Two cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, first detected in Southern Africa last week, have been confirmed in Canada, provincial health officials said on Sunday. MORE..
29 Nov 2021 (10:49 AM)
Japan, the world s third-biggest economy, will close its borders to all foreigners, while Australia s plans to re-open to skilled migrants were also in doubt as nations scrambled on Monday to rein in the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. MORE..
29 Nov 2021 (12:59 PM)
A two-day trilateral maritime drill conducted by the coast guards of India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives to bolster security in the Indian Ocean, enhance mutual operational capability and exercise interoperability between these three countries culminated in the Maldives on Sunday. MORE..
28 Nov 2021 (10:30 PM)
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 27 coronavirus related deaths for November 27, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus pandemic to 529,662. MORE..
28 Nov 2021 (6:43 PM)
The new Omicron coronavirus variant kept spreading around the world on Sunday, with 13 cases found in the Netherlands and two each in Denmark and Australia, even as more countries tried to seal themselves off by imposing travel restrictions. MORE..
28 Nov 2021 (8:18 PM)
The death toll from the capsizing of a passenger ferry in the Kuringankerni lagoon in Kinniya has increased to seven after another child injured in the accident succumbed to injuries. MORE..
28 Nov 2021 (5:16 PM)