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Cool Planet unveils best in sportswear brand Li-Ning

Published : 12:10 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Fashion/Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,216 views  |  

World-renowned sporting goods manufacturer Li-Ning is now available in Sri Lanka, with Cool Planet unveiling the brand’s latest collection at a fashion show cum launch at Waters Edge on Wednesday.  Read More →


Singer Sri Lanka plans bigger Lifestyle Fiesta Exhibition from 16 to 18 Nov.

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  887 views  |  

By Rashika Fazali After a very successful inaugural Lifestyle Fiesta and Trade Exhibition that saw total sales revenue of over Rs. 100 million and over 40,000 visitors, Singer Sri Lanka announced that they will hold the second exhibition of its kind with the assistance of Aitken Spence Conventions and Exhibitions at the BMICH from 16 to 18 November between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.  Read More →


Emirates expands and extends ‘Cash+Miles’ offer in Colombo

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  Leave a Comment  |  1 views  |  

Emirates’ sensational ‘Cash+Miles’ offer in Sri Lanka has been extended and expanded with more destinations in response to popular demand, the award-winning airline announced this week.  Read More →


Thambapanni Leisure to introduce green hospitality in the south

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  1 Comment  |  1,136 views  |  

Small luxury hotel Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa to open in December By David Ebert Thambapanni Leisure (Pvt) Ltd. Group General Manager Janaka Kuruwitage introduced the company’s latest small luxury hotel, Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa, at a press briefing held on Tuesday.  Read More →


Rishad moves background agency DoC to export battle frontlines

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  231 views  |  

Sri Lanka, in a major move, has positioned its Department of Commerce (DoC) to the frontlines of its exports battle, vesting an otherwise quiet, background agency with a crucial new role as the country’s exports continued to turn challenging.  Read More →


Race tight in four states, Obama holds slight edge : Reuters Poll

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: INTERNATIONAL  |  Leave a Comment  |  385 views  |  
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Reuters: President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are neck and neck in four of the most hotly contested states in next week’s election, but Obama holds a slight advantage in two of them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.  Read More →


Romesha appointed to Multi Finance Board as Executive Director

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  839 views  |  

The Board of Directors of Multi Finance Plc has appointed Romesha Dushyanthi Senerath as an Executive Director of the Board of Directors of the Company.  Read More →


France, Britain set stage for EU budget wrangling

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: INTERNATIONAL  |  Leave a Comment  |  211 views  |  
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Reuters: British Prime Minister David Cameron came under pressure to act tough on the European Union budget and France threatened to use its veto, signalling a divisive start to bargaining over the 1 trillion euro long-term spending plan.  Read More →


Maldives Govt. confident of meeting 2012 tourism goals despite “political turmoil”

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,008 views  |  

Maldives tourism authorities remain confident the country will meet its ambition to welcome one million visitors to the country during 2012 despite ongoing “political turmoil” in the Indian Ocean over the last year.  Read More →


A tribute to a father, a visionary and a legend

Published : 12:01 am  November 2, 2012  |  Category: Special Report  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,621 views  |  
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Today is Ebert Silva’s 80th birth anniversary By Rajini de Silva Mendis Every father is every daughter’s hero, who fills and occupies a very special place in her heart that no one else can ever substitute or replace. As I sat down to pen these words in appreciation of the unique, wonderful relationship I shared with my father and that of his life, I realised how impossible it is to encapsulate and embody all those years of unconditional and selfless love and affection showered on my family and me and that of his legendary life of passion and commitment to Sri Lanka’s transport and tourism industry, in a few words, lines and paragraphs.  Read More →