The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning in parts of Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-western and Northern provinces as well as in Galle, Matara and Anuradhapura districts. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (7:59 PM)
Sri Lanka saw an uptick in COVID infections today (April 14) as 99 more persons were tested positive for the virus. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (6:49 PM)
India has beefed up security in Tamil Nadu after Sri Lanka moved to proscribe 11 extremist groups including Al-Qaeda and ISIS. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (6:00 PM)
The Ministry of Health says 225 more patients who were infected with coronavirus have been discharged from medical care. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (5:24 PM)
National Organizer of the Restaurant Owners Association Asela Sampath has been remanded until the 19th of April. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (4:08 PM)
The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have called for countries to suspend sales of live wild mammals in traditional food markets, also known as "wet markets", in efforts to prevent the emergence of new deadly diseases, such as COVID-19. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (3:12 PM)
At least eight collisions involving more than a dozen of vehicles are reported between Gelanigama and Dodangoda interchanges on the Southern Expressway. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (1:57 PM)
The US, South Africa and European Union will temporarily stop the rollout of the Johnson Johnson (J J) Covid jab, after reports of rare blood clotting. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (11:01 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most parts of the island in the evening or night, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (10:19 AM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says it is his hope and expectation that all citizens, without any discrimination, will join the Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations with fresh hopes, determination, tender and righteous thoughts. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (10:07 AM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has issued an extraordinary gazette notification banning 11 extremist Islamic organizations in Sri Lanka. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (9:00 AM)
Japan will release more than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea, the government said on Tuesday, a move China called "extremely irresponsible", while South Korea summoned Tokyo s ambassador in Seoul to protest. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (1:09 AM)
(UPDATED) Sri Lanka has confirmed 73 more new cases of the COVID-19 on Tuesday (April 13), as the daily cases count reached 226. MORE..
14 Apr 2021 (12:11 AM)
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said it expects over 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to be manufactured in India by this summer. MORE..
13 Apr 2021 (11:01 PM)
Bangladesh has announced plans to ban all international and domestic flights for a week from Wednesday, coinciding with yet another lockdown to counter a spike in novel coronavirus infections. MORE..
13 Apr 2021 (8:42 PM)
A total of 153 more persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka today (April 13) as the confirmed cases count reached 95,547. MORE..
13 Apr 2021 (7:03 PM)
The Ministry of Health says 151 more patients who were infected with coronavirus have been discharged from medical care. MORE..
13 Apr 2021 (6:31 PM)
The Department of Meteorology today (April 13) issued an advisory for thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning. MORE..
13 Apr 2021 (5:34 PM)
The four youths, who were arrested for leaning halfway out through the windows of a car travelling on the Southern Expressway, have been remanded until the 22nd of April. MORE..
13 Apr 2021 (4:49 PM)
Chairman of the Restaurant Owners Association Asela Sampath has been arrested by the Fort Police on an open warrant issued by the Fort Magistrate s Court. MORE..
13 Apr 2021 (3:30 PM)