Sri Lanka's inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers' Price Index (CCPI) , declined marginally to 0.1 percent on an year-on-year basis in June 2015, from 0.2 percent recorded in May 2015, the Central Bank reported on Tuesday.
The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj General Shakeel Hussain reiterated Pakistan’s continued support to Sri Lanka in enhancing younger generation’s nation building capacities with better educational opportunities.
National Carrier, SriLankan Airlines implemented the fifth edition of Nena Pahan Youth Development programme, which focuses on developing the talents of children of the Airline’s employees. Through the initiative, the Airline intends to nurture young talent and create a platform where they could grow in stature to become skilled professionals.
Outgoing Diyawadana Nilame of the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy Pradeep Nilanga Dela has been appointed acting Diyawadana Nilame by the Malwatta and Asgiriya prelates until elections are held to elect a new Diyawadana Nilame.
The World Class University Project (WCUP-2014) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, through the involvement of Prof. Ranil de Silva, initiated a joint venture between the USJP and the Northern Kentucky University with the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two universities recently.
Several spells of showers will occur in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle. Showers or thundershowers can be expected at a few places in the other sea areas during the afternoon or evening, the Met Dept.says.
The Met Dept. forecasts several spells of showers in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. The Dept. also states that thundershowers may develop at a few places in the Eastern and Uva provinces during the afternoon or evening.
Sri Lanka and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have entered into an agreement to begin cooperation between CERN and the scientific community in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka‘s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha and the Director General of CERN, Mr. Rolf-Dieter Heurer, signed an “Expression of Interest’ (EOI) Agreement on Thursday, 25 June 2015 at the CERN Headquarters in Geneva to give effect to this process.
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