AsiaNews l October 15, 2018 l Chennai l Schwing Stetter India - Press release l Mohammed Sulaiman l  “The global  water & wastewater treatment market is to reach USD 674.72 billion by 2025, driven by the rising demand for freshwater for drinking, industrialization and agriculture. Treated water is suitable for various end-uses such as river flow maintenance, drinking and supply of industrial…

AsiaNews | Tuesday October 2, 2018 | Colombo | Indian High Commission |Series of events were held yesterday (2) to begin the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi. Many more events focusing on life and philosophy of Gandhi would be organised during the next two years. Mahatma Gandhi has traveled extensively in Sri Lanka…

AsiaNews | Wednesday October 3, 2018 | Colombo | Ceylon Chamber Press Release by Jessica De Silva | The Industrial Association of Sri Lanka held its 27th Annual General Meeting on 25th September 2018 and Mr. K.D.N. Ranjith Asoka, Secretary to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce was the Chief Guest. The Industrial Association of…

AsiaNews | Tuesday October 2, 2018 | Colombo | by Claude Gunasekera | It is one of the most curious questions on the minds of Sri Lankans as to who will be the next president of Sri Lanka in 2020. Sri Lankan Politics is very unpredictable. Most of the politicians and political parties keep their…

AsiaNews | Tuesday October 2, 2018 | Colombo | Miss World 2018 beauty pageant is scheduled to take place in Sanya, China on December 8, this year. 2017 Miss World Indian beauty and actress Manushi Chhillar will crown her successor at the end of the event. This is the 68th edition of the Miss World . Along with Miss Universe, Miss International…

Images showed an eruption visible for miles around, with a cloud of ash climbing in a large vertical column with a mushroom-shaped top. (Photo: AFP) AsiaNews | Tuesday October 2, 2018 | Jakarta: | The state disaster agency warned people to stay at least four kilometres away but said there was no need to evacuate…

AsiaNews | Tuesday October 2, 2018 | Colombo | Indian High Commission| The United Nations has declared October 2, as the International Day of Non-Violence In memory of Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi’s steadfast belief and practices of non-violence and peace has been a source of inspiration around the world. He is the father of Indian…

AsiaNews | Colombo | Monday October 1, 2018 | by Claude Gunasekera : State owned Sri Lanka Petroleum Corporation (CPC) is to spend Rs. 3 billion for their logo change, while increasing the prices of fuel. An opposition political party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) questioned how a country’s economy can be developed in a context…

Train fares up from today

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AsiaNews | Colombo | Monday October 1, 2018 | by Claude Gunasekera : Sri Lanka Railways announced that train fares are increased from today (1). It is increased by 15% while the minimum fare of Rs 10 will remain as it is but limited to a short distance. The fare has been increased in support…