nation.lk :::

Business

SANASA Development Bank PLC (SDB) held its annual Awards Night at the Hotel Grand Monarch on April 25, 2015 with the participation of Chairperson of SDB Mrs. Samadani Kiriwandeniya, directors and senior management of SDB. Branches were awarded cash prizes, awards, and certificates in line with their achievements.

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Sri Lanka tourism recently participated at the Arabian Travel Fair (ATM) targeting the Middle Eastern market that attracts over 100,000 tourists into Sri Lanka and nets in revenue of around $175 million dollars per year for the country. Sri Lanka tourism had took a wildlife theme for ATM 2015 attracting 231 top travel agents at day two staged at...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently concluded a successful engagement with the customers and potential customers of Batticaloa via a ten-day promotional program conducted by Varnam TV. As one of the sponsors of the program, the Bank actively participated in a series of joint promotional activities...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. (LBSI), the local office of the global advertising network Leo Burnett Worldwide recently welcomed Arosha Perera as its new Chief Operations Officer (COO). Arosha’s appointment was made effective from May 1, 2015 and he has taken over the operational management of Leo Burnett from Chrishani Kotalawela who dedicated 15 years of service to the agency.
Arosha’s advertising career began...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Bank of Ceylon has launched "Siri Medura" in five provinces – a best in class home loan offering to help its valued customers purchase and build their dream home. This product offers unparalleled customer convenience:

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

BASF’s official anniversary event with invited guests took place on April 23, 2015, in Germany. In Sri Lanka, the BASF Team celebrated with a 150 minute party. On the occasion of turning 150 in 2015, BASF has announced its anniversary program. In addition to celebrations and a historical retrospective, BASF has prepared a global...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

The DFCC Banking Group recently supported the Government initiative to send basic necessities to the survivors of the disastrous Nepal earthquake.The DFCC Group has had a close relationship with Nepal on development of renewable energy. DFCC Consulting, a fully owned subsidiary of DFCC Bank, has organized a range of study tours in the past helping decision makers in Nepal explore...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Etisalat Lanka recently hosted a forum for their valued enterprise customers highlighting the theme of ‘Future Enterprise Business with Total Mobility’. Held at The Kingsbury, Colombo the forum was attended by distinguished IT heads from key corporate establishments of Sri Lanka, corporate clients as well as national and government institutions.

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Monday - Colombo equity market started weekly operations on positive note where both counters witnessed marginal returns. Bourse swung between gains and losses on Monday where main index touched 7,209 mark in the opening hours. All share index managed to gain 1.16 index points or 0.02% to end at 7,213.63 while 20-scrip S&P SL index advanced by 2.42 index points (+0.06%) to close at 4,061.04.  Daily market turnover was LKR 587mn.

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

The latest luxury SUV of iconic motoring brand, Land Rover, has now reached Sri Lankan shores. Through SML Frontier Pvt Ltd, the sole agents of Land Rover in Sri Lanka, the all-new Discovery Sport has been made available to the brand’s ever-growing customer base across the island. The vehicle is an imposing SUV that has taken prestige and...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Women in Management last week announced that they were inviting applications for the fifth Women for Governance Professional & Career Women Awards 2014/2015 to be held soon. A press conference to make the announcement was led by Dr. Rohantha Athukorala (Chairman Tourism Promotion Bureau along with Ms. Pearl Weerasinghe (Secretary to State Heath Minitry) Graeme Harris(International Finance Corporation)...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka organized the third Indo-Ceylon Economic Dialogue (ICE 3) as a side event to 9th Indian Trade Fair 2015 recently. This promotional industrial-meet, attended by Deputy Minister Eran Wickramaratne was followed by B2B sessions at Sri Lanka Exhibition Convention Center (SLECC) in Colombo.

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

A new pathway to university was recently unveiled when Ladies College launched the Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma in Hospitality as a parallel option to Advanced Level qualifications on May 6. Representatives from Pearson (UK/Sri Lanka), acclaimed universities and hotel schools and the Cinnamon Group of Hotels were in attendance...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Nawaloka College of Higher Studies (NCHS) and Swinburne University of Technology (SUT), one of the most popular universities in the USA, California State University Monterey Bay inked a unique partnership embarking on transfer programs for students in Sri Lanka.  Enabling Sri Lankan students for the very first time to embark on a 2+2 university program in Business and IT...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

A handful of autonomous cars have been in accidents during test runs in California, posing a key question for the future of driverless vehicles: Are they actually any safer? Four of the about 50 self-driving cars in California have been in accidents since September, the Associated Press reported Monday. Three of the four cars were Google’s Lexus SUVs. The fourth was a Delphi Automotive car.

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”, said Hippocrates, who is considered the ‘Father of Modern Medicine’, over 2000 years ago. He recognized the impact good food has on good health, as the food we consume not only sustain our lives, it also prolongs the quality of life.

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

What value does life insurance bring to society? The straightforward answer is that the life insurance industry has a responsibility to promote social wellbeing in our communities by supporting people through times of financial adversity and illness, while also providing an efficient means of pooled saving for income in retirement.

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Before you read this article I want to ask you a simple question.Have I got your full attention?Probably not. And that’s especially true if you are looking at this in your office.Finding focus is a something almost everyone has to deal with. And research figures in the US show that in the workplace we are having more...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

As the global economy picks up, there is growing concern among CEOs about finding and keeping the best talent to achieve their growth ambitions. Different surveys show that in 2014, 36% of global employers reported talent shortages, the highest percentage since 2007, and in a more recent 2015 survey, 73% of CEOs reported being concerned about the...

Full Article Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Rainco and Triad unveiled an engaging Vesak pandal depicting the beautiful ‘Janapada Kalyani’ with colourful umbrellas that illustrated the ‘beauty’ side of life. The pandal, designed to rotate to show her pale, feeble body created by the ribs of the umbrellas was widely appreciated by many onlookers

Full Article Friday, 08 May 2015 18:48

Copyrights protected: All the content on this website is copyright protected and can be reproduced only by giving the due courtesy to www.nation.lk' Copyright © 2011 Rivira Media Corporation Ltd., 742, Maradana Road,Colombo 10, Sri Lanka. Web Solution By Mithila Kumara | All rights reserved.