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Island-wide curfew on May 31, June 4 & 5

The President’s Media Division announced that island-wide curfew will be imposed on May 31 as well as on June 04 and June 05. Issuing an updated notice on the curfew, the PMD said that an...

SLT clarifies situation regarding recent cyber attack

On the issue of the attempted cyber-attack on SLT's internal systems, SLT wishes to clarify the current situation to all its customers. The following is the official communique released by the Management. SLT has already...

Availability of quarantine camps in SL to decide on repatriation from Seychelles

The Sri Lankan High Commission in Seychelles says considering the many Sri Lankans residing and working in Seychelles who have registered their interest in returning to Sri Lanka, the Government is making arrangements to...

SL Govt to import 2,500 cows from Australia, less than a year after scandal

“It looks like a similar deal, just a different government”, is how one farmer described this morning’s shocking cabinet announcement by Co Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana. The Sri Lankan government today (May 28)...

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Island-wide curfew on May 31, June 4 & 5

The President’s Media Division announced that island-wide curfew will be imposed on May 31 as well as on June 04 and June 05. Issuing an...

SLT clarifies situation regarding recent cyber attack

On the issue of the attempted cyber-attack on SLT's internal systems, SLT wishes to clarify the current situation to all its customers. The following...

Availability of quarantine camps in SL to decide on repatriation from...

The Sri Lankan High Commission in Seychelles says considering the many Sri Lankans residing and working in Seychelles who have registered their interest in...

SL Govt to import 2,500 cows from Australia, less than a...

“It looks like a similar deal, just a different government”, is how one farmer described this morning’s shocking cabinet announcement by Co Cabinet Spokesperson...

Cabinet approval granted to import another 2500 dairy heifers from Australia

Cabinet approval has been granted to import another 2500 dairy heifers from Australia. The decision was announced at the cabinet media briefing this morning. Cabinet approval...

CID investigates spread of false information on social media

The Criminal Investigation Department has launched investigations into 400 incidents of spreading false information on the COVID-19 pandemic, via social media platforms. Police said a...

World News

Nasa SpaceX launch called off owing to adverse weather

Poor weather has forced SpaceX to call off the launch of Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station (ISS). The...

German choirs silenced as singing branded virus risk

When the Berlin Cathedral Choir gathered for a rehearsal on March 9, the new coronavirus was still a distant concern, with fewer than 50...

Sports News

Shehan Madushanka suspended from all formats following drug charges

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has suspended medium-pacer Shehan Madushanka from all formats of cricket following his arrest while in possession of drugs. Madushanka is the...

Olympics official sees ‘real problems’ in holding Games in 2021

A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces "real problems", with even a vaccine unlikely to stave...

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SLT clarifies situation regarding recent cyber attack

On the issue of the attempted cyber-attack on SLT's internal systems, SLT wishes to clarify...

SL Govt to import 2,500 cows from Australia, less than a year after scandal

“It looks like a similar deal, just a different government”, is how one farmer described...

Online applications for university admission to close on June 2

The University Grants Commission (UGC) says that the accepting of online applications to state university...

Govt. revises MRP of rice

The Maximum Retail Price (MRP) set for the sale of rice has been revised following...

Commercial Credit appoints D. Soosaipillai as new Chairman

D. Soosaipillai, a pioneer in the leasing and financial services industry both in Sri Lanka...

Oil prices climb; demand picks up as COVID-19 lockdowns ease

Oil prices climbed on Tuesday, boosted by increasing faith in the market that producers will...

Entertainment News

Marvel's Avengers may bring in billions at the box office but Indonesia is taking on the likes of Captain America and Iron Man with its own superhero franchise, tapping into growing global demand for diverse characters. The first movie of...
Canadian rocker Bryan Adams apologized Tuesday after a backlash and accusations of anti-Chinese racism over his online rant about the pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week. The "Cuts Like a Knife" singer issued a statement offering...
It was during a phone conversation with her sister back in Qatar that the idea clicked for Hollywood animation artist Reem Ali Adeeb. Like other regions across the world, young children in the Middle East were confined at home because...

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The Supreme Court has commenced further hearing of the Fundamental Rights petitions filed challenging the date set by the Elections Commission for the General...

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Universities to reopen on June 15 for medical students

Universities will reopen on the 15th of June for the examinations of students of Medical Faculties, says the Chairman of the University Grants Commission...
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