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Monday, 27 Sep 2021

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Covid vaccination to be made mandatory?

The government has paid focus on making the Covid vaccination a mandatory requirement, in the strong demand from the hea

7 hours ago

Health workers to launch strike action due to suspended Covid allowances

Although the Covid-19 pandemic is not over yet, the allowance has been suspended since last August, he pointed out, addi

7 hours ago

Sports and Youth Affairs Minister denies allegations on having links to sand rackets

Minister Rajapaksa also urged the Opposition, who may level such false allegations, to lodge a complaint with the Police

26 Sep 2021

Covid: 71 more deaths reported. Toll up to 12,680

With 71 more Covid related deaths confirmed yesterday (26) the death toll due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Sri Lanka has

26 Sep 2021

BDO & KPMG Forensic Reports were a political coverup

Given the numerous reports of the forensic audit reports done by BDO India . *Not a single instance of wrongdoing by Gov

26 Sep 2021

Long queues at milk powder shops amid shortage

Long queues for milk powder, on the other hand, continues to make headlines, mainly due to milk powder not being importe

26 Sep 2021

Essential Hospital Equipment donated to Pottuvil Base Hospital under 28th phase of ‘Vipakshayen Husmak’ Initiative

Ampara District SJB electorate organiser Hassan Ali, Co-organiser Gayan Darshana, Lahugala Pradeshiya Sabha member Patal

26 Sep 2021

Covid: Delta variant spread in Sri Lanka named AY28

Sample testing carried out in this regard so far indicated that the variant prevalent more than 95 per cent throughout t

26 Sep 2021

Local Government Election may be dragged in for another year

Sri Lanka held the last local government election in 2018 winning a majority of seats for the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramun

26 Sep 2021

Probe into pro-IS WhatsApp Group operating from Sri Lanka

A special probe has been launched into a WhatsApp Group suspected to be run by individuals linked to the Islamic State o

26 Sep 2021

Vaccination for children of complications to commence from Western Province tomorrow

The process of vaccination for children of various complications against Covid-19 will commence from tomorrow. According

26 Sep 2021

Sri Lanka pledges to become carbon neutral halting new coal power plants

Sri Lanka is now taking every possible preliminary action to become a carbon neutral country with a green economy and ob

26 Sep 2021

62nd Bandaranaike Commemoration (PHOTOS)

Former Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike’s 62nd death anniversary falls today (26). Bandaranaike, the fourth Prime Mi

26 Sep 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

It is not required to wait until the students are vaccinated to open schools - Padeniya

Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya, President of the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) says that giving covid vaccine

26 Sep 2021

We are ready to protest against the government’s treacherous program of selling national resources - Sajith

The Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa has stated that he will launch a struggle in the future against the treach

26 Sep 2021

Yes we did sell 40% of LNG Plant to US. Nothing wrong with it: Lokuge (VIDEO)

Power and Energy Minister Gamini Lokuge confirmed the event that 40 per cent of the LNG Power Plant has been sold to a U

25 Sep 2021

Dr. P.B. Jayasundara’s intervention to stop ‘Mission Siyolit’ another part of plot?

Laugfs, a company which is currently operating at a heavy debt burden, is planning to escape its debt trap by transferri

25 Sep 2021

Cost of Living Committee approves the increase in prices of wheat flour, milk powder, gas and cement. Final decision due on Monday

The Cost of Living Committee yesterday (24) approved the increase in the prices of wheat flour, milk powder, gas, and ce

25 Sep 2021

Sri Lanka seeks another $500 million loan from India to purchase fuel

It is reported that the Sri Lankan government is in talks to obtain a loan of US $ 500 million from India to purchase fu

25 Sep 2021

BUSINESS

Sri Lanka pledges to become carbon neutral halting new coal power plants

Sri Lanka is now taking every possible preliminary action to become a carbon neutral country with a green economy and ob

26 Sep 2021

Cabraal rules out Debt Restructuring or debt defaults

Governor of Central Bank of Sri Lanka Ajith Nivard Cabraal speaking at a high profile webinar organized by the Internat

26 Sep 2021

Discussion with importers and exporters very helpful: CBSL Governor

The exchange of views with the main importers and exporters in Sri Lanka was very helpful, said Ajith Nivard Cabraal, th

25 Sep 2021

Daily FT-ICCSL high profile webinar today on debt sustainability

The ICCSL-Daily FT organised high profile webinar titled ‘Sri Lanka’s Debt Sustainability – The Current Challenges’ will

25 Sep 2021

FEATURED

Covid-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic

More than 1,900 people are dying in the US daily on average – the highest level since early March

21 Sep 2021

‘I felt this huge relief’: how antibody injections free the immunosuppressed under Covid in America

FDA emergency authorizations boost use of periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinations

19 Sep 2021

Everything you need to know about Sri Lanka’s food crisis - INDEPENDENT Report

Sri Lankans have been rushing to grocery stores and queuing up as food supplies deplete in the island nation

14 Sep 2021

Why is there a food emergency in Sri Lanka? BBC Report

Sri Lanka has experienced long queues to buy essential items amid tight lockdown measures to control the spread of Covid

12 Sep 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

Covid-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic

More than 1,900 people are dying in the US daily on average – the highest level since early March

21 Sep 2021

Australian Olympic gold medallist Madi Wilson admitted to hospital with Covid

‘I’d be stupid not to say I wasn’t scared,’ 27-year-old swimmer says after testing positive in Italy

20 Sep 2021

‘I felt this huge relief’: how antibody injections free the immunosuppressed under Covid in America

FDA emergency authorizations boost use of periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinations

19 Sep 2021

People with chronic conditions among most at risk from Covid even after jabs, study finds

People living with chronic conditions such as Down’s syndrome and dementia remain among the most vulnerable to Covid-19

18 Sep 2021

Environment

The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis for women and girls in particular

As we mark World Humanitarian Day, we need to take urgent action to engage in climate adaptation, build climate resilien

18 Aug 2021

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

12 Aug 2021

IPCC report 2021: Climate dossier ‘code red for humanity’, as 2C warming ‘possible by mid-century’

A “devastating” new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns the world is running out

09 Aug 2021

Climate change: Time running out to stop catastrophe - Alok Sharma

Former Business Secretary Alok Sharma is now leading COP26, the climate summit in Glasgow in November

08 Aug 2021

GOSSIP

The reorganisation program of the UNP is to be handed over to Sagala?

It is reported that the entire responsibility of the reorganization program of the UNP is to be handed over to the Deput

23 Sep 2021

Mahinda Rajapaksa is one of the greatest kings in the history of the country - Pathirana

Former President and current Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is one of the greatest kings in the history of the country

22 Sep 2021

A birthday present for SB from Pohottuwa?

Unconfirmed sources say that it has been proposed to appoint S.B. Dissanayake as the Minister of State for Prison Manage

17 Sep 2021

ART

Sri Lankan entrepreneur to introduce wax figure of Musical Legend Sunil Perera to Madame Tussauds!

The establishment of a wax figure of Sunil Perera, a living legend in the world of Sri Lankan music, at Madame Tussauds,..

20 Sep 2021

Find Your Inner Peace at “The Art Gallery Sri Lanka”

The Covid-19 Pandemic may not be everyone’s favourite topic at the moment, as it devastated a lot of people’s lives in t..

23 Jul 2021