At least 67 people have died after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia s Sulawesi island early Friday, according to the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies in Indonesia. MORE..
16 Jan 2021 (1:05 AM)
The grace period granted to pay traffic fines at post offices owing to the prevailing COVID-19 situation will come to an end with effect from today (January 15), Postmaster-General Ranjith Ariyaratne says. MORE..
15 Jan 2021 (1:57 PM)
The Colombo High Court has ruled that the manner in which the Bribery Commission had filed its case against Highways Minister Johnston Fernando, pertaining to using Sathosa employees for political activities, was unlawful. MORE..
15 Jan 2021 (6:41 PM)
The death toll in the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic has surpassed the grim milestone of 400,000 with 3,417 new fatalities reported within the last 24 hours. MORE..
16 Jan 2021 (10:00 AM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry confirms that another 512 patients have recovered from Covid-19 and discharged from hospitals, increasing the total number of recoveries in the country to 44,259. MORE..
15 Jan 2021 (6:24 PM)
The first phase of the Park Ride bus service was inaugurated at the Makumbura Multimodal Transport Center, Kottawa today (January 15) in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, as a solution to the heavy traffic congestion surrounding Colombo city limits. MORE..
16 Jan 2021 (12:34 AM)