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Ninewells Hospital becomes the labour room to 11 babies from one family

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Dr. Nilan Kalidasa Rodrigo (left – seated) with the Ranjithan family.
 

A symbolic moment that signifies the parent’s trust in the hospital.

Recently, the labour room of the premier hospital dedicated to women and childcare, the Ninewells Hospital witnessed a significant moment in its service history, the 11th baby born into one family.

This historic moment symbolizes the trust in the services of the Ninewells Hospital by the proud parents from Colombo, K. Ranjithan, and his wife, as they experienced the birth of their 12th child. This happy event took place under the watchful supervision of consultant obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Nilan Kalidasa Rodrigo as he delivered the couple’s 12th child, a boy, whose 10 older brothers and sisters were also born at Ninewells Hospital.

Mithila Ranjithan, an accountant by profession working in the field of information technology, and his wife have shown unwavering faith in the service of the establishment as they have trusted their family’s wellbeing to the hospital for many years. Mr. Ranjithan made this statement about the birth “we came to Ninewells for the birth of our first child because the hospital has specialist doctors and staff who are renowned for their dedication towards maternal health and childcare. Over the years our trust has grown continuously. The development of each section of the hospital has resulted in the love, trust, and the strengthening of our bond with the hospital.”

 

The consultant obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Nilan Kalidasa Rodrigo, who delivered five of the couple’s children said “whilst congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ranjithan I want to thank them for their continuous faith in us. Their trust is the highest accolade we can receive, especially when it refers to the excellent service standards of the maternity and childcare section. On a personal note, I have to say that I am very privileged to part of such a significant moment.”

Built to focus on women and childcare since its inception, Ninewells Hospital with its superior medical services and care has earned a reputation for being the best in its field. A part of the Access Group, the hospital benefits from the knowledge of accomplished doctors, and the advances in healthcare and technology thereby making Ninewells Sri Lanka’s leading hospital for women and childcare. The many facilities at Ninewells such as private labour rooms, an in-house blood bank, and the best intensive care unit for infants in the country ensure that a mother-to-be will receive every conceivable comfort.

“Since our inception, Ninewells has dedicated itself to provide the highest quality care for Sri Lankan mothers. Winning the trust of parents-to-be is the true measure of our success. We hope to be an important partner to countless numbers of Sri Lankan parents as we were to Mr. and Mrs. Ranjithan; this is our aim for the future” said Dr. Vibash Wijeratne, Chief Operating Officer & Medical Director of Ninewells Hospital.

Mothers and parents who require counselling can receive these services through support programs on topics such as managing pain during childbirth, and breastfeeding. In addition, Ninewells Hospital offers a 24-7 maternal and childcare emergency care service.



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Altair on track

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Altair - the architectural marvel

`Altair’, the iconic building in Colombo – Sri Lanka is designed by Celebrity Architect Moshe Safdie based in Boston, USA. Moshe Safdie has designed many famous iconic structures including the famous Marina Bay Sands with Sky Garden in Singapore. `Altair’ is in the league of iconic buildings of the world, such as Burj Khalifa, Petronas Tower, Marina Bay Sands, Shanghai Tower, The Parc 1 Tower in Seoul – South Korea, ICC Building & Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong to name a few. 

The project `Altair’ was launched by South City Group in Colombo in the year 2013. Due to construction related complications, force majeure reasons and an unfortunate ownership related dispute, the project has been delayed. However, South City Group has expressed with much pleasure that the Group is back in the helm of the real estate project with 100% control. Most importantly, the project is progressing well and will be ready for handing over in the next few months.

The spokesperson of South City stated that that they are getting utmost support and cooperation from the Government of Sri Lanka for completing the project. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed Mr. Sirinimal Perera, the Special Authorised Officer to steer the project towards its successful completion. South City group is also receiving steadfast backing from the esteemed customers and the project is on track to deliver what it promised since inception. The rich experience of South City Management with a huge knowledge bank will be able to soon create another landmark in Sri Lanka which will be one of the top landmarks in the world.

Altair’ is an architectural marvel and consists of two vertical tower blocks, one straight tower and another stepped tower which is in slope and leaning to the straight tower. The project is in the prime area of Colombo facing Beira Lake as well as the Indian Ocean. The finishes of the project are on high calibre, with Italian marble, wooden flooring, central air-conditioning, hot water supply and super luxurious sanitary fixtures. Additionally, there is a Resident Club on the fifth level with a garden around it and on 63rd level with the swimming pool and other recreational facilities. 

The apartments have been booked by the Crème de la crème of Sri Lanka’s social fabric, HNI and a noteworthy number of overseas residents from the Sri Lankan diaspora. Notably, ‘Altair’ a is the biggest FDI investment in Colombo for real estate to date. Altair is a symbol of a successful foreign investment and a show-piece for the Sri Lankan Government to attract further investment in Sri Lanka.

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A cheering campaign to support Team Sri Lanka at TOKYO 2020

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Chethika Rajapaksha, Marketing Manager, ICL Brands, Susanthika Jayasinghe, Dushan Vas, Niloo Jayatilake, Chairperson – Women's Committee, NOCSL, Fazil Hussain, Member, Ex. Committee, NOCSL.

ICL Brands’ Eva lived up to its’ promise of ‘Leading with Confidence’ by partnering with the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) as the Official Cheering Partner for Team Sri Lanka at TOKYO 2020, Olympics. The brand initiated a massive communication campaign, centered around the ‘Official Cheering Song’ to drive Sri Lankans to rally around Team Sri Lanka and support the 9 athletes that bear the pride of the nation at TOKYO 2020.

The launch of the ‘Official Cheering Song’ took place at the Capital Maharaja Group head office with the participation of Sri Lanka’s very own Olympic Silver Medalist, Susanthika Jaysinghe, NOCSL Women’s Committee Chairperson, Niloo Jayatilake, NOCSL’s Executive Committee Board Member, Fazil Hussain and Chethika Rajapaksha, Marketing Manager for ICL Brands. Amidst the other guests who graced the occasion were Sunil Kanojia, Group CEO – CMG, Shanthi Bhagirathan, Group Director – ICL Brands, Rakesh Khosla,CEO – ICL Brands and others.

The event was live streamed via multiple social media platforms simultaneously, reaching out to a wide audience and kicking off the cheering campaign officially. Eva’s campaign to cheer for Team Sri Lanka will continue throughout the period of TOKYO 2020 Olympics on multiple media platforms.

Susanthika Jayasinghe who graced the occasion as chief guest praised the initiative ”’I am extremely happy to see the brands of highest caliber such as Eva coming forward to support Sri Lankan athletes at Olympics. As an athlete who has represented and won for Sri Lanka on the Olympic stage, I know how much this means to our athletes in Tokyo right now”.

 

 

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Sri Lanka Development Bonds auction held during July 20-27, 2021

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Date of settlement July 30, 2021

An issuance window for SLDBs will be opened with the announcement of the auction results until close of business of day prior to settlement (i.e., preferably by 3.00 pm on 29.07.2021) at the Weighted Average Fixed Rates determined for respective maturities at the auction, up to the limit specified for possible upsizing, at first come first served basis. Applications for subscription through the issuance window are to be forwarded to ‘fopdd@cbsl.lk’ within the stipulated time period.

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