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Australia announces business partnership opportunities in Sri Lanka for COVID-19 recovery

Sri Lanka, Sept. 15 -- The Australian High Commission in Colombo announced a call for proposals on 14 September 2020, to support COVID-19 economic recovery in Sri Lanka under the Business Partnerships... Read More


Committee appointed to study 20th amendment handed over report to PM

Sri Lanka, Sept. 15 -- The Committee appointed to study the 20th Amendment to the Constitution presented their report to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today at Temple Trees. The committee comprisi... Read More


GDP growth to record steepest contraction at -5.8-pct for 2020E; W-shape recovery ahead: FCR

Sri Lanka, Sept. 15 -- First Capital Research (FCR) expects the GDP growth to record the steepest contraction at -5.8% for 2020 while the growth may continue to be a struggle at 2.8% in 2021. Amidst ... Read More


70-pct of electricity demand will be generated using renewable energy by 2030

Sri Lanka, Sept. 15 -- President Rajapaksa directed that the plans should be devised to meet 70% of the country's electricity demand using renewable energy sources by the year 2030. Due to climatic c... Read More


MAGA commences construction of 624 housing units in Col 05

Sri Lanka, Sept. 15 -- An initiative of the Urban Development Authority (UDA) of Sri Lanka, this 11-storey housing complex situated on Colombage Mawatha, Narahenpita is part of the Government's long-t... Read More


Opinion: It's Ruwan! - Wijewardene in line to lead the UNP

Sri Lanka, Sept. 14 -- After many weeks of anticipation, the UNP's apex body (working committee), has put in place a transition plan for the party leadership leadership. In a secret ballot today, the... Read More


The hype around cloud computing (and why it matters).

Sri Lanka, Sept. 14 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, study and work in a multitude of ways, no doubt. But some technologies have been at the forefront to minimize loss, and mainta... Read More


UNDP and Brandix partner to promote Sustainable Biomass Energy in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Sept. 14 -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) partnered with Brandix Apparel Limited to promote renewable energy in Sri Lanka through the facilitation of Model Fuelwood planta... Read More


President appoints 12 new High Court Judges

Sri Lanka, Sept. 14 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa handed over letters of appointment to 12 new High Court judges at the Presidential Secretariat today (14). Name of the Judge - Positions previously... Read More


Dialog Axiata deploys LANKAQR to enable a cashless Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Sept. 13 -- Dialog Axiata in partnership with Dialog Finance and Lanka Clear, announced the launch of 'LANKAQR' - the National Quick Response (QR) Code Standard for local currency payments ... Read More