Sri Lanka’s luxury ayurveda to expand to China, Europe, Australia

Sri Lanka’s luxury ayurveda to expand to China, Europe, Australia

Sri Lanka’s Luxury Ayurveda, Spa Ceylon, said on Thursday that it was planning to enter new international markets such as Australia, Italy, Austria and China by next year. Spa Ceylon is presently the world’s largest Luxury Ayurveda chain with 45 locations across 12 countries. Spa Ceylon opened its…

Five Indians arrested over kidney racket further remanded

Five Indians arrested over kidney racket further remanded

The five Indians youths arrested in relation to investigations into a kidney racket between India and Sri Lanka were ordered further remanded till December 7. The five Indians were arrested by police in Mannar after they escaped from the Mirihana detention camp on November 9. The Court was…

USD 60 million loan from ADB for clean drinking water

USD 60 million loan from ADB for clean drinking water

The Sri Lankan government has obtained a loan of USD 60 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide safe drinking water for chronic kidney disease (CKD) prone areas, a statement by the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday. The project will be set up in the districts…

Bengaluru sees surge in smuggling of cigarettes from foreign countries

Bengaluru sees surge in smuggling of cigarettes from foreign countries

Smuggling of foreign cigarettes into Bengaluru is on the rise and the demand, going by cases registered with…

President receives WHO Award for Excellence

President receives WHO Award for Excellence

President Maithripala Sirisena received the WHO Award for Excellence in Public Health – 2016 from WHO Regional Director…

Desks for Zika screening at BIA

Desks for Zika screening at BIA

All passengers are to undergo voluntary screening and testing for Zika at the Bandaranaike International Airport ( BIA)…

Neurologist treks to Everest to study monks in meditation

Neurologist treks to Everest to study monks in meditation

B.C. researchers have returned from Everest with some enlightening findings about the human brain. Scientists trekked to the…

Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate elephantiasis, India yet to achieve target

Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate elephantiasis, India yet to achieve target

India’s close neighbours, Maldives and Sri Lanka have eliminated Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), a disease commonly known as elephantiasis…

Over 500,000 flee homes as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

Over 500,000 flee homes as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

Desperate Sri Lankans clambered onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts Friday to escape monster floods in the capital…

Sri Lanka’s Colombo water supply still safe: Rauff Hakeem

Sri Lanka’s Colombo water supply still safe: Rauff Hakeem

Sri Lanka’s Water Supply Minister Rauff Hakeem today rejected claims that the water intakes from Ambatale Water Treatment…

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