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Ayurveda Expo 2018 at BMICH

Views - 88 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 - 92 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 - 133 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 - 411 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 - 90 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 - 270 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 - 145 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 - 346 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 - 334 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 - 181 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 - 144 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 - 47 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 - 40 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 - 186 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 - 98 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 - 77 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 - 39 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 - 93 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 - 124 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 - 122 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

AmCham Ball celebrates US-SL bond

Views - 358 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 - 156 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 - 129 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 - 94 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 - 203 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

Siam House turns 25

Views - 130 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:00

Siam House celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala celebration and a Thai regional food promotion recently. The Department of Post issued a special postal stamp commemorating the silver jubilee. Thai Ambassador Chulamanee Chartsuwan and many othe

HSBC hosts longstanding customers in Kandy

Views - 96 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Honouring customer loyalty, several longstanding customers of HSBC’s branch in Kandy, were hosted to an evening of cocktails by HSBC

Prestige Automobile launches ‘THE MINI ELITE’ loyalty program

Views - 137 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Prestige Automobile Ltd. recently launched ‘THE MINI ELITE’, a loyalty program for MINI owners at the Botanik Bistro & Bar


Views - 50 Saturday, 9 June 2018 00:10

Vivaha-2018, the wedding and bridal exhibition, was launched at the BMICH on Friday. Services and accessories required by brides and grooms are available at the exhibition which will be held on June 9 and 10 as well.

Epic Technology Group celebrates 20 years of innovation excellence

Views - 144 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Epic Technology Group recently hosted a cocktail for its corporate clients and special invitees in celebration of 20 years

Today's Columnists

Identifying traitors: I cannot wait until Dr. Padeniya presents his point scheme

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Cause for excitement I am excited! A way of identifying and measuring a traitor is soon to be unveiled; by no less than the President of the GMOA! Hasn’t he also qualified in some department of neurology? All the more reason to justify my excitemen

The evils of translocating wild elephants

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

The subject of translocating wild elephants has been a much-debated topic recently, after the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWLC), acting on the orders of the Minster for Wildlife, wanted to move the only two wild elephants habituating the Sin

Singapore miracle – How SL could benefit from trade with Singapore

Monday, 20 August 2018

According to a media report released by President’s Media Division, a committee of experts has been appointed by the President to examine and report on ‘the practical impact and use of the proposed officer policy guidelines and recommendations on

High NPAs in SME sector: Who is responsible?

Monday, 20 August 2018

Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) of the banking sector have been increasing in the recent past. Gross NPA ratio reached about 3.3% as at end of May2018 recording an increase of about 0.8% over the past five months.

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