Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), has received flagship status from the Board of Investment (BOI) after committing a total investment of USD 415.44 million to undertake telecommunication, information technology, broadband and infrastructure expansion in the country within the next two years. On Wednesday(23), the company entered into this landmark multi-million USD telecom investment agreement with the BOI; Dr. Lakshman Jayaweera, the Chairman – BOI of Sri Lanka and Nimal Welgama, the Chairman - SLT Group signing on behalf of the two organizations in the presence of Lalith De Silva, the Group CEO of SLT.
SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka announced the signing of a long term Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) agreement with InterGlobe Aviation Limited (“IndiGo”) , India’s fastest growing low-cost airlines with the largest market share, consisting of a fleet of 78 Airbus A320 aircraft flying 482 daily flights to 36 destinations.
Hyderabad: The city police has found that the kidney racketeers, who had sent deceased victim Dinesh Maroo to Sri Lanka, had sent as many as 21 people from different parts of AP to Colombo for kidney surgeries in the last few months.
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has rejected a plea of a Sri Lankan refugee, who claimed himself to be an Indian citizen, to quash the detention of his son under Foreigners Act 1946 and set him free, the Press Trust of India reported.
DFCC Vardhana Bank (DVB), the fastest growing commercial bank in Sri Lanka recognized its employees at the Personal Financial Services (PFS) Awards conducted at the DVB Head Office in Colombo. PFS awards were for DVB employees who had contributed to the bank’s growth by championing its Personal Financial Services products which was promoted through an integrated mass media campaign titled ‘Personal Plus’. The PFS Champs competition was conducted under three categories. The awards were presented to the respective winners by Lakshman Silva, CEO, DFCC Vardhana Bank, in the presence of the senior management.
A plane takes off at Mineta San Jose International Airport, Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. A 16-year-old boy scrambled over a fence at the airport, crossed a tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii, Sunday. FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu said the teen did not remember the flight from San Jose.
A senior Chicago police officer said that parts of the city are being overwhelmed by gun violence, after a weekend in which nine people were shot dead and at least 36 – including six children – were wounded.
A tropical cyclone was threatening to hamper the search for missing Flight MH370 in a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean on Monday, as a submarine drone neared the end of its mission with no sign of wreckage.