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Covid-19 patient found in Marawila: Father tests negative for virus

The father of the Covid-19 patient found from the Marawila Hospital has tested negative for the virus, Regional Director of Health Services of Puttalam district Dr. Dinusha Fernando said.

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Facebook ban on Gnanasara Thera - Rathana Thera complains to HRC ban

Some members of the ’Ape Jana Bala Pakshaya’, led by former MP the Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera yesterday complained to the Human Rights Commission (HRC) on the Facebook ban imposed on Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.

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General Election: EC wants health guidelines to be gazetted soon

Chairman of the National Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya said that the health guidelines issued for the conducting of the upcoming parliamentary elections not being properly promulgated had become the biggest issue facing the commission at the moment.

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Methamphetamine pills worth Rs. 20mn seized at BIA

A 35-year-old suspect was today arrested by Customs Narcotics Control Officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with 5,716 methamphetamine pills worth Rs. 20 million.

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Army Commander rejects false reports of areas under lock-down

Army Commander Shavendra Silva, the head of the coronavirus prevention operations today rejected the false reports that several areas were subjected to a lock-down.

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PNB Officers guilty of drug related charges deserve death penalty : Ajith Rohana

While condemning the actions of the 18 officers alleged involved in a chain of drug related charges, Senior Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Ajith Rohana today said the guilty parties should be served the capital punishment.

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87 more COVID-19 infected patients reported from Kandakadu

Eighty seven more COVID-19 infected patients were reported from the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre increasing total cases at the Centre to 340, Government Information Department said.

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Photo-journalist complains against ex-PNB OIC Rangajeewa

A photo-journalist attached to the Ceylon Today newspaper filed a police complaint against former Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) OIC IP Neomal Rangajeewa for threatening and obstructing his duties at the premises of the Colombo High Court.

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India in talks with Sri Lanka over its request for debt relief

India today said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment of debt. ’’The matter has progressed and technical level discussions are presently underway,’’ spokesperson in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said.

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Hejaaz Hizbullah’s FR petition fixed for July 22

A Fundamental Rights violation petition filed on behalf of lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah, who is currently under custody on detention order was today fixed for July 22 by Supreme Court for further submissions.

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Welikada accident: Indictments filed against Champika

The Attorney General has filed indictments in the Colombo High Court against former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka for causing grievous Injury to a person by Rash and Negligent Act and other charges, AG’s Coordinating Secretary Nishara Jayaratne said.

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Harassing Russian girl: Five suspects re-remanded

The five suspects, who were taken into police custody for allegedly harassing a Russian girl at Galle Face Green, were further remanded till July 13 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate today.

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Bolivia’s President Anez tests positive for coronavirus

Bolivia’s President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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Drug stock at PNB court warehouse taken to govt. analyst

The remaining stock of drugs at the Police Narcotic Bureau’s (PNB) court items warehouse has been taken to the Government Analyst’s Department for further investigations.

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Over 500 Lankans arrive from Russia, UAE

Two special SriLankan flights carrying 278 Sri Lankans stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 266 Sri Lankans stranded in Russia due to COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Sri Lanka this morning.

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Tiran Alles, three others discharged in RADA case

The Colombo High Court today ordered to discharge former MP Tiran Alles and three others from controversial Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) case.

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Three killed in fatal accident in Wellawaya

Three persons including a woman were killed at Warunagama on the Wellawaya-Buttala main road when a lorry collided head-on with a three-wheeler this morning, Police said.

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Term of PCoI on political victimization extended

The term of the Presidential Commission on Political Victimisation has been extended by another four months till November 9, 2020 by the President.

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Kosgoda Tharaka’s accomplice ‘Kalu Malli’ arrested

Rohan Pradeep alias ‘Kalu Malli’, an accomplice of underworld figure ’Kosgoda Tharaka, was arrested in Angoda, Police said.

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196 more COVID-19 patients identified from Kandakadu

At least 196 more COVID-19 infected patients were reported from the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre increasing total cases at the Centre to 252, Government Information Department said.

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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

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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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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Printing money, data massaging will lead SL to economic disaster : Eran Wickremaratne

Renowned economist, banker and former State Minister of Finance, Eran Wickramaratne who is on the national list of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) i...

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Sri Lanka will stage an economic and industrial revival : Bandula Gunawardena

Daily Mirror spoke to Higher Education, Media, Technology and Innovation Minister Bandula Gunawardena on the economy and how the country would be af...

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When western countries catch a cold, our leaders get pneumonia - Imthiaz Bakeer Markar

Imthiaz Bakeer Markar is a prominent member of the newly-formed Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), and is on its National List for the upcoming parliamenta...

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Politically manipulating people in saffron robes is wrong -Ven.Ananda Sagara Thera

convener of Protect Sri Lanka Organisation is preparing to contest at the upcoming Parliamentary Election from the Our Power of People Party (Ape Jana...

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COVID-19 and MIGRANTS

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