Pfizer said Monday it had begun a middle-to-late stage clinical trial of a pill to stave off COVID-19 in people who are exposed to infection. MORE..
29 Sep 2021 (1:27 AM)
The Ministry of Health reported a total of 932 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today, (September 28). MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (11:22 PM)
New guidelines have been issued for local and foreign tourists who arrive in Sri Lanka 14 days after being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (9:35 PM)
A software engineer of the Epic Lanka Technologies company has been arrested over the deletion of data from the database of the National Medicine Regulatory Authority (NMRA). MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (8:36 PM)
The total number people who fell victim to COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka moved up as 55 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Monday (September 27). MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (8:12 PM)
The Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) says the universities are expected to reopen in the month of November following prolonged closure caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (6:46 PM)
The British army was put on standby on Monday evening to help ease fuel supply chain issues caused by a shortage of truck drivers as scenes of panic buying were observed across the country. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (6:44 PM)
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warns that there is a serious risk that a government will not have any funds to pay pensions in another ten to fifteen years. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (5:44 PM)
Following the removal of price controls, the Large-Scale Mill Owners Association have announced revised retail prices for rice. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (5:44 PM)
The All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the Colombo Stock Exchange today recorded a new all-time high as it closed at 9,339.28 points. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (5:01 PM)
An Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of a state bank on the Habarana-Pollonnaruwa road in Minihirigama, Minneriya has been robbed of its cash on Sunday (September 26). MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (4:31 PM)
A total of 743 more COVID-19 patients were discharged from medical care today (Sep. 28) as they have recovered from the virus infection, the Ministry of Health said. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (4:16 PM)
The Colombo Magistrate s Court has further remanded former Governor Azath Salley until October 12. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (3:52 PM)
A joint company will be formed for the purpose of purchasing Liquid Petroleum (LP) Gas, State Minister of Consumer Affairs Lasantha Alagiyawanna stated. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (3:26 PM)
The Pfizer vaccination program for children with co-morbidities aged between 12 - 19 years will be carried out island-wide from October 01, the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians (SLCP) says. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (3:08 PM)
The COVID-19 task force has been requested to work out the procedures by which state institutions and public transport services will be maintained once the country-wide lockdown is lifted on October 01. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (1:14 PM)
Afghanistan and Myanmar have withdrawn from their speaking slots at the United Nations General Assembly at the last minute, amid disputes over who should represent those countries. Both saw their elected governments overthrown earlier this year. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (1:04 PM)
The Ministry of Health-operated COVID-19 vaccination clinics are carried out island-wide today (September 28). MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (11:10 AM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (8:47 AM)
Professor of Community Health at the Medical Faculty of the University of Colombo, Manju Weerasinghe urged the youth not to be misled by the baseless opinions expressed by certain persons with commercial interests, and to take the vaccines against the COVID-19 virus at the first available opportunity. MORE..
28 Sep 2021 (1:33 AM)