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Sri Lanka approves feasibility for 100MW solar park

Sri Lanka approves feasibility for 100MW solar park

Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers has approved a feasibility study for construction of a 100 megawatt solar park in Siyambalanduwa, Monaragala. “There is currently a global trend in generating electricity…

IMF Welcomes Sri Lanka’s New Inland Revenue Act

IMF Welcomes Sri Lanka’s New Inland Revenue Act

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed Sri Lanka’s new Inland Revenue Act, due to be introduced early next year, saying that it should boost tax revenues and improve tax…

No arrangements for Kaavan during winter

No arrangements for Kaavan during winter

Now that winter has set in, the management of the Marghazar Zoo is worried about the fate of Kaavan, the lone elephant, who requires special arrangements during the winter months.…

Chinese medical team completes 503 cataract surgeries in Sri Lanka

Chinese medical team completes 503 cataract surgeries in Sri Lanka

A visiting Chinese medical team has successfully completed 503 cataract surgeries in Sri Lanka’s Kalutara General Hospital in the south, as part of their first overseas charitable mission, a press…

Link found between El Niño and Sri Lankan dengue epidemics

Link found between El Niño and Sri Lankan dengue epidemics

Researchers have discovered a strong association between El Niño-Southern Oscillation conditions in the Pacific to observed weather and dengue epidemics in Sri Lanka. The El Niño phenomenon is an irregularly…

United States selects Sri Lanka for MCC Compact

United States selects Sri Lanka for MCC Compact

Sri Lanka was selected as eligible for a Compact Programme under the US Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) at the meeting of the MCC Board of Directors held in Washington DC…

Sri Lanka to launch national integration week to strengthen peace

Sri Lanka to launch national integration week to strengthen peace

Sri Lanka’s cabinet on Wednesday approved to launch a yearly national integration and reconciliation week to strengthen peace, harmony and fraternity among the people. The government’s information department said that…

Night temperatures may dip over South as winds begin to stray

Night temperatures may dip over South as winds begin to stray

  The stretch of sea extending from Sumatra/Gulf of Thailand to Sri Lanka/south Tamil Nadu across the south Bay of Bengal will stay ‘busy’ through the year-end and into the…

World’s tallest Christmas tree unites Sri Lanka

World’s tallest Christmas tree unites Sri Lanka

HD Nanayakkara still remembers how his heart sank when he was told their project was cancelled. It would have set a Guinness World Record as the tallest Christmas tree ever…

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two boats off Talaimannar

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two boats off Talaimannar

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday arrested 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen belonging to Pamban, while they were fishing in Sri Lankan waters off Talaimannar, Sri Lankan naval spokesman, Capt.Akram Alavi…

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