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HNB treats its fans to global advanced screening of ‘Spider Man: Far From Home’

Views - 65 Thursday, 11 July 2019 00:00

Sri Lanka’s most customer friendly bank, HNB working in partnership with Sony Pictures hosted an advanced corporate screening of the hotly anticipated blockbuster sequel, ‘Spider Man: Far From Home’ for the bank’s fans on social media. Throug


LG makes your home smart, eco-friendly, and efficient

Views - 29 Thursday, 11 July 2019 00:00

LG has always made life good for consumers across the globe. This is because all LG Home Appliances and Electronics are prudently devised with the aim of protecting our health, improving our home environment, and preserving Earth’s ecosystems. The


Herbal tea brand Fadna’s Chairman shares insights to success so far

Views - 69 Thursday, 11 July 2019 00:00

I realised that there was a demand for natural products, but people were not consuming them because it was either hard to find, or troublesome to prepare. Therefore, we developed the idea of blending natural herbs such as belimal, ranawara and iramus


Hugo Boss hosts exclusive father-son event with Legendary Teafarer

Views - 43 Thursday, 11 July 2019 00:00

Hugo Boss recently hosted an exclusive tea-tasting event by Adrian Gabriel of Akbar Brothers for their loyal Boss VIP clientele that celebrated the special bond shared between father and son. The event took place in June at the Boss Store Arcade Inde


SL pavilion debuts at ‘XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival’

Views - 47 Friday, 28 June 2019 00:00

The ‘XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival’ features projects that commit to the idea of repairing and building connections, on all scales, in all dimensions, from all fields of design research. This exhibition u


Waters Edge reveals exclusive offers at My Wedding Exhibition 2019

Views - 52 Friday, 28 June 2019 00:00

One of the premier wedding venues in Sri Lanka, Waters Edge opens its doors to couples who wish to create the perfect wedding with a complete, full service line-up, and first access to attractive promotions are offered exclusively at stall number ‘


World record dive for OMEGA Planet Ocean

Views - 33 Friday, 28 June 2019 00:00

At the British Museum in London, OMEGA reveals the watch that made the world’s deepest dive – and the ground-breaking technology behind its success. When Victor Vescovo successfully piloted his deep submergence vehicle DSV Limiting Factor to the


Samsung brings world’s first QLED 8K TV to Sri Lanka in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover Sri Lanka

Views - 209 Friday, 21 June 2019 00:00

Samsung Sri Lanka has launched the world’s first QLED 8K TV in Sri Lanka in partnership with SML Frontier Automotive, sole agents for Jaguar Land Rover in Sri Lanka. The Samsung QLED 8K TV, a must-have for all luxury homes, comes with Real 8K Resol


Experience the healing power of yoga with Jetwing Hotels

Views - 43 Friday, 21 June 2019 00:00

Does a getaway that will soothe your mind, body and soul sound tempting? Do you need to take a break from stressful responsibilities and a never-ending rat race? Then consider embarking on a journey of wellness with Jetwing Hotels, by incorporating d


Teejay backs Moratuwa Uni. Graduation Fashion Show for 7th year to foster Lankan design talent

Views - 47 Friday, 21 June 2019 00:00

Twenty apparel collections created by final year fashion design students of the University of Moratuwa (UoM) illuminated the catwalk with fascinating styles, at a spectacular event sponsored by Teejay Lanka PLC, Sri Lanka’s only multinational texti


A Culinary and Cultural Evening at Galle Face Hotel on 5 July

Views - 90 Wednesday, 19 June 2019 00:00

Galle Face Hotel has announced it will be hosting a benefit evening of sophistication with a four-course culinary journey entwined with classical opera. In association with Barbara Segal Music and Meneka de Fonseka Sahabandu, international guest star


Raja Jewellers brings in a whole new set of designs to bridal jewellery

Views - 85 Wednesday, 19 June 2019 00:00

Raja Jewellers, the monarch of the gold world, recently unveiled yet another wonderful bridal jewellery collection with new designs especially made for this wedding season. In order to dress you elegantly for the most joyous day of your life, Raja J


Heritage brand Rani Sandalwood launches three new exciting soap variants

Views - 172 Wednesday, 19 June 2019 00:00

For nearly eight decades, Rani Sandalwood soap has remained at the pinnacle of beauty care in Sri Lanka, earning a sterling reputation for its numerous benefits, unparalleled quality and consistent value. Rani Sandalwood soap has the distinction of


Elevate brings in ‘Weigh and Pay’ BBQ for Father’s Day

Views - 48 Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:00

It’s that time of the year to celebrate your father and what better way to do so than to treat him to a mouth-watering barbeque at Colombo’s highest rooftop restaurant? This Father’s Day, show your dad how much you appreciate all that he has do


UrbanTrendz woos brand conscious customers

Views - 42 Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:00

From apparel and innerwear to luggage and bags, and watches andjewellery, anawesomeselection of brands showcase under one roof at ‘the’multi-brand store in town. If UrbanTrendz comes to mind then you are spot-on with what this is about. With thes


Inculcating book-reading among Lankan youth

Views - 62 Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:00

It was the renowned English philosopher and statesman Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626) who immortalised the word “reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.” When it comes to the brain, researchers have found there


Treat Dad to a special sock from MAZE

Views - 47 Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:00

Some say our relationship with our father is like one of that of Sri Lankan cricket fan, you either love it or it is work in progress with an “Aiyo!” With Father’s Day just around the corner it’s time to celebrate him for everything he has do


‘21/4 We Care’ charity concert to support orphans of Easter attacks

Views - 251 Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:00

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) of Sri Lanka has jointly facilitated a charity concert in aid of scholarships for more than 20 orphans from the Easter attacks, to be held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on 1


Vogue Jewellers assures finest creations

Views - 52 Friday, 7 June 2019 00:00

A groom-to-be, a bride-to-be or the bride’s parents consider the all-important bridal jewellery to be the most precious items of the wedding they are planning so meticulously. It is not merely because the money spent on them, it is also because we


‘Summer Escapes by Cinnamon’

Views - 108 Friday, 7 June 2019 00:00

‘Summer Escapes by Cinnamon’ opens a window into an interactive and engaging environment for children to explore their talents, learn new skills and create wonderful memories while becoming well-rounded individuals. Aside from teaching a unique


Signature brings on the ‘Colours of Nature’

Views - 51 Wednesday, 5 June 2019 00:00

Sri Lanka’s leading home-grown menswear brand, Signature has just launched Colours of Nature – a new and vibrant collection of clothes coupled with exciting deals in time for the forthcoming summer season. Featuring a new range of attractive col


Platinum One Suites opens luxury Thai spa in Colombo

Views - 98 Wednesday, 5 June 2019 00:00

Platinum One Suites recently announced the opening of a luxury Thai spa, located on the fourth floor of the apart-hotel. The all-new spa is aptly named Sukhothai, which significantly means ‘the dawn of happiness’. Sukhothai is also the name of a


LiCC’s new ‘Premier Jeans’ clothes SL 2019 Cricket World Cup Team

Views - 53 Tuesday, 4 June 2019 00:00

LiCC Jeans, the ‘Official Casual Clothing Partner’ of Sri Lanka Cricket since May last year, has launched ‘Premier Jeans’, a new collection specially crafted for the Sri Lanka team taking part in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. With this new


Exclusive offers and giveaways from Dialog Television this cricket season

Views - 75 Tuesday, 4 June 2019 00:00

This World Cup season, Dialog Television, Sri Lanka’s premier pay TV service provider, has launched a range of exclusive offers and giveaways for all cricket fanatics. Dialog Television’s latest promotion offers existing customers the chance to c


MLH celebrates Mother’s Day

Views - 37 Tuesday, 4 June 2019 00:00

A mother is a woman of wisdom, a great strength and a safe haven to her children. Celebrating Mother’s day is a time when the world comes together to remember the real heroin for who she is and what she’s done. Celebrating Mother’s Day at Mou


Hublot takes its guard for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Views - 38 Tuesday, 4 June 2019 00:00

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is here! First watch brand to work with the ICC, Hublot is the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Hublot will time every 48-over match, from the opening game on 30 May to the final


Galadari Vesak Lantern Competition 2019

Views - 44 Tuesday, 28 May 2019 00:00

Galadari Colombo successfully completed its Vesak Lantern Competition recently. This was the ideal opportunity for all departments of the hotel to showcase their creative and artistic skills and to build friendship among work colleagues. The competit


Reminiscing the battle for the Iron Throne

Views - 43 Tuesday, 28 May 2019 00:00

What better way to have celebrated an eight-year-long obsession with one of the greatest television experiences to date than to have reminisced the journey with the Game of Thrones in an epic night of GOT quizzes, themed food and beverages and a scre


SriLankan Airlines shares spirit of Vesak with passengers at BIA

Views - 104 Tuesday, 28 May 2019 00:00

SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the reputed oneworld alliance, commemorated Vasak at its home base, Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) recently. SriLankan Airlines’ Vesak message to the world from the Ka


Tag Heuer shifts into high gear with revamped Carrera Lady timepieces

Views - 40 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland: Elegant and enduring, the Carrera Lady timepiece features a new design that enhances the entire 36 mm collection. From bold colours to the improved readability of the dial, the revamped Carrera Lady timepieces, availab


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Religion is a problem in Sri Lanka; can it be a solution?

Saturday, 17 August 2019

Generally, it is expected that religion should be a solution to a problem. Ironically in Sri Lanka religion is the problem. Therefore, what would be the solution? When religion becomes a problem of a country....


Orthodoxy and change: A perennial Muslim issue

Saturday, 17 August 2019

Whether Muslims live as minorities in non-Muslim countries or as majorities in a total of fifty seven countries, the clash of orthodoxy with modern challenges is a perennial issue that bedevils progress on several fronts in these communities.


Making the MCC Compact work for Sri Lanka

Friday, 16 August 2019

It is a sign of these political times that even an apolitical issue like a foreign aid program becomes a hot topic in Sri Lanka. In April 2019, the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) approved a compact program for Sri La


Sri Lanka needs a president hungry for success, not power

Friday, 16 August 2019

The late John F. Kennedy described politics as a “noble adventure, an adventure in which one joins hands with the masses for the service of man”. Not that the Kennedys didn’t play “politricks” in their heyday. But playing “politricks” w


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