Weddings made easy with Retinue.lk

Views - 32 Thursday, 28 June 2018 00:00

A wedding can be one of two things; a fairytale out of a Disney classic or a nightmare of the worst kind. It all depends on the planning. But the planning itself can be the most stressful of all. The answer to every bride, groom, family of the couple

Softlogic opens 20th Softlogic Max Showroom in Mt. Lavinia

Views - 66 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

Softlogic welcomed hundreds of guests this week to the grand opening of its new Softlogic Max Mt. Lavinia showroom

Books on Wheels to the rescue!

Views - 89 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

The new school academic year for international schools in Sri Lanka is around the corner, hence schools, parents and kids

Sunrise magazine re-launches as champion for senior citizens

Views - 46 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

The Sunrise magazine was once again officially re-launched since its presence in 2016, by the Sunrise Senior Foundation

European Chamber to host ‘European Fiesta’

Views - 23 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:00

The European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (ECCSL) will be hosting ‘European Fiesta’ in celebration of 22 years in operation. The ECCSL was founded on 20 June 1996. The European Fiesta will pro

Celebrate dad at Cinnamon’s city hotels

Views - 16 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:00

The main men in our lives, our dads deserve to be celebrated and given the royal treatment on the special day dedicated to all fathers around the world. Make it a super special day by treating dad to the variety of offers on hand on 17 June at Cinnam

Treat Your Dad to a scrumptious Sunday Brunch at the Galle Face Hotel

Views - 25 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:00

This Father’s Day, treat your dad to a scrumptious Sunday Brunch at the Galle Face Hotel. The iconic hotel is offering a Father’s Day special at The Verandah restaurant, where dad dines for free (in a group of 4).

Promotions on Food & Beverage during the Football Cup at Hilton Residences

Views - 13 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:00

Colombo, Sri Lanka – 12 June 2018 – Hilton Colombo Residences today announced the launch of its promotions for the Football Cup scheduled from 14 June until 15 July 2018 at BASICO Bar Lounge. The deals inclu

Treat your Dad to Father’s Day at Harpo’s cafes and restaurants

Views - 29 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:00

Turn Father’s Day into a memory that lasts a lifetime – by treating your dad to a special treat at The Bayleaf, Park Street Mews restaurant, Curve tapas bar, Commons Coffee House, Colombo Fort Café or at Harpo’s Pizza Parl

FIFA on top of the world at Vistas

Views - 37 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:00

The experience at Vistas is a keeper!

Dad is king at Hilton Colombo

Views - 25 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Fathers’ Day is an important event that reveres the prominent role father takes on, in a household. There are a host

Win a helicopter tour of Colombo this Father’s Day at Hilton Residences

Views - 31 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

FLOW at Hilton Colombo Residences announced their Father’s Day promotion to be held on Sunday, 17 June.

The game is on at the Hilton Colombo

Views - 38 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

The ultimate football destination, Il Ponte will be transformed into a football field with an atmosphere of revelry

Cotton Collection takes first step towards cashless future

Views - 207 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Cotton Collection recently partnered with the popular mobile wallet app FriMi powered by

Vantage co-sponsors Mr. World Sri Lanka 2018

Views - 56 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Leading men’s clothing label under the umbrella of Ebony Holdings, Vantage, is the proud co-sponsor of the Siyatha

French Spring Festival to celebrate art and culture in SL

Views - 30 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

The French Spring Festival this year has been set to celebrate art and culture in Sri Lanka while strengthening ties between

‘Daraz Pola’to be Sri Lanka’s most convenient online corner store

Views - 73 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00

Changing the game for customers in terms of an online shopping experience, Daraz.lk has launched the ‘Daraz Pola’ to make the lives of busy professionals and homemakers alike simpler, by being the most convenient online corner store with all dail

Standard Chartered launch #2for1June

Views - 60 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00

Standard Chartered is rewarding its customers with an innovative campaign this June.

‘Mineral’ unfolds eclectic and novel creations

Views - 20 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00

Meeting Indira a former colleague at the Hilton Colombo came as a pleasant surprise! Here was a woman who now is a well-known and reputed jeweller Sri Lanka can be proud of! Local fashionistas will soon be fortunate to once again be privy to her new

Timely additions: Odel brings extensive range of Casio watches with Blink Intl.

Views - 48 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier fashion department store Odel recently announced the addition of Casio watches to its extensive collection of original branded watches.

Sri Lankan Food Festival in Kathmandu

Views - 16 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Nepal opened a “Sri Lankan Food Festival” at the hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu on 25 May

Wellness in motion: Spa Ceylon to celebrate Global Wellness Month in June

Views - 58 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00

This June, Spa Ceylon will mark Global Wellness Day with the launch the #MyWellnessGoals campaign highlighting

Dreamron unveils its Vision 2020 to build beauty

Views - 32 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00

A feel for the needs and wishes of their consumers, a disciplined approach to Dreamron, the home-grown company

‘Euphonic Yoga’ on 8 June at Indian Cultural Centre

Views - 20 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00

As a curtain raiser to the 4th International Day of Yoga 2018, Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre),

Rains wash out Miss England pageant

Views - 47 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

By Divya Thotawatte Plans to crown Miss England 2018 for Miss Europe have been upset after the reigning Miss England Stephanie Hill was unable to travel to Sri Lanka after a travel advisory was issued on inclement weather and dengue, organisers said

Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo renamed as ‘Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo’

Views - 99 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

The Government of India has decided to name the Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo after the famous Indian philosopher and spiritual leader, Swami Vivekananda.  The Indian Cultural Centre, which has been a prominent hub of cultural activities in Colomb

Second edition of Italian Week to display Italy’s artistic richness in Colombo

Views - 64 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

By Shannon Jayawardena The Italian Embassy will showcase a wide array of the country’s artistic richness via a dedicated week of events from 4 to 8 June in Colombo. The event is in celebration of Italian National Day in Sri Lanka, bringing the coun

Annual Drama Comp on 23 May at Wendt

Views - 23 Tuesday, 22 May 2018 00:00

The annual interschool drama competition, popularly known as “Drama Comp”, hosted by the Interact Club of Royal College, has gained a prominent spot in the School Drama calendar.  “Drama Comp” will be returning yet again this year on 23 May

Rotaract Club of Colombo East’s ‘Noise 2018: Finals’ on 1 June

Views - 74 Tuesday, 22 May 2018 00:00

Since its inception in 2016, NOISE has been one of the flagship projects of the Rotaract Club of Colombo East under the avenue of public relations. It is in essence a competition for youth, giving them a platform to display their musical talents t

Cinnamon’s next culinary event features Nigella Lawson

Views - 29 Tuesday, 22 May 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Life announced the arrival of world famous culinary celebrity of home cooking , – Nigella Lawson, for a series of exclusive events in Sri Lanka, from 21 to 23 June, which is sure to thrill gourmands and culinarians alike across the island.

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In the desert of Tamil films, actor Sivaji Ganesan was an oasis

Saturday, 22 September 2018

‘Indian Film,’ first published in 1963 and co-authored by former Columbia University Professor Erik Barnouw and his student Dr. Subrahmanyam Krishnaswamy, is considered a seminal study of the evolution and growth of Indian cinema. The book is cit

Imran may turn blind eye to blasphemy law and persecution of Ahmadiyyas

Saturday, 22 September 2018

There are clear signs that Pakistan’s freshly minted Prime Minister, Imran Khan, will make a sincere effort to reduce corruption and maladministration in the domestic sphere. In foreign affairs he is likely to make a brave attempt to mend fences wi

The rate of exchange, capital flight and the Central Bank

Friday, 21 September 2018

The Central Bank (CBSL) exists for the sole purpose of price stability. Its controls on the financial system and monetary policy exist to maintain price stability. As put forth many times by the Governor, the failing of the CBSL to control inflation

Red flag over the Sri Lankan Navy

Friday, 21 September 2018

Shocking story Rusiripala, a former banker in Sri Lanka, who has taken to writing in Daily FT, is perturbed by the red flag I have raised (Daily FT article 18 September) over the shocking charge that our Navy had operated a ransom gang that had abduc

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