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Dealing with a deadly deluge

/ Monday, 29 May 2017 00:53

Several of the country’s districts were hit by crippling floods and landslides that claimed more than 100 lives and displaced thousands. With...


Standard Chartered welcomes Anna Marrs

/ Monday, 29 May 2017 00:01

Standard Chartered Bank Sri Lanka CEO Jim McCabe hosted a cocktail party recently to welcome Anna Marrs, Regional Chief Executive Officer for ASEAN...


Shilpa Kala – 2017

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

The handicrafts sales exhibition, Shilpa Kala – 2017, organised by the Indian High Commission was launched by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at Mihi...


Norwegian Constitutional Day celebrations

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

The Norwegian Embassy in Colombo celebrated its Constitutional Day recently. The Ambassador of Norway Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther and Vera...


eMarketingEye turns 10

/ Thursday, 25 May 2017 00:00

eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Sri Lankan digital marketing agency and a pioneer in the industry, celebrated its 10th ann...


Global Peterite Fellowship Night

/ Wednesday, 24 May 2017 00:00

A global Peterite reunion was initiated by the Old Boys’ Union of St. Peter’s College with the intention of having a reunion of all Pet...


FTZMA Annual General Meeting

/ Tuesday, 23 May 2017 00:00

The 37th Annual General Meeting of the Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association (FTZMA) was held at the Grandeeza Hotel recently. ATG Ceylon Ltd. ...


CL Synergy celebrates Annual Awards Night  

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 00:01

CL Synergy Ltd. celebrated its Annual Awards Night 2016/2017 on 8 April at the SSC, with the participation of many distinguished guests from the in...


National Heroes Day 2017

/ Saturday, 20 May 2017 00:00

The National Heroes’ Day ceremony was held at the War Memorial near the Parliament Grounds yesterday, under the patronage of President Maithr...


Indian CEO Forum’s Sri Lanka Cricket Championship 2017

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

The Indian CEO forum (ICF) organised yet another exciting ICF Cricket Championship Tournament at Havelock Club, Colombo recently, with 18 member co...


Celebrating South Africa’s 23rd Freedom Day

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

The 23rd Freedom Day of South Africa was celebrated recently at the Samudra Ballroom of Taj Samudra Colombo. Officials in attendance included the H...


Kingdom of the Netherlands National Day celebration

/ Thursday, 18 May 2017 00:00

The National Day of the Kingdom of the Netherlands was celebrated at the Colombo Rowing Club recently. Government Ministers, dignitaries and other ...


Sampath Bank felicitates staffers

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

Sampath Bank felicitated its staffers in an awards ceremony for 25 years of service to the bank recently at Sampath Corporate Centre, Colombo 2&nbs...


NDB Bank corporate cocktails

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

NDB Bank hosted corporate cocktails at the Cinnamon Grand’s Oak Room recently – Pix by Upul Abayasekara and Ruwan Walpola ...


hSenid 20th anniversary celebrations

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 00:01

The 20th anniversary celebrations of reputed software development company hSenid was held at the Hilton Colombo recently - Pix by Upul Abayasekera ...


Modi opens International Day of Vesak and visits Dalada Maligawa

/ Saturday, 13 May 2017 00:03

The three-day international conference to mark the 14th UN Day of Vesak began yesterday under the patronage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterd...


Modi arrives in SL for Vesak

/ Friday, 12 May 2017 00:00

Upon arriving in Sri Lanka yesterday to preside over the country’s International Vesak Day celebrations, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...


Lanka lights up for Vesak

/ Friday, 12 May 2017 00:00

As Buddhists around the world celebrate the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha, Sri Lanka was colourfully illuminated for its Vesak ce...


United Nations Vesak Day celebrations

/ Wednesday, 10 May 2017 00:00

As Buddhists around the world celebrate the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha today, Colombo comes to life with beautiful colours ill...


‘European Networking Night’ felicitates new EU Ambassador

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:00

European Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ECCSL) hosted a ‘European Networking Night’ cocktail party recently to felicitate the new EU Am...


Today's Columnists

Shipping and ports: At the cross roads of national interest

29 May 2017

Newly appointed Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe being congratulated by his predecessor Arjuna Ranatunga when the former assumed duties early last week following the mini reshuffle of the Cabinet - Pic by Lasantha Kumara Sh...


New Finance Minister has a Herculean task ahead; he will win only if he moves with foresight

29 May 2017

New Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera officially assuming duties at the ministry  – Pic by Pradeep Pathirana   Promise to continue with economic reform program The new Minister of Finance, Mangala Sa...


India’s new plan for TN fishermen could end row with Sri Lanka over fishing

27 May 2017

  India’s new INR 16,210 million ($ 250.9 million) plan to enable Tamil Nadu fishermen to exit fishing in the Palk Bay in three years from this year could end its decades-long row with Sri Lanka over poaching in Sri Lan...


Mayday! Mayhem in the making?

26 May 2017

By the time you read this, you would have perused many pieces, no doubt, on the precarious state of the nation of late. The painful memories of April-May – Meethotamulla pitfall and the proposed appointment of a military panjandrum to curb, ...


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