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Tidy over from Dananjaya. 

Kandy Tuskers 3/0 at the end of the first over. 


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Mahara Prison unrest: Eight inmates dead, 71 injured

A total of eight inmates were reportedly killed and nearly 71 other inmates were hospitalized during unrest taken place at the Mahara Prison yesterday, the Prisons Department said.

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Total cases in Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster surpass 20,000

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Sudarshani sworn in as State Minister of Covid-19 Prevention

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The use of poisonous chemical concoction to produce artificial toddy, which is the key ingredient of manufacturing vinegar in Sri Lanka, has been brought to the knowledge of the State Minister of Finance, who admitted a tax leakage of Rs.40 billion per annum as a result, Excise sources said.

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Situation in Colombo is dangerous: Colombo Mayor warns

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National action plan for UNP revival

A national action plan to revive the United National Party (UNP) which faced a humiliating defeat at the last Presidential and Parliamentary elections would be declared in January next year, party’s Deputy Leader Ruwan Wijewardene has informed the district based party activists.

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Minister Weerasekera and TNA’S Sumanthiran clash over LTTE commemorations

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UNP accuses Government of scuttling media

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Another leopard succumbs to snaring

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Children climb on to 60-feet high water tank for online education

In the village of Moragahawewa, Nawagattegama, a group of children were seen climbing into a 60 feet high water tank every day for their education in the face of the ongoing corona pandemic.

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COVID-19 spread in Colombo beyond control: PHI Union

The Public Health Inspectors (PHI) Union yesterday warned that the COVID-19 pandemic had reached an ‘uncontrollable’ level within the Colombo Municipal Council city limits as a high number of patients were being detected on a daily basis.

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Covid-19 deaths toll climbs to 116

Seven more Covid-19 patients succumbed to the virus today taking the toll of Covid-19 deaths in Sri Lanka to 116.

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Tense situation at Mahara Prison: One killed, three injured

One inmate died while another three sustained injuries during the tense situation erupted within the Mahara Prison this evening, Police Spokesman Ajith Rohana said.

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323 more Covid-19 patients reported today

A total of 323 more individuals contracted Covid-19 bringing the total cases in Sri Lanka to 23,321, the Government Information Department said.

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Number of Covid-19 patients in prisons tops 1,000

The Number of Covid-19 infected persons in prisons today exceeded 1,000 with 183 more inmates testing positive for the virus, the Prisons Department said.

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Schools in Dambulla Education Zone to remain closed

All schools in the Dambulla Education Zone will remain closed with effect from tomorrow until December 07, Dambulla Mayor Jaliya Opatha said.

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Covid-19 recoveries cross 17,000

The total Covid-19 recoveries in the country today exceeded 17,000 with 346 more Covid-19 patients recovering and being discharged from hospitals.

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Britain appoints vaccines minister

The British government appointed a vaccines minister on Saturday as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days, Foreign media reported.

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