Nearly 13,000 Tuberculosis (TB) patients were detected per year in the country but a majority of them were reluctant to take the prescribed doses of medicine, Director General of Health Services Dr

Sri Lanka could slash its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 19% of projected levels in 2020 at little or no long-term cost using an array of green power options, says a new study from the Asian Dev

A crucial report on the import of sea food, especially from Japan and Thailand, would be further delayed as a study to verify whether Sri Lanka is really prone to radiation leaks, from the Fukushim

After a brief lull, protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) were revived both in India and Sri Lanka with a protest being held in Colombo yesterday (5).

The Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), which conducted comprehensive research on Non-Communicable Diseases in Sri Lanka, has revealed that 36 per cent of the total population in the co

Despite strong suggestions that Sri Lanka needs nearly Rs.

Local environmentalists have called for an immediate joint Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) by Sri Lankan and Indian authorities on the proposed Sethusamudram project, as the Congress-led UPA

The Health Ministry yesterday revealed that 23 malaria patients had been recorded for the whole of last year in the country.

The much discussed 500 MW coal power plant in Sampur, Trincomalee would go ahead as scheduled, a top official of the Power and Energy Ministry said yesterday.

World Vision, a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization, dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, launched a one-year project