10th Covid-19 death reported in Sri lanka
A 51-year-old woman who returned from Kuwait died from Covid-19 reporting the 10th COVID-19 death in Sri Lanka, Director General of Health Services Anil Jasinghe said.
25 May 2020 - 7 - 3669We must never lower our guard Just because Govt. relaxed curfew
Security beefed across SL as nationwide curfew comes into effect
Fast bowler Shehan Madushanka remanded for possessing heroin
Sri Lanka’s fast bowler Shehan Madushanka and another were remanded till June 2 by the Kuliyapitiya Acting Magistrate on the charges of possessing heroin.
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SLT clarifies situation regarding recent cyber-attack
Sri Lanka Telecom today said that they have detected an attempt of a cyber-attack, which has affected only some of their internal IT systems.
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Disclose true financial position: Ranil tells Govt.
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today urged the government to reveal the true situation of the national economy.
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Embassy says SL workers refuse to report to work
Responding to reports that 36 Sri Lankan workers were stranded at Bucharest Airport in Romania, the Sri Lankan envoy to Romania said the situation had arisen as most of the employees had refused to go back to their workplace.
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Flight from Qatar cancelled after 70 COVID-19 patients found among previous arrivals
A flight with Sri Lankan passengers which was scheduled to arrive in the country tomorrow from Qatar was cancelled after more than 70 COVID-19 patients were found among the 466 passengers previously arrived from Qatar and at quarantine centres, Additional Secretary to the President for Foreign Relations Jayanath Colombage said.
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A/L timetable on social media false: Examination Dept.
The Advanced Level (A/L) timetable which is circulating on social media sites is false, Examinations Commissioner General Sanath B Pujitha said.
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Seychelles praises SL for allowing 35 seychellois to undergo treatments in SL
The Government of Seychelles yesterday expressed its gratitude to the Sri Lankan Government for providing urgent medical attention for 35 citizens of Seychelles upon their arrival to Sri Lanka on May 23.
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Legal action against those fail to maintain social distancing
Legal action would be taken against those who fail to maintain social distancing in public places with effect from tomorrow, DIG Ajith Roahan said today.
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Dozens of Sri Lankans stranded at Bucharest Airport
Dozens of Sri Lankans who worked at a textile factory at Botosani in Romania, were stranded at the Bucharest Airport on Sunday evening since there was no flight to return to Sri Lanka, Romania Insider reported.
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kissing couple made taboo as ban on wedding lifted
Weddings are permitted at high-end hotels but invitees from both sides must be restricted to a maximum of 100. The tradition of guests kissing the newly-wed couple is made taboo.
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27 trains will operate to Colombo tomorrow: Railways Dept.
Twenty seven trains including two special trains are scheduled to be operated to Colombo from tomorrow (26) to accommodate 16,600 registered staff employees, Railways Department’s Commercial Superintendent Vajira Polwatta said.
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1,148 Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka
Seven more Covid-19 infected patients were reported today increasing the total cases to 1,148, the Government Information Department said.
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Total recoveries from Covid-19 rise to 695
A total of 21 more Covid-19 infected patients have recovered and been discharged increasing the total recovered cases in Sri Lanka to 695, the Health Ministry said.
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Inter-provincial bus services from tomorrow: Minister
Power, Energy and Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera yesterday instructed the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) and the National Transport Commission (NTC) to resume inter-provincial bus services from tomorrow (26) except in Colombo and Gampaha Districts.
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Strict health restrictions to continue despite curfew relaxed from Tuesday
Strict health restrictions will continue in all districts including Colombo and Gampaha when curfew is relaxed from Tuesday while restaurants, cinemas and all other places which gather people will remain closed until further notice in order to prevent a possible re-surface of the COVID-19, a senior government official told Daily Mirror yesterday.
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Present patients with Kawasaki like disease at LRH not linked to COVID-19
The Health Ministry, yesterday said that the present patients admitted at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital, with symptoms of the Kawasaki like disease, is not linked to the COVID-19, but pedeatricians however were on alert due to cases being reported globally amidst the pandemic.
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181 stranded Sri Lankans return from Russia
A total of 181 Sri Lankans, who were stranded in Russia due to the Corona-19 pandemic has arrived in the country this morning at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).
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COVID-19 cases climbs to 1,141
Three more people tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total confirmed cases in Sri Lanka to 1,141, the Health Ministry said.
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Online patient-doctor platform for Corona advice developed
As an aid to combat the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, an interactive computer application for patient-doctor communication platform was developed by the faculty of computing, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University.
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