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For the first time in the recent history of Sri Lanka top four Chairmen of the public sector driving brand Sri Lanka in the global arena met in unison to power the country at World Expo 2015 - which is termed globally as the most visited and watched event next to the Olympics.  The overall objective set by the team was to identify...

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The government recently completed 100 days in power. The measures taken by the current regime in terms of providing relief to the masses was widely welcomed while its efforts for structural reforms garnered mixed responses. The Nation Gain spoke to several key stakeholders, experts and analysts in various sectors of the economy in order to ascertain their sentiments towards the progress...

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Hatton National Bank (HNB) in partnership with Department of Pensions introduced ‘Sathkara’, a unique product with a host of exclusive benefits and privileges for pensioners. The Sathkara product will offer pensioners the convenience of having all their identification details/data in a secure internationally accepted payment card issued by Hatton National Bank and the benefit...

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LG Washing Machines are widely acclaimed for cutting edge technology in water and energy conservation, as well as smart design, and gaining worldwide recognition in performance ratings among front loading category in Europe and USA as well as rated No.1 in USA for 5 consecutive years. The LG Front Loader Direct Drive Washing Machine is one such product that has received...

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Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC, recently announced the appointment of D.T. Ranil De Silva to the Company’s Board of Directors as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from April 1, 2015. De Silva already serves on the Boards of the associate companies of Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC, namely Singer Industries (Ceylon) PLC, and Regnis (Lanka) PLC. He is also the Managing Director of...

 

 

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The National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, held the inaugural opening of the revolutionary state-of-the-art Mobitel a Centre which was ceremoniously launched by President Maithripala Sirisena at the TRACE Expert City Colombo, the City of Innovation, Research and Development. TRACE Expert City comprises a group of successful businesses and experts who aspire to transform Sri Lanka into an economically sound, knowledge...

 

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Sri Lanka Insurance held its Mid Year Life Insurance congress this month to facilitate its top performing Life Insurance sales personnel at the Citrus, Waskaduwa. Over three hundred top achievers, Chairman of Sri Lanka Insurance and the Senior Management of SLIC participated at the congress.
The sales achievers who achieved the highest levels at a competition held last year...

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Sri Lanka’s first ever electricity monitoring smart meter, the e-Pro1000 was launched on April 22 by JLanka Technologies. The device would help homes and workplaces to manage and monitor electricity consumption.

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 DFCC Bank, the country’s leading development bank and its commercial arm DFCC Vardhana Bank (DVB), recently relocated their Negombo branch to a new and improved location. The ceremonial opening of DVB’s new branch office was attended by C. Royle Jansz – Chairman, DFCC Group, Arjun Fernando - CEO, DFCC Bank, Lakshman Silva - Chief Executive Officer, DFCC Vardhana Bank, DVB’s senior management and...

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The new direction of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau is generating strong results with a strong working relationship with the private sector as 441 cruise travellers taking a one-day excursion to Pinnawala elephant orphanage last Sunday. The Pinnawala gate earnings netted in 3.6 million rupees in the backdrop of cruise tourism doubling in number and beating the number 8 destination source for...

 

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This Mother’s Day, celebrate and reward superstar moms, be they homemakers or working mothers. Cinnamon Hotels in the City – Cinnamon Grand Colombo, Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo and Cinnamon red – has pulled all stops to make this day a memorable one, with the ultimate rest day on 10 May 2015created to honour the ‘queen bee’ of families. A range of brunch...

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Bringing into focus the diverse trade opportunities that exist between India and Sri Lanka, the ninth Indian Trade Fair will open on  May 7, 2015 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre, Colombo. Organized by MP Events Lanka and partnered by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, India, it will continue until Saturday, May 9 with nearly 80 Indian exhibitors...

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For every Buddhist visiting a world famous Buddhist monastery in India or Thailand, where the pure Theravada Buddhism still prevailing, is a lifetime opportunity. The same applies for devoted Christians who wish to visit a place like Wellakkanni in India, which is loved and respected by people around the globe. Best Life Vandana Private Ltd., which runs under the Best...

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Sri Lanka’s most exclusive family gathering – The Mercedes-Benz Pageant is yet again happening this year at the BMICH today (2nd May 2015). The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Pageant will commence at 7am on 2nd May and will be open to public at 11am. The Mercedes-Benz Pageant is an annual event organized by the Mercedes-Benz Club of Sri Lanka – a club consisting of die-hard like-minded...

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Etisalat Lanka recently announced the grand prize winner of the 25th Year Anniversary Promo: Eric Kuruneru from Galpaya, Devahuwa, rewarding him with a brand new luxury Honda Vezel SUV worth Rs.6 million at a grand ceremony held at the Etisalat Flagship Store in Colombo 3. The finale event also rewarded the Winners of Month 2 and Month 3, who walked away with cash...

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The 22 cyclists who participated in the ‘Around the Pearl’ (ATP) initiative were recently received by family, friends and supporters at the MJF Centre in Katubedda, Moratuwa, where they celebrated the successful completion of their journey around Sri Lanka. After cycling for ten days to raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Lanka Foundation, the ‘Around the Pearl’ team members...

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In an effort aimed at developing the accounting profession further in the South Asian region, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), Arjuna Herath, in his capacity as the President of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), the apex accounting body of SAARC, along with a team of experts from CA Sri Lanka...

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Commercial Bank, the Most Awarded Bank in Sri Lanka celebrated this year’s Sinhala and Hindu Avurudu with popular actors and actresses in the country.
Kala Game Avurudu – 2015, organized by Derana TV was held at Sulanga Resort in Piliyandala with the participation of a large number of veterans together with senior and junior artistes.

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The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has the concept of Nation first; Private Sector second; and Companies third at the heart of all its policies, advocacy and activities. Uplifting the quality of life of all the people of Sri Lanka is, therefore, an over-riding objective. This is based on the premise that what is good for the country is good for...

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From time to time, activists concerned about abuses in the global garment industry stage protests in front of gleaming department stores in New York, Paris, and London. They’ve even entered clothing outlets across Europe and pretended to faint from overwork in a show of solidarity with exhausted workers in Asia. Those workers themselves protest loudly and often for better ...

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