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Agricultural experts warn of looming food crisis

Agricultural experts warn of looming food crisis

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka is facing its worst performing cultivation season in more than a decade during the ongoing Yala season and there is a possibility of a looming food crisis...

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THE RATION SCHEME FOR PESTICIDES REVERSED!

THE RATION SCHEME FOR PESTICIDES REVERSED!

lankanewsweb.net Janaka Wakkumbura, Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation stated that the ration scheme for pesticides, herbicides, insecticides and fungicides approved by the Registrar of Pesticides has been abolished with effect...

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Fair weather to prevail

Fair weather to prevail

By Dilini Madushanki – ceylontoday.lk Showers or thundershowers will occur today (27) in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Uva provinces and in Kurunegala district during the afternoon or night. Mainly...

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National grid risks losing 1,251 MW of renewable energy

National grid risks losing 1,251 MW of renewable energy

BY Buddhika Samaraweera – themorning.lk Renewable Energy Associations that include small hydro, wind, solar, and biomass power developers, and also the Solar Industries Association of Sri Lanka, have jointly said...

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Oil prices climb on prospect of fresh Russia sanctions

Oil prices climb on prospect of fresh Russia sanctions

ceylontoday.lk Oil futures rose in early trading today (05) as the potential for more sanctions following alleged war crimes by Russian troops in Ukraine added to concerns about supply disruptions,...

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Wannila Aththo’s writ petition fixed for argument

Wannila Aththo’s writ petition fixed for argument

dailymirror.lk The writ petition filed by Uruwarige Wannila Aththo, the leader of the indigenous population known as ‘Veddas’, challenging the clearing of the lands at Pollebedda-Rambakenoya was today fixed for...

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Sun is directly over Sri Lanka for ten days

Sun is directly over Sri Lanka for ten days

dailymirror.lk The sun is expected to be directly over Sri Lanka up to April 15 from today (5) due to the apparent northward relative motion of the sun, the Department...

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Govt. agrees to fund tree planting programme Husma Dena Thuru to increase forest cover to 30%

Govt. agrees to fund tree planting programme Husma Dena Thuru to increase forest cover to 30%

By Ifham Nizam – island.lk The government has agreed to provide financial assistance for the national tree planting programme called Husma Dena Thuru. The programme had been launched with the sole...

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Spotlight on illegal sand mining in Kuchchaveli

Spotlight on illegal sand mining in Kuchchaveli

Spotlight on illegal sand mining in Lanka Mineral Sands Ltd is allegedly destroying Red Rocks beach in Kuchchaveli without obtaining permission, locals accuse It was observed that not only the...

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Cloudy skies over Northern, Eastern provinces; evening showers likely

Cloudy skies over Northern, Eastern provinces; evening showers likely

Chaturanga Samarawickrama – dailymirror.lk While cloudy skies will prevail over the Northern and Eastern provinces, the National Meteorological Department predicts showers in the Northern, North-Central, Eastern, and Uva provinces, as...

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