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The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC the pioneer herbal - personal care products manufacturer once again illuminated the Rideegama, Ridee Viharaya temple situated in the Kurunegala district. The “Aloka Pooja” was carried out under the theme, “Swadeshi Khomba Aloka Puja Sathkaraya” and was held from 19th to 22nd August 2014, during the annual Esala festival.

At the IFA technology show in Berlin, the Smart Thermostat company tado° unveils the brand new tado° Care - an exclusive service which prevents heating system breakdowns and offers immediate help in case of malfunctions.

The top three students at the 2013 Advanced Level Examination who recently kicked off their professional journey to be chartered accountants at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has endorsed the institute’s newly launched curriculum which they termed as a ‘versatile and well-structured programme’ which will give professionals the required edge to successfully steer businesses across the world.

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka signed an agreement with Alpine Clothing Nikeweratiya (PVT) LTD which is an Investment for a project to set up a Garment manufacturing plant.

The government with the aim of enhancing the knowledge on information technology among the children in the Uva Province through 1000 secondary school development programme, constructed several Mahindodaya Technological Laboratories in the Uva Province too.

The final phase of the Lakvijaya Coal Power Plant at Norochcholai in the Puttalam District will be declared open on September 16 under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapakse and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Ministry of Power and Energy said.

Hameedia recently hosted a glamorous opening dinner for the International Film Festival of Colombo on 2 September 2014.

Under the Financial Sector Consolidation Scheme of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Senkadagala Finance PLC, a registered finance company, has been given approval to buy over Newest Capital Limited, a specialized leasing company.

The US Embassy in Colombo recently issued an official communique stating that applicants for non-immigrant US visas in Sri Lanka should make their payments through branches of DFCC Vardhana Bank.

The Seylan Tikiri Pola has, since its launch on International Children’s Day last October, changed the lives, and more importantly the attitude and thinking, of more than 5000 little pre-school and primary school children across Sri Lanka.