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June 2017 intake for Degree Programs in Computing, Business and Quantity Surveying opens at SLIIT

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

SLIIT has commenced enrollment of undergraduate students for the institute’s June 2017 intake in the fields of Computing, Business and Quanti...


Prestigious WEF17 Award for Senela Jayasuriya-Abeynaike

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:10

Senela Jayasuriya-Abeynaike, Director Corporate Training of McQuire Rens Group of Companies (www.mcquire.org) received the prestigious WEF17 Award ...


Kelani Cables extends award winning ‘Kelani Saviya’ program for another 5 years

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

‘Kelani Saviya’ the award winning CSR program of Kelani Cables PLC that was scheduled to conclude in 2017 was extended for a further pe...


Skill building program in India for employees of Lanka IOC

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

Recently Lanka IOC conducted a skill building program for its employees in collaboration of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. at its facilities in Mu...


Prime Group to power Toastmasters Ovation 2017 as Strategic Partner

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

From left: Group Director Nandana Wickramage, Deputy Chairperson Sandamini Perera, Prime Group Chairman Premalal Bhrahmanage, Toastmasters District...


Standard Chartered launches new parental leave plan

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:10

  Standard Chartered parents now enjoy an enhanced parental leave plan which came into effect across the Group’s market...


The time to invest in your CEO Communication skills is now

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Pepsico Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi said, “Very early in your life invest in communication skills: How to motivate people – small g...


Capability building workshop for dealers of Lanka IOC

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Lanka IOC Managing Director Shyam Bohra with faculty of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, LIOC officers and dealers Lanka IOC Managing Director...


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...


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A conspiracy theory: Tread with extreme caution, Sri Lanka

24 June 2017

  Politics as the science of attaining “power” The first lessons taught to any student of the science of politics almost invariably includes a reference to the 16th century Florentine philosopher Machiavell...


Most Venerable Mahanayake, I don’t know why…

24 June 2017

“I think that hate is a feeling that can only exist where there is no understanding” – Tennessee Williams, Sweet Bird of Youth     A few days ago we had the Ven. Warakagoda Shri Gnanarathana, Mah...


Caste brought to the fore in Indian presidential election

24 June 2017

For the first time in the history of Indian presidential elections, caste has been brought to the fore in the run up to the 17 July presidential poll, reflecting the nature of politics in the country now.  Both the ruling National Democrati...


On which “beast’s” back does the burden of governance (not) rest?

23 June 2017

I was very hopeful when circumstances necessitated a national government of sorts in a hazy summer concatenation now long forgotten. At the time, we all thought the union of two major mainstream mindsets would result in a smorgasbord of good thing...


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