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Sunday September 19th, 2021
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Sri Lanka farmers expect crop drop from fertilizer ban, want time for organic move :study

About 28 percent of farmers who had reduced fertilizer use this season said the crop had fallen by 40 percent

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Sri Lanka fertilizer ban too sudden, fraught with uncertainty, farmers unprepared

A noble cause that needs to be strategised and implemented step by step

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Sri Lanka allocates 3.8 bn for organic fertilizer purchase, set to import nutrients 

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s government has completely banned the use of chemical fertilizers.

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Sri Lanka allocates 3.8 bln rupees for organic fertilizer

The government also will be importing some components of essential nutrients to go with organic fertilizers.

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Sri Lanka to set up state tech park company, list in stock market

Tech parks will be set up in Galle, Kurunegala, Anuradhapura, Kandy and Batticaloa districts.

Sri Lanka to give 2,771 acres of state land for commercial dairy farms

Fiver firms to invest Rs8bn and import 4,200 milch cows

Sri Lanka to launch island-wide radio station dedicated to education

This is amid reports of school children climbing roofs, rocks and trees to access mobile signals to study online.

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka cabinet firm on not giving in to teachers’ salary hike demand

“When you resolve the issue of one sector, it will create more troubles in other sectors."

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Sri Lanka university students block p'ment road in protest of defence uni bill

The protestors claimed the bill is threatening free education in Sri Lanka

Chanka Jayasinghe

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Sri Lanka to address teachers' salary anomalies in November budget, no quick fix: Minister

Sri Lanka’s ongoing economic woes brought about by the pandemic will not allow a quick fix to the teachers’ demands.

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Flexibility, culture likely to decide Sri Lanka post-pandemic workforce

There is no geographic boundary for talent anymore

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Sri Lanka exporters can get online certificates of origin: FCCISL

A trial digital form offered for a nominal feel only for August

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LTTE violating Nike intellectual property: Sri Lanka foreign ministry

Nike has not made purported LTTE shoes

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Federal Reserve starts US$500bn overnight liquidity window as Powell Bubble rages

Foreign central banks given overnight facility of US$60bn each

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Matale, Sri Lanka land for Fantasy Land Entertainment

42 acres from land reform commission

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Virtual education further stalled in Sri Lanka as talks fail between teachers and PM

The strike will deprive tens of thousands of Sri Lanka’s students of virtual education.

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka postpones GCE O/L exams to February 2022

The exam will take place from February 21 to March 03, the education minister said.

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka, tea, palm oil farms to be hit by fertilizer ban: Fitch

Tea production could sharply fall if fertilizer supplies reduce

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Sri Lanka firms with global links learn to compete better and raise standards

Customers, partners and competition

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Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea prices weak, output fall expected

Crop intake may be falling in some areas

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Russell Juriansz takes over as chairman of Sri Lanka Shippers' Council

The council held its 51st AGM on the 14th of July

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Sri Lanka plans to export sugar for Rs2,500 a kg after fertilizer ban: Minister

Sugar SOEs expect to produce 20-pct of organic fertilizer needs

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka could double exports to US$20bn with organic crops after fertilizer ban: Trade Minister

"If we make the country organic we can earn 20 billion US dollars in two years." the minister said

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka clears Water Villa resort at Kalpitiya islets

Sun Resort Investment Lanka Pvt Ltd to set up 50 villas

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Sri Lanka Tourism requests further debt relief

License periods also extended

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Axiata Digital labs chief in Forbes tech council

Axiata Digital Labs is the innovation software subsidiary of the publicly trade telco Dialog Axiata.

Mahadiya Hamza

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