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Second Curve: Pioneering next generation market research

Second Curve (Pvt) Ltd. was formally launched at the 16th SLIM Brand Excellence Awards, held on 21st November 2017 at BMICH. Pioneering the next generation of market research in Sri Lanka, their value proposition is to gather insight into people’s emotions and human nature, translated into value creation for your business advantage. Their solutions,horned through unparalleled [...]

STAX relocates to Access II

STAX, Sri Lanka’s leading strategy consulting firm, recently moved into a new office within the heart of the Central Business District (CBD) in Colombo. Headquartered in Boston, STAX also has offices across Chicago, New York and Singapore, with Colombo serving as the base of its APAC operations. STAX, which had outgrown its previous premises, relocated [...]

OMP to become fully operational during first quarter of 2018

The Office of Missing Persons (OMP), will become fully operational during the first quarter of 2018, Mano Tittawella, Secretary-General of the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms (SCRM) said. He says the Constitutional Council will begin interviewing suitable candidates for OMP commissioners very soon. The public application deadline closed 10 days ago. “A budget and organizational framework are already [...]

Gnanasara claims he has information which can create chaos

The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), the Venerable Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, claims he has information which can cause chaos. Gnanasara Thero told reporters, Tuesday, that if he reveals the information he has it will result in chaos in the country in two hours. The controversial monk said that the information he [...]

Senasinghe slams President on treasury bond probe

State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe on Tuesday slammed President Maithripala Sirisena on the treasury bond investigations. Senasinghe told reporters that the Presidential Commission investigating the treasury bond scam, should have been given the mandate to investigate bond placements since 2008 and not from 2015. He said that the United National Party (UNP) had [...]

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe resigns after 37 years as leader

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transition of power. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had begun against him. Lawmakers roared in jubilation and people have [...]

Kabir proposes appointing commission to probe CWG bid

Minister of Public Enterprises Development Kabir Hashim today proposed appointing a commission to investigate matters related to Sri Lanka’s failed bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Hashim told Parliament that there is no information on the money spent by the private company formed for the bid by the former Government. The Minister said that Rs. 200 [...]

Media rights group calls for justice for journalists

The leading media rights group in Sri Lanka today called for justice for journalists who faced various forms of attacks or threats over the past few years. The Free Media Movement, which celebrates 25 years today, also called for a new media culture in the country. In June 1992, the Free Media Movement was formed by [...]

Gamini Senarath and two others released on bail

Former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath and two others were released on bail today when they appeared before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court. Senarath and two others had been remanded till today after surrendering to court over an ongoing case. (Colombo Gazette)

SC orders voice recording of statement by Ranjan

The Supreme Court today ordered the authorities to submit the voice recording of Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake where he had allegedly been critical of the judiciary. Ramanayake appeared in court on Tuesday over the case where he has been accused of contempt of court. During the proceedings, the Supreme Court ordered that the voice recording of Ramanayake [...]

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