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Auxenta champions its female employees on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Sri Lankan Silicon Valley tech firm – Auxenta – is commemorating Women’s Day by organizing a program at its office under this year’s #BalanceforBetter…

(0)Comments | March 11, 2019 1:13 pm

Dentsu Aegis Network promotes Ashish Bhasin to CEO of expanded cluster Greater South

Dentsu Aegis Network, the global media & marketing communications conglomerate, has promoted Ashish Bhasin, currently Chairman and CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network – South Asia to the expanded role of CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network Greater South and Chairman and CEO of India. With this announcement, Bhasin will now also be responsible for overseeing India, Sri Lanka,…

(0)Comments | March 11, 2019 1:11 pm

Sri Lanka’s first certified female surfers riding the waves of success

Empowering women, one surfer at a time! On 4 March 2019 Skills for Inclusive Growth (S4IG), an initiative of the Australian Government’s aid program, in partnership with the Sri Lanka Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training launched a professional development and certification program for the Arugam Bay Girls Surf Club. At the end of…

(0)Comments | March 11, 2019 1:01 pm

NMRA launches new integrated user-friendly website

National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) recently launched their updated and newly integrated user friendly website. This is in-line with the Authority’s new initiative to digitalize its workflow processes. The new website ( offers users a fresh online experience with easier access to in-depth information about NMRA’s services and industry-relevant news including regulatory details, medicine and…

(0)Comments | March 11, 2019 10:25 am

Watawala Tea voted ‘Most Popular Hot Beverage Brand’ of the country for the third consecutive year

~ Wins prestigious award as the sole victor at SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards 2019 Sri Lanka’s number one tea brand, Watawala Tea, was chosen by consumers as the ‘Most Popular Hot Beverage Brand of the Year’ for the third consecutive year at the recently-held SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards, reaffirming the brand’s leadership and recognition among…

(0)Comments | March 10, 2019 2:49 pm

HNB signs MoU with AMW Suzuki to offer customers exclusive leasing packages

~ Special deals on Suzuki cars Sri Lanka’s premier financial solutions provider HNB PLC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AMW (Pvt) Ltd. to offer exclusive leasing packages with attractive interest rates and benefits for customers who intend to purchase Suzuki cars. HNB, Head of Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama and Yohann De Zoysa…

(0)Comments | March 8, 2019 5:01 pm

Mobitel Cash Bonanza delights residents of Buduruliya town

The eagerly-anticipated Mobitel Cash Bonanza was held on 23rd February 2019 in the town of Buduruliya, at the Kaburawala School grounds. The Mobitel Cash Bonanza has become a highpoint in every town which hosts the event, with customers, families and friends gathering together on the occasion. In the last three years of the campaign, Mobitel,…

(0)Comments | March 8, 2019 4:54 pm

First batch of 34 young peace journalists to be awarded in the MediaCorp Retreat- Reunion of Young Peace Journalists 2018/19

MediaCorp Fellowship (MC) is an innovative approach designed by Lanka Development Journalist Forum (SDJF) in partnership with International Research and Exchanges board (IREX) with the support from USAID, under the Media Empowerment for a Democratic Sri Lanka (MEND) Program. The first batch of MediaCorp fellows Under MC, the fellows successfully completed and produced more than…

(0)Comments | March 8, 2019 4:44 pm

SLIM invites marketers to make proactive efforts to be inclusive and #Balanceforbetter

“When women participate in the economy, everyone benefits”. – Hillary Clinton   As part of the diversity and inclusion efforts of the institute, the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing has organized a forum for marketers in line with International Women’s Day. As this year’s IWD theme #Balanceforbetter outlines; a balanced world is a better world….

(0)Comments | March 7, 2019 6:16 pm

Savoy Cinemas screens Captain Marvel in English and Tamil for the first time in Sri Lanka

The first female-led superhero movie in the Marvel franchise will be premiering on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2019 at Savoy Cinemas. The movie will be screened in 3D and both English & Tamil versions island wide in more than 40 cinemas including Savoy 3D Wellawatte, New Savoy Premiere and Savoy Metro Cinema in Gampaha….

(0)Comments | March 7, 2019 6:12 pm