Plantation Industries Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe has underscored the need to retain military presence in the Northern region citing what transpired last Friday. Friday's confrontation between Security Forces and LTTE operatives in Vavuniya has ... Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 day ago
Herbicide ban on hold in Sri Lanka, as source of deadly kidney disease remains elusive - Center for Public Integrity, 5 days ago
India-Sri Lanka bilateral trading can reach to $10 billion - Money Life, 3 weeks ago
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(CNN) -- The leaves that go into a cup of Ceylon tea play a surprisingly complex role in the history of Sri Lanka. It started with a single camellia sinesis plant brought from China in 1824 by the British, who had colonized the island then known as ...CNN, 1 month ago Wee Tea Company brewing success at Perthshire plantation BBC, 6 days ago Sips of history: From one plant to $1.5B industry CNN, 1 month ago Sri Lanka's top tea experiences: Sips of history CNN, 1 month ago
Tucked away amidst a tea plantation and bordering the Deniyaya side of the Sinharaja Rainforest is a unique eco-tourism venture that could hold valuable lessons on the future of forest-based ecotourism in Sri Lanka. The Rainforest Eco Lodge, owned ...Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 week ago
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity - Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics As the Sinhala and Tamil New Year dawned, the Financial Times of London reported that Sri Lanka has become one of Asia's fastest growing economies. Sri ...Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 day ago
In April 1977, just after the Janata Party government assumed office, the eminent Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko arrived in Delhi, looking visibly nervous. Having backed Indira Gandhi's Emergency Rule, Gromyko expected a cold reception in ...Hindu Business Line, 1 week ago
The outgoing South Korean ambassador, Jong-moon Choi speaks to the Daily Mirror about his experience in Sri Lanka, the exchanges between the two countries and his perspective about the social and economic development of Sri Lanka. Q: What is the ...Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 3 weeks ago
As the day of polling nears, contestants from several parties in the fray are in a race against time in campaigning to bag as many preferential votes as possible. Preferential votes, as observed at many other elections under the Proportional ...Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 1 month ago
Under the current rapid technological and industrial development, every country has to modernise their traditional industries to face the global competitiveness. Thereby, industrial sector has become more efficient income earner than the agriculture ...Times of Oman, 1 month ago
65,000 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees still live in Tamil Nadu. Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar discovers the challenges for the refugees to return home. When the ethnic war broke out in the Tamil-dominated parts of Sri Lanka in 1983, hundred of thousands of Tamils crossed the Palk Straits into India. A refugee camp in Mandapam awaited the Tamils fleeing the ethnic conflict. The camp was originally built to accommodate refugees fleeing Rangoon (now Yangon) in Burma (now Myanmar) ahead of the Japanese ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The opposition Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has issued a new policy framework, entitled Our Vision, to coincide with its campaign for the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections in Sri Lanka on March 29. The document seeks to exploit ...World Socialist Web Site, 1 month ago
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