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Week of January 22, 2017

Rohan Amerasinghe is one of the senior, but...
It was the cold December, 2014, Colombo was a...
Rush hour in Tokyo Getty Images
High-profile suicide cases prompt calls for...
(Commemorating 75 years of the Holocaust...
The year is new and Milan runways featured styles...
The Edward Lear Poetry Competition turned out to...
A colourful reception was held on board the...
P.M.N.Bandara (3rd from right) with the Vice Chancellor, the Executive Dean and some of the lecturers of the Accounting Division
A Sri Lankan educationalist, P.M.N. Bandara, who...
At many international Cardiology Seminars over...
Ice in the Arctic Ocean’s Chukchi Sea region. “What’s going on in the Arctic is really very impressive; this year was ridiculously off the chart,” said Gavin A. Schmidt, the head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
Marking another milestone for a changing planet,...
Year 2016 has left us, the 365 days passing in a...
The ground breaking ceremony of the Blue Mountain...
Flemingo the duty free people held their 5th...
Infrastructure and property developer Iconic...
 Due to the different types of viruses...
50,000 women undergo IVF treatment in Britain every year.  Rex Features
A new type of ‘three-person IVF’ has allowed a...
From left:  Dr.Praveena Vasudev Pai  - Consultant fertility  specialist (MARC) Kasturba Hospital, Manipal / Dr Muralidhar V Pai - Head  Department of Obs & Gyn., KMC Manipal / Dr Satish Kumar Adiga- Prof and chief embryologist of MARC,  Dr Poornima  Baliga - Dean,  Kasturba  Medical College, Manipal University , Manipal / Deepal Nelson - Managing Director Apeksha IVF Centre / Dr Champa Nelson - Director Apeksha IVF Centre / Dr Pratap Kumar- Professor and head of MARC,  Dr Sudhakar Kantipudi - Deputy Medical
Apeksha IVF recently signed a Memorandum of...
Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets...
Cancer is a dreadful disease which takes a heavy...
 Top award winners with the senior management of hardware and foam sector of  Richard Pieris & Co.
Richard Pieris & Co PLC honoured its top...
Leonie didn’t need a man to mate   Credit:  Tourism and Events Queensland
A female leopard shark has become the first known...
The concept of being able to predict the sex of a...
The roadless areas map developed by Roadfree.org and partners. The map referred to in this article is behind Science’s paywall!
Scientists are calling for the urgent protection...
Riverside rain forest in the Congo basin. Photo: Paul Godard
A 145,000 sq km area of peatland swamp forest has...
It was a pleasant surprise to see saxophonist/...
Amelia Hall recreated the Van Gogh painting on her leg rather than self-harm Amelia Hall
A student at the University of Manchester UK has...
Sir Paul McCartney
Sir Paul McCartney has stepped up a bid to...
Davena Vihagun (aka Burning Birds), written and...
The award winning Sinhala stage play Maraka Linde...
Rama, Sita and Lakshman
Misted in a past that holds to be a ‘time before...
Udyaysiri Wickremaratne’s latest stage play, 361...
The partly restored image house of the Padikemgala Vihara which was carried out by Central Cultural Fund recently.
Enjoy the comfortable drive down the picturesque...
Last week, I was listening to an audio...
A New Year gives us the unique opportunity to...
Pneumonia, an acute infection of the lungs, is...
As Sri Lanka braces for a future of water...
Speculations that the drought conditions will...
Sri Lanka was once known as one of the finest...
 Minister Ranjith SiyambalapitiyaPower and...
The impending drought has given signals to the...
A thovil ceremony in ‘full session’
A young mother in Kuliyapitiya met with a tragic...
The controversy over the use of Unmanned Aerial...
Every four years, like clockwork, our readers’...
The Department of Meteorology has announced that...
The Right to Information Act will be implemented...
Minister of Regional Development, Field Marshall...
Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and Joseph Stalin
January, the month in which a new set of students...
The new Gazette notification setting out...
“Given the number of increasing casualties and...
The 34th session of the United Nations Human...
The new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army,...
The users of perhaps the most convenient form of...
Negombo Police nabbed two members of a criminal...
The National Council of the YMCAs of Sri Lanka...
A recorded public talk on ‘What is the...
A new passenger boat service was launched on...
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Sri...
Refuting rumours that dengue is spreading inside...
Bren Security (Pvt) Ltd, the Sri Lankan partner...
Peace Air, one of the shortlisted bidders for Sri...
The Government will have to bear an additional...
The annual Meelad-Un-Nabi prize giving of the...
President Donald Trump assumed power with a...
70-year-old Joe Wijayanayake, an elderly resident...
President Maitripala Sirisena who travelled by...
Police nab three robbersThree people involved in...
President Maithripala Sirisena while...
Transfer you existing Credit Card balance to a...
Pelwatte Dairy Industries special offer on bulk...
At the launch of the development plan: From left - Head of Corporate Planning, Lake House, Sumith Kothalawala, General Manager, Lake House, Abhaya Amaradasa, Director, Legal, Lake House, Sirimewan Dias Piyasena, MTI, CEO Hilmy Cader, Head of Operations, MTI, Kapila Liyanage and Business Analyst, MTI, Rajika Sangakkara.
The Associated Newspapers of Sri Lanka (Lake...
Commercial Leasing & Finance PLC(CLC) takes...
At the re-launch of NSB’s Sthree women’s savings account, eight women were presented first day accounts. Here first ever lady Public Trustee of Sri Lanka, Tharangani Keenawenna Dissanayake receives a replica of the account book from NSB Chairman Ashwin de Silva. NSB CEO/General Manager Dhammika Perera and officials look on .PICTURE BY VIPULA AMARASINGHE
Sri Lanka’s national domestic savings rate is 24...
Tung Lai-Margue
The European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (...
Duo Software bagged a ‘Merit Award’ at the Asia...
A stall at Construction Expo 2016
There is a dearth of manpower in the construction...
The Neduntharakai passenger vessel
Colombo Dockyard PLC delivered a passenger launch...
Annual coconut production is now about three billion nuts
Total coconut product exports rose 12% to an...
The Treasury Secretary has informed secretaries...
DAVOS, Switzerland - Pakistan Prime Minister...
SriLankan Cargo, the freight handling arm of...
The number of institutional investors will reach...
The government is implementing a broader policy...
Cement manufacturer INSEE Cement (formerly known...
Swimwear manufacturer, Linea Aqua (Pvt) Ltd...
Vehicle merchants, displeased with the new...
Some of the water supply facilities donated to schools under the Brandix ‘Model Village’ program.
The Brandix Group accelerated its ‘model village...
Sri Lanka in comparison, with its 1,340 km-shoreline can do wonders in the area of marine or nautical tourism
Media reports recently quoted Tourism Minister...
Dr. Nishan de Mel and Subhashini Abeysinghe
On a global scale, Sri Lanka is falling behind...
The government will decide on the budget proposal...
PICTURE BY VIPULA AMARASINGHE
Amana Takaful introduced a ‘Takaful’ insurance...
Colombo City Centre’s three-bedroom show suite...
The new Cuban Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Jauna...
Emirates is offering special fares to travellers...
SDB bank organized a special award ceremony for...
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The past two decades saw the corporate world...
The government hopes to make the country self-sufficient in maize, soya bean, potato, Bombay onion and chillie production. priyankara kalupana
The government will continue to provide the input...
Goyo, new Sri Lankan based Fitness App and...
CEO, Boswin Lanka, Prasad Vidanalage (left) exchanging the agreements with Director, Cellcity, Lanka Upul Fernando.
Cellcity Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has introduced a new...
The Government has signed a US$125 million credit...
Traditionally, Insurers provide financial...
Timothy Wright  and Chris McFall
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has appointed...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has lined-up four...
According to World Health Organization (WHO),...
Hendricks Tea opened its newest outlet on the...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is opening its...
Commencing operations with modest beginnings 20...
The UTE team with the ISO 9001:2015 certification. From left: CEO Riyad Ismail, Head of ESS and Ecologic Systems, Yasa Bandara, Manager ESS, Indika Thushara, Manager Power Systems, Ranil P. Maddepola, Six Sigma Black Belt, Dulika Rodrigo and Head of Six Sigma Division/Master Black Belt, Tharaka Dayabandara.
United Tractor & Equipment (Pvt) Limited (UTE...
The Otello collection at Abans provides a toxic-...
Students who wish to pursue an accounting and...
The new president is sworn into office
President Donald Trump has painted a bleak...
Jan 21: Two of the survivors are children,...
Jan 21: A man who drove his car into a crowded...
South African Imran Tahir (left) celebrates during the first T20 match between against Sri Lanka on January 20 at Supersport park in Centurion, South Africa. - AFP
CENTURION, Saturday- David Miller hit 40 off...
Tennis legend Andre Agassi on Saturday backed...
A “super-focused” Serena Williams joined sister...
Wicketkeeper Tom Blundell is the sole newcomer in...
Red hot rugby was dished out by both the teams...
Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory over German teenager Alexander   Zverev in an epic five sets at the Australia Open in Melbourne on Saturday.   AFP
MELBOURNE, Saturday (AFP) - Rafael Nadal’s ageing...
Bangladesh unleashed Shakib Al Hasan with...
A long term plan to develop cricket at St....
An electronic scoreboard was ceremonially opened...
Sri Lanka made history in the international Muay...
Ron Chandragupta 157 for CCC v Tamil Union.
CCC’s left-handed opener Ron Chandragupta scored...
Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday announced the demise...
Navy SC scored a convincing 81 points to 23 win...
GOMES - BOMIRIYAGE RATHNAPALA GOMES - Loving...
Relations between key players in the power and...
Yes, this cat spent all of four days in Galle -...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLESLowest...
BUSINESS PREMISES - TO LET OR LEASEBentota Land...
PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCY - SERVICESAble to...
PRINTING MACHINERY - FOR SALEA Telecommunication...
ESTATE - FOR SALEColombo District 240 perches...
 Radical changes in the education system...
 Reading is very important in our daily...
China has announced officially that it will ban...
Friends are important to us. We all have friends...
Doctors in Vietnam have removed a pair of...
My pet is a cat. Its name is Anala. It’s six...
 In Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte explores the...
 Water is an important natural resource. We...
 My favourite animal is the elephant. The...
William Shakespeare is the best English writer of...
 Elders are the people who are elder to us....
My favourite book is Magnus Chase and the Sword...
There are thousands of galaxies observed by...
The Junior Observer launches 'Junior Readers’...
My family is small. However, it is a happy family...
Smearing on sunscreen,Under the umbrella for...
I look in the mirror,And what do I see?A pair of...
The annual concert titled 'Tots' Tune 2016' of...
My dog means the world to me,He's faithful,...
Oh, rainbow, oh, rainbow,How lovely are your...
My name is Venuka Rashintha. I study in Grade...
I am Parami Nimasha and I am 12-years-old. My...
I am Mohamed Basith. I am 8-years-old. I study in...
My name is Shahid and I am 11-years-old. I am...
What is Astronomy?Astronomy is the branch of...
My name is Bunny. I have long white fur. I am as...
A caring partner is sought by G/B parents in...
A pretty daughter born after 1986 from a...

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