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Celebrate the joys of April at Waters Edge

Views - 20 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Come celebrate the joys of the New Year in true traditional Sri Lankan style this April at Waters Edge. The signature Sri Lankan


Celebrate the joy of a contemporary Sri Lankan Avurudu at Cinnamon’s Resort Hotels

Views - 33 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Cinnamon’s Resort Hotels proudly invite guests to share the joy of Avurudu with their loved ones at their outstanding properties located around the country.


Enjoy up to 50% discounts from People’s Credit Card this Avurudu season

Views - 13 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

In conjunction with the upcoming Sinhala and Hindu New Year, People’s Bank is all set to offer a host of attractive rewards for People’s Credit Card holders


Over 8,000 people walk to Kandy (virtually) with ayubo.life’s W2K Challenge

Views - 39 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Over 8,000 people downloaded the smart phone health and fitness App Ayubo.Life, to participate in the 115 kilometre Walk to Kandy


HNB Gami Pubuduwa Avurudu Pola 2018 to showcase best rural products at BMICH from 7-8 April

Views - 31 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Hatton National Bank (HNB), which pioneered micro finance, rural banking and entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka, will once again


Pond’s BB+ brings back timeless ‘natural glow’ at Colombo Fashion Week 2018

Views - 28 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

In line with annually showcasing the year’s most sought after makeup looks, Pond’s was featured at this year’s Colombo Fashion Week, where the leading face care brand unveiled its Pond’s BB+ looks for 2018 under the theme ‘Au Naturale’. T


Make your house a home with modern Singer furniture

Views - 16 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

Singer, with a reputation spanning over 160 years, has become the most popular trade brand among Sri Lankans, bringing world-class comforts to Lankan lifestyle over the years. Being the number one brand for so long in any country is not an easy task,


Arienti opens flagship store in Colombo

Views - 115 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

Arienti, the Sri Lankan fashion brand, opens the doors to its first flagship store in Colombo. The new store is located at 546, Galle Road, Colombo 3 and showcases a full range of casual and work wear clothing for women that are chic, stylish and com


ODEL launches bold and colourful ‘Printastic’ Summer 2018 collection

Views - 20 Thursday, 5 April 2018 00:00

If summer is the season to get out there and make a statement, ODEL’s exciting summer collection is designed to set its shoppers apart in their choice of clothing and accessories. Tribal prints, splotches of bold colour and ethnic designs disting


DSI Mega 2018 Shopping Fiesta kicks off tomorrow

Views - 15 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

The DSI Mega 2018 Shopping Fiesta is being held at the D. Samsons & Sons Ltd. office premises at No. 257, High Level Road


Rich Look Fashion opens shopping mall in Maharagama

Views - 91 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

The brand new Rich Look Shopping Mall was opened recently at Maharagama. Rich Look Fashion Ltd., clothing outlet


D. Samson & Sons opens brand new showrooms in Beliatta and Deniyaya

Views - 19 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

Taking the upcoming Avurudu season into consideration, D. Samson & Sons Ltd. celebrated the opening of two brand new DSI


Uptown launches loyalty card

Views - 33 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

Popular clothing store Uptown this week launched its loyalty card along with a new range of clothes ideal for working men and women.


Cool Planet celebrates New Year with ‘Tropics in Bloom’ campaign

Views - 21 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier retail giant, Cool Planet is looking forward to welcome the upcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year season


Beauty culture veterans joining hands with Fadna Shape Up Tea Double Active Plus

Views - 16 Wednesday, 28 March 2018 00:00

The more effective and enhanced Fadna Shape Up Tea Double Active Plus, that comes with a unique taste has been introduced to the beauty


Serenia Residences Talpe debut as Residential Partner at Colombo Fashion Week

Views - 59 Wednesday, 28 March 2018 00:00

Serenia Residences, the unique Rs. 2 billion mixed development lifestyle project, aptly dubbed an architectural gem


Arterra terracotta jewellery making workshop by Deepika Shami from India on 6 April

Views - 9 Wednesday, 28 March 2018 00:00

Indian Cultural Centre will be organising a terracotta jewellery making workshop by Deepika Shami from India on 6 April at 10 a.m


Easter brunch and robotics workshop for kids at Hilton Colombo Residences

Views - 20 Wednesday, 28 March 2018 00:00

The Hilton Colombo Residences has announced its special deals for Easter with an international buffet spread and a host


2nd China Cultural Fair 2018 a grand success

Views - 7 Thursday, 22 March 2018 00:00

The Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China in Colombo and The China Cultural Center announce the successful completion of the second Chinese Cultural Fair 2018 which was held at Arcade Independence Square. This special festival was organised coinci


Thilakawardhana Textiles launch Elegance Loyalty Cards

Views - 12 Thursday, 22 March 2018 00:00

In a move to strengthen the long standing relationship with their customers and enhancing the brand, Thilakawardhana Textiles proudly launched ‘Thawa heda wennai waasi labannai’ (Elegance Loyalty Card) recently partnering with Dialog Star Points.


‘Footsteps to Freedom’: A walk via coastline to prevent suicides

Views - 117 Thursday, 22 March 2018 00:00

It will be a walk round the country via the coastal belt. Named as the ‘Footsteps to Freedom’, it is a walk to raise awareness on mental health and prevention of suicides. Three individuals led by a counselling psychologist Nivendra Uduman will


The Body Shop introduces ‘Roots of Strength’ for younger skin

Views - 11 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

Draw strength from the power of traditional Chinese medicine as The Body Shop in Sri Lanka introduces ‘Roots of Strength


May Saps Holdings introduces new energy and protein bars to boost physical fitness

Views - 32 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

May Saps Holdings a specialist in health and lifestyle products has introduced new NAKD energy bars, TREK protein


Lecture and demonstration ‘Pranayama as a therapy’ by Indian yoga expert

Views - 11 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

As a curtain raiser to International Day of Yoga 2018, Indian Cultural Centre, High Commission of India in Colombo in collaboration


GOYO steps into corporate wellness with attractive program for South Asian Gateway Terminals

Views - 16 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

While corporate wellness is gaining popularity among large and small businesses globally, it is also gaining traction locally


Uptown celebrates launch of loyalty card, monthly fashion shows and more

Views - 26 Wednesday, 14 March 2018 00:00

Uptown, the department store that caters very specially for all ‘Uptown’ gals and guys will launch their premiere Loyalty Card on 27 March


Sri Lanka shines at Suraj Kund International Crafts Mela 2018

Views - 9 Wednesday, 14 March 2018 00:00

The art of handicraft has been a part and parcel of Sri Lanka’s ethnic culture, handed over from one generation to another


Glitteray raises Series A round of funding

Views - 602 Wednesday, 14 March 2018 00:00

Glitteray Ltd., which owns and operates an online jewellery retailing platform, glitteray.com, has raised a Series A round of funding through a Sri Lankan


“No excuse to stay with plastics anymore” says Believers in Glass movement

Views - 18 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

The Believers in Glass movement issued a strong statement today reiterating that using plastics to store food has a deleterious effect


Softlogic opens its newest consumer electronic store in Rawathawatta

Views - 18 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

Residents of Rawathawatta recently welcomed a new experience in consumer electronics retail with the opening of a Softlogic showroom in this bustling suburb south of Colombo.


Today's Columnists

Deep design to the rescue: Solving wicked problems of the future

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Let me begin by stating a controversial opinion: our contemporary lives are defined by 200 years of dehumanisation. From the time of the industrial revolution, the nature of work and labour has changed dramatically. The relationship between man and


Exporting bras with imported fibre!

Thursday, 26 April 2018

In a recent World Bank publication, ‘South Asia’s Turn,’ two Sri Lankan organisations – MAS from apparel and Dilmah from agribusiness – receive recognition as global champions. While Dilmah is in control of its value chain and that was its


The Opposition’s 20th Amendment dilemmas

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

It’s the arithmetic, stupid! A no-confidence motion against the Leader of the Opposition, R. Sampanthan, is logical and legitimate


Sri Lanka: May Day and workers’ rights

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

May Day was declared a holiday in Sri Lanka in 1956 for the Government sector, bank and mercantile sectors.


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