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Muralitharan stable after being hospitalised for cardiac treatment (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Muttiah Muralitharan was admitted to a hospital in Chennai, India on Sunday (April 17) morning for cardiac treatment. Last heard, Sri Lanka s cricket legend is doing fine and is totally out of danger. MORE..
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Easter attacks were an attempt to strengthen political power - Archbishop of Colombo (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith says that the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks were politically driven. MORE..
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Coronavirus- 27 more cases and another death reported (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Ministry of Health on Friday (April 18) confirmed 27 more new cases of the COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as the daily cases count reached 287. MORE..
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Special traffic plan for St. Anthony s Church service (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
A special traffic plan will be implemented for 2 days in parallel to the service to be held at the Kochchikade St. Anthony s Church, the Police Headquarters stated. MORE..
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Sri Lanka reports 260 new COVID cases (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
A total of 260 more persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka today (April 18) as the confirmed cases count reached 96,699. MORE..
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SLC to inquiry into claims of national player being involved in brawl (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to conduct an inquiry to ascertain the truth into the allegations that a Sri Lanka national cricket player was involved in a brawl. MORE..
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India running out of Covid jabs putting global supplies under threat (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
India is running out of Covid vaccines amid a brutal second wave that has seen both cases and deaths in the country soar to record levels. MORE..
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281 more recover from coronavirus (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
The Ministry of Health says that another 281 patients have recovered from coronavirus and have been discharged from hospitals and treatment centers. MORE..
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Remaining importers notified to re-export carcinogenic coconut oil stocks (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Sri Lanka Customs has informed the 02 remaining importers to re-export their coconut oil stocks containing carcinogens. MORE..
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Couple involved in drug racket of Kalu Sagara and Muthu arrested (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
A couple has been arrested at the Heenatikumbura area in Thalangama over the possession of narcotic drugs, Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said. MORE..
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Man arrested in Kalutara with locally made revolver (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Sri Lanka Police have arrested an individual along with a locally-manufactured revolver during a raid in Kalutara. MORE..
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Myanmar releases 12 Sri Lankan fishermen (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
The Myanmar Authorities have released the 12 Sri Lankan fishermen that were imprisoned in Myanmar, the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Myanmar said. MORE..
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Port City no threat to Sri Lanka s sovereignty - Ajith Nivard Cabraal (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
The China-backed Port City in Colombo, which has been exempted from a series of local laws, is no threat to the country s sovereignty and would only function as “a single-window facilitation of business”, a senior minister said on Saturday. MORE..
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Two soldiers injured as double cab refuses to stop at Omanthai checkpoint (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Two army personnel have been injured after a vehicle defied orders to stop and knocked them down at the Omanthai security checkpoint, the Police Spokesman said.
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Special police operation to nab drunk drivers (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
Sri Lanka Police says that a special island-wide operation will be launched from 12 noon today to detect drunk drivers on all roads including expressway entry points. MORE..
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Prince Philip s car becomes Sri Lankan royal artefact (Sun, 18 Apr 2021)
The Duke of Edinburgh, whose funeral was on Saturday, was a car aficionado who bought the 1935 Standard Nine for 12 pounds when he was based in Colombo with the British Navy in 1940. MORE..
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Coronavirus- 253 new cases confirmed within the day (Sat, 17 Apr 2021)
Ministry of Health on Saturday (April 17) confirmed 85 more new cases of the COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as the daily cases count reached 253. MORE..
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Two COVID deaths from Kelaniya Kurunegala (Sat, 17 Apr 2021)
Sri Lanka s COVID-19 death toll climbed to 617 today (April 17) as two more persons were confirmed to have died of the virus infection. MORE..
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Brazil asks women to delay pregnancy over new coronavirus variant fears (Sat, 17 Apr 2021)
Brazil asked women on Friday to delay getting pregnant until the worst of the pandemic passes, saying the virus variant that is devastating the South American country appears to affect expectant mothers more than earlier versions of the coronavirus. MORE..
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Sri Lanka registers 168 new COVID infections (Sat, 17 Apr 2021)
Sri Lanka saw an uptick in COVID infections today (April 17) as 168 more persons were tested positive for the virus. MORE..
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