Awarding of Carbon Neutral Certification to (L) Arosha Perera – CEO, Leo Burnett Sri Lanka by (R) Sanith de S. Wijeyeratne - CEO, The Carbon Consulting Company. Leo Burnett Sri Lanka was recently awarded the Carbon Neutrality Certificate after a thorough analysis of the manner in which the agency conducts...
Some residents have filed complaints that garbage that has accumulated for a week in several areas of Colombo city limits, has not been collected. Maligakanda, Maradana, and Dematagoda are some of the affected areas. Meanwhile, the Colombo Municipal Council said that this situation has erupted as residents have not segregated the garbage before...
President Maithripala Sirisena expressed confidence that the International Solar Alliance (ISA) would showcase the power of the countries in the Alliance to bring about solutions to create a greener, cleaner and a healthy environment for people of this world.Addressing the Founding Conference of the ISA Summit in New Delhi...
New Delhi, Mar 10 (PTI) With India and France co-hosting the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit here tomorrow to promote solar energy, UN Environment chief Erik Solheim has termed the ISA a "big step" towards greater global energy security and a "milestone" in the fight against clima New Delhi,...
Risk of Dengue increases amidst showers" The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health says that 11,162 dengue patients have been reported this year. Consultant Physician Ananda Wijewickrama said that the public should take steps to keep their surroundings clean to prevent the spread of dengue.
The students of the batch of 2015/16 of the Faculty of Technology at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka harvested paddy and other crops cultivated by the Agro Tech Park, Malwatta, in Sammanthurai, recently. Around 310 undergraduates are studying at the Faculty of Technology. The harvesting ceremony was held under...
The Hatchery in Habaraduwa This is one of the most significant hatcheries in Sri Lanka which is also a nonprofit organization known by the name “Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery”. It is run solely towards the objective of protecting sea turtles. This hatchery has taken many initiatives to protect these...
COLOMBO (News1st): The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy said, the special team of experts who arrived in the country from Thailand to begin activities to facilitate the precipitation of artificial rain or simply to create artificial rainfall, will conduct field visits today in areas surrounding hydro power plants. Speaking...
Infant and child mortality Newborn survival rates in US only slightly better than in Sri Lanka Unicef report says five newborn babies die every minute across the world, an ‘alarmingly high’ figure as 80% of these are preventable   A rural midwife holds a newborn baby in El Llano, Guatemala, where...
A fungal growth is found to have spread again on the Sigiriya “Ketapath Paura”. According to the Department of Archaeology, this fungal growth has been found in several places on the rock. The Archaeology Department further noted that the origin of this fungal growth is the fungi grown on trees surrounding...
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