29 December, 2020 | 13:56 p.m.
WION (World is One News)
Sri Lanka the 'island of coconuts', how's the island running out of coconut
Sri Lanka's coastline dotted with coconut trees, how the island of coconut is running out of coconut. The island is 4th largest coconut producer in the world, the government is planning to import coconut slices, what explains this shortage?
Annual Bus fares rise, minimum fare Rs. 40!
The National Transport Commission (NTC) has given permission to increase bus fares by 22 percent with effect from midnight today.
Why a Russian plane is detained in Sri Lanka
The flight, scheduled to depart from Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport to Moscow on June 2 with 191 passengers and 13 crew members, was not allowed to depart due to an enjoining order.
Rare honour for Sri Lanka; Dr. Pethiyagoda wins Linnean Medal (considered to be the Nobel Prize for Naturalists) for Zoology
The Linnean Medal was awarded at a London ceremony to the first Sri Lankan possibly the 2nd Asian in its history: since 1888, the medal has been given annually to a botanist or a zoologist, or to one of each, in the same year.