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Life as Art: beautiful photographs for a beautiful cause

Life as Art – An exhibition and sale of photographs by Chatrini Weeratunge In aid of Emerge Lanka Foundation At the Barefoot Gallery Preview: Friday November 28 2014, 7-10pm Open to the Public: Saturday November 29 (10am-7pm) – Sunday November 30 (11am-5pm), 2014 ‘Life as Art’, an exhibition and sale of photographs by Chatrini Weeratunge in…

(0)Comments | November 21, 2014 6:21 pm

Sri Lanka strengthens Online presence through Cinnamon Travel Blogger’s Conference

Asia’s First Ever Travel Bloggers Conference – TBCasia 2014 organized by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts in partnership with SriLankan airlines was held on the 18th November 2014 at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.  The gathering at the conference was addressed by SriLankan Airlines Chairman Mr. Nishantha Wickramasinghe at the opening session. On behalf of Cinnamon Hotels &…

(0)Comments | November 21, 2014 6:13 pm

Grant Group Vice President Laila Gunesekere-Martenstyn wins Woman Super Achiever in Advertising

Stalwart of the local advertising industry, Laila Gunesekere-Martenstyn was bestowed with the honour of Woman Super Achiever in Advertising and Media at the recently concluded World Marketing Congress in Mumbai. Participants from over 50 countries vie for recognition at the annual World Marketing Congress. Laila has headed the Sri Lankan chapter of the 4A’s and…

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014 11:32 pm

Mobitel succeeds at e-Swabhimani 2014 Awards for ICT innovation

The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel won three esteemed awards at the recent ‘e-Swabhimani 2014 Awards’, the prestigious national awards that gives recognition for the best e-content and innovative ICT applications in the country.  Mobitel received recognition for showcasing innovation in e-content and the use of its mobile platform as a powerful medium of exchange….

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014 11:24 pm

CIMA Fellowship for Dr. Sajeeva Narangoda

First-ever practicing healthcare professional in history of CIMA (UK) to be inducted as a Fellow Director/Chief Executive Officer of Browns Hospitals/Healthcare Dr. Sajeeva Narangoda was recently awarded the  Fellowship of CIMA (UK) and thus goes on record as becoming the first-ever practicing doctor in the history of CIMA (UK) to become a Fellow of the…

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014 11:19 pm

Mobile Mind Shift– are businesses ready?

News from Sri Lanka’s first mobile marketing roundtable Withan average Sri Lankan consuming 35 megabytesof data andlooking up a mobile screen at least 26 times a day, mobile phones have become a faster and affordable medium of communication to engage customers. The explosion of smart phones have alsoempowered customerswith information and offered them the option…

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014 6:26 pm

Amãna Bank awarded as the World’s Best Up and Coming Islamic Bank

The world renowned ‘Global Finance Magazine’ recently recognized and awarded Amãna Bank as the Best Up-and-Comer Islamic Bank of the World. Amãna Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer received the award from Global Finance at the 18th Annual, World’s Best Banks Award Ceremony 2014 held in Washington DC, USA, which coincided with the annual IMF…

(0)Comments | November 18, 2014 8:50 pm

Mobitel bags two Gold Awards at Techno Sri Lanka 2014

Winner of this year’s gold awards for ‘Product with Highest Social Impact’ and ‘Best Demonstration’  The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel was honored for the eight consecutive year at the Annual Techno Sri Lanka 2014 Awards night where it bagged two prestigious Gold awards for ‘Product with Highest Social Impact’ and ‘Best Demonstration’ for the…

(0)Comments | November 14, 2014 9:08 am

Unilever Sri Lanka breathes new life into ‘Jeewithayata Aruthak’

USL HR Team launches second phase of youth skill building programme at University of Colombo  The Human Resources team of Unilever Sri Lanka launched the second phase of its “Jeewithayata Aruthak” youth skill building programme, targeting undergraduate students from several leading universities in the nation. The programme which aims to “Give purpose to life”, helps…

(0)Comments | November 14, 2014 9:03 am

Commercial Credit and Finance PLC notches Rs. 01 Bn profits in 1H 2014-15

Commercial Credit and Finance PLC, one of Sri Lanka’s leading finance companies reported better than expected first six months in 2014-15 with a 191% increase in post-tax profits. Profits from the first six months increased from Rs. 345 Mn to Rs. 1 Bn.  Profit After Tax (PAT) increased to a commendable Rs. 514 Mn in…

(0)Comments | November 13, 2014 10:11 pm