Minister of Health Keheliya Rambukwella says the government expects to reopen the country on October 01, subject to certain restrictions. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (7:28 PM)
The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) has taken another suspect into custody in connection with the recent recovery of a hand grenade inside a prominent private hospital in Narahenpita. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (6:28 PM)
A total of 997 more COVID-19 patients were discharged from medical care today (Sep. 25) as they have recovered from the virus infection, the Ministry of Health said. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (5:07 PM)
One of the sisters of a Sri Lankan woman who died in March following mistreatment at a Japanese detention facility has called on the immigration agency to accept responsibility for her sibling s death as she left Japan. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (4:36 PM)
A 71-year-old woman has been found murdered inside her house in Moragasmulla area, Rajagiriya. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (4:27 PM)
Ministry of Finance has extended the closing date for the submission of Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Foreign Currency Term Financing Facility for the Government of Sri Lanka 2021. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (3:22 PM)
On the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, the Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi has welcomed her Sri Lankan counterpart to the Mission of Indonesia in New York. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (2:29 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who addressed the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy on Friday (Sep. 24), said Sri Lanka plans to go carbon neutral, transition from fossil fuels and promote de-carbonization by 2050. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (1:24 PM)
People aged above 50 years might have to be administered a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine in the future, says Prof. Neelika Malavige of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine of Medical Sciences Faculty at Sri Jayewardenepura University. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (12:29 PM)
The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), Ajith Nivard Cabraal met with Bangladesh High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Tareq Md Ariful Islam on Friday (Sep. 24). MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (10:55 AM)
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China Dr. Palitha Kohona, together with embassy officials, have visited Sinopharm s China National Biotec Group Company Limited (CNBG) on Thursday (Sep 23) upon an invitation extended by the institution. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (10:25 AM)
The Ministry of Health-operated COVID-19 vaccination clinics are carried out island-wide today (September 25). MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (9:53 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says the showery condition over the south-western part of the country is expected to enhance due to active south-west monsoon condition. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (9:16 AM)
Measures have been taken to procure 160 railway compartments from India to reduce the current commuter congestion, says General Manager of Sri Lanka Railways Dhammika Jayasundara. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (12:43 AM)
The Special Committee on COVID-19 Control has decided to devise a comprehensive plan on the health recommendations and restrictions that need to be imposed on reopening the country with the lifting of the curfew. MORE..
25 Sep 2021 (12:24 AM)
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris met the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)... MORE.
25 Sep 2021 (12:15 AM)
The Ministry of Health reported that another 409 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today, increasing the daily count of new cases to 1,332. MORE..
24 Sep 2021 (10:49 PM)
The Derana Media Network has been recognised as the Most Respected entity in Sri Lanka in the media sector. MORE..
24 Sep 2021 (9:50 PM)
Former Sri Lanka Captain Mahela Jayawardena has been appointed as a consultant to the National team during the First Round of the ICC Men s T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today. MORE..
24 Sep 2021 (8:55 PM)
Indian gangster Jitendra Mann alias Gogi, who was Delhi s most wanted, was shot inside Rohini court on Friday. The attackers, dressed as lawyers, opened fire on Jitendra, killing him on the spot. MORE..
24 Sep 2021 (8:35 PM)