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Keells Food Products Sales and Marketing teams celebrate Avurudu

/ Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Sales and Marketing teams at KFP celebrated Avurudu in a grand scale by making every member of the team participate in national Avurudu g...


Children help children

/ Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

The occupants of the SOS Children’s home in Galle donated school books and utensils to be distributed among children who lost their ...


Airtel spreads warmth to underprivileged children in Kahatagasdigiliya, Anuradhapura

/ Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, recently re-open...


BoC comes forward to assist flood affected

/ Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Bank of Ceylon has extended its support and contribution towards providing relief aid to devastated flood victims in severely affected areas. The B...


Certis Lanka Avurudu Udanaya 2016

/ Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Chief Guest Department of Civil Security and Development Additional Secretary N.G. Panditharatne being escorted to the event venue by Certis Lanka ...


Avery Dennison Lanka and Foundation initiate scholarship program for children of low income families

/ Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

From left: Principal Anoma Abeyrathna, Avery Dennison Lanka General Manager Sri Lanka Lakshitha Dharmawansa and Head of Human Resources Sri Lanka a...


Etisalat Lanka provides telecom aid for flood victims

/ Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Etisalat Lanka has taken the initiative to provide free reloads for Pre-paid customers and provide an increase in credit limits for Post-paid custo...


Bank of Ceylon Buddhist Association organises ‘Vesak Bakthi Geetha’ for 36th occasion

/ Saturday, 21 May 2016 00:00

The Bank of Ceylon’s Buddhist Association organised a ‘Vesak Bakthi Gee’ performance by the staff of the bank at its hea...


SDB Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2016

/ Saturday, 21 May 2016 00:00

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


Vision Care join hands with OPA for Avurudu with orphans

/ Saturday, 21 May 2016 00:00

In an effort to recognise and socially include underprivileged orphans in the country, Vision Care, the leading provider of eye care a...


ESOFT to award 15,000 scholarships as part of national program to uplift IT knowledge

/ Saturday, 21 May 2016 00:00

ESOFT, the undisputed leader in private sector, higher education in Sri Lanka is embarking on a new project aimed at developing the IT knowledge of...


Pegasus Reef partners with Sri Lanka Police to promote road safety in Wattala

/ Saturday, 21 May 2016 00:00

Pegasus Reef Beach Hotelorganised a special workshop by joining hands with the Wattala Police station to create awareness among school children on ...


SL’s largest private hospital to celebrate Vesak with ‘NFTH Vesak Kalapaya’

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, Sri Lanka’s largest private hospital Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital (NF...


Fashion Bug continues latest career guidance program in Kurunegala

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

Right to Left – Deputy General Manager of Fashion Bug Dr. S. H. M. Faraaz, Director, Career Guidance & Development, University o...


A free health clinic for soysapura residents by siddhalepa hospital

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

Siddhalepa Ayurveda Hospital, at the invitation of the RI 3220 Colombo Rotary Club, recently conducted a free health clinic for the bene...


SDB Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2016

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

An island wide Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series has been organised by the SANASA Development Bank (SDB) for grade 5 students. This will ...


Mayurabathy Amman Welfare Association-Wellawatta Nithyakalyani Jewellery joint welfare project in Jaffna

/ Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00

A welfare project was jointly organised and carried out by Mayurabathy Amman Welfare Association together with Wellawatta Nithyakalyani ...


CDB continues to enhance country’s IT literacy

/ Saturday, 7 May 2016 00:00

Laginagala Kanishta Vidyalaya in Monaragala is now poised to give its students a crucial step up in IT literacy with the gift of an IT la...


OZO Colombo together with Earth Hour Sri Lanka makes a difference on Earth Day!

/ Saturday, 7 May 2016 00:00

OZO Colombo celebrated its commitment for a greener environment, by organising a beach-cleaning activity on Marine Drive near the Well...


Hayleys Group expands drinking water initiative with organic farming, waste up-cycling in Neriyakulam and Nelumwewa

/ Saturday, 7 May 2016 00:00

In a bid to rapidly expand and create a palpable impact to the nation, the Hayleys Group’s Puritas Sath Diyawara program has now...


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Political violence and (this time) the Chief Minister!

28 May 2016

Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed    By Hilmy Ahamed Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed’s outburst is not acceptable by any standards. As the senior most political office holder in the province, he has a much bigger...


An ‘affair’ of the mind between a nubile undergrad and her ageing professor

27 May 2016

Asoka Handagama Asoka Handagama’s latest film ‘Let Her Cry’ is currently being shown in theatres on a limited run from 13 May to 10 June. The director apparently preferred to utilise the gap in between already-scheduled r...


Noah’s Albatross and Postdiluvian Politics

27 May 2016

 APRÈS MOI, LE DÉLUGE! In the aftermath of the Great Flood of 2016, if Sri Lanka is to Build Back Better, the political leadership must be instrumental in syncing Government actors and State agencies in working together with gre...


The promise of Yahapalanaya should not get washed away

27 May 2016

 President Maithripala Sirisena presenting his campaign manifesto to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe where the first-order of priority was clearly the promised anti-corruption probes     On 8 January, nea...


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