Nokia launches first NFC Windows Phone

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  341 views  |  

HELSINKI1: Nokia last week unveiled its Lumia 610 NFC model, first to take the emerging near-field communication technology that drives instant payment systems to Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, and promised more models in the future. “We’re bringing NFC right across our portfolio,” Ilari Nurmi, marketing chief at Nokia smartphone unit, said in a statement.  Read More →

Evergreen Line announces rate restoration on round trip on Far East/Indian Sub-Continent to Europe and Mediterranean Trade

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  322 views  |  

In a continued effort to provide customers with the reliable and efficient level of service, Evergreen Line has announced to implement rate restoration program from 1 May for round trip between Far East (including Japan)/Indian Sub-Continent and Europe/Mediterranean Trade.  Read More →

Sonu to sell Six Senses to US private equity fund manager Pegasus Capital

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  Leave a Comment  |  536 views  |  

Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P., a US-based private equity fund manager, has entered into a binding agreement, through one or more of its affiliates, to acquire the Six Senses Resorts & Spas Bangkok-based resort and spa business for an undisclosed sum.  Read More →

Worldhotels partners three new frequent flyer Programs

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  Leave a Comment  |  319 views  |  

The frequent flyer programs of Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and airBaltic as well as the South American loyalty coalition network Multiplus, have become the latest partners for Worldhotels. Members of the three programs are now able to collect points at almost 500 Worldhotels properties worldwide on qualifying rates. They can also benefit from various bonus miles activities such as double or triple miles offers.  Read More →

MPs’ visit to SL a ‘mere waste’: MDMK

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  273 views  |  

MDMK on Sunday described as ‘mere waste’ the scheduled visit of an all-party MPs’ delegation to Sri Lanka from April 16-22 to assess the resettlement and political process. “The scheduled visit will not help Tamils in Sri Lanka in any way. It is a mere waste,” MDMK chief Vaiko told reporters here.  Read More →

DMK pulls out of delegation to Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  247 views  |  

Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK), a key UPA constituent, will not be a part of the Indian Parliamentary delegation scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from April 16-22 to assess the resettlement and political process there, DMK chief M Karunanidhi said on Sunday. There was no use of such visits and therefore DMK would not be part of the delegation, he told reporters in Chennai.  Read More →

Misbah hails new Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: Sports  |  Leave a Comment  |  308 views  |  

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket captain Misbahul Haq said Friday he was impressed with new coach Dav Whatmore’s professionalism as he seeks to lift the talented but unpredictable team.  Read More →

Pakistan holds trade show in India, but obstacles remain

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: International  |  Leave a Comment  |  287 views  |  

NEW DELHI, (Reuters): Showcasing gourmet chefs and catwalk fashion, Pakistan unveiled a trade fair last week in India’s capital as commercial ties between the nuclear-armed rivals begin slowly to bloom. Despite a combined population of 1.4 billion people and thousands of years of shared history and culture, cross-border trade between India and Pakistan is paltry – a legacy of three wars since their independence from Britain in 1947.  Read More →

Do not sacrifice yourself while facing global challenges

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  426 views  |  

The University of Kelaniya MBA programme is one of the most competitive programmes of study that includes an internship at one of the top companies in the Asian region that attracts the top sixty business professionals in the country.  Read More →

LAUGFS Engineering now EM-1 certified

Published : 12:00 am  April 16, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  620 views  |  

Unfolding new chapter in the construction industry LAUGFS Engineering Limited (LEL), subsidiary of the LAUGFS Holdings Limited was ranked as ‘EM 1 for steel fabrication’ activities by Institute of Construction Training and Development (ICTAD), the governing body of the Ministry of Housing and Construction.  Read More →

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