A Vogue Jewellers masterpiece to crown Mrs. Sri Lanka for Mrs World 2021
A masterpiece by Vogue Jewellers to crown Mrs. Sri Lanka for Mrs. World 2021 Vogue Jewellers to sponsor Mrs. Sri Lanka for Mrs. World 2021 crown
Vogue Jewellers announced as the Official Crown Provider of Mrs. Sri Lanka for Mrs. World 2021
Mrs. Sri Lanka for Mrs. World pageant – one of the most awaited annual beauty pageants is getting a masterpiece as its new crown. It is a unique creation by Sri Lanka’s premier jeweller – Vogue Jewellers, reputed for creating several exquisite crowns and tiaras for exclusive beauty pageants during its glamorous journey of nearly six decades. Continuing its legacy of fashion innovation, Vogue brings in a whole new design concept inspired by our very own peacock to this dazzling crown. Mrs. Sri Lanka crown created by Vogue Jewellers is an aesthetically exceptional ensemble, encrusted with approximately 3,000 Blue and Green Cubic Zirconia and Blue Topaz stones.
Blue and green stones that complement the peacock design is a spectacular masterpiece, taking our beauty pageants to a whole new level. The crown has been created by Sri Lanka’s most awarded world-class team of designers and master craftsmen at Vogue Jewellers.
Virtuous to her determination to consistently present innovative fashion concepts and outstanding fashion shows, a legendary figure in Sri Lanka’s fashion world, Yvonne Gulamhussein worked closely with the late Mr. Sarath Hemachandra, founding Chairman of Vogue Jewellers who possessed a special talent to bring together design innovation and quality standards. Numerous magnificent crowns and tiaras he created for Miss Ceylon, Miss Lanka and Sundaree beauty pageants were ground breaking creations for the most significant beauty parades in the past.
Continuing its legacy of fashion innovation, craftsmanship and quality standards, Vogue Jewellers considers pristine quality of raw materials including genuine gem stones are of utmost importance.
Share investors worried over Wealth and Heritage tax
By Hiran H Senewiratne
CSE trading kicked off on a positive note yesterday but the momentum could not be sustained for long owing to investor worries that the government is planning domestic debt restructuring involving the imposition of a wealth and heritage tax on citizens, market sources said.
Amid those developments both indices moved downwards. The All -Share Price Index went down by 131 points and S and P SL-20 declined by 46.8 points. Turnover stood at Rs 3.4 billion with four crossings. Those crossings were reported in Agalawattte Plantations, which crossed 45.3 million shares to the tune of Rs 1.5 billion, its shares traded at Rs 35, CTC 420,000 shares crossed for Rs 269 million and its shares traded at Rs 640, Cargills 100,000 shares crossed to the tune of Rs 24.5 million; its shares traded at Rs 245 and Hayleys 300,000 shares crossed for Rs 24 million; its shares traded at Rs 80.
In the retail market top seven companies that mainly contributed to the turnover were, SLT Rs 234 million (two million shares traded), Hayleys RS 121 million (1.5 million shares traded), Lanka IOC Rs 106 million (115,000 shares traded), Softlogic Capital Rs 69 million (5.6 million shares traded), CTC Rs 65.3 million (101,000 shares traded), Sampath Bank RS 54.7 million (one million shares traded) and Commercial Bank RS 52.5 million (801,000 shares traded).During the day 164 million share volumes changed hands in 20000 transactions.
Brandix ‘RightToRead’ initiative gains momentum enriching Sri Lanka students and transforming learning
Inspired by the challenge to provide Sri Lankan children with better access to learning materials and the transformative power to read and comprehend English, Brandix launched the ‘RightToRead’ project in 2018 in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.
Accordingly, Brandix introduced the ‘ReadToMe’ English learning tool, created by English Helper – India, to improve reading and comprehension skills of Sri Lankan students. Last Monday, Julie Chung, the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, visited Susamayawardhana Vidyalaya in Borella, to observe progress of the project and experience how children and educators in Sri Lanka engage with educational technology.
Brandix Lanka Limited, Director, Ajit Johnpillai, said: “Education is the most powerful tool to enrich communities and futures, and Brandix is committed to build a strong foundation for transformational learning for students across Sri Lanka. The progress we have made with RiteToRead over the past two years is promising, and the potential for change in the education sector harnessing such digital technologies is immeasurable. Brandix will continue its commitment to deliver Inspired Solutions for the people of Sri Lanka.”
Dialog TV Boosts Resilience and Capacity with Norsat Satellite Earth Station
Hytera, a leading global provider of professional communications technologies and solutions, is proud to announce the successful deployment of a new backup satellite station for Dialog TV, Sri Lanka’s No.1 satellite Pay TV service provider. The project was fulfilled in 2022 by Hytera and its subsidiary specialized in Satellite Communications (SatCom), Norsat International Inc. The new station enhances the resilience and capacity of Dialog TV’s existing system and ensures continuity of service in the event of damage due to natural disasters.
Dialog TV provides coverage over the entirety of Sri Lanka through the Intelsat 38 Ku-band satellite. As the business expanded, it opted for a backup solution to support its existing satellite station and to strengthen the network’s disaster tolerance.
Hytera and Norsat provided an end-to-end satellite earth station solution that includes the installation, integration, and setup of satellite antennas, a transmission and receiving system, a new network management system (NMS), and a carrier monitoring system (CMS). The NMS makes routine work easier and simpler for on-duty staff, as equipment status, parameter monitoring and configuration, and remote control of the devices can be viewed and accomplished via a single interface. The CMS monitors the carrier spectrum status of satellite signals in real-time and ensures stable signal transmission and receiving.
“We are excited to have been able to work with Dialog TV on this important project,” said Kevin Sun, Sales Director for Hytera South Asia, “Our ability to seamlessly integrate our new equipment and software with Dialog TV’s existing systems has helped to ensure a stable and reliable service for their millions of customers across Sri Lanka.”
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