Five IT companies begin operations at GIT Japan

Five IT companies begin operations at GIT Japan

The Global IT (GIT) Park Japan was opened on August 23 at Minami Uonuma City, Japan. Five Sri Lankan IT companies attended this ceremony and they have already started their operations in Japan. This is the first time that five Sri Lankan IT companies had invested in Japan…

Japan’s bullet-trains play a significant part in the growth plan

Japan’s bullet-trains play a significant part in the growth plan

Britain may have invented the steam locomotive and Germany the electric tram but Japan can viably claim to be the original home of high-speed rail travel. In 1964, Japan Railways Group unveiled the first Shinkansen or “bullet train” rail service. In the intervening half-century, the network has blossomed…

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 remote village of Namche, Nepal in May to record the brain activity of meditating Tibetan Buddhist monks for the first time. The monastery is more than 3,400 metres above sea…

Sri Lanka to cancel Indian coal plant deal; proposes LNG instead

Sri Lanka to cancel Indian coal plant deal; proposes LNG instead

Sri Lanka will cancel plans for a 500 megawatt Indian-built coal-fired power plant at its strategic eastern port…

South Asia supports falling Indian engineering exports

South Asia supports falling Indian engineering exports

Sri Lanka helped to boost India’s engineering exports as it emerged as the next best market after the…

Western arms contractors worried over success of Indian Tejas Jet

Western arms contractors worried over success of Indian Tejas Jet

Leading defence and aeronautical firms of the West are reportedly worried over the success of the Tejas Trainer…

Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh emerge as key markets for Indian engineering exports: EEPC chairman

Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh emerge as key markets for Indian engineering exports: EEPC chairman

Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh have emerged as the major destinations for India’s engineering exports together accounting for…

Japanese university demonstrates remotely powered electric car

Japanese university demonstrates remotely powered electric car

A team at the Toyohashi University of Technology on Friday unveiled a prototype electric vehicle that gets power…

Volkswagen gets Kuliyapitiya land

Volkswagen gets Kuliyapitiya land

A land in the Kuliyapitiya area was secured for setting up the Volkswagen assembly plant in Sri Lanka.…

Japanese court upholds restart of nuclear reactors

Japanese court upholds restart of nuclear reactors

A Japanese high court rejected Wednesday an appeal by local residents seeking to halt operations at two nuclear…

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