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Kanrich Finance successfully carries out 12th phase of Sasunata Diriyak in Vavuniya

/ Friday, 24 February 2017 00:00

Kanrich Finance, a company with a rich heritage of over 45 years, carried out the 12th phase of its ‘Sasunata Diriyak’ CSR initiative i...


HNB Grameen uplifts child healthcare facilities at Lady Ridgeway Hospital

/ Friday, 24 February 2017 00:00

HNB Grameen, a dynamic and fast growing finance company who pioneered microfinance in Sri Lanka, recently made a significant donation of medical eq...


New initiatives by CIC to elevate education in rural agri-communities

/ Friday, 24 February 2017 00:00

  CIC Seeds to launch a host of new initiatives to uplift the education system in the rural agricultural communities through the &...


Brandix helps 5,700 children with gifts of stationery and school bags

/ Friday, 24 February 2017 00:00

More than 5,700 children received gifts of stationery, other school requisites and a school bag each for the new school year under a new employee w...


3rd seminar of Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2017 at Medawachchiya

/ Friday, 24 February 2017 00:00

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


Abans brings relief to woes of 6 year old student

/ Friday, 24 February 2017 00:00

From left: Indika de Soysa, Abans General Manager – IT Chathura Jayawardena, Abans Managing Director Behman Pestonjee Minister of Education A...


New Philip Hospitals brings smiles to children

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  New Philip Hospitals Kalutara, one of the country’s leading institutions in the healthcare business  recognised ...


Crysbro Group provides pure drinking water to war heroes in unique CSR

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  Crysbro Group the only poultry producer in Sri Lanka to receive ISO 14001 with environment safety certification and the Bri...


SL Embassy, Sri Lanka Club donate blood in Bahrain

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  The Embassy of Sri Lanka, in close coordination and collaboration with the Sri Lanka Club, conducted a major blood donation...


NMK Group celebrates its 35th anniversary

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  The social responsibility of NMK Group of Companies is to make a significant contribution towards building a strong and hea...


Give2Lanka launches housing for the poor with corporate IT sector inclusiveness

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  Give2Lanka, a not-for-profit organisation that connects donors with impactful poverty alleviation projects, is taking a gr...


Access Engineering working towards creating stimulating learning ambience for rural schools

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  A large amount of a child’s time is spent sitting in a classroom. Classroom is thus the place where a child learns va...


SLIIT Student Walk helps fulfil schoolchildren’s dreams

/ Friday, 10 February 2017 00:00

With the aim of helping young minds to fulfil their dreams and enhancing their education, the Undergraduates of SLIIT, the nation’s largest d...


Munchee Samaga Gamata Sarana celebrates 100th milestone project

/ Friday, 10 February 2017 00:00

  Project has helped over 100,000 Sri Lankans in need to date with an investment of Rs. 34 m that has supported the upliftment and...


CSE donates library to Diganegama Vidyalaya in Anuradhapura

/ Friday, 10 February 2017 00:00

Recognising the value of fostering access to education in rural communities, the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) recently completed a library donation...


INSEE Cement powers ahead with animal rescue for 8th consecutive year with IUCN

/ Saturday, 4 February 2017 00:00

Volunteers with the team from INSEE Cement (front row from left): Theekshani Jayaweera, Fiona Nanayakkara, IndikaRanathunga, Mihiraj Sandaruwan (UO...


NDB promotes environment literacy in rural schools with Biodiversity and Elephant Conservation Trust

/ Saturday, 4 February 2017 00:00

‘Environment’ is one key focus area of the NDB’s sustainability agenda with a focus on internal and external stakeholders. Within...


Commercial Bank’s ‘Arunalu’ launches country-wide art competition for children

/ Saturday, 4 February 2017 00:00

Art enables children to express themselves on virtually anything that interests them, and the Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched an island-wide...


Perpetual Treasuries spreads happiness among children in Sabaragamuwa Province

/ Saturday, 4 February 2017 00:00

  The dawn of the New Year came with a promising start for over 3,000 children in the Sabaragamuwa province thanks to Perpetu...


Crysbro Group conducts unique Sisu Diriya CSR for 5th consecutive year

/ Saturday, 4 February 2017 00:00

  The Crysbro Group reputed for quality, freshness innovation in breeding, processing and packaging chicken in Sri Lanka and...


Today's Columnists

IMF, McKinsey not the panacea for our ills; decisiveness, empowerment and selfless politicians are essential

28 February 2017

  By a Special Correspondent The past 18 months have been, possibly, one of the darkest, and bleakest, periods, in recent times, for Sri Lankan businesses and entrepreneurs. While there has been an improvement during this...


Philippine lessons for Sri Lanka tourism and economy

28 February 2017

  There has been a continuous debate on evaluating the impact of tourism on a country’s economy. Sri Lanka in particular has grown from $ 500 million in 2009 to $ 4,000 million currently in 2016 which indicates the powe...


Restoring ‘Economic Democracy’: Is it an elusive goal?

27 February 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena Promised delivery of economic democracy to people One of the pledges made by the present Government in its election manifesto titled ‘The Five Point Plan for creating a new country in 60 mont...


Signifying ‘Sigmoid’ for Sri Lankans

27 February 2017

Being proactive is becoming a rarity. Protests for rights have become a regular occurrence. Conducting post-mortems after a tragedy is not something uncommon to us. All of the above point to the need for a fresh approach towards survival and succe...


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