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    Minister Dinesh Gunawardena explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan Migrant workers

    Minister Dinesh Gunawardena explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan Migrant workers

    Minister of Foreign Relations, Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations, Dinesh Gunawardena met with the Secretaries and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, the Ministry of Skills Development,…

    WHO warns of ‘deadly resurgence’ of coronavirus if lockdowns end too early

    WHO warns of ‘deadly resurgence’ of coronavirus if lockdowns end too early

    Lifting coronavirus lockdown measures too early could trigger a “deadly resurgence” of the contagious pathogen, the head of the World Health Organization warned Friday. Despite the devastating economic impact of…

    Nearly 3,000 prisoners released on bail

    Nearly 3,000 prisoners released on bail

    On the recommendations of the special committee appointed on the directions of President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, 2,961 prisoners were released on bail. This group of prisoners were gradually released from March 17th .…

    Maldivians repatriated from Sri Lanka

    Maldivians repatriated from Sri Lanka

    Maldivians stuck in neighbouring Sri Lanka due to the nation-wide lock down issued by the Sri Lankan government amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic were brought back Sunday night on a…

    Defence Ministry, Police contribute 60 million to Covid-19 fund

    Defence Ministry, Police contribute 60 million to Covid-19 fund

    Around 1200 personnel employed under the Defence Ministry have voluntarily contributed Rs. 10 million to the Covid-19 Social Security Fund which was handed over to the President’s Secretary Dr. P.B.…

    Central Bank further reduces policy interest rates by 25 basis points

    Central Bank further reduces policy interest rates by 25 basis points

    The Monetary Board of the Central Bank today decided to reduce the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR) by 25 basis points to 6.00…

    COVID-19 positive cases can increase to 1,400 – Dr. Anil Jasinge

    COVID-19 positive cases can increase to 1,400 – Dr. Anil Jasinge

    According to the mathematical modeling done by the Medical Faculty of the Colombo University, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Sri Lanka can reach 1,400 soon. The free…

    Dialog to take 5G technology closer to every Sri Lankan

    Dialog to take 5G technology closer to every Sri Lankan

    Sri Lankans across the country will get a glimpse to the future of technology with the Live 5G Showcase by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, which commenced…

    World Bank warns of Coronavirus economic pain for Asia

    World Bank warns of Coronavirus economic pain for Asia

    The World Bank is estimating that the cornavirus outbreak will cause economic growth to slow significantly this year in China and other East Asian-Pacific countries, throwing millions into poverty. Under…

    UN chief says coronavirus ‘worst crisis’ since WWII

    UN chief says coronavirus ‘worst crisis’ since WWII

    The United Nations chief has warned the coronavirus pandemic presents the world with its “worst crisis” since World War II, with the number of dead in the United States now higher than…

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