Monthly Archives: February 2018

25 February, 2018 It is the resilience within nature that created this forest. After heavy logging of over four decades, the forest today rises up as the “most extensive surviving block of low land rainforest next to Sinharaja,” according to the Forest Department website. The past few years brought in, perhaps the worst as well […]

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 00:00 Cinnamon Hotel chain is taking its overarching promise of inspired living to one of their key stakeholder segments at Habarana Village by Cinnamon, spearheading a novel initiative of sustainable and resourceful farming in the drought-ridden region. Habarana Village by Cinnamon, also a popular tourist destination during the dry season, due […]

February 25, 2018, 8:30 pm DIMO Agribusinesses, the agriculture arm of Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), recently entered into partnership with Plantchem (Pvt) Limited and Plantseeds (Pvt) Limited to expand its footprint in the Agriculture business. The new partnership will enable DIMO Agribusinesses to expand its product portfolio in crop care solutions, seeds and […]

Sunday, 25 February 2018 The International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference and Solar Summit is due to be held in New Delhi on March 11. An invitation to grace the Conference, jointly signed by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of France Emmanuel Macron, was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena by High […]

February 25, 2018, 8:30 pm DIMO Agribusinesses, the agriculture arm of Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), recently entered into partnership with Plantchem (Pvt) Limited and Plantseeds (Pvt) Limited to expand its footprint in the Agriculture business. The new partnership will enable DIMO Agribusinesses to expand its product portfolio in crop care solutions, seeds and […]

2018-02-23 00:10:23 Access Engineering PLC, one of the foremost civil engineering companies in Sri Lanka, is making a swift progress in the construction of the Deduru Oya water supply project, Ridi Bendi Ela, Maho. Recognising the urgent requirement to control the growing threat of chronic diseases rapidly spreading across the areas of Nagollagama, Maho and […]

 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – 16:56   A team of Thai experts arrived in Sri Lanka to look at the possibility of creating artificial rain in severe drought-affected areas of the island country, today. The group consisting of Thai engineers visited the Castelereagh and Maussakele Reservoirs in the catchment areas of the Central Highlands to […]

February 21, 2018, 10:07 pm DATS Technical Competency Development General Manager Jobst Ferber (second from left) receives the certificate from German Chamber of Commerce Vocational Education and Training (VET) Head Judith Evers. German Chamber of Commerce Vocational Education and Training Consultant Holger Klitschke and DATS Assistant Training Manager – Vimukthi Randeny are also in the […]

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00 The first draft of the National Sustainability Dialogue was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. The Dialogue lists out sustainable development targets to be achieved by Sri Lanka in the economic, social and environmental spheres by 2030. The draft, formulated by the 2030 Sustainability Vision Experts […]