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2014-05-30 00:21:39

LONDON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ministries and NOCs from Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique, Tanzania, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Sri Lanka are due to present their local content case studies at the 10th Annual Global Local Content Summit this September. http://www.localcontentsummit.com/news The conference, hosted by Oil & Gas IQ - a division of global events company IQPC - will be a unique opportunity...

2014-05-29 23:00:23

A report by RTI International researchers provides recommendations to address chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 An important and mysterious global public health concern is unfolding around chronic kidney disease of unknown origin. In certain endemic areas in Sri Lanka, more than 15 percent of the population is at risk of developing chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu), according to Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health and...

2014-04-29 08:41:38

MUMBAI, COLOMBO, Sri Lanka and DALLAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Launches a 600-seat facility - About 1000 direct and 1500 indirect jobs to be generated Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company, today officially inaugurated its newest center in the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka. This experience center was inaugurated by Dr. Lakshman Jayaweera, Chairman & Director General, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka in the presence of...

2014-04-04 23:35:16

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018" to its huge collection of research reports.For Full Report With TOC Visit @ http://www.researchmoz.us/global-optical-microscope-market-to-2018-market-size-growth-and-forecasts-in-nearly-60-countries-report.html Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in...

2014-02-20 23:31:06

NJ MET's efforts to aid Sri Lankan refugees is headed by Joseph Federico, Director at NJ MET. The company has already sent its first shipment of supplies to Sri Lanka this year. Additional shipments will be made throughout the year. Clifton, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Joseph Federico, of NJ MET Clifton NJ, announced the company’s sixth year of relief efforts to aid families in Sri Lanka. Over the past five years, Wayne, N.J. resident Joseph Federico has led a campaign at NJ MET,...

2013-12-03 23:20:32

Advantech Wireless announced today that its Transcend™ 800B Point-to-Point Microwave Radio System operates successfully in Sri Lanka. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems announced today that its Transcend™ 800B Point-to-Point Microwave Radio System operates successfully in Sri Lanka. “This is an important milestone for our microwave product line,”...

2013-11-05 23:29:16

Samsung SDS and FreeBalance Selected for a Country-wide Implementation of FreeBalance Government Resource Planning (GRP) Solutions in Sri Lanka Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 FreeBalance, a leading vendor of Government Resource Planning (GRP) software, today announced that the Government of Sri Lanka will be leveraging FreeBalance technology for the implementation of an Integrated Treasury Management Information System (ITMIS) for the Ministry of Finance and Planning (MoFP). The...

2013-10-19 23:01:45

Global Market for Animal and Vegetable Fertilizers to 2017 - Market Size, Growth and Forecasts in Over 50 Countries is the new market research report available at MarketReportsOnline.com Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 This comprehensive publication enables readers the critical perspectives to be able to evaluate the world market for animal and vegetable fertilizers. The publication provides the market size, growth and forecasts at the global level as well as for the following...

2013-07-30 23:01:33

New Zealand to face Sri Lanka in Christchurch and Australia to meet England in Melbourne on the opening day of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 New Zealand to face Sri Lanka in Christchurch and Australia to meet England in Melbourne on the opening day of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. MCG to host the final on 29 March. Video news release of both the events will be available via the ICC Online Media Zone and SNTV. Images available here but must be credited to ICC/Getty. The...


Latest Sri Lanka Reference Libraries

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Purple Faced Langur, Trachypithecus vetulus
2014-04-11 10:26:51

The purple-faced langur or purple-faced leaf monkey (Trachypithecus vetulus) is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in Sri Lanka. It prefers to reside in mountainous areas in southwestern regions of this range, in habitats known as wet zones. It can be found in the canopies of dense forests at low elevations. This species holds four subspecies including the western purple-faced langur, which is one of the most endangered primates in the world, and the dryzone purple-faced langur....

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

Sri Lankan Leopard, Panthera pardus kotiya
2012-12-10 12:05:00

The Sri Lankan leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) is a subspecies of the leopard that is native to Sri Lanka. The range of this subspecies is highly fragmented, but in some areas, it does occur in high numbers. It prefers many types of habitats including rainforests, arid scrublands, evergreen monsoon forests, upper and lowland forests, and damp forests. The Sri Lankan leopard differs in size depending upon sex. Males can reach and average body length of about our feet with an average weight...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.