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Badulla, Narangala Kanda tourist ban

Sri Lanka, March 3 -- Badulla, Narangala Kanda has been designated as a temporarily restricted area for tourists. It is reported that Narangala Kanda has been banned for tourists since its sensitive ... Read More


Sri Lanka COVID vaccination: Everyone over 30 years to be vaccinated

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- Covid-19 vaccines will be administered for everyone over 30 years of age: Deputy Director General of Health Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Hiru Ne... Read More


Global infections rise after seven weeks

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of new coronavirus infections worldwide has risen in the past seven weeks. "It's a warning to all of us, and if given a chanc... Read More


Rs 1,000 daily wage of estate workers: Wages Board confirm proposal

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- The Wages Board has confirmed the proposal to increase the daily wage of estate workers to Rs. 1,000. That was during a discussion held yesterday. However, the employers' union... Read More


Location identified to bury COVID bodies

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has stated that Iranaitivu island was identified as a site to bury those who succumb to COVID-19 in the country. He stated the... Read More


Drop in vehicle registering observed

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- The number of vehicles registered in January this year has dropped to a record low due to restrictions on vehicle imports. Compared to 34,475 vehicles registered in January last... Read More


Cabinet grants approval to develop Colombo Port WCT

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- Cabinet approves to develop West Container Terminal on Built, Operate & Transfer basis as PPP with India's Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Limited & local representative. Pu... Read More


4,000 monthly payment for students engaged in vocational education

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- The program to provide a monthly stipend of Rs. 4,000 to students engaged in vocational education in selected fields commenced today. It was organized by the State Ministry of S... Read More


Mother who beat her nine-month-old baby, arrested (Video)

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- A sensitive video of a mother assaulting her nine-month-old baby girl is currently circulating on social media. The attack was carried out by a 24-year-old woman in the Navaladi... Read More


Cabinet approval to develop Colombo Port West Terminal with Indian Adani Company

Sri Lanka, March 2 -- Cabinet approval has been granted to the Sri Lanka Ports Authority to develop the Western Terminal of the Port of Colombo in collaboration with Adani Company of India and its loc... Read More