President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that the decision to start using organic fertilizer was taken towards endowing a healthy future generation to the country. MORE..
13 May 2021 (12:33 AM)
An earthquake with a magnitude of Mwp 6.6 has occurred near Mauritius Region in the South Indian Ocean earlier today (May 12). MORE..
13 May 2021 (12:06 AM)
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)
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)
Sri Lanka Navy on Tuesday (May 11) apprehended an individual who was returning to Mannar in a small boat via sea routes, after having flown to India by air. MORE..
12 May 2021 (8:53 PM)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,429 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (12). MORE..
12 May 2021 (8:26 PM)
A Sri Lankan national has been arrested by Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake this morning while attempting to smuggle 18 gold biscuits into the country. MORE..
12 May 2021 (7:42 PM)
Dr. Nihal Jayathilaka has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI). MORE..
12 May 2021 (7:37 PM)
As many as 1,016 more patients who were being treated for COVID-19 have been discharged from medical care within the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported today (May 12). MORE..
12 May 2021 (7:19 PM)
One member from each family will be permitted to go out when travel restrictions are not in effect based on the last digit of their National Identity Card (NIC), says Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana. MORE..
12 May 2021 (6:04 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)
A decision has been taken to impose an island-wide travel restriction from tomorrow (May 13) until Monday (May 17). MORE..
12 May 2021 (3:52 PM)
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)
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)
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)
As per new health guidelines, all overseas arrivals including Sri Lankans should undergo a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days at a quarantine facility. MORE..
12 May 2021 (12:58 PM)
Total COVID-19 infections recorded across the world following the outbreak of the pandemic now stand over 160 million, according to Worldometer tracker. MORE..
12 May 2021 (11:04 AM)
A total of 50,493 persons have been vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine yesterday (May 11), State Minister of Production, Supply, and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana said. MORE..
12 May 2021 (10:28 AM)
Showers or thundershowers can be expected at times in Western, Southern, North-western and Sabaragamuwa provinces, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
12 May 2021 (9:59 AM)
A total of 435 individuals were arrested on Tuesday (May 11) for not wearing face masks in public, DIG Ajith Rohana said. MORE..
12 May 2021 (9:50 AM)