Colombo to lift State of emergency by August: SL Minister

The State of emergency imposed in Colombo after the 21 April Easter blasts that killed 290 people will be lifted later this month, Sri Lankan Minister John Amaratunga said here on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Small modular reactors for fixing electricity issues: Komarov

The need of the hour in developing countries is to access cheap and reliable source of electricity for the country’s economy and overall development and Small Modular Reactors (SMR) can be the solution for this plaguing power woes and yet be easy on the budget, said Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation first deputy director general, Kirill Komarov. Continue Reading

Threat to church in Sri Lanka, services cancelled

Ranjith, who is archbishop of Colombo, said Thursday that a ‘reliable foreign source’ had alerted him to possible attacks this weekend, leading him to cancel Sunday services for the second week Continue Reading

China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos

From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China’s ban on accepting the world’s used plastic has plunged global recycling into turmoil. Continue Reading