Defence Secretary visits Trincomalee Naval Base

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. Kamal Gunaratne arrived at the Naval Base in Trincomalee (Eastern Naval Command) (12 Dec). The visiting high official received by Navy Commander Vice Admiral Nishantha... Read more »

Kandana, Mahabage declared as isolated areas

Kandana and Mahabage police areas had been declared as isolated areas with immediate effect, Army Commander Shavendra Silva said. Read more »

Health Ministry must update the current COVID-19 testing algorithm

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today said the time has come for the Health Ministry to update the current COVID-19 testing algorithm as soon as possible. Addressing a... Read more »

Will not support the new COVID Transport Policy: Private Bus Associations

Inter-Provincial Private Bus Association (IPPBA) yesterday informed the Transport Ministry that they will not support the new COVID Transport Policy which is to be introduced today. Addressing media yesterday... Read more »

Pfizer says early analysis shows its Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective

Drugmaker Pfizer said today an early look at data from its coronavirus vaccine shows it is more than 90% effective, a much better than expected efficacy if the trend... Read more »

Female aged 84 dies due to Covid-19

A 84-year-old female from Kandana succumbed to Covid-19 at the IDH reporting the 36th Covid-19 death in Sri Lanka, the Government Information Department said. The immediate cause of death... Read more »

Macron to host Austria’s Kurz ahead of EU talks on terror response

Macron and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will be joined in a phone call by the leaders of Germany and the European Commission among others, the French presidency said. The meeting comes... Read more »

Russia, China hold off on congratulating Biden for US election win

Russian President Vladimir Putin has remained silent on the issue since Democrat Joe Biden clinched the presidency on Saturday, four days after the Nov. 3 election, clearing the threshold of 270... Read more »

Exciting Diwali update from Dhanush’s Jagame Thanthiram!

Actor Dhanush who was last seen on screen in the movie Pattas released on Pongal 2020 will be seen next in the movie Jagame Thandhiram directed by Karthik Subbaraj... Read more »

Marcus Stoinis’ Fascination With The Hulk Revealed Along With The Reason He Carries To Post-Match Presentations

Delhi Capitals (DC) on Sunday managed to put an end to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) dream run and four-match winning streak as Shreyas Iyer’s team went on to defeat David... Read more »