Profits from 2009 to 2013 exceed Rs 558b:
EPF refutes allegations of losses in investments
The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) refutes
political and media allegations about losses incurred by the EPF as
erroneous and misleading and stated that such losses are not
realised losses, but are marked-to-market unrealised losses, arising
from variations in market prices of stocks.
Agriculture Dept. develops new onion variety
The Agriculture Department has developed a new
variety of big onions with higher yield and low maturity period.
Research on the new big onion variety has been conducted at the
Mahailuppallama Field Crops Research and Development Institute since
'State banks should focus on SMEs'
State banks should guide and assist small and
medium scale entrepreneurs to reach higher professional levels, said
President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the presentation of appointment
letters to new recruits of the People's Bank in Colombo last week.
He said that small enterprises usually collapse due to poor
New feat for visually impaired
Thirty visually impaired students who completed
the Information Communication Technology (ICT) course conducted by
the ICT Training Centre of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC)
were awarded certificates last week.
MAS Holdings presents amanté
MAS Holdings is South Asia's largest intimate
apparel manufacturer and the region's most rapidly growing provider
of active performance wear, accounting for an annual turnover of USD
1 billion. The company offers seamless concept-to-delivery solutions
across the value chain, creating an award winning amalgamation of
SLT invests US$ 415m on expansion drive
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has received flagship
status from the Board of Investment (BOI) after committing an
investment of US $ 415.44 million to undertake telecommunication,
information technology, broadband and infrastructure expansion
within the next two years.