ExpoAir resumes flights to Jaffna
the pioneering domestic aviation company in Sri Lanka in operation since
1997 resumed regular flights from Colombo to Jaffna. Offering a unique
service, based on value for money, with stringent service standards.
ExpoAir continued to fly to Jaffna without a break even in the past.
Now, revamped with new aircraft and a new flight plan, ExpoAir aims
at wooing the business traveller with the promise of “Jaffna in just
over one hour”, with twice-daily scheduled flights.
Underscoring its understanding of the need for affordable and fast
travel between the north and Colombo.
Fed to maintain low rates
US Federal Reserve said that it will keep the exceptionally low levels
for the key interest rate at least through late 2014, with the aim of
boosting economic recovery.
The U.S. economy has been “expanding moderately,” the Federal Open
Committee (FOMC) said in a statement released after a two-day
meeting, noting that the unemployment rate remains high, growth in
business fixed investment has slowed, and the housing market remains
Ceylon Cold Stores bags Gold
Ceylon Cold Stores walked away with the coveted Gold award for the
Food and Beverage category at the Chartered Accountants Annual Report
Awards conducted for the 2010/11 financial year for the fifth
The winning team comprised Ramses Cooray, Sasanke Jayawardene, Gihan
Samarakkody, Nisha Bandaranayake, Daminda Gamlath, Sanjeewa Jayaweera
and Ms. Kanthi Thisakuttiarachchy.
This award acknowledges the best in the industry forcompliance of
accounting standards and listing rules applicable to SriLanka. Ceylon
Cold Stores being one of the top leading Food and Beverage .
Youngest to be awarded diploma in graphics
Masakorala (13) was awarded a diploma in graphic design by the Ingrin
Institute of Printing and Graphics, at the recently concluded annual
awards ceremony of the institute.
Among the 600 recipients of certificates, diplomas and higher
diplomas, Rahul Masakorala is the youngest student of the Ingrin
Institute to receive the Diploma in Graphic Design with distinction.
He was also the gold medal winner for the certificate course in
graphic design which he concluded at the age of 12.
The Ingrin Institute, a leading institute for printing and graphics
in Sri Lanka was set up in 1997 by the then Trade Minister Kingsley T.
Dimo launches Mercedes-Benz centre
and Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) the local authorised distributor for
over seven decades, DIMO has been instrumental in moulding the face of
Sri Lankan transport.
The Mercedes-Benz range is celebrated for its ingenious use of modern
From 24 hour islandwide roadside assistance to complete restorations
of vintage classics, Dimo also has a range of premium after sales
Wella partners SLAHAB
Wella, has partnered the “Sri Lanka Association of Hair Dressers and
Beauticians” (SLAHAB) to present the Wella Colour Award at this year’s
annual competition and awards.
The “Wella Colour Award” is offered to two categories - Ladies and
Gents Fashion Colour Trends (in any age group) with participants using
Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers
Inc. (ASHRAE) Sri Lankan Chapter 171 (www.ashraesl.org), held
its annual awards recently Here Service and Operations Manager
Iceman Technologies (Pvt) Ltd Sujith Senevirante receiving the
award for “Best Refrigeration Engineer of the year 2011” from
President elect of ASHRAE, Wimal Jayakody.
NSB expands operations
The Rambukkana NSB branch was opened at Pradeshiya Sabha Building,
MP Kanaka Herath and Working Director of NSB Sumanadasa
Abegunawardana, Director NSB, and GM/CEO of NSB Hema Madiwela Senior
Management of the Bank H.M. Hennayake Bandara were present at the
Ceylinco Life settles most claims
Life has settled over 95 percent of death claims in the year ended
December 31, 2011.
Of the total 15,564 claims settled by the company between January 1
and December 31, 2011, 14,336 were medical claims, while 1,228 death
claims have been settled.