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Week of August 20, 2017

It was a gathering of distinguished guests and...
Paul Kuharevicz wound up purchasing a $1 million...
 The Republic of Maldives Embassy in Sri...
It was amazing and true when it happened at the...
I had just finished my breakfast when there was a...
Is Sri Lanka cricket doomed?I am a proud citizen...
(from left): S. Manimaran – The Principal, P. Kandasamy – Divisional Education Officer (DEO), S. Vethasalam Retired DEO, K.Rajendra, Manager, Seylan Bank PLC - Batticaloa, A. Rameshkumar, Secretary, School Development Committee, I. P. Mohanraj, Manager, Seylan Bank PLC - Kalmunai, S. Udayakumaran, Executive of Seylan Bank PLC - Area Office
In line with its iconic CSR initiative to uplift...
The Kadawatha branch of York International School...
INSEE Cement, Sustainable Development and Communications Director Farzana Khan addressing the students.
Sri Lanka’s top cement manufacturer, INSEE Cement...
In the suburb of Colombo when you travel along...
The Charter of Zonta IV organized an event to...
An Emirates A380 aircraft landed at the...
A well-known singer Umara celebrated the launch...
While suicide rates in general have reduced due...
The Yala National Park, a major asset for the...
The beautiful mix of Thai spices has now become...
Aug 11: Scientists at the Universities of Oslo...
Aug 12: A woman was arrested this week in China...
People who want to rid themselves of wasp nests should call a professional exterminator or use a commercial insect repellent, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue District Chief John Kaplanis told CBC.   (John P. Ashmore/Shutterstock)
Aug 7: A homeowner in the north core of...
Paul Kuharevicz wound up purchasing a $1 million winning lottery ticket after his flight home from a business trip was cancelled. Pic: Michigan Lottery
Aug 11: A Michigan man wound up $1 million richer...
Talk about life’s miracles: As a homeless young...
No more will the Harbour Room at the Grand...
Since setting up the literary agency Writer’s...
The launch of the book, Thatta Gaayikaawa, a...
The dance extravaganza ‘Resurrection’ is set to...
The Cultural Department, functioning under the...
A festival of three plays, written and directed...
Alfred Lord Tennyson once said: “It is better to...
Australia is a place that takes you to the days...
There are a number of things that are important...
A Dagoba built inside the building
Dambadeniya is a majestic, isolated, ancient city...
Traditionally, education is defined as creating a...
Dr Rajitha Senaratne-Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe-Dr Jayampathy Wickremaratne-Chandrapala Kumarage
Although one of the slogans the government...
For decades, the tea grown in the salubrious...
Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera, State Minister of Finance, Eran Wickremaratne and Finance Ministry Secretary, Dr. D.H.S. Samaratunga before announcing the Divi Udana scheme at the Ministry. (Pic: Wimal Karunatilaka)
The Government last week declared an unexpected...
Last week, the cabinet unanimously approved the...
Beira Lake Development Project:Creating public...
Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. The company’s  revenue has jumped by more than 50 percent from a year ago
HONG KONG - The technology world’s $400 billion-...
Have you seen Jurassic Park and Jurassic World ?...
At last, small biz gets the attention it needs!...
The Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development...
Reference our article titled ‘No restrictions for...
Deputy Minister of Power and Renewable Energy...
The Department of Meteorology has predicted more...
Bodum Engineering Solutions Ltd, a leading...
“There will be a new type of lunch sheet...
“I am a hero,” seems to be what is running in the...
Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Sri Lanka, Jim McCabe, Chairman, Laugfs Holdings, W.K.H. Wegapitiya, Group Managing Director of Laugfs Holdings, Thilak de Silva and Deputy General Manager of SINOSURE, Guo Yilin at the ceremony.
Laugfs Gas PLC and Standard Chartered launched...
Australia’s former Sex Discrimination...
The decision to ban safaris into Wilpattu...
The Government has already achieved the target of...
A young mother of two (25) has died of being hit...
International Youth Day:Denied of parental...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing (SLIOP),...
The ‘State Photography Festival 2017’ was held...
Two persons who had mosquitoes in plastic cans...
Responding to a request made by Rev M. Pushpamala...
Lebanese troops on Saturday launched an offensive...
Guests joined government officials and hotel...
A recorded public talk on ‘Thought and Knowledge...
Man with ammunition arrested at KoshenaPolice...
The Ministry of Education has agreed with the...
“All vacancies for electoral organizers of the...
Foreign Minister, Tilak Marapana
The new Foreign Minister, Tilak Marapana after...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) will conduct...
Rex de Silva
The Sri Lanka College of Journalism (SLCJ) is...
The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka and...
The Government is mulling new strategies to...
The Maha Bodhi Society of India will celebrate...
‘Somawathie Deepalokana’ pinkama will be held on...
Hyundai Lanka (Pvt) Ltd is offering as a prize a...
The head table at the launch of TradMed International 2017 - Sri Lanka PIC: THUSHARA FERNANDO
The Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous...
From chic living room designs to eye-catching...
Australia urged paceman James Faulkner to make...
Fentons Ltd, an integrated solutions provider for...
The GSP Plus facility is being implemented at...
Aqua Vista is Fairway Properties’ latest addition...
The third United Nations Inter- Agency Badminton...
Hosted by the SL Geek Club, ‘Lanka Comic Con’ has...
The World Trade Organization (WTO), made its...
The 2018 Budget will focus on driving economic...
At the recently concluded Sri Lanka Best Employer...
The airline also works closely with other authorities at BIA
Human Smuggling, the illegal transfer of people...
The world’s largest peer-to-peer network of...
OPPO is pleased to announce that “Meet Mathew,” a...
A family with a rainwater tank donated by the Bank and the medical clinic funded by the Bank to check the health of residents of the area.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon launched the second...
Panasian Power announced on Friday the successful...
Tharanga Vithanage, Head of Sales and Marketing,...
From left: T. Jayakanth, S. Jeganathan, Co-ordinator, Kelani Shakthi, Jayantha Wijesinghe, Course Director, Kelani Shakthi, Dr. T. Thiruvaran, S. Theneswaran, S. Siva Yogarajan, S. Elanganathan.
The first batch ‘Kelani Shakthi’ students who...
‘At the end of the day, it is very important to understand the relationship between cost and value’ WWW.CERTECO.CO.UK
When is a good time to start optimizing costs? Is...
With its latest venture in innovative technology...
JLanka Power & Energy (Pvt) Ltd has...
The recent resurfacing of the runway of the...
Large crowds gathered at the exhibition last year
The organizing committee of the FACETS...
Dr. Aart de Geus
Synopsys Inc. a global high-tech leader enabling...
State Minister of International Trade, Sujeewa Senasinghe with Minister of Customs and Trade of Turkey,  Bulent Tufenkci
On the invitation by the Embassy of the Republic...
Delmege Consumer, Quebee Den and Cerestar officials at  the signing of the agreement.
Delmege has entered into a partnership with...
Jonathan Alles and Rienzie Arsecularatne
The HNB Group recorded a profit before VAT and...
The Sri Jayawardena University in collaboration...
The winners
Promoting gender equality among the women closest...
President Maithripala Sirisena presents the...
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce appreciates steps...
In the year 2000, the travel web site ‘...
The Central Environment Authority has planned short term, medium term and long term programs to reduce the use of plastics. PIC: LAKE HOUSE MEDIA LIBRARY
The government will issue a gazette notification...
Ceylinco Life has posted a profit before tax of...
Azran Osman-Rani and  Mohit Pande
CIMA Business Leaders Summit 2017 will take place...
Head of the jury panel, Imal Fonseka and Project Chairman Shaminda Perera
The winners of the Effie Awards 2016 will be...
The meeting in progress
The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) of Sri...
Mobitel recently unveiled ‘X Station’, the first...
Prof. Paul Tae-Woo Lee addressing the gathering. Council Member, CILT, Ibrahim Saleem is also in the picture.
The Logistics Leaders’ Evening organised by the...
RV Isabu
A large and high-tech ocean Research Vessel (RV)...
Sri Lanka’s retail industry will come together to...
With the government’s Private Public Partnership...
Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited, the sole...
The new committee: Standing (from left): Cammy Gunasekera, Dimitri Cooray, Asitha Panabokke, Ratten Abdulhussein, Shamali De Vaz, and Ruan Samarasinghe. Seated (from left): Secretary of the PATA Sri Lanka Chapter, Lakshika Perera, Zahara Cader, Sega Nagendra, Vice Chairman Prabath Harshakumar, Chairman Denesh Silva, Vice Chairman Muaiyyed Idroos, and Imme. Past Chairman Hussain Jayah.
Director of The Kingsbury Colombo/Amaya Leisure...
Lakshman Silva
DFCC Bank PLC has appointed Lakshman Silva as its...
Managing Director Saif Yusoof, Directors Gaazali Arifeen and Ashker Laffir receive the award from Deputy CEO of Huawei Sri Lanka, Vasabha Bulathsinhala.
Expolanka Freight (EFL) and Classic Travel have...
Chairperson of HNBA and HNBGI, Rose Cooray and Managing Director/CEO HNBA and HNBGI, Deepthi Lokuarachchi
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned...
Thimal Perera
DFCC Bank PLC has appointed Thimal Perera as the...
Spa Ceylon, a luxury ayurveda brand has...
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Sapath Systems is a one stop IT solution provider...
Susumu Ando
Tokyo Cement has appointed Susumu Andoas as the...
‘Millennials’, the generation born from the early...
 The destroyed house in Alcanar.
When an explosion ripped through a house in the...
Children at one of the camp’s purpose-built schools. It is hugely overcrowded, with classes of more than 300 pupils at a time. Pic: Peter Caton/UNHCR
This, then, is a family. There is 23-year-old...
Global market rules are either in favour of, or...
Russian chess legend Garry Kasparov concluded his...
Ranga Wimalasooriya, Ransilu Jayathilake & Darin Weerasinghe
Darin, Ransilu and High Octane Fitness break...
British athletics great Mo Farah will hope his...
Australia’s cricket team arrived in Dhaka Friday...
The All Blacks identified their lineout as a weak...
World number four Rory McIlroy is in the field...
Angelo Mathews and Upul Tharanga await their batting turns during practice at the Rangiri Dambulla Stadium ahead of the first ODI against India on Sunday. – AFP
DAMBULLA: Sri Lanka will be attempting to get the...
Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday announced the...
Ladies College teenager Anika Seneviratne swept...
Major General Shavendra Silva the chairman of the Gajaba Supercross 2017 Organizing Committee receives the main sponsor ship from Bishri Latif of CEAT Kelani Tyre Lt. Also in the picture are for left Col.Mahinda Rajapaksa and Tharindu Mihiraka. Picture by Rukmal Gamage.
The sixteenth edition of the Gajaba Supercross...
New Zealand’s wing Rieko Ioane scores a try during the Rugby Championship test match between Australia and the New Zealand All Blacks in Sydney on August 19, 2017. -AFP
SYDNEY AFP Aug19, 2017The world champion All...
The annual Saints’ Quadrangular tournament is a...
Chamila Bandara, (right) General Manager/COO Mountain Hawk Express(Pvt) addressing the media also in the picture are form left Avancka Herath, Vice Captain Royal Colombo Golf Club, Kumudu Gunasekera Vice  President AmCham Sri Lanka
Following the resounding success of last year’s...
The All Island Schools Under 16 Rugby Tournament...
HSBC International Junior Golf Championship 2017...
 The X Pro Academy’s under 15 cricket team...
Zahira College, Colombo Rugby Committee organised...
England's Alastair Cook celebrates reaching 200 during play on day 2 of the first Test cricket match between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston in Birmingham, central England on August 18. AFP
Alastair Cook’s double century put England in a...
Sanath Jayasuriya has revealed that Angelo...
Bolt’s customary style of celebrating victory
Usain Bolt celebrates his 31st birthday today,...
The Kandy sports lovers pay tribute to the one...
I had the good fortune or merit to meet Dr....
SENANAYAKE - LAKSHMAN AUSTIN (TOM) - Formerly of...
History is deceptive. It is often written by the...
A new phenomenon has been born. This time too it...
Spain in shock over van attack :White racists,...
BUSINESS PREMISES FOR SALEA family owned Tea...
VCR, CD, DVDI & GAMES FOR SALEBlank CD/​DVD...
ESTATES FOR SALEAn attractive land of 22 acres...
FINANCE & LEASING SERVICES - VEHICLES To the...
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESColombo-02 On going 20Rooms...
Roxy and her family, including her 10-year-old...
My best friend is Maheesha. She is nine-years-old...
The GCE Advanced Level Examination 2017 commenced...
The Pacific OceanThe Pacific Ocean is the largest...
Workshop on creative writingA workshop designed...
My favourite sport is cricket. I play cricket...
Trees are an important part of our environment....
In the evening time, All surroundings are...
My new school is Galahitiyawa Central College.It...
The sun kept on sinking with a rich orange,...
He was born in a small village in Italy. He was...
Who is crying? The little baby, What happened to...
The scene of the crime, Was a goldfish bowl,...
The students of WP/GM/Ashoka Primary School,...
I am Dilini Jayashani. I am nine-years-old. I...
My name is K.P. Lakna Prabuddha. I study at...
I am Dilumini and am eight years old. I am a...
I am P.Y.K. Thilini Samadhi Madhushani. I am...
My mother’s name is Tharika Thavini. She is 32-...
 Elders are senior citizens of a country....
‘Preventioni is better than cure’ is a proverb...
We divide up the year into four seasons: spring,...
Independence Day of Sri Lanka is celebrated on...
AAAAA Available active 3 language speaking...
About son Sinhala Christian 28 years 3 months old...

Week of August 20, 2017