Category: NATIONAL

‘Govt. must reveal country’s financial, monetary state’

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe says it is the responsibility of the government to submit a detailed report ... Read More

Total COVID-19 cases in SL rise to 1,182

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Another 16 more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 today, once again raising the number of confirmed infections recorded in Sri ... Read More

Showers exceeding 150mm expected from tomorrow

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Department of Meteorology predicts an increase in showers experienced over the island from tomorrow. Director General of the Department Athula ... Read More

Another 14 patients identified; total cases rise to 1,162

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 1,162. Another 14 persons were tested positive for the virus. ... Read More

EC to discuss the election with the Health Ministry

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Election Commission and Ministry of Health are set to hold another round of talks tomorrow pertaining to the conduct of ... Read More

Seychelles praises SL for allowing 35 seychellois to undergo treatments in SL

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Government of Seychelles yesterday expressed its gratitude to the Sri Lankan Government for providing urgent medical attention for 35 citizens ... Read More

14 released from Boossa quarantine centre

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Sri Lanka Navy says 14 persons who underwent quarantine at the Boossa Navy Base were released today. The Navy said ... Read More

Only 100 guests permitted at weddings

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Health Ministry today said the number of guests at a wedding should be limited to 100 persons at any venue ... Read More

Dozens of Sri Lankans stranded at Bucharest Airport

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Dozens of Sri Lankans who worked at a textile factory at Botosani in Romania, were stranded at the Bucharest Airport on ... Read More

Legal action against those fail to maintain social distancing

Staff Writer- May 25, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Legal action would be taken against those who fail to maintain social distancing in public places with effect from tomorrow, DIG ... Read More