As early as February, with the global pandemic spreading fast, the World Health Organization issued a warning about an "infodemic", a wave of fake news and misinformation about the deadly new disease on social media. MORE..
26 Nov 2020 (10:57 AM)
Sri Lanka s death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 96 as two infected persons have succumbed to the disease, the Department of Government Information confirmed. MORE..
26 Nov 2020 (1:36 AM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 369 patients, who had previously tested positive for Covid-19, have been discharged from hospital after recovering. MORE..
26 Nov 2020 (4:57 PM)
Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized a Sri Lankan boat along with 100 kg heroin sourced from Pakistan along with 20 small packets of synthetic drugs in an operation on the high seas off Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (8:31 PM)
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized a huge quantity of drugs, including 100 kg of heroin that originated from Pakistan, from a Sri Lankan boat on the high seas south of Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) off the Tamil Nadu coast in a major anti-smuggling operation that lasted for nine days. MORE..
26 Nov 2020 (12:53 AM)
A meeting held at the Ministry of Trade today (25) revealed that the current prices of sanitary napkins will remain the same. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (11:02 PM)