Lifestyle

MasterCard and Keells to offer great savings to weekend shoppers

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

MasterCard and Keells Super have announced a partnership to offer 10% savings off the total bill at Keells Super outlets around the island to encou...


Unforgettable experience at Taj Samudra

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

    Built on an expansive land facing the ocean this sprawling hotel – Taj Samudra, Colombo situated in the heart o...


All You Can Feast Sunday

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

Let’s face it, we all love Chinese food to the point where one could argue if there is more demand for fried rice in Sri Lanka than in China!...


Completely vegan experience every Poya at Mount Lavinia Hotel

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

    Celebrating 210 years of history and colonial heritage, Mount Lavinia Hotel has been a leader in introducing culinary...


Laksala hosts CATS designer awards finalists

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:00

  CATS Designers Circle Chairperson Kumudu Amarasinghe, Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board Director Harsha Wijewardhane, Sri Lanka Handicraft...


‘Cherry Blossoms: Collection of Short Stories and Poems’ launch today

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

The launch of ‘Cherry Blossoms,’ a collection of short stories and poems by Sriyani Hulugalle, will be held today from 5 p.m. ...


Bangladesh Gallery opens at International Buddhist Museum in Kandy

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

Minister of Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh Asaduzzaman Noor inaugurated the Bangladesh Gallery of the International Buddhist Mu...


Sri Lankan New Year celebrated in Seoul

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year was celebrated by the Sri Lanka Embassy and the Sri Lanka Students’ Association in South Korea at Hangan Park ...


Justice Minister’s son weds

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

President Maithripala Sirsena and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya were the witnesses to Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe’s eldest son’s n...


BeWaxed relocates to serve customers better

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

  From the time of great Egyptian civilisations to the 21st century, the lifestyle of humans has evolved vastly. One of the g...


Timeless memories of a splendid Mother’s Day

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

  The Kingsbury has always been big on celebrations and if you were at the ‘Tea Dance’, you’ll agree that T...


Taj Samudra Bak Maha Ulela 2016

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

Taj Samudra, Colombo Area Director Sri Lanka and Maldives and General Manager Sarabjeet Singh together with Taj Associates celebrated the Bak Maha ...


A fabulous Mother’s Day at Galadari

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

The Galadari Hotel’s Mother’s Day celebrations ended with a blast. Honouring moms across the country the hotel offered these truly spec...


Explosion of ‘Rainforest’ tropical colour launches ODEL’s ‘Summer 2016’ collection

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:03

ODEL has welcomed the advent of the summer fashion season in characteristic style with a burst of vibrant colour and effervescent tropical motifs t...


GroupM Sri Lanka heralds Avurudu season

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:02

GroupM Sri Lanka ended the first quarter of the year on a festive, goodie laden note at Barracuda Beach with a day of Avurudu games and celebration...


Adidas seeks buyer for golf business to focus on shoes, clothing

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:01

Adidas brand sales strong in N. America, west Europe, China Golf sales down 1%; less than 6% of group revenue Reuters:...


Mother’s Day celebrations at Galadari

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

  The Galadari Hotel is all set to make this year’s Mother’s Day special and unforgettable. Honouring moms across...


Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at the Taj

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

Every child has an idol, be it a favourite sports star, a singer or a super hero. But it’s not until you get a little older that you realise ...


Thank you mom: Special Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

There is no greater gift in this world than the gift of life. And that gift of life is given to us through a person we call mother. She not only cr...


Celebrating ‘Mum’ at Waters Edge

/ Friday, 6 May 2016 00:00

  The epitome of love, life and laughter is a mother. Much has been said about her for centuries yet it is not enough to des...


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Invest in Sri Lanka needs a step change in strategy

31 May 2016

In the backdrop of the financial crisis, when the dreaded flood hit Sri Lanka, my mind went back to the time of 2007/08 when the war was ranging at its highest with the prices of petroleum touching $ 150 and foreign reserves were at just one month...


Recent floods, culprits galore

31 May 2016

The country suffered from an unprecedented drought from January to April and the populace faced the highest temperatures for decades. The monsoon was late and the arrival of rains in early May brought relief, but in a couple of weeks the relief wa...


Handagama’s latest indictment: Fantasising educated middle class should wake up from their dreams

30 May 2016

   A film director famous for indicting others Asoka Handagama, an award-winning film director of international repute, has been known for using his medium to serve contemporary society with indictments. His first movie, &lsquo...


Container fleet growth slows to lowest level

30 May 2016

Container fleet growth slows to lowest level The lowest fleet growth on record will not stop the containership fleet breaking through the 20 million TEU mark this year, according to analysis from Bimco. The shipping association said the fleet wo...


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