The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 63 more COVID-19 related fatalities that have occurred yesterday (August 01). MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (9:50 PM)
US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Ms. Alaina B. Teplitz conveyed that the United States will continue to support Sri Lanka s fight against Covid-19 by providing ongoing support to the COVAX facility - an international mechanism distributing lifesaving vaccines to countries throughout the world, including Sri Lanka. MORE...
2 Aug 2021 (9:44 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 1,680 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (02). MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (9:01 PM)
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauded Sri Lanka s inoculation drive against the coronavirus pandemic posting a message on Twitter. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (8:02 PM)
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board has announced a 24-hour water cut in several aeras in and around Wattala from 10.00 a.m. tomorrow (03) due to laying of pipelines across the Hendala Bridge and connecting it to the main water supply line. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (6:53 PM)
Another consignment of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines is due to arrive in Sri Lanka on Saturday (August 07), President s Media Division announced. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (5:59 PM)
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has filed a writ application before the Court of Appeal requesting the quashing of the recommendations against him by the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Political Victimization. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (5:45 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 1,958 patients who were being treated for COVID-19 have been discharged after completing their recovery. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (4:19 PM)
Deputy Director-General of Health Services Dr. Hemantha Herath, at a press conference held today (August 02), spoke on the possibility of a third shot for the COVID-19 vaccine. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (3:17 PM)
Copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates will be issued online from today (August 02), the Registrar General s Department said. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (1:22 PM)
All teachers and principals island-wide are required to report for their duties today (August 02) as per a circular issued by the Ministry of Public Service, Provincial Councils, and Local Government. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (12:27 PM)
Army Commander General Shavendra Silva says that over 19,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have been administered so far at the 24-hour vaccination center established at the Viharamahadevi Park in Colombo. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (9:50 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says that several spells of showers will occur in the Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya, Kandy, Galle and Matara districts. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (9:35 AM)
Sri Lanka Police says investigations have revealed that MP Rishad Bathiudeen s bother-in-law, who is already in police custody, had previously sexually harassed another 29-year-old domestic worker at the MP s residence. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (9:11 AM)
Head of Virology at the University of Hong Kong, Professor Malik Peiris has warned that the worst for Sri Lanka is yet to come, and it will hit the island in the coming months. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (1:21 AM)
A total of 855 more people were tested positive for COVID-19 today (July 30), increasing the daily count of positive cases to 2,510. MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (11:32 PM)
The Secretary to the Ministry of Education has requested all provincial, zonal and divisional education authorities, principals, teachers and non-academic staff to follow the circular on recalling public sector employees to work from August 02. MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (10:20 PM)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,655 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (August 01). MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (9:15 PM)
The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 67 more COVID-19 related fatalities that have occurred yesterday (July 31). MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (8:29 PM)
The officials of the Gonahena Special Task Force (STF) camp have cracked a racket stealing fuel from vehicles used at the construction site of the Central Expressway. MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (7:40 PM)