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Bren Security’s Hard Talk proves to be a success once again

/ Monday, 23 January 2017 01:00

Bren Security Ltd., the Sri Lankan partner of the worldwide Securitas AB Group, hosted its innovative ‘Hard Talk’ event for the 12th ti...


Richmond College Union Colombo celebrates centenary

/ Monday, 23 January 2017 00:59

The prestigious organisation, Richmond College Union Colombo, the Colombo-based old boys association of Richmond, celebrated one hundred years of e...


EDEX Expo 2017

/ Saturday, 21 January 2017 02:10

EDEX Expo 2017, Sri Lanka’s largest education and job fair exhibition, was inaugurated yesterday at the Bandaranaike Memorial International C...


Pakistan Single Country Exhibition

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The Pakistan Single Country Exhibition was held at the BMICH from 13-15 January, showcasing a variety of products, apparel and food items from Paki...


NDB Investment Banking Cluster holds Annual Dinner Dance

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The NDB Investment Banking Cluster, comprising NDB Capital Holdings, NDB Investment Bank, NDB Wealth Management, NDB Securities and NDB Zephyr Lank...


Trillium Tower opens

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

Trillium Property Management and Services recently opened its new head office complex, Trillium Tower, at Somadevi Place, Kirulapone Avenue, Colomb...


Colombo City Centre show suite now open

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The Colombo City Centre’s spectacular three-bedroom show suite is now open for public viewing. It is open for viewing any time from Monday to...


‘Pakistani Food Festival’ at Galadari

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The ‘Pakistani Food Festival’ concluded on a high note recently at the Galadari Hotel’s Coffee Shop. The colourful and much antic...


ICCSL holds 50th AGM, celebrates 61st anniversary

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

The International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka (ICCSL) held its 50th Annual General Meeting and celebrated its 61st anniversary at Galadari Hotel...


Sampath Nite in Rio 2016

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

Sampath Bank conducted its Annual Dinner Dance recently at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Hall of the BMICH  – Pix by Samantha Perera ...


World Economic Forum 2017

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

Top business and world leaders gathered in Davos, Switzerland this week at the World Economic Forum. Sri Lanka’s delegation was led by Prime ...


Kelaniya Duruthu Perahera

/ Thursday, 12 January 2017 00:00

The Annual Kelaniya Duruthu Perahera at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara is being held from 9 to 11 January. The historic Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahe...


NDB Dinner Dance

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The NDB Dinner Dance, titled Night at the Oscars 2016, was held on 26 November 2016 at the Oak Room in Cinnamon Grand Colombo  - Pix by Sama...


HNB starts the New Year with blessings of all faiths

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Staff of HNB commenced the first working day of 2017 on a spiritual note. A religious observance followed by New Year traditions was the Bank&rsquo...


Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel felicitate VIP customers

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka Telecom, together with its mobile phone service partner Mobitel, hosted ‘A Red Carpet Affair’ for their VIP customers at the ...


PM opens glove factory in Koggala generating 7,000 employment opportunities

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday opened a glove manufacturing plant in the Free Trade Zone in Koggala in Matara District. The manufa...


Rigid Tyre Corporation starts work on largest manufacturing plant

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe last week officially kicked off construction work on what will be the country’s largest fully-integrated tyre ma...


Inauguration of Third Year of the Sustainable Era

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 01:03

The inauguration ceremony of the Third Year of the Sustainable Era national initiative was held last evening at the BMICH under the patronage of Pr...


Sampath Bank panel examines ‘Emerging Trends in International Trade’

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 00:52

The Management of Sampath Bank held a panel discussion under the theme of ‘Emerging Trends in International Trade’ at the Grand Ballroo...


Sri Lanka-China Logistics and Industrial Zone opening ceremony

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 00:41

The inauguration ceremony of the Sri Lanka-China Logistics and Industrial Zone to be set up within the Ruhunu Economic Development Area in Hambanto...


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Steamrolling of Central Bank by Minister of Finance: An unsavoury development?

23 January 2017

An unsavoury rift between the Central Bank and Minister of Finance A growing rift between Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the senior management of the Central Bank is surfacing now, worrying both financial markets and prospective fo...


Sustainability: How that translates to agriculture

23 January 2017

Once cultivated, traditional paddy that is grown organically will establish its own markets based on the consumer demand   For the longest time the word “sustainable agriculture” was a catch phrase only. I...


Yahapalanaya lapses – Is Mahinda the option for Muslims?

21 January 2017

Former Minister, Speaker and Premadasa/Rajapaksa loyalist and National List nominee Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer along with a few other Muslim Mahinda diehards claim that Yahapalanaya under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil W...


First Sinhala talkie ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ was released 70 years ago

21 January 2017

History was made 70 years ago when the film ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ (Broken Promise) premiered at the Kingsley Theatre in Colombo on 21 January 1947. The Chief Guest was D.S. Senanayake, Minister of Agriculture and Lands under the State C...


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