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Reader’s Digest exposure for Sri Lankan hero Wasana

/ Tuesday, 7 December 2010 00:37

A hero’s story from Sri Lanka is featured in the latest issue of the prestigious Reader’s Digest, the world’s largest selling magazi...


University of Sri Jayewardenepura wins CFA Financial Analyst Competition

/ Friday, 26 November 2010 02:15

University of Sri Jayewardenepura walked away with the top prize of the 2010 CFA Financial Analyst Competition. Seated fro...


Epic Lanka ties up with AIESEC for global internships

/ Friday, 26 November 2010 02:12

Epic Lanka tied up with AIESEC for global internships and exchange programs recently. At present Epic Lanka works closely with several national univ...


INSEAD number 1 in Bloomberg Businessweek International MBA Ranking 2010

/ Friday, 26 November 2010 02:09

INSEAD has been ranked number one in the international ranking in the influential Bloomberg Businessweek MBA ranking results for 2010. In 2008, INSE...


China surges past India as top home of foreign students in US

/ Friday, 19 November 2010 03:45

The number of Chinese students studying in the United States surged 30 per cent in the 2009-10 academic year, making China, for the first time, the to...


Rajendra Theagarajah to deliberate at CIMA Technical Symposium

/ Friday, 19 November 2010 01:59

Rajendra Theagarajah, CEO/Managing Director of Hatton National Bank PLC, will deliberate on ‘Creating a Knowledge Workforce to ensure Competitiv...


Developing skills, providing employment opportunities for Northern youth

/ Friday, 19 November 2010 01:58

COLOMBO – Marking the 21st anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Youth Affairs Ministry and UNICEF joined hands in...


Keeping fit

/ Friday, 19 November 2010 01:57

By Cheranka Mendis Everybody wants to have that picture perfect body – flat abdomen, perfect abs, lean muscles the whole package. But with the...


UCSC wins award at APICTA – 2010

/ Friday, 19 November 2010 01:52

The University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) won a Merit award at the APICTA 2010 international awards conducted by the International Asia Pac...


Maritime Placements unveils new corporate logo

/ Wednesday, 17 November 2010 23:39

Maritime Placements (Pvt) Ltd has gained wide recognition as a highly professional service provider that has catered to the staffing needs of a large ...


Human capital strategy as a business differentiator

/ Wednesday, 17 November 2010 23:36

As industries around the world turn their attention to a new era of growth, the importance of an enterprise’s human capital has risen dramatical...


Emotionally Intelligent executives win the day

/ Wednesday, 17 November 2010 23:35

Executives with greater emotional intelligence may improve teamwork and even overall market performance Organisations with emotionally intelligent ...


Corporate misconduct can cost outside directors seats on other boards

/ Wednesday, 17 November 2010 23:34

In addition to potential legal and reputational liability, the outside directors of companies that become involved in corporate misconduct lawsuits ri...


INSEAD celebrates 10th Anniversary of Asia Campus in Singapore

/ Monday, 1 November 2010 20:25

INSEAD, the leading international business school, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Asia Campus in Singapore. This year marks a decade of su...


ICASL honours Panditharatna with inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award

/ Monday, 1 November 2010 20:22

In appreciation of the contribution made for the accountancy profession in particular and the society in general, the ICASL honoured N. G. P. Panditha...


Transformation: the compulsory choice focus of CIMA Technical Symposium on 24 Nov

/ Monday, 1 November 2010 20:14

CIMA annual Technical Symposium on the timely theme ‘Transformation: the compulsory choice’ Change is imperative. Perhaps, it is the only ...


Industrial excellence awards by Chamber of Small and Medium Industries

/ Monday, 1 November 2010 20:12

The Sri Lanka Chamber of Small and Medium Industries will be holding the 47th Anniversary Celebrations, Industrial Excellence Award 2010 & Annual ...


Top US chemist from University of Cincinnati in town

/ Friday, 29 October 2010 07:05

Dr. Anna Gudmundsdottir, Chair of Graduate Admissions & Professor of Chemistry at University of Cincinnati (UC), is visiting the island from 29 Oc...


World leader in talent assessment SHL’s products launched in Sri Lanka with IIHRM

/ Friday, 29 October 2010 07:03

Intercontinental Institute of Human Resource Management (IIHRM), styling itself as the most high-tech service provider in Human Resource tools and &ls...


New UN-backed benchmarking system gives greater weight to university research

/ Friday, 29 October 2010 07:02

Created on the premise that current rankings do not adequately measure universities’ performance, a new United Nations-backed benchmarking syste...


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