(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Sri Lanka Police say 580 people have been killed in road accidents in various parts of the country since January 01."580 people have died in accidents since January"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 283 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Sunday."Coronavirus update: 283 new COVID-19 cases identified Sunday, total rises to 94,131"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka confirmed two deaths on Sunday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 598, according to health authorities."Sri Lanka reports two COVID-19 deaths Sunday, toll rises to 598"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Celebrating 75 years of India’s independence in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan children from care homes converged in Colombo from all across Sri Lanka over 10-11 April 2021 for the final round of the nationwide painting competition organized by Colombo Expatriates Cultural Association (CECA) – a voluntary organization of expatriates consisting of mainly Indians – with support of the High Commission of India, Ministry of Education of Government of Sri Lanka and several other…"Expatriates’ organization painting competition for Sri Lankan children from care homes highlights close India-Sri Lanka ties"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Mayor of the Jaffna Municipal Council Manivannan Visvalingam has been arrested this morning (09) by the Jaffna police for promoting the LTTE and its ideology, police said."Jaffna mayor arrested for promoting LTTE ideology"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi said the second dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to those who have taken the first dose will be administered from April 23 in accordance with the relevant period of the first dose."Second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine from April 23"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi stated in Parliament that the Policy Decision on vaccination of people with the Sinopharm vaccine received from China for emergency use will be taken only after the World Health Organization (WHO) approves it."Vaccination with Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine after approval by the World Health Organization – Health Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Hon. A. Ajith Kumara Mannapperuma of the Gampaha Electorate was sworn in as a Member of Parliament today (09) before the Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena."Ajith Kumara Mannapperuma has been sworn in as a new Member of Parliament"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 343 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Thursday."Coronavirus update: 343 new COVID-19 cases identified Thursday, total rises to 94,336"