The new Ambassador of Cuba to Sri Lanka Andres Marcelo Gonzalez Garrido called on Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena today (29) at the Foreign Ministry. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (1:17 AM)
A Sri Lankan worker at a plastic manufacturing factory in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province in South Korea, has died in an industrial accident. He had been working for 18 consecutive hours to meet a deadline, foreign media reported. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (12:09 AM)
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 66 coronavirus related deaths for July 28, increasing the death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 4,324. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (10:01 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 479 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, increasing today s tally of new Covid-19 cases to 2,329. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (9:55 PM)
The government is currently looking into vaccinating school children between the ages of 12 and 18 years against COVID-19. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (8:43 PM)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,850 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (July 29). MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (7:58 PM)
UPDATE- A five-member panel of inquiry has recommended Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to impose suspensions and fines on Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella over their breach of the bio-secure bubble during the England tour. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (7:42 PM)
A person has been arrested while in possession of 2 kilograms and 450 grams of heroin at Meegoda in Padukka. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (7:07 PM)
The Supreme Court has concluded hearings on the petitions filed against the proposed Financial Amendment Bill. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (6:50 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 1,641 patients who were being treated for COVID-19 have been discharged after completing their recovery. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (5:28 PM)
Minister of Industries Wimal Weerawansa has subjected himself to a voluntary self-quarantine as several police officers attached to his security detail have tested positive for COVID-19. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (4:19 PM)
Permission has been granted to all airlines for the carriage of fully vaccinated passengers without any limitation to the number of passengers allowed per flight. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (3:28 PM)
An individual has been arrested for attempting to mislead the public by driving around in a jeep that had the wording POLISH RABUKKANA on its side. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (2:16 PM)
The Presidential Media Centre (PMC) was declared open today (29) under the patronage of Senior Advisor to President, Lalith Weeratunga. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (1:22 PM)
The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has summoned the Sri Lanka Football Federation before the Committee on August 03, the media unit of the Parliament said in a statement. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (11:33 AM)
Sri Lanka has administered more than 1 million first doses of the China-made Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine within the past three days, says Prof. Channa Jayasumana, the State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (11:11 AM)
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested a woman, who is allegedly involved in narcotics trafficking, along with drug money circulated through five bank accounts maintained by her. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (9:57 AM)
Several spells of showers are expected in Sabaragamuwa Province and in Nuwara-Eliya District, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (9:26 AM)
Ten human rights groups including the Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International issued a statement today (July 28) calling for the release of Lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah and several other currently detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (1:02 AM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 539 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 1,919. MORE..
28 Jul 2021 (10:43 PM)