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Singer Fashion Academy Empowers All Aspirant Fashion Designers to Reach International Standards

The global fashion industry is one of the most vital and rapidly-growing industries that dates back to our evolution. Behind the glamourous catwalks, there exists sourcing and manufacturing processes, working tirelessly to bring clothing to the masses. With civilization arrived fashion, and it has been evolving ever since. The Fashion industry is…

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Sophos Launches “Xstream” Version of XG Firewall

SophosLabs Research Indicates 44% of Prevalent Information Stealers use Encryption to Hide Stolen Data Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today introduced a new “Xstream” architecture for Sophos XG Firewall with high performance Transport Layer Security (TLS)…

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Sunshine Holdings’ YTD 2019/20 profitability boosted by gain from divestment of tea plantations business

9MFY20 Highlights Consolidated revenue of Rs.15.8 billion, a decrease of 4.9% YoYPAT amounted to Rs. 1.7 billion, up 32.3% YoY, boostd by the gain on sale of tea plantations Healthcare revenue up 20.5% YoY to Rs. 8.2 billionConsumer Goods revenue contracted 2.9% YoY to…

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Ensuring education and a brighter future for communities hit by CKDu

‘Puritas Sathdiyawara: Going Beyond’ completes 6th annual school supply pack distribution Equips 2,674 students with essentials for the entire school year.Fresh uniform material sufficient for the school year supplied.Covers 11 rural schools in North and North Central Provinces. IconicSri Lankan…

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Unilever Sri Lanka introduces Plastic Free Packaging for Pears Baby Soap Cartons

Unilever Sri Lanka has developed a plastic free, environment friendly packaging for its trusted baby care soap brand – Pears Baby, taking an important step forward to help curb the amount of plastic that enters the environment. The eco-friendly packaging for Pears Baby Soap cartons developed and introduced to the local market…

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Sampath Bank Declares a Full Cash Dividend of Rs 11.75 per share

Sampath Bank’s Board of Directors has recommended a final cash dividend of Rs 11.75 per share to be paid for the financial year ended 31st December 2019 subject to the approval of the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 30th March 2020. The dividend payout ratio…

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Stax employees emerge victorious at Conquer Colombo 2020

Combining talent, knowledge and teamwork, a group from Stax Inc. were recently titled Winners at Conquer Colombo 2020 – Colombo’s largest scavenger hunt – on the 9th of February 2020.  Comprising of members Ali Marikar-Bawa, Praveen Kanagasabai, Nicola De Mel, led by Team Captain Lorenzo Toumazos – the Stax team victoriously…

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Uber Eats launches in Negombo

Uber Eats today announced the launch of operations in Negombo — its third city in Sri Lanka — allowing eaters to gain access to quality food and convenient delivery at the touch of a button! The list of our partners such as global favourites Burger King, KFC…

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“Cheers to Jazz”

A festive evening for jazz lovers, presented by Gananath Dasanayaka and En Route, in collaboration with Old Wesleyites Sports Club (OWSC) On 29th February, Saturday, Colombo’s popular jazz singer Gananath Dasanayaka with his band En Route will set the mood for an evening of…

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HNB FINANCE relocates its Ja –Ela and Negombo branches with latest gold loan facility

Cementing its presence in the region and in response to increasing customer demands, HNB FINANCE has now relocated their Ja-Ela & Negombo branches which are at 59 A, Negombo Road, Ja-ela and 58, St Josephs St , Negombo respectively.  These branches will play host to the prestigious HNB FINANCE Gold Loan…

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