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Sri Lanka to strengthen local gov act to curb unauthorized construction

This will remove existing barriers to taking immediate action to prevent unauthorized constructions

December 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to roll out disaster warning system through telephones

Involving the DMC, TRC and service providers including SLT Mobitel, Hutch, Dialog and Airtel.

December 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka considers lunch sheet ban

Parliament Sectoral Oversight Committee recommends lunch sheet ban after grace period of 6 months

December 8, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka president, Bill Gates talk climate action collaboration

Gates expressed the commitment of the BMGF to support Sri Lanka in building a robust and climate-resilient nation.

December 4, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka Education Ministry asks schools to keep children out of sun

Extreme hot weather may rise tomorrow and next day, avoid keeping school students outdoors in high temperatures

Sri Lanka mulls India plate and Vijayan complex activity to explain earthquakes

Plans underway to study Vijayan - Highland complex boundaries in detail

April 30, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka milk output under threat from lumpy skin disease outbreak

"A cow that gives 30 to 40 litres of daily, the milk can fall by 50 percent due this disease." 

Roshani Fernando
April 26, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka warned of dehydration risks in windless heatwave

This will reduce when we have strong winds.

Roshani Fernando
April 25, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka probes into frequent unexplained earthquakes

In the last three months in 2023, 08 earthquakes have occurred.

April 24, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka bans import of several single-use plastic items

The importation of the following items will be banned effective June 01.

April 7, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka starts new beach clean-up after X-Press Pearl disaster

The cleaning program was initiated at Crow Island beach in Mattakkuliya.

March 12, 2023 2 min read

Questions raised over Sri Lanka turtle hatcheries as egg prices rise

Increased competition has driven up the price of eggs.

February 27, 2023 3 min read
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Sri Lanka to ban seven single use plastic items from June 

The production, import and distribution of the items will be prohibited from June 01, 2023

February 14, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka customs seize 206 star tortoises

Tortoises were packed in 6 Styrofoam boxes labelled as 'Dried Sea Foods'

February 12, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka national dies in Türkiye earthquake

Rescue workers hampered by shortage of equipment to move debris

February 12, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka gives Ceylon tea to Turkiye earthquake survivors

Over 25,000 have been confirmed dead from the earthquake so far in Turkey and Syria

February 12, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka inks deal with GGGI for green finance and advice

GGGI can support green projects and financing

February 7, 2023 2 min read

Scrap metal extraction from X-Press Pearl wreck subject to CESS levy: Sri Lanka

A discussion was held with President Ranil Wickremesinghe on the matter on Monday.

February 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka awaits salvage of X-Press Pearl wreck to make second damage claim

Salvage had been delayed due to bad weather

February 1, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka records over 6,000 dengue cases in first three weeks of January

Of all reported cases, 46.3 percent were from the Western Province

January 31, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka establishes temporary sea turtle hatchery near Chinese Port City

Sri Lanka's sea turtles are under threat amid poaching, egg consumption

Roshani Fernando
January 19, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka warned against unidentified flu virus, especially for pregnant women

Patients advised to seek medical help to avoid being confused with dengue

Chanka Jayasinghe
January 15, 2023 3 min read
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Sri Lanka to observe two minute's silence on tsunami remembrance

From 9.25 to 9.27 am on December 26

December 26, 2022 2 min read

Two deaths in Sri Lanka's Central town on Christmas eve

A depression in bay of Bengal has brought in sudden showers and landslide

December 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka cloaked in depression on Christmas

Weather warning on sudden winds and lightning

December 25, 2022 1 min read
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