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CMI Sri Lanka’s Quiz Challenge 2016 grand success

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:10

Presenting the trophy to the winning team by British Council Country Director and CMI UK Sri Lanka Branch Vice Patron Keith Davies and CMI...


Aitken Spence winners at CA Sri Lanka’s Quiz Night

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:02

16 teams of professionals including Chartered Accountants representing some of the country’s leading organisations came together to put their...


Akbar Brothers wins IFS Mind Masters Quiz Sri Lanka competition 2016

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:00

From left: IFS President/CEO Jayantha De Silva, who presented the winners of IFS Mind Masters Winners 2016 air tickets and cash prizes, with quiz t...


IPM Sri Lanka and Holcim Lanka jointly conduct management program

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:00

Holcim Lanka’s Roshika Perera receiving the batch top award from Rohitha Amarapala with Prasad Piyadigama, Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri and Maliy...


Sampath Bank conducts 4th ‘Pahe Sishyathwa’ seminar

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

  Sampath Bank continued its ‘Pahe Sishyathwa’ initiative with the successful completion of its fourth seminar fo...


Janashakthi Insurance: Empowering children to achieve excellence at Grade 5 Scholarship Exams

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

Janashakthi Insurance PLC, in a continued commitment to light the lamp of knowledge across the nation, announced the second phase of its annual Gra...


Jaffna Central celebrates 200 years

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

  By S.S. Sivakumar  Jaffna Central College (JCC) was founded on 1 August 1816 by Rev. James Lynch, the leader of the ...


Sri Lanka Insurance Suba Pathum provides 300 annual schols worth Rs. 18 m to top students

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

  The SLI Life Suba Pathum National Scholarship Scheme has benefited over 300 students each year from the time it was launche...


China awards 15 scholarships for Sri Lankan students

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

     The Chinese Government awarded 15 scholarships for Sri Lankan students at a special ceremony at the Chinese Emb...


Aspiration Education annual exhibition on 9-10 July at Hilton

/ Thursday, 7 July 2016 00:00

  Aspirations Education (AE) is an establishment which offers a comprehensive service to all students who seek their assistan...


Kelani Cables win National HR Excellence Silver Award at National HR Conference 2016

/ Thursday, 7 July 2016 00:00

Kelani Cables Director/CEO Mahinda Saranapala with his team. From left: HR Manager Gihan Widanagama, HR Executive Shamira Perera, Manager ...


160 bright Sri Lankan students receive prestigious Jinnah Scholarship Awards for 2016

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

Minister Rauf Hakeem, Minister Fouzi and Pakistan HC Syed Shakeel Hussain in a group photo with students          ...


Adam Investments Awards Scholarship Program

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

  Adam Investments PLC, in celebration of completing two years of listing on the Colombo Stock Exchange, aw...


University of Wales in Sri Lanka MBA Alumni launches New Chapter

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

  The first Sri Lanka Chapter of the MBA society of the University of Wales was officially launched recently by IIHE, the onl...


VirtusaPolaris, Citibank and Unilever Sri Lanka launch International Summer Program

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:15

AMCHAM supported Summer Program targets Sri Lankan students studying abroad VirtusaPolaris, Citibank and Unilever Sri Lanka, have...


Students of SLIIT showcase talent at Young Engineering Expo 2016

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:14

Organised by the first year engineering students of SLIIT, ‘Young Engineering Expo 2016’, showcased over 100 innovative exhibits at the...


SLT congratulates winners of e-Sports Reid Cyber Wars 2.0

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:13

The SLT e-Sports Reid Cyber Wars 2.0, the first ever inter-state university e-sports championship was successfully conducted at the University of C...


Dialog’s Ideamart Powers Google IO Extended 2016

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:12

Dialog Axiata will power the Google IO Extended 2016, Sri Lanka’s largest technology exposition and event. The premier telecommunication serv...


Serendib Education Foundation: Contributing to academic excellence to build nation

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:10

Serendib Educational Foundation (SEF) incorporated under Parliament Act No. 54/2009 recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. The SEF provides fina...


Innovation in international higher education: Yale-NUS experience

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:04

Singapore and Sri Lanka share much in common: They are island nations in Asia and cultural melting pots. Singapore and Sri Lanka are both nations w...


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Banality of evil

27 August 2016

Namal Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament, the eldest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was interviewed recently on television. By and large the tone of the lengthy interview, nearly two hours in duration, was defensive, an attempt at validat...


Fast-track reforms to address skill gaps

26 August 2016

 The Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit (HCS) served as a platform for a dialogue between policymakers, business leaders, industry experts and global thought leaders. The conference also served as a platform to identify solutions to bridge the sk...


An old presidential ethic, or a new political culture?

26 August 2016

  THE X FILES – the more some things change, the more they remain the same… You could think we would know better by now not to make future heroes out of former zeroes. We have had our idolatrous fingers burned by ...


Post-Paada Yathra – Punditry and Polemics

26 August 2016

 Confusing friend and foe with right and wrong is an occupational hazard of partisan commentators. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka is no exception to the rule. Despite the voluntary stepping on a discursive banana skin, his latest essay ‘Politic...


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