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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

Rhino Roofing Products Limited supports restoration of Welikada Prison project with a rupees one million worth of roofing sheets

Rhino Roofing Products Limited, the pioneering roofing sheet manufacturer and the largest player in the roofing sheet industry in Sri Lanka, as a part of their ongoing CSR initiatives made a donation of roofing sheets worth more than 1 million rupees to the restoration project at the Welikada Prisons Complex. The donation was handed over…

(0)Comments | January 6, 2016 7:02 pm

Nawaloka Hospitals Fertility Center celebrates 10 years of making happy families

Nawaloka Fertility Centre (NFC) has completed 10 years of dedicated service to childless couples in Sri Lanka helping them conceive babies. Nawaloka is the only hospital providing immune tests and treatment to those who have had repeated failures and the center uses an ultramodern bench-top incubator called ‘Invicell’, first of its kind in the nation,…

(0)Comments | January 6, 2016 6:51 pm

Brandix adopts Nivithigala as its second ‘model village’

Provides water and sanitation facilities to schools and hospital under novel community initiative Nivithigala in Sri Lanka’s Ratnapura District has been refreshed with water supply and sanitation facilities it received from Brandix, under the Group’s novel ‘model village’ themed community initiative. Sri Lanka’s single largest apparel exporter has donated water supply and toilet facilities to…

(0)Comments | January 6, 2016 5:59 pm

Where will 2016 take you? Say Hello to new destinations with Emirates’ global offers

Ringing in new adventures for the New Year, Emirates is launching its much-awaited global sale to inspire and encourage travellers to explore new destinations and revisit their favourite cities. For a limited time, globalistas can say “hello” to new adventures in Emirates’ expanding global network with special offers on Business and Economy class fares. Bookings…

(0)Comments | January 6, 2016 12:50 pm

‘Kala Pola 2016’ on Sunday 31 January at Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha

Kala Pola 2016, Sri Lanka’s annual open-air art fair will take place on Sunday 31 January 2016 along Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07.  Free of charge and open to the public, it will open at 8.00 am and continue until 9.00 pm the same night. Presented by The George Keyt Foundation and the John Keells Group over the past 23 years, Kala Pola has…

(0)Comments | January 5, 2016 7:46 pm

Nestlé recognised for its contribution towards the export sector in Sri Lanka

~ Wins three awards at the Presidential Export Awards  Nestlé Lanka PLC, a leading nutrition, health and wellness provider in Sri Lanka, secured three awards at the recently conducted Presidential Export Awards as recognition for its contribution towards the export sector in Sri Lanka. The ‘Good Food, Good Life’ company was awarded the ‘Best Exporter…

(0)Comments | January 5, 2016 12:35 pm

Huawei Exceeds 100 Million Smartphone Shipments in 2015, Cementing Its Lead in the Global Android Handset Market

Huawei Announces Massive Growth; Continued Focus on Premium Smartphones The Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced it has shipped over 100 million smartphones worldwide in 2015, cementing its position as one of the top three consumer device companies in the world. Over the last five years, shipments of Huawei’s smartphones have increased more than 3,000…

(0)Comments | January 5, 2016 11:15 am