Harin takes cocaine test
Parliamentarian Harin Fernando has posted a video on Facebook while taking cocaine test at a private hospital.
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Hidden hands’ trying to meddle with police probes; IGP notifies all top cops
Three more die of COVID-19
The number of COVID-19 deaths reported in the country climbed to 283 today with more three deaths being confirmed by the Health Services Director General.
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841 new COVID-19 patients reported today
A total of 841 COVID-19 patients were detected within today bringing the total number of cases in the country to 58,430, the Government Information Department said.
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Rajitha pessimistic about immediate arrival of vaccine
Contesting the claims by the government leaders, former Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said today Sri Lanka will get the COVID- 19 vaccines only by March.
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Brampton mayor vows to build Tamil monument to honour lives lost in SL civil war
Mayor Patrick Brown of Brampton, Canada has promised to build a monument to commemorate the lives lost in the Sri Lankan civil war after the Mullivaikkal memorial was torn down at Jaffna university, CBC News reported today.
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Many SJB members will rejoin UNP: Party veterans
Many who had pledged their support to Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) earlier will rejoin UNP within six months followed by the members of local bodies who have already begun to come back to the fold, party seniors said today.
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Fifty priests undergo PCR tests in Mattakuliya
Nearly 50 priests and Rev. brothers belonging to a Christian denomination in Mattakuliya have undergone PCR tests after some priests were suspected to be COVID 19 positive, Chief Medical Officer Colombo Municipal Council Dr. Ruwan Wijayamuni said..
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423 more Covid-19 patients recover
A total of 423 more Covid-19 patients recovered and were discharged from hospital bringing the total number of recovered cases in Sri Lanka to 49,684, the Health Ministry said.
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Isolation orders removed in several police areas
The isolation order in several areas in Wellawatte, Nittambuwa and Minuwangoda police areas has been removed from 6 p.m. today, the Government Information Department said.
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Over 3,500 arrested during three-hour island-wide operation
A total of 3,520 persons have been arrested, in connection with possession of narcotics and drunk driving, during a special three-hour island-wide operation, Police said.
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Schools except in isolated areas in WP open tomorrow for students sitting for O/L: Minister
The schools in the Western Province (WP), except in isolated police areas will be reopened from tomorrow (January 25) for the schoolchildren who sit for the GCE (Ordinary Level) Examination, Education Minister Prof. G.L Peiris said.
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PM safe, rumors of his critical health false
Rumors circulating on social media of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa being critically ill is false and he is safe and attending to his usual work, sources from the Prime Minister’s office told Daily Mirror a short while ago.
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COVID-19 cases found in almost every district
Widespread COVID-19 cases have been reported from each district in the country yesterday and that more than 100 cases have been reported from Colombo, Gampaha and Kandy districts.
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Ship carrying cement runs aground off Trinco: No signs of water seeping into ship or oil spill
No damage has been caused to the bulk carrier ‘MV Eurosun’ which was sailing under Liberian flag with a shipment of over 33,000 MT and ran aground at Little Basses, the Navy said.
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Situation could turn worse by mid Feb.: GMOA
Considering the current pandemic situation which the country faces at present, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today warned that the situation could turn serious by the middle of next month.
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Don’t talk on public transport to slow Covid spread: French doctors
Passengers on public transport systems should avoid talking to one another or on the phone in order to minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus, the French National Academy of Medecine said.
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Won’t hesitate to remove all officers to curb corruption in Customs Dept: President
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today said he would not hesitate to eliminate the alleged corruption in the Customs department even by removing all the officers within that.
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Two more COVID-19 deaths reported
Two more individuals passed away due to COVID-19 today bringing the death toll in the country to 280, the Government Information Department said.
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Covid-19 cases reported within today climb to 724
A total of 724 individuals tested positive for Covid-19 within today, the Government Information Department said.
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Larry King, legendary talk-show host, dies at 87
Larry King, the amiable, Brooklyn-born broadcaster whose live global TV program on CNN made him one of the most famous talk-show hosts in the world, has died in Los Angeles.
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GL not contracted COVID-19: Ministry
Education Minister G.L. Pieris, his family members or officials were not contracted with coronavirus, Education Ministry confirmed today.
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COVID-19: Country touches high risk margin: GMOA
The country has exceeded the risk level of COVID-19 positive patients rate, as per the World Health Organisation (WHO) analysis, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) said.
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644 more COVID-19 patients recover
A total of 644 more Covid-19 patients recovered and were discharged from hospital increasing the total number of recoveries in Sri Lanka to 49,261, the Health Ministry said.
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Dammika Bandara claims no responsibility for Pavithra contracting COVID-19
Ayurvedic practitioner Dhammika Bandara said he was not responsible for Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi contracting COVID-19, as she had failed to follow his advice on taking the syrup made by him.
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Prison Supdt. caught while giving mobile phone to prisoner
A superintendent attached to a Colombo Remand Prison was suspended for handing a mobile phone to a remand prisoner.
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