Police said the incident took place on Thursday in the Maligawatta area of Colombo, where a businessperson had organized an . . .
The Minister said on Friday that the government was targeting the total lifting of all restrictions by early June depending . . .
According to the police media division, a group of seven inmates had tried to escape from the Mahara Prison using . . .
Rajapaksa's decision was conveyed by his Secretary P.B. Jayasundara in a letter sent to former Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa on . . .
Some 181 of the virus-positive military personnel are from the Navy who were among the first responders in the island-nation's . . .
Tea exports in volume in March amounted to 13.8 million kilos, lowest ever and surpassed the previous lowest of 14 . . .
Army Commander Shavendra Silva said the cases were detected at the Welisara Navy camp, reports the Daily Mirror newspaper.On Friday, . . .
Army Commander Shavendra Silva said that the 29 Navy personnel have contracted the virus during the recent search operation carried . . .
In a statement, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority said the NAFPT had launched the campaign titled "Tourism Disaster Monitoring . . .
The polls were initially planned to be held on April 25 but were postponed by the Elections Commission last month . . .
On April 21, 2019, three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo and the hotels -- Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and . . .
Information of the planned second attack was revealed by the ongoing investigations into the April 21, 2019, bombings by the . . .
According to the government directives, the curfew currently in force in all other districts except Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy, . . .
(Reuters) - Batting great Sachin Tendulkar famously said "if people throw stones at you, turn them into milestones" -- a . . .
The red lights were switched on at 6.45 p.m. on Saturday, illuminating a bright light in the dark sky and . . .
On Wednesday evening, the eerie silence in Maradana, a densely-populated neighbourhood in Colombo, was broken by the sound of music.The . . .
In a statement, Rajapaksa said that after the first patient was detected, the government made all efforts to protect children . . .
Speaking to reporters here, Beela Rajesh said a 57-year-old women died at the government hospital here. Her contacts are being . . .
The Colombo Tea Auction, which was suspended for two weeks due to a curfew imposed by the Sri Lankan government . . .
Five new cases were reported on Monday and with the second death recorded the Government urged the public to comply . . .
This marks Sri Lanka's first death from the COVID-19 outbreak, reports Xinhua news agency.The Health Ministry said in a statement . . .
In all other districts across the country, the curfew will be lifted at 6 a.m. on Monday and will be . . .
The statement said Rajapaksa has urged director general of the World Health Organization to forward this request to multi-lateral and . . .
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana told Colombo Gazette that the 3,700 individuals were arrested as of 6 a.m. on . . .
The new program titled "Wait for us, stay at home", will be implemented through a local system in collaboration with . . .
On March 20, the government imposed the police curfew until 6 a.m. on Monday, reports the Daily Mirror newspaper. Later . . .
The arrests were made between 6 a.m. on March 20 and 9 a.m. on Sunday, reports the Daily Financial Times . . .
The Office said in a statement that the curfew will be imposed with immediate effect from 6 p.m. on Friday . . .
The development comes after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Tuesday decided to ban the entry of visitors as a drastic measure . . .
Deshapriya made the remarks on Monday after a meeting between health authorities and Election Commission officials, reports the Colombo Page.The . . .
Speaking to the Daily Financial Times newspaper, Rajapaksa's spokesman Premanath Dolawatte said on Sunday that the decision was taken to . . .
In a statement, the government's information department said that the holiday had been declared to prevent the spread of the . . .
Commission member S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole told the Daily Mirror newspaper on Thursday that observers from the European Union (EU), . . .
Perera has a finger injury and is doubtful for the first game of the two-match series. But still then, he . . .
Sri Lanka were restricted to 155/6, despite Dashun Shanaka and Thisara Perera smashing 46 runs in the last four overs . . .
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Rangana Herath has urged Sri Lanka's cricket administrators to be patient with the current crop of spinners . . .
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Opener Beth Mooney's brisk half-century helped hosts Australia beat New Zealand by four runs on Monday to . . .
The four-member Committee headed by Professor Lalithasiri Gunaruwan, which submitted its interim report to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa last week, said . . .
Sri Lanka Feb 28 (SL/BAN) A few days back on 26th Feb a silent protest took place at the Viharamaha . . .
to contest the island nation's general elections slated to take place this year, according to informed sources.The development comes almost . . .
State Minister of Transport Dilum Amunugama told the media that the new electric rail track had been planned to be . . .
Sri Lanka Feb 25 (SL/BAN) A special report was tabled by MP Malith Jayatilaka, Chairman Sectoral Oversight Committee on National . . .
Sri Lanka Feb 25 (SL/BAN) Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Daya Ratnayake who was a former Army Commander criticized the . . .
M.A. Yogeshwaran, the media spokesman of the party registered as 'The Vanni Tamil People Union', said it included 13 former . . .
Wickremesinghe has already informed the UNP, which he heads and is the incumbent ruling party, that he will be contesting, . . .
Sri Lanka 21st Feb 20 (BAN/RL)The Police reported that lives of a young boy of 11year old & his mother . . .
Sri Lanka 21 Feb 20 (BAN/RL) TESS a private company presented to Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva an underwater drone. . . .
The proposals featured in a special report presented to Parliament on Thursday to resolve 14 controversial issues following the April . . .
Work at projects such as the Port City, Lotus Tower, the construction of the National Nephrology Specialist Hospital in Polonnaruwa . . .
Project Director at the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC), Shantha Gunananda told the Colombo Gazette on Wednesday that most of the . . .