World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer said that the World Bank will increase assistance to Sri Lanka under three of its new operations. They include assisting the agriculture sector faced with climatic vagaries, irrigation, renewable energy, climate resilience operations and renovation of tanks in rural areas. MORE>.
19 Jul 2019 (9:56 AM)
The body of the other schoolgirl, who was reported missing after being swept away by floodwaters while crossing a culvert during heavy rain at Torrington Estate in Agarapathana, has been recovered. MORE..
19 Jul 2019 (1:26 PM)
Owing to the prevailing downpours in the central hills, 10 shops in Ginigathhena town have been destroyed in the landslide, while one person is reported missing. MORE..
19 Jul 2019 (11:01 AM)