Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Small Hydro Power Developers elect new Executive Committee

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  420 views  |  

The Small Hydro Power Developers Association elected a new executive committee for the year 2012/13 at the Annual General Meeting held on 31 October2012 at the Royal Golf Club Colombo.  Read More →


Signs of an inverted yield curve emerging

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  284 views  |  

With continuous buying interest on the three year and five year maturities, its yields dipped below the shorter tenure one year and two year maturities, reflecting an inverted yield curve in the market.  Read More →


Asia Pacific publishers to meet in Colombo at APPA AGM

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  441 views  |  

Book publishers in Sri Lanka will receive valuable exposure to their international counterparts later this month when the Asia Pacific Publishers’ Association (APPA) holds its Annual General Meeting and Publishing Forum in Colombo.  Read More →


Seylan Bank expands network to Battaramulla

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  496 views  |  

Seylan Bank commenced operations in Battaramulla bringing the residential and the business community of the area the values of ‘A bond beyond trust,’ ‘Convenience beyond Innovation,’ ‘Care beyond service,’ and ‘Commitment beyond a transaction,’ from the ‘Bank with a Heart’ which delivers a value ‘Beyond just Banking’.  Read More →


OpenArc ‘SkyLease’ leasing software wins Gold at NBQSA 2012

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: IT / TELECOM  |  Leave a Comment  |  710 views  |  

The premier software competition event held in Sri Lanka every year, the National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA) organised by British Computer Society Sri Lanka Chapter recently recognised ‘SkyLease,’ the industry leading software solution designed, developed and implemented in many banks in Sri Lanka by OpenArc Systems Management (Pvt) Ltd. (OSM), with a Gold award for the best quality software under the ‘Financial’ category.  Read More →


The Joint Opposition yesterday held a media briefing

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  207 views  |  
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The Joint Opposition yesterday held a media briefing to express grave concern over the threats against independent Judiciary and other ills of the Government. Here from left United Socialist Party Leader Siritunga Jayasuriya, Deputy Leader DPF Dr. A. N. Kumarguruparan, Mavubima Janatha Pakshaya Leader Hemakumara Nanayakkra,  Read More →


Cinnamon Lodge Habarana receives Green Globe Re-Certification

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  Leave a Comment  |  475 views  |  

The premier world-wide sustainability merit ‘Green Globe Re-Certification’ was achieved by Cinnamon Lodge Habarana with a compliance of 81% of the 248 preset standards for the second consecutive time.  In 2011 the resort achieved a compliance rate of 78%. Green Globe is the premier worldwide certification and performance improvement program developed specifically for the tourism and travel industry.  With this certificate, hotels guarantee that they are taking into account the environment, local economy and local community.  Read More →


Microsoft Roadshow 2012 showcases path breaking future technologies

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: IT / TELECOM  |  Leave a Comment  |  336 views  |  

The recently held Microsoft Technology Roadshow set a formidable platform for stakeholders of the IT industry to familiarise themselves with the latest devices and solutions from Microsoft, which will take the IT world towards a new era. A highlight of the event was the official launch of Microsoft’s brand new operating system ‘Windows 8’ in Sri Lanka, providing a firsthand experience of Windows 8 to the local market.  Read More →


Srilankan Airlines Awards Night in Italy

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  Leave a Comment  |  332 views  |  

SriLankan Airlines along with Distal Group hosted the Annual Awards Night recently at the Sheraton Hotel in Rome. The three travel agents who bagged the awards in order of Merit were: 1st Place – Ridi Lanka Travels; 2nd Place – Solo Viaggi; and 3rd Place – Avventure Nel mondo.  Read More →


Ranil takes a fresh dig at FT in Parliament

Published : 12:00 am  November 12, 2012  |  Category: News  |  1 Comment  |  472 views  |  

Says media becoming a nuisance; Urges Speaker to issue guidelinesOpposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday making a statement in Parliament took a fresh dig at the Daily FT, this time around over the comments made in the popular “FT Politics” column that appeared on Thursday. Following are excerpts from Wickremesinghe’s statement:  Read More →