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Causeway Paints launches De Beer WaterBase 900+ series

/ Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:00

Causeway Paints, Sri Lanka’s No. 1 automotive coatings company, introduces the latest addition to its product platform with De Beer WaterBase...


Urgent issues facing the construction industry

/ Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:00

CCI President Dr. Surath Wickramasinghe    Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha de Silva decla...


Alumex reports record PBT of Rs. 801 million

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:08

The Alumex Group performance surpassed the targets in the financial year ended 31 March. Revenue was reported at Rs 3.99 billion, a growth of 21%. ...


LAUGFS International showcases Yamaha and Airman products at Build SL Expo 2016

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:08

  LAUGFS International took part in the recently concluded 12th Build Sri Lanka Construction and Renovation Expo 2016 drawing...


Leema introduces chemical pressure impregnation to offer high quality timber to customers

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:07

As another progressive act to service customers more vigorously, furniture specialist and the largest interior solution provider in Sri Lanka, Leem...


Puwakaramba Group Of Companies Celebrates Partnership With Shera Solutions

/ Friday, 20 May 2016 00:06

    One of Sri Lanka’s largest importers, manufacturers and distributors of hardware items, recently celebrated its...


Textured Jersey closes 2015/16 FY on a resounding note

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:16

The TJL Group (TJ), one of the region’s largest Knit Fabric manufacturers, yesterday announced its fourth quarter financial results, closing ...


Apparel machinery and accessory exhibition AISEX 2016 in June

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:15

Apparel Industry Suppliers Exhibition (AISEX) is an exhibition which aims to bring all suppliers and service organisations under one roof. The exhi...


Biodiversity Sri Lanka to commemorate International Biodiversity Day

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Biodiversity Sri Lanka will celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity which falls on 22 May each year, with an evening session on th...


Zabol city in Iran has most polluted air; next four in India

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Reuters: India is home to four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. But ...


Developing countries’ renewables markets more attractive: E&Y

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Reuters: Rapidly developing countries’ renewable energy markets are becoming increasingly attractive for investors, while European markets ha...


Fugro and Aerodata Surveys support Irrigation Ministry’s Climate Resilience Improvement Project

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

From left: Fugro Geoid SAS, Director Commercial Laurent Pronier, CRIP Project Director Eng. D.C.S. Elakanda, Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resou...


Cities “woefully unprepared” for rising disaster risk: World Bank

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

A boat is seen in a house backyard at Ensenada town which is covered with ash from Calbuco volcano near Puerto Varas city, 23 April, 2015 – R...


Expolanka celebrates Earth Hour

/ Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Maintaining the momentum from previous years, Expolanka held the annual ‘Earth Hour Competition’ for its Facebook audience for the thir...


Bentley introduces ContextCapture, supporting reality modelling for infrastructure project delivery

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

  Bentley Systems Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, t...


Holcim Lanka and Bimputh Finance to become go-to provider for affordable housing

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

From left: Holcim Lanka CEO Philippe Richart, Bimputh Finance CEO/Director Harsha Silva, Bimputh Finance GM/Director Chamindra Gamage and ...


‘77 On Fourth Residencies’ from JAT Living to be ready by Nov 2017

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

In a time where entrepreneurship is escalating, more investments ensue to cascade into the country and greater opportunities and promising ventures...


Blue Mountain all set for high five property expansion

/ Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00

Prospective home-buyers island-wide can make their dreams come true when Blue Mountain Properties puts on the market five new land projects that wi...


Lamudi successfully launches first Real Estate Expo in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 12 May 2016 00:00

Lamudi announced that Sri Lanka’s first Real Estate Expo, which took place on 7 and 8 May, was a roaring success. The convention, which was o...


HNB Open Day for Urban Homes Fairway Koswatta

/ Thursday, 12 May 2016 00:00

The HNB Open Day for Urban Homes Fairway Koswatta was held recently with the participation of prime customers of the bank where attractive...


Today's Columnists

‘Something is rotten’

26 May 2016

The appointment of ex-TRC Director General Anusha Palpitato high bureaucratic office in the Home Affairs Ministry and tolerance of senior officials publicly hobnobbing with sinister and notorious corporate entities like the Avant-Garde Chairman sm...


Perfections and imperfections of a hub aspirant

26 May 2016

The United Arab Emirates had almost unlimited capital, but very little of everything else. How they obtained the other necessary resources to achieve what UAE is today, is an impressive story of realism, courage and wisdom   ...


Believe Me I am Genuine: Economics of Trust

26 May 2016

Introduction The world is moving towards consumption of healthy foods. Growing concerns over non-communicable diseases such as diabetics, high blood pressure and cholesterol have pushed people to consume healthy foods.  One clear determin...


Women’s importance to Sri Lanka’s economic prosperity

26 May 2016

 Women’s contribution to the Sri Lankan economy is remarkable as major foreign exchange earning sectors comprise a larger proportion of women. Yet, Sri Lanka’s female labour force participation is behind many Asian nations. Pre...


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