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Monday, 06 Apr 2020

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SL essential commodity importers protest against MRP

Sri Lankan essential commodity importers and traders say that they cannot sell essential food items such as dhal, canned

1 hours ago

Cabraal wants the workers to bail the Government

Former Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka Nivard Cabral at the center of many controversial transactions from Greek Bond

2 hours ago

Curfew to be loosened on April 09, High Risk Areas remain tight

Curfew has been extended till April 09 to all districts except the high risks areas.

2 hours ago

Dismayed UAE responds to COVID-19 related misinformation spread by Sri Lankan media

The Embassy of UAE in Colombo responded to the recent media propagation in Sri Lanka concerning a directive issued by th

3 hours ago

Memories that linger in the corridors of time..

On this day (05) forty nine years ago we left Vidyodaya University at about 4 am in the dawn and arrived at Fort Railway

5 hours ago

Scotland’s chief medical officer resigns over lockdown trips

Scotland’s chief medical officer has resigned after making two trips to her second home during the coronavirus lockdown.

5 hours ago

The value of the Sri Lankan Rupee depreciated again!

The rupee has further depreciated against the US dollar. According to the Central Bank’s latest exchange rate chart, the

6 hours ago

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers

Singapore has told 20,000 foreign workers to stay in their dormitories for 14 days as coronavirus cases increase in the

6 hours ago

Distribution of essential goods are also in the hands of the Pohottuwa MPs

Although the government claims to distribute essential commodities through the state apparatus, in many parts of the isl

8 hours ago

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

Nadia, a tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York, has become the first of her kind to test positive for the coronavirus.

8 hours ago

The Port City Project donates 6 million worth health accessories to the anti-Corona Fighters

The Colombo Port City Project yesterday donated masks and gloves for the safety of those who are engaged in the Colombo

8 hours ago

Veteran Musician Jayantha Rathnayake passed away

Veteran Musician Jayantha Rathnayake has passed away this (06) morning at the age of 51.

06 Apr 2020

Asgiri Anunayake Thero urges to postpone General Election for three years

In the occurrence of the prevailing health crisis, Anunayake of Asgiri Chapter Vendaruwe Upali Thero stressed that the G

06 Apr 2020

SPECIAL NEWS

Discussion between President and Samagi Jana Balawegaya today

A discussion between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Samagi Jana Balawegaya led by former opposition leader Sajith

06 Apr 2020

Vegetable Farmers and Customers meet doldrums amid COVID-19 pandemic

The farmers who were brought to the Bandarawela Stock Exchange and the Keppetipola Special Economic Centre yesterday (05

06 Apr 2020

Director General of Health Services responds to GMOA’s demand on Rapid Tests

The Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said he received various suggestions to channel low cost testk

06 Apr 2020

GMOA warns of a potential multiplication of COVID-19 positive cases amid negligence

Government Medical Officers’ Association revealed that around 42,000 people associated as a whole with the 166 patients

05 Apr 2020

SL students stranded in Malaysia amid COVID-19 Pandemic!

We, like their parents, too urge the President and the government to follow adequate measures to recall these children i

05 Apr 2020

Shortcoming of standard PPE endangers Health Staff, ACMOA warns

The lack of quality assured standard PPE is endangering the lives of health staff members who are engaged in the corona

05 Apr 2020

BUSINESS

Reemerged from exile, CSE stuck once again!

The S&P SL20 Index of the Colombo Stock Exchange fell by 5.33% and the trades were suspended for half an hour today (20)

20 Mar 2020

Bartleet Technologies moves toward the fourth industrial revolution

In a constructive move toward the fourth industrial revolution, Bartleet Innovative Technologies (BIT), the IT platform

18 Mar 2020

Dialog to digitize enterprises of trading and manufacturing sectors

Dialog Enterprise, the digital business solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC, expressed its readiness and experience to di

18 Mar 2020

Hemas restructures its stakes in the travel and aviation sectors.

Hemas Group, in line with its portfolio strategy of focusing on growing its core sectors of consumer, healthcare and mob

16 Mar 2020

FEATURED

Cabraal wants the workers to bail the Government

Former Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka Nivard Cabral at the center of many controversial transactions from Greek Bond

2 hours ago

Memories that linger in the corridors of time..

On this day (05) forty nine years ago we left Vidyodaya University at about 4 am in the dawn and arrived at Fort Railway

5 hours ago

The significant disruptive potential of COVID-19

According to CNN, COVID-19 is now in 85 countries. This is despite four countries still accounting for 97% of COVID-19 c

03 Apr 2020

Appeal not to cremate Muslim Corona virus dead, but to allow proper religious burial

The island’s Muslim community has appealed to the government to reconsider its decision to cremate Muslim corona virus d

03 Apr 2020

 


 

FOREIGN

Scotland’s chief medical officer resigns over lockdown trips

Scotland’s chief medical officer has resigned after making two trips to her second home during the coronavirus lockdown.

5 hours ago

Global death toll due to COVID-19 hits 64,700, positive cases 1.2 million

The total number of patients tested positive for COVID-19 worldwide has surpassed 1.2 million (1,201,964) as of this (05

05 Apr 2020

Chinese explorers start Everest climb amid pandemic

A group of Chinese mountaineers has begun an expedition on Everest while the site is closed to foreign climbers because

04 Apr 2020

UK meets 684 more COVID-19 related deaths hitting death toll up to 3,605

Another 684 people have died in the UK after contracting coronavirus - bringing the total number of deaths to 3,605.

03 Apr 2020

Environment

Hundred and three (103) sea turtle hatchlings released to ocean

The Turtle Conservation Centre at Panama managed under Navy Turtle Conservation Project released hundred and three(103)

17 Mar 2020

Sri Lankan elephants’ struggle to survive

Elephants and people are in an increasingly dangerous confrontation.

15 Feb 2020

UK sacks COP26 President!

The United Kingdom in a surprising move has sacked UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) president Claire Perry O’Neil.

01 Feb 2020

Climate change: ’Stop using the worst-case scenario ... as the most likely outcome,’ experts say

Scientific studies that use the worst-case, business-as-usual scenario for future levels of climate change are ’’mislead

31 Jan 2020

GOSSIP

Vajira caught handing over used face mask to another

United National Party Gall district candidate team leader former parliamentarian Vajita Abeywardena on Thursday (19) was

21 Mar 2020

Politics of Pandemics: Pohottu Rohitha bids Corona

Former minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena has launched his political campaign on Social Media by publishing a huge poster

19 Mar 2020

PM sought for permission to seize Ravi Karunanayake!

The once glorious CID is currently in a state as mentioned above and the serious question is how to combat crimes in the

16 Mar 2020

ART

Ancient City Found Atop Huge Rock In Sri Lanka

Sigiriya (The Lion Mountain) is often considered to be the eighth wonders of the world and an ancient stone fortress use..

31 Mar 2020

Legendary Double Doctorate Literary Lion Professor Sunil Ariyaratne

Scholarly senior double doctorate Professor Sunil Ariyaratne, was a visual sensation of the Department of Sinhala and Ma..

25 Mar 2020