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India International Textiles Expo kicks off in Colombo

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

From left:  PDEXCIL Past Chairman M. Duraisamy, High Commission of India Second Secretary (Economic & Commercial) Rajeev Arora, H...


Pan Asia Coloured Yarns awarded OekoTex Standard 100 and ISO 9001:2008 certification

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

PACY Marketing Executive Dhammika Jayasekara, PACY Factory Manager M.N. Sheriff, Hohenstein Liaison Office Sri Lanka Head Tharaka Kumara, ...


Celebrating ‘Earth Hour’ for future of climate action at the TAJ

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

  At precisely 8:30 p.m. on Saturday 25 March, hundreds of millions of people from community, businesses and governments, all...


2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

  AFP: Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic “heatwaves”, are continuing this year, after 2016...


World Vision Lanka commences drought relief

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

World Vision Lanka has joined an inter-agency response for the provision of unconditional cash grants to drought-affected communities in Sri Lanka....


Making a case for servant leadership

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:07

The term ‘servant leadership’ might prompt a negative reaction from some leaders who think the philosophy is too soft for a co...


Aluth Avurudu with ETD

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:05

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is around the corner. It’s a peaceful festival, happily celebrated by the majority of Sri Lankans with great f...


15th anniversary celebrations of TMC

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:03

The committee in charge of events of the Board of Management has been busy discussing a series of events to mark the 15th anniversary of The Manage...


Members Meet to recommence in second quarter 2017

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:02

The popular ‘Members Meet’ held every second Wednesday of each month is to recommence in the second quarter of 2017 – first of wh...


About TMC

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:01

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated ...


Celebrating a decade of Earth Hour for a future of climate action

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 10:00

10 years after the world’s first Earth Hour in Sydney put climate change in the spotlight, WWF’s landmark movement is set to once again...


World Water Day: US Embassy helps provide clean drinking water in rural Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 09:59

Students and teachers from Keselpotha Maha Vidyalaya in Uva Province joined representatives from the United States Agency for Internationa...


Wetland Walk for budding environmentalists

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 09:59

  The Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka (WNPS) ‘Wetland Walk’ program is about children and th...


DFCC Bank engages with the nation for Earth Hour through social media

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 09:58

DFCC Bank will celebrate Earth Hour on 25 March by switching off power between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. across all its branches. In order to promote...


Today, 22 March, is World Water Day: Children will be most affected as climate change worsens

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:03

UNICEF highlights impact on children as water crises unfold Some 600 million children – or 1 in 4 children worldwi...


Water, sanitation and hygiene: An essential ally in a superbug age

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:01

How a low-cost intervention can help solve a high-cost problem   Clean, safe and well-managed water is fundamenta...


The Colour Run 2017

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  The Z Club of Colombo – an internationally affiliated youth development initiative of the Zonta Club II of Colombo &...


Paranthan Chemicals celebrates World Water Day

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

    World Water Day is commemorated on 22 March highlighting the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustaina...


One-minute video competition to celebrate International Day of Forests

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

The International Day of Forests (IDF) is celebrated globally on 21 March each year under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FA...


Sri Lankan named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

The co-founder of a foundation which supports persons with disabilities in Sri Lanka has been named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017. K...


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Plastic bags: So easy to substitute and so difficult to get rid of

30 March 2017

  Lately very encouraging news was published related to an increased number of countries and cities banning non-reusable plastic bags. Amongst them, Kenya and Delhi.  Currently Botswana, Eritrea, Kenya, Mauritania, Mor...


The political hypocrisy of President Maithripala Sirisena: Muslim IDPs tossed out

29 March 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena A Tamil saying goes thus: “Stealing the neighbour’s chicken for the mother’s almsgiving.”  President Sirisena in his total betrayal of the Muslims did just that with on...


The new technology revolution

29 March 2017

Japan, China, Singapore, Thailand and even India are automating industry at speed   By C. R. de Silva Current global developments Revolutionary changes in technology, following on the heels of globalisation, are c...


People management in a rapidly transforming business world

29 March 2017

It is well known that businesses have to constantly evolve to keep pace with the changes around them. The rise of digital technologies is disrupting the way we work and live. Technologies that didn’t exist till about a decade ago have now be...


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