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Amal commemorates Commonwealth Day 2017

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

Amal International School, Colombo 6 commemorated Commonwealth Day 2017 which fell on 13 March with an intra-school poster competition. Th...


German Embassy’s ‘German Buzzzz project’

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

“Our only goal is to bring laughter and happiness to children in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu. Very simple.” Whoever travelled in Kilin...


Haycarb donates blood

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

Haycarb Madampe Facility organised the annual blood donation campaign on 10 March at the factory premises. Over 125 donors, including Haycarb emplo...


Kanrich Finance launches ‘Kanrich Thaksalava,’ its latest CSR initiative for students

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

  Kanrich Finance has always been in the forefront as a pioneer financial institute and has always come forward very generou...


Samaposha provides support for farmers affected by drought

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

Plenty Foods Director/Chief Executive Officer Shammi Karunaratne handing over the provisions to a farmer in the presence of General Manager Vasanth...


How Expack embarked on a mission to create social value

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

  When a business is caught up with day-to-day work, it’s easy to forget that they are closely intertwined with the imm...


4rever Skin Naturals launch ‘4rever Sadha Rekawaranaya’ CSR platform

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

  In a bid to contribute to social advancement of Sri Lanka’s less-advantaged communities, 4rever Skin Naturals initia...


World Vision Lanka commences drought relief in Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

  World Vision Lanka has joined an inter-agency response for the provision of unconditional cash grants to drought affected ...


HDFC Bank’s Matara branch helps improve quality of service at DGH Matara

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

  Text and pix by P.D. De Silva The management and staff of HDFC Bank presented five trolleys to the District General Hospi...


SriLankan Cares launches project to uplift youth in Mullaitivu District

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

Exchanging the MOU documents (from left): SriLankan Airlines SriLankan Cares Manager Niroshan Ranawake, Foundation of Goodness Research and Develop...


Bernard Botejue joins hands with ReForest Sri Lanka for greener tomorrow

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

  A large-scale environmental project was witnessed in Ratnapura recently, spearheaded by the oldest apparel manufacturing co...


Sri Lanka Ranjana Award bestowed upon SOS Children’s Villages’ President Siddhartha Kaul

/ Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:00

In recognition of not years, but decades of untiring efforts put into creating ‘A Loving Home For Every Child’ in Sri Lanka, the SOS Ch...


Taj Shramadana Campaign

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

  Area Director Sri Lanka and Maldives and General Manager of Taj Samudra, Colombo together with the Associates conducted a ...


People’s Bank sponsorship for Jaffna district tree-planting campaign

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

  The tree-planting campaign organised this year by the Base for Enthusiasts of the Environment Science and Zoology of Univer...


People’s Leasing and Finance recognised with Ian Dias Abeysinghe Memorial JASTECA CSR/Sustainability Silver Award

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

  People’s Leasing and Finance PLC was conferred with the Ian Dias Abeysinghe Memorial JASTECA CSR/Sustainability Award...


Winners of schoolchildren’s Commonwealth Class Writing Competition announced

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

Schoolchildren between 7 and 14 years of age from India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom have been named as winners of the Commonweal...


‘Goodwill journey’ to Jaffna by BEEZ for green project

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

    By Ralph Gunawardena Last year’s environment commemoration program prompted the Colombo University Zoology De...


Sri Lanka Insurance supports Gangarama Nawam Perahera once again this season

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

  Sri Lanka Insurance (SLI) took another step forward in its Corporate Social Responsibility projects with a donation made to...


Hemas and Wildlife Department launch website for Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

An official website for the Elephant Transit Home (ETH) in Udawalawe, hosted through the Department of Wildlife and Conservation (DWC), and develop...


Dettol extends hygiene promise with ‘Clean Hands, Clean Nation’ message

/ Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:00

  Dettol, a household name for over 55 years, will extend its hygiene promise with the launch of the ‘Clean Hands, Clea...


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Plastic bags: So easy to substitute and so difficult to get rid of

30 March 2017

  Lately very encouraging news was published related to an increased number of countries and cities banning non-reusable plastic bags. Amongst them, Kenya and Delhi.  Currently Botswana, Eritrea, Kenya, Mauritania, Mor...


The political hypocrisy of President Maithripala Sirisena: Muslim IDPs tossed out

29 March 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena A Tamil saying goes thus: “Stealing the neighbour’s chicken for the mother’s almsgiving.”  President Sirisena in his total betrayal of the Muslims did just that with on...


The new technology revolution

29 March 2017

Japan, China, Singapore, Thailand and even India are automating industry at speed   By C. R. de Silva Current global developments Revolutionary changes in technology, following on the heels of globalisation, are c...


People management in a rapidly transforming business world

29 March 2017

It is well known that businesses have to constantly evolve to keep pace with the changes around them. The rise of digital technologies is disrupting the way we work and live. Technologies that didn’t exist till about a decade ago have now be...


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