Coconut cultivations in Chilaw threatened by caterpillar infestation

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 13:49

Coconut+cultivations+in+Chilaw+threatened+by+caterpillar+infestation
Coconut plantation in several areas in Chilaw have been threatened due to a caterpillar infestation.

Over 100 Acres of large scale coconut cultivation being carried out in several areas including Chilaw, Manuwanagama, Bangadeniya and Veherakeleya have been destroyed.

The coconut cultivators are requesting the immediate intervention of  the agriculture officers  to take steps to curb this caterpillar menace.

 


Revelations made regarding an Indo- Sri Lanka human trafficking racket
Monday, 24 February 2020 - 7:47

Information has come to light regarding an organized human smuggling ring,  where Sri Lankan women are being smuggled to work for massage centers... Read More

Entering elections to save the country from haters; A statement from the prime minister
Monday, 24 February 2020 - 7:45

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he was going for the election to protect the country from those endowed with hatred.   The Prime... Read More

UN Human Rights commission session commences today
Monday, 24 February 2020 - 7:44

Ahead of the upcoming 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council scheduled to commence today, Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha briefed the President... Read More