Iraj sends Letter of Demand to Harin
Popular musician Iraj Weeraratne has sent a Letter of Demand to former UNP Minister Harin Fernando over several defamatory allegations allegedly made by former Minister targeting Iraj Weeraratne.
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Security beefed across SL as nationwide curfew comes into effect
Modi discusses economic impact of Covid-19 with Mahinda
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday on completing 50 years as a parliamentarian.
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My lawyers will communicate with Iraj – Harin
While claiming that he is yet to receive any Letter of Demand (LoD) from musician Iraj Weeraratne, former UNP Minister Harin Fernando yesterday said he has asked his lawyers to handle the matter.
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Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka surge to 1469
Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka have surged to 1469 after the country witnessed highest single-day rise on Wednesday (27). A total of 150 patients were detected with Covid-19 during the day.
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No one can take disciplinary action against SJB - Sujeewa
No one has the right to take disciplinary action against Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) candidate Sujeewa Senasinghe said.
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81 more Covid-19 patients identified
Eighty-one more patients have tested positive for the Covid-19, increasing the total number of cases in Sri Lanka to 1,453, the Ministry of Health said.
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UNP to take action against SJB members contesting polls
UNP is to take action against those members who had handover nominations to contest the general elections from the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), Party General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
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Timelines issued to resume activities
The Ministry of Health today issued a comprehensive set of guidelines focused on the “new normal” with timelines on when most activities can resume.
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53 naval personnel test positive for COVID-19
Fifty-three more navy personnel at the Vadichchipalai quarantine centre in Jaffna, tested positive for Covid-19, increasing the total number of cases to 1372 in Sri Lanka.
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36 SL workers in Romania receive new jobs
The 36 Sri Lankan workers who were stranded at the Bucharest Airport in Romania on May 24 have received new employment opportunities with the intervention of Romanian Labour Minister Violeta Alexandru, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said.
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Online applications for uni admission to end on June 2
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to close online applications for university admission for the academic year 2019/2020 on June 2, 2020.
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Application form to enroll children to Grade One issued
The applications to enroll children into grade one of the government schools for the year 2021 should be submitted as per the specimen form issued by the Education Ministry today, the Ministry said.
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Rajitha re-remanded till June 10
Former Minister Rajitha Senaratne was further remanded till June 10 by Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today.
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Sri Lankan Embassy in Abu Dhabi to reopen tomorrow
Sri Lankan Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE which was temporarily closed would be reopened tomorrow, May 28, the embassy said.
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Rajitha’s Bail application transferred to another court
Colombo Chief Magistrate’ Court today transferred former Minister Rajitha Senaratne’s bail application to another court following a request by Deputy Solicitor General (DSG) Dileepa Peiris on behalf of the Attorney General (AG).
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Landslide early warnings issued for 7 districts
The National Building Research Organisation ( NBRO) today issued landslide early warnings for Rathnapura, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Kegalle, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts.
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SC commences hearing FR petitions against General Election date
Consideration of seven Fundamental Rights petitions challenging the election date, commenced before a five-judge Supreme Court bench.
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Sri Lanka not downplaying COVID-19 situation, says Health Ministry
The Health Ministry, yesterday strongly rejected reports that it was downplaying the COVID-19 situation in the country, stating that all numbers reported of patients and deaths to date were accurate and all figures had been released for public knowledge.
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2 COVID-19 patients who recently arrived from Kuwait under critical care
Two patients who recently tested positive for COVID-19 after being repatriated from Kuwait are under observation in the Intensive Care Unit of the IDH, Health Ministry sources told Daily Mirror last night.
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268 Sri Lankans stranded in Qatar arrived at BIA
A total of 268 Sri Lankans who were stranded in Qatar, arrived in the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on a SriLankan Airlines flight this morning.
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