The Ministry of Health says that another 260 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (20). MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (7:32 PM)
SLPP MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe s son Rakitha Rajapakshe, who was arrested in connection with a road accident in Rajagiriya that left four persons injured last night (April 19), has been granted bail. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (7:16 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry says that another 173 patients being treated for COVID-19 have been discharged from hospital after completing recovery within the past 24 hours. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (6:35 PM)
The Supreme Court has concluded further consideration of petitions filed against the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Draft Bill for the second consecutive day. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (6:12 PM)
The Attorney General has filed indictments in the Kegalle High Court against 16 suspects for conspiring to cause violence and thereby inciting religious ill-feeling and disharmony among communities by vandalizing five Buddha statues and another in Mawanella area in December 2018. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (5:56 PM)
Representatives of political parties have agreed not to conduct any May Day rallies or processions this year, due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (5:46 PM)
A Fundamental Rights (FR) petition has been filed with the Supreme Court against State Minister Ajith Nivard Carbraal and Secretary to President P.B. Jayasundera over alleged misappropriation of state funds. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (5:10 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers have approved the drafting of legislation to protect against the spreading of false and misleading statements through the internet. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (5:04 PM)
Police have arrested SLPP MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe s son Rakitha Rajapakshe in connection with a road accident in Rajagiriya last night that left four persons injured. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (4:17 PM)
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday wished former Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh a "speedy recovery" following his COVID-19 diagnosis. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (3:43 PM)
Former President Maithripala Sirisena says that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will commemorate International Workers Day separately and that the party has decided to stage its May Day rally in Colombo. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (2:36 PM)
Four institutions have been summoned this week before the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA), the Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (2:08 PM)
Expressways in Sri Lanka have generated a revenue of Rs. 350 million within 11 days of the recent festive season since the 8th of April. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (12:42 PM)
Further consideration of the petitions filed against the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Draft Bill commenced this morning (April 20) for the second consecutive day at the Supreme Court. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (12:02 PM)
The results of the 2020 Advanced Level Examination will be released within the final week of April, says the Commissioner General of Examinations Sanath Pujitha. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (10:46 AM)
Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana revealed that 905 motorists were taken into custody during an 18-hour operation for driving under the influence of alcohol. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (9:46 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Uva, Western and North-central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts after 2.00 pm, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (9:05 AM)
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of India on Monday seized nearly 340 kg of heroin from a Sri Lankan shipping boat and arrested five people for drug trafficking in Kochi, Indian media reported. MORE..
20 Apr 2021 (12:03 AM)
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed two more COVID-19 related deaths increasing Sri Lanka s death toll due to the virus pandemic to 620. MORE..
19 Apr 2021 (10:34 PM)
The National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) reports that another 87 persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Sri Lanka. MORE..
19 Apr 2021 (10:18 PM)