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ISMM 44th anniversary get-together & banquet

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:17

The 44th anniversary of ISMM was celebrated with a grand banquet dinner and get-together at the Waters Edge recently. ISMM President Noel Wickramas...


Holcim Lanka is now INSEE Cement

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

The Chairman and the board of directors of Siam City Cement(Lanka)Ltd organized a cocktail and dinner to celebrate  the arrival of INSEE Cemen...


Printing to the fore!

/ Saturday, 3 December 2016 00:00

Screen Print 2016 and three other exhibitions – Ideas Expo, Label Show and Dyes & Chem – organised by Aditya Group were launched at...


Sixes Ball

/ Friday, 2 December 2016 00:01

The annual dinner dance of the 2006 batch of St. Peter’s College Colombo was held at Hotel Galadari recently – Pix by Indraratne Balasu...


Orient Finance fetes employees at Pillars of Success

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

Orient Finance Plc recently held an in-house award ceremony named Pillars of Success at the Kingsbury Hotel which recognised the efforts put in by ...


HNB walked the extra mile, hand-in-hand with ‘Trail 2016’

/ Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:01

In an unprecedented spirit of energy and commitment, over 2,500 employees of HNB walked the full length of 670 kms, at different stages, h...


Sri Jayewardenepura University AGM & Dinner Dance

/ Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:01

The Annual General Meeting and Dinner Dance of the Marketing Alumni Association of Sri Jayewardenepura University was held recently at Kingsbury Ho...


EFC stages annual Employers’ Symposium

/ Monday, 28 November 2016 00:01

The Employers Federation of Ceylon (EFC) held its annual Employers’ Symposium at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo recently under the theme ‘R...


‘Needle Creations’ annual exhibition and sale of work

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

‘Needle Creations’ has organised its second annual exhibition and sale of work from 25 to 27 November at No: 983/D, Lake Drive, Pannipi...


‘Viwaha 2016’

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

Bridal exhibition ‘Viwaha 2016,’ which features all bridal needs, commenced yesterday at the BMICH. It will be held till Sunday (27) &n...


HNB Millennium Trophy Golf Tournament 2016

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

The Millennium Trophy is a leading event of the local golfing calendar. Sponsored by HNB for the ninth consecutive year, it was recently concluded ...


Exquisitely crafted furniture at Meubel House

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

The iconic, luxury furniture store Meubel House, inspired by the Dutch word “Meubel,” meaning furniture, reopened at its new location o...


Breaking down the Budget

/ Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:00

The Daily FT-Colombo University MBA Alumni Association organised 2017 Post Budget Forum in association with HSBC was held at the Galadari Hotel rec...


CIMA President’s Dinner

/ Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:22

The CIMA President’s Dinner recently took place at Cinnamon Grand with CIMA President Andrew Miskin attending the event along with the fellow...


Indian High Commissioner bids adieu

/ Monday, 21 November 2016 00:01

Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Y.K Sinha, together with his wife, Girija Sinha, hosted a farewell cocktail party for President Maithripala ...


Lifestyle Fair and Exhibition 2016

/ Saturday, 19 November 2016 00:00

The Singer Lifestyle Fair and Exhibition 2016 is being held at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Exhibition Hall from 18-20 November. The exhibition featur...


WNS Global Services claims Standard Chartered Cup

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

WNS Global Services jubilantly raised aloft the Standard Chartered Cup 2016, which was contested for on 16 October at Campbell Park Grounds. The WN...


Spotlight on the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date

/ Thursday, 17 November 2016 00:01

Rolex created a special exhibition celebrating the new Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40, which was displayed in Sri Lanka exclusively at Chatham Luxury...


APB 28th anniversary convention kicks off

/ Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:01

The inauguration of the 28th anniversary convention of the Association of Professional Bankers (APB) - Sri Lanka was held recently at Cinnamon Lake...


Turkey National Day celebrations

/ Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:01

The National Day of Turkey was celebrated recently at the Grand Ballroom of the Galle Face Hotel. Officials in attendance included the Ambassador o...


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Brilliant companies are brilliant at the basics

6 December 2016

Top research company AC Nielsen last week announced that the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) had picked up from a downward trend. But challenges to the consumer remain given that the economy grew by a modest 2.6% in the backdrop of the drought and...


Taxation in Sri Lanka: The need for radical change?

6 December 2016

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5 December 2016

  This is the final part of a revised and improved version of a paper published in the Association for Professional Bankers 2016 Annual Convention Publication titled ‘Thriving in a Digital World’.  Part I of this paper...


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5 December 2016

The research monograph is handed over to the Secretary of the Ministry of Education    It was a delight to witness a research landmark made through a comprehensive study of special education needs (SEN) of primar...


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