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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) entered into a partnership with the Global Compact Network Sri Lanka (UNGC) last week to collaborate on national...

STAX Inc., a global strategy consulting firm, has been working in collaboration with International Enterprise Singapore (IE) for over two years to inform Singaporean...

Moody’s Analytics last week said that Sri Lanka’s newly revised Inland Revenue Act will augment the country’s very low level of government revenues. In a...

ECONOMYNEXT - Withholding tax will have to be deducted from listed corporate bonds which are in existence, a tax official said, raising concerns over...

Tharanga Vithanage, Head of Sales and Marketing, Hyundai Lanka was recognized amongst Asia’s Top 50 Brand Leaders at the 8th CMO Asia Awards for...

Facebook has apparently begun testing a feature that would make it easier to watch videos on the go. According to TechCrunch the social network...

Hitachi moves from Challengers Quadrant to Leaders Quadrant; Evaluation based on ability to execute and completeness of vision Thursday 10 August 2017. Hitachi Data Systems...

Colombo. Tuesday 12 September 2017. JAT Technologies invites you to open your senses to a mind blowing Audio Visual and ELV (Extra Low Voltage...

Last week, Nike announced the launch of its Makers’ Experience, an invite-only, limited-time event where people can design a pair of shoes and have...

A delegation led by Professor Paul Mather, Head of La Trobe Business School (LBS), La Trobe University (LTU), Australia, visited Colombo recently to open...

Following last year’s success with the Kids Fun Baking event, an initiative that was put together by Singer Sri Lanka and Beko, was held...

South Asian Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. (SAT), a leading distributor of ICT products, announced its appointment as a National Value Added Distributor for Carbon Black,...

Sri Lanka’s number One Jeans Brand, Long Island Clothing Company (LiCC Jeans) last weekend joined hands with Siyatha Miss World Sri Lanka 2017 to...

Several luxury automakers recently announced plans to increase production of hybrid and electric cars, or even electrify their entire lineups. But those plans will...

Barn finds are a strange thing. The idea that some beautiful or rare car can simply be locked away and forgotten about seems unthinkable...

Rolls-Royce set a new record for most powerful aircraft engine gearbox on Monday, as its Power Gearbox (PGB) intended for the upcoming UltraFan engine...

With its Chevrolet Bolt EV, General Motors opted to go big on battery capacity but keep the car small and relatively affordable. And the...

With ice finally meeting fire, Starks getting back together and Jamie hopefully coming to his senses and abandoning Cersei and of course, Night King,...

A great boss makes all the difference in the world. Hopefully, a great manager has elevated your work to the next level. Of course,...

MSG is one of the most notorious ingredients in the world. The Japanese ingredient that’s commonly used in Chinese restaurants, has been blamed for...

The annual fashion show that showcase the talents of Singer Fashion Academy Diploma Students, Singer Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony 2017 was recently held...

Popular Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam was back in Sri Lanka last week for a rocking concert. This was the singer’s second visit to Sri...

Elephants loom large in Sri Lanka and a controversial baby elephant walk delights tourists but has our writer contemplating the great yet endangered mammal...

When the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) fought the Sri Lankan Army, and when I read reports on their victories and losses, they...

Acclaimed as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ as well as the ‘Granary of the East’ Sri Lanka is renowned for its proud agricultural...

Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications...

The Katina Chivara is marked with three dots placed in a corner of the robe. The dots are made by placing a betel leaf...

1. Origin of man Buddhism talks of twenty realms for beings of light called Brahma worlds. One is called the ‘Abhassara Brahma world’. It is...

Brad’s Status Running time: 1h. 41min. Rating: R Genre: Comedy Director: Mike White Starring: Ben Stiller, Austin Abrams, Michael Sheen, Luke Wilson, Jenna Fischer, Jemaine Clement Brad Sloan has a...

Mr. Robot * 8.6 Running time: 49min. Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller Creators: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday Starring: Christian Slater, Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Frankie Shaw, Gloria Rueben,...

Warcross (Warcross #1) by Marie Lu For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game, it’s a way of life. Struggling to...

Aries (Mesha): You have to cultivate mindfulness – better practice meditation – for you are likely to lose your poise and become restless. Sun...

Aquarius Sometimes shy and quiet, other times eccentric and energetic. In both cases you really are a deep thinker and a person to have highly...

Sri Lankan all rounder Thisara Perera last week proved that he was a capable finisher when he guided his World XI team to a...

West Indies will need to smash hosts England in the upcoming one-day international series to avoid the ignominy of being forced to qualify for...

LAHORE: New Zealand’s Grant Elliott, part of the World XI squad on Pakistan tour, said he has found the security here to be “amazing”...

Australia have called up Peter Handscomb for the upcoming five-match ODI seriesin India, starting in Chennai on Sunday (September 17), as a cover for...

In what is fantastic news for Zimbabwe, former skipper Brendan Taylor has made himself available for selection for his country by signing a new...

Virat Kohli believes in practising what he preaches. It is in keeping with this principle that the India captain has rejected a multi-crore offer...

Waqar Younis, former Pakistan captain and head coach, will be Islamabad United’s bowling coach for the HBL PSL 2018.  The announcement was made last...

Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., named after father Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, was born on September 1 and weighed in at six pounds, 14 ounces....

Seventeen national anti-doping organisations have demanded Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics Less than five months before the start of the Pyeongchang Games,...

Since the inception of the wonderful sport we’ve all grown to love, there have been numerous remarkable, stellar athletes that have graced the game....

With the Government proposing to afford legal recognition to the sign language, experts on disability studies highlighted issues pertaining to the lack of sign...

The bus lanes are already in effect, and the traffic seems to flow fairly smoothly in the peak hours of the morning. This move has...

With the view of fostering the winning spirit of the country’s children via active engagement with and participation in sports and with the lofty...

The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Regiment (EMER) of the Sri Lanka Army has organized the Walawa Supercross 2017 racing event for the seventh time...

Popular racer Upulwan Serasinghe speaks ... Q : How did you get into racing? I started racing when I was around 24 or 25 years of...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has indicated a possibility of an islandwide campaign to garner wider consensus among the public for the new Constitution,...

The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has taken steps to investigate irregularities that are alleged to have taken place in the construction of the...

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