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ACOB holds annual get-together

Views - 154 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

The Association of Compliance Officers of Banks (ACOB) held its annual get-together at OZO Colombo recently


GHR – Annual Cricket Tournament

Views - 111 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

The 4th Annual Cricket Tournament of Global Housing and Real Estate was held at Moors Sports Club Ground recently.


President opens Moragahakanda Mega Irrigation Project 

Views - 87 Tuesday, 9 January 2018 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the Moragahakanda Development Project yesterday. The Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga Irrigation Development Project can be considered a modern day irrigational wonder of Sri Lanka which ends the worries of farme


President opens Rajagiriya flyover

Views - 73 Tuesday, 9 January 2018 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the Rajagiriya flyover yesterday, which will provide a long-term solution to the severe traffic congestion in the Rajagiriya area. Even though construction work on the flyover was scheduled to be completed by the


Oman Air 8th anniversary dinner

Views - 173 Monday, 8 January 2018 01:16

The 8th anniversary dinner of Oman Air was held at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo recently. The Ambassador of Oman to Sri Lanka Sheikh Jumah Hamadan Hasan Al Shehhi was the Chief Guest at the function


Inauguration of APB 29th anniversary convocation

Views - 105 Monday, 8 January 2018 00:00

The inauguration of the Association of Professional Bankers (APB) Sri Lanka 29th anniversary convocation 2017 was recently held at Cinnamon Grand.


Vivaha 2018 at BMICH

Views - 444 Saturday, 6 January 2018 00:33

Vivaha 2018, an exhibition which highlights fashions and other aspects involved in weddings, got under underway at the BMICH yesterday. The exhibition showcases fashions for brides, grooms, décor and much more


The Great HR Quiz 2017

Views - 155 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

The Great HR Quiz is one of the main events organised by IPM Sri Lanka (Institute of Personnel Management). The main objective


HNB starts the New Year with blessings of all faiths

Views - 150 Thursday, 4 January 2018 00:06

Staff of HNB commenced the first working day of 2018 on a spiritual note. A religious observance followed by New Year traditions was the bank’s way of setting forth year 2018. Religious blessings in the Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim faiths


STC Old Boys host dinner

Views - 242 Thursday, 4 January 2018 00:00

S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia Old Boys hosted a dinner recently at the Mt. Lavinia Hotel. The Warden of STC Fr. Marc Billimoria graced the occasion and Anura Tennekoon was the Guest of Honour – Pix by Krishan Ranasinghe


RI District 3220 holds Black Tie Charity Banquet

Views - 93 Wednesday, 3 January 2018 00:00

RI District 3220 organised a Black Tie Charity Banquet to mark the visit by Rotary International President Ian Riseley and First Lady Juliet to Sri Lanka recently at the Shangri-La Hotel


INAP 19th symposium

Views - 105 Wednesday, 3 January 2018 00:00

The 19th symposium on International Network of Affiliated Ports (INAP) under the theme ‘Maritime Co-operation and Economic Prosperity through INAP’ was held at The Kingsbury Hotel


Standard Chartered felicitates customers

Views - 215 Tuesday, 2 January 2018 00:00

In appreciation of its valued customers, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka recently hosted cocktails at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo – Pix by Upul Abayasekara


Welcoming 2018!

Views - 90 Tuesday, 2 January 2018 00:00


wOw.lk Shopping Carnival at BMICH

Views - 190 Saturday, 30 December 2017 00:59

Sri Lanka’s biggest year-end shopping fiesta, the wOw.lk Shopping Carnival, once again brings bargains galore to Sri Lankan shoppers on 29, 30 and 31 December at the BMICH, Colombo. The range of products available include home appliances, electroni


Club Mahindra Holiday Launch

Views - 209 Friday, 29 December 2017 00:00

Introduction to Sri Lanka of the largest vacation ownership company outside of the USA, namely Club Mahindra, which was introduced by Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India and Ideal Retreats recently at the kingsbury hotel Colombo


National Day of Romania

Views - 128 Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:00

The National Day of Romania along with the 60th anniversary of it establishing diplomatic relations with Sri Lanka was celebrated recently at the Samudra Ballroom of the Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo. Officials in attendance included the Head of the Roma


NDB Bank hosts cocktails for Privilege Select customers

Views - 312 Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:00

NDB Bank recently hosted cocktails at the Shangri-La Colombo, for its Privilege Select customers – Pix by Upul Abayasekara


Trinity College Kandy OBA (Colombo Branch) Annual Dinner Dance

Views - 192 Wednesday, 27 December 2017 00:00

The Trinity College Kandy OBA (Colombo Branch) organised their annual dinner dance recently at Hilton Colombo


President opens Colombo Christmas Street 2017

Views - 109 Saturday, 23 December 2017 00:05

Colombo Christmas Street 2017 at Green Path, offers a whole new concept in entertainment for the second consecutive year. The event is organised by the Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism Development and


Christmas in Colombo

Views - 111 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

As Christmas inches ever closer, Colombo has been a hive of festive activity, with streets being adorned with lights and colourful decorations


Christmas Fest commences

Views - 53 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith on Wednesday inaugurated the Christmas Fest at the Arcade.


Iconic City Tour adds zest to Christmas Fest

Views - 65 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

A Christmas edition of the iconic Colombo City Tour service operated by Ebert Silva Holidays was launched at Galle Face Hotel in Colombo.


Sri Lankan Australian Malay Association stages Bollywood Night in Sydney

Views - 631 Thursday, 21 December 2017 00:00

Sri Lankan Malays in Sydney celebrated their Annual SLAMA Night on 11 November at the Glenwood Community Hub, Glenwood, Sydney, with a Bollywood theme. Sri Lankan Consul General in Sydney Lal Wickrematunge was the Chief Guest.  In his speech, he pai


AAT Sri Lanka Annual Conference

Views - 86 Wednesday, 20 December 2017 00:00

The inauguration of the 15th Annual Conference of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT Sri Lanka) was held recently at Waters Edge


Colombo hosts Chinese mass wedding

Views - 109 Tuesday, 19 December 2017 00:31

Fifty couples from China tied the knot in Colombo on Sunday (17) in a mass traditional Buddhist wedding ceremony, as the island aims to woo more tourists. The couples included newly-weds as well as already-married couples looking to renew their vows,


AAT Sri Lanka Annual Conference

Views - 107 Monday, 18 December 2017 00:00

The inauguration of the 15th Annual Conference of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT Sri Lanka) was held recently at Waters Edge, Battaramulla, with the participation of Chief Guest President Maithripala Sirisena and Guest of


UAE 46th National Day celebration

Views - 98 Friday, 15 December 2017 10:11


Maroon & Blue Ball 2017

Views - 128 Friday, 15 December 2017 03:23

The Maroon & Blue Ball 2017 dinner dance was organised by the Carey College Old Boys Union at the Crystal Ballroom....


Big draw for first-ever Best Sri Lankan Brands Awards

Views - 343 Thursday, 14 December 2017 00:00

The inaugural Best Sri Lankan Brands Awards by Interbrand, the world’s largest and most influential brand consultancy, in partnership with


Today's Columnists

Constitutional clash: realism in a time of crisis

Monday, 19 February 2018

Most of the discussion of today’s crisis is from the perspective of a lawyer. Mine is not a legalist point of view. It is a political science view


Many things go into constitutions

Monday, 19 February 2018

“Constitutions are primarily about political authority and power- the location, conferment, distribution, exercise and limitation


An economic crisis worsened by a political crisis: Time is running out for Sri Lanka

Monday, 19 February 2018

The Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy, while announcing the Bank’s monetary policy stance for the next two months


Restoring credibility of Central Bank: What ails the system?

Monday, 19 February 2018

We are today, and have been indeed for the past two years, in the throes of a classic case of regulatory failure on the infamous ‘Bond Scam


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