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Love Digits: First of its kind dating compatibility app launched in Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

Love Digits, an app that brings both dating and gaming services to users, was launched in Sri Lanka this month. Ancient astrology brings new insigh...


SriLankan Airlines unveils ‘Speculo 2017’

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

SriLankan Airlines invites all art enthusiasts and the general public to view ‘Speculo 2017’ National Painting and Visual Art Exhibitio...


Excitement continues as Lux excels with ‘Suwadaka Siwu Abarana’

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

  Jewellery designer Harshini speaks about Lux’ latest innovation As the excitement that surrounds Unilever&rsquo...


DSI relocates showroom in Kandy with a new makeover

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

D. Samson & Sons Ltd. celebrated the opening of the recently re-located DSI Showroom in Kandy last week. The showroom, which was previously, lo...


Flowers for happy occasions: Joan Forbes a floral legend

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

Joan Forbes is indeed a legend in this country and needs no introduction; her floral arrangements and floral art having adorned the homes of presid...


Waters Edge breaks ground for mega entertainment centre project

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka laying the foundation stone for the entertainment centre as Waters Edge GM Rohan Ferna...


Merriam dictionary adds over 1,000 new words

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: The next time someone throws shade at you for ghosting them so you can binge-watch a TV show or retreat to your safe space, you can let th...


Sasira Fancy Point opens in Kadawatha

/ Thursday, 16 February 2017 00:00

Sasira Fancy Point, a new showroom offering a wide range of fancy goods, was opened at No. 411, Kandy Road in Kadawatha last week. The shop offers ...


Careems premiers ‘Crafting Eternity’ for 2017

/ Thursday, 16 February 2017 00:00

Careems, Sri Lanka’s premier luxury jewellery brand is looking to re-kindle emotions and aspirations for fine jewellery. Throughout the year ...


Aviraté unveils its 2017 spring collection

/ Thursday, 16 February 2017 00:00

Aviraté, an international lifestyle fashion brand owned by Timex Garments Ltd., recently launched its new spring range of relaxed a...


Playboy brings back nudes, a year after ditching them

/ Thursday, 16 February 2017 00:00

Reuters: Playboy magazine is returning to its roots, bringing nudes back just a year after abandoning full frontal shots of women saying they had b...


Latest collection from Charles & Keith on offer this Valentine’s

/ Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

  Ranging from shoes and bags to accessories, get ahead of the trend with Charles & Keith’s premium fashion essenti...


‘China-Sri Lanka 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations’ concert renews and energises ties

/ Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

    On 6 February, a concert on ‘China-Sri Lanka 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations’ was successfully h...


The Marvellous Kitchen: Jet Enterprises introduces Elios to Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

For over 50 years, a company named Finco has been the benchmark for excellence in the foundry industry – underpinning the value of the phrase...


Adele sweeps Grammy awards in shock victory over Beyonce

/ Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

LOS ANGELES  (Reuters) - Adele swept the Grammy Awards on Sunday, taking home statuettes for the top prizes - album, record and song of the ye...


Vogue Jewellers: Destination for ultimate Valentine’s Day gifts

/ Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

If you are looking for a precious gift that will last longer than red roses, a romantic dinner and chocolates, Vogue Jewellers is the ultimate dest...


Timbale promotion at The Bayleaf this month

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:17

The Bayleaf, Colombo’s finest Italian restaurant, set in an over 100-year old colonial mansion offers Italian specials each month for all to ...


Celebrate ‘A Month of Love’ at Cocoon Resort & Villas Induruwa

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:16

  Amidst all the hype building up for Valentine’s Day, premier luxury boutique resort Cocoon Resort & Villas is doi...


Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Hameedia

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:16

Committed to enhancing customer engagement, Hameedia is ensuring this year’s Valentine’s Day is extra special by offering amazing disco...


Take a walk down ‘Lover’s Lane’ at Waters Edge

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:15

  This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a stroll down ‘Lover’s Lane’ at your favourite suburban hotel Waters Ed...


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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...


A prelude to the accountancy profession

22 February 2017

An honourable profession  It is an honour to share such a great profession as a Chartered Accountant (CA). A profession that has been evolved over thousands of years, weathered various storms and tested for time. Accountancy professio...


‘Better plan’ for solar energy and coal-hydro compatibility

22 February 2017

By K.C. Somaratna Introduction I was very happy to see that two-page advertisement in Daily FT on the first ever PV Solar park at Hambantota commissioned to develop 10 MW and I could imagine how happy the Minister and State Ministe...


Rationale for mandatory credit allocations: A counter view

21 February 2017

By Joan de Zilva Moonesinghe “Whatever ‘name’ is given to a just social system, nevertheless not its name but its content is what is important, andcalls for a ‘strong juridical framework’, that is, a legal ...


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