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The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China visits the Sinopharm head office and repeats request for a vaccine refilling plant in Sri Lanka

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China Dr. Palitha Kohona, together with Embassy officials, were invited to visit Sinopharm’s

5 hours ago

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister requests UAE assistance regarding purchase of oil

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris met the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates Dr.

6 hours ago

The impact of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence on maternal and child health

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (24 September 2021): The 2019 Women’s Wellbeing Survey found that one in four (24.9%) women have expe

7 hours ago

SRI LANKA: Women take humans rights to the mainstream

Human rights have now become very much an integral part of public discussions in almost all public media. At one time, i

7 hours ago

Galle Port to be developed with US $175m investment

Galle port is set to be overhauled with the commencement of the breakwater development to dock all passenger vessels to

8 hours ago

Sri Lanka’s foreign debt payment challenges in ’22

In spite of the negative opinion on Sri Lanka’s ability to repay foreign debt by rating agencies and somewhat stemming f

8 hours ago

Global Tamil Forum (GTF) does not represent the Tamil Diaspora

Global Tamil Forum (GTF) no longer represents the Tamil Diaspora. Of the original 14 Tamil organizations which formed GT

8 hours ago

NCPI based Inflation decreased in August 2021

Headline inflation, as measured by the year-on year (Y-o-Y) change in the National Consumer Price Index (, decreased mar

9 hours ago

PM orders immediate release of essential food items stuck at the port

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered the Controller General of Imports and Exports and the Director General of C

24 Sep 2021

New stringent laws, fines to enforce MRP under CAA Act

New stricter laws, Fines will be enforced to maintain the Maximum Retail Price for essential commodities to the letter u

24 Sep 2021

Modi’s proposal to address the economic impact of the covid-19 epidemic

International travel should be made easier, through mutual recognition of vaccine certificates, Prime Minister Narendra

24 Sep 2021

SJB MP Patali Champika Ranawaka arrives at the CID

Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Patali Champika Ranawaka has arrived at the CID. He has arrived today following a summons issu

24 Sep 2021

236,053 students who sat for the GCE Ordinary Level examination qualify for Advanced Level Education

236,053 students who sat for the GCE Ordinary Level Examination 2020 have qualified for A/L education. This is 73.63 per

24 Sep 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

Wimal Weerawansa hopes Basil would pay special attention to his submissions regarding Kerawalapitiya power plant issue

Industry Minister Wimal Weerawansa said he hopes Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa would pay special attention to his sub

24 Sep 2021

None of the small parties objected to the Kerawalapitiya deal during the Prime Minister’s discussion - Sagara

The General Secretary of the SLPP Sagara Kariyawasam says that 40% of the shares of the West Coast Company that owns the

24 Sep 2021

Opposition Leader urges Kerawalapitiya Deal be scrapped immediately!

All the patriotic, people’s friendly and land-loving promises and policies made before the people in the aim of seizing

23 Sep 2021

Minister of Finance decides to allocate Rs. 03 million for each Grama Niladhari Division

It is reported that the Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa has decided to allocate Rs. 03 million from the 2022 budget

23 Sep 2021

Full Speech done by the President Gotabaya addressing the UN General Assembly

Following is the full text of President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s address to the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly yes

23 Sep 2021

MP Rajitha Senaratne debunks State Minister Channa Jayasumana’s ‘false’ claims on medicines (VIDEO)

State Minister of Drug Supplies Channa Jayasumana yesterday (21) accused former Health Minister now MP Rajitha Senaratne

22 Sep 2021

BUSINESS

Galle Port to be developed with US $175m investment

Galle port is set to be overhauled with the commencement of the breakwater development to dock all passenger vessels to

8 hours ago

Sri Lanka’s foreign debt payment challenges in ’22

In spite of the negative opinion on Sri Lanka’s ability to repay foreign debt by rating agencies and somewhat stemming f

8 hours ago

The Swedish tech company pioneering equal parental leave in Sri Lanka with 4-months paid leave to both mothers and fathers

Understanding the importance of fathers playing a key role in the family after a newborn or newly adopted child, softwar

23 Sep 2021

Property Prices in Sri Lanka Remain Positive and Stable in Q2 Despite COVID Waves: LankaPropertyWeb

A recent study on the House Price Index developed by LankaPropertyWeb which is based on the asking prices of its listing

23 Sep 2021

FEATURED

Covid-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic

More than 1,900 people are dying in the US daily on average – the highest level since early March

21 Sep 2021

‘I felt this huge relief’: how antibody injections free the immunosuppressed under Covid in America

FDA emergency authorizations boost use of periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinations

19 Sep 2021

Everything you need to know about Sri Lanka’s food crisis - INDEPENDENT Report

Sri Lankans have been rushing to grocery stores and queuing up as food supplies deplete in the island nation

14 Sep 2021

Why is there a food emergency in Sri Lanka? BBC Report

Sri Lanka has experienced long queues to buy essential items amid tight lockdown measures to control the spread of Covid

12 Sep 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

Covid-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic

More than 1,900 people are dying in the US daily on average – the highest level since early March

21 Sep 2021

Australian Olympic gold medallist Madi Wilson admitted to hospital with Covid

‘I’d be stupid not to say I wasn’t scared,’ 27-year-old swimmer says after testing positive in Italy

20 Sep 2021

‘I felt this huge relief’: how antibody injections free the immunosuppressed under Covid in America

FDA emergency authorizations boost use of periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinations

19 Sep 2021

People with chronic conditions among most at risk from Covid even after jabs, study finds

People living with chronic conditions such as Down’s syndrome and dementia remain among the most vulnerable to Covid-19

18 Sep 2021

Environment

The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis for women and girls in particular

As we mark World Humanitarian Day, we need to take urgent action to engage in climate adaptation, build climate resilien

18 Aug 2021

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

Sicily sees highest-ever temperature recorded in Europe

12 Aug 2021

IPCC report 2021: Climate dossier ‘code red for humanity’, as 2C warming ‘possible by mid-century’

A “devastating” new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns the world is running out

09 Aug 2021

Climate change: Time running out to stop catastrophe - Alok Sharma

Former Business Secretary Alok Sharma is now leading COP26, the climate summit in Glasgow in November

08 Aug 2021

GOSSIP

The reorganisation program of the UNP is to be handed over to Sagala?

It is reported that the entire responsibility of the reorganization program of the UNP is to be handed over to the Deput

23 Sep 2021

Mahinda Rajapaksa is one of the greatest kings in the history of the country - Pathirana

Former President and current Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is one of the greatest kings in the history of the country

22 Sep 2021

A birthday present for SB from Pohottuwa?

Unconfirmed sources say that it has been proposed to appoint S.B. Dissanayake as the Minister of State for Prison Manage

17 Sep 2021

ART

Sri Lankan entrepreneur to introduce wax figure of Musical Legend Sunil Perera to Madame Tussauds!

The establishment of a wax figure of Sunil Perera, a living legend in the world of Sri Lankan music, at Madame Tussauds,..

20 Sep 2021

Find Your Inner Peace at “The Art Gallery Sri Lanka”

The Covid-19 Pandemic may not be everyone’s favourite topic at the moment, as it devastated a lot of people’s lives in t..

23 Jul 2021