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CAKE LABS ends year with vibrant talent show finale

CAKE LABS (formerly known as Leapset Engineering), bid farewell to 2015 in style with a grand year-end bash at the Kingsbury. In keeping with the new brand name, the celebrations centered around a laboratory theme which included a giant branded pyramid and a ‘Lab’ style bar. The event was also a celebration of the talent…

(0)Comments | January 12, 2016 12:21 pm

Intel brings home top awards, recognition during CES 2016

Intel technologies, products and partners win Best Drone, Best Wearable and more At CES 2016 last week, Intel Corporation announced innovative technologies and collaborations aimed at delivering amazing experiences throughout daily life. Many of these innovations, ranging from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and wearables to new PCs and tablets, received an array of prestigious awards…

(0)Comments | January 12, 2016 11:30 am

Spurs sponsor AIA finds that arch rival Arsenal has Sri Lanka’s favourite player

Sri Lanka’s Arsenal fans have spoken. Mesut Ozil is Sri Lanka’s favourite English Premier League (EPL) player! Inarguably his incredible form this year (and considerably good looks!) played a big part in this result. Ozil has over 16 goals under his belt this EPL season so far and is thought to be on course to…

(0)Comments | January 11, 2016 1:13 pm

EZY Distribution Launches Transcend’s Revolutionary Road Safety Cameras

Sri Lanka’s Premier Technology Distribution company, EZY Distribution together with Transcend, launched a range of Car Video Recorders to spearhead road safety across the country. EZY Distribution is a subsidiary of EZY Corporation, a US $500 million, multi-cultural , diverse organization, with over 1000 employees from 30 nationalities, operating in 15 countries across South Asia….

(0)Comments | January 11, 2016 9:19 am

Commercial Bank’s ATMs set new records for December

Rs 37.3 billion dispensed at average of Rs 1.2 billion a day as Sri Lankans celebrated the festive season The automated teller machines (ATMs) of Commercial Bank dispensed a mind-boggling Rs 37.321 billion in December 2015, averaging Rs 1.204 billion a day, and processing an incredible 6.682 million transactions at a daily average of 215,548,…

(0)Comments | January 9, 2016 11:30 am

Holcim partners with DIMO to procure the largest dozer to further industry development in safety and technology

Holcim (Lanka) Ltd, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, in the pursuit of continued development in safety and technology has provided an astounding investment, partnering with facilitator, Diesel & Motor Engineering Plc (DIMO), who handed over the largest bulldozer to be supplied to Sri Lanka with its main operational functions being ripping and dozing limestone….

(0)Comments | January 8, 2016 11:47 am

World Record Holding Musician Dr. Benny Prasad to perform in Sri Lanka

On 22nd November 2010 Dr. K. Benny Prasad arrived in Karachi (Pakistan) and broke the World Record becoming the fastest person to travel to 245 nations including Antarctica. This magnificent feat took Dr. Benny 6 years, 6 months and 22 days. This was however not the first of his many achievements. In 2004, he invented…

(0)Comments | January 7, 2016 7:39 pm

CARE International’s ‘YOUth CREATE’ project conducts a Forum Theatre Stakeholders Event in Mannar

A special program encouraging the creativity of youth was held at the JICA hall in Mannar  District Secretariat recently.  The event was jointly organized by the “YOUth CREATE” project of CARE International and Mannar District Secretariat. The  District Secretary M.Y.S. Deshapriya graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The project Youth CREATE (culture, reconciliation, education,…

(0)Comments | January 7, 2016 7:32 pm

The Fairway National Literary Award 2015: Trophy Unveiled

The trophy for the Fairway National Literary Award was unveiled recently at the Fairway Holdings office in Rajagiriya. The trophy, composed of granite, glass and wood, is an impressive fourteen inches tall and aptly features a novel as its focal point. The Fairway National Literary Award was set up in conjunction with Fairway Holdings assuming…

(0)Comments | January 7, 2016 12:04 pm

Sri Lanka’s Grand Dame, Galle Face Hotel completes major restoration

~ One of Asia’s most historic luxury hotels recaptures its bygone allure  More than 150 years after its debut on the shores of the Indian Ocean, Galle Face Hotel has emerged from a 30-month long restoration of the North Wing’s 72 rooms and suites, restaurants and bars, lobby, ballrooms and executive lounge. The current restoration…

(0)Comments | January 6, 2016 7:11 pm