French Spring Festival is back

The French Spring Festival has returned for its 8th edition with a diverse set of 10 cultural events spanning a month from June 13 to July 14. Organised by the French Embassy and the network of Alliance Française in Sri Lanka, the festival will promote French literature, music, art, cinema and fashion. The Festival was […]

The Taprobane Collection comes alive

The Father of Sri Lankan Abstract Art H A Karunaratne’s 60 years of work which narrates a concept, vision and experiential engagement with abstraction is artfully captured in a 220-page publication by Taprobane Collection, penned by Artist and Co-founder of the Theertha International Artists Collective Anoli Perera. The book, to be launched on June 21 […]

Sri Lanka firm in commitment to preserving life below water

Sri Lanka stands firm in its commitment to preserving life below water under different international instruments, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative in Geneva, Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez said. He said that Sri Lanka has a longstanding history in preserving and nurturing the environment, and has made considered policies and programmes making the environment an enduring aspect of […]

FREE PRESS IN SRI LANKA UNDER THREAT FROM REGULATION

UNP or UNP-led Governments of the past and of the present, though able to deliver, both from a political and economic sense, relative to their peers in their various manifestations in coalitions formed under the auspices of their historical arch rival the SLFP, nonetheless have a penchant for blunderbussing. This history of blunderbussing is, in […]

Over 270 graduate from Swinburne University-Nawaloka College

Nawaloka College celebrates three years of honing young people’s academic skills Highest number of graduates since inception Having over 270 young men and women conferred with qualifications from one of Australia’s most prestigious universities is surely a cause for celebration for Nawaloka College of Higher Studies, which held its third graduation recently. Under the aegis […]

Violence against children

Tragic consequences affect all aspects of a child’s life Across the Asia Pacific region, children continue to experience sexual abuse and exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, human trafficking, corporal punishment, unnecessary institutionalization and violence in their homes, schools and communities. The tragic consequences of violence affect all aspects of a child’s life and […]

Enabling Youth to Deliver Innovative Solutions to Address Social Issues

The Sri Lanka Development Journalist Forum with support from the United Nations Population Fund enables 10 youth to deliver their innovative projects and drive social change through the iVoice initiative   Colombo, 21 September 2017:  There are 4.7 million young people between the ages of 15–29 years in Sri Lanka. As agents of change, young […]

Mahogany Masterpieces Opens New Showroom

Instilling unbridled passion into the craft of producing timelessly stunning works of art destined to add unique style to any interior space, Mahogany Masterpieces expands its presence with the opening of its brand new store at No 87 Dickmans Road Colombo 5.  Adding to its expansive range that hallmarks a diverse collection from the contemporary […]

SUSTAINABLE SHIP MANAGEMENT – FOCUS AT MULTI-COUNTRY MARINE HR CONFERENCE

Colombo, Sri Lanka:  Asia Marine Colombo, a joint venture between Mercantile Marine Management Limited and reputed ship management company Reederei NSB based in Buxtehude Germany, reiterated its commitment to growing knowledge and competencies in specialized marine HR solutions by holding an NSB Marine Officers Conference in Colombo recently.  Mercmarine Crew Management, which has always focused […]

HUBLOT LOVES CRICKET

Hublot and its retail partner – Colombo Jewellery Stores hosted a meet and greet with Rohit Sharma, Captain of Mumbai Indians IPL team and Hublot’s Friend of the Brand, at their store located at Alfred House, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Being a part of the international cricket fraternity, Rohit Sharma met Hublotistas, privileged guests and few […]