Drones should be used to transport emergency meds: Specialist
A team of specialist doctors had pointed out to the Ministry of Health that drone technology could be used to transport blood in emergencies to hospitals in any part of the island.
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ICC World Cup
Sanga unhappy with playing condition in England
Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara is disappointed with the variations in wickets at different venues in England, where the 2019 edition of the ICC World Cup is underway and matches are also being affected due to rain.
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Burglar with toy pistol injured in Police shooting
A suspect who entered at a finance firm in the Horana Town was hospitalised when police fired at him this morning.
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Pension anomalies to be removed from July 1
Payment anomalies of over half a million pensioners would be removed from July 1, the Finance Ministry said today.
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Indian NIA summons 4 more in connection with SL attacks
The Indian NIA has summoned four more people to appear for an enquiry in connection with the Sri Lankan blast.
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President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in the country this morning after concluding his visit to the Tajikistan.
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India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US
India has said that, from Sunday, it will impose tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds and apples.
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Do not to allow outside powers to suppress power of Asia
President Maithripala Sirisena called on Asian countries not to allow outside powers to suppress the power of Asia.
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In a bid to prevent train-animals collision
Railways Dept. to implement new strategy
The Department of Railways was working on a new strategy to prevent animals colliding with trains.
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Spread of HIV-AIDS under control in SL
Sri Lanka is among the front line countries that had effectively controlled the spread of HIV/ AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases like Syphilis and Gonorrhea, said in a seminar yesterday.
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Data protection law in two months
Data Protection Bill which provides measures to protect an individual’s personal data held by banks, telecom companies, hospitals and other institutions will be presented to Parliament in two months time, Non-Cabinet Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology, Ajith P. Perera said yesterday.
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Adhere to compassion, tolerance and non-violence: MR
In his Poson Day message, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday it was timely for all of us to once again adhere to the great principles of compassion, tolerance and non-violence that Buddhism has endowed us with.
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MS to address CICA sessions today
President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) today in Dushnabe, Tajikistan.
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Unity and harmony vital to build the nation: PM
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in his Poson message called for unity and harmony that is essential for building the nation.
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Sir Lanka is our 2nd home: Mohamed Nasheed
Maldivian Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed, who is also the former Maldivian President, said his country requested the world to visit Sri Lanka
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S’pore assures PM support to establish peace in the region
Singapore’s Law and Order Minister K. Shanmugam told Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that Singapore would assist Sri Lanka to establish peace in the Asian region, a statement from the Prime Minister’s office said.
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Bond scam: Not just officials indict politicians as well: Handunnetti
While appreciating the fact that permission had been given to file cases against the suspects of the Central Bank bond scam before a trial-at-bar, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Sunil Handunnetti yesterday said it was not sufficient only to indict officials but the political authorities behind the scam should also be brought to book.
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