SriLankan Airlines regrets the continuing delays and congestion at Colombo Airport. Due to a combination of unforeseen events, including a bird strike which damaged an aircraft in Cochin, our valued customers have been subjected to great inconvenience and delayed flights. We request all our passengers to check in for their flights online, to contact our…

Sri Lanka’s apex consumer protection office CAA claimed quick legal victory on 9 March over one of the largest cosmetic contraband stocks ever to be nailed in the country. Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen who is currently abroad, has commended the CAA officials over phone for the legal victory and also on two…

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) recently signed an agreement with the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training to train 150 Combined Harvester Operators under the Ministry’s Employment Linked Training Programme (ELTP). The training programme is an initiative of the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training and is funded by the Asian Development Bank. With a clear…

‘Closed the int’l tender, rice samples now sent to labs’-Rishad 34 local & international bidders for 200000 MT rice Launches new wholesale network under Lanka Sathosa Enlists 4000 coop shops in rural areas for lower priced delivery Slashes essential prices further, some below MRPs Launching a major assault on the country’s raging Cost of Living, Sri Lanka closed its international tender…

11000 MT Indian parboiled rice offloaded at Colombo Port ‘Making every effort to ensure no shortages’-Rishad Another load coming before end-October 38 rice trucks line up in Colombo on 24 October  CWE warehouses in overdrive, and filling up fast Ending the country’s long wait, fresh rice shipments from India began finally arriving in state owned warehouses in…

Google announced on Sunday that subscription news websites would no longer have to provide users three free articles per day or face less prominence in search results, relaxing its rules following complaints from media giants like News Corp that their sales were suffering. For the last decade, Google's "first click free" policy helped ensure that non-subscribers wouldn't…

The Lanka Powerboat Association (LPA) is bringing two international powerboat events to Sri Lanka this November. This unique, action-packed powerboat event which will feature Formula 2 (Super Cat) and P750/Thundercat powerboats will take place at Bentota on November 11 and 12. All of the invited drivers will be providing a breathtaking on water display on the…

An Exclusive Exhibition on complete Workplace Solutions, kicks off from today till the 1st of October at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Center, Colombo. Office 2017 emerges as a hub for Innovations and offers dedicated sectors for the best Technology to give Efficient and “SMART” Workplaces. It showcases the best in IT Sector, Commercial Real Estate, Office Management,…

UN’s specialized agency for industrial development working to usher Inclusive and sustainable industrialization framework will unveil its way forward on industry framework of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Sri Lanka today 2 October  afternoon for the first time. The visiting New Delhi based UNIDO Regional Representative Dr Rene Van Berkel will be addressing the Lankan public today…