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Entries more than double at 2014 Yarl Geek Challenge

Lankan Angel Network partnered start-up competition spurred to greater heights by Rs. 1 million funding to be provided by Blue Ocean Ventures  The 2014 Yarl Geek Challenge (YGC) start-up competition, now partnered by the Lankan Angel Network, is already showing more than double the number of previous entries, with entries for the junior category yet…

(0)Comments | October 11, 2014 2:16 am

Noritake wins Gold at NCE Awards

Noritake Lanka Porcelain Pvt Ltd (NLPL) recently won a Gold Award in the Extra Large Category at the prestigious National Chamber of Exporters Awards.  This comes hot on the heels of the Silver Award it won in the ‘Large Manufacturing’ category at the National Productivity Awards last month. Photo caption: Dr. Priyath Wickrema, Chairman of…

(0)Comments | October 11, 2014 2:08 am

Elephant House continues to shine at NCE Awards

Elephant House, one of the country’s most cherished brands, received the Silver award in the Medium category for the Confectionery and Beverage sub sector within the Industry Sector at the 22nd annual National Chamber of Exporters Awards (NCE Awards) recently. This marks the 6thoccasion that Elephant House has been recognized at this prestigious forum for…

(0)Comments | October 9, 2014 7:54 pm

USL shines on the international stage at SHRM India HR Awards

Unilever Sri Lanka HR team receives special recognition for “Excellence in Human Resources”  Unilever Sri Lanka’s HR Team was celebrated as being amongst the best in HR across South Asia and Middle East by the Society for Human Resource Management in India. The team received Special Recognition at the recently held SHRM HR Awards 2014…

(0)Comments | October 9, 2014 7:49 pm

National Science Foundation starts Intel ISEF preparation workshops

The National Science Foundation (NSF), an organization under the Ministry of Technology & Research, has started preparing Sri Lankan students for the upcoming Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) which is to be held in Pennsylvania, USA in 2015. The Science Research Project Competition, organized by the Science Popularization Division of NSF, has laid…

(0)Comments | October 9, 2014 7:44 pm

‘SAPPERS 4×4 GYMPO’ the Off-road Challenge – 2014 concludes on a successful note

Holcim (Lanka) proud sponsor of the 2014 challenge The ‘Sappers 4×4 Gympo’ off-road challenge conducted by the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Engineers in association with the Four Wheel Drive Club (FWDC) with the sponsorship of Holcim (Lanka) Ltd,  took place recently amidst a grand gathering of over 15,000 spectators at the Sri Lanka School…

(0)Comments | October 9, 2014 7:35 pm

Lanka Hospitals Kidney Care Centre surpasses 600 kidney transplants

The Lanka Hospitals Kidney Care Centre announced that it has successfully completed over 600 kidney transplants. The Kidney Care Centre, which has an exclusively dedicated team, has been marking significant milestones year on year since the centre’s inception in 2002. Due to the high quality of service offered by the centre, demand has been increasing…

(0)Comments | October 9, 2014 7:21 pm

SportUnleash to revolutionize talent identification in athletes

Designed to identify and unlock the true potential of a new generation of sportsmen, SportUnleash is a revolutionary new talent identification system that aims to effectively harness and hone sporting talent from an early age. SportUnleash is a sports talent and physical attribute identification algorithm for children aged 9 to 11, which uses a broad…

(0)Comments | October 9, 2014 2:57 pm

H Connect becomes the first Sri Lankan BPO company to achieve ISO 27001:2013 certification

H Connect’s unparalleled standards were recently validated by ISO 27001:2013 certification, making it the first BPO company in Sri Lanka to be certified under the revised standard. The certification was provided following an audit by Det Norske Veritas (DNV). This achievement highlights H Connect’s commitment towards delivering not only the highest quality services but also…

(0)Comments | October 7, 2014 8:08 pm

Chinese Dragon Café re-launches Bambalapitiya branch, opens branch in Wattala

When one thinks of Chinese food with a Sri Lankan flavour, the first and only place that has been at the tips of peoples’ tongues for generations has been Chinese Dragon Café (CDC). The CDC Group has recently completely renovated its original and oldest branch situated in Milagiriya Avenue, Bambalapitiya to ensure that their oldest…

(0)Comments | October 7, 2014 8:00 pm