Siemens marks 10 years in SL with renewed focus

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  704 views  |  

Siemens, the global electronics and electrical engineering powerhouse, announced that it has expanded its portfolio of high-technology power, infrastructure and healthcare solutions for the Sri Lankan market.  Read More →


Pakistan to hold general elections on 11 May

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: International  |  Leave a Comment  |  443 views  |  

Reuters: Pakistan will hold historic general elections on 11 May, a presidential spokesman said on Wednesday, after the government completed its first full term in the country’s troubled history. A caretaker administration will now manage the run-up to elections as the country struggles with Taliban violence, record sectarian unrest, chronic power cuts and a fragile economy.  Read More →


Mukesh Ambani stepping down from BofA Board

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  461 views  |  

REUTERS: Bank of America Corp said on Friday that Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd., will step down from the No. 2 US bank’s Board of Directors at its annual shareholder meeting in May.  Read More →


S.Korea raises alert after hackers attack broadcasters, banks

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  411 views  |  

Reuters – South Korean authorities were investigating a hacking attack that brought down the servers of three broadcasters and two major banks on Wednesday, and the army raised its alert level due to concerns of North Korean involvement.  Read More →


Innovation: The key to the future

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  563 views  |  

By Rashika Fazali Innovation was the key factor in creating the internet decades ago and today it has become a crucial element in our life as millions of people are incapable of surviving without it.  Read More →


Ministers of DMK submit resignation to Indian PM

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  901 views  |  
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Ministers of India’s regional Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party submitted their resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yesterday after the Southern Party withdrew its support from the Government demanding amendments in the resolution against Sri Lanka for the crimes committed in the country’s civil war.  Read More →


Unilever Sri Lanka makes clean sweep at SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  593 views  |  

Unilever Sri Lanka won a total of five awards at the SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards, making it the company with the most awards, at the ceremony held at the Waters Edge on Tuesday.  Read More →


Key insights to digital marketing CIM Future Marketers Conference on 26 March

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: Marketing  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,646 views  |  

The CIM Future Marketers Conference, an initiative of the Student Committee of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka Region, is scheduled to be held on 26 March 2013 at the Grand Ballroom of the Galadari Hotel, Colombo from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Read More →


Union Assurance launches MediGuard for family

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,028 views  |  

By Rashika Fazali Catering to families, Union Assurance (UA) PLC recently launched Union MediGuard, a comprehensive health insurance solution for families which comes with full coverage and is affordable.  Read More →


Pakistan’s new envoy presents credentials to President

Published : 12:00 am  March 21, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  845 views  |  
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Pakistan’s new High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Maj. Gen. (Retired) Qasim Qureshi, presented his credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees in Colombo on 19 March 2013. Major General (Retired) Qasim Qureshi arrived in Colombo earlier this month.  Read More →