Biotechnology conference opens today in Colombo

Sept 29, Colombo: A two-day conference on biotechnology, organized by the United States Embassy in Colombo, in cooperation with the National Science Foundation and Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment will begin this morning at the Taj Samudra hotel in Colombo. A press release of the Embassy said experts from America, Europe, Africa, and Asia will […]
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US State Department refuses to comment on Major General Shavendra Silva’s case

Sept 29, Washington, DC: The United Sates Department of State says it cannot comment on the Major General Shavendra Silva’s case as it is an ongoing legal matter. In response to question raised during the State Department press briefing Wednesday (28) on the case filed against Major General Shavendra Silva in the U.S. District Court […]
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People’s confidence in technology imperative: MS Swaminathan

The confidence of people in modern, transformational technology had to be gained ahead of adopting that technology, agricultural scientists and Member of Parliament M.S. Swaminathan has said. Only if the regulatory mechanism is “totally independent”, people will have confidence in the technology, he added. Commenting to the manner in which the green revolution was implemented, […]
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SriLankan Airlines cut losses drastically in FY 2010

Sept 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s national career, SriLankan Airlines has drastically reduced its net loss to Rs. 202 million in fiscal year 2010 compared to the massive loss of Rs.6 billion incurred a year ago, the airline said on Wednesday. The airlines’ revenue for fiscal 2010 ended March 31, 2011 was Rs. 78.5 billion rupees […]
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SriLankan Airlines cut losses drastically in FY 2010

Sept 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s national career, SriLankan Airlines has drastically reduced its net loss to Rs. 202 million in fiscal year 2010 compared to the massive loss of Rs.6 billion incurred a year ago, the airline said on Wednesday. The airlines’ revenue for fiscal 2010 ended March 31, 2011 was Rs. 78.5 billion rupees […]
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Sri Lanka to export rice to African nations

Sept 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka will soon be exporting rice to African nations under a directive of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country has become self-sufficient in rice. Addressing a food security meeting at the Temple Trees on Wednesday, President Rajapaksa has asked the relevant authorities to formulate a programme to export extra rice stocks […]
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Sri Lanka to export rice to African nations

Sept 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka will soon be exporting rice to African nations under a directive of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country has become self-sufficient in rice. Addressing a food security meeting at the Temple Trees on Wednesday, President Rajapaksa has asked the relevant authorities to formulate a programme to export extra rice stocks […]
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