Over 95% individuals developed antibodies against Sinopharm vaccine: Prof. Jayasumana

The research group of Sri Jayawaradnapura University has found that the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine produced antibodies in 95 percent of vaccinated people and was very effective against the delta variant, State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana said.

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Submit Bathiudeen’s wife’s phone details – Court

Several telecommunication service providers have been ordered by the Court to submit telephone details of four persons including the wife of Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen.

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Cabinet approves new price of 18-litre gas cylinder

The newly introduced 18-liter cylinder of domestic Liquid Petroleum (LP) Gas will be sold at a price of Rs 1,150, Minister Bandula Gunawardena said.

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Sri Lanka President to contest a second term at Presidential elections

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today said that he will contest a second term at the next presidential election.

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Basil Rajapaksa requests Court to end GI pipes case

Attorneys of Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa have requested the court to conclude the case hearing in which the Minister is a defendant, pertaining to financial misappropriation when providing GI pipes to local government institutions during the 2015 Presidential Election period.

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Teachers stage protest in Battaramulla

A protest was launched this morning in Battaramulla by several teacher and principal trade unions based on a number of demands including salary anomalies.

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A/L and Grade five scholarship exams postponed

The Education Ministry has decided to postpone the 2021 GCE Advanced Level examination (A/L) and the Grade 05 Scholarship Examination.

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Another consignment of Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has received another consignment of over 70,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine this morning.

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No Confidence Motion against Minister Gammanpila in House today

Parliament will be meeting today and tomorrow to debate the No Confidence Motion (NCM) tabled by the Opposition against Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila.

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Rs. 13.9 million drug money buried in a house, seized

Sri Lanka Police have discovered Rs. 13.9 Million in cash buried in a house located in Kottawa, Pannipitiya.

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Wanted criminal gang leader Wasantha killed in Police gunfire

A criminal wanted for multiple crimes was gunned down by the Police Special Task Force early morning today (18) on Baseline Road, Seeduwa.

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Duminda Silva appointed Housing Development Authority Chairman

Former MP Duminda Silva, who was serving a death sentence over the killing of Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra but was released from jail on a special presidential pardon last month has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Housing Development Authority.

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Rishad Bathiudeen hospitalised

MP Rishad Bathiudeen, who is currently in the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), has been hospitalized.

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KDU will be brought under UGC after removing obstacles in the UGC Act: President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that the obstacles existed in the University Grants Commission Act will be removed and the Kotelawala Defence University will be brought under its purview.

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Plans afoot by Police to resolve public issues at village level

Sri Lanka Police is making plans to initiate a mechanism to resolve public issues at village level through community police units.

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Emergency Use approval granted for Sinovac

The National Medicine Regulatory Authority (NMRA) yesterday granted approval for the Emergency Use of Sinovac Covid 19 vaccine manufactured in China.

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