Lux crowns ‘Wasanthaye Ruweththiya’

Published : 12:01 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: CSR / Events  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,981 views  |  
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In celebration of Sri Lankan beauty and cultural values, Lux, the acclaimed beauty soap brand of multinational FMCG goods marketer Unilever held the grand finale of the Lux ‘Wasanthaye Ruwaththiya’ beauty pageant at Hotel Blue Water in Wadduwa recently.  Read More →


Hilton comes alive with festivity for Vesak

Published : 12:01 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  454 views  |  
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Hilton Colombo came alive with festivity in honour of Vesak – a celebration of Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and attainment of Nirvana. With over 300 white lanterns and a host of lights illuminating the hotel, Hilton Colombo’s tasteful exterior was transformed into an exquisite display of Buddhist culture.  Read More →


PAB partners Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte MC to combat dengue

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: CSR / Events  |  Leave a Comment  |  780 views  |  

Pan Asia Bank recently joined Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Municipality Council to combat the Dengue threat in the area as a CSR initiative.  Read More →


Celebrate Mother’s Day at GFH

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  631 views  |  

The idea of celebrating Mother’s Day the world over is to pay tribute to mothers for all their love and support and to make them feel special. Sri Lanka’s heritage in hospitality – The Galle Face Hotel has made elaborate plans to celebrate Mother’s Day with a special and an exciting brunch with beverages for all Moms on Sunday, 13 May at the Verandah Restaurant from 11.30a.m. to 2.30p.m.  Read More →


Lifebuoy promotes health and hygiene in Kandy

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: CSR / Events  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,050 views  |  

Unilever, the premier FMCG company in Sri Lanka, with its flagship germ-fighter brand Lifebuoy is conducting activation camps in Kandy, Kurunegala and Thissamaharamaya, giving those living in the area an invaluable opportunity of getting themselves informed about germs and germ protection. The campaign will commence with the camp which is to be held at Sri Rahula College premises in Kandy on 20 May.  Read More →


Sri Lanka ‘accountable to UN on human rights standards’

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: Opinion  |  Leave a Comment  |  520 views  |  

COLOMBO (IDN): The resolution on reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka adopted at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on 22 March by a vote of 24 to 15 is a legitimate exercise by the international community and not an act of unwarranted external interference in Sri Lanka’s internal Affairs, says Sri Lanka’s Friday Forum in a recent public statement.  Read More →


‘FADNA Arunella’ health camp at Parakumba Pirivena on 13 May

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: CSR / Events  |  Leave a Comment  |  340 views  |  

FADNA Diabe Tea producers, Food and Nature (Pvt) Ltd., will present a social programme titled ‘FADNA Arunella’ together with Emma Pharma. The main purpose of the program is to convey the message ‘Managing Diabetics’ in society, targeting opinion leaders to create awareness. The all-island event will be held at Parakumba Pirivena in Etul Kotte on 13 May from 8 a.m. onwards.  Read More →


Milksop solutions for dairy industry

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: FT View  |  Leave a Comment  |  492 views  |  

MOST newspapers on Friday carried massive full page advertisements calling on people to increase their consumption of liquid milk. However, there are many infrastructure shortcomings that the Government has failed to address, which are likely to undermine consumption and keep consumer patterns unchanged.  Read More →


How to manage your boss

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: Nalin Jayasuriya  |  1 Comment  |  753 views  |  
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Who is a boss? A boss is a person who exercises control over other employees in a workplace environment. Over time, the term has come to have negative connotations (note words like bossy and mob boss), and many people who now lead others in the workplace prefer to be called supervisors, foreman or forepersons, leads, or managers.  Read More →


Carlton Super Seven Trophy unveiled

Published : 12:00 am  May 12, 2012  |  Category: Sports  |  Leave a Comment  |  601 views  |  
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By Cheranka Mendis The Rs. 3 million Carlton Super Seven Rugby Trophy was unveiled yesterday at the Independence Square in the presence of MP Namal Rajapaksa, founder of the event. The unveiling was followed by the flagging off of the official float for the event.  Read More →


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