UPDATE (12 Noon)- Wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coasts extending from Batticaloa to Colombo via Trincomalee, Kankesanturai and Puttalam and in the sea area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
18 Sep 2020 (1:08 PM)
The World Bank Group s 2020 Human Capital Index, released today, finds that a child born in Sri Lanka today will be 60 percent as productive when she grows up as compared to if she enjoyed complete education and full health. This is higher than the average for South Asia region and lower middle-income countries. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (1:40 AM)
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks warned MP Harin Fernando over the impulsive behavior displayed during his testimony at the commission. MORE..
17 Sep 2020 (7:37 PM)
The businessman and the backhoe driver arrested over the clearing of the Anawilundawa Wetland Sanctuary in Mundalama, Puttalam, have been released on bail. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (1:45 PM)
Bloemendhal Police has seized 33,000 kilograms of Turmeric and 3,000 kilograms of Oried illegally imported into the country and smuggled out of Customs. MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (9:13 AM)
The total number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country reached 3,276 as three more arrivals from foreign countries tested positive for the virus last night (17). MORE..
18 Sep 2020 (10:55 AM)