Body of woman recovered from Mahaweli River

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A body of a woman has been recovered from Mahaweli River in the area of Ilwatura, Gampola. The identity of the deceased is yet to...

Gunmen open fire at ambulance in Panadura

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A group of four unidentified individuals has opened fire at an ambulance near the Base Hospital in Panadura, Ada Derana learns. However, no casualties are...

Sri Lanka records 17 new fatalities from Covid-19

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The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 17 coronavirus-related deaths for January 24, increasing the death toll in the country due to the...

Daily COVID cases tally tops 800 for seventh straight day

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The Ministry of Health says that another 891 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (January 25). This figure includes 03 persons who...

Health workers in Western Province on strike

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The Joint Council for Professions of Supplementary Medicine launched a strike action at 7.00 a.m. today (January 26) at all hospitals within the limits...

Sri Lanka reports another 14 coronavirus deaths

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The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 14 coronavirus related deaths in Sri Lanka, pushing the country’s death toll due to the...

Daily count of new Covid-19 cases climbs to 877

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The Ministry of Health says that another 877 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (24). This figure includes 08 persons who had...

Slight change in prevailing weather expected today

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A slight change in the prevailing dry weather is expected today, says the Department of Meteorology. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in...

Six arrested with over 300 kg of heroin in trawler

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Six suspects have been arrested following the interception of a trawler carrying over 300 kilograms of heroin in the Southern seas of Sri Lanka. The...

Abduction case against Hirunika fixed for trial

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The Colombo High Court has fixed March 23 to commence the trial of the case filed against MP Hirunika Premachandra with regard to the...