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Hero Cycles set to acquire Sri Lanka-based company

On a spree to expand its base and boost the ever-increasing demand for high-end bicycles, world’s largest bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles is set to acquire a Sri Lankan bicycle manufacturing company. Sources said all the formalities were almost complete and an official announcement would be made as soon as the chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of Hero…

(0)Comments | November 17, 2015 12:06 pm

Fairway National Literary Award 2016 announces shortlist on the 27th November 2015

The shortlisted entries of the Fairway National Literary Award 2016 will be announced on the 27th of November at the Hilton Residencies, Colombo-2. Along with this announcement of the shortlisted entries for the three language categories, the distinguished and highly acclaimed panels of judges for each of the three languages will be revealed. The entries…

(0)Comments | November 13, 2015 11:42 am

WT1190F (aka SNOOPY) Splashdown today (Friday, November 13)?

An unidentified piece of space debris is expected to enter Earth’s atmosphere and land in the Indian ocean, off the southern coast of Sri Lanka today (Friday, November 13) at approximately 11.50 a.m., ending its decades-long journey in the universe. An European Space Agency (ESA) team have already positioned themselves along the southern tip of…

(0)Comments | November 13, 2015 9:47 am

#HAPPYSRILANKANS and Emojot Partnership Aims to Spread Happiness with Emotion Sensors

Two companies partner to facilitate expression of emotions in online interactions Emojot Inc. is teaming up with Sri Lankan online platform #HAPPYSRILANKANS to explore methods to increase ‘happiness’ by raising emotional awareness with the use of Emotion Sensors. ‘As a digital community brand, #HAPPYSRILANKANS promotes happy and positive aspects and news from the Sri Lankan…

(0)Comments | November 12, 2015 12:28 pm

Renuka becomes first coconut milk powder to receive SLS certification

Renuka coconut milk powder is a brand that is increasingly popular due to its high quality and consistent delivery of being one of the best products in the market today. Its quality commitment was further heightened as it was bestowed with the honour of being the only brand of coconut milk powder to be SLS…

(0)Comments | November 11, 2015 2:48 pm

MahaOrange’s first export consignment on its way to Lanka

MahaOrange, a farmers’ cooperative federal society from Nagpur, created history by exporting the first ever consignment of 26 tons of oranges to Sri Lanka from Karanja Ghadge, about 75 km Nagpur. This is the first time that orange farmers from Vidarbha have actually sent orange to another country. Till now, oranges used to be sent…

(0)Comments | November 11, 2015 12:28 pm

The Holcim Lanka inter-university concrete mix design competition 2015

University of Peradeniya wins a chance to tour LafargeHolcim plant in Malaysia & Centre of Excellence in Singapore Furthering its vision of building foundations for the future Holcim Lanka, a member of the LafargeHolcim group partnered with the University of Peradeniya, Moratuwa and Ruhuna to conduct an innovative Concrete Mix Design Competition for the University’s…

(0)Comments | November 10, 2015 12:13 pm

The Royal Thomian regatta I remember

An event that began as a boat race between two schools in 1962 has today evolved into a fully-fledged regatta looked forward to by all rowing enthusiasts. The two schools, Royal & S. Thomas’ since 1962 have met on the Beira waters, annually on 45 occasions, with two gaps in between. My story and memory…

(0)Comments | October 28, 2015 12:25 pm

Sri Lankan company prepared to manufacture speedy electric car recharging units

Sri Lanka Vehicle Importers’ Association Chairman Indika Sampath Merinchige said that together with a local company they are prepared to manufacture a speedy recharging unit capable of recharging an electric motorcar within minutes. A Sri Lankan company Vega has come forwards to undertake this production, Merinchige added. “Installing a speedy electric motor vehicle recharging unit…

(0)Comments | September 28, 2015 12:02 pm

Recharging facilities for electric cars on Southern Expressway

Wasana Trading Company is preparing to establish six facilities for recharging of electric motorcars at the Welipenna resting point along the Southern Expressway, said the company’s Director Indika Sampath Merinchige. He told adaderanabiz.lk that three facilities each would be established on either side of the Southern Expressway at Welipenna. “We have already received government approval…

(0)Comments | September 25, 2015 8:07 pm

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