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Journalism Awards for Excellence 2017

Views - 108 Wednesday, 1 August 2018 00:00

The coveted annual Journalism Awards for Excellence 2017, organised by the Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka together with the Sri Lanka

SLASSCOM Innovation Summit

Views - 159 Tuesday, 31 July 2018 00:00

SLASSCOM Innovation Summit 2018 Networking Cocktail held at the Cinnamon Grand recently - Pix by Upul Abayasekara

The 179th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

Views - 152 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:00

The 179th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently.

PRINCE SUNCITY – Sri Lanka Charity at Nelum Pokuna

Views - 242 Thursday, 26 July 2018 00:00

The President of the Prince Suncity Group International Dato Sri Dr. Peter Ong (currently known as Prince Suncity) was born to a Malaysian business family; Dr. Peter Ong is into international real estate and wealth creations business ventures spread

Janashakthi Life launches Advisor Virtual Office to empower sales team with new digital capabilities

Views - 94 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00

Janashakthi Life took a crucial step in its digitalisation journey with the launch of the Janasakthi Life Advisor Virtual Office – an innovative system that allows

‘A Delectable Night to Savour’ featuring Australian all-star Masterchef Kumar Pereira

Views - 78 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00

‘A Delectable Night to Savour’ featured Australian all-star Masterchef Kumar Pereira, who curated a four-course meal.

DFCC’s Night of the Dragon 2018

Views - 257 Tuesday, 24 July 2018 00:00

PRINCE SUNCITY – Sri Lanka Charity at Nelum Pokuna

Views - 794 Tuesday, 24 July 2018 00:00

Datto Sri Ong Kean Swan who is known as prince Suncity was born in Malaysia to a business family. Prince Suncity is in the international real estate and wealth creation business and he has his business ventures spread all around the globe. Philanthro

National Day of France celebration

Views - 165 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00

The National Day of France was celebrated recently at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel, Colombo. Officials in attendance included the French Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Jean-Marin Schuh, ministers, dignitaries and other invitee

Leinster Lodge banquet

Views - 171 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 - 341 Thursday, 19 July 2018 00:00

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

Views - 132 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 - 243 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 - 175 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 - 116 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 - 385 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 - 159 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 - 750 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 - 96 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 - 280 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 - 154 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 - 827 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 - 426 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 - 194 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


Views - 191 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 - 64 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 - 46 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 - 201 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 - 100 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 - 119 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

Today's Columnists

Politicians and cricketers: Expected role, selection and performance evaluation (Part 2)

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Before commenting on the selection process, it is better to understand the ground realities and the nature of the beasts. Sri Lanka has a good theoretical education system. This system prompts students to ‘Cram-Remember-Express’ or ‘Read-Rememb

Open letter to M.A. Sumanthiran, MP

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Happy Pongal, Mr Sumanthiran! You and I are from two very different generations. In fact you belong to my uncle’s generation (sadly I don’t get along very well with my uncle). You are a child of the ’70s. I’m a child of the 90s. In a more tex

Why Gota gave me a ‘Gotler’ feeling

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Bourgeoisie venues It is no accident that presidential-candidate hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa holds his Viyathmaga meetings in bourgeoisie spots. Once, it had been Shangri-La. Last Saturday, 12 January, it had been Waters Edge. Gota’s speech offered

A lie is also a truth

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Gotabaya Rajapaksa is a determined contender for the presidency. His trenchant lecture to activists of the Viyathmaga forum demonstrated the man’s spiritedness and impulse to act. He is a driven man. What drives him?

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