My Huawei App rolled out in Sri Lanka

Huawei, the global smartphone brand offers its users a new, smarter journey with the My Huawei App, an official all-in-one platform for customers to share their experiences and find the right services. The My Huawei App is an updated version of Huawei Support App which comes pre-installed on Huawei smartphones, and it’s an official platform for consumers to directly connect with the Huawei official support team. The app offers users an opportunity to request assistance from Huawei Support, where valued customers can find personalized solutions to meet their needs. Huawei…

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Report of committee appointed to review PTA presented to President

The report of the Committee of Officers appointed to review the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act No. 48 of 1979 was presented to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on Monday (15). The Committee Chairman Defence Secretary General (Retd.) Kamal Gunaratne presented the first copy of the report to the President, the PMD reported. The Committee of Officers was appointed on 24 June 2021 to make recommendations to the Cabinet Sub-Committee appointed by the President to review the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act, No. 48 of 1979,…

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High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to South Africa Presents Credentials to the President of the Republic of Botswana

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to South Africa  Amarasekara, Presents Credentials to  the President of the Republic of Botswana Sri Lanka High Commissioner for South Africa Sirisena Amarasekara, Presented credentials to Dr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana as Sri Lanka High Commissioner for Botswana in Gaborone, the Capital City of Botswana. Botswana is one of the 9 countries accredited to the Sri Lanka High Commission in South Africa and is one of the Southern African countries where a large number…

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Hemas announces ‘Say Yes to Life’ : Commits to take on diabetes in Sri Lanka

Hemas Holdings PLC in its journey of Making Healthful Living Happen in Sri Lanka” launches the ‘Say Yes to Life’ campaign to create awareness and educate people to take control and manage their lives in a healthy and joyful manner. The group that has championed families living healthfully since its inception, is inviting people to embrace life and do what it takes to live a fuller life. With 1 in 4 Sri Lankans being diabetic and the numbers on the rise, ‘Say Yes to Life’ will focus on educating people…

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Daily count of new Covid-19 cases reaches 732

The Ministry of Health says that another 220 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today, increasing the daily count of new cases to 732. The new cases reported today includes one returnee from overseas while the rest are associated with the ‘New Year’ cluster.  This pushes the tally of confirmed cases of the virus in Sri Lanka to 552,274 while nearly 14,000 infected patients are undergoing treatment across the island.  Thank you more

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Implementation of PCoI recommendations will unravel truth behind Easter Massacre (VIDEO)

Reverend Father Cyril Gamini, who produced a statement before the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for about eight hours today (15), is due to appear before the CID again tomorrow. Fr. Gamini told media that his statements were based on the final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to probe the Easter Sunday Massacre and the final report of the Parliament Select Committee appointed for the same purpose. The implementation of the recommendations of the committee reports, nevertheless, should be carried out by the…

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Daily coronavirus count shoots up above 700 signaling bad days ahead

By Rathindra Kuruwita COVID-19 cases were rising in the country, and it was a bad sign for the future, Clinical Technical Lead of the Home-based Care System and Consultant Family Physician, Dr. Malkanthi Galhena said yesterday. Dr. Galhena said that over 700 new cases were being reported daily and that the people needed to follow good health practices. “There are signs that the virus is spreading fast. Even when we opened up, the daily cases hovered around the 500 mark. We warned everyone that the pandemic is far from over.…

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Covid Technical Committee approves ‘Molnupiravir’

State Minister of Drug Supply Channa Jayasumana speaking to media in Colombo today (15) revealed that the Covid Technical Committee has approved Molnupiravir, a capsule manufactured for Covid treatment. Molnupiravir is currently approved by several countries including the United Kingdom. The capsule will be first western oral medicine approved for Covid treatment, the Minister said. He added that a decision will be taken regarding the registration of the capsule as a medicine approved by the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) and that a discussion will…

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CBSL: No truth in allegation that worker remittances will be forcibly converted into LKR

Speculation that worker remittances will be forcibly converted into Sri Lankan Rupees under the proposed Securitised Financing Arrangement (SFA) is completely unfounded, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka said yesterday. “Unfounded speculation is being spread by parties with vested interests that the recently announced request for proposals (RFP) in relation to the Securitised Financing Arrangement (SFA) is aimed at converting all worker remittances into Sri Lankan rupees upon receipt by licensed banks. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka categorically states that there is no truth whatsoever in this allegation. Since…

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