Sri Lanka has long surpassed WHO vaccination targets

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Sri Lanka has long surpassed the vaccination target of the World Health Organisation (WHO) with over 50% of the population now been fully vaccinated,...

UK to move Sri Lanka from red to amber list

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The United Kingdom has decided to move Sri Lanka from the red to the amber list for travellers. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said that...

Biden appoints Weeraratna as member of National Cancer Advisory Board

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Sri Lankan born, Johns Hopkins scientist Ashani Weeraratna, a leading cancer researcher who specializes in melanoma and the effects of aging on cancer, has...

UK, US and Australia launch pact to counter China

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The UK, US and Australia have announced a special security pact to share advanced defence technologies, in an effort to counter China. The partnership will...

Cabraal assumes duties as Central Bank Governor

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Ajith Nivard Cabraal assumed duties today as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had appointed Cabraal to the...

Anuk Arudpragasam’s ‘A Passage North’ shortlisted for Booker Prize

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Anuk Arudpragasam's 'A Passage North' has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021. The book by award-winning Sri Lankan Tamil novelist Anuk Arudpragasam is among...

Malinga retires from all forms of cricket

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Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga today announced that he was retiring from all forms of cricket. Malinga, who had earlier retired from Test and...

New Zealand grants refugee status to Sri Lankan man linked to Easter attacks

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A man who may have unknowingly helped funnel money to terrorists behind the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka has been granted refugee status in...

Taliban announce new rules for female students

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Afghan universities will be segregated by gender, and a new dress code will be introduced, the Taliban has said. Higher Education Minister Abdul Baqi Haqqani...

Dasun Shanaka to lead Sri Lanka at T20 World Cup

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Dasun Shanaka is to lead Sri Lanka at the T20 World Cup in October. The Cricket Selection Committee has picked the squad to take part...