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AirAsia India is Ready to Fly
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AirAsia India is Ready to Fly

AirAsia has found an Indian partner to open an AirAsia India operation in India for Domestic and International operations. The …Read the Rest

Cambodia Angkor Wat Temple attracts over 2 Million Foreigners in 2012
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Cambodia Angkor Wat Temple attracts over 2 Million Foreigners in 2012

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, received 2.06 million foreign visitors last year, which is 28% …Read the Rest

United States Lead China in Owning Rolls Royce Cars
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United States Lead China in Owning Rolls Royce Cars

The Rolls Royce a Luxury British carmakers announced that the Rolls Royce recorded highest sales in Year 2012, amounted of …Read the Rest

China Launches World Largest Bullet train services
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China Launches World Largest Bullet train services

China starts services on the world largest high speed rail route on 27th December 2012 from Beijing to Guangzhou of 2,298 Km.

TechCamp Mumbai 2013 – Digital Capacity of NGOs focus on Youth Development in South Asia
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TechCamp Mumbai 2013 – Digital Capacity of NGOs focus on Youth Development in South Asia

The U.S Consulate centre, Mumbai organizing TechCamp Mumbai 2013 a South Asia regional conference on February 19- 21st 2013.

Japan Keen to Invest in Srilanka in 2012 & 2013
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Japan Keen to Invest in Srilanka in 2012 & 2013

Japan one of the old and longest friend nation of Srilanka would lInvestment on Fishery Industry
Investment of Ayurvadic products
Investment on Government Treasury Bills
Investment in Hotels
Investment of Solar Power Generation
ike to take new Investment opportunities in 2012 and 2013.

Srilanka Aviation Celebrate 100 Years Historical moments
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Srilanka Aviation Celebrate 100 Years Historical moments

The Aviation history made in Srilanka on December 7, 1912, when to Frenchmen flew an aircraft over Colombo Race Course. It was an aircraft brought by sea and assembled through more than a year. Now is capable to handle 6,000,000 Passengers 200 Metric Tons of Cargos and 43,600 Aircrafts in the year of 2011.

Eswaran Brothers Export becomes first Water Footprint Company in Srilanka
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Eswaran Brothers Export becomes first Water Footprint Company in Srilanka

Types of Water Footprints
Green Water Footprint
The volume of rainwater evaporated or incorporated into the product.
Blue Water Footprint
The Volume of surface or groundwater evaporated, incorporated into the product or returned to another catchment or to the sea.
Grey Water footprint
Volume of water required to dilute the pollution generated during the production process.
The Water Footprint concept is very new to Srilanka and it’s very much appreciable to follow many companies as possible and maintain a better Green Environment with Less Water footprint.

Srilanka 1st Satellite Supreme Sat I Launched Successfully Today
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Srilanka 1st Satellite Supreme Sat I Launched Successfully Today

The Srilanka’s first Satellite Supreme Sat I launched successfully today (November 27) at 15.43 Hours on board China’s Long March 3B/E Launch vehicle from the Xi-Chang launch Centre. Srilanka become 45 Country to own Communication Satellite and becomes third in south Asian country to have launched a satellite after India and Pakistan. The Satellite will be position above Srilanka in Geo Stationary orbit of 87.5 degree east nearly 36000 km from surface of the earth. The satellite would expect to use for commercial purposes and life time of 15 years.

Russia bans YouTube my Mistake
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Russia bans YouTube my Mistake

Last Wednesday Russia made a statement of List of Bans website with Name of YouTube, where Russian officials says there was intention was to ban 22 Specific videos, rather than whole service; Notably video on “How to commit suicide”.

Srilanka 1st Satellite Supreme Sat I Schedule to launch on 27th November 2012
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Srilanka 1st Satellite Supreme Sat I Schedule to launch on 27th November 2012

The Srilanka 1st Satellite Supreme Sat I was schedule to launch on 22nd November 2012; at 3.43 Pm. but event have been delay by 5 days due to technical reasons and weather conditions. It is an expected to Launched on 27th November 2012, if Technical and Weather conditions are supports.

Coconut Based Product International Exhibition in Essen, Germany – 22nd to 25th January 2013
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Coconut Based Product International Exhibition in Essen, Germany – 22nd to 25th January 2013

Are you a small or medium Scale Coconut Based Product Producer or Manufacturer, here is an opportunity to identify your Foreign Customers or New Market for your products. If you are Srilankan Manufacturer and Exporter of the Coconut Based products such as Coir Fiber pots & Polls, Coir Fiber Pith & Bricks, Grow bags, Geo Textiles, Coir Twine & Yarn and Related Products, you could participate the IPM ESSEN 2013 International Exhibition on Agriculture & Garden Industry at Essen, Germany from 22nd January to 25th January 2013.

Srilanka’s First Communication Satellite Supreme SAT I Launched today
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Srilanka’s First Communication Satellite Supreme SAT I Launched today

Srilanka becomes 45th Country to own a Communication Satellite and becomes third South Asian Country to Launched Satellites after India and Pakistan. The Satellite Supreme SAT I would be a milestone for Srilankan Communication Technology and Foreign incomes with commercial operations.

Srilanka Tourism Promotion in Germany
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Srilanka Tourism Promotion in Germany

The Embassy of Srilanka in Berlin in Coloration with Srilanka Promotion bureau in Colombo. The promotion is carried out on 100 Taxies as pasted movies on both side of taxis displayed wildlife, Adventure Sports, Cultural Heritage, Ayurveda Treatment and Beaches of Srilanka.

Srilanka towards Success – 2013 Budget Proposals Quick Review
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Srilanka towards Success – 2013 Budget Proposals Quick Review

President Mahinda Rajapaksa submitted the Srilanka Government 2013 Budget to Srilanka Parliament as the Minister of Finance.
Key Budget Proposals
And for more information from the Srilanka Ministry of Finance , Click Here to see Details of Budget Proposal 2013

Srilankan Government Budget speech 2013
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Srilankan Government Budget speech 2013

November 8, 2012. The President of Srilanka submitted the Annual Budget for the year of 2013, with much more grants and beneficial to ordinary people with highly enriched industrial focus for long term. Those who would like to obtain the Whole Budget Speech 2013 could obtain by Click Here

Hambantota (Mattala) International Airport Ready for Commercial Operations
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Hambantota (Mattala) International Airport Ready for Commercial Operations

The Hambantota International Airports is tested by first test flight landing in last week, where it’s a confirmation of the Air transport technological supports and the Airport Commercial operations.

Srilanka Ranged 81st Place for Doing Business Range by World Bank
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Srilanka Ranged 81st Place for Doing Business Range by World Bank

The World Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced their report of ease doing business ranging in world. The Srilanka is ranged as 81 positions from 89th position from last year.

FREE Public Library memberships in Srilanka
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FREE Public Library memberships in Srilanka

The National Library of Srilanka made an offer to give 10,000 Library memberships for FREE of Charges for 1 year. This would be ultimate opportunity for Academics, Researchers, University students, Journalist or who seeking knowledge.

Starbucks Open 1st Outlet in India
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Starbucks Open 1st Outlet in India

The Starbucks will open its 1st outlets in India by October in an upscale neighborhood of Mumbai. The Starbucks operating in India through a 50:50jointventure with Tata Global Beverages, with new name of TATA Starbucks ltd.

Srilanka & Pakistan Trades more than USD 400 Million in 2012
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Srilanka & Pakistan Trades more than USD 400 Million in 2012

The Srilanka and Pakistan have recorded more the USD 400 Million trades in the year of 2012, which was the double the amount trades carries in 2011.

Honda to recall 268,000 SUV’s in USA
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Honda to recall 268,000 SUV’s in USA

The Honda will recall some of 268,000 CR-V Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) Sold in united State due to the risk of Power window switches catching fire in case of water penetration.

2013 Budget Submission on November 8, 2012
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2013 Budget Submission on November 8, 2012

The 66th Budget of Srilanka will be present to Parliament on November 8 by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Stated the Ministry of Finance and Planning Srilanka.

US Green Card Lottery open for Applications Now
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US Green Card Lottery open for Applications Now

The U.S. Embassy in Colombo announces that the 2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Programme as known as Green Card Lottery would be accepting the Online Applications from 2nd October 2012.
The Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Programme (Green Card) is to select applicants to legally live and Work or study in USA each year. Srilankan and Maldivian are eligible to apply for this year too, You could register online by Clicking Here and could obtain more instructions as above links.

Successor to Bohra Leader Arrives in Sri Lanka
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Successor to Bohra Leader Arrives in Sri Lanka

Thousands of Bohra from around the world will attend a sermon in Colombo, Dawoodi Bohra Community and Member of Bohra Royal Family, Syedi Aali Qadr Mufaddal Bhaisaheb Saifuddin Arrived in the country to deliver a sermon and meet the followers of Dawoodi Bohra Community in Colombo.

AQUARAMA 2013 – The International Ornamental Fish and Accessories Exhibition in Suntec, Singapore
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AQUARAMA 2013 – The International Ornamental Fish and Accessories Exhibition in Suntec, Singapore

The Srilanka Export Development Board will be organizing Srilanka’s Participation at International Ornamental Fish and Accessories Exhibition to be held at Suntec, Singapore.
The Exhibition will be held from 30th May to 2ns June 2013.
Eligibility & Participate in Exhibition
Application for participation at the above competition is invited for the Aquarium fish exporters/ fresh water aquarium fish breeders.

Cost
All the cost will have to be borne y the participants. However consideration of assistance if any will be at the discretion of the management of the EDB.

Colombo International Book fair 2012 Started today 18th September 2012
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Colombo International Book fair 2012 Started today 18th September 2012

The Mostly expected the Colombo International Book fair 2012 have started today 18th September 2012.
The event will be held in BMICH till 26th September 2012 to benefits all the book lovers, its an great opportunity for srilankan to obtain best book collections at an affordable prices and with special discounts.
Hurry up today and purchase your books now 

Air Asia in talks to buy Serbia’s National Airline JAT
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Air Asia in talks to buy Serbia’s National Airline JAT

The Malaysian low cost airline Air Asia is in talks with Serbian National Airline JAT, the Air Asia is looking forward to develop the Belgrade it as a regional hub for Flights from Europe and Far East via Kuala Lumpur.The JAT is a Loss making airline which creates losses of USD 34 Million with the total Euro 300 Million, and JAT holding 14 Fleets of 10 Boeing 737-300 and 4 ATR 72-200 which are 20 years old now.

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