Sri Lankans have been under threat of several types of financial frauds and scams being operated through social media, Internet-based applications and mobile payment applications, Central Bank warned

A three member panel has been appointed to probe the findings of former war commissions.

Thirty-five international airlines have expressed interest in resuming operations to Sri Lanka with the reopening of main international airports yesterday, Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said.

While saying that Sri Lanka and the US enjoy longstanding relations and a close friendship, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in a congratulatory message to US President Joseph R. Biden said Sri Lanka is committed to further strengthen and consolidate the multifaceted partnership with the United States, grounded in mutual respect, shared values and common interests.

The isolation status of eight Grama Niladhari (GN) Divisions in Katttankudy Police area and two GN Divisions in Atalugama and Alupotha are to be lifted at 6 pm today, the Government Information Department said.

Thursday, 21 January 2021 13:14

Approved schools in WP to reopen on Feb 15

The Ministry of Education says it hopes to reopen schools in the Western Province that receive the all clear, on the 15th of February.

Thursday, 21 January 2021 08:22

SL ready to receive COVID-19 vaccines

All preparations have been made by health authorities to immunise the public against COVID-19 as soon as the country receives the COVID-19 vaccine, Health Services Deputy Director General Dr. Hemantha Herath yesterday said.

Six finance companies have fallen in Sri Lanka during the recent years, swallowing a total amount of Rs. 61,892 million (Rs 61.8billlion) belonging to 256,286 depositors, State Minister of Finance, Money and Capital Markets and State Enterprises Ajith Niward Cabraal told Parliament yesterday.

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 08:51

SL to venture into gold exploration: Ministry

Sri Lanka has ventured into gold exploration to determine whether the country has gold deposits to be exploited commercially, a senior official of the Environment Ministry said.

Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCOI) probing Easter Sunday attacks will submit its final report to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on January 31, sources from the Commission informed Daily Mirror yesterday.

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