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Most young entrepreneurs get lost in the wave because they lack proper mentoring which is the backbone to steering a business to sustainability and...

The Ministry of Transport and Aviation has published the tender for the second space and the date of submission is the 19th of April,...

AIA Group Limited, the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group, announced today the signing of a multi-year agreement with David Beckham, under...

Veteran singer Victor Ratnayake can make you think beyond the lyrics of a song. He can make you love our culture, the Sinhala language...

The cancellation of the 5% commission given to travel agents for SriLankan air tickets, which was to come to effect from April 1, had...

Why not put some of that airtime to a more beneficial use by showcasing a traditional form of art such as puppetry?” questions the...

A man can have many children, but a child can have only one father. So it is with our dear father, whom we missed...

World Puppet Day fell on March 21 and the local celebrations for the day were held at the Independence Square last week, sponsored by...

A research conducted by CENWOR previously revealed that common forms of traffickingincluded girls being promised jobs but being taken to brothels to engage in...

When was the last time you had a decent conversation with Siri? He either doesn’t get your pronunciation or the Sri Lankan English peppered...

The Invest Sri Lanka Investor Forum hosted in Sydney last week by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in association with the Securities and Exchange...

Madhura Sri Gamage a blossoming painter and an assemble artist graduated in art and sculpture with a special degree from the University of Visual...

Heshan first heard the song Ashawari while at a friend’s house. “It hit me then that the melody and Samahan theme would make for...

Dr. Shirani Malika Jayasuriya, a medical doctor who had no place in Sri Lanka and sought greener pastures in America after qualifying as a...

What happens when everything falls apart and you lose it all? These very successful entrepreneurs who have all started from scratch more than once,...

Ola Ladies! It’s now the third week of the third month of this year and didn’t time just fly? Hopefully we all have our eyes...

The 14th edition of Colombo Fashion Week was held recently where a talented entourage of emerging and established designers showcased their collections on the...

Founder and Chairperson of Women in Management (WIM), Dr. Sulochana Segera spoke to the Nation regarding the motivations behind the upcoming Top 50 Professional...

Aries (Mesha):  You may embark on any programme or plan assured of success thanks to the effects of Ruchaka Yoga currently fortifying you. Natives,...

The Colombo International Theatre Festival will go on stage for the sixth consecutive year from April 4 to April 9 organized by the Inter...

As the clocks go forward for the start of British Summer Time, many of us will rue the loss of an hour in bed....

In the late 18th Century, wax artist Marie Tussaud launched a somewhat unusual career in Paris. As a forced show of her loyalty to...

An unprecedented police presence at a heavily-guarded schools rugby venue last Sunday was reduced to what it may have been meant, an anxious anticipation,...

Bangladesh has made Sri Lanka think. This is after squaring the Test series 1-1 and showing in the second Test that they are steadily...

The US and UK are banning laptops from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well...

The boys at Reid Avenue are often reminded about rugby’s core values as much as the challenges ahead this season Royal College rugby players know...

LOLC won the hearts of the people when it was crowned the “Financial Services Provider of the Year 2017” at the SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards...

Economic and political cycles have a habit of being out of sync. Just ask George Bush senior, who lost the presidential election in 1992...

The  Kingswood- Dharmaraja  111th  ‘Battle of the Maroons’  ended in a draw on Saturday at the Pallekelle International  Stadium.    Both teams were eagerly awaiting...

Undisputed National Schools champion team from Royal College will be on a tour to Canberra, Australia from March 23 to April 1, as per...

Aruna  Rankothge  called off his 22-year refereeing career after his final quarter final match between Kandy Sports Club and CH & FC and  as...

The Vijayabahu Motoross -2017 organized by Sri Lanka Army’s Vijayabahu Regiment and conducted by Sri Lanka Racing Riders Association will be held on April...

Pics by Mushtaq Thasleem, Sassanda Liyanarachchi and Eshan Dassanayake

S. Thomas’ College edged out traditional rival Royal College by 11 runs to retain the Mustangs Trophy at Mt. Lavinia for the fourth consecutive...

The19th Sri Rahaula – Sri Sumangala (St. Pauls) College big match- The Battle of the ‘Golds’- between Wariyapola Sri Sumangala  (St. Paul’s) College and  Sri ...

The second oldest school cricket encounter in Sri Lanka between St.Thomas’ College, Matara and St. Servatius College, Matara will be played from March 24...

As many as over 3,000 Kids in Sri Lanka have get the opportunity to develop their skills through a sports programme titled Kids Athletics...

Annual 10km swimming championships, organized by the Kingross Swimming and Lifesaving Club, will be held on March 26 (Sunday). According to a press release...

The Agoal International Youth Rugby Carnival will be held for the second successive year at the CR&FC Grounds in Longden Place on March 26...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) last week, while welcoming the resolution which was passed at the United Nations Human Rights Council, warned that the...

Tamil Nadu superstar Rajinikanth’s planned visit to Sri Lanka has reportedly created an uproar in the southern State where several political outfits have demanded...

Acknowledging the role played by lawyers, members of the Judiciary and court staff in exacerbating laws delays, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL)...

Farmers charged that the bulk of the Nadu and Samba rice available for human consumption in the market had been chemically treated using highly...

A Sri Lankan physician training to be a general practitioner was the first doctor helping in Westminster, the scene of a deadly terror attack...

The Government is coming under heavy, even undue influence from tobacco companies which want locally manufactured cigarettes such as Beedi to be taxed and...

The National AIDS (sexually transmitted acquired immune deficiency syndrome) Control Programme says that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among males was on the...

The Government is proposing to introduce a new amendment to the Dog Registration Ordinance to impose a fine or a term of imprisonment on...

The Ceylon Teachers Union while highlighting the dismal state of education in the estates and plantation sectors noted that there were over 600 unemployed...

Activists advocating for reforms to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) complained of the lack of momentum with regard to the reforms process. Recently,...

A new Peace, Education and Reconciliation Unit (PERU) was declared open by former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on Friday (24) at the premises of...

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