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393 fatalities in UK due to COVID-19 hitting death toll at 1,808

Another 393 people have died after contracting coronavirus - taking the UK total to 1,808.

7 hours ago

Covid-19 outbreak hits Sri Lanka economy significantly

Even if Sri Lanka still has relatively few corona virus cases, the island nation is already feeling the economic repercu

9 hours ago

Ten more tested positive for COVID-19, total 142

As of this (31) moment ten more patients have been tested positive for COVID-19, official sources confirmed.

9 hours ago

SL COVID-19 positive cases hit 132

The number of patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka has reached up to 132, with ten new infections reported

31 Mar 2020

If I was the President of Sri Lanka..

If I was the President of Sri Lanka, the following are the key steps I would take in the short to medium time -

31 Mar 2020

SL COVID-19 positive cases hit 129

Seven more patients tested positive for COVID-19 have been identified today (31), official sources revealed.

31 Mar 2020

Government ensures the safety of Sri Lankan expatriates in South Asia

The Government has taken measures to work with Sri Lankan Missions in South Asia to ensure the safety of Sri Lankan expa

31 Mar 2020

Hayleys provides Medical and Protective Equipment to IDH hospital

Hayleys Group has stepped into extend its assistance to combat corona virus combat by providing medical and Personal Pro

31 Mar 2020

District and Divisional secretaries granted with the power to carry out essential services

District Secretaries and Divisional Secretaries will be empowered to carry out essential services, the Ministry of Publi

31 Mar 2020

The next two to three weeks would be crucial

Borella Medical Research Institute Director Jayaruwan Bandara says the next two to three weeks will be crucial. He empha

31 Mar 2020

NCE offers digital platform service for SL exporters

The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE), the Chamber of the Nation’s exporters, being proactive as always, offers the se

31 Mar 2020

Sri Lanka’s export earnings continue its downward trend

Continuing the year-on-year declining trend observed since July 2019, earnings from merchandise exports declined by 3.2

31 Mar 2020

Sri Lanka’s trade deficit widens to US $ 730 million

Sri Lanka’s trade deficit widened in January 2020 compared to the same month last year, as earnings from exports decline

31 Mar 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

District and Divisional secretaries granted with the power to carry out essential services

District Secretaries and Divisional Secretaries will be empowered to carry out essential services, the Ministry of Publi

31 Mar 2020

Pre-election budget status report full of false estimates - Mangala

Former finance minister Mangala Samaraweera in a statement said the government’s pre-election budget status report - 202

31 Mar 2020

Government plots to sacrifice EPF for Coronavirus Pandemic?

The resolution by Prime Ministerial Adviser Ajith Nivaard Cabraal that only 20% of bonds accounting to the Employees’ Pr

31 Mar 2020

Announcement from Italian Embassy - Ajith Rohana’s claims are false

The Italian Embassy for Sri Lanka in an announcement stressed the propagation that the bodies of the deceased in Italy d

31 Mar 2020

Decisions are being made in Government’s highest level - President’s Media Unit

Decisions on imposing curfew analysing data, selection of areas and designation of areas to be isolated would be done so

30 Mar 2020

Transportation shall be strictly prohibited till April 28 - Dr. Prasanna

Dr. Prasanna Gunasena, chairman of state pharmaceutical corporation, stressed that curfew and restriction of transportat

30 Mar 2020

BUSINESS

Reemerged from exile, CSE stuck once again!

The S&P SL20 Index of the Colombo Stock Exchange fell by 5.33% and the trades were suspended for half an hour today (20)

20 Mar 2020

Bartleet Technologies moves toward the fourth industrial revolution

In a constructive move toward the fourth industrial revolution, Bartleet Innovative Technologies (BIT), the IT platform

18 Mar 2020

Dialog to digitize enterprises of trading and manufacturing sectors

Dialog Enterprise, the digital business solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC, expressed its readiness and experience to di

18 Mar 2020

Hemas restructures its stakes in the travel and aviation sectors.

Hemas Group, in line with its portfolio strategy of focusing on growing its core sectors of consumer, healthcare and mob

16 Mar 2020

FEATURED

If I was the President of Sri Lanka..

If I was the President of Sri Lanka, the following are the key steps I would take in the short to medium time -

31 Mar 2020

Ancient City Found Atop Huge Rock In Sri Lanka

Sigiriya (The Lion Mountain) is often considered to be the eighth wonders of the world and an ancient stone fortress use

31 Mar 2020

Need for rapid expansion in testing for COVID 19 in Sri Lanka

As we come to the end of the ‘official quarantine’ period and begin to relax the ‘lock down’ within Sri Lanka but keepin

31 Mar 2020

Taking on Covid-19: The enemy of our enemy is unity

Nations are best tested in times of crisis. This is when our humanity should rise over self-interest and when all differ

30 Mar 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

393 fatalities in UK due to COVID-19 hitting death toll at 1,808

Another 393 people have died after contracting coronavirus - taking the UK total to 1,808.

7 hours ago

47-nation Africa has 2,650 confirmed coronavirus cases, 49 deaths - WHO chief Tedros

Coronavirus has now spread to dozens of the 47 countries of the WHO Africa region, with 2,650 infected and 49 dead, the

30 Mar 2020

Spain supersedes China as death toll due to COVID-19 hits 7,340

Spain has become the third country to confirm more cases of coronavirus than China - as its number of deaths rose by 812

30 Mar 2020

The coronavirus is the worst intelligence failure in US history

The Trump administration’s unprecedented indifference, even willful neglect, forced a catastrophic strategic surprise on

30 Mar 2020

Environment

Hundred and three (103) sea turtle hatchlings released to ocean

The Turtle Conservation Centre at Panama managed under Navy Turtle Conservation Project released hundred and three(103)

17 Mar 2020

Sri Lankan elephants’ struggle to survive

Elephants and people are in an increasingly dangerous confrontation.

15 Feb 2020

UK sacks COP26 President!

The United Kingdom in a surprising move has sacked UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) president Claire Perry O’Neil.

01 Feb 2020

Climate change: ’Stop using the worst-case scenario ... as the most likely outcome,’ experts say

Scientific studies that use the worst-case, business-as-usual scenario for future levels of climate change are ’’mislead

31 Jan 2020

GOSSIP

Vajira caught handing over used face mask to another

United National Party Gall district candidate team leader former parliamentarian Vajita Abeywardena on Thursday (19) was

21 Mar 2020

Politics of Pandemics: Pohottu Rohitha bids Corona

Former minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena has launched his political campaign on Social Media by publishing a huge poster

19 Mar 2020

PM sought for permission to seize Ravi Karunanayake!

The once glorious CID is currently in a state as mentioned above and the serious question is how to combat crimes in the

16 Mar 2020

ART

Ancient City Found Atop Huge Rock In Sri Lanka

Sigiriya (The Lion Mountain) is often considered to be the eighth wonders of the world and an ancient stone fortress use..

31 Mar 2020

Legendary Double Doctorate Literary Lion Professor Sunil Ariyaratne

Scholarly senior double doctorate Professor Sunil Ariyaratne, was a visual sensation of the Department of Sinhala and Ma..

25 Mar 2020