Lifestyle

A slumber party at the Mews: Mackly brings sleepwear to the runway

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

A slumber party took over Park Street Mews on 18 June when sleepwear label Mackly hosted its first runway sleepwear show. The Mackly models enjoyed...


Jessica opens exclusive store

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

The trendy, savvy and hip local women’s footwear brand Jessica opened its exclusive store at No. 160 Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 4 on 9 Jun...


The Factory Outlet now in Galle

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

The Factory Outlet, known to be one of Sri Lanka’s exclusive fashion retail providers opened its wings to penetrate a fashion concerned, des...


Live a healthy life with Fadna Bitter Gourd Tea

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

Fadna, a brand which promotes benefits of herbal tea which gives tons of health benefits, introduced their newest product, the Fadna Bitter Gourd T...


Kenstar introduces exciting range of new bicycles to Sri Lankan market

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

Ready, Set, Ride Loud! Kenstar with a history of over five decades in cycling brings to the islanders a new range of bikes with a choice for the ch...


L’Oreal set to sell The Body Shop to Brazil’s Natura in $1.1 b deal

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

  Brazil’s Natura makes firm offer for Body Shop L’Oreal shares rise, price tag pleases investors  ...


Iconic men’s wear brand ‘Envoy Mansion’ opens doors to Nuwara Eliya Golf Club Privilege Membership Program

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

The iconic men’s wear brand Envoy Mansion in association with the leading loyalty networking company Channel17 warmly welcomes the membership...


Exceptional Entertainment appointed Global Franchise Holder and National Director for Miss Intercontinental

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

  National Coronation Pageant, Crown Miss Intercontinental 2017 on 24 September at Hilton Colombo Global pageant in Novem...


‘Drops of Light’ for luminous skin from The Body Shop

/ Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

The Body Shop in Colombo has revealed its newest offering for bright and luminous skin with the debut of the Drops of Light skincare range in Sri L...


International Day of Yoga 2017 celebrations on Saturday

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

To celebrate the third International Day of Yoga, a mega event will be held on Saturday, 17 June at the Independence Square Park in Colombo.  ...


Hameedia continues special offers this Ramazan

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Hameedia is continuing to offer its valued customers an exciting range of offers and vouchers this Ramazan. You can get optimal value for all your ...


French Spring Festival kicks off

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

  Exciting opening ceremony at the French Residence with Marie-Caroline Senlis’s exhibition and the Labcitoyen’s ...


Swim Week Colombo 2018 plans big

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

  Key event to unveil new position Green Conscious and Earth Sensitive; defines unique structure and global agenda &nbs...


Celebrate Father’s Day at The Kingsbury

/ Thursday, 15 June 2017 00:00

  Every father has a special place in their children’s hearts. They are often looked up to as role models and heroes an...


It’s Dad’s Day at Waters Edge

/ Thursday, 15 June 2017 00:00

One of the greatest quotes about fathers is when someone said: “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He beli...


Celebrate Father’s Day with your super dad at Hilton Colombo!

/ Thursday, 15 June 2017 00:00

  Bring your super dad over to the Graze Kitchen on the 18th of June 2017 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate Father’s...


Special brunch for Father’s Day at the Taj

/ Thursday, 15 June 2017 00:00

  Celebrate the day with a brunch as big as Father’s heart at the Taj Samudra Colombo on Sunday, 18 June from 12 noon ...


Father’s Day at Cinnamon Red

/ Thursday, 15 June 2017 00:00

  Treat you dad to a fantastic dinner at Colombo’s trendy lean luxury property, Cinnamon Red this 18 June! The hotel&...


Celebrate Dad with a special Father’s Day luncheon at Rare

/ Thursday, 15 June 2017 00:00

  Join Rare at Residence as they host an exclusive Father’s Day lunch in a celebration including the entire family on...


The Outlet Store launched in Colombo

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 01:05

Joining the fastest growing retail fashion sector in Sri Lanka with an aim to bring the latest trends for an exclusive family shopping experience a...


Today's Columnists

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...


Yes or no to Paris Accord; let us reassess climate change

23 June 2017

By K.C. Somaratna Introduction I attended an international conference titled ‘Climate Change: Facing the challenge beyond COP 21’ in Colombo in February 2017. The conference attracted climate scientists from many countr...


Education allocations must target youth unemployment

23 June 2017

There is now a commitment to increase the number of students entering universities by 2020 and also to allocate more funds for vocational training.  The current intake into government universities is around 25,000 per year. Nearly 60% (150,...


Our tryst with mosquitoes!

22 June 2017

This small specie – small in size but quite big in impact – is creating havoc among us these days. The Government has a serious emergency at hand consequent to mosquito bites and specifically the bites of one species – Aedes aegy...


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