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New Delhi and Beijing vie for influence in Sri Lanka

New Delhi and Beijing vie for influence in Sri Lanka

(Dr Manoj Kumar PhD) India, a big country with a large population drawn from diverse ethnic, cultural and linguistic communities sharing commonalities with other groups in the neighborhood, has tended to perceive threats to its territorial integrity from adverse political developments in the South Asian region. For instance,…

India to develop model to give flash floods warning to Asian nations

India to develop model to give flash floods warning to Asian nations

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has assigned India the task of developing a customised model that can issue advance warning of floods to Asian countries, including Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported a senior government official as saying. Secretary in the Ministry of…

PROGRESS ON PLAN TO PROTECT YALA NATIONAL PARK

PROGRESS ON PLAN TO PROTECT YALA NATIONAL PARK

Yala, as an internationally renowned wildlife park, has attracted a large number of international and national visitors annually. The majestic leopard endemic to Sri Lanka is one of the main tourist attractions of this wild life park. While this interest in wildlife is remarkable and certainly positive for…

Rs.44.9 million to test water quality in the country

Rs.44.9 million to test water quality in the country

Excessive use of pesticides and chemicals in agricultural activities has resulted in the deterioration of the quality of…

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…

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…

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…

Sri Lanka invites GCC travellers to explore wildlife attractions

Sri Lanka invites GCC travellers to explore wildlife attractions

Flag carrier SriLankan Airlines is offering travellers from the Middle East the opportunity to explore the wide variety…

Sri Lanka joins combating Plastic Pollution

Sri Lanka joins combating Plastic Pollution

Coinciding with the World Environment Day, a “Code of Conduct on combating Plastic Pollution” was signed by 41…

Seabased rides Sri Lanka wave

Seabased rides Sri Lanka wave

Swedish wave energy company Seabased is working with Infocom Connect to develop renewables projects in Sri Lanka. The…

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