Nearly 12 persons have sustained injuries after a bus fell off into a paddy field at Halpe area in Bandarawela this morning (March 06). MORE..
6 Mar 2021 (1:29 PM)
A Bell 212 helicopter belonging to the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has been deployed to douse the fire at Ravana Ella forest reserve. MORE..
6 Mar 2021 (12:23 PM)
Showers at times will occur in Northern, North-central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in Matale and Hambantota districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
6 Mar 2021 (11:10 AM)
Maintaining the security of the nation is the primary responsibility of the Armed Forces, including the Air Force, says President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..
6 Mar 2021 (10:26 AM)
An individual has been killed in a hit-and-run accident on the Marine Drive at Wellawatte this morning (March 06) while three others sustained injuries. MORE..
6 Mar 2021 (10:05 AM)
Construction of the Lakdhanavi Liquified Natural Gas Power Plant in Kerawalapitiya, was flagged off this morning (March 05) by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
6 Mar 2021 (12:41 AM)
The remains of Ada Derana staff member, Tharupathi Uvindu Samarakoon, who passed away in a tragic collision during the early hours yesterday, were taken to his residence today. MORE..
6 Mar 2021 (12:07 AM)
The Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, and the Chief of Air Staff of the Bangladesh Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat have called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees last evening. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (11:41 PM)
Sri Lanka registered 156 more positive cases of COVID-19 today (March 05) as total novel coronavirus infections reported within the day reached 493. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (10:57 PM)
Seven more corpses of patients who fell victim to COVID-19 have been buried at Ottamavadi area in Batticaloa District today (March 05), says General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (10:18 PM)
Four new COVID-related deaths have been confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services today (March 05). MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (10:09 PM)
Pope Francis landed in Baghdad on Friday for his most risky foreign trip since his election in 2013, saying he felt duty-bound to make the "emblematic" visit because Iraq had suffered so much for so long. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (8:40 PM)
Ranitha Gnanarajah, a Sri Lanka human rights activist and attorney-at-law, is among the recipients of 2021 International Women of Courage Award (IWOC) bestowed by the United States Secretary of State. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (7:31 PM)
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board says that a 20-hour water cut will be imposed from 9.00 a.m. tomorrow in certain areas within the Colombo District. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (7:14 PM)
A total of 182 more persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka today (March 05) as the confirmed cases count reached 84,792. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (7:10 PM)
Sri Lanka on Friday commenced the process of burying Covid-19 victims at Ottamawadi in Batticaloa District, Easter Province. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (6:04 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 485 patients who were previously tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered and discharged from the hospital within the last 24 hours MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (5:50 PM)
UNICEF has procured and delivering the first shipment of 264,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on 7th March, as part of the first allocation of the 1.44 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility to the Ministry of Health. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (5:31 PM)
The Court of Appeal has directed the Attorney General to present submissions on probes into the import of a large consignment of swords following the Easter Sunday terror attacks, in consultation with the Inspector General of Police and the Defence Secretary. MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (5:17 PM)
The President s Media Division says that copies of the final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) appointed to investigate and inquire into the Easter Sunday attacks have been handed over to the Chief Incumbents of the Ramanna and Amarapura Nikayas (Sects). MORE..
5 Mar 2021 (4:28 PM)