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    Sri Lanka will grow 4.8 % from 3.1 says UNESCAP

    Sri Lanka will grow 4.8 % from 3.1 says UNESCAP

    Sri Lanka is expected to grow at 4.8% in 2018, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) said recently, but will lag behind developing…

    Clean-up program for Beira Lake

    Clean-up program for Beira Lake

    A cleaning up program of the banks of the Beira Lake organized by the NO KUNU team to be launched at Gangarama Seema Malakaya from 8 a.m. on 21st July.…

    Sri Lanka expects to wrap up US$1.7bn LRT project finance by November

    Sri Lanka expects to wrap up US$1.7bn LRT project finance by November

    Sri Lanka is expecting to wrap up financing for a 1.7 billion US dollar light rail transit project for the capital Colombo by November 2018, for construction to begin by…

    Sri Lanka elephants face plastic danger foraging dumps for food

    Sri Lanka elephants face plastic danger foraging dumps for food

    At a garbage dump in central Sri Lanka a herd of wild elephants forage among a mountain of rubbish, swallowing dangerous scraps of plastic mixed with rotting food in what…

    Sri Lanka may lose Japan tea market due to continued glyphosate ban

    Sri Lanka may lose Japan tea market due to continued glyphosate ban

    Sri Lanka is facing the risk of a complete ban on tea exports to Japan due to the use of alternative weedicides to glyphosate and diplomatic and bureaucratic disasters, the…

    Indian healthcare firm expands into Sri Lanka with ADB funds

    Indian healthcare firm expands into Sri Lanka with ADB funds

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 10 million US dollars in India’s DCDC Healthcare Services Private Limited (DCDCPL) to help expand its network and extend it to Sri Lanka. DCDCPL…

    Sri Lanka gets India-authorized labs to smoothen food exports

    Sri Lanka gets India-authorized labs to smoothen food exports

    India’s food safety and standards authority has authorized three labs in Sri Lanka to issue food and beverage standards certificates which will not be rejected at the Indian border, a…

    Over 3000 refugees have left TN for Sri Lanka since 2015

    Over 3000 refugees have left TN for Sri Lanka since 2015

    More than 3,000 Sri Lankan refugees, who had been staying in India, have left for their home country since 2015, the Tamil Nadu Government said. The largest number in this…

    Rs. 9 billion to restore over 13,000 small reservoirs

    Rs. 9 billion to restore over 13,000 small reservoirs

    The Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera says that his ministry has devised a comprehensive program to renovate over 13,000 old small tank system in the country and a sum of…

    Japan gives Yen 265Mn for Sri Lanka human resources development scholarships

    Japan gives Yen 265Mn for Sri Lanka human resources development scholarships

    The Government of Japan has agreed to offer a grant assistance of 265 million Yen (approximately 374 million rupees) to provide human resources development scholarships for the Sri Lankan public…

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