Medical experts yesterday said that HIV positive cases continued to show an alarming increase in Sri Lanka.

More than 8,116 persons continued to be displaced due to floods and stormy conditions in eight districts during the past three days.

Stormy weather that raged across the country had killed one person and left four injured, Disaster Management Centre officials said yesterday.

Sri Lanka’s contribution to global warming was negligible but it was severely affected by the impacts of climate change, Coconut Development and Janatha Estate Development Minister Jagath Pushpakum

The Climate Change Secretariat of the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy will shortly commence climate resilient living programme in Walapane in the Nuwara Eliya district and Medirigiriya

Gampaha Additional Magistrate Heshantha de Mel yesterday ordered the police to obtain urgent separate test reports from the Government Analyst, the Central Environmental Authority, Gampaha Medical

The Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) will soon obtain the much-needed permanent Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Units which they plan to set up in Colombo and Kandy to monitor poisonous gases like

Having slashed the health budget by nearly Rs.

The Government of Korea has agreed to provide financial assistance of Rs.7.5 billion (US$ 60 million) to establish a Vocational Training Centre and a solid waste disposal facility having considered

The Health Ministry yesterday said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) had extended its fullest support for Sri Lanka’s battle against tobacco and smoking.