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09 Dec 2020
A potion promoted by ayurvedic practitioner Dhammika Bandara from Hettimulla, Kegalle has not been approved by the Health Ministry.
07 Dec 2020
Sri Lanka is to reopen the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for foreign tourist arrivals by following a travel bubble system.
07 Dec 2020
The Western Province will not come under a complete lockdown during the festive season but areas where patients are reported will come under isolation till the situation is brought under control, Army Commander, Lt. General Shavendra Silva told Daily Mirror yesterday
06 Dec 2020
The isolation status which are currently being imposed in several areas, especially in Colombo and Gampaha districts have been revised.
04 Dec 2020
A high-level delegation of medical experts had a discussion with Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva to explore the possibilities for accommodating COVID-19 patients for treatment at private sector hospitals.
02 Dec 2020
Cyclone Burevi has made landfall in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Coast, the Department of Meteorology said.
01 Dec 2020
The Supreme Court (SC) today rejected the examining of 12 Fundamental Rights (FR) petitions filed challenging the gazette notification regarding the cremation of COVID19 victims belonging to Muslim and Catholic communities.
30 Nov 2020
A total of eight inmates were reportedly killed and nearly 71 other inmates were hospitalized during unrest taken place at the Mahara Prison yesterday, the Prisons Department said.
29 Nov 2020
The Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama said it had received four bodies following the tense situation at the Mahara Prison and 25 have been admitted to the hospital.
27 Nov 2020
Schools in Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara Districts cannot be reopened now, Minister of Education Professor G. L. Peiris told Parliament yesterday.
17 Nov 2020
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his capacity as the Finance Minister, read out the budget speech envisaging the new government’s development priorities and policies aimed at reviving the shattered economy.
17 Nov 2020
Asserting that new COVID-19 clusters are appearing in the Colombo City, Mayor Rosy Senanayake yesterday called for a lock-down of the city for at least two weeks, to contain the spread.
13 Nov 2020
The repatriation of Sri Lankan citizens overseas which was temporarily suspended will resume next week, with five special flights designated to repatriate Sri Lankans from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman.
11 Nov 2020
At least 30 people out of 100 people who are randomly tested in high-risk areas within the Colombo city detected as COVID positive, forcing the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) to increase the number of PCR tests by five fold, Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruwan Wijayamuni said today.
01 Nov 2020
Police yesterday issued a special circular allowing employees at 84 institutions, including government agencies, corporations, statutory boards and the media to use their official identity cards as curfew passes.
30 Oct 2020
Multiple scenarios have emerged in the hunt for patient zero linked to the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda coronavirus clusters.
30 Oct 2020
Army Commander and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak, Lt. General Shavendra Silva says a curfew in several areas in the Western Province which is currently in effect will be lifted as planned on Monday at 5 am and this will not be extended.
29 Oct 2020
Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene placed his signature on 20th Amendment to the Constitution a short while ago making it effective from today.
28 Oct 2020
Security, economic development and the technology sector cooperation will feature in bilateral discussions with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today, Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardane said yesterday.
27 Oct 2020
Attorney General Dappula De Livera today directed the Acting IGP to submit a report within two weeks, after investigating the COVID-19 spread from Brandix.
26 Oct 2020
The Secretary of State of the United States of America, Michael R. Pompeo is to visit Sri Lanka from 27 to 28 October.
25 Oct 2020
The quarantine curfew imposed in Gampaha District will continue until further notice, Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva said.
23 Oct 2020
Quarantine curfew was imposed in Dematagoda and Maradana with immediate effect until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Army Commander Shavendra Silva said today.
23 Oct 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will present options for Sri Lanka to partner with the US on economic development, Deputy Assistant Secretary Dean Thompson said on Thursday.
22 Oct 2020
Police quarantine curfew had been imposed in Mattakkuliya, Modara, Bloumendhal, Grandpass and Wellampitiya police areas with immediate effect till 5.00 a.m on Monday to contain spread of COVID-19, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said today.
21 Oct 2020
The preliminary draft of a new Constitution is expected to be ready in six months, the Government said yesterday.
20 Oct 2020
Notorious underworld figure Makandure Madush was killed to prevent the names of politicians involved in the drug trafficking being disclosed in Court, National People’s Power (NPP) MP Vijitha Herath said today.
19 Oct 2020
The new coronavirus can survive on the surface of human skin for around nine hours, some five times the period influenza can, a team of researchers in Japan has found.
16 Oct 2020
Underworld figure Arumahandi Janith Madushanka Silva alias Podi Lassie was granted bail by the Galle Magistrate in connection with the case of threatening several VIPs including the President.
16 Oct 2020
Yoshitha Rajapaksa has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Prime Minister’s Office said Yoshitha assumed duties in the new post yesterday.
06 Mar 2021