(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Standard Chartered Sri Lanka announced the donation of LKR3,680,000/-(USD20,000) to the Foundation of Goodness (FoG) to improve the digital literacy skills of students at their centres in rural villages. The donation will help equip the centres with upgraded IT infrastructure, benefiting over 2,500 students in the Northern, Eastern and Southern provinces."Standard Chartered Sri Lanka donates to Foundation of Goodness to improve digital learning for rural students"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –As part of India’s unwavering commitment to positively contributing towards the Capability Building of Sri Lankan Armed Forces a Webinar was conducted by the Defence Wing, High Commission of India on 13 January 2021 at Hotel Taj Samudra between officers of Indian and Sri Lankan Armed Forces alongwith representatives from Indian defence manufacturing companies."Webinar on defence cooperation Sri Lankan and Indian armed forces"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the Colombo Stock Exchange reached its all-time high index tally todayclosing the 10th trading day of 2021 on 7922.66 points. The previous highest points figure recorded was 7811.80 points on 14 February 2011. The ASPI gained 188.09 points today recording the eighth highest points gain in CSE’s 35 year history."CSE’s ASPI sets new all-time high – among the best performing indices globally"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The innovative smartphone brand realme became the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand for 4 consecutive quarters in 2020. Following its rapid growth, the brand entered the Sri Lankan market in November 2020 and has since disrupted the local smartphone industry with stylish, cutting-edge devices set at reasonable prices."realme makes latest technologies affordable for youth"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Steps have been taken to implement an expeditious program to develop tourist attractions in the Matara District, Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga said."An expeditious program for the development of tourist attractions in Matara"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has stated that all farmers will be given full approval to continue traditional cultivations without any hindrance until the problems they experience are resolved."President resolves farmers’ problems in Medirigiriya"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –As part of India’s commitment to maintain high serviceability of weapons equipment provided by Government of India to Sri Lankan Armed Forces, an Indian Air Force (IAF) An-32 aircraft landed at Bandaranaike International Airport on 10 January 2021 with 341 Indra Radar Spares worth LKR 200 million to augment maintenance support for four INDRA Mk-II Air Surveillance Radars, gifted to Sri Lanka Air Force by Government of India in 2011."Life extension checks of IGLA missiles and gifting of Indra Mk-II radar spares by India"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 719 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Saturday."Coronavirus update: 719 new COVID-19 cases identified Saturday, total rises to 52,313"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka confirmed one death on Saturday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 256, according to health authorities."Sri Lanka reports one COVID-19 death Saturday, toll rises to 256"