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    All universities under the UGC to close for two weeks

    All universities under the UGC to close for two weeks

    The University Grants Commission has decided to close all universities for a period of two weeks from today (13) as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new Coronavirus ‘COVID 19’. The UGC sources said that the situation would be evaluated in two weeks to decide on whether…

    Foreign Minister briefs diplomatic community on COVID- 19 preventive measures

    Foreign Minister briefs diplomatic community on COVID- 19 preventive measures

    Minister of Foreign Relations Dinesh Gunawardena briefed the Diplomatic community on the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic and the preventive measures the Government of Sri Lanka contemplates taking. The Foreign Minister apprised that adequate preventive measures to curtail the transmission of the virus have been taken by the…

    Passengers arriving from S. Korea, Italy, Iran to undergo 14-day quarantine

    Passengers arriving from S. Korea, Italy, Iran to undergo 14-day quarantine

    The Health Ministry has taken measures to subject all passengers arriving in the country by sea and by air from South Korea, Italy and Iran to a 14 day quarantine process with the aim of preventing the Corona Virus (COVID-19) from entering Sri Lanka, said Health Minister Pavithra…

    WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

    WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday declared that measles disease has been eradicated in the island nation of…

    PTFD to conduct drug prevention in schools

    PTFD to conduct drug prevention in schools

    The Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention will conduct a drug prevention week in schools countrywide aiming to…

    Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

    Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

    The free pre hospital care ambulance services will continue, with the launch of the service in the Central…

    ADB funds to help Sri Lanka tackle surge in ‘lifestyle’ diseases

    Sri Lanka has seen a decline in polio, malaria and filariasis in the past two decades but there…

    US $200 mn from WB to control NCDs, primary health care

    US $200 mn from WB to control NCDs, primary health care

    The World Bank has offered US $200 million to Sri Lanka to control Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and…

    Vision Care & Luxottica showcase their new eyewear collection

    Vision Care & Luxottica showcase their new eyewear collection

      Vision Care Optical Services (Pvt) Ltd showcased  their new eyewear collection at their newly opened showroom at 505 Union…

    World Bank commits US$ 200 million to elevate Sri Lanka’s public health services

    World Bank commits US$ 200 million to elevate Sri Lanka’s public health services

    The World Bank has committed US$ 200 million to upgrade the standards of performance of Sri Lanka’s public…

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