Over 50 percent of Pakistan''s population is living below the poverty line, a World Bank report titled "World Development Indicators (WDI) 2015" maintains.

COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sri Lanka's new mangrove protection scheme, the world's first country-wide initiative, is relying on women like Michel Priyadarshani, head of a fisherwomen's

The Health and Indigenous Medicine Ministry will soon introduce a special red label on bottled drinks which have an excessive sugar content.

The export of Glyphosate will be banned in Sri Lanka from the next cultivation season, Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake said.

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health has designated the month of June every year as the National Nutrition Month to promote better nutrition among the population.

The Sri Lankan government has taken steps to establish a National Renal Disease Fund under the Presidential Secretariat as proposed in the 2015 budget.

Sri Lanka's President Maithreepala Sirisena says the conservation of the national forests and protecting the environment are among the government's foremost challenges and therefore among the top p

Sri Lanka police on Sunday (24) used water cannons to disperse a group of people protesting the presence of a massive garbage dump in their neighborhood in a suburb of Sri Lankan capital, Colombo.

ISLAMABAD: Global Climate Risk Index-2015 said that five out of top 10 countries most affected by climate change-induced disasters during 1994-2013 are located in Asia Pacific.

More than half the world’s mangroves have been lost over the last century but all of those surviving in Sri Lanka, one of their most important havens, are now to be protected in an unprecedented op