Another group of Sri Lankans stranded in foreign countries have been repatriated this morning (25). MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (1:33 PM)
Former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Shani Abeysekara has tested positive for COVID-19, sources told Ada Derana. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (1:00 PM)
An engineer attached to the Provincial Road Development Authority (RDA) has been arrested over an incident of assaulting a woman, the Police said. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (12:43 PM)
Former President Maithripala Sirisena arrives at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Easter Sunday attacks. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (12:06 PM)
Sri Lanka saw another surge in its Covid-19 figures yesterday (24) with 459 persons testing positive for the virus. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (11:49 AM)
It has been planned to reopen pre-schools and primary schools in the areas where there is no COVID-19 risk, says State Minister Piyal Nishantha. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (11:24 AM)
Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage, together with Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Luo Zhaohui, has chaired the 11th session of the diplomatic consultations between Sri Lanka and China virtually. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (10:39 AM)
The Severe Cyclonic Storm Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal was located near (10.2N, 82.0E) at 2.30 am today (25), 220km to the east of Kankesanturai coast, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (10:01 AM)
Travel restrictions have come to effect in two Grama Niladhari divisions in Akurana after Covid-19 exposure. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (1:20 AM)
Russia said Tuesday its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was 95 percent effective and would be cheaper and easier to store than some alternatives, as the global race heats up to develop a jab. MORE..
25 Nov 2020 (12:49 AM)
Four new Covid-19 related deaths have been reported in Sri Lanka, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed a short while ago. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (11:32 PM)
Fresh COVID-19 positive cases were identified in Sri Lanka as the total number of cases reported from the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters reached 17,436. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (11:20 PM)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 165 million loan to Sri Lanka to provide immediate financing support for small and medium-enterprises (SMEs), which have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and long-term financing to underserved SMEs, including businesses led by women and tea smallholders. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (11:04 PM)
The committee of experts looking into the minor tremor reported from Kandy recently says that the incident cannot be ruled as a result of limestone quarrying. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (9:27 PM)
The National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) says that another 287 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (7:48 PM)
Minister of Irrigation and State Minister of Internal Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management Chamal Rajapaksa says that compensation should be paid for the lands acquired prior to the commencement of irrigation projects. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (7:21 PM)
The Ministry of Health says 465 more individuals, who were previously diagnosed with Covid-19, have made complete recoveries. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (5:55 PM)
Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) leader and parliamentarian Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias "Pillayan" has been granted bail by the Batticaloa High Court. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (4:34 PM)
The Cyclonic Storm Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal was located near (10.0N, 83.E) at 8.30 am today (24), 325km to the east of Kankesanturai coast, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (4:26 PM)
The thirteen officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) who were arrested for their alleged involvement with drug dealers have been further remanded until the 7th of December. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (3:23 PM)