Sri Lanka reports the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases recorded so far as 927 more tested positive for the virus. MORE..
9 May 2021 (10:24 PM)
A decision has been taken to carry out only the essential services in all government establishments, the Ministry of Public Administration stated. MORE..
9 May 2021 (9:04 PM)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,732 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (09). MORE..
9 May 2021 (8:18 PM)
The import of chemicals for non-agricultural industries will be allowed only on the prior approval of relevant authorities, says the Controller General of Imports and Exports. MORE..
9 May 2021 (6:50 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that 1,365 more patients who were being treated for coronavirus have been discharged after completing recovery within the last 24 hours. MORE..
9 May 2021 (6:26 PM)
The Piliyandala Public Market has been closed until further notice following the detection of several Covid-19 positive cases from the premises, health officials said. MORE..
9 May 2021 (5:01 PM)
Police have busted racket involving the theft of expensive mobile phones sent to the country through courier service and arrested six suspects including employees of the said courier service and labourers from a manpower agency. MORE..
9 May 2021 (4:43 PM)
A South African national who had arrived from Kenya has been taken into custody at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake with over 2.2 kilograms of cocaine estimated to be worth around Rs 60 million. MORE..
9 May 2021 (3:37 PM)
Remnants of China s biggest rocket landed in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, with the bulk of its components destroyed upon re-entry into the Earth s atmosphere, according to Chinese state media, ending days of speculation over where the debris would hit. MORE..
9 May 2021 (11:48 AM)
USA-based Sri Lankan athlete Ushan Thiwanka Perera has set a new South Asian and Sri Lankan high jump record at the 2021 Lone Star Conference Outdoor Track Field Championships, in Texas. MORE..
9 May 2021 (11:24 AM)
Sri Lanka Police says it is conducting constant quarantine operations across the country and that 426 persons have been arrested within yesterday (08) for the violation of quarantine rules and regulations such as wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing. MORE..
9 May 2021 (10:26 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western, Uva, North-western and North-central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Mannar districts during the evening or night. MORE..
9 May 2021 (9:55 AM)
Army Commander General Shavendra Silva announced the isolation of twenty Grama Niladhari divisions and one area in Ratnapura District as well as an estate in Nuwara-Eliya District with immediate effect. MORE..
9 May 2021 (9:16 AM)
As many as 22 COVID-related deaths were confirmed in Sri Lanka today (May 08), says Director-General of Health Services. MORE..
9 May 2021 (12:42 AM)
Sri Lanka Customs today (May 08) took measures to re-export a consignment of unrefined imported coconut oil containing the carcinogenic substance Aflatoxin. MORE..
9 May 2021 (12:35 AM)
Pakistan on Saturday began a nine-day shutdown affecting travel and tourist hotspots in a bid to prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases during the Muslim holiday of Eid Al Fitr. MORE..
8 May 2021 (11:58 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 926 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 1,896. MORE..
8 May 2021 (10:30 PM)
Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has announced that the payment of additional compensation for the eligible depositors'relevant legal beneficiaries of eligible deposits of Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC (SFSP) will commence from next Monday (May 10). MORE..
8 May 2021 (9:58 PM)
A special meeting between Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa and Dr. Olivia Nieveras, the Acting Country Representative of the World Health Organization unfolded on Saturday (May 08). MORE..
8 May 2021 (9:29 PM)
Sri Lanka has confirmed as many as 970 fresh coronavirus infections so far within the day, says the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO). MORE..
8 May 2021 (8:25 PM)