Day: April 17, 2019

Dimuth to lead Sri Lanka cricket team in World Cup

Sri Lanka’s national selectors put to an end days of speculation by appointing batsman Dimuth Karunaratne as captain of the Sri Lankan ODI team.

UK to introduce waste-to-electricity system in Sri Lanka

The United Kingdom has agreed to introduce a system to Sri Lanka to generate electricity using discarded materials as a solution for the possible power crisis that could take place in the future.

ADB plans annually $800 million in loans to Sri Lanka next four years

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a leading multilateral development partner of Sri Lanka, plans to commit an average of $800 million annually in sovereign loans to the island nation during 2018 – 2022 to boost economic growth.

Waste garbage disposal & levelling at Meethotamulla CMC busts Rs 5.5 billion

A Special Report, by the Auditor General, reveals that the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) had paid a staggering sum of Rs 5.5 billion to two private companies it had contracted for four years to collect and dispose of waste at Meethotamulla and to level the garbage dump there.

CEB to suffer Rs.100 billion loss this year

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) will lose nearly Rs. 100 billion this year, warns a top officials.

Sri Lanka to give UK tourists free visa on arrival for six months

UK visitors to Sri Lanka can get a free visa from 1 May 2019.

Ten including children killed in van-bus collision

10 people have been killed in a vehicle collision reported along the Badulla, Mahiyanganaya road, opposite the Mahiyanganaya National School early this morning.