President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who visited the Kuragala Sacred Site on Sunday, instructed the relevant officials to expedite construction work at the site. MORE..
17 Jan 2022 (1:14 AM)
The Health Ministry says that another 690 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (16). MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (11:46 PM)
Three persons have died while another five are reportedly injured following a head-on collision involving a car and a tipper truck at Damana in Ampara. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (10:24 PM)
Severe traffic congestion has been reported at the Mirigama Exit of the Central Expressway. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (10:18 PM)
Sri Lanka has urged more Indian investments in ports, infrastructure, energy, power and manufacturing sectors, days after New Delhi announced a USD 900 million loan to Colombo to build up its depleted foreign reserves and for food imports amid a shortage of almost all essential commodities in the island nation. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (8:42 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa presented the "Yathivara Suraksha" Scholarships to student monks in the Ratnapura District at the Sabaragamuwa Maha Saman Devala premises, today (16). MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (8:23 PM)
Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (8:03 PM)
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 14 coronavirus related deaths for January 15, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 15,211. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (6:38 PM)
Minister of Power Gamini Lokuge says that there will be no power cuts imposed until Tuesday (January 18). MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (6:24 PM)
The Ministry of Health reported that another 161 coronavirus infected patients have recovered and have been discharged within the last 24 hours. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (6:02 PM)
The Speaker of the Maldivian Parliament (People s Majlis of Maldives) Mohamed Nasheed arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday for an official visit. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (4:43 PM)
Four suspects including a woman have been arrested during drug raids carried out in several areas, police said. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (3:57 PM)
Tennis star Novak Djokovic s hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star s appeal against a deportation order. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (3:05 PM)
All four people taken hostage in a more than 10-hour stand-off at a Texas synagogue have been freed unharmed, police said late on Saturday (Jan 15), and their suspected captor is dead. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (1:27 PM)
India s financial package has prevented Sri Lanka from spiralling into a major economic tailspin for the time being, top economist WA Wijewardena said on Saturday, but warned that the government would need to seek an immediate bailout from the IMF to tide over the foreign exchange shortage grappling the country. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (12:36 PM)
The Department of Meteorology forecasts that several spells of showers will occur in Eastern, Uva and North-central provinces and in Matale district today. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (9:48 AM)
Two persons have drowned and a 10-year-old child has been reported missing while bathing in the Kalu Ganga at Siripagama last evening (15). MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (9:24 AM)
Dulanga Sampath has been crowned winner at the grand finale of Derana Dream Star Season 10 held today (January 15). MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (1:27 AM)
The daily count of COVID-19 cases recorded in Sri Lanka moved to 661 today (January 15), the Health Ministry said. MORE..
16 Jan 2022 (1:14 AM)
Vehicles will be allowed to use the newly-declared open section of the Central Expressway from Mirigama to Kurunegala toll-free from now to 12 noon tomorrow (Sunday 16), says the Director-General of Road Development Authority (RDA).
16 Jan 2022 (12:39 AM)