Amana Bank pledges support for Earth Hour for second consecutive year

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  325 views  |  

Amana Bank and its employees will join millions globally to celebrate Earth Hour on 23 March 2013 at 8:30 p.m. for the second consecutive year. As Sri Lanka’s first licensed commercial bank to operate in full accordance with the ethical principles of Islamic banking, Amana Bank is proud to pledge its continuous support to this global initiative as a part of the bank’s responsibility towards Earth.  Read More →

Geocycle takes solid waste management to Katunayake-Seeduwa area

Published : 12:01 am  March 22, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,082 views  |  

By Rashika Fazali In an attempt to help dispose waste materials properly in the Katunayake-Seeduwa area, Geocycle, the waste management arm of Holcim Lanka and Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), in association with the Katunayake-Seeduwa Urban Council and co-financed by Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG), announced the launch of a promising Municipal Solid Waste Management project to better the lives of 75,000 people in that area by creating a greener and cleaner environment.  Read More →

Preserving our natural resources for future survival

Published : 12:01 am  March 22, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  863 views  |  

HSBC and Brandix have launched a program to help improve the livelihoods of two villages in Kilinochchi by providing its residents with access to water, infrastructure and education. The launch coincides with the United Nations ‘World Water Day’ to raise awareness on the issues of water scarcity.    Read More →

Zee Lanka and Ihandal launch energy saving technology

Published : 12:01 am  March 22, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  2 Comments  |  753 views  |  

By Rashika Fazali With the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) set to increase the electricity tariff by 25% from next month, businesses are eager to find ways to cut down on their energy consumption and convert their businesses to energy efficient ones.  Read More →

Mattala will open Sri Lanka to more development: President

Published : 12:00 am  March 19, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,006 views  |  

When aircraft touch down at Mattala we are able to land development for our country. The value of the corn pods of Wellassa to the sands on the beaches of Magampura will rise because of this airport. The Yala sanctuary will be of more value in the world. This international airport through enhancing the international image of the country will give us added strength to conduct modern sporting events and holding of international conferences, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.  Read More →

Samsung transforms home entertainment experience

Published : 1:09 am  March 14, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  986 views  |  

2013 Smart TVs offer an even easier and intuitive way to discover content with a new Smart Hub and advanced Smart interaction Introduces industry-leading TV technologies and advanced AV solutions The new AV 1neup for 2013 delivers rich, pure sounds while emphasising connectivity and usability At its 2013 Southwest Asia Forum held in Hyderabad, India, recently, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. reinforced its technology leadership through the introduction of its new Smart TV line-up that responds to consumer demand for premium design, smarter features, superior picture quality, and larger screen sizes.  Read More →

SALA Experience Center launched

Published : 1:07 am  March 14, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  371 views  |  

SALA Enterprises Ltd., a company well-known for its pioneer efforts to introduce moderate advancements in information technology, recently made another milestone, opening the ‘SALA Experience Centre’ at 203, Castle Street, Colombo 8, a total solutions provider where consumer can experience technological advancements, compare, and purchase at affordable prices.  Read More →

Apple’s iPads to fall behind Android tablets this year

Published : 1:06 am  March 14, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  364 views  |  

Reuters: Shipments of Apple Inc’s iPads will fall behind the growing variety of tablets running Google Inc’s Android platform for the first time this year as smaller-sized devices catch on with more consumers, research firm International Data Corp (IDC) said on Tuesday.  Read More →

Trade-in offer from Photo Technica

Published : 1:06 am  March 14, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  759 views  |  

Photo Technica, authorised agents for world famous Nikon cameras, have provided a special trade-in offer for their customers to mark the oncoming Avurudu season. Customers can trade in their old cameras any brand/type/condition to Photo Technica and buy a latest models at very with attractive discounts up to 30%.  Read More →

Orion Facilities Management to set benchmarks in commercial cleaning

Published : 1:05 am  March 14, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  3 Comments  |  1,798 views  |  

By Shabiya Ali Ahlam Q: What is Orion FM all about? A: Simply put, Orion FM is a company that offers commercial cleaning services. We started our operations towards the end of 2011 and since then we have come a long way by having leading corporates such as Goodhope Holdings and Natures Secret, to name a few, in the bag.  Read More →

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