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ART CONNECT by Colombo Fashion Week

/ Tuesday, 14 March 2017 00:00

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week (CFW), which is in its 14th year, is being held under the theme ‘Celebrate Colombo’. It includes a new initia...


Browns Hospitals turns 2!

/ Tuesday, 14 March 2017 00:00

The Chief Executive Officer and the Management of Browns Hospitals celebrated the hospital’s second anniversary at The Blue, Hilton Colombo r...


138th Battle of the Blues

/ Monday, 13 March 2017 00:16

The 138th Battle of the Blues between Royal College, Colombo and S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia ended in a draw after rain arrived to resc...


Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (UK) Sri Lanka Branch holds awards ceremony

/ Monday, 13 March 2017 00:01

The 23rd annual awards ceremony of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (UK)  Sri Lanka Branch (ICS) was held at the Cinnamon Lakeside rec...


‘Kedella’ now on

/ Saturday, 11 March 2017 00:00

The lifestyle exhibition Kedella was launched at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre on Friday. The exhibition, which features sta...


Textech Sri Lanka at SLECC

/ Saturday, 11 March 2017 00:00

Textech Sri Lanka International Exhibition was launched at the Sri Lankan Exhibition and Convention Centre on Thursday. The exhibition, which focus...


Royal-Thomian Cycle Parade

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

The traditional cycle  parade which is held a day prior to Sri Lanka’s oldest and grandest Big Match, the Battle of the Blues, which wil...


13th Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

The 13th Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration of the University of Colombo and hosted by the Alumni Association was held recently at the BMICH. The ...


Altair felicitates Moshe Safdie

/ Wednesday, 8 March 2017 00:00

The management of Altair recently hosted an event at the Hilton to felicitate Moshe Safdie, the Altair project’s architect and architect of M...


DCSL celebrates 25th anniversary

/ Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

The 25th anniversary of Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka (DCSL) was celebrated in grand style at the Cinnamon Grand recently – Pix by Indrar...


Turkish Cargo Top Agents Awards

/ Monday, 6 March 2017 00:01

The Turkish Cargo Top Agents Awards ceremony was held recently at Hilton Hotel with the participation of Turkish Ambassador to Sri Lanka Tunca Ozcu...


National ceremony ‘Uththamabiwandana’ held under patronage of President

/ Saturday, 4 March 2017 00:00

  President Maithripala Sirisena signed the historic gazette notification proclaiming 82 brave sons of the Motherland, who w...


Medicare 2017

/ Saturday, 4 March 2017 00:00

Medicare 2017, the healthcare services exhibition organised by the Health Ministry in collaboration with Aitken Spence Conventions and Exhibitions ...


Maxxis Tyres Dealer Convention and Awards Night

/ Friday, 3 March 2017 00:00

The Maxxis Tyres Dealer Convention and Awards Night 2016 was held at Waters Edge on 17 February ...


HNB rewards outstanding performers at the Annual Branch Managers’ conference

/ Thursday, 2 March 2017 00:00

HNB recognised the exceptional performance of branch managers at the Hatton National Bank Annual Branch Managers’ conference held at the HNB ...


Citi Annual Awards Night

/ Wednesday, 1 March 2017 00:00

The Citi Annual Awards Night was held on 20 January at the Blue, Colombo Hilton – Pix by Samantha Perera ...


10th annual get-together of Ex-Com Bankers

/ Tuesday, 28 February 2017 00:00

The 10th annual get-together of Ex-Com Bankers was held recently at Hotel Sapphire, Colombo. It brought together bankers who commenced their career...


Senaratne Insurance Brokers celebrates

/ Monday, 27 February 2017 00:49

Senaratne Insurance Brokers held cocktails at the Atrium Lobby, Cinnamon Grand Hotel recently to celebrate its appointment as the first Insurance B...


East Link Engineering Company Ltd. unveils new innovative self-service banking machines

/ Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:00

East Link Engineering Company Ltd, a Sri Lankan company which designs and manufactures a range of high-tech, innovative, self-service banking machi...


‘A Nuthana Kumaraya’ by Charitha

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

‘A Nuthana Kumaraya’ (A Modern Prince), the latest book authored by University of Peradeniya Department of Philosophy and Psychology Se...


Today's Columnists

Reform of exchange controls: There is a need, but do it correctly – Part I

24 April 2017

The first Ceylonese Governor of the newly-established Central Bank N.U. Jayawardena ​ Proposal to reform exchange controls without giving details Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in announcing the economic policy s...


PIM MBA in Oman: A Sri Lankan pride

24 April 2017

It was indeed memorable to organise an inauguration of a brand new MBA batch at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) in Muscat, Oman. It was encouraging to see the spirit of Sri Lankans in Oman who actively supported our endeavo...


Potential risks and negative implications of the proposed Foreign Exchange Bill

24 April 2017

From the perspective of the Government, the following are the key components of a checklist for assessment and validation prior to the enactment of the proposed Foreign Exchange Bill. Does the Bill in its present form, post enactment: 1.Advanc...


Meethotamulla tragedy and political garbage

22 April 2017

    The Meethotamulla tragedy has brought back the politics of garbage to every screen, newspaper and radio. Street protests are happening around every garbage dump. Modern day popular communication technologies have take...


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