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February Members Speak: Tackling the white elephant in the room

Views - 7 Monday, 26 February 2018 00:00

The Management Club Board of Management Immediate Past President Nasser Majeed was the speaker at the Members Speak Program, which was held on 22 February at Hotel Galadari.


Sri Lanka participates at Biofach 2018 International Exhibition in Germany

Views - 20 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

The Biofach – Vivaness is the world’s leading trade fair for organic food in the world and Vivaness, the largest international trade


Munchee, only South Asian biscuit manufacturer to win highest ‘AA’ Certification by British Retail C

Views - 22 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Munchee, the flagship brand of Sri Lanka’s leading biscuit manufacturer Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. (CBL), was recently awarded


Saudi Arabia temporarily bans poultry imports from India over bird flu

Views - 12 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from India after


Keells launches new brand and store design by Whippet

Views - 48 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lankan supermarket chain Keells has unveiled a new brand identity and store concept in Colombo, developed by design and brand agency Whippet.


‘Aloe Koma’ herbal cool drink from Ira Handa Weda Gedara

Views - 35 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Replete with nutritional elements espousing herbal value, tracking down to heavenly magnificence, aloe vera sap-based Aloe Koma herbal soft drink


Colombo Supper Club to present pop up restaurant by British Chef Emily Dobbs

Views - 34 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

The Colombo Supper Club will be starting a pop up restaurant which will be run by British Chef Emily Dobbs of Weligama.


Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort marks World Wetlands Day with mangrove and rainforest tree plan

Views - 36 Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:00

In commemoration of World Wetlands Day, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort marked the occasion with a tree planting initiative that further strengthens their passionate commitment to sustainability while promoting the importance of wetlands and its


World Wetlands Day 2018 celebrated under patronage of President

Views - 18 Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:00

The national program for World Wetlands Day (WWD) was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Battaramulla, ‘Apegma’ premises. World Wetlands Day is celebrated annually by the countries which are signatories to the World Ram


Can Colombo reinvent itself as a Wetland City?

Views - 11 Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:00

Wildlife has reclaimed this space, and Diyasaru is home to some 80 species of birds, 25 species of butterflies, a host of other animals including otters, shy fishing cats, and two estuarine crocodiles, who are sometimes spotted feasting on fish. The


Coral reefs get sick from plastic waste: Study

Views - 19 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

OSLO (Reuters): Billions of bits of plastic waste are entangled in corals and sickening reefs from Thailand to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, scientists said on Thursday.


PM opens eco-friendly solid waste disposal pilot project in Galle Municipality

Views - 443 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe recently opened an eco friendly solid waste disposal pilot project in Galle Municipality.


Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible: UN draft

Views - 8 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

OSLO (Reuters): The idea of spraying a haze of sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth as a quick way to slow global warming faces


Shivering in the tropics: Southeast Asia faces ‘cooling crisis’

Views - 13 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation): Southeast Asia faces a ‘cooling crisis’ as more and more people crank


INSEE Cement rescues animals in Aruakalu quarry for 9th year

Views - 13 Wednesday, 31 January 2018 00:00

Every year, for the past nine years, INSEE Cement has been rescuing and carefully relocating all species of fauna at the company’s Aruakalu quarry


Dilmah replaces tea with wilderness

Views - 40 Wednesday, 31 January 2018 00:00

Dilmah Founder, Merrill J. Fernando removed the first tea plant at Dilmah’s Endana tea garden in a symbolic gesture


NTB continues commitment to environmental education through Wildlife and Nature Protection Society

Views - 10 Wednesday, 31 January 2018 00:00

The official handover of the first copy of the Loris Magazine’s 28th volume was presented to Nations Trust Bank DGM – Legal,


About TMC

Views - 6 Monday, 29 January 2018 00:00

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


Smart Manager Series final program postponed

Views - 4 Monday, 29 January 2018 00:00

We regret to inform our members and participants that the final program of the above series


Ways to cope with stress at work

Views - 17 Monday, 29 January 2018 00:00

Are you experiencing stress at work? Want to learn more about what causes stress and the impact of stress on people at work? First, you should start by exploring where and how your workplace stress is coming from.


Once again, The Management Club: Strikes…Challenge trophy

Views - 3 Monday, 29 January 2018 00:00

The Management Club commenced their activities for the year 2018 with a bowling event which was held on 26 January 2018 at the Excel World Bowling Alley with the support of their CSR Arm ETD (Enable the Disabled).


TMC welcomes new members

Views - 6 Monday, 29 January 2018 00:00

Membership to The Management Club is by invitation and such members should fall within the criteria provided by the TMC.


2nd International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC 2018)

Views - 37 Friday, 26 January 2018 00:00

On successful completion of the International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC 2017) that witnessed a participation of in excess of 100


Eswaran Brothers Exports and Rainco come together to protect Sri Lanka’s precious trees

Views - 45 Friday, 26 January 2018 00:00

Now in its third year in a row, Asian Tree of the Year reinforces its message of raising awareness about the necessity of positive


JKH launches public plastic recycling campaign

Views - 49 Friday, 26 January 2018 00:00

John Keells Holdings as part of a social entrepreneurship project launched a Plastic Cycle Public Campaign yesterday


Access Engineering successfully completes Annual E-waste Collection Drive

Views - 13 Friday, 26 January 2018 00:00

E-waste is a rapidly growing stream of waste from discarded electronics and appliances. Over the recent past, Sri Lanka has seen an influx


Merrill J. Fernando Charitable Foundation: Restoring ex-prisoners’ dignity

Views - 350 Wednesday, 3 January 2018 00:00

Their eyes are filled with hope for a better future where they regain their lost dignity and respect.


Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the murder

Views - 22 Saturday, 30 December 2017 00:00

AFP: Ten years after former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to lead a Muslim nation, was killed in Rawalpindi the unanswered questions about her assassination still fuel conspiracy theories.


Pakistan grieves Benazir Bhutto, 10 years after assassination

Views - 13 Saturday, 30 December 2017 00:00

AFP: Thousands of mourners visited the shrine of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto Wednesday as the country marked 10 years since her assassination, with her killers yet to face justice.


Afghan political crisis deepens as ousted governor refuses to go

Views - 8 Saturday, 30 December 2017 00:00

KABUL (Reuters): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s bid to oust one of the country’s most powerful provincial governors has run into strong resistance that has deepened political uncertainty just as Washington steps up its campaign against the Talib


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Syria: A case of using ‘false flags’ or fake news to start a war

Saturday, 21 April 2018

The airstrikes carried out by the US, UK and France on alleged chemical weapons fa


Has the ‘colonial diarchy’ come to Sri Lanka again?

Friday, 20 April 2018

For the last three four months, Sri Lanka has not been moving forward as it should have been. The most affected are the economy


The glyphosate story – CKDu, food security and national economy

Thursday, 19 April 2018

We in Sri Lanka have a history to be proud of. According to our historical record, the golden age of Sri Lankan agriculture production centres around Polonnaruwa during reign of King Parakramabahu the Great (1153-1186 AD).


President is powerless to remove the Prime Minister

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Some commentators have persistently advanced the proposition that, notwithstanding the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, the President’s power to remove the Prime Minister is intact. It is a view that relies on a literal reading of the Sinhala te


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