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Hambantota affected by drought

Over one million people in Sri Lanka have been severely affected by a prolonged drought prevailing in 14 districts of the island, a top government official said on Monday. Sri Lanka’s ... Continue Reading →
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Henry Engelbrecht, first Park Warden of Yala National Park

At Hambantota Christian cemetery bordering the sea there lies a man under a tomb made of granite with the epitaph “Henry Engelbrecht, first Park Warden of Yala National Park. He ... Continue Reading →

Modern prison facility in the Hambantota district

The government of Sri Lanka plans to construct a modern prison facility in the Hambantota District in the Southern Province as a measure to ease the overcrowding in the country’s ... Continue Reading →
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Tractor assembly plant in Sri Lanka

Minsk: Officials of a tractor manufacturing plant in Belarus and Sri Lankan government will finalize negotiations next month to establish a tractor assembly plant in Sri Lanka. Officials ... Continue Reading →
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Street dog overpopulation

Stray dogs are usually unconfined dogs that live on the streets. They could be pets which have strayed or have been given the freedom to roam on street by their owners. But most stray ... Continue Reading →
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Foreigners only -island at Hambantota

Sri Lanka has commenced construction of an exclusive entertainment island , only for foreigners, off the southern Hambantota coast in the home town of the President, an official said ... Continue Reading →
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Peacock Beach Hotel, Hambantota, Sri Lanka

The Peacock Beach Resort is located in Hambantota, a newly developed city in the South, 240km south of Colombo overlooking the Indian Ocean. Direct on the broad sandy Beach of Hambantota ... Continue Reading →
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John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) at a function held at Sooriyawewa

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa laid the Foundation Stone auspiciously for the construction of Southern Campus affiliated to the General ... Continue Reading →
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Situlpawwa rock temple

Situlpawwa rock temple with a history of over 2200 years is one of the significant Buddhist sites built in the 2nd Century BC. We visited this temple on 30 January 2010 located deep ... Continue Reading →
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Srilanka chances to host Asian Youth Games

Sri Lanka’s hosting rights for the 2017 Asian Youth Games is at risk following a letter sent by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage and the ... Continue Reading →