, Litro...
Douglas Nanayakkara has been appointed as a...
The Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Raden Eddy...
The "Freedom Path" artefact exhibition organized...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe hoists the...
There has been a sharp increase in the number of...
The Navam Maha Perahera of the Colombo...
Despite allocating Rs. 200 million to the...
A JVP Urban Councillor has been remanded for...
In a moving testimony to the Government’s...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe who is also the...
The Education Ministry will recruit 26,000 new...
Foreign Minister Ali Sabry, PC, presenting a...
Shades Fashion is a leading family run clothing...
Six hundred and twenty two prisoners were freed...
Former Editor of Lakbima newspaper Sampath...
The Colombo district has the highest number of...
Around 300 special investigators have been...
Pix By Sudath Malaweera, Sulochana...

Features

Some believe that the location of certain houses...
From left:  Vice Chancellor, Vavuniya University, Prof. Mangaleswaran, Vice Chancellor, Ruhuna University, Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena, Rajib Timalsina, Assistant Prof. Department of Conflict, Peace and Development Studies, Tribhuvan University in Nepal and Prof. Svanibor Hubert Pettan, Chair, Study Group on Music and Minorities, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
The concept of ‘harmony’ of a nation has many...
Rolf Blaser, MD and CEO of Baurs (right) exchanging the agreement with Jason Avanceña, Managing Director of Nestlé Lanka PLC
The Swiss Hotel Management Academy (SHMA) of A....
Sri Lanka has an abundance of wetlands, including...
Training on proper plastic disposal
The nation’s largest plastics up-cycler Eco...
The Sri Lankan contingent at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards in Islamabad, Pakistan
The Sri Lankan National ICT Awards– NBQSA winners...
Max Schling, New York florist, ran an...
The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) assists...
The colonial period Rest House on a hillock
Ratnapura, known as Minipura or the City of Gems...

News Features

During the past week President Ranil...
“Decolonisation actually boosted slavery. As...

Business

Delegates of CIPM and Rajarata University exchanging the MoUs
Marking another significant milestone in its path...
Dialog Enterprise, the corporate ICT solutions...
Director, Sri Lanka Climate Fund, Dr. B. M. S. Batagoda presents the certificate to NDB CEO Dimantha Seneviratne
National Development Bank PLC (NDB) concluded the...
The Paris Club of creditor nations has given the...
Tim Draper, Jeevan Gnanam and  officials
The Hatch Works, entered a strategic partnership...
The Footwear and Leather Fair with international...
Chairman CCC, Vish Govidasamy presents the report to CB Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe
Sri Lanka’s economic growth is expected to fare...
Central Bank Governor Dr. P. Nandalal Weerasinghe presents the coin to President Ranil Wickremesinghe
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka issued an...
Many factors have contributed to the current...
Director of Sithara Limited, Chayanka Wickremesinghe receives the award 
Sithara Limited, a printing ink manufacturer, won...
Sri Lanka defaulted on its sovereign debt in May...
Export performance in December 2022Earnings from...
Managing Director, Daraz Sri Lanka, Rakhil Fernando presents a copy of the report to State Minister Kanaka Herath. Chairperson, SLASSCOM, Ashique M. Ali looks on.
Daraz Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Association for...
The B2B session in progress
A high-level business delegation from the...
Personal selling is a powerful tool for reaching...
Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay,  BOI Director General Renuka M. Weerakone and officials cutting the first sod.
Diamond Cutters Ltd launched the construction of...
I am delighted to write my one hundred and...
SLT-Mobitel will be the Official...
Standing from left: Honorary Secretary Dr. Lakmal Fernando, Senior Deputy President Anura Warnakulasooriya, chief guest Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya, guest of honour Ambassador of Japan, Mizukoshi Hideaki, President Deepal Nelson, Immediate Past President Nandika Buddhipala, Deputy President Kavinda Rajapaksa, Honorary Treasurer Chamika Godamanna.
The National Chamber held its 64th Annual General...
Do you want your team members to think and act...
The Planters Association (PA) welcomed the move...
Sala Enterprises was honoured by FITIS for its 30...
SLT-Mobitel Enterprise, is empowering farmers by...
Nija Luxury Wellness was opened at the Cinnamon...
The Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association will conduct...
Manjula de Silva retired from the position of...

Sports

Two former table tennis champions Rohan Sirisena...
Nick Kyrgios
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has admitted...
Alex Carey
Australia are prepared for moments where batting...
Himasha Eshan
The ban imposed on Sri Lanka’s ace sprinter and...
Flashback to 2022: Ireland celebrate the Six Nations triumph
Ireland forwards coach Paul O’Connell says...
Ranjan Madugalle unveiling his portrait in the presence of Nalin Wickremasinghe the president of the MCA (Pic by Nissanka Wijerathna)
The Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA)...
Police player Shane Hopwood is held by CH fullback Avantha Lee in their match on Friday at the Race Course ground. Police won 41-26  (Pic: Malan Karunaratne)
It will be a major tussle for supremacy or pride...
Rumesh Ratnayake
One of the island’s finest ambassadors of sport,...
Dishan Fernando (left) GM of MAS Kreeda presenting a T-shirt to Michael Perera Magala (centre) President SLG in the presence of Mark Surgenor CEO of HSBC (Pic by Wimal Karunathilaka)
Children between the ages of 9 to 12 will get the...
Mishen Silva in action-Mishen Silva
Mishen Silva played school cricket as an all-...
Saajida Razick with the Spirit of Tennis award and the women’s singles trophy
Starting off as a loser, Saajida Razick did not...
Andrew Strauss
Former England captain Sir Andrew Strauss says “...
Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes is a professional footballer who...
Kandy favoured to winKandy Sports Club the...
Seven countries will be participating in an...
Unbeaten League champions Kandy Sports Club...
Sri Lanka Athletics (SLA) will conduct trials to...
Director General of the Olympic Council of Asia...
Over 75 umpires took part in the National Umpire...
Amana Takaful, Hayleys Group, LOLC and Stafford...
With schools rugby looking for improvement and...
Sri Lanka Cricket today is in the hands of...

Editorial

Sri Lankans celebrated the 75th anniversary of...

Opinion

Sri Lanka, then Ceylon gained independence from...
What is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trick?...

Youth Observer

Research indicates that in the present-day world...
The zombie refers to a hugely popular trope of...
The young population of a country is said to be...
Last week we spoke to a cast member of ‘Wakefield...
Isurinie Anuradha Mallawaarachchi
“I am a tall, tattooed, overweight Amazon who’s...
Lonali Rodrigo
With inflation hitting us where it hurts and the...
Around six months ago, I finished my Cambridge...

Health

Junior

February is called Navam in the Sinhala calendar....
Once upon a time there was a golden castle on top...
Twist and turn Twist and turn What a lovely...
There are five members in my family. They are...
My beautiful house is on the outskirts of the...
Circle A, B, C or D that most accurately fits the...
This is a guide to help learners to communicate...
My favourite TV program is Gadget Mania. It is...
What is life Life is a journey Between ‘B’ and ‘D...

Marriage Proposals

About our son: Respectable retired HR officer...
AA Academically and professionally qualified well...

Obituaries

DR. OSWALD THOMAS COLMAN GOMIS - It is with deep...

World

At least 1,388 people have died across Turkey and...
An earthquake of 7.8 magnitude occurred in Turkey...
(Reuters) - Pakistani former President Pervez...

Montage

Entrance to Auschwitz II-Birkenau was through what prisoners called the “Gate of Death.” Auschwitz was a major railway hub—a convenient location for the Nazis to bring Jews from all over Europe
As you traverse the streets of these once...

Spectrum

Impact

Two puppies both female are in need of a caring...
National Director SOS Children’s Villages Divakar Ratnadurai hands over an educational pack to a student at the Kahapola School
SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka (SOSCV SL) has...
Christell Luxury Wellness Medical Director Dr. Shanika Arsecularatne, Directors Ihan Jayawardene and Prof. Ramani Arsecularatne
​Christell Luxury Wellness - an aesthetics centre...
The Hemas Outreach Foundation (HOF) launched a...
It is common knowledge that Russia controls the...
How do people get the news? It is through the...

Classifieds

Household Items & Elect. Appliances for Sale...
Business Premises for SaleFor sale - A locally...
Positions Vacant - MedicalDoctor MBBS full...

Week of February 5, 2023