President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the District Secretariat in Rathnapura today (May 29) to observe the relief programs carried out for the victims of the adverse weather condition. He looked into each section of the programs, carried out to help the victims. He directed the officials to do their…

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could worsen dengue crisis: NGO

An International non-governmental organization that promotes Children’s rights warned on Sunday that the devastating floods in Sri Lanka could exacerbate the dengue crisis in the island country. In a statement, Save the Children said that the stagnant flood waters, providing the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, could exacerbate…

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

Second Indian ship with relief goods arrive

INS Shardul, the second Indian cargo ship with relief goods for the flood victims arrived at the port of Colombo this evening (28th May). The relief goods were handed over to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake by the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Taranjit…

President seeks Australian nuclear technology for CKDu research

President seeks Australian nuclear technology for CKDu research

President Maithripala Sirisena made an inspection tour to the Australia’s nuclear agency, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology…

Sri Lanka govt to call bids for 100MW floating solar power plant

Sri Lanka govt to call bids for 100MW floating solar power plant

Sri Lanka’s government will call international competitive bids to build a 100 megawatt floating solar power plant in…

Railways to export locos, train sets worth Rs 680 crore to Lanka

Railways to export locos, train sets worth Rs 680 crore to Lanka

Indian Railways will supply modern locomotives and train sets worth Rs 680 crore to Sri Lanka, in the…

Sri Lanka’s economy projected to grow 4.7 pct in 2017: World Bank

Sri Lanka’s economy projected to grow 4.7 pct in 2017: World Bank

Recent policy reforms including monetary tightening and revenue-led fiscal consolidation have improved Sri Lanka’s outlook, The World Bank’s…

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

Sustaining growth in less supportive environment

It is quite likely you are reading this on a smartphone or tablet assembled in an emerging market…

Australia to Ship Dairy Heifers to Sri Lanka

Australia to Ship Dairy Heifers to Sri Lanka

West Australian cattle exporter Wellard will soon be looking for dairy heifers from Australia to fill contracts it…

Singapore secures Sri Lankan cyber defence deal

Singapore secures Sri Lankan cyber defence deal

The electronics division of Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has secured a contract from Sri Lanka to support…

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