Friday Aug 15
Sri Lanka Army opens high altitude athletic training center atop Piduruthalagala
Aug 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army today opened a state-of-the-art High Altitude Training Centre atop the island's highest point, the Piduruthalagala mountain in Nuwara Eliya to train its athletes in long distance running.
Sri Lanka : Special Projects to Mitigate Landslide Risk
Bandara said 20 locations, including several areas in the Mahiyangana road and Nuwara Eliya-Badulla road have been identified under the project to prevent possible landslides.
Heavy winds damage over 300 houses in Sri Lanka's hill country
The Assistant Director of Disaster Management Center Pradeep Kodippili said that 318 houses in Ratnapura, Nuwara Eliya and Badulla districts have been partly damaged.
Sri Lanka's Vidullanka constructs 4 MW mini-hydro plant in Kothmale
June 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's private mini power generator Viddullanka PLC has completed the construction of a 4 MW Lower Kothmale Mini-Hydro Power Plant in Kothmale in the Nuwara Eliya district.
Climate Change Threatens Sri Lanka's Tea Industry
Few crops have transformed countries the way tea has changed Sri Lanka. Long after the first tea plant from China was planted in Sri Lanka 190 years ago, tea now grows on 3 percent of the island, provides 2.5 percent of the nation's GDP and generates income for over 1 million Sri Lankans.