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Dr. Radhika Coomaraswamy to speak on the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute

Dr. Radhika Coomaraswamy will deliver a lecture on ‘Myanmar: The Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Roots of the Conflict and Possibilities for the Future’ at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKI) on Thursday, 3 May 2018. Dr. Coomaraswamy is a member of an independent three-person United Nations (UN) Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar….

(0)Comments | April 26, 2018 12:19 pm

Capping Ceremony 2017 Batch of Durdans Hospital Nursing Training School

21 students who successfully completed their 1st year of the 3 year training at the Durdans Hospital Nursing Training School concluded their capping ceremony on 28th March 2018. Pupil nurses proudly wore their nurse’s cap for the first time and carried a lamp symbolising the famous Florence Nightingale lamp while reciting the Nightingale Oath. Prizes…

(0)Comments | April 26, 2018 12:07 pm

Softlogic Life’s top achievers shine at Annual Life Sales Convention

Sri Lanka’s number one health insurance company, Softlogic Life, celebrated achievements of their top Sales performers at their annual Life Sales Convention recently, held at the BMICH on 27th of March. The gala celebration—organized under the theme of ‘Living Life with Pride—hosted the highest achievers of the company for the year 2017. The exuberant evening…

(0)Comments | April 26, 2018 11:57 am

The Green Bereted Superheroes

~ Celebrating 35 years of valiant service: Growing up as a war-child of the unfortunate generation that experienced a 30 year long conflict throughout our childhood and early youth, the STF for me was always the green bereted men, riding motorbikes with rifles slung over their shoulders. Watching the evening news, which was a daily…

(0)Comments | April 24, 2018 9:52 pm

Road to IELTS: British Council and ClarityEnglish deploy online test preparation tool in Sri Lanka

British Council and ClarityEnglish have collaborated to develop an online preparation and practice resource for the IELTS. This online tool is launched for the first time in Sri Lanka exclusively through the British Council IELTS Registration centre network. The Road to IELTS programme is designed to enable test takers to perform to the best of…

(0)Comments | April 24, 2018 9:45 pm

First stand alone Ruhunu Hospital Laboratory opens in Neluwa

Ruhunu Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd, a pioneer in the Southern Province healthcare opens a new laboratory, channel service and OPD (Out Patient Department) in Neluwa providing a wide array of services in laboratory testing. The Ruhunu Hospital Diagnostics (RHD) is an integral part of Ruhunu Hospital. Since the launch of RHD, theyhave built a reputation for…

(0)Comments | April 24, 2018 9:34 pm

Nations Open API Banking to Revolutionize Banking in Sri Lanka – Another First

Nations Trust Bank has launched a new era of banking with its Open API Banking Platform through which it is releasing a set of open APIs to the public so that trusted partner systems can directly integrate with Nations Trust Bank’ systems. Essentially this means that, using Nations Open API Banking, clients can integrate the…

(0)Comments | April 24, 2018 2:14 pm

In a stroke of innovation Go Outdoors Lanka introduces Sri Lanka’s first ever motorhome tour

In yet another first by Fairway Holdings, Go Outdoors Lanka, Sri Lanka’s pioneering Caravan and Motorhome rental and sales company (a subsidiary of Fairway Holdings), successfully completed a 25-day tour of the island for members of Worldwide Motorhome Holidays from the Camping and Caravanning Club UK. Despite being a relatively new concept to Sri Lanka,…

(0)Comments | April 24, 2018 1:08 pm

BeWaxed opens first outstation branch in Kandy

Sri Lanka’s premier waxing salon BeWaxed recently opened its very first outstation branch in the hill capital of Kandy. The outlet located at 327 William Gopallawa Mawatha, Kandy was declared open by Founder of the waxing salon Durga Kenny. Kandy’s first exclusive ladies waxing salon is conveniently located just 1.5km from the Kandy Town and…

(0)Comments | April 24, 2018 1:02 pm

Huawei Global Analyst Summit unveils Intelligent World

—All Connected, All Cloud, All Intelligent   At the 15th Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS), David Wang, Huawei Executive Director of the Board and President of Products & Solutions, unveiled the company’s new three-layer innovation philosophy: product innovation, system architecture innovation, and business model innovation. The company’s aim is to build an All Connected, All…

(0)Comments | April 24, 2018 12:36 pm