Health Ministry instructs state hospitals to resume ‘curtailed’ surgeries

The Health Ministry has instructed state hospitals to gradually recommence surgeries and medical procedures, observing that such services have been ‘temporarily curtailed’ amidst COVID-19. Surgeries...

Special relief loan scheme from People’s Bank and CA Sri Lanka for COVID-19 affected...

People’s Bank has tied up with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) to provide a special COVID-19 relief loan...

State universities open from June 15 for final year students of medical faculties

All state universities will be re-opened from June 15 for final year students of medical faculties, the University Grants Commission (UGC) announced yesterday, May...

West Aid 2.0 provides essential food items to 215 families

West Aid 2.0 has provided essential food items to 215 indigent families living in 20 areas across Sri Lanka. The project aimed to offer...

Irrigation Department issues a precautionary flood warning

Due to forecast for thunder showers in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, Uva, North Western and Southern provinces in the upcoming few days, there is...

Black Leopard spotted trapped in a Snare

A Sri Lankan Black Leopard is reported to have been trapped in a Snare in the Lakshapana Estate in Nallathanniya. as per the news from...

Small boats given permission to engage in fishing activities

The Department of Fisheries has decided to permit small scale fishing boats to engage in fishing activities for small fishermen. It also stated that...

CAA inspects 8 major and medium scale rice mills in Polonnaruwa

A team of 50 officers of the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) including the Chairman, Retired Major General Shantha Dissanayake this evening raided eight main...

Twenty-seven (27) trains to operate from next week

The Railways Department has announced that 27 trains will be operated from Tuesday (26) to Friday (29). Ten trains on the main line, nine on...

Presidential Task Force to protect archaeological sites

Presidential Task Force will be appointed under the Defense Secretary to conduct a comprehensive survey of archaeological sites in the East and to take...
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Stop underworld crime directed from prisons – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has emphasized that effective measures should be taken to stop underworld leaders and major drug dealers directing criminal activities from prisons. The...

Supreme Court to decide on petitions challenging elections today

The Supreme Court yesterday, June 1, announced that the order to grant leave to proceed in the Fundamental Rights petitions filed challenging the dissolution...

Colombo Stock Exchange listed firms attractive for investing

Four experts were unanimous that valuations at the Colombo stock market remain very attractive from a long-term perspective despite the impact of COVID-19, suggesting the time...