Author: Staff Writer

BIA Duty-free shops reopened for passengers who returned during COVID-pandemic

Staff Writer- July 6, 2020

(UTV | COVID-19) - Duty-free shops at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake reopened today to facilitate passengers who returned during the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More

Sri Lanka still in UK travel restrictions list

Staff Writer- July 6, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka has not been exempted from the Global Travel Advisory or border restrictions for British nationals against all but essential ... Read More

President calls for report on shortcomings in Polonnaruwa schools

Staff Writer- July 6, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Polonnaruwa was briefed by the public regarding several issues including the teacher shortages affecting many schools in ... Read More

Kusal Mendis produced before Court

Staff Writer- July 6, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Test Cricketer Kusal Mendis’ has been produced before the Panadura Magistrate Courts. (more…) Read More

Six Lankan fishermen rescued from rough seas

Staff Writer- July 6, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Six Sri Lankan fishermen were rescued from rough seas on Sunday morning in a coordinated operation between Indian Coast Guard’s Maritime ... Read More

Bangladesh appoints Diplomat in US as Envoy to Sri Lanka

Staff Writer- July 6, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Bangladesh Government has decided to appoint Tareq Md Ariful Islam as the next high commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka, ... Read More

SSP Wedamulla approved as new PNB Director

Staff Writer- July 3, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The National Police Commission (NPC) has approved the appointment of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sujith Wedamulla as the new Director ... Read More

Investigation on allegations over match-fixing halted

Staff Writer- July 3, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The investigation on allegations of match-fixing during the final of the 2011 World Cup has been halted. (more…) Read More

Nigerian sentenced to death by Colombo High Court

Staff Writer- July 3, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A Nigerian was sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today. (more…) Read More

Over 150 people in Ginthupitiya placed under quarantine

Staff Writer- July 3, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Nearly 154 persons who were identified to have come into direct contact with a man who had been detected with COVID-19 ... Read More