Chances are that you know someone who has gone through a miscarriage or the loss of an infant. But the lack of awareness on the subject is startling
Boxing Coach Srilal Gomes never gave up on the sport—even though he would never fight competitively again.
Tomorrow (August 5), Sri Lankans will be voting in its ninth parliament. The 225 members voted in will possess legislative supremacy over all other political institutions in the island, with the power to make, repeal, and amend laws, including the Constitution.
Sri Lanka’s general election is just around the corner. However, the #COVID19 pandemic has made health and safety concerns foremost on people’s minds. Here’s how to vote under the new health guidelines.
As Sri Lanka continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic that has overshadowed 2020, the recurring threat of dengue is still very prevalent. This mosquito-borne disease, which was first detected in Sri Lanka in the 1960s, continues to be a major public health issue—with high morbidity, high mortality and no approved vaccination in the country, it has and continues to be difficult to eradicate.
The Light Rail Transit (LRT) project was expected to revolutionise Sri Lanka’s transportation system, but what is its current status?
Sri Lanka has reported over 20 deaths and 22,942 cases due to dengue in the period between January and June this year, Chief Epidemiologist Dr Sudath Samaraweera confirmed to Roar Media.
Across the largest Gulf State, more than hundreds of Sri Lankan workers wait in hope to return home. It has been over three months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a COVID-19 pandemic, but none of the stranded workers in Saudi Arabia have yet been repatriated.
On January 27, 2020, the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Sri Lanka. By that time, the virus, which is believed to have had its origins at a wet market in Wuhan, China at the end of 2019, had already begun to spread to other countries—but there seemed very little to be overly concerned about.
Donation Nation is a community service initiative that is seeking your kind contributions to provide relief packs of dry rations to low-income families of Sammanthranapura, Colombo 15.
There are new taps installed in the guard room, with bars of soap on the side. A nurse monitors your temperature and you wipe your feet against a special mat, before you enter the premises. At the doorway is a separate chamber, where you are sprayed with disinfectant from head-to-toe. Promptly after, you punch-in on the fingerprint machine—like everyone else reporting for work—you are asked to sanitise your hands again.
Online messaging platforms like WhatsApp, Viber, Signal, and Telegram have become pivotal sources of information in the digital age. While these platforms facilitate positive communication and create a sense of community, it is also a breeding ground for misinformation and disinformation that can cause confusion, at best, and physical harm or death, at worst.
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