Saturday December 14, 2019

Ancient innovations are now solving water crisis in Sri Lanka

Village tanks some of which have been operational for 2,000 years are now the primary source of water for villagers in Puhudiwula

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Contaminated water in Sri Lanka has forced people to revert to Ancient innovations for water Image Courtsey:Pixbay

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Puhudiwula, Sri Lanka – The wells’ open mouths are encircled by smooth grey cement walls, but the cool water collecting in the shadowy depths are left unused. Though new and well-built, these wells can be found in every garden, costing around 100,000 rupees ($700) to build. The villagers, however, will not drink or even cook with….repubhubembed{display:none;}


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Sri Lanka to Raise Funds for Children Affected by Easter Sunday Attacks

Sri Lanka's Attorney General's Department has held an event in capital Colombo to raise funds for children affected by the Easter Sunday attacks in April

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He said terrorism had affected the entire region and called for more coordinated efforts to tackle the issue. Flickr

Sri Lanka’s Attorney General’s Department has held an event in capital Colombo to raise funds for children affected by the Easter Sunday attacks in April, which claimed 250 lives. Sri Lanka.

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Speaking at the event on Saturday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that all those involved in the attacks had been killed or apprehended and the government was drafting new legislations against extremists. Pixabay

Speaking at the event on Saturday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that all those involved in the attacks had been killed or apprehended and the government was drafting new legislations against extremists and terrorists, Xinhua news agency reported.

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He said terrorism had affected the entire region and called for more coordinated efforts to tackle the issue. (IANS)