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Unilever Challenge finalists announced

~ 4 undergraduate teams selected as finalists in Global Goals themed challenge  Unilever Sri Lanka recently selected four undergraduate teams as finalists for the Unilever Challenge, a unique competition for undergraduate students which allows them to work with world renowned brands and experience brand management as a career. The event which attracted over 115 teams…

(0)Comments | January 20, 2016 1:31 pm

Colombo comes alive with Kala Pola on Sunday 31st January

Colombo comes alive in a massive riot of colour on Sunday, 31 January 2016 as Sri Lanka’s internationally acclaimed open-air art fair, Kala Pola, opens along Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha in Colombo 07.   Kala Pola is presented by The George Keyt Foundation in association with the John Keells Group. It opens at 8.00 am and…

(0)Comments | January 20, 2016 12:28 pm

Barista Takes Great Coffee to Una

Colombo’s favourite coffee house chain Barista Lavazza which has been on a recent drive to bring its unique brand of coffee and exceptional service to islanders across the nation, recently opened its latest outlet in the tourist hotspot of Unawatuna. Situated on the main road to Matara in close proximity to the turn-off point to…

(0)Comments | January 20, 2016 12:22 pm

Anuradha Roy wins the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016

~ ‘Sleeping on Jupiter’ by Anuradha Roy emerges as the winner from a shortlist of six to take the coveted US $50,000 DSC Prize Anuradha Roy has been  announced as the winner of the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 for her novel, Sleeping on Jupiter at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival in…

(0)Comments | January 20, 2016 12:17 pm

SriLankan Airlines staff demonstrate their sporting talent

Hundreds of employees of SriLankan Airlines gathered at the company’s annual Sports Day at the St. Joseph’s College ground on 10th January to demonstrate their sporting prowess, teamwork and harmony. SriLankan maintains a strong position as one of the country’s leading corporate players and promoters of sports, with its teams excelling in a dozen different…

(0)Comments | January 20, 2016 11:57 am

The Fairway National Literary Award 2015: Winners announced at a ceremony in January 2016

Sepali Mayadunne’s novel, “Maha Sami” and Rizwina Morseth De Alwis’ novel, “It’s not in the stars” and Ayathurai Santhan’s novel, “Rails run Parallel”, were announced the winners of the first ever Fairway National Literary Award in the Sinhala and English categories respectively at an award ceremony, held on the 15th of January 2016 during the…

(0)Comments | January 19, 2016 3:58 pm

OPPO ropes in Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor as Brand Ambassadors in South Asia Region

OPPO, the evolving smartphone brand in the South Asia Region, with exceptionally stylish products, has rung in the year 2016 by naming Bollywood heartthrobs, Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor, its South Asia Region brand ambassadors. The popular film-stars have been a part of the brand’s South Asian journey towards positioning itself as a leading mobile…

(0)Comments | January 19, 2016 11:08 am

Berendina’s fund raising walk for its ‘Rural Student’ Scholarship Program’

“A Walk for Education”, an initiative taken by Give2SriLanka, (www.give2SriLanka.com) was held at the Racecourse Grounds, Colombo 7 recently. It saws the participation of over two hundred students, activists, senior management and employees of Berendina, as well as many well-wishers. The walk and music festival was organized by Give2SriLanka, in order to raise funds and…

(0)Comments | January 19, 2016 11:01 am

Ceylinco Life dedicates 2016 to ‘Going Green’

Launches country-wide sustainability initiative by planting 4,000 trees The management, staff and sales team of Ceylinco Life planted approximately 4,000 trees in one week in January 2016 to kick off a year dedicated by Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader to ‘Going Green.’ Launched with the planting of a mango tree by Ceylinco Life Managing Director/CEO…

(0)Comments | January 19, 2016 11:01 am

Omega Line wins the coveted Presidential Export Award

Omega Line, one of the leading export oriented apparel industries in Sri Lanka was awarded Export Excellence Award in the Garment Trade category at the recently concluded Presidential export Awards. The award ceremony organized by the Export Development Board (EDB) annually recognizes exporters. The award ceremony was held this time at the Nelum Pokuna in…

(0)Comments | January 19, 2016 10:58 am