Standard Chartered’s Green Cover Project, an initiative to reduce paper wastage, whereby the Bank pledged to plant a tree for every customer signing up for an eStatement, saw the launch of its seco

Sri Lanka will be among South Asian countries hard hit by climate change and this could undermine efforts to overcome poverty and increase economic growth, according to a new scientific report rele

The District Secretary and the Administration of Ratnapura, assisted by the Ministry of Labour and Labour Relations, with technical and financial support from the ILO are embarking on a journey tha

The death toll from Saturday’s monsoon storm rose to 58, as more bodies of fishermen, who had set out to sea, were washed ashore in the last two days, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said yest

Signaling a possible epidemic, the Health Ministry yesterday said that 11 Lankans had tested positive for Influenza A (H1N1) over a period of one month.

Sri Lanka will join the rest of the world to mark the World Malaria Day that falls on today, April 25, 2013.

A giant tarantula, recently discovered in Sri Lanka, is threatened by habitat destruction, foreign media reports said.

The World Bank on Wednesday (27) approved a concessionary loan of US$ 200 million, at an interest rate of 1.25 percent, to Sri Lanka for the Health Sector Development Project to help the government

The government would, on April 1, finalise an agreement with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to develop the country’s solid waste management system, a senior minister said last

A new program of researchled by the Colombo-based International Water Management Institute (IWMI) will provide vital information to help address water and food security issues in Sri Lanka.