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Week of March 7, 2021

News

A spectacular air show was the highlight of a...
The Deyata Eliya program to provide electricity...
Around 223 persons out of 493 who died from Covid...
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (...
The Expert Committee led by President’s Counsel...
Defence Secretary General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne...
An interesting book I read recently is Lokaya...
The Central Bank launched the ‘National Financial...
EMA’s (European Medicines Agency) human medicines...
Children pay the pricefor family illsKillinochchi...
The Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association held its...

Feature

In this 24th and final instalment of the weekly ‘...
Gal Vihara at Polonnaruwa
Buddhism was first introduced to Sri Lanka in 3rd...

Features

An apology is an act of saying sorry. When we...
Towering over the desert like ocean waves frozen...
Sarah and Nicolas, the soon-to-wed couple bring...
Sri Lanka better known as the “Pearl of the...
Seqenenre Tao’s mutilated body being retrieved by his Queen and eldest son at the battlefield, painted by Winifred Mabel Brunton (South African, 1880-1959). From Hutchinson’s History of the Nations, published 1915.
Egypt may have had the most advanced civilisation...

Health

News Features

Co-Cabinet Spokesman and Minister of Mass Media,...
At present, food security has become one of the...
Sri Lanka urged the UN Human Rights Council Core...
The man and the woman who died in the incident-The suitcase containing the body
A woman has been murdered, the killer has...
“Women will only have true equality when men...
Name: Glory of Iron WingsReviewed by George I. H...

Business

Chairman Asgi Akbarally
Amãna Bank crossed the Rs. 100 billion mark in...
CIC Poultry Farms has widened the distribution of...
Sohantha Wijesingha
Sohantha Wijesingha was appointed as Senior Vice...
Tourism industry stakeholders to be vaccinated
Tourism industry personnel are to be vaccinated...
From left: CEO, JAT Holdings, Nishal Ferdinando, Secretary, Sri Lanka Cricket, Mohan de Silva, Managing Director, JAT Holdings, Aelian Gunawardene, CEO, Sri Lanka Cricket, Ashley De Silva and General Manager, Marketing, JAT Holdings, Dilshan Rodrigo.
JAT Holdings (Pvt) Ltd has  been appointed...
Laxapana Batteries PLC is entering the renewable...
The preparation of cattle feed.
Pelwatte Dairy Industries (PDI) has extended its...
From left: CEO Heshan Fernando, Chief Growth Officer Nare Bandaranayake, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Janaka Wickramasinghe and COO Ashik Bari
oDoc, a digital health company, has closed a USD...
A critical importance has been placed in the advancement of DFCC Bank’s digital product offerings which are also in line with the expectations of SME customers.
DFCC Bank has introduced various products and...
Group Managing Director of CBL Group, Sheamalee Wickramasingha receives the award on behalf of CBL.
The CBL Group, was named among the Top 10 Most...
Intrapersonal relationships or “within the self”...
Covid-19 has created redundancies locally and...
Contrary to the popular belief that motivating...
Sri Lanka which is well-known for handicrafts,...
WindForce Limited, a pioneer in the growth and...
A senior computer network manager for a global...
On a lush, green patch of rolling farmland in...
A large number of Sri Lankan Small and Medium...
Nalin Welgama
Come April, Sri Lanka will have the first home-...
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have not done well in...
The export sector is to receive a fresh boost...
Inspired by the authentic and youthful-minded,...
Arpico Insurance PLC, has appointed Kelum...
Chairman and Managing Director of Homelands and Homelands Skyline,  Nalin Herath, Directress  Mrs. Harshani Herath and General Manager Mrs. Lanka Jayasinghe open the branch.
Homelands and Homelands Skyline relaunched its...
 David Pieris Group and DPL officials at new office opening
DP Logistics (Private) Limited (DPL) recently...
Colombo City Centre Residences celebrated the...
AIA Insurance congratulated the winners of Sri...
D.P.K. Gunasekera
APRACA’s (Asia Pacific Rual and Agricultural...
The yields in the secondary bond market...
With the surge in Work From Home (WFH) and Learn...
Usha International, a leading fans brand, with a...
In Forex markets, the USD/LKR rate on the more...
The Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka...
Headline inflation, as measured by the year-on-...

Sports

Tom Moody arrives in Sri Lanka
Pundits, experts and saviours are continuing to...
Methvan Wijemanne-Tharuk Marasinghe
Methvan Wijemanne and Tharuk Marasinghe set up a...
From left: Rohana Ellawala (Deputy Chief Marketing officer, SLT), Chandika Vitharana (Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mobitel), Dimuth Gunawardena (President ARASL), Sithira Wickremasekera (VP ARASL) and Pasan Ranaweera (Sect. ARASL) at the sponsorship presentation
The National Rowing Championships is scheduled to...
Nilani Ratnayake
Sri Lanka Athletics (SLA) will conduct trials...
Hasaranga de Silva is congratulated by his teammates
The most highly paid player in the Sri Lanka team...
April 6, 1896: The Opening Ceremony of Athens 1896
The first of the Olympic Games in the modern...
JAT Holdings signed up with Sri Lanka Cricket as...
Amal Edirisooriya (left) the Director General,...
The 18 athletes Amasha de Silva, Amila Jayasiri,...
Nuwan Shiroman
Cricketing jargon that says ‘catches win matches...
An internal investigation into the outbreak of...
Former winner as chief guest! Gurusinha addressing the 39th Observer-Mobitel Cricketer of the Year as the Chief Guest
The inaugural Mustangs trophy Royal-Thomian T20...
It was a sad indictment on Sri Lanka cricket when...
The Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) will run...
One of Sri Lanka Cricket’s stakeholders, Colts...
Sea Hawks will confront Colombo FC while Ratnam...
The 22nd ‘Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya’ cycle...
The Munchee National Super League Volleyball...
DUBLIN AFP: Cian Healy, Ireland’s most capped...
An Open snooker tournament organized by the Sri...
AHMEDABAD AFP: India crushed England by an...
Five winners from the open category and...
Netball is also billed to go on a mega scale soon...
Entries are rolling in to the National Shooting...

Editorial

Tomorrow, the world celebrates International...

Opinion

Mahathma Gandhi
In 1968 Jaffna was shaken by the most explosive...
Security personnel walk through debris following the Easter Sunday  attacks in St Sebastian’s Church, Negombo
Of all the foreign relations perspectives on Sri...

Youth Observer

No gorilla glue needed!When styling your hair,...
Dinusha Dilrukshi is the number one female-...
Who is doing it like them??It looks like Chloe x...
If you were wondering who has more fun out of...
Italian neorealism, also known as the Golden Age...
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band...
[Continued from last week…]Had this crazy idea...
Face book, as you know, is like an illusion...
The power of words, though intangible, possesses...
In modern times, it is practically a challenge to...
LOS ANGELES (BBC) - Lady Gaga’s dog-walker has...
Chloe Zhao
Chloe ZhaoImage Courtesy: Vanity Fair

Junior

INGREDIENTS2 Finest smoked bacon medallions 1...
2 cups plain flour (all purpose)2 tablespoons...
I have a beautiful home garden. It is small but I...
I am one of the creations of nature. Without me...
 Last week I went to the Pinnawela Elephant...
With the development of modern society English...
Sigiriya is one of the most important historical...
Habits which lead to a healthy life are known as...
Munidasa Cumaratunga was born on July 25, 1887....
In the days of the Sinhala kings it was a...
Cinnamon is a very popular spice that is used all...
One day we were having fun, Then everything...
I feel a sudden gust of wind, A thunder clap up...
An artist’s illustration of Perseverance rover exploring inside 45km-wide Jezero Crater, Mars. Picture: AFP/NASA/JPL-Caltech
The rover streaked through the Martian atmosphere...
Supplies you will need: Coloured paper or...

Marriage Proposals

Academically qualified son born 1980,​5’11” tall...
About 1981 Matara Accountant pretty only daughter...

Obituaries

SOMASEGARAM - Dr. SANDRASEGARAM - (Retired R.M.P...

World

CALIFORNIA, March 6. (BBC) - Disneyland and other...
The US space agency’s Perseverance rover has...

Montage

The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo...
Soul Windows the second solo exhibition by...

Spectrum

A scene from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Out of all the creations of Walt Disney, ‘Snow...
Poetry is a beautiful form of writing that helps...

Impact

Varicose veinsGreetings from the garden of...
The magnificent BBC Orchestra
The world literati remembered his poetry and paid...
A forensic investigation
The Dr. C. G. Uragoda Lecture 2021 on the “...

Classifieds

Trade Offers & AccouncementsWater proofing of...
Business Premises - For Sale/LeaseMount Lavinia...
Positions Vacant - MarketingLeading Company...

Week of March 7, 2021