Items filtered by date: Monday, 27 August 2018

One passenger has died and at least 27 more passengers were injured when a bus skidded off the road and toppled into a precipice at Alugolla in Badulla this morning.

Published in Sri Lanka

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has ignored a request by Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran to boycott the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the development of the Northern and Eastern Provinces and would participate in a meeting of the task force scheduled for today (27).

Published in Sri Lanka

The Transport Ministry would appoint National Transport Security Commission to study and analyze the ban imposed on three-wheeler passenger transport, sources said.

Published in Sri Lanka

The results of 2018 Advanced Level Examination could be delayed due to a shortage of teachers to serve at answer script evaluation supervisory board, the Chairman of the All Ceylon United Teachers Union (ACUTU) Ven. Yalwela Pagnasekera Thera said.

Published in Sri Lanka

A total of Rs.21.2 million had been incurred in the process of creating the Provincial Council Delimitation Report, sources revealed yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

oDoc, Sri Lanka’s video medical consultation platform, has introduced an employee healthcare solution for businesses. oDoc’s corporate subscriptions present organisations with a compelling new option to offer employees unlimited fully paid doctor consultations from anywhere, including at corporate and factory sick rooms.

Published in Business

To raise awareness on current and future investment potential in Sri Lanka, leading management consulting firmSTAX delivered a presentation on the SL-SG FTA and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) dynamics and opportunities, at the recently concluded Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka-Singapore Business Council.

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Technology executives from Sysco

Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company,announced that two of the Company’s executives, including its executive vice president and chief technology officer, Wayne Shurts, visited the Sysco LABS team in Colombo. Sysco LABS is Sysco’s innovation team, leveraging agile and design thinking to reimagine the customer experience, with team members in Redwood City, California, Austin and Houston, Texas, and its core engineering team in Colombo. Shurts and Sysco’s vice president of business technology, Americas, Wesley Story, were in Colombo to discuss Sysco’s business strategy and collaborate with the local Sysco LABS’ team on the cutting edge work taking place.

Published in Business

As regional businesses continue to make incremental progress in their augmentation of technology into operational and strategic business processes, a subsidiary of one of Sri Lanka’s largest and oldest conglomerates, SAKS Analytics, announced a breakthrough partnership with global artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent automation company, AntWorks, in a bid to introduce disruptive innovation in automation, in Sri Lanka.

Published in Business

Pope Francis issued a sweeping apology Sunday for the “crimes” of the Catholic Church in Ireland, saying church officials regularly didn’t respond with compassion to the many abuses children and women suffered over the years and vowing to work for justice.

Published in World
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