A/L results before April end: Commissioner
The results of the GCE Advanced Level (A/L) examination will be released before the end of April, Commissioner General of the Department of Examinations Sanath B. Pujitha said.
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No festivities, celebrations allowed in the month ahead: State Minister
State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID-19 Disease Control Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle said permission will not be granted to hold any kind of public gathering in the coming month.
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COVID sub-clusters begin to surface in multiple areas
Coronavirus sub-clusters have emerged in multiple areas across the country following the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, health authorities said yesterday.
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Pfizer agrees to supply 5 million doses vaccines
Pfizer has agreed to supply five million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to Sri Lanka under a commercial agreement with the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (SPC), a Minister said yesterday.
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Zaharan’s father-in-law among three arrested in Kuliyapitiya
Three persons including the father-in-law of Easter Sunday attack mastermind Zahran Hashim were arrested by the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) at Kekunagolla in Kuliyapitiya for having attended extremist ideology lessons conducted by Zahran.
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Niraviya, Nikadalupotha GN Divisions in Wariyapola isolated
Niraviya and Nikadalupotha Grama Niladari (GN) Divisions in Wariyapola have been isolated with immediate effect, the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said.
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No decision yet to close schools: State Minister
No general decision had been taken to close schools with the rising numbers of COVID-19 patients in the country after the New Year, the State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control Sudarshani Fernandopulle said yesterday.
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Ranil calls for new Bill to regulate Port city
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday called for a dialogue between the Government and the opposition to come up with a fresh paper containing regulations to govern the Colombo Port City.
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COVID cases exceed 600 today
A total of 657 positive COVID-19 cases were reported today bringing the total cases to 98,722, the Government Information Department said.
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SL fishermen arrested in Myanmar to return tomorrow
Steps have been taken to repatriate the 12 Sri Lankan fishermen arrested in Myanmar, tomorrow (23), the Foreign Ministry said.
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COVID-19 death toll increases to 634
The COVID-19 death toll in Sri Lanka climbed to 634 with five more deaths being confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services, the Government Information Department said.
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Supermarkets provide 100 billion shopping bags to customers annually: Amaraweera
A total of 100 billion shopping bags are being issued to consumers every year by the supermarket chains and 10 million lunch sheets are used, which are causing an environmental hazard, Environment Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.
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Gazette on maintaining public order, issued
An Extraordinary gazette notification has been issued calling upon the armed forces to maintain public order across the country with effect from today (22).
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Kuliyapitiya Police area will be isolated with effect from midnight today, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said.
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Ban MPs from going live on Facebook: Namal requests Speaker
While denouncing the unparliamentary language used by some members of parliament in the House, Minister Namal Rajapaksa today requested the Speaker to prevent MPs from telecasting incidents in the House live on social media platforms.
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Severe symptoms hit COVID patients; admissions of youths increased after festive season
Following the festive season, researchers have observed a severe change in COVID-19 symptoms and a fair number of ICU admissions among young patients, a medical expert said today.
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Measures to convert Muthurajawela Sanctuary to National Park
A Cabinet paper has been drafted to convert the Muthurajawela Sanctuary to a National Park, Secretary of Environment Dr. Anil Jasinghe said.
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Divulapitiya to be locked down?
Health authorities have focused attention on the need to lock down several villages in the Divulapitiya MOH Division due to the emergence of several Covid-19 cases.
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CID summons Harin over Easter Sunday attacks
Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Harin Fernando has been summoned by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to record a statement.
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Health Ministry can’t blame people: Lab Technologists
After having annulled the disease control programme while minimizing the number of diagnoses, the Health Ministry can’t blame the people for the spike in COVID infections, Head of the Sri Lankan Association of Government Medical Laboratory Technologists Ravi Kumudesh said.
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Car driven recklessly on expressway; driver and 4 passengers granted bail
Five persons including the driver who were arrested for driving the car in a reckless manner on the Southern Expressway (E-01) on April 10, have been granted bail by the Panadura Magistrate court today.
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