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FR petition against luxury vehicle importation for MPs filed

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- A Fundamental Rights petition has been filed before the Supreme Court challenging the importation of 227 luxury vehicles by the Government. The petition has been filed by trade ... Read More


COVID Task Force gives red light for online liquor sale

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- National Operation Centre for the Prevention COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Head Army Commander General Shavendra Silva stated that permission will not be given for the sale of liquo... Read More


Warning over dengue & COVID

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- National Dengue Control Programme (NDCP) Director, Dr. Anura Jayasekara stated that patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 and the dengue virus can showcase the same sympt... Read More


Requests to increase milk powder price

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- The companies that import milk powder had directed a request to the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) to grant permission to increase the price of their products. The companies h... Read More


Veggie & rice prices skyrocket

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- The price of vegetables in the market has risen significantly. During an inquiry by Hiru News, it was revealed that the wholesale price of one kilogram of some vegetables stands ... Read More


'Online sale of liquor is illegal' - ADIC

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- Releasing a statement, the Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC) has stated that the proposal by the Excise Department to allow the order and the sale of liquor online is a ... Read More


Biden and Putin praise Geneva summit talks

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- The presidents of the US and Russia have praised their talks in Geneva but have made little concrete progress at the first such meeting since 2018. Disagreements were stated, sa... Read More


Knight hits 95 but late wickets for India wrest control back from England

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- Stumps England Women 269 for 6 (Knight 95, Beaumont 66, Rana 3-77, Sharma 2-50, Vastrakar 1-43) vs India Women Making their first appearance in the longest format since 2014, In... Read More


Dosage interval for COVISHIELD to be revisited

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- India will revisit the dosage interval for the Covishield vaccine and take appropriate action based on emerging data, N.K. Arora, the chairperson of the working group of immuniza... Read More


Navy seizes smuggled stocks of dried turmeric and Kendu leaves

Sri Lanka, June 17 -- Special search operations conducted by the Navy this morning (16th June 2021) in the beach areas of Konthampiddi, Mannar and Arippu in Silawathura led to the seizure of over 370k... Read More