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

  Jaguar and Land Rover thank all those around the world involved in the fight against coronavirus More than 160 vehicles now deployed globally to support emergency response organisations. Watch film here 57 vehicles including 27 New Defenders from the press fleet put into...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Emirates SkyCargo calibrates cargo operations to better connect global markets

On Monday 30 March 2020, an Emirates SkyCargo flight carrying close to 500,000 Covid-19 testing kits landed at Sao Paulo airport in Brazil. The kits were moved from Guangzhou via Dubai by the air cargo carrier on the first of two such flights operated to transport supplies to Sao...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020

Market Closure from 01st April 2020

The extraordinary measures taken by the Government of Sri Lanka in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic includes an extension of a country-wide curfew. The Government has also given specific directions with regard to social distancing and the public has been asked to stay...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Saluting the Health Care Professionals – the frontliners at the Covid-19 Global Response

The year 2020 has forced all people living around the world with one of the biggest challenges since World War 2. This crisis of the Covid 19 pandemic, or more commonly known as the Corona Virus is a threat which is unprecedented and whilst the health impacts and casualty rates...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Covid-19 Pandemic: Working from Home, Tips to Keep in Mind & the Tools Available

By: Dr. Nirmal De Silva The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting individuals & organizations across the globe. Over the last few days, the author of this article has been speaking to a number of Company Owners & CEO’s across Sri Lanka & Asia. It is evident from these...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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The World Health Organization and Rakuten Viber join together to fight COVID-19 misinformation

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Rakuten Viber, announce a new partnership to fight misinformation around COVID-19 with an interactive multi-language chatbot available globally. The bot aims to combat fake news and false information that has been rapidly circulating...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Corvid- 19 & SME’s: 5 Important Areas to Focus on During Tough Times

By: Dr. Nirmal De Silva It is evident that the Corvid-19 pandemic would create a significant economic impact globally. Whilst it is rather premature to predict the overall impact, one can safely conclude that the impact will last for a number of months (best case scenario) post...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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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...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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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...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Hayleys Group subsidiaries Haycarb, DPL and Eco Solutions collectively donate Rs. 10.6 mn in medical equipment to IDH

  Funds raised across Haycarb, DPL, and Eco Solutions 6  life scope multi-para patient monitoring systems, 10 syringe pumps provided Supplies to be utilised in extended ICU wing at IDH Urges all Sri Lankans to strictly abide by the lockdown rules Stepping up its efforts to combat...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020

Market Holiday on 30th March 2020

In view of the extension of the curfew by the Government, the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has decided that the CSE will remain closed for Trading on Monday, 30th March 2020. Accordingly, 30th March 2020 will be considered as a market holiday.
Posted On 29 Mar 2020
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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 personnel in...
Posted On 28 Mar 2020