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)
Senior officers of the Attorney General s Department appeared on behalf of Police at Mullaitivu Magistrate s Court today and made submissions in order to prevent Mahaviru commemorations from being held.
24 Nov 2020 (3:06 PM)
Sri Lanka s Covid-19 infections count soared yet again on Monday (23) as 337 persons were tested positive for the virus. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (2:39 PM)
The World Health Organization (WHO) Monday called on the international community to put the same effort into fairly distributing coronavirus vaccines, which appear to be on the verge of approval, as they did in creating them. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (2:35 PM)
A judge-bench comprising Appeals Court president A.H.M.D. Nawaz and Justice Sobitha Rajakaruna issued a writ order today quashing the summons issued by the Jaffna Magistrate s Court, Ada Derena reporter said. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (1:22 PM)
The police have arrested 62 more people who violated quarantine regulations within the last 24 hours. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (12:28 PM)
Former President Maithripala Sirisena has arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Easter Sunday attacks a short while ago. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (11:51 AM)
The number of police officers who have contracted coronavirus has now exceeded 1,000, says the National Operation Centre for Prevention of Covid-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO). MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (11:15 AM)
Commander of Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva says Sri Lankans stranded in the Middle East will be given priority in the repatriation process. MORE..
24 Nov 2020 (10:56 AM)