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LATEST NEWS

Covid-19 in Sri Lanka: Death toll rises up to 109

With two Covid related deaths reported today (28) the death toll in Sri Lanka has risen up to 109, the DGHS said.

3 hours ago

16 more staffers at Kandy Hospital test positive for Covid-19

16 more staff members at Kandy General Hospital have tested positive for Covid-19, Hospital Director Dr. Iresha Fernando

6 hours ago

Join a pilgrimage to Sanchi - Mahabodhi, Dambadiwa

The 68th Dambadiva Sanchi - Mahabodhi Agrasrawaka Relic Pilgrimage Festival will be held this year.

6 hours ago

Second wave of Covid-19 passes 19,000 cases, with 274 new infections

274 new infections for Covid-19 have been identified, surging the second wave in Sri Lanka up to 19,237 and the total ca

6 hours ago

TIME 100 Person Of The Year: Kamala Harris, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez And Jacinda Arden Among Nominees

Vice president-elect Kamala Harris is on the list of politicians, celebrities and medical workers who have been nominate

8 hours ago

Covid-19 cases in Prison Sector of Sri Lanka near 1k

The number of Covid-19 cases reported in the Prison sector has surged up to 908, with 87 new infections identified yeste

9 hours ago

Health Sectors face difficult time in Covid-interventions due to misinformation conveyed by Public: Army Commander

Due to misinformation sometimes conveyed by the public, Health Sectors are facing a difficult time in Covid operations,

28 Nov 2020

Justice Minister speaks for burial rites of Muslim Community reminding ruling by WHO, ICRC and HRCSL

Justice Minister Mohammed Ali Sabry went on public record saying that it is absurd that the Muslim Community is not allo

28 Nov 2020

Biden expected to name Cindy McCain ambassador to UK

She is the widow with a sting in her tail. Her renunciation of Donald Trump was a factor in helping to deliver the presi

28 Nov 2020

Sriyal Nilanka wins HIV Hero Award 2020 in his outstanding commitment towards HIV Awareness in Sri Lanka

In the annual Hero Awards organised by APCOM, Sriyal Nilanka has won HIV Hero Award 2020 in his outstanding contribution

28 Nov 2020

Senior Iranian Nuclear Scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was injured after gunmen fired at his car and he died later in hospital, Iranian state media reported

28 Nov 2020

O/L Examination to be postponed?

If the risk of the covid 19 virus persists, the 2020 GCE The GCE Ordinary Level examination will have to be postponed fu

28 Nov 2020

Health officials advise to minimize contact in Western province due to the increasing risk

As the risk of covid 19 virus has increased in the Western Province, the health authorities are advising the people in o

28 Nov 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

Medical Council Chairman Prof. Harendra Silva removed from his position

The Chairman of the Sri Lanka Medical Council Prof. Harendra Silva has been removed and Prof. Vajira Dissanayake has bee

27 Nov 2020

There are companies that offer a PCR kit for Rs. 1200. But the govt. is still buying it for Rs. 5500 from old suppliers - Kumudesh

Ravi Kumudesh, President of the Medical Laboratory Technologists’ Association, said that although the companies have off

27 Nov 2020

Basil created the golden age of economic development in Sri Lanka. He should come to the Parliament for the poor people - SB

SB Dissanayake said that the golden rapid development of the country’s economy took place during the tenure of Basil Raj

27 Nov 2020

If we had taken a decision there would be more deforestations - Wimalaweera

State Minister of Wildlife Wimalaweera Dissanayake has shown his ministerial powers by behaving in a riotous manner, sco

27 Nov 2020

Ensure Shani’s safety: Relatives

The safety of former director of the Criminal Investigation Department Shani Abeysekara, who is currently in remand pris

26 Nov 2020

State Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena assures East Terminal will not be sold

The East Terminal of Colombo Port will not be sold under any circumstances, nevertheless, private investors may be invol

26 Nov 2020

BUSINESS

Fitch Downgrades Sri Lanka to ’CCC’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Sri Lanka’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ’CCC’.

27 Nov 2020

Children and frontline staff to get 23,000 masks with revolutionary Antiviral Livinguard Technology

Children and frontline staff of Sri Lanka are to receive more than 23,000 masks with a revolutionary technology that wil

16 Nov 2020

Economic expectations and prospects post 2020

COVID-19 has triggered the deepest global recession in decades. While the ultimate outcome is still uncertain, the pande

16 Nov 2020

Sri Lanka Telecom introduces Virtual Hearing Solution for Commercial High Courts

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has extended their expertise to the Commercial High Courts of Sri Lanka with the introduction of

12 Nov 2020

FEATURED

Ethnic tension, conflicts key concern for Myanmar’s incoming MPs

Yangon, Myanmar – On November 8, the National League for Democracy won another resounding victory in Myanmar’s national

27 Nov 2020

After Flynn pardon, could Trump do the same for himself?

Analysis: renewed US speculation raises number of legal and practical questions

27 Nov 2020

Biden Bursts the Bubble of Populism

When Hungarian strongman Viktor Orban said in September that rooting for the re-election of Donald Trump was his “Plan A

18 Nov 2020

Economic expectations and prospects post 2020

COVID-19 has triggered the deepest global recession in decades. While the ultimate outcome is still uncertain, the pande

16 Nov 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

TIME 100 Person Of The Year: Kamala Harris, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez And Jacinda Arden Among Nominees

Vice president-elect Kamala Harris is on the list of politicians, celebrities and medical workers who have been nominate

8 hours ago

Biden expected to name Cindy McCain ambassador to UK

She is the widow with a sting in her tail. Her renunciation of Donald Trump was a factor in helping to deliver the presi

28 Nov 2020

Senior Iranian Nuclear Scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was injured after gunmen fired at his car and he died later in hospital, Iranian state media reported

28 Nov 2020

Glasgow University crowned UK University of the year beating Oxford and Cambridge

The University of Glasgow has been named Times Higher Education University of the Year, it has been announced tonight

27 Nov 2020

Environment

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa questions the fate of ’Remnant Habitat’ in Sri Lanka

Opposition Leader Premadasa questioned in Parliament regarding the decision to remove the forest systems designated for

19 Nov 2020

Perishable plastic, polythene to be banned from January, 2021

One-time usable plastic and polythene will be banned from January, 2021, in a move to limit waste for the protection of

17 Nov 2020

National Movement for a Just Society commends measures taken on conserving Sinharaja Forest

National Movement for a Just Society has commended the measures taken in conservation of Sinharaja Forest Reserve.

17 Nov 2020

GOSSIP

Eliyantha White’s miracle of eradicating Covid-19 ridiculed by Prasanna Ranatunga

We earlier reported how Royal Spiritual Leader Eliyantha White under state patronage performed a miracle of eradicating

02 Nov 2020

Four pots of water incanted by Eliyantha White released to rivers to control Covid-19 (VIDEO)

Four pots of incanted water prepared by Royal Spiritual Healer Eliyantha White have been released to rivers by top gover

02 Nov 2020

Petition seeking pardon for murder convict Duminda Silva signed by a group of Opposition MPs?

A group of Opposition parliamentarians have reportedly signed the petition seeking the Presidential Pardon for Duminda S

27 Oct 2020