(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need for fulfilling the responsibilities and duties by everybody towards the environmental conservation for the future of the nation, and pointed out the importance of working within a national plan to achieve these goals."President emphasized the need for strengthening activities of Environmental Council"
(YEMEN, LANKAPUVATH) –A missile fired from Yemen at the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, bears the hallmarks of a weapon provided by Iran, the US ambassador to the UN has said. Nikki Haley said Iran’s actions threatened to drag the world “deeper into a broadening regional conflict”."Yemen rebel missile fired at Riyadh ‘bears hallmarks’ of Iran"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The global workplace is evolving and women are the next emerging market in the world (Ernst & Young, 2013). The female labor participation rate in Sri Lanka stands at 35.9% (Department of Census and Statistics—Sri Lanka, Q2 2017)."Four Ways to Drive Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Cabinet of Ministers decided to lift the ban imposed on production and import of white asbastors roofing sheets temporarily, until further review."Ban imposed on production, import of asbastors lifted"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Following the transfer of ownership of the Hambantota Port to China, the first cargo ship arrived at the Port yesterday (18)."First ship arrives at Hambantota Port after Chinese take over"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen says Sri Lanka is optimistic of a quick resolution to the ban on its tea exports imposed by the Russian Federation."Sri Lanka optimistic of a prompt resolution to the tea ban – Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The administration of Sri Lanka’s Rajarata University in the North Central Province has decided to close several faculties in the university due to a viral fever spreading among the students."Several faculties in Sri Lanka’s Rajarata University closed due to a fever spreading"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Director General of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation ( BIMSTEC) M Shahidul Islam yesterday called on the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for discussions at Temple Trees."BIMSTEC Director General calls on Sri Lanka PM ahead of 3rd BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Poverty Alleviation"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Examinations has started an investigation into a student who had allegedly written answers for the mathematics paper with the support of a mobile phone."Investigations into the students who used mobile phones to answer GCE O/L math test"