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 . . .
According to police, 20 people were killed in an accident when a container lorry carrying tiles collided with a passenger . . .
North East Railway crossing worker’s union staged a protest outside the PresidentialSecretariat todaydemanding an increase in their monthly allowance of . . .
Sri Lanka 19 Feb 20 (BAN/RL)Weligama Police taken into custody of one female and three males, belonging to the infamous . . .
Sri Lanka 19 feb 20 (BAN/RL) Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake acquitts a woman prostitute arrested by Police on chargeof prostitution, said . . .
"With the introduction of the free-visa scheme, we saw an increase of 10 to 12 per cent in tourist arrivals . . .
TRS working President K.T. Rama Rao tweeted on Wednesday night that he was pained by the condescension in the statement . . .
Updation of the preamble text and inclusion of Principal Purpose Test, a general anti-abuse provision in the Double Taxation Avoidance . . .
Sri-Lanka Feb 12 (SL /ban) The Education ministry yesterday advised school administrations not to allow students to be out in . . .
The Ministry's Epidemiology Unit said the highest number of cases were reported from Colombo at 1,693, followed by Trincomalee (1,278), . . .
Rajapaksa arrived in Varanasi at the Lal Bahadur Shastri airport and was given a warm welcome by senior officials.He then . . .
"Rajapaksa will reach Sarnath, pay his obeisance at the Dhamekh Stupa, the sermon site of Tathagata. After that he will . . .
Rahul Gandhi took to twitter and wrote, "A delegation of Congress Party leaders met with Mahinda Rajapaksa, PM of Sri . . .
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse's state visit to India takes place just over two months after his newly-elected brother, . . .
The officials said on Friday the patients were hospitalized after they complained of symptoms similar to those produced by the . . .
Soundararajan and Dattatreya visited Medaram in Mulugu district and had 'darshan' of the deities, which were brought there from adjoining . . .
Rajapaksa was accompanied by a 10-member delegation, reports Xinhua news agency. In a statement on Monday, Rajapaksa's office said that . . .
Janata Dal (United) Ram Nath Thakur said that caste-based census should be conducted in 2021 so that everyone from various . . .
Leader of the House Minister Dinesh Gunawardena on Thursday confirmed this while responding to a question raised by Janatha Vimukthi . . .
Police have launched a hunt for Sadanandam, who fled the scene late on Thursday after opening two rounds of fire . . .