Actress Upeksha Swarnamali arrested

Former MP and actress Upeksha Swarnamali has been arrested by the Katugastota police in connection with an accident. Police said the vehicle she was travelling in had collided with a motorcycle near the Nugawela Divisional Secretariat on the Kandy- Kurunegala Road. The injured motorcyclist has been admitted to the Peradeniya Hospital. She is to be […]

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Sri Lanka on alert as Lambda spreads in over 30 countries

Sri Lanka is on alert as the Lambda variant of the coronavirus was found to be spreading in some 30 countries and could even be resistant to current Covid vaccines. The health authorities urged the public to take all precautions, including wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing to protect themselves from Lambda and all […]

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Sinopharm first dose for 30-plus at CMC areas

The Colombo Municipal Council’s (CMC) Public Health Department today requested that people who are over 30 years of age to get their first Sinopharm vaccine at a CMC vaccination centre. CMC regional Epidemiologist Dr. Dinu Guruge said the Sinopharm first jab would be given at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, Ginthupitiya MOH Office, Forbes Road and Kuppiyawatte […]

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Travel restrictions to be lifted on Monday: Army Chief

The ongoing island-wide travel restrictions will be lifted at 4.00 am on Monday (14), Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said. Although the island-wide travel restrictions are lifted, various restrictions including provincial travel restrictions will remain in place. He also urged the public not to be deceived by rumors circulating on social media about travel restrictions. […]

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