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200 metric tons of potatoes to be purchased daily from cultivators

200 metric tons of potatoes to be purchased daily from cultivators 0

🕔18:59, 18.Sep 2018

It has been agreed to purchase 200 metric tons of potatoes daily with the mediation of the Government. This agreement was reached during a discussion held at the Labour Ministry under the patronage of Minister Ravindra Samaraweera. Potato cultivators in

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New technology to increase potato production

New technology to increase potato production 0

🕔19:10, 13.Sep 2018

An Indian firm has agreed to introduce new technology to increase the production of local potatoes by eighty percent.The quantity of potatoes obtained from a hectare is in the region of four metric tons. It is hoped to increase this

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New variety of tomatoes cultivated in Sri Lanka

New variety of tomatoes cultivated in Sri Lanka 0

🕔18:53, 11.Sep 2018

Experiments are being carried out for the cultivation of a new variety of tomatoes in Sri Lanka. It is known as San Mesano. This variety of tomato is unique to Nepal and it is being grown in Sri Lanka to

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Samurdhi entrepreneurship program underway

Samurdhi entrepreneurship program underway 0

🕔19:15, 9.Sep 2018

The Samurdhi entrepreneurship development program is successfully underway at present. The program which is implemented under the Samurdhi development Ministry, implements accounts and business trainings. More than 14,000 businessmen are being trained under the program. The training programs are implemented

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Gem mining permits streamlined

Gem mining permits streamlined 0

🕔18:36, 2.Sep 2018

Chairman of Gem and Jewellery Authority Peshala Jayaratne says that all steps will be taken to develop the gem industry. He said this while launching a stream-lined process to issue permits for gem mines.The permits were issued on concessionary terms,

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Potatofarmers get highest prices

Potatofarmers get highest prices 0

🕔19:19, 18.Aug 2018

Farmers say that they received the highest price for local potatoes in the recent history for the harvest of this Yala Season. They pointed out that certain groups tried to mislead the farmers by saying there is no fair price

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Vegetable price to come down

Vegetable price to come down 0

🕔19:17, 11.Aug 2018

The Hector Kobbekaduwa Agricultural Research Institute says that the price of vegetables is decreasing. It said that the price of potatoes and big onions will come down during next few weeks. The wholesale price of vegetables have decreased between 50

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Customer wins Mercedes Banz in Mobitel Competition

Customer wins Mercedes Banz in Mobitel Competition 0

🕔19:15, 29.Jul 2018

Buwani Liyanage of Galle has won the Mercedes Benz of Mobitel Cash Bonanza competition. The Mobitel Cash Bonanza Carnival and music show was held yesterday at Matara Sanath Jayasuriya Grounds. Various events had been organized to provide entertainment for the

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President discusses initiatives to develop the Gem & Jewellery industry

President discusses initiatives to develop the Gem & Jewellery industry 0

🕔19:01, 13.Jul 2018

A meeting was held between President Maithripala Sirisena and representatives of the Gem & Jewellery industry at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday. During this meeting it was discussed in detail regarding the issues prevailing in the industry, which is playing a

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Formal programme for the import of canned fish

Formal programme for the import of canned fish 0

🕔18:53, 12.Jul 2018

Minister Risath Bathiyuideen has said that a formal programme should be launched with respect to the import of canned fish to Sri Lanka. The Minister made this reference during a discussion held on an issue that has cropped up with

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