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35th AGM of University of Colombo Alumni Association

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:52

The 35th Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo for the year 2017/2018 will be held on Monday, 31 July at th...


Spectrum Trainers & Corporate Consultants develops “Building Skills: Overcoming Challenges: Transforming the Future” program

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:51

A unique training and development program themed as ‘Building Skills: Overcoming Challenges: Transforming the Future’ has been designed...


CSR Lanka conducts first consultation on CSR 2.0 Assessment Tool in Sri Lanka for JIT

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:50

A team of members from CSR Sri Lanka conducted a workshop for the Just In Time Group (JIT) recently to assess their current operations against syst...


Women in Management, IFC celebrate remarkable women

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:40

  Promoting gender equality among the women closest to you; your wife, your sister, your daughter, can lead to significant ch...


Discussion tomorrow on making 25% quota for women in local government a reality

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:39

A forum discussion on operationalising the ‘25% quota for women in Local Government: Comparative Experiences on Advancing Women’s Polit...


SLFUW plans to inspire women

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:39

An interactive discussion titled ‘Inspiring Women’ has been organised by the Sri Lanka Federation of University Women (SLFUW.) In keepi...


Business Role Model honours for Cotton Collection’s Niloufer Anverally

/ Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:38

Niloufer Esufally Anverally, Founder/Managing Director of fashion retail icon Cotton Collection, was honoured as Business Role Model of the Year 20...


Women in Management and IFC confer ‘Gold in Career Achievement’ to Darshi Talpahewa of Hayleys

/ Monday, 24 July 2017 01:06

Darshi Talpahewa, Group Head of HR, Legal, Security and Corporate Communications & Sustainability – Hayleys PLC, accepting the Gold Award...


Stasshani Jayawardena recognised for Hospitality Sector Leadership

/ Monday, 24 July 2017 01:05

Stasshani Jayawardena, Director of Aitken Spence PLC and Chairperson of Aitken Spence Hotel Managements Ltd. was recently awarded the Hotel & H...


Rotarian Gowri awarded International Leadership Award 2017

/ Monday, 24 July 2017 01:04

Rotarian Gowri Rajan awarded the ‘International Leadership for Women’ by World Bank Country Director Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough while als...


ACCA Sri Lanka welcomes 77 new members to fraternity

/ Monday, 24 July 2017 01:03

New Members with ACCA Global President Brian McEnery, ACCA Sri Lanka Member Network Panel Chairman Adrian Perera, ACCA Sri Lanka Member Network Pan...


Senior officers get a flavour of Europe through PIM’s international program

/ Monday, 24 July 2017 01:02

The Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) conducted its third European international leadership program for a batch of senior officer...


Govt. ensures free vocational education to youth: President

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The Government is taking measures to strengthen free education and provide free vocational education to the youth in the country, President Maithr...


IFS Mind Masters Challenge 2017

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The IFS Mind Masters Challenge was held for the third consecutive year recently at the Hilton Colombo Residences in Colombo. IFS Mind Masters is a ...


5 innovative ways to produce job-worthy graduates

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

  Success lies in industry links, technology, skills development, new modes of education delivery, and school-to-work tr...


Manufacturing Management students visit Toyota and Sodick factories in Thailand

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

Students of the Master in Manufacturing Management program recently visited the Toyota Motor Corporation and Sodick Electrical Discharge Machines (...


INSEE Cement partners with PIM to develop business leaders

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

INSEE Cement joined hands with the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), Sri Lanka’s premier centre of excellence in management educati...


Vindya Vithana wins Young Leadership of the Year – Business

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Vindya Vithana received the Gold Award for Young Leadership in Business at the seventh ‘Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards,’ w...


Airtel wins big at Best Employer Brand Awards 2017

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Bharti Airtel Lanka won big at the 12th Employer Brand Awards held at Taj Samudra, Colombo.  Airtel was awarded the Best Employer Brand Awar...


NDB shines at World HRD Congress Best Employer Brand Awards 2017

/ Tuesday, 18 July 2017 00:00

NDB was felicitated with two awards for Best Training Partnership with External Vendorsand Best Employer Brand Awardat the World HRD Congr...


Today's Columnists

False claims about glyphosate – Debunked

23 August 2017

This is my response to the unscientific blabbering of an article by an archaic old man called Chandre Dharmawardana, published in Daily FT on 10 August.  According to his Wikipedia page, Chandre lives in Canada and is a Canadian citizen. As...


Hedging deal consigned to the dustbin?

23 August 2017

There are unconfirmed reports stating that the AG’s Department has cleared 28 files pertaining to corruption and fraud for taking legal action. According to the information the hedging issue is not among them. It is history now as to how i...


Only citizens, civil society, media and Judiciary can assure ‘Yahapalanaya’!

22 August 2017

The solemn pledge of fostering ‘Yahapalanaya’ – Good Governance – was the key political commitment that led to the regime changes of January and August 2015. Voters defied the pressures before them to rally round and vote f...


The 3-year plan of the Unity Government

22 August 2017

It is reported that the Government will unveil a three-year development program on 4 September to coincide with the second anniversary of the formation of the National Unity Government. The next budget would be formulated in keeping with this prog...


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