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Waters Edge initiates dengue prevention campaign

/ Saturday, 12 August 2017 00:15

As the dengue menace continues to spread across Sri Lanka overcrowding hospitals and claiming lives, many as a nation are coming together in a mass...


Blood donation camp to commemorate People’s Bank 56th anniversary

/ Saturday, 12 August 2017 00:15

In commemoration of the 56th anniversary of People’s Bank, a blood donation camp was held recently at the People’s Bank Staff Training ...


Ceylinco Life’s top policyholders treated to close-up viewing of Kandy Perahera

/ Saturday, 12 August 2017 00:13

A chance to view the Kandy Esala Perahera from one of the best vantage points in the city was accorded to policyholders of Ceylinco Life who belong...


Seminars of Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2017 in Galle

/ Saturday, 12 August 2017 00:13

SDB bank has organised an island wide Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series for Grade 5 students. This will be carried out as a CSR project and a few ...


Swadeshi Khomba illuminates Kiri Vehera and Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Devalaya at Kataragama for 16th consecutive year

/ Saturday, 12 August 2017 00:12

The 2017 Esala festivals of the Kataragama Kiri Vehera and the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devalaya, two important places of worship in Sri Lanka, are b...


Committee members of OBA St. Sebastian’s College felicitated

/ Saturday, 12 August 2017 00:06

Committee members who excelled during the last year were felicitated by Rev. Fr. Rector Ranjith Andradi at the recently concluded AGM Of Old Boys&r...


Sampath Bank commences restoration of Ambagaswewa in Kahatagasdigiliya

/ Saturday, 12 August 2017 00:01

Sampath Bank embarked on the restoration of the Ambagaswewa in Kahatagasdigiliya under its ‘Wewata Jeewayak’ program recently. Severa...


Siddhalepa Hospital conducts Ayurveda clinic for Prime Minister’s office staff

/ Saturday, 5 August 2017 00:39

Siddhalepa, the leading Ayurvedic hospital which organises a series of Ayurveda clinics for government employees to maintain their good health in o...


Seminars of Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2017 at Kottawa

/ Saturday, 5 August 2017 00:38

SDB bank has organised an island wide Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series for Grade 5 students. This will be carried out as a CSR project and a few ...


‘Seylan Pahasara’ 129th library opens

/ Saturday, 5 August 2017 00:34

‘Seylan Pahasara’ 129th library was successfully developed and handed over to the students of Ruhunu Vijayaba Primary College Beliatta...


Enabling a safer tomorrow with clean water and sanitation for children nationwide

/ Saturday, 5 August 2017 00:02

Water is undoubtedly the lifeblood of our civilisation. One look at history will reveal that the first great civilisations all flourished in river ...


Ford brings clean drinking water to Kattumurivu Village as part of Conservation and Environmental Grants Programme

/ Saturday, 5 August 2017 00:00

Ford Motor Company, together with its local distribution partner, Future Automobiles Ltd., a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC, collaborated wit...


Samsung reaches out to flood affected community with school supplies

/ Saturday, 5 August 2017 00:00

Samsung Sri Lanka recently reached out to flood affected communities in Akuressa, Maliduwa, Athuraliya, Godapitiya, Thelijjawila, Palatuwa, Denipit...


Hayleys Puritas Sathdiyawara delivers clean water to Meegassegama and Pahala Kedithokkuwa

/ Saturday, 29 July 2017 00:21

Sath Diyawara reaches a total of 18 villages, providing 33,000 people with 130,000 litres of drinking water, daily Continuing to expand to ...


Ceylinco Life donates classrooms to primary schools in Wellawaya and Talawa

/ Saturday, 29 July 2017 00:05

Primary grade students at two schools in Talawa and Wellawaya need no longer learn in temporary shelters or under trees, thanks to the generosity o...


Draw what inspires you and win exciting prizes from BOC’s little Picasso Art Competition

/ Saturday, 29 July 2017 00:02

In line with the bank’s 78th anniversary celebrations, the Bank of Ceylon is set to conduct an art competition ‘Little Picasso’ a...


Seminars of Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2017 at Ratnapura

/ Saturday, 29 July 2017 00:01

SDB bank has organised an island wide Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series for Grade 5 students. This will be carried out as a CSR project and a few ...


Kia donates Rs. 15 million to build preschool in Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 29 July 2017 00:01

Children of the Dikkowita area in Hendala have received a new purpose-built pre-school thanks to the generosity of a group of Korean students and f...


Melstacorp renovates Thammannawa Hospital, Mihinthale

/ Saturday, 22 July 2017 00:15

Melstacorp, one of Sri Lanka’s largest conglomerates and renowned corporate citizens, completed their latest CSR initiative at the rural hosp...


Seminars of Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2017 at Anuradhapura

/ Saturday, 22 July 2017 00:05

SDB bank has organised an island wide Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series for Grade 5 students. This will be carried out as a CSR project and few of...


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Three things to ponder on the 150th Anniversary of the World’s Finest Tea

16 August 2017

The Colombo International Tea Convention 2017 concluded on Friday, elegantly supported by our most accomplished cricketer and commended by several of the international delegates as the most significant gathering of the global tea industry. For ma...


Ravi K’s altruistic suicide!

15 August 2017

Ravi Karunanayake sacrificed his pride and position by tendering his resignation to save the Maithri-Ranil Government cabal. He could have faced and defeated the no confidence motion against him if Maithri (who owes his presidency to Ravi) and Ran...


Development Modes (2) – SLT

15 August 2017

There was nothing wrong with my internet connection. At a click of a button I was connected to the universe, emails, news, TV – it was good.  There were exciting things happening in the country, an international cricketing encounter i...


Democracy vs. Autocracy

15 August 2017

Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake resigned. There were many arguments and debates over the issue. There were lot of opinions that the present Government failed miserably. They came into power pledging that the persons of the previous regime who w...


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