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Week of October 15, 2017

It was a privilege to meet Dr Ghada here for the...
It was at the tender age of six that Thushari...
Chamarie Thapaswarage
Chamarie Thapaswarage’s fifth solo art exhibition...
On October 21, Colombo art lovers would have the...
 Clarence in action
If you ask yourself what musicians such as...
The Indian Cultural Centre is organizing a...
Set in the twilight of the British Raj, Viceroy’s...
Hamnet, Prince from Nowhere, a forerunner to...
As a child I lived a life of uninterrupted calm....
Navy Commander Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah met...
The honorary distinction of Officer de la Legion...
A selection to take part in the Best Models of...
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany...
Government publications deposited in the National...
Autism Spectrum of Disorders (ASD) are...
Indrani Senanayake (nee Jayawardene) :A friend...
Executive Committee, Omega Line Toastmasters’ Club
The 8th installation ceremony to induct the...
Scholarship winners with AIA CEO Pankaj Banerjee and Chief Guest Deepal Sooriyaarachchi
AIA’s Higher Education Scholarships Programme,...
(L to R): Dr. B.I.  Kurukulasuriya (Deputy Director -Apeksha Hospital), Dr. N.Y.K. Wilfred (Director -Apeksha Hospital), Nelum Haththella (Director & Editor - Brides Of Sri Lanka Magazine), Gigi de Silva (Manager, Marketing Communications - Hilton Colombo), Shamendri Jayathilake (Hilton Colombo), Krishanthi Kandage (Pharmacist - Apeksha Hospital)
Brides Of Sri Lanka together with the Hilton...
SriLankan Sales team together with the pilgrims at BIA
With the dawn of the Umrah season this year,...
Embark , the pooch-inspired fashion brand opened...
Dr. Daya Edirisinghe has been appointed Professor...
The College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka...
Internations – the expat community in Sri Lanka...
Fashion Bug launched two-divers fashion ranges,...
The German Hardware technologies leader, Hafele...
RE/MAX Sri Lanka achievement award ceremony was...
The surge in breast cancer worldwide, has brought...
According to WHO statistics 39 million people in...
For centuries the Kingdom of Kandy was a proud...
Driving from Colombo to Kataragama is quite a...
Chef Dimuthu receiving his award from President Maithripala Sirisena.
Aitken Spence Hotels’ star chef, Chef Dimuthu...
The five-star, 24 hour, all-inclusive Hotel Riu...
The ayurvedic wellness resort, Heritance Ayurveda...
Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s premier...
“Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) is one of fewer than 20 known paintings by da Vinci. Credit: CHRISTIE’S
A painting once bought for $60 is about to...
Jessica Gomes and Aaron Bairos were born to be...
Wilhelmina and her dog Henry (Pic: PA)
Oct 10: After deducing that the perfect man...
VALLEY PARK, Mo. Oct 10: Lone Elk Park near...
CUSTOMERS at a Newcastle cafe got a side of scary...
“I must strip my vines of all useless foliage and...
Zebras are laid across our streetsfor safety...
‘Hemmed in’, that’s what one might call the...
The Rajagiriya Overpass
Traffic congestion is an inescapable result of...
Pic: Shan Rupassara
Gowers Corporate Services, the controversial...
Treasury Bond Commission easily took the center...
Navy Commander Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah, with State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardena and SLAF Commander Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi at the opening event
The Sri Lanka Navy successfully conducted their...
As far as we, consumers, are concerned, assurance...
Finance Minister, Mangala Samaraweera assumed...
PIC: SALIYA RUPASINGHE
All residents of the Ethul Kotte Angampitiya New...
Discipline is the bridge between goals and...
FILE PICTURE: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
Sri Lanka’s rapidly aging population, one of the...
According to a recent survey conducted by the...
The Northern rural town, Mankulam, 30 km from...
D. B. Dhanapala
The Sri Lanka Press Council will issue a...
Forty five per cent of Sri Lanka’s household...
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has issued...
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Research...
The Central Expressway (CEW) is expected to boost...
Senior journalist, defence correspondent and...
While new weapons of attack against the deadly...
A series of ceremonies will be held in Matara in...
President Maithripala Sirisena has directed...
Two abductors nabbedKurunegala Police nabbed two...
President Maithripala Sirisena, in an unexpected...
Much attention was placed on a bank heist where...
​Star Holdings, a 100% Sri Lankan fabric care...
The Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) Board...
Sri Lanka Telecom powered ICBT e-Sports gamerfest...
Frank Skarpnes - Director of Manufacturing, Chief Guest- Thorbjørn  Gaustadsæther, Ambassador to Norway in Sri Lanka and the Maldives,  Shantha Kumara- Deputy Director, MEPZ, Ruwan Rajapakse - Managing  Director, SandeepthaGamalath - Former Managing Director (Current Regional  Sales Director) open the new office.
BOI Enterprise Jiffy Products SL (Pvt) Ltd...
 Picture shows HNB Board Director, Rose Cooray opening the bank’s new Centre of Aspiration together with HNB Managing Director/CEO, Jonathan Alles, Chief Operating Officer, Dilshan Rodrigo, Chief Risk Officer/Assistant General Manager – Risk, Damith Pallewatte, Chief Human Resource Officer/Deputy General Manager – Human Resources, Chiranthi Cooray and Manager – Centralized Collection, Piyakara Jayarathne.
HNB PLC has opened Centre of Aspiration, a state-...
How you behave will have a tremendous impact on your people. www. mikeholtzer.com
If you look at many of the famous leaders...
Spreading the thoughts of showing Sri Lanka the...
Lack of futuristic integrated planning has been...
Sri Lanka will be able to fast track trade...
‘Entrepreneur Award for the Year 2017’ for the...
Managing Director, Interbrand India,  Ashish Mishra
Interbrand, the brand consultancy firm, has begun...
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC recently joined...
Milan Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
Sri Lanka Insurance opened a branch in Tangalle...
Hayleys Advantis was recognized as one of Asia’s...
The Crysbro Chicken stall enticed the attention...
The Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI)...
Tokyo Cement, the manufacturers of Tokyo...
 Virtusa Corporation, has been recognized...
HTC Corporation, an innovator in mobile and...
Have you thought about your retirement? Or has...
With its ‘Brand Affluence’ product range having...
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon will keep more than...
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...
NCE which serves Sri Lankan exporters, and...
Sri Lanka-Iran trade relations cannot grow until...
The Colombo Artificial Intelligence (AI) Meetup,...
The Youth to Nation Foundation (YNF) in...
Sri Lanka spends foreign exchange unnecessarily...
The 47th CAMFEBA HR Conference was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia recently.
The world of traditional HR is being rapidly...
From left – Product Manager Ruwan Kodisinghe, Chief Manager Brands and Product Development Mr. Shalinga Alawathugoda, Head of Sales Gihan Fernando, Deputy General Manager  Piyal Pathirana, Manager Brands and Product Development, Ms. Tharanga Witharana, Operations Manager, Lalin Fernando and Product Executive Sampath Wijethunga.
The Browns General Trading Division (Browns GTD)...
The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (...
The Golden Crown Kandy
The Golden Crown Hotel (Pvt) Ltd. will commence...
Members of the Sri Lanka delegation with Regional Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, Pacific and Latin America, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Fatema Z. Sumar.
Following the signing of an MoU with the...
Emirates will introduce three additional flights per week to Stockholm
Emirates will introduce three additional flights...
Selected students of 2017 batch with SLITHM administration before departure to Salzburg. From left Probodh Kulatunga (DDG),  Saman Hathurusingha (Principal), Sunil Dissanayake (Chairman, SLITHM), Ms. E.M.T.S. Ekanayaka (Student, SLITHM Bandarawela), W.G.V.M. Raveendra (Student, SLITHM Bandarawela), P.D.G.S. Kumaratunga (Student, SLITHM Colombo), D.D.S.P. Dharmarathna (Student, SLITHM Colombo), Ms. V.P. Nanayakkara (Student, SLITHM Colombo) Buddhika Hewawasam (DG), Ms. N. Damayanthi Sudasinghe (German Langua
One of the world’s leading hospitality training...
Opening of the 100th Self Banking Unit at Trincomalee Regional Head Office, and performing the first transaction.
People’s Bank recently opened its 100th Self...
The issuer rating of SL [A-] with stable outlook...
From left: Manager, Product Marketing, Guru.lk, Sandaruwan Senanayake, Director, Guru.lk, Asanga Vitharana, Chief Executive Officer, Guru.lk, Hasitha Dela, Director, Abans Information Systems, Chathura Jayawardana and Brand Manager, Abans PLC, Tilan Thennakoon at the signing of the agreement.
Abans recently partnered with Guru.lk, an e-...
Supermarkets should create plastic-free aisles to cater to their customers’ demands, says former Asda CEO Andy Clarke. Pic: Alamy
The former boss of Asda is calling for...
A year ago, the Fairway Colombo City Hotel made...
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera with the US Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Ambassador Thomas Shannon
The Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala...
Land values in Colombo are growing at a...
The warm-hot inter galactic medium, or the Whim ought to appear as a dim outline in the cosmic microwave background, scientists say. Above, a map of relic radiation from the big bang, composed of data gathered by the Planck satellite.  Pic: HO/AFP/Getty Images
It is one of cosmology’s more perplexing problems...
The number of elderly people becoming homeless in...
Sri Lanka A captain Dhananjaya de Silva pulls on the leg side watched by  West Indies ‘A’ wicket-keeper John Hamilton during his innings of 104 on  the third day of the first unofficial test at Jamaica.
JAMAICA, Friday - Sri Lanka ‘A’ team skipper...
Douglas Daniel of St. Patrick’s College Jaffna...
Milo Football Tournament which commenced last...
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua- Captain Stafanie Taylor...
Teejay Lanka PLC, the region’s largest...
Musaeus College, Champion team in Orange Ball category: (from left squatting) Thinaya Fenando, Kumarangi Jayasinghe, Sithmi   Alwathura, Anulki Gunawardena, Vosandi Ratnayake, Manthi Gallage, (standing) Sesandhi Liyange, Inuri Wijesinghe, Gehansa Methsandi And Yasasvi Narangoda.
Musaeus College has performed creditably well at...
LAHORE: Former Pakistan Test fast bowler Aaqib...
Sri Lanka’s cricket board is reconsidering plans...
I had the good fortune to get around Sanath...
NEW DELHI: A top ICC official has urged cricket...
Sri Lanka Army recorded a straight sets (25-11,...
Saunders beat Moragasmulla SC 3-1 in their Dialog...
The return of leading all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan...
Australia’s Daria Gavrilova hits a return against Jennifer Brady of the US during their women’s singles semi-final match at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament on October 14, 2017.  / AFP PHOTO / DALE DE LA REY
Daria Gavrilova produced her best performance of...
The Royal College Group of ‘97 will host its 7th...
W. A. Jayantha Jayalal
W.A. Jayantha Jayalal became the solitary...
Wadduwa Central College set a new record by...
Full Marathon winner James Tallam receives the award fromWestern Province Chief Minster  Isuru Devapriya. Also in the picture are from left chief Executive Offcer SriLankan Airlines, Suren Ratwatte, Acting Sports Minister M.H.M. Haris, Chairman Tourist Promotion Board Udaya  Nanayakkara and Chief organizer LSR Colombo Marathon and Chairman Sports  Rieson Lanka Ltd. Thilak Weerasinghe
The 17th LSR Colombo Marathon was held last...
Winner Eshan Pieris with runners up Senna SN and Prassetyo    Hardja
Sri Lanka’s Eshan Pieris continued his winning...
A school which has been a major force in school...
Peterites beat their traditional rivals St.Joseph...
Lahiru Thirimanne scored 53 out of the 95 runs scored by Sri Lanka’s top six batters.
DUBAI, Saturday – Interim head coach Nic Pothas...
St. Mary’s College, Kegalle won the All Island...
Sri Lanka sprang in to the quarter finals and...
Sri Lanka Women’s team secured a place in the...
DE SILVA (nee ABEYWARDENA) CLEMA (BUBSY). Beloved...
A herd of elephants emerge from the jungle
The Dry Zone plains of the Wasgamuwa wildlife...
 No KulappuKulappu is known to stomp his...
Having almost got a heart attack and undergone a...
This cat purrs low with discontent and it’s still...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLease...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESTourist Board approved...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALEThe Hotel Sisithera...
MISCELLANEOUSPast Pupils of Veyangoda, Dehiwala...
It was Spring Time and all the trees were bearing...
Food Chain and Food WebEvery living plant and...
There are many flowers in the world such as roses...
Children from various communities were present at...
One day I was left alone in the house. So I went...
The White Cane Day or the International Day for...
Water is very important for our survival. It is...
The novel Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie is about the...
My favourite writer is Martin Wickremasinghe. He...
First Prize Charles John Huffman Dickens (...
I have had many experiences. My favourite...
Second PrizeWarrior’s Road: Targo the Arctic...
I have read many folktales from around the world...
Thinking of the future, we strive for continued...
It was exciting news for many a Harry Potter fan...
My name is Bilal and I am eight-years-old.I study...
My name is Kaveesha Udani. I study in Grade Five...
I am Dasun Sankalpa Hettiarachchi. I study in...
I am Dulasha Dithi Shenya Ranasinghe. I study in...
My father’s name is Harischandra. He is 55 years...
Television is an important medium of...
International Children’s Day was declared in 1954...
A Buddhist Govi parents seek professionally...
About our son,​ Management Trainee in a State...

Week of October 15, 2017