The World Bank Group s 2020 Human Capital Index, released today, finds that a child born in Sri Lanka today will be 60 percent as productive when she grows up as compared to if she enjoyed complete education and full health. This is higher than the average for South Asia region and lower middle-income countries. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (1:40 AM)
UPDATE (12 Noon)- Wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coasts extending from Batticaloa to Colombo via Trincomalee, Kankesanturai and Puttalam and in the sea area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
18 Sep 2020 (1:08 PM)
Keepers at Norfolk s Banham Zoo were reportedly left devastated by the death of their female Sri Lankan leopard Sariska . MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (12:35 AM)
The Department of Meteorology has issued a warning for heavy rain in parts of the country for the next 24 hours. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (6:16 PM)
Seventeen more individuals infected with COVID-19 have made complete recoveries today (18), says the Ministry of Health. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (3:16 PM)
Steps will be taken to allocate more space to three-wheelers and motorcycles which now have been restricted to the bus priority lane, says SSP Indika Hapugoda, the Director of the Traffic Control and Road Safety Division. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (12:37 PM)