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Prez assures people protection from COVID-19 pandemic

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today assured that the people would be protected from the COVID-19 pandemic by mitigating the risk of the virus spreading in the country, until the pandemic is finally wiped out.

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SL will take 10 years to bounce back this crisis: Ranil

It will take ten years for Sri Lanka’s economy to bounce back to the position it was before the initial COVID-19 outbreak given the current situation, former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today at Sirikotha.

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Election law violation cases surpass 3,000

The number of cases in relation to election law violation was at 3,040 as of today with 114 cases being reported from Sunday (12) to yesterday (13), the National Elections Commission said.

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Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka surge to 2,663

The Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka climbed to 2,663 as of 8.15 pm today with the identification of 17 more cases, the Epidemiology Unit said.

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Elephant attacks three wildlife officers in Kala Wewa

Three officers attached to the Wildlife Department including a veterinary surgeon were rescued after their boat capsized following an elephant attack in Kala Wewa today.

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647 people in Polonnaruwa sent for quarantine

At least 647 people who had contacts with COVID-19 patients in Polonnaruwa District had been sent to quarantine, Regional Health Services Office said.

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Covid-19: Mobitel Office at W.A.D Ramanayake Mawatha closed

The Mobitel Office at the W.A.D Ramanayake Mawatha has been closed after a person, who had contacts with a Covid-19 patient had visited the office, its Management said in statement.

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COVID-19 threat: Shops in Kalawana closed

All shops in Kalawana were closed from noon today after a COVID-19 infected patient was found in the area, Kalawana Eksath Traders Association President W.D. Rodrigo said.

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MR likely to be next SLFP leader: Amaraweera

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to assume the role of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) after the general election in the wake of the current SLFP leader, former president Maithripala Sirisena being expected to step down from the post after the polls, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said today.

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Producing inmates at courts suspended

Producing prison inmates in courts has been temporarily suspended and their legal proceedings would be carried out through video technology, the Prisons Department said.

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Melsta Hospitals Ragama closed after GM tests positive for COVID-19

Melsta Hospitals Ragama has been closed after its General Manager (GM), who had conducted lectures at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre, was tested positive for COVID-19, police said.

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Two Homagama Army officers test positive for Covid-19, seven families quarantined

At least 30 persons belonging to seven families in Homagama have been sent for self quarantine after two Army officers from the area who are serving at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre tested positive for Covid-19, Homagama MOH office said.

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Witnesses record statements over sale of seized drugs

Four independent witnesses today recorded statements over the sale of drugs seized in raids by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) Officers. The statements were provided behind closed doors at the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.

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Tipper truck runs over police officers, killing cop and injuring two others

Three police officers who were on duty at a roadblock on the Matara-Hakmana road were run over by a tipper truck, killing a police constable.

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Inmate admitted for PCR test falls to death at the Hospital

An inmate who was admitted to the Negombo Hospital for a PCR test on Covid-19 has died after falling from the eighth floor of the hospital, the Police said.

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No COVID-19 positive patients found in Colombo, outskirts

There have been no isolated cases of COVID-19 patients found in Colombo or its outskirts and all associates linked to the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center inmates and its employees have been traced while further monitoring is continuing, Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe told Daily Mirror last evening.

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285 Lankans arrived from Jordan

A total of 285 Sri Lankans who were stranded in Jordan arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning. They arrived in Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 1506 from Amman Airport (AMM).

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Govt. hides true COVID-19 situation: NPP

The National Peoples’ Power (NPP) said yesterday the government was hiding the true situation of the COPVID-19 outbreak in a move to show that the situation in the country had returned to normalcy just for political advantage.

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Some use COVID-19 as scapegoat to get polls postponed: GL

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Professor G.L. Peiris yesterday said those who are afraid of facing the elections use the COVID-19 situation as a scapegoat to get the General Elections postponed.

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Use MOH network & military intelligence to trace contacts: GMOA

Referring to the outbreak of COVID-19 cases at Kandakadu Rehabilitation and Treatment Centre, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) on Monday requested the Government to use both the Ministry of Health (MOH) network and military intelligence to trace contacts.

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COVID-19 and MIGRANTS

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, thousands of Sri Lankan migrant workers are left with no job, no money and no way.......

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Protecting environment shouldn’t be a trend - Namal Rajapaksa

Contested the 2010 parliamentary election as a United People’s Freedom Alliance’s candidate from the Hambantota District and was elected to Parlia...

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We’re worse than Ethiopia - Udara Rathnayake

Started his political career in 2013. Elected as a Western Provincial Council Member in 2014....

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Big No to the MCC - Anura Kumara

Career politician since 1988, Dissanayaka held the position of National Organiser of the Socialist Students’ Association and later appointed to the ...

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Educated youth must not leave country - Harshana Rajakaruna

Contested the 2009 provincial council election and was elected to the Western Provincial Council. Elected to parliament in 2015....

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Why suicide?

When you hear of suicide, you often wonder why someone would want to take their own life....

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Conservation in crisis

2020 has been a testing and trying year for many people across the globe. A raging pandemic that has incapacitated major cities worldwide has put a pa...

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Protecting environment shouldn’t be a trend - Namal Rajapaksa

Contested the 2010 parliamentary election as a United People’s Freedom Alliance’s candidate from the Hambantota District and was elected to Parlia...

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We’re worse than Ethiopia - Udara Rathnayake

Started his political career in 2013. Elected as a Western Provincial Council Member in 2014....

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Big No to the MCC - Anura Kumara

Career politician since 1988, Dissanayaka held the position of National Organiser of the Socialist Students’ Association and later appointed to the ...

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Educated youth must not leave country - Harshana Rajakaruna

Contested the 2009 provincial council election and was elected to the Western Provincial Council. Elected to parliament in 2015....

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Conservation in crisis

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RED ALERT ON MANNAR MINERAL EXTRACTION PROJECT

As a popular tourist attraction in the country, Mannar boasts of a rich cultural heritage dating back to the Portuguese, Dutch and British periods. Dotted with palmyra trees and a scenic stretch of th...

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PHIs demand a shot in the arm

Public Health Inspectors (PHI) Union of Sri Lanka is to instigate a trade union action within next few days following Ministry of Health’s failure.......

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To build discipline, fix Parliament first - Harshana Nanayakkara

Harshana Nanayakkara is an outspoken lawyer and campaigner for democracy representing the National People’s Power (NPP) for the Colombo District at ...

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The political culture in Sri Lanka is misogynist - Ambika Satkunanathan

The normalization of violence in Sri Lanka is a deep seated social problem, says Ambika Satkunanathan, who is a lawyer and human rights advocate on th...

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This political system has made people slaves:Deepani Silva

Veteran actress Deepani Silva who is on the National People’s Power (NPP) national list says people should consider electing newcomers to Parliament...

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Politicians prioritise on robbing people : Oshadi Hewamadduma

Actress Oshadi Hewamadduma will be contesting the upcoming Parliamentary Election from Badulla District under the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) t...

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COVID-19 and MIGRANTS

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