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Estate Worker Housing Cooperative Societies empower the plantation community

* EWHCS in privatised estates receive strong support from Regional Plantation Companies  Plantation workers and residents have been significantly empowered by the establishment of Estate Worker Housing Cooperative Societies (EWHCS) which are providing them loans and access to many goods and services within their respective estates, as well as creating job opportunities. The EWHCS were…

(0)Comments | February 19, 2015 12:26 pm

Empowering Girls in Sri Lanka: Ericsson, Mobitel, OUSL and COL unveils “Connect to Learn” initiative in Kandy

Following the recent launch of the “Connect to Learn” initiative in Colombo, Ericsson Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) unveiled the “Connect to Learn” initiative for the Kandy region on 17th February. To mark the ceremonial unveiling of the project, Professor Rajiva Wijesinha,…

(0)Comments | February 19, 2015 12:14 pm

Amaya Resorts & Spas win prestigious International Hotel Awards 2014

The prestigious International Hotel Awards organization honored Amaya Resorts & Spas with two 5 star category Awards at the awards ceremony held at The London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London recently.  Amaya Lake won a 5 star award in the category of Best Hotel Renovation/Refurbishment which was received by Srijith Gooneratne, General Manager of Amaya…

(0)Comments | February 19, 2015 12:06 pm

Asian Alliance Insurance profit soars to 752 Million

Asian Alliance Insurance PLC (AAI) that is part of the Softlogic Group is pleased to announce that profit after tax for the company soared to Rs 752 Million for the financial year ended December 2014, more than doubling the result for the previous year which was Rs 362 Million. Asian Alliance Insurance is part of…

(0)Comments | February 17, 2015 11:49 pm

Including the Excluded grassroots talents into the Social Entrepreneurship Cycle

Every year, talents hidden in the remotest corners of the country are brought into spot light by Sarvodaya Fusion (the ICT arm of the largest and the oldest civil society movement of Sri Lanka- Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya) through its iconic annual graduation ceremony; Fusion Awards. Once again, this annual landmark celebration of grassroots talents in…

(0)Comments | February 17, 2015 11:45 pm

Intel to acquire Lantiq to advance ‘Connected Home’ concept

Intel Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. Smart gateways and intelligent access networks are important elements in Intel’s efforts to make everything smart and connected, best with Intel. This acquisition would…

(0)Comments | February 17, 2015 11:39 pm

SoftServe delivers complete customer engagement through Microsoft Dynamics

In a competitive business world where organizations have to manage clients, customers and their employees, any technological advantage is considered a good thing. Organizations yearn for business platforms that deliver flexibility and the agility to grow, to streamline and connect and to prepare for the future. One of the most popular business platforms in use…

(0)Comments | February 17, 2015 11:36 pm

Ariba positioned as leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Suites

SAP NEWSBYTE: Ariba, an SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) company, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Suites, 2015. Ariba has been recognized as a leader in every Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Applications and Sourcing Application Suites published since 2008. “We believe…

(0)Comments | February 17, 2015 11:33 pm

Ceylinco Life empowers 154 more children with‘Pranama’ scholarships

Life insurance leader’s commitment to reward and motivate future leaders of Sri Lanka totals Rs 100 million A group of 154 bright young Sri Lankans identified as future leaders of Sri Lanka were felicitated recently with scholarships worth more than Rs 8 million at the 14th annual ‘Pranama’ scholarships presentation of Ceylinco Life. With this…

(0)Comments | February 16, 2015 12:51 pm

Mobitel brings the groove back to the mega cricket event through ‘Hadawathinma Sri Lankikai’

An ardent supporter of sports and the game of cricket in particular, Mobitel today launched a song named “Hadawathinma Sri Lankikai” (Wholeheartedly Sri Lankan) for the millions of fans geared to cheer the cricket team for the mega cricket event. Composed by Vajira Mahakanumulla of Triad and sung by popular artist Nalin Perera and the…

(0)Comments | February 13, 2015 3:05 pm