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Thursday May 6th, 2021

Softlogic Sri Lanka ties up with Huawei for cloud, AI solutions

Aims to fill gaps in post-Covid-19 tech needs

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US to help Sri Lanka improve plastic waste management

The United States will help Sri Lanka improve its plastic waste management efforts and further reduce any waste flows to the Ocean by p...

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Open University of Sri Lanka to fill IT resource gap with online degree

The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) is starting an online bachelor's degree in information technology to fill a resource gap in the sector where s...

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Jumbo Justice?

The cost of fencing crops from elephants: a collective good?

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Sri Lanka to introduce "unlimited" internet not subject to FUP: regulator

Sri Lanka’s telecom regulator has announced plans to provide “unlimited” internet packages to the public, not subject to a Fair Use Policy (FUP)...

Imesh Ranasinghe
Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata 'AAA(lka)' rating confirmed

Fitch Ratings has confirmed an 'AAA(lka)' rating of Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata with a 'stable outlook.

Sri Lanka Dialog Axiata net up 41-pt despite soft-peg losses

Profits at Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata grew 41 percent to 3.4 billion rupees despite a foreign exchange losses as the isla...

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Australia edtech start-up Vygo to set up Sri Lanka engineering unit

Vygo, an Australia based education technology company said it will set up an engineering office in Sri Lanka which may s...

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Sri Lanka Air Force bombs Lahugala with MAS seed

Sri Lanka Air Force said it had seed-bombed a 60 acre area in Lahugala in a reforestation bid in the fourth such operati...

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Sri Lanka Femtech advances by MAS wins global recognition

Sri Lanka's MAS group said it had been recognized for advancements in female centric technology (FemTech) that improved ...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka’s blue whale is a superb athlete. Is she also a scholar?

Considerations on cetacean brainpower

Mark Hager

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Sri Lanka mammals, endemic shrews to whales, showcased in new book

Sri Lanka's mammals are showcased in a new field guide illustrated with 300 colour photographs of nearly 130 species ran...

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Cyclone Burevi kills 2 in Sri Lanka, Jaffna bears brunt as 95,000 affected

Cyclone Burevi had killed two, destroyed 99 houses, damaged 3,496 house and over 95,000 were affected with Jaffna bearin...

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Cyclone Burevi crosses Sri Lanka North-East coast

Cyclone Burevi has crossed Sri Lanka's North-East Coast between Kuchchaveli and Thiriyayi between 2230 and 2330 hours on...

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Cyclone Burevi to reach Sri Lanka coast Dec 02 night - Updated

Cyclonic storm Burevi is moving closer to Sri Lanka and is likely to reach Sri Lanka's Eastern and North-eastern coast o...

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Sri Lanka budget 2021 impact on the information technology sector

Sri Lanka's budget 2021 comes after the last administration raised tax on cross-border e-commerce transactions to 3.5 pe...

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Sri Lanka warned over cyclone off Tamil Nadu, Trinco

Sri Lanka's fishermen in the Northern and Eastern seas have been asked to come ashore as 100 kilometres per hour wind ar...

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Harin urges President to move fast on a digital future

Opposition MP Harin Fernando is saying that if Sri Lanka is to go forward as a digital country, first, there is a need f...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Government decision “disastrous for forests and biodiversity” - Environmentalists

Environmentalists, Conservationists and the political opposition are strenuously objecting to the decision by the govern...

Kshama Ranawana

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A sad stillbirth of elephant twins in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s wildlife authorities have found the carcasses of stillborn elephant twins in north-central Sri Lanka month...

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Sri Lanka in multiple Coronavirus clusters as Covid-19 home deaths rise

Sri Lanka has reported 30 Coronavirus deaths with 08 home deaths and authorities are placing more responsibility on cont...

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ICTA to introduce high-tech contact tracing for pandemic control – Chairman de Silva

Sri Lanka’s Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) will launch the new Stay Safe Digital Project on Mo...

Imesh Ranasinghe

3 min read

Sri Lanka rescues 120 whales after mass stranding

Sri Lanka saved 120 pilot whales in possibly one of the world's most successful rescue operations after the country's b...

3 min read


Study of Sri Lanka historical records under spotlight at National Trust online forum

The study of historical records in Sri Lanka from British rule is coming under the spotlight at on online forum organize...

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Sri Lanka's Mobitel offers 5G smartphone

Sri Lanka's Mobitel said it is offering a 5G smartphone which can be pre-ordered.

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Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata offers 5G smartphone

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata said it has launched a mid-range 5G smartphone, Huawei Nova 7 SE in several locations where th...

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