Nearly 1,000 acres of forest were destroyed by fire during the last month in various parts of the country.

Environmentalists on Tuesday raised concerns over lack of transparency within the Wildlife Conservation Department (WCD) in issuing permits, registration of captive elephants, and confiscation of i

Disaster Management Ministry said that it had allocated Rs. 1900 million to assist drought victims.

International experts have joined hands with the Centre for Environment and Nature Studies (CENS) to oppose the proposed Theberton Mini Hydro Power Plant to be undertaken by Sapthakaanya Mini Hydro

KANDY: At least 846 dengue cases had been reported in the Central Province from January to end June this year, Central Provincial Director of Health Dr. Ms. Shanthi Samarasinghe said.

KANDY: Defence and Urban Development Ministry has planned a development project for Kandy with a World Bank credit line of USD 100,000,000.

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has released its latest annual publication titled "Economic and Social Statistics of Sri Lanka - 2014 - Volume XXXVI".

Sri Lanka will upgrade and maintain roads connecting more than 1,000 villages to the highways and expressways in a 906 million US dollars project with 800 million US dollars coming from the Asian D

Deputy Solicitor General Sanjay Rajaratnam yesterday told the Supreme Court that the State would not enforce till July 11, the gazette regulations stipulating that cigarette packets contain pictori

The Economic Development Ministry signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on June 25 to support the Divi Neguma Livelihood Development Programme to withstand climat