A consignment of carcinogenic coconut oil imported from Malaysia has been loaded onto the shipping vessel Barbara anchored at the SAGT Terminal in Colombo Port. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (2:20 PM)
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer'BioNTech s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (1:15 AM)
A Gazette Extraordinary has been issued establishing a Hambantota Managed Elephant Reserve under the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (7:02 PM)
The efficacy of Chinese Covid-19 vaccines is "not high" and authorities are weighing options to bolster protection -- including mixing different shots, China s top disease control official has said. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (7:40 PM)
Sri Lanka Railways has introduced a new hotline number - 1971 - for commuters to make complaints in case of an emergency and to obtain information related to train services. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (3:38 PM)
The 20 suspects including the 16 officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), who were arrested in connection with a drug racket, have been further remanded. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (1:41 PM)