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Five tips for keeping your data safe this World Backup Day

By Paul Ducklin Today is World Backup Day. You knew that already, didn’t you? So you’re way ahead of us here, with your backups neatly done and safely stored away. Or perhaps not, because sorting out your backups is a bit like taking the garbage out…

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Coronavirus: Jaguar and Land Rover Deploy Global Fleet to Support Emergency Response Partners

Monday 30 March, Whitley, UK – Jaguar and Land Rover have deployed more than 160 vehicles globally to support emergency response organisations during the coronavirus crisis. A total of 57 vehicles including 27 New Defenders have been issued to the British Red Cross to deliver medicine and food…

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Verifying COVID-19 Information on Internet

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate around the world, it’s more important than ever for people to be mindful of what they share online. Unverified or false information creates confusion, and in the worst case can sow unnecessary fear and panic. Each of us has a…

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Team Airtel Lanka commemorates World Cancer Day 2020

In an effort to raise awareness on Cancer, Airtel Lanka held a Cancer Awareness Week for employees in commemoration of World Cancer Day 2020. According to the World Cancer Day initiative, 9.6 million people die of cancer every year. However, at least 1/3rd of common cancers are preventable.

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Hayleys Group subsidiaries Haycarb, DPL and Eco Solutions collectively donate Rs. 10.6 mn in medical equipment to IDH

March 30, 2020: Stepping up its efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Hayleys Group subsidiaries – Haycarb PLC, Dipped Products PLC (DPL) and Eco Solutions delivered Rs. 10.6 million worth of urgently required medical and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), towards the expansion of the Intensive Care Unit-…

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Atlas invents AGV Robot to support Sri Lanka’s medical personnel combating Coronavirus

Gifts prototype to Homagama Hospital and offers to share technology in the interest of the nation    Atlas Axillia PLC, a subsidiary of the Hemas Group, has gifted a fully homegrown Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) robot to the Homagama Base Hospital, to assist medical…

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Challenging the Status-Quo and Empowering Women in Her Community

We all have the power to change things. We’re all responsible for building a more just and equitable world and in 2020 challenging the stereotypes and being #EachforEqual is what International Women’s Day reminds us. Here’s a story of someone breaking barriers, changing perceptions, and transforming lives.

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The new benchmark in midrange smartphones: Nova 7i now in Sri Lanka

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently introduced Huawei Nova 7i adding yet another feature packed device to the Nova line of smartphones that offer more value for a convenient price. Like all other Nova smartphones, Nova 7i is stunning to the eye with its matte looking aluminum frame which is convenient…

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Hutch offers free daily relief reload of Rs. 15 to all its subscribers to help in mitigating the COVID 19 risk

Keeping true to its long devotion to the best interests of their customers, HUTCH has today introduced another key initiative ensuring continuity and access to telecommunication services at a time when the country is grappling with the COVID -19 crisis. The newly announced initiative offers a…

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Aquafresh partners with Eco-spindles to fortify commitment to sustainability

March 22, 2020: Sri Lanka’s preferred bottled water brand, Aquafresh – a product of Access Natural Waters, announced a benchmark partnership with Eco-spindles, a leading local monofilament producer, in a concerted effort to reduce, recycle and reuse the plastic waste in Sri Lanka. Through its ambitious new commitment Access Natural Waters aims…

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