Callous visitors defile the historic Sigiriya rock with 40 sack loads of rubbish each day, an alarming fact brought vividly alive by employees of ODEL who undertook to clean up the site to mark World Environment Day this year.

The Fibre Cement Products Manufacturers’ Association (FCPMA) distributed Chrysotile Roofing Sheets to victims affected by the gale force winds in Kolonnawa as part of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

In an effort to recognize and socially include underprivileged orphans in the country, Vision Care, the leading provider of eye care and hearing solutions, recently sponsored a fun-filled avurudhu celebration with the participation of 126 children from two orphanages with the permission of the Department of Probation & Child Care Services (WP).

Walkers CML Properties (Pvt) Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary of MTD Walkers PLC partnered with the Expressway Operation Maintenance and Management Division of the Road Development Authority to educate the general public on the importance of adhering to highway safety rules and regulations.

China National Aero Technology International Engineering Corporation (AVIC-INTL) recently conducted a charitable donation programme in support of the Lawris Girl’s Home, Colombo, for the third consecutive year.

The ‘Avurudu’ celebrations of ‘Ranaviru Sevana,’ the rehabilitation centre in Ragama for disabled war heroes, were supported for the seventh consecutive year in 2016 by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon.

Every year the country celebrates Sinhala and Tamil New Year in large scales but the community at large has forgotten the ‘isolated society’.

PR Wire, Sri Lanka’s first ever CarbonNeutral® Public Relations firm, recently partnered with international development specialists Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), to unveil a new competition to the Sri Lankan public - The Green Energy Champion (GEC).

A project by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon to help undergraduates with vision impairment by providing them with specially-designed laptops and software has benefitted another 20 students from four universities.

Employees of the Brandix Group, Sri Lanka’s single largest apparel exporter, donated 3,448 units of blood in 2015, earning the appreciation of the National Blood Transfusion Service (NTBS), which recently presented the Group with a special plaque for being the largest corporate blood donor in the country.

Otara thanks IGP for circular on cart races

Thursday, 07 April 2016 05:19

Animal rights advocate and entrepreneur Otara Gunewardene has thanked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for instructing police stations around the country to prevent cruelty to animals during festivities and games associated with the celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

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