As COVID cases surge, many Sri Lankans are opting for cardboard coffins to cremate loved ones

Colombo (Sri Lanka): At a factory in Sri Lanka’s Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia city, workers use staples and glue to assemble long cardboard boxes which will be used as coffins for some the country’s coronaviurs victims. The coffin is made out of recycled paper and costs a sixth of the cheapest wooden casket, according to 51-year old […]

Covid 19 third wave approaching? Sri Lanka records four mutations of the dangerous Delta variant

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s medical experts on Monday said the Delta variant of the Covid-19 which is spreading across the country has acquired four mutations due to the high transmission rate but did not have any effect on vaccine efficacy. Head of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Sciences of the Sri Jayawardenapura University, Professor Neelika […]

Sri Lanka indicts 25 suspects in 2019 Easter Sunday bombings

Colombo: Sri Lanka has filed 23,270 charges against 25 people in connection with the deadly 2019 Easter Sunday attacks that killed over 270 people, including 11 Indians, the president’s office said on Wednesday.  The charges filed on Tuesday under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) include conspiring to murder, aiding and abetting, collecting arms and […]

‘इंडियन नेवी ने हमारे साथ…’, श्रीलंका के मछुआरों के दावों को भारत ने बताया साफ झूठ

Blatantly False, India denies attack claim on Sri Lanka fishermen by Indian Navy | श्रीलंका के मछुआरों के दावों को भारतीय उच्चायोग ने बताया साफ झूठ, जानें क्या है पूरा मामला – India TV Hindi News […]

भारत के पड़ोसी देश पर टूटा कोरोना का कहर, एक दिन में हुईं रिकॉर्ड मौतें

Sri Lanka records highest single-day Covid-19 death toll on Thursday | श्रीलंका में कोविड-19 से एक दिन में सबसे ज्यादा 101 मरीजों की मौत – India TV Hindi News […]

Sri Lanka: Dead marine life washes ashore as X-Press Pearl container ship burns

Sri Lanka’s government officials on Sunday said that bodies of more than 10 turtles, a dolphin, seabirds and fish have washed up on the country`s beaches after the burning of the X-Press Pearl container ship. Department of Wildlife Conservation officials was cited in local media reports as saying an investigation was underway to ascertain the […]

Flash floods and mudslides kill at least 4 in Sri Lanka, displaces over 5000

Colombo: Flash floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka have killed at least four people and left seven missing, while more than 5,000 are displaced, officials said Saturday. Rains have been pounding six districts of the Indian Ocean island nation since Thursday night, and many houses, paddy fields and roads have been […]

Sri Lanka furious over China for selling COVID-19 vaccine at higher prices

Colombo: Disclosure of procurement price of China`s Sinopharm vaccine in Sri Lanka has sparked a row after reports emerged that Colombo had to shell out a higher per-dose price than its fellow South Asian country Bangladesh. According to the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka is paying USD 15 per dose for the Sinopharm vaccine, which is […]

Sri Lankan Parliament to debate China-backed Port City Bill next week

Colombo: The Sri Lankan Parliament is set to discuss the controversial Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill, in the special parliamentary sittings next week. This comes after a Committee on Parliamentary Business decided to convene the Parliament from May 18 to May 20 in line with the Covid 19 health regulations, Colombo Page reported. Amid […]

Sri Lanka intensifies night travel restrictions to check surge in COVID-19 cases

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday (May 12) intensified travel restrictions across the country, restricting the movement of traffic at night to combat the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over 800 lives in the island nation. The ban, from 11 pm to 4 am daily, will come into place from tonight until […]

श्रीलंका ने भारत से यात्रियों के आगमन पर तत्काल प्रभाव से पाबंदी लगायी

Sri Lanka bans travelers India with immediate effect| श्रीलंका ने भारत से यात्रियों के आगमन पर तत्काल प्रभाव से पाबंदी लगायी – India TV Hindi News […]