A man who died on September 26 while receiving medical care at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital is confirmed to have succumbed to black fungus infection. MORE..
23 Oct 2021 (1:29 AM)
The Committee on High Posts has approved the appointments of 03 secretaries to ministries and two ambassadors, the Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said in a statement. MORE..
23 Oct 2021 (1:11 AM)
The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka today (October 22) moved to 552 as 104 more people were tested positive for the virus, says the Epidemiology Unit. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (11:28 PM)
The total number of people, who died of COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka, moved up as 12 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Thursday (October 21). MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (9:01 PM)
The Committee on Parliamentary Business chaired by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has decided to approve providing simultaneous sign language interpretation during the 2022 Budget Debate in consideration of the Hearing-Impaired Community, the Secretary-General of Parliament, Dhammika Dasanayake said today. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (8:57 PM)
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health says 448 more people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus so far today (October 22). MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (8:29 PM)
The primary sections of all schools across the island will reopen from Monday (October 25), says the Secretary to the Education Ministry. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (7:12 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed the health authorities to complete the vaccination of all eligible children within two weeks. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (7:08 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted the approval to obtain a loan of USD 3.6 billion from Oman to purchase petroleum, says Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (5:18 PM)
Thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely in several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, North-central and Eastern provinces and in Vavuniya, Mullaitivu and Hambantota districts. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (4:53 PM)
The Ministry of Health says 276 more COVID-19 patients in total were discharged from medical care today (October 22) as they have recovered from the virus infection. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (3:51 PM)
Transport Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi today (October 22) made an announcement on the resumption of train services following an interruption prompted by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (2:26 PM)
The Pfizer'BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be administered as a booster dose for employees in the health sector, tri-forces, police, tourism sector and other frontline workers, says the Commander of Sri Lanka Army. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (2:16 PM)
The government has decided to lift the ongoing interprovincial travel restrictions with effect from 4.00 a.m. on the 31st of October, says the Army Commander General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (1:56 PM)
The lawmakers of Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), holding placards, have staged a protest inside the Parliament chambers, demanding immediate solutions for the ongoing fertilizer issue. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (1:46 PM)
A special meeting between Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena and his New Zealand counterpart Trevor Mallard was held virtually yesterday (October 21) with the aim of strengthening bilateral relations. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (12:46 PM)
Syria executed 24 people it said had set fires that swept swathes of forests mainly in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, the justice ministry said on Thursday. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (11:43 AM)
Sri Lanka commenced vaccinating schoolchildren of 16 - 19 age group today (October 22) against COVID-19. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (10:59 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says showers or thundershowers are likely over most parts of the island after 1.00 p.m. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (8:39 AM)
Outgoing Ambassador of the United States of America to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz paid a farewell call on Foreign Minister Professor G. L. Peiris at the Foreign Ministry on Thursday. MORE..
22 Oct 2021 (1:42 AM)