Special Report

Trump’s pledge of ‘action to end America’s carnage’ in campaign-style inaugural speech paints gloomy picture

/ Monday, 23 January 2017 00:50

President Trump acknowledges the audience after taking the oath - Reuters Wide-scale protests mar celebrations  ...


Pakistan Single Country Exhibition

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The Pakistan Single Country Exhibition was held at the BMICH from 13-15 January, showcasing a variety of products, apparel and food items from Paki...


‘Pakistani Food Festival’ at Galadari

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The ‘Pakistani Food Festival’ concluded on a high note recently at the Galadari Hotel’s Coffee Shop. The colourful and much antic...


Believers in Glass calls for healthy packaging and storage

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

  In a world where plastic is omnipresent, the public should reflect on safe and healthy packaging of food, drinks and medici...


Launch of Reconciliation TV Channel on National Integration and Reconciliation Week

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

Signing of the Agreement between SLRC Chairman Ravi Jayawardhane and Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation Secretary V. Sivagnanasoth...


Sri Lankan Shared Values campaign launched by Office for National Unity and Reconciliation

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The President’s Office and the Office for National Unity (ONUR), led by former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, has launched a m...


Foreign Ministry marks National Integration and Reconciliation week

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a special program on Monday 9 January 2017 to mark National Integration and Reconciliation week. The proposal ...


National Integration and Reconciliation Week observed in Royal College with participation of Chandrika Kumaratunga

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena as the Minister of National Integration and Reconciliation, declared the national integration and reconciliation wee...


S. Thomas’ Preparatory School Prep Walk & Fun Fair 2017 on 28 January

/ Friday, 6 January 2017 00:56

The community at S. Thomas’ Preparatory School Kollupitiya, consisting of present students, teachers, parents, Old Boys and well-wishers, wil...


Road Map: Monetary and financial sector policies for 2017 and beyond

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

  Monetary Policy Strategy and Policies for 2017 and Beyond A coherent and clear macroeconomic framework, is important...


Economic stability broadly on track with improving macro-fundamentals: CB Chief

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

  Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy      Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaras...


Key findings from Sri Lanka Prosperity Index 2015

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

  Prosperity, measured by the Sri Lanka Prosperity Index (SLPI)1, which is a composite indicator that measures and compares the level ...


Politics between gods and worshippers in Jaffna’s Hindu pantheon

/ Monday, 19 December 2016 08:26

  By Thulasi Muttulingam When the peninsula of Jaffna is called to mind, foremost among its iconic images to crop up are li...


Navigating the 3 great challenges of entrepreneurship

/ Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

By Karima Mariama-Arthur Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. While many romanticise the idea, the path to success is less idyllic. ...


NicNac adjudged best Sri Lankan impact oriented startup at SLUSH

/ Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

  Europe’s leading start-up event organised by PwC and SLASSCOM in Helsinki, Finland NicNac, which offers ...


CPDC holds Budget Discussion

/ Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

    The Continuous Professional Development Committee (CPDC) of the Association of Professional Bankers of Sri Lanka orga...


Association of Professional Bankers Sri Lanka (APB)

/ Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

In early 1988, a group of enthusiastic senior bankers saw the need to form an association to promote professionalism in the industry, for a forum t...


The Bankers’ Debate 2016

/ Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

The Bankers’ Debate 2016 (TBD2016) was organised by the Association of Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka with the main objective of enha...


Differences between entrepreneur and manufacturer

/ Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

By Franklin Alli  Business Insider: Now that you have become your own boss or rather, now that you are the Managing Director/Chief Executive...


Jaguar Land Rover sees ‘underrepresented’ Asia Pacific as final frontier

/ Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

 Jaguar Land Rover Asia Pacific Managing Director Robin Colgan (left) and SML Frontier Automotive Managing Director Sheran Fernando  ...


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Steamrolling of Central Bank by Minister of Finance: An unsavoury development?

23 January 2017

An unsavoury rift between the Central Bank and Minister of Finance A growing rift between Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the senior management of the Central Bank is surfacing now, worrying both financial markets and prospective fo...


Sustainability: How that translates to agriculture

23 January 2017

Once cultivated, traditional paddy that is grown organically will establish its own markets based on the consumer demand   For the longest time the word “sustainable agriculture” was a catch phrase only. I...


Yahapalanaya lapses – Is Mahinda the option for Muslims?

21 January 2017

Former Minister, Speaker and Premadasa/Rajapaksa loyalist and National List nominee Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer along with a few other Muslim Mahinda diehards claim that Yahapalanaya under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil W...


First Sinhala talkie ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ was released 70 years ago

21 January 2017

History was made 70 years ago when the film ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ (Broken Promise) premiered at the Kingsley Theatre in Colombo on 21 January 1947. The Chief Guest was D.S. Senanayake, Minister of Agriculture and Lands under the State C...


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