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Leinster Lodge banquet

Views - 111 Friday, 20 July 2018 00:00

The sesquicentennial anniversary celebration banquet of the Leinster Lodge Irish Freemasons of Sri Lanka was


Rocell holds Dinner Dance 2018

Views - 183 Thursday, 19 July 2018 00:00


People’s Bank Annual Inter-Branch/ Department Quiz 2018

Views - 88 Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00

The 15th Annual Inter - Branch/Department Quiz program organised by the International Banking Division was successfully


DFCC Bank Annual Awards Night

Views - 172 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00

DFCC Bank held its Awards Night recently at the Union Ballroom, Hilton Colombo Residencies to recognize and reward employees who had performed exceptionally during 2017. During its journey, DFCC has earned a reputation in terms of the quality of its


Porsche 70th birthday celebration at BMICH

Views - 133 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

Porsche Centre Sri Lanka celebrated Porsche’s 70th birthday recently in a grand scale at the BMICH under the patronage of German Ambassador to Sri Lanka Jörn Rohde. The leading global sports car brand marked its 70th birthday under the theme ‘Po


Ayurveda Expo 2018 at BMICH

Views - 75 Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:10

Ayurveda Expo 2018, the three-day mega exhibition, was launched yesterday at the BMICH under the patronage of Minister of Health Rajitha Senarathne, Industries Minister Daya Gamage and Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, organised fo


Summer Fair 2018 at SLECC

Views - 45 Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:00

The 21st edition of Summer Fair 2018 started yesterday at the SLECC. The exhibition provides customers with discounts of up to 70% and will continue over the weekend – Pix by Kithsiri De Mel


University of Colombo MBA Alumni Association holds 21st AGM

Views - 118 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

The 21st Annual General Meeting of the MBA Alumni Association of the University of Colombo was held recently


EFL-Havies scrum down

Views - 216 Thursday, 12 July 2018 00:00

In commemoration of their recent partnership, Expolanka Freight and Havelock Sports Club jointly hosted employees, members and customers to a celebration at the Havelock Sports Club recently. EFL announced a three-year sponsorship agreement with the


British High Commission celebrates the Queen’s birthday

Views - 83 Wednesday, 11 July 2018 00:00

The British High Commission in Colombo celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s 92nd birthday at Westminster House recently.


Russia Day celebrations

Views - 252 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00

The National Day of Russia, better known as Russia Day, was celebrated in Colombo recently. Ambassador to the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka Yuri Borisovich Materiy and Eleena Materiy, Chief Guest Minister of Health Rajitha Senarathne, Speaker Karu


HNB organized a multi-religious prayer morning

Views - 139 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00

Hatton National Bank recently organized a multi-religious prayer morning for invocation of blessings on employees and their place of work. Jonathan Alles, Managing Director/CEO together with management and staff gathered together in readings and pray


Home and You Lifestyle Fair Exhibition at BMICH

Views - 175 Saturday, 7 July 2018 02:19

The Home and You Lifestyle Fair Exhibition was launched at the BMICH yesterday. The exhibition, which provides services on remodeling, home improvement, decor and outdoor furniture, will be held today and tomorrow as well.


Heritage Expediciones: Unravelling the Best of 15 Years

Views - 313 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00

Heritage Expediciones, a destination management company, which was founded


Sri Lanka United Kingdom Society celebrates Queen’s Birthday

Views - 172 Tuesday, 3 July 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka United Kingdom Society (SLUKS) celebrated the Queen’s Birthday with a banquet at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Colombo recently. British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and British Ambassador to Maldives James Dauris graced the occasion


CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2018

Views - 126 Saturday, 30 June 2018 01:57

Construction EXPO 2018 was launched at the BMICH under the patronage of Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen yesterday (29). It will provide a common platform for all industries that link with construction and will....


Lankadeepa Poson Aloka Pooja at Thanthirimale Raja Maha Viharaya

Views - 41 Friday, 29 June 2018 00:03

The ‘Lankadeepa Poson Aloka Pooja’, jointly organised by Wijeya Newspapers Ltd. (WNL) and the ‘Lankadeepa’ newspaper at the historic Thanthirimale Raja Maha Viharaya, was illuminated by State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene along with WNL


President and Prime Minister grace Aloka Puja in Mihintale

Views - 34 Friday, 29 June 2018 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe start up the lighting system at the Aloka Puja in Mihintale last evening. The Chief incumbent of the Mihintale Raja Maha Vihara Venerable Walawahanguna Wawe Dhammaratana Thera urg


Ceylon Motor Traders Association holds 98th AGM

Views - 175 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

The Ceylon Motor Traders Association (CMTA) held its 98th Annual General Meeting at the Hilton Colombo Residences recently


Doha Bank organises presentation on Qatar-Sri Lanka bilateral opportunities

Views - 97 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

The Board of Directors and management of Doha Bank Group organised a presentation on Qatar-Sri Lanka bilateral opportunities at the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo


INCO 2018 at BMICH

Views - 68 Saturday, 23 June 2018 00:52

INCO 2018, the industrial exhibition organised by the Institution of Incorporated Engineers, was launched at the BMICH. The exhibition provides an opportunity to meet key players and appoint quality distributors for their products and services, build


‘Explore Print Innovation’ at SLECC

Views - 35 Saturday, 23 June 2018 00:10

‘Explore Print Innovation,’ the international exhibition on textile, screen, digital, sublimation printing and signage industry, was launched yesterday (22) at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) in Colombo. The exhibition will be


Germany vs Mexico FIFA Football World Cup live screening

Views - 90 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

Hayleys Group in partnership with the German Embassy in Sri Lanka and the Mexican


Bank of Ceylon hails top branches

Views - 114 Thursday, 21 June 2018 00:00

The Bank of Ceylon recognised its highest performing branches of 2017 at a glamorous event at Stein Studios, Ratmalana recently. The outstanding performers were recognised and awarded at this event. Branches were recognised under National level and P


Boney M comes to town with Liz Mitchell

Views - 117 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00


AmCham Ball celebrates US-SL bond

Views - 345 Tuesday, 19 June 2018 00:00

The American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka hosted its 20th AmCham Ball on 19 May 2018 at the Cinnamon Grand Oak Room, Colombo. The theme for this year’s ball was ‘Greater Together,’ which celebrates the strong bond between the United States


IPM Sri Lanka holds National HR Conference 2018

Views - 144 Monday, 18 June 2018 00:00

IPM Sri Lanka held the National HR Conference 2018 under the theme ‘Transformation of HR in the Digital World’ at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall Colombo recently.


Taj Samudra honours long service employees

Views - 128 Friday, 15 June 2018 00:34

Taj Samudra Colombo felicitated 70 of its long-service employees last week at The Grand Marquee – the elegant venue situated at the North Lawn as recognition of their loyalty and commitment to the hotel.


Standard Chartered launches ‘My Dream Account’ for kids

Views - 90 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Standard Chartered revolutionised the children’s savings account market when launching its latest proposition for kids less than 18 years under the title ‘My Dream Account’. The fresh proposition was announced amidst a gathering of key priority


Tapping ASEAN for SL growth

Views - 199 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:36

Participants gathered yesterday to gain key insights from global and local experts at a special CEOs Breakfast Forum, organised by Daily FT and the University of Colombo MBA Alumni Association, together with the strategic partnership of global bankin


Today's Columnists

Why not Dinesh Gunawardena?

Monday, 23 July 2018

Sri Lanka won the cricket World Cup once, but never again. We started down the slippery slope almost the morning after we had reached the zenith of achievement.


Economics to prevail over politics: The awakening long overdue

Monday, 23 July 2018

It was interesting to read W.A. Wijewardena’s article titled ‘Crisis-ridden Sri Lanka economy: Time for economics to prevail over politics’.


Open University Convocation Address 2018 Graduates have responsibility to impart digital knowledge t

Monday, 23 July 2018

Let me congratulate all those who receive their degrees today at this General Convocation on the achievements they have made.


Bright star Imran Khan could well go the way of his predecessors

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Imran Khan, the Pakistani cricket star, anti-corruption crusader and politician, appears to be within reach of his cherished goal of winning the 25 July Pakistan National Assembly (NA) elections and becoming Prime Minister.


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