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Republic of France National Day celebrations

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

The National Day of the Republic of France was celebrated recently at the Grand Ballroom of the Galle Face Hotel. Officials in attendance included ...


Journalism Awards for Excellence 2016

/ Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:00

The coveted annual Journalism Awards for Excellence 2016 s organized by The Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka together with the Sri Lanka Press Ins...


MBA Alumni Association of University of Colombo holds 20th AGM

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:01

The 20th Annual General Meeting of the MBA Alumni Association of the University of Colombo was held at Hilton Colombo Residences recently....


Company of Master Mariners of Sri Lanka holds AGM

/ Monday, 24 July 2017 00:01

The Company of Master Mariners of Sri Lanka held its 26th Annual General Meeting at the Mandarin Shore Ballroom of Hotel Citrus, Waskaduwa on 24 Ju...


The Wedding Show 2017 kicks off

/ Saturday, 22 July 2017 00:02

The Wedding Show 2017 exhibition was inaugurated at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) yesterday. The exhibit...


Ceylon Chamber of Commerce holds 178th AGM

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The 178th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce was held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel Oak Room recently. The Chief Guest was CG C...


Aitken Spence Travels celebrates 40th anniversary

/ Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:05

​ Aitken Spence Travels celebrated its 40th anniversary recently at Waters Edge. The Chief Guest was Special Assignments Minister Dr. Sar...


Visakha centenary celebrations

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Celebratory cocktails and dinner marked the ‘Centenary of Visakha Vidyalaya’ at the Cinnamon Grand recently  – Pix by Indr...


CIM Sri Lanka Annual Conference 2017 inauguration

/ Tuesday, 18 July 2017 00:43

The inauguration of the 17th CIM Annual Conference was held last night at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo under the patronage of British High Commissioner ...


NDB unveils ‘Araliya’

/ Monday, 17 July 2017 00:10

NDB launched its first women’s savings account ‘Araliya’. The event was held at Independence Arcade with the presence of the prod...


Mahajana Suwa-Dana

/ Saturday, 15 July 2017 00:00

The ‘Mahajana Suwa-Dana International Healthcare Exhibition 2017’ was inaugurated yesterday at the BMICH, and will continue till tomorr...


AADHAYAM 2017

/ Saturday, 15 July 2017 00:00

National trade fair AADHAYAM 2017 kicked off at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) yesterday. The fair will go on till...


Empowering students  at “HNB Diri Daru” Scholarship Awards

/ Friday, 14 July 2017 00:00

Hatton National Bank PLC conducted the “HNB Diri Daru” scholarship award ceremony recently at the BMICH. Over 750 young students were a...


CMI Sri Lanka Branch holds 16th AGM

/ Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

The 16th Annual General Meeting of the Chartered Management Institute, UK (CMI) Sri Lanka Branch was held at Mövenpick Hotel recently. Deputy ...


StartupX Foundry unveils new futuristic premises

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:34

Created with the goal of revolutionising the Sri Lankan startup ecosystem, the StartupX Foundry – a cutting-edge startup catalyst – unv...


HP launches innovative Ink Tank series

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:33

HP launched the innovative Ink Tank series of all-in one printers under the theme ‘No Spill No Fuss’ at the Hilton Colombo recently &nd...


Sri Lanka Telecom hosts SLT Zero One Awards Night

/ Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:05

Sri Lanka Telecom recently hosted the SLT Zero One Awards Night at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Colombo. The event was live cast on PEO TV and ...


Recognising excellence

/ Monday, 10 July 2017 00:39

Sri Lanka’s best companies to work for were recognised and honoured by Great Place to Work Sri Lanka at the Cinnamon Grand recently – P...


Thailand Week trade fair at BMICH

/ Saturday, 8 July 2017 00:00

Thailand Week trade fair in Sri Lanka was launched yesterday at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo organise...


Global tea party

/ Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

The world’s biggest tea party, the Global Ceylon Tea Party, which will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Sri Lankan tea industry, was ...


Today's Columnists

Should the BOI be shut down?

28 July 2017

Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe very boldly stated at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit on Wednesday that the Board of Investment should be shut down. The BOI is the PM’s brainchild and an offshoot of the GCEC.  Wijeyadasa went...


Quotas with ‘zipping’ for women in local government

28 July 2017

The other day I met a woman who is a card-carrying member of a major political party. She is the president of the midwives association in her area. She exuded leadership. She has so much to share with her community about health, lifestyles and oth...


The delicious ironies of idiotic democracy

28 July 2017

Life, as a musically-inclined poet of a previous age once essayed, is what happens when you are planning to do something else. Well, the same may be said for the intentions of Good Governance: that the best-laid plans of mice and men gang aft agle...


‘Into Africa’ – from troubled continent to a land of opportunities

28 July 2017

It was the continent that made headlines for all the wrong reasons: the great famine in Ethiopia and HIV pandemic in 1980s, the Rwandan genocide in 1990s, and the Somalian civil war in 2000’s grabbed headlines. By mid-2000 some of the Afric...


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