Lifestyle offers happiness on the go with Daraz mobile app

Views - 15 Thursday, 23 August 2018 00:00

The Daraz mobile app has enabled the fastest growing online retail store to get closer to its users with its user friendly features and amazing offers. Since its entrance to Sri Lanka in 2016, has taken online shopping to the next level by c

Softlogic unveils new products with latest technology from Candy

Views - 29 Thursday, 23 August 2018 00:00

“At Candy we believe in Smart innovation, but only when it’s really useful, that’s why we’ve created the smartest, most intelligent and intuitive appliances ever, namely the Candy Bianca washing machine and the Candy Watch and Touch oven. To

Dongsung Bio introduces Hot6 Nutritious energy drink to Sri Lankan market

Views - 19 Tuesday, 21 August 2018 00:00

Hot6 Nutritious energy drink manufactured by Chilsung Beverage Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of South Korea’s Lotte Group, has been introduced to the Sri Lankan market by Dongsung Bio Ltd. Dongsung Bio is the only authorised dealer for Hot6 and the produc

‘Splendours of Bosnia’ photography exhibition today

Views - 22 Tuesday, 21 August 2018 00:00

Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina Dr. SabitSubasicand Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka JitendraWarnakulasuriya are hosting a photography exhibition on the ‘Splendours of Bosnia’featuring photographs byPrakash Bang. The photographerBang is a marketi

Tick tock, it’s Pimms o’ clock at the Galle Face Hotel

Views - 35 Tuesday, 21 August 2018 00:00

The first ever crate of Pimms to arrive in Sri Lanka from the British Empire was shipped to the Galle Face Hotel. To celebrate this historical moment, the hotel re-launched this quintessential British drink with a vibrant and energetic event amidst g

‘Splendours of Bosnia’ photography exhibition

Views - 24 Friday, 17 August 2018 00:10

Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina Dr. Sabit Subasic and Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka Jitendra Warnakulasuriya are hosting a photography exhibition on the ‘Splendours of Bosnia’ featuring photographs by Prakash Bang.

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

Views - 16 Friday, 17 August 2018 00:10

Reuters: Aretha Franklin, the preacher’s daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning ‘Queen of Soul’ with such hit songs as ‘Respect’ and ‘Chain of Fools’ died on Thursday at the age of 76, the Associated Press reported.

Performers arrive in Colombo for Cinnamon Life’s Colombo Music Festival

Views - 19 Friday, 17 August 2018 00:10

Two days from the Sri Lanka’s biggest musical event, the Colombo Music Festival 2018, the headliners have been arriving at Cinnamon Grand Colombo to get some rest and be ready to give a memorable performance on 18 August at Havelock Sports Club Gro

CameraLK first to launch Sony Alpha A7 III camera in Sri Lanka

Views - 35 Friday, 17 August 2018 00:10

CameraLK, the largest independent retailer of photographic and digital equipment in Sri Lanka, launched Sony’s latest full-frame mirror-less camera, the highly-anticipated Sony Alpha A7 III, at a special event held at the Park Street Mews recently.

Live teleshopping of Japanese products for Sri Lankans

Views - 255 Friday, 17 August 2018 00:10

Gold Block Japan Chairman Jun Kobayashi who has been in the teleshopping business in Japan for more than 10 years has partnered up with Gold Block Japan Managing Director Janaka Wimalananda, a well-known restaurateur and business owner, to bring the

Fans across the nation win big with Hameedia’s ‘Adidas Football Fiesta’

Views - 14 Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:15

Hameedia, the official distributor of Adidas products in Sri Lanka, recently concluded the ‘Adidas Football Fiesta’, an online competition that was conducted on Facebook, to run alongside the FIFA World Cup in an effort to create hype and excitem

Star Holdings launches latest detergent soap ‘Lemon Katay’

Views - 60 Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:14

Star Holdings International, Sri Lanka’s household name for innovative fabric care recently launched its Detergent Soap ‘Lemon Katay’. Revolutionising the field of fabric care once again, this 120g detergent soap is marked at an affordable pri

Waves opens first ever concept store

Views - 36 Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:14

Sri Lanka’s only natural flip-flop brand, Waves, opened its very first concept store at Colombo’s latest premium shopping destination, Marino Mall – Colombo 3. The brand which brought flip-flops back to fashion, has carved a name for its trend

DSI launches new footwear brand U Softo

Views - 53 Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:11

As an organisation that has shown itself to be centred around the customer, DSI has always made it a point to take the needs of the consumer into consideration when it comes to producing exceptional footwear, based on local fashion requirements. The

Why other countries...

Views - 13 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00

Continuation from page 18 De La Rue, for example, has more than 140 countries as clients, according to information on its website. Other major players include Giesecke & Devrient in Germany, which serves about 60 nations, and Crane Currency based in

Colombo Music Festival 2018 with Nations Trust Bank American Express and Nations Inner Circle

Views - 69 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00

Nations Trust Bank American Express and Nations Inner Circle have partnered with Cinnamon Life to bring the experience of an international music festival to Sri Lanka. This partnership entails Nations Trust Bank American Express Cardmembers to an exc

Celebrating 71st anniversary of India’s independence with Bollywood icon Usha Uthup live in concert

Views - 45 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00

The High Commission of India will present ‘Symphony of Freedom’ by legendary Bollywood playback singer Usha Uthup and ensemble at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 August, at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Convention Hall to celebrate the 71

CÉ LA VI opens at Kingsbury Rooftop as Colombo’s first internationally acclaimed lifestyle brand

Views - 53 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00

CÉ LA VI - the award-winning international modern Asian restaurant and lounge - was launched recently. The Kingsbury, one of the finest five-star luxury hotels in Colombo, has partnered with the premier lifestyle brand to usher in the pinnacle of so

HUGO BOSS Sri Lanka Hosts Personal Styling Event 

Views - 26 Wednesday, 8 August 2018 00:00

HUGO BOSS Sri Lanka recently treated its loyal BOSS VIP clientele to a two-day personal stylist session with local

Dankotuwa Porcelain opens at Crescat Boulevard

Views - 166 Wednesday, 8 August 2018 00:00

Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, renowned for its luxurious and elegant porcelain tableware, unveiled its latest showroom

Australia’s No. 1 environmental brand ‘Earth Choice’ now in Sri Lanka

Views - 45 Wednesday, 8 August 2018 00:00

On a request from its customer Arpico Supercentre, the pioneer earth friendly functional food entity

Embark Opens New Store at Marino Mall

Views - 62 Wednesday, 8 August 2018 00:00

On the 3rd of August 2018 Embark celebrated the opening of a new store at the Marino Mall in Colombo 03. The founder

Hospital Street comes alive with Fairway Colombo Cultural Show

Views - 32 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

The Fairway Colombo Cultural Show turned out to be yet another whopping success as it attracted many locals and foreigners

Festa di Mezza estate

Views - 19 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

Celebration of italian food and drink with a Sri Lankan

Glitteray’s digital transformation

Views - 324 Wednesday, 1 August 2018 00:00

Glitteray Ltd., which owns and operates an online jewellery retailing platform,, has raised a series of funding

Ocean Blues: CJS takes to the high seas for latest luxury collection

Views - 44 Wednesday, 1 August 2018 00:00

The world’s seas and oceans have always been a source of wonder for mankind, challenging adventurers to take to the seas

British Cosmetics Academy of Hair and Beauty celebrates student graduation

Views - 17 Wednesday, 1 August 2018 00:00

British Cosmetics, the leader in hair and beauty care, awarded its students at the recently held annual graduation at the Hilton

Threads of Time: The business and glamour of fashion unfolds

Views - 46 Tuesday, 31 July 2018 00:00

Threads of Time, the fashion extravaganza which promises to be an explosion of couture, presented by Anita Dorai featuring the breath-taking designs of Singaporean Kavita Thulasidas of Stylemart on 2 September at the Hilton Ballroom, will be a show t

Chocolate, the seasonal produce of the month at Hilton Residences

Views - 26 Thursday, 26 July 2018 00:00

Hilton Colombo Residences has announced a month of chocolate as its seasonal specialty produce for August 2018 at BASICO Bar Lounge. The objective of this initiative is to look at the health aspect of each seasonal produce and how it can be used in d

Joseph Sergentakis curates CÉ LA VI Colombo’s new menu

Views - 170 Thursday, 26 July 2018 00:00

CÉ LA VI, Singapore Group Executive Chef Joseph Sergentakis has shared his expertise by curating the menus for the upcoming CÉ LA VI Colombo, which will adorn the striking rooftop of The Kingsbury Hotel. When enquired about his experience in the fo

Today's Columnists

Untruth is the crisis

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Political language, said George Orwell, is designed to make lies sound truthful, murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. Dr. Sarath Amunugama is the subject of this essay. In addition to his current incarnation of a p

Rise, Sri Lankans – our country needs you now!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

I am sick, tired and bloody fed up of reading and listening to pessimistic tales of woe on the unprecedented crisis we and our country are facing at this dark moment in time. I am also fed up to the back teeth with reading and listening to lamentatio

Ranil abused and subverted parliamentary democracy

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

TIME: What was the immediate reason for calling an election? President Kumaratunga: I was forced into it by a total breakdown of cohabitation in Government. The Prime Minister (Ranil Wickremesinghe) was determined to harass me and chase me out. He ha

The Bench must ensure that the judges will continue to be trusted

Monday, 12 November 2018

In the backdrop of the recent developments and the strong arguments that have been presented against the dissolution of Parliament saying the President has no constitutional power to do so, before four and a half years into a Parliamentary term, as s

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