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"Deshapalanagnayange Apooru Kathaa" (Wonderful Stories of Politicians) and "Maha Neviya Pokuna (Great Sailor's Pond), two books by Nihal Jagathchandra, a Deputy Editor and member of the Editorial Board at "Lakbima" were launched at the Mahaweli Centre recently. In the picture the author is seen presenting the first copies of the two books to the Minister of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

Akzo Nobel Unveils Colour of the Year 2010

AkzoNobel Paints Lanka (Pvt) Limited, recently unveiled the Colour of the Year for 2010 and contemporary colour trends to a gathering of eminent design experts, architects and colour professionals.

Akzo Nobel Paints Lanka, a member of CIC Group and the supplier of Sri Lanka's leading decorative paint brand Dulux, is the local arm of Amsterdam based AkzoNobel, the world's leader in paints and coatings.

“ In keeping with our overall theme of 'Reclaim', Akzo Nobel predicted "California Blue" to be the "Colour of the Year" which is an airy and optimistic blue that symbolizes infinite horizons, new beginnings, renewed energy and a positive dynamic.

This clear, transparent shade encapsulates a sense of purity, serenity and goodness - a hopeful and chemical free colour full of possibility, “ Gerald De Saram, the Managing Director / CEO of AkzoNobel Paints Lanka (Private) Limited said.

Past Students' Association of the Ceylon Technical College, Maradana AGM

The annual get-together of the Past Students' Association of the Ceylon Technical College, Maradana will be held at the Shalika Banquet Hall, Narahenpita, Colombo 5 on Sunday, February 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The organizing committee requests the presence of all past students on this day. For further details contact Ignatious De Alwis on 0112958554, 0775369976 and R.B. Chandrasiri on 0112292620, 0777649290.

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