A suspect, who was allegedly involved in shooting a man to death at Pallimulla area in Panadura, has been arrested by the police. MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (12:30 PM)
Arundika Fernando, the State Minister of Coconut, Kithul, Palmyrah, and Rubber Cultivation Promotion and Related Industrial Product Manufacturing, and Export Diversification, has tested positive for COVID-19 infection. MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (12:11 PM)
The first consignment of the AstraZeneca (Covishield) COVID-19 vaccine produced in India is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow (January 28). MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (12:02 PM)
The European Union (EU) and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka held their 23rd meeting of the Joint Commission on Monday via video conference, says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (11:39 AM)
Four suspects have been arrested for hacking a youth to death near a filling station in Meetiyagoda. MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (11:01 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in the Sabaragamuwa province and in Galle and Matara districts after 2.00 p.m. MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (10:37 AM)
Ambassador of the United States to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz has insinuated that Chinese deals lack transparency and mutual benefits for Sri Lanka. MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (1:27 AM)
The chief warden of Avanthi Devi Children s Home in Anuradhapura, who was under remand custody over the alleged abuses and misconducts at the residential institution, has been granted bail today (January 26). MORE..
27 Jan 2021 (1:22 AM)
Total Covid-19 infections confirmed in Sri Lanka reached 59,922 today (January 26) as 386 more persons were tested positive for the virus. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (11:53 PM)
Sri Lanka has confirmed another Covid-19 related death today (January 26), says the Director-General of Health Services. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (10:49 PM)
Isolation status on 10 Grama Niladhari Divisions will be lifted with effect from 5.00 am tomorrow (January 27), says the Commander of Army General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (10:23 PM)
Sri Lanka registered 369 more positive cases of Covid-19 today (January 26), the Ministry of Health confirmed. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (8:29 PM)
A special mutation of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19, has been detected in Sri Lanka, says the Director of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine of Sri Jayewardenepura University, Dr. Chandima Jeewandara. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (6:48 PM)
The total count of coronavirus recoveries reported in Sri Lanka has exceeded the 51,000th mark, the Ministry of Health confirmed. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (6:00 PM)
The government will be providing the Covid-19 vaccines to the general public free-of-charge, says State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and Covid-19 Disease Control Sudarshani Fernandopulle. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (4:56 PM)
Co-Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Keheliya Rambukwella says the government will look into and take necessary actions regarding any violations of human rights that have taken place during the country s civil war period. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (2:55 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers have approved a proposal to take necessary steps to increase the daily wages of estate sector employees up to Rs. 1,000, across wages control boards so that the budget proposal on the this could be implemented. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (2:50 PM)
UN human rights experts have urged the Sri Lankan Government to end its policy of forced cremation of the COVID-19 deceased, saying it ran contrary to the beliefs of Muslims and other minorities in the country, and could foment existing prejudices, intolerance and violence. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (2:16 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to set up an industrial estate using 100 acres of government land named Kaludiyawala Watta in the Katana Divisional Secretariat Division. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (1:29 PM)
Moderna s Covid-19 vaccine appears to work against new, more infectious variants of the pandemic virus found in the UK and South Africa, say scientists from the US pharmaceutical company. MORE..
26 Jan 2021 (12:27 PM)