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Colombo Dockyard to build a ship for Japan

Colombo Dockyard has begun building a cable-laying vessel for Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd., the Sri Lankan yard’s first ship for a Japanese customer. The keel laying ceremony for the ship with a diesel electric propulsion system took place at Colombo port Thursday. It is Colombo Dockyard’s first cable-laying ship …

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Wet weather to continue till next week

The Department of Meteorology today announced the possibility of the prevailing weather condition continuing until next Tuesday (12) if a lower level atmospheric disturbance developed in the Bay of Bengal. “There is a possibility of a lower level atmospheric disturbance developing in the Bay of Bengal to the east of …

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President to launch programme ending child labour

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to inaugurate his concept “Let’s Protect Children”, as a national programme in Kandy today.   A Presidential spokesperson said that the objectives of the programme, which would commence at the Provincial Sports Complex in Digana, included an end to child labour in Sri Lanka , …

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