Sri Lanka has sent the first-ever international flight to Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh, which will be inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (October 20) on the auspicious Vap Poya Day. MORE..
20 Oct 2021 (10:39 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island after 1.00 p.m. Heavy showers above 100 mm can be expected at some places. MORE..
20 Oct 2021 (8:32 AM)
Sri Lanka has received the first shipment of 100,000 litres of Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer, imported from India for cultivation in Maha Season. MORE..
20 Oct 2021 (8:14 AM)
A local study revealed that the antibody response decline in all age groups, 12 weeks after being fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine, especially among those over the age of 60. However, the study finds that the T cell response persists. MORE..
20 Oct 2021 (12:27 AM)
The daily count of COVID-positive cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 548 today (October 19), says the Epidemiology Unit. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (10:30 PM)
Ridiyagama Safari Park will now allow walk-ins for the time being and the visitors are required to make reservations in advance. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (10:16 PM)
The Ministry of Health today (October 19) revised the notice recently issued by the Department of Buddhist Religious Affairs pertaining to the directives for conducting Katina Pooja offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (8:43 PM)
The total number of people, who died of COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka, moved up as 18 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Monday (October 18). MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (6:55 PM)
Two suspects who were involved in multiple criminal activities have been arrested in the area of Andiambalama, the police spokesman said. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (6:00 PM)
A youth has been taken into custody at around 2.00 a.m. today (October 19) for attempting to smuggle out a stock of gold biscuits from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (5:34 PM)
The Ministry of Health says 339 more COVID-19 patients in total were discharged from medical care today (October 19) as they have recovered from the virus infection.
19 Oct 2021 (4:29 PM)
China s parliament will consider legislation to punish parents if their young children exhibit "very bad behaviour" or commit crimes. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (3:54 PM)
Two fishermen who were aboard a sunken Indian fishing boat poaching in Sri Lankan waters across the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) northwest of the Kovilan Lighthouse yesterday (October 18), have been rescued, says the Navy. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (1:55 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has given the nod to amend existing laws and regulations applicable to ban cattle slaughter in Sri Lanka and to table them in the Parliament, says the Government Information Department. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (12:44 PM)
Increasing the prices of eggs is inevitable unless necessary steps are taken to reduce the cost of production, says the All Island Egg Producers Association. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (12:33 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in his message for Milad-un-Nabi, says the best way to pay special respect to Prophet Muhammad, who is highly revered by the Islam devotees in Sri Lanka and the world over, is to strive to further disseminate his vision to strengthen coexistence among the people. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (11:16 AM)
Another batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines has arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (October 19). MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (11:03 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Northern, North-central, Eastern, Central, Uva and North-Western provinces and Hambantota district during the evening or night, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (8:46 AM)
Sri Lanka s Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris says that the experts committee appointed by the Prime Minister to formulate a new constitution has finalized the draft of the new constitution. MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (1:45 AM)
The outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Hussein El Saharty called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (18). MORE..
19 Oct 2021 (1:15 AM)