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Reading corner for St. John’s Girls Home

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 01:41

‘Today a Reader – Tomorrow a Leader’ CSR Project by Just In Time Group  Just In Time Group’s goal is...


Brandix to collaborate with IUCN on project to monitor Kelani River water

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 01:38

A project by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to monitor the water quality in the Kelani River Basin as a prelude to a lar...


1,000 saplings planted to mark CTC’s Annual Tree Planting Program

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 01:37

Plant a Tree – Save Planet, the annual tree planting program organised by the Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) was held at the banks of Polgo...


CEAT conducts 150th road safety program at St. Paul’s Milagiriya

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 01:34

The milestone 150th road safety program conducted in schools across Sri Lanka by the country’s top tyre brand CEAT took place at St. Pauls Gi...


Premium International supports SLOA on Diabetic Program 2016

/ Saturday, 10 December 2016 01:33

The Sri Lanka Optometric Association (SLOA) organised a walk and a health camp to celebrate World Diabetes Day on 14 November at Sri Sumedha Collag...


Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ’s Colombo Representative Office donates Rs. 200,000 worth of shoes and socks to school children

/ Saturday, 3 December 2016 00:00

  Donation goes to those affected by the flood disaster in May   Mitsubishi UFJ Financia...


HNB Grameen donates school equipment to Kudawewa Vidyalaya Polonnaruwa to mark Universal Children’s Day

/ Saturday, 3 December 2016 00:00

  HNB Grameen Finance Ltd. recently extended it support to Kudawewa Vidyalaya in Dimbulagala, Polonnaruwa, in connection wit...


John Keells commemorates International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

/ Saturday, 3 December 2016 00:00

  John Keells Foundation (JKF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of John Keells Group (JKH) initiated a public a...


AMW donates generator for Colombo Friend in Need Society alongside Rotary Club of Capital City

/ Saturday, 3 December 2016 00:00

  AMW Sri Lanka along with Rotarians from Mumbai, the Rotary Club of Capital City Sri Lanka, Rotary International District 31...


Certis Lanka conducts medical camp

/ Saturday, 3 December 2016 00:00

  Certis Lanka Group which consists of five companies and has a staff strength of 8,600 employees named the year 2016 as the ...


Surprising act of social welfare from Catwalk Textile, Matara

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

Catwalk Textile Palace of Matara, has taken the history of Sri Lanka’s social service activities to an entirely new dimension. They have made...


Chevron and Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association committed to create awareness on HIV and AIDS among youth

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

According to the National STD/AIDS control program which is part of Sri Lanka Department of Health Service, the cumulative number of HIV cases at t...


Omega Line conducts ‘Sahanodayata Dawasak’ CSR program in 34 children’s and elders’ homes

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

Omega Line Ltd., Sandalankawa a leading export oriented garment factory in Sri Lanka engaged in a massive CSR program branded as ‘Sa...


Commercial Bank’s ‘Arunalu’ supports country’s brightest young students

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

12 of Sri Lanka’s brightest young students have been rewarded by Commercial Bank of Ceylon with nearly Rs. 750,000 in scholarships a...


Zahira College Colombo Annual Prize Giving ceremony next week

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

The Annual Prize Giving ceremony of Zahira College, Colombo, will be held on 29 November at 3 p.m. at the College Gaffoor Hall. It will be held und...


WNS Global Services donates computers

/ Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:01

WNS Global Services Ltd. donated 15 computers to Unity Mission Trust in fulfilling the WNS Cares Foundation mandate to educate empower and enrich b...


NDB sponsor for 40-year celebration of Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 19 November 2016 00:00

NDB CEO Rajendra Theagarajah along with the Corporate Sustainability Committee of the bank, handing over the sponsorship cheque to FOGSL President ...


Sri Lanka Tourism brings all smiles to rural school in Habarana

/ Saturday, 19 November 2016 00:00

  Sri Lanka Tourism, in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau, brought all smiles to the Thimbirigaswewa Primar...


Abans present 100th laptop to deserving student

/ Saturday, 19 November 2016 00:00

  Continuing their CSR initiative year after year, Abans presented laptops to nine deserving students. With this presentation...


Swadeshi Khomba illuminates Sabaragamuwa Maha Saman Devalaya for 15th consecutive year

/ Saturday, 19 November 2016 00:00

 Swadeshi Deputy Chairperson/Managing Director Chulodhara Samarasinghe, Basnayake Nilame of Sabaragamu Saman Devalaya Kamal Seneka Ratwatte an...


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President to unveil bronze statue in Borella of Ceylon’s second Prime Minister tomorrow

10 December 2016

Those who have known or met the second Prime Minister of then Ceylon are but a few among the living now, albeit few relatives. Those who are living but yet remember to give the information are even less in number. Some of us were fortunate to ha...


Local elections: New mixed-member method or old PR method?

9 December 2016

  I was looking forward to voting in local elections under a new mixed member system. Wearing my ratepayer hat, I was attracted to the idea of electing somebody who would be accountable to my ‘ward’ or my neighbourhood in ...


Youth underemployment: Tragedy of a generation

9 December 2016

Out of the 7.8 million employed population, 1.2 million people are estimated to be three-wheeler drivers. This is a staggering 15.4% of the working population. As a result today many sectors of the economy today are starved of critical ma...


Governance: On the bus! Or has it missed the bus?

9 December 2016

‘ISSARAHA BAHINAWAA’ – civil society’s proclivity is bow out of a crowded bus when private interests and partisan agendas win the argument over reason and responsibility; but now, more than ever perhaps, is the tim...


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