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Janis McDavid at Rotary Conference in Sri Lanka: “I’m glad I don’t need any shoes”

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Janis McDavid, 25, was born with no arms and legs. But he still goes to university, drives a car and travels the world. Today he is embarking on hi...


IIT presents ‘Embedding Sustainable Development goals in Corporate Strategy’ Master Class

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

As the earth is speeding towards climate crises affecting nations and businesses, the importance placed on sustainability and the need for sustaina...


Sri Lankan named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

The co-founder of a foundation which supports persons with disabilities in Sri Lanka has been named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017. K...


Seylan Bank showcases staff talents at ‘Seylan’s Got Talent’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Seylan Bank Director/CEO Kapila Ariyaratne handing over the trophies to the winner and the runner up while Co Chairman of the Organising Committee ...


Sri Lankan team wins prestigious debating tournament

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

From 10 to 12 March, a Sri Lankan cross-team comprised of Minesh Fernando, Maleen Jayasuriya and Dulanjana Kumaratunge participated in the National...


Deepal Sooriyarachchi to host mindfulness retreat at Santani Wellness

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Deepal Sooriyarachchi, the former CEO of Eagle Insurance and one of the most recognised trainers in the country will be conducting an ‘Inward...


Anuruddha Gamage among 100 Most Influential Global HR Professionals

/ Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

Hayleys Kelani Valley Plantations’ Senior Manager – HR & Corporate Sustainability, Anuruddha Thiththagalla Gamage was ranked among ...


Mind the Gap – A conversation on what’s holding Sri Lankan women back 

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

  In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2017, the EU Delegation hosted an event titled Mind the Gap –...


Ceylon Chamber’s event to discuss ‘Alpha’ vs ‘Beta’ leadership in ‘Managing the Millennial Worker’

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

HR practitioners representing firms from diverse sectors will present their expert insights on how to manage talent in order to become an innovatio...


DHL recognised again as global top employer

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has been certified as one of the best places to work worldwide for ...


COYLE enters into MOU with Sri Lanka Institute of Directors

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

The Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) to provide ...


Dr. Anoma Jayasinghe becomes first and Sri Lankan member of prestigious IAASM

/ Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:00

SriLankan Airlines Group Medical Officer Dr. Anoma Jayasinghe has become the first Sri Lankan professional in aviation medicine to be selected as a...


Xpressjobs.lk launches android app for mobile phones in a bid to fast-track employment application submission

/ Wednesday, 8 March 2017 00:00

Xpressjobs.lk announced the release of its latest android mobile phone app designed to facilitate application submission in addition to the customa...


PLC Group Head of HR Uresh Jayasekera ranked amongst ‘100 Most Influential Global HR Professionals’ in the world 2017

/ Wednesday, 8 March 2017 00:00

Uresh Jayasekera who works as Group Head of Human Resources was recognised amongst ‘100 Most Influential Global HR Professionals’ at th...


Passed Finalists Certificate Awarding Ceremony of AAT Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 8 March 2017 00:00

AAT Sri Lanka, the pioneer in producing middle level accounting personnel to the country, held its Passed Finalists Certificate Awarding Ceremony o...


Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association launches ‘PROPEL’

/ Wednesday, 8 March 2017 00:00

The Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA), the Alumni of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) launched ‘P...


HNB crowned winners at The Bankers’ Debate 2016

/ Wednesday, 8 March 2017 00:00

Determined performances and decisive arguments across four hotly contested match ups helped HNB to clinch victory at the finals of The Bankers&rsqu...


Pioneering company secretaries Ananda Sirisena & Company launch 1st overseas office down under

/ Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

Ananda Sirisena & Company, a registered corporate secretaries and incorporator recently put Sri Lankan company secretaries on the global map by...


Link Natural Products launches Toastmasters Club

/ Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

  Fri, 27 January 2017 was a day that the staff of Link Natural Products Ltd., will remember for years to come, as they celeb...


Employer branding in Sri Lanka: Top corporates on board with Colombo Leadership Academy to develop EVP programs

/ Friday, 3 March 2017 00:00

In an intensely-competitive business landscape talent acquisition and management is paramount to an organisation’s success. As the saying goe...


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The political hypocrisy of President Maithripala Sirisena: Muslim IDPs tossed out

29 March 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena A Tamil saying goes thus: “Stealing the neighbour’s chicken for the mother’s almsgiving.”  President Sirisena in his total betrayal of the Muslims did just that with on...


People management in a rapidly transforming business world

29 March 2017

It is well known that businesses have to constantly evolve to keep pace with the changes around them. The rise of digital technologies is disrupting the way we work and live. Technologies that didn’t exist till about a decade ago have now be...


Development impact of the new technology revolution

28 March 2017

The geopolitical implications of advancing automation are quite inimical to workers in developing economies like Sri Lanka, whose comparative advantage lies essentially in “embodied labour”, which comprises cheap goods made by low-wage...


Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Whence, where and whither

28 March 2017

“Gotabaya can build a new urbanised technocratic civilisation which is the 21st century equivalent of the magnificent civilisations that this island once built; civilisations that put us ahead of the rest of South Asia, until the Tamil invad...


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