For the third successful time, Daraz.lk is Bringing back Daraz 11.11, on Sri Lanka’s largest online marketplace from the 11th to the 17th of November. Daraz 11.11 sports mega deals on electronics, fashion, lifestyle and groceries with the lowest prices in town!
With up to 85% off on selected products, discount vouchers worth 3 million, bank deals and 0% easy monthly installments, Daraz has recognized the need to go easy on your wallet. 11.11 has proven to be the largest online sale globally, even surpassing Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, in terms of offers and purchases.
Daraz Mall, the premium channel with over 450 trusted brands, 100% genuine products and a 14-day return policy, brings special offers under terms and conditions, including up to 30 % OFF on Samsung mobile phones, up to 70 % OFF on TV home theater systems, refrigerators and washing machine and 1 million worth bundle offers from Browns. The special offer of buying JVC 65″4K Digital Smart LED TV and getting a JVC 32″ LED TV free is also making a comeback. The first 3 customers who buy a personal power plate will get a Weslo G3.9 treadmill worth Rs 87,900 for free, while buying Coca Cola will give you a chance to win a motorbike. Furthermore, a flat 25% is given on selected diaper brands and purchasing it adds a chance of winning a full year’s worth of diapers.
For those lucky customers awaiting special deals to cater to their fashion needs, receive up to 75% off and free shipping on LICC products, and revamp your wardrobe by shopping for over Rs. 5,000 and stand a chance to win products worth Rs. 25,000 from Vantage, and Laveena sarees.
You can also pay your electricity bill through Daraz Easy bills and get extra 10% off on your total bill!
Shoppers can also play the Rs. 1/= game and stand a chance to win products for Rs. 1/= only! You can also add selected products to your cart and stand a chance to win them. The Mission to 11.11 challenge lets you complete 11 missions during the 11.11 Sale, lucky users could stand a chance to win an Apple iPhone 11 pro, Daraz vouchers and other incredible prizes.
Making the 11.11. experience much more global, shoppers can enter the Daraz Ludo tournament, play Ludo with other Daraz venture players from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal and stand a chance to win giveaways worth up to Rs. 250,000!
Daraz has partnered up with leading banks such as Bank of Ceylon, Commercial Bank, Sampath Bank, HSBC, HNB, Seylan Bank, NDB, Peoples Bank and Union Bank, offering further 10 % OFF and up to 36 months 0% installment plans on credit cards. Furthermore, Mastercard is offering 12 % OFF on all credit and debit cards under conditions. With these features in place, you won’t have to blow your bank account to access all the amazing products they have for you. (Daraz)
HNB joins CBSL to promote ‘Rata Purama LANKAQR’ campaign in Kandy
HNB PLC once again joined the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) to promote the ‘Rata Purama LANKAQR’ campaign to raise awareness and encourage the public in the Kandy district towards a cashless payment ecosystem.
HNB, together with other financial institutions and telecommunication partners, participated in the day-long event held at the Kandy City Center. The bank raised awareness regarding its LANKAQR integrated HNB SOLO payment app while onboarding merchants during the promotional campaign.
“During the early stages of the pandemic we witnessed many of our customers and members of the public seamlessly adopt our cashless and contactless payment app HNB SOLO. With COVID and the subsequent launch of the ‘Rata Purama LANKAQR’ campaign the number of users of these types of systems have increased exponentially.
“Given that the mutual vision of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and HNB is for a financially and technologically empowered Sri Lanka, HNB is proud to serve as an enthusiastic partner to roll out LANKAQR island-wide. The fact that we now have merchants in the cultural capital of Sri Lanka making this shift is another major milestone in this digitalization journey,” HNB Deputy General Manager – Retail and SME Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne said.
ComBank’s ATM network sets new records for cash dispensed during festive season
The automated teller machine (ATM) network of Commercial Bank of Ceylon dispensed a record Rs 8.818 billion on 9th and 10th April 2021, shattering the previous records for the highest and second highest cash disbursements for a 24-hour period, as Sri Lanka’s leading private bank facilitated the celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.
The disbursements of Rs 4.498 billion on April 9 and Rs 4.320 billion on the following day represented a substantial increase over the single-day values recorded in previous years.
In total, Commercial Bank dispensed Rs 41.748 billion via its ATM network between 1st and 15th April 2021 at an average of Rs 2.783 billion per day, reaffirming the indispensable role it plays in the lives of Sri Lankans, as well as the reliability and robustness of the network. On seven of these 15 days the network dispensed more than Rs 2 billion a day, and on five days disbursements exceeded Rs 3 billion a day, the Bank said.
Comprising of 890 ATMs, the network processed 2.434 million transactions over the 15 days at an average of 168,988 transactions a day, while on 9th April, the number of transactions processed totalled 233,990 at an average of 9,749 transactions per hour or 162 transactions per minute.
The first Sri Lankan bank to be listed among the Top 1000 Banks of the World and the only Sri Lankan bank to be so listed for 10 years consecutively, Commercial Bank operates a network of 268 branches in Sri Lanka. The Bank’s overseas operations encompass Bangladesh, where the bank operates 19 outlets; Myanmar, where it has a Microfinance company in Nay Pyi Taw; and the Maldives, where the bank has a fully-fledged Tier I Bank with a majority stake.
‘Ceylinco VIP Cyber Tharu’ to showcase Sri Lankan talent
Ceylinco General Insurance has announced an online competition with a novel concept to showcase Sri Lankan talent by providing a platform for them with the opportunity to win handsome cash prizes.
“This time, our effort is to organize an online competition that provides an opportunity for Sri Lankan people to display their talent and also to identify hidden talents whilst rewarding them. There will be five overall winners whose prize money will be over Rs. 1 million and each category winner will get Rs 100,000/-. Ten randomly picked voters too will receive handsome cash awards,” said Patrick Alwis, chairman CEO of Ceylinco General Insurance.
The guidelines and the criteria of the competition were announced recently through a dedicated website and other social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, twitter, You Tube as well as LinkedIn. Contestants can perform under five categories, namely, singing, dancing, instrumental performances, fashion modelling and funny videos / Standup comedy. Individuals over 18 years could perform under the individual category whilst the group category will have no age limit.
Under the group category either families or a group of friends could take part. Each entry will have to be specially recorded for this competition. Prior to recording the performance, they should download the image of the logo and have it displayed prominently in the background. Performances could be recorded using a smart phone or a video cam.
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