Sri Lanka Tourism, despite being considerably affected by the COVID -19 outbreak, is currently taking several measures to revive the tourism sector by collaborating with key international organisations, and platforms, through destination promotional marketing among new markets via social and digital media.
An inmate at Welikada Prison has tested postive for COVID-19, Director General of Health Services Dr Anil Jasinghe stated.
The Director General of Health Services, Dr.
The voting period for the 2020 Parliamentary Election has been extended by one hour, the Election Commission announced this evening.
Schools across the country reopened for selected classes today (6) for the first time since March after being shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Central Bank has decided to extend the suspension of the crisis-hit Perpetual Treasuries Ltd (PTL) from carrying on the business and activities of a Primary Dealer for a period of six months with effect from July 5 in order to continue the investigations being conducted by the Central Bank, the banking regulator said on Monday in a short public statement.
As part of preparations for the reopening of schools throughout the island, the All Island School Children's Transport Association, together with the Panadura North Police station, disinfected vans and buses used to transport school children today (4).
Commercial Bank (ComBank) has emerged as the bank with the highest amount of loans approved, as at July 2, under the Central Bank (CB) scheme to support COVID-19 affected businesses.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) states that it has "not been presented with any evidence" supporting claims made by former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage that the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final had been fixed.
117 Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka were repatriated on a special Air India (AI 0274) flight from Colombo to Chennai today, Indian High Commission in Colombo said.
The Special Investigation Unit of the Sports Ministry has ended its investigation into match fixing allegations regarding the 2011 Cricket World Cup final.
A drug peddler, nabbed with nearly two kilograms of ice (crystal methamphetamine), was produced before the Point Pedro (PPD) magistrate court yesterday, the Police said.