Author Archive for Technology

Do the man-made electromagnetic fields of very high-frequency help Covid-19 to mutate to become more dangerous?.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi. I am not a medic, but in this Covid-19 pandemic, the most qualified medical experts or scientists appear to be clueless as we are as to how Covid-19 behaves. Hence, I like to put the above question for our medics to ponder, giving my own observations and those of a few others. A […]

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Proposals for improvement of Digital Infrastructure to meet post-pandemic challenges

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Dr. Gamini Padmaperuma Background It was clearly observed how the existing digital infrastructure was over-stretched and overwhelmed during this difficult time, which led to computer system and website overloads or crashes. Also, long queues for securing necessary food provisions, medicines, etc. were observed. All public and private educational institutions were closed which disrupted most of […]

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Innovations via digitalization

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi Few days ago I was watching an interesting program hosted by ITN between 10pm and 12pm where the National Innovation Council chairman presented six innovations done by Sri Lankans. They were mostly the solutions related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The chairman stated that about 250 innovation have been brought to the council […]

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Understanding Digital Technology and Fourth Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi In trying to take advantage of the lockdown that we have been subjected to, I decided to read a book on digital technology from which I had previously read here and there, this time with a determination of understanding it better. It had been written by a famous professor (US) who had inspired […]

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INNOTECH 2020 – තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන ජාතික ප්‍රදර්ශනය මාර්තු මස 11 වන දින සිට 14 වන දින දක්වා හෝමාගම දි.

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

ප්‍රවෘත්ති නිවේදනයයි තාක්ෂණ හා නවොත්පාදන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශය උසස් අධ්‍යාපන, තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන අමාත්‍යාංශය (MHETI) සහ  තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශය (SMTI) විසින් එම අමාත්‍යාංශ යටතේ ක්‍රියාත්මක රාජ්‍ය පර්යේෂණ ආයතන (GRI), විශ්වවිද්‍යාල සහ පෞද්ගලික අංශයේ සහයෝගීතාවෙන් සංවිධාන කරන  INNOTECH 2020  – තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන ජාතික  ප්‍රදර්ශනය  මාර්තු මස 11 වන දින සිට 14 වන දින දක්වා […]

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Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Tudor Wijenayake 1. The country is facing a shortage of electricity 2. CEB is purchasing power from private suppliers paying excess of Rs 30 per unit. 3. World’s technology has advanced for solar and wind producing electricity at less than Rs.3 per unit. 4. Our country is blessed with sun’s energy throughout the year and high […]

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Solar and wind power can resolve electricity crisis, early and cheaper, if allowed

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Tudor Wijenayake Concerns of pollution worldwide have led to an interest in renewable energy, mostly supplied from wind and solar power, delivering increasing quantities of electricity. The developments started on a small scale prior to 2010 have reached substantial proportions and are expected to meet the entire world’s power demand by 2050 The country is facing […]

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පේටන්ට් බලපත්‍ර ගොනු කිරිම පිළිබඳ නිපුණතා සංවර්ධන සහ පුහුණු වැඩමුළුවක්…

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

මාධ්‍ය ඒකකය තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශය තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශය, තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන සම්බන්ධීකරණ ලේකම් කාර්යාලය සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ජාතික බුද්ධිමය දේපල කාර්යාලය සමග එක්ව, ලෝක බුද්ධිමය දේපල සංවිධානයේ සහ ජපාන පේටන්ට් බලපත්‍ර කාර්යාලයේ සහයෝගීතාවෙන් සංවිධාන කළ පේටන්ට් බලපත්‍ර ගොනු කිරිම පිළිබඳ නිපුණතා සංවර්ධන සහ පුහුණු සිව්දින වැඩමුළුව අද දින තාක්ෂණ හා නවෝත්පාදන […]

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Can Solar Power Compete With Coal? In India, It’s Gaining Ground

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Courtesy APK Metro News In a dusty northwest India desert dotted with cows and the occasional camel, a solar-power plant is producing a few of the world’s cheapest power. In-built 2018 by India’s Acme Photo voltaic Holdings Ltd., it may possibly generate 200 megawatts of electrical energy, sufficient to energy all of the properties in […]

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Russia Could Build Nuclear Power Plant in Sri Lanka – Ambassador

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Courtesy Sputnik MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia could build a nuclear power plant (NPP) in Sri Lanka someday, considering the growing energy demand in the country, Russian Ambassador to Colombo Yury Materiy has said in an interview with Sputnik. Since the Sri Lankan government favours pollution-free energy and aims at gradually replacing coal and oil with gas and […]

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Titanium Sands assays confirm depth resource potential at Sri Lankan heavy mineral sands project

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Emma Davies Courtesy  Proactive Investors Australia he Mannar Island project has power, road and rail infrastructure, is backed by a government supportive of foreign investment and is ideally situated for product export to Asian markets. Panning of RC aircore samples from below the water table at the Mannar Island project Titanium Sands Ltd‘s (ASX:TSL) initial assay […]

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Demystifying University Colleges as a Modality of Technical Education

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Prof. Chandana Jayalath As a matter of way out of the subdued economic growth, the Sri Lankan government recognizes the need to increase the employability rates of the youth. To that end, the ministries in the subject of skills development, vocational training and youth affairs have been tasked with providing technical and vocational training to […]

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කෘෂිකාර්මික ගණුදෙනු පහසු කිරීමට ගොවිපොළ යෙදුම (App) ජනගත කෙරේ-‘Govipola’ app launched to facilitate agro transactions

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Ada Derana

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The Failure of Industries in Sri Lanka is the cause of its unemployment and poverty

Friday, December 27th, 2019

By Dr Garvin Karunaratne, formerly of the SLAS

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Applying Brakes on solar energy utilization is not the solution for sustainable development of Sri Lanka

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

By IM Dharmadasa, Leslie Dep, Jayantha Silva, Lakshman Dissanayake and Oliver Ileperuma August 2, 2019, 8:47 pm  According to the news items in the local press during the first week of June 2019, the “Surya Bala Sangramaya” programme launched in 2016 seems to be on the verge of collapse. The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and […]

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India’s energy challenge.

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

BP Advertisement As billions of people lift themselves out of poverty, we’ll need a lot more energy. But at the same time emissions need to reduce dramatically. This is the dual challenge the world faces. India, with its growing, increasingly prosperous population – and where emissions have risen sharply – captures the complexity of this challenge […]

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Ethiopia, China, Sri Lanka to spur cooperation in renewable energy technologies

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Xinhua ADDIS ABABA, July 31 — Officials from Ethiopia, China and Sri Lanka on Wednesday vowed to spur trilateral partnership under the South-South cooperation modality in the renewable energy technologies sector. They disclosed the joint commitments in the renewable energy technologies sector in here on Wednesday during a high-level workshop, which focused on a trilateral […]

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