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'Bharti Airtel committed to investing in Sri Lanka and delivering cost-effective services'


India-based telecom operator Bharti Airtel which celebrated eight years in Sri Lanka, will continue to invest in Sri Lanka in the future too and provide the best and most cost effective services to its customers, company sources said.

"We continuously invest in not only expanding our network; we also invest in building capacity. Especially in urban areas, we see that capacity is a major issue for all the operators. There are two technologies we’ve brought in: smart cache technology and dual carrier technology, Bharti Airtel Lanka CEO/MD Jinesh Hedge said Thursday at a function where they introduced famous Indian actress Pooja Umashankar as their band ambassador for 2017 to spearhead youth empowerment activities of the company.


Guidelines on conducting investigations on insurance claims

The Insurance Board of Sri Lanka (IBSL) has issued "Guidelines on conducting investigations on insurance claims". The guidelines specify minimum standards for conducting investigations in respect of insurance claims, with the objective of ...

Hammond says Britain open to brightest migrants

Post-Brexit Britain will keep its doors open to skilled foreigners who attend the best universities, finance minister Philip Hammond said Friday as the country bids to regain control over immigration.

Hammond made his assurance at a World Economic F...

ASPI in marginal rise


Yesterday's trading statistics from the floor of the CSE:

ASPI: 6,169.57 (+4.67pts; +0.08%); Val T/O: Rs.731mn (US$4.87mn); Vol T/O: 9.0mn; Trades: 1,455

Advance/decline ratio: 67/63; Top gainer: CTCE.N (+24.68%); Top loser: EBCR.N (-2...

Alann Lopez takes up appointment as OMG Sri Lanka’s COO in the New Year


The Omnicom Media Group of Sri Lanka celebrated the New Year with the appointment of a new Chief Operations Officer. Made up of 50% method and 50% madness, Alann Lopez is a welcome addition to OMG’s diverse environment.

A former Ben/Alet...

DFCC Bank to offer greater convenience in Pettah


DFCC Bank recently opened a fully-fledged branch in Pettah located at No 143, Main Street, Colombo 11. The inauguration witnessed the coming together of members of the community and senior representatives and staff from the Bank, as the CEO of DFCC ...

SL to obtain US $ 125.0 m from WB to support agriculture sector


The Government of Sri Lanka is committed and determined to support agriculture to transform itself from the low yielding, low income, few crop dependent, and subsistence agriculture to commercial agriculture, raising income levels of farmers and dev...

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to assist "Powerful Sri Lanka" development drive


The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has agreed to assist the government’s "Powerful Sri Lanka" development drive.

The assurance was given by the the Banks President Jin Liqun, during a meeting he held with Prime Minister R...

Altair captures global investor attention at Shanghai event


An iconic Sri Lankan property development continues to attract significant international investor interest, its developer reports following participation in a major industry event in China.

Indocean Developers, promoter of the rapidly-rising A...

SDB Lakdaru Award Ceremony - 2016


SDB bank organized a special award ceremony for Lakdaru account holders who have qualified at the grade five scholarship examinations in 2016, G.C.E. O/L examinations in 2015 & Facebook Art Competition winners and the grand felicitation was held...

Renuka City Hotel honours and rewards 46 long serving employees


Renuka City Hotel recently honoured 46 of its longest serving staff members at a felicitation ceremony held at the hotel. Ravi Thambiayah chairman of Renuka City Hotels PLC and Renuka Hotels Ltd who has been the driving force of the hotel since its ...

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