Several areas in Minuwangoda, Matale isolated with immediate effect

Two Grama Niladhari Divisions in Minuwangoda Police and three Grama Niladhari Divisions in Matale police area have been declared as isolated areas with immediate effect, Army Commander Shavendra Silva said.

Share on FB
at


Four parliament staff members test COVID-19 positive

Four staff members of the parliament have tested positive for coronavirus infection, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed.

Share on FB
at


Sri Lanka expecting to get India’s COVID-19 vaccines within two weeks

More than a week after India’s top diplomat pledged priority for Sri Lanka in providing coronavirus vaccines, a report says that up to 20 million doses would be distributed by India to neighbouring countries in the next two weeks.

Share on FB
at


Sri Lanka confirms one more COVID-19 death

One more COVID-19 related death has been reported in Sri Lanka, the Department of Government Information confirmed a short while ago.

Share on FB
at


Tuition classes set to resume from 25 January

The Director General of Health Services has granted approval to resume tuition classes in the country excluding those in the Western Province from the 25th of January.

Share on FB
at


We will create an education system that protects dignity of labour – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says a new education system that will protect the dignity of labour and aimed at creating a skilled society  will be introduced in the new normal environment.

Share on FB
at


Government selling country’s assets – JVP

The JVP charges the government of coming into power on the back of promises to protect local resources, of presently selling the country’s assets to foreign entities.

Share on FB
at


Rs. 40 million worth cash, jewellery robbed from financial institute in Gampaha

Two unidentified men who arrived in a motorcyclist have robbed Rs. 40 million worth jewellery and cash from a private financial institution in Miriswatta, Gampaha.

Share on FB
at


Sri Lanka confirms 4 more COVID-19 deaths

Four more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported in Sri Lanka, the Department of Government Information confirmed a short while ago.

Share on FB
at


Nawalapitiya isolated after detecting several COVID cases

The Nawalapitiya Town in the Kandy District has been isolated.

Share on FB
at


Former Directors of ETI Finance released on bail

Former Directors of ETI Finance Ltd Jeewaka Edirisinghe, Asanka Edirisinghe, Nalaka Edirisinghe and Deepa Edirisinghe were released on bail today.

Share on FB
at


A case against Johnston dropped by Colombo High Court

The Colombo High Court today determined that the case filed by the Bribery Commission against Minister Johnston Fernando and two others over the alleged misuse of state funds during the period between 2010 and 2014, cannot be taken forward.

Share on FB
at


Bus driver arrested with 18 kgs of ice drugs in Kosgoda

A 27-year-old bus driver has been arrested while in possession of 18kg of ice drugs, says the Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana.

Share on FB
at


JVP: This is not the time for PC polls, government should deliver constitutional reforms

The JVP yesterday urged the government to deliver the promised constitutional reforms this year and address the key issues such as provincial council system, instead of holding an election amidst the current national health crisis.

Share on FB
at


Tax relief for film industry

In an effort to promote the local film industry, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to grant back the tax concession which was initially granted by him during his tenure as President and which was annulled by the previous Good Governance Government, following discussions with film industry professionals.

Share on FB
at


Sri Lanka confirms 4 more COVID-19 deaths

Four more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported in Sri Lanka, the Department of Government Information confirmed a short while ago.

Share on FB
at