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PLC donates essential surgical equipment worth Rs. 24 m to emergency units of 15 Govt. hospitals

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

Symbolical donation of surgical equipment worth over Rs. 24 million by PLC  CEO/GM D.P. Kumarage, to Consultant, Dr. H.J. Suraweera, ...


Fashion Bug serves 28 schools and 11,500 students under Sisu Diri Maga

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

Fashion Bug, has  announced that as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility it has awarded a scholarship to Sachinthani ...


CMEC helps build flood affected homes in Puttalam

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) donated building materials to the value of over Rs. 1 million to those affected by...


Ceylinco Life donates classroom for special needs children in Mannar

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

Children with special needs at a school in Mannar now have a classroom for themselves, thanks to the generosity of Ceylinco Life. The li...


NOLIMIT refurbishes ward No. 3 at Kurunegala Teaching Hospital under ‘Aseemitha’

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

Dr. Palitha Mahipala opening the newly refurbished ward   Dr. Palitha Mahipala handing over a token of appre...


FITIS reaches out to help flood-affected students who lost school books

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

FITIS Hardware Chapter President Sudath Amarasinghe presenting the books The Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS...


Macktiles’ CSR endeavours benefit local community through eye camp and scholarship program

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

Macktiles Lanka, recently concluded an eye camp and re-launch of its Macktiles Nanapahana Scholarship program as part of its Corporate So...


Abans lends helping hand to loyal customers

/ Saturday, 18 June 2016 00:00

Abans Mobile Service visited their customers, door-to-door, to service valuable appliances that were damaged in the recent floods and helped clean ...


Ford partners with JEN to conduct CSR project in Kilinochchi

/ Saturday, 18 June 2016 00:00

Future Automobiles CEO Chamath Tennekoon (second from left) shakes hands with Japan Emergency NGO (JEN) Program Officer Chiaki Ota while F...


Jinasena water management solutions to battle CKD in Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 18 June 2016 00:00

Dialysis Machine donated to General Hospital Kalubowila. Then Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena and Jinasena Chairman Rohan Jinasena ar...


Brandix reaffirms it cares with 367 water projects in 18 districts in 2015-16

/ Saturday, 18 June 2016 00:00

Some of the beneficiaries of Brandix’s Care For Our Own program   The Brandix Group’s continuing efforts to improv...


Logistical and technical support to printers affected by floods

/ Saturday, 11 June 2016 00:00

Miraris Printers   Sri Lanka Association of Printers commenced yet another humanitarian program to assist small scale printers...


VirtusaPolaris and Asiri Hospitals conduct health camp in aid of flood victims

/ Saturday, 11 June 2016 00:00

VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting and Services, Ltd. and a leading worldwide provide...


Bjoern Steiger Foundation donates water purification system to Aranayaka landslide victims

/ Saturday, 11 June 2016 00:00

  A team member of the foundation along with Saman Nawinna- CEO of the Bjoern Steiger Foundation / Sri Lanka, inspecting the purifica...


Asiri Hospitals Matara help displaced in Eheliyagoda

/ Saturday, 11 June 2016 00:00

Text and pix by P.D. DE SILVA The management and staff of Asiri Hospitals Matara utilised contributions collected for the two annual Vesak dansal...


Hayleys Group Vesak festivities focused on assisting flood victims

/ Saturday, 11 June 2016 00:00

Hayleys Group Recreation Club organised its annual Vesak lantern competition this year as well. However the event took a subdued tone due to the re...


Nations Trust Bank assists flood victims in obtaining lost property title documents

/ Saturday, 11 June 2016 00:00

Nations Trust Bank has launched a unique initiative to support those affected by the recent floods and landslides, in the recovery of their lost pr...


Every drop matters: Blood drive by Toll Global Forwarding Lanka

/ Saturday, 4 June 2016 00:00

In every two seconds, someone in the world is in need of a blood transfusion and one precious pint of blood can save the lives of up to th...


Clarification

/ Saturday, 4 June 2016 00:00

This is to clarify and communicate that Vision Care was one of the sponsors in the press release ‘Vision Care joins hands with OPA for Avurud...


Siddhalepa celebrates International Families Day

/ Saturday, 4 June 2016 00:00

An awareness program for mothers was conducted at the MOH office in Ratmalana to mark International Families Day on 15 May with the contr...


Today's Columnists

Brexit success and the response of universities

29 June 2016

 W.A. Wijewardena in his Daily FT column on 27 June questions whether the UK Universities and the research sector is the biggest casualty in the aftermath of Brexit. Apart from the financial implications, if Brexit is a sign of a trend toward...


Brexit worsens external economic environment for Sri Lanka

29 June 2016

  The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) following the referendum of Brexit – abbreviation of British exit – last Friday has created ripples in global markets. The British Pound fell to its lowest level sin...


The two trillion dollar earthquake! What next?

29 June 2016

Friday 24 June saw the global markets rumbling and initially seeing two trillion dollars wiped off within hours as a result of the Brexit news sent shockwaves around the world. This was the magnitude of the decision taken by 52% of UK voters to le...


Soft exit strategy for silent old guard, while our young republican watchdogs bay for blood

29 June 2016

  The silent treatment   It’s the clever young man who writes a column for another newspaper who made me realise for the first time what’s really wrong. He was so clear and trés articulate that ...


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