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Friday, 22 Oct 2021


EU helps over 2,370 returnee families in North, East build better lives

2021-08-12 07:21:00

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka and its partners successfully concluded a European Union (EU) funded project in the North and East which empowered more than 2,370 returnee families to resettle and rebuild their lives...

Techno Park to be established in the Uva province

2021-08-12 07:18:00

A Techno Park is to be established in the Uva province to strengthen the regional ecosystem through technology innovation, diffusion, startup and career advancement, official sources said...

Sri Lanka braces for a global biotechnology boom

2021-08-11 07:28:00

Sri Lanka is bracing for a global biotechnology boom as the Government spearheads key initiatives with private sector participation...

Team of foreign experts investigate damage to marine environment

2021-06-18 07:35:00

The X-Press Pearl ship blaze, the subsequent sea pollution disaster and the damage caused to the marine environment are being investigated by a three member team of international experts..

India reiterates support for devolution in a united Sri Lanka under 13 A

2021-06-18 07:35:00

Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay reiterated India’s support for devolution within the framework of a united Sri Lanka on the basis of full implementation of the 13A which would be in line with Tamil aspirations for equality, justice, peace & reconciliation and would strengthen Sri Lanka..

CPC to build new storage facility at Hambantota International Port

2021-06-18 07:34:00

Hambantota Port is to be developed as a strategic energy center in Sri Lanka by building new storage facility for domestic and export processes. ...

Electric vehicles and solar energy take precedence gradually

2021-06-18 07:33:00

Sri Lanka is to direct towards the shifting of electric vehicles and solar power gradually President Gotabaya Rajapaksa accounts for nearly 60% of the fuel consumption in Sri Lanka...

Healthcare propels Sunshine Holdings’ strong performance

2021-06-10 07:22:00

Diversified Sri Lankan conglomerate Sunshine Holdings has recorded resilient revenue and profit growth in a pandemic-affected macroeconomic environment, reporting notable top-line and bottom-line performances growth during the year ended 31 March 2021 (FY20/21)...

Business magnet Dhammika Perera’s” Rocell” enters into confectionery biz

2021-06-03 07:36:00

Billionaire businessman Dhammika Perera-controlled Royal Ceramic Lanka (RCL) PLC is gearing to enter into biscuit and chocolate production through its non-operational subsidiary Rocell Ceramics Limited, which was recently renamed as Biscuits and Chocolate Company Limited...

Sri Lanka land price skyrocketed despite Covid-19 crisis

2021-06-03 07:34:00

The overall land price values have increased by 74% from 2018 to 2021 This was revealed by the annual Land Price Index released by LankaPropertyWeb, Sri Lanka’s number one real estate platform, in the Western Province (except Colombo Municipality area)...

Adani signs Colombo Port West Container Terminal pact

2021-06-03 07:34:00

Ending the Colombo East hullabaloo for ever, Indian based Adani Ports Group has entered into a pact with Sri Lanka Government last month, an official document confirmed. ...

Sri Lanka faces external funding shortage amidst dwindling foreign reserves

2021-06-03 07:31:00

Sri Lanka government together with the Central Bank is exploring several avenues to prop up its foreign reserve buffers, which March depleted to US$ 4.1 billion, which is sufficient to cover only three months of imports...

Sysco LABS Wins in “Best Innovation in Internal Process” Category at SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards 2020

2021-05-30 12:14:00

Sysco LABS was recently named as a winner of the provincial award for the Western Province in the “Best Innovation in Internal Process” category at the SLASSCOM National Ingenuity Awards for 2021. Winning the accolade, was the Sysco Unified Test Automation Platform (SUTAP) team...

Huawei and Viber Partnership Goes from Strength to Strength as AppGallery delivers on its promise

2021-05-30 12:12:00

Huawei, one of the leading global technology companies, announced it is expanding its long-term brand cooperation with Viber following a successful consumer response to one of the world’s leading apps for free and easy communication on AppGallery...

SLT-Mobitel and Epic Technology Launch ‘Helaviru’

2021-05-03 07:24:00

SLT -Mobitel and Epic Technology Group recently announced the launch of the “Helaviru: Agro-Produce and Commodities Trading Exchange”, a cloud-based digital marketplace that facilitates seamless trading and exchange of Agro-Produce and Commodities among diverse stakeholders in Sri Lanka...

Modern gadgets to be introduced to detect drug addict drivers

2021-04-24 11:15:00

The Public Security Ministry has decided to purchase modern types of equipment that are being used globally to spot drivers who drive vehicles after consuming or puffing drugs, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said...

Huawei rings in special Avurudu gifts for NOVA fans

2021-04-10 12:36:00

With New Year is just around the corner, Huawei is offering seasonal gifts to its loyal customers who are eagerly waiting for the dawn of the much awaited time of joy and happiness...

TRCSL says Unlimited internet facility to be launched next week:

2021-04-06 15:36:00

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) today announced that service providers are gearing up to unveil their unlimited internet packages by next week...

United States Funds Mobile App for Sri Lankan Legal Professionals

2021-04-06 07:16:00

With support from the United States, the Colombo Law Society (CLS) recently launched a mobile application that provides members with access to online legal resources and court calendars. With court calendars and law reports at their fingertips, lawyers will be able to better serve the public...

Huawei continues to attract cream of best ICT talents across countries

2021-04-05 13:30:00

Huawei’s a global leader in providing ICT solutions has increased company’s total workforce by attracting nearly 3,000 new employees from 194,000 to 197,000 last year, the recently released Annual Report 2020 reveals. Company has increased the recruitment of talented youth across countries Huawei operates despite challenges experienced by COVID-19...

Sri Lanka Ilmenite tender bends by bureaucracy

2021-04-05 07:18:00

Sri Lanka’s latest sale of mineral sands mainly ilmenite in a flawed tender process conceals more than it reveals depriving the state of millions of rupees in revenue benefiting middlemen and racketeers, according to an Industries Ministry probe...

Chinese firm links up with Softlogic to grab e train ticketing project

2021-04-05 07:15:00

Despite Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT)’s viable proposal and expression of interest, the government has decided to award the proposed project e train ticketing project under an Asian Development Bank loan facility, to a Chinese company due the influence of certain Railway Department officials, sources said...

Ceramic Importers’ express concern on environmental pollution by manufacturers

2021-03-27 10:46:00

The Tile and Sanitaryware import industry has been facing severe crisis due to temporary restriction on the imports..

Sri Lanka’s first-ever integrated online supermarket opens for public

2021-03-09 12:08:00

Sri Lanka’s first-ever end-to-end fully-integrated online supermarket specialising in grocery was recently launched to cater to households’ country wide...

Kala Pola 2021 goes online!

2021-03-07 15:15:00

Kala Pola - Sri Lanka’s annual art fair showcasing and promoting visual art – went online for the first time in its 28-year history on on 21st February 2021. The event showcases over 4,000 works by over 200 artists ranging from senior artists to amateur/student artists...

India and Japan keep mum on SL’s offer of WCT

2021-03-07 15:04:00

The Indian and Japanese governments are keeping mum on Sri Lankan government’s offer o f 85% stake for two firms in respective countries in the yet to-be-constructed West Container Terminal (WCT) in the Colombo port, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), Maj.Gen (Retd) Daya Ratnayake said...

Spotify Launches in Sri Lanka

2021-02-24 07:10:00

Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, officially launches today in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, offering a revolutionary music experience tuned to your personal taste. With a worldwide community of more than 345 million monthly active listeners including 155 million Premium subscribers, Spotify will offer a personalized listening experience for local and international music of over 70 million tracks. The S..

Huawei Nova 7 SE and Watch GT 2 Pro combination opens seamless array of connected functionality

2021-02-23 17:58:00

Huawei, the global smartphone brand aims to provide users with an all-scenario experience across multiple devices with seamless AI integration strategy. With this new strategy, Huawei envisions to pave the way for a connected, intelligent world that enables people to live smarter. Huawei continues to leverage in latest technology and move beyond smartphone manufacturing to tech solutions such as wearables, wireless earphones and audio systems and..

Authnex emerges Gold winner for ‘Start-Up of the Year’ and ‘Security’ at NBQSA 2020

2021-02-23 07:09:00

Authnex, the groundbreaking next generation authentication and authorization platform won two Gold awards in the categories of ‘Start-Up of the Year’ and ‘Security Solutions in Business Services’ at the National ICT Awards (NBQSA) 2020 held earlier this month...

Ryan Ding:5G Lighting up the Future

2021-02-23 07:08:00

At Huawei’s online media and analyst pre-briefing for MWC Shanghai 2021, Ryan Ding, Executive Director and President of Carrier Business Group gave the keynote speech ’’5G Lighting up the Future’’...