Category: Hot Story 1

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

Seafarer from Jinthupitiya tested negative for Covid-19

Staff Writer- July 5, 2020

UTV | COLOMBO -  The seafarer from Jinthupitiya, Colombo 13, who had tested positive for Covid-19 few days ago, has been discharged from the hospital ... Read More

“Need two thirds majority to amend Constitution”- MR

Staff Writer- July 3, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A two-thirds majority in Parliament is needed at the forthcoming the General Elections to amend the Constitution in order to sort ... Read More

Security measures taken after test confirms Colombo resident has virus

Staff Writer- July 3, 2020

(UTV | COVID-19) - All the required security measures have been taken after tests confirmed a man in Colombo was diagnosed with the coronavirus, the ... Read More

President orders not to use his photographs in election campaign

Staff Writer- July 2, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered not to use his photographs by candidates contesting the upcoming election in their propaganda campaign, the ... Read More

North, South development on equal footing – Premier

Staff Writer- July 2, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Government treats the North and the South of the country equally when it comes to development projects and livelihood improvement ... Read More

PM wants both ‘biriyani’ & votes from Muslims

Staff Writer- June 30, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says the government is committed to protecting the rights and upholding the respect of the Muslim community. ... Read More

MCC review report accessible on web

Staff Writer- June 29, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The final report by the Expert’s Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) is accessible for general ... Read More

‘Intl. monetary organisations must grant debt relief’

Staff Writer- June 28, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has renewed calls for international monetary organizations to provide debt relief for developing countries. The Prime Minister ... Read More

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka increase to 2,014

Staff Writer- June 27, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The number of coronavirus cases reported in the country has increased to 2,014 after four new patients were identified yesterday. The ... Read More