Former President Maithripala Sirisena s legal counsel has requested the Colombo District Court to nullify the cases filed against his client, seeking compensation over the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks, without going to trial. MORE..
1 Dec 2021 (1:26 AM)
Litro Gas Lanka Ltd. has introduced a hotline - 1311 - for the general public to report any issues pertaining to domestic LP gas cylinders. MORE..
1 Dec 2021 (12:06 AM)
The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 722 today (November 30) as 195 more people were tested positive for the virus, the Epidemiology Unit said. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (11:41 PM)
New Health Guidelines to be followed from 01 to 15 December have been issued by the Director General of Health Services. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (10:11 PM)
An experts report on the preliminary measures to be taken with regard to the incidents related to leakages from domestic LP gas cylinders has already been submitted to the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA), Shantha Walpola of the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering said. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (9:02 PM)
The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 18 new coronavirus-related deaths for November 29, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus pandemic to 14,346. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (7:49 PM)
The boss of an Australian investment bank has topped the ranking of this year s highest-paid chief executives, while Ruslan Kogan s pay soared 1413%, after he took home $8.99 million. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (7:31 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a Committee to look into the recent incidents of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder fires and explosions that have occurred at domestic, commercial and sales outlets in various parts of the country and to find possible causes of the problem in order to provide immediate solutions to the issue. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (7:00 PM)
Japan reported its first case of the omicron variant Tuesday, less than a day after the country imposed sweeping restrictions on inbound travel to prevent the new strain from spreading domestically. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (6:31 PM)
A low-pressure area has formed and lays over southern parts of Thailand and the areas in its vicinity, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (6:05 PM)
The Ministry of Health says 347 more COVID-19 patients in total were discharged from medical care today (November 30) as they have recovered from the virus infection. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (5:36 PM)
Manju Lalith Warnakumara has been appointed to the parliamentary seat left vacant following the resignation of Kalutara District Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MP Mahinda Samarasinghe. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (5:18 PM)
Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today (November 30) expressed his disappointment over the absence of the majority of the ruling party s front-benchers during parliamentary sessions. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (4:57 PM)
Sweden s first female prime minister has been reappointed to the top job after political turmoil forced her to resign within hours of taking the post last week. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (3:56 PM)
The University of Moratuwa announced the experts report on quality analysis pertaining to accidents related to LP gas leakages will be handed over to the State Ministry of Consumer Protection within this week. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (2:54 PM)
China has denied reports it could take control of Uganda s international airport should the government in Kampala default on a $200 million loan from Beijing. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (1:51 PM)
A special parliamentary consultative committee is slated to convene at 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday (December 01) to discuss the recent incidents related to leakages in domestic LP gas cylinders. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (12:36 PM)
Barbados formally declared itself the world s newest republic at the stroke of midnight, as the Caribbean island nation removed Queen Elizabeth II as head of state in a solemn ceremony Tuesday attended by her son Prince Charles. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (12:21 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has given its approval to import 200,000 metric tons of rice from Myanmar to stabilize the prices in the local market, says the Department of Government Information. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (11:55 AM)
The electricity supply to several parts of the country, which had been disrupted last evening owing to breakdowns, has been restored. MORE..
30 Nov 2021 (10:48 AM)