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ESOFT Metro Campus and Sirasa TV donate computer lab to Mahanama Navodya College, Panadura

/ Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:00

ESOFT Metro Campus, which has launched the ‘E-Thilina’ community service oriented initiative in partnership with Sirasa Television, do...


Fashion Bug initiates environment awareness at Homagama Hospital

/ Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:00

Fashion Bug Director Shabier Subian unveiling the poster boards at Homagama Base Hospital while Medical Superintendent Dr. Thissa Perera,...


Blood donation camp held to commemorate People’s Bank 55th Anniversary

/ Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:00

  In commemoration of the 55th Anniversary of People’s Bank, a blood donation camp was held recently at the People&rsqu...


Panadol provides relief to devotees during Poson

/ Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:00

    Panadol reiterated its commitment to devotees on pilgrimage with yet another successful completion of a free medical...


Galadari embraces power of togetherness at ‘Sucharithodaya’

/ Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:00

  The Galadari Hotel management and staff worked together to shine a ray of light on Sucharithodaya Samaja Seva Sangamaya at ...


Swadeshi Khomba illuminates Kiri Vehera and Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Devalaya at Kataragama for 15th year

/ Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:00

Swadeshi Chairperson Amari Wijewardene, Swadeshi Deputy Chairperson/Managing Director Chulodhara Samarasinghe, Chief Incumbent of Kirivehera Rajama...


Millions more this year from Commercial Bank’s ‘Arunalu’ to top Year 5 scholarship achievers

/ Saturday, 16 July 2016 00:00

  High achievers at this year’s Year 5 scholarship examination can win millions of rupees in cash prizes if they are ho...


People’s Bank 55th Anniversary: Series of religious programs

/ Saturday, 16 July 2016 00:00

People’s Bank Chairman Hemasiri Fernando inviting the Sangha for the chanting of pirith and CEO/General Manager N. Vasantha Kumar offering al...


Ceylinco Life launches ‘Pranama Weerayo’ campaign to motivate young students

/ Saturday, 16 July 2016 00:00

Heroes come in many shapes and sizes and Ceylinco Life has chosen one segment – students that pass the Year 5 scholarship examinations &ndash...


SDB Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar

/ Saturday, 16 July 2016 00:00

  SANASA Development Bank has organised an island wide Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series for grade 5 students. This will b...


Arpico initiates essential school supplies project in WeliOya, Mullaitivu

/ Saturday, 16 July 2016 00:00

  Arpico Local Manufacturing and Distribution sector recently embarked on an ongoing initiative to distribute essential ...


People’s Bank offers Heel Dana to 25,000 devotees observing Sil at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

People’s Bank along with People’s Leasing and Finance came together to provide breakfast to 25,000 devotees observing Sil at J...


Singer donates 3 more dialysis machines under ‘Thirst for Life’ project

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

Singer Sri Lanka, the country’s leading consumer durable retailer, donated three CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy) machine...


‘Waves’ gather many volunteers to clean-up Mount beach

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

  Sri Lanka’s revolutionary flip-flop brand ‘Waves’ brought together their employees and volunteers from a...


Siddhalepa ‘Kekulu’ holds maternity clinic in Wadduwa

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

Kekulu, the baby care brand of Siddhalepa Group held another maternity clinic for the benefit of families in Wadduwa recently mar...


People’s Bank conducts Poson Bakthi Gee

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

Staff members of People’s Bank hosted ‘Bakthi Gee’ for the 11th time on Poson Poya. The event was held adjacent to the R...


Bhakthi Geetha recital organised by Sampath Bank in Mahiyanganaya

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

A Bhakthi Geetha recital was held on Poson Poya day at the Samadhi Buddha Statue Mahiyanganaya performed by the staff of Sampath Bank. This was org...


Access Engineering’s e-waste collection garners over 12 metric tons

/ Saturday, 9 July 2016 00:00

Truck loads of e-waste receiving at the main collection point at UDA Car Park adjoining to Access Tower, Union Place Acce...


Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka staff lend a hand to flood affected Biyagama and dairy communities

/ Wednesday, 6 July 2016 00:00

Essential flood relief donations by Fonterra staff being sorted in preparation to be handed over to Government officials ...


Holcim Lanka educates school students on practical waste management

/ Wednesday, 6 July 2016 00:00

From left: Holcim Lanka CSR Coordinator Chalana Amanda, FR. B.K. Viraj Eranga Rodrigo, St. Andrews College Principal Francis Fernando, Holcim Lanka...


Today's Columnists

SL can’t sit on the sidelines; we must join the race for trade and jobs

29 July 2016

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking recently in Singapore     The Prime Minister’s move to fast-track the FTAs with Singapore and China and a revised ETCA is a good move. He knows we cannot...


Jaffna University – When entitlement is rejected

29 July 2016

On 16 July, a clash happened between students at Jaffna University over the inclusion of Sinhalese cultural spectacles in the welcome event. Below is a brief of the events but a more in-depth report of the goings-on can be found on DBS Jeyaraj&rsq...


The New Republic: Making it or Faking it?

29 July 2016

A week and more ago, those of us who remembered celebrated humanity’s greatest adventure yet: our first (manned spacecraft) moon landing on 20 July 1969. And yet a significant segment of web-crawlers still believes that the whole operation w...


The Development (Special Provisions) Bill and the Coalition Government

28 July 2016

“The proposal made by Hon. Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, to publish the Sri Lanka Sustainable Development Bill in a gazette and present the same in Parliament...


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