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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 - 345 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

HDFC Bank Branch Performance Awards 2017

Views - 61 Thursday, 14 December 2017 00:00

HDFC Bank recognised and rewarded its energetic and dedicated staff at the recently-concluded Annual Awards Ceremony for 2016 held at Grand Monarch,

Richmond College Union Colombo holds annual get together

Views - 194 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 00:00

The annual get together of Richmond College Union Colombo was held at Grand Monarch recently

Celebrating branding

Views - 204 Wednesday, 13 December 2017 00:00

Top corporate representatives, politicians and well-wishers were seen at the inaugural Best Sri Lankan Brands Awards ceremony which saw the top 20 local brands crowned by Interbrand.

Fresh seafood and Sri Lankan flavor, an invincible combination

Views - 110 Saturday, 9 December 2017 00:00

Colombo Seafood Festival 2017 jointly organised by the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry and the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency commenced yesterday(08) to be continued till 10 December on the Green Path

Pre-launch of ‘Best Sri Lankan Brands 2017’

Views - 175 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:53

The pre-launch of ‘Best Sri Lankan Brands 2017’

Celebrating Sunil Ratnayake

Views - 89 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:22

Veteran television producer Sunil Ratnayake marks 30 years in the industry this year. His production company Teleview introduced groundbreaking TV series to Sri Lanka such as ‘Dandubasnamanaya’ and ‘Veda Hamine’ that took the industry in a ne

CNCI holds 56th AGM

Views - 126 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00

The 56th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) was held at Ramada Hotel recently.

IFS Sri Lanka hosts knowledge sharing session and cocktails

Views - 241 Tuesday, 5 December 2017 00:00

IFS Sri Lanka hosted its customers, partners, prospects and senior management to a session of knowledge sharing and cocktails at Galle Face Hotel recently. IFS Group CEO Alastair Sorbie took the opportunity of educating customers about IFS global ope

Tourism Leaders’ Summit 2017 Fellowship Dinner

Views - 235 Monday, 4 December 2017 12:00

The Tourism Leaders’ Summit 2017 Fellowship Dinner was held at The Kingsbury recently. The event was attended by key industry personnel – Pix by Upul Abayasekara

CMA Australia Hall of Fame Awards 2017

Views - 192 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00

The Institute of Certified Management Accountants, Australia held the Global Accounting Hall of Fame and Global Management Accounting Hall of Fame awards ceremony and VIP dinner amongst an exclusive

Sunshine Holdings 50th anniversary

Views - 380 Tuesday, 28 November 2017 00:00

The 50th anniversary celebration of Sunshine Holdings Plc was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the Chief Guest at the event - Pix by Upul Abayasekera

ISMM 45th anniversary get together

Views - 202 Monday, 27 November 2017 00:00

The 45th Anniversary Banquet Dinner and Get together of Institute of Supply and Materials Management (ISMM) was held at Kingsbury Hotel recently

Lifestyle Exhibition and Fun Fair 2017

Views - 135 Saturday, 25 November 2017 00:17

The Lifestyle Exhibition and Fun Fair 2017, organised by Singer Sri Lanka for the seventh consecutive year at the BMICH, began yesterday and will run until 26 November from 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on each day. The event, which showcases the latest te

Chinese Navy ship Qi Jiguang hosts deck reception

Views - 97 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Chinese Navy ship Qi Jiguang hosted deck reception in Colombo. Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang,

Fairway Beach Clubhouse now open at Unawatuna!

Views - 329 Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:00

Fairway Properties opened its very first exclusive Fairway Beach Clubhouse over the last weekend in Ganahena, Unawatuna. This offers the homeowners of Aqua Vista, Fairway Galle apartments, the best of both worlds; a wonderful place to relax with th

Barefoot – The House Collection Showcase 2017

Views - 138 Wednesday, 22 November 2017 00:00

The unique Barefoot – The House Collection 2017 showcase was held recently at the Barefoot Garden Cafe. Ravithma Gunasekera

Finland celebrates 100 years of Independence

Views - 138 Tuesday, 21 November 2017 00:00

Finland celebrated 100 years of Independence at a glittering event with Finland Ambassador Rauli Suikkanen and Honorary Consul General of Finland Ashroff Omar at the Taj Samudra Ballroom Colombo

Big draw for most sought-after post-Budget forum

Views - 212 Monday, 20 November 2017 00:00

Considered the most sought after post-Budget forum, the Daily FT-Colombo University MBA Alumni Association-organised event drew a record crowd at the Cinnamon Grand Oak Room last week.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Day 4

Views - 78 Saturday, 18 November 2017 00:30

The fourth day of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week showcasing collections by 36 designers was held recently at the Mercedes-Benz Centre of Excellence (Dimo 800) in Colombo in collaboration with the Academy of Design (AOD) – Pix by Ruwan Walpola

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo opens doors

Views - 246 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts celebrated the opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo yesterday under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe,

Epic Technology-Union Bank celebrate partnership

Views - 212 Thursday, 16 November 2017 00:24

Award-winning regional technology service provider Epic Technology Group was recently selected as the preferred technology partner by Union Bank. This partnership signifies the launch of the ‘Epic Omni Channel Synchroniser’, a state-of-the-art fi

Sri Lanka Retailers Association holds 1st Annual General Meeting

Views - 122 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 00:00

The first Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Retailers Association was held at the Ramada Hotel recently - Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya

Army Commander feted by Old Anandians Police Cadet Wing

Views - 367 Tuesday, 14 November 2017 00:00

The Old Anandians Police Cadet Wing felicitated their All-Island Best Platoon of 1980 Cadet Sergeant and present Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the wardroom of the

Cyber Security Summit 2017

Views - 142 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00

The 5th Annual Cyber Security Summit 2017, co-organised by the Daily FT and CICRA Consultancies Ltd, was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently.

Image Today at BMICH

Views - 56 Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:16

Image Today, the international exhibition for photo, video, digital imaging, signage, and the indoor and outdoor advertising industry was launched at the BMICH on Friday. It will be held on 11 and 12 November – Pics by Kithsiri de Mel

Glittering evening of fine dining and fabulous entertainment at SLID’s Annual Directors’ Dinner

Views - 166 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00

The recipe for an enchanting night out: The De Lanerolle Brothers with their magnificent voices, a harmonious orchestra playing together for the first time, and delectable cuisine, with a praise-worthy cause. The Sri Lanka

Double Blue Ball 2017 – Broadway Classics: Wesley College dinner dance

Views - 249 Thursday, 9 November 2017 00:00

Double Blue Ball 2017 – Broadway Classics, the annual dinner dance of Wesley College Colombo organised by Old Wesleyites Sports Club and Old Boys Union of the college, was held at the Oak Room

Planters’ Association holds 163rd AGM

Views - 157 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00

The 163rd Annual General Meeting of the Planters’ Association of Ceylon was held at the Galadari Hotel recently

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Tamil actor Kamal Haasan stars in new role as political leader

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Srinivasan Kamal Haasan is one of India’s foremost film actors. Known popularly as Kamal, the talented and versatile thespian has not only excelled as an actor onscreen, but has successfully engaged in other cinematic spheres too. The multi-faceted

Yameen’s economic offensive to counter political adversity ahead of presidential poll

Saturday, 24 February 2018

The embattled Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen, who is facing intense political opposition both in and out of the country, hopes to win the September, 2018 presidential election using a combination of political belligerence and a strong economic pr

In the end, there was nothing

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Much more than a storm in a tea cup! To a non-discerning person, it all seemed like the final battle of the counter revolution. President Sirisena was up in smoke trying to oust Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for no articulated reason. He asked

Shouldn’t Govt. prevent parliamentary system from decay and destruction?

Friday, 23 February 2018

The wrong people teach us the best lessons. As a clever nation, we had always used our ballot and chased the wrong people

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