With the continuing global vaccine supply shortages and an increasing variety of COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use, many have wondered whether combining different vaccines could be a feasible option to fast-track and simplify vaccination efforts. MORE..
15 Jun 2021 (12:39 AM)
The Director-General of Health Services confirmed that Sri Lanka has reported 57 more deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE..
15 Jun 2021 (12:29 AM)
Galle Magistrate today (June 14) called for the details of the vaccine recipients from Western Province who obtained their second dose of AstraZeneca from a vaccine drive in Galle violating protocols. MORE..
15 Jun 2021 (12:23 AM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 479 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 2,259. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (10:37 PM)
Discussions are currently underway to look into the possibility of using the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as the second dose for the individuals who obtained the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (10:20 PM)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,780 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (June 14). MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (8:32 PM)
The Captain of the X-Press Pearl cargo vessel was ordered to be released after being produced before the Colombo High Court today (June 14). MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (7:59 PM)
Sri Lanka on Sunday (June 12) registered 67 more victims of COVID-19, the Director-General of Health Services. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (6:24 PM)
Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa says that the current government continues to provide jokes, one not less funny than the other . MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (5:13 PM)
All Special Economic Centers and Manning Wholesale Markets on the island will be open on June 17 and 18. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (4:34 PM)
The Captain of the fire-ravaged X-Press Pearl cargo vessel has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (3:41 PM)
Judge Arjuna Obeysekera has sworn before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as a Justice of the Supreme Court a short while ago. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (2:40 PM)
The investigations into the controversial media conference held by Azath Salley, who is currently held by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) under detention orders, have been completed. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (2:11 PM)
Bahrain has temporarily halted the issuance of new work permits for people from red list countries including Sri Lanka. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (1:48 PM)
Sri Lanka Navy has seized 237 kilograms and 500 grams of Kerala Cannabis during a special operation conducted in seas north of Point Pedro today (June 14). MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (12:50 PM)
The police have arrested 1,198 more individuals on Sunday (June 13) for failing to adhere to health protocols and quarantine regulations while in public, Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana says. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (11:29 AM)
The Tamil Nadu state police and Central intelligence agencies have stepped up vigil after threats of an armed group trying to infiltrate from Sri Lanka were received, Indian media reports said. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (9:48 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and fairly heavy rainfall about 75 mm can be expected at some places in these areas.
14 Jun 2021 (9:22 AM)
Israel s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (8:57 AM)
Leaders of the major industrial nations have pledged one billion COVID vaccine doses to poor countries as a "big step towards vaccinating the world", Boris Johnson has said. MORE..
14 Jun 2021 (1:09 AM)