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Improved situation could lift police curfew in Aluthgama, Beruwala, Payagala tomorrow

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The police curfew presently in force in Aluthgama, Beruwala and Payagala police areas could be lifted at 5.00 am tomorrow (26) if the areas report an improved situation, says Ar... Read More


CID recovers rifle, revolver belonging to Podi Lassie

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- The CID has recovered a T-56 rifle and a revolver at Meetiyagoda in Ambalangoda. These weapons belong to Podi Lasie, who is being detained by the CID. Published by HT Digital C... Read More


Another 92 Covid-19 cases tested positive

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- Another 92 Covid-19 cases tested positive. The total number of cases reported today have increased to 368. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Hiru Ne... Read More


Another 75 Covid-19 cases tested positive

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- Another 75 Covid-19 persons have tested positive. The total number of cases reported today have increased to 276. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from ... Read More


Sri Lanka's 15th Covid-19 death reported

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- Sri Lanka's 15th Covid-19 death was reported today (24) from the Kuliyapitiya Hospital. The Ministry of Health says it was a 56-year-old heart and diabetes patient. The caseloa... Read More


Worker dies following heart attack suffered at Galle fisheries harbour

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- A worker died in hospital after suffering a heart attack while on duty at the Galle fisheries harbour yesterday (23). The 61-year-old was a resident of Bataduwa. A sample has b... Read More


Ex-president Sirisena arrives at Easter Sunday commission

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- Former president Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago arrived at the presidential commission that inquires into the Easter Sunday attacks to give evidence. Published by HT Dig... Read More


Showers or thundershowers this afternoon

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the Eastern and Uva provinces and in the Mullativu district this afternoon (24), says the Department of Meteorology. A ... Read More


Valaichchenai police division isolated

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva has said that the Valaichchenai police division will be isolated with immediate effect. Published by HT Digital Content Service... Read More


Mumbai Indians win their IPL game (video)

Sri Lanka, Oct. 24 -- Mumbai Indians overcame Chennai Super Kings by 10 wickets in an IPL game in Sharjah yesterday (23). CSK batted first and scored 114 for nine. MI reached 116 for no loss in 9.4 ... Read More