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Railway stations to be equipped with solar panels to generate revenue



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Solar panels would  be installed on the roofs of railway stations and the power generated sold, to obtain more revenue, says Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga.

The private sector will be invited to supply and fix the solar panels on a profit sharing basis, the minister said recently." This will also contribute to national power generation".He revealed that several programmes were in the pipeline to maximise Transport Ministry resources,

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Selling pressure on bourse following blue chip share price decline

The Colombo Stock Exchange began trading on a positive note but at the eleventh hour there was some selling pressure for the market following a JKH share price decline by Rs. 3 or two percent yesterday.JKH being one of the premier listed companies in...

AIA’s Shevanthie de Alwis recognized as Sri Lankan Woman Leader

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AIA Insurance’s Head of Marketing Shevanthie de Alwis was recognized by The World Women Leadership Congress at the recently held ‘Sri Lanka’s Woman Leaders Awards 2019’.Having studied at Holy Family Convent Colombo, Shevanthie...

'Uththama Dalada' - a unique CSR initiative by Serendib Flour Mills

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Serendib Floor Mills Ltd was yet again engaged in a unique CSR initiative during the Esala festival in Kandy. The flagship brand of Serendib Floor Mills, 7 Star, felicitated a group of less privileged senior citizens by providing them the opportunity t...

Hambantota International Port ties the knot with Ranong Port, Thailand

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The Hambantota International Port (HIP) signed an agreement for port-to-port cooperation with the Ranong Port in Thailand. The partnership is a bid to build synergies between these two maritime locations. Thailand is currently following a policy to boo...

API Asia Conference to be hosted in Sri Lanka for the 1st time

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The API Asia Conference for the first time is to be hosted in Sri Lanka on 2nd October 2019 at the Shangri-La, Colombo, organized by The Federation of Information Technology Industry (FITIS). It is by far one of the largest multifaceted conferences wit...

Softlogic Restaurants soon to launch its fourth international franchise

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food", and the Chinese have understood this principle better than most. Infused with centuries-old culture and heritage, Chinese cuisine is a way of life - an authentic experience that lingers long ...

People’s Bank exhibits the power of its Digital Banking at ‘Kedella Art of Living 2019’

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‘Kedella Art of Living 2019’ exhibition concluded successfully at the BMICH recently. As the most exclusive home-related exhibition of the year, Kedella mainly focuses on house designing & construction, interior designing and housing lo...

Ambassador-designate Dr. Saj Mendis presents Open Copy of Credentials to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Korea

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Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea, Dr. A. Saj U. Mendis, presented the Open Copy of his Letter of Credence to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is in-charge of Protocol Affairs at the Ministry, Lim Ki-mo, before the forma...

Pan Asia Bank receives latest ISO 27001 certification for Information Technology

Sri Lanka’s fastest-growing bank, Pan Asia Bank, was awarded the ISO 27001:2013 certification recently by Bureau Veritas, for adopting and implementing global standards and best practices to ensure the effectiveness, efficiency, confidentiality a...

Nations Trust Bank opens their newest branch in Kalutara

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Nations Trust Bank extends their reach with its newest branch in Kalutara recently at No.340, Galle Road, Kalutara, expanding its branch network to 96 locations island-wide.The opening ceremony was held to mark the inauguration and was attended by s...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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