A total of 825 more people were tested positive for COVID-19 today (July 30), increasing the daily count of positive cases to 2,460. MORE..
31 Jul 2021 (12:10 AM)
Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Niroshan Dickwella have all been suspended from international cricket for a year for breaking Sri Lanka s bio-bubble on a night out in Durham last month. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (11:01 PM)
Sri Lanka has registered 56 more COVID-19 related fatalities confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Thursday (July 29). MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (10:28 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed the health authorities to carry out an island-wide survey of those who have still not been vaccinated against COVID-19, says the President s Media Division (PMD). MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (8:45 PM)
Sri Lanka saw an uptick in COVID-19 figures, as 1,635 more persons were tested positive for the virus today (July 30), says the Ministry of Health. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (8:29 PM)
The Attorney General s Department today (July 30) briefed the Colombo Magistrate s Court on the death toll of the sea animals killed by the X-Press Pearl disaster. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (6:26 PM)
A study in Sri Lanka has found that 93.4% individuals developed antibodies to a single dose of the Covishield vaccine, the made-in-India variant of Oxford-AstraZeneca s AZD-1222 formulation, while 97.1% developed neutralizing antibodies. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (5:25 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 1,716 patients have recovered from Covid-19 infection and have been discharged from hospital within the last 24 hours. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (4:58 PM)
The government has decided to call all employees of public service back to duty from the 2nd of August (Monday), subject to COVID-19 health guidelines, the President s Media Division said in a press release issued today (July 30). MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (4:37 PM)
A blue sapphire cluster weighing 80kg has been discovered in Rakwana, Ratnapura, Ada Derana correspondent reported. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (2:52 PM)
Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and spin-bowling allrounder Krishnappa Gowtham have both tested positive for COVID-19 while on tour in Sri Lanka, according to reports. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (2:21 PM)
President Joe Biden on Thursday urged local governments to pay people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and set new rules requiring federal workers to provide proof of vaccination or face regular testing, mask mandates and travel restrictions. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (1:55 PM)
The Colombo Chief Magistrate s Court today (July 30) released former Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardena from all bribery cases filed against him. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (12:13 PM)
The body of the 16-year-old girl, who died of severe injuries she had suffered while working as a domestic aide at MP Rishad Bathiudeen s private residence, has been exhumed a short while ago. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (11:22 AM)
Sri Lanka on Thursday (July 29) recorded the highest number of vaccinations rolled out in a single day, says the State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (10:33 AM)
A youth, who was in possession of 40kg of heroin, has been arrested in the area of Rerukana in Bandaragama, says Senior DIG Ajith Rohana. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (9:42 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says a few showers can be expected in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (9:29 AM)
The new Ambassador of Cuba to Sri Lanka Andres Marcelo Gonzalez Garrido called on Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena today (29) at the Foreign Ministry. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (1:17 AM)
A Sri Lankan worker at a plastic manufacturing factory in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province in South Korea, has died in an industrial accident. He had been working for 18 consecutive hours to meet a deadline, foreign media reported. MORE..
30 Jul 2021 (12:09 AM)
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 66 coronavirus related deaths for July 28, increasing the death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 4,324. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (10:01 PM)