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Week of May 9, 2021

News

ANCL General Manager Abhaya Amaradasa who retired...
Health officials began rolling out the China made...
The Government Medical Officers’ Association (...
The State Vesak festival which was scheduled to...
As Sri Lanka began rolling out Russia’s Sputnik V...
 Drunken motorist runs over OICAMPARA: The...
The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation organised...
The Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay and...
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa launches the first phase of the Ruwanpura Expressway. Cabinet and State Ministers were also present
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday (May 7...
‘The Assassination of President Premadasa of Sri...

Feature

Walking along the bund of the Tissa Wewa in...
Frederick James Koch of Sri Lankan descent stars...

Features

Prof. Sunanda Mahendra’s new novel Nirmohanaya (...
The delegation of Buddhist monks on a goodwill...
Adhering to the fact that unexpected disasters...
So lyrical, so very passionate about nature that...
A funny thing has happened to us on our way to...
It is not a secret that the whole world has been...
Stephen King’s bestselling story published as...

Health

Plastic toxicity is back in the news with the...

News Features

WASHINGTON, May 8. (BBC) - US employers hired...
DARWIN: A documentary about a 10-year-old...
“Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he...

Business

Barista recently introduced its signature range...
The modern makeover in the front office area of the building 
The iconic Baurs building at Upper Chatham Street...
PBSS, an Information Technology and software...
The new normal has brought mothers to the...
Standing (from left): Devaka Cooray, Mrs. Priyanthi Peris, Richard Gunawardene, Anika Wilson, Hussain Akbarally, Joyce Gunawardene. Seated: Chairman Siva Selliah and Managing Director Aelian Gunawardene.
JAT Holdings, a producer of wood coatings, has...
Flight Sergeant R. Devapriya receives a medical insurance cover from Director, People’s Insurance and CEO and GM, People’s Leasing, Shamindra Marcellin.
People’s Insurance PLC has diversified into the...
Global mobile phone brand Tecno Mobile has...
After signing the agreement. Head of Marketing - Customer Retention and Growth, Finetech,  Chamathka Fernando,  Head of Change Management and Software Engineering, Finetech, Ranisha Shalinki,  Director and CEO, Finetech, Clehan Pulle, CEO, SDF,  Nilantha Jayanetti, Chief Manager Finance, SDF, Mahesh Jayasanka, and Head of IT, SDF, Dilshan Dissanayake
Sarvodaya Development Finance (SDF) teamed up...
Ensuring sustainable food security is a vital...
Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC has appointed Sanjeewa...
The new BASL website being launched by the President of the Court of Appeal Justice Arjuna Obeyesekere, the President BASL, Kalinga Indatissa, PC and Secretary BASL, Rajeev Amarasuriya. Head of Digital Business Operations of SLT Digital Info Services, Duminda Chandrasiri and Web Development Team Lead Danushka Gangoda, CEO of BASL. Mrs. Suranee Samarasekera, Oshan Ubhayarathna and officials of SLT and BASL look on.
SLT Digital Info Services (Pvt) Ltd (SLTDS) has...
Sri Lanka’s edible oil market has received...
“In business as in life, you don’t get what you...
Many business people mistakenly think their...
Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri (left) in conversation with Tharindu Amerasekara
I thought of sharing, in two parts, an...
We are collectively experiencing an unprecedented...
Small-scale merchants including this fruit vendor...
As technology has advanced, semiconductor chips...
Food insecurity in the world’s poorest countries...
Oil prices moved higher after the Energy...
Prof. Sirimal Abeyratne
Action has to be two-fold as immediate and long-...
Reflecting the expanded budget deficit and...
Chinthaka Mendis
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has performed...
Customer expectations in 2021 will leave very...
Cargills Bank has relocated its Kandy branch to...
Head of Card Centre  Darshin Pathinayake
Sampath Bank joined hands with Big Bad Wolf...
B. K. Gurusinghe
The Bank of Ceylon’s (BOC) DGM Retail Banking...
CEO Kapila Ariyaratne
Seylan Bank PLC secured the 20th place in the...
LB Finance PLC (LBF) has succeeded in raising USD...
With the introduction of e-vouchers on their...
An event was organised by AIA Insurance to...
The latest winner of Rs 1 million in gold (left) and winners of Rs 250,000 and Rs 100,000 in gold.
Fortune smiled in 22-carat radiance on another...
Total market turnover of the Colombo Stock...
Headline inflation, as measured by the year-on-...
The first phase completion of National Savings...
MAS Holdings has sold its subsidiary attune Lanka...
SLT-Mobitel partnered with STEMUP Educational...
The secondary bond market sentiment turned...
In the Forex market, USD/LKR rate on spot...
Prices for international travel are set to rise...

Sports

Mayweather with Jake
Former five-weight world champion Floyd...
File photo of Paarami with her father after winning her medal
Sri Lanka’s only Youth Olympic medallist Paarami...
Hirudini Dassanayake (Girls High School)-Chaluka...
Sanath Jayasuriya: Still no Match for him
Only Sanath Jayasuriya was supposed to take the...
The fifth Residential Training Camp for the...
Ayesha Maduwanthi
Former Sri Lanka cricketer Upul Tharanga’s...
Thisara Perera formed a rare breed of Sri Lankans
It was shortly before lunch on the first morning...
Gayanthika Abeyratne
Sri Lanka middle distance runner Gayanthika...
Rafael Nadal
Of all the world’s tennis players, Rafael Nadal...
Laurel Hubbard
A revision in Olympic qualification standards has...
India have named a 20-man squad, with four...
The Lord’s cricket ground in London
Several Test grounds in England are ready to act...
Best schoolgirl team runners-up Ratnaveli Balika...
The Opening Ceremony of Los Angeles 1932
Like London and Paris before it, Los Angeles will...
We would like to shower our heartiest...
Gehani de Silva
Sri Lanka’s artistic gymnast Gehani de Silva...
Lahiru Thirimanne
Lahiru Thirimanne, at one time looked upon as the...
The Pakistan Cricket Board hopes to finish its...
Ahan Wickramasinghe the skipper of Royal College...
In anticipation of booking a passage for the...
There have been several requests from veteran...
Nine of the original European Super League clubs...
Eight schools advanced to the quarter finals of...

Editorial

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa hit the right note...

Opinion

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa  greets a student during  the Gama Samaga Pilisandara program.
The global Covid-19 pandemic has led to the...
The Myanmarisation cry has now died down somewhat...

Youth Observer

Irrfan Khan (07 January 1967 – 29 April 2020),...
The Lunchbox is a 2013 Indian epistolary romance...
All I can give you is the opportunity, the...
With the rising popularity of businesses born...
Once upon a time in a village enriched with...
Carmel Miranda
A medical practitioner by profession specialising...
We check out artists such as L-Fresh The Lion in...

Junior

 As you travel along the Southern Sri Lankan...
Once upon a time there lived a merchant whose...
Here’s What You Will Need: Recycled toilet paper...
The parrot is green in colour. It has a red...
My garden is located around our house. It is...
I have two birds. One is a white albino cockatiel...
My hero is not Batman, Spiderman or Superman. I...
Trees are our friends They are beautiful and...
My friend’s name is Madu. She is 11 years old. My...
Anagarika Dharmapala was a Sri Lankan Buddhist...
The Vesak Festival falls during May every year....
The Olympic Games are a multi-sport competition...
We all love our mothers very much and they are so...
The history of boats, ships, and water travel as...
If you associate bees only with painful stings,...
Proverbs are popular, short and wise sayings with...
Phrasal verbs are an important feature of the...
BC / AD BC (Before Christ) is used after a date...
“So’oud Atun,” or the “Rise of Aten,” is the largest ancient city unearthed in Egypt to date
When famed archaeologist and former Minister of...
Hello children,We are starting a Recipe Corner...
Hello youngsters!We are starting an Achievements...
I have one brother. He is Dimuth Rasidu. He is...

Marriage Proposals

About Bodu Govi retired parents seek an educated...
Cultured classy lady at her mid late 40’s looking...

Obituaries

BULUMULLE - R.B. (Formerly of SLAS). Beloved...

World

Ritwick Ghosh has lived in mainland China for over a decade, and is using his Mandarin language skills to act as a facilitator between Chinese suppliers and people in India.
* As India is engulfed by a second wave, Chinese...
Mohamed Nasheed
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is...
JERUSALEM, May 8 (BBC) - At least 163...
Dr. Gennady Laptev (right) has worked in the Chernobyl exclusion zone since three months after the accident and co-founded the Chernobyl Spirit Company
LONDON, May 8 (BBC) - The first bottles of an “...
Climate change will make it harder for countries...
Pic courtesy - The Indian Express
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s chief M.K. Stalin on...
NEW YORK, May 8 (BBC) - An inquiry into whether...
Taiwan’s indigenous communities have lost an...
In the Philippines, a second surge in Covid-19...
Debris from a Chinese rocket is expected to fall...
The United States has deployed extra military...

Montage

It took me some time to appreciate Sarath...
Susiman Nirmalavasan is an aspiring visual artist...

Spectrum

Spiralation Cohort 2020
Sri Lanka’s apex Government body in driving the...
The international Forbes magazine annually...

Impact

M. A. Bakeer Markar
Passionate in his noble thoughts with an undying...
Nothing is permanent in the world -what is...
The centenary celebrations of the Servants of the...
There is no other creation as wonderful as nature...
The latest trend is to use organic compost...
Former President Donald Trump, whose accounts...
Forty-four-year-old Naguleswarakumar Subothini of...

Classifieds

Business Premises to Let or LeaseBattaramulla...
Positions Vacant - MedicalM.B.B.S. Doctors wanted...

Week of May 9, 2021