G20 leaders to convene by video conference tomorrow

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- Leaders from the Group of 20 major economies will convene a video conference on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus epidemic, the Saudi secretariat said, amid criticism that the... Read More

No fishing, transport restrictions for fishermen

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- The Ceylon Fisheries Corporation has accelerated the purchasing of fish from fishermen, the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Ministry said today, It said a programme to buy fish... Read More

PPE: Give priority to health workers

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- Professor Neelika Malavige of the Department of Microbiology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura in collaboration with the World Health Organization Sri Lanka appealed to the pub... Read More

More quarantined returnees head home

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- A batch of 163 persons who had completed the 14 days quarantine period will be released from Quarantine Centres tomorrow (26), Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva ... Read More

Involvement of middlemen has resulted in price hikes, say consumers

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- The National Movement for Consumer Protection yesterday said that a kilogramme of vegetables bought from farmers for a sum ranging from Rs. 12 to Rs.30 by middlemen at the Keppe... Read More

No new COVID-19 positive cases reported

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- Speaking at the National operation Centre to combat covid-19 Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said that as of today (at 4:30pm) there have been no new COVID-19 positive ca... Read More

Present curve must be maintained

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- UPDATE Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi speaking a a media briefing following a meeting of the Task Force chaired by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that Sri Lanka ... Read More

Uni. Administrator remanded for spreading fake news

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- The University Administrator, who was arrested for spreading fake news on COVID-19 through social media was remanded till April 1 by Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake. Publishe... Read More

SLAOC Troops at Dombagoda donate blood

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- More than 100 Officers and Other Ranks in the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) Regimental HQ, Ordnance Factory and Ordnance Training School at Dombagoda, Horana jointly gav... Read More

Veteran film producer Tissa Nagodavithana passed away

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- Tissa Nagodavithana, the Veteran film producer, passed away. He was 78 at the time of his demise. He had been receiving treatment at a private hospital when he passed away this ... Read More