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Training duo Sanjeev and Kumar pool strengths to build ‘The Smart Professional’

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Well-known trainers Sanjeev Jayaratnam and Kumar de Silva have teamed up once again to host yet another of their popular motivational, skills devel...


SLIIT Engineering is first in Sri Lanka to obtain full accreditation from Engineers Australia

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

  Achieving a significant milestone, SLIIT has become the first higher-education provider in Sri Lanka to receive full accred...


PIM’s MBA program in Doha patronised by Sri Lanka’s new Ambassador and Central Province Governor

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:20

Sri Lankan professionals participating in the MBA course conducted by Postgraduate Institute of Management (seated) PIM’s Senior Consultant D...


Over 40 CA Sri Lanka members recognised as forensic accounting specialists

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:18

  Over 40 members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), who hold senior management position...


CLA launches ‘The Great Manager Awards’ in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:15

From left: John Keells Holdings Vice President and Jay Kay Marketing CEO Charitha Subasinghe, Colombo Leadership Academy CEO and Managing ...


IIT campus promotes sustainable business through Elite Master Course

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:13

  With increased attention being paid to sustainability and promoting sustainable business practices, the Informatics Institu...


WiLAT partners UN’s ‘HeforShe’ campaign for women empowerment in Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:10

Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) was formed to enhance women’s representation in the Logistics and Transport industry by the Chartere...


ACCA expands footprint in Jaffna in collaboration with K-Aims

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:07

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) having established a strong presence in Western Province, Central Province and Southern P...


Sri Lanka needs more women in the workforce; what is keeping them away?

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

  Welcoming women into the workforce is not just a human rights issue, but smart economics Women seeking to enter the wor...


Sri Lanka’s participation at 6th Global Economic Summit on ‘Women’s Empowerment: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Capacity Building’

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

The sixth Global Economic Summit on ‘Women’s Empowerment: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Capacity Building’ was held from 27...


Startup Weekend: Ready to shakeup Negombo, Silicon Beach from 19-21 May

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

Startup Weekend is an international initiative that supports entrepreneurs around the world by coaching and mentoring their business ideas and ther...


SL public sector: Women stronger on governance

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

One of Sri Lanka’s top private sector professionals Dr. Rohantha Athukorala who has served the country as the Chairman Sri Lanka Export Devel...


‘FastTrack15’ Sri Lanka’s premier internship program returns for 7th consecutive year!

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

Introduced in 2011, the country’s premier annual internship program ‘Fast Track15’ (FT15) organised by Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC...


LOLC and Seylan Bank partner with University of Colombo alumni

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

LOLC Group and Seylan Bank PLC recently entered in to two MOUs with the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo, joining its newly launched...


IPM National HR Conference 2017

/ Tuesday, 2 May 2017 00:10

  Great HR Debate 2017 Chairperson Shiwanthie Wijesuriya, National HR Exhibition Committee 2017 Chairperson Primrose Mascarenhas, Nati...


Priyantha Kannangara awarded ‘Master Project Manager’ certification from US based AAPM

/ Tuesday, 2 May 2017 00:00

Priyantha Kannangara was recently awarded the certification of ‘Master Project Manager’ from the US based American Academy of ...


EFC calls for best occupational safety and health practices at workplace

/ Tuesday, 2 May 2017 00:00

Marking this year’s World Occupational Safety and Healthy Day (OSH Day) on 28 April, celebrated by the International Labour Organization (ILO...


University of Malaya, Malaysia and South Eastern University of Sri Lanka sign MoU

/ Tuesday, 2 May 2017 00:00

  A Memorandum of Understanding( MOU) between University of Malaya, Malaysia and South Eastern University of Sri Lanka was ...


Pathfinder Foundation ties up with Sichuan University

/ Tuesday, 2 May 2017 00:00

  At the invitation of the Pathfinder Foundation, a four member delegation from the prestigious Sichuan University i...


Boom in tourism opens up labour market opportunities

/ Wednesday, 26 April 2017 00:05

Despite the difficulties that come with the necessary repairs of the 30-year old runway of Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka’s bu...


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India’s new plan for TN fishermen could end row with Sri Lanka over fishing

27 May 2017

  India’s new INR 16,210 million ($ 250.9 million) plan to enable Tamil Nadu fishermen to exit fishing in the Palk Bay in three years from this year could end its decades-long row with Sri Lanka over poaching in Sri Lan...


Mayday! Mayhem in the making?

26 May 2017

By the time you read this, you would have perused many pieces, no doubt, on the precarious state of the nation of late. The painful memories of April-May – Meethotamulla pitfall and the proposed appointment of a military panjandrum to curb, ...


Tiny commitments from a thousand homes – mind separating matter!

25 May 2017

     Some may be wondering after Meethotamulla where all the Colombo waste is going. However, I do have a feeling that most had no idea whatsoever where things were disappearing into until the pictures of Meethotamul...


Why do agricultural value chains fail? Part V: Incentives to exploit

24 May 2017

Introduction Farming is better when it is done collectively. Collaboration might happen between farmers, traders and agricultural extension officers. The collaborations can be at different strength levels, for example in some farmer commun...


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