Commercial Bank’s savings fiesta focuses on Kandy youth

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  606 views  |  

A career guidance seminar for school children, 3D movies, a game zone and a musical show by the popular singing duo Iraj and Infaz were the highlights of a ‘Youth Day’ organised by the Kandy main branch of the Commercial Bank on the fourth weekend of the bank’s ‘Savings Fiesta’ program. Head prefects, deputies and games captains of several Kandy schools were invited to the seminar and presented with tokens of appreciation by the bank.  Read More →


People’s Bank rewards Jaya Sri 2013 winner for May

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  956 views  |  

People’s Bank recently rewarded the first winner of the Jaya Sri Grand Prize Draw 2013, for the month of May. The winner, Udaya Kumara, a resident of Aluth Wewa who banks at the People’s Bank Habarana Branch, won a brand new Suzuki Alto.  Read More →


Pak-Lanka FTA has given big boost to trade

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  609 views  |  

30 June, 2013, Karachi: Pakistan’s trade with Sri Lanka has grown significantly after the free trade agreement (FTA) that was signed in 2005, thereby making it one of Pakistan’s most successful bilateral trade agreements.  Read More →


GeoWash ties up with Tenaga and expands business in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Motor  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,092 views  |  

GeoWash, the popular US-based company specialising in ecological mobile car wash services, is expanding its presence in Sri Lanka by entering into a partnership with Tenaga Car Parks (Pvt) Ltd. Since it was  first introduced to Sri Lanka by W.D.R. Samarakoon Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.  Read More →


Best in class information management training and certifications now in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: HR  |  Leave a Comment  |  882 views  |  

IT Governance and Risk Consulting Ltd. (ITGRC) have been accredited by EXIN as the Information Management Training Partner in Sri Lanka with an affiliation to Adept Technology in India. EXIN is one of the world’s most renowned not for profit knowledge organisation exam institute which offers the best independent certification and accreditation for information management.  Read More →


British Airways takes delivery of first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  857 views  |  

British Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The British Airways 787 Dreamliner can carry 214 passengers and is configured with 35 seats in Club World, 25 in World Traveller Plus and 154 seats in the World Traveller cabin.  Read More →


Sundaram Infotech expands footprint in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: IT / Telecom  |  Leave a Comment  |  613 views  |  

CHENNAI: As part of strengthening its presence overseas, Sundaram Infotech has expanded its footprint in Sri Lanka with a customised ERP implementation of its Retail Suite developed on Microsoft ERP technology platform to Avirate Fashions.  Read More →


Rose Cooray new Senior Director on HNB Board

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  839 views  |  

Former Central Banker Rose Cooray has been appointed as the Senior Director on the Board of HNB following the resignation of Tanky Wickremaratne.  Read More →


Asia Pacific airlines enjoy traffic growth in May

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  563 views  |  

Preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) for the month of May 2013 show further growth in international passenger traffic and a marginal improvement in air cargo demand.  Read More →


From ‘freight forwarder’ to ‘logistics service provider’

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,826 views  |  

New Chairman outlines key projects, changing role and challenges ahead at SLFFA AGMThe Sri Lanka Freight Forwarders Association (SLFFA) recently elected Dushmantha Karannagoda as the new Chairman at its Annual General Meeting. Chief Guest at the event was Hayleys Plc Chairman and Chief executive Mohan Pandithage.  Read More →