Another suspect involved in the gunfire attack on a restaurant in Soysapura, Moratuwa which took place last month, has been taken into custody. MORE..
4 Jun 2020 (9:22 AM)
A four-day dengue prevention program will be conducted from 4th to 7th of June within the limits of Colombo Municipal Council (CMC). MORE..
4 Jun 2020 (9:05 AM)
The total count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka has leapt to 1,749 following the detection of 14 more virus-positive patients as of 11.55pm on Wednesday (03). MORE..
4 Jun 2020 (8:41 AM)
Two suspects have been placed under arrest in Pettah while in possession of 1kg of heroin. MORE..
4 Jun 2020 (2:50 AM)
In the CCTV footage revealed to the public by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday terror attacks, a second explosion is witnessed following the detonation of a device by Fathima Jiffry - the wife of Shangri La bomber Ilham Ahmed - that claimed the lives of several Police officers, and her children. MORE..
4 Jun 2020 (2:41 AM)
Sri Lanka s COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,735 as five more new virus-positive patients were detected as of 11.00 pm today (03). MORE..
4 Jun 2020 (1:14 AM)
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) should take the responsibility for the downfall of a financial entity under its purview, says Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
4 Jun 2020 (12:27 AM)
Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ITUKAMA COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1,243 million, says the President s Media Division (PMD). MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (11:16 PM)
Sri Lanka s COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,730 as 13 more new virus-positive patients were detected as of 8.30 pm today (03). MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (10:34 PM)
A countrywide curfew will come into force from 10.00 pm tonight (June 03) until 4.00 am on Saturday (June 06), the government has announced. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (9:59 PM)
Sri Lanka s COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,717 as of 6.45 pm today (03) following the detection of seven new virus-positive patients. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (9:10 PM)
Thushara Upuldeniya has been appointed as the new Commissioner General of Prisons. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (8:12 PM)
Eighteen more persons are confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 virus, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (7:38 PM)
The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hiked to 1,692 this evening (03) as nine persons tested positive for the virus. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (7:24 PM)
Two endangered leopards -- including a rare black one -- have been killed by snares in Sri Lanka in less than a week, sparking calls for authorities to crack down harder on the cruel traps. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (7:06 PM)
The Election Commission of Sri Lanka is set to hold a special meeting on Monday (June 08), the Chairman of the Commission said. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (6:39 PM)
Health guidelines pertaining to holding the General Election 2020 have been handed over to the Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (5:59 PM)
The second penumbral lunar eclipse of 2020 will begin on June 5th night at 11.15 p.m. Sri Lanka Standard Time, when the shadow of the Earth falls on the Moon, said Prof. Chandana Jayaratne, the Director of Astronomy and Space Science Unit, Department of Physics at Colombo University. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (5:40 PM)
Six more naval personnel who had contracted the COVID-19 have recovered completely from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy. MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (5:24 PM)
Thirteen more COVID-19-positive patients who had been undergoing treatment have made complete recoveries as of today (03). MORE..
3 Jun 2020 (3:20 PM)