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Clarification note sent to Singapore AG on Arjuna Mahendran’s extradition

While informing the Secretary Justice that the extradition request of Arjun Mahendran is still pending, Attorney General Dappula de Livera said a clarification note was provided to the Singapore Attorney General today over the extradition matter.

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Uproar in Parliament

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa was engaged in a showdown with Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene in Parliament leading to an uproar.

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130th Covid-19 related fatality reported

A 72-year-old male succumbed to the Covid-19 today bringing the death toll to 130.

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265 more test positive for Covid-19

A total of 265 more COVID-19 cases reported increasing the total patients detected today to 517, the Government Information Department said.

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BIA departure public concourse to be opened for visitors

The Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) departure public concourse would be opened for visitors with effect from 9 a.m tomorrow ( December 5).

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252 fresh Covid-19 patients reported

A total of 252 more Covid-19 patients were detected rising the total cases to 26,290, the Government Information Department said.

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Three staffers at Colombo National Hospital contract Covid-19

Three staff members of the National Hospital Colombo have tested positive for Covid-19, the National Operations Centre for Prevention of Covid-19 Outbreak said.

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Closure of schools in Kandy extended by another week

Central Province Governor Lalith U Gamage today decided to extend the closure of schools within the Kandy city limits by another week (December 11).

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Grant permission to import vehicles purchased before March 20: SLAAJ

The Sri Lanka Automobile Association in Japan (SLAAJ) requested the Government to grant permission to import vehicles that they had purchased to fulfill orders before March 20.

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406 more Covid-19 recoveries reported

A total of 406 more Covid-19 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals rising total recoveries to 19,438, the Health Ministry said.

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COVID patient who spat at PHI remanded

The Covid-19 infected patient who spat on a PHI at Atalugama in Bandaragama was remanded until December 17 after being produced before the Panadura Additional Magistrate through video technology.

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Spitting in the face of PHI in Atalugama:

Health professionals will take serious decisions in providing their service: GMOA

After the incident of a Covid-19 infected individual spitting in the face of a Public Health Inspector (PHI) in Atalugama in Bandaragama, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) said health professionals would have to take very serious decisions in future regarding providing their services for the people in the area.

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Bus carrying Covid-19 patients met with accident in Welikanda

A bus carrying 23 COVID-19 patients heading towards Punani collided with another bus coming from Kattankudy to Polonnaruwa at Asela Pura in Welikanda this morning.

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Atalugama could be isolated for a while if people don’t cooperate: Army Chief

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva said that Atalugama in Bandaragama could be isolated for a while if the people living in the area do not support the health sector and take action to protect their area.

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LTTE symbol in British parliamentary building

HC says management of demonstrations is a policing matter

In response to a query on the projection of the symbol of a flower considered by the LTTE as the national symbol of its Tamil Eelam,the British High Commission in Colombo brushed off it saying that it was a policing matter.

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Committee to draft guidelines to open borders

A committee has been appointed to draft guidelines to reopen Sri Lanka’s borders for foreign tourists.

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CDPLC to build a vessel for Orange Marine France

Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC), the leader of Shipbuilding Industry in Sri Lanka and one of the most competitive Shipyards in South Asia, secured a contract to build a Cable Laying and Repair Vessel (vessel) to Orange Marine France

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Govt. should get travel ban imposed on security forces lifted: Sarath Fonseka

Fifty-one high ranking officers in the security forces are facing a travel ban from countries such as the United States and its high time the government gets the travel ban lifted by permanently resolving the human rights issues, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka told Parliament yesterday.

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Gajendrakumar alleges Govt. rejected offer to release war trapped civilians

An allegation made by tamil National People’s Front MP Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam that the government rejected the offer made by the LTTE to release around 100,000 Tamil Civilians who remained trapped during the final stage of the war caused an uproar in Parliament yesterday.

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Failure to proscribe TNA after the war was a mistake: Sarath Weerasekara

The failure on the part of the authorities concerned to proscribe the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) after the end of the war is a mistake since its MPS are now encouraging the resurgence of LTTE, minister Sarath Weerasekara said.

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Sri Lankan born Vanushi makes her maiden speech in NZ Parliament

Sri Lankan born member of the New Zealand Parliament Vanushi Walters during her maiden speech to the house on Wednesday made a brief statements in both Sinhala and Tamil and said that human rights belong to all.

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Malaysian cops hunt for ‘LTTE Commander’

The Malaysiyan police are on the hunt for a man who claimed to be the commander-in-chief of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), and threatened to shoot Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Abdul Hamid Bador.

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German envoy expresses hope SL will ease import restrictions

German Ambassador to Sri Lanka Holger Seubert today expressed hope that Sri Lanka would ease the import restrictions so that the trade between Sri Lanka and Germany would be further strengthened.

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277 more individuals test positive for Covid-19

A total of 277 more individuals have contracted Covid-19 surging the total cases reported today to 627, the Government Information Department said.

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Covid-19 death toll mounts to 129

Five more Covid-19 related deaths were reported today bringing the death toll to 129, the Department of Government Information said.

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What happened at Mahara: Conspiracy OR sudden unrest ?

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‘Impossible is just a state of mind’ - Dr. Dinesh Palipana

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Where is democracy if people’s privacy and personal data are not protected? - Sunil Abeyaratne

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People not taking things seriously - Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake

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Govt’s aim to make the public happy, not the politicians - Ramesh Pathirana

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Asymptomatic Covid-19 cases and those with mild illnesses would not be contagious after 7 days -Prof. Neelika Malavige-

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online loan mafia in sri lanka

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Investigation into Seasons Sri Lanka Retreat

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Frontline cops charge negligence by high-ups worsened police cluster

The police have done an invaluable service in the frontlines to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, foregoing their off-days and staying away from their loved ones while on duty....

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Credentials of official raise controversy

Amila Ishan Kankanamge, the Government appointed non-Executive Director to Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd and Independent Television Network Boards, is now exposed to be a scammer. The educational qualifications ...

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Questions over billions of rupees in funding for Batticaloa Campus

Following last week’s announcement by Education Minister G.L. Peiris in Parliament on the Government’s decision to acquire the controversial Batti...

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What happened at Mahara: Conspiracy OR sudden unrest ?

A violent protest erupted in one of the country’s largest high security prisons on Sunday, as gunfire rang out and some parts of the prison set abla...

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Pad politics is back

In November 2019, in the run up to the Presidential election, Sri Lanka debated the need for menstrual equity, in a bid to pursue the female vote. Exa...

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‘Impossible is just a state of mind’ - Dr. Dinesh Palipana

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Where is democracy if people’s privacy and personal data are not protected? - Sunil Abeyaratne

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People not taking things seriously - Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake

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Pol Sambol sold at Rs.60 per saucer and Rs.20 a table spoon

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