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UAE lifts ban on transit flights from Sri Lanka (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will lift a ban on transit passenger traffic from Sri Lanka, India, Nigeria, and other countries from August 5, UAE s National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday. MORE..
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President arrives in Parliament (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has arrived in the parliament chamber while the proceedings were in progress, Ada Derana correspondent stated.
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Will not proceed with charges against Karannagoda, AG s Dept. tells court (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
The Attorney General s Department today (August 04) informed the Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar that the abduction charges against former Navy Commander Admiral of the Fleet Wasantha Karannagoda will not be moved forward. MORE..
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Maharagama OIC critically injured amidst IUSF protest (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
The OIC of Maharagama Police has sustained critical injuries when the protesters tried to topple the iron barricades near the entry road to Parliament on Tuesday (August 03). MORE..
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TV Derana achieves another milestone with over 3 million YouTube subscribers (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
Sri Lanka s premium entertainment channel TV Derana has once again secured its position as the most trusted and entertainment portal of choice in the country, topping 3 million YouTube subscribers. MORE..
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Over 370,000 AstraZeneca second doses rolled out within three days (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
Sri Lanka ramped up the national inoculation drive on Tuesday (August 03), with the administration of 116,664 second doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccines. MORE..
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48-year-old arrested for spitting at PHI (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
The father of a COVID-infected individual has been arrested for spitting at a Public Health Inspector (PHI) attached to Narammala MOH Office who came to check on them. MORE..
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Spells of showers in several areas including Western Province (Wed, 04 Aug 2021)
Several spells of showers can be expected in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle, Matara, Nuwara-Eliya and Kandy districts, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
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Daily coronavirus cases count exceeds 2,400 (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
A total of 1,044 more people were tested positive for COVID-19 today (July 30), increasing the daily count of positive cases to 2,450. MORE..
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Gammanpila goes into self-isolation (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
Minister Udaya Gammanpila has gone into self-isolation after several officials at the Ministry of Energy test positive for COVID-19. MORE..
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Compensation for damages caused by wild animal attacks to be increased (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
The Cabinet of Ministers has green-lighted a proposal to amend the compensation paid for deaths, complete or partial disabilities or property damages caused by the attacks of protected animals including elephants, leopards, bears, wild buffaloes and crocodiles. MORE..
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COVID death toll moves up with 74 new victims (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
Sri Lanka has registered 74 more COVID-19 related fatalities confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Monday (August 02). MORE..
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Mahindananda Aluthgamage tests positive for COVID-19 (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has tested positive for COVID-19 following a Rapid Antigen Test. MORE..
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Online registration for 2021 electoral register (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
The Election Commission has launched a program for the online application to register in the 2021 Electoral Roll. MORE..
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1,406 new coronavirus cases reported (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,406 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (August 03). MORE..
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Gazette issued for importing Nitrogen extracts and Potassium (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
The Import and Export Control Department has issued a gazette notification for the import of Nitrogen extracts and Potassium. MORE..
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SLMA urges people to limit movement (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) has appealed to the members of the public to limit their movement within the coming two months as much as possible until the majority of the population is vaccinated against the COVID-19. MORE..
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Three including infant killed in tragic road accident (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
Three persons have died after the three-wheeler they were travelling in collided with a lorry, says Ada Derana correspondent. MORE..
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Interim order against recommendations of PCoI on political victimization (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
An interim order has been issued preventing action on the recommendations made by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Political Victimization against Senior State Counsel Janaka Bandara. MORE..
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Coronavirus- 1,902 more patients recover (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)
A total of 1,902 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from hospitals and treatment centres as they have recovered from the virus infection, says the Ministry of Health. MORE..
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