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Second COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka

A 64-year-old COVID-19 infected patient has died at the Negombo hospital this evening, bringing the total number of deaths to two in Sri Lanka, officials said.

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Five family members including four-month-old infant contract COVID-19

Five members of the same family from Chilaw, including a four-month-old infant, have tested positive for COVID-19, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said today.

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Ministry slams rumours on postponing A/Ls

The Education Ministry today refuted rumours on postponing the GCE Advanced Level (A/L) examination scheduled to be held this August.

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GCE O/L results before April 30

The Education Ministry said today that arrangements have been made to release the results of the 2019 GCE O/L examination before April 30 as the initial plan of announcing results on March 28 was hampered by COVID-19.

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122 COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka

Two more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Sri Lanka to 122, the Health Ministry said.

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Harsha clarifies on Arunodhaya Mawatha incident

Former MP Dr. Harsha De Silva today commented and clarified on the incident where the Arunodhaya Mawatha in Rajagiriya was put on lockdown for several hours yesterday.

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Civilian life shouldn’t be disrupted when making decisions: Govt.

No decision should be taken at the regional level which can cause any disruption to civilian life, the Government announced today.

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Bhutan chartered flight to bring 93 students from Sri Lanka

Bhutan Airlines will bring home 93 students from Sri Lanka today. According to a source, the parents chattered the flight paying Nu 37,000 each.

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One more batch leaves after completion of quarantine

Another batch of 132 people had left for their homes today after completion of the two-week long quarantine process, the Army said.

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120 COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka

Three more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Sri Lanka to 120, the Health Ministry said.

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UNP PS member arrested for obstructing duties of Navy

A member of the Arachchikattuwa Pradeshiya Sabha (UNP) has been arrested for obstructing a group of naval personnel from performing their duties during the curfew, Police said.

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Over 230 spectators of Roy-Tho big match end quarantine period

Over 230 people who went into quarantine after attending the big match played between Royal College and St. Thomas’ College earlier this month, ended their quarantine period safely yesterday and no one has thus far shown any symptoms of the coronavirus, the Daily Mirror learns.

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Easter services cancelled

Easter services in the Colombo Archdiocese have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis while other dioceses including Chilaw are also likely to call off the services depending on the situation.

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Japan, China donates drug for COVID-19

Sri Lanka is to use anti-influenza drug ‘AVIGAN’ on COVID-19 patients on an experimental basis from next week, a senior Public official said today.

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One more recovered from Covid-19 in Sri Lanka

One more Covid-19 infected patient was recovered and discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) today, Ministry of Health said.

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Main suspect arrested over Zion Church bomb attack

The main suspect wanted over the suicide bomb attack at Zion Church in Batticaloa on Easter Sunday, has been arrested by the CID, Police Spokesman Jaliya Senaratna said today.

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Arunodaya Mawatha in Rajagiriya under scrutiny

Aranodaya Mawatha at Obeysekerepura in Rajagiriya, has come under scrutiny following the information that two children and four adults, who had gone on a pilgrimage with a pastor, were found with symptoms of Covid-19, Municipal Council Chief Medical Officer Manoj Rodrigo said today.

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Met Dept. cautions public of extreme temperature

Department of Meteorology today advised that temperature in several areas will increase up to ‘Extreme Caution Level’ in the coming days.

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Another Covid-19 patient discharged from IDH

One more Covid-19 infected patient was recovered and discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), the Health Ministry said.

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Fisherman associated with Covid-19 patient brought ashore

The Sri Lanka Navy today brought ashore a fisherman who closely associated with a person infected with the coronavirus and had gone for fishing practices.

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Covid-19 : Clusters and Stages Explained

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a major public health emergency in Sri Lanka. What’s next and how cautious should we be? We ask the experts....

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Colombo’s skyline is rapidly changing with apartment constructions that cost millions of dollars. But, are they complying with planning and construc...

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High hopes for farmers despite looming threats to Wilpattu

Farmers in Rajanganaya Yaya 18 in Anuradhapura District are harbouring high expectations. They feel that all their hardships would soon end with a new aloe vera cultivation project which is expected t...

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BOI front office refurbishment comes under the spotlight!

Despite the directives given to all heads of state institutions by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to stop unnecessary expenditure in their respective establishments, the move made by the Board of Invest...

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Sri Lanka must ensure China is held accountable:US Lawyer

The coronavirus has killed more than 20,000 people around the world and infected more than 350,000 others, including more than 100 people in Sri Lanka...

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My father’s killers being protected - Ahimsa Wickrematunge -

Slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge’s daughter Ahimsa Wickrematunge has been fighting a lone battle to seek justice over her father’s death, a...

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Community participation is important in countering extremism - Prof. Shahab Enam Khan

Prof. Shahab Enam Khan, a renowned academic of Bangladesh on security and political institutions, shares his thoughts on countering violent extremism ...

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Country cannot afford any more external borrowing - Bandula

Higher Education Minister Bandula Gunawardane speaks about the current status of the economy, political situation and planned reforms in the higher ed...

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Man gives birth to baby boy at Matara Hospital

A large crowd thronged Matara Hospital recently after hearing the shocking news of a man who had given birth to a baby boy. The man sporting a beard had been from a village bordering Matara....

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Beggar woman with Rs.100,000 detained by Railway Security

Railway Security Guards had arrested a beggar woman with the possession of Rs.200,000 who had been begging in the train....

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