Author: Staff Writer

Seven more tested positive for COVID-19, toll reaches 59

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - Seven more persons tested positive for COVID-19 today bringing the toll of the positive cases to 59, Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe ... Read More

Additional Rs.500M set aside to combat COVID-19

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) -The government says it has allocated an additional Rs.500 million to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. The Cabinet of ... Read More

Govt. to maintain flat rate for fuel for one year

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The Government has decided to maintain fuel price under a flat rate for at least one year irrespective of the world market price ... Read More

State sector to be paid March salary on 23rd

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapksa in his capacity as Minister of Finance has ordered the Secretary to the Treasury, to ensure salaries of all ... Read More

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed, 52 in total

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - Two more COVID-19 cases were confirmed today in Sri Lanka to bring the number of persons infected by the novel coronavirus to 52. ... Read More

Arjuna to consider refraining from contesting at polls

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO ) - Former MP Arujna Ranatunga yesterday said he will refrain from contesting the general election because of the crisis brought on by CORVID-19. ... Read More

International airports in SL closed for arrivals

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - All international airports in Sri Lanka are now closed for operations of inward international commercial passenger flights with effect from 4 this morning. ... Read More

TNA to battle in all five N-E districts

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has filed nominations to contest the 2020 General Election from all five districts in the Northern and Eastern ... Read More

CSE to remain closed

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The Colombo Stock Exchange will remain closed today as well. The CSE in a statement said following a request by the Securities & ... Read More

Around 300 Lankans to be brought back from India

Staff Writer- March 19, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - A special flight is due to set off for New Delhi, India, to bring back around 300 Sri Lankans presently engaged in pilgrimage ... Read More