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New tax policy for cigarettes aimed at reducing smoking in SL

The Ministry of Health has taken steps to introduce a new tax policy for cigarettes and steps will be taken to submit...

‘Nothing was achieved through lockdown…’ – Keheliya

Minister of Health Keheliya Rambukwelle says that in his personal opinion, the quarantine curfew currently in place would not extend past the...

‘Govt. wants to show that lockdowns are not effective; Testing has...

The government had reduced COVID testing after imposing the lockdown, College of Medical Laboratory Science (CMLS) President, Ravi Kumudesh says.

‘SL’s will have no choice but to hang on a plane...

Parliamentarian Shanakiyan Rasamanickam says that only Tamil refugees had fled the country in the past but will now inevitably have Sinhala as...

Keheliya appointed Health Minister while Pavithra busses it

Seven Ministers were handed new portfolios today in a cabinet reshuffle that got underway at the Presidential Secretariat a short while ago.

PHIs say Govt. failing to contain spread of Indian COVID variant

Despite the Health Ministry stressing that they were on high alert on the spreading of Indian variant in the country, the Public...

PCR tests reduced; COVID19 patients also reduce

The lowest number of daily polymerase chain reaction (PCR)4 tests conducted in the month of June in Sri Lanka was reported this...

Denying citizens the right to receive the second Astrazeneca vaccine is...

The group of eminent academics, professionals, and civic activists, led by former Colombo University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Savitri Gunasekera, who wrote to the...

Third-class journalists were killed in the past! Dep. Health Dir.’s statement...

Deputy Director General of Health Services Specialist Dr. Hemantha Herath has come under fire by media trade unions for having claimed that...

SL’s Health Minister suffering from brain malfunction – (Video)

Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda who sparked controversy recently by carrying out a vaccination program at his Temple, the Abhayarama in Narahenpita says that...