Exclusive

Publication

Byline

Over 10,000 people are still in quarantine

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- The National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 said that 10,098 persons were undergoing quarantine at 103 centres belonging to the tri-forces as at this morning Publi... Read More


Highest number of road accident deaths reported within 24-hour

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- 16 individuals were killed due to road accidents that took place island-wide in the 24-hour period from April 15, 6.00am to April 16, 6.00am, said the Police Spokesperson DIG Aj... Read More


NBRO issues landslide warning

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued landslide warning for parts of Kegalle, Matale and Kandy districts. They are: Kegalle District - Mawanella and Ara... Read More


Lightning strike kills three

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- Lightning strike had killed three farmers. They have died while working the fields at Thannimurippu in Mullaitivu last evening. Published by HT Digital Content Services with p... Read More


129 COVID-19 positive cases reported

129 COVID, April 16 -- 19 positive cases reported today, stated the Department of Government Information. 108 patients are from Peliyagoda COVID-19 Cluster and 21 patients are from Prison Cluster. A... Read More


303 COVID-19 patients recovered

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- 303 more individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing the total recoveries in the country to 92,611, the Epidemiology Unit confirmed. According to the epidemiology unit there a... Read More


Activities of six political parties temporarily suspended

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- The activities of six political parties have been temporarily suspended by the Election Commission (EC), its Chairman Nimal Punchihewa today (16) said. The EC has arrived at th... Read More


Eleven extremist organizations banned: President signs Gazette Extraordinary

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- The government has issued an Extraordinary Gazette notification proscribing eleven extremist organizations in Sri Lanka on April 13. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has issued the... Read More


Southern E-Way revenue tops Rs. 135 mn

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- The Southern Expressway Operations and Maintenance Division said that the revenue of the Southern Expressway during the last four days has exceeded Rs.135 million. Over Rs.135 ... Read More


BASL challenges Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill

Sri Lanka, April 16 -- The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) yesterday filed two Special Determination petitions challenging the constitutionality of the bill titled "Colombo Port City Economic Comm... Read More