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Colombo Toastmasters Club Presidential Installation

/ Wednesday, 27 July 2016 00:00

The 33rd Presidential Installation of the Colombo Toastmasters Club was held recently at the Galadari Hotel – Pix by Samantha Perera ...


SLFFA holds 35th AGM

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:01

The 35th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Logistics and Freight Forwarders Association (SLFFA) was held at The Kingsbury recently. Hellmann ...


HNB DIRI DARU MARKS A MILESTONE IN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

HNB DIRI DARU MARKS A MILESTONE IN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING ...


Hotel Show Colombo 2016 Opens

/ Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:00

Hotel Show Colombo 2016, the hotel supplies and services exhibition organised by the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association, was launched at the...


Valvoline celebrates 150th commemorative year in Sri Lanka at Annual Dealer Convention

/ Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Valvoline, the first trademarked lubricant brand in the US, turns 150 years old this year. To mark this milestone, Valvoline together with...


Institute of Hospitality – Sri Lanka Chapter AGM

/ Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

The Institute of Hospitality – Sri Lanka Chapter held its 2016 AGM at the Ramada Hotel Colombo recently. Sri Lanka Tourism Chairman Paddy Wit...


Tourism Ministry farewell to German envoy

/ Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:00

A farewell dinner was organised for outgoing German Ambassador Dr. Jürgen Morhard at the Tourism Ministry recently – Pix by Lasantha Kum...


India CEO Forum Annual Fellowship Evening

/ Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:00

The Board of Management of the India CEO Forum organised the Annual Fellowship Evening with Chief Guest Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Gue...


Kataragama Esala Perahera

/ Tuesday, 19 July 2016 00:01

The annual Kataragama Esala Perahera was held at the historic Ruhunu Kataragama Devale last evening for the 13th day with the participation of the ...


French National Day

/ Monday, 18 July 2016 00:00

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


‘Wedding Show-2016’ Bridal exhibition launched

/ Saturday, 16 July 2016 00:00

‘The Wedding Show-2016’ organised by the Asia Exhibition and Conventions for the 10th consecutive year was launched on Friday at the BM...


CMI Sri Lanka AGM

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

The 15th Annual General Meeting of the Chartered Management Institute, UK (CMI) Sri Lanka branch was held at the Kingsbury Hotel recently. High Com...


Sampath Bank hosts elite corporates to next generation of online banking

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Continuing their efforts to deepen client relationships, Sampath Bank recently held an exclusive client cocktail to reiterate the bank’s posi...


11th installation ceremony of FTZ Toastmasters Club

/ Thursday, 14 July 2016 00:00

The 11th installation ceremony of the FTZ Toastmasters Club (FTZTM) was held at The Gateway Hotel Air Port Garden recently. The FTZTM was started 1...


University of Colombo MBA Alumni Association holds AGM

/ Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:00

The 19th Annual General Meeting of the MBA Alumni Association of the University of Colombo was held recently at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo. The le...


National HR Excellence Awards 2016 from IPM

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:01

National HR Excellence Awards 2016 presented by the Institute of Personal Management Sri Lanka (IPM) was held recently. Here are some highlights. ...


Company of Master Mariners of Sri Lanka AGM 2016

/ Monday, 11 July 2016 00:00

 The Company of Master Mariners of Sri Lanka held their 25th Annual General Meeting in the Victorian Ballroom of The Kingsbury recently. CMM S...


Ayurveda Expo 2016

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

Ayurveda Expo 2016 organised by the National Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine is b...


Cinnamon TBC Asia Travel Bloggers Awards Ceremony 2016

/ Friday, 8 July 2016 00:00

The Cinnamon TBC Asia Travel Bloggers Awards Ceremony 2016 was held at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand recently. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga was ...


HNB priority circle

/ Thursday, 7 July 2016 00:00

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Today's Columnists

Sustainability now: The waste challenge

27 July 2016

Shifting waste from one place to another is no solution; nor is burning it in the backyard. The moment waste is understood as resource, a multitude of solutions are already available to develop a waste free Sri Lanka   ...


Elephant-human conflict, the most crucial issue not even identified

27 July 2016

Since 1950, a minimum of 4,200 elephants have perished in the wild as a direct result of the conflict between man and elephant in Sri Lanka. During the last 12 years, a total of 1,464 elephants were killed, along with 672 humans &...


Let us say ‘Black July: Never again’ through the right electoral system

27 July 2016

    The challenge in constitutional reforms is to have the long-term goal of a Sri Lankan identity, while giving the space for identity politics in the short term and convincing the Sinhala majority the necessity for doing s...


Kilinochchi: The forgotten city of today!

26 July 2016

I still remember travelling in an armed car on route to Kilinochchi and then taking an Air Force chopper that hugged a railway track to avoid sniper attacks way back in 2007-2009. At that time Kilinochchi was making headline news daily, given that...


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