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Sri Lanka ready to create artificial rain for hydropower generation

Sri Lanka ready to create artificial rain for hydropower generation

Ceylon Electricity Board and Sri Lanka Air Force today signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the project of creating artificial rain for hydropower generation. The Air Force has agreed to provide aircraft modified especially for this purpose while the Thai government is providing technical expertise for the…

Norway and FAO welcome findings of the Nansen survey

Norway and FAO welcome findings of the Nansen survey

National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) and Institute of Marine Research, Norway (IMR) held an event to launch the main research findings of the survey carried out by the Norwegian Research Vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen in Sri Lanka in 2018. Norwegian Research Vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen…

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…

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.…

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…

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