96 COVID-19 cases recorded today; total at 1,278

15 mins ago

Another 69 individuals test positive for COVID-19 today, accordingly raising total confirmed cases recorded in the island to 1,278.

19 new patients today raise total cases to 1,201

3 hours ago

17 COVID-19 patients identified thus far today, raising total confirmed cases to 1,199

Unis to reopen in June for final year medical students

3 hours ago

Universities will reopen on the 15th of June only for final year students of the Medical Faculty who are due to sit their examinations.

Another 6 inmates released from quarantine

4 hours ago

Another six inmates who were undergoing quarantine in two Navy quarantine centres in Kalpitiya were released today.

India assures SL of maintaining closer ties

4 hours ago

India has assured Sri Lanka of closer cooperation between the two countries, under its neighbourhood first policy.

Rare Black leopard freed from snare in an estate

5 hours ago

A rare black leopard was found trapped in a hunter’s snare in the Sri Pada reserve in the Lakshapana Estate in Nallathanniya.

Fire in Wennawatte, Wellampitiya doused

5 hours ago

A fire which broke out in a parking lot of a factory in Wennawatte, Wellampitiya has been doused.

‘Govt. hiding a deal on the East Container Terminal’

5 hours ago

The Samagi Jana Balawegaya charges the government of concealing the agreement with India pertaining to the East Container Terminal.

‘Govt. suppressing people’s economic conditions’

5 hours ago

The JVP says the people must rally against the government’s actions to suppress the economic conditions of the people.

Commuters to the number of seats, new law soon

6 hours ago

Minister Amaraweera says steps will be taken to pass a law to only allow commuters based on the number of seats in buses & trains.

COVID-19 recoveries exceed 700

6 hours ago

Another 17 persons who contracted the coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals.

90 Kuwait returnees among COVID-19 cases

7 hours ago

90 Sri Lankans who returned from Kuwait have contracted COVID-19.

19 more Navy sailors recover from COVID-19

8 hours ago

19 more Navy personnel who contracted COVID-19 have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals.

Concerns over resuming bakery operations

8 hours ago

Bakery Owners say concerns have arisen over resuming bakery operations as all employees are not able to report to work today.

Lankans stranded in Romania given lodging

8 hours ago

The Foreign Relations Ministry says a group of Lankan expatriates dropped at a Romanian airport have been provided accommodation.

‘Govt. must help disinfect three-wheeler’s too’

8 hours ago

The National Self-Employed Professionals' Three-Wheeler Federation says the government has not disinfected three-wheelers.

65,930 arrested for violating curfew

8 hours ago

The number of persons arrested for violating curfew regulations has reached 65,930.

56,181 PCR tests conducted since 18th February

9 hours ago

Over 56,000 PCR tests have been conducted in Sri Lanka thus far.