Vallibel Finance donates equipment for safe drinking water for children at Lady Ridgeway

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: CSR / Events  |  Leave a Comment  |  684 views  |  

Vallibel Finance, in public focus for its impressive ascent in the world of finance, continues to give equal importance to its social responsibility mandate with its latest efforts focused on facilitating drinking water for children at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital.  Read More →


Executive Search client supports orphanage and wins prestigious Serco Heart Award

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: CSR / Events  |  Leave a Comment  |  885 views  |  

Executive Search Limited Sri Lanka (ESL) had the pleasure of introducing Susan Campbell-Beattie of Dubai Air Navigation Services to the Sri Jinananda Boys Orphanage, Colombo, Sri Lanka in March 2012, when she expressed a desire to engage in a suitable humanitarian project in this country.  Read More →


DFCC helps turnaround 100 rural schools

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: CSR / Events  |  Leave a Comment  |  913 views  |  

DFCC has completed the development of 100 needy schools across the country under its corporate social responsibility project banner ‘Towards an Exemplary Society’. The project has benefitted around 50,000 children aged six to 10 years.    Read More →


Raj Rajaratnam’s brother charged with insider trading

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: Front Page  |  1 Comment  |  1,276 views  |  
alt text

Reuters: Raj Rajaratnam’s younger brother was indicted on charges of conspiring in the insider trading scheme for which the founder of the Galleon Group hedge fund was convicted nearly two years ago, US prosecutors announced on Thursday.  Read More →


Lankem Robbialac launches ‘Mawpiya Pranama’

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  973 views  |  

 Lankem Robbialac PLC recently launched a novel initiative whereby its customers from all parts of Sri Lanka can now win from a range of all expenses paid pilgrimages to different religious sites.  Read More →


Indian approach

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: Special Report  |  Leave a Comment  |  476 views  |  

Mr. President, allow me to make a few remarks on the resolution under discussion ‘Promoting Reconciliation and Accountability in Sri Lanka’. India believes that the report of the LLRC and its findings and recommendation provides a window of opportunity to forge a consensual way forward towards a lasting political settlement through genuine national reconciliation and the full enjoyment of human rights by all its citizens.  Read More →


Sri Lanka to switch off for Earth Hour today

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: Front Page  |  1 Comment  |  1,773 views  |  

All Sri Lankans are requested to join the hundreds of millions of people around the world across borders of race, religion, culture, geography and society in one hour of contemplation for the planet and celebration of their year-round commitment to protect it.  Read More →


Cyprus risks Euro exit after EU bailout ultimatum

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: International  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,116 views  |  
alt text

Reuters: The European Union gave Cyprus till Monday to raise the billions of Euros it needs to secure an international bailout or face a collapse of its financial system that could push it out of the Euro currency zone.  Read More →


Mobitel ties up with National Crafts Council to promote local artisans

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  805 views  |  

The National Mobile Service Provider, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel signed an agreement with the National Crafts Council (NCC) to promote the country’s artisans and their work pledging to add value and promote their work.  Read More →


Zomato enters the South-East Asian market with Metro Manila

Published : 12:00 am  March 23, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  591 views  |  

Zomato, the world’s fastest growing online restaurant and nightlife guide, has made its way to the Philippines, launching its Metro Manila section. Covering the cities of Quezon, Manila, Makati, Mandaluyong, Paranaque, Pasay, Pasig, Pateros, San Juan, and Taguig, Zomato is available both on the web (http://zomato.com/manila) and on their free mobile apps (iOS and Android for now).  Read More →