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Keells Super partners with Institute of Post Harvest Technology to improve supply and value chain of mangoes in Sri Lanka

The Institute of Post Harvest Technology (IPHT) of the Ministry of Agriculture recently launched a program aimed at improving the supply and value chain activities of commercially grown mangoes in Sri Lanka. An event hosted by IPHT saw into fruition efforts by the Institute of Post Harvest Technology to introduce a safer method of ripening…

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017 10:03 am

Stop harming your child with baby products

As parents we try to give our children the best and spend money on the most expensive products for them, however, our ignorance of the ingredients that go into making these products may be doing our children more harm than good. According to scientists (http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es4042034) it is possible that there are potentially harmful substances lurking…

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017 9:57 am

Clarks together with DSI opens 3rd store in Colombo

Expert shoemakers, Clarks launched its 3rd store in Colombo through their sole distributor in Sri Lanka, D. Samson & Sons (Pvt.) Ltd. The store brings to the city Clarks’ beautifully crafted Spring/Summer 2017 collections for men and women. Spread over 480 square feet, the store will be located in Colombo 4 and will offer a…

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017 9:49 am

BMICH remembers its founder on International Women’s Day

The S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation (BMICH) joined the world community recently in celebrating International Women’s Day, and its 2017 theme “Be Bold For Change”. To mark this important day, the BMICH held an educational programme filled with inspiring speeches as well as a workshop on “How to meet the challenges that women face in…

(0)Comments | March 22, 2017 11:51 am

One lakh turns into one million for DLB lottery winners

For decades the Development Lotteries Board has been dedicated to uplifting lives in Sri Lanka and has contributed to development in the country through its marketing and corporate social responsibility endeavours.  Recently they made a record breaking change and relaunched the popular product ‘Lakshapathi’ by rebranding it as ‘Dasalakshapathi.’ The objective of revitalizing the brand…

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017 1:23 pm

Emirates spreads happiness to its customers and employees

Airline kicks off International Day of Happiness with simple surprises Emirates marked International Day of Happiness with small surprises for its customers and employees to spread a little extra joy to their daily lives. Emirates is committed to supporting the UAE leadership’s efforts to acknowledge and celebrate happiness and entrench it as a lifestyle for…

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017 1:15 pm

Creative Software in New Partnership to Develop Communication Tools for Children with Cognitive Difficulties

Creative Software has collaborated with the Swedish e-health innovator PictureMyLife to upgrade and evolve their web and mobile app for children with cognitive difficulties. Some years ago Lisa Lidgren co-founder of PictureMyLife searched for online solutions that could facilitate communication for children with Down syndrome, but options were scarce. Then, “over a coffee with her…

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017 11:24 am

UTE Celebrates 70th Anniversary Showcasing World Class Engineering Solutions and Unmatched Service Excellence

Recognised for delivering the highest quality engineering solutions and unmatched service support, United Tractor & Equipment (Pvt) Limited (UTE) proudly celebrates its 70th Anniversary this year. Founded by W. D. Fernando in 1947 as a family owned company, UTE began serving the nation as the sole Caterpillar Dealer for heavy construction machinery. This vital partnership…

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017 11:21 am

Elephant House and Keells Food help to keep alive ‘big match traditions in 2017

School ‘big match’ cricketing encounters have long been known for sharing the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie amongst historic rivals. That is why Elephant House and Keells Foods, as Sri Lanka’s most loved beverage, ice cream and processed meat brands, have signed on as the official sponsors for an unprecedented number of cricketing encounters in…

(0)Comments | March 20, 2017 5:34 pm

Oman Air Launches New Route to Nairobi

Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce the launch of its new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, starting March 27 2017; the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion. The service will be operated…

(0)Comments | March 20, 2017 12:44 pm