Switzerland-based Lafarge Holcim, a materials group, is exiting Sri Lanka's cement business where it operated the island's only integrated factory and had annual business volumes of $150 million.
A representative of Lanka Milk Foods, which markets products under the ‘Daily’ brand, yesterday (01) met with the mother of a child who had become sick after drinking a ‘Daily’ milk packet with a very bitter taste bought from Cargills Food City – Express Bopitiya.
Several more ‘Daily’ milk packets with a very bitter taste were found today (01) from the Cargills Food City – Express Bopitiya, after one such milk packet made a child sick previously in Pamunuwa, Ja Ela.
Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s premier consumer durables retailer, tied up with the Ministry of Higher Education to provide laptops for university students across the country as per the program to provide interest free loans for laptops by the government of Sri Lanka. As per the Government budget proposal 2016, the project is implemented jointly by the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways, Ministry of Finance, University Grants Commission and Universities under the UGC.
Sri Lanka’s premier telecommunications service provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, announced this week, the connection of Sri Lanka to the Ultra High Capacity 100G-PLUS Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) Submarine Fibre Optic Cable via its state-of-the-art Cable Landing Station (CLS) at Mount Lavinia (South Colombo).