Apr 28, 2017 4:28:00 PM- nation.lk
Former Public Debt Department Superintendent Dhammika Nanayakkara said that the maximum deviation between the amount of Treasury Bonds issued and the amount accepted during his tenure was below twice as the amount of Treasury Bonds issued. Nanayakkara, who was the Superintendent of Public Debt in 2014 and replaced by T.H.B. Sarachchandra in February 2015, revealed
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Apr 28, 2017 4:26:00 PM- nation.lk
A rare breed of man on a mission to replace polythene with bags made from old denims Farshan Zarook is a one-of-a-kind entrepreneur who is inviting people to copy his business. You read that right. He is inviting people to not only copy his business but also to try and deliver a product that is
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Apr 28, 2017 4:24:00 PM- nation.lk
In the wake of the tragic event in Meethotamulla, there have been multifaceted proposals to address the immediate and long term issue of garbage disposal in Sri Lanka. However, most these suggestions are at the macro level, directed at the local governments or the relevant authorities, concerning techniques and strategies to process solid waste. It
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Apr 28, 2017 4:22:00 PM- nation.lk
Many Investors are actively reducing their exposure to equities, and are seeking alternative assets to boost returns without dramatically altering their overall risk profile. Hence, commercial forestry is rapidly becoming a preferred choice of sustainable investment. Sadaharitha Plantations Limited, Sri Lanka’s leader in this eco-friendly venture of sustainable commercial forestry, has increased t...
Apr 28, 2017 4:20:00 PM- nation.lk
Further promoting the concept of ‘Pharmacy Wellness and Beauty’ in Sri Lanka, Healthguard opened its newest full service store for the public in Thimbirigasyaya recently. The newly-established outlet is the 23rd of the country’s premier pharmaceutical retail chain. The Healthguard is a fully-owned subsidiary of Sunshine Healthcare Lanka (SHL) – the Healthcare arm of the
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Apr 28, 2017 4:18:00 PM- nation.lk
Sri Lanka-developed corporate governance solution BoardPAC has entered Nepal with the adoption of the platform by Ncell Pvt. Ltd., the first private mobile operator in the Central Himalayan nation. A member of the Axiata Group Berhad, one of Asia’s leading telecommunications groups, Ncell contributes to the development of Nepal’s economy and infrastructure, building best-in-class networks
Apr 28, 2017 4:16:00 PM- nation.lk
IBM announced last week a collaboration with Lanka Bell, Sri-Lanka’s leading telecommunications service provider, to provide enterprises, start-ups, developers and government bodies cloud services via the IBM Cloud. As a part of the agreement, the two companies will jointly market and sell new offerings for public, private and hybrid cloud deployments, including workload migrations, disaster
Apr 28, 2017 4:14:00 PM- nation.lk
Stax Inc., the global strategy consulting firm has taken on the Hubway Challenge. It submitted an entry to the Hubway Challenge organized by Hubway which is a bike share program in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Sommerville MA, US. They opened their bike trip data for the years 2015 and 2016 to the public to produce
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Apr 28, 2017 4:12:00 PM- nation.lk
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in its initiative to assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Northern Province is making arrangements to publish a Registry of Small and Medium Enterprises operating in the region. The proposed registry, which is currently being compiled will be published during the month of June, 2017. The main objective
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Apr 28, 2017 4:10:00 PM- nation.lk
Sri Lanka – Russia Business Council of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce organized a get-together recently to discuss the progress made during the recent visit, the Council members made to Russia, as a part of the Presidential Delegation to Russia. The Sri Lankan Ambassador in Russia His Excellency Dr. Saman Weerasinghe took part as the
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Apr 28, 2017 4:08:00 PM- nation.lk
Condé Nast Traveler last week announced the winners of its 2017 HOT LISTwith CHENA HUTS BY UGA ESCAPES recognized as one of the selected winners in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Hot List. The Condé Nast Traveler Hot List 2017 recognizes the best properties around the world that have opened their doors in the last year.
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Apr 28, 2017 4:06:00 PM- nation.lk
SK Group is the market leader in chemical, petroleum and energy industries and also South Korea’s largest wireless mobile phone service provider. Through the years, company has fostered a policy of planned growth which has resulted in its diversification into a number of other fields such as civil engineering/ construction, shipping, trading, semiconductor, EV batteries,
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Apr 28, 2017 4:04:00 PM- nation.lk
Prof Mohan Munasinghe, Sri Lanka’s only Nobel Peace Prize winner delivered the inaugural Nobel keynote speech at the Global Water and Sustainability conference in Barcelona, Spain. He made his speech and also launched the latest edition of his path-breaking book on Sustainomics. The Water Forum is a renowned international event, which has previously hosted many
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Apr 28, 2017 4:02:00 PM- nation.lk
No less than Rs 100 million has been unleashed for Sri Lanka’s historic accession to the Madrid Protocol, slated to complete by the end of this year. Sri Lanka’s accession to the Madrid Protocol is the biggest milestone in its Intellectual property history so far-and it has been clinched at a record-breaking short period of
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Apr 28, 2017 4:00:00 PM- nation.lk
A true son of Sri Lanka, Dr Siriwardena is no abuser of free education as he paid back by building a patient’s dream ward. The Neurosurgical Unit at the Kandy Teaching Hospital is a whole new concept, totally different from the typical government ward concept. In fact, its architectural semantics are those we encounter in
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Apr 28, 2017 3:58:00 PM- nation.lk
Experts and revolutionaries come together in the aftermath of Meetotamulla with a formula that few boasted or envisaged before the tragedy With the Meetotamulla calamity, garbage has become a burning issue and though the government has taken a decision to dump garbage in several other places including Karadiyana, residents have protested against it being dumped
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Apr 28, 2017 2:51:52 PM- adaderana.lk
At least nine persons were injured and hospitalised after they collided with a vehicle while travelling on the footboard of a train in the Koralawella area in Moratuwa this evening.
Apr 28, 2017 3:24:00 PM- nation.lk
Yatiyana YCC emerged overall winners in the recent ‘JAT Cricket Wasanthaya 2017’ held in Nuwara Eliya during Sinhala and Tamil New Year season. The victorious Yatiyana YCC team was the proud winners of the First Division prize worth Rs. 250,000. Organised by the Sri Lanka Soft Ball Cricket Federation (SLSBCF,) this eventful softball Cricket Tournament
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Apr 28, 2017 3:22:00 PM- nation.lk
Chance Sports, a leading sportswear company, sponsored the Battle of The Gold limited overs cricket encounter between Mahanama College and D.S Senanayake College which was played under floodlights at Khettarama Stadium in Colombo. Mahanama beat D.S Senanayaka College by 24 runs. Many awards were given away to players at this match courtesy Chance Sports. The
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Apr 28, 2017 3:20:00 PM- nation.lk
DSI recently announced the launch of the DSI Supersport Schools Volleyball Championship 2017, which will begin on the May 20. Having joined hands with theSri Lanka Volleyball Federation and the School Volleyball Association of Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka’s leading footwear manufacturer and distributor has come forth to conduct the championship for the 17th time.
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Apr 28, 2017 3:18:00 PM- nation.lk
The island nation on Monday (May 1) will remember R. Premadasa. This year also marks the late president’s 24th death anniversary. He was a sportsman, sports benefactor and above all a great gentleman who did his best for the country. The name of R. Premadasa will go down in the annals of the country’s history
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Apr 28, 2017 3:16:00 PM- nation.lk
Anil Jayasinghe takes up post as referees manager in a society which plays a pivotal role in the conduct of school and club matches Anil Jayasinghe has taken over duties as the manager assignments at the Society of Rugby Football Referees. This post has been created at a time when the referees in the island
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Apr 28, 2017 3:14:00 PM- nation.lk
Two sister schools Kingswood College and Wesley College said hello to each other on April 22 (Saturday) at the Bogambara Stadium. In this clash the Kingswoodians regained the Blaze Shield which was on offer after recording pulsating 40 points to 39 win. Kingswood College scored their points through five tries, 3 conversions and 3 penalties
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Apr 28, 2017 3:12:00 PM- nation.lk
Cricket in the Kandy District dates back to the 1860s. It was mainly played then by members of a club known as Kandy Dancing, Boating, and Rowing Club. In 1896, this club became the Kandy Sports Club. The first unofficial Test was played in Kandy at the Bogambara Grounds in 1889. The Kandy Sports Club
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Apr 28, 2017 3:10:00 PM- nation.lk
The islanders also recall Malinga as they gear up to face challenges from Pakistan, South Africa and defending champs India Sri Lanka seems like slowly getting there in terms of preparations for ICC Champions Trophy as Sri Lanka Cricket announced a strong 15-member squad early this week. Chairman of Selectors Sanath Jayasuriya has admitted that
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Apr 28, 2017 3:08:00 PM- nation.lk
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is to receive a whopping Rs.442 million every year for eight years from the International Cricket Council (ICC) in keeping with its revenue distribution programme for the period 2016 to 2023. The decision was reached at the ICC’s Board and Committee meetings in Dubai this week under the revised financial model
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