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Huawei to surprise mid-range smartphone market with two new devices in Sri Lanka

According to a reliable source within the company, Huawei is set to launch two new-mid range smartphone in Sri Lanka. The devices are believed to be targeted at the highly competitive mid-range smartphone market in the country. According to company sources the devices were tested in early February and the first shipment was made in…

(0)Comments | May 5, 2015 2:42 pm

Central Bank opens its Regional Office in Kilinochchi

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka will commence operations of its newly constructed Regional Office in Ariviyal Nagar, Kilinochchi on 6th May, 2015. The Kilinochchi Regional Office is to be declared open by Minister of Resettlement, Reconstruction and Hindu Affairs D M Swaminathan and Deputy Minister of Policy Planning, Economic Affairs, Child, Youth & Cultural…

(0)Comments | May 5, 2015 10:28 am

How will the Royal Baby's birth affect general election?

The birth of the new princess as an occasion for joy within the royal family. But could it also have an impact on next week’s general election result? There is a wide variety of key factors to take into account here. Prominent among them are the impact of previous royal births on the polls, the…

(0)Comments | May 4, 2015 12:29 pm

Honda disputes Hero’s fuel economy claim of 102.5 km/litre

Japanese auto maker Honda has questioned its erstwhile Indian partner Hero’s claim of 102.5 km/litre fuel economy rate for Splendor iSmart bike, saying “such claims are misleading and are far from reality”. The Indian firm, Hero MotoCorp on its part hit back saying its fuel efficiency values were certified by iCAT (International Centre for Automotive…

(0)Comments | May 3, 2015 10:51 pm

Will Kate and Prince William name royal baby Princess Charlotte or Alice?

The world waits for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to name the new royal baby as family members visit Kensington Palace. Kensington Palace said that the princess’s name will NOT be announced today. A spokesman said: “The Duke and Duchess are hugely grateful for the messages of congratulations they have received from people all over…

(0)Comments | May 3, 2015 10:37 pm

Japan to increase investment in Asian infrastructure

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Sunday his country’s government will increase investment in Asian infrastructure at a meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), according to Kyodo News. Aso did not immediately disclose the size of the investment, according to Kyodo. The move could put Japan at loggerheads with China, who is also…

(0)Comments | May 3, 2015 10:18 pm

Kate Middleton in Hospital to Have Royal Baby

The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital at 6 a.m. local time today in the early stages of labor, according to Kensington Palace. She traveled by car from the palace to the hospital with Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, palace officials said. “So exciting, after months of waiting, we’re finally here…

(0)Comments | May 2, 2015 3:03 pm

Kerry in Sri Lanka to Cheer On Democratic Reforms

John Kerry is making the first visit to Sri Lanka by a U.S. secretary of state in a decade, seizing a rare opportunity to champion democratic reform and to tighten ties at a strategic crossroads in the vast Indian Ocean. The top American diplomat arrived early Saturday local time in Colombo, where he planned to…

(0)Comments | May 2, 2015 12:41 pm

SriLankan in code-share with American Airlines

SriLankan Airlines has marked the first anniversary of its entry into oneworld® by entering into a landmark code-sharing agreement with American Airlines, a founder member of the global airline alliance. The flag carrier of Sri Lanka became part of oneworld on 1 May 2014 as the first airline from the Indian sub-continent to join any…

(0)Comments | May 1, 2015 9:19 am

Colombo Stocks wrap weekly operations on optimistic note

Colombo equity market wrapped the weekly operations on optimistic note as the positive investor sentiment continued for the third consecutive day. All share index rallied to 7,193 mark in the opening hours but failed retain the momentum. Main index managed to bag 5.63 index points (+0.08%) to end at 7,179.00 while 20-scrip S&P SL index…

(0)Comments | April 30, 2015 5:46 pm