Airline passengers or transit passengers from Sri Lanka will not be permitted to leave for Dubai, Kuwait, Italy, Maldives and Singapore until May 31, according to Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited. MORE..
12 May 2021 (2:22 PM)
A consignment of Russia s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka within the next two weeks, says State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle. MORE..
12 May 2021 (1:38 PM)
Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan, will be celebrated on May 14 by Muslims across Sri Lanka as the Shawwal crescent has not been sighted today (May 12), the Colombo Grand Mosque said. MORE..
12 May 2021 (9:50 PM)
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a variant of Covid-19 behind the acceleration of India s explosive outbreak has been found in dozens of countries all over the world. MORE..
12 May 2021 (5:04 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 957 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 2,386. MORE..
12 May 2021 (11:15 PM)
An island-wide travel restriction will be imposed daily between 11.00 pm and 04.00 am, Commander of Army General Shavendra Silva stated. MORE..
12 May 2021 (2:20 PM)