Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today (May 07) virtually inaugurated the constructions work of the first phase of Ruwanpura Expressway. MORE..
7 May 2021 (5:20 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is hopeful that the World Health Organization would make efforts to fulfil Sri Lanka s need for 600,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine for the administration of the 2nd dose. MORE..
7 May 2021 (4:09 PM)
In accordance with the government s decision, all Catholic schools across the country will also remain closed until further notice, the Bishop s House has announced. MORE..
7 May 2021 (3:37 PM)
The police have arrested 436 more individuals on Thursday (May 06) for violating quarantine regulations. MORE..
7 May 2021 (3:18 PM)
Steps will be taken to provide Cabinet approved relief to the dependents of war heroes, who died or were disabled due to terrorist activities, with effect from April 2021, says the President s Media Division (PMD). MORE..
7 May 2021 (2:27 PM)
Positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected from the Dedicated Economic Centre in Welisara, says Ada Derana correspondent. MORE..
7 May 2021 (1:23 PM)
All schools, pre-schools, universities and tuition classes will remain closed until further notice, Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris announced today (May 07). MORE..
7 May 2021 (12:55 PM)
India s Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M.K. Stalin took oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Friday (May 07). MORE..
7 May 2021 (12:27 PM)
The name of Acting Solicitor General Sanjay Rajaratnam will be taken into consideration by the Parliamentary Council for the post of Attorney General, says Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena. MORE..
7 May 2021 (11:32 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island during the evening or night, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
7 May 2021 (10:16 AM)
A major accomplice of notorious criminal gang member who operates under the alias Suresh been taken into custody by the Police Special Task Force (STF). MORE..
7 May 2021 (9:18 AM)
Twelve more Grama Niladhari Divisions in Kalutara, Gampaha and Colombo districts have been isolated with immediate effect, the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) announced. MORE..
7 May 2021 (8:27 AM)
The Director General of Health Services confirmed eleven more Covid-19 related deaths today (06), as Sri Lanka s death toll due to the virus pandemic rose to 745. MORE..
7 May 2021 (12:52 AM)
Former Maldives president and current parliament speaker Mohamed Nasheed was injured in a blast outside his family home on Thursday, police said in a statement. MORE..
7 May 2021 (12:18 AM)
The Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka says it has informed all airlines that passengers with a travel history to India within the last 14 days will not be allowed to disembark in Sri Lanka. MORE..
7 May 2021 (12:08 AM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 546 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today, pushing the daily tally of new cases reported to 1,851. MORE..
6 May 2021 (10:37 PM)
India s Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) has come up with the details of the official of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), who handed over a Sri Lankan detainee allegedly inflicted serious burn injuries while in its custody to the Bureau, The Hindu reports. MORE..
6 May 2021 (10:23 PM)
The irresponsible conduct of the members of the public is a reason for delays in directing COVID-infected people to medical care, says Dr. Anver Hamdani, the Director of Medical Technical Services of Health Ministry. MORE..
6 May 2021 (8:34 PM)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,305 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (06). MORE..
6 May 2021 (7:38 PM)
The Department of Meteorology today (May 06) issued an advisory for thundershowers and severe lightning in parts of the island. MORE..
6 May 2021 (6:39 PM)