A public health emergency has been declared by doctors in Delhi as air quality in the world’s most polluted capital city plunged to levels likened to smoking at least 50 cigarettes in a single day. Slow winds and colder temperatures have been blamed for a surge in airborne pollutants beyond...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to support the construction of a 100 MW wind farm in Sri Lanka with a $200 million loan. Accrding to a report in the Modern Power systems website the wind farm, located in Mannar Island in the north of Sri Lanka, is considered to...
Nov 07, 2017    Citizens of Delhi woke up for a thick toxic smog today (November 7) with many tweets stating that Delhi is chocking with pollution.The city was named as the world’s most polluted capital in 2014 by the World Health Organization with air quality levels far worse than Beijing. City folk...
Nov 07, 2017   There is one thing that we all, around the world, take for granted. -Water.If the previous Gammadda stories attest, the lack of clean drinking water lead straight to chronic kidney disease. A school in Alubomulla called the Mahabellana Primary School which does not have a proper source of clean...
Sri Lanka to conduct tsunami drill today Sun, Nov 5, 2017, 01:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Nov 05, Colombo: The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) of Sri Lanka said today is the International Tsunami awareness day and it will conduct an evacuation drill in coastal districts of the...
Though air pollution represents a massive moral and practical challenge, it also represents a chance to chart a bold new path Cancer. Stroke. Heart Disease. Asthma. These are some of the life-threatening diseases caused by air pollution, a problem that kills more than six million people worldwide every year and which...
Though air pollution represents a massive moral and practical challenge, it also represents a chance to chart a bold new path Cancer. Stroke. Heart Disease. Asthma. These are some of the life-threatening diseases caused by air pollution, a problem that kills more than six million people worldwide every year and which...
The Police in a one-day joint operation with the Army have arrested 55 individuals dumping garbage at various locations within the Western Province. “The Police will file legal action against the individuals arrested for illegal garbage dumping. The respective Police stations where the individuals were arrested will carry out this...
The Supreme Court today issued an Interim Order preventing authorities including the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) from dumping garbage in the Muthurajawela Sanctuary until the final determination of a Fundamental Rights petition is made. Three-judge-bench comprising Chief Justice Priyasath Dep, Justice Eva Wanasundara and Justice Vijith Malalgoda made this order...
Around 3,000 students and 60 teachers attached to Kurunegala Sir John Kotelawala Vidyalaya had not come to the school yesterday (30), due to the spread of dengue within the school premises. There are around 4200 students and 165 teachers in this school. Our correspondent said as of now, 50 students and...
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No Tsunami threat to Sri Lanka

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has said there is no tsunami threat to Disaster Management Centre specifically, the Batticaloa – Kalmunai coast. A false tsunami...

Controlled price imposed on several essential food items

Nov 18, 2017    The Essential Food Commodities Importers and Traders Association has said that a controlled price has been imposed on several essential food items...

Best Beaches in Sri Lanka – The Tangalla area.

If you’re looking for the best beaches in Sri Lanka, your search is over! They are all located without a shadow of a doubt...

Wife hacks husband to death

A woman hacked her husband to death with an axe yesterday morning in Arunodhagama, Habarana and surrendered to Police together with the axe. The victim,...

Youth killed in Mullaitivu collision

Nov 15, 2017    An individual died following a motor accident in Pudukuduirippu, MullaitivuAccording to the police, the accident had occurred on Tuesday evening when a...