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The number of Covid recoveries exceeded the 200,000

The number of Covid-19 recoveries exceeded the 200,000 mark in Sri Lanka (201,389) with 1,996 patients recovering yesterday, the Health Ministry stated last night. The total number of COVID-19 cases stood around 239,000 yesterday...

Chief Epidemiologist transferred

The Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera has been transferred. Accordingly, he has been appointed as the Director of the National Dengue Control Unit, said the Director-General of Health Services.

quarantine law violators arrested

1,281 persons were arrested yesterday for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing, said the Police Media Spokesperson Ajith Rohana. The DIG stated that 39,592 suspects have been arrested since October 30...

Mainly fair weather will prevail

A few showers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, stated the Meteorology Department. Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere. Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in western...

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The number of Covid recoveries exceeded the 200,000

The number of Covid-19 recoveries exceeded the 200,000 mark in Sri Lanka (201,389) with 1,996 patients recovering yesterday, the Health Ministry stated last night....

Chief Epidemiologist transferred

The Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera has been transferred. Accordingly, he has been appointed as the Director of the National Dengue Control Unit, said the...

quarantine law violators arrested

1,281 persons were arrested yesterday for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing, said the Police Media Spokesperson Ajith Rohana. The DIG...

Mainly fair weather will prevail

A few showers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, stated the Meteorology Department. Mainly fair weather...

3,140,256 doses of COVID-19 vaccines so far

As per the statistics of the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka has administered 3,140,256 doses of COVID-19 vaccines so far. Accordingly,...

2,349 COVID-19 positive cases reported in Sri Lanka

A total of 2,349 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Sri Lanka today, stated the Epidemiology Unit. The total count of positive coronavirus cases found...

World News

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has insisted he does not expect any further delay to...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Monday that measures would remain in place until 19 July because of the rapid spread of the Delta...

A woman gives birth to 10 babies

A South African woman has reportedly given birth to 10 babies in what would be a new world record. Gosiame Thamara Sithole's husband says they...

Sports News

5 member Cricket Management Committee appointed

A five-member Cricket Management Committee has been appointed by the Minister of Sports Namal Rajapaksa until the board elections of Sri Lanka Cricket are...

Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for Covid-19

Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for Covid-19 and has entered home quarantine, Indian Media reported. The cricket legend, in a message on social media, said...

Business News

The UK and Australia say they have agreed “the vast majority” of a free trade deal.

After talks on Friday in London the two said they aim to seal a deal...

China’s Alibaba promises to make life easier for smaller firms

Alibaba’s CEO Daniel Zhang says he does not expect any material impact from changes to...

Chamath Palihapitiya says he totally missed investing in Coinbase because he opted to own bitcoin directly

Chamath Palihapitiya "totally missed" investing in Coinbase because he didn't recognize the value in owning...

Sri Lankan Rupee further depreciates against USD

The Sri Lankan rupee has come once again under pressure as it further depreciated against...

Coinbase valuation soars to $68 billion ahead of highly anticipated crypto listing

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reached an implied $68 billion valuation ahead of its highly anticipated direct...

Quality service with many new features from Colombo Arcade premises.Excellent service with many new units at Colombo Arcade building complex (Photos)

The Urban Development Authority decides to improve the Colombo Arcade premises under private public cooperation...

Entertainment News

Popular singer Shelton Muthunamage has passed away at the age of 73 years, family sources told. He had been receiving treatment at the District General Hospital in Negombo at the time of death.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has advised to reopen cinemas in strict compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines. The Film Industry has been vulnerable due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, as both production and consumption of its output has stopped...
Superstar Rajinikanth has been admitted to Apollo Hospital in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, following ‘severe blood pressure fluctuations’. A statement issued by Apollo Hospital on Friday afternoon said Rajinikanth ‘will be investigated and monitored closely till his blood pressure settles down before being...

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