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LB ‘Sisu Shakthi’ O/L seminar series 2018 successfully conducted for 6th consecutive year

Views - 12 Saturday, 11 August 2018 02:14

LB Finance conducted the ‘Sisu Shakthi’ O/L examination seminar series with an overwhelming success facilitating more than 1,100 students. A total of 10 seminar series were held in Mahiyangana and Viyaluwa educational zones.

Durdans Hospital serves community in Eravur, Batticaloa; conducts free cardiac-related health camp

Views - 14 Saturday, 11 August 2018 02:12

Durdans Heart Centre is regionally renowned for performing complex heart surgeries with superior outcomes. Each year the centre performs an overwhelming number of routine heart procedures and surgeries as well as ground-breaking ones.

Cashwagon embarks on first CSR project

Views - 24 Saturday, 11 August 2018 02:07

Cashwagon which provides digital financial services (www.cashwagon.lk) has continuously worked to simplify the complex and often long financial processes in Sri Lanka to keep in line with similar advancements in other South Asian countries.

‘Senehe Siyapatha’ initiative provides homes to landslide affected victims of Kotapola

Views - 14 Saturday, 4 August 2018 00:10

The continuation of the ‘Seneha Siyapatha’ initiative saw the completion of eight houses in Kotapola, Matara district, through generous donations from Dialog subscribers, tripled in value through a donation by Dialog Axiata

Sri Lanka Telecom, Super Platinum Sponsor for Batticaloa Emergency and Accident Project

Views - 9 Saturday, 4 August 2018 00:10

The newly built Emergency and Trauma Unit at the Teaching Hospital Batticaloa was declared open recently by the Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. Sri Lanka Telecom PLC is the Super Platinum Sponsor of this p

AIA Insurance celebrates 25 years of saving lives during Poson

Views - 14 Saturday, 4 August 2018 00:10

AIA Insurance recently conducted the Poson Safety Program for the 25th consecutive year, making it one of the longest standing CSR initiatives in the country. Held across three days during Poson, in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Mihintale,

Combank’s senior management reviews progress at ‘Smart School’ in Moronthuduwa

Views - 8 Saturday, 4 August 2018 00:10

The Dhammananda Vidyalaya, Moronthuduwa, selected as a ‘Showcase school’ under the Smart Schools initiative, was visited recently by the senior management of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon, one of the principal corporate partners of the initiative

One Galle Face supports ‘No Kunu’ campaign

Views - 15 Saturday, 4 August 2018 00:10

The One Galle Face together with the ‘No Kunu’ campaign team recently participated in cleaning the surrounding areas of the Beira Lake. The campaign was initiated by retired engineer and activist for sustainable solutions, Sumi Moonesinghe in col

16th seminar of Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2018 at Kanthale

Views - 8 Saturday, 4 August 2018 00:01

SDB bank has organised an island wide Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series for Grade 5 students. This will be carried out as a CSR project and a few of the seminars will be from Tamil medium too. The 16th

Munchee steers 5-day environmental drive to curb polythene use in Kataragama

Views - 29 Friday, 27 July 2018 00:00

Munchee, Sri Lanka’s number one FMCG Brand, recently commenced a five-day environmental drive in Kataragama

NDB lends a hand to clean up Beira under ‘No Kunu’ campaign

Views - 15 Friday, 27 July 2018 00:00

A clean-up campaign titled ‘No Kunu’ launched to clean up the banks of Colombo’s Beira Lake took place with the assistance

Sampath Bank makes lifesaving donation to National Hospital

Views - 12 Friday, 27 July 2018 00:00

Reaffirming its commitment to give back to society, Sampath Bank recently donated a critically needed ventilator to the National

Hemas joins No Kunu campaign

Views - 12 Friday, 27 July 2018 00:00

Employees of Hemas along with Hemas Holdings PLC Group CEO Steven Enderby and Hemas Holdings PLC Group Director

Rotary Club of Colombo West joins No-Kunu campaign

Views - 117 Friday, 27 July 2018 00:00

The Rotary Club of Colombo West along – with its sponsored Moratuwa University Rotaract Club and D.S. Senanayake

BOC joins ‘HelpAge’ Sri Lanka to conduct medical and eye camp for senior citizens in Getamanna

Views - 13 Friday, 27 July 2018 00:00

As a part of paying tribute to seniors in the country, the Bank of Ceylon joined with ‘HelpAge’ Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan

JKH supports construction of Accident and Emergency Treatment Unit at Batticaloa Teaching Hospital

Views - 16 Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10

The John Keells Group (JKH) partnered with the Foundation Supporting a National Trauma Service in Sri Lanka’s ‘Project BEAP’ (Batticaloa Teaching Hospital Emergency and Accident Project) and the Ministry of Health of

Heritage Expediciones celebrates 15 years with CSR

Views - 59 Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10

Heritage Expediciones Ltd. completed 15 years on 1 July 2018.This is indeed a milestone in their journey of being one of the best Destination Management Companies in Sri Lanka. During this period they have embarked on many CSR projects but this is ve

Swadeshi illuminates Kiri Vehera and Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Devalaya, Kataragama for 17th year

Views - 22 Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:00

The 2018 Esala festivals of the Kataragama Kiri Vehera and the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devalaya, two important places of worship in Sri Lanka, are being illuminated by The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC the pioneer herb

Tamil medium Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2018 at Vavuniya

Views - 16 Saturday, 21 July 2018 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. The Tamil medium seminar was held on 30 June at Sri Kanthaswamy Temple Hall, Vavuniya.

LEADS brings smiles to young children through the gift of water

Views - 43 Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:00

LEADS, a child-focused community development organisation, passionate and dedicated on reaching the most vulnerable in Sri Lanka, recently donated a well to Eeriminna Kanishta Vidyalaya located in the Mawathaga

Cleantech conducts beach clean-up campaign on World Environment Day

Views - 9 Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:00

Cleantech, the environmental management arm of the Abans Group, recently collaborated with the Institute of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka (IEPSL) to conduct an extensive beach clean-up campaign in honou

45th Piyawara pre-school opens in Mannar

Views - 14 Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:17

Piyawara touches the lives of the children in Thalladi, an underserved community in the Mannar District with the construction of its 45th pre-school and adds another Piyawara pre-school to the national network

Atlas Axillia partners with Ridi Viharaya Outreach

Views - 12 Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:00

In an endeavour that has warmed the hearts of the community and reached across rural villages of Sri Lanka, Atlas Axillia has been partnering the village outreach initiatives of the Ridi Viharaya, under the aegis of the Mahanayake of the Malwatte Cha

11th seminar of Lakdaru Scholarship Seminar Series 2018 at Kaduwela

Views - 20 Saturday, 14 July 2018 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 and a few of the seminars will be from Tamil medium too. The 11th sem

Perera & Sons with Ceylon Chamber provide desks and chairs to school in Pemaduwa

Views - 15 Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:00

Perera & Sons (P&S), from its humble beginnings have come a long way in becoming one of Sri Lanka’s most widespread F&B business chains. P&S has generously contributed towards many CSR activities in various forms throughout the years. In March, P&

Clogard marks spirituality of Poson with symbolism of pure thoughts and words

Views - 13 Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:00

Supporting over a million devotees who had gathered at Mihintale to commemorate Poson Poya, Clogard, the flagship toothpaste brand of Hemas Manufacturing, conducted a host of activities helping those present, infused in a pure mouth, pure words and a

Jetwing Vil Uyana celebrates World Environment Day

Views - 11 Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:00

To celebrate World Environment Day Jetwing Vil Uyana organised a competition for Kimbissa Junior School, Digampathaha Junior School and Udawelayayagama Junior High School. The competition was ba

Ceylon Chamber helps construct 3 houses for flood affected families in Bulathsinhala DS Division

Views - 10 Saturday, 7 July 2018 03:10

The southwestern monsoons in Sri Lanka resulted in severe flooding and landslides throughout the country in 2016, as well as in 2017. According to the Disaster Management Centre, a total of 717,622 people belonging to 184,265 families....

Siddhalepa creates herbal garden in Ananda College to mark World Environment Day

Views - 9 Saturday, 7 July 2018 03:09

A herbal garden took root in the premises of Ananda College Colombo 10, to mark World Environment Day on 5 June.

ATG Group donates home to longstanding employee

Views - 13 Saturday, 7 July 2018 03:08

Sri Lanka’s leading glove manufacturer ATG Group recently donated a home to employee H.P.D. Chandralatha from Katupotha, Pallama, who has been with the organisation for 21 years.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

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Laurels of ‘Living Together’: Refreshing reflections

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

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