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Curfew in Aluthgama, Beruwala, Payagala to be lifted at 5.00 am tomorrow

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The police curfew presently in force in Aluthgama, Beruwala and Payagala police areas will be lifted at 5.00 am tomorrow (26), says Army chief Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva. Publishe... Read More


Local Covid-19 recoveries rise to 3,803

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Eighty-nine more Covid-19 patients have recovered completely and discharged from hospital. This takes the total recoveries to 3,803. Published by HT Digital Content Services wi... Read More


State, private bank branches in Gampaha district open tomorrow

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- All state and private bank branches in the curfew-imposed Gampaha district will be kept open during business hours tomorrow (26) with minimum staffs, says the National Centre for... Read More


Nearing outbreak of Covid-19 virus in society - PHIs

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Public health inspectors warn that Sri Lanka is nearing an outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in society. Their association calls for the strict adherence to preventive health measu... Read More


Nearing outbreak of Covid-19 virus in society - PHIs (video)

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Public health inspectors warn that Sri Lanka is nearing an outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in society. Their association calls for the strict adherence to preventive health measu... Read More


Food distribution centres, pharmacies open from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm tomorrow in Gampaha district

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- All essential food distribution centres and pharmacies will be kept open from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm tomorrow (26) in Gampaha district, where a police curfew is in force, says the N... Read More


Police curfew from 6.00 pm today in Colombo Fort, Pettah, Borella, Welikada police areas (video)

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- A police curfew comes into force at 6.00 pm today (25) in the Colombo Fort, Pettah, Borella and Welikada police areas, says the Department of Government Information. It will rem... Read More


Melbourne restriction easing delayed

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has applied a 'cautious pause' to the easing of metropolitan Melbourne restrictions while thousands of Covid-19 test results are processed. Unti... Read More


World Bank country director meets Central Bank governor

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- World Bank country director for Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka Faris Hadad-Zervos has paid a courtesy call on Governor of the Central Bank Professor W. D. Lakshman. He was accom... Read More


US vice president's chief-of-staff tests positive for Covid-19

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The chief-of-staff to US vice president Mike Pence has been diagnosed with Covid-19. Pence's office announced in a statement, "Today, Marc Short, Chief of Staff to the Vice Pres... Read More