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Isolation lifted in Borella, Wellampitiya, Colombo Fort and Slave Island areas

Sri Lanka, Nov. 23 -- The isolation status in selected areas in the Colombo and Gampaha districts has been lifted from today (23), acting Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said. He said as per ... Read More


Quarantine isolation order relaxed in several Police divisions

Sri Lanka, Nov. 16 -- The quarantine isolation order has been relaxed in several Police divisions, especially in Kurunegala, Kuliyapitiya, Horana and Ingiriya Police areas and in the Police areas of R... Read More


Court bars Mawanella PS from holding meeting

Sri Lanka, Nov. 11 -- A restraining order has been issued preventing the Mawanella Pradeshiya Sabha from holding its sessions for seven days. Acting Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said that as the... Read More


New lease of life for remote Velanvita, Akkara Seeya in Haldummulla

Sri Lanka, Nov. 9 -- Development work in the Haldummulla area is continuing at a pace after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visit to the area a few months back where the President was privy to first ha... Read More


Expressways re-open today

Sri Lanka, Nov. 9 -- All Expressways and entry points to the Western Province have been reopened from today with the lifting of the quarantine curfew at 5.00 am. Officials said that the entry and exi... Read More


Grace period to pay water bills for those under quarantine

Sri Lanka, Nov. 9 -- Consumers under quarantine or curfew or living in isolated areas have been given a grace period to pay their water bills, Water Supply Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara said. Address... Read More


Life back to 'New Normal' in WP

Sri Lanka, Nov. 9 -- The COVID Task Force has taken a decision to lift the quarantine curfew imposed in the Western Province (WP) and several other areas on the recommendations of the Director General... Read More


Above and beyond the call of duty

Sri Lanka, Nov. 9 -- Newly appointed Air Force Commander Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana speaks to the Daily News on his vision for the SLAF The 18th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Air ... Read More


NO NEED FOR COUNTRYWIDE LOCKDOWN - President

Sri Lanka, Nov. 5 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that the country need not be locked down if the public followed the health guidelines issued to them in preventing the spread of the COVID-19 pan... Read More


Curfew pass issuance to be eased

Sri Lanka, Nov. 5 -- Police further eases the method of issuing curfew permits, while the staff members of 106 institutions could travel without permits using their service IDs, said Police Spokesman ... Read More