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)
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling on the FBI and Federal Trade Commission to investigate the popular smartphone application FaceApp, citing privacy concerns and fears the data could be shared with the Russian government. MORE..
19 Jul 2019 (12:36 PM)
Five spill gates of the Upper Kotamale Reservoir have been opened due to the heavy rainfall being experienced in the central mountain region of the country since this morning (18). MORE>.
19 Jul 2019 (1:30 AM)