The total number of people in Sri Lanka who received both doses of their respective COVID-19 vaccine has reached 10,968,19 on Friday (Sep. 17). MORE..
18 Sep 2021 (11:16 AM)
The Navy has taken hold of a large volume of heroin, thwarting another attempt to smuggle in narcotics to Sri Lanka. MORE..
18 Sep 2021 (10:33 AM)
Sri Lanka received another shipment of COVID-19 vaccines containing 04 million Sinopharm doses today (Sep. 18). MORE..
18 Sep 2021 (10:20 AM)
Several spells of showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
18 Sep 2021 (10:05 AM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left for the United States this morning (Sep .18) to attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. MORE..
18 Sep 2021 (9:45 AM)
Sri Lanka s central bank chief says that the government does not want to keep the import restrictions which are currently in place for too long and that he would like to see them being eased out after a certain period as the restrictions do have an impact on investor confidence. MORE..
18 Sep 2021 (1:47 AM)
Sri Lanka has been removed from the United Kingdom s "Red List" - which requires hotel quarantine for all arrivals - effective from next Wednesday, according to the Sri Lankan High Commission in London. MORE..
18 Sep 2021 (12:27 AM)
Sri Lanka has registered 2,078 new coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the total above 500,000 cases since the start of the pandemic. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (10:06 PM)
The President s Media Division has announced the decisions taken at the online meeting of the Special Committee on COVID-19 Control chaired by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (17). MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (9:27 PM)
The Lotus Tower in Colombo will be lit up tonight to mark World Patient Safety Day and as a tribute to all health sector workers of Sri Lanka. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (8:36 PM)
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 121 coronavirus related deaths for September 16, increasing the country s death toll due to the virus to 11,938. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (8:02 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health says 1,278 more people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus so far today (September 17). MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (7:22 PM)
Thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur at several places in Northern, North-Central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts, the Department of Meteorology said in a weather advisory issued this evening (Sep. 17). MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (6:58 PM)
Parliamentary sittings for the next week have been limited to two days, according to the Chief Government Whip, Minister Johnston Fernando. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (6:40 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 1,186 coronavirus patients have been discharged after completing recovery within the last 24 hours. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (6:05 PM)
The name of Jayantha Ketagoda has been gazetted as a Member of Parliament to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Ajith Nivard Cabraal. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (5:06 PM)
MP Rishad Bathiudeen has been further remanded until October 01 in connection with the death of the 16-year-old domestic worker at his residence. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (4:14 PM)
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has received a complaint against State Minister Lohan Ratwatte in connection with the incidents at the Welikada and Anuradhapura prisons. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (4:09 PM)
The Government of Sri Lanka has decided to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children between the ages of 15 and 19 years, based on the medical recommendation. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (3:24 PM)
The quarantine curfew currently in effect across the island has been extended until 4.00 a.m. on October 01 (Friday), the President s Spokesman said. MORE..
17 Sep 2021 (1:19 PM)