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Week of May 26, 2019

Harsha Makalande conducting the Khrome Orchestra
Harsha Makalande’s piano artistry does not belong...
 As most of us know, there are 12 vowel...
President: Priyanthika WickramasingheChairperson...
Eco-resort KumbukRiver has stopped selling room...
Co-Founder and Managing Director of Mitra Innovation, Dammika Ganegama speaks at the Malaysia Social Media Week 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Mitra...
Members of the Council of the National Chamber of...
Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB)...
Smart Wealth is a flexible savings plan that AIA...
KWA Architects, Partner Thilan Koththigoda with the awards.
Colombo based architectural and interior design...
Fitch Ratings Lanka has upgraded the National...
Skechers Spring/Summer 2019 collection hs a major...
HDFC Bank has reported profit growth in the first...
 Gany Subramaniam
Gany Subramaniam will take over as the Chief...
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants...
AIA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the...
Agricultural machinery has evolved greatly for...
CEO of EAM, Kanishka Wijesinghe
Having arrived at its milestone 25-year mark,...
Dialog Axiata PLC has entered into partnership...
Sri Lanka will be looking at introducing...
Rose Cooray and Deepthi Lokuarachchi
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned...
International market research agency, Kantar LMRB...
 Minister John Amaratunga addresses the meeting.
Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and...
The producers of Olu Tropical Water has committed...
KPMG Future-Ready Index reveals that only 20...
Headline inflation as measured by the year-on-...
D.H.S. Jayawardena and Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake
Aitken Spence PLC came up with sustained...
Minister Amaratunga with officials at Bentota.
Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and...
The Sri Lanka stall
Sri Lankan seafood exporters participated in the...
W. A. Wijewardena
The exchange rate appreciation and somewhat...
The Thai tourists
A group of 80 Thai tourists led by the Maheyong...
Aitken Spence Printing & Packaging (Pvt) Ltd...
Global Seafoods and BOI officials after the signing of the agreement.
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka signed a...
The John Keells Group’s revenue increased by 12%...
Charmarie Maelge was appointed as the MD of the...
Sri Lanka has a huge opportunity to harness the...
Sri Lanka should focus more on the European Union...
From left: President, ICCA, James Rees, Chairman, SLCB, Kumar de Silva and CEO, ICCA, Senthil Gopinath.
The International Congress and Convention...
The representatives of the business community pledge for unity in Sri Lanka.
Exports during the third and fourth quarters will...
Small and medium sector traders in the city will...
The recital of Bhakthi Gee in progress.
The Bank of Ceylon’s Buddhist Association...
In order to adapt, a company must have its antennas tuned to signals of change. Pic: Courtesy bizjournals.com
The terrorist attack on April 21 has made all...
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the...
* Debt Repayment Levy hurts bottom-linePan Asia...
The staff sing Bhakthi Gee
SriLankan Airlines commemorated Vasak at its home...
Deputy General Manager, Yamaha, Z. Ziyawudeen, the Brand Ambassadors of the two motorbicycles, Bathiya and Santhush and Director Passenger Vehicles, AMW, Yohann de Soyza at the launch.
Associated Motorways (Pvt) Ltd. introduced the...
Chairman, SLCB, Kumar de Silva addressing ICCA Asia-Pacific delegates at IMEX Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany last week.
Sri Lanka is continuing to attract global support...
Cars for SaleDatsun Redigo. CAU-xxxx Grey Doctor...
Business OpportunitiesInvestors and partners are...
Business Premises for SaleOutright sale of shop...
Lifts/TransportsTransport available from...
Estates for SaleTotal 19 acres 10 acres fully...
Tens, twenties, fifties are brought in Members of...
Wise shall rise not faster but slow and steady To...
O vile suicide bombers! I think you are the...
The nation’s shopkeepers and manufacturers...
Principal, Girls’ High School, Kandy, Malkanthi Abeygunasekera along with the Secretary of the OGA Kamini Kodituwakku cutting the cake while the senior teachers and members of the OGA look on.
The 140th Anniversary of Girls’ High School,...
In celebration of its 125th Anniversary, the...
President Maithripala Sirisena during his recent...
While attendance reaches normal levels in schools...
To commemorate the first month after the Easter...
In the last months of the war, LTTE recruiters...
Sajirani   Pic : Shan Rambukwelle
Trapped in someone else’s war for two decades of...
Didambarapullai Sinnathurai and Sivakumar Karthiyar   Pic : Shan Rambukwelle
Sivakumar Karthiyar (27) was chatting with two...
After the Easter Sunday attacks 1200 refugees and...
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara (C) leaves after a meeting with Buddhist spiritual leader Ittapana Dhammalankara Anu Nayake Maha Thera at the Rukmalgama Temple in Rukmalgama, about 20 kms from Colombo on May 23, 2019. (Pic: Ishara S.  Kodikara / AFP)
When the courts ordered the Bodu Bala Sena monk...
Sri Lankan born author of several books on...
Some of the fashion dresses that were displayed...
Another outlet for the fashion conscious was...
Moratuwa is a town embellished with churches. One...
The main natural source of light is the sun. At...
My hobby is gardening. It is a useful hobby,...
My mother is Sriyani. She is from Matara and...
The Colombo National Museum is the main museum in...
I have a colouring book. There are pictures of...
Newspapers play a very important role in a...
Many admire and follow various people. The person...
 The Ruwanweliseya is sited in the Ancient...
One day, I made a kite like a fish. I made it by...
St. John’s Medical Training Camp was held...
Trees are very useful to us. They are our friends...
A cheetah sanctuary in the US has seen a boom in...
A 72-year-old French man has travelled across the...
The Brisbane International School, Kohuwela held...
The Enchanted Bellows and other stories by Enid...
Lewis Carroll is the pseudonym of mathematician...
St. Agnes’ Eve—Ah, bitter chill it was!  ...
 Saman loved to take pictures and record the...
The name Pearl of the Indian Ocean is given to my...
Treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania braziliensis,using 15% paromomycin-Aquaphilic, was superior to a negative vehicle control.
Humid weather conditions in the country have...
Able G/B respectable parents. Seek NS/TT educated...
Academically and professionally qualified...
The independent polls monitors said there were no...
A decade after the war ended, displaced people in...
The French Spring Festival, one of the biggest...
The Government is looking at reforming the Muslim...
The Kiribathgoda Police has arrested a Muslim...
Madumadhawa Aravinda
In the wake of allegations over deputy leader of...
Low attendance in parliament last week during the...
War victory commemoration in the Northern...
MP Bimal Ratnayake
Opposition lawmakers are set to propose the...
At the final sessions last Friday (Pic: Ranjith Asanka)
The final sessions of “Empowerment of women local...
Following the Easter Sunday attacks on April 26,...
“As residents of Jaffna and people belonging to...
General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS)...
The Joint Opposition (JO) on Wednesday enacted a...
Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake with Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake and Navy Commander Vice Admiral Piyal de Silva. Pic: Chaminda Niroshana
Over a thousand civilians, security forces...
Lalith and Kugan
Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been ordered to give...
A Certificate course on Forensic Science,...
In a scathing indictment against police inaction...
Sabaratnam Anandakumar, Associate Editor, Sunday...
Facebook said it was investing heavily in...
Mullivaikkaal beach memorial on 18 May, 2019
May 18, 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of the...
President Maithripala Sirisena will attend the...
Late Death Obituary Notice of AL-HAJ M.N.M....
The following is an interview with Minister of...
This essay is an excavation of the roots of...
It appears that no confidence motions these days...
Extra Carbon Dioxide causes temperatures of the atmosphere and oceans to rise
If you happen to live in a coastal city such as...
When President Maithripala Sirisena vacates...
Following the April 21 Easter Sunday attacks, the...
Instructor teaching new recruits
The opportunity to defend the motherland is...
Dimuth Karunaratne
Sri Lanka will have a second chance of taking...
Former Sri Lanka Under-19 Youth World Cup cricket...
PB Gayani winning the women’s walking race
DM Dunukara of North Central Province and PB...
Kasun Jayatilleke of the Special Task Force (...
Australia’s Steve Smith hits a six during their 2019 Cricket World Cup warm up match against England at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, southern England yesterday (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)
SOUTHAMPTON AFP: Australia’s David Warner and...
Hashan Tillekeratne
Hashan Tillekeratne the head coach of the Sri...
Sri Lanka’s World Cup discards were put to the...
Sri Lanka skipper Nipun Dananjaya and Pakistan captain Rohail Nazir
Sri Lanka and Pakistan under-19 teams have...
Senior Deputy Inspector General Roshan Fernando
Former Royal College athletic captain and public...
World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a...
The Sri Lanka badminton team which became group champions pose with their medals. From left: Buwaneka Gunatilleka, Kavidi Sirimannage, Thilini Hendahewa, Dilmi Dias, Tony Wahyudi (coach), Mahinda Gamage, Sachin Dias and Dinuka Karunaratna
Sri Lanka’s badminton players created history in...
TOKYO - U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a...
DUBLIN AFP: World Rugby launched a global...
BEIJING AFP China’s Women’s World Cup football...
Professor Ranjit Silva (right) receiving his award from the president of the BWF Paul Eric Larsen
Professor Ranjit Silva who was president of the...
The disrupted inter school League rugby...
The theme song to motivate the Sri Lanka cricket...
The long awaited showpiece in limited overs...
Ports Authority’s Avishka Medonza from Western...
Sri Lanka’s basketball men’s and women’s teams...
The women’s inter club rugby Sevens tournament...
LONDON AFP: Jofra Archer marked his call-up to...
            Rugby in Sri Lanka may be far from reaching an exulted or passionate level that cricket has gained, but it has acquired an ugly reputation for being the most politicized of all sports in the country that its keepers are yet to find a formula to destroy what they say is a virus.  The extent to which rugby has been devoured by club politics could not have been seen any worse than when as many as 17 new faces took wing last night wearing the Sri Lanka emblem to contest a four-nation Asian tournamen
Rugby in Sri Lanka may be far from reaching an...
Former Sri Lanka Test and One Day International...
Weightlifting, which is one of the oldest sports...
Chief Scores   India 179 in 39.2 overs (HH Pandya 30, Ajay Jadeja 54, Trent Boult 4 for 33)   New Zealand 180 for 4 in 37.1 overs (Kane Williamson 67, Ross Taylor 71)
Trent Boult took four wickets as New Zealand went...
Mercantile Hockey Association president Manjula...
Rohan Abayakoon
Sri Lanka’s chief rugby selector Rohan Abayakoon...
A star lit night- a breeze swept beach in...
Sri Lankans at Mississippi State University, USA...
Shyamala Pushpanathan receiving her prize and Anuradha Nilmini Kumari’ husband being handed his prize
The Youth Observer ‘Mother’s Day competition...
We tend to think of gossip as one of those “...
We have experienced various art forms in our...
What’s religion to you? Most of us would answer...
Have you ever noticed how fresh newly plucked...
Love, tolerance and peace are the need of the...
I don’t flatter myself with notions of...
Trauma: Mel B was reportedly rushed to hospital after  losing vision in her right eye
Mel B ‘fears she is totally blind after being...
You’ve all been there: You’re out with your squad...
Ariana Grande has been very open with her fans...
Nails have for long been a vital measurement of...
The 2017 film Dunkirk is directed by Christopher...
Previously filmed in 1989, this creepy tale of a...
Vistas of the forest: The Vesak Orchid flowers bloom on the branch of a tree in heights of more than 15 metres above ground
“I want to capture the ‘Vesak Mal’ on my camera...
In the wake of the recent calamity, the Sri...
With IS (Islamic State) terrorists blowing...

Week of May 26, 2019