A new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka.
The Supporting Opportunities in Livelihoods Development (SOLID) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is helping hundreds of rural dairy farmers across the country.
Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) vessels arrived at the Colombo Harbour today on a good will visit, Navy said.
A top level meeting headed by Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando was held with the Operations Committee on Dengue Prevention at the Presidential Secretariat.
Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop today announced a major Australian assistance to combat dengue fever in Sri Lanka.
Two suspects arrested with possession of illegal drugs, during a joint raid operation carried out by Navy and police at Batuwatta are in Negombo, Navy said.
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the country's electricity sector regulator, has approved an alternate Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) Long Term Generation Plan sans any coal power plants.
A female suspect alleged to be the ringleader of a heroin racket in the Ambalantota area has been arrested by police.
A Public Health Inspector in the Galle Municipal Council, Chirantha Guruge has designed a device for testing mosquito larva in order to combat the dengue epidemic spreading in Sri Lanka.
A new 'Public Relations Unit' will be set up today at the premises of the recently closed down Anti-Corruption Secretariat.
Jaffna holds special significance for Singapore, with both sides enjoying strong cultural and people-to-people ties, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said after meeting top officials in northern Sri Lanka.