Special Report

BMICH remembers its founder on International Women’s Day

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:09

Enthusiastic participants at BMICH’s International Women’s Day program   The S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike N...


HNB salutes indomitable spirit and dedication of ‘women power’

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:03

HNB's female workforce at Head Office celebrating International Women’s Day Sri Lanka’s leading private sector com...


LAUGFS Eco Sri Launches ‘YOU’ in celebration of International Women’s Day

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:01

  In view of International Women’s Day 2017 the program ‘YOU’ was organised by LAUGFS Eco Sri Ltd., in reco...


Niroshan on Govt.’s growth, transparency and visionary policies at CSE Sydney forum

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:01

National Policies and Economic Affairs State Minister Niroshan Perera on Monday, while speaking at the Invest Sri Lanka forum in Sydney organised b...


Sri Lankan insurance industry yet to realise full potential

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  By Gayan Rajakaruna and Hiruni Perera The insurance industry in Sri Lanka is still at early stage of the lifecy...


Women entrepreneurs empowered by Coca-Cola prove they are ‘Bold for Change’

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd. organised an internal event for its executive staff on 8 March. At this inspirational e...


Celebrating International Women’s Day at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort and Spa

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, attracting and retaining the right kind of talent is central to a compan...


7 Star Women: Empowering you for tomorrow

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  Serendib Flour Mills recently partnered with Women in Management, to host a customised training session for small-scale...


Cultivating the capital market

/ Monday, 20 March 2017 00:01

By Charumini de Silva Capital Market Conference 2017 came alive with straight talk and futuristic observations on the Sri Lankan economy, with th...


People’s Bank celebrates International Women’s Day

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

A special ceremony was organised recently by People’s Bank to commemorate International Women’s Day.  The event, which was held ...


Mount Lavinia Railway Station ‘Ladies Waiting Room’ gets new face lift

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

  MLH hands over refurbished facilities to the public to mark Women’s Day  Women across the world are celebr...


Citi Sri Lanka celebrates International Women’s Day showcasing that ‘It Takes All of Us’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Citi colleagues around the world participated in a company-wide global commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD), an important celebra...


Airtel women inspired to ‘Be Bold for Change’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, recently implemented s...


‘We Can Do IT’ – Women’s Day forum by London Stock Exchange Group

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

With a focus on gender equality and female empowerment, London Stock Exchange Group hosted a Women’s Day forum (8 March) titled ‘We Can...


Unilever Sri Lanka’s ‘Project Saubhagya’ celebrates 14 years of empowering rural women entrepreneurs

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

 R.N. Ranjani (third from left), the Saubhagya entrepreneur who received the grand prize at the Diriya Pranama Awards on stage with the event&...


CMA to celebrate International Women’s Day by grant of 100 scholarships to women

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

IFAC President Olivia Kirtley (2014-2016) presents the final certificate to S. Thushinthya a passed finalist of CMA in the presence of IFAC Executi...


WISTA Sri Lanka felicitates 1st batch of women crane operators in South Asian region

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

In commemorating International Women’s Day which fell on 8 March, Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Sri La...


Himalee Madurasinghe awarded ‘Women Super Achiever’ at World HRD Congress Silver Jubilee

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Himalee Madurasinghe, the CEO of Kantar LMRB, was conferred the prestigious Women Super Achiever award at the World HRD Congress which celebrated i...


Speaker calls on women to ‘Be Bold for Change’ in political participation

/ Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:00

  Successful action of WFSL commended UN Rep. gives international perspective on harassment of women W...


Transiting from cricket to trade

/ Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka and New Zealand are planning to open high commissions in Colombo and Wellington to foster their budding economic relationship Bui...


Today's Columnists

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Whence, where and whither

28 March 2017

“Gotabaya can build a new urbanised technocratic civilisation which is the 21st century equivalent of the magnificent civilisations that this island once built; civilisations that put us ahead of the rest of South Asia, until the Tamil invad...


Sri Lankan housewife further challenged

28 March 2017

    Whilst Sri Lanka at the macro end is grappling to pay the $ 15 billion debt in the next four years, private sector and civil society is pressuring the Government to bring in structured reforms and stronger governance ...


Education is not a commodity: but it is and it should be negotiable

27 March 2017

Students claim that education is not a commodity ‘Education is not a commodity’ has been a popular view almost universally held by Sri Lanka’s student community in higher learning institutions. For them, it is non...


High-tech Panama Canal, a threat to Asia-Europe trade

27 March 2017

High-tech Panama Canal, a threat to Asia-Europe trade The Panama Canal Authority is developing a computerised scheduling and resource management system that it said will help double the number of big ships that can travel through the canal...


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