Sri Lankan faith healer Eliyantha White has passed away earlier today (September 22), sources told Ada Derana. MORE..
23 Sep 2021 (12:27 AM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that an international mechanism is needed for developing countries to overcome the current economic instability. MORE..
23 Sep 2021 (12:07 AM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 464 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 1,342. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (11:33 PM)
The Immigrants Emigrants (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to encourage foreign investors to extend the validity of visas to five years was considered by the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Defence today (22). MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (10:56 PM)
A definitive agreement was executed with the Sri Lankan government for the investment in West Coast Power Limited - the owner of the Yugadanavi Power Plant based in Colombo - along with the rights to develop a new LNG Terminal off the Colombo coast, the New Fortress Energy Inc. said in a press release on Tuesday (Sep. 21). MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (9:06 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health says 878 more people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus so far today (September 22). MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (8:31 PM)
The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 92 coronavirus related deaths for September 21, pushing the country s death toll due to the virus pandemic to 12,376. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (7:53 PM)
The Taliban have asked to address world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly this week in New York City. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (7:48 PM)
The two suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident during a drug raid carried out in Rajagiriya, the Police stated. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (7:32 PM)
The Consumer Affairs Authority (Amendment) Bill, which was introduced in Parliament today (22), has been passed without amendments. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (5:55 PM)
A total of 882 more COVID-19 patients were discharged from medical care today (Sep. 22) as they have recovered from the virus infection, the Ministry of Health said. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (5:46 PM)
The Court of Appeal today (September 22) allowed notorious crime figure Wele Suda to be escorted outside from the prison to receive medical attention. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (5:32 PM)
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) C.D. Wickramaratne has requested the Director-General of Health Services to grant permission for bookstores to remain open during travel-restricted period. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (5:28 PM)
A meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the President of the Republic of Latvia, Egils Levits, took place yesterday (21) afternoon on the sidelines of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, the President s Media Division said. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (5:16 PM)
Police have arrested two individuals including the main suspect involved in the recent shooting to death of a 14-year-old boy at Gajanayakagama in Weeraketiya. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (5:00 PM)
The Government of Sri Lanka and the World Bank have signed a USD 92 million financing agreement for the Climate Resilience Multi-Phased Program Phase I Project. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (4:17 PM)
Sri Lanka s Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris and the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef Al-Othaimeen reiterated the positive outcomes of integration among communities with the preservation of identity... MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (4:06 PM)
Last month, at least 29 Sri Lankan Tamils at a special refugee camp within a prison in southern India tried to take their own lives in protest against their detention. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (3:59 PM)
It has been decided to appoint a retired judge to hold an independent inquiry into the recent incidents at the Welikada and Anuradhapura prisons. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (1:47 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to increase the Government Credit limit of Rs. 2,997 billion by another Rs.400 billion, thus increasing amount to Rs 3,397 billion. MORE..
22 Sep 2021 (1:41 PM)