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A burst of oxygen at Dove Oxygen Avenue

Views - 6 Friday, 19 January 2018 00:00

Dove was on the map again as the brand opened ‘Dove Oxygen Avenue’, a street dedicated to the latest addition to its hair care portfolio Dove Oxygen Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner.


Range of perfumed treats come alive at House of Lux

Views - 11 Friday, 19 January 2018 00:00

Unilever’s iconic brand Lux, which has been a household name for generations and has a 75-year-old presence in Sri Lanka,


Trio of formulas to complement The Body Shop bath rituals this new year

Views - 7 Friday, 19 January 2018 00:00

The Body Shop in Colombo is ringing in the New Year with brand new bath and body formulas to complement three ultimate shower routines


Dimensions brings ancient art of energy healing into 21st Century in Sri Lanka

Views - 9 Friday, 19 January 2018 00:00

For thousands of years many cultures around the world have been known to study the various energies that are believed to inhabit the human body


iflix Sri Lanka launches celebrity playlists

Views - 14 Tuesday, 16 January 2018 00:00

iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, has announced the launch of its Playlists feature in Sri Lanka, bringing many of the country’s most influential people and personalities and their fans together. iflix subscri


Singer introduces latest Samsung Smart Convertible Refrigerators in Sri Lanka

Views - 10 Tuesday, 16 January 2018 00:00

Singer has been renowned over the years for their vast product portfolio of Samsung household appliances such as televisions, refrigerators, mobile phones, washing machines, microwave ovens and air conditioners. As the latest introduction, local cust


Lux continues to innovate; to unveil Perfumed Bar Collection today

Views - 6 Tuesday, 16 January 2018 00:00

Unilever’s iconic brand Lux, which has been a household name for generations and has a 75 year old presence in Sri Lanka, with a range of beauty soap and the latest eight hour long lasting fragrance of Magical Spell body wash, has now introduced a


Altair sponsors 146th AGM of Colombo Club

Views - 12 Tuesday, 16 January 2018 00:00

Altair, Colombo’s most distinctive luxury living marque, was the sponsor of the 146th Annual General Meeting and gala dinner of the Colombo Club, one of the oldest and most exclusive social clubs in Asia. As part of its support to this elegant even


BMICH staff presents Christmas carols

Views - 7 Tuesday, 16 January 2018 00:00

The iconic BMICH celebrated Christmas festivities with its staff choir presenting ‘a night of carols’ at the Exhibition Centre during the Colombo Shopping Festival on Christmas Eve. A significant feature of the staff choir was that it consisted


DFCC Bank supports literature and art; official banking partner at 2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festi

Views - 13 Tuesday, 16 January 2018 00:00

As the official banking partner for the Fairway Galle Literary Festival to be held from 24 to 28 January 2018, DFCC Bank aims to strengthen its commitment to supporting literature and art in Sri Lanka. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed


Adidas end-of-season sale offers discounts of 50%

Views - 8 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Adidas has launched a stupendous end-of-season sale which offers a 50% discount on all Adidas branded items in Store until 30 January.


L.I.F.T pioneers Colombo’s first online fashion exhibition

Views - 16 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Enigmatic fashion icon Coco Chanel once said that fashion changes but style endures, and she was right. Over the millennia


Serena Williams covers Vogue with her baby girl, Alexis Olympia

Views - 9 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Serena Williams and her baby girl, Alexis Olympia, are Vogue’s cover stars for the magazine’s February issue. The


Amagi Aria welcomes New Year with pirate-twist!

Views - 7 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

It was indeed a party with a difference at Amagi Aria as they welcomed the New Year with a pirate twist. The setting was


NYE at Waters Edge

Views - 6 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

The New Year was heralded with song, music, dance and good food at the ‘Restaurant with the Dance Floor’ at Waters Edge.


‘deedat unveils latest Activewear collection

Views - 11 Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:02

Leading youth brand deedat ended the previous year with a unique and exciting launch of the brand’s latest Activewear Collection at the Kandy City Centre on 30 December 2017. It was an energising challenge for eager customers to the venue and an


Lassana Flora spreads its wings to Panadura and extends free delivery network

Views - 11 Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:01

Lassana Flora, Sri Lanka’s premier floral solutions provider recently opened its brand new store at No 171, Mahanama Junction, Galle Road, in bustling Panadura.  “Being the largest grower of flowers in Sri Lanka, we have now introduced over 20


Discover the ultimate in bridal beauty with skin care nutrient brand Glow

Views - 11 Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:00

The one thing that all brides want on their big day is to look their best, and that means having flawless, radiant and glowing skin. Experts say it is essential to feed your skin in order to get a healthy complexion and with Glow, the complete skin c


Welcoming 2018 in grand Kingsbury style!

Views - 13 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

The Kingsbury once again out did itself to give its patrons an unforgettable experience and timeless memories as it became the venue for the grandest New Year’s Eve celebrations in town


Quantum brings quality fitness to the Hill Capital

Views - 9 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

Pioneering quality fitness equipment in Sri Lanka, Quantum Fitness has since 1998 continued to grow and evolved in to the premier supplier


Waters Edge Kiddies Christmas Village 2017

Views - 9 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

The biggest and much-awaited kiddies Christmas party was held at Waters Edge on Sunday, 3 December 2017. This event


Multi religious ceremony at The Kingsbury

Views - 9 Tuesday, 9 January 2018 00:00

A multi religious ceremony to evoke blessings for another successful year for The Kingsbury was held at The Gourmet Station on 2 January. Present at the event was Managing Director Lalin Samarawickrama, Head of Sales and Marketing Denesh Silva, Gener


Calamander Unawatuna Beach New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner 2017

Views - 20 Tuesday, 9 January 2018 00:00

Guests were treated to a spectacular display of lights, decorations and fabulous array of foods from all over the world. Party goers feasted whilst the multi-talented band, 16 by Four played songs from the pantheon of classic pop. And the fabulous Na


Chefs rally to combat food waste

Views - 36 Tuesday, 9 January 2018 00:00

Over 60 professionals representing 20 organisations from within Sri Lanka’s hospitality industry rallied together to discuss potential mechanisms to avoid, minimise and eliminate the large-scale wastage of food that occurs in the country’s touris


Urban Fashion introduces luxury cotton t-shirt

Views - 8 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

Urban Golf brand hybrid t-shirts, a unique craftsmanship by Urban Fashion Ltd., is proud to introduce its uniqueness by using luxury


BeWaxed to open luxurious waxing salon at ‘The Mall at One Galle Face’

Views - 14 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier waxing salon BeWaxed will feature among top-notch luxurious brands at ‘The Mall at One Galle Face


NYE Party at the Taj

Views - 16 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

It was a time for celebration with family and friends as Taj Samudra Colombo arranged their best entertainment on New Year’s


Galle Face Hotel heralds New Year

Views - 17 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

The Galle Face Hotel heralded the New Year with a traditional celebration together with all team members. Chairman and Owner


Galadari greets 2018 in style

Views - 47 Thursday, 4 January 2018 00:09

The Galadari Hotel was in high spirits greeting 2018 with a bang. The hotel’s


HNB hosts Annual Christmas Carols

Views - 60 Friday, 29 December 2017 00:00

The much-awaited Annual Christmas Carols presented by the HNB staff was held at the bank’s auditorium on 15 December with His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith gracing the occasion.


Today's Columnists

Many roads open

Saturday, 20 January 2018

We have just commenced Yahapalana Year 4. The third anniversary of Yahapalanaya is also the third anniversary of the defeat of the Rajapaksa regime. Both anniversaries coincide happily with the imminence of an island-wide election, the first since 20


Kasur child rape stems from subjugation of women in general

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Since the first week of the New Year, Pakistan has been in turmoil over the abduction, rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, Zainab, in Kasur, a small town not far from Lahore in the Punjab province.


Demagoguery, deception and decrepitude inherent in most contemporary democracies

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Democracy is well and good as long its erstwhile proponents and players remain committed to high attendant ideals, pursuing with some degree of intelligence and sanity (fast eroding with the ascent of Donald J. Trump). Surely one must be faithful and


Problem is not us women and booze: It’s paternalism and capriciousness in policymaking

Friday, 19 January 2018

The other day the President of Sri Lanka went public expressing his intention to revoke a ministerial order revoking the notion that a woman of any age has no more maturity than a youth less than eighteen years old.


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