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Tata Sons’ former Chairman Mistry voted off the Board

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: Shareholders at Tata Sons Ltd, the Indian conglomerate’s holding company, have voted to remove estranged former chairman Cyrus Mistr...


Wilat paving the way for youngsters

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) Sri Lanka concluded yet another successful event on 26 January on ‘Interview facing techniques&rsquo...


JDS returnees present research findings to higher officials of Government

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

A special reporting session was held at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo on 24 January where a total of 15 JDS fellows presented their Master thesis fin...


Management Consultant to launch book on growth and competitiveness

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

Roshanga Wickremesinghe, an international Management Consultant with a track record of 14 years in delivering high impact consulting, training, fac...


27th J.E Jayasuriya Memorial Lecture on 13 February

/ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 00:00

The 27th J.E. Jayasuriya Memorial Lecture will take place on Monday 13 February. Emeritus Professor J. E. Jayasuriya was the first Sri Lankan Pro...


IPM and OPA jointly organise ‘Work-Life Balance’ seminar

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:05

OPA Vice President and Seminars and Workshop Committee Chairperson Ruchira Gunasekara, IPM SL Secretary of the Council Ken Vijayakumar, IP...


Arden, AHLEI training workshop on Guest Service Gold and Trip Advisor Reputation Management

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:04

Arden Institute in collaboration with American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) successfully concluded its first ever publi...


Direct entry to 12-month MBA/MSc for Stage II completed students of CIMA/ACCA/CIM and ABE

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:03

Guaranteed internship opportunities in leading corporates for students without work experience Catering to the demands of t...


The social side of flexible working

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:02

91% of business people in Sri Lanka say flexible work allows them to get out and meet up with people more often Flexible worker...


Chartered Accountancy students become champions in South Asian region at inaugural IFRS quiz competition

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:01

Ravindi Sandini and Hakeem Halwan with their awards while also seen are IASB President Hans Hoogervorst, CA Sri Lanka Presidents Lasantha ...


CMA unveils 2018 syllabus

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

  New Professional Program will come into effect from March 2018 Prof. Watawala says national institutes receiv...


First Youth Leadership Program concludes successfully

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

The Youth Leadership, Public Speaking and English Education program conducted by motivational speaker and trainer Farill Farook was successfully co...


JCI Sri Lanka appoints new Director of Marketing

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

Junior Chamber International – Sri Lanka has appointed Christopher Wijeyakulasuriya as Director of Marketing to the National Board.  H...


WiLAT empowers young women through ‘Ignite’ mentoring initiative

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) Sri Lanka celebrated the second anniversary of its flagship mentoring event recently at The Kingsbury Colo...


Japanese Ambassador welcomes Sri Lankan JDS scholarship fellows

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

The Government of Japan has extended the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS) Program since 2010 to train and devel...


Royal Institute of Colombo named winner of local CFA Institute Research Challenge

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

Students advance to the next level of the world’s leading investment research competition CFA Sri Lanka announced that the Royal Inst...


TRAc takes hospitality industry to new heights

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

  Second batch of students passes out from TRAc hospitality NVQ program The TRAc NVQ program graduated its second ...


IESBA takes decisive step forward on restructured International Code of Ethics; issues final set of proposals

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA, the Ethics Board) has announced completion of the major first phase of its strateg...


Sandbox plays to win with its rapid response training

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

Experiential training is a concept that is steadily intriguing many companies in the current economic environment, as it drives HR motivation and p...


Capital Alliance introduces high value management trainee and internship to benefit industry

/ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s leading investment banking firm and the preferred partner in capital markets, Capital Alliance Ltd. (CAL), has launched a new man...


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Ting, ting! Alarm bells for the economy, jingle bells for the banks!

24 February 2017

Even after discounting for political rhetoric (on all sides), economists are convinced that our economy is in a critical stage. This course is the culmination effect of how the economy has been managed over the last few decades. At the same time, ...


A ‘Big Match’ ban: Monkey business?

24 February 2017

FEVER – There is a sense in which tradition (not always defensible on rational grounds) is a rite of passage for politicians as much as for schoolboys in which to “Be (Thou) Forever” means players from all walks of life partake i...


Government very badly needs a PR machine to highlight the positives

24 February 2017

When the BJP was getting a lot of bad press all over the world and particularly in the US, to counter the bad press, Lal Krishna Advani, then BJP President, decided to launch an overseas wing to educate American lawmakers, the American people and ...


Mobilising against measles

23 February 2017

The WHO South-East Asia Region is making rapid progress against vaccine-preventable diseases. The Region was certified polio-free in 2014. Maternal and neonatal tetanus was routed in 2016. And routine immunisation for diseases such as diphtheria a...


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